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EXCLUSIVE: 2017 Steamtown Music Award nominees announced, with new categories added

EXCLUSIVE: 2017 Steamtown Music Award nominees announced, with new categories added

Last night, the Electric City Music Conference held an announcement party at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant that revealed all the nominees for the 2017 Steamtown Music Awards, including several new categories added this year. Live music during the party was provided by local rock bands E57 and Blind Choice, who were nominated […]

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Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

From a press release: It was announced today that the country music superstar Jennifer Nettles will bring her Christmas with Jennifer Nettles Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, and $99 (limited Gold Circle seating), plus fees, go on sale next […]

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Pulitzer-winning poet and NPR book critic speaking at PA Writers Conference at Wilkes University Aug. 4-5

Pulitzer-winning poet and NPR book critic speaking at PA Writers Conference at Wilkes University Aug. 4-5

From a press release: Get your pens ready because Wilkes University’s Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing has announced the full program for the third annual Pennsylvania Writers Conference. The two-day event celebrates all genres of writing and features workshops and panels with authors, editors, literary agents, and film producers. These sessions are offered […]

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Celebrate Christmas in July with marketplace and ‘Christmas Vacation’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

Celebrate Christmas in July with marketplace and ‘Christmas Vacation’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

From a press release: It’s almost halfway to Christmas, so the Lackawanna Historical Society will celebrate Christmas in July with a marketplace and movie screening at the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Tuesday, July 25. Gates open at 7 p.m., and admission is $7. Get a jump on your Christmas shopping with the local […]

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Brooklyn soul band The Gold Magnolias play last Harmony Presents show in Hawley on July 21

Brooklyn soul band The Gold Magnolias play last Harmony Presents show in Hawley on July 21

From a press release: Brooklyn Southern soul band The Gold Magnolias will return to Hawley to give the final performance of Harmony Presents in the Hawley Silk Mill on Friday, July 21 at 8 p.m. “The Gold Magnolias are powerhouses, and we wanted to go out with a bang for our last concert inside the […]

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Scranton and Clarks Summit Krispy Kremes offering dozen glazed doughnuts for 80 cents on July 14

Scranton and Clarks Summit Krispy Kremes offering dozen glazed doughnuts for 80 cents on July 14

From a press release: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will celebrate the 80th birthday of its iconic original glazed doughnut on Friday, July 14, a day after Krispy Kreme opened its doors for the first time in 1937. Guests can enjoy a dozen original glazed doughnuts for just 80 cents with the purchase of any dozen at […]

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Bagpiping sensation Red Hot Chilli Pipers return to Hershey Theatre on March 17

Bagpiping sensation Red Hot Chilli Pipers return to Hershey Theatre on March 17

From a press release: It has been announced that international bagpiping sensation Red Hot Chilli Pipers will return to the Hershey Theatre on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8 p.m. Tickets for this show, which are $34.50, $39.50, $49.50, $54.50, and $59.50 (processing fees apply), go on sale this Friday, July 14 at noon and […]

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Multi-platinum singers Alison Krauss and David Gray co-headline concert at Hershey Theatre on Sept. 18

Multi-platinum singers Alison Krauss and David Gray co-headline concert at Hershey Theatre on Sept. 18

From a press release: Grammy-winning country/bluegrass singer and musician Alison Krauss and Grammy-nominated folk rock singer/songwriter David Gray will kick off their co-headlining tour at the Hershey Theatre on Monday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this show, which are $69.50, $79.50, and $125 (processing fees apply), go on sale this Friday, July 14 […]

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Grow your social media following with free workshop at Scranton Cultural Center on July 15

Grow your social media following with free workshop at Scranton Cultural Center on July 15

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education Council will present “All Eyes on You: Growing Your Social Media Audience” in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center on Saturday, July 15 from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m., featuring two distinguished […]

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One-man jam band Keller Williams performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

One-man jam band Keller Williams performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

From a press release: After a standout performance at the Susquehanna Breakdown in May, it was announced today that acclaimed musician and songwriter Keller Williams will bring his unique live solo performance to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. as part of the venue’s “Live from the Chandelier […]