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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby team travels to Ireland to take on Dublin Roller Derby

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby team travels to Ireland to take on Dublin Roller Derby

From a press release: After months of fundraising, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby is heading to the Emerald Isle to represent Northeastern Pennsylvania in two roller derby bouts against the Dublin Roller Derby. Members of the league’s B-level travel team, the Low Rolling Deuces, have been preparing, fundraising, and practicing in the hope of squaring off […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announcement party will be at Stage West in Scranton on July 5

EXCLUSIVE: Electric City Music Conference announcement party will be at Stage West in Scranton on July 5

The Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards will host a free announcement party at Stage West in Scranton on Friday, July 5, starting at 6 p.m. Although this party has been revamped this year and moved to a Friday night, it will still cater to the needs of the busy music community. The […]

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’90s EDM pioneers The Crystal Method get busy at Stage West in Scranton on Aug. 9

’90s EDM pioneers The Crystal Method get busy at Stage West in Scranton on Aug. 9

From a press release: It was announced today that The Crystal Method, one of the United States’ longest-running electronic dance music artists that helped shape and spread the genre’s popularity in the 1990s with hits like “Busy Child,” “Comin’ Back,” and “Name of the Game,” will come to Stage West in Scranton on Friday, Aug. […]

 Rich Howells

5 NEPA bands reunite to celebrate 10th anniversary of Vintage Theater in Scranton on Nov. 22

5 NEPA bands reunite to celebrate 10th anniversary of Vintage Theater in Scranton on Nov. 22

Five years after one of Scranton’s greatest all-ages art and event spaces closed its doors, bands and actors who often performed at The Vintage will be new again for one night only. It was announced today that, to celebrate the nonprofit venue’s 10th anniversary, popular local bands that played during The Vintage’s five-year history will […]

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Before Godsmack tour, metal band New Years Day plays at Stage West in Scranton on July 7

Before Godsmack tour, metal band New Years Day plays at Stage West in Scranton on July 7

From a press release: Just days before they hit the road with Godsmack in support of their new album, California metal band New Years Day will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Sunday, July 7 with opening acts Rivals and Savage After Midnight. Doors at Stage West (301 N. Main Ave., Scranton) open at […]

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Kings of Disco cancel Village People concert at Scranton Cultural Center

Kings of Disco cancel Village People concert at Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: A concert by the Kings of Disco – a musical group featuring original and longtime members of the Village People – that was originally scheduled for Friday, June 21 at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has been canceled. The Scranton Cultural Center said the show “featuring Ray Simpson, […]

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Following sold-out listening party, Motionless In White adds Gallery of Sound meet and greet in Wilkes-Barre on June 7

Following sold-out listening party, Motionless In White adds Gallery of Sound meet and greet in Wilkes-Barre on June 7

From a press release: Last week, local active rock radio station 97.9X and the Gallery of Sound announced that Scranton metal band Motionless In White will return to their hometown area for a listening party celebrating the release of their new album, “Disguise,” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, June 6. The […]

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Punk feminist icon Allison Wolfe gives talk in Scranton at Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo on June 8

Punk feminist icon Allison Wolfe gives talk in Scranton at Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo on June 8

From a press release: Third-wave feminist riot grrrl Allison Wolfe, the vocalist of 1990s all-female punk band Bratmobile and the co-founder of punk feminist fanzine Girl Germs, will be the featured guest at the Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo in Scranton this Saturday, June 8. At this new event, artists, makers, zinesters, […]

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Look up and learn Scranton history with free guided walking tours downtown June 8-Sept. 21

Look up and learn Scranton history with free guided walking tours downtown June 8-Sept. 21

From a press release: Have you ever really looked closely at the buildings you pass by every day? If you’re interested in learning about the history and architecture of downtown Scranton, the Lackawanna Historical Society will offer guided walking tours at 11 a.m. on Saturdays during the summer. These free tours will focus on the […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Scranton horror comedy ‘Deatherman’ calls for VHS re-release, sequel announcement, and trailer at NEPA Horror Film Festival

EXCLUSIVE: Scranton horror comedy ‘Deatherman’ calls for VHS re-release, sequel announcement, and trailer at NEPA Horror Film Festival

Much like its undead protagonist, the “Deatherman” is back… in more ways than one. The low-budget horror comedy was shot on tape in Scranton and first released on VHS in 2012, long after the video format’s decline in popularity. That was by design – writer/director Bobby Keller and actor John Kasper, who stars as the […]