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Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jason Isbell plays acoustic at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 19

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jason Isbell plays acoustic at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 19

From a press release: It was just announced that the F.M. Kirby Center and the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre will present Grammy Award-winning Americana singer/songwriter Jason Isbell playing acoustic at the Kirby Center on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. with special guest Kevin Morby. Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, […]

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Scranton punk band The Menzingers play free acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

Scranton punk band The Menzingers play free acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

From a press release: It was announced today that Scranton punk band The Menzingers will return to their hometown area for an in-store acoustic performance at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. Continuing their tradition of acoustic album release shows at the Gallery of Sound, The Menzingers are […]

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Slaughter Beach, Dog (Jake Ewald of Modern Baseball) plays free acoustic show in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 10

Slaughter Beach, Dog (Jake Ewald of Modern Baseball) plays free acoustic show in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 10

From a press release: Philadelphia indie pop punk band Modern Baseball may not be together at the moment, but its members are still actively making music. Co-frontman Jake Ewald just released a new album from his current project, Slaughter Beach, Dog, last week, and to celebrate, he will be performing a special acoustic set at […]

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Canadian rockers Glorious Sons play free acoustic show at Music Go Round in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 5

Canadian rockers Glorious Sons play free acoustic show at Music Go Round in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 5

From a press release: It was announced today that Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X will bring Canadian rock band The Glorious Sons to Music Go Round in Wilkes-Barre Township for a live unplugged show on Monday, Aug. 5 at noon. The “97.9X-Clusive Pop-Up” is free, but space is limited, so fans are encouraged to […]

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Rick Springfield and Richard Marx play acoustic concert at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 15

Rick Springfield and Richard Marx play acoustic concert at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 15

From a press release: It was announced today that 1980s icons Rick Springfield and Richard Marx will each perform full acoustic sets at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, $79.50, and $379.50 (VIP with meet and greet), plus fees, go on sale […]

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Metal band New Years Day plays free unplugged show at Strange and Unusual in Kingston on July 3

Metal band New Years Day plays free unplugged show at Strange and Unusual in Kingston on July 3

From a press release: Just days before they hit the road with Godsmack in support of their new album, California metal band New Years Day will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Sunday, July 7. Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X announced today that the band will also play an unplugged set in the […]

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Coheed and Cambria plays free live acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on May 16

Coheed and Cambria plays free live acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on May 16

From a press release: Before Coheed and Cambria embark on a North American tour in support of their latest album, “The Unheavenly Creatures,” it was revealed today that Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X will bring the modern progressive rock band to the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre for a live acoustic show this Thursday, […]

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Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw play intimate acoustic show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on May 31

Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw play intimate acoustic show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on May 31

It was announced today that Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw will return to Northeastern Pennsylvania for a headlining acoustic performance at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, May 31. The intimate all-ages show will celebrate the eighth anniversary of music blog Highway 81 Revisited, which was founded in NEPA and continues to cover bands […]

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VIDEO: Breaking Benjamin’s Aaron Bruch honors Kurt Cobain with Nirvana cover on 25th death anniversary

Aaron Bruch, the bassist and backup singer for multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin, joined many fans and fellow musicians today in remembering Kurt Cobain on the 25th anniversary of the frontman’s death with an acoustic take on a classic Nirvana song. In his first upload to his new YouTube channel, Bruch posted a simple […]

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Iconic guitarist Tommy Emmanuel plays at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 17

Iconic guitarist Tommy Emmanuel plays at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 17

From a press release: It was announced today that Tommy Emmanuel – considered by many to be the world’s greatest acoustic guitarist – will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, $35, $45, and $55, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, March […]