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 NEPA Scene Staff

Southern rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd say farewell at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

Southern rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd say farewell at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

From a press release: Earlier this year, Southern rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd revealed that, after a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more than 60 albums with more than 30 million units sold, they would embark on their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour. Produced by Live […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Third Man Rolling Record Store stop at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 05/28/18

PHOTOS: Third Man Rolling Record Store stop at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 05/28/18

A bright yellow truck brightened Memorial Day for Jack White fans and vinyl collectors who gathered to greet the Third Man Rolling Record Store as it pulled into the parking lot of the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre for a few hours on Monday, May 28. Owned by White, this mobile version of his Third […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Bullet for My Valentine, Trivium, and Toothgrinder at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 05/18/18

PHOTOS: Bullet for My Valentine, Trivium, and Toothgrinder at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 05/18/18

A little over a month before the release of their new album, Welsh metalcore band Bullet for My Valentine returned to the Sherman Theater on Friday, May 18 with fellow metal acts Trivium and Toothgrinder. They last performed at the Stroudsburg venue in 2013. Fresh off a tour with Avenged Sevenfold and Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Third Eye Blind plays on new Outdoor Summer Stage at Mt. Airy Casino in Mt. Pocono on June 8

Third Eye Blind plays on new Outdoor Summer Stage at Mt. Airy Casino in Mt. Pocono on June 8

From a press release: Multi-platinum-selling alternative rock band Third Eye Blind, known for big radio hits like “Jumper,” “Semi-Charmed Life,” “How’s It Going to Be,” and “Never Let You Go,” will perform at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mount Pocono on Friday, June 8 at 7 p.m. as part of the casino’s first-ever Outdoor Summer […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ska/reggae punks Bumpin’ Uglies return to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on June 9

Ska/reggae punks Bumpin’ Uglies return to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on June 9

From a press release: After performing there in February, Maryland ska/punk/reggae quartet Bumpin’ Uglies will return to the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Saturday, June 9, this time with a new album in stores and online. Wilkes-Barre soul rock singer/songwriter Jordan Ramirez of Half Dollar and Fake Fight will open the show. Doors […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Headliners Gary Clark Jr. and Grouplove complete Musikfest lineup at SteelStacks in Bethlehem Aug. 8-9

Headliners Gary Clark Jr. and Grouplove complete Musikfest lineup at SteelStacks in Bethlehem Aug. 8-9

From a press release: Grammy Award-winning guitar virtuoso Gary Clark Jr. and indie pop sweethearts Grouplove will rock Musikfest when they perform on the Sands Steel Stage in Bethlehem on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m., respectively. Tickets for these concerts at PNC Plaza (645 E. 1st St., […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Rock crooner Chris Isaak does a ‘Bad Bad Thing’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 16

Rock crooner Chris Isaak does a ‘Bad Bad Thing’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 16

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum singer, songwriter, and actor Chris Isaak, known for hits like “Wicked Game,” “Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing,” and “Somebody’s Crying,” will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, Aug. 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $43 for regular reserved seating and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grammy-winning reggae rebel Ziggy Marley performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 16

Grammy-winning reggae rebel Ziggy Marley performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 16

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy and Emmy Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, and humanitarian Ziggy Marley, son of reggae icon Bob Marley and singer Rita Marley, will bring his Rebellion Rises Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $35 in advance […]

 Rich Howells

After 4 years, The Vault Tap & Kitchen in Scranton will close on June 10

After 4 years, The Vault Tap & Kitchen in Scranton will close on June 10

After four years of food, drinks, and live music, The Vault Tap & Kitchen will close on Sunday, June 10, leaving the historic Electric City Bank building in West Scranton vacant once again. The announcement came late last night on the bar/restaurant’s Facebook page, citing the owners’ desire to move on to other ventures while […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Glass Prism and Joseph Wegleski to receive Lifetime Achievement Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Glass Prism and Joseph Wegleski to receive Lifetime Achievement Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

From a press release: The Steamtown Music Awards have announced the recipients of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards exclusively on NEPA Scene. As part of the fifth annual Electric City Music Conference, this year’s ceremony will honor the Glass Prism and Joseph “Wiggy” Wegleski. “Many musicians and bands have worked with Wiggy, both on the […]