Grateful for Spring to welcome John Kadlecik to Mountain Sky in Jermyn

Grateful for Spring to welcome John Kadlecik to Mountain Sky in Jermyn

In its fifth year of organizing and hosting festival-style music events, Mountain Sky in Jermyn is gearing up for what could be its biggest season to date. The venue’s annual season opener, Grateful for Spring will take place May 12 through 14 at 63 Stillmeadow Lane. The three-day event will feature Furthur alumnus and renowned […]

Wilkes-Barre-based rock band Unveiling The Oppression to host showcase

Wilkes-Barre-based rock band Unveiling The Oppression to host showcase

When Pittston songwriter Paul Williams finished his military service and began civilian work, he nearly left making music behind him. “That transition was tough, and I focused on work,” Williams said. But meeting another local musician at work put Williams back in touch with his creative side and launched the development of his band. Unveiling […]

The Gary Goblins, Quoth put out collaborative improv record as Spectre

The Gary Goblins, Quoth put out collaborative improv record as Spectre

Electronic musicians Marcus Milazzo and Kenny Hill have shared a lot when it comes to music. Now, for the first time since their friendship and musical camaraderie began in 2013, they’re sharing an album release. Milazzo, who performs as The Gary Goblins, and Hill, who performs as Quoth, debuted “Jam The Transmission” under the moniker […]

Kingston band to celebrate milestone

Kingston band to celebrate milestone

WILKES-BARRE — In December, Kingston-based rockers SUZE began a benchmark year by introducing old fans to a new evolution at the band’s annual Christmas show at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains Township. Next month, SUZE will make lasting memories as the retooled quartet performs a show titled A Decade of SUZE at 8 […]

Freddy Cannon to headline rock and doo wop showcase at F.M. Kirby Center

Freddy Cannon to headline rock and doo wop showcase at F.M. Kirby Center

When rock ‘n’ roll was young, Joe Nardone & The All Stars backed up Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon at Sans Souci Park in Hanover Township. That was June 29, 1962. Fifty-five years later, Nardone is promoting a rock and doo wop showcase that features the legendary singer of “Tallahassee Lassie” and “Palisades Park” among other […]

Wilkes-Barre stores prep for Record Store Day with limited editions stocked

Wilkes-Barre stores prep for Record Store Day with limited editions stocked

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Over a decade ago, co-owner of Gallery of Sound, Joe Nardone Jr. met with other members of the Music Monitor Network in Baltimore to discuss how to breathe life back into the record industry. “It was 2006, and it was just around the time when Tower Records closed and Sam Goody tucked […]

Country artist Dylan Scott to perform during Guitars & Stars at Kirby Center

Country artist Dylan Scott to perform during Guitars & Stars at Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — With his latest single climbing the country radio charts and his band headlining club and theater venues, Dylan Scott is poised to have the biggest year-to-date of his career, but the 26-year-old Louisiana native isn’t taking anything for granted. “It’s a crazy feeling,” Scott said of his recent success. “Growing up dreaming about […]

Scranton rapper Noah Laske to perform at Oak Street Express in Taylor

Scranton rapper Noah Laske to perform at Oak Street Express in Taylor

When one door closed for Scranton hip-hop artist Noah Laske, he opened another. “I had some verbal scholarship offers for baseball, and they ended up not working out,” said the 22-year-old. “I had a little trouble academically. Losing those scholarships is what turned me to music.” Laske will perform from 9 to 11 p.m. April […]

Wilkes-Barre soul-rockers Half Dollar to play Stroudsburg’s Sherman Theater

Wilkes-Barre soul-rockers Half Dollar to play Stroudsburg’s Sherman Theater

When Wilkes-Barre rock quartet Half Dollar performs live, local music fans get their money’s worth. Show-goers in Stroudsburg will have that opportunity when Half Dollar opens for the nationally-recognized Sublime tribute act Badfish on April 21 at the Sherman Theater. Bethlehem jamgrass outfit The Stray Seeds will also share the bill. Formed nearly three years […]

Alexis P. Suter Ministers of Sound to visit Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center

Alexis P. Suter Ministers of Sound to visit Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — Attending an Alexis P. Suter performance is like going to church. That’s because the goose-bump-inducing, bass-baritone vocalist presents both moving music and sermon-worthy spoken word without ever sounding preachy or letting a moment go by where her fans aren’t entirely engaged. Alexis P. Suter Ministers of Sound will perform at 8 p.m. March […]