Rich Howells

‘Come Together’ – 8 rock artists praise NEPA music scene before parking lot benefit concert in Wilkes-Barre on July 16

‘Come Together’ – 8 rock artists praise NEPA music scene before parking lot benefit concert in Wilkes-Barre on July 16

After spending so much time apart, it’s finally time to come together. “Come Together: A Community Benefit Concert for the Arts” is the largest gathering of Northeastern Pennsylvania musicians planned for this year, and after the coronavirus pandemic shut down most of the area in March and led to the cancellation of almost all local […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

ViFolly featuring Breaking Benjamin drummer Shaun Foist added to Wilkes-Barre benefit concert on July 16

ViFolly featuring Breaking Benjamin drummer Shaun Foist added to Wilkes-Barre benefit concert on July 16

From a press release: “Come Together: A Community Benefit Concert for the Arts” was announced last week and is set to bring 10 popular local bands to the parking lot of Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Thursday, July 16 at 6 p.m. to raise money for nonprofits, theaters, and performance […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA musicians ‘Come Together’ for benefit concert outside Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 16

NEPA musicians ‘Come Together’ for benefit concert outside Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 16

From a press release: Today, the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township announced that it will host a live benefit concert entitled “Come Together: A Community Benefit Concert for the Arts” on the outdoor stage in the arena’s parking lot on Thursday, July 16 at 6 p.m. Produced by Joe Nardone’s Gallery […]

 Rich Howells

Wilkes-Barre benefit concert for beloved musician Bret Alexander canceled, but surgery successful

Wilkes-Barre benefit concert for beloved musician Bret Alexander canceled, but surgery successful

Following a postponement in March, it was announced today that the massive local benefit concert “BANDing Together for Bret” for respected singer, songwriter, musician, and producer Bret Alexander has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, though there is a bright spot in this news. Organized by music journalist and Music on the Menu radio […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA musicians raise money for Bret Alexander with Wilkes-Barre benefit show and GoFundMe

NEPA musicians raise money for Bret Alexander with Wilkes-Barre benefit show and GoFundMe

One of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most well-known and respected musicians, Bret Alexander, has played so many benefit shows over the past three decades that no one could possibly keep track of them all. On Saturday, April 11, the show will be for him. Organized by music journalist and Music on the Menu radio host Alan K. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Skate on the ice of Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre for one day only on Dec. 10

Skate on the ice of Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre for one day only on Dec. 10

From a press release: The Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township will open its doors for public ice skating on Tuesday, Dec. 10 for the 16th annual Toys for Tots Open Skate, presented by Utz in support of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Anyone bringing a new, unwrapped […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton electronic artist Lady Hectic returns with new album and Mystery Masquerade Ball benefiting NEPA youth

Scranton electronic artist Lady Hectic returns with new album and Mystery Masquerade Ball benefiting NEPA youth

From a press release: Scranton electronic musician and Hectic Management and Promotions owner Stephanie Hill, a.k.a. Lady Hectic, has been quiet for the past two years – and for good reason. When her daughter was born on July 4, 2017, she took some time away to enjoy being a mother for the first time. Now […]

 Rich Howells

Support NEPA cancer patients with buzz cuts at Mick’s Buzz Off in Honesdale on June 29

Support NEPA cancer patients with buzz cuts at Mick’s Buzz Off in Honesdale on June 29

From a press release: Mick’s Barber Shop in Honesdale will host the fifth biennial Mick’s Buzz Off for Cancer on Saturday, June 29 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Ask family and friends to make a donation in exchange for your promise to have your hair buzzed, and if you can’t brave the buzz, you can sponsor […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ+ stand-up comedy benefit at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore on May 4

Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ+ stand-up comedy benefit at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore on May 4

From a press release: Local LGBTQ+ activist organization Queer NEPA will host a comedy benefit with national acts at the Act Out Theatre in Dunmore on Saturday, May 4 from 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Featuring comedians Ian Harvie, Felon O’Reilly, and Sarah Hyland-Rosenstein, the show is called We Are Not Saints, a name originating from Harvie […]

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Women’s Day luncheon in Wilkes-Barre raises funds for Dress for Success Luzerne County on March 8

Women’s Day luncheon in Wilkes-Barre raises funds for Dress for Success Luzerne County on March 8

From a press release: Dress for Success Luzerne County and the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce are in the final planning stages of the inaugural International Women’s Day Celebration Luncheon. Proceeds from this event will provide financial support to Dress for Success, which provides career appropriate attire, job training, and educational opportunities that empower women […]

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