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The Badlees reunite for inaugural Pittston Prohibition on Sept. 19

The Badlees reunite for inaugural Pittston Prohibition on Sept. 19

From a press release: It has been eight years since local legends The Badlees performed a full set with their entire lineup, so anticipation is building for a brand new event that will reunite the Selinsgrove roots rock band. The inaugural Pittston Prohibition will poke fun at its playful name by bringing all kinds of […]

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Bret Alexander of The Badlees will be immortalized as hologram for futuristic performances

Bret Alexander of The Badlees will be immortalized as hologram for futuristic performances

From a press release: Michael Jackson. Tupac Shakur. Frank Zappa. Ronnie James Dio. Whitney Houston. Roy Orbison. The list of dead musicians whose holograms have performed for live audiences continues to grow, so how long will it be before an artist from Northeastern Pennsylvania is immortalized? Not long, according to The Mediatwist Group. The digital […]

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Free Rockin’ the River concert series begins July 16 and continues on Friday nights through July 30 in Wilkes-Barre

Free Rockin’ the River concert series begins July 16 and continues on Friday nights through July 30 in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Announced last month, the free Rockin’ the River concert series returns to the Wilkes-Barre River Common this Friday, July 16. It is the first in a series of three consecutive Friday evening performances. The community is invited to bring a chair or a blanket to the Millennium Circle Portal (92 N. […]

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Free Rockin’ the River concert series returns to Wilkes-Barre River Common July 16-30

Free Rockin’ the River concert series returns to Wilkes-Barre River Common July 16-30

From a press release: During the summer of 2019, music filled the air for three Fridays near the Luzerne County Courthouse as people enjoyed an evening of good music and food along the beautiful Susquehanna River. It was the first year for the Rockin’ the River concert series and proved to be a major success. […]

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The Badlees, Halestorm, and more to be inducted into Central Pennsylvania Music Hall of Fame in 2021

The Badlees, Halestorm, and more to be inducted into Central Pennsylvania Music Hall of Fame in 2021

From a press release: It was announced this week that the second annual Central Pennsylvania Music Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg. This local, Grammys-style red carpet event recognizes the best local acts of the […]

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Kix replaces Vince Neil at grand opening of Susquehanna Valley Event Center in Selinsgrove on Sept. 5

Kix replaces Vince Neil at grand opening of Susquehanna Valley Event Center in Selinsgrove on Sept. 5

From a press release: A new venue in Central Pennsylvania is changing its grand opening concert from one ’80s glam metal act to another less than two weeks before the show. Yesterday, it was announced that Maryland rock band Kix will perform live at the Susquehanna Valley Event Center in Selinsgrove on Saturday, Sept. 5, […]

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Former Badlees singer Pete Palladino records live solo album at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 13

Former Badlees singer Pete Palladino records live solo album at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 13

From a press release: Singer/songwriter Pete Palladino, best known as the lead vocalist of Selinsgrove rock band The Badlees, will be recording a live solo record with former Badlees bandmates and a well-known Wilkes-Barre trio at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Oct. 13. Doors at the Opera House (14 W. […]

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Former Badlees singer Pete Palladino performs at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 17

Former Badlees singer Pete Palladino performs at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on March 17

From a press release: Singer/songwriter Pete Palladino, best known as the lead vocalist of Selinsgrove rock band The Badlees, will perform with an all-star lineup of local musicians, including some of his former Badlees bandmates, at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, March 17. Doors at the Opera House (14 W. […]