Rich Howells

Celebrating 1st anniversary, Black Scranton hosts Juneteenth Jubilee at Nay Aug Park on June 19

Celebrating 1st anniversary, Black Scranton hosts Juneteenth Jubilee at Nay Aug Park on June 19

As Black Lives Matter protests continue in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and around the world, the Black Scranton Project will host a Juneteenth Jubilee at Nay Aug Park “in our efforts to continue fighting against social injustice.” “This year’s Juneteenth celebration emphasizes not only the timeless themes of freedom and perseverance, but also recognizes the unprecedented times […]

 Rich Howells

All-female music festival Burning Roses Jamboree heats up Nay Aug Park in Scranton on July 28

All-female music festival Burning Roses Jamboree heats up Nay Aug Park in Scranton on July 28

The organizer of Scranton’s only all-female open mic is now organizing its only music festival featuring all women solo artists and female-led bands. On Saturday, July 28 starting at noon, the first-ever Burning Roses Jamboree will be held at Nay Aug Park in Scranton. The all-ages outdoor event is free and open to the public. […]

 Rich Howells

Call for artists issued for nature-themed artwork to display at Natural Play Area in Scranton

Call for artists issued for nature-themed artwork to display at Natural Play Area in Scranton

From a press release: The Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority has put out a call to Northeastern Pennsylvania artists of all ages and skill levels for nature-themed artwork for an environmental education display at the Nay Aug Avenue Natural Play Area in Scranton. The theme of the Natural Play Area is a Beaver Pond Ecosystem. The […]

 Rich Howells

PA Cannabis Rally becomes statewide event in 3rd year at Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 23

PA Cannabis Rally becomes statewide event in 3rd year at Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 23

As Pennsylvania begins to accept applications to grow medical marijuana and establish dispensaries in the state next month, the NEPA Cannabis Rally will become a statewide event this year when it returns to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Sunday, April 23 with a slightly different name – the Pennsylvania Cannabis Festival. Organized by Big […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Cannabis Rally returns to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 17 with speakers, music, art, and more

NEPA Cannabis Rally returns to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 17 with speakers, music, art, and more

As medical marijuana legislation continues to be debated in Pennsylvania, the NEPA Cannabis Rally is set to return to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Sunday, April 17 in support of cannabis decriminalization and legalization. Organized by Big Yield Hydroponics, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Cannabis Network, the Keystone Cannabis Coalition, and other Pennsylvania activists, the annual […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Stream full live sets from the 2015 Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Stream full live sets from the 2015 Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest in Scranton

In its first big announcement of 2016, the Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest has released 12 full performances recorded live at last year’s festival on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, and they’re streaming exclusively on NEPA Scene. Recorded on site by The Stude, sets by Family Animals, Ed Cuozzo, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Halloween-themed rock/metal festival Hallowfest haunting Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Oct. 24

Halloween-themed rock/metal festival Hallowfest haunting Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Oct. 24

From a press release: A brand new Halloween-themed rock/metal outdoor festival called Hallowfest has been announced for Saturday, Oct. 24 at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, featuring music, art, food, and more. Organized by Jess Meoni, who also founded the Scranton Zine Fest and GRRRLS Night open mic, the event is free and open to […]

 Rich Howells

Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest is back, uniting artists and the scene in Scranton

Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest is back, uniting artists and the scene in Scranton

In short, the Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest is exactly that – a full day of free music, art, food, video games, and more at Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Saturday, Sept. 19 – but there’s a lot of work and planning behind the scenes to make all that happen. We talked […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

VIDEO: Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest announces lineup for Sept. 19 in Scranton

From a press release: After taking a year off, the Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest is back on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Nay Aug Park in Scranton – and it’s still free of charge! Founded in October 2012 by Cory Wolff, president of Everyone You Know Entertainment, an independent record label based in […]

 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 […]