Rich Howells

Scranton’s Menzingers get ‘Stoked for the Summer’ with Bouncing Souls in Asbury Park on Aug. 25

Scranton’s Menzingers get ‘Stoked for the Summer’ with Bouncing Souls in Asbury Park on Aug. 25

New Jersey punk band The Bouncing Souls announced their second annual Stoked for the Summer show at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey on Friday, Aug. 25 and, this year, they’ve invited The Menzingers from Scranton to join them, along with Lucero, Mickey Rickshaw, and Timeshares. In its inaugural year, Stoked for the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Wilco, Conor Oberst, and Hop Along play XPoNential Music Festival in Camden on July 28

Wilco, Conor Oberst, and Hop Along play XPoNential Music Festival in Camden on July 28

From a press release: WXPN 88.5 FM, the non-commercial, member-supported radio station of the University of Pennsylvania, has again teamed with promoter Live Nation to present performances at the BB&T Pavilion on the Camden, New Jersey waterfront as part of WXPN’s annual XPoNential Music Festival, presented by Subaru. Performing on Friday, July 28 at the […]

 Rich Howells

After canceling Trump inauguration, Bruce Springsteen tribute B Street Band playing Scranton on Feb. 17

After canceling Trump inauguration, Bruce Springsteen tribute B Street Band playing Scranton on Feb. 17

As NEPA Scene reported back in December, New Jersey-based Bruce Springsteen tribute act The B Street Band is set to perform at The Leonard Theater in downtown Scranton on Friday, Feb. 17 at 9 p.m. Since that time, however, the cover band that has opened for the Boss himself has become the center of controversy […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Mouth Feelings IPA by Magnify Brewing Company

Beer: Mouth Feelings Brewery: Magnify Brewing Company Style: American IPA Age: 2016 ABV: 6.40% Jersey represent on today’s MBR! This Jersey boy tells you how he feels about Mouth Feelings, an oated IPA brewed in Fairfield, New Jersey by Magnify Brewing! Massive Beer Reviews is an award-winning YouTube beer review, brewery, and culture show based […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Rock Carnival, Day 3 – Halestorm, The Used, Sebastian Bach, Jim Breuer, Tom Keifer, and more, 10/2/16

PHOTOS: Rock Carnival, Day 3 – Halestorm, The Used, Sebastian Bach, Jim Breuer, Tom Keifer, and more, 10/2/16

The second annual Rock Carnival brought some of the best rock and metal bands in the world to FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, New Jersey, and NEPA Scene was the only publication from Northeastern Pennsylvania to endure the bad weather to cover some badass music on Friday, Sept. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 2. “This year’s lineup […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Rock Carnival, Days 1-2 – Twisted Sister, Alice Cooper, Daughtry, Fuel, and more, 09/30-10/1/16

PHOTOS: Rock Carnival, Days 1-2 – Twisted Sister, Alice Cooper, Daughtry, Fuel, and more, 09/30-10/1/16

The second annual Rock Carnival brought some of the best rock and metal bands in the world to FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, New Jersey, and NEPA Scene was the only publication from Northeastern Pennsylvania to endure the bad weather to cover some badass music on Friday, Sept. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 2. “This year’s lineup […]

 John 'Fud' Zavacki

BUT I DIGRESS: Thoughts and memories after seeing Black Sabbath for the last time

BUT I DIGRESS: Thoughts and memories after seeing Black Sabbath for the last time

I saw Black Sabbath live for the very last time in my entire life on Friday, Aug. 19 in Camden, New Jersey. It was an amazing show, and the power and brilliance of the performance ultimately took some of bite out of the fact that it was, as the title of the tour indicated, “The […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Young singer/songwriter James Barrett cuts deep into the ‘Marrow’

SONG PREMIERE: Young singer/songwriter James Barrett cuts deep into the ‘Marrow’

Over the past year, NEPA Scene has followed the rising career of young singer/songwriter James Barrett, seeing him perform at our events, having him as a guest on our podcast, and premiering two songs from his debut album. Just a few months after its release, the ambitious 19-year-old Clarks Summit native is already back with […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 3 – Brandi Carlile, Old Crow Medicine Show, and more, 07/24/16

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 3 – Brandi Carlile, Old Crow Medicine Show, and more, 07/24/16

On Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24, the XPoNential Music Festival, with a lineup carefully curated by award-winning Philadelphia radio station WXPN 88.5 FM, returned for its 12th year to Wiggins Park and its fourth year to the BB&T Pavilion nearby, both in Camden, New Jersey just outside of Philly. With outdoor and indoor […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 2 – Preservation Hall Jazz Band, David Wax Museum, and more, 07/23/16

PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival, Day 2 – Preservation Hall Jazz Band, David Wax Museum, and more, 07/23/16

On Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24, the XPoNential Music Festival, with a lineup carefully curated by award-winning Philadelphia radio station WXPN 88.5 FM, returned for its 12th year to Wiggins Park and its fourth year to the BB&T Pavilion nearby, both in Camden, New Jersey just outside of Philly. With outdoor and indoor […]

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