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 NEPA Scene Staff

Grammy-winning folk artist Ray LaMontagne plays acoustic at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 18

Grammy-winning folk artist Ray LaMontagne plays acoustic at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 18

From a press release: After stopping in Hershey last year, it was announced today that Grammy Award-winning folk singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne will bring his Just Passing Through acoustic tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $59.50, $69.50, and $79.50, plus fees, go on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre renames box office with Sundance Vacations partnership

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre renames box office with Sundance Vacations partnership

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center and Sundance Vacations has announced an agreement for a new sponsorship-based partnership through which the Kirby Center’s box office will be named the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. Located in the heart of downtown Wilkes-Barre, the Kirby Center (71 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

GWAR unleashes ‘Gore, Core, Metal, and More’ at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 6

GWAR unleashes ‘Gore, Core, Metal, and More’ at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 6

From a press release: It was announced today that GWAR, the theatrical and gory “Scumdogs of the Universe,” will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on their Gore, Core, Metal, and More Tour with Miss May I and American Sharks on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. “This is the tour you can’t afford […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 2018 venues, performers, and set times across Scranton area

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 2018 venues, performers, and set times across Scranton area

On Sunday night, organizers of the Electric City Music Conference held an announcement party at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill, revealing all the nominees for the upcoming 2018 Steamtown Music Awards on Thursday, Sept. 13 as well as the entire live music schedule at 13 different venues on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15. […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: 2018 Steamtown Music Award nominees announced in 37 categories

EXCLUSIVE: 2018 Steamtown Music Award nominees announced in 37 categories

Last night, the Electric City Music Conference held an announcement party at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant for the third year, revealing all the nominees for the 2018 Steamtown Music Awards, including those in new categories added this year. ECMC producers Joe Caviston and Ken Norton read off all the nominees between live […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Learn how to earn a living in performing arts at free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on July 21

Learn how to earn a living in performing arts at free panel discussion at Scranton Cultural Center on July 21

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture, and Education Council will present a free panel discussion, “Performance for a Living,” in Shopland Hall at the Scranton Cultural Center on Saturday, July 21 from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. The panel features local artists who work in the […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Briggs Farm Blues Festival with Mike Farris, Selwyn Birchwood, National Reserve, and more, 07/07-08/18

PHOTOS: Briggs Farm Blues Festival with Mike Farris, Selwyn Birchwood, National Reserve, and more, 07/07-08/18

After winning a Keeping the Blues Alive Award from the Blues Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee last year, the Briggs Farm Blues Festival proved once again why it’s deserving of those accolades at its 21st annual event on Thursday, July 5 through Sunday, July 8. With perfect weather and a strong lineup showcasing the diversity of […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre pop punk band Stay Loud shouts ‘FCK YRSLF’ before last Warped Tour

SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre pop punk band Stay Loud shouts ‘FCK YRSLF’ before last Warped Tour

With the Vans Warped Tour rolling into Pennsylvania for the final time this month, Wilkes-Barre pop punk/alternative rock band Stay Loud is appropriately releasing a very punk rock song called “FCK YRSLF” as they prepare to play Warped for the first and, unfortunately, last time as tour ends its 24-year run. Premiering exclusively on NEPA […]

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Legendary Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons return to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 14

Legendary Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons return to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 14

From a press release: After selling out the venue last year, it was announced today that Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. as part of the Wells Fargo Concerts and Comedy series. Tickets, which are $69, $89, and $125, […]

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New Lackawanna Arts Weekend hopes to attract tourists to downtown Scranton Aug. 3-5

New Lackawanna Arts Weekend hopes to attract tourists to downtown Scranton Aug. 3-5

From a press release: With Lackawanna County and ScrantonMade’s Lackawanna Arts Festival (formerly Arts on the Square) joining the First Friday art walk and the annual Scranton Jazz Festival this year to form the new Lackawanna Arts Weekend on Friday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 5, organizers are hoping the partnership will encourage tourists to […]

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