NEPA Scene Staff

Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

From a press release: It was announced today that the country music superstar Jennifer Nettles will bring her Christmas with Jennifer Nettles Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, and $99 (limited Gold Circle seating), plus fees, go on sale next […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pulitzer-winning poet and NPR book critic speaking at PA Writers Conference at Wilkes University Aug. 4-5

Pulitzer-winning poet and NPR book critic speaking at PA Writers Conference at Wilkes University Aug. 4-5

From a press release: Get your pens ready because Wilkes University’s Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing has announced the full program for the third annual Pennsylvania Writers Conference. The two-day event celebrates all genres of writing and features workshops and panels with authors, editors, literary agents, and film producers. These sessions are offered […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

One-man jam band Keller Williams performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

One-man jam band Keller Williams performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

From a press release: After a standout performance at the Susquehanna Breakdown in May, it was announced today that acclaimed musician and songwriter Keller Williams will bring his unique live solo performance to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. as part of the venue’s “Live from the Chandelier […]

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Beach Boys celebrate 50th anniversary at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 24

Beach Boys celebrate 50th anniversary at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 24

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre plans to kick off the summer of 2018 early with the return of the legendary Beach Boys for their 50th Anniversary Tour on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. as part of the PNC Celebrity series. Tickets, which are $45, $59, and $75, plus fees, […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Live drumming demonstration by Olyphant drummer and teacher Chris Langan

EXCLUSIVE: Live drumming demonstration by Olyphant drummer and teacher Chris Langan

To open Episode 16 of the NEPA Scene Podcast, Olyphant drummer Chris Langan offered to show off his skills a bit with an improvised drumming demonstration to set up our conversation about his work. Langan is the drummer for LondonForce, Dani-elle, Grant Williams, Tribes, and other local bands as well as a drum teacher and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Free jazz concert series coming to River Common in Wilkes-Barre July 13-27

Free jazz concert series coming to River Common in Wilkes-Barre July 13-27

From a press release: The Riverfront Parks Committee and the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary will host a free jazz concert series on the River Common in Wilkes-Barre on the remaining three Thursdays in July. “Jazz in July Along the River” will be held from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. on July 13, 20, and 27 […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Nightlife, BeatTeks, and the music scene with DJ Hersh

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Nightlife, BeatTeks, and the music scene with DJ Hersh

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

New Ink & Arms Tattoo and Gun Expo coming to Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-12

New Ink & Arms Tattoo and Gun Expo coming to Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-12

After holding its second annual event in Wilmington, North Carolina earlier this month, it has been announced that the Ink & Arms Tattoo and Gun Expo is coming to The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre for the first time on Friday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 12. Organized by Good Time Tricycle Productions, Ink & Arms […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre announces 2017-18 season, starting with ‘Playroom: Back Porch’

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre announces 2017-18 season, starting with ‘Playroom: Back Porch’

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will open its 15th season with the original play “Playroom: Back Porch” on Thursday, July 20 at the East End Center in Wilkes-Barre. The season also includes performances of “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “The Sunset Limited,” and “The Taming of the Shrew.” The Gaslight Theatre Company, traditionally […]

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NEPA Beer Festival returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 16

NEPA Beer Festival returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 16

From a press release: SMG officials in Wilkes-Barre announced today that Brew Crew Events will present the second annual NEPA Beer Festival at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on Saturday, Sept. 16. The event will feature over 50 craft beer vendors from local craft beer companies and a mix of nationally branded breweries, plus […]