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ABBA tribute band Arrival from Sweden returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 26

ABBA tribute band Arrival from Sweden returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 26
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From a press release:

Mamma mia, here we go again – one of the world’s most popular and bestselling ABBA tribute shows, Arrival from Sweden, will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Tickets, which are $25 and $35, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Oct. 19 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. A Kirby Member pre-sale begins on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m.

Arrival from Sweden was founded by Vicky Zetterberg in 1995 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Arrival very soon became one of the world’s most popular and biggest selling ABBA show band. Since 1995, the band has toured in close to 55 countries and has appeared in several TV and radio shows all over the world. Since 2007, Arrival from Sweden has made 42 successful tours in the United States.

This show has sold out arenas and venues all over the world and is the absolute best and most authentic ABBA show there is. Hits like “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia,” “Does Your Mother Know,” “Take a Chance,” “SOS,” “The Winner Takes It All,” “Super Trouper,” “Money Money Money,” “Waterloo,” “Honey Honey,” “Fernando,” “I Do I Do I Do I Do I Do,” “Chiquitita,” “Knowing Me Knowing You,” “Summer Night City,” “Thank You for the Music,” “Lay All Your Love on Me,” “Gimme Gimme Gimme,” and many more are delivered with such accuracy that it’s hard to believe that it’s not the real ABBA on stage.

Arrival from Sweden has also played with more than 60 symphony orchestras throughout the world, including successful shows with some of the finest orchestras in the U.S., such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Houston Symphony Orchestra, and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Arrival from Sweden has exact copies of the original stage clothes of ABBA, a permission granted by ABBA’s clothing designer. They are also the only group who has been given an unreleased ABBA song directly from Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of ABBA. The song “Just a Notion” is soon due for a worldwide release.

Millions of people celebrate this show as the best ABBA concert in the world. This production is the closest you will ever get to seeing ABBA in the 21st century.