Rich Howells

3 NEPA comic shops celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 6 with artists, cosplayers, and more

3 NEPA comic shops celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 6 with artists, cosplayers, and more

The first Saturday in May is approaching faster than a speeding bullet, and comic book fans know what that means – Free Comic Book Day is coming to comic shops around the world, including three right here in Northeastern Pennsylvania on May 6. Stores in Scranton, West Pittston, and Honesdale will not only be giving […]

 Rich Howells

Motionless In White returns home to meet fans for record release at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on May 8

Motionless In White returns home to meet fans for record release at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on May 8

10 years in, Scranton metal band Motionless In White are as fan-driven as ever, putting them in their music videos, interacting with them at workshops at the Vans Warped Tour last year, and asking them design the cover of their new album. With the song “570,” it’s clear that they haven’t forgotten where they came […]

 Rich Howells

Meet actor Charlie Sheen at Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia June 3-4

Meet actor Charlie Sheen at Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia June 3-4

It was announced today that actor, writer, and producer Charlie Sheen, who is as famous for starring in movies like “Platoon,” “Major League,” and “Wall Street” and television shows like “Two and a Half Men” as he is for his headline-grabbing personality, will be appearing at Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia on Saturday, June […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Menzingers acoustic album release show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 02/04/17

PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Menzingers acoustic album release show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 02/04/17

Philadelphia punk band The Menzingers returned to their hometown area on Saturday, Feb. 4 to celebrate the release of their new album, “After the Party,” at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, and the Scranton natives were greeted with over 270 fans that nearly reached the small store’s capacity. The band played stripped down acoustic […]

 Rich Howells

Menzingers play free record release show and meet fans at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 4

Menzingers play free record release show and meet fans at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 4

Not long after their annual hometown Holiday Show in December in Scranton, The Menzingers will be back in Northeastern Pennsylvania to play a special album release show on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at 4 p.m. at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre. The all-ages intimate concert and meet and greet is free, but space is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Bruce Springsteen meeting fans at book signing at Free Library of Philadelphia on Sept. 29

Bruce Springsteen meeting fans at book signing at Free Library of Philadelphia on Sept. 29

From a press release: Bruce Springsteen is the poet laureate of rock ‘n’ roll. For his body of work, he has earned 20 Grammys, two Golden Globes, an Oscar, and induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. A seven-year labor of love, his autobiography, “Born to Run,” […]

 Brittany Boote

PHOTOS: Bayside acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 08/22/16

PHOTOS: Bayside acoustic show at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 08/22/16

Currently on tour with Scranton’s The Menzingers, Bayside stopped in their tourmates’ hometown area to play a free acoustic release show for their new album, “Vacancy,” at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Aug. 22. Performing stripped down versions of “The Ghost,” “Mary,” and “Pretty Vacant” from that record, which was released on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NYC punk band Bayside holds acoustic show and signing at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 22

NYC punk band Bayside holds acoustic show and signing at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 22

From a press release: Days after the release of their new album and the start of their tour with Scranton’s The Menzingers, New York City punk rock band Bayside will hold an acoustic release show and meet and greet with an autograph signing at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Aug. 22 at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

3 NEPA comic stores celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 7 with sales, artist signings, and more

3 NEPA comic stores celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 7 with sales, artist signings, and more

Now in its 15th year, the first Saturday in May is always Free Comic Book Day, when comic shops across the country give away special comics to fans of all ages, and three local comic shops in Scranton, West Pittston, and Honesdale will be celebrating again on May 7 with giveaways, sales, artist signings, cosplayers, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley signing autographs and appearing at PPW event in Hazleton on Sept. 19

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley signing autographs and appearing at PPW event in Hazleton on Sept. 19

From a press release: It’s going to be a “nice day” in Hazleton when Pennsylvania Premiere Wrestling brings legendary professional wrestler, turned multi-time best-selling author, turned stand-up comic/spoken word performer Mick Foley to town. The WWE Hall of Famer will be signing autographs and running the show at PPW Hard Knocks at Holy Family Academy […]