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 NEPA Scene Staff

Staind’s Aaron Lewis returns to Sands Bethlehem Event Center with acoustic country show on June 13

Staind’s Aaron Lewis returns to Sands Bethlehem Event Center with acoustic country show on June 13

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter Aaron Lewis, who is now known for his country music as well as his breakout hard rock band Staind, will return to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday, June 13 at 8 p.m. with acoustic songs and stories on the State I’m […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS/REVIEW: Alt 92.1’s opening acts steal Snow Show from sleepy Giant in Wilkes-Barre

PHOTOS/REVIEW: Alt 92.1’s opening acts steal Snow Show from sleepy Giant in Wilkes-Barre

Radio shows are usually an eclectic bag, and Alt 92.1’s second annual Snow Show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre was no exception. Young the Giant headlined on Sunday, Jan. 27 with their sublime and beautifully played indie pop – the only band to perform with their full stage production of moody solid light, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

PHOTOS: Howells Family Benefit with Lifer and more at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/18/19

PHOTOS: Howells Family Benefit with Lifer and more at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/18/19

Early Christmas morning, the West Scranton home of the Howells family, the parents and brother of NEPA Scene founder and editor Rich Howells, caught fire, destroying everything they owned. Two days later, he reached out to fans and followers of NEPA Scene on Facebook to explain what happened as the family started a GoFundMe campaign: […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Alt 92.1’s ALTitude brings Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World to Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 12

Alt 92.1’s ALTitude brings Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World to Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 12

From a press release: Today, Third Eye Blind, known for big radio hits like “Jumper,” “Semi-Charmed Life,” “How’s It Going to Be,” and “Never Let You Go,” announced their 35-city Summer Gods Tour with fellow multi-platinum-selling alternative rock band Jimmy Eat World and opening act Ra Ra Riot, an indie rock group from Syracuse, New […]

 Rich Howells

Puddle of Mudd, Saliva, Trapt, and more rock Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 24

Puddle of Mudd, Saliva, Trapt, and more rock Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 24

While singer Wes Scantlin of Kansas City post-grunge band Puddle of Mudd has had his share of well-publicized substance abuse problems, onstage incidents, and legal troubles, he has spent the past year or so trying to put his bad reputation behind him. Following a stint in rehab, he and the band brought The Redemption Tour […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country star Trace Adkins is back at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 21

Country star Trace Adkins is back at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 21

From a press release: It was announced this week that multi-platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated country megastar Trace Adkins will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on his Don’t Stop Tour on Friday, June 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $51 for reserved seating or $61 for the pit (standing room only), go on sale this […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peach Fest alum Twiddle and Gatos Blancos return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on April 19

Peach Fest alum Twiddle and Gatos Blancos return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on April 19

From a press release: Regulars of both the Peach Music Festival and Camp Bisco in Scranton, jam band Twiddle will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, April 19 at 9 p.m. with fellow Peach Fest alum Gatos Blancos. Gatos Blancos, who made their hometown area debut at the River Street Jazz Cafe […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Metal bands In This Moment and Sevendust return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 13

Metal bands In This Moment and Sevendust return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 13

From a press release: It was announced today that Los Angeles alternative metal band In This Moment, who performed at the Sherman Theater with Scranton’s own Motionless In White in 2017, will return to the Stroudsburg venue on Monday, May 13 at 7 p.m. Atlanta, Georgia metal band Sevendust, who played at the Sherman in […]

 Rich Howells

Surviving Static-X members take 20th Anniversary Tour with DevilDriver to Levels in Scranton on June 30

Surviving Static-X members take 20th Anniversary Tour with DevilDriver to Levels in Scranton on June 30

Nearly four years after the death of frontman Wayne Static, the surviving members of Los Angeles industrial metal band Static-X surprised fans last October when they announced that they were reuniting to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album, “Wisconsin Death Trip,” by recording a new album and then touring the world in memory […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson plays hits at Giant Center in Hershey on May 18

Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson plays hits at Giant Center in Hershey on May 18

From a press release: Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson, one of the bestselling solo artists of all time, will bring his multi-platinum hits to the Giant Center in Hershey on Saturday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. with newcomer William Michael Morgan. Tickets, which range from $39.99-$619, plus fees, are on sale now and […]