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The V-Spot in Scranton reopens after fire, $10,000 raised for employees

The V-Spot in Scranton reopens after fire, $10,000 raised for employees

After being closed for nearly a month, The V-Spot in North Scranton is reopening this weekend with live music and, as co-owner Vinnie Archer puts…

Disco Biscuits return to jam at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on March 4

From a press release: While the next Camp Bisco hasn’t been announced yet, Philadelphia jam band and festival founders The Disco Biscuits will return to…

Breaking down ‘The Big Break’ contest – NEPA musicians compete at 4 venues on Jan. 21-Feb. 11

The contest is called “The Big Break,” where seven acts will compete across four stages for some major prizes, but the real challenge has been…

Rods drummer Carl Canedy brings metal solo project to Finnegan’s in Scranton on Jan. 27

From a press release: In 2019, Carbondale-based drummer Carl Canedy, best known as a founding member of classic heavy metal band The Rods, played his…

Todd Rundgren and Christopher Cross lead Beatles tribute at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on March 12

From a press release: Todd Rundgren and Christopher Cross are leading the charge in an all-star tour of live performances of The Beatles’ beloved “Revolver”…

Massive ‘When We Were Young’ festival lineup includes Scranton’s Motionless In White

Massive ‘When We Were Young’ festival lineup includes Scranton’s Motionless In White

Boasting “an epic lineup of emo and rock bands from the past two decades,” the…

Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow comes to Reading on April 2 and State College on May 18 with different lineups

Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow comes to Reading on April 2 and State College on May 18 with different lineups

From a press release: Today, the multi-platinum masked metal maniacs in Slipknot announced the 2022…

Briggs Farm hosts Fire House Concert Series in Nescopeck, starting with National Reserve on Jan. 29

Briggs Farm hosts Fire House Concert Series in Nescopeck, starting with National Reserve on Jan. 29

From a press release: Their next big blues festival isn’t until July, so as an…

South Korean boy band Oneus comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 13

South Korean boy band Oneus comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 13

From a press release: South Korea’s genre-challenging boy band Oneus is coming all the way…

’80s metal icons W.A.S.P. and Armored Saint celebrate 40th anniversary at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 19

’80s metal icons W.A.S.P. and Armored Saint celebrate 40th anniversary at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 19

June 6, 2022 marks the 40th anniversary of W.A.S.P., a band that has rocked, shocked,…

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PHOTOS: WWE SmackDown at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/29/21

PHOTOS: WWE SmackDown at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/29/21

They may have been a few days early for Halloween, but the colorful tights, big personalities, and dramatic theatrics of the…

Travelocity founder Terry Jones gives business speech at Wilkes University on Oct. 21

Travelocity founder Terry Jones gives business speech at Wilkes University on Oct. 21

From a press release: Terry Jones, founder of travelocity.com and founding chairman of kayak.com, will deliver the Allan P. Kirby Lecture…

WWE SmackDown is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29, Raw returns on Feb. 21, 2022

WWE SmackDown is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29, Raw returns on Feb. 21, 2022

From a press release: After going virtual last year, WWE is back on the road, and the Superstars of “Friday Night…

Actor Clint Howard will meet fans at Spooky Summer film fest at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on June 12

Typically held in the fall, the NEPA Horror Film Festival is hosting a special Spooky Summer event at the Circle Drive-In…

Catch the Scranton Ripper in city-wide murder mystery game on April 24

Catch the Scranton Ripper in city-wide murder mystery game on April 24

From a press release: For the past year, you’ve been cooped up inside watching movies and television shows about serial killers.…

Glynn Lunney, legendary Apollo flight director for NASA and Old Forge native, dies at 84

Glynn Lunney, legendary Apollo flight director for NASA and Old Forge native, dies at 84

From a press release: Glynn Lunney, a legendary NASA engineer from Lackawanna County, died on Friday, March 19 at the age…

Paul Capoccia named director of new esports program at Marywood University in Scranton

Paul Capoccia named director of new esports program at Marywood University in Scranton

From a press release: Paul Capoccia was recently named the director of esports at Marywood University in Scranton, a new program…

Scranton Fringe Fest hosts live performances in Nintendo’s ‘Animal Crossing’ video game Feb. 26-28

Scranton Fringe Fest hosts live performances in Nintendo’s ‘Animal Crossing’ video game Feb. 26-28

From a press release: Like many arts organizations, the Scranton Fringe Festival has had to get even more creative over the last year, hosting live streams and even shows behind…

Marywood University in Scranton launches competitive esports program in 2021

Marywood University in Scranton launches competitive esports program in 2021

From a press release: Marywood University in Scranton announced this week that it will become one of a select number of colleges and universities across the nation to offer a…

Wilkes-Barre expands computer science education for young Luzerne County students

Wilkes-Barre expands computer science education for young Luzerne County students

From a press release: The CSforALL movement to bring computer science to all U.S. students marked a major growth milestone today. Along with 126 organizations, Wilkes-Barre Connect has made a…