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 Rich Howells

MUSIC VIDEO: Scranton’s Tigers Jaw debuts ‘Guardian’ from upcoming album ‘Spin’ ahead of U.S. tour

MUSIC VIDEO: Scranton’s Tigers Jaw debuts ‘Guardian’ from upcoming album ‘Spin’ ahead of U.S. tour

Despite a major lineup shakeup in 2014, losing three of their members, Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw has only become more popular since then with the release of “Charmer,” a critically acclaimed hit released through Run for Cover Records. Now the young duo of Ben Walsh and Brianna Collins is ready to debut their […]

 Rich Howells

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue jazz up the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on June 15

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue jazz up the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on June 15

From a press release: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will bring their hard-edged funk, hip-hop beats, rock dynamics, and improvisation in the great tradition of jazz to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Thursday, June 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $36 for standing general admission and $44 for balcony seats, are on sale […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 15

Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 15

From a press release: It was announced today that Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Vince Gill will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, June 15 at 7 p.m. as part of the Wells Fargo Concerts and Comedy Series. Tickets, which are $48, $68, $78, $88, $98, and $118, plus fees, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Eagles singer and solo artist Don Henley performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 10

Eagles singer and solo artist Don Henley performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 10

From a press release: Co-founder of the legendary rock band the Eagles and Grammy Award-winning solo artist Don Henley will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. with special guests JD & The Straight Shot. Tickets, which are $89.50, $99.50, and $150, plus applicable fees, go on sale […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pistol Annies singer Angaleena Presley goes solo at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

Pistol Annies singer Angaleena Presley goes solo at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

From a press release: If there’s a pedigree for a modern country music star, then Angaleena Presley fits all of the criteria: a coal miner’s daughter; native of Beauty, Kentucky; and a direct descendant of the original feuding McCoys. But Presley is best known as a member of the platinum-selling female trio known as the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

’90s hit-makers Fastball ‘Step Into Light’ at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 29

’90s hit-makers Fastball ‘Step Into Light’ at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 29

From a press release: It was announced today that ‘90s hit-makers Fastball will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to perform in the “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series, presented by City Market & Café, on Saturday, July 29 at 8 p.m. in support of their new album, due out on Friday, May […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade, 03/11/17

PHOTOS: Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade, 03/11/17

As light flurries blew through and temperatures dropped to their lowest numbers in years, some questioned whether or not the 2017 Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade would march on or be delayed. The parade committee posted their very Irish response on Facebook the night before: We have been receiving a lot of questions this morning about […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

2017 country lineup at Montage Mountain in Scranton announced, Megaticket on sale March 24

2017 country lineup at Montage Mountain in Scranton announced, Megaticket on sale March 24

From a press release: Today, Live Nation announced the 2017 Country Megaticket, a three-show “package” featuring the summer’s hottest country shows at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton. Available online only through megaticket.com, the 2017 Country Megaticket gives concertgoers the chance to buy tickets first before the individual show tickets are available. Live Nation […]

 Rich Howells

With arts funding in danger, In Concert with the Arts shows its importance in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

With arts funding in danger, In Concert with the Arts shows its importance in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

In January, Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen Cummings talked about changing the way the county’s annual arts and education tax is distributed, which could have limited or cut funds for projects, venues, and events across the area, but the Tea Party Republican was quickly met with resistance from the local arts community, resulting in Commissioner Patrick […]

 Rich Howells

4th annual NEPA Metal Meltdown festival on May 5-6 announces 2017 lineup in new venue

4th annual NEPA Metal Meltdown festival on May 5-6 announces 2017 lineup in new venue

The two-day NEPA Metal Meltdown festival is returning for its fourth year, this time to a new venue but with the same independent, underground feel, on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, promising to “be bigger, better, and louder.” After three years at Diane’s Deli & Internet Cafe in Pittston, this year’s gathering of […]