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NEPA electronic artists team up to form Spectre and release debut album ‘Jam the Transmission’

NEPA electronic artists team up to form Spectre and release debut album ‘Jam the Transmission’

From a press release: Newly formed Northeastern Pennsylvania electronic group Spectre will release their debut album, “Jam the Transmission,” on March 18. The duo consists of local powerhouses Quoth and The Gary Goblins and was born in June of 2016 when the two had an impromptu jam session that spawned their debut album, a perfect […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Rock band Saliva will play Live and Unplugged at The Leonard in Scranton on April 14

EXCLUSIVE: Rock band Saliva will play Live and Unplugged at The Leonard in Scranton on April 14

From a press release: It was announced today exclusively through NEPA Scene that platinum-selling alternative rock band Saliva will take their Live and Unplugged Tour to The Leonard Theater in downtown Scranton on Friday, April 14 at 7 p.m. The event at The Leonard (335 Adams Ave., Scranton) is 18+ and 21+ to drink. Tickets, […]

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Annual NEPA Poker Open returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre April 23-29

Annual NEPA Poker Open returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre April 23-29

From a press release: Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre will welcome spring with its annual NEPA Poker Open, a week-long series capped off by the $550 main event on Saturday, April 29. Bringing back the ultimate local poker experience, the NEPA Poker Open will take place in the Mohegan Sun Pocono Poker Room and run […]

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Due to Winter Storm Stella, Stomp reschedules Wilkes-Barre performances for Nov. 9-10

Due to Winter Storm Stella, Stomp reschedules Wilkes-Barre performances for Nov. 9-10

From a press release: Due to the severity of Winter Storm Stella, combined with the production and travel needs of the touring company, this week’s performances of Stomp at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16 have both been rescheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. and […]

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Iconic ’70s rockers Three Dog Night play at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on June 11

Iconic ’70s rockers Three Dog Night play at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on June 11

From a press release: Legendary rock music icons Three Dog Night will play many of their chart-topping hits for “One” night only at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Sunday, June 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $38, $48, and $58, are on sale now and available through the Sherman Theater box office (524 […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Nominations for 2017 Steamtown Music Awards now open, new categories added

EXCLUSIVE: Nominations for 2017 Steamtown Music Awards now open, new categories added

From a press release: Nominations for the 2017 Steamtown Music Awards are open from now until Thursday, June 15. The public can nominate their favorite acts for the fourth annual local music awards ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14 and serve as the opening ceremony for the Electric City Music Conference. Nominations […]

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Rita’s holds 25th annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

Rita’s holds 25th annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

From a press release: Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian ice concept with more than 600 stores in 30 states and five countries, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway on Monday, March 20 and, in its honor, welcomes back another springtime favorite, Peeps Italian […]

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NEPA Design Collective throws bowling fundraiser at Idle Hour Lanes in Dickson City on March 18

NEPA Design Collective throws bowling fundraiser at Idle Hour Lanes in Dickson City on March 18

The NEPA Design Collective, a new group formed to build and support a community of Northeastern Pennsylvania-based designers, creatives, and makers, will be holding their first fundraiser, a bowling event called Rise & Bowl, on Saturday, March 18. Registration at Idle Hour Lanes (2008 Scranton Carbondale Hwy., Dickson City) is at 11:30 a.m., and supporters […]

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Blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ collaborate at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 10

Blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ collaborate at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 10

From a press release: It was announced today that the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will host a special collaborative concert featuring Grammy Award-winning blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ on Thursday, Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. Billed as TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band, this special concert event will feature Taj […]

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New Scranton theatre company Common Play Factory premieres original play ‘White Matter Surplus’ on March 26

New Scranton theatre company Common Play Factory premieres original play ‘White Matter Surplus’ on March 26

From a press release: Scranton will see itself on stage on Sunday, March 26 when the Common Play Factory presents the premiere production of “White Matter Surplus,” a new play by city resident Alicia Grega. A staged reading of an earlier version of the play was presented at The Vintage Theater in November 2013. Set […]