NEPA Scene Staff

‘Get Folked’ by Boston singer/songwriter Adam Ezra in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 26

‘Get Folked’ by Boston singer/songwriter Adam Ezra in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 26

From a press release: It’s difficult to impart the roots-steeped, road-trippin’ essence of the Adam Ezra Group into a single word, but frontman Adam Ezra nonetheless keeps one in mind as something of a mantra: community. Community is epitomized by a belief that has long doubled as a mission statement for the Boston group – […]

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The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit hosts first NEPA Songwriters Coffeehouse Concert on Jan. 17

The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit hosts first NEPA Songwriters Coffeehouse Concert on Jan. 17

From a press release: The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit will “showcase the cultural riches of our region” with its first NEPA Songwriters Coffeehouse Concert on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. This is the first concert in a quarterly series featuring songwriters who call Northeastern Pennsylvania home. Those who appreciate the effort and skill […]

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Multi-platinum country star Jake Owen brings acoustic tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 7

Multi-platinum country star Jake Owen brings acoustic tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 7

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum country crooner Jake Owen will return to Wilkes-Barre in 2020, bringing his Down to the Tiki Tonk Acoustic Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center on Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m. with special guest Larry Fleet. Owen played a bigger headlining show at the nearby […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Metal band Ice Nine Kills plays free acoustic show at new Art Haus theater in Scranton on Nov. 24

Metal band Ice Nine Kills plays free acoustic show at new Art Haus theater in Scranton on Nov. 24

From a press release: It was announced today that Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X will bring Boston metal band Ice Nine Kills to the new Art Haus movie theater in downtown Scranton for a live unplugged show this Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. The “97.9X-Clusive Pop-Up” is free on a first-come, first-served basis. […]

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Breaking Benjamin announce acoustic album, tour with Korn tour hitting Allentown on Jan. 23

Breaking Benjamin announce acoustic album, tour with Korn tour hitting Allentown on Jan. 23

From a press release: A long time in the making, multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin officially announced the title, release date, and tracklist of their anticipated acoustic album. “Aurora” will feature reimagined acoustic versions of songs from their vast catalog, starting with “So Cold,” the lead single from their second album, 2004’s “We Are […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Menzingers’ ‘Hello Exile’ acoustic set at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 10/06/19

PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Menzingers’ ‘Hello Exile’ acoustic set at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 10/06/19

Celebrating the release of their sixth studio album, “Hello Exile,” Scranton punk band The Menzingers played a series of three acoustic record store shows last week – one in Brooklyn, one in their current home of Philadelphia, and the last one in the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Oct. 6. This marked their […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw releases new ‘Eyes Shut’ EP with lyric video

Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw releases new ‘Eyes Shut’ EP with lyric video

Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw surprised fans today with the release of the “Eyes Shut” EP, which contains a new song and acoustic versions of tracks from their latest album, “Spin.” “Recorded in 2016 with Will Yip at Studio 4 during the ‘Spin’ album sessions, this release features dual electric and acoustic versions of […]

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Rock supergroup Saint Asonia plays free acoustic show at Magdon Music in Olyphant on Oct. 1

Rock supergroup Saint Asonia plays free acoustic show at Magdon Music in Olyphant on Oct. 1

From a press release: It was announced today that Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X will bring hard rock band Saint Asonia to Magdon Music in Olyphant for a live unplugged show on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at noon. The “97.9X-Clusive Pop-Up” is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited, so fans are encouraged […]

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Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jason Isbell plays acoustic at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 19

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jason Isbell plays acoustic at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 19

From a press release: It was just announced that the F.M. Kirby Center and the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre will present Grammy Award-winning Americana singer/songwriter Jason Isbell playing acoustic at the Kirby Center on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. with special guest Kevin Morby. Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, […]

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Scranton punk band The Menzingers play free acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

Scranton punk band The Menzingers play free acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

From a press release: It was announced today that Scranton punk band The Menzingers will return to their hometown area for an in-store acoustic performance at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. Continuing their tradition of acoustic album release shows at the Gallery of Sound, The Menzingers are […]

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