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The McCartney Years recreates music of Paul McCartney at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6

The McCartney Years recreates music of Paul McCartney at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6
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From a press release:

It was announced today that FriendlyHart Productions will present The McCartney Years, a tribute to the music of Paul McCartney, at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m.

Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, and $49.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre), online at, and by phone at 570-826-1100. An exclusive Kirby Member pre-sale begins on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 10 a.m.

Hailed by the original Beatles promoter Sid Bernstein as “the best on the scene today,” The McCartney Years is a period-true, technically stunning, and explosive live concert show that performs the music of Paul McCartney spanning two decades, from The Beatles to Wings.

Songs include hits like “Hey Jude,” “Jet,” “Let It Be,” “Band on the Run,” “The Long and Winding Road,” “Live and Let Die,” “Lady Madonna,” and many more, plus some of the deep cuts that McCartney wrote during the 1960s and ’70s, all performed to their original arrangements by a band that has entertained audiences worldwide and even has a personal accolade from former Wings guitarist Denny Laine.

Note-for-note, harmonies and riffs – every song is played live with nothing pre-recorded and to the standard set by McCartney himself in the early ’70s. Whether he’s playing a real McCartney-era Höfner or emulating the same wardrobe from the “Wings Over America” mid-’70s tour, Yuri Pool (lead vocals, bass, guitar, and piano) is true to Sir Paul in his vocal stylings and presentation. His commitment to 100 percent live and accurate reproductions of McCartney’s concert experience started way back in his native Holland, continued through his stint as Paul McCartney in one of the bigger traveling Beatles shows in the United Kingdom, and has set the standard for all who might follow in this significant body of work.

It is guaranteed that you will jump out of your seat to clap, sing, and dance to the music by one of the most prolific artists of all time in this authentic, timeless live concert presentation.

Read NEPA Scene’s review of Paul McCartney performing in Philadelphia back in 2016 here.