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SONG PREMIERE: Scranton punk rockers Willrow Hood say ‘You Can’t Piss on Hospitality’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton punk rockers Willrow Hood say ‘You Can’t Piss on Hospitality’

In dark times, when everything seems hopeless, a hero will rise and… run away with an ice cream maker? In the classic 1980 “Star Wars”…

VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton metal band Traverse the Abyss inspires new fans with ‘Blink’

When Scranton metal band Traverse the Abyss released their self-titled EP last August, they didn’t know that, just a few months later, they would be…

BEHIND THE BEAT: Dean Ford is the true Prince of tribute acts

“A little bit behind the beat. I mean, just enough to turn you on…” – Prince, “Joy in Repetition” Come with us and take a…

Peach Music Festival in Scranton adds Warren Haynes with Grace Potter, new guitar pull, and more

From a press release: Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule and Grace Potter will perform together in a special set as part of the eighth annual…

Pop band Walk the Moon headlines 98.5 KRZ Summer Smash at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 19

From a press release: Entercom and 98.5 KRZ have announced the official lineup of Summer Smash 2019, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton pop radio station’s annual kickoff to…

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, releases full debut album July 12

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, releases full debut album July 12

From a press release: Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight rose from local favorites to international…

Alan Parsons Live Project will rock Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 22

Alan Parsons Live Project will rock Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 22

From a press release: It was announced today that legendary audio engineer, record producer, songwriter,…

First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

From a press release: After several years of talks, meetings, and planning, the inaugural Lackawanna…

Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo showcases DIY culture in Scranton on June 8

Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo showcases DIY culture in Scranton on June 8

From a press release: Cultivated in the coal mine lands of Northeast Pennsylvania, the new…

Country star Wynonna Judd brings the Big Noise to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 4

Country star Wynonna Judd brings the Big Noise to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 4

From a press release: It was announced this week that multi-platinum country singer Wynonna Judd…

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WWE Live SummerSlam brings Heatwave Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

WWE Live SummerSlam brings Heatwave Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

From a press release: The WWE announced today that the WWE Live SummerSlam Heatwave Tour will stop at Mohegan Sun Arena…

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Sleepaway Camp’ star Felissa Rose will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Sleepaway Camp’ star Felissa Rose will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

As a longtime supporter of the event, NEPA Scene has signed on to be the official media sponsor of the 2019…

Burton and Schumacher ‘Batman’ movies return to NEPA theaters in May for Batman’s 80th anniversary

Burton and Schumacher ‘Batman’ movies return to NEPA theaters in May for Batman’s 80th anniversary

From a press release: In select movie theaters nationwide this May, “Batman” returns… followed by “Batman Returns,” “Batman Forever,” and “Batman…

Philadelphia building $50 million video gaming venue, first esports arena in U.S.

Philadelphia building $50 million video gaming venue, first esports arena in U.S.

From a press release: Video games just leveled up in Philly. Today, Comcast Spectacor and The Cordish Companies announced plans for…

Dark concept band September Mourning mixes comic books with hard rock in Scranton visit on March 6

Dark concept band September Mourning mixes comic books with hard rock in Scranton visit on March 6

From a press release: September Mourning is a dark culture fantasy that resides in the pages of a comic book and…

‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

The theme of the 2019 Clarks Summit Festival of Ice is “Ice Wars,” a frozen take on “Star Wars,” but if…

‘Star Wars’ burlesque parody strikes Sands Bethlehem Event Center on May 1

‘Star Wars’ burlesque parody strikes Sands Bethlehem Event Center on May 1

From a press release: After a sold-out, critically acclaimed tour of the United States, “The Empire Strips Back – A Star…

Misericordia University in Dallas adds esports to athletics department this fall

Misericordia University in Dallas adds esports to athletics department this fall

From a press release: The Misericordia University Athletics Department in Dallas is introducing esports as a coed varsity activity beginning with the fall semester. Esports involves teams competing head-to-head in…

WWE takes ‘Road to WrestleMania’ to Giant Center in Hershey on March 31

WWE takes ‘Road to WrestleMania’ to Giant Center in Hershey on March 31

From a press release: Soon after “WWE SmackDown” returns to Wilkes-Barre, WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania comes to the Giant Center in Hershey on Sunday, March 31 at 7 p.m.…

‘WWE SmackDown’ is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with live broadcast on March 5

‘WWE SmackDown’ is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with live broadcast on March 5

From a press release: The WWE announced today that “WWE SmackDown Live” will return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30…

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Honoring Fred Rogers, Pennsylvania declares May 23 ‘1-4-3 Day,’ encourages acts of kindness

Honoring Fred Rogers, Pennsylvania declares May 23 ‘1-4-3 Day,’ encourages acts of kindness

From a press release: Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed Thursday, May 23 as “1-4-3 Day” in Pennsylvania in honor of television personality Fred Rogers’ favorite…

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 2019-2020 season with over 50 events

New ‘Ink Master’ spin-off series, ‘Grudge Match,’ will star NEPA tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Basket Case’ director and star will meet fans at NEPA Horror Film Festival on Oct. 13

Talk to actor Anthony Michael Hall live at ‘Breakfast Club’ screening at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 17

WWE Live SummerSlam brings Heatwave Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

Come on down to ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 27

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