Music

 NEPA Scene Staff

It ‘Sounds Like Teen Spirit’ at youth open mic night in Honesdale

It ‘Sounds Like Teen Spirit’ at youth open mic night in Honesdale

From a press release: This one isn’t just for Nirvana cover bands. On Friday, Nov. 14, The Cooperage in Honesdale will host a “Sounds Like Teen Spirit” open mic night from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. The event is presented by the Honesdale High School Keep on Rockin’ Club and The Cooperage Project. All ages are invited […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Listen to jazz performances recorded at 2014 Delaware Water Gap COTA Festival on WVIA-FM

Listen to jazz performances recorded at 2014 Delaware Water Gap COTA Festival on WVIA-FM

From a press release: For the 17th consecutive year, WVIA-FM’s “All That Jazz” with George Graham presents comprehensive coverage of the Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts Festival. There will be 10 nights of extraordinary jazz music starting Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-FM. The series will feature music from performances […]

 Sam Shockey

CONCERT REVIEW: Last date of Samhain 30-year reunion tour was a bloody good holiday

CONCERT REVIEW: Last date of Samhain 30-year reunion tour was a bloody good holiday

What better night to see Samhain than on the pagan holiday the band is named after? Samhain was joined by Goatwhore, Midnight, and YDi at the Best Buy Theater in Manhattan, New York on Nov. 1 as part of the “30 Bloody Years” reunion tour that began in September. Here’s a breakdown of each band […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Mastodon, 11/02/14

PHOTOS: Mastodon, 11/02/14

Progressive metal rockers Mastodon have reached new heights of popularity since the release of their sixth album, “Once More ‘Round the Sun,” in April, debuting at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart and performing on the “Late Show with David Letterman” on Oct. 27. NEPA fans, who last saw the Grammy Award-nominated band from […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Blinded Passenger will release new album in Scranton, the city that inspired it, on Dec. 5

Blinded Passenger will release new album in Scranton, the city that inspired it, on Dec. 5

From a press release: Scranton-based indie rock band Blinded Passenger will release their first full-length album, “The Electric,” on Friday, Dec. 5 at a CD release show at The Keys (244 Penn Ave., Scranton). Blinded Passenger features singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn, Steve Werner on drums, Stefan Ogonosky on guitar, and Kevin Stone on bass. “The Electric” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Tufts Beelzebubs to perform a cappella holiday concert at Misericordia on Nov. 23

Tufts Beelzebubs to perform a cappella holiday concert at Misericordia on Nov. 23

From a press release: Tufts University’s oldest all-male a cappella group, the Beelzebubs, will kick-off the holiday season with the concert, “Christmas with the Tufts Beelzebubs,” in Lemmond Theater at Misericordia University (301 Lake St., Dallas) on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Recognized as leaders of contemporary a cappella, the Bubs, as they are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

U.S. Air Force’s Langley Winds return to Lackawanna College on Nov. 12

U.S. Air Force’s Langley Winds return to Lackawanna College on Nov. 12

From a press release: Lackawanna College and the U.S. Armed Forces Committee of NEPA will present an evening with the Langley Winds on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Theater at Lackawanna College (501 Vine St., Scranton). Tickets are free, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Since 1995, Langley Winds […]

 Cory Wolff

PUTTING IN WORK: The music business is over

PUTTING IN WORK: The music business is over

In the 1890s, there were traveling vaudeville shows that went from city to city, performing and singing songs for the public to enjoy. Of course, it’s the 1890s, so the only way for them to hear their favorite songs again is if they play them themselves. A few days after seeing a show, they would […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 11/04/14

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 11/04/14

Each week, Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound provides NEPA Scene with the Top 40 best-selling albums in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. Every album is followed by its rank from the week before. “D” indicates a debut this week.

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Last of Nine – ‘Remnants of Misery’

NEPA’s “symphonic nu metal band with a twist,” Last of Nine, has a new music video for “Remnants of Misery,” a song they released earlier this year, that tells the story of a jilted lover moving on with her life. The video, directed by Larry Rosen of Rosenguez Productions, was shot at J & R […]