Music

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lehigh Valley prog metal band Monoceros releases 2nd album, ‘Tyrant of the Golden Line’

Lehigh Valley prog metal band Monoceros releases 2nd album, ‘Tyrant of the Golden Line’

From a press release: Lehigh Valley progressive metal band Monoceros has further established themselves in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey music scenes with the release of their second album, “Tyrant of the Golden Line,” on June 26. The long-awaited record is a follow-up to their 2016 debut release, “Heavy the Crown,” and is available for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Luzerne County concert series drives bands through 6 neighborhoods on flatbed truck every Friday from July 10-Aug. 7

Luzerne County concert series drives bands through 6 neighborhoods on flatbed truck every Friday from July 10-Aug. 7

From a press release: Last year, music filled the air near the Luzerne County Courthouse and brought the community together for the first Rockin’ the River Summer concert series along the Wilkes-Barre River Common. This year, the coronavirus pandemic is keeping people closer to home, but Luzerne County is not going to let COVID-19 stop […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw sign to Hopeless Records, release new single ‘Warn Me’

Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw sign to Hopeless Records, release new single ‘Warn Me’

On Thursday, Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw released their first new single in three years, “Warn Me,” and announced that they’ve signed to Hopeless Records, an independent label that serves as the current home of national acts like Taking Back Sunday, New Found Glory, Sum 41, The Used, Bayside, Circa Survive, Neck Deep, The […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center announces new Director of Development Betsy McGrath Ardizoni

Scranton Cultural Center announces new Director of Development Betsy McGrath Ardizoni

From a press release: Today, the board of directors of the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple and its executive director, Deborah Moran Peterson, announced Betsy McGrath Ardizoni as the organization’s director of development. Ardizoni joined the Scranton Cultural Center as its development director in January. “As the organization embarks on capital projects to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Fest fundraiser for Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre canceled, online auction coming up on June 30

F.M. Kirby Fest fundraiser for Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre canceled, online auction coming up on June 30

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre announced the cancellation of its annual fundraiser, F.M. Kirby Fest, which was rescheduled to July 11 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, with social distancing concerns, the event will not be possible this year. The original date of the fourth […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet will play both virtual and in-person concerts this summer

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet will play both virtual and in-person concerts this summer

Whether you’re staying safely at home or venturing outside this summer, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass group Cabinet has a live concert experience for you. This weekend, the band will play two back-to-back webcast shows from Ardmore Music Hall in suburban Philadelphia that will be live streamed via nugs.tv. This first on Friday, June 26 will be a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Rockers Roll brings bikes and live ska music to Litzy’s Lounge in Avoca on July 25

NEPA Rockers Roll brings bikes and live ska music to Litzy’s Lounge in Avoca on July 25

From a press release: Local motorcycle enthusiasts NEPA Rockers will host their 11th annual NEPA Rockers Roll on Saturday, July 25 at Litzy’s Lounge in Avoca. Philadelphia ska punk bands Catbite and The Manipulators will perform following a motorcycle ride, bike and scooter show with trophies, cookout, and silent auction of motorcycle-related items. The event […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre holds online fundraising auction with NEPA photographers June 30-July 2

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre holds online fundraising auction with NEPA photographers June 30-July 2

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts announced an online photo auction of prints taken by local photographers and shot at the historic downtown Wilkes-Barre venue. The auction will take place on the Kirby Center Facebook page on Tuesday, June 30 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, July 2 at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Tribute band Almost Queen plays in parking lot of Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 17

Tribute band Almost Queen plays in parking lot of Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 17

From a press release: It was announced today that the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township will host Almost Queen, a tribute to the legendary rock band Queen, live on stage from the arena parking lot on Friday, July 17 at 8 p.m. Presented by Geisinger, the event will be featured as […]

 Rich Howells

Last summer concert at Pavilion at Montage Mountain is canceled, leaving Scranton venue closed

Last summer concert at Pavilion at Montage Mountain is canceled, leaving Scranton venue closed

The last concert scheduled at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton was quietly canceled last week, leaving the outdoor venue with an empty schedule for the first summer since it opened. Over the last two months, all shows scheduled at Montage Mountain have either been canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic except […]