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 NEPA Scene Staff

Feel the ’80s Noize – Quiet Riot and Black ‘N Blue rock Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 7

Feel the ’80s Noize – Quiet Riot and Black ‘N Blue rock Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 7

From a press release: If you miss the big hair and big riffs of ’80s heavy metal music, Quiet Riot and Black ‘N Blue will be performing together at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $23 in advance or $28 the day of the show, go […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Progressive metal band Tool coming to Giant Center in Hershey on May 25

Progressive metal band Tool coming to Giant Center in Hershey on May 25

From a press release: It seemed the closest that Tool would get to Northeastern Pennsylvania on their 2017 touring schedule would be their upcoming appearance at the Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall’s Island in New York City, but it was announced today that the platinum-selling progressive metal band will be stopping at the Giant […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton’s Menzingers make TV debut on NBC’s ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’

VIDEO: Scranton’s Menzingers make TV debut on NBC’s ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’

The popularity of Scranton punk band The Menzingers has only skyrocketed over the years since they moved to Philadelphia and signed to Epitaph Records, producing acclaimed albums and touring the world, so it was only a matter of time before television caught on and featured them on a late-night program. On Thursday, March 30 (technically […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Legendary Hit Men ‘Time Travel’ back to the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 30

Legendary Hit Men ‘Time Travel’ back to the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 30

From a press release: The Hit Men, the legendary performers who toured and recorded with Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Tommy James and the Shondells, Carly Simon, Carole King, Elton John, and many more, return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 28 at 8 p.m., sponsored by Erwine Home Health […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Classic rock band America comes to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 17

Classic rock band America comes to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 17

From a press release: It has been announced that Grammy-winning perennial classic rock favorite America will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $37 for regular seating or $45 for premium seating, go on sale this Friday, April 7 at noon and will be available […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton alt rock band Just Blush debuts moody ‘And Your Mother Too’

After a contentious election and with a general state of unrest across the world these days, the “us vs. them” mentality is rampant, which is embodied in the moody new single by Scranton alternative rock band Just Blush. The band’s current lineup – Nick Barno (drums), Andrew Bryant (guitar), Abby Vail (bass), and Todd Oravic […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

George Thorogood and the Destroyers throw a ‘Rock Party’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 11

George Thorogood and the Destroyers throw a ‘Rock Party’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 11

From a press release: It was announced today that legendary blues rock band George Thorogood and the Destroyers will bring their Rock Party Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, June 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $44 for regular reserved seating or $49 for the pit (standing room only), go on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Chief Big Way featuring Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna plays at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Aug. 20

Chief Big Way featuring Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna plays at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Aug. 20

From a press release: Back in 2012, Anthrax, one of the legendary Big Four thrash bands, played at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton. Five years later, fans of vocalist Joey Belladonna can see him perform in a much more intimate space just seven miles away. Belladonna’s […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton bassist Grant Williams reaches for the stars in ‘Alpha Centauri’

When Scranton solo bassist Grant Williams plays, he takes the listener on a journey as he gets lost in the music himself. In the case of his latest music video, that trip is just over four light years away. Alpha Centauri is our closest neighboring star system, and while the video takes place right here […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 new acoustic songs by Ed Cuozzo of Scranton’s University Drive

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 new acoustic songs by Ed Cuozzo of Scranton’s University Drive

Last week during the live recording of Episode 2 of the newly relaunched NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, Scranton singer, songwriter, and guitarist Edward Cuozzo opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of two songs from “On/Off: Reset,” the debut album by his new alternative rock […]