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 NEPA Scene Staff

Hard rock supergroup The Winery Dogs perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 2

Hard rock supergroup The Winery Dogs perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 2

From a press release: It was announced this week that hard rock supergroup The Winery Dogs, whose members are known for playing in bands like Dream Theater and Mr. Big, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, May 2 at 8 p.m. Lehighton rockers Another Day Dawns, who recently premiered their new […]

 Rich Howells

Motionless In White sells out 1st hometown club show in nearly 10 years at Levels in Scranton on Dec. 22

Motionless In White sells out 1st hometown club show in nearly 10 years at Levels in Scranton on Dec. 22

When Scranton metal band Motionless In White announced last month that they would return to their hometown just before Christmas for a special concert to close out the year, the news spread like wildfire and tickets started going fast when they went on sale on Nov. 17, selling out in just a few weeks. The […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton folk punk band Old Charades recalls ‘Last Days of the Wild Ones’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton folk punk band Old Charades recalls ‘Last Days of the Wild Ones’

Scranton folk punk band Old Charades has been fairly quiet this year, save for a handful of shows in their hometown and Philadelphia, but that is changing today as they premiere a brand new song, “Last Days of the Wild Ones,” exclusively on NEPA Scene. The trio wrote and later recorded a few tracks in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kidz Bop brings first-ever World Tour to Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 5

Kidz Bop brings first-ever World Tour to Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 5

From a press release: Kidz Bop, the No. 1 music brand for young kids, and Live Nation have announced the global expansion of the Kidz Bop live tour phenomenon with the launch of an all-new show next year – Kidz Bop World Tour 2019. The Kidz Bop Kids will perform in Australia, Germany, London, Mexico, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pittsburgh punk rockers Anti-Flag play at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 17

Pittsburgh punk rockers Anti-Flag play at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 17

From a press release: It was announced today that Pittsburgh punk rock band Anti-Flag, known for their political songs and regular appearances on the Vans Warped Tour, will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Thursday, Jan. 17 with fellow Pittsburgh punks Swiss Army. Doors at Stage West (301 N. Main Ave., Scranton) open at […]

 Rich Howells

Eye on Attraction will perform original 20-minute epic Harry Potter song at Stage West in Scranton on Dec. 28

Eye on Attraction will perform original 20-minute epic Harry Potter song at Stage West in Scranton on Dec. 28

With “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” in theaters now and Harry Potter fandom still going strong 21 years after the character’s literary debut (spawning new events like Wizardfest), Scranton progressive/alternative rock band Eye on Attraction is digging up a nearly 20-minute “wizard rock” song they wrote years ago and playing it live in its […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kenny Chesney sells out Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre in just 10 minutes, breaking previous record

Kenny Chesney sells out Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre in just 10 minutes, breaking previous record

From a press release: Tickets for the Wilkes-Barre stop of Kenny Chesney’s 2019 Songs for the Saints Tour, scheduled for Friday, May 10 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, sold out this morning in just 10 minutes after going on sale, becoming the fastest selling show in the venue’s 20-year history, beating the […]

 Ryan Mullaney

PHOTOS: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 11/18/18

PHOTOS: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 11/18/18

The holidays came early to Wilkes-Barre as the Trans-Siberian Orchestra rolled into town like Santa Claus for two back-to-back concerts at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Nov. 18. The popular Christmas rock opera band made the second show special by surprising the 250,000th fan through the doors, Lauren Casey, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Fest prog rockers Umphrey’s McGee return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on March 21

Peach Fest prog rockers Umphrey’s McGee return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on March 21

From a press release: It was announced today that Chicago progressive jam band Umphrey’s McGee, regulars at the Peach Music Festival in Scranton, will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 7 p.m. with Big Something. “The Wax On, Wax Off Tour rolls on with a new batch of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

15-year-old guitar virtuoso Brandon ‘Taz’ Niederauer shreds at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Dec. 7

15-year-old guitar virtuoso Brandon ‘Taz’ Niederauer shreds at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Dec. 7

While Brandon “Taz” Niederauer describes himself as “just a kid who loves playing music,” anyone who has seen what he can do with a guitar knows that there’s much more to his talent than that. By the age of 15, he has shared stages and received accolades from everyone from Slash to Dweezil Zappa to […]