Bands & Ensembles in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Wanna hire a rockstar? Yea you do... or maybe you don’t and are just looking for a Jazz singer (BTW, we think Jazz soloists are total rockstars). No matter the genre or style, the Special Guest band category will not disappoint. Scroll through our talent to book the perfect entertainment for your next big bash (or intimate cocktail party).
Brendan Brisk Blues BandHigh energy 60’s style Blues, Jazz, Funk N’ Soul
The Brendan Brisk Blues Band performs high energy blues covers and funky/soulful original music. Reminiscent of 60’s acts such as Jimi Hendrix and Cream, it’s psychedelic rock music sure to keep your eyes wide! Brendan Brisk also performs solo acoustic for a more intimate setting.
Jordan Ramirez MusicSoul | r&b | Funk
Jordan Ramirez is a singer-songwriter from Kingston, PA, currently fronting the touring Soul/Jazz R&B/Funk five-piece, Jordan Ramirez & The Tribe. "combines elements of hip-hop and soul...unique sound" (Alan K. Stout, the570.com). "...[Jordan] captivated the room with [a] soulful voice and [an] original guitar style" -- (Matt Mattei, Times Leader).
Rj ScoutonAmerican Country Artist and Songwriter
Brought up as an outdoorsman RJ listened to artists such as Alabama, Tim McGraw, and Garth Brooks. Music such as this sparked his interest and influenced him to become a singer/ songwriter. Growing up in NEPA, RJ was raised on country and classic rock. As a teenager, RJ became obsessed with grunge and bands like Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, and Sound Garden. He always seemed to find himself going back to country music and and officially turned Country after opening for Aaron Tippin in 2015. RJ's musical journey led him to perform on stages such as Turning Stone Casino, Bloomsburg State Fair, Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino and Luzerne County Fair. In 2015, he won Battle Of The Bands with Stealing Neil, 2017 Steamtown Music Awards Country Artist Of The Year. RJ has opened for Morgan Frazier (The Voice) and Country Music Charts Topper Walker Hayes. Admired for his unique vocal style and energetic stage presence, RJ Scouton continued to recieve attention from Aaron Tippins team and was invited to Nashville where he recorded his album Wreck My Head with Nashville audio engineer legend Ricky Scruggs. RJ's albums Moonlight Kisses, Makes You Fall and Wreck My Head, landed him his first television debut where RJ performed live for over 150,000 viewers! RJ is now working with MMK Entertainment & Publishing (Subsidiary record label with major distribution through Universal Music Group) RJ Scouton is ready to take this name countrywide! You will love what you hear on the record…just wait until you see him perform live!
Frank MarcinkowskiSolo Acoustic Musician
Love to play Classic and 90's Rock, as well as some reggae (Tom Petty, Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam, Dirty Heads and Sublime). I perform alone playing guitar and singing. I've also played in bands in the area for many years, most recently as a part of popular duo Cruise Control.
Beckwith BakerFumbling fingers find a tune, a little light music to set the mood
Beckwith's smooth grooves and rhythmic riffs feel like the sun on your skin while sipping a cold one. His covers will take you back to a place you love to remember, while his originals will bring you to new grounds. His live performaces offer "something for everyone." His musical styles range from crooning with burlesque troops, bumming and strumming at the beach, to raising hairs with is powerful pipes. His multi-incrementalism pared with his looping create a "one man band," something you have to see and hear to believe.
Peterson Brothers BandAll the musicians that paved the way!
Led by Glenn Jr., 21 and Alex, 19, the Peterson Brothers have toured throughout the United States, and had the opportunity to play with and open for the likes of Gary Clark Jr., Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Buddy Guy, the late B.B. King and other musical greats. They have also played festivals throughout the U.S., including the Chicago Blues Festival, Minnesota State Fair, Riverbend Festival, Austin City Limits Festival, Ogden Roots and Blues, King Biscuit Festival, Old Settler’s Music Fest, Kerrville Folk Festival, Lancaster Blues & Roots, Allentown Blues, Brews & Barbecue, and many more. With a standing room only weekly residency at Austin’s famed music hall, The Continental Club, the Peterson Brothers have been referred to as, “The future of Austin music” by Mark Murray of Sun Radio, and “Some of the most talented musicians I have seen come out of Austin” by Jamfeed.
Young LionBlend of Roots, Rock, and Reggae
Wilkes Barre, PA
Young Lion began playing together for Sarah Street Grill’s George Wesley Tribute Night in December 2016 in Stroudsburg, PA. Chris Condel and Lion Sanford were George’s bandmates, and Jamie Zaleski (of the Southside Bandits) fronted the band for most of the tribute night. They decided to keep working together, and have since added a few more members including Brian Green on rhythm/lead guitar and Howard “Chinna” Chang on Percussion/Hand Drums to round out their sound.