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 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Alice Cooper at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 03/10/18

PHOTOS: Alice Cooper at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 03/10/18

Alice Cooper just turned 70 last month, but those who witnessed his return to the F.M. Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, March 10 certainly wouldn’t know it, as he sounded just as great as ever while sparing no theatrics during the sold-out concert. As a giant tapestry adorned with an illustrated closeup of […]

 Jason Riedmiller

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Deer Tick plays acoustic and gets electric at Musikfest Café in Bethlehem

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Deer Tick plays acoustic and gets electric at Musikfest Café in Bethlehem

Supporting their new double album, Rhode Island indie rockers Deer Tick took the final leg of their Twice Is Nice Tour to the Musikfest Café in the ArtsQuest Center at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Tuesday, March 6, splitting the night with a short opening acoustic set, followed by a full electric set, mirroring last […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, and Midland at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 02/22/18

PHOTOS: Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, and Midland at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 02/22/18

Two days before The Breakers Tour came to the iconic Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Grammy Award-winning country band Little Big Town, singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves, and new trio Midland played for a whole lot of “Happy People” at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Feb. 22. The […]

 Brittany Boote

PHOTOS: Alt 92.1 Snow Show with Dashboard Confessional, Tigers Jaw, AJR, and SYML in Wilkes-Barre, 01/28/18

PHOTOS: Alt 92.1 Snow Show with Dashboard Confessional, Tigers Jaw, AJR, and SYML in Wilkes-Barre, 01/28/18

Just a few months after Alt 92.1 held its first big concert event with Bleachers, The Struts, Bishop Briggs, and Welshly Arms, the Scranton radio station returned to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to host its inaugural Snow Show with Dashboard Confessional, Tigers Jaw, AJR, and SYML on Sunday, Jan. 28. Replacing the Nutcracker […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Black Label Society, Corrosion of Conformity, and Red Fang in Philadelphia, 02/03/18

PHOTOS: Black Label Society, Corrosion of Conformity, and Red Fang in Philadelphia, 02/03/18

Before traveling the world as Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist on the legendary singer’s farewell tour later this year, Zakk Wylde is touring the country with his own heavy metal band, Black Label Society, in support of their latest album, “Grimmest Hits,” released on Jan. 19. Despite the title, this record by the New Jersey-born singer, songwriter, […]

 Rich Howells

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Killswitch Engage and Anthrax sell-out Stroudsburg with ‘Holy’ metal alliance

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Killswitch Engage and Anthrax sell-out Stroudsburg with ‘Holy’ metal alliance

This is one of those co-headlining shows where either band could headline, so you come in expecting that both acts will bring it as hard as they can to try and top the other, driving each other to be better or at least keeping the other on their toes for the entire run of the […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Billy Strings at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/29/18

PHOTOS: Billy Strings at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/29/18

Young bluegrass virtuoso Billy Strings returned to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to play the “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series on Monday, Jan. 29, showing off why Rolling Stone named him one of the “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know” last year with another skillful six-string performance. Averaging over 200 […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Gatos Blancos at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains, 01/21/18

PHOTOS: Gatos Blancos at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains, 01/21/18

Soon after it was announced that they would be playing at the Peach Music Festival in Scranton this summer, Gatos Blancos began the new year with three back-to-back shows in Vermont, New Jersey, and back home in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Almost exactly one year ago, the experimental Americana/funk/blues band made their hometown area debut at the […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen and Ed Randazzo at Mauch Chunk Opera House, 01/13/18

PHOTOS: Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen and Ed Randazzo at Mauch Chunk Opera House, 01/13/18

Wilkes-Barre rock trio Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen returned to Jim Thorpe for their first show of the new year on Saturday, Jan. 13, heating up the Mauch Chunk Opera House with some red hot blues licks on a cold, snowy night. West Pittston roots rock vocalist Ed Randazzo opened the concert with some […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Cabinet’s final show at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with Serene Green, 12/31/17

PHOTOS: Cabinet’s final show at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with Serene Green, 12/31/17

The end of 2017 also marked the end of an era for one of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most popular and successful local bands, Cabinet. Less than two weeks before their short New Year’s Eve tour that stopped at Higher Ground in Burlington, Vermont on Friday, Dec. 29, the Westcott Theater in Syracuse, New York on Saturday, […]