Music

 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

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 […]

 Rich Howells

A Social State finds a little piece of ‘Heaven’

A Social State finds a little piece of ‘Heaven’

Scranton indie rockers release new album tomorrow

he small bar at the corner of Penn Avenue and Linden Street in downtown Scranton is often this noisy, with bands playing well into the night, but tonight, The Keys has no patrons – just four guys playing their hearts out to an empty room, practicing for one of their biggest shows to date. It’s […]

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The String Cheese Incident touring through tri-state area this November

The String Cheese Incident touring through tri-state area this November

From a press release: The String Cheese Incident announced the first leg of their national headlining tour today, which will take the progressive jam band through Philadelphia, New Jersey, and New York in November. Tickets are available Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. through the band’s website. Coming up, they’ll perform in September at the […]