Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference reveals 2019 venues and initial artist lineup in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference reveals 2019 venues and initial artist lineup in Scranton

Following the opening of artist submissions last month, the Electric City Music Conference is announcing the venues and the names of the first 67 acts that will perform live at the sixth annual Scranton event exclusively on NEPA Scene. More artists will be announced here in the coming months. Venues returning for the 2019 ECMC […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Nominations for the 2019 Steamtown Music Awards now open, with new categories and nomination changes

Nominations for the 2019 Steamtown Music Awards now open, with new categories and nomination changes

Starting today, nominations for the 2019 Steamtown Music Awards are open from now until Thursday, June 30. The public can nominate their favorite acts for the sixth annual local music awards ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12 and serve as the opening ceremony for the Electric City Music Conference in Scranton. Nominations […]

 Rich Howells

Applications to play 2019 Electric City Music Conference in Scranton are now open

Applications to play 2019 Electric City Music Conference in Scranton are now open

After announcing its 2019 dates last week, artist submissions for the Electric City Music Conference are now open. The sixth annual music conference, festival, and Steamtown Music Awards ceremony will return to Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 12 through Saturday, Sept. 14. Local artists from the 570 area code can apply for free through the Electric […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 2019 dates, premieres 2018 aftermovie

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 2019 dates, premieres 2018 aftermovie

Today, the Electric City Music Conference is announcing the dates for its sixth annual event and premiering the 2018 aftermovie exclusively through NEPA Scene, a longtime media sponsor of the ECMC. Last year’s conference featured performances by over 150 bands from five states in 10 venues throughout the Scranton area, the Steamtown Music Awards ceremony […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Electric City Music Conference in Scranton, 09/14-15/18

PHOTOS: Electric City Music Conference in Scranton, 09/14-15/18

Following the biggest turnout for the Steamtown Music Awards yet, the fifth annual Electric City Music Conference took over 13 venues across the Scranton area for the most massive weekend in local music on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15. Lineups featuring over 150 local and national acts in countless genres played in returning […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: 2018 Steamtown Music Awards ceremony in Scranton (with winners list), 09/13/18

PHOTOS: 2018 Steamtown Music Awards ceremony in Scranton (with winners list), 09/13/18

The fifth annual Electric City Music Conference began on Thursday, Sept. 13 with the biggest turnout for the Steamtown Music Awards yet, packing The V-Spot in Scranton and flooding its entire front parking lot with local musicians and their supporters that felt like both a family reunion and a massive party for music lovers of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Electric City Music Conference organizers raise money for charity by losing weight and getting healthy

Electric City Music Conference organizers raise money for charity by losing weight and getting healthy

From a press release: The organizers of the Electric City Music Conference decided to get healthy by losing weight while raising money for charity before this year’s event in Scranton. The duo had donors sponsor each pound lost with a financial commitment. Joe Caviston and Ken Norton lost a combined 68 pounds and raised $2,160 […]

 Guest Contributor

10 out-of-town bands you need to see at the 2018 Electric City Music Conference in Scranton

10 out-of-town bands you need to see at the 2018 Electric City Music Conference in Scranton

The Electric City Music Conference gives local music fans a massive overload of great music to listen to while providing all kinds of opportunities for local bands. In recent years, bands from across the country have also streamed into Northeastern Pennsylvania to participate in the annual event. Today, we’re highlighting 10 acts from outside the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces free 2018 panels/mentoring sessions in Dickson City on Sept. 15

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces free 2018 panels/mentoring sessions in Dickson City on Sept. 15

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference has announced the schedule of free panels, mentoring sessions, and speakers for its 2018 edition. For the first time, the conference has partnered with Northeast Music Center in Dickson City to host the educational portion of the annual event on Saturday, Sept. 15 with some big […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards announce 2018 venue, performers, and presenters in Scranton on Sept. 13

EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards announce 2018 venue, performers, and presenters in Scranton on Sept. 13

From a press release: The fifth annual Steamtown Music Awards will return to The V-Spot in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 13 to pay tribute to Northeastern Pennsylvania’s many musicians and music industry professionals, officially kicking off the Electric City Music Conference weekend in venues throughout the Scranton area on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. […]

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