NEPA Scene Staff

Steamtown Music Awards announce venue, date, lifetime achievement honoree, and nominee party

Steamtown Music Awards announce venue, date, lifetime achievement honoree, and nominee party

From a press release: The V-Spot in Scranton will play host to the Steamtown Music Awards for the second straight year on Thursday, Sept. 17. “The V-Spot was perfect last year, and when we had to change venues at the last minute, [owner] Vinnie [Archer] really helped us out,” explained co-organizer Ken Norton. In response […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: The Russello Project perform instrumental masterpiece ’54’ live at Lyrics in Carbondale

Scranton guitar-based instrumental rock group The Russello Project just released a live video of their original song “54” from Lyrics Bar, Cafe & Music Venue in Carbondale that shows off exactly why frontman Charlie Russello was named Guitarist of the Year at the 2014 Steamtown Music Awards. The video of the jazzy progressive rock trio […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Asialena and Bryan Banks Duo at The V-Spot in Scranton, 03/18/15

PHOTOS: Asialena and Bryan Banks Duo at The V-Spot in Scranton, 03/18/15

Young Scranton singer/songwriter Asialena Bonitz, better known simply as Asialena, joined former Owen’s Grudge drummer and current solo musician Bryan Banks at The V-Spot in Scranton for a night of originals and cover songs ranging from the ’80s and ’90s to the present. Banks also played a few songs by himself on acoustic guitar before […]

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