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Grammy-nominated Christian artist Matthew West sings at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 30

Grammy-nominated Christian artist Matthew West sings at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 30
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From a press release:

It was announced today that 48Live Productions will present four‐time Grammy-nominated Christian recording artist Matthew West, special guest Jordan Feliz, and up-and-coming singer/songwriter Leanna Crawford at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m.

Tickets, which are $25.50, $27.50, $37.50, $78, and $93, plus fees, go on sale next Thursday, Aug. 3 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 Kirby Member pre-sale begins on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 10 a.m.

Special VIP ticket packages will be available for this event. The All In VIP Package ($78) includes early entry, a prime reserved seat, laminated pass and lanyard, Q&A session, acoustic session, and lyric game. The All‐est In VIP Package ($93) includes everything from the All In VIP Package, plus an additional pre‐show backstage party, swag bag, and private meet and greet.

Matthew West is a multiple‐ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter/Artist of the Year winner and Dove Award recipient. Well-known for communicating stories through song, his latest studio album, “Live Forever,” continues that storytelling theme and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Albums chart.

He has obtained numerous No. 1 singles, most recently with “Grace Wins,” while achieving a record‐setting No. 1 for 17 consecutive weeks with “Hello, My Name Is” and an additional 15 weeks with “The Motions.”

Jordan Feliz received major award nominations from the GMA Dove Awards in August 2016 (New Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, and Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year for “The River”) and at the K‐LOVE Fan Awards in June 2016 for Breakout Single of the Year (“The River”). He released his first full album, “The River,” in April 2016, which debuted at No. 4 on Billboard’s Christian Albums chart.

Leanna Crawford is a gifted songwriter and an aspiring Christian-pop artist. She was raised in Stanwood, Washington and is a third year college student at Northwest University studying Music Industry Business. Currently, she’s working on her debut EP.