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WWE SmackDown is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29, Raw returns on Feb. 21, 2022

WWE SmackDown is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29, Raw returns on Feb. 21, 2022

From a press release: After going virtual last year, WWE is back on the road, and the Superstars of “Friday Night SmackDown” are coming back to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township for one night only on Friday, Oct. 29 at 7:45 p.m. Universal Champion Roman Reigns and SmackDown Tag Team Champions […]

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Rock legend George Thorogood takes Good to Be Bad Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 2

Rock legend George Thorogood takes Good to Be Bad Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 2

From a press release: It was announced today that legendary “Bad to the Bone” blues rock band George Thorogood and the Destroyers will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, Dec. 2 as part of their Good to Be Bad Tour. Since 1976, they’ve sold over 15 million albums, built a catalog of […]

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Russello Project debuts instrumental prog rock album ’11:11′ at Finnegan’s in Scranton on Sept. 25

Russello Project debuts instrumental prog rock album ’11:11′ at Finnegan’s in Scranton on Sept. 25

From a press release: The Russello Project, an instrumental trio performing soundscapes based in rock fusion, new age, and progressive rock, has been the passion of Clarks Summit guitarist Charlie Russello for as long as he can remember. The band includes Mike Bosi on four, five, and six-string bass and synths. A Philadelphia native, he […]

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Act Out Theatre in Dunmore hosts benefit weekend of family-friendly shows Sept. 24-26

Act Out Theatre in Dunmore hosts benefit weekend of family-friendly shows Sept. 24-26

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will host a benefit weekend and silent auction from Friday, Sept. 24 through Sunday, Sept. 26. Funds raised will go directly to the daily operational costs of the Dunmore theater, as well as future programming. “We’ve got a fun-filled weekend and truly have something for everyone,” said […]

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Lackawanna County restaurants will participate in photo contest during the holidays

Lackawanna County restaurants will participate in photo contest during the holidays

From a press release: This holiday season, Lackawanna County and the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce are asking foodies and everyday restaurant patrons to “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry” at their favorite public places. From Nov. 25 through Jan. 1, they will encourage residents to take photos of their favorite food or drink at a […]

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Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre selling excess equipment and inventory on Sept. 25

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre selling excess equipment and inventory on Sept. 25

From a press release: On behalf of the Luzerne County Convention Center Authority, the ASM Global staff at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township will host an “excess inventory sale” on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. inside the venue’s West Gate entrance. The arena will have gently used furniture, […]

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Ghost and Volbeat return to Giant Center in Hershey for co-headlining concert on Feb. 8, 2022

Ghost and Volbeat return to Giant Center in Hershey for co-headlining concert on Feb. 8, 2022

From a press release: Today, the theatrical heavy metal Grammy Award winners Ghost and multi-platinum Danish rock band Volbeat announced a 2022 co-headlining arena tour with special guests Twin Temple that is coming to cities like Pittsburgh, Newark, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, Houston, and Phoenix. Co-produced by Live Nation and Frank Productions, the 26-date tour kicks […]

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Wilkes-Barre metalcore band Mind Power ‘Grounded’ in harsh reality in new lyric video

Wilkes-Barre metalcore band Mind Power ‘Grounded’ in harsh reality in new lyric video

From a press release: In January, Wilkes-Barre metal/hardcore band Mind Power released one of the heaviest records of 2021, aptly named “Self Torture.” Featuring vocals from Robert Meadows, the ex-frontman of Philadelphia metalcore band A Life Once Lost, and a lineup that includes former members of Ligeia and Wilkes-Barre bands Dead End Path and Bring […]

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Candlebox, feat. Pittston guitarist Brian Quinn, unleash new album ‘Wolves’ and pack up for tour

Candlebox, feat. Pittston guitarist Brian Quinn, unleash new album ‘Wolves’ and pack up for tour

From a press release: Today, multi-platinum post-grunge band Candlebox, which currently features Pittston native Brian Quinn on lead guitar, unleashed a new album called “Wolves” on all major streaming platforms as well as CD and vinyl. Produced by Dean Dichoso at the legendary Henson Studios in Los Angeles, California, this is the Seattle-based rockers’ seventh […]

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Alt rockers Cold feature NEPA musicians on national tour from Sept. 16-Nov. 22

Alt rockers Cold feature NEPA musicians on national tour from Sept. 16-Nov. 22

From a press release: Cold was originally founded in Jacksonville, Florida in 1986 and later became known for hits like “Stupid Girl” and “Just Got Wicked” in the early 2000s, but when vocalist/guitarist Scooter Ward reformed the gold-certified alternative rock band a few years ago after a hiatus, he began working on a new album […]