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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Archbald electronic artist The Gary Goblins hits hard with new album ‘Carnivalhammer’ on Sept. 5

Archbald electronic artist The Gary Goblins hits hard with new album ‘Carnivalhammer’ on Sept. 5

From a press release: Archbald electronic musician The Gary Goblins is taking another big swing with his 21st studio album, “Carnivalhammer,” set for release on Saturday, Sept. 5. He describes the album as a 10-track breaking of the mind as a soldier returns from war with more than just physical wounds. The dark past of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EDM ‘Pavement Rave’ with Camp Bisco artist Subtronics rolls into Montage Mountain parking lot in Scranton Aug. 7-8

EDM ‘Pavement Rave’ with Camp Bisco artist Subtronics rolls into Montage Mountain parking lot in Scranton Aug. 7-8

From a press release: Today, Stage West in Scranton announced that it will host a “Pavement Rave” series of live DJs and electronic artists in the parking lot of Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton, starting with two nights headlined by Philadelphia dubstep producer Subtronics on Friday, Aug. 7 and Saturday, Aug. 8. On Night 1, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mount Pocono electro-pop artist Blaque Rose releases debut EP ‘Super Natural’ with animated Valentine video

Mount Pocono electro-pop artist Blaque Rose releases debut EP ‘Super Natural’ with animated Valentine video

From a press release: To coincide with Valentine’s Day, Mount Pocono electro-pop artist Blaque Rose has partnered the release of his debut EP today with an animated music video aimed straight at the heart. Animated by Brandi Meadows, “Silver Train” uses adolescent imagery like baby cherubs, spin the bottle, and picking dandelions to describe a […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Camp Bisco at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/19-20/19

PHOTOS: Camp Bisco at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/19-20/19

Camp Bisco, the biggest and wildest party in Northeastern Pennsylvania, returned to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton on Thursday, July 18 through Saturday, July 20, and NEPA Scene was there to capture some of the summer fun. Philadelphia electronica/jam fusion band and festival founders The Disco Biscuits played six […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton electronic artist Lady Hectic returns with new album and Mystery Masquerade Ball benefiting NEPA youth

Scranton electronic artist Lady Hectic returns with new album and Mystery Masquerade Ball benefiting NEPA youth

From a press release: Scranton electronic musician and Hectic Management and Promotions owner Stephanie Hill, a.k.a. Lady Hectic, has been quiet for the past two years – and for good reason. When her daughter was born on July 4, 2017, she took some time away to enjoy being a mother for the first time. Now […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

’90s EDM pioneers The Crystal Method get busy at Stage West in Scranton on Aug. 9

’90s EDM pioneers The Crystal Method get busy at Stage West in Scranton on Aug. 9

From a press release: It was announced today that The Crystal Method, one of the United States’ longest-running electronic dance music artists that helped shape and spread the genre’s popularity in the 1990s with hits like “Busy Child,” “Comin’ Back,” and “Name of the Game,” will come to Stage West in Scranton on Friday, Aug. […]