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Blues rock guitar legend Joe Bonamassa is back at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 11

Blues rock guitar legend Joe Bonamassa is back at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 11

From a press release: After playing the venue again in 2016, it was announced today that one of the world’s greatest living guitarists, Joe Bonamassa, will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, March 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $89, $99, $129, $149, and $199, plus fees, go on sale […]

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Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby mystifies Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby mystifies Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

From a press release: Clarks Summit magician, mentalist, and comedian Denny Corby will make audiences believe the impossible in the first of his four-part series featuring industry legends, heart-stopping magic, mind reading, and illusions in the Chandelier Lobby of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, July 7 at 7 p.m. with opening acts […]

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PATAsphere holds open casting call for new musical ‘Just a Penny’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre July 1-3

PATAsphere holds open casting call for new musical ‘Just a Penny’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre July 1-3

From a press release: PATAsphere, a nonprofit organization based in Dallas, and the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will host an open casting call for “Just a Penny,” a full-length original musical by O.R. Barone. A synopsis of the show reads: “In the moments before the opening of their musical, flashbacks tell the story of […]

 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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]