Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet will play both virtual and in-person concerts this summer

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet will play both virtual and in-person concerts this summer

Whether you’re staying safely at home or venturing outside this summer, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass group Cabinet has a live concert experience for you. This weekend, the band will play two back-to-back webcast shows from Ardmore Music Hall in suburban Philadelphia that will be live streamed via nugs.tv. This first on Friday, June 26 will be a […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet releases first new single since 2017 hiatus, ‘Silver Sun’

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet releases first new single since 2017 hiatus, ‘Silver Sun’

When bands utter the words “indefinite hiatus,” it usually means the end of new music and live shows – and possibly the band itself. For Cabinet, however, it just meant slowing things down for a while. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass group hasn’t toured since they decided to step back at the end of 2017, but they’ve […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet reunites with Railroad Earth at Pat Garrett Amphitheater in Bethel on Aug. 31

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet reunites with Railroad Earth at Pat Garrett Amphitheater in Bethel on Aug. 31

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band Cabinet headlined the Grateful Get Down 4 in Biglerville near Gettysburg last month, but if you missed their only music festival performance of 2019, you’re in luck – they’ve announced a special show with New Jersey roots rock/Americana jam band Railroad Earth on Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Pat Garrett Amphitheater in […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet’s only 2019 festival performance will be at Grateful Get Down June 28-29

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet’s only 2019 festival performance will be at Grateful Get Down June 28-29

While they have officially been on hiatus for a little over a year, popular Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band Cabinet still gets together here and there for their faithful fans. They reunited for a celebrated set at the 2018 Peach Music Festival, but it seems that they won’t be returning to Montage Mountain in Scranton this year. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kick & Banjo featuring Cabinet’s Pappy Biondo plays at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 28

Kick & Banjo featuring Cabinet’s Pappy Biondo plays at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 28

From a press release: Two folk/Americana/jam musicians known for their bands and their nicknames – Patrick “Pappy” Biondo and Brian “Nugget” Gorby – have teamed up to blend groove and tradition as Kick & Banjo. Formerly with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s Cabinet and the Hackensaw Boys from Virginia, respectively, they are uniquely qualified to perform this music. Playing […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Fest alum Twiddle and Gatos Blancos return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on April 19

Peach Fest alum Twiddle and Gatos Blancos return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on April 19

From a press release: Regulars of both the Peach Music Festival and Camp Bisco in Scranton, jam band Twiddle will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, April 19 at 9 p.m. with fellow Peach Fest alum Gatos Blancos. Gatos Blancos, who made their hometown area debut at the River Street Jazz Cafe […]

 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 […]

 Rich Howells

Following Peach Fest debut, Gatos Blancos return to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Aug. 25

Following Peach Fest debut, Gatos Blancos return to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Aug. 25

Following their well-received first performance at the Peach Music Festival in Scranton, Gatos Blancos will return to the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Saturday, Aug. 25. The group, who made their hometown area debut at the Jazz Cafe last year, features members of popular Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band Cabinet (who recently reunited for their […]

 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 […]

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