Music

Chris Barnes releases new album, talks about comedic career

Chris Barnes releases new album, talks about comedic career

Chris Barnes plays his blues by planting tongue firmly in cheek, and then biting that tongue with heaping sarcasm and wit. Add in a dash of topical social commentary alongside the funky grooves and thunderous rhythmic assault and you’ve got the foundations of one of the most entertaining, if not pertinent, blues/roots releases in recent […]

Music Charts: Top sellers for week of July 22

Top 8 at 8 with Ralphie Aversa 8. Sia-Elastic Heart 7. Fifth Harmony/Kid Ink-Worth It 6. The Weeknd-Can’t Feel My Face 5. Wiz Khalifa/Charlie Puth-See You Again 4. Omi-Cheerleader 3. Walk The Moon-Shut Up And Dance 2. David Guetta/Nicki Minaj/Afrojack/Bebe Rexha-Hey Mama 1. Taylor Swift/Kendrick Lamar-Bad Blood Top 10 Albums at Gallery of Sound 1. […]

Music Charts: Top sellers for week of July 15

Top 8 at 8 with Ralphie Aversa 8. Fall Out Boy-Uma Thurman 7. The Weeknd-Can’t Feel My Face 6. Omi-Cheerleader 5. Fifth Harmony/Kid Ink-Worth It 4. Wiz Khalifa/Charlie Puth-See You Again 3. David Guetta/Nicki Minaj/Afrojack/Bebe Rexha-Hey Mama 2. Walk The Moon-Shut Up And Dance 1. Taylor Swift/Kendrick Lamar-Bad Blood Top 10 Albums at Gallery of […]

Neck Deep to play acoustic album release show at Gallery of Sound

Neck Deep to play acoustic album release show at Gallery of Sound

By Gene Axton gaxton@timesleader.com Neck Deep will perform at Gallery of Sound on Mundy Street in August. http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Neck-Deep-2015-GOS1.jpgNeck Deep will perform at Gallery of Sound on Mundy Street in August. Wrexham, Wales pop-punk act Neck Deep has announced a series of in-store acoustic performances in support of their new record, “Life’s Not Out to Get […]

Music Charts: Top sellers for week of July 8

Top 8 at 8 with Ralphie Aversa 8. Tove Lo-Talking Body 7. The Weeknd-Can’t Feel My Face 6. Omi-Cheerleader 5. Fifth Harmony/Kid Ink-Worth It 4. David Guetta/Nicki Minaj/Afrojack/Bebe Rexha-Hey Mama 3. Wiz Khalifa/Charlie Puth-See You Again 2. Walk The Moon-Shut Up And Dance 1. Taylor Swift/Kendrick Lamar-Bad Blood Top 10 Albums at Gallery of Sound […]

PA hard rock icon, Jack Pyers, finds acoustic voice

PA hard rock icon, Jack Pyers, finds acoustic voice

Jack Pyers is building his collection for a debut album By Mark Uricheck | For Weekender http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_jackpyers1.jpg Sitting in the lobby of a Pittston hotel on a drab and rainy Sunday for an impromptu interview following a recording session with the inimitable Bret Alexander, Jack Pyers’ casually toned-down appearance couldn’t be any further from the […]

Neck Deep to play acoustic album release show at Gallery of Sound

Neck Deep to play acoustic album release show at Gallery of Sound

By Gene Axton gaxton@timesleader.com Neck Deep will perform at Gallery of Sound on Mundy Street in August. Wrexham, Wales pop-punk act Neck Deep has announced a series of in-store acoustic performances in support of their new record, “Life’s Not Out to Get You.” The band will play Wilkes-Barre record store Gallery of Sound’s Mundy Street […]

There’s a ‘Heatwave’ rolling in this summer

There’s a ‘Heatwave’ rolling in this summer

With soulfully trampling horn flourishes culled from Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes’ 70’s best, and a delicately melodic guitar solo on par with Brian May’s instantly recognizable curling leads all thrown at you within the first few minutes of the listening experience, you’re immediately aware that you’re in for a vibrant listen. Digging a […]

Music Charts: Top sellers through June 1

Top 8 at 8 with Ralphie Aversa 8. Fifth Harmony/Kid Ink-Worth It 7. DJ Snake/AlunaGeorge-You Know You Like It 6. Tove Lo-Talking Body 5. David Guetta/Nicki Minaj/Afrojack/Bebe Rexha-Hey Mama 4. Walk The Moon-Shut Up And Dance 3. Taylor Swift/Kendrick Lamar-Bad Blood 2. Jason Derulo-Want To Want Me 1. Wiz Khalifa/Charlie Puth-See You Again Top 10 […]

The Band proves to be another quality tribute perfromance at the Kirby Center

It was another great evening in the F.M. Kirby Center’s Chandelier Lobby on Saturday as the music and spirit of The Band was brought back by The THE BAND Band. The tribute musicians from upstate New York – Gary Solomon (bass, vocals), Jack Kraft (keyboards, accordion, vocals), Mike Corbin (guitar, harmonica, vocals), Josh Radin (lead […]