NEPA Scene Staff

Singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien returns to Scranton for hometown CD release show on March 31

Singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien returns to Scranton for hometown CD release show on March 31

From a press release: Philadelphia acoustic singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien will return to his hometown area to host his CD release party at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Saturday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. Special guests include Scranton pop punk band GlowNovember, singer/songwriter Bryan Brophy, and more to be announced. Formerly a Mountain […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch/download new acoustic song ‘Heroes’ by Scranton singer/songwriter MiZ

EXCLUSIVE: Watch/download new acoustic song ‘Heroes’ by Scranton singer/songwriter MiZ

During the live recording of Episode 42 of the NEPA Scene Podcast on Jan. 3 at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, Scranton folk rock singer/songwriter Mike Mizwinski closed the show with an acoustic version of his song “Heroes” from his new album “A Year Ago Today,” which will be released on Friday, Jan. […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Destination West Duo at The V-Spot in Scranton, 12/12/17

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Destination West Duo at The V-Spot in Scranton, 12/12/17

A week before the NEPA Scene Rising Talent Finals Showcase at The V-Spot in Scranton, vocalist/guitarist Mike Baresse and bassist Bob Hallock of Scranton hard rock band Destination West took the stage as a duo for a night of covers and an original song or two on Tuesday, Dec. 12. With both musicians also playing […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 3 acoustic songs by Wilkes-Barre folk funk band Fake Fight

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 3 acoustic songs by Wilkes-Barre folk funk band Fake Fight

Last week during the live recording of Episode 33 of the NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, local folk funk band Fake Fight opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of three of their original songs – “Obliged,” “Mood Ring,” and “Blacklist.” Two of these songs are […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Real talk with new Wilkes-Barre folk funk band Fake Fight

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Real talk with new Wilkes-Barre folk funk band Fake Fight

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the award-winning NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Trapt singer Chris Taylor Brown plays acoustic set at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 15

Trapt singer Chris Taylor Brown plays acoustic set at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 15

From a press release: It was announced today that Chris Taylor Brown, the guitarist and lead vocalist for California rock band Trapt, will perform an acoustic set at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. as part of its “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series sponsored by City […]

 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 […]

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