NEPA Scene Staff

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon rocks 3rd year at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 16

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon rocks 3rd year at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 16

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has announced that Winter Blues Guitarmageddon, a collaboration with The Soul Shakers, will return for its third year. Featuring some of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most talented blues musicians, the show will take place in the SCC’s Grand Ballroom on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: 20th annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival in Nescopeck, 07/08/17

PHOTOS: 20th annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival in Nescopeck, 07/08/17

Earning a Keeping the Blues Alive Award from the Blues Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee earlier this year, the Briggs Farm Blues Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary on Thursday, July 6 through Sunday, July 9. Bringing 10,000 blues fans each year to the scenic hills of Nescopeck, the festival has featured over 130 artists from all […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon returns for 2nd year to Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 17

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon returns for 2nd year to Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 17

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has announced that Winter Blues Guitarmageddon, a collaboration with The Soul Shakers, will return for its second year. Featuring some of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most talented blues musicians, the show will take place in the SCC’s Grand Ballroom on Friday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Briggs Farm Blues Festival in Nescopeck, 07/08-10/16

PHOTOS: Briggs Farm Blues Festival in Nescopeck, 07/08-10/16

It has been 19 years since the first Briggs Farm Blues Festival kicked off in the beautiful farmlands of Nescopeck, and the annual event is as fresh and enthralling as ever. NEPA Scene photographers Tammy Heid and Robb Malloy of Moon’s Eye Media spent all three days of the event – Friday, July 8 through […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Briggs Farm Blues Festival continues growth in 19th year in Nescopeck on July 8-10

Briggs Farm Blues Festival continues growth in 19th year in Nescopeck on July 8-10

From a press release: The Briggs Farm Blues Festival returns for its 19th year to its namesake farm in Nescopeck on Friday, July 8, through Sunday, July 10. The Briggs family will yet again turn their 250-year-old farm in the rolling hills of Pennsylvania (88 Old Berwick Hwy., Nescopeck) into one of the most revered […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Successful ‘Winter Blues Guitarmageddon’ at Scranton Cultural Center leads to live CD release

Successful ‘Winter Blues Guitarmageddon’ at Scranton Cultural Center leads to live CD release

From a press release: Hundreds of blues lovers from all over the region gathered at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple in February to shake off their “winter blues” and warm up at an evening of live music dubbed the Soul Shakers Winter Blues Guitarmageddon, featuring some of the finest blues performers in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Soul Shakers Winter Blues Guitarmageddon shakes up Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 26

Soul Shakers Winter Blues Guitarmageddon shakes up Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 26

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has announced a new show that was just added to its 2016 lineup – the Soul Shakers Winter Blues Guitarmageddon. The concert, which features some of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most talented blues musicians, will take place in the SCC’s Grand Ballroom on Friday, Feb. […]