NEPA Scene Staff

Kurt Vile, G. Love, and more play Love From Philly virtual music festival benefiting entertainment professionals May 1-3

Kurt Vile, G. Love, and more play Love From Philly virtual music festival benefiting entertainment professionals May 1-3

From a press release: 30amp Circuit, an award-winning Philadelphia-based nonprofit promoting health and wellness for working musicians, and its producing partners Craig Kaplan of Hashtag Multimedia and Our People Entertainment, have announced Love From Philly, a citywide virtual music and arts festival running Friday, May 1 through Sunday, May 3. The three-day webcast spread across […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lehighton rockers Another Day Dawns play virtual Loop.tv Music Festival live on Twitch on April 25

Lehighton rockers Another Day Dawns play virtual Loop.tv Music Festival live on Twitch on April 25

From a press release: Today, Lehighton hard rock band Another Day Dawns announced that they will be performing on the virtual Loop.tv Music Festival on Saturday, April 25 on Twitch, the leading service and community for multiplayer entertainment. The free online festival will live stream performances of both rising and favorite artists, including Hanson, Francesco […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mountain Jam announces 2020 lineup at Bethel Woods with Trey Anastasio, Gov’t Mule, Brandi Carlile, and more

Mountain Jam announces 2020 lineup at Bethel Woods with Trey Anastasio, Gov’t Mule, Brandi Carlile, and more

From a press release: Mountain Jam, one of the Northeast’s biggest rock ‘n’ roll music and camping festivals and the largest in New York, announced its lineup today for the three-day music extravaganza at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31. Now in its 16th continuous year, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Inaugural Darkenheavy Campfest at Mountain Sky in Jermyn, 09/28-29/19

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Inaugural Darkenheavy Campfest at Mountain Sky in Jermyn, 09/28-29/19

Halloween came early to Mountain Sky last month when Darkenheavy Campfest took over the outdoor Jermyn music venue. Held Friday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Sept. 29, NEPA Scene covered two of the three days of this inaugural horror-themed event that brought all types of heavy metal, punk rock, and hardcore music to two stages in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop Pumpkin Festival kicks off inaugural event on Halloween at Stage West in Scranton

Pop Pumpkin Festival kicks off inaugural event on Halloween at Stage West in Scranton

From a press release: Pop punk fans can look forward to a scary good show this Halloween when touring bands Assuming We Survive and We Were Sharks bring their North American tour with Never Loved to Stage West in Scranton on Thursday, Oct. 31. Local organizers Meat and Potato Entertainment have turned this concert into […]

 Rich Howells

Peach Music Festival takes over 4th of July weekend in 2020, new aftermovie released

Peach Music Festival takes over 4th of July weekend in 2020, new aftermovie released

It was announced today that the Peach Music Festival will return to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton for its ninth year but, this time, it will be held on Thursday, July 2 through Sunday, July 5 in 2020. “That’s right, Peach people – we’re taking over 4th of July […]

 Jason Riedmiller

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Weezer + Musikfest = ‘Happy Together’ in Bethlehem

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Weezer + Musikfest = ‘Happy Together’ in Bethlehem

No matter which side of the old versus new Weezer divide fans fall on (hi, Matt Damon), they all agree that live Weezer is the best Weezer, and fans attending the 36th annual Musikfest at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem Monday evening were treated with an especially epic performance. Following garage punks White Reaper, the Wind […]

 Scott Kucharski

At Peach Fest, Stephen Marley talks creativity, family, and witnessing the power of music

At Peach Fest, Stephen Marley talks creativity, family, and witnessing the power of music

One of the highlights of the 2019 Peach Music Festival was an afternoon set by Stephen “Ragga” Marley, son of the legendary Bob and Rita Marley. Stephen and his band took the stage early on Saturday, July 27 and eased the crowd into what would be a long day of music with a 17-song set […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Sensory-friendly Inclusion Festival returns to Mountain Sky in Jermyn Aug. 9-11

Sensory-friendly Inclusion Festival returns to Mountain Sky in Jermyn Aug. 9-11

From a press release: The second annual Inclusion Festival, the nation’s first sensory-friendly music and wellness festival for people with and without special needs, is coming up this Friday, Aug. 9 through Sunday, Aug. 11 at Mountain Sky in Jermyn. Music festivals, which generally evoke feelings of joy, connection, and open-mindedness, are powerful platforms for […]

 Scott Kucharski

At Peach Fest, rising star Maggie Rose talks changing genres, Bill Murray, and Top 3 albums

At Peach Fest, rising star Maggie Rose talks changing genres, Bill Murray, and Top 3 albums

Change can be good, even great, especially if you ask rising Americana music star Maggie Rose. NEPA Scene had the chance to catch up with Rose before her performance at last weekend’s Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton. The annual event originally centered around The Allman Brothers Band but has […]