Musicians in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
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MiZAcoustic/ Americana / Roots Rock
MiZ is an Americana / Roots Rock artist from Northeast Pennsylvania known for masterful guitar playing, well-crafted songwriting, and powerful and energetic live performances. Mike Mizwinski, better known simply as MiZ has been privileged to play out since the age of 15. He has opened for acts like Jason Isbell, The Wallflowers, Blues Traveler, Derek Trucks, America, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Shawn Colvin, Leon Russell, Chris Isaak, Peter Wolf, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Jackie Greene, Railroad Earth and many more. MiZ is two time winner of the tri-state indie award for "acoustic artist of the year' and is currently on tour promoting his second studio album 'A Year Ago Today'. MiZ has been traveling the US and beyond for over ten years. His first touring gig was with jazz fusion titans- Gongzilla, then he moved on to play in bluegrass, folk, country and blues bands before finally starting his own group and recording his first record- East Hope Avenue in 2011. Since then MiZ has played from LA to NYC, Austin to Nashville, Berlin Germany to Northern Canada, including slots at SXSW, Peach Music Festival (4 years), Gathering of the Vibes, and many many more.
Dustin Douglas & The Electric GentlemenBlues-Rock Power Trio Solo Acoustic Performance
Capturing the vibe of late 60’s and 70's blues-laced rock-n-roll, Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania’s premier power blues-rock trio, Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen mix retro-style and groove a-la (Jimi Hendrix Experience, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Bonamassa, ZZ Top) for a lightning charged, vintage style all their own. Dustin is also available as a solo act, and his rate will vary. Message to inquire. Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen also perform a Stevie Ray Vaughan Retrospective.
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).
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.
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.
Patrick McGlynnSinger/Songwriter playing all the classics
Scranton, Pennsylvania, singer-songwriter Patrick McGlynn draws influence from a wide range of music to produce an Americana Indie Rock sound. Influences include: Bruce Springsteen, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Smashing Pumpkins, Jonathan Richman, Weezer, The Band, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jimi Hendrix, Parliament Funkadelic, Talking Heads, Tom Petty
Adam founded the band SUZE in the summer of 2007. SUZE has spent years crafting a sound that blends the fluidity of jazz, with the contagious rhythms of funk and the power of vintage blues rock and roll. The result is a musical entity unique to itself.