Music

Musician Van Wagner Releases New CD

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1 year 40 weeks ago

Just a good ol' note letting you know my 15th album is now available.

The songs were written in Danville PA.

Recorded in Danville PA by Jason Perez (owner of Brews N Bytes)

...and it will be released in Danville at a CD release party July 12th (my birthday) at Old Forge Brewery 7-9pm.  more»

Catawissa Summer Breeze Free Music in the Park Series 2012

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1 year 41 weeks ago

JULY 3 - ALTERNATIVE ROCK NIGHT
With “The Jeff Grey Band” featuring Aaron
Kennedy on drums. Music from the 90’s,
2000’s and originals.

JULY 10 - RHYTHM AND BLUES NIGHT
With “The Blind Chitlin Kahunas”.

JULY 17 - POLKA NIGHT
With “John Stevens and Doubleshot”. more»

Former Champions to Perform at Bullfrog Brewery

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1 year 43 weeks ago

Former Champions will perform during its  Williamsport, PA debut on July 1 at The Bullfrog Brewery.  more»

Kansas will perform with the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra

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1 year 44 weeks ago

Kansas will perform with the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra for a dynamic soundscape of great Kansas music.
Tickets are available online only. Admission price is $42.50 per ticket. more»

' Out Among the Stars' Bluegrass Festival Set

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1 year 44 weeks ago

The Out Among the Stars Bluegrass Festival will be entertaining bluegrass music fans starting on June 28-July 1. The festival is centrally located at the Benton Rodeo grounds in beautiful Benton, PA. With the purchase of a full weekend ticket you are welcome to rough camp and enjoy the Independence Day weekend among Bluegrass friends. more»

Kalob Griffin Band are headed to the Bullfrog

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1 year 44 weeks ago

Philadelphia-Americana rockers the Kalob Griffin Band are headed to the Williamsport for a show at Bullfrog Brewery on Saturday, June 30th. The free three-hour set kicks off at 10 pm. more»

New Vibe Expected at 10th Annual Dam Show

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1 year 46 weeks ago

Organizers of the Austin Dam Show are looking forward to shaking things up at the 10th year of the annual music festival, which brings live music and its fans to the small town of Austin, PA. more»

WSO Conductor's Corner: About Heroes and Love

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1 year 48 weeks ago

WSO Concert: May 15 more»

Billtown Blues Slates Annual Concert

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1 year 49 weeks ago

DISCOUNTED TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE AT TEN AREA OUTLETS FOR THE 23rd ANNUAL BILLTOWN BLUES FESTIVAL

Sunday June 10th, Lycoming County Fairgrounds, Hughesville PA 12noon until 10pm; Gates open at 11am

Discounted Tickets $20; Day of show $25 more»

'Docappella' Perform in Perfect Harmony

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1 year 51 weeks ago

An important aspect of high quality healthcare is doctors working together in harmony. About 10 Susquehanna Health (SH) physicians have taken that concept literally by creating a musical interlude they have ingeniously dubbed “docappella.” more»

THICK AS A BRICK 2: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson does a sequel

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1 year 51 weeks ago

THICK AS A BRICK 2
*** (out of four)

 Jethro Tull front-man Ian Anderson has achieved what may be a first in the annals of rock: a sequel to an earlier recording. more»

44MAG wins 'Live Act of the Year' at 717 Music Awards

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2 years 2 weeks ago

717 Entertainment, a Harrisburg based promotional company that works with bands and venues throughout Central, Pa, recently held the 6th Annual 717 Music Awards at Gullifty’s Underground in Camp Hill, Pa. more»

Uptown Music Collective raises $4,484 for Wounded Warrior Project

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2 years 5 weeks ago

On Saturday, February 11, students from the Uptown Music Collective teamed up with students from area schools, and the staff of the Community Arts Center to present The Purple Heart Project: A fundraising concert for Wounded Warriors. more»

Family Concert Returns to Area

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2 years 6 weeks ago

The Williamsport Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce that the family concert returns to the area. Children and their families are invited to a free family concert held at the Loyalsock Middle School Gymnasium on March 10 at noon.
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Uptown Music Collective “Young Bloods” Return Home From Blues Challenge

