NEPA Scene Staff

Rita’s holds annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

Rita’s holds annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

From a press release: Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian ice concept with more than 600 stores in 30 states and five countries, will celebrate the first day of spring with its 24th annual First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway – known to many Rita’s guests as simply “FDOS” – and the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Top 22 bestselling albums in Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2015

The Top 22 bestselling albums in Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2015

Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound has released a list of the bestselling albums in 2015 in their three Northeastern Pennsylvania stores, and it shows just how diverse the musical tastes of the area really are. There are 24 albums listed below, but Five Finger Death Punch and Iron Maiden are listed twice due to sales […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

B Street Band performs with original Bruce Springsteen drummer in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 26

B Street Band performs with original Bruce Springsteen drummer in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 26

From a press release: The popular Bruce Springsteen tribute band, The B Street Band, will perform at Jim Thorpe’s Mauch Chunk Opera House the day after Christmas, Saturday, Dec. 26, and will feature original E Street Band drummer, Vini “Mad Dog” Lopez. The all-ages show begins at 8 p.m. Recently inducted into the Rock and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley signing autographs and appearing at PPW event in Hazleton on Sept. 19

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley signing autographs and appearing at PPW event in Hazleton on Sept. 19

From a press release: It’s going to be a “nice day” in Hazleton when Pennsylvania Premiere Wrestling brings legendary professional wrestler, turned multi-time best-selling author, turned stand-up comic/spoken word performer Mick Foley to town. The WWE Hall of Famer will be signing autographs and running the show at PPW Hard Knocks at Holy Family Academy […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Hazleton rapper Nate Williams streams new track ‘God Bless the Dead’ (feat. Chris Fields)

EXCLUSIVE: Hazleton rapper Nate Williams streams new track ‘God Bless the Dead’ (feat. Chris Fields)

Hazleton hip-hop artist Nate Williams has been rapping since 2013 after “the loss of a close friend, and a promise to said friend,” prompted him to starting recording his material. Originally from Lake Ariel, Williams releases all his own music, recording his latest track, “God Bless the Dead,” at Royal Bloodlines Productions. It only took […]

 Rich Howells

The Gallery of Sound’s Top 8 Black Friday album picks

The Gallery of Sound’s Top 8 Black Friday album picks

Record Store Day, an annual celebration of independent record stores, may only come once a year, but music lovers will get a second chance to pick up some special edition vinyls, collectors’ items, and more on Black Friday. While the store owners and employees that organize Record Store Day acknowledge that the idea of Black […]

 Sara Pokorny

‘Titanic: The Musical’ sings of history and real-life love, tragedy

We’ve heard the stories numerous times. We’ve seen the photos of the ship nestled at the bottom of the ocean, we could recognize the quartet of smoke stacks from miles away, and we have teared up over the final scenes in the film adaptations more times than we’d like to admit. And yet, we’ve never […]

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