Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Electric City Music Conference in Scranton, 09/15-16/17

PHOTOS: Electric City Music Conference in Scranton, 09/15-16/17

The Electric City Music Conference continues to be the largest celebration of local music in Northeastern Pennsylvania, hosting over 150 bands from eight states in 11 different venues. Starting on Thursday, Sept. 14 with the Steamtown Music Awards at The V-Spot, the fourth annual conference may have been the best one yet, featuring packed performances […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Soule Monde, funk duo from Trey Anastasio Band, plays free Scranton show on June 13

Soule Monde, funk duo from Trey Anastasio Band, plays free Scranton show on June 13

From a press release: Soule Monde, the instrumental funk side project of Trey Anastasio Band members Russ Lawton and Ray Paczkowski, will be playing a free show at the Backyard Ale House in downtown Scranton on Tuesday, June 13 at 9 p.m. Soule Monde is avant funk erupting from the syncopated minds of power drummer […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Backyard Ale House’s Fall Fest takes over Linden Street in Scranton with beer, food, and music Oct. 7-9

Backyard Ale House’s Fall Fest takes over Linden Street in Scranton with beer, food, and music Oct. 7-9

From a press release: Fall Fest, presented by the Backyard Ale House in downtown Scranton, gets bigger and better every year, and this year is no exception. The eighth annual Fall Fest will rock an entire block of Linden Street starting this Friday, Oct. 7 through Sunday, Oct. 9. Events will include daily stein hoisting […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Electric City Music Conference in Scranton, 09/16-17/16

PHOTOS: Electric City Music Conference in Scranton, 09/16-17/16

With over 150 bands playing across 12 venues, the Electric City Music Conference was a massive event to cover, but we gladly took on the challenge as this year’s media sponsor and the biggest fans of local music you’ll find in Northeastern Pennsylvania. While we couldn’t make it everywhere, we photographed a good sampling of […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Turn up ‘ShhShhShh,’ the imaginative new single from Scranton’s Jung Bergo

SONG PREMIERE: Turn up ‘ShhShhShh,’ the imaginative new single from Scranton’s Jung Bergo

Just a few weeks ago, we told you to listen to Scranton alternative roots rock band Jung Bergo – now we’ve got something brand new for you to hear as we exclusively premiere the first single from their new album, “Everything New Is Old Again,” an abstract track titled “ShhShhShh.” Formed in 2009, Jung Bergo […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Taste The Globe Store’s Charl-Mont restaurant again at the Backyard Ale House in Scranton Dec. 4-5

Taste The Globe Store’s Charl-Mont restaurant again at the Backyard Ale House in Scranton Dec. 4-5

There have been many nostalgic tributes to The Globe Store lately, including holiday displays in the former store’s windows on Wyoming Avenue made up of original Globe items collected from local residents. The Backyard Ale House, located just a few blocks over, has its own unique tribute planned, recreating the menu of the Charl-Mont restaurant […]