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 NEPA Scene Staff

Alt metal bands In This Moment and Black Veil Brides return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 5

Alt metal bands In This Moment and Black Veil Brides return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 5

From a press release: It was announced this week that California hard rock/alternative metal bands In This Moment and Black Veil Brides will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Nov. 5 on The In-Between Tour with special guests DED and Raven Black. Over the years, In This Moment has performed at the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Heavy metal and Beatles hits come together in tribute show at Finnegan’s in Scranton on June 4

Heavy metal and Beatles hits come together in tribute show at Finnegan’s in Scranton on June 4

From a press release: Beatle Metal Mania, a heavy metal tribute to The Beatles, will perform live at Finnegan’s Irish Rock Club in Scranton on Friday, June 4. Beatle Metal Mania strives to bring something new to audiences while still respecting the great melodies that made the Fab Four famous. They perform most of The […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Drew Taylor named executive director of F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

Drew Taylor named executive director of F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Drew Taylor has been announced as the new executive director of the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre. He joined the Kirby Center in June of 2002 and previously served as the downtown venue’s director of operations prior to being named managing director in October of 2019. Before […]

 Rich Howells

Peach Music Festival confirms 2021 lineup with Oysterhead and 60+ artists on July 4th weekend at Montage Mountain in Scranton

Peach Music Festival confirms 2021 lineup with Oysterhead and 60+ artists on July 4th weekend at Montage Mountain in Scranton

On Monday, nearly one year after the Peach Music Festival rescheduled its 2020 event to 2021, Live Nation announced that it is moving forward with the festival on Fourth of July weekend at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark. Today, the majority of the lineup was confirmed, including the headliners scheduled for […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton natives The Menzingers headline Philly Music Fest on Oct. 9-10

Scranton natives The Menzingers headline Philly Music Fest on Oct. 9-10

From a press release: Today, Philly Music Fest announced the lineup for its fifth annual event on Wednesday, Oct. 6 through Sunday, Oct. 10, and Scranton natives The Menzingers are on the top of the bill with two headlining performances. When describing Philly Music Fest, organizers say “our genre is Philly” because it features jazz, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Dead & Company jams at Bethel Woods on Aug. 23 and Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 28

Dead & Company jams at Bethel Woods on Aug. 23 and Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 28

From a press release: Today, Dead & Company, which features former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann with John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge, and Jeff Chimenti, announced their national 2021 tour that kicks off on Aug. 16 in Raleigh, North Carolina and runs through Halloween, with a three-night stand at the iconic […]

 James Callahan

A Camp Rattler profile: Blues rocker Kaleigh Baker and the killer tale of the ‘Pittston Pistol’

A Camp Rattler profile: Blues rocker Kaleigh Baker and the killer tale of the ‘Pittston Pistol’

Kaleigh Baker is a Florida-based singer/songwriter that is organically and unapologetically armed to the teeth with unbridled vocal enormity. Possessing equal parts soul, blues, and rock, she weaves a tapestry of tension, beauty, and intrigue that will chill the most jaded of critics. This tidal wave of emotion smashes like a war hammer into your […]

 Rich Howells

Front porches and bars in Scranton’s Hill Section will host free live music on May 15

Front porches and bars in Scranton’s Hill Section will host free live music on May 15

Through COVID-19 lockdowns, quarantines, and government regulations, the music scene has endured, and even with most restrictions lifting soon, some innovations from the past year or so are remaining. Scranton PorchFest debuted in March, transforming about 78 homes and businesses into colorful “floats” in lieu of the St. Patrick’s Parade, which was postponed due to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Korn and Staind rock The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 14

Korn and Staind rock The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 14

From a press release: Today, Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum-selling metal band Korn announced a two-month U.S. summer tour featuring the recently reunited hard rock band Staind on all dates. Produced by Live Nation, the coast-to-coast 28-city outing will kick off Aug. 5 in West Palm Beach, Florida and make stops in Long Island, Detroit, Irvine, Phoenix, […]

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Zac Brown Band takes Comeback Tour to Bethel Woods on Aug. 6 and Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 21

Zac Brown Band takes Comeback Tour to Bethel Woods on Aug. 6 and Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 21

From a press release: Today, the multi-platinum-selling Zac Brown Band announced The Comeback Tour, a national run with singer/songwriters Teddy Swims and Ashland Craft that will stop at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in New York on Friday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. and Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey on Saturday, Aug. 21 at […]