Music

 Rich Howells

Scranton’s Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking play Chameleon Club in Lancaster on July 20

Scranton’s Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking play Chameleon Club in Lancaster on July 20

It was announced today that Scranton punk bands The Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking, who share both a hometown and a familial connection in vocalists and guitarists Greg and Bobby Barnett, respectively, will play a short run of shows together in July, including a stop at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster on Thursday, July 20 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Chart-topping rock band Gin Blossoms return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on July 7

Chart-topping rock band Gin Blossoms return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on July 7

From a press release: It has been announced that multi-platinum rock band Gin Blossoms will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg with all their big radio hits, like “Hey Jealousy,” “Found Out About You,” and “Follow You Down,” on Friday, July 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $35, $45, and $59, go on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

’80s chart-toppers Dokken and Warrant rock Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 14

’80s chart-toppers Dokken and Warrant rock Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 14

From a press release: Break out the denim jackets and hairspray, ’80s metal fans – it has been announced that Dokken and Warrant will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $28 in advance or $33 the day of the show, go on sale this […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 12

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 12

From a press release: After stopping in Jim Thorpe last year, it has been announced that legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick will return to Penn’s Peak on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $40 in advance or $45 the day of the show, go on sale this Friday, […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton’s Tigers Jaw will play and meet fans at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on June 26

Scranton’s Tigers Jaw will play and meet fans at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on June 26

Following a signing last week with Scranton metal band Motionless In White, the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre announced today that fellow Scranton rockers Tigers Jaw will be meeting fans and performing a short set at the record store on Monday, June 26 at 7 p.m. following the anticipated release of their new album, “Spin,” […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Jimmy Eat World and Beach Slang at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 05/13/17

PHOTOS: Jimmy Eat World and Beach Slang at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 05/13/17

Following their 2014 tour celebrating the 10th anniversary of their fifth album, “Futures,” which stopped at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg that October, multi-platinum-selling alternative rock band Jimmy Eat World took a break to pursue other projects. Returning with a new album, “Integrity Blues,” last year, Jimmy Eat World came back to the Sherman on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 2017-2018 season with 55 different shows

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 2017-2018 season with 55 different shows

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts has announced the lineup for its 31st season as the premier performing arts center in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Always “At the Heart of the Arts and Entertainment,” the Kirby Center’s 2017-2018 season once again delivers a diverse, star-studded group of performances that include the […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 acoustic songs by JP Biondo of NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 acoustic songs by JP Biondo of NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet

Last week during the live recording of Episode 8 of the newly relaunched NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, singer, songwriter, and mandolinist JP Biondo, who is both a solo artist and a member of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band Cabinet, opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

I Am King – The Michael Jackson Experience moonwalks into Theater at North in Scranton on Nov. 11

I Am King – The Michael Jackson Experience moonwalks into Theater at North in Scranton on Nov. 11

From a press release: It was recently announced that “I Am King – The Michael Jackson Experience,” a tribute show that claims it’s “as close as you will get to seeing the King of Pop live in concert,” is coming to The Theater at North in Scranton on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Richard Marx performs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Richard Marx performs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

From a press release: Chicago singer, songwriter, and producer Richard Marx, named one of Billboard’s “Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Artists,” will be bringing his adult contemporary/pop rock hits to stage of the Keystone Grand Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, July 7 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices start at $29 […]