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 NEPA Scene Staff

Third Eye Blind will headline Fuzz 92.1 holiday show at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 20

Third Eye Blind will headline Fuzz 92.1 holiday show at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 20

From a press release: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre radio station Fuzz 92.1 (WFUZ) will present the Nutcracker Ball, featuring Third Eye Blind with special guests The Wombats and Grizfolk, on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 8 p.m. at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre. Tickets, which are $27.50, $37.50, $57.50, and $92.10 (VIP meet and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Def Leppard extend tour with Styx and Tesla to Allentown and Atlantic City, Feb. 14-17

Def Leppard extend tour with Styx and Tesla to Allentown and Atlantic City, Feb. 14-17

From a press release: Following the announcement of their new self-titled studio album, Def Leppard have just extended their massively successful North American tour due to overwhelming demand. The tour, supported by Styx and Tesla, will makes stops in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Sunday, Feb. 14 at Boardwalk Hall and in Allentown on Wednesday, […]

 Rich Howells

From Detroit to Scranton, indie pop rockers Flint Eastwood celebrate ‘Small Victories’ after difficult year

From Detroit to Scranton, indie pop rockers Flint Eastwood celebrate ‘Small Victories’ after difficult year

Band makes local debut on Saturday, Oct. 17 at The Keys

Scranton and Detroit have been compared many times over the last few years, as they are both financially distressed cities with industrial, blue-collar histories, yet they share a more positive link as well – the sheer amount of creativity from artists who have risen from these dismal circumstances to produce prolific and vibrant music scenes. […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Youth Scene Open Mic at Adezzo in Scranton, 10/07/15

PHOTOS: Youth Scene Open Mic at Adezzo in Scranton, 10/07/15

After almost a year of success hosting open mic events like NEPA Scene’s Got Talent for the 21+ crowd, our friends in the Breaking Ground Poets convinced us it was time to collaborate on a monthly all-ages event for younger artists from Northeastern Pennsylvania to express themselves and showcase their work, and judging by the […]

 Bill Thomas

NEPA ‘black sheep’ musicians hit Indiegogo to fund psychedelic pop project Kali Ra

NEPA ‘black sheep’ musicians hit Indiegogo to fund psychedelic pop project Kali Ra

“We’re kind of black sheep.” Jami Kali doesn’t sugarcoat her thoughts on how she and Ray Novitski fit into Northeastern Pennsylvania’s music scene. She is vocalist for the dreamy folk pop duo Mock Sun and has also released a solo album of trippy trance music under the name Kali Ma and the Garland of Arms. […]

 Neil Prisco

IN THE OFFICE: Tony Halchak – Wilkes-Barre indie folk singer/songwriter

IN THE OFFICE: Tony Halchak – Wilkes-Barre indie folk 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. […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Scranton indie punk duo Pulak (Connor Langan and Dom Ludovici)

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Scranton indie punk duo Pulak (Connor Langan and Dom Ludovici)

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 Scranton indie/punk rock duo Pulak on Oct. 6. The weekly winner receives $50 in cash, courtesy of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 6, 10/06/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 6, 10/06/15

Younger acts have continued to dominate Season 2 of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, and Tuesday, Oct. 6 was no different when indie/punk rock duo Pulak took home the audience vote. Singer/guitarist Connor Langan and guitarist Dom Ludovici, both members of Scranton bands Karate Camp and Crock Pot Abduction, have been playing together as Pulak over […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Bassist Grant Williams unleashes the haunting ‘Bloody Mary’

Scranton musician Grant Williams is continuing his series of videos for each of his new solo bass compositions, so with Halloween just around the corner, we’re premiering his next song, “Bloody Mary,” exclusively right here on NEPA Scene. “There are multiple versions of the “Bloody Mary” story in folklore, but they all have the same […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Appleseed Collective sling Americana sound at the Hawley Silk Mill on Oct. 17

Appleseed Collective sling Americana sound at the Hawley Silk Mill on Oct. 17

From a press release: “The dictionary defines Americana as, ‘things associated with the culture and history of America, especially the United States.’ Well, if that is the case, then The Appleseed Collective is real Americana.” Jason Marck of WBEZ Chicago’s Morning Shift said this while introducing the band, who will be performing at the Hawley […]