Music

 Rich Howells

Mountain Sky is Still Grateful for friends, family, and music

Mountain Sky is Still Grateful for friends, family, and music

With the summer winding down and fall just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for one last weekend getaway. Those in NEPA won’t have to travel far when Mountain Sky presents the Still Grateful Fest 2 in its serene Jermyn location, starting tomorrow and running through Sunday. Organizer Chris “Kamala” Towns took a few […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Needle Points take a trip back in time with ‘Biting at the Rose’

Philadelphia psychedelic rockers Needle Points released a trippy new music video for “Biting at the Rose” on Sept. 5, posted above. They recently performed the song, which is from their debut album, “Bom Tugangu,” for The Key Studio Sessions on WXPN 88.5, along with three other tunes. Listen to and download the entire session here. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Acoustic concert and drum circle to be held on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

Acoustic concert and drum circle to be held on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

From a press release: When most people think of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, walking, jogging, biking, and fishing come to mind. Now, they can add music to the list. For the second time this season, a free acoustic concert will be held at the Amphitheater along the Central New Jersey extension of the Lackawanna […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

James Taylor and his All-Star Band booked at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre

James Taylor and his All-Star Band booked at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: James Taylor and his All-Star Band are coming to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on Monday, Dec. 1 for an intimate and memorable night. Tickets, priced at $68 and $88, go on sale next Friday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. at ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or via […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Tauk performs free show for WVIA’s Homegrown Music series

Tauk performs free show for WVIA’s Homegrown Music series

From a press release: The public is invited to attend the next live broadcast of WVIA’s Homegrown Music concert series, which will feature four-piece funk band Tauk. Seats are free. Performing on Monday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios (100 WVIA Way, Pittston), Tauk is a heavy rock fusion band […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Crobot – ‘Legend of the Spaceborne Killer’ and ‘Nowhere to Hide’

Crobot from Pottsville tore up the stage at The Factory: Underground in Wilkes-Barre with an explosive energy that no video can capture, but we tried anyway. Here’s “Legend of the Spaceborne Killer” (seen above) and “Nowhere to Hide” (below), both from their self-titled EP. Their debut full-length album, “Something Supernatural,” is due Oct. 28. Family […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: American Evil – ‘As Real As It Gets’ and ‘Play This at Parties’

Opening up for Crobot on Friday, Aug. 22, American Evil from Sunbury gave an aggressive, in your face performance at The Factory: Underground in Wilkes-Barre, jumping right into the audience with “As Real As It Gets” (see above) and “Play This at Parties” (below). The band has an EP coming out this October. Family Animals […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen – ‘Daydream’ and ‘My Door’

Opening up for Crobot on Friday, Aug. 22, Wilkes-Barre’s Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen gave the audience at The Factory: Underground in their hometown a taste of their upcoming album, “Black Skies and Starlight,” performing “Daydream” (seen above) and closing with “My Door” (below). The album is due out Oct. 7, with a release […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Family Animals – ‘Helicopter’ and ‘Space Monkey’

Opening up for Crobot on Friday, Aug. 22, Scranton’s Family Animals kicked things off at The Factory: Underground in Wilkes-Barre with a fun and funky set, including “Helicopter” (seen above) and “Space Monkey” (below). Performances by Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen and American Evil followed.

 NEPA Scene Staff

Music-filled Roof-A-Thon on Wendy’s roof benefits American Red Cross

Music-filled Roof-A-Thon on Wendy’s roof benefits American Red Cross

From a press release: Local bands, a silent auction, DJs broadcasting from a roof, and the opportunity to win prizes, including autographed music memorabilia, will highlight the 9th annual Roof-A-Thon, which will be held Sept. 12-13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Wendy’s (709 Davis St., Scranton). Sponsored by Quality Served Fast, Inc., our […]