NEPA Scene Staff

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Richard Marx performs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Richard Marx performs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

From a press release: Chicago singer, songwriter, and producer Richard Marx, named one of Billboard’s “Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Artists,” will be bringing his adult contemporary/pop rock hits to stage of the Keystone Grand Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, July 7 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices start at $29 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

String trio Simply Three blends classical and pop music at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 15

String trio Simply Three blends classical and pop music at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 15

From a press release: It was announced today that string trio Simply Three will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m., playing chamber music covers of popular music. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 19 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Kirby Center box […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: JP Biondo of NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet and the Susquehanna Breakdown in Scranton

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: JP Biondo of NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet and the Susquehanna Breakdown in Scranton

The NEPA Scene Podcast is back in a new location with new co-hosts and a fresh format, conducting the same honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about Northeastern Pennsylvania that the show has become known for, covering local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to the area. Recorded and produced every week by Internet […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Video Games Live multimedia concert at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre rescheduled for Jan. 12

Video Games Live multimedia concert at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre rescheduled for Jan. 12

From a press release: Due to a scheduling conflict, Video Games Live has rescheduled two of their upcoming concerts, including their Friday, May 19 performance at the F.M. Kirby Center. It will now be performed in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. and will still feature members of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. […]

 Brad Patton

CONCERT REVIEW: Wilkes-Barre still believes in Brian Wilson as he delivers final ‘Pet Sounds’ performances

CONCERT REVIEW: Wilkes-Barre still believes in Brian Wilson as he delivers final ‘Pet Sounds’ performances

At the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, May 2, one of the greatest albums of all time was recreated note for glorious note on stage by its composer and a stellar band of musicians and singers. The legendary Brian Wilson took his “Pet Sounds: The Final Performances” tour celebrating the 1966 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ween frontman Gene Ween plays Billy Joel tribute at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 5

Ween frontman Gene Ween plays Billy Joel tribute at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 5

From a press release: Aaron “Gene Ween” Freeman, the frontman of New Hope, Pennsylvania alternative rock band Ween, will pay tribute to the iconic Billy Joel in “Gene Ween Does Billy Joel” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre as part of its “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series on Saturday, Aug. 5 at […]

 Rich Howells

Motionless In White returns home to meet fans for record release at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on May 8

Motionless In White returns home to meet fans for record release at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on May 8

10 years in, Scranton metal band Motionless In White are as fan-driven as ever, putting them in their music videos, interacting with them at workshops at the Vans Warped Tour last year, and asking them design the cover of their new album. With the song “570,” it’s clear that they haven’t forgotten where they came […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Acclaimed alt-country artist Robbie Fulks plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 14

Acclaimed alt-country artist Robbie Fulks plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 14

From a press release: Grammy-nominated York, Pennsylvania native Robbie Fulks will play at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre as part of its “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series, presented by City Market & Café, on Friday, July 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $15 in advance or $20 the day of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre explores gay relationships and faith in ‘Next Fall’ May 18-27

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre explores gay relationships and faith in ‘Next Fall’ May 18-27

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will close its 2016-17 season with the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-nominated play “Next Fall” by Geoffrey Nauffts on Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 27 at 8 p.m. at its theater in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre. This 2010 Tony-nominated play for Best Play […]

 Rich Howells

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Wilkes-Barre reggae rock band Elephants Dancing

YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO: Wilkes-Barre reggae rock band Elephants Dancing

Elephants Dancing City: Wilkes-Barre Genre(s): Reggae, rock, beach rock, hip-hop Years active: 2015-present Sounds like: As the weather gets warmer, you want some cool, funky sounds to jam out to with the windows rolled down as you head to your favorite vacation spot – Elephants Dancing has got you covered. You don’t even need to […]