The Electric City Music Conference was established in 2014. The event, which includes a music festival, music conference, and music award ceremony takes place every fall in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The ECMC takes place across multiple venues throughout Scranton (and the surround areas).
Over two days (Friday and Saturday), Downtown Scranton is transformed into a music hotbed. Bands from across the United States descend upon Scranton to mix with NEPA’s vast talent pool of local bands. Scranton’s best bars and venues play host to a plethora of music that spans all styles and genres.
The ECMC strives to bring national level touring acts to Scranton, PA to provide music fans with an exciting line-up and to allow local bands to network with bands on the rise.
Notable alumni of the Electric City Music Conference: Northern Faces, Endwell, Koji, Chris Farren, The Gay Blades, Endless Mike and the Beagle Club, American Opera, You, Me, and Everyone We Know, Apache Chief, James Thomas and Survay Says to name a few.
In 2016 — 100+ acts preformed in 10+ venues to 4,000+ people.
Local bands interested in playing can submit through ElectricCityMusicConference.com, while bands from outside the area must utilize SonicBids.com for submission purposes.
Notable venue partners: The Keys, The Backyard Ale House, The Vault, The Bog, The V Spot, The Irish Wolf Pub, The AFA Gallery, Thirst T’s Bar and Grill are staples of the event, while a rotating cast of venues enjoy their participation as well.