Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 3 acoustic songs by Irish folk singer Mickey Spain for St. Patrick’s Day

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 3 acoustic songs by Irish folk singer Mickey Spain for St. Patrick’s Day

A few weeks ago during the live recording of Episode 49 of the NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, Irish folk singer/songwriter Mickey Spain of Makem & Spain fame opened and closed the show with some acoustic songs, so with St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, we’re offering these […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pottsville groove rockers Crobot play as a duo at World of Brew in Pittston on March 17

Pottsville groove rockers Crobot play as a duo at World of Brew in Pittston on March 17

From a press release: Kingston-based artistic promotion and production team Camp Rattler is bringing two members of Pottsville groove rock band Crobot – vocalist Brandon Yeagley and guitarist Chris Bishop – to play as an acoustic duo at World of Brew in Pittston on Saturday, March 17. Signed to Wind-up Records, home of many major […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien returns to Scranton for hometown CD release show on March 31

Singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien returns to Scranton for hometown CD release show on March 31

From a press release: Philadelphia acoustic singer/songwriter Alex O’Brien will return to his hometown area to host his CD release party at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Saturday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. Special guests include Scranton pop punk band GlowNovember, singer/songwriter Bryan Brophy, and more to be announced. Formerly a Mountain […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch/download new acoustic song ‘Heroes’ by Scranton singer/songwriter MiZ

EXCLUSIVE: Watch/download new acoustic song ‘Heroes’ by Scranton singer/songwriter MiZ

During the live recording of Episode 42 of the NEPA Scene Podcast on Jan. 3 at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, Scranton folk rock singer/songwriter Mike Mizwinski closed the show with an acoustic version of his song “Heroes” from his new album “A Year Ago Today,” which will be released on Friday, Jan. […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Destination West Duo at The V-Spot in Scranton, 12/12/17

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Destination West Duo at The V-Spot in Scranton, 12/12/17

A week before the NEPA Scene Rising Talent Finals Showcase at The V-Spot in Scranton, vocalist/guitarist Mike Baresse and bassist Bob Hallock of Scranton hard rock band Destination West took the stage as a duo for a night of covers and an original song or two on Tuesday, Dec. 12. With both musicians also playing […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 3 acoustic songs by Wilkes-Barre folk funk band Fake Fight

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 3 acoustic songs by Wilkes-Barre folk funk band Fake Fight

Last week during the live recording of Episode 33 of the NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, local folk funk band Fake Fight opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of three of their original songs – “Obliged,” “Mood Ring,” and “Blacklist.” Two of these songs are […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Real talk with new Wilkes-Barre folk funk band Fake Fight

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Real talk with new Wilkes-Barre folk funk band Fake Fight

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the award-winning NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Trapt singer Chris Taylor Brown plays acoustic set at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 15

Trapt singer Chris Taylor Brown plays acoustic set at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 15

From a press release: It was announced today that Chris Taylor Brown, the guitarist and lead vocalist for California rock band Trapt, will perform an acoustic set at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. as part of its “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series sponsored by City […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton’s A Fire With Friends ready new album while ‘Cat Sitting, LA’

A Fire With Friends is almost 10 years old, which is not only a milestone for most local bands, but a particularly special one for a group that has had up to seven members at one time. Since releasing the four-song EP “It’s Nice to See You Again” in 2015, the follow-up to 2014’s “Ghost […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Smith & Myers of Shinedown play acoustic show at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 6

Smith & Myers of Shinedown play acoustic show at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 6

From a press release: It was announced today that singer Brent Smith and guitarist Zach Myers of multi-platinum rock band Shinedown, performing under the name Smith & Myers, will play an acoustic show at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. with J.R. Moore and Zack Mack. Tickets, which are […]