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 NEPA Scene Staff

‘The Man in Black’ show pays tribute to Johnny Cash in Wilkes-Barre on March 20

‘The Man in Black’ show pays tribute to Johnny Cash in Wilkes-Barre on March 20

From a press release: It was announced today that “The Man in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash” will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $27, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m., and will […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Electric City Music Conference announces 2015 dates and opens band applications

Electric City Music Conference announces 2015 dates and opens band applications

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference has released the dates for the 2015 Conference and the 2015 Steamtown Music Awards Ceremony. The Steamtown Music Awards will take place on Thursday, Sept. 10, and artist showcases and conference events will take place Sept. 9-13. Bands can currently apply to play the ECMC through […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 24-March 2

Events happening this week in downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 24-March 2

Every Tuesday, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership release a list of events happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Subscribe here to receive this list via e-mail or just check NEPA Scene each week. Downtown events Tuesday, Feb. 24 Event: Wyoming Valley Art League Artists Social Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Wyoming Valley Art […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 5 new additions to the ‘Chandelier Lobby’ concert series

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 5 new additions to the ‘Chandelier Lobby’ concert series

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts has announced five new “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concerts and a special Chandelier Concert Deal – six concerts for $99, saving music fans $21 off the regular price. The previously announced Justin Townes Earle concert, with opener Gill Landry, is up first […]

 Mark Uricheck

Young Lehighton rockers A.D.D. are garnering attention with big shows and an even bigger sound

Young Lehighton rockers A.D.D. are garnering attention with big shows and an even bigger sound

Dakota McGeehan knows what he wants in a great rock song. “I like the heavy guitar riffs that you can’t get out of your head and the catchy lyrics that will have you humming for the rest of the week,” says the vocalist/guitarist of the Lehighton quartet A.D.D. – his enthusiasm for the power of […]

 Rich Howells

DOWNLOAD: Cabinet release two free live albums from sold-out Kirby Center shows

DOWNLOAD: Cabinet release two free live albums from sold-out Kirby Center shows

Cabinet sold out the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre two nights in a row on Dec. 19-20, 2014, and for fans of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre bluegrass band, it’s the Christmas present that keeps on giving, even two months later. The group has released official live albums from both nights, and each offers a different extensive setlist. […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Hazleton rapper Nate Williams streams new track ‘God Bless the Dead’ (feat. Chris Fields)

EXCLUSIVE: Hazleton rapper Nate Williams streams new track ‘God Bless the Dead’ (feat. Chris Fields)

Hazleton hip-hop artist Nate Williams has been rapping since 2013 after “the loss of a close friend, and a promise to said friend,” prompted him to starting recording his material. Originally from Lake Ariel, Williams releases all his own music, recording his latest track, “God Bless the Dead,” at Royal Bloodlines Productions. It only took […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Motionless In White conjure evil visions in new ‘Break the Cycle’ music video

Scranton goth rockers Motionless In White just premiered the music video of their fourth single from “Reincarnate,” their first No. 1 album that was released last year. “Break The Cycle” shows singer Chris Motionless going insane as evil visions appear in the mirror in front of him as the band performs the hook-laden, fast-paced song […]

 Cami Kyttle

PHOTOS: Lee Brice at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 02/13/15

PHOTOS: Lee Brice at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 02/13/15

On Friday, Feb. 13, lucky country music fans packed the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre for new country superstar Lee Brice, who is on tour supporting his latest album, “I Don’t Dance.” He may not dance, but the sold-out crowd certainly did as he played through hits like “Hard 2 Love,” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators to rock Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 5

Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators to rock Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 5

From a press release: Legendary former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash and his current band featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators will kick off a U.S. tour on Saturday, April 25 in Orlando, Florida that stops at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Tuesday, May 5, as well as New York and New Jersey days […]