NEPA Scene Staff

KISS brings last leg of End of the Road Tour to PPL Center in Allentown on Feb. 4

KISS brings last leg of End of the Road Tour to PPL Center in Allentown on Feb. 4

From a press release: Today, rock ‘n’ roll legends KISS announced the last legs of their final tour, the End of the Road World Tour. The initial tour announcement was met with huge fan demand for added shows, but the End of the Road will officially come to a close on July 21, 2021 at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Breaking Benjamin announce acoustic album, tour with Korn tour hitting Allentown on Jan. 23

Breaking Benjamin announce acoustic album, tour with Korn tour hitting Allentown on Jan. 23

From a press release: A long time in the making, multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin officially announced the title, release date, and tracklist of their anticipated acoustic album. “Aurora” will feature reimagined acoustic versions of songs from their vast catalog, starting with “So Cold,” the lead single from their second album, 2004’s “We Are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Five Finger Death Punch and Three Days Grace play at PPL Center in Allentown on Dec. 3

Five Finger Death Punch and Three Days Grace play at PPL Center in Allentown on Dec. 3

From a press release: Following a national tour with Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin, multi-platinum metal band Five Finger Death Punch has announced the launch of a U.S. fall arena headlining tour, including a stop at the PPL Center in Allentown on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Co-produced by Live Nation and Frank Productions, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Live Nation offers $20 tickets to concerts in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Allentown, and more May 1-7

Live Nation offers $20 tickets to concerts in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Allentown, and more May 1-7

From a press release: Today, Live Nation began its fifth annual National Concert Week, giving music fans the opportunity to purchases tickets for just $20 (all-in, including fees) for one week only. Kicking off a massive summer concert season, the offer running May 1 through Tuesday, May 7 at 11:59 p.m. includes over two million […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Alice Cooper and Halestorm co-headline Allentown and Camden shows with Scranton’s Motionless In White on July 17 and Aug. 16

Alice Cooper and Halestorm co-headline Allentown and Camden shows with Scranton’s Motionless In White on July 17 and Aug. 16

From a press release: Rock icon Alice Cooper and Grammy-winning hard rock band Halestorm have announced a co-headlining amphitheater tour across North America this summer. Produced by Live Nation, the 19-city tour will kick off on Wednesday, July 17 at the PPL Center (701 Hamilton St., Allentown) and make stops in Detroit, Chicago, Houston, and […]

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‘Twins of Evil’ Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson bring ‘Hell’ to PPL Center in Allentown on July 10

‘Twins of Evil’ Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson bring ‘Hell’ to PPL Center in Allentown on July 10

From a press release: It was announced today that the “Twins of Evil,” Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, will continue performing together in 2019 on the co-headlining Twins of Evil: Hell Never Dies Tour. The North American summer tour kicks off in Baltimore, Maryland on July 9 and makes appearances at Rock USA in Oshkosh, […]

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Ozzy Osbourne kicks off farewell tour with Stone Sour at PPL Center in Allentown on Aug. 30

Ozzy Osbourne kicks off farewell tour with Stone Sour at PPL Center in Allentown on Aug. 30

From a press release: Five decades. 18,262 days. More than 2,500 shows. On his upcoming farewell world tour, Ozzy Osbourne – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter – will celebrate more than five decades as a performer, both as a solo artist and as the lead vocalist of […]

 Rich Howells

Crocodile Rock Cafe in Allentown could be demolished, but a new venue may be built nearby

Crocodile Rock Cafe in Allentown could be demolished, but a new venue may be built nearby

Late last year, there was talk that Crocodile Rock Cafe, a hotspot for club-sized concerts for 14 years, could reopen pending approval from the city of Allentown. Now, six months later, the owner has a much different plan in mind. According to The Morning Call, owner Joe Clark may sell the property to City Center […]

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Live Nation offers $20 ticket sale May 2-9 to over 50 area concerts, including Scranton shows

Live Nation offers $20 ticket sale May 2-9 to over 50 area concerts, including Scranton shows

From a press release: From experiencing live music under the stars at an outdoor amphitheater to rocking out at an arena or taking a road trip to a music festival, there is something special about summer concerts, and Live Nation is celebrating the start of the season with National Concert Day on Monday, May 1, […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Twenty One Pilots, Judah & the Lion, and Jon Bellion at PPL Center in Allentown, 01/24/17

PHOTOS: Twenty One Pilots, Judah & the Lion, and Jon Bellion at PPL Center in Allentown, 01/24/17

Just four years ago, Twenty One Pilots were playing the small, now-defunct Crocodile Rock Cafe in Allentown as an opening act. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, the “schizoid pop” duo packed the huge PPL Center down the street with over 10,000 fans. “There was like 12 people there, but those people told some other people and […]