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 […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Alice Cooper at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 03/10/18

PHOTOS: Alice Cooper at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 03/10/18

Alice Cooper just turned 70 last month, but those who witnessed his return to the F.M. Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, March 10 certainly wouldn’t know it, as he sounded just as great as ever while sparing no theatrics during the sold-out concert. As a giant tapestry adorned with an illustrated closeup of […]

 Jason Riedmiller

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Deer Tick plays acoustic and gets electric at Musikfest Café in Bethlehem

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Deer Tick plays acoustic and gets electric at Musikfest Café in Bethlehem

Supporting their new double album, Rhode Island indie rockers Deer Tick took the final leg of their Twice Is Nice Tour to the Musikfest Café in the ArtsQuest Center at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Tuesday, March 6, splitting the night with a short opening acoustic set, followed by a full electric set, mirroring last […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, and Midland at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 02/22/18

PHOTOS: Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, and Midland at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 02/22/18

Two days before The Breakers Tour came to the iconic Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Grammy Award-winning country band Little Big Town, singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves, and new trio Midland played for a whole lot of “Happy People” at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Feb. 22. The […]