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Henry Rollins brings first spoken word tour in 4 years to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 6

Henry Rollins brings first spoken word tour in 4 years to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 6
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From a press release:

Former Black Flag and Rollins Band frontman, writer, radio and TV host, and actor Henry Rollins kicks off a multi-city spoken word tour on Oct. 6 in Ft. Lauderdale, with more than 80 additional dates lined up throughout North America, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, New York City, and Sunday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre as part of the venue’s “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series.

Tickets, which are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the show, go on sale this Thursday, June 16 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased 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 begins this Wednesday, June 15 at 10 a.m. Members buy first, so join today at 570-823-4599, ext. 225.

On this tour, fans can expect Rollins to mix timely commentary on the current state of politics with anecdotes on his latest experiences in Los Angeles to perspective gained from his extensive world travels.

Always wanting to present fans with the best possible experience, Rollins’ live talking shows are known for their energy, wit, anger and humor. “Rollins is many things,” says the Washington Post, “diatribist, confessor, provocateur, humorist, even motivational speaker… his is an enthusiastic and engaging chatter.”

Since his last U.S. spoken word tour in 2012, Rollins has been busy, to say the least. The epitome of a workaholic and spanning multiple genres, he is an actor, voiceover artist, author, photographer, columnist (LA Weekly), TV host (National Geographic, History Channel, IFC), radio DJ (KCRW), and spoken word performer, having performed countless shows around the world over the last 35 years.

“The world is a more interesting place than ever, and I am glad to be out in it. I’m looking forward to all these shows,” Rollins said.