Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Soul Trap Double IPA by Troon Brewing

Beer: Soul Trap Brewery: Troon Brewing Style: Double IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 8.20% In an old barn in scenic Hopewell, New Jersey, Troon Brewing is producing some really interesting beers, so after picking up some growlers, we’re drinking them outside back home in this sweaty July heat. Soul Trap is an Imperial IPA that is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

A Perfect Circle announces 2017 tour dates in Reading, New York, and New Jersey

A Perfect Circle announces 2017 tour dates in Reading, New York, and New Jersey

From a press release: Local Tool fans were recently treated to a rare live performance at the Giant Center in Hershey last month, and now singer Maynard James Keenan is bringing his other multi-platinum rock band, A Perfect Circle, to five venues within a two to three-hour driving distance from Northeastern Pennsylvania. After returning to […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: ’68, Listener, Homeless Gospel Choir, Super Snake, and Blind Lion, 05/21/17

PHOTOS: ’68, Listener, Homeless Gospel Choir, Super Snake, and Blind Lion, 05/21/17

Following a spring excursion with Every Time I Die and Wage War, acclaimed Atlanta, Georgia rock duo ’68 kicked off the first leg of their world tour at Crossroads in Garwood, New Jersey on Sunday, May 21. Described as “an equal mixture of rock, hardcore, and blues” that “channels everything from the intensity of At […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: American Pale Ale by Lone Eagle Brewing

Beer: American Pale Ale Brewery: Lone Eagle Brewing Style: American Pale Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 5.30% With Memorial Day on the mind, we stopped at a brewery we never tried before, Lone Eagle in Flemington, New Jersey, and picked up this patriotic American Pale Ale. Does it soar like bald eagle as the national anthem […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: The Great Porter by Man Skirt Brewing

Beer: The Great Porter Brewery: Man Skirt Brewing Style: Porter Age: 2017 ABV: 5.50% IBU: 34 It’s hard to find a great porter these days – luckily, Man Skirt Brewing in Hackettstown, New Jersey has made it easier by putting it right in the name! Does this dark, rich, roasty beer measure up to its […]

 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 […]

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