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 NEPA Scene Staff

Multi-platinum rockers Theory of a Deadman return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Sept. 29

Multi-platinum rockers Theory of a Deadman return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Sept. 29

From a press release: As they work on a follow-up to their latest hit album, 2017’s “Wake Up Call,” multi-platinum-selling rock band Theory of a Deadman announced plans for a major U.S. headlining tour today that starts in late September and runs through early November. In a show presented by Hazleton active rock radio station […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

3-day punk rock festival Camp Anarchy brings Offspring, Rancid, NOFX, Bad Religion, and more to Ohio May 31-June 2

3-day punk rock festival Camp Anarchy brings Offspring, Rancid, NOFX, Bad Religion, and more to Ohio May 31-June 2

From a press release: Rebellious music fans looking for a good summer road trip will love Camp Anarchy, a new three-day camping, craft beer, and punk music festival taking over Legend Valley, just outside Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2. About a seven-hour drive from Scranton, Camp Anarchy will feature performances […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton punk rockers Willrow Hood say ‘You Can’t Piss on Hospitality’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton punk rockers Willrow Hood say ‘You Can’t Piss on Hospitality’

In dark times, when everything seems hopeless, a hero will rise and… run away with an ice cream maker? In the classic 1980 “Star Wars” sequel “The Empire Strikes Back,” Willrow Hood is an obscure background character with only seconds of screen time as he flees Cloud City with a silly prop under his arm, […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton metal band Traverse the Abyss inspires new fans with ‘Blink’

When Scranton metal band Traverse the Abyss released their self-titled EP last August, they didn’t know that, just a few months later, they would be playing one of their best shows yet with one of the biggest bands to ever come out of their hometown. On Dec. 22, Motionless In White returned to the Electric […]

 Jamie Nelson and Michelle Christopher

BEHIND THE BEAT: Dean Ford is the true Prince of tribute acts

BEHIND THE BEAT: Dean Ford is the true Prince of tribute acts

“A little bit behind the beat. I mean, just enough to turn you on…” – Prince, “Joy in Repetition” Come with us and take a glimpse Behind the Beat, a new column on NEPA Scene where we – Jamie Nelson (owner and operator of 1Up Games in Forty Fort) and Michelle (Belly) Christopher (art teacher […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Music Festival in Scranton adds Warren Haynes with Grace Potter, new guitar pull, and more

Peach Music Festival in Scranton adds Warren Haynes with Grace Potter, new guitar pull, and more

From a press release: Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule and Grace Potter will perform together in a special set as part of the eighth annual Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton, organizers announced today. In addition, this year’s festival will now feature its inaugural Peach Guitar […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop band Walk the Moon headlines 98.5 KRZ Summer Smash at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 19

Pop band Walk the Moon headlines 98.5 KRZ Summer Smash at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 19

From a press release: Entercom and 98.5 KRZ have announced the official lineup of Summer Smash 2019, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton pop radio station’s annual kickoff to summer concert. Featuring pop hitmakers Walk the Moon, In Real Life, Rachel Crow, and Johnny Orlando, the event will take place at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, releases full debut album July 12

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, releases full debut album July 12

From a press release: Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight rose from local favorites to international fame with three acclaimed studio albums, but in the last few years, the young musicians have taken time off to live life and focus on other projects, playing only sporadic shows like a benefit with Turnstile last year. Bassist/vocalist Ned […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Alan Parsons Live Project will rock Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 22

Alan Parsons Live Project will rock Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 22

From a press release: It was announced today that legendary audio engineer, record producer, songwriter, and musician Alan Parsons will bring his multi-platinum-selling progressive rock band, the Alan Parsons Live Project, to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Sunday, Sept. 22. Parsons’ latest solo album, “The Secret,” was recently released on April […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

From a press release: After several years of talks, meetings, and planning, the inaugural Lackawanna County Heritage Fair will finally be held on Wednesday, May 29 through Sunday, June 2 at Montage Mountain Resorts in Scranton. This celebration of the food, culture, and history of the Scranton area will bring families, friends, and cultures together […]