Rich Howells

Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw play intimate acoustic show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on May 31

Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw play intimate acoustic show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on May 31

It was announced today that Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw will return to Northeastern Pennsylvania for a headlining acoustic performance at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, May 31. The intimate all-ages show will celebrate the eighth anniversary of music blog Highway 81 Revisited, which was founded in NEPA and continues to cover bands […]

 Rich Howells

Tigers Jaw moves hometown 10th anniversary show to Ritz Theater in Scranton on Oct. 19

Tigers Jaw moves hometown 10th anniversary show to Ritz Theater in Scranton on Oct. 19

First announced back in June, indie rock band Tigers Jaw is still ending their fall tour back in their hometown of Scranton, but the venue changed this week to a theater just a few miles away. Initially coming to Montage Mountain Resorts, Tigers Jaw will now be celebrating the 10th anniversary of their breakout self-titled […]

 Rich Howells

Tigers Jaw takes self-titled 10th anniversary tour home to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Oct. 19

Tigers Jaw takes self-titled 10th anniversary tour home to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Oct. 19

Tigers Jaw has been through a lot since the indie rock band formed in Scranton in 2005. When three-fifths of the group quit in 2013 after releasing three albums, their future seemed uncertain, but vocalist/guitarist Ben Walsh and vocalist/keyboardist Brianna Collins pressed on with 2014’s “Charmer,” and last year’s “Spin”, which rewarded them with critical […]

 Rich Howells

Play as Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw in free retro-style video game online

Play as Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw in free retro-style video game online

Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw continues to rise in popularity in 2018 following the release of their latest album, “Spin,” through Atlantic Records’ new imprint, Black Cement. The benefit of being on a major label not only means bigger distribution but more visibility and marketing, which can take some creative forms. Yesterday, the group […]

 Brittany Boote

PHOTOS: Alt 92.1 Snow Show with Dashboard Confessional, Tigers Jaw, AJR, and SYML in Wilkes-Barre, 01/28/18

PHOTOS: Alt 92.1 Snow Show with Dashboard Confessional, Tigers Jaw, AJR, and SYML in Wilkes-Barre, 01/28/18

Just a few months after Alt 92.1 held its first big concert event with Bleachers, The Struts, Bishop Briggs, and Welshly Arms, the Scranton radio station returned to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to host its inaugural Snow Show with Dashboard Confessional, Tigers Jaw, AJR, and SYML on Sunday, Jan. 28. Replacing the Nutcracker […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton’s Tigers Jaw explores abandoned Poconos honeymoon resort for music video

From the Scranton Lace Company to the Huber Breaker to Concrete City, Pennsylvania has its fair share of abandoned places that are run-down yet still beautiful in a way, symbolic of fading industries and times gone by. Just days after their annual NEPA Holiday Show appearance, Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw uploaded a behind-the-scenes […]

 Rich Howells

REVIEW/PHOTOS: NEPA Holiday Show with Menzingers, Tigers Jaw, and more in Scranton, 12/16/17

REVIEW/PHOTOS: NEPA Holiday Show with Menzingers, Tigers Jaw, and more in Scranton, 12/16/17

A little snow couldn’t keep away hundreds of fans of all ages, some who drove from hours away and others eager to see their hometown friends again, from piling into the Grand Ballroom of the Scranton Cultural Center on Saturday, Dec. 16 for the seventh annual NEPA Holiday Show. Started by The Menzingers and Tigers […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Alt 92.1 hosts Snow Show with Dashboard Confessional and Tigers Jaw at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 28

Alt 92.1 hosts Snow Show with Dashboard Confessional and Tigers Jaw at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 28

From a press release: Following Alt 92.1’s first big concert event last night, it was announced today that the Scranton alternative radio station will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to present its inaugural Snow Show featuring Dashboard Confessional with Tigers Jaw, AJR, and SYML on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at 6:15 p.m. […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Tigers Jaw, Tony Halchak, Bryan Banks, Mature Musical Pictures, and more

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Tigers Jaw, Tony Halchak, Bryan Banks, Mature Musical Pictures, and more

In this week’s local music roundup, we have some new songs and albums from some longtime scene staples, creative music videos, and a “Got Milk?” parody that may hint at a popular event returning. ♫ Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw is currently on tour promoting their new album, “Spin,” playing an NPR Tiny Desk […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw play NPR Tiny Desk Concert

VIDEO: Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw play NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Not many musicians get the opportunity to play an NPR Tiny Desk Concert, an intimate, often stripped-down show performed at the desk of “All Songs Considered” host Bob Boilen in Washington, D.C. Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw, fresh from the release of their new album, “Spin,” can now count themselves among the chosen few […]