NEPA Scene Staff

Former Fuel drummer Kevin Miller’s Smashed plays hits at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 14

Former Fuel drummer Kevin Miller’s Smashed plays hits at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 14

From a press release: Renowned multi-platinum drummer Kevin Miller, formerly of national rock bands Fuel and Tantric, launched a pop rock party band called Smashed last year, which is focused on performing some of the greatest songs of all time live with an all-star lineup of musicians. The Allentown native will bring his new project […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

From April 30-May 8, get $20 tickets to these concerts in Scranton, Philadelphia, Allentown, Hershey, and more

From April 30-May 8, get $20 tickets to these concerts in Scranton, Philadelphia, Allentown, Hershey, and more

From a press release: Live Nation kicked off National Concert Week today by revealing which shows would be included in its $20 all-in ticket offer in venues across the country. The closest concerts will be held at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, but it also includes many other venues within a few hours […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer will play at Great Allentown Fair on Sept. 1

Pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer will play at Great Allentown Fair on Sept. 1

From a press release: Following the news that 311, The Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes are coming to The Great Allentown Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 29, it was also announced today that Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer will perform at the fair during Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 8 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

311, The Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes take summer tour to Great Allentown Fair on Aug. 29

311, The Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes take summer tour to Great Allentown Fair on Aug. 29

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum rock bands 311 and The Offspring are teaming up for the Never-Ending Summer Tour, a fun-filled summer amphitheater outing with special guests Gym Class Heroes. The tour will stop at The Great Allentown Fair, held at the Allentown Fairgrounds (302 N. 17th St., Allentown), on […]

 Rich Howells

College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

Marywood University graduate and Hellertown resident Frank Winger, an accomplished young man known as much for his charisma, drive, business acumen, and compassion as he was for co-founding the annual College SnowJam at Montage Mountain in Scranton, unexpectedly passed away on Monday, Feb. 5. He was only 24. The tragic news comes just days before […]

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Ozzy Osbourne kicks off farewell tour with Stone Sour at PPL Center in Allentown on Aug. 30

Ozzy Osbourne kicks off farewell tour with Stone Sour at PPL Center in Allentown on Aug. 30

From a press release: Five decades. 18,262 days. More than 2,500 shows. On his upcoming farewell world tour, Ozzy Osbourne – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter – will celebrate more than five decades as a performer, both as a solo artist and as the lead vocalist of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Artwork and free lectures put women in spotlight at Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University Jan. 16-March 2

Artwork and free lectures put women in spotlight at Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University Jan. 16-March 2

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University will present “The Bones of Us Hunger for Nothing,” an exhibition featuring the works of Angela Fraleigh, from Tuesday, Jan. 16 through Friday, March 2. In this exhibition, Fraleigh reimagines the role of women as they have been depicted in art history, literature, and […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEOS: NEPA musicians perform with ‘Polka King’ Jack Black on ‘Colbert’ and ‘Today’ show

VIDEOS: NEPA musicians perform with ‘Polka King’ Jack Black on ‘Colbert’ and ‘Today’ show

While the NEPA Scene Podcast recorded a show with John Mikulak, whose local documentary inspired the new Netflix movie “The Polka King,” several Northeastern Pennsylvania musicians were in New York City yesterday performing polka music with its star, Jack Black, on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” which aired later that night on CBS. Black […]

 Rich Howells

Crocodile Rock Cafe in Allentown could be demolished, but a new venue may be built nearby

Crocodile Rock Cafe in Allentown could be demolished, but a new venue may be built nearby

Late last year, there was talk that Crocodile Rock Cafe, a hotspot for club-sized concerts for 14 years, could reopen pending approval from the city of Allentown. Now, six months later, the owner has a much different plan in mind. According to The Morning Call, owner Joe Clark may sell the property to City Center […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Live Nation offers $20 ticket sale May 2-9 to over 50 area concerts, including Scranton shows

Live Nation offers $20 ticket sale May 2-9 to over 50 area concerts, including Scranton shows

From a press release: From experiencing live music under the stars at an outdoor amphitheater to rocking out at an arena or taking a road trip to a music festival, there is something special about summer concerts, and Live Nation is celebrating the start of the season with National Concert Day on Monday, May 1, […]

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