Rich Howells

Lehighton hard rock band Another Day Dawns makes Billboard Heatseekers chart debut with ‘A Different Life’

Lehighton hard rock band Another Day Dawns makes Billboard Heatseekers chart debut with ‘A Different Life’

Four months after Another Day Dawns released their debut EP, the hard rock band from Lehighton has begun charting on Billboard. This past weekend, “A Different Life” hit No. 10 on Billboard’s Northeast Heatseekers chart, an impressive feat considering the five-song album was released independently with no major label backing them up. The chart is […]

 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 […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Sponge 25th anniversary show with Another Day Dawns at Stage West in Scranton, 03/17/19

PHOTOS: Sponge 25th anniversary show with Another Day Dawns at Stage West in Scranton, 03/17/19

Last year, the original lineup of Sponge reunited for one night only during the annual Detroit Music Awards in their hometown, and now the current members of the alternative rock band are keeping the nostalgia going across the country with their “Rotting Piñata” 25th Anniversary Tour, which stopped at Stage West in Scranton on Sunday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Hard rock supergroup The Winery Dogs perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 2

Hard rock supergroup The Winery Dogs perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 2

From a press release: It was announced this week that hard rock supergroup The Winery Dogs, whose members are known for playing in bands like Dream Theater and Mr. Big, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, May 2 at 8 p.m. Lehighton rockers Another Day Dawns, who recently premiered their new […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lehighton band Another Day Dawns wins local competition, advances to neXt2rock finals in Los Angeles

Lehighton band Another Day Dawns wins local competition, advances to neXt2rock finals in Los Angeles

From a press release: Cumulus Media and Hazleton radio station 97.9X have announced the names of the five rock artists selected as finalists in neXt2rock, a one-of-a-kind national grassroots talent search and artist development program for rock music. Another Day Dawns from Lehighton has been chosen to represent the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area as one of the […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Godsmack and Like a Storm at Musikfest at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, 08/09/17

PHOTOS: Godsmack and Like a Storm at Musikfest at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, 08/09/17

Before going back into the studio to record their next album, multi-platinum rock band Godsmack headlined Musikfest on the Sands Steel Stage at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Wednesday, Aug. 9, delivering a career-spanning set that went back almost 20 years. Following sets by hard rock bands Another Day Dawns from Lehighton and Like a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

’90s rockers Fuel, Marcy Playground, and Dishwalla play Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 24

’90s rockers Fuel, Marcy Playground, and Dishwalla play Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on June 24

From a press release: 1990s rock bands Fuel, Marcy Playground, and Dishwalla are hitting the road this summer for the Rockin’ Road Trip ’17 Tour, which stops at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. Lehighton hard rockers Another Day Dawns will be opening the show. Tickets, which are $32 […]

 Mark Uricheck

Young Lehighton rockers A.D.D. are garnering attention with big shows and an even bigger sound

Young Lehighton rockers A.D.D. are garnering attention with big shows and an even bigger sound

Dakota McGeehan knows what he wants in a great rock song. “I like the heavy guitar riffs that you can’t get out of your head and the catchy lyrics that will have you humming for the rest of the week,” says the vocalist/guitarist of the Lehighton quartet A.D.D. – his enthusiasm for the power of […]