Rich Howells

Scranton rock band Eye on Attraction returns with first show featuring new singer at O’Leary’s Pub on April 29

Scranton rock band Eye on Attraction returns with first show featuring new singer at O’Leary’s Pub on April 29

Last month, Scranton progressive/alternative rock band Eye on Attraction announced their long-awaited return with a new singer and an animated lyric video for the catchy single “Pleasantville,” garnering over 26,000 views on YouTube in just one month. Now, they’ve announced their debut show with frontwoman Jen Fracas at O’Leary’s Pub in Scranton on Saturday, April […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Scranton’s Menzingers show the ups and downs of relationships ‘After the Party’

Scranton punk band The Menzingers have always had a knack for capturing the raw emotions wrapped up in the struggles of youth, particularly in love or lack thereof, and the new music video they released today for the title track of their latest album, “After the Party,” beautifully brings those feelings to life. Directed by […]

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First Friday Scranton art walk expands with Third Thursdays starting April 20

First Friday Scranton art walk expands with Third Thursdays starting April 20

The long-running First Friday Scranton art walk has had a lasting impact on the city’s downtown area and its arts scene, bringing hundreds and sometimes thousands of patrons into businesses throughout the year to appreciate artwork, music, theatrical performances, and everything else the Electric City has to offer. On Tuesday, March 21, the First Friday […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Scranton’s Tigers Jaw debuts ‘Guardian’ from upcoming album ‘Spin’ ahead of U.S. tour

MUSIC VIDEO: Scranton’s Tigers Jaw debuts ‘Guardian’ from upcoming album ‘Spin’ ahead of U.S. tour

Despite a major lineup shakeup in 2014, losing three of their members, Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw has only become more popular since then with the release of “Charmer,” a critically acclaimed hit released through Run for Cover Records. Now the young duo of Ben Walsh and Brianna Collins is ready to debut their […]

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Yuengling has introduced a new Harry Potter-inspired Butterbeer ice cream

Yuengling has introduced a new Harry Potter-inspired Butterbeer ice cream

D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville may be known nationwide for its craft beer, but now Yuengling’s Ice Cream will be famous in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and the Three Broom Sticks thanks to a new flavor it has debuted this week. On Monday, March 20, Yuengling announced that Butterbeer will be […]

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Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue jazz up the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on June 15

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue jazz up the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on June 15

From a press release: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will bring their hard-edged funk, hip-hop beats, rock dynamics, and improvisation in the great tradition of jazz to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Thursday, June 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $36 for standing general admission and $44 for balcony seats, are on sale […]

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With arts funding in danger, In Concert with the Arts shows its importance in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

With arts funding in danger, In Concert with the Arts shows its importance in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

In January, Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen Cummings talked about changing the way the county’s annual arts and education tax is distributed, which could have limited or cut funds for projects, venues, and events across the area, but the Tea Party Republican was quickly met with resistance from the local arts community, resulting in Commissioner Patrick […]

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4th annual NEPA Metal Meltdown festival on May 5-6 announces 2017 lineup in new venue

4th annual NEPA Metal Meltdown festival on May 5-6 announces 2017 lineup in new venue

The two-day NEPA Metal Meltdown festival is returning for its fourth year, this time to a new venue but with the same independent, underground feel, on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, promising to “be bigger, better, and louder.” After three years at Diane’s Deli & Internet Cafe in Pittston, this year’s gathering of […]

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New song by Scranton’s Motionless In White featured in WWE event NXT TakeOver: Orlando

New song by Scranton’s Motionless In White featured in WWE event NXT TakeOver: Orlando

Scranton metal band Motionless In White is once again providing an official theme song for an NXT TakeOver event, this time in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, April 1. Growing since its inception in 2012, NXT is a developmental division of the WWE. Motionless In White was the first-ever NXT Loud artist, providing theme songs for […]

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Scranton metal band Behind the Grey signs with Inner Light Agency, adds bassist Grant Williams

Scranton metal band Behind the Grey signs with Inner Light Agency, adds bassist Grant Williams

After opening for Flaw in Duncannon near Harrisburg last week, Behind the Grey made some big announcements this week about the future of the Scranton metal band. On their Facebook page, the band revealed that they just signed an exclusive management deal with Damon Moreno and Bruce Swink (former A&R at Roadrunner Records) of the […]

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