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Prog rocker Todd Rundgren hosts ‘Unpredictable Evening’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 29

Prog rocker Todd Rundgren hosts ‘Unpredictable Evening’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 29

From a press release: It was announced today that Philly-born singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Todd Rundgren will bring “An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren” to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, July 29 at 8 p.m., presented by the Gallery of Sound. The tour lives up to its name by featuring a […]

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Due to popular demand, comedian Sebastian Maniscalco adds 2nd Wilkes-Barre show on Sept. 14

Due to popular demand, comedian Sebastian Maniscalco adds 2nd Wilkes-Barre show on Sept. 14

From a press release: Due to overwhelming ticket demand, it was announced today that comedian, actor, and bestselling author Sebastian Maniscalco is adding a second stand-up performance when he visits the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Sept. 14. Limited tickets remain for Maniscalco’s 7 p.m. performance, announced earlier this week. The second performance […]

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World Championship Ice Racing returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 25

World Championship Ice Racing returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 25

From a press release: It was announced today World Championship Ice Racing will return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township for one night only on Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the 2019 Fire on Ice Evolution Tour. Featuring the biggest names in professional motorcycle ice racing […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Ani DiFranco with Gracie and Rachel at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 05/11/18

PHOTOS: Ani DiFranco with Gracie and Rachel at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 05/11/18

Just days before the Pennsylvania primary election, singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco electrified the F.M. Kirby Center with her politically charged music on Friday, May 11. Returning to the Wilkes-Barre venue on her Rise Up Tour in support of her 20th studio album, “Binary,” the feminist icon brought Gracie and Rachel with her this time, an orchestral […]

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Rock ‘n’ roll legend Johnny Rivers performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 2

Rock ‘n’ roll legend Johnny Rivers performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 2

From a press release: Edd Raineri, host of “The Beatledd Fab Four Hour” on King’s College radio station 88.5 WRKC-FM in Wilkes-Barre, will present the legendary, Grammy Award-winning rock singer/songwriter Johnny Rivers at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $55.50, $63.50, $69.50, and $85, plus […]

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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 […]