NEPA Scene Staff

Live Nation brings back $199 Lawn Pass for 30 venues, including Montage Mountain in Scranton

Live Nation brings back $199 Lawn Pass for 30 venues, including Montage Mountain in Scranton

From a press release: Today, Live Nation announced that its Lawn Passes will return for the 2022 summer concert season and be available at 30 different venues. With this limited edition pass, fans can attend concerts at their local amphitheater all summer long, including select sold-out shows. First introduced in 2018, the Lawn Pass can […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NYC band Wild Pink headlines night of indie folk rock at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on April 28

NYC band Wild Pink headlines night of indie folk rock at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on April 28

From a press release: It was announced this week that New York City indie folk rock act Wild Pink will perform at Karl Hall in downtown Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, April 28. Two of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s own indie folk/Americana bands, Joe Burke & Co. from West Pittston and Noxen from Wyoming County, will open the all-ages […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton alt rock band University Drive supports Cold on full U.S. tour

Scranton alt rock band University Drive supports Cold on full U.S. tour

Over the last few days, gold-certified alternative rock band Cold, best known for hits like “Stupid Girl” and “Just Got Wicked,” has announced their coast-to-coast Black Sunday Tour, and Scranton’s own alt rockers University Drive will be sharing stages with them on every date. UD toured the country with Cold in 2019 as one of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Old Wilkes-Barre train station boards new life as Luzerne County Visitors Bureau

Old Wilkes-Barre train station boards new life as Luzerne County Visitors Bureau

From a press release: A 154-year-old building on the outskirts of downtown Wilkes-Barre that spent time as a historic train station and even a nightclub has reopened after more than a decade, welcoming residents and visitors alike as the new home of Visit Luzerne County. Opening to the public on Feb. 14, the remodeled office […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Life of Agony and Dog Eat Dog at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 01/29/22

PHOTOS: Life of Agony and Dog Eat Dog at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, 01/29/22

In 1993, when grunge ruled radio and MTV, there was an underground scene thriving in New York City, North Jersey, Northeastern Pennsylvania – hardcore punk, quickly known just as hardcore. It was a mix of equal parts punk rock and heavy metal, with the influence of hip-hop, but that’s an approximation. There was no real […]

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’90s hitmakers Spin Doctors and Verve Pipe play Montage’s Mountainfest in Scranton on March 5

’90s hitmakers Spin Doctors and Verve Pipe play Montage’s Mountainfest in Scranton on March 5

From a press release: Spin Doctors, the New York City jam band that released chart-topping 1990s hits like “Two Princes” and “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong” from their Top 3 Billboard smash “Pocket Full of Kryptonite,” will headline the next Mountainfest at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Saturday, March 5 at 5 p.m. Another ’90s […]

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Rods drummer Carl Canedy brings metal solo project to Finnegan’s in Scranton on Jan. 27

Rods drummer Carl Canedy brings metal solo project to Finnegan’s in Scranton on Jan. 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

Briggs Farm hosts Fire House Concert Series in Nescopeck, starting with National Reserve on Jan. 29

Briggs Farm hosts Fire House Concert Series in Nescopeck, starting with National Reserve on Jan. 29

From a press release: Their next big blues festival isn’t until July, so as an extension of their mission to bring quality music acts to the region, Briggs Farm Concerts will host a monthly concert series at the Nescopeck Township Fire Hall in partnership with the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau. The first of four concerts in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton rocker Lily Mao and the Resonaters sign with Brooklyn label to release new EP

Scranton rocker Lily Mao and the Resonaters sign with Brooklyn label to release new EP

From a press release: Lily Mao and The Resonaters, a New York City rock group with roots in Northeastern Pennsylvania, have signed with Brooklyn record label A Diamond Heart Production to release a new EP later this year. The band is known for an original and exciting new sound that includes influences of punk, glam, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Shinedown, Pretty Reckless, and Diamante bring ‘Revolution’ to Giant Center in Hershey on April 15

Shinedown, Pretty Reckless, and Diamante bring ‘Revolution’ to Giant Center in Hershey on April 15

From a press release: Hailed for their high-octane live shows, multi-platinum rock band Shinedown has announced their second headlining North American outing for 2022, The Revolution’s Live Tour, with special guests The Pretty Reckless and Diamante. Kicking off April 1 in Spokane, Washington and produced by Frank Productions, the 24-date trek will see the acclaimed […]

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