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, […]

 Rich Howells

Wilkes-Barre’s Curse of Sorrow singer loses home in fire, NEPA music scene bands together in support

Wilkes-Barre’s Curse of Sorrow singer loses home in fire, NEPA music scene bands together in support

Two families lost everything in a fire that destroyed their apartment building in Ashley in Luzerne County early Sunday morning. Unfortunately, one of them was the family of Nick Brandolino, better known to local music fans as Nick Necro, vocalist of Wilkes-Barre “grave rock” band The Curse of Sorrow. Six different fire departments fought the […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton’s Menzingers get ‘Stoked for the Summer’ with Bouncing Souls in Asbury Park on Aug. 25

Scranton’s Menzingers get ‘Stoked for the Summer’ with Bouncing Souls in Asbury Park on Aug. 25

New Jersey punk band The Bouncing Souls announced their second annual Stoked for the Summer show at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey on Friday, Aug. 25 and, this year, they’ve invited The Menzingers from Scranton to join them, along with Lucero, Mickey Rickshaw, and Timeshares. In its inaugural year, Stoked for the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Take the trolley from Scranton to PNC Field in Moosic to see RailRiders games in May-August

Take the trolley from Scranton to PNC Field in Moosic to see RailRiders games in May-August

From a press release: The Electric City Trolley Museum in downtown Scranton is once again taking a page out of the area’s rich railroad history by offering nine excursion runs to PNC Field in Moosic this spring and summer to let local baseball fans ride the rails to see the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders in action. Select […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lady Antebellum headlines Froggy Fest at Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 9

Lady Antebellum headlines Froggy Fest at Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 9

From a press release: Announced as part of the 2017 Country Megaticket package at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton back in March, it was confirmed today that Nashville country trio Lady Antebellum will bring their You Look Good World Tour to Scranton on Sunday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. with special guests Kelsea […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre bluegrass band Cabinet parts ways with original drummer Jami Novak

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre bluegrass band Cabinet parts ways with original drummer Jami Novak

Just two days after announcing the upcoming release of their next album, “Cool River,” and debuting a new single, “Bottom of the Sea,” Scranton/Wilkes-Barre bluegrass band Cabinet has officially parted ways with their original drummer and percussionist Jami Novak. In a message to fans posted on the group’s Facebook page today, Cabinet briefly explained the […]

 Rich Howells

STREAMING: Cabinet flows to ‘Bottom of the Sea’ in 1st single from new album ‘Cool River’

STREAMING: Cabinet flows to ‘Bottom of the Sea’ in 1st single from new album ‘Cool River’

As Cabinet prepares for a spring tour that includes their fifth annual Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre bluegrass band has announced that their next album, “Cool River,” will be out on Friday, Oct. 13, releasing a new single, “Bottom of the Sea,” now along with a […]

 Alex Seeley

PHOTOS: Saliva Live and Unplugged with University Drive and Give Up at The Leonard in Scranton, 04/14/17

PHOTOS: Saliva Live and Unplugged with University Drive and Give Up at The Leonard in Scranton, 04/14/17

While Saliva is best known for their chart-topping hard rock hits featured in movies, video games, and WWE events in the early 2000s, the platinum-selling alternative rock band embarked on an acoustic tour called Live and Unplugged this year to show a different side of the band, stopping at The Leonard Theater in downtown Scranton […]

 Rich Howells

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Scranton indie folk punk band Old Charades

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Scranton indie folk punk band Old Charades

Old Charades City: Scranton/Philadelphia Genre(s): Punk rock, indie rock, folk rock, alternative rock Years active: 2014-present Sounds like: “If Bruce Springsteen was 30 years younger and pissed off,” Old Charades is what he would sound like, according to bassist Tom Lopes, particularly if The Boss came from Scranton instead of New Jersey. They embrace that […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

MiZ gathers all-star local lineup for Eric Clapton tribute at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on May 6

MiZ gathers all-star local lineup for Eric Clapton tribute at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on May 6

From a press release: Scranton folk rock singer/songwriter Mike Mizwinski, who performs as simply MiZ, moved out of the area a few years back, so when he returns to Northeastern Pennsylvania for a concert, it always proves to be a musical treat. This time, he will return to the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains […]

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