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’80s tribute band Jessie’s Girl returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 29

’80s tribute band Jessie’s Girl returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 29

From a press release: Take your tracksuits, neon spandex, acid wash jeans, and fanny packs out of the closet – Jessie’s Girl, New York City’s ultimate ’80s tribute band, will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Dec. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $22 in advance or $27 the day of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Groundbreaking funk rockers Living Colour perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 13

Groundbreaking funk rockers Living Colour perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 13

From a press release: It was announced today that groundbreaking, Grammy Award-winning funk rock fusion band Living Colour will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m., about a month after their anticipated new album “Shade” will be released. Tickets, which are $22 in advance or $27 the day […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Gene Ween Does Billy Joel with Paul Green Rock Academy at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 08/05/17

PHOTOS: Gene Ween Does Billy Joel with Paul Green Rock Academy at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 08/05/17

Aaron Freeman may be known best as Gene Ween, the frontman of alternative rock band Ween from New Hope, Pennsylvania, but on Saturday, Aug. 5, he embodied a very different singer/songwriter for an intimate set of Billy Joel songs in the Chandelier Lobby of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. The night began with a […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Vulgar Display of Flower Double IPA by Equilibrium Brewery

Beer: Vulgar Display of Flower Brewery: Equilibrium Brewery Style: Double IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 8.00% There’s a lot of IPAs and Double IPAs in this popular hazy, New England style out there, but not all of them make Pantera references. If you’ve got a “Mouth for War,” let’s “Rise” and take a “Walk” to Equilibrium […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Conor Oberst with Felice Brothers and Hop Along at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 07/27/17

PHOTOS: Conor Oberst with Felice Brothers and Hop Along at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 07/27/17

Backed by New York folk rock band The Felice Brothers, indie folk icon Conor Oberst played familiar and new material at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, July 27. Following an opening set by Philadelphia’s Hop Along, the 37-year-old singer/songwriter from Omaha, Nebraska largely performed selections from his latest solo albums, 2016’s “Ruminations” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Off-Broadway one-man musical ‘My Sinatra’ comes to Theater at North in Scranton on Sept. 16

Off-Broadway one-man musical ‘My Sinatra’ comes to Theater at North in Scranton on Sept. 16

From a press release: Singer, playwright, and actor Cary Hoffman turned his celebrated PBS special into a biographical, often hilarious, and poignant one-man musical play called “My Sinatra” about his love and idolization for this hero Frank Sinatra and the perils of wanting to become somebody else. The acclaimed show comes to The Theater at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Dallas DJ Kenton spins summertime single ‘Everytime’ at release party in Scranton on July 29

Dallas DJ Kenton spins summertime single ‘Everytime’ at release party in Scranton on July 29

From a press release: Ryan Kenton is climbing up the ladder to success alongside New York City singer/songwriter Delsa with their new hit single “Everytime,” released on Tuesday, July 25 on Apple Music, Spotify, and Google Play. With big plans and a big personality to match, Kenton is making his way from small town DJ […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Spill the Tea IPL by Jack’s Abby Brewing and Finback Brewery

Beer: Spill the Tea Brewery: Jack’s Abby Brewing and Finback Brewery Style: India Pale Lager Age: 2017 ABV: 5.40% IBU: 50 Whether you enjoy a glass of green tea or an ice cold beer on a hot summer day, Jack’s Abby Brewing in Framingham, Massachusetts and Finback Brewery in Queens, New York have you covered […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: The Goat Russian Imperial Stout by The North Brewery

Beer: The Goat Brewery: The North Brewery Style: Russian Imperial Stout Age: 2017 ABV: 10.70% If the Pentagram Dark Ale two weeks ago wasn’t metal enough for you, let’s grab the horns of The Goat, a Russian-style imperial stout that’s as black as your soul… or coffee… whichever. We took a road trip through Endicott, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Tribute band Jessie’s Girl goes ‘Back to the ’80s’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 30

Tribute band Jessie’s Girl goes ‘Back to the ’80s’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 30

From a press release: Take your tracksuits, neon spandex, acid wash jeans, and fanny packs out of the closet – Jessie’s Girl, New York City’s ultimate ’80s tribute band, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, June 30 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $22 in advance or $27 the day of […]

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