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PHOTOS: 2017 Steamtown Music Awards ceremony in Scranton (with winners list), 09/14/17

PHOTOS: 2017 Steamtown Music Awards ceremony in Scranton (with winners list), 09/14/17

The fourth annual Electric City Music Conference kicked off on Thursday, Sept. 14 with the Steamtown Music Awards at The V-Spot in Scranton, a huge party filled with local musicians of all genres and generations that spilled out into the street and raged long into the night. With red carpet interviews by NEPA Scene and […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: 2017 Steamtown Music Award winners announced at V-Spot in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: 2017 Steamtown Music Award winners announced at V-Spot in Scranton

The fourth annual Electric City Music Conference kicked off on Thursday, Sept. 14 with the Steamtown Music Awards at The V-Spot in Scranton, a huge party filled with local musicians of all genres and generations that spilled out into the street and raged long into the night. With red carpet interviews by NEPA Scene and […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Behind the Electric City Music Conference with Joe Caviston and Kenneth Norton

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Behind the Electric City Music Conference with Joe Caviston and Kenneth Norton

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the 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 on […]

 Rich Howells

The complete updated guide to the 2017 Electric City Music Conference

The complete updated guide to the 2017 Electric City Music Conference

The fourth annual Electric City Music Conference will feature performances by over 150 bands from eight states in 11 venues throughout the Scranton area, the Steamtown Music Awards with many new awards and special performances of its own, and free panel discussions and mentoring sessions for local musicians, professionals, and music fans. It’s a great […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: 2017 Steamtown Music Award nominees announced, with new categories added

EXCLUSIVE: 2017 Steamtown Music Award nominees announced, with new categories added

Last night, the Electric City Music Conference held an announcement party at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant that revealed all the nominees for the 2017 Steamtown Music Awards, including several new categories added this year. Live music during the party was provided by local rock bands E57 and Blind Choice, who were nominated […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announcement party returns to Thirst T’s in Olyphant on July 16

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announcement party returns to Thirst T’s in Olyphant on July 16

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards will host a free announcement event at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant on Sunday, July 16 at 6 p.m. “Thirst T’s nurtures locals musicians and provides a stage for both established and up-and-coming artists. We think that makes it the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Strength for a Reason to receive Lifetime Achievement at Steamtown Music Awards; 33 ECMC performers announced

EXCLUSIVE: Strength for a Reason to receive Lifetime Achievement at Steamtown Music Awards; 33 ECMC performers announced

From a press release: The Steamtown Music Awards and the Electric City Music Conference have announced that the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Nanticoke hardcore band Strength for a Reason. Over the last 20 years, Strength for a Reason has become a cornerstone of the Northeastern Pennsylvania music scene while achieving national […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 30 performers playing Sept. 14-16

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 30 performers playing Sept. 14-16

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards will return to Scranton Sept. 14-16. The fourth annual event will again feature 100+ bands and take place across 10+ venues. In anticipation of the event, the ECMC has made the first of many announcements of acts that will be playing the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Nominations for 2017 Steamtown Music Awards now open, new categories added

EXCLUSIVE: Nominations for 2017 Steamtown Music Awards now open, new categories added

From a press release: Nominations for the 2017 Steamtown Music Awards are open from now until Thursday, June 15. The public can nominate their favorite acts for the fourth annual local music awards ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14 and serve as the opening ceremony for the Electric City Music Conference. Nominations […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Electric City Music Conference returns to Scranton for 4th year Sept. 14-16, first acts announced

Electric City Music Conference returns to Scranton for 4th year Sept. 14-16, first acts announced

From a press release: It was announced today that the fourth annual Electric City Music Conference will return to Scranton this September, taking place Thursday, Sept. 14 through Saturday, Sept. 16. The event will again feature a multi-venue music festival, conferences and panels with music industry professionals, and the Steamtown Music Awards. Applications to play […]