Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 4, 04/14/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 4, 04/14/15

In a night that featured many great musical performances, a consistent crowd favorite at the NEPA Scene’s Got Talent open mic and talent competition took the audience vote on Tuesday, April 14. Grant Williams (pictured above), the former bassist for Graces Downfall, debuted some of his original bass compositions at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Bassist Grant Williams

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Bassist Grant Williams

Every week of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, our free open mic and talent competition at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, we feature a quick Q&A with the latest audience vote winner, which was bassist Grant Williams on April 14. The weekly winner receives $50 in cash and the headlining slot for the following […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Steve Werner, Dan King, Matt Montella, and Chet Williams

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Steve Werner, Dan King, Matt Montella, and Chet Williams

Every week of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, our free open mic and talent competition at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, we feature a quick Q&A with the latest audience vote winner, which was a group of four local musicians who came together just for that night on April 7. The weekly winner receives […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 3, 04/07/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 3, 04/07/15

Week 3 of the NEPA Scene’s Got Talent open mic and talent competition was so unpredictable that even the group who won the audience vote on Tuesday, April 7 didn’t know what was going to happen until they started jamming onstage. Handpan player Steve Werner, cellist Dan King, and drummer Matt Montella – who had […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Comedian Dan Hoppel

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Comedian Dan Hoppel

Every week of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, our free open mic and talent competition at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, we feature a quick Q&A with the latest audience vote winner, which was comedian Dan Hoppel on March 31. The weekly winner receives $50 in cash and the headlining slot for the following […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 2, 03/31/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 2, 03/31/15

The crowd and number of performers continued to grow for Week 2 of the NEPA Scene’s Got Talent open mic and talent competition on Tuesday, March 31, making it a longer but more interesting night. 25 varied acts took the stage at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, leading to an unpredictable evening that […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 1, 03/24/15

VIDEOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 1, 03/24/15

Every week of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, our free open mic and talent competition at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, we’ll post a few videos of various artists from the night, in addition to photos of all the performers. This is just a small sampling of the 22 local performers who took the […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Skip Monday (Kaylin Karr and Nathan Montella)

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent spotlight: Skip Monday (Kaylin Karr and Nathan Montella)

Every week of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, our free open mic and talent competition at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, we feature a quick Q&A with the latest audience vote winner, which was Scranton indie pop duo Skip Monday on March 24. The weekly winner receives $50 in cash and the headlining slot […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 1, 03/24/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, Week 1, 03/24/15

The local community support for the first-ever NEPA Scene’s Got Talent open mic and talent competition on Tuesday, March 24 shattered our expectations, drawing a larger crowd than we ever received at our previous open mic events in Wilkes-Barre and breaking our record number of performers. 22 acts, including performers from the NEPA Scene Talent […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent weekly contest to be held at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant starting March 24

NEPA Scene’s Got Talent weekly contest to be held at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant starting March 24

Event will attract the best undiscovered local musicians, comedians, poets, magicians, actors, and more to compete for cash prizes and a grand prize vacation or simply show off their skills

One of the area’s biggest supporters of original local music, Thirst T’s Bar & Grill in Olyphant, is partnering with NEPA Scene to host NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, a brand new event that will give all types of local artists the chance to showcase their talents to a broader audience while rewarding the best standout […]

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