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2 years 8 weeks ago

At midnight on Feb. 1, six students and three staff members of the Uptown Music Collective left Williamsport bound for the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. The next day the students, all members of the Uptown “Young Blood” Blues Band, participated in the International Blues Challenge “Youth Showcase” and “Youth Knowledge Bowl.” more»

Uptown Music Collective Presents "Purple Heart Project"

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2 years 11 weeks ago

On Saturday, Feb. 11, students from the Uptown Music Collective will team up together with students from area schools, and the staff of the Community Arts Center, to present the Purple Heart Project, a fundraising concert for Wounded Warriors. more»

Cuban Music Group Tiempo Libre to Appear at Weis Center, Lewisburg

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2 years 12 weeks ago

The three-time Grammy nominated Cuban music group Tiempo Libre is coming to the Lewisburg to play and generally throw a Cuban music party on Friday, Feb. 3 at 8 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts (on the campus of Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837). Tickets are $20 and $10 for Bucknell students and may be ordered by calling 570-577-1000 or visiting
Bucknell.edu. more»

Orchestral Rock Project II Jan. 7 in Williamsport

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2 years 16 weeks ago

On January 7, 2012 the Uptown Music Collective and the Williamsport Symphony Youth Orchestra will team up once again to present the Orchestral Rock Project II. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. more»

Uptown Music Collective International Blues Challenge Project Update

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2 years 17 weeks ago

On November 26, the Uptown Music Collective, a 501c 3 non profit school of music, held a highly successful fundraising event at Jeremiah’s, above the Bullfrog Brewery in Williamsport. more»

XVSK returns to Williamsport Dec. 17

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2 years 18 weeks ago

Working with the shorthand monicker XVSK, cellist Trevor Exter and percussionist John Kimock have a unique chemistry as musicians, wringing the depth of drums and cello. The music skirts the edges of indie rock, Americana, roots rock and improvisation that verges on jazziness. more»

Uptown Music Collective Presents "42nd and Broadway: A Contemporary Broadway Review"

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2 years 19 weeks ago

On December 22 and 23 2011 the Uptown Music Collective will join forces with the Community Theatre League to present 42nd and Broadway: A Contemporary Broadway Review. more»

Williamsport Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concerts

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2 years 21 weeks ago

Holidays Celebrations, November 22, Community Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets, $10 for adults and $5 for students, are available at the door or by calling WSO office at 570-322-0227.

WSO A Broadway Holiday. Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m., Community Arts Center more»

Uptown Music Collective International Blues Challenge Project / “Send the Young Bloods to Memphis”

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2 years 22 weeks ago

This week, the Uptown Music Collective has announced the start of its International Blues Challenge Project, a project with the goal to raise the $5,900  it will require to take six young musicians on a musical pilgrimage to the birthplace of the Blues. more»

MYLO XYLOTO Review

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2 years 22 weeks ago

**** (out of four)

Good bands regularly reinvent themselves, and Coldplay has done it with rip-roaring success on their latest album.
The cryptically named “Mylo Xyloto” is such a blast that it nearly qualifies as a controlled substance; once you start listening, you’ll find it tough to stop. more»

Williamsport Singer Blair Makes Street Music

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2 years 24 weeks ago

The “bicycle diaries” of a working musician, film noir, actor Clive Owen, and “the dark sacred night” are are some of the elements in I LIKE THE STREET, the title of the new recording by “Singer at Large” Johnny J. Blair. more»

Muncy Historical Society hosts Repasz Band

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2 years 28 weeks ago

MUNCY – The Civil War theme continues with Muncy Historical Society’s upcoming concert, “Civil War Era Music,” performed by the Repasz Band at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 in the Muncy High School Auditorium, 200 W. Penn St. more»

'Night with the Living Dead: The 27 Club' in Williamsport

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2 years 28 weeks ago

Neil Young once said, “It’s better to burn out, than to fade away,” a sentence that would later be echoed in the suicide note of Nirvana front man, Kurt Cobain. In 1994 Cobain became a member of the “27 Club,” a group of musicians who all died tragically at the young age of 27. more»

