NEPA Scene Staff

Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 15

Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 15

From a press release: It was announced today that Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Vince Gill will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, June 15 at 7 p.m. as part of the Wells Fargo Concerts and Comedy Series. Tickets, which are $48, $68, $78, $88, $98, and $118, plus fees, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pistol Annies singer Angaleena Presley goes solo at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

Pistol Annies singer Angaleena Presley goes solo at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

From a press release: If there’s a pedigree for a modern country music star, then Angaleena Presley fits all of the criteria: a coal miner’s daughter; native of Beauty, Kentucky; and a direct descendant of the original feuding McCoys. But Presley is best known as a member of the platinum-selling female trio known as the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

’90s hit-makers Fastball ‘Step Into Light’ at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 29

’90s hit-makers Fastball ‘Step Into Light’ at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 29

From a press release: It was announced today that ‘90s hit-makers Fastball will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to perform in the “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series, presented by City Market & Café, on Saturday, July 29 at 8 p.m. in support of their new album, due out on Friday, May […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Wilkes-Barre St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 03/12/17

PHOTOS: Wilkes-Barre St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 03/12/17

Much like the Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade the day before, the turnout to the 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, March 12 was hindered by the bitter cold weather that preceded the record-setting snowfall of Winter Storm Stella. You can’t keep the Irish spirit down, however, so the parade marched on. […]

 Rich Howells

With arts funding in danger, In Concert with the Arts shows its importance in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

With arts funding in danger, In Concert with the Arts shows its importance in Wilkes-Barre on March 26

In January, Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen Cummings talked about changing the way the county’s annual arts and education tax is distributed, which could have limited or cut funds for projects, venues, and events across the area, but the Tea Party Republican was quickly met with resistance from the local arts community, resulting in Commissioner Patrick […]

 Rich Howells

4th annual NEPA Metal Meltdown festival on May 5-6 announces 2017 lineup in new venue

4th annual NEPA Metal Meltdown festival on May 5-6 announces 2017 lineup in new venue

The two-day NEPA Metal Meltdown festival is returning for its fourth year, this time to a new venue but with the same independent, underground feel, on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, promising to “be bigger, better, and louder.” After three years at Diane’s Deli & Internet Cafe in Pittston, this year’s gathering of […]

 Tunefly Team

Jordan Ramirez braves Winter Storm Stella for one-take music video in deserted Wilkes-Barre

Jordan Ramirez braves Winter Storm Stella for one-take music video in deserted Wilkes-Barre

Cooped up inside because of the storm? Same. Instead of starting the next episode on Netflix, watch the latest music video from Northeastern Pennsylvania-based Going Up? Records. With the typically busy Market Street Bridge as an empty backdrop, Wilkes-Barre musician Jordan Ramirez, accompanied by Kamri Jacobs behind the camera, braved Winter Storm Stella to capture […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Annual NEPA Poker Open returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre April 23-29

Annual NEPA Poker Open returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre April 23-29

From a press release: Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre will welcome spring with its annual NEPA Poker Open, a week-long series capped off by the $550 main event on Saturday, April 29. Bringing back the ultimate local poker experience, the NEPA Poker Open will take place in the Mohegan Sun Pocono Poker Room and run […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Due to Winter Storm Stella, Stomp reschedules Wilkes-Barre performances for Nov. 9-10

Due to Winter Storm Stella, Stomp reschedules Wilkes-Barre performances for Nov. 9-10

From a press release: Due to the severity of Winter Storm Stella, combined with the production and travel needs of the touring company, this week’s performances of Stomp at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16 have both been rescheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ collaborate at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 10

Blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ collaborate at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 10

From a press release: It was announced today that the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will host a special collaborative concert featuring Grammy Award-winning blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ on Thursday, Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. Billed as TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band, this special concert event will feature Taj […]

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