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NEPA music venues join National Indie Venue Association to save industry and request funding

NEPA music venues join National Indie Venue Association to save industry and request funding

From a press release: Formed at the onset of the COVID-19 shutdown, the National Independent Venue Association now has nearly 2,000 members in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., including venues like Stage West in Scranton and State College, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, and ArtsQuest’s Musikfest Cafe and […]

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Stage West in Scranton reopens with first indoor show by pop rockers Nowhere Slow on June 27

Stage West in Scranton reopens with first indoor show by pop rockers Nowhere Slow on June 27

This week, Scranton music venue Stage West announced its first indoor show since Parade Day on March 14. The coronavirus pandemic has kept the place closed to the public for about three months, though owner Steve Masterson has managed to stay in business by offering an expanded menu of takeout food, a beer home delivery […]

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‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy reschedules comedy show at Stage West in Scranton for Sept. 22

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy reschedules comedy show at Stage West in Scranton for Sept. 22

From a press release: Lock up your “hamberders,” America – Randy Bobandy is back on the road this fall for another greasy “Cheeseburger Picnic.” Randy (played by Patrick Roach) will be bringing his unique comedy performance to the venues across the country. Based on the character from the hit TV series “Trailer Park Boys,” Randy’s […]

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Tool and Rage Against the Machine tribute bands perform together at Stage West in Scranton on March 13

Tool and Rage Against the Machine tribute bands perform together at Stage West in Scranton on March 13

From a press release: Tickets are nearly sold out Tool’s recently announced concert at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on May 1, and Rage Against the Machine reunion tickets are being scalped online for $300-$500, so local fans who are looking for an alternative way to hear their favorite songs by both […]

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Magic Giant throws a ‘Disaster Party’ at Alt 92.1 Private Artist Showcase in Scranton

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Magic Giant throws a ‘Disaster Party’ at Alt 92.1 Private Artist Showcase in Scranton

A few days after finishing up their co-headlining tour with American Authors and visiting Paste magazine’s studio in New York City to play a few stripped down songs, touring indie folk band Magic Giant stopped at the Alt 92.1 Radio Theater in the Scranton Times building on March 2 for another short acoustic set and […]

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Horror hip-hop duo Twiztid hits Stage West in Scranton on April 9 with Slaine

Horror hip-hop duo Twiztid hits Stage West in Scranton on April 9 with Slaine

From a press release: It was announced today that Twiztid, the Detroit horrorcore rap duo who rose to fame in the late ’90s with the Insane Clown Posse and broke off to form their own dedicated fan base, will perform at Stage West in Scranton on Thursday, April 9 as part of The Highnamic Duo […]

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Scranton rapper Lucas Hex announces tour with Riff Raff and new single before Stage West shows

Scranton rapper Lucas Hex announces tour with Riff Raff and new single before Stage West shows

Today, Scranton-based hip-hop artist Lucas Hex announced that he will be providing support for national recording artist Riff Raff on a leg of his upcoming tour. Hex will also release a new single, “Make Me Proud,” that will premiere exclusively on NEPA Scene on Friday, March 13. This isn’t the first national tour that Lucas […]

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Rapper and MTV star Riff Raff comes to Stage West in Scranton on March 19

Rapper and MTV star Riff Raff comes to Stage West in Scranton on March 19

From a press release: Riff Raff, who went from an appearance on MTV reality show “From G’s to Gents” to working with influential DJ/producer Diplo and collaborating with some of the biggest modern rappers, will take his Cranberry Vampire Tour to Stage West in Scranton on Thursday, March 19. He previously performed in Scranton as […]

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‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy hosts ‘Cheeseburger Picnic’ comedy show at Stage West in Scranton on March 20

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Randy hosts ‘Cheeseburger Picnic’ comedy show at Stage West in Scranton on March 20

From a press release: Lock up your “hamberders,” America – Randy Bobandy is back on the road for another greasy “Cheeseburger Picnic.” Randy (played by Patrick Roach) will be bringing his unique comedy performance to the venues across the country. Based on the character from the hit TV series “Trailer Park Boys,” Randy’s Cheeseburger Picnic […]

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My Chemical Romance tribute band plays Emo Night at Stage West in Scranton on April 17

My Chemical Romance tribute band plays Emo Night at Stage West in Scranton on April 17

From a press release: It was announced today that Screaming Infidelities: Emo Night will return to Stage West in Scranton on Friday, April 17 with a live My Chemical Romance tribute band. This event is the local group’s answer to the recent MCR ticketing controversy. “In our emo world, everyone was hyped for the My […]

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