NEPA Scene Staff

MiZ celebrates Bob Dylan’s 76th birthday with free ‘Blood on the Tracks’ show on May 27

MiZ celebrates Bob Dylan’s 76th birthday with free ‘Blood on the Tracks’ show on May 27

From a press release: To celebrate Bob Dylan’s 76th birthday this week, Scranton-born folk rock singer/songwriter Mike Mizwinski, known simply as MiZ, will play one of his most celebrated albums, “Blood on the Tracks,” in its entirety for free on Saturday, May 27 at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains. Doors at the Jazz […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Soule Monde, funk duo from Trey Anastasio Band, plays free Scranton show on June 13

Soule Monde, funk duo from Trey Anastasio Band, plays free Scranton show on June 13

From a press release: Soule Monde, the instrumental funk side project of Trey Anastasio Band members Russ Lawton and Ray Paczkowski, will be playing a free show at the Backyard Ale House in downtown Scranton on Tuesday, June 13 at 9 p.m. Soule Monde is avant funk erupting from the syncopated minds of power drummer […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Susquehanna Breakdown at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 05/19-20/17

PHOTOS: Susquehanna Breakdown at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 05/19-20/17

One would expect a music festival centered around bluegrass, roots, Americana, and folk music to come from – and continually succeed – somewhere in the deep South, but Cabinet makes it happen right here every year in the mountains of Pennsylvania. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass outfit hosted the fifth annual Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival at The […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NPR’s Michel Martin hosts discussion about being a good citizen at University of Scranton on June 6

NPR’s Michel Martin hosts discussion about being a good citizen at University of Scranton on June 6

From a press release: Michel Martin, weekend host of “All Things Considered” on NPR, will be at The Royal Theater at the University of Scranton’s McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts on Tuesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. to host the final installment of NPR’s “Going There” live event series – “Civics 101: What […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedic punk band Green Jelly performs at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on July 16

Comedic punk band Green Jelly performs at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on July 16

From a press release: Known for their sophomoric humor, theatrical performances, and intentionally crude musicianship, Green Jellÿ will play at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton for the first time on Sunday, July 16. Local bands Earthmouth, Family Animals, and Candi Vee will open the show, with more acts to be announced. Doors at […]

 Rich Howells

ALBUM REVIEW: Wilkes-Barre’s Beyond Fallen revives classic metal with ‘As the Spires Fall’

ALBUM REVIEW: Wilkes-Barre’s Beyond Fallen revives classic metal with ‘As the Spires Fall’

While based in Wilkes-Barre, many countries outside of the United States have been integral to the history of metal band Beyond Fallen. Their first demo EP received distribution in Europe, and their second full-length album, “Mindfire,” came out through Melissa Records in the Netherlands in 2007. Later that year, they flew to Germany to perform […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton’s Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking play Chameleon Club in Lancaster on July 20

Scranton’s Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking play Chameleon Club in Lancaster on July 20

It was announced today that Scranton punk bands The Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking, who share both a hometown and a familial connection in vocalists and guitarists Greg and Bobby Barnett, respectively, will play a short run of shows together in July, including a stop at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster on Thursday, July 20 […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton’s Tigers Jaw will play and meet fans at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on June 26

Scranton’s Tigers Jaw will play and meet fans at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on June 26

Following a signing last week with Scranton metal band Motionless In White, the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre announced today that fellow Scranton rockers Tigers Jaw will be meeting fans and performing a short set at the record store on Monday, June 26 at 7 p.m. following the anticipated release of their new album, “Spin,” […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 acoustic songs by JP Biondo of NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 acoustic songs by JP Biondo of NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet

Last week during the live recording of Episode 8 of the newly relaunched NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, singer, songwriter, and mandolinist JP Biondo, who is both a solo artist and a member of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band Cabinet, opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

I Am King – The Michael Jackson Experience moonwalks into Theater at North in Scranton on Nov. 11

I Am King – The Michael Jackson Experience moonwalks into Theater at North in Scranton on Nov. 11

From a press release: It was recently announced that “I Am King – The Michael Jackson Experience,” a tribute show that claims it’s “as close as you will get to seeing the King of Pop live in concert,” is coming to The Theater at North in Scranton on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets […]

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