NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announcement party will be at Stage West in Scranton on July 5

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announcement party will be at Stage West in Scranton on July 5

The Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards will host a free announcement party at Stage West in Scranton on Friday, July 5, starting at 6 p.m. Although this party has been revamped this year and moved to a Friday night, it will still cater to the needs of the busy music community. The […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 40 more 2019 acts in 2nd lineup drop

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 40 more 2019 acts in 2nd lineup drop

Following an initial artist lineup announcement in March, the Electric City Music Conference has released its second lineup drop with 40 additional performers today exclusively on NEPA Scene. Topping off this lineup for the sixth annual event is Scranton’s own Behind the Grey, who have been playing direct support for many national acts recently. They’re […]

 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 […]

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