NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Fest performer Melvin Seals jams with Jerry Garcia Band at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on March 20

Peach Fest performer Melvin Seals jams with Jerry Garcia Band at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on March 20

From a press release: It was announced today that Melvin Seals & JGB, whose mission is to continue the musical legacy of the Jerry Garcia Band, will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, March 20 at 8 p.m. Seals is not only one of the longest-running members of the original Jerry Garcia […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Oysterhead reunion headlines Peach Music Festival at Montage Mountain in Scranton July 2-5

Oysterhead reunion headlines Peach Music Festival at Montage Mountain in Scranton July 2-5

From a press release: It was announced today that the long-awaited reunion of Oysterhead (featuring Trey Anastasio of Phish, Les Claypool of Primus, and Stewart Copeland of The Police) will headline the ninth annual Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton on Thursday, July 2 through Sunday, […]

 Rich Howells

Peach Music Festival takes over 4th of July weekend in 2020, new aftermovie released

Peach Music Festival takes over 4th of July weekend in 2020, new aftermovie released

It was announced today that the Peach Music Festival will return to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton for its ninth year but, this time, it will be held on Thursday, July 2 through Sunday, July 5 in 2020. “That’s right, Peach people – we’re taking over 4th of July […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Jam band Umphrey’s McGee returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Jan. 23 with Hindsight 20/20 Tour

Jam band Umphrey’s McGee returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Jan. 23 with Hindsight 20/20 Tour

From a press release: It was announced this week that Chicago progressive jam band Umphrey’s McGee, regulars at the Peach Music Festival in Scranton, will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at 7 p.m. “Umphrey’s McGee is looking ahead (or is it behind?) as we present the initial batch […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Following Peach Fest, Allman Betts Band comes to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 9

Following Peach Fest, Allman Betts Band comes to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 9

From a press release: Following their performance at the 2019 Peach Music Festival in Scranton, it was announced today that The Allman Betts Band will bring their first world tour to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. with special guests Joanne Shaw Taylor and Jackson Stokes. The Allman Betts […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

After Peach Fest debut, folk funk band Goose jams at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Oct. 25

After Peach Fest debut, folk funk band Goose jams at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Oct. 25

From a press release: Following an impressive debut at the 2019 Peach Music Festival in Scranton, Connecticut folk funk band Goose will come back to Northeastern Pennsylvania to perform at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Friday, Oct. 25 as part of their fall tour. Doors at the Jazz Cafe (667 N. River […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Fest standout Midnight North performs at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Aug. 23

Peach Fest standout Midnight North performs at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Aug. 23

From a press release: Americana rock band Midnight North, which features guitarist/vocalist Grahame Lesh, the son of Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh, will play their last club show of the summer at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Friday, Aug. 23 with People’s Blues of Richmond. “Last year, Rolling Stone said we were […]

 Scott Kucharski

At Peach Fest, Stephen Marley talks creativity, family, and witnessing the power of music

At Peach Fest, Stephen Marley talks creativity, family, and witnessing the power of music

One of the highlights of the 2019 Peach Music Festival was an afternoon set by Stephen “Ragga” Marley, son of the legendary Bob and Rita Marley. Stephen and his band took the stage early on Saturday, July 27 and eased the crowd into what would be a long day of music with a 17-song set […]

 Scott Kucharski

At Peach Fest, rising star Maggie Rose talks changing genres, Bill Murray, and Top 3 albums

At Peach Fest, rising star Maggie Rose talks changing genres, Bill Murray, and Top 3 albums

Change can be good, even great, especially if you ask rising Americana music star Maggie Rose. NEPA Scene had the chance to catch up with Rose before her performance at last weekend’s Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton. The annual event originally centered around The Allman Brothers Band but has […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/25-28/19

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/25-28/19

With another stellar lineup and nearly perfect weather, the eighth annual Peach Music Festival took over The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton from Thursday, July 25 through Sunday, July 28, less than a week after Camp Bisco occupied that same space. The Peach brought even more acts to rock the […]

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