NEPA Scene Staff

Live and Bush celebrate 25th anniversary of iconic albums in Allentown, Holmdel, and Bethel this summer

Live and Bush celebrate 25th anniversary of iconic albums in Allentown, Holmdel, and Bethel this summer

From a press release: Seminal rock bands Live and Bush are joining forces for The ALT-IMATE Tour, a high-powered co-headlining summer run that will see these two iconic acts celebrating the 25th anniversary of their respective landmark albums, “Throwing Copper” and “Sixteen Stone.” Produced by Live Nation, this hits-packed road show with special guests Our […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Alice Cooper and Halestorm co-headline Allentown and Camden shows with Scranton’s Motionless In White on July 17 and Aug. 16

Alice Cooper and Halestorm co-headline Allentown and Camden shows with Scranton’s Motionless In White on July 17 and Aug. 16

From a press release: Rock icon Alice Cooper and Grammy-winning hard rock band Halestorm have announced a co-headlining amphitheater tour across North America this summer. Produced by Live Nation, the 19-city tour will kick off on Wednesday, July 17 at the PPL Center (701 Hamilton St., Allentown) and make stops in Detroit, Chicago, Houston, and […]

 Rich Howells

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Starwood, Disposable, and These Idol Hands channel alien energy at Jazz Cafe in Plains

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Starwood, Disposable, and These Idol Hands channel alien energy at Jazz Cafe in Plains

It’s no surprise that when Philadelphia’s resident alien rock band Starwood landed in the Wilkes-Barre area, they brought with them a diverse musical lineup that would strike most crowds as strange, but those gathered at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains were ready for a strangely fun night on Saturday, Feb. 9. A week […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Big D and the Kids Table brings ska back to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on May 3

Big D and the Kids Table brings ska back to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on May 3

From a press release: It was announced today that Boston ska punk band and Vans Warped Tour mainstays Big D and the Kids Table will return to the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Friday, May 3 with punk rockers Blanks 77 and ska trio Disposable, both from New Jersey. Doors at the Jazz […]

 Rich Howells

Philly alien cyborg band Starwood beams into River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Feb. 9

Philly alien cyborg band Starwood beams into River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Feb. 9

Philadelphia “cyber art rock” band Starwood, who have some local musical connections, will return to Northeastern Pennsylvania to headline a show at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains this Saturday, Feb. 9 with New Jersey ska/surf punks Disposable and Scranton “sleaze rock” band These Idol Hands. Founded with members of defunct but memorable Scranton […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Classic heavy metal band Attacker hits Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on March 16

Classic heavy metal band Attacker hits Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on March 16

From a press release: New Jersey power metal band Attacker with bring their classic heavy metal sound to the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Saturday, March 16. Local metal bands Beyond Fallen, Threatpoint, Prosody, and Royal Hell will open this show, which is a makeup date after Attacker canceled a 2018 concert at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Live Nation offering unlimited Lawn Pass to amphitheaters like Montage Mountain in Scranton

Live Nation offering unlimited Lawn Pass to amphitheaters like Montage Mountain in Scranton

From a press release: Concert promoter Live Nation is offering music fans unlimited access to outdoor summer concerts with its new Lawn Pass that will only be available for a limited time. The Live Nation Lawn Pass provides unlimited lawn admission to all concerts at any local participating Live Nation amphitheaters throughout the 2019 season […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Hootie & the Blowfish reunite to tour with Barenaked Ladies, stopping at Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 30

Hootie & the Blowfish reunite to tour with Barenaked Ladies, stopping at Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 30

From a press release: Iconic pop rock band Hootie & the Blowfish appeared on NBC’s “Today” this morning to announce a highly anticipated return to full-time touring in 2019 as they set out on the Group Therapy Tour with direct support from special guests Barenaked Ladies, another band that exploded in popularity in the ’90s. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA’s own TSO, Twelve Twenty-Four, rocks the holidays in local venues from Nov. 24-Dec. 22

NEPA’s own TSO, Twelve Twenty-Four, rocks the holidays in local venues from Nov. 24-Dec. 22

From a press release: Following the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s 19th annual stop in Wilkes-Barre, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s own Christmas rock opera band, Twelve Twenty-Four, will begin its 17th tour by releasing a new album. Twelve Twenty-Four will put out the new EP, “Transcendence,” this Saturday, Nov. 24, celebrating their third studio release with their first live concert […]

 The Conversation

The ghost of Roy Orbison tours U.S. as hologram, stopping in Pennsylvania on Nov. 9

The ghost of Roy Orbison tours U.S. as hologram, stopping in Pennsylvania on Nov. 9

On Oct. 1, the U.S. leg of the Roy Orbison hologram tour kicked off in Oakland. At each stop, a computer-generated hologram of Orbison will be performing alongside an orchestra and band. [The tour comes to the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, New Jersey on Nov. 2, the Xcite Center at […]

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