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 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 10-16

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 10-16

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, Feb. 10 Event: Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber Women in Business Networking Luncheon Time: 11:30 a.m.– 1 p.m. Location: […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/27/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/27/15

For the second week in a row, another young local musician – acoustic rocker C-Rock – won the audience vote on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Night at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre. East Stroudsburg native C-Rock (pictured above), who recently released an EP called “Common Cents,” has been a regular […]

 Ken Jones

PHOTOS: The Idol Kings at the Scranton Cultural Center, 01/17/15

PHOTOS: The Idol Kings at the Scranton Cultural Center, 01/17/15

The Idol Kings may be from Northeastern Pennsylvania, but they rarely have the opportunity to play at home with so many shows on the road. That changed on Saturday, Jan. 17 when they made their debut at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple, performing the songs of Journey, Tom Petty, and John Mellencamp […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of acoustic cover of Weezer’s ‘The World Has Turned and Left Me Here’ by Ed Cuozzo and Dan Rosler

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of acoustic cover of Weezer’s ‘The World Has Turned and Left Me Here’ by Ed Cuozzo and Dan Rosler

Ed Cuozzo of A Social State and Dan Rosler of A Fire With Friends and Esta Coda were guests on the NEPA Scene Podcast on Feb. 2, so while we had them in The Stude at TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton, we asked them to play a few acoustic songs exclusively for us. Rosler played “Cat […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of live acoustic version of ‘Cat Sitting LA’ by Dan Rosler

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of live acoustic version of ‘Cat Sitting LA’ by Dan Rosler

Ed Cuozzo of A Social State and Dan Rosler of A Fire With Friends and Esta Coda were guests on the NEPA Scene Podcast on Feb. 2, so while we had them in The Stude at TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton, we asked them to play a few acoustic songs exclusively for us. Rosler played “Cat […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of live acoustic version of ‘Dizzy’ by Ed Cuozzo

EXCLUSIVE: Video and stream/download of live acoustic version of ‘Dizzy’ by Ed Cuozzo

Ed Cuozzo of A Social State and Dan Rosler of A Fire With Friends and Esta Coda were guests on the NEPA Scene Podcast on Feb. 2, so while we had them in The Stude at TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton, we asked them to play a few acoustic songs exclusively for us. Rosler played “Cat […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country music superstar Josh Turner and up-and-comer Raquel Cole coming to Wilkes-Barre on April 24

Country music superstar Josh Turner and up-and-comer Raquel Cole coming to Wilkes-Barre on April 24

From a press release: It was announced today that Josh Turner, a double-platinum-selling country artist and one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. He will joined by special guest Raquel Cole. Tickets, which […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Ex-Goodbye Soundscape frontman debuts new solo song ‘Pretty Good. Kinda Hood.’ as Fiddy Shades

STREAMING: Ex-Goodbye Soundscape frontman debuts new solo song ‘Pretty Good. Kinda Hood.’ as Fiddy Shades

NEPA singer/songwriter Fiddy Shades “has a pretty good, kinda hood, stage name” according to his Facebook page, so it’s appropriate then that the new song he released online today is called “Pretty Good. Kinda Hood.” A regular performer at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Nights at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre, Shades described the track […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Crackers lead acoustic-style open mic night in Honesdale on Feb. 11

The Crackers lead acoustic-style open mic night in Honesdale on Feb. 11

From a press release: On Wednesday, Feb. 11, The Crackers will be leading an acoustic-style open mic night at The Cooperage Project in Honesdale from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. If you like to sing, play an instrument, or just enjoy listening to good music, then Open Mic Night at The Cooperage Project is the place to […]

 Brittany Boote

PHOTOS: Cabinet at Higher Ground in Vermont, 01/31/15

PHOTOS: Cabinet at Higher Ground in Vermont, 01/31/15

Northeastern Pennsylvania bluegrass band Cabinet finished up their Mid-Winter Tour on a high note at Higher Ground in South Burlington, Vermont on Saturday, Jan. 31. Calling the venue “one of our favorite spots in the US of A for sure” on their Facebook page, it may have been a long drive home for the homegrown […]