The W: Five Finger Death Punch, Pink Party, and A Fire With Friends

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First Posted: 7/29/2013


…can you find at Freedom Hall (25 S. Queen St.) in Lancaster on Oct. 13?

The likes of Five Finger Death Punch with Escape the Fate, Miss May I, and Gemini Syndrome.

Five Finger Death Punch, who just performed in Scranton at the Mayhem Festival, released their first installment of “The Wrong Side of Heaven and The Righteous Side of Hell: Volume 1” on July 30, with “Volume 2” to be released sometime this fall.

General admission tickets for this show will go on sale Aug. 3 at 10 a.m. via, charge by phone at 800.745.3000, at all Ticketmaster retail locations,, and Tickets will be $29.50 in advance and $32 the day of the show.


…can you get your pink on?

A Pink Party First Friday Event is set at the Hilton in Scranton Aug. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m., hosted by the 23rd Annual Komen NEPA Race for the Cure Committee.

The party will feature Murals of Hope, murals painted on past Race days that will be available for viewing in the Hilton lobby. Several murals will be part of a silent auction that will raise money for the Race.

There will be refreshments, a variety of raffle baskets, entertainment by Music for Models duo John and Tara, and a cash bar. Donation for the event is $10, which goes to the 2013 Komen NEPA Race for the Cure. Attendees will be given a demonstration of how to register for the Race online.

This year’s Race is set for downtown Scranton on Saturday, Sept. 21.

“Each year our focus of the race event is truly about raising money necessary to fulfill our goal of preventing breast cancer through education and early detection screenings to discover breast cancers in its earliest and most treatable stages and ultimately to finding the cures for breast cancer,” said Dolly Woody, Komen NEPA Affiliate Executive Director.

To register for the 2013 Komen NEPA Race for the Cure, visit For more information, call Susan G. Komen Northeastern Pennsylvania headquarters at 570.969.6072 or e-mail


…can you catch A Fire With Friends before they leave on their Ghost House Summer Tour?

This Friday, Aug. 2, at 11 p.m. at The Keys (244 Penn Ave., Scranton). The Scranton-based indie rockers are finishing up work on their third EP, “Ghost House,” before releasing a full-length record by the end of the year, so local listeners may have a chance to hear some new material before its wide release.

“We are all really excited to go on tour. We have some great cities and venues lined up and can’t wait to share our new music with both our existing fans down south and some of the new places we’ve been able to book,” bassist John Husosky told The Weekender.

This tour will take them to major cities like Washington, D.C.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ind.; Nashville, Tenn.; Chicago, Ill.; St. Louis, Mo.; and Charlottesville, Va. When they return, the band will also being performing with Family Animals at the River Street Jazz Café (667 N. River St., Plains) on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 10 p.m.