NEPA Scene Staff

Comedy Central comedian Sam Morril performs at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 1, 2023

Comedy Central comedian Sam Morril performs at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 1, 2023

From a press release: It was announced today that stand-up comedian Sam Morril will bring his new Class Act Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on, appropriately, April Fools’ Day – Saturday, April 1, 2023. Morril is one of the fastest-rising stand-up comics in New York City and one of the best joke […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: 2022 New York Comic Con at Javits Center, 10/06-08/22

PHOTOS: 2022 New York Comic Con at Javits Center, 10/06-08/22

Geek culture invaded New York City once again on the weekend of Oct. 6-9, and locals who see it all just about every day were once again turning heads and craning necks at the fun and truly bizarre cosplayers at the Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. Pop culture fans donned everything from elaborate homemade […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton comedian Samantha Ruddy performs on ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

Scranton comedian Samantha Ruddy performs on ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

Last night, Scranton-born comedian Samantha Ruddy returned to the national stage for a coveted set on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on NBC. Performing at Studio 6B at Rockefeller Center in her current home of New York City, she joked about flying on a tiny plane, accidentally getting a “Karen” haircut, violent video games, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Horror Fest hosts Spooky Summer II with music, movies, and more at Circle Drive-In on June 25

NEPA Horror Fest hosts Spooky Summer II with music, movies, and more at Circle Drive-In on June 25

From a press release: Live music, iconic horror films, a celebrity meet and greet, and a one-of-a-kind marketplace will be some of the highlights of Spooky Summer II, an outdoor event hosted by the NEPA Horror Fest and Scranton DIY Punk Collective at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, June 25. The […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Thrash metal band Brotality ventures into ‘The Woods’ for Scranton album release show on June 4

Thrash metal band Brotality ventures into ‘The Woods’ for Scranton album release show on June 4

From a press release: “Never stray from the path” – it’s a warning that’s been ingrained in the human psyche through the ages. Folklore and fairy tales from every culture speak of the dangers awaiting those who succumb to curiosity, temptation, or bravado, those who fail to heed the lessons of their forefathers. There are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Fringe Fest celebrates Pride Month with Big Gay StorySlam at Radisson Hotel on June 4

Scranton Fringe Fest celebrates Pride Month with Big Gay StorySlam at Radisson Hotel on June 4

From a press release: The Scranton StorySlam has been a popular recurring event in Northeastern Pennsylvanian, starting with its first slam in March of 2012 and becoming part of the Scranton Fringe Festival’s year-round arts programming in the spring of 2016. The joy of StorySlam is that any kind of story can be spun within […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Made famous by ‘The Office,’ Penn Paper & Supply celebrates 100th anniversary as Scranton’s real Dunder Mifflin

Made famous by ‘The Office,’ Penn Paper & Supply celebrates 100th anniversary as Scranton’s real Dunder Mifflin

From a press release: NBC’s hit sitcom “The Office” opens on the red brick tower of Pennsylvania Paper & Supply Company, a Scranton institution and family business that is celebrating its 100th anniversary on Friday, May 20 with a ribbon cutting ceremony to symbolize the opening of a new century of serving its customers and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lady Gaga performs in Hershey for first time on Aug. 28 at Hersheypark Stadium on Chromatica Ball Tour

Lady Gaga performs in Hershey for first time on Aug. 28 at Hersheypark Stadium on Chromatica Ball Tour

From a press release: Today, worldwide pop star Lady Gaga added three new dates to the North American leg of her highly-anticipated global stadium tour The Chromatica Ball, including a stop at Hersheypark Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. This is the first time she will perform in Hershey and it is her […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Rods drummer Carl Canedy takes metal solo project to The V-Spot in Scranton on May 27

Rods drummer Carl Canedy takes metal solo project to The V-Spot in Scranton on May 27

From a press release: In 2019, Carbondale-based drummer Carl Canedy, best known as a founding member of classic heavy metal band The Rods, played his first show with a new band formed around his solo project, simply called Canedy. Following their live debut in New York, they released an album together in 2020 called “Warrior” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Live Nation offers $25 tickets to shows in Scranton, Allentown, and more during Concert Week, May 4-10

Live Nation offers $25 tickets to shows in Scranton, Allentown, and more during Concert Week, May 4-10

From a press release: Today, Live Nation began its annual Concert Week promotion, offering music fans the ability to purchase $25 all-in tickets to more than 3,700 shows across North America this year. The week-long program celebrates one of the biggest and most anticipated years for live music and marks the kickoff to the summer […]

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