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Celtic rockers Flatfoot 56 headline punk rock show at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Aug. 12

Celtic rockers Flatfoot 56 headline punk rock show at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Aug. 12

From a press release: The River Street Jazz Cafe will become a punk rock club for one night only on Friday, Aug. 12 when Chicago Celtic punk band Flatfoot 56 comes to Plains as part of their summer tour. New Jersey natives Blanks 77 (total pogo punk) and Fat Chance (singing ska punk songs of […]

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NJ indie rockers The Front Bottoms come to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Sept. 15

NJ indie rockers The Front Bottoms come to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Sept. 15

From a press release: Today, New Jersey indie punk outfit The Front Bottoms announced the details of their “Theresa” EP, set for release on Sept. 2 via Wuacasokle/Fueled by Ramen. The five-song collection, led by the single “More Than It Hurts You,” serves as the third installment of the band’s popular “Grandma” EP series and […]

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Jersey punk supergroup Mercy Union plays at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 14

Jersey punk supergroup Mercy Union plays at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 14

From a press release: On their way to meet up with The Flatliners on tour, New Jersey heartland punk rock supergroup Mercy Union, featuring Jared Hart of The Scandals and Benny Horowitz of The Gaslight Anthem, will come through Wilkes-Barre to perform at Karl Hall on Tuesday, June 14. Scranton indie punk band Those Clever […]

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Comedian Chelsea Handler returns to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 4

From a press release: It was announced today that Chelsea Handler will be back at the F.M. Kirby Center on Sunday, Dec. 4 as part of her Vaccinated and Horny Tour. She last performed at the downtown Wilkes-Barre venue in 2007. Handler is a comedienne, television talk show host, bestselling author, and advocate whose humor […]

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Made famous by ‘The Office,’ Penn Paper & Supply celebrates 100th anniversary as Scranton’s real Dunder Mifflin

Made famous by ‘The Office,’ Penn Paper & Supply celebrates 100th anniversary as Scranton’s real Dunder Mifflin

From a press release: NBC’s hit sitcom “The Office” opens on the red brick tower of Pennsylvania Paper & Supply Company, a Scranton institution and family business that is celebrating its 100th anniversary on Friday, May 20 with a ribbon cutting ceremony to symbolize the opening of a new century of serving its customers and […]

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Ramones drummer Richie Ramone plays at Sherman Showcase in Stroudsburg on March 29

Ramones drummer Richie Ramone plays at Sherman Showcase in Stroudsburg on March 29

From a press release: Richie Ramone, one of the last living members of the legendary punk band the Ramones, will perform with his band at the Sherman Showcase, next door to the Sherman Theater in downtown Stroudsburg, on Tuesday, March 29. Bethlehem “mutant rock” band Rubix Pube and Scranton punk rockers The Mesos will open […]

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Breaking Benjamin tours the country with Alice in Chains and Bush on Aug. 10-Oct. 8

Breaking Benjamin tours the country with Alice in Chains and Bush on Aug. 10-Oct. 8

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum-selling bands Alice in Chains and Breaking Benjamin will come together for the first time for a co-headlining tour with special guests Bush to put on a memorable night of rock music across the country, making it “one of the hottest tours of the summer.” Produced […]

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Live Nation brings back $199 Lawn Pass for 30 venues, including Montage Mountain in Scranton

Live Nation brings back $199 Lawn Pass for 30 venues, including Montage Mountain in Scranton

From a press release: Today, Live Nation announced that its Lawn Passes will return for the 2022 summer concert season and be available at 30 different venues. With this limited edition pass, fans can attend concerts at their local amphitheater all summer long, including select sold-out shows. First introduced in 2018, the Lawn Pass can […]

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Scranton alt rock band University Drive supports Cold on full U.S. tour

Scranton alt rock band University Drive supports Cold on full U.S. tour

Over the last few days, gold-certified alternative rock band Cold, best known for hits like “Stupid Girl” and “Just Got Wicked,” has announced their coast-to-coast Black Sunday Tour, and Scranton’s own alt rockers University Drive will be sharing stages with them on every date. UD toured the country with Cold in 2019 as one of […]

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Old Wilkes-Barre train station boards new life as Luzerne County Visitors Bureau

Old Wilkes-Barre train station boards new life as Luzerne County Visitors Bureau

From a press release: A 154-year-old building on the outskirts of downtown Wilkes-Barre that spent time as a historic train station and even a nightclub has reopened after more than a decade, welcoming residents and visitors alike as the new home of Visit Luzerne County. Opening to the public on Feb. 14, the remodeled office […]

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