Fired up for Scranton: Jukebox the Ghost among national acts headed to Iron Furnaces for ALT 92.1 show

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With a band name like Jukebox the Ghost, one would assume there is a deep story behind it. “It’s one of those stories that’s a little more disappointing than it should be,” vocalist and pianist Ben Thornewill admitted. “We had a previous band name that we (read more)

Peach Music Festival lets fans, acts branch out

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The Peach Music Festival feels perfectly ripe in its seventh year. The weekend-long concert series has refined its palette of offerings each summer, but even for diehards who have attended since it first broke ground at the Pavilion at Montage Mountain in (read more)


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CLUBS THURSDAY, JULY 19 Bar Louie at Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp.: Black Tie Stereo Bart & Urby’s, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: Trivia Night Bartolai Winery, Route 92 and Coolidge Avenue, Falls: Open mic with Big Al and Billy Edwards (read more)

Slapjaw marks 20 years of energetic music

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Since bursting onto the local music scene two decades ago, Slapjaw has become an indelible fixture in the heavy metal/hardcore pantheon of Northeast Pennsylvania. As the Scranton band gears up for a headlining show to mark its 20th anniversary, guitarist/ (read more)


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Some people may know Randy Ryan as “Rein Beau,” a name that stemmed from his first business. To others, though, he is known as “the Kimchi Dude,” his business name and brand identity for homemade, healthful foods. He recently opened a stand in the Marketp (read more)