NEPA Scene Staff

Karl Hall hosts outdoor concert behind the Wilkes-Barre venue with Mule Team on Oct. 11

Karl Hall hosts outdoor concert behind the Wilkes-Barre venue with Mule Team on Oct. 11

One of the music venues in Northeastern Pennsylvania that was hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic was Karl Hall, an intimate performance space in the basement of the Polish Union Building in downtown Wilkes-Barre that features local artists of all genres as well as touring bands. With a small capacity that can only fit […]

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Peach Fest/Camp Bisco alum Pigeons Playing Ping Pong jams live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 16

Peach Fest/Camp Bisco alum Pigeons Playing Ping Pong jams live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 16

From a press release: It was announced this week that Baltimore funk jam band Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, who have performed at both the Peach Music Festival and Camp Bisco in Scranton over the years, will return to the area for a live drive-in concert at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Friday, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Blackberry Smoke and Nick Perri at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 09/13/20

PHOTOS: Blackberry Smoke and Nick Perri at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 09/13/20

Blackberry Smoke was forced to postpone their Spirit of the South Tour until 2021, but that hasn’t stopped the Georgia-based band from hitting the road to perform wherever they can in these strange times. Their Live at the Drive In Tour, which expanded into the Drive-Ins & Distancing Tour as more dates were added, stopped […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Steel Panther and Freddie Fabbri at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 09/12/20

PHOTOS: Steel Panther and Freddie Fabbri at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 09/12/20

Steel Panther is foul-mouthed, raucous, and offensive – and people love it. On Saturday, Sept. 12, fans drove from states away to see the ’80s glam metal parody band play up the raunchy conventions of the decade of excess at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City, one of only two stops on the Fast […]

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Wynton Marsalis leads Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 6

Wynton Marsalis leads Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 6

From a press release: This season, the Circle Drive-In Theatre has hosted live country and rock concerts, and next month, it will add jazz to its repertoire. It was announced over the weekend that the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet, led by Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis, is […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Billy Strings drive-in concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 09/11/20

PHOTOS: Billy Strings drive-in concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 09/11/20

On Friday, Sept. 11, young bluegrass sensation Billy Strings and his band kicked off three consecutive nights of fun at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township that served as the opening of their national Meet Me at the Drive-In Tour. It was Strings’ first live show since March and the arena’s […]

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Country stars Mitchell Tenpenny and Jordan Davis perform live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 18

Country stars Mitchell Tenpenny and Jordan Davis perform live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 18

From a press release: It was announced today that pop country stars Mitchell Tenpenny and Jordan Davis will perform live at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Sunday, Oct. 18. Presented locally by Stage West in Scranton and SLP Concerts, Tenpenny and Davis have both released new music this year and only have […]

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Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime and Elephants Dancing play live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 4

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime and Elephants Dancing play live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 4

From a press release: The phenomenon known as Sublime, arguably the most energetic, original, and uniquely eclectic band to emerge from any scene, anywhere, ended with the untimely death of lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter Brad Nowell in May of 1996. But encompassing the sense of place and purpose long associated with Sublime’s music, Badfish: […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Scranton After Dark’ walking tours reveal city’s haunted history Sept. 25-Oct. 30

‘Scranton After Dark’ walking tours reveal city’s haunted history Sept. 25-Oct. 30

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society’s “Scranton After Dark” haunted walking tours prove that truth is scarier than fiction. Stroll around downtown Scranton as the society tells true tales of mayhem and mysterious happenings at some of your favorite places. Tours will be given on Friday evenings on Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. […]

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Rally for Restaurants aids Scranton businesses affected by COVID-19 at Lackawanna College Sept. 29-Nov. 18

Rally for Restaurants aids Scranton businesses affected by COVID-19 at Lackawanna College Sept. 29-Nov. 18

From a press release: This week, Lackawanna College announced Rally for Restaurants, an initiative to support local restaurants that are struggling due to the COVID-19 health crisis. In partnership with the city of Scranton and Scranton Tomorrow, Lackawanna College’s student-run restaurant 409 on Adams will open its doors to participating restaurants free of charge, including […]

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