Rich Howells

Mother of Scranton musician Ed Cuozzo remembered in 3-day music festival at The Keys June 15-17

Mother of Scranton musician Ed Cuozzo remembered in 3-day music festival at The Keys June 15-17

For most of his life, Scranton singer/songwriter Ed Cuozzo has been creating music as a solo artist and with local bands like Melded, A Fire with Friends, A Social State, Weezer tribute No Memories, and his most recent project, University Drive. That is all thanks to his mother, Doreen Cuozzo-Demming, a music lover who was […]

 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 eight 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

From April 30-May 8, get $20 tickets to these concerts in Scranton, Philadelphia, Allentown, Hershey, and more

From April 30-May 8, get $20 tickets to these concerts in Scranton, Philadelphia, Allentown, Hershey, and more

From a press release: Live Nation kicked off National Concert Week today by revealing which shows would be included in its $20 all-in ticket offer in venues across the country. The closest concerts will be held at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, but it also includes many other venues within a few hours […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Everhart Museum in Scranton creates ‘The Office’ lip dub parody for online dance-off

VIDEO: Everhart Museum in Scranton creates ‘The Office’ lip dub parody for online dance-off

The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art is representing Scranton and the eastern United States in a friendly dance competition among museums around the world – and they need your vote to advance to the next round. The website When You Work at a Museum hosts an annual contest asking museums from around […]

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Scranton Iron Furnaces host Fire at the Furnace Week activities May 28-June 2

Scranton Iron Furnaces host Fire at the Furnace Week activities May 28-June 2

From a press release: In celebration of the eighth annual International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art coming to Scranton in May, a series of events designed to spark interest in the region’s industrial past will be held at the Scranton Iron Furnaces and venues throughout the city. Members of the community are invited to […]

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Scranton multi-instrumentalist Steve Werner releases debut album ‘Incantation’ in Dunmore on May 6

Scranton multi-instrumentalist Steve Werner releases debut album ‘Incantation’ in Dunmore on May 6

From a press release: Steve Werner, an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, will host the release of his debut solo album, “Incantation,” at The Wonderstone Gallery in Dunmore on Sunday, May 6 from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. A Scranton-based musician with over two decades of experience, Werner has contributed to over 20 musical projects with over 1,000 live performances […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet returns from hiatus to play Peach Festival in Scranton on July 19

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet returns from hiatus to play Peach Festival in Scranton on July 19

In a surprise announcement today, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band Cabinet revealed that they will return from hiatus to play only one show in 2018 – the Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Thursday, July 19. Garnering a huge local following and touring the country since forming in 2006, the popular […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jazz and ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ musician Bob Dorough dies at 94, leaves lasting legacy

NEPA jazz and ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ musician Bob Dorough dies at 94, leaves lasting legacy

Singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer Bob Dorough may not have been born in Northeastern Pennsylvania, but he was well-known and well-loved in the many years he spent here. Dorough died of natural causes yesterday in his home in Mount Bethel at the age of 94, leaving behind a legacy that includes many classic “Schoolhouse Rock!” […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: ‘SCENE’ compilation release show at The Bog in Scranton, 04/06/18

PHOTOS: ‘SCENE’ compilation release show at The Bog in Scranton, 04/06/18

Before the Internet provided easy ways to sample, discover, share, and download new music, compilation CDs were a great way to find your next favorite band – and they still can be. These collections are still made today, but not as frequently in their old physical forms of tapes and compact discs, so to celebrate […]

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New Vintage Ensemble reinvents theatre classic ‘Our Town’ at Scranton Cultural Center April 27-May 5

New Vintage Ensemble reinvents theatre classic ‘Our Town’ at Scranton Cultural Center April 27-May 5

From a press release: With a mission of reinventing the familiar, the New Vintage Ensemble is set to delight audiences with a fresh interpretation of an American theatre classic. Featuring new costumes, music, digital projection, and creative performances, the local theatre group will present “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder, in partnership with the Scranton Cultural […]