NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces Blinded Passenger reunion and 30 more acts

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces Blinded Passenger reunion and 30 more acts

From a press release: Scranton indie rock favorites Blinded Passenger will reunite at the fifth annual Electric City Music Conference after a two-year hiatus. While vocalist Patrick McGlynn and drummer Steve Werner often collaborate on acoustic solo and side projects, the reunion will bring the full band back together. “Reunions are always fun, so I […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Glass Prism and Joseph Wegleski to receive Lifetime Achievement Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Glass Prism and Joseph Wegleski to receive Lifetime Achievement Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

From a press release: The Steamtown Music Awards have announced the recipients of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards exclusively on NEPA Scene. As part of the fifth annual Electric City Music Conference, this year’s ceremony will honor the Glass Prism and Joseph “Wiggy” Wegleski. “Many musicians and bands have worked with Wiggy, both on the […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces new venues and 50 more acts in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces new venues and 50 more acts in Scranton

After announcing its initial 65 performers via NEPA Scene last month, the Electric City Music Conference has announced 50 more live acts and the participating venues for the fifth annual event in Scranton and surrounding cities like Olyphant. Venues returning for the 2018 conference are the Backyard Ale House, The Bog, Levels Bar & Grill […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: 5th annual Electric City Music Conference announces initial 65 performers in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: 5th annual Electric City Music Conference announces initial 65 performers in Scranton

Following the opening of artist submissions last month, the Electric City Music Conference has announced the names of 65 acts that will perform live at the fifth annual Scranton music conference. The Steamtown Music Awards will kick off the 2018 Electric City Music Conference on Thursday, Sept. 13, and the rest of the conference takes […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Nominations for the 2018 Steamtown Music Awards now open, new categories added

EXCLUSIVE: Nominations for the 2018 Steamtown Music Awards now open, new categories added

From a press release: Starting today, nominations for the 2018 Steamtown Music Awards are open from now until Thursday, June 17. The public can nominate their favorite acts for the fifth annual local music awards ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 13 and serve as the opening ceremony for the Electric City Music […]

 Rich Howells

Artist submissions are now open for 2018 Electric City Music Conference in Scranton

Artist submissions are now open for 2018 Electric City Music Conference in Scranton

Artist submissions for the 2018 Electric City Music Conference are now open. The fifth annual music conference, festival, and award ceremony will return to Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 13 through Saturday, Sept. 15. Local artists from the 570 area code can apply for free through the Electric City Music Conference website. All other artists can […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference releases 2017 aftermovie, announces 2018 dates

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference releases 2017 aftermovie, announces 2018 dates

Today, the Electric City Music Conference is announcing the dates for its fifth annual event and premiering the 2017 aftermovie exclusively through NEPA Scene, a longtime media sponsor of the ECMC. Last year’s conference featured performances by over 150 bands from eight states in 11 venues throughout the Scranton area, the Steamtown Music Awards ceremony […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Get hyped for Dashboard Confessional concert at Emo Night pre-party in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 26

Get hyped for Dashboard Confessional concert at Emo Night pre-party in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 26

From a press release: If Dashboard Confessional coming to Wilkes-Barre isn’t emo enough for you, the Screaming Infidelities duo will bring their Emo Night to Senunas’ Bar & Grill in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Jan. 26, just two days before Dashboard performs at Alt 92.1’s first-ever Snow Show at the nearby F.M. Kirby Center on Sunday, […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Trophy Scars 15th anniversary show with Will Wood and the Tapeworms and Latewaves, 11/04/17

PHOTOS: Trophy Scars 15th anniversary show with Will Wood and the Tapeworms and Latewaves, 11/04/17

After releasing their first new song since their 2014 album “Holy Vacants” earlier this year, Morristown, New Jersey experimental rock band Trophy Scars celebrated their 15th anniversary with a concert at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City on Saturday, Nov. 4 with Will Wood and the Tapeworms and Latewaves. Vocalist Jerry Jones was taking some […]

 Rich Howells

Stream or download the 2017 Electric City Music Conference panel discussions as free podcasts

Stream or download the 2017 Electric City Music Conference panel discussions as free podcasts

While live music takes center stage at the Electric City Music Conference, an important component to the yearly event is the informative panel discussions, offering advice and guidance to local musicians and those looking to get involved in the industry. On Saturday, Sept. 16, the fourth annual conference began its third and final day with […]

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