James Callahan

VIDEO PREMIERE: Meet Terry Childers and kiss the industrial ‘Apocalips’ of Wilkes-Barre’s Trashbot

VIDEO PREMIERE: Meet Terry Childers and kiss the industrial ‘Apocalips’ of Wilkes-Barre’s Trashbot

Approximately 300 years ago in an alternate universe, a very long-haired and wildly asshole-ish version of myself owned and operated a cafe and venue in the badlands of Wilkes-Barre. OK, it was the early 1990s, which seems like a few centuries ago while simultaneously seeming as though it was yesterday. This slice of my and […]

 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 […]

 Rich Howells

Disco Biscuits cancel 2021 Camp Bisco in Scranton, play City Bisco shows in Philadelphia instead

Disco Biscuits cancel 2021 Camp Bisco in Scranton, play City Bisco shows in Philadelphia instead

While the Peach Music Festival is going on as scheduled, it was announced today that The Pavilion at Montage Mountain’s other major music festival, Camp Bisco, will not be held in Scranton this year. On their social media pages, Philadelphia electronica/jam fusion band and festival founders The Disco Biscuits posted a message to fans saying […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Pavement Rave with Blunts & Blondes, Mersiv, Jaenga, CHOMPPA, and Sacred Snow at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 04/23/21

PHOTOS: Pavement Rave with Blunts & Blondes, Mersiv, Jaenga, CHOMPPA, and Sacred Snow at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 04/23/21

In 2020, Scranton became an unlikely hub for live concerts as outdoor drive-in shows became the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an even more unpredictable move, DamnMillennial Promotions and local music venue Stage West made it a center for dubstep, drum and bass, and other electronic dance music with their “Pavement Rave” series in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour hits Montage Mountain in Scranton with Subtronics on June 18-19

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour hits Montage Mountain in Scranton with Subtronics on June 18-19

From a press release: Today, it was announced that the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour is celebrating the return of live, in-person music performances with a COVID-safe electronic music tour headlined by dubstep’s newest superstar, Subtronics. Beginning in April, the Philadelphia DJ/producer will hit the road for an ear-shattering run covering 11 markets over 19 dates […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EDM ‘Pavement Rave’ series returns to Montage Mountain in Scranton with Blunts & Blondes on April 23

EDM ‘Pavement Rave’ series returns to Montage Mountain in Scranton with Blunts & Blondes on April 23

From a press release: Last year, concert promoters had to get creative and find alternative venues that could safely host events during the pandemic. The Scranton area soon became one of the few destinations for live entertainment in the Northeast as DamnMillennial Promotions and Stage West booked socially distanced outdoor shows at the Circle Drive-In […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: The Sorters, Terry Childers, Patrick McGlynn, No Take Backs, Joe Craig, and more

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: The Sorters, Terry Childers, Patrick McGlynn, No Take Backs, Joe Craig, and more

It’s been a while for NEPA Music Notes, but that’s not to say that there hasn’t been local music to talk about – there’s often too much to cover, so I fell behind on writing this column since I’m the only editor and full-time writer for NEPA Scene. Instead, I’ve been writing larger feature pieces […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Philadelphia DJ Shizz Lo plays Black Friday show at Stage West in Scranton on Nov. 27

Philadelphia DJ Shizz Lo plays Black Friday show at Stage West in Scranton on Nov. 27

From a press release: Those who are looking to get away from the holiday hustle and bustle this week can listen to Philadelphia DJ and producer Shizz Lo live on Black Friday, Nov. 27 at the recently reopened Stage West in Scranton. Doors at Stage West (301 N. Main Ave., Scranton) open at 6 p.m., […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Disco Biscuits return to Montage Mountain in Scranton for 2 drive-in concerts Oct. 23-24

Disco Biscuits return to Montage Mountain in Scranton for 2 drive-in concerts Oct. 23-24

From a press release: This year’s Camp Bisco may have been canceled and rescheduled for the same weekend next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but that won’t stop festival founders The Disco Biscuits from performing at Montage Mountain in Scranton in 2020. Stage West in Scranton announced today that the Philadelphia jam band will […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EDM ‘Pavement Rave’ series continues Labor Day weekend in Montage Mountain parking lot in Scranton

EDM ‘Pavement Rave’ series continues Labor Day weekend in Montage Mountain parking lot in Scranton

From a press release: Following a sold-out opening weekend earlier this month, Stage West in Scranton announced today that its “Pavement Rave” series of live DJs and electronic artists will return to the parking lot of Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton with dubstep producer Peekaboo on Saturday, Sept. 5 with opening acts TVBOO, Sully, and […]