Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: The dedication and popularity of Scranton pop rock band Nowhere Slow

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: The dedication and popularity of Scranton pop rock band Nowhere Slow

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the award-winning NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Chart toppers Kesha and Macklemore perform together at Hersheypark Stadium on July 21

Chart toppers Kesha and Macklemore perform together at Hersheypark Stadium on July 21

From a press release: After collaborating on the hit single “Good Old Days” this year, chart-topping, multi-platinum-selling artists Kesha and Macklemore will team up in 2018 for The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore Tour, which stops at Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $35.60, $45.60, $55.60, and $95.60, plus […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

All Time Low headlines 98.5 KRZ’s Let It Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 7

All Time Low headlines 98.5 KRZ’s Let It Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 7

From a press release: It was announced today that local pop radio station 98.5 KRZ’s annual Let It Show will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m., featuring performances by All Time Low, Grace VanderWaal, MAX, and Jake Miller this year. Prior to the main show, newcomer […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

98.5 KRZ brings OneRepublic and Fitz and the Tantrums to Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 26

98.5 KRZ brings OneRepublic and Fitz and the Tantrums to Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 26

From a press release: Local pop radio station 98.5 KRZ is bringing its annual Summer Smash concert back to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Wednesday, July 26, this time featuring multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated quintet OneRepublic with special guests Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur. Tickets, which range from $34.50 to $350 (VIP […]

 John 'Fud' Zavacki

BUT I DIGRESS: What makes a good pop song (and how to make pop music great again)

BUT I DIGRESS: What makes a good pop song (and how to make pop music great again)

I have no idea what I’m going to be babbling about today, kiddies. I know I do need to knock something out or I’ll get chewed out by the boss, so I’m giving it the ol’ “James Joyce” treatment. The results couldn’t possibly be worse than that hack’s unintelligible dreck. Why Hemingway hung around with […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fitz and the Tantrums burst into Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 13

Fitz and the Tantrums burst into Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 13

From a press release: The Sands Bethlehem Event Center has just announced that Los Angeles indie pop band Fitz and the Tantrums will be performing on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, go on sale this Friday, June 24 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at sandseventcenter.com, the Event Center […]