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979X Marks the Spot

979X Marks the Spot

Sat. March 2: 11:30am (Main Street, Pittston) – Pittston St Patrick’s Day Parade Sun. March 10: 2:00pm (Wilkes Barre Public Square) – Wilkes Barre St Patrick’s Day Parade Sun. April 14: 1-3pm (Chacko’s Family Bowling Center, Wilkes-Barre) – Rock n Radio Bowl Tues. April 16 & Wed. April 17: 8am-2:30pm (Mohegan Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre) –JA INSPIRE…MORE

Text To Win Dropkick Murphys Tickets!

Text To Win Dropkick Murphys Tickets!

DROPKICK MURPHYS MARCH 8TH | BRYCE JORDAN CENTER Dropkick Murphys  proudly  remain  Boston’s  rock  ‘n’  roll  underdogs  turned  champions.  Since  1996,  the  boys  have created the kind of music that’s meant to be chanted at last call, in packed arenas, and during the fourth quarter, third period,  or  ninth  inning  of a comeback rally. Their…MORE

Win Sum 41 Tickets!

Win Sum 41 Tickets!

SUM 41 MAY 8TH | SANTANDER ARENA Two-time Juno Award winners Sum 41 rode the crest of the nu-metal wave in the early 2000s with a catchy blend of punk, rap and metal elements woven into their music. They were able to pinpoint some of the most infectious characteristics of popular genres and meld them…MORE

Insta Free Friday

Insta Free Friday

Insta Free Friday Follow us on Instagram (@979XROCKS) for your chance to score some sweet prizes each Friday! From CDs to guitars, you’ll never know what to expect until you get over to Instagram and hit that follow button! Seriously… what are you waiting for?! For official rules, click here!MORE

Mammoth WVH

Mammoth WVH

MAMMOTH WVH MAY 4TH | WIND CREEK EVENT CENTER First impressions last a lifetime. Wolfgang Van Halen has prepared a lifetime to make his first impression. The songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist worked tirelessly towards the introduction of MAMMOTH [Explorer1], his self-titled 2021 debut album. Playing every instrument and singing each and every note, his music…MORE

979X Presents Nothing More

979X Presents Nothing More

NOTHING MORE MAY 10TH | WIND CREEK EVENT CENTER Rising nu metal act Nothing More continue to breathe new life into the genre with their sonically innovative production, virtuosic musicianship, and heart-pounding performances. In just a few short years the band has logged more than 500 shows, and it shows, each one an adrenaline-filled affair…MORE

Lamb Of God

Lamb Of God

LAMB OF GOD AUG 8TH | SANTANDER ARENA Across their career Lamb Of God grew from basement shows and grimy DIY venues to headline arenas. The New Wave of American Heavy Metal architects earned a reverence akin to musical forefathers (and road companions) Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth. “For millions of headbangers, Lamb Of God are…MORE

Win In This Moment Tickets!

Win In This Moment Tickets!

IN THIS MOMENT MAY 25TH | WIND CREEK EVENT CENTER In certain serendipitous cases, a band’s name perfectly encapsulates their essence, and heavy metal rockers In This Moment are a case in point – the sheer power and immediacy Maria Brink’s vocals make it difficult to be anywhere else. Simultaneously vulnerable and snarling, Brink’s emotional…MORE

979X Presents Breaking Benjamin

979X Presents Breaking Benjamin

BREAKING BENJAMIN MARCH 21ST | WIND CREEK EVENT CENTER Breaking Benjamin are no strangers to the upper echelons of the rock charts. Since bursting onto the scene with 2002’s Saturate, the band has amassed an impressive string of mainstream rock radio hits, with ten songs hitting #1, numerous platinum and multi-platinum songs and albums, 8.5 billion…MORE

WWE Smackdown

WWE Smackdown

WWE SMACKDOWN MAY 10TH | MOHEGAN SUN ARENA The WWE is the world’s largest wrestling promotion corporation. Founded by Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt in 1953 as Capitol Wrestling Corporation, the organization now hosts more than 500 events per year across the globe. In 1982, McMahon’s grandson Vincent K. McMahon bought Capitol Wrestling and was…MORE

Incubus

Incubus

INCUBUS AUG. 27TH | WELLS FARGO CENTER Official Rules for Enter to Win INCUBUS Tickets 2-6 to 2-9MORE

Zakk Wylde’s Berzerkus

Zakk Wylde’s Berzerkus

ZAKK WYLDE’S BERZERKUS SEPT. 14TH | POCONOS PARK BERZERKUS lineup also includes Clutch, Rival Sons, Black Stone Cherry and tributes to Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Iron Maiden Festivities will include a curated car show, strongman competition, arm wrestling competition, craft beer fest and tasting, battle of the bands competition to win prizes, Ride For Dime…MORE

The Black Crowes

The Black Crowes

THE BLACK CROWES MAY 3RD | WIND CREEK EVENT CENTER The Black Crowes are leaving the bullshit in the past. 15 years after their last album of original music, the Robinson Brothers present Happiness Bastards – their 10th studio album. Some may say the project has been several tumultuous years in the making, but we argue it’s…MORE

Thirty Seconds To Mars

Thirty Seconds To Mars

THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS AUG 14TH | FREEDOM MORTGAGE PAVILION Thirty Seconds to Mars began as a musical outlet for brothers Jared and Shannon Leto in 1998, and the pair have remained the core of the experimental rock group throughout its existence. The band released their self-titled debut album in 2002 and broke onto the…MORE

Green Day

Green Day

GREEN DAY AUG 10TH | HERSHEYRPARK STADIUM Green Day redefined punk rock in a post-grunge world. Rising from the Bay Area punk scene in 1987, the band released several EPs before coalescing into their long-standing lineup of vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tré Cool. The trio shared the independent…MORE

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden

IRON MAIDEN NOV 1ST, 2024 | WELLS FARGO CENTER Iron Maiden are one of the most formative bands to establish the heavy metal genre in the ’80s. Formed in 1975 in East London, the band underwent several personnel changes before releasing their self-titled debut in 1980. Iron Maiden’s sophomore effort, 1981’s Killers, was the first to…MORE

Limp Bizkit

Limp Bizkit

LIMP BIZKIT JULY 26TH | BETHEL WOODS CENTER FOR THE ARTS Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal/rap metal/rap rock band from Jacksonville, Florida. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst (lead vocals), Sam Rivers (bass, backing vocals), John Otto (drums, percussion), DJ Lethal (turntables), and Wes Borland (guitars, vocals). Their music is marked by Durst’s angry…MORE

Aaron Lewis

Aaron Lewis

AARON LEWIS MARCH 29TH | WIND CREEK EVENT CENTER Aaron Lewis grew up in Springfield, Vermont, listening to his grandparents’ country 8-tracks. Those roots inspired the multi-platinum Staind founder to return to his origins for the #1 Billboard Country Album debut Town Line and Sinner, as well as Billboard’s #1 Hot Country Song debut “Am I The Only One,” only the 9th time…MORE

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