NEPA Scene Staff

Pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks play at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 15

Pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks play at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 15

From a press release: Meat and Potato Entertainment has exclusively announced through NEPA Scene that The Escape Tour, featuring Victory Records pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks, along with up-and-comers GutterLIFE (CI Records), will make a stop at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Friday, Dec. 15. Local acts Dreamers, […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton’s Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking play Chameleon Club in Lancaster on July 20

Scranton’s Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking play Chameleon Club in Lancaster on July 20

It was announced today that Scranton punk bands The Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking, who share both a hometown and a familial connection in vocalists and guitarists Greg and Bobby Barnett, respectively, will play a short run of shows together in July, including a stop at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster on Thursday, July 20 […]

 Rich Howells

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Lancaster indie punk rock band Worries

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Lancaster indie punk rock band Worries

Worries City: Lancaster, Pennsylvania; originally from the Brodheadsville area in the Poconos Genre(s): Indie punk rock Years active: 2009-present Sounds like: A mix of mid-tempo and upbeat indie tunes that draw from folk and punk rock with lots of harmonies that encourage sing-alongs. It’s the kind of memory-evoking music that keeps the heartbroken going in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Rise Against, Killswitch Engage, and letlive come to Lancaster on Nov. 3 and Stroudsburg on Nov. 4

Rise Against, Killswitch Engage, and letlive come to Lancaster on Nov. 3 and Stroudsburg on Nov. 4

From a press release: Formed in 1999 when ex-88 Fingers Louie bassist Joe Principe tapped vocalist Tim McIlrath for a new project rooted in the sound and social vision of traditional hardcore, Rise Against has been tearing through show after show worldwide on a non-stop mission to spread their message and sound, scoring multiple Top […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Funniest Mom in America’ Rubi Nicholas brings her unconventional comedy to Scranton

‘Funniest Mom in America’ Rubi Nicholas brings her unconventional comedy to Scranton

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple’s Shopland Hall will transform into an intimate comedy club on Saturday, Jan. 10 at 8 p.m., presenting Lancaster comedian Rubi Nicholas along with openers Bill Wood and Nate Marshall. Rock 107’s The Prospector will serve as emcee for the night. Nicholas is a […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Breaking Benjamin covers Nirvana, Alice in Chains, and Tool

When Breaking Benjamin recently returned from hiatus with a new lineup, they covered two songs in addition to playing selections from every album in their own catalog – “Prison Sex” by Tool and “Them Bones” by Alice in Chains. On their current acoustic tour, which ends tonight at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, they’ve added […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Bayside coming back to Pennsylvania after Warped Tour stop

Bayside coming back to Pennsylvania after Warped Tour stop

From a press release: In support of their most recent album “Cult,” which debuted at No. 24 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart, pop punk powerhouse and Hopeless Records recording artist Bayside is gearing up for a short headlining tour that will take the band through Pennsylvania and New York in October. Bayside recently performed […]