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Pittsburgh punk rockers Anti-Flag play at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 17

Pittsburgh punk rockers Anti-Flag play at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 17

From a press release: It was announced today that Pittsburgh punk rock band Anti-Flag, known for their political songs and regular appearances on the Vans Warped Tour, will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Thursday, Jan. 17 with fellow Pittsburgh punks Swiss Army. Doors at Stage West (301 N. Main Ave., Scranton) open at […]

 Rich Howells

Eye on Attraction will perform original 20-minute epic Harry Potter song at Stage West in Scranton on Dec. 28

Eye on Attraction will perform original 20-minute epic Harry Potter song at Stage West in Scranton on Dec. 28

With “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” in theaters now and Harry Potter fandom still going strong 21 years after the character’s literary debut (spawning new events like Wizardfest), Scranton progressive/alternative rock band Eye on Attraction is digging up a nearly 20-minute “wizard rock” song they wrote years ago and playing it live in its […]

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Rusted Root frontman Michael Glabicki performs as a duo at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 24

Rusted Root frontman Michael Glabicki performs as a duo at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 24

From a press release: With Rusted Root currently on hiatus, the frontman of the multi-platinum Pittsburgh jam band, Michael Glabicki, has been performing as a duo with Rusted Root’s longtime guitar player and backing vocalist, Dirk Miller. It was announced today that the pair will be playing at the new Scranton music venue Stage West […]

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Harry Potter-themed dance party Wizardfest appears at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 26

Harry Potter-themed dance party Wizardfest appears at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 26

From a press release: Wizards, witches, sorcerers, and the half-blood prince will need to make a special trip to Diagon Alley for a fresh pair of dress robes because Wizardfest is flying into West Scranton. The touring Harry Potter-themed dance party will transform the new music venue Stage West (301 N. Main Ave., Scranton) into […]

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Scranton rapper Lucas Hex releases debut single ‘Omen,’ announces album release show

Following up the release of his hard-hitting “Sermons” EP in March, Scranton hip-hop artist Lucas Hex is premiering a bloody new music video for “Omen,” the debut single from his upcoming album “Blue Carolina,” exclusively on NEPA Scene. Directed by Timmypricefilm and produced by Neighbour Beats, the video implies the same type of harsh imagery […]

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Josh Balz’s kinky Noir Nights party returns to Stage West in Scranton on Black Friday, Nov. 23

Josh Balz’s kinky Noir Nights party returns to Stage West in Scranton on Black Friday, Nov. 23

From a press release: After a successful first run on Mischief Night, Oct. 30, Scranton music venue Stage West will once again be transformed into a sexy and seductive pop-up bar on Black Friday, Nov. 23. The kinky concept comes from Josh Balz, owner of The Strange and Unusual Oddities Parlor in Kingston and former […]

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Country rapper Bubba Sparxxx performs at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 12

Country rapper Bubba Sparxxx performs at Stage West in Scranton on Jan. 12

From a press release: It was announced this week that Bubba Sparxxx, an originator of the modern rap country genre with songs like “Deliverance,” “Ugly,” and “Ms. New Booty,” will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at 8 p.m. Mountain Top duo Always Undecided, named Best New Artist in the […]

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Comedian Joe Matarese performs at Hump Day Comedy & Dinner at Stage West in Scranton on Oct. 17

Comedian Joe Matarese performs at Hump Day Comedy & Dinner at Stage West in Scranton on Oct. 17

From a press release: New York comedian Joe Matarese, seen on “America’s Got Talent,” Comedy Central, the “Late Show with David Letterman,” and more, will return to Northeastern Pennsylvania to headline the first Hump Day Comedy & Dinner night at the new Scranton venue Stage West on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. There will […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Josh Balz creates ‘hedonistic’ Noir Nights Halloween party at Stage West in Scranton on Oct. 30

EXCLUSIVE: Josh Balz creates ‘hedonistic’ Noir Nights Halloween party at Stage West in Scranton on Oct. 30

From an exclusive advance press release: Are you looking for a unique way to celebrate Halloween? On Tuesday, Oct. 30, also known as Mischief Night, the brand new Scranton music venue Stage West that opened last week will be transformed into an exclusive pop-up bar for one night only. The concept was dreamed up by […]

 Rich Howells

The Vault in Scranton will reopen as new live music venue Stage West on Oct. 5

The Vault in Scranton will reopen as new live music venue Stage West on Oct. 5

Less than four months after The Vault Tap & Kitchen closed after four years in business, one of its co-owners, Steve Masterson, will reopen the historic Electric City Bank building in West Scranton as Stage West, kicking off with a weekend of live music. Masterson is not only rebranding the building, but redesigning its look […]