NEPA Scene Staff

Singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien returns to Scranton for hometown CD release show on March 31

Singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien returns to Scranton for hometown CD release show on March 31

From a press release: Philadelphia acoustic singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien will return to his hometown area to host his CD release party at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Saturday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. Special guests include Scranton pop punk band GlowNovember, singer/songwriter Bryan Brophy, and more to be announced. Formerly a Mountain […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Initial Camp Bisco lineup announced with Bassnectar, Excision, Tipper, Bonobo, Ghostface Killah, and more

Initial Camp Bisco lineup announced with Bassnectar, Excision, Tipper, Bonobo, Ghostface Killah, and more

From a press release: Camp Bisco is set to return for its fourth year to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton on Thursday, July 12 through Saturday, July 14 and, today, the electronic dance music festival announced its initial lineup of performing artists. Performances over the three-day event will include […]

 Rich Howells

College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

Marywood University graduate and Hellertown resident Frank Winger, an accomplished young man known as much for his charisma, drive, business acumen, and compassion as he was for co-founding the annual College SnowJam at Montage Mountain in Scranton, unexpectedly passed away on Monday, Feb. 5. He was only 24. The tragic news comes just days before […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

Scranton Fringe Festival hosts first-ever encore performances at AfA Gallery Feb. 22-25

From a press release: Following the third annual Scranton Fringe Festival, its largest event yet that spanned five days in September of 2017, a new encore performance weekend will be held at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton on Thursday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, Feb. 25. Three popular and unique theatrical Fringe works presented over […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Air Force’s Singing Sergeants perform free concert at Marywood University in Scranton on Feb. 22

Air Force’s Singing Sergeants perform free concert at Marywood University in Scranton on Feb. 22

From a press release: Marywood University’s Music, Theatre, and Dance Department will host the Singing Sergeants, the official chorus of the United States Air Force, for a free concert on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. in the Marian Chapel at the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life on the university’s campus in Scranton. While the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon rocks 3rd year at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 16

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon rocks 3rd year at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 16

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has announced that Winter Blues Guitarmageddon, a collaboration with The Soul Shakers, will return for its third year. Featuring some of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most talented blues musicians, the show will take place in the SCC’s Grand Ballroom on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 […]

 Rich Howells

Despite Commissioner Cummings’ disapproval, Scranton Fringe Festival receives county arts grant

Despite Commissioner Cummings’ disapproval, Scranton Fringe Festival receives county arts grant

Despite one Lackawanna County Commissioner’s vocal disapproval, the Scranton Fringe Festival accepted a $2,400 grant during the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department’s annual awards ceremony at the Scranton Cultural Center last night, surrounded by supporters while its biggest critic was absent from the event. Republican Minority Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings sparked a debate with […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms perform at Levels in Scranton on March 14

Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms perform at Levels in Scranton on March 14

From a press release: After selling out their upcoming album release show in their home state of New Jersey, avant-garde pop/gypsy/experimental rock group Will Wood and the Tapeworms have announced a local concert exclusively through NEPA Scene at Levels Bar & Grill in downtown Scranton on Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. The genre-bending group […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton writer Laurel Radzieski releases debut poetry collection at AfA Gallery on Feb. 16

Scranton writer Laurel Radzieski releases debut poetry collection at AfA Gallery on Feb. 16

From a press release: Scranton author Laurel Radzieski will celebrate the release of her debut poetry collection, “Red Mother,” with a book launch and reading at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. The AFA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton) will host the free event with light refreshments. Radzieski […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch/download new acoustic song ‘Heroes’ by Scranton singer/songwriter MiZ

EXCLUSIVE: Watch/download new acoustic song ‘Heroes’ by Scranton singer/songwriter MiZ

During the live recording of Episode 42 of the NEPA Scene Podcast on Jan. 3 at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, Scranton folk rock singer/songwriter Mike Mizwinski closed the show with an acoustic version of his song “Heroes” from his new album “A Year Ago Today,” which will be released on Friday, Jan. […]