Dustin Douglas & the Electric Gentlemen

Dustin Douglas & the Electric Gentlemen is a power trio based in Wilkes-Barre, PA that delivers an authentic sound reminiscent of some of the better classic blues-laced rock-n-roll of years past. This coming Friday, September 29th, the trio will make their debut at the historic Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA. The group … Read More

Live by Bret Alexander & Nyke Van Wyk

Nyke Van Wyk and Bret Alexander

A truly great song sounds good in more than one form. This theory is clearly illustrated with the release of Live HMAC and Mauch Chunk Opera House by Bret Alexander & Nyke Van Wyk. Included here are a few cover tunes and some well-trodden originals, most of which were formerly released by the Badlees, the … Read More

Alexis P. Suter at the FM Kirby Center

Alexis P Suter

Contributors: Margaret Neiswender Gary Neiswender On Friday, March 31st, Alexis P. Suter Ministers of Sound celebrated the release of their new album Live From Briggs Farm with a concert at the FM Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA as part of the center’s Chandelier series. The album was recorded during the 19th annual Briggs Farm Blues … Read More

George Wesley, A True Original

George Wesley

During a John Lennon tribute show in 2005, George Wesley claimed that he started growing his hair when Lennon was assassinated 25 years earlier and “hadn’t cut it since”. Here is but one example of this unique, original and inspirational performer who helped forge the vibrant musical scene in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Earlier this week, Wesley … Read More

“Let Me Go” by Miner Blues

Miners Blues are a trio from Northeast PA, featuring Ed Randazzo, Bret Alexander and Tony Halchak. Below is a performance at the 19th annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival on July 8, 2016 of the song “Let Me Go”.

Throughout the week of July 10, 2016 we provided video of select performances by artists from Pennsylvania who have performed at this year’s Briggs Farm Blues Festival.

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“Bad Man” by Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentlemen

Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentlemen are a power trio from Northeast PA who have recently released their self-titled second album. Below is a performance of the song “Bad Man” from their latest album at the 19th annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival on July 9, 2016.

Throughout the week of July 10, 2016 we provided video of select performances by artists from Pennsylvania who have performed at this year’s Briggs Farm Blues Festival.

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Sunshine Through The Blues

A few weeks ago we were having a record breaking heatwave across the country as well as here in PA. My annual trip to Brigg’s Farm Blues Festival was going on right in the midst of this oppressively warm and humid spell. It was sunny and a steamy 95 degrees when Ed Randazzo took to … Read More

Gaines and the Rain at Little Buffalo

This past Saturday afternoon, October 1st, was a very interesting musical experience for my husband and me. For the first time, we headed up to the Little Buffalo Festival, located in a scenic and remote corner of Perry County. We’d been to this state park for the Halloween hayride when the kids were younger. But … Read More

Saints Marching In

NOTE: This article was originally published on the DAMES of Pa website. With roots that date back to the early nineties, Underground Saints are in no way newcomers to the music scene. That being said, the band has just recently released their debut album Broken Machines and to much critical acclaim. In the same vein … Read More

This Is Cabinet, Set 1 by Cabinet

A blue grass jam band from Wilkes-Barre with some virtuoso playing, Cabinet has put something together that is truly original with the live This Is Cabinet, Set 1. Recorded at the River Steet Jazz Cafe in Wilkes-Barre as well as venues in Erie and Cleveland, the album was produced by Bill Orner and Eric Ritter, … Read More