Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 08/15-16/15

PHOTOS: Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 08/15-16/15

The fourth year of the Allman Brothers Band’s Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, held Aug. 13-16, was bigger and riper than ever, so NEPA Scene took a bite out of Saturday and Sunday’s festivities and enjoyed the show almost as much as the talented musicians performing in it. “The fans at […]

 Rich Howells

T-shirts on sale now to help fund Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest in Scranton

T-shirts on sale now to help fund Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest in Scranton

After holding a contest on NEPA Scene back in May to design the logo for the 2015 Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest, that grand prize-winning design, the “All-Shocking Eye” by Graydon Speace, is available for the first time on t-shirts that are on sale now for a limited time! All proceeds from these […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/21/15

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/21/15

The Vans Warped Tour rolled into The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton once again on July 21, mixing bands from various genres and including some established names among the many younger up-and-coming acts. The usual backstage shenanigans on this hot (and occasionally rainy) summer day were well-documented on social media… SILVERTOOTH is about to […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Yardstock III in Shickshinny, Day 1, 06/26/15

PHOTOS: Yardstock III in Shickshinny, Day 1, 06/26/15

52 acts performing over two days for free in an open field in the middle of nowhere. Yes, it was as crazy and awesome as it sounds. Yardstock continues to grow each and every year, and the third annual independent music festival was bigger and better than ever with music kicking off at 2 p.m. […]

 Rich Howells

Pennsylvania Blues Festival brings Shemekia Copeland, Lil’ Ed, and 15 other acts to Split Rock Resort on July 24-26

Pennsylvania Blues Festival brings Shemekia Copeland, Lil’ Ed, and 15 other acts to Split Rock Resort on July 24-26

From a press release: The Pennsylvania Blues Festival will showcase a weekend of world-class music featuring 17 national and international acts from throughout the United States and Canada over the weekend of July 24-26 at Split Rock Resort in Lake Harmony. Headlining Saturday, July 25 is the “Queen of the Blues,” superstar Shemekia Copeland, and […]

 Bill Thomas

Yardstock III serves as a free ‘mecca for local music’ this weekend in Shickshinny

Yardstock III serves as a free ‘mecca for local music’ this weekend in Shickshinny

Third annual indie festival is truly 'all about the music'

52 bands. Two stages. Two days. Zero dollars. What kind of math is that? “I just really like being able to make an impact on the local music scene,” Chris Castillo says, matter-of-factly. Castillo founded and helps organize the annual Yardstock music fest on his own property at 740 Ridge Road in Shickshinny. Presented by […]

 Cory Wolff

Scranton designer Graydon Speace wins Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest 2015 logo contest

Scranton designer Graydon Speace wins Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest 2015 logo contest

After much discussion, a few bags of Combos, and about 30 milligrams of nicotine, a winner of the Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest logo contest was decided. We received so many awesome submissions over the last month through nepascene.com, and it was a difficult task to narrow it down to just one. Mark […]

 Cory Wolff

Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest 2015 logo contest taking submissions now through June 5

Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest 2015 logo contest taking submissions now through June 5

Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest is for everyone. It belongs to the people of NEPA and it is for the people of NEPA. Culture Shock! has two main purposes – showcase the immense talent in our area, and culturally enhance our community. We decided to call it Culture Shock! because it’s a vast […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

2015 Vans Warped Tour lineup at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton announced

2015 Vans Warped Tour lineup at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton announced

The 2015 Vans Warped Tour lineup has been announced, mixing artists from many different genres and including some established names among the many younger up-and-coming acts. The Warped Tour will roll through The Pavilion at Montage Mountain (1000 Montage Mountain Rd., Scranton) on July 21. Below is the full list of bands slated to perform […]

 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 […]