NEPA Scene Staff

Singer Melissa Etheridge takes Christmas tour to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 7

Singer Melissa Etheridge takes Christmas tour to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 7

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge will celebrate the holidays with the Merry Christmas, Baby Tour, which stops at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $49.50, $59.50, and $79.50, go on sale this Friday, Sept. 29 at 10 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with 2 shows on Nov. 19

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with 2 shows on Nov. 19

From a press release: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced its highly-anticipated 2017 Winter Tour. Over the past 20+ years, Trans-Siberian Orchestra has become a critically acclaimed, multi-platinum musical powerhouse, and its annual winter tours a beloved, multi-generational holiday tradition. This year’s tour, a completely updated presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

From a press release: It was announced today that the country music superstar Jennifer Nettles will bring her Christmas with Jennifer Nettles Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, and $99 (limited Gold Circle seating), plus fees, go on sale next […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Celebrate Christmas in July with marketplace and ‘Christmas Vacation’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

Celebrate Christmas in July with marketplace and ‘Christmas Vacation’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

From a press release: It’s almost halfway to Christmas, so the Lackawanna Historical Society will celebrate Christmas in July with a marketplace and movie screening at the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Tuesday, July 25. Gates open at 7 p.m., and admission is $7. Get a jump on your Christmas shopping with the local […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Figgy Pudding English Strong Ale by Block 15 Brewing Company

Beer: Figgy Pudding Brewery: Block 15 Brewing Company Style: English Strong Ale Age: 2016 ABV: 11.00% We know that Christmas is over, but now that we’ve all opened our gifts, it’s time to drink some! This one is courtesy of my friend David. We’re hitting that Kringle sweet spot on today’s MBR with a holiday-centric […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Mad Elf (aged from 2010) by Tröegs Brewing Company

Beer: Mad Elf Brewery: Tröegs Brewing Company Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale Age: 2010 ABV: 11.00% Mad Elf is a cheery cherry favorite around the holidays, but have you ever tried aging it? Some people love it, others feel like they got old coal in their stocking, so we’re going to give it a jingle […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton singer Patrick McGlynn asks ‘Why Can’t Santa Be the President?’ in political Christmas song

On this day last year, NEPA Scene premiered a new Christmas song from Scranton singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn called “Christmas Lights in June” that became the only holiday song we wanted to hear on repeat all season long. In 2016, he’s back with another original tune that is the perfect way to end a contentious election […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lackawanna County lighting Courthouse Christmas tree with carols and hot chocolate on Dec. 1

Lackawanna County lighting Courthouse Christmas tree with carols and hot chocolate on Dec. 1

From a press release: The official lighting of the Lackawanna County Christmas tree will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at the flag plaza on North Washington Avenue on Courthouse Square. The festive event will offer refreshments, carols, and a lot of holiday fun. According to the Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick M. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Trans-Siberian Orchestra celebrates 20 years at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 25

Trans-Siberian Orchestra celebrates 20 years at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 25

From a press release: Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced the dates of its 2016 Winter Tour, once again featuring one of the group’s beloved stories performed in its own renowned audio visual manner. In its platinum anniversary year, TSO is bringing back its treasured tale “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” to 61 cities across North America, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Legendary singer Tony Orlando performs Christmas Show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center Nov. 27-Dec. 1

Legendary singer Tony Orlando performs Christmas Show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center Nov. 27-Dec. 1

From a press release: Incomparable. It’s a word used often to describe someone who has no equal, and a term that best describes the legendary Tony Orlando. For the past two years, he has been performing his annual Christmas show to packed audiences at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, and from Sunday, Nov. 27 through […]