Music

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch a video of the creative chaos of Synaesthesia Social’s private Synaesthetic Birthday Celebration

In celebration of Synaesthesia Social founder Ted Michalowski‘s birthday, he held a private Synaesthetic Birthday Celebration at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton on Sunday, Feb. 8, but if you missed it, don’t feel left out – NEPA Scene has your invitation right here. Before its premiere on Monday, Feb. 16 on local television station […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Dorothy Stone and Ori Dagan go ‘GaGa for Gershwin’ on Valentine’s Day in Hawley

Dorothy Stone and Ori Dagan go ‘GaGa for Gershwin’ on Valentine’s Day in Hawley

From a press release: On Saturday, Feb. 14 at 8 p.m., Harmony Presents invites audiences and couples to be thrilled and enchanted by some of the greatest music of our times in a touring show called “GaGa for Gershwin.” “We’re thrilled to welcome back two of our star performers, Dorothy Stone, a cross continental critically […]

 Cory Wolff

PUTTING IN WORK: Old record deals and even older tricks musicians should avoid

PUTTING IN WORK: Old record deals and even older tricks musicians should avoid

Last week, I was in a meeting and we were talking about record companies and their contracts, and someone brought up the documentary “Artifact.” It follows the band 30 Seconds to Mars as they get sued by their record label, EMI. I’ve heard about it before and knew what it was about, but I never […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: The Menzingers party like Scranton natives in ‘Where Your Heartache Exists’ music video

The Menzingers‘ latest album, “Rented World,” was released last April, but the band still has plenty more do with it, including another music video for “Where Your Heartache Exists,” which premiered yesterday on Spin. While the song recalls a heart-wrenching relationship, the black-and-white video depicted much happier times as the four guys go drinking Yuengling […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 10-16

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 10-16

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, Feb. 10 Event: Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber Women in Business Networking Luncheon Time: 11:30 a.m.– 1 p.m. Location: […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/27/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/27/15

For the second week in a row, another young local musician – acoustic rocker C-Rock – won the audience vote on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Night at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre. East Stroudsburg native C-Rock (pictured above), who recently released an EP called “Common Cents,” has been a regular […]

 Ken Jones

PHOTOS: The Idol Kings at the Scranton Cultural Center, 01/17/15

PHOTOS: The Idol Kings at the Scranton Cultural Center, 01/17/15

The Idol Kings may be from Northeastern Pennsylvania, but they rarely have the opportunity to play at home with so many shows on the road. That changed on Saturday, Jan. 17 when they made their debut at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple, performing the songs of Journey, Tom Petty, and John Mellencamp […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of acoustic cover of Weezer’s ‘The World Has Turned and Left Me Here’ by Ed Cuozzo and Dan Rosler

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of acoustic cover of Weezer’s ‘The World Has Turned and Left Me Here’ by Ed Cuozzo and Dan Rosler

Ed Cuozzo of A Social State and Dan Rosler of A Fire With Friends and Esta Coda were guests on the NEPA Scene Podcast on Feb. 2, so while we had them in The Stude at TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton, we asked them to play a few acoustic songs exclusively for us. Rosler played “Cat […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of live acoustic version of ‘Cat Sitting LA’ by Dan Rosler

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of live acoustic version of ‘Cat Sitting LA’ by Dan Rosler

Ed Cuozzo of A Social State and Dan Rosler of A Fire With Friends and Esta Coda were guests on the NEPA Scene Podcast on Feb. 2, so while we had them in The Stude at TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton, we asked them to play a few acoustic songs exclusively for us. Rosler played “Cat […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of live acoustic version of ‘Dizzy’ by Ed Cuozzo

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of live acoustic version of ‘Dizzy’ by Ed Cuozzo

Ed Cuozzo of A Social State and Dan Rosler of A Fire With Friends and Esta Coda were guests on the NEPA Scene Podcast on Feb. 2, so while we had them in The Stude at TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton, we asked them to play a few acoustic songs exclusively for us. Rosler played “Cat […]