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 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Jordan Ramirez & The Tribe and Doghouse Charlie at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains, 08/04/18

PHOTOS: Jordan Ramirez & The Tribe and Doghouse Charlie at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains, 08/04/18

A week after NEPA Scene premiered three trippy music videos that gave local music fans an early listen to the band, Jordan Ramirez & the Tribe made their headlining debut at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Saturday, Aug. 4 with their friends Doghouse Charlie. Known for his soulful voice and funky guitar […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene comedy night with Thomas the Red and friends at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, 07/28/18

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene comedy night with Thomas the Red and friends at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, 07/28/18

Thomas the Red, the world’s only stand-up comedy viking, conquered Season 6 of the NEPA Scene Rising Talent open mic and talent contest at The V-Spot in Scranton by coming in first place in the Finals Showcase on Tuesday, June 26, so as part of the grand prize, he headlined a night of comedy and […]

 The Conversation

Hip-hop turns 45 – rap music’s path from pariah to Pulitzer

Hip-hop turns 45 – rap music’s path from pariah to Pulitzer

Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize win is a major milestone for hip-hop, a genre that celebrates its 45th birthday this month. It’s also a triumph that many, a mere decade ago, would have never predicted. As someone who teaches and studies the politics of hip-hop and rap, I was pleasantly surprised myself. I thought of hip-hop’s […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The National Reserve and MiZ bring night of Americana music to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 8

The National Reserve and MiZ bring night of Americana music to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 8

From a press release: It was announced today that Brooklyn-based Americana band The National Reserve will join forces with Scranton folk rock singer/songwriter MiZ to co-headline an evening of not-to-be-missed roots music on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the venue’s ongoing Live from the Chandelier Lobby series. Tickets, which are $15 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country singer Lee Ann Womack cancels concert at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre

Country singer Lee Ann Womack cancels concert at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre announced today that Grammy Award-winning country singer/songwriter Lee Ann Womack, known for hits like “I Hope You Dance,” “The Fool,” and “You’ve Got to Talk to Me,” had to cancel her upcoming concert in the Keystone Grand Ballroom, scheduled for this Saturday, Aug. 18, due to […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton alternative rock band Permanence opens up personal ‘Wound’ on new EP

Scranton alternative rock band Permanence opens up personal ‘Wound’ on new EP

Making their debut last year with the well-received “Northeast” EP, Scranton’s Permanence is back with five more songs in 2018, along with the drive to continue producing alternative rock in a distinctly Northeastern Pennsylvania style. Embraced by the local music scene almost immediately in their first year as a band, one is hard-pressed to not […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Music Festival alum Dark Star Orchestra returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 21

Peach Music Festival alum Dark Star Orchestra returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Nov. 21

From a press release: After playing there in the spring, Chicago Grateful Dead tribute band and Peach Music Festival alum Dark Star Orchestra will be back at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. as part of their fall tour. Tickets, which are $28 in advance and $33 the day […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Returning to Scranton, pop punk band The Queers play at Levels on Sept. 16

Returning to Scranton, pop punk band The Queers play at Levels on Sept. 16

From a press release: It was announced this week that legendary pop punk rockers The Queers will return to downtown Scranton, this time performing at Levels Bar & Grill on Sunday, Sept. 16. Doors at Levels (519 Linden St., Scranton) open at 7 p.m., and the 21+ show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Southern rockers Cadillac Three and Black Stone Cherry ride into Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Sept. 14

Southern rockers Cadillac Three and Black Stone Cherry ride into Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Sept. 14

From a press release: Nashville’s The Cadillac Three and Kentucky’s Black Stone Cherry will bring Southern rock to the Northeast when they play at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $20 in advance or $23 the day of the show, are on sale now and available […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham goes solo at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 9

Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham goes solo at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 9

From a press release: After splitting with his longtime band Fleetwood Mac again earlier this year, Grammy Award-winning guitarist and vocalist Lindsey Buckingham will embark on a fall solo tour that ends at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $49.50, $59.50, and $69.50, plus applicable fees, […]

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