NEPA Scene Staff

Wicca Phase Springs Eternal and Glitterer return home to NEPA for Karl Hall show in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 28

Wicca Phase Springs Eternal and Glitterer return home to NEPA for Karl Hall show in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 28

From a press release: Two musicians known for starting influential breakout bands from Northeastern Pennsylvania embarked on a North American tour with their current solo projects last week, and they have since added a hometown area show for local fans of their experimental, avant-garde rock and hip-hop music just after Christmas. Wicca Phase Springs Eternal […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Multi-platinum country star Jake Owen brings acoustic tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 7

Multi-platinum country star Jake Owen brings acoustic tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 7

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum country crooner Jake Owen will return to Wilkes-Barre in 2020, bringing his Down to the Tiki Tonk Acoustic Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center on Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m. with special guest Larry Fleet. Owen played a bigger headlining show at the nearby […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Staind’s Aaron Lewis plays country music at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on March 13

Staind’s Aaron Lewis plays country music at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on March 13

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter Aaron Lewis, who is now known for his country music as well as his breakout hard rock band Staind, is coming to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Friday, March 13 as part of his State I’m In […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Learn about anxiety at free ‘Angst’ film screening and talk at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 15

Learn about anxiety at free ‘Angst’ film screening and talk at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 15

From a press release: Studio BE will present a free screening of the documentary film “Angst” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. In addition to this movie about anxiety and its effects, the evening will feature speaker Dr. Tiffany Griffiths, an in-person reading by Trauma Informed Mind […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The legendary Beach Boys return to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 5

The legendary Beach Boys return to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 5

From a press release: Following the release of lead singer Mike Love’s fourth solo album earlier this year, The Beach Boys will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, April 5 at 7 p.m. on their 12 Sides of Summer Tour. The legendary band brought their 50th Anniversary Tour to the Kirby […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA bands plan holiday concerts throughout December in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, Nanticoke, and more

NEPA bands plan holiday concerts throughout December in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, Nanticoke, and more

As everyone shops and prepares for the holidays, local musicians are planning some festive concerts, with many serving as their final shows of 2019. For those looking to get into the spirit of the season while supporting local music, NEPA Scene has wrapped up this season of shows you need to see in a nice […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Wilkes-Barre celebrates Small Business Saturday with Public Square Holiday Market and more

Wilkes-Barre celebrates Small Business Saturday with Public Square Holiday Market and more

From a press release: At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30 on the 10th anniversary of Small Business Saturday, a special ribbon cutting will take place outside of the Bee Hive Gift Shop in Midtown Village in Wilkes-Barre. The ribbon cutting kicks off Small Business Saturday in downtown Wilkes-Barre, a day of events dedicated to […]

 Rich Howells

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Irishman’ paints Scorsese mob film legacy with mature brush

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Irishman’ paints Scorsese mob film legacy with mature brush

Before an advance screening of “The Irishman” began last Monday at R/C Movies 14 in Wilkes-Barre, filmmaker Robert May stood in the same theater where his directorial debut, “Kids for Cash,” premiered locally and told the crowd that he felt it was important to have a local screening in addition to those planned at the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gaslight Theatre ends annual ‘Playroom’ series with holiday shows at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre Dec. 12-21

Gaslight Theatre ends annual ‘Playroom’ series with holiday shows at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre Dec. 12-21

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will present its eighth and final installment of their annual “Playroom” series on Thursday, Dec. 12 through Saturday, Dec. 21 at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, culminating in nine holiday-themed plays chronicled as “Playroom: Home for the Holidays.” The series, created by playwright and former artistic director/board member […]

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Howard Gospel Choir returns to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 28

Howard Gospel Choir returns to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 28

From a press release: After performing there last year, the Howard Gospel Choir, a premier performing arts ensemble and one of the first collegiate choirs, will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale this Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 10 a.m. at the Kirby […]

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