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Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 14

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 14

From a press release: Comedian, actor, and bestselling author Sebastian Maniscalco recently wrapped the spring leg of his Stay Hungry 2018 Tour with five sold-out shows at New York’s iconic Radio City Music Hall. People Magazine’s “The comedian’s comedian” broke the historic venue’s record with his appearances, ranking him the highest-grossing comedy weekend in their […]

 Rich Howells

Ex-Breaking Benjamin guitarist Aaron Fink plays release show for 4th solo album in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

Ex-Breaking Benjamin guitarist Aaron Fink plays release show for 4th solo album in Wilkes-Barre on May 18

On April 13, the same day that his former band, Breaking Benjamin, released their new album, Northeastern Pennsylvania rock singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Aaron Fink put out his next solo album via Woodhenge Records and is set to play a release show at the new downtown Wilkes-Barre music venue Karl Hall later this month. […]

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New IHOP restaurant opens in Wilkes-Barre on May 14 with ribbon cutting ceremony

New IHOP restaurant opens in Wilkes-Barre on May 14 with ribbon cutting ceremony

From a press release: With the long-awaited Northeastern Pennsylvania location of IHOP finally built and ready to open its doors, the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the grand opening of IHOP’s new Wilkes-Barre restaurant with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, May 14 at 7 a.m. IHOP, also known as the International House […]

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NEPA Philharmonic introduces new music director and 2018-19 season in Scranton on May 16

NEPA Philharmonic introduces new music director and 2018-19 season in Scranton on May 16

From a press release: The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic will introduce new Music Director Dr. Mélisse Brunet and announce its 2018-2019 season of full orchestra concerts, chamber concerts, and educational programs at The Colonnade in downtown Scranton on Wednesday, May 16 at 6 p.m. This relaunch of the orchestra’s main stage concerts follows a season of […]

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PATAsphere holds fundraiser with live music and dancers at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 20

PATAsphere holds fundraiser with live music and dancers at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 20

From a press release: PATAsphere, which provides young performers with state-of-the-art voice, dance, and drama training within a safe, supportive, and engaging environment, will hold its fourth annual Spring Gala Fundraiser, “You Be You,” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, May 20 at 5 p.m. Tickets, which are $15 for general admission […]

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Classic rockers Foghat and Savoy Brown play at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 1

Classic rockers Foghat and Savoy Brown play at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 1

From a press release: After performing at The Woodlands last year, it was announced today that English blues rockers Foghat will return to Wilkes-Barre to play at the F.M. Kirby Center on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m. with very special guests Savoy Brown. Tickets, which are $32.50, $42.50, and $52.50, plus fees, go on […]

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After sold-out Wilkes-Barre event, ‘WWE SmackDown’ returns to Mohegan Sun Arena on July 17

After sold-out Wilkes-Barre event, ‘WWE SmackDown’ returns to Mohegan Sun Arena on July 17

From a press release: Following up the “WWE Live” show at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in January, it was announced today that “WWE SmackDown Live” will be back in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, July 17 at 7:45 p.m. This will be the first time in two years that the Luzerne County arena will […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Behind the scenes (and colorful costumes) of ‘Marvel Universe Live’ in Wilkes-Barre

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Behind the scenes (and colorful costumes) of ‘Marvel Universe Live’ in Wilkes-Barre

While Marvel fans of all ages enjoyed “Avengers: Infinity War” last weekend, helping the 19th film in the franchise set the record for the highest movie opening ever, the more mature tone and surprisingly dark ending may have left a few families looking for something lighter now to brighten their spirits before “Ant-Man and the […]

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Eagles and Stevie Nicks tribute bands play together at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 17

Eagles and Stevie Nicks tribute bands play together at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 17

From a press release: It was announced today that FriendlyHart Productions will present The Fast Lane: A Tribute to the Eagles and supporting act Gypsy – Celebrating the Music of Stevie Nicks at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, and $49.50, plus fees, […]

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Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen ‘Break It Down’ at album release show in Wilkes-Barre on June 2

Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen ‘Break It Down’ at album release show in Wilkes-Barre on June 2

From a press release: Northeastern Pennsylvania’s premier blues rock power trio, Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen, are set to debut their new album, “Break It Down,” on Friday, June 1, and will play a release show in their hometown of Wilkes-Barre the following night. Created by Dustin Douglas (vocals/guitars), Tommy Smallcomb (drums), and Matt […]