South Side Bandits to greet Parade Day in Scranton with solidified lineup

South Side Bandits to greet Parade Day in Scranton with solidified lineup

Beyond the decorated procession and ritual celebration of Scranton’s St. Patrick’s Parade, local artists bring live entertainment to parade patrons throughout venues in the Electric City. With a solidified lineup that includes veteran drummer Bill Lieback, South Side Bandits is poised to be part of an all-day music event that will take place from 9 […]

Blackberry Smoke slated to play Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center June 23

Blackberry Smoke slated to play Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center June 23

WILKES-BARRE — Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke took the main stage by storm at the 2016 Peach Music Festival, and the band is poised to return to Northeastern Pennsylvania for a theater performance. Blackberry Smoke will perform at 8 p.m. June 23 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square. The Atlanta-based quintet brings a fresh, […]

Production to celebrate life and work of Paul Robeson in Wilke-Barre

Production to celebrate life and work of Paul Robeson in Wilke-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — A tribute to an American Renaissance man by a singer and peace ambassador who bears many similarities to the show’s namesake is coming to the F.M. Kirby Center. “I Go On Singing: Paul Robeson’s Life in his own Words & Song” is scheduled for 8 p.m. Feb. 10 as the first show in […]

The Hillbenders to perform bluegrass version of The Who’s ‘Tommy’ in Scranton

The Hillbenders to perform bluegrass version of The Who’s ‘Tommy’ in Scranton

SCRANTON — Bringing together a myriad of influences and abilities, a bluegrass quintet with Missouri roots is set to visit Northeastern Pennsylvania to perform one of the most recognized and celebrated rock operas of all time. The Hillbenders will perform “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry,” their musical adaptation of The Who’s “Tommy,” at 7 p.m. Feb. […]

Gatos Blancos to bring talented lineup, experimentation to Jazz Cafe

Gatos Blancos to bring talented lineup, experimentation to Jazz Cafe

PLAINS TWP. — Combining proven on-stage relationships from accomplished bands and a shared desire among members to improvise, Gatos Blancos is an ensemble to be reckoned with. A Vermont-based five piece, comprised of musicians with Pennsylvania roots, the group brings together Patrick “Pappy” Biondo and Dylan Skursky from Cabinet, Justin Mazer and Al Smith from […]