Hazleton-based rockers Shatter Influence release new record, plan to gig

Hazleton-based rockers Shatter Influence release new record, plan to gig

A hiatus from live performance has allowed a local rock band to develop its sound and create new music its members are enthusiastic to share with the public. Shatter Influence released a new studio album, “The Farewell Decline,” on Jan. 28, and, proud of the effort, the Hazleton-based four-piece plans to promote the album and […]

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, […]

Fracture Society reunites for piano, theremin performance in Wilkes-Barre

Fracture Society reunites for piano, theremin performance in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Two pianos with three hands and a theremin. Without context, the phrase sounds more like the activity at a music store rummage sale than the instrumental lineup of an improvisational trio, but behind the phrase is the impromptu experiment of three experienced local musicians and the unfortunate way they came up with a […]

Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen to play tribute to Steve Ray Vaughan

Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen to play tribute to Steve Ray Vaughan

PLAINS TWP. — With their penchant for guitar driven, often heavy blues, the trio of Dustin Douglas, Matt Gabriel and Tom Smallcomb, aka Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen, can draw comparisons to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble in the band’s heyday as a power trio. On Jan. 21, the Wilkes-Barre-based three-piece will showcase […]

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 […]

Bands unite in Shickshinny for Par Glass House holiday show Dec. 10.

Bands unite in Shickshinny for Par Glass House holiday show Dec. 10.

SHICKSHINNY — A group of musicians from the southern tier of Luzerne County have organized a night of music that not only rocks but carries with it an important message of unity and consideration for others. Par Glass House presents its annual holiday show beginning at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 at 740 Ridge Rd. The […]