Rich Howells

Wilkes-Barre benefit concert for beloved musician Bret Alexander canceled, but surgery successful

Wilkes-Barre benefit concert for beloved musician Bret Alexander canceled, but surgery successful

Following a postponement in March, it was announced today that the massive local benefit concert “BANDing Together for Bret” for respected singer, songwriter, musician, and producer Bret Alexander has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, though there is a bright spot in this news. Organized by music journalist and Music on the Menu radio […]

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Multi-platinum rockers Fuel play free Rock 107 Birthday Bash at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on April 8

Multi-platinum rockers Fuel play free Rock 107 Birthday Bash at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on April 8

From a press release: Today, Scranton classic rock radio station Rock 107 announced that Fuel, the multi-platinum rock band from Harrisburg known for hits like “Hemorrhage (In My Hands),” “Shimmer,” “Falls on Me,” “Bittersweet,” and “Bad Day,” will headline its annual Birthday Bash at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, April 8. In addition […]

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Breaking Benjamin bassist Aaron Bruch taking over vocals for Pan.a.ce.a reunion in Wilkes-Barre on April 11

Breaking Benjamin bassist Aaron Bruch taking over vocals for Pan.a.ce.a reunion in Wilkes-Barre on April 11

Last week, a big benefit show was announced for Bret Alexander, one of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most loved and respected musicians. Headlining this massive lineup of local artists is a series of reunion performances, and one more that was just added today will be a welcome surprise for fans of Breaking Benjamin and local rock music. […]

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NEPA musicians raise money for Bret Alexander with Wilkes-Barre benefit show and GoFundMe

NEPA musicians raise money for Bret Alexander with Wilkes-Barre benefit show and GoFundMe

One of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most well-known and respected musicians, Bret Alexander, has played so many benefit shows over the past three decades that no one could possibly keep track of them all. On Saturday, April 11, the show will be for him. Organized by music journalist and Music on the Menu radio host Alan K. […]

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Blue October plays Alt 92.1 acoustic Christmas concert at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 7

Blue October plays Alt 92.1 acoustic Christmas concert at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 7

From a press release: It was announced this week that Scranton alternative rock radio station Alt 92.1 and Blue Moon will present an acoustic Christmas concert with platinum-selling Texas alt rock band Blue October at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. The stripped-down holiday show will also feature English […]

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Glam metal band Warrant plays Rock 107 Birthday Bash at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

Glam metal band Warrant plays Rock 107 Birthday Bash at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

From a press release: Scranton classic rock radio station Rock 107 has announced that Los Angeles glam metal band Warrant will headline its annual Birthday Bash at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, April 4. In addition to door prizes, giveaways, drinks, and a birthday cake (maybe even a “Cherry Pie”), opening the 38th […]

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Jane Jam benefit remembers Pittston singer Jane Train at Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 12

Jane Jam benefit remembers Pittston singer Jane Train at Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 12

From a press release: Jane Jam, a tribute/memorial show for Pittston singer Jane Train, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 12 at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre. This special night of music will celebrate the life of Jane Train and will feature performances by 21 acts on three stages. Acts confirmed so far include M80, […]

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New Ink & Arms Tattoo and Gun Expo coming to Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-12

New Ink & Arms Tattoo and Gun Expo coming to Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-12

After holding its second annual event in Wilmington, North Carolina earlier this month, it has been announced that the Ink & Arms Tattoo and Gun Expo is coming to The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre for the first time on Friday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 12. Organized by Good Time Tricycle Productions, Ink & Arms […]

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Meet Foghat at Grotto Pizza in Wilkes-Barre before they play Rock 107 Birthday Bash on April 13

Meet Foghat at Grotto Pizza in Wilkes-Barre before they play Rock 107 Birthday Bash on April 13

From a press release: Hours before multi-platinum-selling blues rock band Foghat hits the stage at Scranton classic rock radio station Rock 107’s annual Birthday Bash at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, April 13, the band will be meeting fans for free at the nearby Grotto Pizza next to the Wyoming Valley Mall in […]

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Classic rockers Foghat headline Rock 107 Birthday Bash at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

Classic rockers Foghat headline Rock 107 Birthday Bash at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

From a press release: Scranton classic rock radio station Rock 107 will be celebrating its annual Birthday Bash with multi-platinum-selling English blues rock band Foghat at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, April 13. In addition to door prizes, giveaways, drinks, and “a killer birthday cake,” opening the 37th birthday concert will be local […]

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