Music

 Rich Howells

Kickstart this zombie-themed music video and become one of the undead

Kickstart this zombie-themed music video and become one of the undead

With Halloween just over a month away, there are plenty of reasons to dress up like a zombie, but the best reason to do so in NEPA may just be on Saturday, Oct. 25. One of A Social State’s biggest fans, Chantel Mitchell, created a Kickstarter campaign to fund a zombie-themed music video for the […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: The faces of the blues by NEPA photographer Jim Gavenus

PHOTOS: The faces of the blues by NEPA photographer Jim Gavenus

“The Faces and Voices of The Blues III” at Scranton’s historic Tripp House is right around the corner, so NEPA Scene is giving readers an exclusive look at the faces of the artists they’ll be seeing, courtesy of PocoNotes and photographer Jim Gavenus. Held Oct. 4-5, the event will feature Gavenus’ work and a photography […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Behind the Grey – ‘Learning to Breathe’

Ken Jones Imagery released an unofficial music video yesterday for Behind the Grey‘s new single “Learning to Breathe” that has been endorsed by the group. The one-camera shoot is from a recent performance at The Factory: Underground in Wilkes-Barre. The Scranton metal band is in the midst of an Indiegogo campaign to fund their debut […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Sucker and the Russello Project give away tickets to Halloween Queensrÿche show

Sucker and the Russello Project give away tickets to Halloween Queensrÿche show

From a press release: Sucker and the Russello Project will be hosting a Halloween costume contest during their Saturday, Oct. 25 performance at the V-Spot. The winner will be awarded a pair of tickets to the Queensrÿche (with vocalist Todd La Torre) concert at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre on Halloween, Oct. 31. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Arlo’s Tavern features blues series October through December

Arlo’s Tavern features blues series October through December

From a press release: Arlo’s Tavern in Union Dale is known for its commitment to good music and continues to bring top entertainment to NEPA by launching a series of blues jams featuring a number of the region’s top-tier blues artists. The blues jams will be hosted by the Soul Shakers, a rhythm section comprised […]

 Rich Howells

If rock is dead, then Dustin Douglas is here to resurrect it

If rock is dead, then Dustin Douglas is here to resurrect it

Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentlemen are ready to release debut album 'Black Skies and Starlight'

ustin Douglas exudes classic rock ‘n’ roll cool. It’s in his denim jacket, black leather boots, low-hanging necklaces, slick hair, 5 o’clock shadow, and devil-may-care swagger as he strolls in and sits back for an interview. The explanation is simple. “When my mom was pregnant with me, my dad would hold up headphones to her […]

 Cory Wolff

PUTTING IN WORK: Music marketing? What?

PUTTING IN WORK: Music marketing? What?

When I was 26, I decided that I would leave the career I had spent my entire life in to pursue my passion for working in the music business. I had done well in the restaurant industry, but ultimately, it wasn’t what I loved. Although I’m not a musician, I can relate with loving something […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 09/23/14

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 09/23/14

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 PREMIERE: New Threatpoint music and live footage in CD release show promo

What kind of chaos will you be in for if you attend Threatpoint‘s CD release party on Friday, Oct. 3? This video, created by Ken Jones Imagery, will prep you for a night of unrelenting brutality. The Scranton-based groove metal group is unleashing their second album, “Careful What You Wish For,” at the New Bar […]

 Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: BoyMeetsWorld, Young at Heart, Statue & Levity, and Cedar Green, 09/18/14

PHOTOS: BoyMeetsWorld, Young at Heart, Statue & Levity, and Cedar Green, 09/18/14

Showcasing local and independent touring bands in an intimate setting, the Sherman Theater’s Living Room Series featured BoyMeetsWorld, Young at Heart, Statue & Levity, and Cedar Green on Thursday., Sept. 18. The next Living Room Series show (524 Main St., Stroudsburg) will host Not Tonight Josephine, Windsor Circle, Skysleeper, and Forever Home on Tuesday, Sept. […]