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Sublime tribute band Badfish plays rooftop of Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on Sept. 10

Sublime tribute band Badfish plays rooftop of Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on Sept. 10

From a press release: The phenomenon known as Sublime, arguably the most energetic, original, and uniquely eclectic band to emerge from any scene, anywhere, ended with the untimely death of lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter Brad Nowell in May of 1996. But encompassing the sense of place and purpose long associated with Sublime’s music, Badfish: […]

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Drummer Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience returns to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 25

Drummer Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience returns to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 25

From a press release: It was announced today that drummer Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience will return to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. to recreate music by the iconic English rock band. Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, $49.50, and $59.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Aug. […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: David Brighton channels David Bowie for spot-on tribute in Wilkes-Barre

CONCERT REVIEW: David Brighton channels David Bowie for spot-on tribute in Wilkes-Barre

When David Bowie died unexpectedly in January just two days after his 69th birthday, many of us thought we would never again hear his classic songs in a live setting. Enter David Brighton, who portrays Bowie on stage in “Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Experience.” Many tribute artists claim to be the best, but […]

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Start Making Sense pays tribute to Talking Heads at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 19

Start Making Sense pays tribute to Talking Heads at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 19

From a press release: The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe will present Talking Heads tribute band Start Making Sense on Friday, Aug. 19. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $21 and available on the Opera House website, by calling 570-325-0249, and by visiting SoundCheck Records […]

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Get ‘All Shook Up’ with early Elvis tunes by Rex & The Rockabilly Kings in Scranton on Aug. 27

Get ‘All Shook Up’ with early Elvis tunes by Rex & The Rockabilly Kings in Scranton on Aug. 27

From a press release: Put on your blue suede shoes and come dance to Rex & The Rockabilly Kings when they perform authentic and joyous renditions of Elvis‘s Sun Sessions and his early RCA recordings from the period of 1954 through the early ’60’s at The Theater at North in Scranton on Saturday, Aug. 27. […]

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Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime plays outdoor concert at The Vault in Scranton on July 30

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime plays outdoor concert at The Vault in Scranton on July 30

From a press release: The phenomenon known as Sublime, arguably the most energetic, original, and uniquely eclectic band to emerge from any scene, anywhere, ended with the untimely death of lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter Brad Nowell in May of 1996. But encompassing the sense of place and purpose long associated with Sublime’s music, Badfish: […]

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Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Experience lands at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 9

Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Experience lands at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 9

From a press release: The top David Bowie tribute show, Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Experience, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m., presented by the Kirby Center and Gallery of Sound. Tickets, which are $19.50, $24.50, $29.50, and $39.50, plus fees, are on sale now […]

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KICK recreate the music of INXS at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 2

KICK recreate the music of INXS at Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 2

From a press release: If you’ve seen enough fireworks, consider the fireworks that will take place on Saturday, July 2 at 8 p.m. at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, as tribute band KICK leaves no stone unturned in recreating the music of INXS, an often underappreciated but supremely talented Australian band. Tickets […]

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Beatles tribute The Fab Faux come together at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 10

Beatles tribute The Fab Faux come together at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 10

From a press release: One of the best Beatles tribute bands around, The Fab Faux, will take the stage at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. as part of the Wells Fargo Concert and Comedy Series. Tickets, which are $39, $49, $59, and $99 (VIP with meet and […]

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Classic Albums Live recreates David Bowie’s ‘Ziggy Stardust’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 3

Classic Albums Live recreates David Bowie’s ‘Ziggy Stardust’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 3

From a press release: Classic Albums Live takes on the iconic David Bowie, performing “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars” – note for note, cut for cut, live on stage. Using the world’s best musicians, fans will be treated to an exact replication of the album, followed by a […]