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Camp Bisco plans to electrify local venue, economy

Camp Bisco plans to electrify local venue, economy

Jordan Krawitz of Shavertown pretty much lost his mind when he found out Northeastern Pennsylvania would be the new home to one of the most celebrated music festivals in the country. The three-day outdoor electronic music festival known as Camp Bisco is headed to the area July 16 to 18, and will reign over its […]

Philadelphia beer gardens are in full bloom

Philadelphia beer gardens are in full bloom

Philly has tons to offer when it comes to beer from Yards Brewing Company to dozens of pop-up beer gardens. For the second year in a row, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is teaming up with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, Yards, Victory Brewing Company and the Fairmount Park Conservancy to bring the city the Visit […]

Vans Warped Tour returns to Montage Mountain

Vans Warped Tour returns to Montage Mountain

Joe Volpe is the vocalist for Bethlehem’s Cedar Green. His band earned its way onto the Ernie Ball Stage at Warped Tour’s July 21 Scranton stop through an online battle of the bands. This is their first time playing the tour, but they already have an idea of what to expect. “I expect it to […]

Pittston native joins Candlebox

Pittston native joins Candlebox

Good things are happening to Pittston musicians. Native Brian Quinn recently joined Candlebox and will begin touring with the group on July 23. Quinn has had some studio time with Le Projet, a new band featuring members of Candlebox, Sevendust and The infinite Staircase. The touring guitarist recently finished an East Coast tour with Michael […]

Keep your weekend affordable with these suggestions of things to do for $20 or less

Benton Rodeo: $15. Cowboys on buckin’ broncos? Gals get ready, and guys, because this event is sure to be entertaining for the whole family. The event was voted one of the best rodeos east of the Mississippi. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. July 16 – 19 at 385 Mendenhall Ln., Benton. For more information call […]

The Price is Right comes back to the Kirby Center

The Price is Right comes back to the Kirby Center

Come on down! The Price is Right Live! is coming to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts and special guest host Jerry Springer will head the action. At 7 p.m. on Oct. 22, the center will become game show central featuring a Showcase Showdown, The Big Wheel and fan favorite games including Plinko […]

Steamtown Music Awards Nominations Party set for July 22

Steamtown Music Awards Nominations Party set for July 22

The Steamtown Music Awards are back, baby — and only Weekender has an exclusive update on the return of the most anticipated night in the local music scene. Northeastern Pennsylvania’s first award ceremony dedicated to recognizing the immense talent in the local music industry intends to be bigger, better and more inclusive, says event co-founder […]

Breaking Benjamin stops home for show at Montage Mountain in September

Breaking Benjamin stops home for show at Montage Mountain in September

Breaking Benjamin returned from a nearly half-decade hiatus and climbed to the top of the mountain in June with their first-ever No. 1 album, “Dark Before Dawn.” Now they’re returning to the Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Sept. 18. Benjamin Burnley’s return home finds him at the top of the mountain, but he […]

Heading to Philadelphia? Here are 10 things to do in the city of brotherly love this weekend

Heading to Philadelphia? Here are 10 things to do in the city of brotherly love this weekend

Celebrate a half birthday, peruse a pop-art market, listen to some jazz or rent a bike and ride through the city of brotherly love. Summer is in full swing in Philadelphia and here are 10 suggestions of different things to do this weekend. The Oval Opens: This weekend, celebrate the opening of popular pop-up park, […]

Planning a trip to NYC this weekend? Here are 10 things you can’t miss

Planning a trip to NYC this weekend? Here are 10 things you can’t miss

Visiting New York City is a lot like taking a trip around the world. This week’s events have just enough diversity to send you exploring through every borough. Ever heard of Chinatown…in Queens? Or how about a dance party under a bridge? Look no further, it’s all here. Want the Big Salad? For all the […]