NEPA Scene Staff

NYC ska legends Mephiskapheles play all-day Punk Rock BBQ at Border Bar in Pittston on June 22

NYC ska legends Mephiskapheles play all-day Punk Rock BBQ at Border Bar in Pittston on June 22

From a press release: “Satanic ska” band Mephiskapheles is coming down from New York City to Pittston to perform at the second annual Punk Rock Bar-B-Q at the Border Bar on Saturday, June 22. Hosted by local music promotion and production team Camp Rattler, the event will feature live music inside as well as outside […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Wire sculpture and photography exhibit opens at Art E Fekts Gallery in Pittston on June 13

Wire sculpture and photography exhibit opens at Art E Fekts Gallery in Pittston on June 13

From a press release: New works by wire sculptor Sean Brady and photographer Mary Kroptavich will be on display at the Art E Fekts Gallery in Pittston in an exhibit entitled “In the Absence of Sight,” which opens with an artists’ reception on Thursday, June 13 from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Attendees can meet the artists […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

U.K. metal legends Cloven Hoof take first U.S. tour to Border Bar in Pittston on May 23

U.K. metal legends Cloven Hoof take first U.S. tour to Border Bar in Pittston on May 23

From a press release: While they released their debut album back in 1984, classic New Wave of British Heavy Metal pioneers Cloven Hoof never toured the United States until last fall. Yesterday, they kicked off the official continuation of their first-ever U.S. tour with Philadelphia progressive metal band Crown of Earth, which will stop at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peculiar Slurp celebrates 1st year in Scranton with food specials and entertainment May 20-25

Peculiar Slurp celebrates 1st year in Scranton with food specials and entertainment May 20-25

From a press release: Gene and Miranda Philbin, a husband and wife team from Pittston, started Peculiar Culinary Company back in 2012 by hosting pop-up dinners and catered special events around Northeastern Pennsylvania. They added a food truck in 2015 and traveled as far as Allentown and Easton for festivals and other events. After several […]

 Rich Howells

After tour bus accident, Scranton metal band Threatpoint raise funds with Pittston benefit show on April 26

After tour bus accident, Scranton metal band Threatpoint raise funds with Pittston benefit show on April 26

About two weeks ago, Threatpoint was on another run of tour dates across the country when their drive home turned into a terrifying moment that every touring act dreads. According to the Scranton-based thrash/groove metal band, the wheel bearings seized on their tour bus, starting a chain reaction that essentially left the vehicle without brakes […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

’90s rock bands 3 Doors Down, Wallflowers, Eve 6, Lit, Tonic and more play at Hershey Vineyard this summer

’90s rock bands 3 Doors Down, Wallflowers, Eve 6, Lit, Tonic and more play at Hershey Vineyard this summer

From a press release: The Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey has announced two summer music festivals celebrating the release of its wines and beers with a live rock soundtrack straight out of the 1990s. The first is the Straws & Stripes Music Festival on Saturday, July 20 from noon-9 p.m., featuring 3 Doors Down (famous […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Pittston metal band ASHFALL will reunite at Stage West in Scranton on April 13

EXCLUSIVE: Pittston metal band ASHFALL will reunite at Stage West in Scranton on April 13

After nearly four years apart, it was announced today exclusively through NEPA Scene that melodic hard rockers ASHFALL will play a reunion show at Stage West in Scranton on Saturday, April 13. The Pittston band has teamed up with Meat and Potato Entertainment and Stage West to produce the reunion show that local fans have […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Beer Boys celebrates 19 years in Wilkes-Barre with 19 Susquehanna Brewing beers on tap on Jan. 26

Beer Boys celebrates 19 years in Wilkes-Barre with 19 Susquehanna Brewing beers on tap on Jan. 26

From a press release: Beer Boys, the popular Wilkes-Barre bar and restaurant that features the area’s largest draft selection with 72 beers on tap, will be celebrating 19 years in business with 19 brews made by a local brewery, Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston, on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 2 p.m. through 2 a.m. With […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

All-female Ramones tribute Rockaway Bitch returns to Pittston for ‘Holiday Shitshow’ on Dec. 29

All-female Ramones tribute Rockaway Bitch returns to Pittston for ‘Holiday Shitshow’ on Dec. 29

From a press release: After playing the venue’s Punk Rock Bar-B-Q in September, all-female Ramones tribute band Rockaway Bitch will return to the Border Bar in Pittston to headline the Camp Rattler Holiday Shitshow on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 7 p.m. The annual event by the local entertainment production and promotion team promises photos with […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Music and beer pair up for NEPA Swap & Hops Record Fair at Susquehanna Brewing Co. in Pittston on Dec. 9

Music and beer pair up for NEPA Swap & Hops Record Fair at Susquehanna Brewing Co. in Pittston on Dec. 9

From a press release: Forget pairing beer and food – the next big thing in Northeastern Pennsylvania is pairing beer with music, and Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre has teamed up with Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston to create the perfect combination for any taste. This Sunday, Dec. 9 from noon-6 p.m., Susquehanna Brewing Company […]

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