NEPA Scene Staff

Steve Martin and Martin Short perform in musical comedy show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 15

Steve Martin and Martin Short perform in musical comedy show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 15

From a press release: It was announced today that award-winning comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short will reunite for a unique show called “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t” at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at 8 p.m. In this special performance, Martin and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Following new album release, Greensky Bluegrass jams at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Jan. 31

Following new album release, Greensky Bluegrass jams at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Jan. 31

From a press release: It was announced today that Greensky Bluegrass, a popular touring band seen at the Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival in Scranton last year that is “representing the genre for a whole new generation,” according to Rolling Stone, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 at 8 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Young bluegrass phenom Billy Strings is back at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 18

Young bluegrass phenom Billy Strings is back at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 18

From a press release: After playing in the theater’s lobby at the beginning of the year, it was announced today that bluegrass sensation Billy Strings will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre towards the end of the year on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 8 p.m. as part of the venue’s “Live from the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Progressive folk/bluegrass band Fireside Collective plays free show at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 15

Progressive folk/bluegrass band Fireside Collective plays free show at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 15

From a press release: Award-winning North Carolina progressive folk/bluegrass band Fireside Collective will perform at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, July 15 at 7 p.m. as part of the venue’s Free Concert Series. To comply with local ordinances, patrons need a free ticket, which can be ordered online via ThunderTix, […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEOS: Watch full String Fling and Guitarmageddon concerts from Scranton Cultural Center

VIDEOS: Watch full String Fling and Guitarmageddon concerts from Scranton Cultural Center

Following the success of the third annual Winter Blues Guitarmageddon on Feb. 16, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple debuted a new regional music showcase, the Steamtown String Fling, on March 23, and Electric City Television was there to film them both to air intermittently on the Scranton public access channel. If you […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grammy-winning country star Alison Krauss sings at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 10

Grammy-winning country star Alison Krauss sings at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 10

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning bluegrass/country star Alison Krauss is taking her summer tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, June 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $65, $75, $85, and $95, go on sale this Friday, April 6 at 10 a.m. and can be […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

First-ever Steamtown String Fling debuts at Scranton Cultural Center on March 23

First-ever Steamtown String Fling debuts at Scranton Cultural Center on March 23

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has announced a third program in its regional musician showcases – the inaugural Steamtown String Fling. Featuring bluegrass, Americana, roots, folk, and Celtic music, the show will be headlined by Scranton’s own Dave Brown and the Dishonest Fiddlers and take place in the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Bluegrass artists Billy Strings and JP Biondo of Cabinet play at Jazz Cafe in Plains on April 27

Bluegrass artists Billy Strings and JP Biondo of Cabinet play at Jazz Cafe in Plains on April 27

From a press release: Seen at the Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival in Scranton last year and the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre this year, Nashville bluegrass sensation Billy Strings will return to Northeastern Pennsylvania for a show at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Friday, April 27 with Scranton singer/songwriter JP Biondo, formerly […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Billy Strings at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/29/18

PHOTOS: Billy Strings at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/29/18

Young bluegrass virtuoso Billy Strings returned to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to play the “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series on Monday, Jan. 29, showing off why Rolling Stone named him one of the “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know” last year with another skillful six-string performance. Averaging over 200 […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Cabinet’s final show at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with Serene Green, 12/31/17

PHOTOS: Cabinet’s final show at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with Serene Green, 12/31/17

The end of 2017 also marked the end of an era for one of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most popular and successful local bands, Cabinet. Less than two weeks before their short New Year’s Eve tour that stopped at Higher Ground in Burlington, Vermont on Friday, Dec. 29, the Westcott Theater in Syracuse, New York on Saturday, […]

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