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Yuengling will expand west for the first time in 2021 with help from Molson Coors

Yuengling will expand west for the first time in 2021 with help from Molson Coors

From a press release: This week, D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville and Molson Coors Beverage Company announced a longterm brewing partnership that will bring Yuengling’s beer to millions more people outside of their East Coast footprint. This partnership will allow the distribution of Yuengling beers to expand further west for the first time in […]

 Rich Howells

Shadow cast celebrates 45th anniversary of ‘Rocky Horror’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 25

Shadow cast celebrates 45th anniversary of ‘Rocky Horror’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Sept. 25

On Sept. 26, 1975, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” premiered in Los Angeles, and while it wasn’t initially a hit, it slowly developed a cult following until it became a midnight movie phenomenon. This quirky classic will celebrate its 45th anniversary with a new special edition Blu-ray and screenings in drive-in theaters and pop-up venues […]

 Rich Howells

‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast performs at Moonlite Drive-In in West Wyoming on Aug. 28

‘Rocky Horror’ shadow cast performs at Moonlite Drive-In in West Wyoming on Aug. 28

While many annual traditions are being canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, one can continue at socially distanced drive-in theaters that don’t mind getting a little… dirty. This week, it was announced that the Moonlite Drive-In in West Wyoming will screen “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” with the live shadow cast Sweet Translucent […]

 Rich Howells

Hazleton folk punk Tedd Hazard declares ‘Marshall Law’ and releases George Floyd protest EP

Hazleton folk punk Tedd Hazard declares ‘Marshall Law’ and releases George Floyd protest EP

With protests against racial injustice, riots tearing cities apart, eroding trust in law enforcement and government, an ongoing global pandemic, a shutdown causing businesses to collapse while unemployment rises, and political division at an all-time high, there may be no better time for some punk rock music. Just two months after releasing the strangely prophetic […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: ‘Hunger Strike’ covered by Cold, Crobot, Breaking Benjamin, Candlebox, Lifer, and Earshot members in quarantine

VIDEO: ‘Hunger Strike’ covered by Cold, Crobot, Breaking Benjamin, Candlebox, Lifer, and Earshot members in quarantine

Nick Coyle, a solo artist from Berwick as well as the singer of Wilkes-Barre nu metal band Lifer and guitarist/backing vocalist of Cold, is back with a new entry in his all-star “Corona Sessions” series, this time bringing in even more local artists for a quarantine jam with past and present members of Crobot, Breaking […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling delivers free beer to Lehigh Valley Hospital employees in Pottsville

Yuengling delivers free beer to Lehigh Valley Hospital employees in Pottsville

From a press release: D.G. Yuengling & Son visited Lehigh Valley Hospital – Schuylkill yesterday to give their thanks to hospital employees and their heroic efforts in caring for COVID-19 patients within Pottsville and the greater Lehigh Valley. To show appreciation and support for the impactful work being done in their hometown, Yuengling donated a […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Pottsville’s Crobot singer joins Anthrax, Testament, and Suicidal Tendencies members for Rush cover

VIDEO: Pottsville’s Crobot singer joins Anthrax, Testament, and Suicidal Tendencies members for Rush cover

The coronavirus pandemic has forced musicians to get creative while in quarantine, leading to some fun online collaborations that may not have happened otherwise. Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante has been teaming up with some of his heavy metal friends to record videos for his YouTube channel, with everyone participating safely from home. Some of those […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling in Pottsville pledges $100,000 to hospitality workers and first responders fighting COVID-19

Yuengling in Pottsville pledges $100,000 to hospitality workers and first responders fighting COVID-19

From a press release: This week, D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville announced a commitment of $100,000 to provide Americans relief during the COVID-19 public health crisis. Through initial donations, Yuengling will support the Gary Sinise Foundation and its Emergency COVID-19 Combat Service campaign to assist individuals on the front lines of fighting the coronavirus. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling takes Flight with new ‘upscale light beer’ with low carbs and calories

Yuengling takes Flight with new ‘upscale light beer’ with low carbs and calories

From a press release: This week, D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville announced the launch of Flight by Yuengling, a new upscale light beer “designed to elevate the drinking experience for consumers who want more from their beer.” “Born from six generations of brewing expertise, Flight by Yuengling is the next generation of light beer […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling and ‘Top Chef’ winner Kelsey Barnard Clark create food and beer recipes in new partnership

Yuengling and ‘Top Chef’ winner Kelsey Barnard Clark create food and beer recipes in new partnership

From a press release: This week, D.G. Yuengling & Son announced its partnership with celebrity chef and acclaimed restaurateur Kelsey Barnard Clark, winner of the reality competition series “Top Chef” last year. This partnership marks the brewery’s first-ever chef collaboration and celebrates food and beer occasions throughout the year that bring family and friends together. […]

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