Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Sponge 25th anniversary show with Another Day Dawns at Stage West in Scranton, 03/17/19

PHOTOS: Sponge 25th anniversary show with Another Day Dawns at Stage West in Scranton, 03/17/19

Last year, the original lineup of Sponge reunited for one night only during the annual Detroit Music Awards in their hometown, and now the current members of the alternative rock band are keeping the nostalgia going across the country with their “Rotting Piñata” 25th Anniversary Tour, which stopped at Stage West in Scranton on Sunday, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Flora Cash, Kulick, and The Charming Beards at Stage West in Scranton, 03/08/19

PHOTOS: Flora Cash, Kulick, and The Charming Beards at Stage West in Scranton, 03/08/19

Alternative radio station Alt 92.1 brought husband-and-wife duo Flora Cash to Scranton for two very different live performances, starting with Stage West on Friday, March 8. The Swedish/American artists, known for their hit single “You’re Somebody Else,” headlined a night of indie, pop, alternative, and folk rock with RCA Records labelmates Kulick from West Penn […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Smile Empty Soul, September Mourning, and Rise Among Rivals at Stage West in Scranton, 03/06/19

PHOTOS: Smile Empty Soul, September Mourning, and Rise Among Rivals at Stage West in Scranton, 03/06/19

The Oblivion of Souls Tour haunted Stage West in Scranton on Wednesday, March 6, presenting an intriguing mix of rock music sounding both familiar and new. Following an opening set by Scranton rap metal group Alpha Audio, Rise Among Rivals from Maryland hit the stage with melodic hard rock songs that could easily make them […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Drake Bell and The Boastfuls at Stage West in Scranton, 02/22/19

PHOTOS: Drake Bell and The Boastfuls at Stage West in Scranton, 02/22/19

While he is best known to the general public for playing one of the titular characters in the comedic Nickelodeon television series “Drake & Josh,” Drake Bell has also been a successful singer/songwriter from a young age. Now 32, the child-actor-turned-heartthrob is focused more on his music than ever, releasing singles and EPs while generating […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Dark concept band September Mourning mixes comic books with hard rock in Scranton visit on March 6

Dark concept band September Mourning mixes comic books with hard rock in Scranton visit on March 6

From a press release: September Mourning is a dark culture fantasy that resides in the pages of a comic book and comes to life as a musical art project on stage. Both sides will be on display when the theatrical hard rock group comes to Scranton on Wednesday, March 6. First, singer and co-creator Emily […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country rapper Bubba Sparxxx plays rescheduled show at Stage West in Scranton on April 27

Country rapper Bubba Sparxxx plays rescheduled show at Stage West in Scranton on April 27

From a press release: It was announced today 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, April 27 at 8 p.m. He was originally scheduled to appear at the West Scranton venue in January, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Indie pop duo Flora Cash plays at Stage West in Scranton on March 8 before St. Patrick’s Parade appearance

Indie pop duo Flora Cash plays at Stage West in Scranton on March 8 before St. Patrick’s Parade appearance

From a press release: Before the husband-and-wife duo performs live on the Alt 92.1 float during the Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade on Saturday, March 9, Swedish/American indie pop act Flora Cash, known for their hit single “You’re Somebody Else,” will play a full show at Stage West in Scranton on Friday, March 8 at 8 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

EXCLUSIVE: Pittston metal band ASHFALL will reunite at Stage West in Scranton on April 13

EXCLUSIVE: Pittston metal band ASHFALL will reunite at Stage West in Scranton on April 13

After nearly four years apart, it was announced today exclusively through NEPA Scene that melodic hard rockers ASHFALL will play a reunion show at Stage West in Scranton on Saturday, April 13. The Pittston band has teamed up with Meat and Potato Entertainment and Stage West to produce the reunion show that local fans have […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Laugh and learn with unique Stand Up Science comedy show at Stage West in Scranton on Feb. 20

Laugh and learn with unique Stand Up Science comedy show at Stage West in Scranton on Feb. 20

From a press release: Award-winning stand-up comedian and science podcast host Shane Mauss will present Stand Up Science, a one-of-a-kind show with local professors, scientists, and comedians that is equal parts “ahas” and “hahas,” at Stage West in Scranton on Wednesday, Feb. 20. As the host, Mauss will kick the evening off with some of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ramones drummer Richie Ramone plays at Stage West in Scranton on May 5

Ramones drummer Richie Ramone plays at Stage West in Scranton on May 5

From a press release: It was announced today that Richie Ramone, one of the last living members of the legendary punk band the Ramones, will return to Scranton for a show at Stage West on Sunday, May 5 at 7 p.m., playing Ramones hits as well as his solo material. Tickets, which are $13 in […]