Rich Howells

Summer Airwaves brings live music and skateboarding to Montage Waterpark in Scranton on July 29

Summer Airwaves brings live music and skateboarding to Montage Waterpark in Scranton on July 29

Separate from and a little bit different than the popular Adult Swim Night series at Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton, a special event called Summer Airwaves on July 29 will be the only Saturday night after-hours event in the waterpark all summer long, featuring live music, skateboarding, and food and drink specials. From 5 p.m.-11 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Tool tribute band Schism opens your third eye at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Sept. 30

Tool tribute band Schism opens your third eye at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Sept. 30

From a press release: It’s becoming increasingly difficult to see progressive metal band Tool live locally these days – with no new material released in over a decade, the closest they toured in years was the Giant Center in Hershey back in May. That’s where Schism, the world’s first and longest running tribute to Tool, […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with GWAR, Anti-Flag, Valient Thorr, Big D, and Silverstein at Warped Tour in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with GWAR, Anti-Flag, Valient Thorr, Big D, and Silverstein at Warped Tour in Scranton

On Monday, July 10, NEPA Scene conducted interviews at the 2017 Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton that streamed live on our Facebook page all day while photographer Keith Perks shot some amazing photos. For those who missed our conversations, all five interviews with popular national touring acts are presented […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Music Festival reveals lineup for Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks tribute in Scranton on Aug. 12

Peach Music Festival reveals lineup for Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks tribute in Scranton on Aug. 12

From a press release: Last month, it was announced that the sixth annual Peach Music Festival would include “an all-star tribute” to Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks, who co-founded The Allman Brothers Band as well as the festival itself. Today, the initial lineup for the tribute has been revealed, along with the daily lineup on […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/10/17

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/10/17

In 23 years, the annual Vans Warped Tour has stopped in Scranton many times, but 2017 offered a surprising lineup that drew fans of all ages to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain on Monday, July 10. With over 60 bands like GWAR, Hatebreed, CKY, Anti-Flag, Sick of It All, Valient Thorr, The Ataris, Big D […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center’s Summer Camp presents musical ‘Hairspray Jr.’ Aug. 4-5

Scranton Cultural Center’s Summer Camp presents musical ‘Hairspray Jr.’ Aug. 4-5

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple’s 2017 Summer Program will present its production of “Hairspray Jr.” on the building’s historic Main Stage. The production will take place on Friday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. The show is based on the Broadway smash […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton’s Patrick McGlynn plans beach getaway with ‘In the Waves’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton’s Patrick McGlynn plans beach getaway with ‘In the Waves’

The last time NEPA Scene heard from Scranton singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn, he released a satirical Christmas song called “Why Can’t Santa Be the President?” following a contentious election season. Now, with summer in full swing, he’s taking it easier with a lighter tune called “In the Waves” that sounds like it was inspired by a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton and Clarks Summit Krispy Kremes offering dozen glazed doughnuts for 80 cents on July 14

Scranton and Clarks Summit Krispy Kremes offering dozen glazed doughnuts for 80 cents on July 14

From a press release: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will celebrate the 80th birthday of its iconic original glazed doughnut on Friday, July 14, a day after Krispy Kreme opened its doors for the first time in 1937. Guests can enjoy a dozen original glazed doughnuts for just 80 cents with the purchase of any dozen at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grow your social media following with free workshop at Scranton Cultural Center on July 15

Grow your social media following with free workshop at Scranton Cultural Center on July 15

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education Council will present “All Eyes on You: Growing Your Social Media Audience” in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center on Saturday, July 15 from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m., featuring two distinguished […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton VegFest is canceled before its first-ever event at Co-op Farmers Market

Scranton VegFest is canceled before its first-ever event at Co-op Farmers Market

After being announced in February, the first Scranton VegFest has been canceled a little over a month before its inaugural event. Set for Sunday, Aug. 13 at the Co-op Farmers Market in Scranton, the festival planned to not only feature vegetarian and vegan food, but all aspects of that lifestyle, including physical fitness and health, […]

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