Rich Howells

Nick Coyle and Aaron Fink reunite for Lifer acoustic show in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 24

Nick Coyle and Aaron Fink reunite for Lifer acoustic show in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 24

Now about two decades removed from the era of nu metal, there’s no denying the impact the genre had on rock music, with many of those ’90s and early 2000s bands either fondly remembered or still active and touring today. As nostalgia currently rules the entertainment industry and bands revisit their seminal albums live on […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Shots for Tots and raising money for art students in Wilkes-Barre

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Shots for Tots and raising money for art students in Wilkes-Barre

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 […]

 Rich Howells

Bart and Urby’s in Wilkes-Barre seeking artists to ‘Fill the Wall with Art ‘n’ Love’ by Feb. 22

Bart and Urby’s in Wilkes-Barre seeking artists to ‘Fill the Wall with Art ‘n’ Love’ by Feb. 22

Bart and Urby’s is a longtime supporter of the arts in Wilkes-Barre, hosting musicians and artists in both its bar/restaurant side and The Other Side next door. Owner Brian Urbanas is currently seeking local artists to “Fill the Wall with Art ‘n’ Love,” displaying the work there for the next few months and giving 100 […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton bands play Alkaline Trio tunes at Valentine’s Day Masquerade Ball in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 11

Scranton bands play Alkaline Trio tunes at Valentine’s Day Masquerade Ball in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 11

Chicago vocalist/guitarist Matt Skiba played with Blink-182 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton last summer, but it will be a while before he tours again with his original band, Alkaline Trio, and probably even longer before he performs anywhere in Northeastern Pennsylvania (though a new album is in the works). In the meantime, […]

 Rich Howells

Jung Bergo plays Halloween tributes to ‘Big Lebowski’ in Scranton Oct. 21 and Wilkes-Barre Oct. 28

Jung Bergo plays Halloween tributes to ‘Big Lebowski’ in Scranton Oct. 21 and Wilkes-Barre Oct. 28

“I’m the Dude, so that’s what you call me. You know? That or, uh, His Dudeness or, uh, Duder or, uh, El Duderino, if you’re not into the whole brevity thing.” As if you needed another reason to listen to Jung Bergo, the Scranton-based band will be performing music from “The Big Lebowski” along with […]