NEPA Scene Staff

Daryl Hall and John Oates return to Giant Center in Hershey with Squeeze on Feb. 26

Daryl Hall and John Oates return to Giant Center in Hershey with Squeeze on Feb. 26

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall and John Oates, the No. 1 selling duo in music history, will return to the Giant Center in Hershey on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. British rock band Squeeze, known for 1980s new wave hits like […]

 The Conversation

‘Joker’ fans flock to Bronx stairway – and New Yorkers aren’t happy with new tourism

‘Joker’ fans flock to Bronx stairway – and New Yorkers aren’t happy with new tourism

New York’s newest tourist attraction isn’t a museum, park, or art installation. It’s a stairway. Sandwiched between apartment buildings in the Bronx, it’s been dubbed by moviegoers the “Joker Stairs,” earning its name and fame after being featured prominently in “Joker.” Since the film’s release, fans have flocked to the stairs, where they’ve been posing […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Black Nihil brings black metal to Scranton in horror-inspired debut ‘Cross My Heart’

Seeing Black Nihil on stages across the area, one may initially assume they’re a Norwegian band touring through Northeastern Pennsylvania, but soon it is clear that they represent Scranton’s own take on the controversial black metal genre. They’re not lighting churches on fire, but they are burning down the conventions of what metal can be […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Rancid, Pennywise, Suicidal Tendencies, and The English Beat in Philadelphia, 09/22/19

PHOTOS: Rancid, Pennywise, Suicidal Tendencies, and The English Beat in Philadelphia, 09/22/19

Rancid headlined a punk rock party with Pennywise, Suicidal Tendencies, The English Beat, and Angel Dust at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia on Sunday, Sept. 22. For an old school lineup this good, fans young and old didn’t mind the show moving from the Mann Center to the former Electric Factory as long as they […]

 Rich Howells

Menzingers won’t host annual Holiday Show in Scranton in 2019 but have new NEPA plans for 2020

Menzingers won’t host annual Holiday Show in Scranton in 2019 but have new NEPA plans for 2020

A little over a week after The Menzingers played an acoustic set in Wilkes-Barre for their hometown fans, the Scranton punk band announced today that they won’t return in December for their annual Holiday Show. Also featuring local breakout bands like Tigers Jaw; Captain, We’re Sinking; Three Man Cannon; and Petal that have gone on […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Menzingers’ ‘Hello Exile’ acoustic set at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 10/06/19

PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Menzingers’ ‘Hello Exile’ acoustic set at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 10/06/19

Celebrating the release of their sixth studio album, “Hello Exile,” Scranton punk band The Menzingers played a series of three acoustic record store shows last week – one in Brooklyn, one in their current home of Philadelphia, and the last one in the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Oct. 6. This marked their […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Horror Film Fest hosts pre-party concert at The Keys in Scranton on Oct. 12

NEPA Horror Film Fest hosts pre-party concert at The Keys in Scranton on Oct. 12

Local horror movie fans who just can’t wait for the fifth annual NEPA Horror Film Festival can kick things off early with a pre-party at The Keys in downtown Scranton on Saturday, Oct. 12, the night before the festival takes over the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City. The 21+ show will feature a mix of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton punk band The Menzingers play free acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

Scranton punk band The Menzingers play free acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

From a press release: It was announced today that Scranton punk band The Menzingers will return to their hometown area for an in-store acoustic performance at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. Continuing their tradition of acoustic album release shows at the Gallery of Sound, The Menzingers are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

MUSIC VIDEO: Scranton’s Menzingers follow alien’s road trip in ‘America (You’re Freaking Me Out)’

From a press release: Today, Scranton/Philadelphia punk band The Menzingers unveiled a new track from their forthcoming album, “Hello Exile,” that releases some pent-up frustration with the state of our union. “America (You’re Freaking Me Out)” starts the new record off with restless urgency; it’s pounding rhythms and furious guitar riffs provide a much-needed release […]

 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’ […]

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