Music

 NEPA Scene Staff

Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett co-headline CMT concert in Bethlehem on Dec. 5 with Danielle Bradbery

Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett co-headline CMT concert in Bethlehem on Dec. 5 with Danielle Bradbery

From a press release: CMT cranks up the heat with a sizzling lineup for its 14th annual “CMT on Tour” as Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett team up to headline the nationwide journey. Officially titled “CMT on Tour: Brett Eldredge & Thomas Rhett – Suits & Boots,” the two performers will combine their high-energy sets […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 11 with ‘Ghosts of Christmas Eve’ and free album

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 11 with ‘Ghosts of Christmas Eve’ and free album

From a press release: Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced the dates of its 2015 winter tour, once again featuring one of the group’s beloved stories performed in its own renowned audio visual manner. This year’s enchanted yuletide tale is “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” which TSO will take to 60 cities across North America to perform […]

 Rich Howells

MUSIC VIDEO: Breaking Benjamin shows how ‘Angels Fall’ in ghostly shipwreck

Breaking Benjamin has always used very distinct imagery in all their album covers, videos, and merchandise, and that trend continues with the spooky new music video for “Angels Fall” released today. As the band plays on a dark and cloudy beach, the ghosts from a sunken ship walk the stormy landscape. As September grows colder […]

 Rich Howells

Lady Hectic spins a Riot Grrrl Rock-Out with a night of pro-fem music in Scranton

Lady Hectic spins a Riot Grrrl Rock-Out with a night of pro-fem music in Scranton

Proceeds from the night will benefit the Women's Resource Center

Empowerment comes in many forms, and right now, Stephanie Hill has plenty of reasons to feel empowered. When NEPA Scene last spoke with her and her husband, Kenny, about the growing force of original electronic musicians in Northeastern Pennsylvania almost a year ago, the movement was in its infancy, but now members of the NEPA […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fall into music, food, cider, and more family fun at the Hawley Harvest Hoedown on Oct. 3

Fall into music, food, cider, and more family fun at the Hawley Harvest Hoedown on Oct. 3

From a press release: Get into the spirit of fall and dive into a colorful pile of festive activities and autumn beauty at the Hawley Harvest Hoedown! One of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s favorite annual events, the Harvest Hoedown celebrates fall in the charming town of Hawley with a weekend packed full of cider tastings, brews, contests, […]

 Rich Howells

Frontwoman of Pennsylvania hardcore band faked cervical cancer to swindle donations

Frontwoman of Pennsylvania hardcore band faked cervical cancer to swindle donations

While NEPA Scene typically posts positive arts and entertainment news in Pennsylvania, we felt that a story that has been making international headlines within the last 24 hours was worth noting purely as a cautionary tale for those who organize or support benefit shows and online crowdfunding campaigns to keep in mind. It was recently […]

 Rich Perry

Reggae in NEPA – Pete Terpak creates ‘spiritual experience’ with Kevin Kinsella at Jazz Cafe on Sept. 18

Reggae in NEPA – Pete Terpak creates ‘spiritual experience’ with Kevin Kinsella at Jazz Cafe on Sept. 18

Subnotics and Rootz Attack member bringing positive vibes to the area

When you think of reggae music, you probably call up good vibrations, warm feelings, and perhaps a cold beverage in your hand as you relax on some tropical beach. Isn’t this where we’d all like to be, especially now as the summer comes to an end once again? While a trip to the islands may […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Meet Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery in Dickson City before the band opens for Breaking Benjamin on Sept. 18

Meet Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery in Dickson City before the band opens for Breaking Benjamin on Sept. 18

From a press release: Just a few hours before his band opens for Breaking Benjamin at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Friday, Sept. 18, Sevendust guitarist and Paul Reed Smith Signature Artist Clint Lowery will participate in a free meet and greet session at Northeast Music Center in Dickson City from 2 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Cherish the Ladies celebrate ‘A Celtic Christmas’ at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 17

Cherish the Ladies celebrate ‘A Celtic Christmas’ at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 17

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre has announced that Cherish the Ladies will perform “A Celtic Christmas” on Thursday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $26 and $36, plus fees, are on sale now and can be purchased at the Kirby Center box office, online at kirbycenter.org, and by […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Scranton solo bassist Grant Williams

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Scranton solo bassist Grant Williams

Every week of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, our free open mic and talent competition at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, we feature a quick Q&A with the latest audience vote winner, which was solo bassist Grant Williams on Sept. 1. The weekly winner receives $50 in cash, courtesy of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky, and […]