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Garcia Project to perform at Jazz Cafe with West Pittston native on keys

Garcia Project to perform at Jazz Cafe with West Pittston native on keys

A band that is growing in popularity performing the music of Jerry Garcia’s most prominent side project is coming to Plains Township, and it’s visiting with one of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s sons in tow. The Garcia Project, an outfit rooted in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., will perform at 10 p.m. Friday at the River Street Jazz Cafe. […]

Gemini Syndrome to play in support of Fozzy at the F.M. Kirby Center in WB

Gemini Syndrome to play in support of Fozzy at the F.M. Kirby Center in WB

Los Angeles-based hard rock outfit Gemini Syndrome is currently on their last tour in support of their current record, and before they head to the studio the finish a concept project, they’ll play in support of a former WWE Superstar and his band. Gemini Syndrome will open for Fozzy, the Atlanta metal group fronted by […]

After eight year wait, Brand New return with stunning ‘Science Fiction’

After eight year wait, Brand New return with stunning ‘Science Fiction’

Long heralded as one of the giants of emo music, Brand New took quite a break between their fourth and fifth records. After “Daisy,” the band fell off the face of the earth for eight years, leaving fans clamoring for more. Now, finally, the band released their fifth LP, “Science Fiction,” and it seems that […]

Aaron Fink & The Fury set for full-band performance at River Street Jazz Cafe

Aaron Fink & The Fury set for full-band performance at River Street Jazz Cafe

Over the course of roughly the last two-and-a-half years, accomplished guitarist and burgeoning songwriter Aaron Fink has taken more and more ownership of his original music as he’s navigated the art of the songsmith, acting as lyricist, producer and multi-instrumentalist on his records. He’s even learned to appreciate playing his style-fusing rock tunes in a […]

Scranton band Give Up discusses evolution, poised to release debut LP

Scranton band Give Up discusses evolution, poised to release debut LP

“Indie, indie rock, post hardcore, rock, Scranton” — those are the tags for the debut EP, “No Exits,” by Give Up, streaming on their Bandcamp page. While that just about sums it up, the band says there is evolution taking place behind the scenes. Give Up will release their first LP, entitled “Pretend You’re Here” […]

Dweezil Zappa to perform music of Frank Zappa at F.M. Kirby Center in WB

Dweezil Zappa to perform music of Frank Zappa at F.M. Kirby Center in WB

Frank Zappa created a musical legacy that still entertains and challenges listeners nearly a quarter century after his passing. Spanning across the genres of jazz, rock and classical, Zappa’s music seems to actively reject those types of classifications and rest simply in it’s own, unique milieu. But, to twist a phrase attributed to one of […]

Lonnie Shields, Vanessa Collier among Briggs Farm highlights in Nescopeck

Lonnie Shields, Vanessa Collier among Briggs Farm highlights in Nescopeck

NESCOPECK — At an age when most Americans are thinking retirement, Briggs Farm Blues Festival’s enduring bluesman, Lonnie Shields, wants to work harder. And more intensely. And in more places. The 61-year-old performer wants to re-ignite his career, and he has some firepower behind him: The personal manager of the late, great Ray Charles and […]

Blues, soul outfit John Nemeth & The Blue Dreamers to co-headline at Briggs

Blues, soul outfit John Nemeth & The Blue Dreamers to co-headline at Briggs

With goosebump inducing vocal ability and blues harp in hand, John Nemeth has become one of the most talked about frontmen in the blues and soul scenes. The singer, songwriter and harmonicist, who originally hails from Boise, Idaho, but now resides in Memphis, Tenn., will headline the Briggs Farm Blues Festival Friday night in Nescopeck […]

Scranton-area psychedelic hip-hop artist 10griffy to release new music

Scranton-area psychedelic hip-hop artist 10griffy to release new music

Hip-hop artist 10griffy will release a music video for the title track of his upcoming record, “Lucid Conscience,” on Friday — exactly one week after he graduates from high school at North Pocono. The young man behind the music, 18-year-old Danny Griffith is a native of Scranton, and even though he moved about ten minutes […]

Alt-country outfit Dead Winter Carpenters to play Jazz Cafe in Plains Twp.

Alt-country outfit Dead Winter Carpenters to play Jazz Cafe in Plains Twp.

Alt-country outfit Dead Winter Carpenters have been staking their claim in the American roots music revival since 2010, but it took a fortuitous meeting of musicians in California to bring them to Wilkes-Barre. More than a year after the release of the band’s fourth studio album, “Washoe,” Dead Winter Carpenters is slated to headline an […]

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