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 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/30/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/30/14

For the first time ever at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, a poet won the audience vote with a dramatic and hilarious performance at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Dec. 30. Kyle Rebar blew the audience away with his memorized spoken word pieces, and poets Ali Pica and The Carlton read original […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Fife & Drom, Joe Dierolf, and Robb Brown, 12/27/14

PHOTOS: Fife & Drom, Joe Dierolf, and Robb Brown, 12/27/14

NEPA music blog Highway 81 Revisited hosted an after-Christmas concert dubbed “Miracle on 667 River Street” on Saturday, Dec. 27 at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains, featuring Brooklyn Americana group King Radio, Scranton rockers Heavy Blonde, and New York blues band Fife & Drom. The show also included a dinner of unique dishes […]

 Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: Down to Six CD release show with Eye on Attraction, Silhouette Lies, and Family Animals, 12/27/14

PHOTOS: Down to Six CD release show with Eye on Attraction, Silhouette Lies, and Family Animals, 12/27/14

After premiering “Oceans” and the title track exclusively on NEPA Scene, Down to Six celebrated the release of their new album, “Atlantic,” on Saturday, Dec. 27 at The Other Side in Wilkes-Barre. “This record is the first time we really thought about putting something together that’s cohesive,” vocalist/guitarist John Novak told NEPA Scene in an […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Lewis & Clarke and Cherokee Red, 12/26/14

PHOTOS: Lewis & Clarke and Cherokee Red, 12/26/14

After moving the show due to a snow storm earlier in the month, Cherokee Red and Lewis & Clarke were finally able to get together on Friday, Dec. 26 at the AfA Gallery in Scranton for a night of atmospheric indie folk music. “This year has been massive for so many of us. Rewarding and […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/23/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/23/14

The NEPA Scene Open Mic Night at the The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Dec. 23 attracted the largest turnout for the weekly event yet, featuring 20 performers that kept the night moving. Regular musicians Your Pal Frank and Fiddy Shades were joined by Cee Rock, Rich Janov, Russell Austin, Glen Hoffman, Dave The […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: The Push, An Autumn Sunrise, Jimmy and Vitz, and Polly Anna, 12/13/14

PHOTOS: The Push, An Autumn Sunrise, Jimmy and Vitz, and Polly Anna, 12/13/14

The Push, the satirical Scranton rock duo made up of Jimmy Reynolds and Tim McDermott, hadn’t made a live appearance in over a year despite being as funny as they are musically talented, so what better time to gift Northeastern Pennsylvania with their presence than Christmas time? In conjunction with the venue’s two-year anniversary, the […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: ‘The Happy Elf’ at the Scranton Cultural Center, 12/17/14

PHOTOS: ‘The Happy Elf’ at the Scranton Cultural Center, 12/17/14

After years of preparation, Harry Connick, Jr.‘s “The Happy Elf” premiered at the Scranton Cultural Center last weekend to great fanfare, and NEPA Scene photographer Robb Malloy stopped by on Wednesday, Dec. 17 just before the opening to capture some moments from the full dress rehearsal run of the show. A description of the musical […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Wyoming Valley West Holiday Band Concert, 12/14/14

PHOTOS: Wyoming Valley West Holiday Band Concert, 12/14/14

Wyoming Valley West Senior High School in Plymouth held its annual Holiday Band Concert on Sunday, Dec. 14, so with it being Christmas Eve, NEPA Scene photographer Tammy Heid felt it was the perfect time to share some photos from the event. Under the direction of Andrew Kolojejchick, the band performed “Carol of the Bells,” […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/16/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/16/14

After a few weeks off, the NEPA Scene Open Mic Night returned to the The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Dec. 16, featuring the most diverse lineup of talents yet. Your Pal Frank and Fiddy Shades provided songs on acoustic guitar, while three poets new to this open mic, The Carlton, Gabbie, and Amy, […]

 Michelle Beck

PHOTOS: The Menzingers’ NEPA Holiday Show, 12/20/14

PHOTOS: The Menzingers’ NEPA Holiday Show, 12/20/14

The biggest concert of the year in Scranton also happened to be The Leonard‘s first. For years, the venue formerly known as The Moonshine sat dormant on Adams Avenue, but on Saturday, Dec. 20, The Menzingers brought the theater back to life for their annual Holiday Show at The Leonard, named after the hardware store […]

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