NEPA Scene Staff

Nominations for the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards now open, with new categories added to Scranton event

Nominations for the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards now open, with new categories added to Scranton event

Starting today, nominations for the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards are open from now until Tuesday, June 30. The public can nominate their favorite acts for the seventh annual local music awards ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 10 and serve as the opening ceremony for the Electric City Music Conference in Scranton. Nominations […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 2020 dates, opens applications, and premieres 2019 aftermovie

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 2020 dates, opens applications, and premieres 2019 aftermovie

Today, the Electric City Music Conference is announcing the dates for its seventh annual event, opening applications to perform, and premiering the 2019 aftermovie exclusively on NEPA Scene, the longtime media sponsor of the conference. Last year’s ECMC featured performances by over 150 bands from seven states in 12 venues throughout the Scranton area, the […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: 2019 Steamtown Music Awards ceremony in Scranton (with winners list), 09/12/19

PHOTOS: 2019 Steamtown Music Awards ceremony in Scranton (with winners list), 09/12/19

The three-day Electric City Music Conference began its sixth annual weekend with the Steamtown Music Awards on Thursday, Sept. 12, matching last year’s massive turnout with even more local musicians and industry professionals packing into The V-Spot in Scranton and filling the front parking lot with support and love for the exceptional music scene of […]

 Rich Howells

Learn about the music business with free panels at Stage West in Scranton on Sept. 14

Learn about the music business with free panels at Stage West in Scranton on Sept. 14

With over 150 bands performing in 11 venues throughout Scranton for the Electric City Music Conference this weekend, it’s easy to overlook an important part of the event – the free educational sessions for local musicians and anyone interested in learning more about the music industry. This year, the panels will be held at Stage […]

 Rich Howells

The complete updated guide to the 2019 Electric City Music Conference in Scranton

The complete updated guide to the 2019 Electric City Music Conference in Scranton

The sixth annual Electric City Music Conference will feature performances by over 150 bands in 11 venues throughout Scranton, the Steamtown Music Awards with awards in 37 different categories and special performances of its own, and free panel discussions for local musicians, professionals, and music fans. It’s a great opportunity to see everything that the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards opens online voting, announces performers and additional award

EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards opens online voting, announces performers and additional award

The Steamtown Music Awards, which return to The V-Spot in Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m., have announced new details of the 2019 event and its online voting component exclusively on NEPA Scene. Kicking off the Electric City Music Conference weekend, the awards honoring Northeastern Pennsylvania’s top musicians and music industry professionals will […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference artist schedule at 11 Scranton venues announced

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference artist schedule at 11 Scranton venues announced

The Electric City Music Conference held an announcement party at Stage West in Scranton on July 5, revealing all the nominees for the 2019 Steamtown Music Awards as well as the conference’s artist schedule. ECMC producers Joe Caviston and Ken Norton read off all the nominees in 35 categories, sharing the stage with live performances […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: 2019 Steamtown Music Award nominees in 35 categories announced in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: 2019 Steamtown Music Award nominees in 35 categories announced in Scranton

On Friday, July 5, the Electric City Music Conference held an announcement party at Stage West in Scranton, revealing all the nominees for the 2019 Steamtown Music Awards, including those in new categories added this year. ECMC producers Joe Caviston and Ken Norton read off all the nominees, sharing the stage with live performances by […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Carbondale drummer Carl Canedy to receive Lifetime Achievement Steamtown Music Award in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Carbondale drummer Carl Canedy to receive Lifetime Achievement Steamtown Music Award in Scranton

Before the announcement party for nominees tomorrow night, the Steamtown Music Awards are announcing the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award today exclusively on NEPA Scene. As part of the sixth annual Electric City Music Conference, this year’s ceremony will honor Cabondale drummer and accomplished producer Carl Canedy, a member of the legendary heavy […]

 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 […]

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