Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Susquehanna Breakdown at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 05/19-20/17

PHOTOS: Susquehanna Breakdown at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 05/19-20/17

One would expect a music festival centered around bluegrass, roots, Americana, and folk music to come from – and continually succeed – somewhere in the deep South, but Cabinet makes it happen right here every year in the mountains of Pennsylvania. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass outfit hosted the fifth annual Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival at The […]

 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

Cabinet’s 2017 Susquehanna Breakdown lineup: Greensky Bluegrass, Wood Brothers, Keller Williams, Turkuaz, and more

Cabinet’s 2017 Susquehanna Breakdown lineup: Greensky Bluegrass, Wood Brothers, Keller Williams, Turkuaz, and more

From a press release: Cabinet, the nationally acclaimed bluegrass outfit hailing from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, has announced the lineup for the fifth annual Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival taking place on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20. A family friendly gathering in a picturesque location, Susquehanna Breakdown is returning to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2016 Susquehanna Breakdown Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2016 Susquehanna Breakdown Edition

Every year, I shoot portraits backstage at the Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton with local bluegrass band Cabinet and many of the other acts performing; these were all shot on Saturday, May 21. Listen to me talk about it and tell booze-driven stories of past Breakdowns on Episode […]

 Brad Patton

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Susquehanna Breakdown brings family of bluegrass fans together in Scranton

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Susquehanna Breakdown brings family of bluegrass fans together in Scranton

For the fourth consecutive year, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre bluegrass band Cabinet kicked off the summer concert season with the Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton. The two-day affair got underway on Friday, May 20 with performances by local bands The Dishonest Fiddlers and the Coal Town Rounders, acoustic guitarist extraordinaire Larry […]

 Rich Howells

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre bluegrass folk rock band Cabinet

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre bluegrass folk rock band Cabinet

Cabinet City: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Genre(s): Bluegrass, Americana, folk rock Years active: 2006-present Sounds like: This is bluegrass for people who didn’t know they loved bluegrass and for longtime fans of the genre who want to experience something more organic and experimental live, like a jam band with country roots. It’s the kind of music that makes […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Managing bluegrass band Cabinet and organizing the Susquehanna Breakdown festival

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Managing bluegrass band Cabinet and organizing the Susquehanna Breakdown festival

Professionally recorded on Mondays at The Stude in TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton and released exclusively on nepascene.com on Tuesdays, the NEPA Scene Podcast is a free supplement to the website, expanding on the arts and entertainment stories covered on the site and going beyond them to discuss other news and entertainment topics. Each week, the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Full schedule announced for Susquehanna Breakdown at Montage Mountain in Scranton on May 20-21

Full schedule announced for Susquehanna Breakdown at Montage Mountain in Scranton on May 20-21

From a press release: Northeastern Pennsylvania bluegrass outfit Cabinet has announced the schedule for the fourth annual Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton. The family-friendly gathering with music, camping, food, beer, and more includes performances by Railroad Earth, The Infamous Stringdusters, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Susquehanna Breakdown festival lineup announced with Railroad Earth, Infamous Stringdusters, and Cabinet

Susquehanna Breakdown festival lineup announced with Railroad Earth, Infamous Stringdusters, and Cabinet

From a press release: Northeastern Pennsylvania bluegrass outfit Cabinet has announced the lineup for the fourth annual Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival, taking place Friday, May 20 through Saturday, May 21. A family friendly gathering in a picturesque location, Susquehanna Breakdown is returning to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton for two days of music, […]