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Iconic Philadelphia music venue Electric Factory sold and will be renamed under new ownership

Iconic Philadelphia music venue Electric Factory sold and will be renamed under new ownership

From press releases: Philadelphia has a rich musical heritage, and the Electric Factory has played a large part in shaping and showcasing the major musical acts of the last 50 years. Earlier today, it was announced the music venue was sold to concert promoter AEG under its company The Bowery Presents, which runs multiple venues […]

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REVIEW/PHOTOS: Scranton’s Menzingers deliver Clash-style punk show at Musikfest Café in Bethlehem

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Scranton’s Menzingers deliver Clash-style punk show at Musikfest Café in Bethlehem

In recent times, punk bands have gravitated toward two styles – speedy thrash and Ramones-style poppy punk. But the style that really pushed punk forward to the masses, and which is all but missing today, was that of The Clash. It also was fast and hard, but had a deeper musical sensibility and lyrical content. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Musical cabaret and WWII stories featured in free ‘1940s Canteen’ show in Scranton on Aug. 25

Musical cabaret and WWII stories featured in free ‘1940s Canteen’ show in Scranton on Aug. 25

From a press release: Travel back in time with “The 1940s Canteen,” a unique collaboration with a professional theater company, United Neighborhood Centers, seniors, and teens. The first half of this show will consist of ensemble-created monologues based on World War II veterans’ experiences, as well as those of Scranton natives who were part of […]

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New Montage Mountain Moosic Festival takes over Scranton water park on Aug. 18

New Montage Mountain Moosic Festival takes over Scranton water park on Aug. 18

From a press release: Once the annual Camp Bisco and Peach Music Festival come and go in July, Montage Mountain Waterpark will host a brand new, smaller-scale event, the Montage Mountain Moosic Festival, on Saturday, Aug. 18 with live music and all-day access to the water park attractions. Festival-goers can float in the lazy river, […]

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Kevin Bacon’s band The Bacon Brothers perform at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Aug. 2

Kevin Bacon’s band The Bacon Brothers perform at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Aug. 2

From a press release: Get one degree closer to legendary actor Kevin Bacon when the folk rock band he formed with his brother Michael, The Bacon Brothers, performs at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Thursday, Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $34, $44, and $54, are on sale now and available through […]

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Musical comedian Stephen Lynch performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 18

Musical comedian Stephen Lynch performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 18

From a press release: After recording a new live album earlier this year on the My Old Heart Tour, comedian, musician, and Tony Award-nominated actor Stephen Lynch will bring this tour to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $19.50, $29.50, and $39.50, plus applicable fees, go […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Dr. Dog with (Sandy) Alex G and Natalie Prass at Festival Pier in Philadelphia, 06/23/18

PHOTOS: Dr. Dog with (Sandy) Alex G and Natalie Prass at Festival Pier in Philadelphia, 06/23/18

Indie rockers Dr. Dog ended their Critical Equation Tour with a hometown show at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia on Saturday, June 23. Fellow Philly singer/songwriter (Sandy) Alex G opened the concert presented by public radio station WXPN 88.5 FM. Supporting the April 27 release of the same name, the show was […]

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Spend an evening with baseball legend Pete Rose at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 15

Spend an evening with baseball legend Pete Rose at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 15

From a press release: Announced last month as part of the venue’s 2018-2019 season, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will host “An Evening with Pete Rose” on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The multimedia event featuring the baseball legend who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Montreal Expos will […]

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Metal band Jinjer comes from Ukraine to Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Aug. 1

Metal band Jinjer comes from Ukraine to Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Aug. 1

From a press release: After opening for both Cradle of Filth and Arch Enemy earlier this year, Ukrainian metal band Jinjer will perform at the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Wednesday, Aug. 1 as one of their only North American shows this summer. Following their Philadelphia stop at Kung Fu Necktie on Tuesday, […]

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Prog rocker Todd Rundgren hosts ‘Unpredictable Evening’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 29

Prog rocker Todd Rundgren hosts ‘Unpredictable Evening’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 29

From a press release: It was announced today that Philly-born singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Todd Rundgren will bring “An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren” to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, July 29 at 8 p.m., presented by the Gallery of Sound. The tour lives up to its name by featuring a […]

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