Music

 Jason Riedmiller

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Bob Weir and Wolf Bros strip down the Dead at The Fillmore Philadelphia

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Bob Weir and Wolf Bros strip down the Dead at The Fillmore Philadelphia

In the late stages of his career, it seems that everybody who’s anybody wants to play with Bob Weir. This is an interesting place for a man who made his career as rock ‘n’ roll’s most famous second fiddle. From the “Bobby Fans. Weir People Too” bumper sticker seen on Shakedown Street to the 2014 […]

 Rich Howells

Motionless In White plays 1st hometown club show in 9 years at Levels in Scranton on Dec. 22

Motionless In White plays 1st hometown club show in 9 years at Levels in Scranton on Dec. 22

After returning to the area this summer to play the final Vans Warped Tour, Scranton metal band Motionless In White made an unexpected announcement today – they’ll be back home just before Christmas for a special concert to close out the year. The more intimate show, their first of this size in Scranton in nine […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Music Festival returns to Montage Mountain in Scranton July 25-28, new aftermovie released

Peach Music Festival returns to Montage Mountain in Scranton July 25-28, new aftermovie released

It was announced today that the Peach Music Festival will take over The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton for the eighth straight year on Thursday, July 25 through Sunday, July 28, 2019. This follows last year’s change to July from its usual August dates so as not to conflict with […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Music Festival alum Joe Russo’s Almost Dead jams at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on March 13

Peach Music Festival alum Joe Russo’s Almost Dead jams at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on March 13

From a press release: It was announced today that Brooklyn-based Grateful Dead cover band Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, regulars at the annual Peach Music Festival in Scranton, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 8 p.m. This concert follows three upcoming shows at The Capitol Theatre in Port […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

One lucky Trans-Siberian Orchestra fan will be called on stage at Wilkes-Barre show on Nov. 18

One lucky Trans-Siberian Orchestra fan will be called on stage at Wilkes-Barre show on Nov. 18

From a press release: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has been coming to Wilkes-Barre annually for 19 years, 18 of which have been at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. This year, the Christmas rock opera band will be taking the local stage for two shows this Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. […]

 Rich Howells

After cancer diagnosis, musicians fundraise for Bog co-owner Brian Craig at Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 23

After cancer diagnosis, musicians fundraise for Bog co-owner Brian Craig at Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 23

The Scranton music and arts scene owes much to Brian Craig, so it’s only appropriate that artists and friends alike plan to give back to him in his time of need. It was announced publicly today that Craig, well-known in the area as the co-owner of The Bog in downtown Scranton, a drummer in several […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Multi-platinum ’80s hitmakers Whitesnake rock Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 5

Multi-platinum ’80s hitmakers Whitesnake rock Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 5

From a press release: Today, multi-platinum ’80s rockers Whitesnake announced the first shows of their 2019 Flesh & Blood World Tour, which includes a concert at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. Named after their upcoming album, this tour will feature songs from “Flesh & Blood,” set for release […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Singer/storyteller Todd Snider reschedules show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for June 11

Singer/storyteller Todd Snider reschedules show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for June 11

From a press release: Due to a medical emergency, Todd Snider has canceled all of his remaining November tour dates. The traveling troubadour’s Nov. 16 “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will be postponed until Tuesday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the original date are still […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Multi-platinum classic rock band Chicago comes to Hershey Theatre on April 9

Multi-platinum classic rock band Chicago comes to Hershey Theatre on April 9

From a press release: Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning classic rock band Chicago, one of the longest-running and bestselling groups of all time, is coming to the Hershey Theatre on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Chicago will perform their unforgettable collection of music and their greatest hits, including “Make Me Smile,” “Saturday in the Park,” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Backstreet Boys bring biggest arena tour in 18 years to Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 18

Backstreet Boys bring biggest arena tour in 18 years to Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 18

From a press release: It’s looks like “Backstreet’s Back.” Today, the Backstreet Boys, the iconic, multi-platinum-selling boy band who rose to fame in the mid-’90s, announced their biggest arena tour in 18 years along, with the release of their new album “DNA,” coming out Jan. 25 on RCA Records. To get fans excited, BSB released […]

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