NEPA Scene Staff

Grammy-winning country group Little Big Town plays at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 22

Grammy-winning country group Little Big Town plays at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 22

From a press release: After launching a historic sold-out year-long residency at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium, Grammy Award-winning vocal group Little Big Town announced today that they will bring their critically-acclaimed harmonies to arenas nationwide starting in early 2018 with The Breakers Tour. The highly-anticipated multi-city run will stop at the Mohegan Sun Arena at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Groovy! ‘Evil Dead: The Musical’ cuts into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 30

Groovy! ‘Evil Dead: The Musical’ cuts into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 30

From a press release: Starvox Entertainment announced today that the wildly popular horror comedy “Evil Dead: The Musical” is going back on tour and will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $13.13, $16.66, $26.66, $36.66, and $46.66 (Splatter Zone), plus fees, go on sale […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Jeff Dunham gets ‘Passively Aggressive’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 30

Comedian Jeff Dunham gets ‘Passively Aggressive’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 30

From a press release: Record-breaking global comedy superstar Jeff Dunham is bringing his cast of characters on the road this fall through the spring of 2018. America’s favorite ventriloquist will tour North America on his 60-city Passively Aggressive Tour, which stops at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Dec. 30 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grammy-winning classic rock band America plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 15

Grammy-winning classic rock band America plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 15

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy-winning rock group America will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m., presented by Wilkes-Barre soft rock radio station Magic 93. Tickets, which are $45, $57, and $69, plus fees, go on sale this Thursday, Sept. 21 at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fab Faux play entire Beatles album ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 28

Fab Faux play entire Beatles album ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 28

From a press release: One of the best Beatles tribute bands around, The Fab Faux, returns to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m., performing “A Hard Day’s Night” in its entirety, plus a set of favorites. Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, $49.50, and $79.50 (VIP with meet and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

3rd annual Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest returns to Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 25

3rd annual Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest returns to Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 25

From a press release: Do you think you can eat more Middleswarth potato chips than anyone you know? Have you ever finished a Weekender bag in a day and wondered how you could put that talent to work? Now is your time to shine! Wilkes-Barre food distributor Northeast Snacks has announced the third annual Middleswarth […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with 2 shows on Nov. 19

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with 2 shows on Nov. 19

From a press release: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced its highly-anticipated 2017 Winter Tour. Over the past 20+ years, Trans-Siberian Orchestra has become a critically acclaimed, multi-platinum musical powerhouse, and its annual winter tours a beloved, multi-generational holiday tradition. This year’s tour, a completely updated presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Opera tour Teatro Lirico D’Europa returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to perform ‘Rigoletto’ on Oct. 21

Opera tour Teatro Lirico D’Europa returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre to perform ‘Rigoletto’ on Oct. 21

From a press release: Opera tour Teatro Lirico D’Europa returns to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with Giuseppe Verdi’s popular Italian opera “Rigoletto” on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Kirby Center box office (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre), online at kirbycenter.org, and by phone at […]

 Rich Howells

SUZE and Half Dollar kick off concerts in revived Ritz Theater in Scranton on Sept. 22

SUZE and Half Dollar kick off concerts in revived Ritz Theater in Scranton on Sept. 22

While the Ritz Theater building in downtown Scranton has served many different purposes over the years, the actual theater, which includes a huge stage and movie screen, has lay dormant since it was renovated and reopened as a dinner theater and piano bar in 2008, only to close again soon after. The Creative and Performing […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Black Tie Stereo, Brother Roy, Patrick McGlynn, Dani-elle, Karl Hall, and SMAs

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Black Tie Stereo, Brother Roy, Patrick McGlynn, Dani-elle, Karl Hall, and SMAs

This week in local music, there are some exciting albums set to be released soon, another one that needs your help, a new song and a recent lyric video for a Josie Music Award-nominated song, a brand new music venue coming to Wilkes-Barre that is owned by some great people with personal connections to the […]