Billtown Blues Association September Newsletter

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2 years 32 weeks ago

The general membership meeting of the Billtown Blues Association is scheduled for Monday September 19, 5:30 p.m., at the Genetti Hotel, 200 W. 4th St., Williamsport (Inquire at front desk upon arrival for meeting room location) more»

Uptown Music Collective to hold its annual Summer Music Fest

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2 years 37 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective, the area’s premier nonprofit school of music, will be holding their annual Summer Music Fest at the Brandon Park Band Shell in Williamsport on Sunday, August 7. more»

Celebrated blues musician Bob Margolin visited Uptown Music Collective

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2 years 37 weeks ago

Bob Margolin, a former sideman with blues legend Muddy Waters and an experienced leader of his own band, recently visited Williamsport’s Uptown Music Collective to participate in their 3rd annual 24-hour Blues-A-Thon Fundraiser.
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UMC Holds Three-Day Music Festival

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2 years 39 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective, the area’s premier 501(c) non-profit school of music, will be participating in this year’s Susquehanna University Summer Orchestra Festival in partnership with the Williamsport Symphony Youth Orchestra. more»

24 Hours of the Blues in Williamsport

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2 years 41 weeks ago

Jimi Hendrix once said, “Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.” Most musicians start off learning blues music because of its ease to play and fall in love with it because of the feelings it evokes. Starting on Friday, July 15 at 7 p.m. the Uptown Music Collective will present their third annual 24 hour Blues-a-Thon fundraiser. more»

Open Mic Night at Border's

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2 years 43 weeks ago

During "open mic" night at Border's books store at the Lycoming Mall, Muncy, Morgan Patterson and her sister, Bethanie perofrmed a few selections. "Open mic" night is every Friday, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Music Collective Seeks Applicants for Scholarship

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2 years 44 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective, the area’s premier nonprofit school of music, is currently seeking applications for the Alice Heilman Memorial Scholarship.  Prospective students interested in the scholarship must be between the ages of 13 and 18, must demonstrate a love of music and a strong desire to learn, and be able to demonstrate financial need. more»

Annual Community Sing Auditions This Week

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2 years 44 weeks ago

The annual Community Sing will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 5 p.m. at the Brandon Park Bandshell.  This event celebrates local talent from our great city and surrounding areas and is a wonderful event for all to enjoy as a family. more»

Miz at the 'Frog

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2 years 44 weeks ago

MiZ brings their soulful mix of Americana/Bluegrass/Jam to Williamsport on Saturday, June 25, 9 p.m. at the Bullfrog Brewery. more»

Uptown Collective Schedules Summer Music Camps

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2 years 45 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective, the area’s premier nonprofit school of music, will again offer their annual series of Summer Music Camps this summer. more»

22nd Annual Billtown Blues Fest

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2 years 45 weeks ago

Preparations are being finalized for the 22nd Annual Billtown Blues
Festival which is scheduled, rain or shine for Sunday, June 12, at Lycoming
County Fairgrounds in Hughesville.

Featured acoustic tent
performances include Andy Barnhart and Mitch Ivanoff who will present the
popular kid's blues harmonica workshop.  Kids receive a free harmonica more»

Clouds Make Sounds: The Seasons

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2 years 46 weeks ago

Clouds Make Sounds: The Seasons is a full-scale musical production to be presented by the Community Arts Center on Tuesday, June 7, at 7:30 p.m. This performance will be produced by Rob Steele, Executive Director of the Community Arts Center. more»

Tickets for Billtown Blues Festival on Sale

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2 years 48 weeks ago

Locations for discounted tickets to the annual Billtown Blues Festival were announced this week by organizer Bonnie Tallman.

