NEPA Scene Staff

Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards return for third year Sept. 15-17

Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards return for third year Sept. 15-17

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards will return to Scranton (and surrounding areas) Sept. 15-17 and will feature educational panel discussions, a music festival, and a local music award ceremony. The event has quickly grown to become one of Scranton’s largest music events and has gained national attention. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Metal legends The Rods will play Electric City Music Conference for charity on Sept. 17

EXCLUSIVE: Metal legends The Rods will play Electric City Music Conference for charity on Sept. 17

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference is proud to announce that heavy metal legends The Rods have been added to the lineup for the 2016 conference. The band will appear for a rare NEPA performance on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant. A portion of the proceeds […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Electric City Music Conference announcement party at Thirst T’s in Olyphant, 07/03/16

PHOTOS: Electric City Music Conference announcement party at Thirst T’s in Olyphant, 07/03/16

Electric City Music Conference co-producers Joe Caviston and Kenneth Norton announced the nominees for the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards and the conference’s live music lineups at all the participating venues to a packed house at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant on Sunday, July 3. Highlighted by acoustic performances by Skip Monday (with a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

2016 Steamtown Music Award nominees announced on July 3 at Thirst T’s in Olyphant

2016 Steamtown Music Award nominees announced on July 3 at Thirst T’s in Olyphant

Electric City Music Conference co-producers Joe Caviston and Kenneth Norton announced the nominees for the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards and the conference’s live music lineups at all the participating venues to a packed house at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant on Sunday, July 3. Highlighted by acoustic performances by Skip Monday (with a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference hosts announcement party at Thirst T’s in Olyphant July 3

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference hosts announcement party at Thirst T’s in Olyphant July 3

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference and the Steamtown Music Awards will host a free announcement event at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant on Sunday, July 3. “With everything Thirst T’s is doing for local music, it’s becoming a hangout and hub for the local scene. It seemed like the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference update – award show details; Lifetime Achievement Award recipient; bands, venues, panels announced

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference update – award show details; Lifetime Achievement Award recipient; bands, venues, panels announced

From a press release: Nominations are now closed for the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards, which are part of the annual Electric City Music Conference. In a record-setting year, over 2,000 individual nominations were received. The finalists will be revealed at a special announcement event to be held on July 1. Specific details on this event […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces reunion of Patterns, 23 more bands added to 2016 event

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces reunion of Patterns, 23 more bands added to 2016 event

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference has announced that Wilkes-Barre pop punkers Patterns will reunite at the 2016 conference, which will be held Thursday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Sept. 17. The outfit that quickly rose in popularity from 2010-2013 will perform their first show in nearly three years at the festival. The […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 26 acts, 5 panelists, and presenting sponsor

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 26 acts, 5 panelists, and presenting sponsor

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference has just announced a host of new information on its 2016 event in Scranton. Tunefly, a mobile app that allows users to record and post original music, write reviews of the music they want to share, and keep followers updated through journal entries, has been named […]

 Joe Caviston

EXCLUSIVE: Prospect Music Group hip-hop artist Apache Chief to play 2016 Electric City Music Conference

EXCLUSIVE: Prospect Music Group hip-hop artist Apache Chief to play 2016 Electric City Music Conference

The Electric City Music Conference is proud to announce that Prospect Music Group recording artist Apache Chief will perform at its 2016 event. The New York hip-hop artist, who recently inked a record deal, has recorded with music legends Jadakiss and AraabMuzik and marks the first national headliner announced for the Scranton festival. Apache Chief, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 21 new bands for 2016 event

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announces 21 new bands for 2016 event

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference has announced a host of new bands for its 2016 multi-venue event, taking place Thursday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Sept. 17. The list includes Psycho Nurse, Mountain Sky Orchestra, E57, Dani-elle, The Russello Project, X-Terra, Facing the Giants, One Red X, Plaid the Inhaler, Pulak, The […]