NEPA Scene Staff

Marywood University in Scranton presents 2020 Senior Art Exhibits online

Marywood University in Scranton presents 2020 Senior Art Exhibits online

From a press release: This week, the Art Department at Marywood University in Scranton presented its 2020 Senior Exhibits featuring art therapy, painting, graphic design, illustration, photography, and art education through its online catalog. Turning to the potential of offering the exhibits online, senior undergraduate and graduate art students knew that while in-person exhibits are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton promoter brings heavy metal musicians together for pandemic relief song ‘No Road to Ruin’

Scranton promoter brings heavy metal musicians together for pandemic relief song ‘No Road to Ruin’

From a press release: With the world in a current state of lockdown, quarantine, and uncertainty due to COVID-19, positivity seems to be in short supply. And in the wake of the virus’ stranglehold on day-to-day activities as well as the global economy, music venues have closed, concerts have been canceled, and tours are postponed […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton/Philly indie rockers The Tisburys adjust to the ‘Fading Light’

SONG PREMIERE: Scranton/Philly indie rockers The Tisburys adjust to the ‘Fading Light’

In the midst of this pandemic, everyone seems to be going through a transition of some kind, and The Tisburys are no different. The first single from their upcoming album tackles that very topic, as does the entire record, which will now be released in a different way thanks to COVID-19. Like all of us, […]

 Rich Howells

Both Peach Music Festival and Camp Bisco rescheduled for 2021 at Montage Mountain in Scranton

Both Peach Music Festival and Camp Bisco rescheduled for 2021 at Montage Mountain in Scranton

This rainy Monday morning, the sad news broke that both the ninth annual Peach Music Festival and the 18th annual Camp Bisco at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton are canceled and rescheduled for the same weekends next year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The good news is that fans […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

VIDEO: Folk singer Regina Sayles performs on 2nd ‘NEPA Live From Home’ episode

VIDEO: Folk singer Regina Sayles performs on 2nd ‘NEPA Live From Home’ episode

From a press release: Following its kickoff last week, the second episode of “NEPA Live From Home” featured East Stroudsburg acoustic folk singer/songwriter Regina Sayles on Thursday, May 7. Organized by the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza and Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, NEPA Live From Home is a live music series featuring regional artists […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center plans virtual 90th anniversary celebration, invites patrons to submit memories

Scranton Cultural Center plans virtual 90th anniversary celebration, invites patrons to submit memories

From a press release: This year marks the 90th anniversary of the opening of Scranton’s historic Masonic Temple, which has served as the home of the Scranton Cultural Center for over three decades. Although the facility is currently closed due to government guidelines regarding the coronavirus pandemic, it won’t stop the organization from celebrating this […]

 Rich Howells

Wilkes-Barre benefit concert for beloved musician Bret Alexander canceled, but surgery successful

Wilkes-Barre benefit concert for beloved musician Bret Alexander canceled, but surgery successful

Following a postponement in March, it was announced today that the massive local benefit concert “BANDing Together for Bret” for respected singer, songwriter, musician, and producer Bret Alexander has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, though there is a bright spot in this news. Organized by music journalist and Music on the Menu radio […]

 Rich Howells

ALBUM PREMIERE: Scranton indie folk singer Patrick McGlynn embraces ‘Parallel Hearts’ in uncertain times

ALBUM PREMIERE: Scranton indie folk singer Patrick McGlynn embraces ‘Parallel Hearts’ in uncertain times

In a time when melancholy and pessimism are stronger than ever, Patrick McGlynn has chosen to release a bit of positivity into the world. Today, the indie folk singer/songwriter from Scranton is debuting his fourth solo album, “Parallel Hearts,” exclusively on NEPA Scene, a record of nostalgia, experimentation, social change, and love. “‘Parallel Hearts’ is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City hosts B-movie roadshow of ‘Dracula vs. Frankenstein’ on May 26

Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City hosts B-movie roadshow of ‘Dracula vs. Frankenstein’ on May 26

From a press release: Following a successful opening last weekend with coronavirus safety protocols in place, the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City is welcoming a B-movie roadshow among its regular showings of mainstream Hollywood films. As COVID-19 wreaks havoc on the movie industry, major indoor theater chains are still closed. In addition, studios and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

East Stroudsburg folk singer Regina Sayles performs on ‘NEPA Live From Home’ series on May 7

East Stroudsburg folk singer Regina Sayles performs on ‘NEPA Live From Home’ series on May 7

From a press release: Following its kickoff last week, the second episode of “NEPA Live From Home” on Thursday, May 7 will feature East Stroudsburg acoustic folk singer/songwriter Regina Sayles. Organized by the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza and Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, NEPA Live From Home is a live music series featuring regional […]

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