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South Korean boy band Oneus comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 13

South Korean boy band Oneus comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 13

From a press release: South Korea’s genre-challenging boy band Oneus is coming all the way to Wilkes-Barre on their 2022 Blood Moon Tour, stopping at the F.M. Kirby Center on Sunday, Feb. 13. This is not the sextet’s first stateside tour, as they successfully held their first Fly With Us Tour back in November of […]

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’80s metal icons W.A.S.P. and Armored Saint celebrate 40th anniversary at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 19

’80s metal icons W.A.S.P. and Armored Saint celebrate 40th anniversary at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 19

June 6, 2022 marks the 40th anniversary of W.A.S.P., a band that has rocked, shocked, thrashed, trashed, and blasted its way into shock and roll history. To celebrate, they will embark on their first U.S tour in a decade and take fans back through 40 years of madness. The nationwide journey begins on Oct. 29 […]

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Country star Lee Brice will headline Yuengling’s free summer festival in Pottsville on July 9

Country star Lee Brice will headline Yuengling’s free summer festival in Pottsville on July 9

From a press release: This week, D.G. Yuengling & Son announced the return of its free summer festival in the brewery’s hometown of Pottsville. The annual Stars & Stripes Summer Celebration highlights the brewer’s Stars & Stripes program that honors military veterans while bringing its loyal fans together for a day of beer, food, fun, […]

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Peculiar Kitchen in Scranton hosts buffet with live music on Jan. 16 to benefit V-Spot after fire

Peculiar Kitchen in Scranton hosts buffet with live music on Jan. 16 to benefit V-Spot after fire

On New Year’s Eve, the roof of The V-Spot in Scranton caught fire while it was being repaired for minor leaks. While no patrons were in the bar yet and no one was hurt, the fire, smoke, and water damage will likely take about a month or more to repair, leaving the venue’s bartenders, bouncers, […]

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Megadeth, Lamb of God, Trivium, and In Flames ‘Metal Tour’ ends at PPL Center in Allentown on May 15

Megadeth, Lamb of God, Trivium, and In Flames ‘Metal Tour’ ends at PPL Center in Allentown on May 15

From a press release: Following the enormous success of their 2021 co-headlining U.S. tour, heavy metal titans Megadeth and Lamb of God have announced the second U.S. run of their aptly named Metal Tour of the Year with special guests Trivium and In Flames. The tour was originally announced and planned for 2020 but was […]

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Scranton rocker Lily Mao and the Resonaters sign with Brooklyn label to release new EP

Scranton rocker Lily Mao and the Resonaters sign with Brooklyn label to release new EP

From a press release: Lily Mao and The Resonaters, a New York City rock group with roots in Northeastern Pennsylvania, have signed with Brooklyn record label A Diamond Heart Production to release a new EP later this year. The band is known for an original and exciting new sound that includes influences of punk, glam, […]

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Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, L.A. Guns, and Faster Pussycat ‘Slam’ Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 10

Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, L.A. Guns, and Faster Pussycat ‘Slam’ Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 10

From a press release: This summer, the Tom Keifer Band, L.A. Guns, and Faster Pussycat will head out on the road together on the Sonic Slam Tour, bringing ’80s glam metal to venues like Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, June 10. “Tom Keifer Band is amped for the Sonic Slam 2022 Tour with […]

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Former WNEP-TV anchor Marisa Burke chronicles public shame of ‘Husband’s Secret Life’ in new memoir

Former WNEP-TV anchor Marisa Burke chronicles public shame of ‘Husband’s Secret Life’ in new memoir

From a press release: After spending several years largely out of the public eye, former WNEP-TV news anchor and lead producer Marisa Burke is back to tell her side of a scandal that upended her life and broadcasting career as she knew it. Her new 221-page memoir, “Just Checking Scores: TV Anchor Publicly Shamed by […]

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Act Out Theatre offers comedic ‘Wine, Cheese and Murder’ mystery in Dunmore Jan. 7-9

Act Out Theatre offers comedic ‘Wine, Cheese and Murder’ mystery in Dunmore Jan. 7-9

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the comedic murder mystery “Wine, Cheese and Murder” this Friday, Jan. 7 through Sunday, Jan. 9. During that weekend, Dunmore’s Space Time Mead & Cider Works will offer samplings in the theater’s lobby. “We’re looking forward to partnering with another Dunmore business,” said Dan Pittman, […]

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Winter Blues Guitarmageddon returns to Scranton Cultural Center with Joe Louis Walker on Feb. 25

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon returns to Scranton Cultural Center with Joe Louis Walker on Feb. 25

From a press release: After a year away, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will host its sixth annual Winter Blues Guitarmageddon – a one-night blues festival featuring an eclectic mix of local, regional, national, and international touring artists – in the Grand Ballroom on Friday, Feb. 25. Grammy-nominated, six-time Blues Music Award […]