NEPA Scene Staff

3rd annual Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest returns to Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 25

3rd annual Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest returns to Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 25

From a press release: Do you think you can eat more Middleswarth potato chips than anyone you know? Have you ever finished a Weekender bag in a day and wondered how you could put that talent to work? Now is your time to shine! Wilkes-Barre food distributor Northeast Snacks has announced the third annual Middleswarth […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene Rising Talent open mic and talent contest comes to V-Spot in Scranton Sept. 19-Dec. 5

NEPA Scene Rising Talent open mic and talent contest comes to V-Spot in Scranton Sept. 19-Dec. 5

After two years and four seasons of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent culminated last October, the 12-week open mic and talent contest is getting a new name, new location, and some fun new features when it comes to The V-Spot in Scranton for the first time on Tuesday, Sept. 19 due to popular demand. Hosted by […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Wilkes-Barre competing for grant to fund live music series on River Common, voting open until Nov. 21

Wilkes-Barre competing for grant to fund live music series on River Common, voting open until Nov. 21

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre’s Riverfront Parks Committee is now in the running to bring a 10-week live music series to the River Common in downtown Wilkes-Barre during the summer of 2017. The Riverfront Parks Committee hopes to qualify as one of 15 winning organizations competing in the Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards, which […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

2nd annual Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest will be held at Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 26

2nd annual Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest will be held at Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 26

From a press release: Do you think you can eat more Middleswarth potato chips than anyone you know? Can you defeat last year’s champ to become the King or Queen of Chips? Wilkes-Barre food distributor Northeast Snacks has announced the second annual Middleswarth Potato Chip Eating Contest, which will be held this year at Sabatini’s […]

 Rich Howells

Motionless In White announces contest to design artwork for new album ‘Graveyard Shift,’ deadline is Dec. 19

Motionless In White announces contest to design artwork for new album ‘Graveyard Shift,’ deadline is Dec. 19

Scranton metal band Motionless In White has always been big on fan interaction, writing songs about and using lyrics inspired by fans and even hosting personal creative workshops during the 2016 Warped Tour, but their latest announcement takes this to another level, letting anyone design their next album cover in a contest open to the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fuzz 92.1 seeking original musicians for battle of the bands on June 5, winner plays 2016 Fuzz Fest

Fuzz 92.1 seeking original musicians for battle of the bands on June 5, winner plays 2016 Fuzz Fest

From a press release: Scranton radio station Fuzz 92.1 is looking for original, unsigned bands to participate in a battle of the bands on Sunday, June 5 at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant. The winning group will play the 2016 Fuzz Fest at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, along with Weezer, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

World’s 1st Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest announced, benefits charity

World’s 1st Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest announced, benefits charity

If you ever hoped to be crowned King or Queen of Chips, your dreams may soon be realized. Northeast Snacks has announced the world’s first Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest, where contestants will be challenged to eat the most amount of chips by weight in two minutes – you choose the flavor. The winner will receive […]

 Cory Wolff

Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest 2015 logo contest taking submissions now through June 5

Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest 2015 logo contest taking submissions now through June 5

Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest is for everyone. It belongs to the people of NEPA and it is for the people of NEPA. Culture Shock! has two main purposes – showcase the immense talent in our area, and culturally enhance our community. We decided to call it Culture Shock! because it’s a vast […]

 Ken Jones

The Russello Project headlining Halloween show in Scranton, giving away Queensrÿche tickets

The Russello Project headlining Halloween show in Scranton, giving away Queensrÿche tickets

Just coming off the Steamtown Music Awards, where Charlie Russello won Best Guitarist and his band The Russello Project won the popular vote for Best Jam Band/Jazz Fusion Act, The Russello Project will be headlining their first show at the V-Spot in Scranton on Saturday, Oct. 25. After decades of local as well as some […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Sucker and the Russello Project give away tickets to Halloween Queensrÿche show

Sucker and the Russello Project give away tickets to Halloween Queensrÿche show

From a press release: Sucker and the Russello Project will be hosting a Halloween costume contest during their Saturday, Oct. 25 performance at the V-Spot. The winner will be awarded a pair of tickets to the Queensrÿche (with vocalist Todd La Torre) concert at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre on Halloween, Oct. 31. […]