Rich Howells

12 questions with Johnny Cash tribute artist David Stone

12 questions with Johnny Cash tribute artist David Stone

Stone performs this Saturday at The Leonard in Scranton

Like an old record collection that has been rediscovered, The Leonard in downtown Scranton is being dusted off and given new life, starting this year with “David Stone: The Johnny Cash Experience” on Saturday, June 6. It’s appropriate, then, that the venue’s newly named General Manager Thaz Whalen owns “a ridiculous Johnny Cash collection.” “I’ve […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Shawn Klush performs ‘Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular’ with The Sweet Inspirations at Scranton Cultural Center on May 15

Shawn Klush performs ‘Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular’ with The Sweet Inspirations at Scranton Cultural Center on May 15

From a press release: On Friday, May 15, the Scranton Cultural Center will be hosting “Shawn Klush: The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular.” Klush, a native of Northeastern Pennsylvania who has gone on to international fame, will be joined on the historic stage by Jake Rowley, who has most recently been seen as Young Elvis in […]

 Rich Howells

Local Weezer tribute band No Memories picks their favorite Weezer songs

Local Weezer tribute band No Memories picks their favorite Weezer songs

No Memories, the brand new Weezer tribute band from Northeastern Pennsylvania, is making their debut at O’Leary’s Pub in Scranton this Friday, April 10, so we asked vocalist/guitarist Ed Cuozzo (A Social State, Melded, A Fire With Friends), lead guitarist/vocalist Mike Ghigiarelli (Shattered Sky Productions, Melded), drummer Brad Beneski (Pull the Pin, Melded, Shattered Sky […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New local Weezer tribute band No Memories debuts at O’Leary’s Pub in Scranton on April 10

New local Weezer tribute band No Memories debuts at O’Leary’s Pub in Scranton on April 10

From a press release: No Memories is a Weezer tribute band from Northeastern Pennsylvania that will be making their debut at O’Leary’s Pub in Scranton on Friday, April 10. While they don’t try to look like the multi-platinum selling artists, they emulate their songs with precision and bring their own high-energy performance to the stage. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Tribute bands will Party on the Patio for free every Thursday at Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre

Tribute bands will Party on the Patio for free every Thursday at Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre will host the largest party in all of Northeastern Pennsylvania every Thursday starting May 28 with their annual Party on the Patio series. Each week, live entertainment will be provided by some of the most exciting tribute bands in the country. Sponsored by Coors […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘The Man in Black’ show pays tribute to Johnny Cash in Wilkes-Barre on March 20

‘The Man in Black’ show pays tribute to Johnny Cash in Wilkes-Barre on March 20

From a press release: It was announced today that “The Man in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash” will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $27, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m., and will […]

 Ken Jones

VIDEO: The Idol Kings discuss upcoming tribute show at the Scranton Cultural Center

Northeastern Pennsylvania tribute act The Idol Kings perform the music of Journey, Tom Petty, and John Mellencamp across the country, but this Saturday, Jan. 17, they’ll be playing right at home at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. The majority of the band’s gigs are out of the area, so NEPA Scene sat […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The Idol Kings pay tribute to Journey, Tom Petty, and John Mellencamp at the Scranton Cultural Center

The Idol Kings pay tribute to Journey, Tom Petty, and John Mellencamp at the Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present The Idol Kings, a tribute band that performs the music of Journey, Tom Petty, and John Mellencamp, on Saturday, Jan. 17 in the Grand Ballroom. Three times the excitement, three times the entertainment and three times the drawing power of a […]

 Rich Howells

Pearl Jam tribute band gives members of Graces Downfall a new Leash on life

Pearl Jam tribute band gives members of Graces Downfall a new Leash on life

New group plays Make-A-Wish fundraiser in Olyphant tonight

Those who have followed Scranton grunge rockers Graces Downfall have heard them cover Pearl Jam before, but Leash is a whole different, ahem, “Animal.” Holding their first show on Dec. 5 at Bar Louie at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, Leash has been packing every place they play, and for good reason – […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Susquehanna Brewing Co. and LCHS pay historical tribute to brewmaster Charles Stegmaier

Susquehanna Brewing Co. and LCHS pay historical tribute to brewmaster Charles Stegmaier

From a press release: The Luzerne County Historical Society and the Susquehanna Brewing Co. are organizing a tribute to Charles Stegmaier on Sunday, Nov. 23 from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at the SBC Brewery in Pittston. Portrait of Charles Stegmaier For $30 for LCHS members or $35 for non-members, attendees can enjoy a variety of SBC’s […]