The festival, held this year on Sunday, June 12, features The Porkroll Project, George Kilby Jr., The Laurie Morvan Band, Big
James and the Chicago Playboys, Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonica Explosion more»

Rock, Paper, Scissors

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2 years 49 weeks ago

I got the idea to do this song, from some students K-5 at the school I work at. They always wanna beat MiztaCuff in "Rock,Paper,Scissors" lol. One day I played at least 100 kiddos and a light came on; what if I could not only make the game a song, but also a dance? And Praise God, because the video is now in the works, and the song is gonna be one of the most catchy tracks this summer. more»

'Rhythm Nation' Uptown Music Collective's Newest Venture

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2 years 49 weeks ago

Following the success of the recent Irish rock tribute “The Unforgettable Fire,” the students of the Uptown Music Collective will once again take the stage of Williamsport’s Community Arts Center this time joining the students of Milissa Augustine Dance Academy in a performance that will integrate dance and live music in a dazzling re-imagination of the iconic sounds, images, and dances of the ene more»

Gospel Music Explosion

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2 years 50 weeks ago

A Gospel Music Explosion at the Lycoming County Fairgrounds in Hughesville on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday May 28 from 1-8 p.m. more»

Uptown Music Collective begins Summer Enrollment

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2 years 50 weeks ago

The Uptown Music Collective, the area’s premier nonprofit school of
music, will be enrolling for the upcoming Summer Semester starting May
9th 2011.The school will be holding their annual Summer Open House on
Saturday, May 14th, from 11am-2pm, at their facilities at 848 West
Fourth Street in Williamsport.  Prospective students will able to tour more»

Bluegrass Band Chester River Runoff at the Bullfrog

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3 years 1 week ago

Many musical groups describe themselves as "a family."  But in the case of Chester River Runoff, it's not a simple cliché. It's an accurate description. For nearly seven years they've been laughing, bickering, and making music together. And you can hear the results Saturday, May 7, 10 p.m. at the Bullfrog Brewery in Williamsport. more»

Uptown Music Collective to hold Annual Spring Recital

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3 years 1 week ago

On Sunday, April 10, the Uptown Music Collective will be holding their Annual Spring Recital. The spring recital, the second of the three recitals the school holds yearly, will feature the school’s students performing a variety of songs that they have learned throughout the semester. more»

The Unforgettable Fire: A Tribute to U2 and Irish Rock

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3 years 4 weeks ago

A full-scale theatrical performance to be presented by the students of the Uptown Music Collective St. Patrick's Day weekend, March 18 and 19 at 7:30, on the beautiful stage of the Community Arts Center in Williamsport. more»

Blair to do Pair of ‘Street Beat’ Shows in Susquehanna Valley

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3 years 6 weeks ago

"Singer at Large" and Rock'n'Roll artist Johnny J. Blair continues his series of "Street Beat" performances in anticipation of his next album, "I Like the Street." He will perform two dates in the Susquehanna Valley: Friday, March 18 at Alabaster Coffee, 410 Pine Street, in Williamsport (6-8pm) and Saturday March 19 at Brews'n'Bytes, 20 Lower Mulberry Street in Danville (6:30-9pm). more»

Blair to Bring 'Street Beat' Series to Lock Haven

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3 years 7 weeks ago

LOCK HAVEN -- "Singer at Large" and Rock'n'Roll artist Johnny J. Blair continues his series of "Street Beat" performances in anticipation of his next album, "I Like the Street." He will perform Friday, March 4th, at Avenue 209 Coffee, 209 Bellefonte Avenue, in Lock Haven. Music starts at 7:00PM. more»

Gentleman Outfit at Bullfrog

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3 years 9 weeks ago

The Gentleman Outfit endeavors to bridge the gap between today's popular music and the pure acoustic roots of rock and roll. A strong foundation of vocal harmony, coupled with the simple marriage of a guitar and a djembe, makes for a unique sound that spans several genres and generations. more»

Blair Continues 'Street Beat' Music Series in Mansfield

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3 years 9 weeks ago

"Singer at Large" and Rock'n'Roll artist Johnny J. Blair continues his series of "Street Beat" performances in anticipation of his next album, "I Like the Street." The recording artist will perform Friday, February 18, at Ten West Espresso Cafe, 23 N. Main Street in Mansfield. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. more»

“The Johnny Cash Experience” coming to Williamsport

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3 years 12 weeks ago

Renowned musician David Stone will perform a benefit concert for Lycoming County United Way at the Community Arts Center, on Saturday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m.
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