The W: Uproar Festival, Stardog Champion, and Sapphire Salon

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First Posted: 4/22/2013


…knew that such awesome acts were going to be announced for the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival? Alice in Chains and Jane’s Addiction are a pretty good start.

The fourth annual festival will include a bevy of hard-hitting acts. In addition to the aforementioned, Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive, Walking Papers, Middle Class Rut, New Politics, Danko Jones, Chuck Shaffer Picture Show, and the local Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands competition will also hit the stage.

The show takes place Aug. 9 at the Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain. Tickets go on sale April 25 at noon and will be available at Toyota Pavilion Box Office,, Ticketmaster outlets, or by-phone at 800-745-3000.


…do you have to do this Saturday night, April 27? Check out one of the area’s newest acts, of course.

Stardog Champion, the band featured in our cover story last week that consists of former members of Breaking Benjamin, Lifer, and The Drama Club, will hold its debut and CD release party at Brews Brothers West (75 Main St., Luzerne); doors open at 8 p.m.

Tickets for the 21 and over show are $10, and a free download of their first single is still available at


…can you see the newest location for Sapphire Salon & Spa? Keep your eyes peeled this fall at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, where the business will open its third location, Spa Sapphire.

Spa Sapphire will be located inside the new hotel at the Downs, a location that will provide luxurious spa services such as massage, facials, manicures, pedicures, and hair and make-up services, just to name a few.