NEPA Scene Staff

Lackawanna County puts out call to artists for 2016 Art in the Park children’s events

Lackawanna County puts out call to artists for 2016 Art in the Park children’s events

From a press release: Lackawanna County is seeking visual and performing artists who enjoy working with children ages 4-12 to be a part of the Art in the Park program this summer. The program takes place outside under a pavilion and/or tent. Each visual artist will have his or her own picnic table. Performing artists […]

 Rich Howells

Mountain Sky in Jermyn reopens after permit issues, Still Grateful Fest 3 set for Sept. 11-12

Mountain Sky in Jermyn reopens after permit issues, Still Grateful Fest 3 set for Sept. 11-12

Last month, the future of Jermyn outdoor music venue Mountain Sky was uncertain at best after Scott Township shut it down mid-season for not having the proper permits in place, but after meeting with council and talking things over with township residents, it seems that they’ll be back just in time for Still Grateful Fest […]

 Rich Howells

Petition started to save Mountain Sky music venue after permit issues shut it down

Petition started to save Mountain Sky music venue after permit issues shut it down

Last week, NEPA Scene was the first to report that Mountain Sky, the outdoor music venue that has been hosting concerts in Jermyn for years, was suddenly shut down by Scott Township. At the time, it wasn’t clear why this had happened, but the third annual Still Meadows Revue festival with the Still Hand String […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Jermyn music venue Mountain Sky shut down by Scott Township

Jermyn music venue Mountain Sky shut down by Scott Township

Mountain Sky, the outdoor music venue in Jermyn that has hosted live concerts throughout the spring and summer, just announced online that they’ve been shut down by Scott Township. It’s unclear yet as to why this has occurred or if Mountain Sky will reopen, but the group that has occupied the 117 acres of historic […]

 Rich Howells

A new year, new name, and new diversity turns Jermyn music festival into NEPAPALOOZA

A new year, new name, and new diversity turns Jermyn music festival into NEPAPALOOZA

Over 20 local bands perform May 29-30 at Mountain Sky

“Original Music Showcase” just doesn’t quite have the same ring to it as NEPAPALOOZA. But that wasn’t the only reason Mountain Sky changed the name of the Jermyn music festival in its third year – it’s an event that has continued to develop into something worthy of the “palooza” theme. Friday, May 29 and Saturday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPAPALOOZA brings NEPA music scene together at Mountain Sky in Jermyn on May 29-30

NEPAPALOOZA brings NEPA music scene together at Mountain Sky in Jermyn on May 29-30

From a press release: There are plenty of “palooza” festivals out there, but only one that features the eclectic talent of the Northeastern Pennsylvania music scene. Just 15 minutes north of Scranton, Mountain Sky in Jermyn will co-host a weekend with Camp Rattler of top-shelf rock, alternative, progressive, jazz, and jam music showcased on their […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Skip Monday covers slow, stripped down ‘House of the Rising Sun’

Scranton indie pop duo Skip Monday just launched their new YouTube channel with a fresh and unexpected take on the traditional folk song “The House of the Rising Sun,” made popular in 1964 by The Animals. Filmed by Imattie Films at Mountain Sky in Jermyn, they were joined on bass by Frankie Polumbo, a.k.a. Your […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Join Mountain Sky in bringing Christmas cheer to a Carbondale nursing home

Join Mountain Sky in bringing Christmas cheer to a Carbondale nursing home

Mountain Sky is more than just an outdoor concert venue in Jermyn – it’s a family, and they’ll prove that again with their first annual “Adopt the Nursing Home” Christmas Gathering. Mountain Sky is adopting the Carbondale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (10 Hart Place, Carbondale) this year, asking participants to pick one resident and help […]

 Sophia Kowalczyk

PHOTOS: 5th annual Christmas in September Parish Festival and Classic Car Show

PHOTOS: 5th annual Christmas in September Parish Festival and Classic Car Show

Snow has been known to come early to NEPA, but Christmas arrives even earlier. The fifth annual Christmas in September Parish Festival and Classic Car Show was held Sept. 26-28 at St. Michael’s Center (403 Delaware St., Jermyn), featuring over 25 vendors; Russian, Ukrainian, and American foods; hundreds of homemade desserts, and nearly 200 classic […]

 Rich Howells

Mountain Sky is Still Grateful for friends, family, and music

Mountain Sky is Still Grateful for friends, family, and music

With the summer winding down and fall just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for one last weekend getaway. Those in NEPA won’t have to travel far when Mountain Sky presents the Still Grateful Fest 2 in its serene Jermyn location, starting tomorrow and running through Sunday. Organizer Chris “Kamala” Towns took a few […]