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Scranton bluesman Clarence Spady signs with Nola Blue Records, plans new single and album

Scranton bluesman Clarence Spady signs with Nola Blue Records, plans new single and album

From a press release: Today, Nola Blue Records in Lancaster announced the signing of acclaimed Pennsylvania bluesman Clarence Spady. A longtime fixture of the Northeast music scene, the Scranton-based singer, songwriter, and guitarist has been a regular performer at Greenwich Village’s iconic Terra Blues club, where he has been captivating travelers from all over the […]

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VIDEO: PA metal band Tallah releases ‘The Silo’ as ‘nu-core’ sound continues to gain fans

VIDEO: PA metal band Tallah releases ‘The Silo’ as ‘nu-core’ sound continues to gain fans

From a press release: Max Portnoy, son of ex-Dream Theater and Sons of Apollo drummer Mike Portnoy, founded his own band with Tallah. Musically, the Pennsylvania “nu-core” quartet is oriented towards modern bands like Code Orange, Slipknot, Korn, and Deftones, mixed with industrial elements. YouTuber and Hungry Lights songwriter Justin Bonitz handles the standout vocals, […]

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Lancaster rap rockers From Ashes to New come to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on July 13

Lancaster rap rockers From Ashes to New come to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on July 13

From a press release: It was announced today that Lancaster rap rock band From Ashes to New, known for recent hit singles like “Crazy” and “Through It All,” will perform at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Saturday, July 13 at 7 p.m. with special guests Palisades and Awake at Last. Tickets, which are $18 […]

 Rich Howells

‘At the Drive-In’ documentary on Mahoning Drive-In in Lehighton now available on DVD and digital

‘At the Drive-In’ documentary on Mahoning Drive-In in Lehighton now available on DVD and digital

After screening at film festivals, on television, and at the local drive-in theater that is the subject of this award-winning documentary, “At the Drive-In” is finally available on DVD and digital platforms like iTunes and Amazon. Released on home video on April 9, the heartwarming movie tells the story of the Mahoning Drive-In Theater in […]

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Cartoon Network will open first resort hotel in Lancaster in the summer of 2019

Cartoon Network will open first resort hotel in Lancaster in the summer of 2019

From a press release: Cartoon Network and Palace Entertainment announced a new partnership this week that will lead to the opening of the first Cartoon Network Hotel in the country, bringing some of the television channel’s most well-loved cartoon characters to life in Lancaster in South Central Pennsylvania. Joining a global portfolio of Cartoon Network […]

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Mahoning Drive-In documentary ‘At the Drive-In’ gets TV premiere on WVIA Aug. 2-11

Mahoning Drive-In documentary ‘At the Drive-In’ gets TV premiere on WVIA Aug. 2-11

From a press release: As it continues to make its rounds on the film festival circuit, the award-winning independent documentary “At the Drive-In,” which tells the story of the Mahoning Drive-In Theater in Lehighton and their struggle to stay open in the modern world, will make its broadcast premiere on WVIA-TV this Thursday, Aug. 2 […]

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Parkway Drive, August Burns Red, and Devil Wears Prada bring metalcore to Bethlehem on Sept. 15

Parkway Drive, August Burns Red, and Devil Wears Prada bring metalcore to Bethlehem on Sept. 15

From a press release: Australian rockers Parkway Drive recently announced the Reverence North American Tour with fellow metalcore bands August Burns Red, The Devil Wears Prada, and Polaris, and today the Sands Bethlehem Event Center was added to that run, stopping at the Bethlehem venue on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are […]

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Pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks play at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 15

Pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks play at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 15

From a press release: Meat and Potato Entertainment has exclusively announced through NEPA Scene that The Escape Tour, featuring Victory Records pop punk bands Carousel Kings and We Were Sharks, along with up-and-comers GutterLIFE (CI Records), will make a stop at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Friday, Dec. 15. Local acts Dreamers, […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton’s Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking play Chameleon Club in Lancaster on July 20

Scranton’s Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking play Chameleon Club in Lancaster on July 20

It was announced today that Scranton punk bands The Menzingers and Captain, We’re Sinking, who share both a hometown and a familial connection in vocalists and guitarists Greg and Bobby Barnett, respectively, will play a short run of shows together in July, including a stop at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster on Thursday, July 20 […]

 Rich Howells

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Lancaster indie punk rock band Worries

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Lancaster indie punk rock band Worries

Worries City: Lancaster, Pennsylvania; originally from the Brodheadsville area in the Poconos Genre(s): Indie punk rock Years active: 2009-present Sounds like: A mix of mid-tempo and upbeat indie tunes that draw from folk and punk rock with lots of harmonies that encourage sing-alongs. It’s the kind of memory-evoking music that keeps the heartbroken going in […]