Ken Jones

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Metal warriors Canedy blow away blues fest with heavy debut

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Metal warriors Canedy blow away blues fest with heavy debut

So here I am, a passenger in the car of one of the area’s preeminent hard rock guitarists, Charlie Russello, driving to Binghamton, New York on Sunday, Sept. 8 for the 18th annual Blues on the Bridge, thinking about and jamming to nothing but metal. This isn’t so odd for two guys our age who […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Stoner Morning Show wakes and bakes at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 3-5

Stoner Morning Show wakes and bakes at Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 3-5

From a press release: Created by comedians and friends Shawn Wickens and Lex Morales, the Stoner Morning Show gives the audience everything a traditional local morning news show does – headlines, sports scores, weather forecasts, human interest stories, and more. But since these inept “stoner” hosts have slept in, the show happens at night and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Dramatic reading of Mueller’s ‘Investigation’ comes to Scranton Fringe Festival on Sept. 29

EXCLUSIVE: Dramatic reading of Mueller’s ‘Investigation’ comes to Scranton Fringe Festival on Sept. 29

Condensing the actual text of volume two of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election into an hour-long dramatic reading, Robert Schenkkan’s “The Investigation” will play locally in a Scranton Fringe Festival special event on Sunday, Sept. 29. Announced today exclusively on NEPA Scene, a cast […]

 Rich Howells

Carbondale drummer Carl Canedy of The Rods debuts solo band in Binghamton on Sept. 8

Carbondale drummer Carl Canedy of The Rods debuts solo band in Binghamton on Sept. 8

2019 continues to be a busy year for Carbondale musician and producer Carl Canedy, best known as the drummer of The Rods since they formed in 1980. The legendary heavy metal band released their first full-length album of new original material in eight years, “Brotherhood of Metal,” on June 7, and soon after, it was […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

With new album, alt rock trio Highly Suspect hits Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 12

With new album, alt rock trio Highly Suspect hits Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Nov. 12

From a press release: Following the announcement of their third studio album and the release of two new singles, it was revealed today that alternative rock band Highly Suspect will perform at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $27.50 in advance or $30 the day of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pottsville groove rockers Crobot play album release shows for ‘Motherbrain’ Aug. 21-Sept. 1

Pottsville groove rockers Crobot play album release shows for ‘Motherbrain’ Aug. 21-Sept. 1

From a press release: After signing with Mascot Label Group last year and releasing two new music videos this year, Pottsville groove rock band Crobot is finally ready to debut their fourth studio album, “Motherbrain,” with a string of release shows that kick off next week. The short run begins with two nights in Brooklyn, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Food Truck Festival rolls into Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre with music and activities on Aug. 25

Food Truck Festival rolls into Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre with music and activities on Aug. 25

From a press release: Wrapping up the casino’s three-month Hot Summer Fun promotion, Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre will host its annual Food Truck Festival on Sunday, Aug. 25. Held on the Pocono Downs racetrack from noon-5 p.m., this family-friendly event will feature some of the best food truck cuisine in Northeastern Pennsylvania, live entertainment, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Supporting their new album, Goo Goo Dolls return to Hershey Theatre on Nov. 22

Supporting their new album, Goo Goo Dolls return to Hershey Theatre on Nov. 22

From a press release: Less than two weeks after their Scranton performance, it was announced today that multi-platinum alternative rock band Goo Goo Dolls will return to the Hershey Theatre on Friday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. Philadelphia indie punk band Beach Slang will open the show that is part of the Goo Goo Dolls’ […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ramones drummer Richie Ramone brings Hot as Hell Tour to Stage West in Scranton on Sept. 3

Ramones drummer Richie Ramone brings Hot as Hell Tour to Stage West in Scranton on Sept. 3

From a press release: It was announced today that Richie Ramone, one of the last living members of the legendary punk band the Ramones, will return to Scranton for a show at Stage West on Tuesday, Sept. 3, playing Ramones hits as well as his solo material. New York City’s Tender Beats will open the […]

 Rich Howells

Alternative rock band Cold takes first tour in 8 years to Levels in Scranton on Sept. 1

Alternative rock band Cold takes first tour in 8 years to Levels in Scranton on Sept. 1

Last month, gold-selling alternative rock band Cold released the first song from their first studio album in eight years. Today, they announced their first tour in over eight years, and it includes some special surprises for music fans in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Cold’s new lineup features Berwick native Nick Coyle on guitar, a singer/songwriter who fronted […]

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