Rich Howells

Holiday Peeps and other Just Born candies from Bethlehem won’t be available until 2021

Holiday Peeps and other Just Born candies from Bethlehem won’t be available until 2021

Over the weekend, Just Born Quality Confections in Bethlehem revealed that its popular candies like Marshmallow Peeps, Mike and Ike, and Hot Tamales will not be available for Halloween or Christmas this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. While designated as an “essential business” by the state and federal government, Just Born temporarily suspended production […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA music venues join National Indie Venue Association to save industry and request funding

NEPA music venues join National Indie Venue Association to save industry and request funding

From a press release: Formed at the onset of the COVID-19 shutdown, the National Independent Venue Association now has nearly 2,000 members in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., including venues like Stage West in Scranton and State College, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, and ArtsQuest’s Musikfest Cafe and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Musikfest in Bethlehem goes virtual in 2020 with 80 online and TV performances July 31-Aug. 9

Musikfest in Bethlehem goes virtual in 2020 with 80 online and TV performances July 31-Aug. 9

From a press release: More than 80 performers and 30 partners are joining with ArtsQuest to keep the music alive and free for the community during a very different Musikfest on Friday, July 31 through Sunday, Aug. 9. The 2020 Musikfest will include 40 all-new exclusive concerts shown via musikfest.org as part of Virtual Musikfest, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem presents free live streaming concert series starting May 28

Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem presents free live streaming concert series starting May 28

From a press release: Free live streams by artists like The Slackers, Kat Wright Acoustic Trio, American Dinosaur, and Yam Haus, as well as a glimpse of the virtual programming being offered by all eight Levitt Pavilions across the country, highlight the start of the 10th year of the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem as […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grammy-winning Infamous Stringdusters jam at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on April 9

Grammy-winning Infamous Stringdusters jam at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on April 9

From a press release: After recently wrapping up over 20 dates across the country, including stops in Portland, Seattle, Chicago, San Francisco, and Denver, Grammy Award-winning jamgrass band The Infamous Stringdusters will begin the month of April with a concert at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Thursday, April 9. The group has performed locally […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Indie rock trio Bright Eyes reunites at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem on June 16

Indie rock trio Bright Eyes reunites at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem on June 16

From a press release: Today, indie sensations Bright Eyes announced the details of a forthcoming world tour, which includes an extensive run across North America. After a nine-year hiatus, Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis, and Nathaniel Walcott have regrouped to record and tour in 2020. The beloved band, whose previous nine albums are some of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Megadeth and Lamb of God take ‘Metal Tour of the Year’ to Wind Creek Bethlehem on Oct. 24

Megadeth and Lamb of God take ‘Metal Tour of the Year’ to Wind Creek Bethlehem on Oct. 24

From a press release: Two of the biggest bands in heavy metal today – Megadeth and Lamb of God – will be joining forces on a co-headlining tour across North America this year, presented by SiriusXM. To add to the firepower of this already formidable tour with both summer and fall legs, Trivium and In […]

 Scott Kucharski

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Bob Mould rips through Hüsker Dü and solo songs in passionate Bethlehem set

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Bob Mould rips through Hüsker Dü and solo songs in passionate Bethlehem set

A packed room at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem was treated to a unique performance from one of alternative music’s most widely acclaimed influences on Sunday, Jan. 26. Bob Mould, who is best known for his work as the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist for ’80s and ’90s punk/alternative rock bands Hüsker Dü and Sugar, played […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Legendary Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons return to Wind Creek Bethlehem on Aug. 13

Legendary Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons return to Wind Creek Bethlehem on Aug. 13

From a press release: It was announced today that legendary Top 40 hitmakers Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons will return to the Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $65, $79.50, and $99.50, plus applicable fees, go on sale this Friday, Jan. 31 at 10 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Matchbox Twenty and The Wallflowers kick off U.S. tour at Wind Creek Bethlehem on July 17

Matchbox Twenty and The Wallflowers kick off U.S. tour at Wind Creek Bethlehem on July 17

From a press release: Today, multi-platinum hit-making pop rock band Matchbox Twenty announced a 50+ date summer tour. Produced by Live Nation, “Matchbox Twenty 2020” will begin on Friday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem and will wrap up with an epic night under the stars at Los […]

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