NEPA Scene Staff

Canadian band Big Brave headlines night of experimental music at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 14

Canadian band Big Brave headlines night of experimental music at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 14

From a press release: Big Brave, an experimental drone metal band from Canada, is currently on a North American tour that will stop at Karl Hall in downtown Wilkes-Barre this Friday, June 14. Wilkes-Barre’s own one-man “blackened slowcore” band Planning for Burial will open the all-ages concert with a drone set, along with Frackville electric […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, plays at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 15

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, plays at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 15

From a press release: It was announced today that Glitterer, the solo project of Title Fight bassist/vocalist Ned Russin, will play a hometown show at Karl Hall in downtown Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Aug. 15. The all-ages show will be held about a month after the release of Glitterer’s debut full-length album, “Looking Through the Shades,” […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw play intimate acoustic show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on May 31

Scranton indie rockers Tigers Jaw play intimate acoustic show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on May 31

It was announced today that Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw will return to Northeastern Pennsylvania for a headlining acoustic performance at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, May 31. The intimate all-ages show will celebrate the eighth anniversary of music blog Highway 81 Revisited, which was founded in NEPA and continues to cover bands […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA rocker turned Nashville singer/songwriter Bob Lewis performs at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on April 27

NEPA rocker turned Nashville singer/songwriter Bob Lewis performs at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on April 27

From a press release: After nearly 25 years of musical highlights and misadventures – from punk shows in Pennsylvanian coal country to folk gigs along the California coastline – Bob Lewis has reached the “End of an Error” with his latest album. The Northeastern Pennsylvania native turned East Nashville troubadour will return to his hometown […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene comedy night with Thomas the Red and friends at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, 07/28/18

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene comedy night with Thomas the Red and friends at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, 07/28/18

Thomas the Red, the world’s only stand-up comedy viking, conquered Season 6 of the NEPA Scene Rising Talent open mic and talent contest at The V-Spot in Scranton by coming in first place in the Finals Showcase on Tuesday, June 26, so as part of the grand prize, he headlined a night of comedy and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Up-and-coming rock ‘n’ rollers The Nude Party perform at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 9

Up-and-coming rock ‘n’ rollers The Nude Party perform at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 9

From a press release: It was announced today that North Carolina natives The Nude Party will bring their blend of British-infused rock ‘n’ roll and Americana sound to Karl Hall in downtown Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Sept. 9. Opening acts are TBA. Playing festivals like SXSW; touring the country and performing with the likes of The […]

 Rich Howells

Captain, We’re Sinking’s Bobby Barnett goes country and plays solo at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 29

Captain, We’re Sinking’s Bobby Barnett goes country and plays solo at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 29

It has been four months since Scranton punk rock band Captain, We’re Sinking officially parted ways, but Bobby Barnett is carrying on as a solo musician, releasing a brand new album, “Steady Ache,” on March 30 that marks a new direction for the vocalist and guitarist. With teaching and life outside of music, Barnett doesn’t […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA rock band Underground Saints play rare reunion show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 15

NEPA rock band Underground Saints play rare reunion show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 15

With their drummer now running downtown Wilkes-Barre music venue Karl Hall, it was only a matter of time before the Underground Saints rose up again to perform at the new all-ages music venue. The popular Northeastern Pennsylvania alternative rock band only played two gigs in 2017 since reuniting for the first time in years at […]

 Rich Howells

Ex-Breaking Benjamin guitarist Aaron Fink plays release show for 4th solo album in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

Ex-Breaking Benjamin guitarist Aaron Fink plays release show for 4th solo album in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

On April 13, the same day that his former band, Breaking Benjamin, released their new album, Northeastern Pennsylvania rock singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Aaron Fink put out his next solo album via Woodhenge Records and is set to play a release show at the new downtown Wilkes-Barre music venue Karl Hall later this month. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Music blog Highway 81 Revisited hosts anniversary show with Lewis & Clarke in Wilkes-Barre on May 12

Music blog Highway 81 Revisited hosts anniversary show with Lewis & Clarke in Wilkes-Barre on May 12

From a press release: Music blog Highway 81 Revisited will celebrate its seventh anniversary on Saturday, May 12 at Karl Hall, a new venue in downtown Wilkes-Barre, with performances by Delaware Water Gap avant-folk band Lewis & Clarke, Brooklyn singer/songwriter Brother Roy, Philadelphia indie folk act Rosu Lup, and Scranton country/folk singer/songwriter Chris Kearney. Doors […]