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Lady Gaga performs in Hershey for first time on Aug. 28 at Hersheypark Stadium on Chromatica Ball Tour

Lady Gaga performs in Hershey for first time on Aug. 28 at Hersheypark Stadium on Chromatica Ball Tour

From a press release: Today, worldwide pop star Lady Gaga added three new dates to the North American leg of her highly-anticipated global stadium tour The Chromatica Ball, including a stop at Hersheypark Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. This is the first time she will perform in Hershey and it is her […]

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Rods drummer Carl Canedy takes metal solo project to The V-Spot in Scranton on May 27

Rods drummer Carl Canedy takes metal solo project to The V-Spot in Scranton on May 27

From a press release: In 2019, Carbondale-based drummer Carl Canedy, best known as a founding member of classic heavy metal band The Rods, played his first show with a new band formed around his solo project, simply called Canedy. Following their live debut in New York, they released an album together in 2020 called “Warrior” […]

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Live Nation offers $25 tickets to shows in Scranton, Allentown, and more during Concert Week, May 4-10

Live Nation offers $25 tickets to shows in Scranton, Allentown, and more during Concert Week, May 4-10

From a press release: Today, Live Nation began its annual Concert Week promotion, offering music fans the ability to purchase $25 all-in tickets to more than 3,700 shows across North America this year. The week-long program celebrates one of the biggest and most anticipated years for live music and marks the kickoff to the summer […]

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University of Scranton premieres music by jazz trombonist Javier Nero on April 30

University of Scranton premieres music by jazz trombonist Javier Nero on April 30

From a press release: Continuing its commitment to presenting world-class musical talent, Performance Music at the University of Scranton will spotlight the work of guest composer/conductor Javier Nero at its 39th annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert on Saturday, April 30. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center (342 Jefferson Ave., […]

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Meet Leatherface actor at ‘Texas Chainsaw’ screening at NEPA Film Fest on April 2

Meet Leatherface actor at ‘Texas Chainsaw’ screening at NEPA Film Fest on April 2

From a press release: Following the February release of the latest entry in “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” franchise on Netflix, the Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival is going back nearly a decade to present “Texas Chainsaw” with one its main stars. On Saturday, April 2, the festival will begin screening films at 11 a.m. at […]

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After extensive renovations, Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia reopens with bands like The Menzingers and LCD Soundsystem

After extensive renovations, Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia reopens with bands like The Menzingers and LCD Soundsystem

From a press release: The Bowery Presents, an East Coast concert promotion and venue management company with venues in Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and beyond, will reintroduce Franklin Music Hall to fans in Philadelphia following extensive renovations, kicking off with a four-night residency with LCD Soundsystem this week and continuing with shows from Car Seat […]

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Halestorm and Pretty Reckless rock The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 23

Halestorm and Pretty Reckless rock The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 23

From a press release: Today, Grammy-winning hard rock band Halestorm announced a summer tour with The Pretty Reckless and special guests The Warning and Lilith Czar on select dates. Produced by Live Nation, the 16-city tour kicks off on July 8 in Detroit at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, making stops across the U.S. […]

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5th NEPA Film Festival screens drama, horror, and more in Scranton and Waverly April 1-3

5th NEPA Film Festival screens drama, horror, and more in Scranton and Waverly April 1-3

From a press release: After hosting a smaller event last year, the Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival is back for a fifth year with three full days of screenings and programs at the Waverly Community House and The Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton. Dedicated to nurturing emerging and independent filmmakers from Northeastern Pennsylvania and around the […]

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Camp Punksylvania comes to Circle Drive-In with The Casualties, Guttermouth, and more Sept. 9-11

Camp Punksylvania comes to Circle Drive-In with The Casualties, Guttermouth, and more Sept. 9-11

Over the weekend, Camp Punksylvania, a music festival delivering “three days and nights of nonstop punk rock and camping” with “an emphasis on local/regional music as well as mental health, human rights, and equality,” announced its main stage lineup for Friday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City. […]

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Original ‘Friday the 13th’ star brings metal band First Jason back to Finnegan’s in Scranton on March 24

Original ‘Friday the 13th’ star brings metal band First Jason back to Finnegan’s in Scranton on March 24

From a press release: Chicago heavy metal/punk band First Jason, fronted by singer and actor Ari Lehman, who played the role of young Jason Voorhees in the classic 1980 horror film “Friday the 13th,” will return to Finnegan’s Irish Rock Club in Scranton on Thursday, March 24. Wilkes-Barre’s own horror rockers All the Damn Vampires […]