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Warren Haynes discusses new Gov’t Mule album, coming Peach Fest performance

Warren Haynes discusses new Gov’t Mule album, coming Peach Fest performance

In a year marred by the deaths of two founding members of the Allman Brothers Band, the artist lineup for the annual Peach Music Festival, launched by the Southern rock fathers in 2012, will include friends, family members and alumni of the iconic band. It seems only fitting that co-headlining one day of the four-day, […]

Avoca blues artist Teddy Young releases ‘Movin’ On,’ plans local performances

Avoca blues artist Teddy Young releases ‘Movin’ On,’ plans local performances

In a Northeastern Pennsylvania blues scene that is fortunate to have accomplished genre veterans, recently anointed artists reinterpreting the style, and an encouraging number of talented writers and players filling out the spectrum, Teddy Young & The Aces may have just raised the bar. Their recent release, “Movin’ On,” is a clinic of instrumental expertise, […]

Annual music festival Camp Bisco hits three-year stride at Scranton venue

Annual music festival Camp Bisco hits three-year stride at Scranton venue

The Disco Biscuits are feeling at home in Scranton. The pioneering trance-fusion band will host their annual Camp Bisco music festival Thursday through Saturday at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain. A three-day celebration of electronic and hybrid styles of music, the event features five performances by the festival founders as well as performances by co-headliners […]

Students of Atelier Joel Carson Jones show work at Kingston art gallery

Students of Atelier Joel Carson Jones show work at Kingston art gallery

Kingston artist Joel Carson Jones is a living master in realism as honored by the International Art Renewal Center. The 42-year-old Plymouth native shares that status with only 84 artists worldwide, but while Jones’ hyper-realistic work is shown exclusively in Cavalier Galleries across the country, the art of the apprentices at his atelier (a studio […]

Annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival to take place in Nescopeck July 6 to 9

Annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival to take place in Nescopeck July 6 to 9

It’s called Briggs Farm Blues Festival, but loyal fans consider it their blues-stock. The setting — Briggs Farm in Nescopeck is actually a working farm — has a Woodstock feel to it. But unlike Max Yasgur’s New York property, there is order at Briggs. And essential services. And free hayrides for the kids and young […]

Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke to perform at Wilkes-Barre’s Kirby Center

Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke to perform at Wilkes-Barre’s Kirby Center

Atlanta rockers Blackberry Smoke deserve every accolade they’ve received. The hard-touring Southern rock quintet has developed a reputation for delivering high-energy, stellar performances that blend country, blues and rock ‘n’ roll as well as any outfit in American music, and they are headed for Wilkes-Barre. Blackberry Smoke will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the […]

Scranton hometown heroes Captain We’re Sinking set to release new album

Scranton hometown heroes Captain We’re Sinking set to release new album

After a four-year gap that had fans chomping at the bit, Scranton natives Captain We’re Sinking will release their sophomore album, “King of No Man,” on June 23. Guitarist and vocalist Bobby Barnett attributed the gap to their first record, “The Future is Cancelled,” being released around the same time he began working toward a […]

Pop-rocker Bryan Adams to visit Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township

Pop-rocker Bryan Adams to visit Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Among pop-rock hit-makers who came to prominence in the 80s, Bryan Adams is a benchmark, a level to be reached, an example of an artist who had both chart-topping radio singles and humble, behind-the-scenes songwriting successes. The celebrated Canadian songsmith will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The […]

Pro wrestling streaming service Powerbomb.tv brings festival to Old Forge

Pro wrestling streaming service Powerbomb.tv brings festival to Old Forge

OLD FORGE — Summer music festivals like Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo showcase a variety of musical styles in an effort to appeal to as many patrons as possible. On June 11, Old Forge will play host to the area’s first professional wrestling Bonnaroo — streamed live worldwide. Powerbomb.TV’s Break the Barrier Festival, scheduled for 3 p.m. […]

Susquehanna Breakdown marked by stellar sets from local and national acts

Susquehanna Breakdown marked by stellar sets from local and national acts

In the Spring of 2013, local jamgrass outfit Cabinet partnered with entertainment giant Live Nation to present the Old Farmer’s Ball, a day-long festival that showcased the music, culture and artistry of Northeastern Pennsylvania. It was a well-received event due to the diverse musicians and arts and crafts vendors who converged at The Pavilion at […]