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’80s tribute band Jessie’s Girl returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 29

’80s tribute band Jessie’s Girl returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 29

From a press release: Take your tracksuits, neon spandex, acid wash jeans, and fanny packs out of the closet – Jessie’s Girl, New York City’s ultimate ’80s tribute band, will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Dec. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $22 in advance or $27 the day of […]

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Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime plays outdoor concert at Scranton Iron Furnaces on Sept. 22

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime plays outdoor concert at Scranton Iron Furnaces on Sept. 22

From a press release: Since the untimely death of Sublime lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter Brad Nowell in 1996, Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime has been channeling the spirit of the energetic, original, and uniquely eclectic band. The popular Providence, Rhode Island act will be closing out the summer of 2017 with their second annual […]

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Popular tribute acts Pink Talking Fish and Start Making Sense play at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 20

Popular tribute acts Pink Talking Fish and Start Making Sense play at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 20

From a press release: After well-received performances recently at the Peach Music Festival and Arts on the Square in Scranton, Pink Talking Fish, a tribute act covering Pink Floyd, Talking Heads, and Phish, and Start Making Sense, who recreate the music of the Talking Heads, will play together at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on […]

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Celebrate Woodstock anniversary with Back to the Garden 1969 at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 19

Celebrate Woodstock anniversary with Back to the Garden 1969 at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 19

From a press release: The Mauch Chunk Opera House will celebrate the Woodstock Festival, one of the seminal events in all of rock history, with a concert by Back to the Garden 1969, who will expertly bring that show back to life in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 8 p.m. The Woodstock Festival […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Gene Ween Does Billy Joel with Paul Green Rock Academy at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 08/05/17

PHOTOS: Gene Ween Does Billy Joel with Paul Green Rock Academy at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 08/05/17

Aaron Freeman may be known best as Gene Ween, the frontman of alternative rock band Ween from New Hope, Pennsylvania, but on Saturday, Aug. 5, he embodied a very different singer/songwriter for an intimate set of Billy Joel songs in the Chandelier Lobby of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. The night began with a […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Arts on the Square in Scranton with Start Making Sense, Rogue Chimp, Starbird, and more, 07/29/17

PHOTOS: Arts on the Square in Scranton with Start Making Sense, Rogue Chimp, Starbird, and more, 07/29/17

Last year, pouring rain swept Arts on the Square away, forcing Scranton’s largest arts festival to close down before it ever really got started. The fifth annual event on Saturday, July 29, however, was quite the opposite, bringing thousands downtown to enjoy over 100 vendors, live art demonstrations, a variety of food, family activities, and […]

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Off-Broadway one-man musical ‘My Sinatra’ comes to Theater at North in Scranton on Sept. 16

Off-Broadway one-man musical ‘My Sinatra’ comes to Theater at North in Scranton on Sept. 16

From a press release: Singer, playwright, and actor Cary Hoffman turned his celebrated PBS special into a biographical, often hilarious, and poignant one-man musical play called “My Sinatra” about his love and idolization for this hero Frank Sinatra and the perils of wanting to become somebody else. The acclaimed show comes to The Theater at […]

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Tool tribute band Schism opens your third eye at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Sept. 30

Tool tribute band Schism opens your third eye at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Sept. 30

From a press release: It’s becoming increasingly difficult to see progressive metal band Tool live locally these days – with no new material released in over a decade, the closest they toured in years was the Giant Center in Hershey back in May. That’s where Schism, the world’s first and longest running tribute to Tool, […]

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Shining Star pays tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 23

Shining Star pays tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 23

From a press release: It was announced today that FriendlyHart Productions will present Shining Star: A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, and $49.50, plus fees, go on sale this Wednesday, July 26 at 10 a.m. […]

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Brit Floyd immerses Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre in Pink Floyd experience on Nov. 7

Brit Floyd immerses Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre in Pink Floyd experience on Nov. 7

From a press release: The hotly anticipated rock event of the year returns to the F.M. Kirby Center as Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show, the Immersion World Tour 2017, in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $41, […]

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