Rich Howells

Peach Music Festival confirms 2021 lineup with Oysterhead and 60+ artists on July 4th weekend at Montage Mountain in Scranton

Peach Music Festival confirms 2021 lineup with Oysterhead and 60+ artists on July 4th weekend at Montage Mountain in Scranton

On Monday, nearly one year after the Peach Music Festival rescheduled its 2020 event to 2021, Live Nation announced that it is moving forward with the festival on Fourth of July weekend at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark. Today, the majority of the lineup was confirmed, including the headliners scheduled for […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton natives The Menzingers headline Philly Music Fest on Oct. 9-10

Scranton natives The Menzingers headline Philly Music Fest on Oct. 9-10

From a press release: Today, Philly Music Fest announced the lineup for its fifth annual event on Wednesday, Oct. 6 through Sunday, Oct. 10, and Scranton natives The Menzingers are on the top of the bill with two headlining performances. When describing Philly Music Fest, organizers say “our genre is Philly” because it features jazz, […]

 Rich Howells

Front porches and bars in Scranton’s Hill Section will host free live music on May 15

Front porches and bars in Scranton’s Hill Section will host free live music on May 15

Through COVID-19 lockdowns, quarantines, and government regulations, the music scene has endured, and even with most restrictions lifting soon, some innovations from the past year or so are remaining. Scranton PorchFest debuted in March, transforming about 78 homes and businesses into colorful “floats” in lieu of the St. Patrick’s Parade, which was postponed due to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Korn and Staind rock The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 14

Korn and Staind rock The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 14

From a press release: Today, Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum-selling metal band Korn announced a two-month U.S. summer tour featuring the recently reunited hard rock band Staind on all dates. Produced by Live Nation, the coast-to-coast 28-city outing will kick off Aug. 5 in West Palm Beach, Florida and make stops in Long Island, Detroit, Irvine, Phoenix, […]

 Rich Howells

Peach Music Festival moving forward with 2021 event on July 4th weekend at Montage Mountain in Scranton

Peach Music Festival moving forward with 2021 event on July 4th weekend at Montage Mountain in Scranton

Local music fans and those who travel from across the country have been eagerly awaiting news on whether or not the Peach Music Festival would happen this year. Today, they received their answer in the form of a teaser image posted on social media. Simply saying “Coming soon to a mountain near you,” along with […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWII-era ‘Big Boy’ locomotive restored and returned to Steamtown in Scranton for National Train Day

WWII-era ‘Big Boy’ locomotive restored and returned to Steamtown in Scranton for National Train Day

From a press release: Today, the Steamtown National Historic Site in downtown Scranton announced that its Union Pacific Railroad “Big Boy” No. 4012 has returned to static exhibition in the park following an extended cosmetic restoration, just in time for National Train Day and National Preservation Month. The locomotive was removed from display in 2019 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Children’s Adventure Week summer camps return to Everhart Museum in Scranton on June 21-July 30

Children’s Adventure Week summer camps return to Everhart Museum in Scranton on June 21-July 30

From a press release: Museum Adventure Weeks are back this summer at the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton. Three sessions of summer camp are planned with two unique options for young explorers, both encouraging learning, exploration, and discovery. “Adventures in the Museum” campers will have the opportunity to explore the […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Pavement Rave with Blunts & Blondes, Mersiv, Jaenga, CHOMPPA, and Sacred Snow at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 04/23/21

PHOTOS: Pavement Rave with Blunts & Blondes, Mersiv, Jaenga, CHOMPPA, and Sacred Snow at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 04/23/21

In 2020, Scranton became an unlikely hub for live concerts as outdoor drive-in shows became the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an even more unpredictable move, DamnMillennial Promotions and local music venue Stage West made it a center for dubstep, drum and bass, and other electronic dance music with their “Pavement Rave” series in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Who is Jane Jacobs? The life story behind the citywide Observe Scranton festival on May 4-8

Who is Jane Jacobs? The life story behind the citywide Observe Scranton festival on May 4-8

From a press release: The inaugural Observe Scranton festival that is set for Tuesday, May 4 through Saturday, May 8 is a tribute to hometown hero Jane Jacobs, but who was this iconic city activist and how will her hometown celebrate what would have been her 105th birthday? She was born Jane Butzner on May […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

24 bands will play live in downtown Scranton Community Block Party on May 7-8

24 bands will play live in downtown Scranton Community Block Party on May 7-8

From a press release: Earlier this month, the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announced its plan to host a free outdoor block party featuring live music and entertainment, shopping, dining, children’s activities, and more. Coinciding with First Friday Scranton, the Chamber Community Block Party will take place on Friday, May 7 from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. […]

1 2 3 173