Music

 Jess Meoni

Come to Grief come to Scranton for night of doom and thrash metal at Irish Wolf Pub on March 31

Come to Grief come to Scranton for night of doom and thrash metal at Irish Wolf Pub on March 31

Some say it’s that small-town mentality that brews aggression and conflict. Some attribute a distinct generational gap between the era of new wave post-punk groups like Nervous Eaters, Mission of Burma, and The Modern Lovers and the emerging straight-edge hardcore scene, reflective of bands like Gang Green, The Groinoids, The F.U.’s, and the ever-seminal Jerry’s […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Due to Winter Storm Stella, Stomp reschedules Wilkes-Barre performances for Nov. 9-10

Due to Winter Storm Stella, Stomp reschedules Wilkes-Barre performances for Nov. 9-10

From a press release: Due to the severity of Winter Storm Stella, combined with the production and travel needs of the touring company, this week’s performances of Stomp at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16 have both been rescheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Iconic ’70s rockers Three Dog Night play at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on June 11

Iconic ’70s rockers Three Dog Night play at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on June 11

From a press release: Legendary rock music icons Three Dog Night will play many of their chart-topping hits for “One” night only at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Sunday, June 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $38, $48, and $58, are on sale now and available through the Sherman Theater box office (524 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Nominations for 2017 Steamtown Music Awards now open, new categories added

EXCLUSIVE: Nominations for 2017 Steamtown Music Awards now open, new categories added

From a press release: Nominations for the 2017 Steamtown Music Awards are open from now until Thursday, June 15. The public can nominate their favorite acts for the fourth annual local music awards ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14 and serve as the opening ceremony for the Electric City Music Conference. Nominations […]

 Rich Howells

New song by Scranton’s Motionless In White featured in WWE event NXT TakeOver: Orlando

New song by Scranton’s Motionless In White featured in WWE event NXT TakeOver: Orlando

Scranton metal band Motionless In White is once again providing an official theme song for an NXT TakeOver event, this time in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, April 1. Growing since its inception in 2012, NXT is a developmental division of the WWE. Motionless In White was the first-ever NXT Loud artist, providing theme songs for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ collaborate at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 10

Blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ collaborate at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 10

From a press release: It was announced today that the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will host a special collaborative concert featuring Grammy Award-winning blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ on Thursday, Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. Billed as TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band, this special concert event will feature Taj […]

 Dee Culp

LIVING YOUR TRUTH: LGBT support in NEPA music scene clear at Wilkes-Barre punk rock benefit

LIVING YOUR TRUTH: LGBT support in NEPA music scene clear at Wilkes-Barre punk rock benefit

Here we are, in Donald Trump’s second month as president, with a new Muslim ban to replace the extremely unconstitutional one that came before it and a worse health care plan designed to replace the Affordable Care Act, titled – I kid you not – H.R. 1275 – World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan of 2017. I […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pennsylvania bluegrass band Mountain Ride performs at Hawley Silk Mill on March 18

Pennsylvania bluegrass band Mountain Ride performs at Hawley Silk Mill on March 18

From a press release: Chambersburg progressive bluegrass band Mountain Ride will play at Harmony Presents in the underground theater of the Hawley Silk Mill on Friday, March 18 at 8 p.m. “Mountain Ride was forged in the Great Valley of South Central Pennsylvania, for the simple need to play bluegrass. For these five friends, bluegrass […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Original ‘Jersey Boys’ Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons sing at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 2

Original ‘Jersey Boys’ Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons sing at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 2

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center has announced that Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons are working their way back to Wilkes-Barre and will visit the theater for a one-night-only performance on Friday, June 2 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $66, $86, and $122, plus fees, go on sale next Friday, March […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

’90s rockers Fuel, Marcy Playground, and Dishwalla play Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 24

’90s rockers Fuel, Marcy Playground, and Dishwalla play Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 24

From a press release: 1990s rock bands Fuel, Marcy Playground, and Dishwalla are hitting the road this summer for the Rockin’ Road Trip ’17 Tour, which stops at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. Lehighton hard rockers Another Day Dawns will be opening the show. Tickets, which are $32 […]