Rich Howells

Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton closes after less than a year, Marketplace says it’s temporary

Iron Horse Movie Bistro in Scranton closes after less than a year, Marketplace says it’s temporary

At midnight last night, the Iron Horse Movie Bistro in downtown Scranton announced suddenly on Facebook that it would be closing its doors after less than a year in business, though the adjacent Marketplace at Steamtown claims this is only temporary. Owned by Phoenix Theatres Entertainment in Knoxville, Tennessee, the theater’s simple Facebook post thanks […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: The dedication and popularity of Scranton pop rock band Nowhere Slow

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: The dedication and popularity of Scranton pop rock band Nowhere Slow

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the award-winning NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page […]

 Corey Kime

INTERVIEW: Honky Tonk Man tells WWE stories and ‘dirty secrets’ at Scranton Comedy Club on Jan. 18

INTERVIEW: Honky Tonk Man tells WWE stories and ‘dirty secrets’ at Scranton Comedy Club on Jan. 18

A week before WWE Live returns to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, a WWE pro wrestler from the past who is still hailed as the “greatest intercontinental champion of all time” will bring a different kind of show to the Scranton Comedy Club at the Ramada Inn in Clarks Summit on Thursday, Jan. 18 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ramones drummer Richie Ramone performs at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on March 19

Ramones drummer Richie Ramone performs at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on March 19

From a press release: Richie Ramone, one of the last living members of the legendary punk band the Ramones, will bring his Hit and Run World Tour to the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Monday, March 19. Local Social Distortion tribute band Reach for the Sky, The KLAP, and The Dismissed will open […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference releases 2017 aftermovie, announces 2018 dates

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference releases 2017 aftermovie, announces 2018 dates

Today, the Electric City Music Conference is announcing the dates for its fifth annual event and premiering the 2017 aftermovie exclusively through NEPA Scene, a longtime media sponsor of the ECMC. Last year’s conference featured performances by over 150 bands from eight states in 11 venues throughout the Scranton area, the Steamtown Music Awards celemony […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Initial Peach Music Festival lineup announced with Phil Lesh, Gov’t Mule, Dickey Betts, and more

Initial Peach Music Festival lineup announced with Phil Lesh, Gov’t Mule, Dickey Betts, and more

From a press release: The Peach Music Festival is returning for its seventh year to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark on Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 22 and, today, The Allman Brothers Band’s festival announced the initial lineup of artists coming to Scranton. Performances over the four-day event will include […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Capcom’s ‘Cadillacs and Dinosaurs’ deserves revival from arcade extinction

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: Capcom’s ‘Cadillacs and Dinosaurs’ deserves revival from arcade extinction

While it certainly happens today, there’s something to be said about the hidden gems of yesteryear, especially in the realm of arcade games. In the 1980s and ’90s, arcades were chock full of popular titles, so much so that there were always a few diamonds in the rough, those that fell off the radars of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Victory Records pop punk band We Were Sharks returns to Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Feb. 6

Victory Records pop punk band We Were Sharks returns to Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Feb. 6

From a press release: Last month, We Were Sharks visited Scranton for the first time as a supporting act for Lancaster’s own Carousel Kings. Now, after such a great response, the Canadian pop punkers will return to headline a show at the Irish Wolf Pub on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. Boys of Fall […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Graces Downfall singer hosts open mic series to find new artists in Scranton starting Jan. 17

Graces Downfall singer hosts open mic series to find new artists in Scranton starting Jan. 17

From a press release: Meat and Potato Entertainment, which produces the Electric City Music Conference, the Screaming Infidelities Emo Night, and manages several bands and solo artists, will present a new open mic series in downtown Scranton starting on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Levels Bar & Grill (519 Linden St., Scranton) will host the three-week open […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The new Devon Allman Project and Duane Betts rock Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on April 19

The new Devon Allman Project and Duane Betts rock Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on April 19

From a press release: It was announced today that blues rocker Devon Allman, son of The Allman Brothers Band and Peach Music Festival co-founder Gregg Allman, will perform with his new band at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, April 19 at 8 p.m. with special guest Duane Betts, the son of Allman Brothers […]

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