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 […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Chuck Mosley (ex-Faith No More) and Dead By Wednesday in Kutztown, 07/12/16

PHOTOS: Chuck Mosley (ex-Faith No More) and Dead By Wednesday in Kutztown, 07/12/16

Chuck Mosley, the former frontman of Faith No More, Cement, and even Bad Brains for a time, played a free intimate acoustic show at Young Ones Records in Kutztown on Tuesday, July 12 as part of a small cross-country tour called “Reintroduce Yourself: An Evening with Chuck Mosley.” Joined by Doug Esper on percussion, the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Things Better Left Unsaid’ will be spoken at comedy show with free acoustic music on Nov. 6 in Wilkes-Barre

‘Things Better Left Unsaid’ will be spoken at comedy show with free acoustic music on Nov. 6 in Wilkes-Barre

On Friday, Nov. 6, there will be three comedians, three musicians, and a lot of “Things Better Left Unsaid.” That’s the name of a comedy show that evening at The Other Side (119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre) hosted by Shawn Ravenfire, featuring Nate Demming with headliner Dan Hoppel. Afterwards, there will be free acoustic performances […]

 Rich Howells

‘No Cover, No Excuses!’ showcases varied acoustic musicians on July 3 in Clarks Summit

‘No Cover, No Excuses!’ showcases varied acoustic musicians on July 3 in Clarks Summit

Clarks Summit guitarist Jason Vo, one of the weekly audience vote winners at NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, is organizing a new acoustic music showcase at Duffy’s Coffee House that shows just how broad the word “acoustic” can be. “No Cover, No Excuses!” will run from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. on Friday, July 3, featuring eight local […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Menzingers’ Greg Barnett plays ‘Where Your Heartache Exists’ acoustic

The Menzingers’ guitarist/vocalist Greg Barnett stripped down “Where Your Heartache Exists” for the “Punk Goes Acoustic” series on Exclaim! TV, which can be viewed above. The song is the fourth track on “Rented World,” the band’s latest album that was released back in April. For those unfamiliar with the original version, listen to it here: […]