Rich Howells

Summer Airwaves brings live music and skateboarding to Montage Waterpark in Scranton on July 29

Summer Airwaves brings live music and skateboarding to Montage Waterpark in Scranton on July 29

Separate from and a little bit different than the popular Adult Swim Night series at Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton, a special event called Summer Airwaves on July 29 will be the only Saturday night after-hours event in the waterpark all summer long, featuring live music, skateboarding, and food and drink specials. From 5 p.m.-11 […]

 Rich Howells

Linkin Park and Blink-182 cancel Hershey concert after death of Chester Bennington

Linkin Park and Blink-182 cancel Hershey concert after death of Chester Bennington

Following the death of frontman Chester Bennington, Linkin Park has canceled all upcoming tour dates, including the “Welcome to Blinkin Park” shows with Blink-182 at Citi Field in New York City on Friday, July 28 and Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey on Sunday, July 30. Late last night, Hersheypark Stadium confirmed the cancellation on Facebook: We […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Jam band-inspired artist and illustrator Patrick Kwiatkowski of Jeweled Moon

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Jam band-inspired artist and illustrator Patrick Kwiatkowski of Jeweled Moon

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page on […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with GWAR, Anti-Flag, Valient Thorr, Big D, and Silverstein at Warped Tour in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with GWAR, Anti-Flag, Valient Thorr, Big D, and Silverstein at Warped Tour in Scranton

On Monday, July 10, NEPA Scene conducted interviews at the 2017 Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton that streamed live on our Facebook page all day while photographer Keith Perks shot some amazing photos. For those who missed our conversations, all five interviews with popular national touring acts are presented […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 acoustic songs by Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 acoustic songs by Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street

Last week during the live recording of Episode 17 of the NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, local rock band Vine Street opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of two of their original songs – “Mad Mad Woman” and “XOXO.” They can be watched on YouTube […]

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SONG PREMIERE: Scranton’s Patrick McGlynn plans beach getaway with ‘In the Waves’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton’s Patrick McGlynn plans beach getaway with ‘In the Waves’

The last time NEPA Scene heard from Scranton singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn, he released a satirical Christmas song called “Why Can’t Santa Be the President?” following a contentious election season. Now, with summer in full swing, he’s taking it easier with a lighter tune called “In the Waves” that sounds like it was inspired by a […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street and the Sunset Sessions open mic

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street and the Sunset Sessions open mic

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page on […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: 20th annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival in Nescopeck, 07/08/17

PHOTOS: 20th annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival in Nescopeck, 07/08/17

Earning a Keeping the Blues Alive Award from the Blues Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee earlier this year, the Briggs Farm Blues Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary on Thursday, July 6 through Sunday, July 9. Bringing 10,000 blues fans each year to the scenic hills of Nescopeck, the festival has featured over 130 artists from all […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Live drumming demonstration by Olyphant drummer and teacher Chris Langan

EXCLUSIVE: Live drumming demonstration by Olyphant drummer and teacher Chris Langan

To open Episode 16 of the NEPA Scene Podcast, Olyphant drummer Chris Langan offered to show off his skills a bit with an improvised drumming demonstration to set up our conversation about his work. Langan is the drummer for LondonForce, Dani-elle, Grant Williams, Tribes, and other local bands as well as a drum teacher and […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: ‘Behind the Beat’ with Olyphant drummer and teacher Chris Langan

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: ‘Behind the Beat’ with Olyphant drummer and teacher Chris Langan

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page on […]

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