Rich Howells

Luzerne County comedian Zack Hammond releases offensively ‘Considerate’ new album

Luzerne County comedian Zack Hammond releases offensively ‘Considerate’ new album

In times like these, some people need positive and reassuring words to lift their spirits and take their minds off the grim situation. Other people accept how bad things are and embrace a dark sense of humor to get them through this harsh reality. If you find yourself in the latter group, the new comedy […]

 Rich Howells

From gospel to metal, The Contact Collective fuses genres into soulful sounds from Stroudsburg to Scranton

From gospel to metal, The Contact Collective fuses genres into soulful sounds from Stroudsburg to Scranton

Stroudsburg rock fusion band The Contact Collective blends soul, gospel, jazz, funk, reggae, new-age, and even a little metal into a sound that they say “tastes like mom’s cookin’ but feels like a summer’s breeze.” In the wide-ranging music scene of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the relatively new group has still managed to stand out since forming […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pocono Arts Council in Stroudsburg hosts drive-by art exhibition on June 27

Pocono Arts Council in Stroudsburg hosts drive-by art exhibition on June 27

From a press release: Leave it to artists to find a creative way to bring people together while staying apart. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Pocono Arts Council has announced a brand new drive-by art exhibition slated for Saturday, June 27 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. In case of rain, it will move to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

VIDEO: Folk singer Regina Sayles performs on 2nd ‘NEPA Live From Home’ episode

VIDEO: Folk singer Regina Sayles performs on 2nd ‘NEPA Live From Home’ episode

From a press release: Following its kickoff last week, the second episode of “NEPA Live From Home” featured East Stroudsburg acoustic folk singer/songwriter Regina Sayles on Thursday, May 7. Organized by the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza and Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, NEPA Live From Home is a live music series featuring regional artists […]

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East Stroudsburg folk singer Regina Sayles performs on ‘NEPA Live From Home’ series on May 7

East Stroudsburg folk singer Regina Sayles performs on ‘NEPA Live From Home’ series on May 7

From a press release: Following its kickoff last week, the second episode of “NEPA Live From Home” on Thursday, May 7 will feature East Stroudsburg acoustic folk singer/songwriter Regina Sayles. Organized by the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza and Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre, NEPA Live From Home is a live music series featuring regional […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Original ‘King Kong’ screens in NEPA movie theaters for first time in 64 years on March 15

Original ‘King Kong’ screens in NEPA movie theaters for first time in 64 years on March 15

From a press release: Though it’s a genuine icon of American cinema and one of the most instantly recognizable creations ever put on screen, 1933’s “King Kong” has not had a nationwide theatrical re-release in 64 years. That changes on Sunday, March 15, when Fathom Events unleashes “Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World” on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grammy-winning Infamous Stringdusters jam at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on April 9

Grammy-winning Infamous Stringdusters jam at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on April 9

From a press release: After recently wrapping up over 20 dates across the country, including stops in Portland, Seattle, Chicago, San Francisco, and Denver, Grammy Award-winning jamgrass band The Infamous Stringdusters will begin the month of April with a concert at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Thursday, April 9. The group has performed locally […]

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Against Me! and Baroness co-headline punk/metal show at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 30

Against Me! and Baroness co-headline punk/metal show at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 30

From a press release: It was announced today that Florida punk rock band Against Me! and Georgia metal band Baroness will co-headline a North American tour this spring that stops at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Saturday, May 30. Special guests Drug Church, a New York hardcore punk band, will open the all-ages show. […]

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Grammy-winning Blues Traveler comes to Mount Airy Casino in Mt. Pocono on May 22

Grammy-winning Blues Traveler comes to Mount Airy Casino in Mt. Pocono on May 22

From a press release: It was announced this week that Grammy Award-winning blues rock journeymen Blues Traveler, best known for hits like “Run-Around,” “Hook,” and “But Anyway,” will perform at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mount Pocono on Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m. While presented by the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, the show will […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Stroudsburg rockers Don’t Panic return with ‘No Time for Second Chances’

VIDEO PREMIERE: Stroudsburg rockers Don’t Panic return with ‘No Time for Second Chances’

Everything is getting a reboot these days – films, television shows, entertainment franchises… why not bands? Ted Felicetti and Keith Slader played in Split Fifty for close to a decade before the popular Tannersville band broke up in 2008. Felicetti had already started writing his own songs for a new project as vocalist and guitarist, […]

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