Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2018 Peach Music Festival Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2018 Peach Music Festival Edition

I had fun last year, so I decided to return to the Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22 to photograph a few live bands, review Cabinet’s only show of 2018 and, of course, take a few portraits of some random and familiar […]

 Jason Riedmiller

CONCERT REVIEW: Cabinet makes triumphant hometown return to Peach Music Festival in Scranton

CONCERT REVIEW: Cabinet makes triumphant hometown return to Peach Music Festival in Scranton

When Cabinet began their “indefinite hiatus” following their New Year’s Eve show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, it seemed that the popular Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band would break a streak. Cabinet may be the only band to have played every Peach Music Festival since its inception in 2012. They are definitely the only group […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Scrantastic Spectacular fireworks and people on Courthouse Square in Scranton, 07/03/18

PHOTOS: Scrantastic Spectacular fireworks and people on Courthouse Square in Scranton, 07/03/18

The day before Independence Day, the Scrantastic Spectacular took over Lackawanna County Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton for the seventh year on Tuesday, July 3, filling thousands of locals with patriotic pride as some of the region’s biggest fireworks burst in the sky. Not even temperatures reaching past the 90s could keep people away during […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Dr. Dog with (Sandy) Alex G and Natalie Prass at Festival Pier in Philadelphia, 06/23/18

PHOTOS: Dr. Dog with (Sandy) Alex G and Natalie Prass at Festival Pier in Philadelphia, 06/23/18

Indie rockers Dr. Dog ended their Critical Equation Tour with a hometown show at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia on Saturday, June 23. Fellow Philly singer/songwriter (Sandy) Alex G opened the concert presented by public radio station WXPN 88.5 FM. Supporting the April 27 release of the same name, the show was […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Logan Henderson, Why Don’t We, and Jack & Jack at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 06/19/18

PHOTOS: Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Logan Henderson, Why Don’t We, and Jack & Jack at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 06/19/18

While many adults may not be familiar with these young pop stars, Summer Smash was a big hit with teen girls judging by the deafening screams echoing throughout the F.M. Kirby Center on Tuesday, June 19. Following meet and greets with each of the performing artists, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Top 40 radio station 98.5 KRZ presented […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Third Man Rolling Record Store stop at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 05/28/18

PHOTOS: Third Man Rolling Record Store stop at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 05/28/18

A bright yellow truck brightened Memorial Day for Jack White fans and vinyl collectors who gathered to greet the Third Man Rolling Record Store as it pulled into the parking lot of the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre for a few hours on Monday, May 28. Owned by White, this mobile version of his Third […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Third Man Records Edition, 05/28/18

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Third Man Records Edition, 05/28/18

Following Jack White’s concert at Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, New York the night before, his Third Man Records Rolling Record Store rolled into the parking lot of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s own indie record store, the Gallery of Sound, in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, May 28 and was greeted by a long line of fans, vinyl nerds, and […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Ani DiFranco with Gracie and Rachel at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 05/11/18

PHOTOS: Ani DiFranco with Gracie and Rachel at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 05/11/18

Just days before the Pennsylvania primary election, singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco electrified the F.M. Kirby Center with her politically charged music on Friday, May 11. Returning to the Wilkes-Barre venue on her Rise Up Tour in support of her 20th studio album, “Binary,” the feminist icon brought Gracie and Rachel with her this time, an orchestral […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Free Comic Book Day Edition, 05/05/18

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, Free Comic Book Day Edition, 05/05/18

Saturday, May 5 was the 17th annual Free Comic Book Day, prompting a line that stretched out the door of Comics on the Green in downtown Scranton. Once that died down a bit, I took these portraits of customers and employees of the store. This isn’t my first comic-themed Beautiful People entry, and it certainly […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2018 Electric City Tattoo Convention (some images NSFW)

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2018 Electric City Tattoo Convention (some images NSFW)

Clowns, couples, dogs, musicians, trophy winners, and male nudity – it’s all here at the Electric City Tattoo Convention. Entries in the Beautiful People of NEPA portrait series are rare these days, but I always have a private room just off the main floor of this annual convention at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center […]

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