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Philly folk singer Birdie Busch plays free show at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 20

Philly folk singer Birdie Busch plays free show at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 20

From a press release: Acclaimed Philadelphia folk singer/songwriter Birdie Busch and her band will play a free concert at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. To comply with local ordinances, patrons need a ticket, which can be ordered on the Opera House website, by calling 570-325-0249, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton’s Menzingers headline Project Pabst Music Festival in Philadelphia on Sept. 16

Scranton’s Menzingers headline Project Pabst Music Festival in Philadelphia on Sept. 16

From a press release: Who hasn’t enjoyed a cold Pabst Blue Ribbon before, during, or after a good concert? Well, there will be plenty of those on hand when Scranton punk band The Menzingers headline the Project Pabst Music Festival at the Electric Factory in their current home of Philadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 16. Launched […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Rappers Aayu and King Magnetic show Pennsylvania pride in ‘State I’m In’

Once a hardcore punk musician, Bucks County indie rapper Aayu embraced hip-hip in 2007 and hasn’t looked back since. No matter what style of music Mark Ciccone created over the years, however, it was always made with a love for his hometown roots, which has never been more evident than in the new music video […]

 Jason Riedmiller

J GOES PLACES: Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, 05/27/17

J GOES PLACES: Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, 05/27/17

J Goes Places #001: Eastern State Penitentiary. Philadelphia, PA. 5/27/17 A brief introduction from easternstate.org: Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America’s most notorious […]

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‘Hamilton’ star Leslie Odom, Jr. joins 2017-18 Wyoming Seminary Performing Arts Series in Kingston

‘Hamilton’ star Leslie Odom, Jr. joins 2017-18 Wyoming Seminary Performing Arts Series in Kingston

From a press release: Now entering its second year, Wyoming Seminary’s Sem Presents! Performing Arts Series at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston will feature three outstanding acts for 2017-18, including a Tony and Grammy Award-winning star of Broadway hit “Hamilton.” On Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m., the New York City-based Limón […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Singer/songwriter Conor Oberst plays with full band at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 27

Singer/songwriter Conor Oberst plays with full band at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 27

From a press release: It was announced today that acclaimed singer/songwriter Conor Oberst will bring a full band performance featuring members of The Felice Brothers to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, July 27 at 8 p.m. Philadelphia-based indie folk rock band Hop Along will support Oberst as the opening act. Tickets, which […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Wizard World Philly, a speeding DeLorean, and Tiger Woods

A FREAK ACCIDENT: Wizard World Philly, a speeding DeLorean, and Tiger Woods

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Intricate fabric art on display at Gallery at Penn College in Williamsport May 23-July 23

Intricate fabric art on display at Gallery at Penn College in Williamsport May 23-July 23

From a press release: Objects and memories, transience and stability are explored in “Vestiges,” an exhibit of fabric installations on display starting Tuesday, May 23 through Sunday, July 23 in The Gallery at Penn College in Williamsport. Through her drawn, screen-printed, and stuffed fabric creations, Philadelphia artist Kay Healy explores themes of home, memory, displacement, […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Jimmy Eat World and Beach Slang at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 05/13/17

PHOTOS: Jimmy Eat World and Beach Slang at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 05/13/17

Following their 2014 tour celebrating the 10th anniversary of their fifth album, “Futures,” which stopped at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg that October, multi-platinum-selling alternative rock band Jimmy Eat World took a break to pursue other projects. Returning with a new album, “Integrity Blues,” last year, Jimmy Eat World came back to the Sherman on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Live Nation offers $20 ticket sale May 2-9 to over 50 area concerts, including Scranton shows

Live Nation offers $20 ticket sale May 2-9 to over 50 area concerts, including Scranton shows

From a press release: From experiencing live music under the stars at an outdoor amphitheater to rocking out at an arena or taking a road trip to a music festival, there is something special about summer concerts, and Live Nation is celebrating the start of the season with National Concert Day on Monday, May 1, […]

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