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 NEPA Scene Staff

Metal band Jinjer comes from Ukraine to Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Aug. 1

Metal band Jinjer comes from Ukraine to Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Aug. 1

From a press release: After opening for both Cradle of Filth and Arch Enemy earlier this year, Ukrainian metal band Jinjer will perform at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Wednesday, Aug. 1 as one of their only North American shows this summer. Following their Philadelphia stop at Kung Fu Necktie on Tuesday, […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton’s Motionless In White revisits Montage Mountain to recall Warped Tour memories

As the final Vans Warped Tour makes it way to Scranton, many local fans are reminiscing about the “good old days” of the annual touring festival, a period of time that varies depending on what generation they’re from. Everyone can probably agree, however, that it was a special event unlike any other, allowing kids to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

San Francisco folk band Front Country plays free concert at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on June 20

San Francisco folk band Front Country plays free concert at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on June 20

From a press release: The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe will present its first-ever Hump Day Party on Wednesday, June 20 at 7 p.m. with the progressive folk pop music of Front Country. Known for their live appearances at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Merlefest, Rockygrass, Wintergrass, Bristol Rhythm and Roots Festival, Anchorage Folk […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces Blinded Passenger reunion and 30 more acts

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces Blinded Passenger reunion and 30 more acts

From a press release: Scranton indie rock favorites Blinded Passenger will reunite at the fifth annual Electric City Music Conference after a two-year hiatus. While vocalist Patrick McGlynn and drummer Steve Werner often collaborate on acoustic solo and side projects, the reunion will bring the full band back together. “Reunions are always fun, so I […]

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VIDEO: F.M. Kirby Center Executive Director Will Beekman receives EPIC Award as Rocky Balboa

VIDEO: F.M. Kirby Center Executive Director Will Beekman receives EPIC Award as Rocky Balboa

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce has announced the honorees for the 2018 EPIC Awards (Extraordinary People Inspiring Community), which take place tonight at 5 p.m. at the Wyoming Seminary Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston, presented by Wells Fargo. The Innovator the Year Award, sponsored by Penn State Wilkes-Barre, […]

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Country star Lee Ann Womack sings at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 18

Country star Lee Ann Womack sings at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 18

From a press release: Grammy Award-winning country singer/songwriter Lee Ann Womack, known for hits like “I Hope You Dance,” “The Fool,” and “You’ve Got to Talk to Me,” will perform in the Keystone Grand Ballroom of Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices, which start at $39, go […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Balladeer Engelbert Humperdinck returns to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 19

Balladeer Engelbert Humperdinck returns to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 19

From a press release: After celebrating 50 years of music there last year, legendary English balladeer Engelbert Humperdinck – known for hits like “Release Me,” “The Last Waltz,” “A Man Without Love,” “After the Lovin’,” and “This Moment in Time” – will return to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on The Man I Want to […]

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Country music pioneer and actor Dwight Yoakam plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 5

Country music pioneer and actor Dwight Yoakam plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 5

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning country singer, songwriter, musician, and actor Dwight Yoakam will be perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $59.50, $69.50, and $89.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, June 15 at 10 […]

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Theatrical heavy metal band Ghost appears at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 5

Theatrical heavy metal band Ghost appears at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 5

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning Swedish heavy metal band Ghost will bring A Pale Tour Named Death to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $37.75, $49.75, $59.75, and $75, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, June 15 at […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Manchester Orchestra, Kevin Devine, and Half Waif at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 06/05/18

PHOTOS: Manchester Orchestra, Kevin Devine, and Half Waif at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 06/05/18

Atlanta indie rockers Manchester Orchestra made their mark on the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Tuesday, June 5 as part of their A Black Mile to the Surface Tour, named after their latest album released nearly a year ago, with support by Brooklyn singer/songwriters Kevin Devine and Half Waif. While spanning their career, Manchester Orchestra’s […]

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