Alternative country band Reckless Kelly comes to F.M. Kirby Center Oct. 27

Alternative country band Reckless Kelly comes to F.M. Kirby Center Oct. 27

WILKES-BARRE — Texas-based alternative country band Reckless Kelly performs at 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, as part of the Live from the Chandelier Lobby series. Led by Willy and Cody Braun, the Americana outfit tours to celebrate their 20th anniversary blurring the lines between country and rock and […]

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s Motionless in White signs deal with Roadrunner label

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s Motionless in White signs deal with Roadrunner label

SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE — Metalcore band on the rise, Motionless in White announced today they’ve signed with Roadrunner Records. In a statement released via their Facebook page they said, “We are very honored to finally announce that we have signed with Roadrunner Records. Over the past few months, we’ve had the privilege of getting to know the […]

Exeter tribute artist Jimmy Tighe remembers Elvis Presley with respect

Exeter tribute artist Jimmy Tighe remembers Elvis Presley with respect

For Elvis Presley tribute artist, Jimmy Tighe, impersonating “The King” is not about recognition or accolades. It’s about paying homage. An Exeter resident,Tighe has performed as an Elvis tribute artist since 1998 and attended several competitions. He was recognized for his performance at the 2015 Lake George Elvis Festival in New York where he took […]

Things to do in Philadelphia this weekend

Things to do in Philadelphia this weekend

Free Museum Admission: Take advantage of the weekend’s free admission at several local museums. On July 1, visit the African American Museum. On July 2, hit up the National Constitution Center or the elegant Powel House, a mansion dating back to George Washington’s time. On July 3, don’t miss seeing the Barnes exhibits for free […]

Dolly Parton brings bluegrass, folk, spiritual message to Mohegan Sun Arena

Dolly Parton brings bluegrass, folk, spiritual message to Mohegan Sun Arena

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Adorned with humble white curtains and a modest three-piece band, the stage on Wednesday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena was representative of Dolly Parton’s upcoming double album release, “Pure & Simple.” But when the center curtain rose Dolly was as glamorous as ever. In a gold dress with sparkling rhinestones, she […]

Starstruck: NEPA residents brush with stars

Starstruck: NEPA residents brush with stars

Ellie Esposito Carl Palmer of Emerson, Lake and Palmer June 9 at Penn’s Peak. “I was so in awe I couldn’t make a normal face,” she said. Ellie Esposito Carl Palmer of Emerson, Lake and Palmer June 9 at Penn’s Peak. “I was so in awe I couldn’t make a normal face,” she said. http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_starstruck-1.jpgEllie […]

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness opens Fuzz Fest at Montage Mountain

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness opens Fuzz Fest at Montage Mountain

MOOSIC — There’s no shortage of conversation topics with Andrew McMahon. Whether it’s his career-launching pop-punk outfit Something Corporate, the solo project that became a band Jack’s Mannequin or the acute lymphocytic leukemia that almost took his life and inspired him to start the Dear Jack Foundation, McMahon’s trials and triumphs are well-documented since his […]

The culture of Scranton inspires guitar-wielding duo American Culture

The culture of Scranton inspires guitar-wielding duo American Culture

Before The Menzingers played Scranton’s Vault Tap & Kitchen on June 18, American Culture took the stage to warm up the crowd. This wasn’t the first time American Culture’s Michael Kinney and Tom Miller shared a bill with members of The Menzingers; during the heyday of regional venues like Cafe Metropolis, Kinney and Miller’s former […]

Man of the Week: Eugene Pavlico

Man of the Week: Eugene Pavlico

Name: Matty Flanagan Age: 30 Location: Luzerne Favorite weekender feature: Music Favorite Concert: The first time I saw Blink 182 Who do you admire: My father What’s your biggest accomplishment: Playing in the 2004 state championship Basketball game with Bishop O’Reilly. What do you do for fun: Play basketball, travel and play drums in my […]

Model of the week: Julia Warnagiris

Model of the week: Julia Warnagiris

Name: Julia Warnagiris Age: 23 Location: Hunlock Creek Favorite Weekender feature: Concert Listings because, music is life. Favorite concert: I’ve been to so many concerts, some of the best were Rob Zombie, Twenty One Pilots, Muse, Korn and Lady GaGa. I’ve also seen Taking Back Sunday five times and The Used three times. Who do […]

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