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The Carpenters ‘Remembered’ at tribute show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 15

The Carpenters ‘Remembered’ at tribute show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 15
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From a press release:

One of the top Carpenters tribute events, “We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered,” will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Tickets, which are $25 and $35, plus fees, are on sale now and 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.

We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered is the definitive concert celebrating the music of one of the most successful recording acts of all time. Starring Michelle Berting Brett, who is accompanied by a seven-piece Nashville band directed by Harry Sharpe, the show recreates the original sound of Karen and Richard Carpenter.

The Carpenters sold over a hundred million records in just over a decade and still hold the record for most consecutive Top 10 singles. The dynamic combination of Karen’s voice and Richard’s compositions and arrangements created Grammy Award-winning magic and won them a worldwide legion of loyal fans.

From Washington State to New York City to sold-out engagements in Las Vegas and Downey, California, the Carpenters’ hometown, “We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered” has been met with enthusiasm from Carpenters’ fans and reviewers alike.

Experience an intimate behind-the-scenes portrait of the pop music phenomenon that defined an era, and sing along with hits that include “Close to You,” “Yesterday Once More,” “Rainy Days and Mondays,” and many more.