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 NEPA Scene Staff

Kix replaces Vince Neil at grand opening of Susquehanna Valley Event Center in Selinsgrove on Sept. 5

Kix replaces Vince Neil at grand opening of Susquehanna Valley Event Center in Selinsgrove on Sept. 5

From a press release: A new venue in Central Pennsylvania is changing its grand opening concert from one ’80s glam metal act to another less than two weeks before the show. Yesterday, it was announced that Maryland rock band Kix will perform live at the Susquehanna Valley Event Center in Selinsgrove on Saturday, Sept. 5, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Multi-platinum rockers Skillet perform live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 2

Multi-platinum rockers Skillet perform live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 2

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum Christian rock band Skillet will perform live at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Friday, Oct. 2 with Tennessee singer/songwriter Colton Dixon, who was seen on the 11th season of “American Idol.” Presented locally by Stage West in Scranton and SLP Concerts, Skillet […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Montdale country artist Nate Hosie opens for Aaron Lewis at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Aug. 30

Montdale country artist Nate Hosie opens for Aaron Lewis at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Aug. 30

From a press release: It was announced today that Montdale native, Outdoor Channel star, and Nashville recording artist Nate Hosie has been added as direct support for Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Aaron Lewis at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Sunday, Aug. 30. Fellow Nashville singer/songwriter Ben Danaher will also be opening this drive-in concert. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards announces 2020 schedule and live performers for Sept. 10-12 in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards announces 2020 schedule and live performers for Sept. 10-12 in Scranton

As previously announced, the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards will take place on Sept. 10, 11, and 12 at The V-Spot in Scranton, serving as the entire Electric City Music Conference this year. In accordance with health and safety regulations and to adhere to social distancing practices, the event will be live streamed on Facebook and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EDM ‘Pavement Rave’ series continues Labor Day weekend in Montage Mountain parking lot in Scranton

EDM ‘Pavement Rave’ series continues Labor Day weekend in Montage Mountain parking lot in Scranton

From a press release: Following a sold-out opening weekend earlier this month, Stage West in Scranton announced today that its “Pavement Rave” series of live DJs and electronic artists will return to the parking lot of Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton with dubstep producer Peekaboo on Saturday, Sept. 5 with opening acts TVBOO, Sully, and […]

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In first 2020 show, Metallica plays drive-in concert showing at NEPA theaters on Aug. 29

In first 2020 show, Metallica plays drive-in concert showing at NEPA theaters on Aug. 29

From a press release: Legendary heavy metal band Metallica has confirmed their return to the stage for the first time since the “S&M2: Metallica & the San Francisco Symphony” concerts in September of 2019 that opened Chase Center in San Francisco. Following the Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton country drive-in concerts, Metallica will be the […]

 Rich Howells

Live music is back at Wilkes-Barre skate park Keystone Rampworks on Aug. 21

Live music is back at Wilkes-Barre skate park Keystone Rampworks on Aug. 21

While many venues still cannot host concerts due to health and safety regulations regarding the coronavirus pandemic, one place in Wilkes-Barre is uniquely equipped to host indoor shows that require social distancing. Keystone Rampworks is a skate park located inside the Wyoming Valley Sports Dome and its 76,000 square feet, spread across three playing fields. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Bluegrass phenom Billy Strings plays 3 nights in Mohegan Sun Arena parking lot in Wilkes-Barre Sept. 11-13

Bluegrass phenom Billy Strings plays 3 nights in Mohegan Sun Arena parking lot in Wilkes-Barre Sept. 11-13

From a press release: Fresh off the massively successful Streaming Strings Tour, 27-year-old bluegrass sensation Billy Strings announced today that he and his band will embark on a seven-night trek, dubbed the Meet Me at the Drive-In Tour, that will kick off with three consecutive nights at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton musician Pat Finnerty got Dave Grohl to sing and chat with him on Instagram

Scranton musician Pat Finnerty got Dave Grohl to sing and chat with him on Instagram

Dave Grohl is a hero to so many people, musicians and fans alike, but this week, Pat Finnerty is a hero in Scranton, Philadelphia, and beyond after his little Instagram show snagged the Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters frontman as a guest last night. Finnerty, a 40-year-old Scranton native who made his name in the […]

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Smith & Myers of Shinedown play live acoustic show at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 18

Smith & Myers of Shinedown play live acoustic show at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 18

From a press release: It was announced today that singer Brent Smith and guitarist Zach Myers of multi-platinum rock band Shinedown, performing under the name Smith & Myers, will play a live acoustic show at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Friday, Sept. 18. Presented locally by Stage West in Scranton, Drusky Entertainment, […]