Rich Howells

VIDEO: Bands and young voters talk about the 2016 election at Vans Warped Tour in Scranton

When the Vans Warped Tour made its annual stop at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Monday, July 11, HeadCount asked young voters and bands playing the festival what they think about the 2016 presidential election, what issues matter to them, and who they will be voting for in November, producing a variety […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/11/16

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/11/16

America’s longest-running touring summer music festival returned to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Monday, July 11 with a diverse lineup that attracted thousands of teenagers as well as adults feeling nostalgic for their adolescent years spent running from stage to stage to watch their favorite punk and hardcore bands play the Vans […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2016 Scranton Warped Tour Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2016 Scranton Warped Tour Edition

I worked as a “runner” for the catering staff at the Scranton stop of the Vans Warped Tour on Monday, July 11. It was a crazy, fun, and tiring 14-hour day. Here are some of the people I met backstage and beyond at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain. This is Robbie, a handyman for the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Vans Warped Tour offering workshops with bands in Scranton, including Motionless In White

From a press release: The Entertainment Institute, a music education platform that gives fans access to musicians and professionals currently working in the industry through customized online and in-person workshops, is hosting a series of workshops at each Vans Warped Tour stop with artists playing or working with the tour, including The Pavilion at Montage […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Blink-182, A Day to Remember, and All Time Low playing Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 25

Blink-182, A Day to Remember, and All Time Low playing Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 25

From a press release: Just hours after releasing “Bored to Death,” the first single from their first album with new vocalist/guitarist Matt Skiba from Alkaline Trio, numerous sources have confirmed ahead of the official announcement tomorrow that California pop punk band Blink-182 will be performing at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Thursday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Blink-182 takes first tour with new singer Matt Skiba to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 23

Blink-182 takes first tour with new singer Matt Skiba to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 23

From a press release: Just days before they premiere “Bored to Death,” the first single from their first album with new vocalist/guitarist Matt Skiba from Alkaline Trio, California pop punk band Blink-182 has announced that they will be returning to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday, June 23 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

2016 Vans Warped Tour lineup announced with old school bands, comes to Scranton July 11

2016 Vans Warped Tour lineup announced with old school bands, comes to Scranton July 11

From a press release: The complete lineup for the 2016 Vans Warped Tour, presented by Journeys, has finally been revealed. With a lineup that in many ways signals a return to the tour’s roots, the 22nd edition of Warped Tour welcomes back several fan favorites, including New Found Glory, Tonight Alive, Less Than Jake, Yellowcard, […]

 Rich Howells

Vans Warped Tour returns to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 11

Vans Warped Tour returns to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 11

While it may not be a surprise to many, the Vans Warped Tour officially announced today that it would return to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Monday, July 11, 2016. Montage Mountain has been an annual stop for the nationwide rock music tour for years, kicking off this year in Dallas, Texas […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop punk band The Queers performing at the Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 1

Pop punk band The Queers performing at the Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Dec. 1

From a press release: Kicking off a national winter tour in just a few days, The Queers will bring their fun, tongue-in-cheek, and occasionally controversial pop punk to the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Joining them that night will be local bands Heart Out, Locket Love, and National Anxiety. Doors […]

 Rich Howells

Title Fight throws first hometown show in 2 years on Thanksgiving Eve in Nanticoke

Title Fight throws first hometown show in 2 years on Thanksgiving Eve in Nanticoke

Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight has been very busy since signing with Anti- Records and releasing their third album, “Hyperview,” back in February, reaching new heights of fame and touring consistently throughout 2015. Other than a brief, stripped-down record release show on Feb. 3 at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, the band hasn’t held […]