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New York Bee Gees tribute show gets Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre dancing on May 12

New York Bee Gees tribute show gets Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre dancing on May 12
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From a press release:

FriendlyHart Productions will present the New York Bee Gees, a tribute to the multi-platinum disco-era pop group and the music of the 1970s, at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, May 12 at 8 p.m.

Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, and $49.50, go on sale this Friday, March 16 at 11 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 Kirby Member pre-sale begins Thursday, March 15 at 10 a.m.

Hop in a time machine and relive your favorite ’70s hits. From “Stayin’ Alive” to “Night Fever” and everything in between, acclaimed tribute group the New York Bee Gees takes the stage with songs from every decade of the Bee Gees catalog. With powerful vocals, a rockin’ stage presence, and all the chart-toppers you remember, this acclaimed group has sold out concerts nationwide.

This tribute show is comprised of some of Long Island New York’s most versatile and exceptionally talented players. The band includes present or former members of well-known, world-renowned acts, including The Alan Parsons Project, Happy Together Tour, Meatloaf, Queen, Blue Oyster Cult, Riot, Herman’s Hermits, Enrique Iglesias, The Rippingtons, and more.

Based in New York, the show has played sold-out concerts at The Paramount Theater and the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, with performances are regularly at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Resorts World Casino, Empire Casino, and the Suffolk Theater. The B.B. King Blues Club wrote, “The NY Bee Gees Tribute Show presents the most extravagant Bee Gees show a fan can experience. The band offers all of the classic ’70s disco hits, from ‘Stayin’ Alive’ to ‘Night Fever,’ while embracing their early works, such as ‘To Love Somebody,’ ‘I’ve Got to Get a Message to You,’ and ‘Massachusetts.’ The New York Bee Gees delivers songs from every decade of the Bee Gees catalog with a stunning production, powerful vocals, and the professional stage presence to fill any club or casino.”