Music

 Rich Howells

Title Fight throws first hometown show in 2 years on Thanksgiving Eve in Nanticoke

Title Fight throws first hometown show in 2 years on Thanksgiving Eve in Nanticoke

Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight has been very busy since signing with Anti- Records and releasing their third album, “Hyperview,” back in February, reaching new heights of fame and touring consistently throughout 2015. Other than a brief, stripped-down record release show on Feb. 3 at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, the band hasn’t held […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country music superstar and ‘The Voice’ coach Blake Shelton performs in Wilkes-Barre on March 18

Country music superstar and ‘The Voice’ coach Blake Shelton performs in Wilkes-Barre on March 18

From a press release: Blake Shelton, the reigning five-time CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and coach of NBC’s hit show “The Voice,” will hit the road in February 2016 with special guest Chris Janson. The tour will stop at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, March 18 at 7:30 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton benefit concert with eclectic local lineup helps conserve Lackawanna River on Nov. 6

Scranton benefit concert with eclectic local lineup helps conserve Lackawanna River on Nov. 6

From a press release: The Lackawanna River Corridor Association will be raising money for the local environment on Friday, Nov. 6 with the Rock ‘N the River benefit concert, featuring a diverse lineup of many well-known Northeastern Pennsylvania musicians. The event will be held in the ballroom of the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center (100 […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Dr. Dog at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem, 09/25/15

PHOTOS: Dr. Dog at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem, 09/25/15

The Yuengling Summer Concert Series at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem that was opened by Cake in July was brought to a close on Friday, Sept. 25 with a solid performance by Philadelphia indie rock band Dr. Dog, marking the band’s only regional appearance on their current tour. The celebrated group has released nine […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Theatrical NEPA punk rock band Psycho Nurse reunites after 30 years in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 24

Theatrical NEPA punk rock band Psycho Nurse reunites after 30 years in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 24

From a press release: Just when you thought it was safe… Psycho Nurse the band is back for their 30th anniversary reunion and the launch of their Mid-Life Crisis Tour, featuring 99 percent of the original founding members! Head Nurse Roxie, Dr. D. Raper, Nurse Raven Madd, Dr. BB Arthur, Nurse Ricki Rachett, Dr. Robbie, […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Clarks Summit singer/songwriter Mat Burke

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Clarks Summit singer/songwriter Mat Burke

Every week of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, our free open mic and talent competition at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, we feature a quick Q&A with the latest audience vote winner, which was Clarks Summit singer/songwriter Mat Burke on Sept. 29. The weekly winner receives $50 in cash, courtesy of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 5, 09/29/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 5, 09/29/15

Another newcomer to NEPA Scene’s Got Talent came in to Thirst T’s Bar & Grill unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 29 and swept the audience vote with an animated performance that mixed earnest folk rock with the boundless energy of punk music. Currently a Clarks Summit resident, Mat Burke has taken his act around the country, […]

 Neil Prisco

IN THE OFFICE: Ed Randazzo – West Pittston blues/roots rock singer/songwriter

IN THE OFFICE: Ed Randazzo – West Pittston blues/roots rock singer/songwriter

On Tuesdays, WVIA partners with NEPA Scene to bring you In the Office, a brand new online music series shot in an actual office space at WVIA’s home in Pittston. Featuring original musicians from Northeastern Pennsylvania, the series includes a full live performance video, streaming songs, photos, and an interview that’s exclusive to NEPA Scene. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Camp out one last time this year at the Fall Out musical festival in Weatherly on Oct. 16-17

Camp out one last time this year at the Fall Out musical festival in Weatherly on Oct. 16-17

From a press release: It’s officially fall, which means the first-ever two-day, two-stage Fall Out camping concert is right around the corner. One Koast Entertainment, known for the Jam at the Dam, will present Fall Out on Friday, Oct. 16 and Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Flying Aces Campground in Weatherly, featuring 24 acts from […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Halloween-themed rock/metal festival Hallowfest haunting Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Oct. 24

Halloween-themed rock/metal festival Hallowfest haunting Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Oct. 24

From a press release: A brand new Halloween-themed rock/metal outdoor festival called Hallowfest has been announced for Saturday, Oct. 24 at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, featuring music, art, food, and more. Organized by Jess Meoni, who also founded the Scranton Zine Fest and GRRRLS Night open mic, the event is free and open to […]