Music

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Beach Boys celebrate 50 years of ‘Fun, Fun, Fun’ at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 25

The Beach Boys celebrate 50 years of ‘Fun, Fun, Fun’ at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 25

From a press release: Wouldn’t it be nice to see The Beach Boys this fall? The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre has announced that The Beach Boys will perform on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Wells Fargo Concert and Comedy Series. This tour marks the 50th anniversary of The Beach […]

 Tyler Miles

CONCERT REVIEW: Modest Mouse move Bethlehem SteelStacks crowd with booze-fueled perfection

CONCERT REVIEW: Modest Mouse move Bethlehem SteelStacks crowd with booze-fueled perfection

You never know what to expect from Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock until he’s already atop the stage before the crowd, either too inebriated to remember his lyrics or crushing his set with a clear, strong voice and that extra oomph. Luckily for those at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem Monday night, Brock showed […]

 Rich Howells

The craziest and funniest 2015 Camp Bisco stories, according to Reddit

The craziest and funniest 2015 Camp Bisco stories, according to Reddit

Depending on who you talked to, Camp Bisco was either a chaotic disaster filled with drug-fueled orgies and depravity or just one big party unlike anything that has ever come to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton. We suspect the truth lies somewhere in the middle, though there’s no denying that a lot of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Arts on the Square festival gathers arts, crafts, music, food, games, tech, and more in downtown Scranton on July 25

Arts on the Square festival gathers arts, crafts, music, food, games, tech, and more in downtown Scranton on July 25

From a press release: Paintings, crafts, technology, music, dance, and much more will be on display as the Lackawanna County Courthouse grounds are transformed into an outdoor entertainment center and galleria for the third annual Arts on the Square festival on Saturday, July 25. This free event will run from noon-8 p.m. with over 100 […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces full 2015 lineup of local and national acts across 8 venues

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces full 2015 lineup of local and national acts across 8 venues

We’re thrilled to exclusively announce the massive lineup for the 2015 Electric City Music Conference on Friday, Sept. 18 and Saturday, Sept. 19, and we must admit – we’re very impressed. With two full nights of music by over 75 local and national acts spread across eight venues, how could we not be? To say […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pittston guitarist Brian Quinn joins Candlebox and Le Projet in the same day

Pittston guitarist Brian Quinn joins Candlebox and Le Projet in the same day

Quinn will tour with Candlebox starting next week

From a press release: Things are heating up for Pittston native Brian Quinn this summer as the nationally touring guitarist officially joined two bands in one day. Quinn, who just finished an East Coast tour with Michael Allman (the son of the legendary Gregg Allman), was added to the lineups of Candlebox and Le Projet […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson appearing in Dickson City for free performance and Q&A on Aug. 4

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson appearing in Dickson City for free performance and Q&A on Aug. 4

From a press release: Internationally acclaimed as the co-founding bassist of thrash metal titans Megadeth, David Ellefson is known for his unique, hard-hitting style of bass playing and unwavering dedication to his musical craft. On Tuesday, Aug. 4, he will be making an appearance at Northeast Music Center in Dickson City for a very special […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Breaking Benjamin come home for big concert at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain on Sept. 18

Breaking Benjamin come home for big concert at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain on Sept. 18

From a press release: Fresh off the release of their No. 1 album, “Dark Before Dawn,” Northeastern Pennsylvania natives Breaking Benjamin are coming home to rock The Pavilion at Montage Mountain on Friday, Sept. 18. The event, presented by Live Nation and SLP Concerts, will feature special guest Sevendust as support. Tickets go on sale […]

 Rich Howells

Petition started to save Mountain Sky music venue after permit issues shut it down

Petition started to save Mountain Sky music venue after permit issues shut it down

Last week, NEPA Scene was the first to report that Mountain Sky, the outdoor music venue that has been hosting concerts in Jermyn for years, was suddenly shut down by Scott Township. At the time, it wasn’t clear why this had happened, but the third annual Still Meadows Revue festival with the Still Hand String […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton Music Festival hosts diverse local lineup at Nay Aug Park on Aug. 8

Scranton Music Festival hosts diverse local lineup at Nay Aug Park on Aug. 8

A brand new independent music festival is being organized by bassist Eric Ross and all the members of Threatpoint, though its lineup may not be what one would expect from the Scranton groove metal band – and there’s a good reason for that. “We wanted to do a festival that has a bit for everyone. […]