NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Red Green hosts ‘last’ live tour, stops at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 28

Comedian Red Green hosts ‘last’ live tour, stops at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 28

From a press release: It was announced today that Canadian comedian Steve Smith, better known as his alter ego Red Green, will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre – potentially for the last time – as part of his This Could Be It Tour on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 7 p.m. Tickets, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling takes holiday show to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 17

Electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling takes holiday show to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 17

From a press release: It was announced today that violinist and YouTube sensation Lindsey Stirling will help ring in the holiday season by bringing The Wanderland Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $49.50, $79.50, $99.50, and $124.50, plus fees, go on sale next […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO INTERVIEW: King of Kings Gyros in Wilkes-Barre on National Gyro Day and small business ownership

VIDEO INTERVIEW: King of Kings Gyros in Wilkes-Barre on National Gyro Day and small business ownership

Before recording the latest episode of the NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s studio in Wilkes-Barre, we sat down for a little bonus interview with Eric Negron, owner of King of Kings Gyros on Public Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre because, honestly, how often do we get to talk to royalty? Gearing up for National Gyro […]

 Rich Howells

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Lifer reunion in Wilkes-Barre brings back memories and underrated music

REVIEW/PHOTOS: Lifer reunion in Wilkes-Barre brings back memories and underrated music

For an hour and a half on Friday, Aug. 24, three former bandmates, a guest bassist, and a capacity crowd at Bart & Urby’s in Wilkes-Barre stepped back in time nearly 20 years to relive the era of nu metal and a special time in the Northeastern Pennsylvania music scene when bars and clubs were […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Breaking Benjamin, Five Finger Death Punch, and Bad Wolves at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 08/17/18

PHOTOS: Breaking Benjamin, Five Finger Death Punch, and Bad Wolves at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 08/17/18

Supporting their new album “Ember,” Northeastern Pennsylvania’s biggest band, Breaking Benjamin, returned home to perform at the area’s biggest music venue, The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, on Friday, Aug. 17 with multi-platinum metal band Five Finger Death Punch and up-and-coming heavy metal group Bad Wolves. Proving, in their own words, that “rock is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

The music of the Bee Gees is Stayin’ Alive at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 2

The music of the Bee Gees is Stayin’ Alive at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 2

From a press release: Top Bee Gees cover band Stayin’ Alive will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre and hit those high notes on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $28, $33, and $38, plus fees, are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the Kirby […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ celebrates the holiday live on stage at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 28

‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ celebrates the holiday live on stage at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 28

From a press release: “Christmas time is here! Happiness and cheer!” Live on stage, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” will brings holiday cheer to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, $35, and $45, plus fees, are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt brings soul rock and music education to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt brings soul rock and music education to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

From a press release: It was announced today that Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steven Van Zandt of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band will bring his own band, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Soulfire […]

 Rich Howells

New Furnace Jam features varied rock acts outdoors at Scranton Iron Furnaces on Sept. 22

New Furnace Jam features varied rock acts outdoors at Scranton Iron Furnaces on Sept. 22

After the success of the Alt 92.1 Furnace Frenzy with the Dirty Heads last month, local concert production company DamnMillennial! Promotions has announced another outdoor concert at the Scranton Iron Furnaces in downtown Scranton on the first day of fall. Set for Saturday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m., the Furnace Jam will feature a variety […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Jordan Ramirez & The Tribe and Doghouse Charlie at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains, 08/04/18

PHOTOS: Jordan Ramirez & The Tribe and Doghouse Charlie at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains, 08/04/18

A week after NEPA Scene premiered three trippy music videos that gave local music fans an early listen to the band, Jordan Ramirez & the Tribe made their headlining debut at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Saturday, Aug. 4 with their friends Doghouse Charlie. Known for his soulful voice and funky guitar […]