Videos

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Watch one-man reggae band George Wesley play ‘Sittin’ and Watchin” as the Small Axe Orchestra

When Wilkes-Barre reggae musician George Wesley isn’t playing with his three-piece jam band, he performs as George Wesley’s Small Axe Orchestra, a solo act that sounds just like a full band thanks to some live looping and pure talent. Local television station ECTV will be airing a full one-hour program next week that was shot […]

 Ken Jones

VIDEO: The Idol Kings discuss upcoming tribute show at the Scranton Cultural Center

Northeastern Pennsylvania tribute act The Idol Kings perform the music of Journey, Tom Petty, and John Mellencamp across the country, but this Saturday, Jan. 17, they’ll be playing right at home at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. The majority of the band’s gigs are out of the area, so NEPA Scene sat […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Title Fight release haunting new music video for ‘Rose of Sharon’

Kingston’s Title Fight has been gearing up for the Feb. 3 release of “Hyperview,” debuting the first music video from the new album, “Chlorine,” last month, and releasing a second video for “Rose of Sharon” today via Pitchfork: Directed by Hannah Roman, the gloomy video contrasts aqua-hued performance clips with footage of a lethargic young […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Graces Downfall – ‘Letter to Lainey’

Scranton’s “alternative rock band with a twist of heavy metal,” Graces Downfall, recently released an official music video for “Letter to Lainey,” a hard-hitting tribute to vocalist Kenneth Norton’s daughter. The track comes from the band’s latest album, “Change. Adjust. Continue.,” which was given 5 out of 5 keystones by NEPA Scene music reviewer Mark […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEOS: The Push perform ‘On Edge’ and ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’

Jimmy Reynolds and Tim McDermott made a triumphant return as The Push at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant on Saturday, Dec. 13, so NEPA Scene was there to grab photos and two videos from the event. With an introduction by bar owner Tom “T” Tell, The Push – featuring Bryan Brophy of An […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Millions March NYC, 12/13/14

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Millions March NYC, 12/13/14

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered at Washington Square Park in New York City and marched to NYPD Headquarters on Saturday, Dec. 13 to demonstrate against police violence and excessive force, sparked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the chokehold of Eric Garner in Staten Island that also led to […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: No Vacancy – ‘Face of This Town’

Local country rock band No Vacancy is working on their sophomore album for release next year, so to give everyone a preview of what’s to come, they’re premiering the title track in a brand new music video exclusively on NEPA Scene. After playing in a three-piece cover band, guitarist/vocalist Jim Kindler and bassist/vocalist Tony Olean […]

 Rich Howells

This collection of retro Christmas music videos by Scranton’s The Push is funnier than an ugly sweater

This collection of retro Christmas music videos by Scranton’s The Push is funnier than an ugly sweater

What better way to prepare for Christmas and a rare live performance from The Push tonight than by watching a collection of their holiday music videos? Years before the satirical Scranton duo released their debut album of ’70s and ’80s-style throwback singles, “Greatest Hits Volume One,” they created a series of annual Christmas videos, offering […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Why do people keep bashing Pennsylvania, especially Scranton?

VIDEO: Why do people keep bashing Pennsylvania, especially Scranton?

It seems like every month or so another online poll or top list is released saying Scranton is a terrible place to live, miserable as hell, or full of ugly accents. Are these criticisms fair and based on actual research or just nasty, classist insults that harm the Electric City and its residents? BBC journalist […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Interview with Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright on the Nay Aug Park holiday light display

Driving through the holiday light display at Nay Aug Park has become an annual tradition for many residents of Scranton and Northeastern Pennsylvania, though they may not realize what goes into the winter wonderland every year. David DeCosmo, a professional broadcaster on radio and TV for over 50 years, interviewed Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright and […]

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