NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Music Festival reveals lineup for Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks tribute in Scranton on Aug. 12

Peach Music Festival reveals lineup for Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks tribute in Scranton on Aug. 12

From a press release: Last month, it was announced that the sixth annual Peach Music Festival would include “an all-star tribute” to Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks, who co-founded The Allman Brothers Band as well as the festival itself. Today, the initial lineup for the tribute has been revealed, along with the daily lineup on […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton’s Peach Music Festival adds to 2017 lineup, including all-star Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks tribute

VIDEO: Scranton’s Peach Music Festival adds to 2017 lineup, including all-star Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks tribute

Back in February, the sixth annual Peach Music Festival announced its initial artist lineup, including My Morning Jacket, Widespread Panic, Joe Bonamassa, Gov’t Mule & Friends, and Lettuce featuring Chaka Khan, playing on Thursday, Aug. 10 through Sunday, Aug. 13. Today, the festival, held every year at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and the Montage […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Railroad Earth and moe. jam on Sherman Summer Stage at Pocono Mountain Carnival Grounds on Aug. 25

Railroad Earth and moe. jam on Sherman Summer Stage at Pocono Mountain Carnival Grounds on Aug. 25

From a press release: Jam bands Railroad Earth and moe., who have both played at the Peach Music Festival in Scranton over the years, will be rocking together again on the Sherman Theater’s Summer Stage, located at the Pocono Mountain Carnival Grounds in Mount Pocono, on Friday, Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. Tickets, which are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Fest returns to Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton Aug. 10-13, initial lineup announced

Peach Fest returns to Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton Aug. 10-13, initial lineup announced

From a press release: The Peach Music Festival, founded by The Allman Brothers Band, is returning for its sixth year and has just announced the initial lineup of who will be performing at the summer festival. Performances over the four-day event will include My Morning Jacket, Widespread Panic (two nights), Joe Bonamassa, Gov’t Mule & […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Susquehanna Breakdown folk bands Driftwood and Dishonest Fiddlers play Jazz Cafe in Plains on Feb. 25

Susquehanna Breakdown folk bands Driftwood and Dishonest Fiddlers play Jazz Cafe in Plains on Feb. 25

From a press release: Before returning to Scranton for the Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival again this year, New York Americana/folk rock band Driftwood will play at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Saturday, Feb. 25 with fellow Breakdown alum The Dishonest Fiddlers from Scranton. Doors at the Jazz Cafe (667 N. River St., […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke fly ‘Like an Arrow’ into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 23

Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke fly ‘Like an Arrow’ into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 23

From a press release: It was announced today that Southern rock quintet Blackberry Smoke will bring their “Like an Arrow” tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, June 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25 and $35, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. and will […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grateful Dead tribute act Dark Star Orchestra returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 13

Grateful Dead tribute act Dark Star Orchestra returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 13

From a press release: Chicago Grateful Dead tribute band and Peach Music Festival alum Dark Star Orchestra will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25 in advance or $30 the day of the show, go on sale this Friday, Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jam-grass band Cabinet releases live set from Peach Fest in Scranton as free download

NEPA jam-grass band Cabinet releases live set from Peach Fest in Scranton as free download

As the local jam-grass band continues their 10-year anniversary tour, packing venues and selling out dates all over the country, Cabinet has officially released a live recording of their set at the Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain on Aug. 13 as a free or pay-what-you-want download. Released on Friday, Oct. 14, […]

 Rich Howells

Gregg Allman cancels Peach Music Festival appearance in Scranton ‘due to serious health issues’

Gregg Allman cancels Peach Music Festival appearance in Scranton ‘due to serious health issues’

It’s hard to imagine the annual Peach Music Festival without Gregg Allman, as the Scranton-based festival was founded by The Allman Brothers Band five years ago and named after their 1972 album “Eat a Peach,” but fans at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain will have to make due this weekend. According to an official press […]

 Rich Howells

Peach Music Festival will remember late George Wesley with ‘all-star’ tribute set on Aug. 14

Peach Music Festival will remember late George Wesley with ‘all-star’ tribute set on Aug. 14

Singer/songwriter Mike Mizwinski, known to local music fans simply as MiZ, has been a regular performer at The Peach Music Festival in his hometown of Scranton over the years, though he wasn’t planning on taking the stage this time until he looked at the 2016 lineup. Wilkes-Barre reggae artist George Wesley, who passed away on […]