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 NEPA Scene Staff

New country music superstar Lee Brice coming to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

New country music superstar Lee Brice coming to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: It was announced today that Lee Brice, one of country music’s newest superstars, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29, $39, and $49, plus fees, go on sale this Thursday, Dec. 4 at 10 a.m., […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Pink Hex at Synaesthesia Social, 11/23/14

PHOTOS: Pink Hex at Synaesthesia Social, 11/23/14

Pink Hex, a self-described “experimental/avant-garde/ambient/noise/drone/free form jazz band from Lehigh Valley,” is just the type of act made for an event like Synaethesia Social at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton. As described by organizer and artist Ted Michalowski in a press release: Synaethesia Social combines live music, drawing, poetry, and theatre: the performers are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Arena events this holiday season include Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ice skating, hockey, James Taylor, and hip-hop

Mohegan Sun Arena events this holiday season include Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ice skating, hockey, James Taylor, and hip-hop

From a press release: The weather outside may have become frightful, but the action inside the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza this holiday season is sure to be delightful. The event schedule at Mohegan Sun Arena (255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre) this holiday season will feature 15 event performances from Nov. 28-Jan. 2, providing […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Dead End Path record release show, 11/14/14

PHOTOS: Dead End Path record release show, 11/14/14

Wilkes-Barre hardcore band Dead End Path released “Seance & Other Songs” through Triple-B Records on June 10, but the record release show was just held on Friday, Nov. 14 at the American Legion in Glen Lyon. Like any good hardcore show, particularly at the American Legion, the lineup was stacked with local talent, like Final […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Blinded Passenger covers ‘This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)’ by Talking Heads

Gearing up the release of their debut full-length album “The Electric” early next month, Scranton’s Blinded Passenger has been putting out songs and videos to keep people excited, including this stripped down acoustic cover of “This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)” by Talking Heads. Their album of all original music will come out on […]

 Rich Howells

The Gallery of Sound’s Top 8 Black Friday album picks

The Gallery of Sound’s Top 8 Black Friday album picks

Record Store Day, an annual celebration of independent record stores, may only come once a year, but music lovers will get a second chance to pick up some special edition vinyls, collectors’ items, and more on Black Friday. While the store owners and employees that organize Record Store Day acknowledge that the idea of Black […]

 Sara Pokorny

Beelzebubs keep the legacy of a capalla music relevant, passionate, and fun

Beelzebubs keep the legacy of a capalla music relevant, passionate, and fun

The human voice is a powerful thing, our main vehicle of communication that evokes every emotion, from anger to pure joy. Put a group of voices together, spin the sound so it forms songs that encompass both the musical and instrumental aspects, and you’ve got a feeling unlike any other – a cappella will do […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Tickets for Florida Georgia Line in Wilkes-Barre sell out in less than 15 minutes

Tickets for Florida Georgia Line in Wilkes-Barre sell out in less than 15 minutes

From a press release: Following their second consecutive win for the Country Music Association Awards Vocal Duo of the Year, Florida Georgia Line showed their popularity in Northeastern Pennsylvania yesterday, as tickets for their “Anything Goes Tour” scheduled for Sunday, May 3 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre sold out in less than 15 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Dave Matthews Band opener Nat Osborn Band plays Hawley on Black Friday

Dave Matthews Band opener Nat Osborn Band plays Hawley on Black Friday

From a press release: On Black Friday, Nov. 28, at 8 p.m. in the Hawley Silk Mill, Harmony Presents brings the funky, spicy and powerful seven-piece band, the Nat Osborn Band, to Hawley. “They’ve been an audience favorite. Audience members have cried watching and listening to the Nat Osborn Band play, but not because it’s […]

 Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: Needle Points and Teen Men, 11/15/14

PHOTOS: Needle Points and Teen Men, 11/15/14

Psychedelic rock band Needle Points made the trip up from Philadelphia to once again headline a night of trippy fun at The Bog in Scranton on Saturday, Nov. 15. The group, which features Scranton native Brian Langan, recently released a music video for “Biting at the Rose,” a song from their debut album, “Bom Tugangu,” […]