Rich Howells

After 5 years, punk band Captain, We’re Sinking reunites at new Scranton music festival on Aug. 6

After 5 years, punk band Captain, We’re Sinking reunites at new Scranton music festival on Aug. 6

For local fans of punk rock, the future isn’t canceled and good things are right around the corner. Recently announced on NEPA Scene, the first-ever Good Things Are Happening Fest at the Scranton Iron Furnaces will be headlined by Captain, We’re Sinking, who are reuniting for their first show in nearly five years on Saturday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Horror Fest hosts Spooky Summer II with music, movies, and more at Circle Drive-In on June 25

NEPA Horror Fest hosts Spooky Summer II with music, movies, and more at Circle Drive-In on June 25

From a press release: Live music, iconic horror films, a celebrity meet and greet, and a one-of-a-kind marketplace will be some of the highlights of Spooky Summer II, an outdoor event hosted by the NEPA Horror Fest and Scranton DIY Punk Collective at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, June 25. The […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Good Things Are Happening music festival debuts at Scranton Iron Furnaces on Aug. 6

EXCLUSIVE: Good Things Are Happening music festival debuts at Scranton Iron Furnaces on Aug. 6

As if the past two years of a global pandemic and political unrest wasn’t enough for the average person to deal with, inflation has driven the cost of living to new heights in 2022. As so many struggle to make ends meet, particularly in the working class city of Scranton, it may be difficult to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Thrash metal band Brotality ventures into ‘The Woods’ for Scranton album release show on June 4

Thrash metal band Brotality ventures into ‘The Woods’ for Scranton album release show on June 4

From a press release: “Never stray from the path” – it’s a warning that’s been ingrained in the human psyche through the ages. Folklore and fairy tales from every culture speak of the dangers awaiting those who succumb to curiosity, temptation, or bravado, those who fail to heed the lessons of their forefathers. There are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Live Nation offers $25 tickets to shows in Scranton, Allentown, and more during Concert Week, May 4-10

Live Nation offers $25 tickets to shows in Scranton, Allentown, and more during Concert Week, May 4-10

From a press release: Today, Live Nation began its annual Concert Week promotion, offering music fans the ability to purchase $25 all-in tickets to more than 3,700 shows across North America this year. The week-long program celebrates one of the biggest and most anticipated years for live music and marks the kickoff to the summer […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ramones drummer Richie Ramone plays at Sherman Showcase in Stroudsburg on March 29

Ramones drummer Richie Ramone plays at Sherman Showcase in Stroudsburg on March 29

From a press release: Richie Ramone, one of the last living members of the legendary punk band the Ramones, will perform with his band at the Sherman Showcase, next door to the Sherman Theater in downtown Stroudsburg, on Tuesday, March 29. Bethlehem “mutant rock” band Rubix Pube and Scranton punk rockers The Mesos will open […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pennsylvania veteran beer collaboration will be issued on Memorial Day weekend

Pennsylvania veteran beer collaboration will be issued on Memorial Day weekend

From a press release: Pennsylvania has a longstanding history of its residents serving the nation through military service. The history of the PA National Guard dates back to the mid-1700s when Benjamin Franklin organized the first Pennsylvania militia. During the years of the Revolutionary War, Pennsylvania’s regiments were some of the largest populated units in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

After selling out Bethlehem concert, Sevendust adds 2nd show at SteelStacks on July 8

After selling out Bethlehem concert, Sevendust adds 2nd show at SteelStacks on July 8

From a press release: Last week, it was announced that Atlanta, Georgia metal band Sevendust, who debuted in the late ’90s with three consecutive gold-selling albums and hasn’t stopped recording and touring since, is getting back on the road in June after a long and difficult year for live music. The local stop on their […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem host free summer concerts from May 22-Sept. 19

Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem host free summer concerts from May 22-Sept. 19

From a press release: Starting Saturday, May 22, the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks will host a weekly series of outdoor concerts with 32 diverse artists spanning multiple genres. Live performances will happen every Saturday and Sunday night throughout the summer, including two Levitt fundraising concerts with Brooklyn Charmers and The Sofa Kings. The fundraising concert tickets […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Atlanta metal band Sevendust rocks SteelStacks in Bethlehem on July 9

Atlanta metal band Sevendust rocks SteelStacks in Bethlehem on July 9

From a press release: This week, it was announced that Atlanta, Georgia metal band Sevendust, who debuted in the late ’90s with three consecutive gold-selling albums and hasn’t stopped recording and touring since, is getting back on the road in June after a long and difficult year for live music. Their nationwide tour with Austin […]

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