Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Billy Strings drive-in concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 09/11/20

PHOTOS: Billy Strings drive-in concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 09/11/20

On Friday, Sept. 11, young bluegrass sensation Billy Strings and his band kicked off three consecutive nights of fun at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township that served as the opening of their national Meet Me at the Drive-In Tour. It was Strings’ first live show since March and the arena’s […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘WWE SmackDown’ canceled at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre as WWE goes virtual

‘WWE SmackDown’ canceled at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre as WWE goes virtual

From a press release: The “WWE Friday Night SmackDown” event scheduled for Friday, Oct. 30 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township has been canceled. No further details were provided, but the cancellation is likely due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event was originally scheduled as “WWE Monday Night Raw” on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gabriel Iglesias postpones comedy show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre until May 16, 2021

Gabriel Iglesias postpones comedy show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre until May 16, 2021

From a press release: Following the guidance of public health officials regarding COVID-19, Gabriel Iglesias’ comedy show at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township has been rescheduled once again. Originally scheduled for Friday, April 24 as part of his new Beyond the Fluffy World Tour, “Go Big or Go Home,” the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Bluegrass phenom Billy Strings plays 3 nights in Mohegan Sun Arena parking lot in Wilkes-Barre Sept. 11-13

Bluegrass phenom Billy Strings plays 3 nights in Mohegan Sun Arena parking lot in Wilkes-Barre Sept. 11-13

From a press release: Fresh off the massively successful Streaming Strings Tour, 27-year-old bluegrass sensation Billy Strings announced today that he and his band will embark on a seven-night trek, dubbed the Meet Me at the Drive-In Tour, that will kick off with three consecutive nights at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Long-delayed Alabama concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre postponed again until July 23, 2021

Long-delayed Alabama concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre postponed again until July 23, 2021

From a press release: A long-delayed Alabama concert at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township has been postponed again. Following the guidance of public health officials regarding COVID-19, the Country Music Hall of Famers are postponing their 50th anniversary show set for for Oct. 2, 2020 and rescheduling it for Friday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

2021 Alice Cooper concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre canceled due to ‘public health concerns’

2021 Alice Cooper concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre canceled due to ‘public health concerns’

From a press release: This week, the Alice Cooper concert at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township that was postponed until Jan. 24, 2021 has been canceled. An extension of the Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back Tour, the show was originally scheduled for June 17 with Tesla and Lita Ford before […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Almost Queen and Philadelphia Freedom at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 07/17/20

PHOTOS: Almost Queen and Philadelphia Freedom at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 07/17/20

If “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting,” Friday night is for “Killer Queen.” Following a massive kickoff with local bands the night before, the “Live from the Lot” summer concert series continued rocking the parking lot outside the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Friday, July 17 with two popular tribute bands. […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Jim Gaffigan: Drive-Thru Comic at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 07/18/20

PHOTOS: Jim Gaffigan: Drive-Thru Comic at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 07/18/20

Grammy-nominated comedian Jim Gaffigan put the keys in the ignition of his Drive-Thru Comic Tour on July 12 in New Jersey and, just a few days later, he rolled into the parking lot of Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township. Hundreds of people pulled up to socially distanced parking spots to hear […]

 Rich Howells

REVIEW/PHOTOS: ‘Come Together’ benefit concert represents the best of NEPA music and resilience

REVIEW/PHOTOS: ‘Come Together’ benefit concert represents the best of NEPA music and resilience

For those who love local music, last Thursday was like a long-overdue family gathering after a hard year. And while it has only been about four months since bars, restaurants, and music venues shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has felt like a year for many musicians and their friends who come out […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA – (mostly) masked musicians in Wilkes-Barre

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA – (mostly) masked musicians in Wilkes-Barre

Take some advice from Tigers Jaw, University Drive, The Mule Team, Blind Choice, James Barrett, Lifer, Esta Coda, concert photographers, etc. – wear your damn mask. (For you nitpickers, those who aren’t wearing masks or have them pulled down put them right back on after the picture.) These photos were taken at “Come Together: A […]

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