Rich Howells

PHOTOS: The Dishonest Fiddlers at Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton, 07/30/16

PHOTOS: The Dishonest Fiddlers at Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton, 07/30/16

We had a lot planned for Scranton’s largest arts festival, the fourth annual Arts on the Square on Saturday, July 30, but Mother Nature had other ideas. For the first time, NEPA Scene was asked to host a stage of original local music all day with The Dishonest Fiddlers, The Bog Swing Group, Grupo Zona, […]

 Guest Contributor

Catching up with 5 NEPA bands playing for free at Arts on the Square in Scranton on July 30

Catching up with 5 NEPA bands playing for free at Arts on the Square in Scranton on July 30

This year’s roster of bands performing at the fourth annual Arts on the Square, Scranton’s largest arts festival, is sure to represent the diversity of the local independent music scene. Among the many arts and crafts vendors that will wrap around Courthouse Square in the heart of downtown on Saturday, July 30 from noon-8 p.m., […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Scranton indie alt rock band Jung Bergo and Arts on the Square

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Scranton indie alt rock band Jung Bergo and Arts on the Square

Professionally recorded on Mondays at The Stude in TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton and released exclusively on nepascene.com on Tuesdays, the NEPA Scene Podcast is a free supplement to the website, expanding on the arts and entertainment stories covered on the site and going beyond them to discuss other news and entertainment topics. Each week, the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

4th annual Arts on the Square set for July 30 in Scranton, NEPA Scene hosts local music stage

4th annual Arts on the Square set for July 30 in Scranton, NEPA Scene hosts local music stage

The fourth annual Arts on the Square, Scranton’s largest arts festival, will take place on Saturday, July 30 from noon-8 p.m. Over 100 arts and crafts vendors will wrap around Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton with activities and entertainment throughout the day, including two stages of live local music hosted by NEPA Scene and Summersteps […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

PHOTOS: Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton, 07/25/15

PHOTOS: Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton, 07/25/15

The third annual Arts on the Square festival was another fun and exciting success, bringing “paintings, crafts, technology, music, dance, and much more” out on a beautiful summer day on Saturday, July 25. Organized by ScrantonMade with the help of Lackawanna County and many other local partners, the free event kept Courthouse Square bustling from […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Arts on the Square festival gathers arts, crafts, music, food, games, tech, and more in downtown Scranton on July 25

Arts on the Square festival gathers arts, crafts, music, food, games, tech, and more in downtown Scranton on July 25

From a press release: Paintings, crafts, technology, music, dance, and much more will be on display as the Lackawanna County Courthouse grounds are transformed into an outdoor entertainment center and galleria for the third annual Arts on the Square festival on Saturday, July 25. This free event will run from noon-8 p.m. with over 100 […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: A Fire With Friends play a new, untitled song

After undergoing some recent lineup changes, Scranton’s A Fire With Friends treated fans to a brand new, as-yet-untitled song on the Summersteps Records Stage at Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton on July 26. We were there to grab some pictures and a video of the new song, which they joked could be named […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Eww Yaboo – ‘Lost for So Long’

Eww Yaboo of Sugar Notch performed several songs from their latest record, “Keep Dreamin’,” on the Summersteps Records Stage at Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton on July 26, including “Lost for So Long.” We were there to grab some pictures and film the video above. Listen to the entire album below: Keep Dreamin' […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

PHOTOS: Arts on the Square, 07/26/14

The second annual Arts on the Square was held in downtown Scranton on Saturday, July 26. Courthouse Square was packed from noon until 8 p.m. with arts, crafts, music (music coverage can be found here), and much more. For these photos, we focused on the wide variety of unique items that could be found on […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Heavy Blonde – ‘Johnny Got Fangs’

Scranton’s Heavy Blonde finished their lively set (and possibly damaged some vocal chords) on the Highway 81 Revisited Stage at Arts on the Square in downtown Scranton on July 26 with the rockin’ “Johnny Got Fangs.” We were there to grab some pictures and film the video above. Look out for a new album from […]