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Crowded Streets pays tribute to Dave Matthews Band at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on April 16

Crowded Streets pays tribute to Dave Matthews Band at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on April 16

From a press release: With a sound as maneuverable as theirs, shifting easily from Celtic to jazz to folk rock to acoustic funk, recreating the experience of a Dave Matthews Band concert would seem daunting to most. Many have tried. Some have come close. Crowded Streets, the most authentic and highly acclaimed DMB tribute band […]

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Hey, Jude – The Fab Four: The Ultimate Beatles Tribute is coming to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 5

Hey, Jude – The Fab Four: The Ultimate Beatles Tribute is coming to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 5

From a press release: Praised as the best Beatles tribute ever, The Fab Four: The Ultimate Beatles Tribute will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, June 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25-$30, are on sale now at all Ticketmaster outlets, the Penn’s Peak box office (325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe), […]

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Spend the night with Rolling Stones tribute ‘Satisfaction’ at Scranton Cultural Center on March 3

Spend the night with Rolling Stones tribute ‘Satisfaction’ at Scranton Cultural Center on March 3

From a press release: CBS News New York calls it “a must-see. … Go get Satisfaction!” It’s the show critics are raving about – “Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show” will play at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Thursday, March 3 at 8 p.m. “Satisfaction” is internationally acclaimed as the most […]

 Bret Alexander

THE REAL GIG: The rise of tribute acts and the long, hard road for original musicians

THE REAL GIG: The rise of tribute acts and the long, hard road for original musicians

A few weeks ago, my pal Joe handed me a newspaper clipping. Just to get my opinion on it. It wasn’t a political editorial or anything like that. Nothing scandalous. It was a weekly live entertainment listing for our area. If you look at a Northeastern Pennsylvania live entertainment listing from 2016 as opposed to […]

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Queen tribute band God Save the Queen will rock you at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 24

Queen tribute band God Save the Queen will rock you at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 24

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre has announced that God Save the Queen, the premier Queen tribute band, will perform on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $28, $38, $48, and $76, plus fees, are on sale now and available at the Kirby Center box office (71 Public […]

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Allman Brothers tribute band will jam at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 22

Allman Brothers tribute band will jam at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 22

From a press release: It has been announced that Live at the Fillmore, the ultimate Allman Brothers tribute band, will visit Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. as part of the F. M. Kirby Center’s ongoing “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series, presented by Grotto Pizza. Tickets, which are $20 in advance […]

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Brit Floyd, ‘The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show,’ returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 10

From a press release: It was announced today that Brit Floyd – The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show will bring its new “Space and Time CONTNUUM World Tour” to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., almost one year after they last rocked the Kirby theater […]

 Brad Patton

CONCERT REVIEW: Holiday magic of Wizards of Winter extends beyond TSO tribute in Wilkes-Barre

CONCERT REVIEW: Holiday magic of Wizards of Winter extends beyond TSO tribute in Wilkes-Barre

I’m sure a lot of us in attendance at the Wizards of Winter concert at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Nov. 27 didn’t know quite what to expect. Knowing the group began life in 2009 as a Trans-Siberian Orchestra tribute band, many of us assumed the show would be just […]

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B Street Band performs with original Bruce Springsteen drummer in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 26

B Street Band performs with original Bruce Springsteen drummer in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 26

From a press release: The popular Bruce Springsteen tribute band, The B Street Band, will perform at Jim Thorpe’s Mauch Chunk Opera House the day after Christmas, Saturday, Dec. 26, and will feature original E Street Band drummer, Vini “Mad Dog” Lopez. The all-ages show begins at 8 p.m. Recently inducted into the Rock and […]

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Taste The Globe Store’s Charl-Mont restaurant again at the Backyard Ale House in Scranton Dec. 4-5

Taste The Globe Store’s Charl-Mont restaurant again at the Backyard Ale House in Scranton Dec. 4-5

There have been many nostalgic tributes to The Globe Store lately, including holiday displays in the former store’s windows on Wyoming Avenue made up of original Globe items collected from local residents. The Backyard Ale House, located just a few blocks over, has its own unique tribute planned, recreating the menu of the Charl-Mont restaurant […]