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 NEPA Scene Staff

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 with Get the Led Out at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 with Get the Led Out at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre will be celebrating New Year’s Eve with Led Zeppelin tribute band Get the Led Out on Friday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. as part of the PNC Celebrity Series. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

B Street Band, the original Bruce Springsteen tribute, returns to Stage West in Scranton on Oct. 29

B Street Band, the original Bruce Springsteen tribute, returns to Stage West in Scranton on Oct. 29

From a press release: It was announced this week that The B Street Band, the original Bruce Springsteen tribute act, will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Friday, Oct. 29. The band, which has local ties and claims the title of the “longest-running tribute band in the world,” will return to the venue after […]

 James Callahan

VIDEO PREMIERE: Meet Terry Childers and kiss the industrial ‘Apocalips’ of Wilkes-Barre’s Trashbot

VIDEO PREMIERE: Meet Terry Childers and kiss the industrial ‘Apocalips’ of Wilkes-Barre’s Trashbot

Approximately 300 years ago in an alternate universe, a very long-haired and wildly asshole-ish version of myself owned and operated a cafe and venue in the badlands of Wilkes-Barre. OK, it was the early 1990s, which seems like a few centuries ago while simultaneously seeming as though it was yesterday. This slice of my and […]

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Scranton emo rockers The Maguas get aggressive on ‘Shapeless’ before hometown show on Oct. 15

Scranton emo rockers The Maguas get aggressive on ‘Shapeless’ before hometown show on Oct. 15

From a press release: Before The Maguas head out on their first official fall U.S. tour, the emo-leaning alternative rock outfit has released “Shapeless,” the second single from their upcoming album and their “most aggressive song to date.” Establishing their roots in Scranton in 2018, the band – Erik Miller (vocals), Matthew Jenkins (lead guitar), […]

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Iconic blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa returns to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 14, 2022

Iconic blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa returns to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 14, 2022

From a press release: Today, two-time Grammy Award nominee, 24-time Billboard chart topper, and blues rock superstar Joe Bonamassa announced a run of shows for the spring of 2022, including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, March 14. The 24-date tour across the United States is in support of his […]

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In place of Wilkes-Barre show, Tool performs in Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center on Feb. 20, 2022

In place of Wilkes-Barre show, Tool performs in Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center on Feb. 20, 2022

From a press release: Today, Tool announced a mammoth 2022 tour, with the progressive metal band spending three months traversing the United States, followed by a month of European dates. Unfortunately, a makeup date for their planned stop at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on May 1, 2020 is not […]

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Clarks Summit alt rocker Sleeplore recalls ’90s nostalgia of ‘Ten Summers Ago’ in new single

Clarks Summit alt rocker Sleeplore recalls ’90s nostalgia of ‘Ten Summers Ago’ in new single

From a press release: As the summer draws to a close, Clarks Summit songwriter, producer, and alternative experimentalist Clyde Rosencrance is using his acclaimed solo project Sleeplore to look back on those seasonal memories. “Ten Summers Ago,” his fifth single as Sleeplore, reflects on feelings of summers past, paying attention to particular moments in simpler […]

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Wilkes-Barre hardcore band One Step Closer debuts ‘This Place You Know’ on Run for Cover Records

Wilkes-Barre hardcore band One Step Closer debuts ‘This Place You Know’ on Run for Cover Records

From a press release: “This place you know, sometimes it hides the truth and it lets people go.” One Step Closer vocalist Ryan Savitski cries out this declaration just over halfway through the opening track on the band’s new album, the aptly titled “This Place You Know” that was released today via Run for Cover […]

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Rock legend George Thorogood takes Good to Be Bad Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 2

Rock legend George Thorogood takes Good to Be Bad Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 2

From a press release: It was announced today that legendary “Bad to the Bone” blues rock band George Thorogood and the Destroyers will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, Dec. 2 as part of their Good to Be Bad Tour. Since 1976, they’ve sold over 15 million albums, built a catalog of […]

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Russello Project debuts instrumental prog rock album ’11:11′ at Finnegan’s in Scranton on Sept. 25

Russello Project debuts instrumental prog rock album ’11:11′ at Finnegan’s in Scranton on Sept. 25

From a press release: The Russello Project, an instrumental trio performing soundscapes based in rock fusion, new age, and progressive rock, has been the passion of Clarks Summit guitarist Charlie Russello for as long as he can remember. The band includes Mike Bosi on four, five, and six-string bass and synths. A Philadelphia native, he […]