NEPA Scene Staff

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime and Elephants Dancing play live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 4

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime and Elephants Dancing play live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 4

From a press release: The phenomenon known as Sublime, arguably the most energetic, original, and uniquely eclectic band to emerge from any scene, anywhere, ended with the untimely death of lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter Brad Nowell in May of 1996. But encompassing the sense of place and purpose long associated with Sublime’s music, Badfish: […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Scranton After Dark’ walking tours reveal city’s haunted history Sept. 25-Oct. 30

‘Scranton After Dark’ walking tours reveal city’s haunted history Sept. 25-Oct. 30

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society’s “Scranton After Dark” haunted walking tours prove that truth is scarier than fiction. Stroll around downtown Scranton as the society tells true tales of mayhem and mysterious happenings at some of your favorite places. Tours will be given on Friday evenings on Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Rally for Restaurants aids Scranton businesses affected by COVID-19 at Lackawanna College Sept. 29-Nov. 18

Rally for Restaurants aids Scranton businesses affected by COVID-19 at Lackawanna College Sept. 29-Nov. 18

From a press release: This week, Lackawanna College announced Rally for Restaurants, an initiative to support local restaurants that are struggling due to the COVID-19 health crisis. In partnership with the city of Scranton and Scranton Tomorrow, Lackawanna College’s student-run restaurant 409 on Adams will open its doors to participating restaurants free of charge, including […]

 Rich Howells

‘Behind the Mask’ of melodic metal band The Aegean – the making of the music video in Scranton

‘Behind the Mask’ of melodic metal band The Aegean – the making of the music video in Scranton

This year has required a different approach to just about everything. In The Aegean’s case, it completely changed how the band creates and operates – for the better. It’s a Sunday afternoon and heavy metal music can be heard outside through the walls of The V-Spot in Scranton, but the bar hasn’t been open in […]

 Rich Howells

Listen to the albums nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

Listen to the albums nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

The 2020 Steamtown Music Awards are coming up fast, and with so many artists and music industry professional nominated in 36 categories, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the great local music to discover. Today, NEPA Scene is breaking down three of the biggest and most varied categories – Album/EP of the Year, Song […]

 Rich Howells

Listen to the songs nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

Listen to the songs nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

The 2020 Steamtown Music Awards are coming up fast, and with so many artists and music industry professional nominated in 36 categories, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the great local music to discover. Today, NEPA Scene is breaking down three of the biggest and most varied categories – Song of the Year, Album/EP […]

 Rich Howells

Watch the music videos nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

Watch the music videos nominated in the 2020 Steamtown Music Awards in Scranton

The 2020 Steamtown Music Awards are coming up fast, and with so many artists and music industry professional nominated in 36 categories, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the great local music to discover. Today, NEPA Scene is breaking down three of the biggest and most varied categories – Music Video of the Year, […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Aaron Lewis, Nate Hosie, and Ben Danaher at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 08/30/20

PHOTOS: Aaron Lewis, Nate Hosie, and Ben Danaher at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 08/30/20

Since the coronavirus pandemic shut down live music indoors across the area, the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City has been at the forefront of keeping concerts live outside, hosting local opening acts for summer drive-in events and teaming up with Stage West in Scranton, DamnMillennial Promotions, and SLP Concerts for a series of national […]

 Rich Howells

From singer to whisperer, Scranton musician Katie Evans starts dog training business

From singer to whisperer, Scranton musician Katie Evans starts dog training business

Since the coronavirus pandemic started shutting down music venues, bars, and restaurants in March, local musicians have had to make some big adjustments in their lives. Katie Evans has made one of the biggest – starting her own business. That’s not an easy thing to do in these uncertain times, but after working at PetSmart […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton/Mexican duo challenges ‘The Singularity’ with dystopian audio drama and music

Scranton/Mexican duo challenges ‘The Singularity’ with dystopian audio drama and music

From a press release: When “The Singularity” premiered at the Scranton Fringe Festival last year, the play’s dystopian themes with a wall separating people were already topical. As the coronavirus pandemic rages on this election year, a new version recorded in the style of an old radio drama seems to reflect the world outside even […]

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