Darrell Hammond Speaks

CLINTON, CONNERY AND A DASH OF DARRELL mohegan sun hosts ‘an evening with darrell hammond’   Darrell Hammond, the comedian, actor and author, best known for his work on Saturday Night Live (SNL) is bringing his stand-up comedy and impressions to the Keystone Grand Ballroom in the Convention Center at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for a night of laughs...

Earfull: J. Roddy Walston and The Business

THE HEAVY BELLS ARE RINGING J. Roddy Walston and The Business take part in The Fuzz 92.1 Private Artist Showcase   J. Roddy Walston and The Business wants to give its fans a full body and mind experience while listening to their music. “It seems like most bands write for either the animal side of people or for the side that’s more in tune with the...

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HEADPHONES assorted declarations from editor tom graham     The Peach Unleashed The Allman Brothers Band (two nights), Bob Weir & RatDog, Trey Anastasio Band, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Lotus, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, The Greyboy Allstars, JJ Grey & Mofro, The Revivalists and more will perform at this year’s Peach Music Festival, which will return...

Bartender: Nichole Feduchak

NAME: Nichole Feduchak BAR: Mulligan’s Sports & Spirits, Scranton FAVORITE DRINK: “Watermelon Blowpop Shot” — Three Olives Bubblegum, Watermelon Pucker and sour mix. Shaken, chilled and served in a shot glass. ...

Super Bowl Time

What you should know about Super Bowl XLVIII   Who’s playing the game: The Denver Broncos (Home Team, W15 – L3) verses The Seattle Seahawks (Away Team, W15 – L3) for the ever-coveted Vince Lombardi Trophy. Peyton Manning is the quarterback for the Broncos and has enjoyed a record-breaking year. He has already been to the Super Bowl twice,...

Earfull: EagleMania

Eagles On Ice EAGLEMANIA BRING THE EAGLES GREATEST HITS TO THE CLARKS SUMMIT FESTIVAL OF ICE   The desire to get out of the bar-band bustle and in front of bigger crowds in larger venues served as the catalyst behind EagleMania’s recent success. After three years of honing their skills and searching for the right combination of voices and musicians, the...

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  HEADPHONES Assorted Declarations from Editor Tom Graham   Grammys Be Gone Another Grammy season has come and gone, just like the cold winter — oh, wait, it’s still freezing out there. For those of you keeping score at home, I successfully predicted four of the six winners featured in last week’s Headphones. I’m not saying I know what’s...

A Dozen Questions with Christian Pilosi

Earlier this month, Eden — A Vegan Cafe, 344 Adams Ave., Scranton, announced that after five years of operation, it would be shutting its doors and closing down the business within the upcoming weeks. Owner Christian Pilosi cited a number of different reasons behind the tough decision (the struggling economy and parking issues to name a few), but what he...

Bartender: Jackson Vee

NAME: Jackson Vee BAR: The Farr Street Tavern, Scranton FAVORITE DRINK: “The Flying Vee”: Red Stag, splash of orange vodka, cranberry and pineapple juice. Garnished with a cherry, served in a pint glass over...

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Headphones Grammy picks by Tom Graham The 56th annual Grammy Awards air this Sunday night, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. on CBS. LL Cool J returns as host of the ceremonies which features performances from Jay-Z and Beyonce, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr (receivers of this year’s Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award), Katy Perry, Lorde,Taylor Swift, Imagine...