Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 acoustic songs by JP Biondo of NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 acoustic songs by JP Biondo of NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet

Last week during the live recording of Episode 8 of the newly relaunched NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, singer, songwriter, and mandolinist JP Biondo, who is both a solo artist and a member of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band Cabinet, opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 new acoustic songs by Ed Cuozzo of Scranton’s University Drive

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 new acoustic songs by Ed Cuozzo of Scranton’s University Drive

Last week during the live recording of Episode 2 of the newly relaunched NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, Scranton singer, songwriter, and guitarist Edward Cuozzo opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of two songs from “On/Off: Reset,” the debut album by his new alternative rock […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jam-grass band Cabinet releases live set from Peach Fest in Scranton as free download

NEPA jam-grass band Cabinet releases live set from Peach Fest in Scranton as free download

As the local jam-grass band continues their 10-year anniversary tour, packing venues and selling out dates all over the country, Cabinet has officially released a live recording of their set at the Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain on Aug. 13 as a free or pay-what-you-want download. Released on Friday, Oct. 14, […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Stream/download new acoustic EP by Scranton singer/songwriter Edward Cuozzo

EXCLUSIVE: Stream/download new acoustic EP by Scranton singer/songwriter Edward Cuozzo

Scranton singer/songwriter Edward Cuozzo works quickly, though you wouldn’t know it by the quality of his work. Over the course of 11 days, from Jan. 12-22, he completed “The Silvia EP,” a six-track acoustic album he recorded at home while working on his full-length record at JL Studios in Olyphant, and now NEPA Scene has […]

 Rich Howells

DOWNLOAD: Scranton singer/songwriter Edward Cuozzo debuts solo track ‘Run Down Motels’

DOWNLOAD: Scranton singer/songwriter Edward Cuozzo debuts solo track ‘Run Down Motels’

Since the breakup of his respected indie rock band A Social State last year, frontman Edward Cuozzo has been hard at work on his own solo material. On Thursday, Jan. 14, he released “Run Down Motels,” the first song from an upcoming acoustic EP he is putting out as he completes his full-length album at […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton’s Old Charades release honest new single ‘When Countless Days Get Numbered’ for free

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton’s Old Charades release honest new single ‘When Countless Days Get Numbered’ for free

Scranton indie rock band Old Charades plan to release their debut full-length album “End Together/Start Together” by the end of 2015 or early next year, but they’re giving NEPA Scene readers an exclusive early listen to the truthful and personal first single, “When Countless Days Get Numbered.” “This song is kind of like a combination […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Stream/download the emotional ‘Heal Me’ by Katie Evans for free

SONG PREMIERE: Stream/download the emotional ‘Heal Me’ by Katie Evans for free

Peckville singer/songwriter Katie Evans has been playing music since she was 13 years old, but the Northeastern Pennsylvania music scene has really gotten to know her better over the past year at frequent shows across the area and as a finalist in NEPA Scene’s Got Talent. With her first demo set for release on Thursday, […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Stream/download Adam Bailey’s modern take on ‘Wayfaring Stranger’ for free

SONG PREMIERE: Stream/download Adam Bailey’s modern take on ‘Wayfaring Stranger’ for free

As a finalist in NEPA Scene’s Got Talent and a fresh young voice in the Northeastern Pennsylvania music scene, Adam Bailey has seemingly come out of nowhere and established a name for himself rather quickly with his original compositions and a unique cover of an old American folk song. While performing “Wayfaring Stranger” live, the […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Stream/download ‘Dizzy’ by A Social State for free

SONG PREMIERE: Stream/download ‘Dizzy’ by A Social State for free

Back in February, NEPA Scene gave our readers an exclusive first listen to an acoustic version of “Dizzy,” a brand new song from A Social State, when vocalist and guitarist Edward Cuozzo visited The Stude for Episode 12 of the NEPA Scene Podcast. Now we’re excited to premiere the finished studio version with the whole […]