Music

 Rich Howells

‘Behind the Mask’ of melodic metal band The Aegean – the making of the music video in Scranton

‘Behind the Mask’ of melodic metal band The Aegean – the making of the music video in Scranton

This year has required a different approach to just about everything. In The Aegean’s case, it completely changed how the band creates and operates – for the better. It’s a Sunday afternoon and heavy metal music can be heard outside through the walls of The V-Spot in Scranton, but the bar hasn’t been open in […]

 Rich Howells

Listen to the albums nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

Listen to the albums nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

The 2020 Steamtown Music Awards are coming up fast, and with so many artists and music industry professional nominated in 36 categories, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the great local music to discover. Today, NEPA Scene is breaking down three of the biggest and most varied categories – Album/EP of the Year, Song […]

 Rich Howells

Listen to the songs nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

Listen to the songs nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

The 2020 Steamtown Music Awards are coming up fast, and with so many artists and music industry professional nominated in 36 categories, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the great local music to discover. Today, NEPA Scene is breaking down three of the biggest and most varied categories – Song of the Year, Album/EP […]

 Rich Howells

Watch the music videos nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

Watch the music videos nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

The 2020 Steamtown Music Awards are coming up fast, and with so many artists and music industry professional nominated in 36 categories, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the great local music to discover. Today, NEPA Scene is breaking down three of the biggest and most varied categories – Music Video of the Year, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ex-Flyleaf singer Lacey Sturm joins Smith & Myers of Shinedown live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 18

Ex-Flyleaf singer Lacey Sturm joins Smith & Myers of Shinedown live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 18

From a press release: This week, it was announced that singer/songwriter Lacey Sturm, best known as the founding vocalist of platinum-selling hard rock band Flyleaf, has been added to the Smith & Myers concert at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Friday, Sept. 18. “We’re back!” Sturm posted on social media. “Looking forward […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Aaron Lewis, Nate Hosie, and Ben Danaher at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 08/30/20

PHOTOS: Aaron Lewis, Nate Hosie, and Ben Danaher at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 08/30/20

Since the coronavirus pandemic shut down live music indoors across the area, the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City has been at the forefront of keeping concerts live outside, hosting local opening acts for summer drive-in events and teaming up with Stage West in Scranton, DamnMillennial Promotions, and SLP Concerts for a series of national […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country star Chase Rice plays live acoustic show at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 9

Country star Chase Rice plays live acoustic show at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 9

From a press release: Following the Aaron Lewis country concert last night, the Circle Drive-In is bringing another country star, multi-platinum singer/songwriter Chase Rice, to the Dickson City outdoor theater for a live acoustic show on Friday, Oct. 9. Presented locally by Drusky Entertainment, Stage West in Scranton, and SLP Concerts, Rice will be appearing […]

 Rich Howells

From singer to whisperer, Scranton musician Katie Evans starts dog training business

From singer to whisperer, Scranton musician Katie Evans starts dog training business

Since the coronavirus pandemic started shutting down music venues, bars, and restaurants in March, local musicians have had to make some big adjustments in their lives. Katie Evans has made one of the biggest – starting her own business. That’s not an easy thing to do in these uncertain times, but after working at PetSmart […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Seen at Peach Fest, Allman Betts Band jams live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 19

Seen at Peach Fest, Allman Betts Band jams live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 19

From a press release: It was announced this week that The Allman Betts Band, who played at the 2019 Peach Music Festival in Scranton, will return to Northeastern Pennsylvania to perform live at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, Sept. 19. Presented locally by Stage West in Scranton and SLP Concerts, The […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton/Mexican duo challenges ‘The Singularity’ with dystopian audio drama and music

Scranton/Mexican duo challenges ‘The Singularity’ with dystopian audio drama and music

From a press release: When “The Singularity” premiered at the Scranton Fringe Festival last year, the play’s dystopian themes with a wall separating people were already topical. As the coronavirus pandemic rages on this election year, a new version recorded in the style of an old radio drama seems to reflect the world outside even […]