NEPA Scene Staff

Explore ‘Graffiti Scapes’ of Mid-Atlantic ghost towns at Penn College exhibit in Williamsport through Oct. 6

Explore ‘Graffiti Scapes’ of Mid-Atlantic ghost towns at Penn College exhibit in Williamsport through Oct. 6

From a press release: A fascination with abandoned buildings and landscapes inspired Enola resident Michael Hower to begin working in digital photography seven years ago. His current body of work that focuses on ghost towns of the Mid-Atlantic, “Graffiti Scapes,” is on display now at The Gallery at Penn College in Williamsport through Sunday, Oct. […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: The Roots, YWCA Temple Guard, and Bluestone at Gov. Tom Wolf Inaugural Celebration, 01/15/19

PHOTOS: The Roots, YWCA Temple Guard, and Bluestone at Gov. Tom Wolf Inaugural Celebration, 01/15/19

After a formal afternoon ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 15 where Governor Tom Wolf and Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman were sworn in and delivered speeches, the newly elected (and, in Wolf’s case, reelected) Democrats were able to let loose a bit that night at the Moving Pennsylvania Forward Inaugural Celebration at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Philly hip-hop legends The Roots perform at Gov. Tom Wolf’s inaugural celebration in Harrisburg on Jan. 15

Philly hip-hop legends The Roots perform at Gov. Tom Wolf’s inaugural celebration in Harrisburg on Jan. 15

From a press release: Today, the Wolf Inaugural 2019 Committee announced that influential and critically acclaimed Philadelphia hip-hop band The Roots will perform at Governor Tom Wolf’s Moving Pennsylvania Forward Inaugural Celebration at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg on Tuesday, Jan. 15 from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Tickets for the inauguration […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New book ‘Well-Behaved Taverns Seldom Make History’ tours Pennsylvania pubs with rebellious histories

New book ‘Well-Behaved Taverns Seldom Make History’ tours Pennsylvania pubs with rebellious histories

From a press release: The insurrectionist past of the Wooden Keg Tavern in St. Clair is one of many exciting stories that comes to life in “Well-Behaved Taverns Seldom Make History: Pennsylvania Pubs Where Rabble-Rousers and Rum Runners Stirred up Revolutions,” a new book from Sunbury Press in Mechanicsburg. Author M. Diane McCormick takes a […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet will reunite for New Year’s Eve show near Harrisburg on Dec. 31

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet will reunite for New Year’s Eve show near Harrisburg on Dec. 31

While the Peach Music Festival in Scranton was billed as Cabinet’s only show of 2018, the popular Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band has announced that they’ll squeeze one more concert in just before the end of the year on New Year’s Eve. Cabinet will headline a “New Year’s Eve Extravaganza” on Monday, Dec. 31 at the Clarion […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Lackawanna Arts Festival in Scranton with James Brown Dance Party, Rogue Chimp, and more, 08/04/18

PHOTOS: Lackawanna Arts Festival in Scranton with James Brown Dance Party, Rogue Chimp, and more, 08/04/18

On Saturday, Aug. 4, the area’s largest arts festival, Arts on the Square, returned to Lackawanna County Courthouse Square for the sixth year with a new name during a new weekend of events centered in downtown Scranton. Now called the Lackawanna Arts Festival, the free outdoor event created by ScrantonMade and Lackawanna County moved from […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Former Fuel drummer Kevin Miller’s Smashed plays hits at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 14

Former Fuel drummer Kevin Miller’s Smashed plays hits at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 14

From a press release: Renowned multi-platinum drummer Kevin Miller, formerly of national rock bands Fuel and Tantric, launched a pop rock party band called Smashed last year, which is focused on performing some of the greatest songs of all time live with an all-star lineup of musicians. The Allentown native will bring his new project […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fuel and Soul Asylum bring ’90s rock to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 17

Fuel and Soul Asylum bring ’90s rock to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 17

From a press release: It was announced today that Fuel will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Aug. 17 at 8 p.m., this time with fellow ’90s rock band Soul Asylum. Las Vegas hard rock group Adelitas Way will open the show. Tickets, which are $42 in advance and $47 the day […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Harrisburg Celtic rockers Kilmaine Saints celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Jim Thorpe on March 17

Harrisburg Celtic rockers Kilmaine Saints celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Jim Thorpe on March 17

From a press release: A rare event will take place in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, March 17. A blue moon or, in this instance, a green moon will occur – the stars have lined up to place Saint Patrick’s Day on a Saturday, which will be paired with a high-energy performance by the Celtic rock […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Beer Boys celebrates 18 years in Wilkes-Barre with 18 special Tröegs beers on tap on Jan. 20

Beer Boys celebrates 18 years in Wilkes-Barre with 18 special Tröegs beers on tap on Jan. 20

From a press release: Beer Boys, the popular Wilkes-Barre bar and restaurant that features the area’s largest draft selection with 72 beers on tap, will be celebrating 18 years in business with 18 special brews from Tröegs Independent Brewing in Hershey on Saturday, Jan. 20, starting at 2 p.m. With year-round, seasonal, limited release scratch […]