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 NEPA Scene Staff

Multi-platinum singers Alison Krauss and David Gray co-headline concert at Hershey Theatre on Sept. 18

Multi-platinum singers Alison Krauss and David Gray co-headline concert at Hershey Theatre on Sept. 18

From a press release: Grammy-winning country/bluegrass singer and musician Alison Krauss and Grammy-nominated folk rock singer/songwriter David Gray will kick off their co-headlining tour at the Hershey Theatre on Monday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this show, which are $69.50, $79.50, and $125 (processing fees apply), go on sale this Friday, July 14 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

One-man jam band Keller Williams performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

One-man jam band Keller Williams performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

From a press release: After a standout performance at the Susquehanna Breakdown in May, it was announced today that acclaimed musician and songwriter Keller Williams will bring his unique live solo performance to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. as part of the venue’s “Live from the Chandelier […]

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Beach Boys celebrate 50th anniversary at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 24

Beach Boys celebrate 50th anniversary at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 24

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre plans to kick off the summer of 2018 early with the return of the legendary Beach Boys for their 50th Anniversary Tour on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. as part of the PNC Celebrity series. Tickets, which are $45, $59, and $75, plus fees, […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Live drumming demonstration by Olyphant drummer and teacher Chris Langan

EXCLUSIVE: Live drumming demonstration by Olyphant drummer and teacher Chris Langan

To open Episode 16 of the NEPA Scene Podcast, Olyphant drummer Chris Langan offered to show off his skills a bit with an improvised drumming demonstration to set up our conversation about his work. Langan is the drummer for LondonForce, Dani-elle, Grant Williams, Tribes, and other local bands as well as a drum teacher and […]

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Chart-topping country singer Tyler Farr plays at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 8

Chart-topping country singer Tyler Farr plays at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 8

From a press release: It was announced today that chart-topping Nashville country singer/songwriter Tyler Farr will take his Devil Don’t Sleep Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29 in advance or $34 the day of the show, go on sale this Friday, June 23 […]

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Philly folk singer Birdie Busch plays free show at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 20

Philly folk singer Birdie Busch plays free show at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 20

From a press release: Acclaimed Philadelphia folk singer/songwriter Birdie Busch and her band will play a free concert at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. To comply with local ordinances, patrons need a ticket, which can be ordered on the Opera House website, by calling 570-325-0249, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Free jazz concert series coming to River Common in Wilkes-Barre July 13-27

Free jazz concert series coming to River Common in Wilkes-Barre July 13-27

From a press release: The Riverfront Parks Committee and the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary will host a free jazz concert series on the River Common in Wilkes-Barre on the remaining three Thursdays in July. “Jazz in July Along the River” will be held from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. on July 13, 20, and 27 […]

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Scranton’s Menzingers headline Project Pabst Music Festival in Philadelphia on Sept. 16

Scranton’s Menzingers headline Project Pabst Music Festival in Philadelphia on Sept. 16

From a press release: Who hasn’t enjoyed a cold Pabst Blue Ribbon before, during, or after a good concert? Well, there will be plenty of those on hand when Scranton punk band The Menzingers headline the Project Pabst Music Festival at the Electric Factory in their current home of Philadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 16. Launched […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announcement party returns to Thirst T’s in Olyphant on July 16

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announcement party returns to Thirst T’s in Olyphant on July 16

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards will host a free announcement event at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant on Sunday, July 16 at 6 p.m. “Thirst T’s nurtures locals musicians and provides a stage for both established and up-and-coming artists. We think that makes it the […]

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Fast ‘Rising’ rock band Greta Van Fleet plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 25

Fast ‘Rising’ rock band Greta Van Fleet plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 25

From a press release: The future of rock and roll is here, and they call themselves Greta Van Fleet. It was announced today that the hard-rocking Michigan quartet will perform their skyrocketing new single and critically acclaimed EP live at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. as part […]