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Rods drummer Carl Canedy takes metal solo project to The V-Spot in Scranton on May 27

Rods drummer Carl Canedy takes metal solo project to The V-Spot in Scranton on May 27

From a press release: In 2019, Carbondale-based drummer Carl Canedy, best known as a founding member of classic heavy metal band The Rods, played his first show with a new band formed around his solo project, simply called Canedy. Following their live debut in New York, they released an album together in 2020 called “Warrior” […]

 James Callahan

VIDEO PREMIERE: Old school Easton punk rockers El Destructo reignite with ‘Live That Way’

VIDEO PREMIERE: Old school Easton punk rockers El Destructo reignite with ‘Live That Way’

An Irish 17th-century folk song passed down through the centuries from campfire to campfire, later to The Dubliners, then to the Thin Lizzy boys in 1963, and eventually found “her” way to metal chieftains Metallica, quips the following: “Now some men like a fishin’ And some men like the fowlin’ And some men like to […]

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Peach Music Festival reveals VIP sets for 10th anniversary in Scranton on June 30-July 3

Peach Music Festival reveals VIP sets for 10th anniversary in Scranton on June 30-July 3

From a press release: Today, Live Nation and The Allman Brothers Band revealed several VIP sets coming to the 10th annual Peach Music Festival, the four-day live music and camping experience that will be held Thursday, June 30 through Sunday, July 3 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton. The […]

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Free Lackawanna Giveback Musicfest takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton on May 14

Free Lackawanna Giveback Musicfest takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton on May 14

From a press release: Audacy and its local radio stations 98.5 KRZ, Froggy 101, Max 102, and WILK 103.1 are partnering with the Lackawanna County Commissioners for the first-ever Lackawanna County Giveback on the Mountain Musicfest on Saturday, May 14. Taking place from noon-8 p.m. at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain (1000 Montage Mountain Rd., […]

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Disney a cappella group DCappella ‘Deck the Halls’ of F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 13

Disney a cappella group DCappella ‘Deck the Halls’ of F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 13

From a press release: Today, Disney’s premier a cappella singing sensation DCappella announced a fall U.S. tour, “Deck the Halls with Disney Featuring DCappella,” including a date at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Kicking off Nov. 4 in Spokane, Washington, the cross-country trek goes right through the holidays, concluding on […]

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Live Nation offers $25 tickets to shows in Scranton, Allentown, and more during Concert Week, May 4-10

Live Nation offers $25 tickets to shows in Scranton, Allentown, and more during Concert Week, May 4-10

From a press release: Today, Live Nation began its annual Concert Week promotion, offering music fans the ability to purchase $25 all-in tickets to more than 3,700 shows across North America this year. The week-long program celebrates one of the biggest and most anticipated years for live music and marks the kickoff to the summer […]

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Nominations for 2022 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton are now open in 35 categories

Nominations for 2022 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton are now open in 35 categories

Starting today, nominations for the 2022 Steamtown Music Awards are open from now until Wednesday, Aug. 31. The public can nominate their favorite artists and music industry professionals for the ninth annual local music awards ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 15 and serve as the opening of the Electric City Music Conference […]

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Blues legend Buddy Guy plays with Kingfish at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 19

Blues legend Buddy Guy plays with Kingfish at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 19

From a press release: Grammy Award-winning blues guitar legend Buddy Guy will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Aug. 19 with special guest and fellow Grammy winner Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, a young phenom who Guy described as “the next explosion of the blues.” Doors at Penn’s Peak (325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe) […]

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Country superstar Keith Urban comes to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 20

Country superstar Keith Urban comes to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 20

From a press release: Four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban has set the summer of 2022 for the North American debut of his first world tour in four years, The Speed of Now Tour. Its newly announced North American leg, with three-time Grammy nominee Ingrid Andress, will add 50 shows to the previously announced concerts […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 2022 dates and opens performance submissions in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 2022 dates and opens performance submissions in Scranton

Today, the Electric City Music Conference announced that the event will return to Scranton for its ninth year in September. The annual music conference, festival, and award show will be held from Thursday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Sept. 18. The conference has also opened submissions for musical performances by artists of any genre who would […]