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Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Drifters sing classics at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 14

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Drifters sing classics at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 14

From a press release: The Drifters, one of rock and roll’s founding vocal groups, are once again touring the United States under the auspices of their original management team, and they’re stopping at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $25 and $35, plus fees, are […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Wilkes-Barre crime drama ‘The Barre’ debuts as weekly web series starting Dec. 25

VIDEO: Wilkes-Barre crime drama ‘The Barre’ debuts as weekly web series starting Dec. 25

For two years, there has been a lot of local buzz, media coverage, and some controversy surrounding “The Barre,” a crime drama series set and produced in Wilkes-Barre. After a full trailer was released last year and the first episode screened at a live event at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains in August, […]

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ follows Yellow Brick Road to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

‘The Wizard of Oz’ follows Yellow Brick Road to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

From a press release: There is truly no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful “Wizard of Oz,” twists its way into the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $45, $55, and $65, plus fees, are on sale now […]

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Wilkes-Barre rockers Breaking Benjamin set to release new single ‘Red Cold River’ on Jan. 5

Wilkes-Barre rockers Breaking Benjamin set to release new single ‘Red Cold River’ on Jan. 5

From a press release: Multi-platinum rock band Breaking Benjamin will release their next single, “Red Cold River,” on Jan. 5, 2018, the first song from their upcoming album, “Ember,” and the first new music the Wilkes-Barre band has released since 2015. The group, whose local members are vocalist/guitarist Benjamin Burnley and bassist/backing vocalist Aaron Bruch, […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet announces indefinite hiatus, last show in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 31

NEPA jamgrass band Cabinet announces indefinite hiatus, last show in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 31

It was announced today that Cabinet, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre jamgrass band who have risen to national fame since 2006 and founded the annual Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, will be going on indefinite hiatus. The popular group, whose universal sound has garnered one of the largest followings in the […]

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Celtic Woman brings ‘Homecoming’ tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 25

Celtic Woman brings ‘Homecoming’ tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 25

From a press release: Celtic Woman, the multi-platinum international music sensation, is returning with a brand new live show for an extensive North American tour this spring, which stops at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 3 p.m. The “Homecoming” concert will play in more than 90 U.S. and […]

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‘Doctor Who’ Christmas special with Peter Capaldi send-off screens in NEPA theaters Dec. 27-28

‘Doctor Who’ Christmas special with Peter Capaldi send-off screens in NEPA theaters Dec. 27-28

From a press release: “Doctor Who” fans are getting a special gift this Christmas from Fathom Events with BBC America’s “Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time.” The epic finale to the Peter Capaldi era of “Doctor Who” is coming to U.S. movie theaters on Wednesday, Dec. 27 and Thursday, Dec. 28 at 7 p.m., featuring […]

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Talking Heads’ David Byrne brings solo tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 4

Talking Heads’ David Byrne brings solo tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 4

From a press release: It was announced today that David Byrne, the singer, songwriter, and driving force behind the iconic new wave/punk group Talking Heads, will bring his solo tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $59.50, $69.50, and $89.50, plus fees, go […]

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Yanni celebrates 25th anniversary of ‘Live at the Acropolis’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 31

Yanni celebrates 25th anniversary of ‘Live at the Acropolis’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 31

From a press release: Legendary performer and composer Yanni has announced that he will celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Live at the Acropolis” with a world tour that will include a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 31, 2018 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $49.50, $59.50, $79.50, and $99.50, plus […]

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Grammy-winning musician Christopher Cross is ‘Sailing’ into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

Grammy-winning musician Christopher Cross is ‘Sailing’ into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

From a press release: It was announced today that five-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician Christopher Cross will bring his impressive and extensive song catalog to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, $35, and $45, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, […]