Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour, Day 2 – Menzingers, Blink-182, Anti-Flag, Taking Back Sunday, and more, 06/30/19

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour, Day 2 – Menzingers, Blink-182, Anti-Flag, Taking Back Sunday, and more, 06/30/19

When the Vans Warped Tour ended its annual national runs after 24 years in 2018, it was a bitter pill to swallow for the millions of punk rock, indie, metal, and rap fans across the United States who grew up seeing or discovering some of their favorite bands at this touring institution, including those in […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour, Day 1 – Bad Religion, 311, Andrew W.K., A Day to Remember, and more, 06/29/19

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour, Day 1 – Bad Religion, 311, Andrew W.K., A Day to Remember, and more, 06/29/19

When the Vans Warped Tour ended its annual national runs after 24 years in 2018, it was a bitter pill to swallow for the millions of punk rock, indie, metal, and rap fans across the United States who grew up seeing or discovering some of their favorite bands at this touring institution, including those in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

With new music, Jonas Brothers reunite and return to Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 31

With new music, Jonas Brothers reunite and return to Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 31

From a press release: Today, the Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum-selling Jonas Brothers announced the details of their 40-city Happiness Begins Tour this summer and fall with special guests and fellow pop stars Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw. This coincides with the launch of the pre-order for the powerhouse trio’s highly anticipated comeback album, “Happiness Begins.” Produced […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Bruce Springsteen drummer Max Weinberg plays interactive Jukebox set at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 23

Bruce Springsteen drummer Max Weinberg plays interactive Jukebox set at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 23

From a press release: Playing over 80 shows throughout 2017 and 2018, Max Weinberg’s Jukebox continues to barnstorm the country blasting out the hits in 2019. The longtime drummer of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and bandleader for Conan O’Brien’s previous late-night television shows creates a truly interactive experience with Jukebox, inviting the audience to […]

 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 […]

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