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Alternative rock band Guster comes to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 2

Alternative rock band Guster comes to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 2

From a press release: It was announced today that Boston alternative rock band Guster is hitting the road this summer with singer/songwriter Van William, stopping at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show, go on sale this […]

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Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo play intimate acoustic concert at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 28

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo play intimate acoustic concert at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 28

From a press release: After coming to Wilkes-Barre in 2016, it was announced today that Grammy Award-winning duo Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will play “A Very Intimate Acoustic Evening” at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, June 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $45 for regular reserved seating and $55 for premium […]

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Pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer will play at Great Allentown Fair on Sept. 1

Pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer will play at Great Allentown Fair on Sept. 1

From a press release: Following the news that 311, The Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes are coming to The Great Allentown Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 29, it was also announced today that Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer will perform at the fair during Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 8 […]

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Legendary singer Barry Manilow performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on July 5

Legendary singer Barry Manilow performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on July 5

From a press release: It was announced today that legendary singer/songwriter Barry Manilow, known for hits like “Mandy,” “Can’t Smile Without You,” and “Copacabana (At the Copa),” will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday, July 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $99, $125, and $150, plus applicable fees, go on sale […]

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311, The Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes take summer tour to Great Allentown Fair on Aug. 29

311, The Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes take summer tour to Great Allentown Fair on Aug. 29

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum rock bands 311 and The Offspring are teaming up for the Never-Ending Summer Tour, a fun-filled summer amphitheater outing with special guests Gym Class Heroes. The tour will stop at The Great Allentown Fair, held at the Allentown Fairgrounds (302 N. 17th St., Allentown), on […]

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98.5 KRZ announces young pop stars playing Summer Smash in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

98.5 KRZ announces young pop stars playing Summer Smash in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

From a press release: Entercom, a leading creator of live local audio content in the United States, and 98.5 KRZ have announced the all-star lineup of Summer Smash 2018, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton pop radio station’s annual kickoff to summer concert. Featuring young hitmakers Why Don’t We, Dua Lipa, Jack & Jack, and Logan Henderson, the event […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: ‘Save Yourself’ with new Breaking Benjamin single before album drops on April 13

STREAMING: ‘Save Yourself’ with new Breaking Benjamin single before album drops on April 13

In just one week, multi-platinum rock band Breaking Benjamin will release their long-awaited new album, “Ember.” Since January, they’ve been uploading singles and a music video to build up to Friday, April 13. Late last night, the Wilkes-Barre quintet debuted their fifth new song, “Save Yourself,” a good mix of their melodic side with the […]

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Singer Geoff Tate performs Queensrÿche’s ‘Operation: Mindcrime’ live in Stroudsburg on June 14

Singer Geoff Tate performs Queensrÿche’s ‘Operation: Mindcrime’ live in Stroudsburg on June 14

From a press release: It was announced recently that Geoff Tate, the former singer of progressive metal band Queensrÿche, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the group’s seminal masterpiece, “Operation: Mindcrime,” by performing the album live in its entirety on a national summer tour that stops at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Thursday, June […]

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Pop punk bands We Were Sharks and Boys of Fall play at Back Breakers in Scranton on May 15

Pop punk bands We Were Sharks and Boys of Fall play at Back Breakers in Scranton on May 15

From a press release: Soon after it was revealed that Scranton pro wrestling facility Back Breakers Training Center will host all-ages concerts in its new second-floor lounge, Meat and Potato Entertainment announced that Canadian pop punk band We Were Sharks will bring their nationwide tour with Detroit pop punkers Boys of Fall (InVogue Records) to […]

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ScrantonMade’s Arts on the Square becomes Lackawanna Arts Fest, seeks vendors for Aug. 4 event

ScrantonMade’s Arts on the Square becomes Lackawanna Arts Fest, seeks vendors for Aug. 4 event

From a press release: Partnering for the sixth year, Lackawanna County and ScrantonMade’s popular Arts on the Square event, held annually on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton, will change its name and date in 2018 to coincide with other Scranton events and become a larger weekend attraction. The partnership decided it was time to change […]