NEPA Scene Staff

Susquehanna Breakdown festival lineup announced with Railroad Earth, Infamous Stringdusters, and Cabinet

Susquehanna Breakdown festival lineup announced with Railroad Earth, Infamous Stringdusters, and Cabinet

From a press release: Northeastern Pennsylvania bluegrass outfit Cabinet has announced the lineup for the fourth annual Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival, taking place Friday, May 20 through Saturday, May 21. A family friendly gathering in a picturesque location, Susquehanna Breakdown is returning to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton for two days of music, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Grascals will be pickin’ and grinnin’ at the Opera House

The Grascals will be pickin’ and grinnin’ at the Opera House

From a press release: For the Nashville, Tennessee-based bluegrassers The Grascals, the obvious musical connection between band members has grown from shared professional résumés and a deep appreciation for the mingling of bluegrass and country music. They appear at the Mauch Chunk Opera House (14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe) on Saturday, Aug. 23 with specials […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Banjos and banter – Steve Martin and Edie Brickell talk ‘Love’ and bluegrass before Wilkes-Barre performance

ARCHIVES: Banjos and banter – Steve Martin and Edie Brickell talk ‘Love’ and bluegrass before Wilkes-Barre performance

“He has the enthusiasm of a kid,” Edie Brickell says of her recent musical collaborator, Steve Martin. “I’ve worked with younger bands, younger musicians who have been disheartened or jaded somehow by what they experienced or what they do, and Steve is just bright as can be, like working with a teenager. It brings out […]