NEPA Scene Staff

Pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer will play at Great Allentown Fair on Sept. 1

Pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer will play at Great Allentown Fair on Sept. 1

From a press release: Following the news that 311, The Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes are coming to The Great Allentown Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 29, it was also announced today that Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer will perform at the fair during Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 8 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

98.5 KRZ announces young pop stars playing Summer Smash in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

98.5 KRZ announces young pop stars playing Summer Smash in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

From a press release: Entercom, a leading creator of live local audio content in the United States, and 98.5 KRZ have announced the all-star lineup of Summer Smash 2018, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton pop radio station’s annual kickoff to summer concert. Featuring young hitmakers Why Don’t We, Dua Lipa, Jack & Jack, and Logan Henderson, the event […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop icon Britney Spears takes Las Vegas ‘Piece of Me’ show to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on July 17

Pop icon Britney Spears takes Las Vegas ‘Piece of Me’ show to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on July 17

From a press release: Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning pop icon Britney Spears has announced the limited, last-time-ever tour of her award-winning and record-breaking show “Britney: Piece of Me.” For the first and only time, “Britney: Piece of Me” will visit the East Coast and Europe for a very limited engagement for fans who were not able […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Chart toppers Kesha and Macklemore perform together at Hersheypark Stadium on July 21

Chart toppers Kesha and Macklemore perform together at Hersheypark Stadium on July 21

From a press release: After collaborating on the hit single “Good Old Days” this year, chart-topping, multi-platinum-selling artists Kesha and Macklemore will team up in 2018 for The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore Tour, which stops at Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $35.60, $45.60, $55.60, and $95.60, plus […]

 John 'Fud' Zavacki

BUT I DIGRESS: What makes a good pop song (and how to make pop music great again)

BUT I DIGRESS: What makes a good pop song (and how to make pop music great again)

I have no idea what I’m going to be babbling about today, kiddies. I know I do need to knock something out or I’ll get chewed out by the boss, so I’m giving it the ol’ “James Joyce” treatment. The results couldn’t possibly be worse than that hack’s unintelligible dreck. Why Hemingway hung around with […]