Rich Howells

Local bands and fireworks light up Montage Mountainfest in Scranton on March 6

Local bands and fireworks light up Montage Mountainfest in Scranton on March 6

Back in July, Montage Mountain announced that chart-topping jam band Spin Doctors would headline the Scranton ski resort’s next Mountainfest on March 6, 2021. The persistence of the coronavirus pandemic has changed those plans, forcing Spin Doctors to bow out, but Mountainfest is still happening this Saturday with a lineup of local bands, a scavenger […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

’90s hitmakers Spin Doctors headline Mountainfest at Montage Mountain in Scranton on March 6

’90s hitmakers Spin Doctors headline Mountainfest at Montage Mountain in Scranton on March 6

From a press release: On Friday, Montage Mountain in Scranton announced that its next Mountainfest, set for Saturday, March 6, 2021, will be headlined by New York City jam band Spin Doctors, best known for chart-topping 1990s hits like “Two Princes” and “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong” from their Top 3 Billboard smash “Pocket Full […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Mountainfest with Gin Blossoms and Tom Petty Appreciation Band at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 03/07/20

PHOTOS: Mountainfest with Gin Blossoms and Tom Petty Appreciation Band at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 03/07/20

It took a little while for the multi-platinum alternative rock band from Tempe, Arizona to adjust to the cold of Montage Mountain in Scranton, but Gin Blossoms still happily headlined the fifth annual Mountainfest in winter coats on Saturday, March 7. It helped that they received a warm welcome from the bundled up crowd who […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Pietasters headline free Carve 4 Cancer Winter Festival at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Feb. 8

The Pietasters headline free Carve 4 Cancer Winter Festival at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Feb. 8

From a press release: The Carve 4 Cancer Winter Festival is coming back to where the first festival took place, Montage Mountain in Scranton, and it promises to be bigger and better than ever with a banked slalom course, rail jam, après ski party, beer release, drink specials, and free live music all day, along […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pennsylvania declares January ‘Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month,’ resorts offer discounts all month

Pennsylvania declares January ‘Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month,’ resorts offer discounts all month

From a press release: Gov. Tom Wolf has officially declared January 2020 “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month” in Pennsylvania, with the Senate also making a proclamation. For the entire month, members of the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association are offering special discounts on learning packages, which makes it affordable and convenient for first-timers to get […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gin Blossoms headline winter Mountainfest at Montage Mountain in Scranton on March 7

Gin Blossoms headline winter Mountainfest at Montage Mountain in Scranton on March 7

From a press release: Typically known for its summer concerts, Montage Mountain in Scranton is taking its fifth annual winter event to the next level with a national headliner. It was announced today that the multi-platinum alternative rock band Gin Blossoms, known for radio and Billboard Top 25 hits “Hey Jealousy,” “Follow You Down,” “Til […]