Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Magic Giant throws a ‘Disaster Party’ at Alt 92.1 Private Artist Showcase in Scranton

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Magic Giant throws a ‘Disaster Party’ at Alt 92.1 Private Artist Showcase in Scranton

A few days after finishing up their co-headlining tour with American Authors and visiting Paste magazine’s studio in New York City to play a few stripped down songs, touring indie folk band Magic Giant stopped at the Alt 92.1 Radio Theater in the Scranton Times building on March 2 for another short acoustic set and […]

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Chart-topping rocker Chris Daughtry brings his acoustic trio to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 3

Chart-topping rocker Chris Daughtry brings his acoustic trio to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 3

From a press release: It was announced today that Daughtry, led by former “American Idol” finalist turned multi-platinum rock star Chris Daughtry, will play a stripped down set as an acoustic trio when the band returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $47.50 for regular […]

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‘Get Folked’ by Boston singer/songwriter Adam Ezra in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 26

‘Get Folked’ by Boston singer/songwriter Adam Ezra in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 26

From a press release: It’s difficult to impart the roots-steeped, road-trippin’ essence of the Adam Ezra Group into a single word, but frontman Adam Ezra nonetheless keeps one in mind as something of a mantra: community. Community is epitomized by a belief that has long doubled as a mission statement for the Boston group – […]

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The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit hosts first NEPA Songwriters Coffeehouse Concert on Jan. 17

The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit hosts first NEPA Songwriters Coffeehouse Concert on Jan. 17

From a press release: The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit will “showcase the cultural riches of our region” with its first NEPA Songwriters Coffeehouse Concert on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. This is the first concert in a quarterly series featuring songwriters who call Northeastern Pennsylvania home. Those who appreciate the effort and skill […]

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Multi-platinum country star Jake Owen brings acoustic tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 7

Multi-platinum country star Jake Owen brings acoustic tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 7

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum country crooner Jake Owen will return to Wilkes-Barre in 2020, bringing his Down to the Tiki Tonk Acoustic Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center on Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m. with special guest Larry Fleet. Owen played a bigger headlining show at the nearby […]

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Metal band Ice Nine Kills plays free acoustic show at new Art Haus theater in Scranton on Nov. 24

Metal band Ice Nine Kills plays free acoustic show at new Art Haus theater in Scranton on Nov. 24

From a press release: It was announced today that Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X will bring Boston metal band Ice Nine Kills to the new Art Haus movie theater in downtown Scranton for a live unplugged show this Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. The “97.9X-Clusive Pop-Up” is free on a first-come, first-served basis. […]

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Breaking Benjamin announce acoustic album, tour with Korn tour hitting Allentown on Jan. 23

Breaking Benjamin announce acoustic album, tour with Korn tour hitting Allentown on Jan. 23

From a press release: A long time in the making, multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin officially announced the title, release date, and tracklist of their anticipated acoustic album. “Aurora” will feature reimagined acoustic versions of songs from their vast catalog, starting with “So Cold,” the lead single from their second album, 2004’s “We Are […]

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Menzingers’ ‘Hello Exile’ acoustic set at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 10/06/19

PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Menzingers’ ‘Hello Exile’ acoustic set at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 10/06/19

Celebrating the release of their sixth studio album, “Hello Exile,” Scranton punk band The Menzingers played a series of three acoustic record store shows last week – one in Brooklyn, one in their current home of Philadelphia, and the last one in the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Oct. 6. This marked their […]

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Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw releases new ‘Eyes Shut’ EP with lyric video

Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw releases new ‘Eyes Shut’ EP with lyric video

Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw surprised fans today with the release of the “Eyes Shut” EP, which contains a new song and acoustic versions of tracks from their latest album, “Spin.” “Recorded in 2016 with Will Yip at Studio 4 during the ‘Spin’ album sessions, this release features dual electric and acoustic versions of […]

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Rock supergroup Saint Asonia plays free acoustic show at Magdon Music in Olyphant on Oct. 1

Rock supergroup Saint Asonia plays free acoustic show at Magdon Music in Olyphant on Oct. 1

From a press release: It was announced today that Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X will bring hard rock band Saint Asonia to Magdon Music in Olyphant for a live unplugged show on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at noon. The “97.9X-Clusive Pop-Up” is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited, so fans are encouraged […]

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