Ear Full: The Menzingers

Home Sweet Home The Menzingers return for a holiday show   The Menzingers are busy guys. Following heavy touring to support 2012’s critically acclaimed record, On the Impossible Past, they jumped straight into the studio to work on a new album. “We’ve pretty much been touring the entire time — just going and going and going,” said singer/guitarist...

Ear Full: Let It Show

LET IT SHOW, LET IT SHOW AVRIL LAVIGNE, JASON DERULO AND MORE SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER IN THE DIAMOND CITY   The cold December air will heat up a bit this week with a star studded show in the Diamond City. 98.5 KRZ’s “Let It Show” concert returns to Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. This year’s show features...

Ear Full: BSTREETBAND

The Boss is Back the BSTREETBAND set to rock Thanksgiving Eve in Scranton   The night before Thanksgiving is the biggest bar night of the year. What better way to kick off the holiday season than with one of the biggest bar bands in the country leading a night full of Bruce Spingsteen classics? The BSTREETBAND performs the Thanksgiving Eve Bruce Bash Nov....

Ear Full: Zach Deputy

One Man Show Zach Deputy hits River Street Jazz Cafe   One man looping showman Zach Deputy brings his soul funk jams to River Street Jazz Cafe on Friday, Nov. 22, at 10 p.m. Doors open at 8 p.m. for this 21 and older show. Admission is $10. Deputy has garnered much attention in the music industry due to his relentless touring schedule and unique show...

Ear Full: Preservation Hall Jazz Band

All That Jazz Preservation Hall Jazz Band returns to Lackawanna College   It’s a performance that not only looks back at the great history of jazz, but trail blazes new territory all on its own. New Orleans’ Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs Sunday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. at The Theater at Lackawanna College as part of Community Concerts at Lackawanna...

Ear Full: Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds

TAKING FLIGHT FOR ONE MORE NIGHT Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds wrap up tour at River Street Jazz Cafe   Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds is an eight-piece powerhouse band led by Arleigh Kincheloe (Sister Sparrow). The band will bring its incredible live show to The River Street Jazz Cafe on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 10 p.m. The Connor Kennedy Band will...

Ear Full: Lotus

EXPERIMENTING AND FORGING AHEAD LOTUS PLAY THE SHERMAN THEATER   Lotus can play just about anywhere. From electronica festivals to jamband hoedowns, the Philadelphia based rockers deliver dance heavy beats, swirling guitars, synths and samples to just about any place you can name. Lotus will bring its sonic potpourri to The Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg, on...

Ear Full: Cherokee Red

Cherokee Red celebrate new EP     Cherokee Red isn’t about to take the time to label their own sound. The Luzerne County-based quintet is too busy trying to bust out of any box that they may find themselves being pushed into. Through that sonic journey and experimentation comes the band’s latest EP titled 432. Cherokee Red will celebrate the...

Earfull: In the Americana Moment

In the Americana Moment American Babies bring its own brand of American music to River St. Jazz   American Babies are about to embark on a tour in support of their new studio album, Knives & Teeth; a record that frontman Tom Hamilton calls “a 40 minute existential breakdown.” The band plays River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N River St., Plains, on...

Ear Full: The Features

The Features & The Fuzz The Fuzz 92.1 Private Artist Showcase Welcomes The Features   Music lovers in northeastern Pennsylvania once again have the opportunity to get up close with one of indie rock’s best up and coming acts with an exclusive acoustic performance set in an intimate atmosphere. The Features take part in The Fuzz 92.1 Private Artist...