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Top-selling singers Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammer perform at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

Top-selling singers Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammer perform at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6
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From a press release:

Multi-platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw and acclaimed Billboard chart-topping recording artist Andy Grammer have announced co-headlining 2016 North American tour dates, including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m.

In addition to the Kirby Center, the multi-city trek will also include shows in major theater venues across the U.S., including the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, The Fillmore in Philadelphia, and the Orpheum Theatre in Boston.

Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, and $59.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, May 20 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Kirby Center box office (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre), online at, and by phone at 570-826-1100. A special Kirby Member pre-sale will begin Thursday, May 19 at 10 a.m. Members buy first, so join today at 570-823-4599, ext. 225.

An AMEX VIP package and artist pre-sale will begin Tuesday, May 17 at 10 a.m., and a Ticketmaster mobile app pre-sale will begin Wednesday, May 18 at 10 a.m. For complete purchase information, visit or

Fans can expect to hear DeGraw perform songs throughout his acclaimed 10-plus year career, including classics “I Don’t Wanna Be,” “Chariot,” and “Not Over You.” Later this year, he will release his highly anticipated fifth studio album via RCA Records.

On the return, Grammer will dazzle crowds with his naturally upbeat and positive songs off his recent deluxe edition of “Magazines or Novels,” including smash hit and iTunes Pop Chart stunner “Honey, I’m Good,” along with “Good to Be Alive (Hallelujah),” “Back Home,” and “Keep Your Head Up.”

DeGraw is a multi-platinum-selling singer, performer, and songwriter. He first broke through with the 2003 release of his debut album, “Chariot,” which sold over one million copies, earned platinum certification, and yielded three hit singles: “I Don’t Want To Be,” “Follow Through,” and the title track, “Chariot.” His self-titled second album debuted at No. 1 on the digital sales chart and at No. 7 on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart in 2008, earning DeGraw his first Top 10 album. It spawned the hit singles “In Love with a Girl,” which Billboard dubbed “a rocking home run,” and the gold-certified “We Belong Together.” In 2009, he released “Free” as a gift to his die-hard fans clamoring for recorded versions of his live favorites.

His third studio album, “Sweeter,” was released in September 2011 and produced the smash single “Not Over You,” co-written with OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder. The track reached No. 1 on the Hot AC charts, was a Top 10 hit on Top 40, and was certified double platinum. In 2013, DeGraw released his fourth studio album, “Make a Move,” which included the hit song “Best I Ever Had” and garnered rave reviews from such publications as Billboard, People, and Entertainment Weekly, among many others.

In addition, DeGraw was nominated for his first Grammy for “We Both Know,” the song he co-wrote with Colbie Calliat for the 2013 film “Safe Haven.” Since then, he has been consistently touring around the world, including sold-out dates with the legendary Billy Joel, while also working on new music expected to be released later this year.

Los Angeles-born, New York-raised singer/songwriter Andy Grammer has gone from hustling street performer to multi-platinum-selling recording artist. He has released two albums, “Andy Grammer” and “Magazines or Novels,” producing debut Top 10 hit singles, including “Fine by Me” and certified triple-platinum No. 1 single “Honey, I’m Good,” garnering over 70 million views on the music video, and receiving a BMI Award as one of the “50 Best Performing Songs of the Year.” Most recently, Grammer released “Good to Be Alive (Hallelujah),” which went certified gold and dazzled the Billboard Top 100 charts.