Rich Howells

STREAMING: Scranton indie rockers Three Man Cannon are ‘Building Broken Steps’ with new single

STREAMING: Scranton indie rockers Three Man Cannon are ‘Building Broken Steps’ with new single

Scranton indie rock band Three Man Cannon premiered a catchy, reflective new song called “Building Broken Steps” this week, the first single from their first full-length album since 2014. Now based in Philadelphia, the group that features former members of fellow Scranton band Tigers Jaw will release the self-titled record through Philly indie label Lame-O […]

 Rich Howells

‘The Future Is Cancelled’ – Scranton punk band Captain, We’re Sinking calls it quits after 12 years

‘The Future Is Cancelled’ – Scranton punk band Captain, We’re Sinking calls it quits after 12 years

“It’s the end of days… but we’re all OK.” After creating beautifully emotional punk rock on and off for 12 years, Captain, We’re Sinking has finally sunk, though they’re not abandoning music completely. Formed in Scranton in 2006, the punk band released three full-length albums – “The Animals Are Out” in 2007, “The Future Is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien returns to Scranton for hometown CD release show on March 31

Singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien returns to Scranton for hometown CD release show on March 31

From a press release: Philadelphia acoustic singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien will return to his hometown area to host his CD release party at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Saturday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. Special guests include Scranton pop punk band GlowNovember, singer/songwriter Bryan Brophy, and more to be announced. Formerly a Mountain […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Initial Camp Bisco lineup announced with Bassnectar, Excision, Tipper, Bonobo, Ghostface Killah, and more

Initial Camp Bisco lineup announced with Bassnectar, Excision, Tipper, Bonobo, Ghostface Killah, and more

From a press release: Camp Bisco is set to return for its fourth year to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton on Thursday, July 12 through Saturday, July 14 and, today, the electronic dance music festival announced its initial lineup of performing artists. Performances over the three-day event will include […]

 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

Classic romantic comedy ‘The Philadelphia Story’ screens in NEPA theaters Feb. 18-21

Classic romantic comedy ‘The Philadelphia Story’ screens in NEPA theaters Feb. 18-21

From a press release: Love is in the air as Fathom Events and the Turner Classic Movies Big Screen Classics series present one of movie history’s quintessential romantic comedies, 1940’s “The Philadelphia Story,” in select movie theaters nationwide for two days only on Sunday, Feb. 18 and Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 […]

 Rich Howells

Electronic music festival Camp Bisco returns to Montage Mountain in Scranton July 12-15

Electronic music festival Camp Bisco returns to Montage Mountain in Scranton July 12-15

Not long after the Peach Music Festival announced that it would return, the electronic dance music festival Camp Bisco, founded by Philadelphia electronica/jam fusion band The Disco Biscuits, will also return to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton on Thursday, July 12 through Sunday, July 15. An alumni pre-sale begins […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Philadelphia’s Peek-A-Boo Revue brings holiday burlesque show to Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 16

Philadelphia’s Peek-A-Boo Revue brings holiday burlesque show to Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 16

From a press release: Philadelphia’s premier neo-burlesque troupe, the Peek-A-Boo Revue, will take over the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe with their feisty and festive Holiday Tease-A-Thon on Saturday, Dec. 16. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, can be purchased on the Opera […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedic ‘Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery’ comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 7

Comedic ‘Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery’ comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 7

From a press release: Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre Company is back again with playwright Ken Ludwig’s acclaimed comedic adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mystery in “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Philly funktronica band Tweed throws dance party at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Nov. 17

Philly funktronica band Tweed throws dance party at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Nov. 17

From a press release: Those who can’t wait for Camp Bisco to return to the area can dance to Philadelphia funktronica powerhouse Tweed and Wilkes-Barre DJ Newpy Hundo at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Friday, Nov. 17. Doors at the Jazz Cafe (667 N. River St., Plains) open at 8 p.m., and […]

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