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Bret Alexander of The Badlees will be immortalized as hologram for futuristic performances

Bret Alexander of The Badlees will be immortalized as hologram for futuristic performances

From a press release: Michael Jackson. Tupac Shakur. Frank Zappa. Ronnie James Dio. Whitney Houston. Roy Orbison. The list of dead musicians whose holograms have performed for live audiences continues to grow, so how long will it be before an artist from Northeastern Pennsylvania is immortalized? Not long, according to The Mediatwist Group. The digital […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Scranton alt rockers The Boastfuls ‘Medicate’ with emotional and aggressive single

EXCLUSIVE: Scranton alt rockers The Boastfuls ‘Medicate’ with emotional and aggressive single

Today, Scranton alternative rock band The Boastfuls released their second single, “Medicate,” on all major streaming platforms. The song speaks about the frustration of relying on medication, trying to discover the true root of a problem, and explaining the emptiness that dependency leaves on everyone around it. It is for anyone that has dealt with […]

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New year-round farmers market opens in Carbondale on Sept. 9

New year-round farmers market opens in Carbondale on Sept. 9

From a press release: A new market for fresh produce and local foods is coming to Carbondale. With a grant from the Moses Taylor Foundation, United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania is opening a farmers market at its Fallbrook housing community (185 Fallbrook St., Carbondale). The year-round market will be open on Thursdays starting Sept. […]

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra celebrates 25th anniversary with 2 Wilkes-Barre shows on Nov. 21

Trans-Siberian Orchestra celebrates 25th anniversary with 2 Wilkes-Barre shows on Nov. 21

From a press release: It was announced today that the multi-platinum, critically-acclaimed progressive rock group Trans-Siberian Orchestra will be back on the road this holiday season for their highly anticipated Winter Tour. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the group’s landmark album “Christmas Eve and Other Stories,” this year’s multi-sensory extravaganza kicks off on […]

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Before Spill Canvas tour, alt pop artist Kulick performs at Stage West in Scranton on Sept. 1

Before Spill Canvas tour, alt pop artist Kulick performs at Stage West in Scranton on Sept. 1

From a press release: Before Schuylkill County singer/songwriter Kulick heads out on an East Coast tour supporting alternative emo rockers The Spill Canvas, the fast-rising modern pop rock act will headline three shows of his own, including a local stop at Stage West in Scranton on Wednesday, Sept. 1. Scranton-based alternative rock band The Boastfuls […]

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Asleep at the Wheel celebrates 50 years of country music at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on April 8, 2022

Asleep at the Wheel celebrates 50 years of country music at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on April 8, 2022

From a press release: It was announced today that 10-time Grammy Award-winning Western swing band Asleep at the Wheel, who are celebrating 50 years of making country music with a new album this year, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, April 8, 2022. Doors at Penn’s Peak (325 Maury Rd., Jim […]

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Multi-platinum country artist Lee Brice is back at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

Multi-platinum country artist Lee Brice is back at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum-selling country music star Lee Brice will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 8. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $59.50, $69.50, and $79.50, plus applicable fees, go on sale next […]

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’80s glam metal band Winger performs with Last in Line at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 22

’80s glam metal band Winger performs with Last in Line at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 22

From a press release: It was announced today that glam metal band Winger, who released platinum albums in the late ’80s and early ’90s, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Oct. 22 with Last in Line, a heavy metal band formed by the original core lineup of Dio’s 1984 album “The […]

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Electric City Classic returns with hill climb, 1-mile dash, wheelbarrow race, and more on Aug. 28 in Scranton

Electric City Classic returns with hill climb, 1-mile dash, wheelbarrow race, and more on Aug. 28 in Scranton

From a press release: People of all ages and skill levels are invited to participate in the second annual Electric City Classic Hill Climb on Saturday, Aug. 28 from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. on Olive Street in Scranton. A project of Scranton Tomorrow, the event is presented by Geisinger. In 2019, the inaugural event featured professional […]

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Gaslight Theatre peers into Ray Bradbury’s sci-fi ‘Kaleidoscope’ at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre Aug. 26-29

Gaslight Theatre peers into Ray Bradbury’s sci-fi ‘Kaleidoscope’ at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre Aug. 26-29

From a press release: What would you do if you were a million miles from Earth and your rocket ship was hit by a meteor and suddenly split open, leaving you floating in space with only your communicator to link you to your six crew members? The Gaslight Theatre Company will present “Kaleidoscope” by science […]