NEPA Scene Staff

98.5 KRZ brings OneRepublic and Fitz and the Tantrums to Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 26

98.5 KRZ brings OneRepublic and Fitz and the Tantrums to Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 26

From a press release: Local pop radio station 98.5 KRZ is bringing its annual Summer Smash concert back to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Wednesday, July 26, this time featuring multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated quintet OneRepublic with special guests Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur. Tickets, which range from $34.50 to $350 (VIP […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Froggy 101’s Guitars & Stars lets young country artists shine at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 18

Froggy 101’s Guitars & Stars lets young country artists shine at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 18

From a press release: It was announced today that Scranton country music radio station Froggy 101 and Wisnosky Jewelers in Tunkhannock will present Guitars & Stars at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. Main stage acts include Kane Brown, Brett Young, Dylan Scott, reigning American Idol Trent Harmon, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop star Aaron Carter performs at Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade and meets fans at Levels on March 11

Pop star Aaron Carter performs at Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade and meets fans at Levels on March 11

From a press release: After performing at Mount Airy Casino Resort last year, former teen pop star and current Sony recording artist Aaron Carter will return to Northeastern Pennsylvania to sing at the Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade on Saturday, March 11. He will be performing on 98.5 KRZ’s float while the local pop radio station […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Classic rockers Foghat headline Rock 107 Birthday Bash at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

Classic rockers Foghat headline Rock 107 Birthday Bash at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

From a press release: Scranton classic rock radio station Rock 107 will be celebrating its annual Birthday Bash with multi-platinum-selling English blues rock band Foghat at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, April 13. In addition to door prizes, giveaways, drinks, and “a killer birthday cake,” opening the 37th birthday concert will be local […]

 John 'Fud' Zavacki

BUT I DIGRESS: Tuning into my clear memories of classic radio (and its place today)

BUT I DIGRESS: Tuning into my clear memories of classic radio (and its place today)

As we approach Christmas with lightning rapidity, some of the more impressive gifts of Christmases past have been drifting through my brain transom. The kickass ‘50s style baby blue bike with a “gas tank” and fins that I eventually learned to ride on. Also the kickass Apollo 5 speed “muscle bike” that weighed as much […]

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Writer and radio host Garrison Keillor tells stories at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 13

Writer and radio host Garrison Keillor tells stories at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 13

From a press release: It was announced today that renowned author, storyteller, and radio personality Garrison Keillor will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $35, $45, and $55, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. and will be available […]

 Rich Cicci

WILDLY FRUSTRATED: For a premium service, Sirius XM sure feels like terrestrial radio

WILDLY FRUSTRATED: For a premium service, Sirius XM sure feels like terrestrial radio

I purchased a new car last year – I’m talking 2015 new. It gets great mileage, it’s comfortable, and it even has some power behind it. Listen, I’m not a car guy; I could care less about what’s under a hood, and I don’t know any car guy lingo. I’m lucky I know how to […]

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Boyz II Men holds private concert at their former high school in Philadelphia

Boyz II Men holds private concert at their former high school in Philadelphia

From a press release: SiriusXM announced on Friday that Boyz II Men will perform a live concert on Oct. 14 from the school where they met, the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, on SiriusXM’s Heart & Soul channel. “Up Close & Personal with Boyz II Men” will feature Boyz II Men, […]

 Derek Warren

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, 21st Amendment Brewery, 09/13/14

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, 21st Amendment Brewery, 09/13/14

Every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. on 102.3 FM The Sports Hub, Fast Freddie, Derek Warren, and Dr. Johnny Blindside talk and drink beer on the Beer Geeks Radio Hour! The show is also available as a podcast after the live broadcast: This week, we examined the fantastic San Francisco-based 21st Amendment Brewery – through […]

 Rich Howells

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, Great Lakes Brewing Company, 09/06/14

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, Great Lakes Brewing Company, 09/06/14

Every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. on 102.3 FM The Sports Hub, Fast Freddie, Derek Warren, and Dr. Johnny Blindside talk and drink beer on the Beer Geeks Radio Hour! The show is also available as a podcast after the live broadcast: This week, we drink and discuss all-things-Cleveland as we enjoy the great beers […]