Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton’s A Fire With Friends ready new album while ‘Cat Sitting, LA’

A Fire With Friends is almost 10 years old, which is not only a milestone for most local bands, but a particularly special one for a group that has had up to seven members at one time. Since releasing the four-song EP “It’s Nice to See You Again” in 2015, the follow-up to 2014’s “Ghost […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Smith & Myers of Shinedown play acoustic show at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 6

Smith & Myers of Shinedown play acoustic show at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 6

From a press release: It was announced today that singer Brent Smith and guitarist Zach Myers of multi-platinum hard rock band Shinedown, performing under the name Smith & Myers, will play an acoustic show at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. with J.R. Moore and Zack Mack. Tickets, which […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Rick Springfield and Richard Marx play acoustic concert at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 9

Rick Springfield and Richard Marx play acoustic concert at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 9

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, actor, and author Rick Springfield and chart-topping singer, songwriter, and producer Richard Marx will play an acoustic show featuring two full separate sets and songs performed together at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe presents free acoustic showcase on Sept. 28

Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe presents free acoustic showcase on Sept. 28

From a press release: The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe will continue its monthly series of free shows with an acoustic showcase featuring three separate performers, one of them hailing from Hazleton, on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. To comply with local ordinances, patrons need a ticket, which can be ordered on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop punk band Neck Deep plays free acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 14

Pop punk band Neck Deep plays free acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 14

From a press release: After stopping there in 2015, Welsh pop punk band Neck Deep will return to the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. to play an acoustic set, meet fans, and sign autographs. As with previous Gallery of Sound (186 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre) meet and greet events, […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Saliva Live and Unplugged with University Drive and Give Up at The Leonard in Scranton, 04/14/17

PHOTOS: Saliva Live and Unplugged with University Drive and Give Up at The Leonard in Scranton, 04/14/17

While Saliva is best known for their chart-topping hard rock hits featured in movies, video games, and WWE events in the early 2000s, the platinum-selling alternative rock band embarked on an acoustic tour called Live and Unplugged this year to show a different side of the band, stopping at The Leonard Theater in downtown Scranton […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Rock band Saliva will play Live and Unplugged at The Leonard in Scranton on April 14

EXCLUSIVE: Rock band Saliva will play Live and Unplugged at The Leonard in Scranton on April 14

From a press release: It was announced today exclusively through NEPA Scene that platinum-selling alternative rock band Saliva will take their Live and Unplugged Tour to The Leonard Theater in downtown Scranton on Friday, April 14 at 7 p.m. The event at The Leonard (335 Adams Ave., Scranton) is 18+ and 21+ to drink. Tickets, […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Watch Scranton metal band Behind the Grey play their first-ever acoustic set

At solo bassist Grant Williams’ early release party for his debut album, “Suspended Animation,” on Friday, Oct. 14, his longtime friends in Behind the Grey opened the night with something they’ve never attempted in their four years as a band – a stripped-down acoustic set. As their new singer Dom Vito noted, it was quite […]

 Brittany Boote

PHOTOS: Bayside acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 08/22/16

PHOTOS: Bayside acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 08/22/16

Currently on tour with Scranton’s The Menzingers, Bayside stopped in their tourmates’ hometown area to play a free acoustic release show for their new album, “Vacancy,” at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Aug. 22. Performing stripped down versions of “The Ghost,” “Mary,” and “Pretty Vacant” from that record, which was released on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NYC punk band Bayside holds acoustic show and signing at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 22

NYC punk band Bayside holds acoustic show and signing at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 22

From a press release: Days after the release of their new album and the start of their tour with Scranton’s The Menzingers, New York City punk rock band Bayside will hold an acoustic release show and meet and greet with an autograph signing at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Aug. 22 at […]