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 […]

 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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna brings his band Chief Big Way to Finnegan’s in Scranton on July 20

Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna brings his band Chief Big Way to Finnegan’s in Scranton on July 20

Joey Belladonna, the vocalist of Anthrax, one of the legendary Big Four thrash bands, will return to Scranton with his cover band, Chief Big Way, for a show at Finnegan’s Irish Rock Club on Saturday, July 20 at 7 p.m. Local bands Rockstar Revolution and the Jay Orrell Band will open the 21+ concert. Belladonna’s […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Victory Records rock band Dead Girls Academy plays at Finnegan’s in Scranton on July 27

Victory Records rock band Dead Girls Academy plays at Finnegan’s in Scranton on July 27

From a press release: Following a seven-week tour supporting Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 and several festival appearances, Victory Records goth rock band Dead Girls Academy – the new project by Vampires Everywhere vocalist Michael Orlando – announced their summer plans with the Cruel Summer Tour, kicking off July 20 at Edgefest in Jackpot, Nevada […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Led by ‘Friday the 13th’ star, punk/metal band First Jason tears up Finnegan’s in Scranton on May 9

Led by ‘Friday the 13th’ star, punk/metal band First Jason tears up Finnegan’s in Scranton on May 9

From a press release: It was announced this week that Chicago punk/metal band First Jason, fronted by singer and actor Ari Lehman, who played the role of the young Jason Voorhees in the classic 1980 horror film “Friday the 13th,” will terrorize Scranton with a performance at Finnegan’s Irish Rock Club on Thursday, May 9 […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Joey Belladonna’s Chief Big Way at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton, 08/20/17

PHOTOS: Joey Belladonna’s Chief Big Way at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton, 08/20/17

The last time vocalist Joey Belladonna was in Scranton, he was performing with Anthrax at the 2012 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain. On Sunday, Aug. 20, he played to a much more intimate crowd at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton, but with just as much energy. In […]