NEPA Scene Staff

Pop star Paula Abdul brings first solo tour in 25 years to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 23

Pop star Paula Abdul brings first solo tour in 25 years to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 23

From a press release: Grammy Award-winning pop legend and dance superstar Paula Abdul has announced a new North American tour coming this fall – Straight Up Paula! – her first solo outing in over 25 years. The seven-week tour kicks off on Oct. 3 and stops in 26 cities, including Bethlehem at the Sands Bethlehem […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Logan Henderson, Why Don’t We, and Jack & Jack at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 06/19/18

PHOTOS: Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Logan Henderson, Why Don’t We, and Jack & Jack at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 06/19/18

While many adults may not be familiar with these young pop stars, Summer Smash was a big hit with teen girls judging by the deafening screams echoing throughout the F.M. Kirby Center on Tuesday, June 19. Following meet and greets with each of the performing artists, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Top 40 radio station 98.5 KRZ presented […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Multi-platinum pop rock hitmakers Maroon 5 play at Hersheypark Stadium on July 14

Multi-platinum pop rock hitmakers Maroon 5 play at Hersheypark Stadium on July 14

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum, three-time Grammy Award-winning pop rock band Maroon 5 will be coming back to Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey on Saturday, July 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which start at $34.60 (processing fees apply), go on sale this Friday, May 11 at 10 a.m. and will be […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer will play at Great Allentown Fair on Sept. 1

Pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer will play at Great Allentown Fair on Sept. 1

From a press release: Following the news that 311, The Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes are coming to The Great Allentown Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 29, it was also announced today that Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer will perform at the fair during Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 8 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

98.5 KRZ announces young pop stars playing Summer Smash in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

98.5 KRZ announces young pop stars playing Summer Smash in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

From a press release: Entercom, a leading creator of live local audio content in the United States, and 98.5 KRZ have announced the all-star lineup of Summer Smash 2018, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton pop radio station’s annual kickoff to summer concert. Featuring young hitmakers Why Don’t We, Dua Lipa, Jack & Jack, and Logan Henderson, the event […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop icon Britney Spears takes Las Vegas ‘Piece of Me’ show to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on July 17

Pop icon Britney Spears takes Las Vegas ‘Piece of Me’ show to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on July 17

From a press release: Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning pop icon Britney Spears has announced the limited, last-time-ever tour of her award-winning and record-breaking show “Britney: Piece of Me.” For the first and only time, “Britney: Piece of Me” will visit the East Coast and Europe for a very limited engagement for fans who were not able […]

 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 […]