NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton’s Menzingers join inaugural Sea.Hear.Now Festival with Jack Johnson, Incubus, Social Distortion, and more

Scranton’s Menzingers join inaugural Sea.Hear.Now Festival with Jack Johnson, Incubus, Social Distortion, and more

From a press release: The inaugural Sea.Hear.Now Festival in New Jersey has announced its initial lineup featuring headliners Jack Johnson and Incubus, along with performances from Social Distortion, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Brandi Carlile, Milky Chance, Blondie, Kaleo, The Front Bottoms, Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, and Scranton punk band The Menzingers. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Outlaw Music Festival returns to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Sept. 14 with Willie Nelson, Van Morrison, and more

Outlaw Music Festival returns to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Sept. 14 with Willie Nelson, Van Morrison, and more

From a press release: After the first-ever Outlaw Music Festival with Willie Nelson debuted at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in 2016, it expanded into a full tour of the United States but did not include a Scranton date, instead opting for Hershey and New Jersey stops. Today, Willie Nelson, Blackbird Presents, Mark Rothbaum, and […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Will Wood and the Tapeworms, The Cryptid, Static in the Attic, and Harambe at Levels in Scranton, 03/14/18

PHOTOS: Will Wood and the Tapeworms, The Cryptid, Static in the Attic, and Harambe at Levels in Scranton, 03/14/18

Levels Bar & Grill in downtown Scranton is typically home to college dance parties with DJs and cover bands, but on Wednesday, March 14, the venue hosted something decidedly different and unlike anything else going on in the local music scene at the moment… or possibly ever. Avant-garde, experimental pop rock group Will Wood and […]

 Rich Howells

Roastmaster Jeff Ross on open mics, Northeast audiences, and his bromance with Dave Attell

Roastmaster Jeff Ross on open mics, Northeast audiences, and his bromance with Dave Attell

Comedian Jeffrey Ross has been dubbed the “Roastmaster General” for a reason – his quick-witted insult comedy has made him one of the best in the business, feared by big celebrities and common hecklers alike. He never misses an opportunity to offend sensibilities and bust balls, reaching new heights of fame with his brutal takedowns […]

 Rich Howells

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: New Jersey avant-pop rock band Will Wood and the Tapeworms

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: New Jersey avant-pop rock band Will Wood and the Tapeworms

Will Wood and the Tapeworms City: Rockaway, New Jersey Genre(s): Avant-pop, experimental rock, gypsy rock, anti-folk, alternative rock Years active: 2015-present Sounds like: Will Wood and the Tapeworms is a constant balancing act between catchy pop and insane outbursts of artistic emotion, presented in a strange cabaret of sights and sounds that combine piano balladry […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Railroad Earth singer Todd Sheaffer and Cabinet’s Dylan Skursky jam at Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 17

Railroad Earth singer Todd Sheaffer and Cabinet’s Dylan Skursky jam at Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 17

From a press release: Todd Sheaffer, the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist of New Jersey roots rock/Americana jam band Railroad Earth, will perform with upright bassist Dylan Skursky, formerly of Cabinet before the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band went on hiatus and currently of Gatos Blancos, at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Saturday, March […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Classic metal band Attacker headlines night of heavy metal at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on June 23

Classic metal band Attacker headlines night of heavy metal at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on June 23

From a press release: New Jersey power metal band Attacker with bring their classic heavy metal sound to the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Saturday, June 23. Local metal acts Beyond Fallen, Prosody, and Skeletal 69 will open the show. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $10 in advance or $12 […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Black Label Society, Corrosion of Conformity, and Red Fang in Philadelphia, 02/03/18

PHOTOS: Black Label Society, Corrosion of Conformity, and Red Fang in Philadelphia, 02/03/18

Before traveling the world as Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist on the legendary singer’s farewell tour later this year, Zakk Wylde is touring the country with his own heavy metal band, Black Label Society, in support of their latest album, “Grimmest Hits,” released on Jan. 19. Despite the title, this record by the New Jersey-born singer, songwriter, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ozzy Osbourne kicks off farewell tour with Stone Sour at PPL Center in Allentown on Aug. 30

Ozzy Osbourne kicks off farewell tour with Stone Sour at PPL Center in Allentown on Aug. 30

From a press release: Five decades. 18,262 days. More than 2,500 shows. On his upcoming farewell world tour, Ozzy Osbourne – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter – will celebrate more than five decades as a performer, both as a solo artist and as the lead vocalist of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms perform at Levels in Scranton on March 14

Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms perform at Levels in Scranton on March 14

From a press release: After selling out their upcoming album release show in their home state of New Jersey, avant-garde pop/gypsy/experimental rock group Will Wood and the Tapeworms have announced a local concert exclusively through NEPA Scene at Levels Bar & Grill in downtown Scranton on Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. The genre-bending group […]

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