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’80s rock band Tesla will electrify Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 21

’80s rock band Tesla will electrify Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 21

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum rock band Tesla, known for a string of hits in the ’80s and ’90s like “Little Suzi,” “Modern Day Cowboy,” “Love Song,” and “The Way It Is,” will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are […]

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Classic rockers Blue Öyster Cult are back at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 16

Classic rockers Blue Öyster Cult are back at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 16

From a press release: For over four decades, Blue Öyster Cult has been thrilling fans of intelligent hard rock worldwide with powerful albums loaded with classic songs. They’ll return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe to play those hits live on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29 for reserved seats or […]

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The Weeknd, Janet Jackson, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B headline ‘free’ Global Citizen Festival in NYC on Sept. 29

The Weeknd, Janet Jackson, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B headline ‘free’ Global Citizen Festival in NYC on Sept. 29

From a press release: International advocacy organization Global Citizen announced today that headliners Janet Jackson, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, and Janelle Monáe will perform at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival, the free-ticketed event on the Great Lawn of Central Park in New York City on Saturday, Sept. 29. A special guest performance will […]

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Legendary Charlie Daniels Band returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe with The Outlaws on Nov. 9

Legendary Charlie Daniels Band returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe with The Outlaws on Nov. 9

From a press release: The legendary Charlie Daniels Band, best known for the No. 1 hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. with fellow Southern rockers The Outlaws of “There Goes Another Love Song” fame. Tickets, which are $44 for […]

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The McCartney Years recreates music of Paul McCartney at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

The McCartney Years recreates music of Paul McCartney at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

From a press release: It was announced today that FriendlyHart Productions will present The McCartney Years, a tribute to the music of Paul McCartney, at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, and $49.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Aug. 10 at […]

 Keith Perks

PRACTICE SPACE: These Idol Hands craft debut album in South Scranton basement

PRACTICE SPACE: These Idol Hands craft debut album in South Scranton basement

While I take photos regularly, it has been a while since I did any writing or interviews, and I wanted to change that. The idea for Practice Space was bouncing around in my head for several months, so while I had a little extra time, I decided to tackle it. Years ago, I interviewed bands […]

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Donny and Marie Osmond celebrate the holidays at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 5

Donny and Marie Osmond celebrate the holidays at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 5

From a press release: It was announced today that America’s beloved sibling entertainers Donny and Marie Osmond will bring holiday cheer to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center with a concert on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $59.50, $69.50, and $79.50, plus applicable fees, go on sale this Friday, Aug. 10 at […]

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Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park takes his 1st national solo tour to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Oct. 15

Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park takes his 1st national solo tour to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Oct. 15

From a press release: As announced today by Outbreak Presents and Live Nation, Linkin Park co-founder Mike Shinoda is set to headline the latest installment of the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, marking the first time the singer, songwriter, rapper, multi-instrumentalist, and producer will step out on a full-scale North American solo tour. It stops at […]

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‘Masters of the Telecaster’ with ‘SNL’ bandleader G.E. Smith shred at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 21

‘Masters of the Telecaster’ with ‘SNL’ bandleader G.E. Smith shred at Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 21

From a press release: Blazing riffs, hot licks, and jaw-dropping guitar mastery will be on full display when “Masters of the Telecaster,” featuring three of the world’s preeminent blues rock guitarists, take the stage of the Grand Ballroom of the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Friday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. The […]

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New Lackawanna Arts Fest offers interactive activities on Courthouse Square in Scranton on Aug. 4

New Lackawanna Arts Fest offers interactive activities on Courthouse Square in Scranton on Aug. 4

From a press release: With the rebranding of the former Arts on the Square to the Lackawanna Arts Festival, Lackawanna County is expanding its community reach and focusing on attracting new and different groups to the event, in addition to promoting the county as a cultural tourist destination by bringing the Lackawanna Arts Festival, First […]