NEPA Scene Staff

Original ‘Friday the 13th’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 4-7 for 40th anniversary

Original ‘Friday the 13th’ screens in NEPA movie theaters Oct. 4-7 for 40th anniversary

From a press release: As movie theaters begin to let limited audiences back inside, Fathom Events has announced a few special screenings for the rest of 2020, including some just in time for Halloween. “Friday the 13th,” one of the most popular horror franchises of all time, is celebrating 40 years with the original terrifying […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Billy Strings drive-in concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 09/11/20

PHOTOS: Billy Strings drive-in concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 09/11/20

On Friday, Sept. 11, young bluegrass sensation Billy Strings and his band kicked off three consecutive nights of fun at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township that served as the opening of their national Meet Me at the Drive-In Tour. It was Strings’ first live show since March and the arena’s […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime and Elephants Dancing play live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 4

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime and Elephants Dancing play live at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Oct. 4

From a press release: The phenomenon known as Sublime, arguably the most energetic, original, and uniquely eclectic band to emerge from any scene, anywhere, ended with the untimely death of lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter Brad Nowell in May of 1996. But encompassing the sense of place and purpose long associated with Sublime’s music, Badfish: […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre live streams improv comics and magicians on Sept. 18 and Oct. 1

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre live streams improv comics and magicians on Sept. 18 and Oct. 1

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre announced three live streaming performances – “Whose Line Is It Anyway” stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood present “Stream of Consciousness” this Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m.; magician Ben Seidman does “Camera Tricks” on Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘WWE SmackDown’ canceled at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre as WWE goes virtual

‘WWE SmackDown’ canceled at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre as WWE goes virtual

From a press release: The “WWE Friday Night SmackDown” event scheduled for Friday, Oct. 30 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township has been canceled. No further details were provided, but the cancellation is likely due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event was originally scheduled as “WWE Monday Night Raw” on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gabriel Iglesias postpones comedy show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre until May 16, 2021

Gabriel Iglesias postpones comedy show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre until May 16, 2021

From a press release: Following the guidance of public health officials regarding COVID-19, Gabriel Iglesias’ comedy show at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township has been rescheduled once again. Originally scheduled for Friday, April 24 as part of his new Beyond the Fluffy World Tour, “Go Big or Go Home,” the […]

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New TV series ‘The Masked Wrestler’ begins filming in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 27

New TV series ‘The Masked Wrestler’ begins filming in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 27

From a press release: “The Masked Wrestler,” an original television series made in collaboration with Independent Wrestling TV and Coal Creative, will begin filming in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Aug. 27. “The Masked Wrestler” disguises the identities of eight of today’s top independent professional wrestlers in a single-elimination tournament to determine who will be crowned “The […]

 Rich Howells

Live music is back at Wilkes-Barre skate park Keystone Rampworks on Aug. 21

Live music is back at Wilkes-Barre skate park Keystone Rampworks on Aug. 21

While many venues still cannot host concerts due to health and safety regulations regarding the coronavirus pandemic, one place in Wilkes-Barre is uniquely equipped to host indoor shows that require social distancing. Keystone Rampworks is a skate park located inside the Wyoming Valley Sports Dome and its 76,000 square feet, spread across three playing fields. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Bluegrass phenom Billy Strings plays 3 nights in Mohegan Sun Arena parking lot in Wilkes-Barre Sept. 11-13

Bluegrass phenom Billy Strings plays 3 nights in Mohegan Sun Arena parking lot in Wilkes-Barre Sept. 11-13

From a press release: Fresh off the massively successful Streaming Strings Tour, 27-year-old bluegrass sensation Billy Strings announced today that he and his band will embark on a seven-night trek, dubbed the Meet Me at the Drive-In Tour, that will kick off with three consecutive nights at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Long-delayed Alabama concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre postponed again until July 23, 2021

Long-delayed Alabama concert at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre postponed again until July 23, 2021

From a press release: A long-delayed Alabama concert at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township has been postponed again. Following the guidance of public health officials regarding COVID-19, the Country Music Hall of Famers are postponing their 50th anniversary show set for for Oct. 2, 2020 and rescheduling it for Friday, […]

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