NEPA Scene Staff

Nominations for the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards are now open through June 1

Nominations for the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards are now open through June 1

From a press release: Nominations have opened for the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards. Members of the public can nominate their favorites for the 2016 local music award show online from now until Friday, July 1. Shortly following the close of nominations on July 1, public voting will open for the People’s Choice Award, Best New […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards return to Scranton Sept. 15-17

Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards return to Scranton Sept. 15-17

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference will return to Scranton this fall for the third annual installment of the event, taking place Thursday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Sept. 17. The event will again feature a multi-venue music festival, conferences, and panels with music industry professionals, along with the Steamtown Music Awards. Applications […]

 Rich Howells

And the 2015 Steamtown Music Awards winners are…

And the 2015 Steamtown Music Awards winners are…

As part of the Electric City Music Conference all weekend long, the annual Steamtown Music Awards were held once again at The V-Spot in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 17, but this year’s ceremony grew significantly, with over 400+ attendees and many additional categories that were decided both online by fans and by a panel of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Steamtown Music Awards announce venue, date, lifetime achievement honoree, and nominee party

Steamtown Music Awards announce venue, date, lifetime achievement honoree, and nominee party

From a press release: The V-Spot in Scranton will play host to the Steamtown Music Awards for the second straight year on Thursday, Sept. 17. “The V-Spot was perfect last year, and when we had to change venues at the last minute, [owner] Vinnie [Archer] really helped us out,” explained co-organizer Ken Norton. In response […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards change dates to Sept. 17-19

Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards change dates to Sept. 17-19

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards have announced a series of updates for the 2015 events. First and foremost, the dates of the events have been changed. The Steamtown Music Awards will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17, and the Electric City Music Conference performances will kick off […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Electric City Music Conference now accepting free applications for local artists to perform

Electric City Music Conference now accepting free applications for local artists to perform

From a press release: After changing dates this morning, the Steamtown Music Awards will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17, and the Electric City Music Conference performances will kick off on Friday, Sept. 18 and continue through Saturday, Sept. 19. When everything was first announced in February, bands could apply to perform at various venues […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Steamtown Music Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Steamtown Music Awards

From a press release: Nominations are now open for the 2015 Steamtown Music Awards, held in conjunction with the Electric City Music Conference. Members of the public can nominate their favorite artists for the 2015 local music award show from now until July 1. As of July 1, nominations will close. The public will then […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Electric City Music Conference announces 2015 dates and opens band applications

Electric City Music Conference announces 2015 dates and opens band applications

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference has released the dates for the 2015 Conference and the 2015 Steamtown Music Awards Ceremony. The Steamtown Music Awards will take place on Thursday, Sept. 10, and artist showcases and conference events will take place Sept. 9-13. Bands can currently apply to play the ECMC through […]

 Lora Kormos

Everything you need to know about the 2015 Oscars and their nominees

Everything you need to know about the 2015 Oscars and their nominees

The Academy Awards are here! OK, so I’m probably one of the few people that get a little too excited around award season. While everyone else was preparing themselves for the big game, I was counting down the days until the reigning award show returns. Don’t get me wrong – I enjoyed Left Shark just […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

2015 Academy Award nominations announced; ‘Birdman’ and ‘Budapest’ favorites

2015 Academy Award nominations announced; ‘Birdman’ and ‘Budapest’ favorites

The 87th annual Academy Award nominations were announced by actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams this morning at a special two-part live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” […]