String Fling Returns to the Scranton Cultural Center on April 8 Featuring an All Acoustic Evening with Mike Miz & Good Company!

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The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple announces a retooled String Fling, offering an all-acoustic evening with Mike Miz on April 8 at 7 PM. This is a one-night stop from Nashville for Mike Miz, who hasn’t performed in NEPA since the fall.

Since signing with 3 Electric Records, Mike Miz has been gaining speed with such new single releases as “Virginia” and “High for Now.” As described by Rolling Stone Magazine, the song “Virginia” is a “monster of a jam rocker that like the Stones did decades before him, pins an irresistible melody to one of Rock’s most pined after three syllable names.”

Along with Michael Borowski on piano and Stephen Kurtz on upright bass, Miz will bring an old-time country Americana feel to his set similar to what audiences might see in Nashville.

The remaining lineup includes star-studded locals such as Bret Alexander (The Badlees) joined by friends Tim & Rob Husty, AJ Jump and special guest, Ellie Rose. Bret is also no stranger to large-scale touring and recording success with many years with the Badlees whose nationally acclaimed hits are “Angeline is Coming Home,” “Fear of Falling” and “Gwendolyn.”

Roy Williams (South Side Five, Bog Swing, Fiddle Tamers, Human Hands) will be accompanied by Shawn Caden as they debut their new duo, Big Leaf; with music made for guitar and mandolin.

Opening the show is one of the region’s favorite singers/songwriters and storytellers, Dave Brown (Dishonest Fiddlers) who recently moved to the Harrisburg area.

The program is designed to be a special intimate “unplugged” version of some of the area’s favorite rockers as they perform mixed sets of original music, folklore and more.

The concert will take place in the Scranton Cultural Center’s Shopland Hall on the fourth floor at 7:00 p.m. with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Seating is general admission and tickets are $28.25 in advance and $38.25 day of show. Both cabaret-style seating and bench seating will be available. Tickets can be purchased at the Fidelity Bank Box Office at the SCC in person or by calling (570) 344-1111, or via Ticketmaster.

String Fling is sponsored by Toyota of Scranton, UGI Utilities, Inc., The Hilton Scranton & Conference Center and LT Verrastro. It is supported by Lackawanna County and the PA Council on the Arts.

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The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple’s 2021-2022 Season is sponsored by Fidelity Bank and LT Verrastro and supported by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Lackawanna County Office of Arts and Culture, and Commissioners Jerry Notarianni, Debi Dominick, Esq. and Chris Chermak. A special thank you to its media partners: Access NEPA, Allied Services, Audacy, Citizens’ Voice, Lamar Advertising, MAC Signs, The Times-Tribune, Times Shamrock Communications and Eyewitness News – WBRE/WYOU –