Rich Howells

Camp Punksylvania sells out of camping passes at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City as hype builds

Camp Punksylvania sells out of camping passes at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City as hype builds

The first Camp Punksylvania in Northeastern Pennsylvania is shaping up to be one of the biggest music festivals in the area. While it won’t be held until the end of the summer at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City, camping passes have already sold out. Single day tickets and weekend passes are still available […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Camp Punksylvania comes to Circle Drive-In with The Casualties, Guttermouth, and more Sept. 9-11

Camp Punksylvania comes to Circle Drive-In with The Casualties, Guttermouth, and more Sept. 9-11

Over the weekend, Camp Punksylvania, a music festival delivering “three days and nights of nonstop punk rock and camping” with “an emphasis on local/regional music as well as mental health, human rights, and equality,” announced its main stage lineup for Friday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Horror Fest screens ‘Pet Sematary’ with star Miko Hughes at Circle Drive-In on June 25

NEPA Horror Fest screens ‘Pet Sematary’ with star Miko Hughes at Circle Drive-In on June 25

From a press release: On Saturday, June 25, the NEPA Horror Fest and Scranton DIY Punk Collective will host 2022’s scariest summer celebration, Spooky Summer II, from noon until midnight at the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City. During the day, the bi-annual (June and October each year) NEPA Horror Fest combines a punk rock flea […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Dickson City electronic artist The Elf collides with graphic art for new album ‘Shipwrecked’

Dickson City electronic artist The Elf collides with graphic art for new album ‘Shipwrecked’

From a press release: Waves of electronic music and graphic artwork crash together in “Shipwrecked,” a combination LP and visual album set for release this week. The collaboration is a first for both contributors, The Elf (more widely known as The Gary Goblins) and SL Graphics, and one with some heavy meaning behind it. “Forget […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg for 2-night run on April 1-2

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg for 2-night run on April 1-2

From a press release: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass group Cabinet will return to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg for a two-night run of psychedelic roots rock and bluegrass folk music on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2. The Dirty Grass Players, a four-piece new-grass band from Baltimore, will open on Friday while the Wilkes-Barre-based Brendan Brisk […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New ‘Rocky IV’ Ultimate Director’s Cut screens in NEPA theaters for 1 night only on Nov. 11

New ‘Rocky IV’ Ultimate Director’s Cut screens in NEPA theaters for 1 night only on Nov. 11

From a press release: The most triumphant sports drama franchise in history returns to select theaters nationwide for a one-night-only exclusive engagement on Thursday, Nov. 11 with “Rocky vs. Drago: The Ultimate Director’s Cut.” After more than 35 years, director, writer, and star Sylvester Stallone masterfully reshapes “Rocky IV,” delivering 40 minutes of never-before-seen footage. […]

 Rich Howells

7 questions for Jess Meoni (Scranton Punk Rock Flea) and Bobby Keller (NEPA Horror Film Fest)

7 questions for Jess Meoni (Scranton Punk Rock Flea) and Bobby Keller (NEPA Horror Film Fest)

Over the last decade or so, Jess Meoni and Bobby Keller have been organizing all types of shows and events in the area, including the Scranton Punk Rock Flea Market & Zinefest and the NEPA Horror Film Festival, respectively. After combining both of them into one last year, they decided to do it twice this […]

 Rich Howells

The Mesos debut infectious Scranton punk rock EP at NEPA Horror Film Fest on Oct. 16

The Mesos debut infectious Scranton punk rock EP at NEPA Horror Film Fest on Oct. 16

If you believe rock ‘n’ roll peaked in the 1970s, The Mesos are the band for you. And like many of those bands, the group started in a grimy old basement, this one in the Scranton/Dunmore area during the winter of 2017. “After The Kids Laughing At Pedestrians – The KLAP, for short – disbanded, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Lance Bass, O-Town, LFO, Ryan Cabrerra, and Kelsie Watts at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 08/21/21

PHOTOS: Lance Bass, O-Town, LFO, Ryan Cabrerra, and Kelsie Watts at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 08/21/21

The Pop 2000 Tour brought high-energy nostalgia and 500 screaming fans to the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, Aug. 21. Hosted by Lance Bass of NSYNC fame, the outdoor show featured early 2000s hit-makers LFO, O-Town, and Ryan Cabrera, along with “The Voice” alum Kelsie Watts. Aside from age and venue size, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Subtronics, HE$H, Level Up, and Guppi at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 06/18-19/21

PHOTOS: Subtronics, HE$H, Level Up, and Guppi at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 06/18-19/21

The “angry robot noises” of Subtronics echoed through the valley when the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour rolled into the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19. HE$H, Level Up, and Guppi joined the young Philadelphia dubstep DJ/producer on this cross-country trek that ran from April through the end […]

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