NEPA Scene Staff

Poets read work to be displayed on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 11

Poets read work to be displayed on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 11

From a press release: Award-winning community program Poetry in Transit announced the 2017 contributing poets today whose work will be featured on Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses. The poems stay up for one year, with a monthly rotation so that riders can see all poems over time. The theme for the 2017 program is “migration,” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Legendary Duke Ellington Orchestra plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 12

Legendary Duke Ellington Orchestra plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 12

From a press release: The Duke Ellington Orchestra, originally led by the most prolific American composer of the 20th century, will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. All seats are just $10, plus applicable fees, thanks to underwriting from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Tickets […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Shining Star pays tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 23

Shining Star pays tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 23

From a press release: It was announced today that FriendlyHart Productions will present Shining Star: A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, and $49.50, plus fees, go on sale this Wednesday, July 26 at 10 a.m. […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 acoustic songs by Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street

EXCLUSIVE: Watch and download 2 acoustic songs by Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street

Last week during the live recording of Episode 17 of the NEPA Scene Podcast at Coal Creative’s production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, local rock band Vine Street opened and closed the show with stripped down acoustic versions of two of their original songs – “Mad Mad Woman” and “XOXO.” They can be watched on YouTube […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Greater Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July with sales and artwork on July 21

Greater Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July with sales and artwork on July 21

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the Third Friday Art Walk, and the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association will host the second annual Small Business Christmas in July on Friday, July 21. All day, over 40 small businesses throughout Greater Wilkes-Barre will offer a special deal or discount at their store location, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre ranks 157 in Top 200 worldwide arenas based on 2017 ticket sales

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre ranks 157 in Top 200 worldwide arenas based on 2017 ticket sales

From a press release: The SMG-managed Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township was ranked No. 157 in the Top 200 arenas in the world in event ticket sales, according to Pollstar’s “2017 Mid-Year Worldwide Ticket Sales Top 200 Arena Venues” report in a recent issue of Pollstar magazine, one of the leading […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Brit Floyd immerses Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre in Pink Floyd experience on Nov. 7

Brit Floyd immerses Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre in Pink Floyd experience on Nov. 7

From a press release: The hotly anticipated rock event of the year returns to the F.M. Kirby Center as Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show, the Immersion World Tour 2017, in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $41, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gaslight Theatre exits to ‘Back Porch’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre July 20-30

Gaslight Theatre exits to ‘Back Porch’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre July 20-30

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will launch its 15th season with the original play “Playroom: Back Porch” on July 20, which will run for two weekends in Wilkes-Barre. Gaslight Theatre Co. presents its sixth installment of the original one-act “Playroom” series on July 20, 21, and 22 at 8 p.m.; July 23 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre climbs to 99 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre climbs to 99 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

From a press release: Pollstar, the concert tour industry’s primary trade publication, has released its 2017 mid-year reports, and the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Wilkes-Barre once again ranks No. 99 worldwide, based on ticket sales for the first half of the calendar year. The mid-year report also reflects the Kirby […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street and the Sunset Sessions open mic

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street and the Sunset Sessions open mic

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page on […]

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