NEPA Scene Staff

Lackawanna Music Festival announces afterparty with Will Wood and American Opera in Scranton on July 7

Lackawanna Music Festival announces afterparty with Will Wood and American Opera in Scranton on July 7

From a press release: After postponing the Scranton date of their tour last month, a makeup date has been announced for New Jersey avant-garde pop/gypsy/experimental rock group Will Wood and the Tapeworms and Brooklyn folk rock band American Opera. Both acts will perform at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Saturday, July 7 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ska bands Big D and the Kids Table and The Pietasters take over Jazz Cafe in Plains on Sept. 15

Ska bands Big D and the Kids Table and The Pietasters take over Jazz Cafe in Plains on Sept. 15

From a press release: Ska music is skanking back into the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains in a big way – Vans Warped Tour mainstays Big D and the Kids Table, longtime ska outfit The Pietasters, and New Jersey’s Hub City Stompers will “pick it up” on Saturday, Sept. 15. Doors at the Jazz […]

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Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms return to Scranton with American Opera on May 27

Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms return to Scranton with American Opera on May 27

From a press release: After an impressive first performance in Scranton in March, New Jersey avant-garde pop/gypsy/experimental rock group Will Wood and the Tapeworms will return to downtown for a show with Brooklyn folk rock band American Opera at the Irish Wolf Pub on Sunday, May 27.at 6:30 p.m. Bloomsburg trio Merely Players will open […]

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Avenged Sevenfold, Limp Bizkit, and Papa Roach headline Rock Allegiance festival in Camden on Oct. 6

Avenged Sevenfold, Limp Bizkit, and Papa Roach headline Rock Allegiance festival in Camden on Oct. 6

From a press release: Tickets went on sale today for Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, which returns to the Philadelphia area on Saturday, Oct. 6. Now in its fourth year, the festival will present a massive lineup of bands at the BB&T Pavilion and Wiggins Waterfront Park in Camden, New Jersey, led by Avenged Sevenfold, Limp […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: The Used, The Fever 333, and Keep Flying at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 05/04/18

PHOTOS: The Used, The Fever 333, and Keep Flying at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 05/04/18

While popular post-hardcore band The Used are currently dealing with headline-grabbing drama behind the scenes as they split with guitarist Justin Shekoski, that didn’t affect their energetic concert at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, May 4. It began with an opening set by semi-local New Jersey/Pennsylvania band Keep Flying, which features former members […]

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From April 30-May 8, get $20 tickets to these concerts in Scranton, Philadelphia, Allentown, Hershey, and more

From April 30-May 8, get $20 tickets to these concerts in Scranton, Philadelphia, Allentown, Hershey, and more

From a press release: Live Nation kicked off National Concert Week today by revealing which shows would be included in its $20 all-in ticket offer in venues across the country. The closest concerts will be held at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, but it also includes many other venues within a few hours […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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