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 Rich Howells

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Killswitch Engage and Anthrax sell-out Stroudsburg with ‘Holy’ metal alliance

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Killswitch Engage and Anthrax sell-out Stroudsburg with ‘Holy’ metal alliance

This is one of those co-headlining shows where either band could headline, so you come in expecting that both acts will bring it as hard as they can to try and top the other, driving each other to be better or at least keeping the other on their toes for the entire run of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedic glam metal band Steel Panther returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on March 31

Comedic glam metal band Steel Panther returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on March 31

From a press release: Glam metal parody band Steel Panther is bringing 1980s Los Angeles back to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Saturday, March 31 at 8 p.m. as part of their Sunset Strip Live Tour. Tickets, which are $25 in advance or $28 the day of the show, go on sale this Friday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grammy-winning Robert Cray Band plays the blues at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 24

Grammy-winning Robert Cray Band plays the blues at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 24

From a press release: It was announced today that the five-time Grammy Award-winning Robert Cray Band will play the blues at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, June 24 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25 for regular seating or $30 for premium seating, go on sale this Friday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Air Force’s Singing Sergeants perform free concert at Marywood University in Scranton on Feb. 22

Air Force’s Singing Sergeants perform free concert at Marywood University in Scranton on Feb. 22

From a press release: Marywood University’s Music, Theatre, and Dance Department will host the Singing Sergeants, the official chorus of the United States Air Force, for a free concert on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. in the Marian Chapel at the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life on the university’s campus in Scranton. While the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon rocks 3rd year at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 16

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon rocks 3rd year at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 16

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has announced that Winter Blues Guitarmageddon, a collaboration with The Soul Shakers, will return for its third year. Featuring some of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most talented blues musicians, the show will take place in the SCC’s Grand Ballroom on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett is back at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 30

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett is back at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 30

From a press release: It was announced today that legendary Grammy Award-winning crooner Tony Bennett will return to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, June 30 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $79, $89, and $99, plus applicable fees, go on sale this Friday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Bumpin’ Uglies and Elephants Dancing play ska and reggae at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Feb. 9

Bumpin’ Uglies and Elephants Dancing play ska and reggae at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Feb. 9

From a press release: Maryland ska/punk/reggae quartet Bumpin’ Uglies will be teaming up with Wilkes-Barre’s own reggae rock band Elephants Dancing and soul rock singer/songwriter Jordan Ramirez of Half Dollar and Fake Fight for a show at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains this Friday, Feb. 9. Doors at the Jazz Cafe (667 N. […]

 Rich Howells

Easton venue cancels sex offender 6ix9ine’s show while NEPA nightclubs promote his concerts

Easton venue cancels sex offender 6ix9ine’s show while NEPA nightclubs promote his concerts

Responding to widespread criticism and media attention, Easton concert venue One Centre Square has canceled a Feb. 9 concert with 6ix9ine while two Northeastern Pennsylvania venues have used the controversy to promote the upcoming shows they’ve booked with the Brooklyn rapper who currently awaits sentencing on child sex charges. One Centre Square, which opened last […]

 Rich Howells

Ali Baba Lounge in Wilkes-Barre books rapper 6ix9ine, who pled guilty to child sex charges

Ali Baba Lounge in Wilkes-Barre books rapper 6ix9ine, who pled guilty to child sex charges

The Ali Baba Lounge may promote itself as “Northeastern Pennsylvania No. 1 nightlife destination,” but it also serves as a magnet for controversy, from its choice of entertainers to incidents reported in and around the downtown Wilkes-Barre venue. Its latest controversy started yesterday when Ali Baba announced that Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine would perform there on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

With new singer and album, Stone Temple Pilots play at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 8

With new singer and album, Stone Temple Pilots play at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 8

From a press release: Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning alternative rock band Stone Temple Pilots announced a release date for their highly anticipated new self-titled album, their first with the new lead singer Jeff Gutt, as well as a set of new tour dates. One of those tour stops will be at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg […]