Rich Howells

‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast performs at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 22

‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast performs at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 22

Local fans of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” won’t have to wait until October to see the cult film on the big screen again – the Sweet Translucent Dreams shadow cast, who regularly perform in Bethlehem and Emmaus, will bring their live show to the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, July 22. […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton VegFest is canceled before its first-ever event at Co-op Farmers Market

Scranton VegFest is canceled before its first-ever event at Co-op Farmers Market

After being announced in February, the first Scranton VegFest has been canceled a little over a month before its inaugural event. Set for Sunday, Aug. 13 at the Co-op Farmers Market in Scranton, the festival planned to not only feature vegetarian and vegan food, but all aspects of that lifestyle, including physical fitness and health, […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Nightlife, BeatTeks, and the music scene with DJ Hersh

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Nightlife, BeatTeks, and the music scene with DJ Hersh

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

New Ink & Arms Tattoo and Gun Expo coming to Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-12

New Ink & Arms Tattoo and Gun Expo coming to Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-12

After holding its second annual event in Wilmington, North Carolina earlier this month, it has been announced that the Ink & Arms Tattoo and Gun Expo is coming to The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre for the first time on Friday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 12. Organized by Good Time Tricycle Productions, Ink & Arms […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: The music and friendships of Scranton metal band Behind the Grey

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: The music and friendships of Scranton metal band Behind the Grey

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

Headlining band and fans fall ill after virus outbreak at Pennsylvania music festival

Headlining band and fans fall ill after virus outbreak at Pennsylvania music festival

Attendees of the sixth annual Mad Tea Party Jam last weekend have plenty to be mad about after fans, staff, and even the headlining band fell ill due to what may be a norovirus outbreak at an outdoor venue in Artemas, Pennsylvania. After organizers of the music festival contacted the Pennsylvania Center of Epidemiology and […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton’s Peach Music Festival adds to 2017 lineup, including all-star Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks tribute

VIDEO: Scranton’s Peach Music Festival adds to 2017 lineup, including all-star Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks tribute

Back in February, the sixth annual Peach Music Festival announced its initial artist lineup, including My Morning Jacket, Widespread Panic, Joe Bonamassa, Gov’t Mule & Friends, and Lettuce featuring Chaka Khan, playing on Thursday, Aug. 10 through Sunday, Aug. 13. Today, the festival, held every year at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and the Montage […]

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VIDEO: Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw play NPR Tiny Desk Concert

VIDEO: Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw play NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Not many musicians get the opportunity to play an NPR Tiny Desk Concert, an intimate, often stripped-down show performed at the desk of “All Songs Considered” host Bob Boilen in Washington, D.C. Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw, fresh from the release of their new album, “Spin,” can now count themselves among the chosen few […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Scranton theatre goes global with actors Conor O’Brien and Simone Daniel

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Scranton theatre goes global with actors Conor O’Brien and Simone Daniel

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

VIDEO PREMIERE: Rappers Aayu and King Magnetic show Pennsylvania pride in ‘State I’m In’

Once a hardcore punk musician, Bucks County indie rapper Aayu embraced hip-hip in 2007 and hasn’t looked back since. No matter what style of music Mark Ciccone created over the years, however, it was always made with a love for his hometown roots, which has never been more evident than in the new music video […]