Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: ‘Drive Away’ into the dreamy sci-fi space of Scranton duo Goodnight, Captain

SONG PREMIERE: ‘Drive Away’ into the dreamy sci-fi space of Scranton duo Goodnight, Captain

Young musicians may grow older and bands can part ways, but that doesn’t mean that passion for making music goes away – it just changes form. After a two-year hiatus, Scranton singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn and guitarist Stefan Ogonosky got together with their bandmates Steve Werner and Kevin Stone to play one final Blinded Passenger show […]

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With new album, Fitz and the Tantrums come to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Feb. 16, 2020

With new album, Fitz and the Tantrums come to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Feb. 16, 2020

From a press release: It was announced today that Los Angeles indie pop band Fitz and the Tantrums, known for hits like “HandClap,” “The Walker,” and “Out of My League,” will perform at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 at 8 p.m. with Twin XL. Fitz and the Tantrums are set […]

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Platinum pop star Ryan Cabrera sings at Stage West in Scranton on Oct. 24

Platinum pop star Ryan Cabrera sings at Stage West in Scranton on Oct. 24

From a press release: It was announced last night that platinum-selling pop rock singer/songwriter Ryan Cabrera will bring his current summer tour to Stage West in Scranton on Thursday, Oct. 24. Doors at Stage West (301 N. Main Ave., Scranton) open at 6 p.m., and the all-ages concert starts at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are […]

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SONG PREMIERE: Scranton indie pop band Black Tie Stereo looks for ‘Somebody Like You’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton indie pop band Black Tie Stereo looks for ‘Somebody Like You’

Like a lot of young bands hoping to break out on a national level, Scranton indie pop band Black Tie Stereo has begun a Kickstarter campaign to fund their next album. But unlike many others, they’re going into it with several advantages. The first is that they’ve run a successful crowdfunding campaign before to fund […]

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Singer of Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo becomes ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ June 27-Aug. 3

Singer of Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo becomes ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ June 27-Aug. 3

From a press release: The Scranton Shakespeare Festival will start its eighth season tonight with the biblical musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which features a local lead singer in the title role. Stephen Murphy, vocalist and keyboardist for Scranton pop rock band Black Tie Stereo, will portray Joseph, sharing the stage with Michele […]

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Pop band Walk the Moon headlines 98.5 KRZ Summer Smash at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 19

Pop band Walk the Moon headlines 98.5 KRZ Summer Smash at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 19

From a press release: Entercom and 98.5 KRZ have announced the official lineup of Summer Smash 2019, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton pop radio station’s annual kickoff to summer concert. Featuring pop hitmakers Walk the Moon, In Real Life, Rachel Crow, and Johnny Orlando, the event will take place at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, […]

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With new music, Jonas Brothers reunite and return to Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 31

With new music, Jonas Brothers reunite and return to Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 31

From a press release: Today, the Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum-selling Jonas Brothers announced the details of their 40-city Happiness Begins Tour this summer and fall with special guests and fellow pop stars Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw. This coincides with the launch of the pre-order for the powerhouse trio’s highly anticipated comeback album, “Happiness Begins.” Produced […]

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Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo and Boastfuls play free Wilkes-Barre Cherry Blossom Festival on April 27

Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo and Boastfuls play free Wilkes-Barre Cherry Blossom Festival on April 27

From a press release: The city of Wilkes-Barre will host the 42nd annual Cherry Blossom Festival on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 with amusement rides and games, food and craft vendors, a pageant, car show, cornhole tournament, and live music and dancing, including sets from two award-winning Scranton pop rock bands. The free […]

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Pop superstar Mariah Carey takes Caution World Tour to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on April 6

Pop superstar Mariah Carey takes Caution World Tour to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on April 6

From a press release: It was announced today that chart-topping, multi-platinum pop star Mariah Carey, the bestselling female artist of all time, will bring her Caution World Tour to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 8 p.m. Kicking off in February 2019, the multiple Grammy Award winner will start the […]

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Sabrina Carpenter headlines 98.5 KRZ’s Let It Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

Sabrina Carpenter headlines 98.5 KRZ’s Let It Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

From a press release: It was announced today that local pop radio station 98.5 KRZ’s annual Let It Show will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m., featuring performances by young actress and singer Sabrina Carpenter of “Girl Meets World” fame, pop boy band PrettyMuch, lovelytheband, Kim […]

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