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Camp Punksylvania sells out of camping passes at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City as hype builds

Camp Punksylvania sells out of camping passes at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City as hype builds

The first Camp Punksylvania in Northeastern Pennsylvania is shaping up to be one of the biggest music festivals in the area. While it won’t be held until the end of the summer at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City, camping passes have already sold out. Single day tickets and weekend passes are still available […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Camp Punksylvania comes to Circle Drive-In with The Casualties, Guttermouth, and more Sept. 9-11

Camp Punksylvania comes to Circle Drive-In with The Casualties, Guttermouth, and more Sept. 9-11

Over the weekend, Camp Punksylvania, a music festival delivering “three days and nights of nonstop punk rock and camping” with “an emphasis on local/regional music as well as mental health, human rights, and equality,” announced its main stage lineup for Friday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City. […]

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Ska punks Big D and the Kids Table return to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on May 20

Ska punks Big D and the Kids Table return to River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on May 20

From a press release: It was announced today that Boston’s ska punk stalwarts Big D and the Kids Table will be supporting the recent release of “Do Your Art,” their first album of new material in nearly a decade, with a North American headlining tour. “If you have been at home stuck in lockdown, wishing […]

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Ska/reggae rockers Elephants Dancing and Joint Operation get funky at Jazz Cafe in Plains on July 23

Ska/reggae rockers Elephants Dancing and Joint Operation get funky at Jazz Cafe in Plains on July 23

From a press release: Baltimore reggae funk band Joint Operation and Wilkes-Barre’s own reggae rockers

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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: […]

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NEPA Rockers Roll brings bikes and live ska music to Litzy’s Lounge in Avoca on July 25

NEPA Rockers Roll brings bikes and live ska music to Litzy’s Lounge in Avoca on July 25

From a press release: Local motorcycle enthusiasts NEPA Rockers will host their 11th annual NEPA Rockers Roll on Saturday, July 25 at Litzy’s Lounge in Avoca. Philadelphia ska punk bands Catbite and The Manipulators will perform following a motorcycle ride, bike and scooter show with trophies, cookout, and silent auction of motorcycle-related items. The event […]

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Big D and the Kids Table, Pietasters, and more ska bands play at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Nov. 7

Big D and the Kids Table, Pietasters, and more ska bands play at Jazz Cafe in Plains on Nov. 7

From a press release: Ska punk music will be skanking back into the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains when Big D and the Kids Table and The Pietasters return with Mephiskapheles and Catbite on Saturday, Nov. 7. A special guest is also TBA. Doors at the Jazz Cafe (667 N. River St., Plains) open […]

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Hub City Stompers headline ska/punk show at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 28

Hub City Stompers headline ska/punk show at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on March 28

From a press release: New Jersey ska band Hub City Stompers will return to the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Saturday, March 28 for a night of ska, punk, and rock and roll with Philadelphia favorites Duffy’s Cut and Wilkes-Barre’s own punk/oi trio Diamond Dogz. Doors at the Jazz Cafe (667 N. River […]

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Peach Fest ska/reggae band Bumpin Uglies plays at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 3

Peach Fest ska/reggae band Bumpin Uglies plays at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 3

From a press release: Following their 2019 Peach Music Festival performance, it was announced today that Maryland ska/punk/reggae band Bumpin Uglies will return to Scranton for a show at Stage West on Friday, Jan. 3 as part of their 2020 Lava Sharks & Water Parks Tour. Wilkes-Barre reggae rockers Elephants Dancing will open the 21+ […]

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Reggae rockers Sublime with Rome return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Oct. 5

Reggae rockers Sublime with Rome return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Oct. 5

From a press release: It was announced today that Sublime with Rome, a collaboration between bassist Eric Wilson of multi-platinum ska punk band Sublime and vocalist/guitarist Rome Ramirez, will perform at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. with The Expendables and Tropidelic. The reggae rock trio from Long Beach, […]

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