Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet will reunite for New Year’s Eve show near Harrisburg on Dec. 31

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet will reunite for New Year’s Eve show near Harrisburg on Dec. 31

While the Peach Music Festival in Scranton was billed as Cabinet’s only show of 2018, the popular Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band has announced that they’ll squeeze one more concert in just before the end of the year on New Year’s Eve. Cabinet will headline a “New Year’s Eve Extravaganza” on Monday, Dec. 31 at the Clarion […]

 Jason Riedmiller

CONCERT REVIEW: Cabinet makes triumphant hometown return to Peach Music Festival in Scranton

CONCERT REVIEW: Cabinet makes triumphant hometown return to Peach Music Festival in Scranton

When Cabinet began their “indefinite hiatus” following their New Year’s Eve show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, it seemed that the popular Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band would break a streak. Cabinet may be the only band to have played every Peach Music Festival since its inception in 2012. They are definitely the only group […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/19-22/18

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/19-22/18

The spirit of The Allman Brothers Band was alive and well at the seventh annual Peach Music Festival, featuring former members of the festival-founding group as well as their children. Many skilled jam bands returned to the three stages at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and the adjacent Montage Mountain Waterpark, and local fans were […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet returns from hiatus to play Peach Festival in Scranton on July 19

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet returns from hiatus to play Peach Festival in Scranton on July 19

In a surprise announcement today, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band Cabinet revealed that they will return from hiatus to play only one show in 2018 – the Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Thursday, July 19. Garnering a huge local following and touring the country since forming in 2006, the popular […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Railroad Earth singer Todd Sheaffer and Cabinet’s Dylan Skursky jam at Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 17

Railroad Earth singer Todd Sheaffer and Cabinet’s Dylan Skursky jam at Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 17

From a press release: Todd Sheaffer, the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist of New Jersey roots rock/Americana jam band Railroad Earth, will perform with upright bassist Dylan Skursky, formerly of Cabinet before the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band went on hiatus and currently of Gatos Blancos, at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Saturday, March […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Cabinet’s final show at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with Serene Green, 12/31/17

PHOTOS: Cabinet’s final show at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with Serene Green, 12/31/17

The end of 2017 also marked the end of an era for one of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most popular and successful local bands, Cabinet. Less than two weeks before their short New Year’s Eve tour that stopped at Higher Ground in Burlington, Vermont on Friday, Dec. 29, the Westcott Theater in Syracuse, New York on Saturday, […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet announces indefinite hiatus, last show in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 31

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet announces indefinite hiatus, last show in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 31

It was announced today that Cabinet, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band who have risen to national fame since 2006 and founded the annual Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, will be going on indefinite hiatus. The popular group, whose universal sound has garnered one of the largest followings in the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ring in the New Year with NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 31

Ring in the New Year with NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 31

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre has announced the return of Cabinet, this year for a special New Year’s Eve concert on Sunday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. This marks the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band’s second time performing on the Kirby Center’s main stage. Tickets, which are $20 in advance or $25 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Billy Strings, Cabinet’s JP Biondo, and Trout Steak Revival bring bluegrass to Wilkes-Barre on July 13

Billy Strings, Cabinet’s JP Biondo, and Trout Steak Revival bring bluegrass to Wilkes-Barre on July 13

From a press release: It was announced today that Nashville-based bluegrass phenom Billy Strings will bring his guitar and banjo to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, July 13 at 8 p.m. as part of the venue’s “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series, presented by City Market & Café. Strings will be […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Susquehanna Breakdown at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 05/19-20/17

PHOTOS: Susquehanna Breakdown at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 05/19-20/17

One would expect a music festival centered around bluegrass, roots, Americana, and folk music to come from – and continually succeed – somewhere in the deep South, but Cabinet makes it happen right here every year in the mountains of Pennsylvania. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass outfit hosted the fifth annual Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival at The […]

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