NEPA Scene Staff

Alt 92.1 hosts Snow Show with Dashboard Confessional and Tigers Jaw at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 28

Alt 92.1 hosts Snow Show with Dashboard Confessional and Tigers Jaw at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 28

From a press release: Following Alt 92.1’s first big concert event last night, it was announced today that the Scranton alternative radio station will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to present its inaugural Snow Show featuring Dashboard Confessional with Tigers Jaw, AJR, and SYML on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at 6:15 p.m. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘A Christmas Story: The Musical’ kicks off the holidays at Scranton Cultural Center Nov. 17-19

‘A Christmas Story: The Musical’ kicks off the holidays at Scranton Cultural Center Nov. 17-19

From a press release: Before the annual 24-hour marathon of cult classic “A Christmas Story” takes over televisions, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present “A Christmas Story: The Musical” on Friday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Nov. 19. Tickets, which are $40-$75, are on sale now and can be purchased at the […]

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Mythbuster Adam Savage and ‘Vsauce’ creator host interactive ‘Brain Candy’ at Scranton Cultural Center on March 14

Mythbuster Adam Savage and ‘Vsauce’ creator host interactive ‘Brain Candy’ at Scranton Cultural Center on March 14

From a press release: Magic City Productions and SLP Concerts announced today that the one-of-a-kind stage show “Brain Candy Live!” starring Adam Savage, editor-in-chief of tested.com and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series “MythBusters,” and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube channel “Vsauce,” is coming to the Weinberg Theater of the Scranton Cultural Center […]

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Canadian alternative rockers The Veer Union perform at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Jan. 2

Canadian alternative rockers The Veer Union perform at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Jan. 2

From a press release: Meat & Potato Entertainment has exclusively announced through NEPA Scene that national recording artists The Veer Union will perform in Scranton on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Meat and Potato, whose artist roster includes Scranton’s own Graces Downfall, is partnering with the Canadian alternative rock band to provide an intimate show at […]

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New boxing comedy ‘Man on a Canvas’ opens at Olde Brick Theater in Scranton Nov. 10-19

New boxing comedy ‘Man on a Canvas’ opens at Olde Brick Theater in Scranton Nov. 10-19

From a press release: Diva Productions continues its 2017/2018 season at the Olde Brick Theater in Scranton with Jeff Boam’s original comedy “Man on a Canvas,” which runs Friday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 19. In this comedy set first at Manhattan’s legendary Algonquin Hotel in 1928 and then in modern-day Scranton, New York sportswriter […]

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Decorate a Christmas tree for Festival of Trees fundraiser for Toys for Tots in Scranton on Dec. 8

Decorate a Christmas tree for Festival of Trees fundraiser for Toys for Tots in Scranton on Dec. 8

From a press release: The carefree times of the “Roaring Twenties” will be the theme of this year’s annual Festival of Trees exhibit and Toys for Tots reception fundraiser, which will be held at The Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton in the former Abercrombie & Fitch space on Friday, Dec. 8. The Lackawanna County Arts […]

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Actors Circle continues funny ‘Odd Couple’ performances at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 26-29

Actors Circle continues funny ‘Odd Couple’ performances at Providence Playhouse in Scranton Oct. 26-29

From a press release: Actors Circle’s first weekend of “The Odd Couple” performances at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton were so well received that the community theatre group added an additional show on Sunday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. This Tony Award-winning classic comedy written by Neil Simon opens as a group of the guys […]

 Rich Howells

MUSIC VIDEO: A fun-loving skeleton dances around Wilkes-Barre in A Fire With Friends’ ‘Pocket Leaves’

Earlier this month, NEPA Scene premiered the lyric video for “Cat Sitting, LA,” the first single from Scranton indie rock band A Fire With Friends’ upcoming album, “Polaroids.” They have since followed up with a music video for another song, “Pocket Leaves,” that embraces the strange fun of the Halloween season. Uploaded on Friday the […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Rising Talent at V-Spot in Scranton, Week 4, 10/10/17

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Rising Talent at V-Spot in Scranton, Week 4, 10/10/17

NEPA Scene Rising Talent had its most exciting week yet on Tuesday, Oct. 10, opening with a special performance by SUZE singer Adam McKinley and packing the place with both performers and engaged audience members both in person and on the Facebook Live stream. Week 4 of the open mic and talent contest brought a […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERES: NEPA alt rockers Permanence and Alma Mater team up for split EP

SONG PREMIERES: NEPA alt rockers Permanence and Alma Mater team up for split EP

As they announced during NEPA Scene’s red carpet interview at the Steamtown Music Awards last month, two local alternative rock bands are releasing a split EP together on Saturday, Oct. 14, and we’ve got an exclusive first listen to singles from both acts. Both Scranton’s Permanence and Wilkes-Barre’s Alma Mater are following up their respective […]