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PHOTOS: 2017 Steamtown Music Awards ceremony in Scranton (with winners list), 09/14/17

PHOTOS: 2017 Steamtown Music Awards ceremony in Scranton (with winners list), 09/14/17

The fourth annual Electric City Music Conference kicked off on Thursday, Sept. 14 with the Steamtown Music Awards at The V-Spot in Scranton, a huge party filled with local musicians of all genres and generations that spilled out into the street and raged long into the night. With red carpet interviews by NEPA Scene and […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: 2017 Steamtown Music Award winners announced at V-Spot in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: 2017 Steamtown Music Award winners announced at V-Spot in Scranton

The fourth annual Electric City Music Conference kicked off on Thursday, Sept. 14 with the Steamtown Music Awards at The V-Spot in Scranton, a huge party filled with local musicians of all genres and generations that spilled out into the street and raged long into the night. With red carpet interviews by NEPA Scene and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Scene earned 6 awards and gave away over $5,000 in cash and prizes to local artists in 2016

NEPA Scene earned 6 awards and gave away over $5,000 in cash and prizes to local artists in 2016

NEPA Scene, the only independent publication covering all arts and entertainment in Northeastern Pennsylvania, took home six awards from four different organizations in 2016, showing its continual growth and impact on local culture in the website’s second year of operation. In four different polls this past year, NEPA Scene and its staff were named the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The winners of the 2016 Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce SAGE Awards are…

The winners of the 2016 Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce SAGE Awards are…

From a press release: The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2016 SAGE Awards, the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence that honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. The winner of each award category was publicly announced at the Chamber Gala on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announces 2016 SAGE Award finalists

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announces 2016 SAGE Award finalists

From a press release: The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2016 SAGE Awards, the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence. The SAGE Awards honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Chamber Gala, held at The […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton native Stephen Karam’s ‘The Humans’ wins 4 Tony Awards, including ‘Best Play’

VIDEO: Scranton native Stephen Karam’s ‘The Humans’ wins 4 Tony Awards, including ‘Best Play’

Playwright Stephen Karam, who called Scranton home for many years until he moved to Manhattan to pursue his dreams, was living those dreams last night as he accepted the Tony Award for “Best Play” for “The Humans.” The family drama he penned, which already earned the Obie Award for Playwriting, Drama Critics Circle Award, Outer […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Weekender and Electric City readers recognize NEPA Scene as Best Blog in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Weekender and Electric City readers recognize NEPA Scene as Best Blog in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Readers of local newspapers Electric City and The Weekender have recognized NEPA Scene as the leading arts and entertainment blog in Northeastern Pennsylvania with two awards among a growing list of accolades over the last year and a half. In January, NEPA Scene founder and editor Rich Howells received the Best Local Blogger award at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Nominations for the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards are now open through June 1

Nominations for the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards are now open through June 1

From a press release: Nominations have opened for the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards. Members of the public can nominate their favorites for the 2016 local music award show online from now until Friday, July 1. Shortly following the close of nominations on July 1, public voting will open for the People’s Choice Award, Best New […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards return to Scranton Sept. 15-17

Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards return to Scranton Sept. 15-17

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference will return to Scranton this fall for the third annual installment of the event, taking place Thursday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Sept. 17. The event will again feature a multi-venue music festival, conferences, and panels with music industry professionals, along with the Steamtown Music Awards. Applications […]

 Rich Howells

And the 2015 Steamtown Music Awards winners are…

And the 2015 Steamtown Music Awards winners are…

As part of the Electric City Music Conference all weekend long, the annual Steamtown Music Awards were held once again at The V-Spot in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 17, but this year’s ceremony grew significantly, with over 400+ attendees and many additional categories that were decided both online by fans and by a panel of […]