Rich Howells

Captain, We’re Sinking’s Bobby Barnett goes country and plays solo at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 29

Captain, We’re Sinking’s Bobby Barnett goes country and plays solo at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 29

It has been four months since Scranton punk rock band Captain, We’re Sinking officially parted ways, but Bobby Barnett is carrying on as a solo musician, releasing a brand new album, “Steady Ache,” on March 30 that marks a new direction for the vocalist and guitarist. With teaching and life outside of music, Barnett doesn’t […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Logan Henderson, Why Don’t We, and Jack & Jack at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 06/19/18

PHOTOS: Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Logan Henderson, Why Don’t We, and Jack & Jack at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 06/19/18

While many adults may not be familiar with these young pop stars, Summer Smash was a big hit with teen girls judging by the deafening screams echoing throughout the F.M. Kirby Center on Tuesday, June 19. Following meet and greets with each of the performing artists, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Top 40 radio station 98.5 KRZ presented […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Spend an evening with baseball legend Pete Rose at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 15

Spend an evening with baseball legend Pete Rose at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 15

From a press release: Announced last month as part of the venue’s 2018-2019 season, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will host “An Evening with Pete Rose” on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The multimedia event featuring the baseball legend who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Montreal Expos will […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Storm and tornado damage at Arena Hub Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Twp., 06/13/18

PHOTOS: Storm and tornado damage at Arena Hub Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Twp., 06/13/18

What has since been confirmed as a tornado with 130 mph winds touched down in Wilkes-Barre Township around the Arena Hub Plaza shopping center around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, completely destroying businesses and severely damaging others while overturning and tearing apart vehicles, knocking down trees and power lines, shattering windows, and tossing debris […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

VIDEO: F.M. Kirby Center Executive Director Will Beekman receives EPIC Award as Rocky Balboa

VIDEO: F.M. Kirby Center Executive Director Will Beekman receives EPIC Award as Rocky Balboa

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce has announced the honorees for the 2018 EPIC Awards (Extraordinary People Inspiring Community), which take place tonight at 5 p.m. at the Wyoming Seminary Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston, presented by Wells Fargo. The Innovator the Year Award, sponsored by Penn State Wilkes-Barre, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country star Lee Ann Womack sings at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 18

Country star Lee Ann Womack sings at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 18

From a press release: Grammy Award-winning country singer/songwriter Lee Ann Womack, known for hits like “I Hope You Dance,” “The Fool,” and “You’ve Got to Talk to Me,” will perform in the Keystone Grand Ballroom of Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices, which start at $39, go […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country music pioneer and actor Dwight Yoakam plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 5

Country music pioneer and actor Dwight Yoakam plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 5

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning country singer, songwriter, musician, and actor Dwight Yoakam will be perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $59.50, $69.50, and $89.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, June 15 at 10 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Theatrical heavy metal band Ghost appears at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 5

Theatrical heavy metal band Ghost appears at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 5

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning Swedish heavy metal band Ghost will bring A Pale Tour Named Death to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $37.75, $49.75, $59.75, and $75, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, June 15 at […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA rock band Underground Saints play rare reunion show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 15

NEPA rock band Underground Saints play rare reunion show at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 15

With their drummer now running downtown Wilkes-Barre music venue Karl Hall, it was only a matter of time before the Underground Saints rose up again to perform at the new all-ages music venue. The popular Northeastern Pennsylvania alternative rock band only played two gigs in 2017 since reuniting for the first time in years at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Southern rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd say farewell at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

Southern rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd say farewell at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

From a press release: Earlier this year, Southern rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd revealed that, after a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more than 60 albums with more than 30 million units sold, they would embark on their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour. Produced by Live […]

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