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Due to singer’s illness, Alabama postpones April 12 show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, reschedules for Aug. 29

Due to singer’s illness, Alabama postpones April 12 show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, reschedules for Aug. 29

From a press release: The 50th anniversary performance of country legends Alabama and The Charlie Daniels Band, originally scheduled for this Friday, April 12 at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, has been postponed and rescheduled to Thursday, Aug. 29. Lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist “Randy Owen has a severe sinus infection and […]

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James Alex of Philly punk band Beach Slang headlines Record Store Day at Wilkes-Barre Gallery of Sound on April 13

James Alex of Philly punk band Beach Slang headlines Record Store Day at Wilkes-Barre Gallery of Sound on April 13

From a press release: The Gallery of Sound goes all out for Record Store Day every year, and their 12th edition this Saturday, April 13 may be their biggest celebration yet at both locations. Vocalist and guitarist James Alex of Philadelphia indie punk band Beach Slang, a critically acclaimed national act who opened for Jimmy […]

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Bruce Springsteen drummer Max Weinberg plays interactive Jukebox set at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 23

Bruce Springsteen drummer Max Weinberg plays interactive Jukebox set at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 23

From a press release: Playing over 80 shows throughout 2017 and 2018, Max Weinberg’s Jukebox continues to barnstorm the country blasting out the hits in 2019. The longtime drummer of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and bandleader for Conan O’Brien’s previous late-night television shows creates a truly interactive experience with Jukebox, inviting the audience to […]

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Ventriloquist, singer, and ‘America’s Got Talent’ winner Darci Lynne comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 10

Ventriloquist, singer, and ‘America’s Got Talent’ winner Darci Lynne comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 10

From a press release: On the heals of a record-breaking year, Darci Lynne, the gifted young singing ventriloquist and winner of Season 12 of the NBC competition show “America’s Got Talent,” has announced her new fall tour, sharing her passion for performance and bringing her captivating show backed by a live band to fans across […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Breaking Benjamin’s Aaron Bruch honors Kurt Cobain with Nirvana cover on 25th death anniversary

Aaron Bruch, the bassist and backup singer for multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin, joined many fans and fellow musicians today in remembering Kurt Cobain on the 25th anniversary of the frontman’s death with an acoustic take on a classic Nirvana song. In his first upload to his new YouTube channel, Bruch posted a simple […]

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Viral video band Scary Pockets recreate hits with funky twist at Stage West in Scranton on April 10

Viral video band Scary Pockets recreate hits with funky twist at Stage West in Scranton on April 10

From a press release: Scary Pockets, a Los Angeles band known for their viral videos featuring funky takes on popular songs, will jam at Stage West in Scranton on Wednesday, April 10. Among its members is keyboardist Jack Conte, a singer/songwriter who is also the CEO and co-founder of crowdfunding platform Patreon. Wilkes-Barre’s own funk […]

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After injury, Ozzy Osbourne postpones all 2019 concerts, including Hersheypark Stadium show

After injury, Ozzy Osbourne postpones all 2019 concerts, including Hersheypark Stadium show

From a press release: In a statement released today, Ozzy Osbourne announced that he will postpone all his 2019 tour dates in North America and Europe – including a scheduled stop at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey on Saturday, June 8 with Megadeth – as he recovers from an injury sustained while dealing with a recent […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton music scene supports Irish Wolf Pub owner Peter Kelly with fundraiser and benefit show on May 5

Scranton music scene supports Irish Wolf Pub owner Peter Kelly with fundraiser and benefit show on May 5

After a long battle with cancer, Rhonda Kelly passed away at her home in Henryville surrounded by family on Sunday, March 31. Her husband, Peter Kelly, has been a big supporter of the Northeastern Pennsylvania music scene for years through his bar, the Irish Wolf Pub (and its previous incarnation, the Judge & Jury) in […]

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Theatrical metal band Ghost takes ‘Ultimate’ arena tour to Giant Center in Hershey on Oct. 24

Theatrical metal band Ghost takes ‘Ultimate’ arena tour to Giant Center in Hershey on Oct. 24

From a press release: With “Dance Macabre” becoming the band’s third No. 1 single on rock radio, Grammy Award-winning heavy metal act Ghost announced a six-week North American headline tour today that will see the Swedish group’s elaborate rock theatre presentation metamorphose into a full-on arena production. Produced by Live Nation and billed as the […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference reveals 2019 venues and initial artist lineup in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference reveals 2019 venues and initial artist lineup in Scranton

Following the opening of artist submissions last month, the Electric City Music Conference is announcing the venues and the names of the first 67 acts that will perform live at the sixth annual Scranton event exclusively on NEPA Scene. More artists will be announced here in the coming months. Venues returning for the 2019 ECMC […]