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Nominations for the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards now open, with new categories added to Scranton event

Nominations for the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards now open, with new categories added to Scranton event

Starting today, nominations for the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards are open from now until Tuesday, June 30. The public can nominate their favorite acts for the seventh annual local music awards ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 10 and serve as the opening ceremony for the Electric City Music Conference in Scranton. Nominations […]

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Live Nation books summer concerts at Philadelphia’s Mann Center, including Roots Picnic, HoagieNation, and more

Live Nation books summer concerts at Philadelphia’s Mann Center, including Roots Picnic, HoagieNation, and more

From a press release: Today, the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, one of the foremost open-air music centers in the country and a leading cultural and arts education nonprofit in Philadelphia, and Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced an exclusive multi-year booking partnership to bring a dynamic summer lineup of major […]

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Young Michigan thrash band Tyrant headlines metal show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on March 12

Young Michigan thrash band Tyrant headlines metal show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on March 12

From a press release: Michigan metal band Tyrant, a young group with a classic thrash-meets-progressive sound, is bringing their latest national tour to Karl Hall in downtown Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, March 12. Wilkes-Barre thrash metal Cruel Bomb, Exeter heavy metal band Royal Hell, and Scranton hard rock band The Holtzmann Effect will open the all-ages […]

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Multi-platinum Southern rock band 38 Special is back at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 9

Multi-platinum Southern rock band 38 Special is back at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 9

From a press release: It was announced today that Southern rockers 38 Special, who have been coming to Penn’s Peak for years, including last year, will return to the Jim Thorpe venue on Friday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $39 for reserved seating or $46 for the pit (standing room only), go […]

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Southern hard rockers Jackyl return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 29

Southern hard rockers Jackyl return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 29

From a press release: It was announced today that platinum-selling Southern hard rock band Jackyl, known for their wild live shows and chainsaw solos, will return to Penn’s Peak on Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m. The band performed at the Jim Thorpe venue on March 7 last year, wielding that trademark chainsaw on stage […]

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Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire play ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ concert at Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 8

Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire play ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ concert at Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 8

From a press release: Legendary, Grammy Award-winning artists Carlos Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire will embark on a North American tour that is expected to be one of the hottest ticket this summer. A continuation of 2019’s Supernatural Now tour for Santana, the Miraculous Supernatural 2020 Tour will mark the first time that these […]

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Against Me! and Baroness co-headline punk/metal show at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 30

Against Me! and Baroness co-headline punk/metal show at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 30

From a press release: It was announced today that Florida punk rock band Against Me! and Georgia metal band Baroness will co-headline a North American tour this spring that stops at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Saturday, May 30. Special guests Drug Church, a New York hardcore punk band, will open the all-ages show. […]

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Hub City Stompers headline ska/punk show at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 28

Hub City Stompers headline ska/punk show at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 28

From a press release: New Jersey ska band Hub City Stompers will return to the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Saturday, March 28 for a night of ska, punk, and rock and roll with Philadelphia favorites Duffy’s Cut and Wilkes-Barre’s own punk/oi trio Diamond Dogz. Doors at the Jazz Cafe (667 N. River […]

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Rusted Root vocalist Michael Glabicki performs as a duo at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 13

Rusted Root vocalist Michael Glabicki performs as a duo at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 13

From a press release: With Rusted Root currently on hiatus, the frontman of the multi-platinum Pittsburgh jam band, Michael Glabicki, has been touring as a duo with Rusted Root’s longtime guitar player and backing vocalist Dirk Miller, including a stop in Scranton last year. It was announced today that the pair will return to Northeastern […]

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Grammy-winning prog metal band Tool performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on May 1

Grammy-winning prog metal band Tool performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on May 1

From a press release: It was announced today that progressive metal band Tool, who recently took home the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance for the song “7empest,” has added a stop at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Friday, May 1 as part of an extensive spring tour of […]