NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: March 10-16

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: March 10-16

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, March 10 Event: Wyoming Valley Art League Artists Social Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Wyoming Valley Art […]

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PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Mid-Winter Talent Showcase in Wilkes-Barre, 02/27/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Mid-Winter Talent Showcase in Wilkes-Barre, 02/27/15

When we were still in the early planning stages of the NEPA Scene Mid-Winter Talent Showcase, we were told by several people that it would never work. An audience, it was said, would never pay $10-$15 to see up-and-coming local performers without an out-of-town headliner to draw them in. They would never want to see […]

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and Jonny Lang bring first-ever co-headlining tour to Wilkes-Barre on June 14

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and Jonny Lang bring first-ever co-headlining tour to Wilkes-Barre on June 14

From a press release: Renowned blues rock guitarist/songwriter Kenny Wayne Shepherd and celebrated guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Jonny Lang will be hitting the road together for the first time ever on a co-headlining tour that will make a one-night stop at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, June 14 […]

 Rich Howells

Sergio Marzitelli finds new direction – and swift success – in stand-up comedy

Sergio Marzitelli finds new direction – and swift success – in stand-up comedy

Old Forge comedian opening for Gilbert Gottfried on Friday, March 6

ust one year ago, Sergio Marzitelli was coaching basketball. Now he appears on stages across the tri-state area performing stand-up comedy. There’s a joke in there somewhere, but they’re actually not as unrelated as one might think. “Basketball and comedy involve a lot of the same things, like traveling, going out to New Jersey, going […]

 Rich Howells

DOWNLOAD: Cabinet release latest album, ‘Celebration,’ for free online for a limited time

DOWNLOAD: Cabinet release latest album, ‘Celebration,’ for free online for a limited time

After just releasing two free live albums a few weeks ago, Northeastern Pennsylvania bluegrass outfit Cabinet has made their brand new studio album, “Celebration,” a free download for its first month online. Available via NoiseTrade, “Celebration” is their first studio album in over two years and will only be free from now until April 5 […]

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California garage pop rockers Crocodiles surface in Wilkes-Barre on April 30

California garage pop rockers Crocodiles surface in Wilkes-Barre on April 30

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre arts and entertainment collective Get Cryptic announced today that San Diego garage pop band Crocodiles will be surfacing at The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, April 30. Doors open at 9 p.m., and tickets are $10. The show is 21+. Crocodiles have always traveled their own particular road of […]

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Los Angeles psych grunge band Cobalt Cranes to play free Wilkes-Barre show on March 10

Los Angeles psych grunge band Cobalt Cranes to play free Wilkes-Barre show on March 10

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre arts and entertainment collective Get Cryptic has announced that California psych grunge band Cobalt Cranes will be stopping at The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, March 10 as part of their current national tour in support of their new album, “Days in the Sun,” out now on Lolipop Records. […]

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York alternative rockers Live perform at Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre on May 16

York alternative rockers Live perform at Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre on May 16

From a press release: Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre will host Pennsylvania-natives Live in the Keystone Grand Ballroom on Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets for this event will go on sale on Friday, March 6 and will be sold for $50, $30, and $20 through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may purchase tickets […]

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Viral post-hardcore band I Prevail to play Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

Viral post-hardcore band I Prevail to play Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

From a press release: It was announced today that post-hardcore band I Prevail will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, performing in the Chandelier Lobby on Thursday, March 26 at 8 p.m. with Chasing Safety and Too Close to Touch. Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 6 at 10 a.m., and will be […]

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Josh Ritter to play acoustic Chandelier Lobby show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 28

Josh Ritter to play acoustic Chandelier Lobby show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 28

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre has just announced a very special acoustic evening with singer/songwriter Josh Ritter on Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m., joining five other newly announced shows last week that are part of the venue’s intimate “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” series. Ritter will be joined by […]

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