NEPA Scene Staff

Alabama on July 23 will be first live concert inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre since COVID-19 shutdown

Alabama on July 23 will be first live concert inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre since COVID-19 shutdown

From a press release: The Alabama concert set for Friday, July 23 at 7 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza will be the first live music event hosted inside the Wilkes-Barre Township venue since March 6, 2020. The arena will be at 100 percent capacity per the state of Pennsylvania’s loosening of restrictions […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country star Clint Black and wife Lisa Hartman Black sing ‘Mostly Hits’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 3

Country star Clint Black and wife Lisa Hartman Black sing ‘Mostly Hits’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 3

From a press release: This fall, Grammy Award-winning country music superstar Clint Black is hitting the road with his wife, actress and singer Lisa Hartman Black, to perform live together on the Mostly Hits & The Mrs. Tour, which stops at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. Doors at the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Jonas Brothers return to Hersheypark Stadium with Kelsea Ballerini on Sept. 24

Jonas Brothers return to Hersheypark Stadium with Kelsea Ballerini on Sept. 24

From a press release: The Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum-selling Jonas Brothers are going back on the road after the smash success of their 2019 Happiness Begins Tour sold over 1.2 million tickets and grossed over $120 million dollars. This time, the pop rockers are guaranteeing happiness is back and that fans are going to remember this […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Zac Brown Band takes Comeback Tour to Bethel Woods on Aug. 6 and Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 21

Zac Brown Band takes Comeback Tour to Bethel Woods on Aug. 6 and Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 21

From a press release: Today, the multi-platinum-selling Zac Brown Band announced The Comeback Tour, a national run with singer/songwriters Teddy Swims and Ashland Craft that will stop at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in New York on Friday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. and Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey on Saturday, Aug. 21 at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Multi-platinum Eli Young Band plays drive-in concert at Montage Mountain in Scranton on June 5

From a press release: Today, multi-platinum country music hitmakers Eli Young Band have been added to the growing roster of spring and summer drive-in concerts taking place in the Montage Mountain parking lot produced by DamnMillennial Promotions and Stage West in Scranton. While selling out venues as a headliner from coast-to-coast, EYB has toured with […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: NEPA’s Camp Rattler pays tribute to Amigo the Devil and the dead with ‘The Dreamer’

VIDEO PREMIERE: NEPA’s Camp Rattler pays tribute to Amigo the Devil and the dead with ‘The Dreamer’

Camp Rattler has produced many music videos professionally over the years, but this local team of musicians, event promoters, photographers, videographers, writers, painters, and technicians are fans first, often showing their appreciation for fellow artists in creative ways. Camp Rattler mastermind and West Pittston resident James Callahan found himself inspired by Texas dark country artist […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling beer names country star Lee Brice an official brand ambassador

Yuengling beer names country star Lee Brice an official brand ambassador

From a press release: D.G. Yuengling & Son has announced a partnership with multi-platinum-selling country music singer/songwriter Lee Brice and the start of the Pottsville brewery’s Stars & Stripes program. Lee, who returned to Northeastern Pennsylvania to perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre in 2019, will serve as an official brand ambassador for […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: The Sorters, Terry Childers, Patrick McGlynn, No Take Backs, Joe Craig, and more

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: The Sorters, Terry Childers, Patrick McGlynn, No Take Backs, Joe Craig, and more

It’s been a while for NEPA Music Notes, but that’s not to say that there hasn’t been local music to talk about – there’s often too much to cover, so I fell behind on writing this column since I’m the only editor and full-time writer for NEPA Scene. Instead, I’ve been writing larger feature pieces […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Granger Smith at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 10/03/20

PHOTOS: Granger Smith at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 10/03/20

Just a week after his new album was released, country singer/songwriter Granger Smith performed live at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, Oct. 3. No one seemed more surprised about how the chilly fall show went that Smith himself, who brought a camera out on stage to film the crowd, who he […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Alt-country singer Alex Culbreth spins humorous trucker’s tale in ‘Up in the Truck Cab’

VIDEO PREMIERE: Alt-country singer Alex Culbreth spins humorous trucker’s tale in ‘Up in the Truck Cab’

For the last decade, alt-country singer/songwriter Alex Culbreth has toured the United States, and some of his first runs were in Pennsylvania. “I’ve played in a couple bands but have been playing as a one-man-band solo act the last few years. I play guitar, sing, and bang a kick drum and tambourine rigged up to […]

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