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

Brigg’s Rocks the Blues

The 2014 Briggs Farm Blues Festival had an especially diverse lineup which featured many rock-based genres fused with the core blues that has made this ever-growing, 17-year festival so popular. Further, with nearly as many female as male performers, this year’s Blues Fest reached a new dynamic. The headliner on Friday, July 11th was the … Read More

The Badlees at Briggs

  Briggs Farm Blues Festival 2013 July 15, 2013 By Ric Albano and Gary Neiswender On Saturday evening, The Badlees performed on the “back porch” stage during the Briggs Farm Blues Festival. While many wondered prior to the show how the long time Pennsylvania pop/rock group would go over at this Blues festival, the band … Read More

Brigg’s Farm Blues Festival 2013

Located in Nescopeck Township, PA, Briggs Farm holds its annual Blues Festival each July. This ever-growing, two-day festival is open to all ages, priced relatively cheap, has free parking, camping, and let’s you set up your own picnic area on their large, amphitheater-like lawn. There are two stages with simultaneous music and plenty of food … Read More

Briggs Farm Blues Festival 2011

NOTE: This article was originally published on the DAMES of Pa website. Music and the smell of BBQ and burning campfires filled the air on July 8th and 9th at The 14th Annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival. Hosted by the Briggs family on their picturesque farm in Nescopeck, PA, this festival has grown to be … Read More