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 NEPA Scene Staff

Acclaimed indie folk trio The Accidentals play at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 18

Acclaimed indie folk trio The Accidentals play at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 18

From a press release: It was announced today that genre-melding indie folk trio The Accidentals will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 at 8 p.m. as part of the venue’s “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series, sponsored by City Market & Café. Tickets, which are $15 in advance […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks play at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 15

Pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks play at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 15

From a press release: Meat and Potato Entertainment has exclusively announced through NEPA Scene that The Escape Tour, featuring Victory Records pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks, along with up-and-comers GutterLIFE (CI Records), will make a stop at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Friday, Dec. 15. Local acts Dreamers, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Lady Marmalade’ singer Patti LaBelle performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Feb. 15

‘Lady Marmalade’ singer Patti LaBelle performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Feb. 15

From a press release: It was announced today that the legendary Godmother of Soul, Patti LaBelle, known for chart-topping hit singles like “Lady Marmalade,” “On My Own,” and “New Attitude,” will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $59, $79, and $89, go on […]

 Rich Howells

The Menzingers’ NEPA Holiday Show returns with new lineup at Scranton Cultural Center on Dec. 16

The Menzingers’ NEPA Holiday Show returns with new lineup at Scranton Cultural Center on Dec. 16

Shaking up the lineup a bit this year, Scranton punk rockers The Menzingers will return to the Scranton Cultural Center in downtown Scranton for their annual NEPA Holiday Show on Saturday, Dec. 16. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the all-ages concert (21+ to drink) is standing room only. Tickets, which are $20 in advance […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Monthly tribute band series with local opening acts comes to Thirst T’s in Olyphant in 2018

Monthly tribute band series with local opening acts comes to Thirst T’s in Olyphant in 2018

From a press release: Meat and Potato Entertainment has exclusively announced through NEPA Scene that they will organize a series of tribute shows that will span throughout 2018. The events will take place at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant and cost just $5. Each concert will feature one of the East Coast’s best […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Local punk rockers Blind Choice release new ‘Firing Squad’ EP at Thirst T’s in Olyphant on Dec. 8

Local punk rockers Blind Choice release new ‘Firing Squad’ EP at Thirst T’s in Olyphant on Dec. 8

From a press release: Local punk rock band Blind Choice has announced that they will be throwing a release party for their new EP, “Firing Squad,” at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant on Friday, Dec. 8 at 9 p.m. Blind Choice will play some covers and debut their new original songs, and fellow […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Philly funktronica band Tweed throws dance party at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Nov. 17

Philly funktronica band Tweed throws dance party at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Nov. 17

From a press release: Those who can’t wait for Camp Bisco to return to the area can dance to Philadelphia funktronica powerhouse Tweed and Wilkes-Barre DJ Newpy Hundo at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Friday, Nov. 17. Doors at the Jazz Cafe (667 N. River St., Plains) open at 8 p.m., and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill take Soul2Soul Tour to Giant Center in Hershey on June 12

Country superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill take Soul2Soul Tour to Giant Center in Hershey on June 12

From a press release: Following an 80-date North American run of sold-out shows, Grammy Award-winning husband and wife country superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are showing no signs of stopping as their critically acclaimed Soul2Soul World Tour extends into 2018 with over 25 additional dates announced, including the Giant Center in Hershey on Tuesday, […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 3 acoustic songs by Wilkes-Barre folk funk band Fake Fight

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 3 acoustic songs by Wilkes-Barre folk funk band Fake Fight

Last week during the live recording of Episode 33 of the NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, local folk funk band Fake Fight opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of three of their original songs – “Obliged,” “Mood Ring,” and “Blacklist.” Two of these songs are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Young bluegrass phenom Billy Strings returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 29

Young bluegrass phenom Billy Strings returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 29

From a press release: Seen at the Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival in Scranton earlier this year, Billy Strings averages more than 200 live performances each year, so with a brand new new album in tow, the Nashville-based bluegrass sensation is doing what he does best – hitting the road. Billy Strings will bring his virtuosic […]