Rich Howells

Montage Mountain Moosic Festival canceled before its debut at Scranton water park

Montage Mountain Moosic Festival canceled before its debut at Scranton water park

Following Camp Bisco and the Peach Music Festival in July, Montage Mountain Waterpark was gearing up to host the brand new, smaller-scale Montage Mountain Moosic Festival on Saturday, Aug. 18 but quietly canceled the all-ages event before its debut. Set to feature live music by three renowned tribute acts – Start Making Sense (Talking Heads), […]

 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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New Montage Mountain Moosic Festival takes over Scranton water park on Aug. 18

New Montage Mountain Moosic Festival takes over Scranton water park on Aug. 18

From a press release: Once the annual Camp Bisco and Peach Music Festival come and go in July, Montage Mountain Waterpark will host a brand new, smaller-scale event, the Montage Mountain Moosic Festival, on Saturday, Aug. 18 with live music and all-day access to the water park attractions. Festival-goers can float in the lazy river, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gov’t Mule channels Pink Floyd for rare ‘Dark Side of the Mule’ set at Peach Music Festival in Scranton on July 21

Gov’t Mule channels Pink Floyd for rare ‘Dark Side of the Mule’ set at Peach Music Festival in Scranton on July 21

From a press release: Southern rock jam band Gov’t Mule, in recognition of the 45th anniversary of the release of Pink Floyd’s legendary signature album “The Dark Side of the Moon,” will interpret some of Pink Floyd’s most iconic and beloved songs from throughout the legendary band’s career during their “Dark Side of the Mule” […]

 Rich Howells

Tigers Jaw takes self-titled 10th anniversary tour home to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Oct. 19

Tigers Jaw takes self-titled 10th anniversary tour home to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Oct. 19

Tigers Jaw has been through a lot since the indie rock band formed in Scranton in 2005. When three-fifths of the group quit in 2013 after releasing three albums, their future seemed uncertain, but vocalist/guitarist Ben Walsh and vocalist/keyboardist Brianna Collins pressed on with 2014’s “Charmer,” and last year’s “Spin”, which rewarded them with critical […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New Food & Fire BBQ restaurant opens at Shoppes at Montage in Moosic on July 9

New Food & Fire BBQ restaurant opens at Shoppes at Montage in Moosic on July 9

From a press release: In a time where many corporate chains are closing their doors, one locally owned restaurant is expanding. After nearly five years at its successful Johnson City, New York location, Food & Fire is expanding to Pennsylvania with a new restaurant a little over an hour away at the Shoppes at Montage […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Music Festival in Scranton adds Revivalists, moe. with Little Feat, Oteil & Friends, and more to lineup

Peach Music Festival in Scranton adds Revivalists, moe. with Little Feat, Oteil & Friends, and more to lineup

From a press release: The Peach Music Festival – taking place on Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton – just announced Phase II lineup additions after revealing the initial lineup in January. The newly announced lineup includes The Revivalists, moe. and Little […]

 Rich Howells

College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

Marywood University graduate and Hellertown resident Frank Winger, an accomplished young man known as much for his charisma, drive, business acumen, and compassion as he was for co-founding the annual College SnowJam at Montage Mountain in Scranton, unexpectedly passed away on Monday, Feb. 5. He was only 24. The tragic news comes just days before […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Initial Peach Music Festival lineup announced with Phil Lesh, Gov’t Mule, Dickey Betts, and more

Initial Peach Music Festival lineup announced with Phil Lesh, Gov’t Mule, Dickey Betts, and more

From a press release: The Peach Music Festival is returning for its seventh year to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark on Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22 and, today, The Allman Brothers Band’s festival announced the initial lineup of artists coming to Scranton. Performances over the four-day event will include […]

 Rich Howells

Peach Music Festival will return to Montage Mountain in Scranton July 19-22, new aftermovie released

Peach Music Festival will return to Montage Mountain in Scranton July 19-22, new aftermovie released

Despite rumors that the Peach Music Festival may not return in 2018 or could relocate elsewhere, it was announced today that the annual gathering started by The Allman Brothers Band will return to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton on Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22. Early Bird Passes, […]