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Kick & Banjo featuring Cabinet’s Pappy Biondo plays at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 28

Kick & Banjo featuring Cabinet’s Pappy Biondo plays at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 28

From a press release: Two folk/Americana/jam musicians known for their bands and their nicknames – Patrick “Pappy” Biondo and Brian “Nugget” Gorby – have teamed up to blend groove and tradition as Kick & Banjo. Formerly with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s Cabinet and the Hackensaw Boys from Virginia, respectively, they are uniquely qualified to perform this music. Playing […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton alt rock band University Drive assesses the emotional ‘Damage’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton alt rock band University Drive assesses the emotional ‘Damage’

When Scranton singer/songwriter Ed Cuozzo lost his mother unexpectedly last year, the local music community came together in an unprecedented way, organizing a three-day music festival in her memory at The Keys called She’s the One: A Weekend for Doreen, which included several performances from Cuozzo himself as a solo artist, a reunion of his […]

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Lineup of free Party on the Patio summer concerts extended at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre

Lineup of free Party on the Patio summer concerts extended at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Today, Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre announced the summer lineup for its popular Party on the Patio outdoor concert series, which features a variety of tribute acts every Thursday night. The casino will keep the party going for two extra weeks this year by extending its run from June 20 through […]

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Controversial ‘Motor City Madman’ Ted Nugent is back at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 14

Controversial ‘Motor City Madman’ Ted Nugent is back at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 14

From a press release: It was announced today that the “Motor City Madman,” Ted Nugent, will once again play at Penn’s Peak on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. as part of The Music Made Me Do It Again! Tour. Despite his consistently controversial political views that have caused protests and calls for boycotts around […]

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Steely Dan are back at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 5

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Steely Dan are back at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 5

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Steely Dan will return to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. as part of their Sweet Tour. Tickets, which are $79.50, $99.50, and $149.50, go on sale this Friday, March 22 at […]

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Multi-platinum rockers Stone Temple Pilots return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 29

Multi-platinum rockers Stone Temple Pilots return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 29

From a press release: Soon after alternative rock band Stone Temple Pilots released their highly anticipated self-titled album with new lead singer Jeff Gutt, the multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning group performed at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 8, 2018. It was announced today that they will return to the Sherman a little over a […]

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Iconic singer Diana Ross celebrates 75th birthday at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on July 3

Iconic singer Diana Ross celebrates 75th birthday at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on July 3

From a press release: It was announced today that legendary singer, actress, and producer Diana Ross will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Wednesday, July 3 at 7 p.m. as part of her Diamond Diana Tour celebrating her 75th birthday. She will turn 75 soon on March 26. Tickets, which are $69.50, $79.50, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Flora Cash, Kulick, and The Charming Beards at Stage West in Scranton, 03/08/19

PHOTOS: Flora Cash, Kulick, and The Charming Beards at Stage West in Scranton, 03/08/19

Alternative radio station Alt 92.1 brought husband-and-wife duo Flora Cash to Scranton for two very different live performances, starting with Stage West on Friday, March 8. The Swedish/American artists, known for their hit single “You’re Somebody Else,” headlined a night of indie, pop, alternative, and folk rock with RCA Records labelmates Kulick from West Penn […]

 Ryan Mullaney

PHOTOS: Kansas Point of Know Return 40th Anniversary Tour at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 03/03/19

PHOTOS: Kansas Point of Know Return 40th Anniversary Tour at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 03/03/19

Kansas was forced to postpone their planned November show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre due to illness, so nothing was going to stop “America’s preeminent progressive rock band” from making up that concert on Sunday, March 3 – not even a snowstorm. Despite the weather, many fans braved the elements to watch the […]

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Live on Mars pays tribute to David Bowie at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 4

Live on Mars pays tribute to David Bowie at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 4

From a press release: It was announced this week that Live on Mars: A Tribute to David Bowie brings the music and showmanship of the iconic “Starman” to life at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $35, $50, $60, and $160 […]

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