Music

 Rich Howells

SUZE and Half Dollar kick off concerts in revived Ritz Theater in Scranton on Sept. 22

SUZE and Half Dollar kick off concerts in revived Ritz Theater in Scranton on Sept. 22

While the Ritz Theater building in downtown Scranton has served many different purposes over the years, the actual theater, which includes a huge stage and movie screen, has lay dormant since it was renovated and reopened as a dinner theater and piano bar in 2008, only to close again soon after. The Creative and Performing […]

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Montgomery Gentry concert at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe canceled after death of Troy Gentry

Montgomery Gentry concert at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe canceled after death of Troy Gentry

From a press release: It was announced today that, due to the tragic and untimely death of Troy Gentry, the Montgomery Gentry concert scheduled for Friday, Sept. 15 at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe has been canceled. Those who purchased tickets can return them to their point of purchase for a refund. The band released […]

 Rich Howells

The complete updated guide to the 2017 Electric City Music Conference

The complete updated guide to the 2017 Electric City Music Conference

The fourth annual Electric City Music Conference will feature performances by over 150 bands from eight states in 11 venues throughout the Scranton area, the Steamtown Music Awards with many new awards and special performances of its own, and free panel discussions and mentoring sessions for local musicians, professionals, and music fans. It’s a great […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Black Tie Stereo, Brother Roy, Patrick McGlynn, Dani-elle, Karl Hall, and SMAs

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Black Tie Stereo, Brother Roy, Patrick McGlynn, Dani-elle, Karl Hall, and SMAs

This week in local music, there are some exciting albums set to be released soon, another one that needs your help, a new song and a recent lyric video for a Josie Music Award-nominated song, a brand new music venue coming to Wilkes-Barre that is owned by some great people with personal connections to the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

’80s tribute band Jessie’s Girl returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 29

’80s tribute band Jessie’s Girl returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 29

From a press release: Take your tracksuits, neon spandex, acid wash jeans, and fanny packs out of the closet – Jessie’s Girl, New York City’s ultimate ’80s tribute band, will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Dec. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $22 in advance or $27 the day of […]

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Former Dio members in Last in Line return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 3

Former Dio members in Last in Line return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 3

From a press release: Last in Line, a heavy metal band formed by the original core lineup of Dio’s 1984 album “The Last in Line,” will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $23 in advance or $27 the day of the show, are on […]

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Railroad Earth jam on Thanksgiving weekend at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg Nov. 24-25

Railroad Earth jam on Thanksgiving weekend at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg Nov. 24-25

From a press release: Soon after playing on the Sherman Summer Stage at the Pocono Mountain Carnival Grounds, it was announced that New Jersey roots and Americana-based newgrass jam band Railroad Earth will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend on Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. […]

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Breakout country music star Kane Brown sings at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 18

Breakout country music star Kane Brown sings at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 18

From a press release: It has been announced that young, chart-topping country singer/songwriter Kane Brown will perform at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $23.50-$99, go on sale this Friday, Sept. 8 and will be available through the Sherman Theater box office (524 Main St., Stroudsburg), […]

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Prog rock pioneer Todd Rundgren performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 2

Prog rock pioneer Todd Rundgren performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 2

From a press release: It was announced today that Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe will present an evening with Philly-born singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Todd Rundgren, who released a new album in May, on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29 for regular reserved seats or $34 for premium reserved seats, […]

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Harrisburg Celtic band Kilmaine Saints rock Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 15

Harrisburg Celtic band Kilmaine Saints rock Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 15

From a press release: After releasing a brand new album in July, Harrisburg Celtic rock band Kilmaine Saints will hold a Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $15, can be purchased on the Opera House website, […]