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 NEPA Scene Staff

After Peach Fest, Blackberry Smoke rocks Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Sept. 21

After Peach Fest, Blackberry Smoke rocks Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Sept. 21

From a press release: Following their return to the seventh annual Peach Music Festival in Scranton in July, Southern rock band Blackberry Smoke will perform at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. with special guests The Quaker City Night Hawks. Tickets, which are $29.50 in advance or $32 the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Up-and-coming rock ‘n’ rollers The Nude Party perform at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 9

Up-and-coming rock ‘n’ rollers The Nude Party perform at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 9

From a press release: It was announced today that North Carolina natives The Nude Party will bring their blend of British-infused rock ‘n’ roll and Americana to Karl Hall in downtown Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Sept. 9. Opening acts are TBA. Playing festivals like SXSW; touring the country and performing with the likes of The Growlers, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards announce 2018 venue, performers, and presenters in Scranton on Sept. 13

EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards announce 2018 venue, performers, and presenters in Scranton on Sept. 13

From a press release: The fifth annual Steamtown Music Awards will return to The V-Spot in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 13 to pay tribute to Northeastern Pennsylvania’s many musicians and music industry professionals, officially kicking off the Electric City Music Conference weekend in venues throughout the Scranton area on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Final Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/26/18

PHOTOS: Final Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/26/18

Thousands of local punk rock, indie, metal, and rap fans of several different generations said goodbye to the Vans Warped Tour when it made its last stop at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain on Thursday, July 26. Warped Tour mainstays like Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, Mayday Parade, Simple Plan, 3OH!3, Asking Alexandria, We […]

 Rich Howells

MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERES: Wilkes-Barre soul singer Jordan Ramirez debuts funky new band The Tribe with 3 songs

MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERES: Wilkes-Barre soul singer Jordan Ramirez debuts funky new band The Tribe with 3 songs

Jordan Ramirez is well-known in the local music scene for his soulful voice and funky rhythms in Wilkes-Barre bands Half Dollar and Fake Fight, and with solo shows all over Northeastern Pennsylvania and the recordings and music videos he makes through Going Up? Records, you’d think that he couldn’t possibly have anything else up his […]

 Rich Howells

Nick Coyle and Aaron Fink reunite for Lifer acoustic show in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 24

Nick Coyle and Aaron Fink reunite for Lifer acoustic show in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 24

Now about two decades removed from the era of nu metal, there’s no denying the impact the genre had on rock music, with many of those ’90s and early 2000s bands either fondly remembered or still active and touring today. As nostalgia currently rules the entertainment industry and bands revisit their seminal albums live on […]

 Jason Riedmiller

CONCERT REVIEW: Cabinet makes triumphant hometown return to Peach Music Festival in Scranton

CONCERT REVIEW: Cabinet makes triumphant hometown return to Peach Music Festival in Scranton

When Cabinet began their “indefinite hiatus” following their New Year’s Eve show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, it seemed that the popular Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band would break a streak. Cabinet may be the only band to have played every Peach Music Festival since its inception in 2012. They are definitely the only group […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/19-22/18

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/19-22/18

The spirit of The Allman Brothers Band was alive and well at the seventh annual Peach Music Festival, featuring former members of the festival-founding group as well as their children. Many skilled jam bands returned to the three stages at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and the adjacent Montage Mountain Waterpark, and local fans were […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Listen to the Music’ of The Doobie Brothers live at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 4

‘Listen to the Music’ of The Doobie Brothers live at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 4

From a press release: Just before their two-night residency at the Beacon Theatre in New York City featuring their first-ever full-album performances, it was announced today that legendary classic rock band The Doobie Brothers will play at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $59.50, $69.50, and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Parkway Drive, August Burns Red, and Devil Wears Prada bring metalcore to Bethlehem on Sept. 15

Parkway Drive, August Burns Red, and Devil Wears Prada bring metalcore to Bethlehem on Sept. 15

From a press release: Australian rockers Parkway Drive recently announced the Reverence North American Tour with fellow metalcore bands August Burns Red, The Devil Wears Prada, and Polaris, and today the Sands Bethlehem Event Center was added to that run, stopping at the Bethlehem venue on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are […]