Headphones

Headphones Assorted declarations from Staff Writer Tom Graham   The Snow Must Go On On Friday, Dec. 6, Snow Tracks, a free digital album featuring more than ten local artists, will be released by Highway 81 Revisited and Scranton Made in conjunction with the inaugural Holiday On The Square event in downtown Scranton. The album features artists including...

Headphones

HEADPHONES Assorted declarations from Staff Writer Tom Graham   BlackThanksChristmas All it took me was dreaming up a 2013 gadget gift guide and compiling a staff Christmas wish list to realize how quickly the holiday rush is barreling toward us at immeasurable speed. In fact, just by taking a glance at random storefronts or television sets, it’s already...

Headphones

Assorted declarations from Staff Writer Tom Graham   Hitchin a Ride Hitchin’ Cricket is celebrating the release of their new record, Mistreated, with a celebratory show this Sunday at Arlo’s tavern, 10349 State Rt 171, Uniondale at 4 p.m. Hitchin’ Cricket plays original rock ‘n’ roll rolled with dashes of Americana, 70’s R&B, folk, outlaw...

Headphones

The Kid and The Coffee   Celebrate the release of Kid Icarus and Cold Coffee’s split vinyl release on Summersteps Records on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 9 p.m. Both bands will play live sets and there are rumored surprises on the menu as well. Admission to the 21 and over event is $5 and copies of the new record will be available for purchase. Kid Icarus began in...

Headphones

Headphones Assorted Declarations by Staff Writer Tom Graham   It’s “no-shave-November” time. (Ugh.) More commonly known as “Movember.” (Ugh again.) The people behind this facial frenzy claim that November is “the one time of the year that you can actually get away with not shaving at all.” During this time, men and some women unite in a...

Headphones

Headphones Assorted Declarations by Staff Writer Tom Graham Wheatus and Graces You’ll be able to catch alternative rockers Wheatus along with local act Graces Downfall for a Halloween rock show at McGrath’s Pub and Eatery in Dalton this Thursday night. Tickets for the show presented by Burnt Carbon Productions are $5 and will be available at the...

Headphones

ASSORTED DECLARATIONS BY STAFF WRITER TOM GRAHAM     Halloween Hopping There’s always so many great things to do during Halloween in our area, including catching some live music, costume parties and fun times letting loose at the pub. A guaranteed part not to be missed takes place Saturday, Oct. 26 at 9 p.m., as Dr. Pankenstein presents Count...

Headphones

ASSORTED DECLARATIONS BY STAFF WRITER TOM GRAHAM     Remembering DJ Mo Although I did not personally know Michael Onley, also known as DJ Mo, I know he was a big part of northeastern Pennsylvania’s music community and a man that stood behind a positive message of non-violence and helping others within his beloved community. It seems that he and I had...

Headphones

ASSORTED DECLARATIONS BY STAFF WRITER TOM GRAHAM   Taking Notes This weekend, I took a nice little adventure deep into the heart of the mighty Poconos. I wasn’t going kayaking or shopping or looking for cheesecake or candles; I was in search of laughs and, to my delight, I found them. Although I’m not one to seek out stand-up comedy shows on a regular...

Headphones

ASSORTED DECLARATIONS BY STAFF WRITER TOM GRAHAM     You Better Listen Local The Electric City Listen Local Concert is ready to rock the town on Friday, Oct. 4 at The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. Listen Local is a music showcase highlighting the area’s best and brightest upcoming original acts. Submissions were taken this summer...