NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre ranks 157 in Top 200 worldwide arenas based on 2017 ticket sales

Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre ranks 157 in Top 200 worldwide arenas based on 2017 ticket sales

From a press release: The SMG-managed Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township was ranked No. 157 in the Top 200 arenas in the world in event ticket sales, according to Pollstar’s “2017 Mid-Year Worldwide Ticket Sales Top 200 Arena Venues” report in a recent issue of Pollstar magazine, one of the leading […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Brit Floyd immerses Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre in Pink Floyd experience on Nov. 7

Brit Floyd immerses Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre in Pink Floyd experience on Nov. 7

From a press release: The hotly anticipated rock event of the year returns to the F.M. Kirby Center as Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show, the Immersion World Tour 2017, in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $41, […]

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Gaslight Theatre exits to ‘Back Porch’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre July 20-30

Gaslight Theatre exits to ‘Back Porch’ for annual ‘Playroom’ series in Wilkes-Barre July 20-30

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company will launch its 15th season with the original play “Playroom: Back Porch” on July 20, which will run for two weekends in Wilkes-Barre. Gaslight Theatre Co. presents its sixth installment of the original one-act “Playroom” series on July 20, 21, and 22 at 8 p.m.; July 23 […]

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Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre climbs to 99 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre climbs to 99 in Top 200 worldwide theater list based on 2017 ticket sales

From a press release: Pollstar, the concert tour industry’s primary trade publication, has released its 2017 mid-year reports, and the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Wilkes-Barre once again ranks No. 99 worldwide, based on ticket sales for the first half of the calendar year. The mid-year report also reflects the Kirby […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street and the Sunset Sessions open mic

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Wilkes-Barre rock band Vine Street and the Sunset Sessions open mic

Recorded and produced every week by Internet marketing company Coal Creative in their production studio in downtown Wilkes-Barre, the NEPA Scene Podcast presents honest, uncensored interviews and in-depth discussions about local arts, entertainment, and the issues that matter to Northeastern Pennsylvania. The live, multi-camera show streams in high definition on NEPA Scene’s Facebook page on […]

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Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

From a press release: It was announced today that the country music superstar Jennifer Nettles will bring her Christmas with Jennifer Nettles Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, and $99 (limited Gold Circle seating), plus fees, go on sale next […]

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Pulitzer-winning poet and NPR book critic speaking at PA Writers Conference at Wilkes University Aug. 4-5

Pulitzer-winning poet and NPR book critic speaking at PA Writers Conference at Wilkes University Aug. 4-5

From a press release: Get your pens ready because Wilkes University’s Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing has announced the full program for the third annual Pennsylvania Writers Conference. The two-day event celebrates all genres of writing and features workshops and panels with authors, editors, literary agents, and film producers. These sessions are offered […]

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One-man jam band Keller Williams performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

One-man jam band Keller Williams performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

From a press release: After a standout performance at the Susquehanna Breakdown in May, it was announced today that acclaimed musician and songwriter Keller Williams will bring his unique live solo performance to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. as part of the venue’s “Live from the Chandelier […]

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Beach Boys celebrate 50th anniversary at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 24

Beach Boys celebrate 50th anniversary at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 24

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre plans to kick off the summer of 2018 early with the return of the legendary Beach Boys for their 50th Anniversary Tour on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. as part of the PNC Celebrity series. Tickets, which are $45, $59, and $75, plus fees, […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Live drumming demonstration by Olyphant drummer and teacher Chris Langan

EXCLUSIVE: Live drumming demonstration by Olyphant drummer and teacher Chris Langan

To open Episode 16 of the NEPA Scene Podcast, Olyphant drummer Chris Langan offered to show off his skills a bit with an improvised drumming demonstration to set up our conversation about his work. Langan is the drummer for LondonForce, Dani-elle, Grant Williams, Tribes, and other local bands as well as a drum teacher and […]