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 NEPA Scene Staff

Wilkes-Barre guitarist Aaron Fink joins Los Angeles rockers Earshot, releases new single ‘Uninvited’

Wilkes-Barre guitarist Aaron Fink joins Los Angeles rockers Earshot, releases new single ‘Uninvited’

From a press release: Chart-topping hard rock band Earshot, who are best known for such hits as “Get Away,” “Headstrong,” and “Wait,” released their first single in five years today, reinventing the Grammy Award-winning Alanis Morissette hit “Uninvited.” This dark and hard-driving version of the 1990s classic features the Los Angeles quintet’s new lineup that […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Bob Dylan and Aaron Lewis concerts at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre canceled as Luzerne County remains in red zone

Bob Dylan and Aaron Lewis concerts at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre canceled as Luzerne County remains in red zone

From a press release: In light of the ongoing developments regarding COVID-19 and the recommended provisions put in place by the state of Pennsylvania, the Aaron Lewis show scheduled for Friday, May 29 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township was canceled today and will soon be rescheduled for a later […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Carbondale drummer Carl Canedy unleashes solo album ‘Warrior’ with new Scranton band

Carbondale drummer Carl Canedy unleashes solo album ‘Warrior’ with new Scranton band

From a press release: Following the news last month that classic heavy metal band The Rods changed their lineup and are working on a new album, founding drummer Carl Canedy released a new solo album this month featuring fellow musicians from Northeastern Pennsylvania. The respected drummer and producer from Carbondale debuted “Warrior” digitally on Friday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton promoter brings heavy metal musicians together for pandemic relief song ‘No Road to Ruin’

Scranton promoter brings heavy metal musicians together for pandemic relief song ‘No Road to Ruin’

From a press release: With the world in a current state of lockdown, quarantine, and uncertainty due to COVID-19, positivity seems to be in short supply. And in the wake of the virus’ stranglehold on day-to-day activities as well as the global economy, music venues have closed, concerts have been canceled, and tours are postponed […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton/Philly indie rockers The Tisburys adjust to the ‘Fading Light’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton/Philly indie rockers The Tisburys adjust to the ‘Fading Light’

In the midst of this pandemic, everyone seems to be going through a transition of some kind, and The Tisburys are no different. The first single from their upcoming album tackles that very topic, as does the entire record, which will now be released in a different way thanks to COVID-19. Like all of us, […]

 The Conversation

A-lop-bam-boom: Little Richard’s saucy style still influences music and culture today

A-lop-bam-boom: Little Richard’s saucy style still influences music and culture today

Little Richard was washing dishes at a Greyhound bus station in Macon, Georgia when he wrote “Tutti Frutti,” “Good Golly Miss Molly,” and “Long Tall Sally.” The singer, who died Saturday at 87, sent the songs as demos to Specialty Records. Soon he was having lunch with talent scout Robert “Bumps” Blackwell at a New […]

 Rich Howells

Both Peach Music Festival and Camp Bisco rescheduled for 2021 at Montage Mountain in Scranton

Both Peach Music Festival and Camp Bisco rescheduled for 2021 at Montage Mountain in Scranton

This rainy Monday morning, the sad news broke that both the ninth annual Peach Music Festival and the 18th annual Camp Bisco at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton are canceled and rescheduled for the same weekends next year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The good news is that fans […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

VIDEO: Folk singer Regina Sayles performs on 2nd ‘NEPA Live From Home’ episode

VIDEO: Folk singer Regina Sayles performs on 2nd ‘NEPA Live From Home’ episode

From a press release: Following its kickoff last week, the second episode of “NEPA Live From Home” featured East Stroudsburg acoustic folk singer/songwriter Regina Sayles on Thursday, May 7. Organized by the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza and Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, NEPA Live From Home is a live music series featuring regional artists […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet releases first new single since 2017 hiatus, ‘Silver Sun’

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet releases first new single since 2017 hiatus, ‘Silver Sun’

When bands utter the words “indefinite hiatus,” it usually means the end of new music and live shows – and possibly the band itself. For Cabinet, however, it just meant slowing things down for a while. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass group hasn’t toured since they decided to step back at the end of 2017, but they’ve […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center plans virtual 90th anniversary celebration, invites patrons to submit memories

Scranton Cultural Center plans virtual 90th anniversary celebration, invites patrons to submit memories

From a press release: This year marks the 90th anniversary of the opening of Scranton’s historic Masonic Temple, which has served as the home of the Scranton Cultural Center for over three decades. Although the facility is currently closed due to government guidelines regarding the coronavirus pandemic, it won’t stop the organization from celebrating this […]

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