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 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Electric City Music Conference in Scranton, 09/15-16/17

PHOTOS: Electric City Music Conference in Scranton, 09/15-16/17

The Electric City Music Conference continues to be the largest celebration of local music in Northeastern Pennsylvania, hosting over 150 bands from eight states in 11 different venues. Starting on Thursday, Sept. 14 with the Steamtown Music Awards at The V-Spot, the fourth annual conference may have been the best one yet, featuring packed performances […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: 2017 Steamtown Music Awards ceremony in Scranton (with winners list), 09/14/17

PHOTOS: 2017 Steamtown Music Awards ceremony in Scranton (with winners list), 09/14/17

The fourth annual Electric City Music Conference kicked off on Thursday, Sept. 14 with the Steamtown Music Awards at The V-Spot in Scranton, a huge party filled with local musicians of all genres and generations that spilled out into the street and raged long into the night. With red carpet interviews by NEPA Scene and […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Rising Talent at V-Spot in Scranton, Week 1, 09/19/17

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Rising Talent at V-Spot in Scranton, Week 1, 09/19/17

After two years and four seasons of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent wrapped up in the fall of 2016, our unique open mic and talent took a break for almost a year before it was relaunched last week as NEPA Scene Rising Talent at The V-Spot in Scranton on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Week 1 of the […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: John Oliver Scranton train set dedication at Electric City Trolley Museum, 09/22/17

PHOTOS: John Oliver Scranton train set dedication at Electric City Trolley Museum, 09/22/17

Comedian John Oliver proved what a great sense of humor he has by using HBO’s money to build a gigantic train set complete with Scranton landmarks to poke fun at the now-viral Talkback 16 segments regarding new station WNEP-TV’s backyard train so, in return, locals enjoyed the massive joke in a dedication ceremony on Friday, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Greta Van Fleet at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 08/25/17

PHOTOS: Greta Van Fleet at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 08/25/17

Red-hot rockers Greta Van Fleet played a sold-out concert in the intimate Chandelier Lobby of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Aug. 25, straddling the line between classic rock and modern flair during their hour-long set. Often compared to Led Zeppelin, the young Michigan quartet of twins Josh (vocals) and Jake (guitar) Kiszka, […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 08/11-12/17

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 08/11-12/17

Following the deaths of Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks earlier this year, the sixth annual Peach Music Festival on Thursday, Aug. 10 through Sunday, Aug. 13 was the first year without Gregg or The Allman Brothers Band, but their presence was still felt throughout The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Solar eclipse view from Scranton, 08/21/17

PHOTOS: Solar eclipse view from Scranton, 08/21/17

The anticipated solar eclipse wasn’t completely visible from Northeastern Pennsylvania today, but it still inspired local viewing parties and even the release of a new music video from Scranton’s Luna Soltera. While it was the first total solar eclipse visible in the continental United States since 1979, Scranton residents were outside the “path of totality” […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 3 – Drive-By Truckers, Davy Knowles, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and more, 07/30/17

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 3 – Drive-By Truckers, Davy Knowles, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and more, 07/30/17

After covering two days last year, NEPA Scene returned to tackle all three days of the 2017 XPoNential Music Festival in Camden, New Jersey just outside of Philadelphia, home of award-winning radio station WXPN 88.5 FM, the curators of the festival. From Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30, the family-friendly event was held for […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 2 – Strand of Oaks, Charles Bradley, Rhiannon Giddens, and more, 07/29/17

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 2 – Strand of Oaks, Charles Bradley, Rhiannon Giddens, and more, 07/29/17

After covering two days last year, NEPA Scene returned to tackle all three days of the 2017 XPoNential Music Festival in Camden, New Jersey just outside of Philadelphia, home of award-winning radio station WXPN 88.5 FM, the curators of the festival. From Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30, the family-friendly event was held for […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 1 – Wilco, Conor Oberst, Hop Along, Offa Rex, and more, 07/28/17

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 1 – Wilco, Conor Oberst, Hop Along, Offa Rex, and more, 07/28/17

After covering two days last year, NEPA Scene returned to tackle all three days of the 2017 XPoNential Music Festival in Camden, New Jersey just outside of Philadelphia, home of award-winning radio station WXPN 88.5 FM, the curators of the festival. From Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30, the family-friendly event was held for […]