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Rock icons Foreigner play ‘Greatest Hits’ at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 22

Rock icons Foreigner play ‘Greatest Hits’ at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 22

From a press release: Responsible for some of rock ‘n’ roll’s most enduring anthems, including “Juke Box Hero,” “Feels Like the First Time,” “Urgent,” “Head Games,” “Hot Blooded,” “Cold as Ice,” “Dirty White Boy,” “Waiting for a Girl Like You,” and the worldwide No. 1 hit “I Want to Know What Love Is,” Foreigner still […]

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Black Label Society returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg with Obituary and Prong on Nov. 6

Black Label Society returns to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg with Obituary and Prong on Nov. 6

From a press release: Forced to cut their North American tour short last year due to the pandemic, Black Label Society is getting back on the road this fall and “Doom Trooping Over North America” with fellow heavy metal bands Obituary and Prong. The tour stops at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Saturday, Nov. […]

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Guitarist John 5 shreds at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Aug. 22

Guitarist John 5 shreds at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Aug. 22

From a press release: For almost 30 years, John 5 has been one of the most in-demand guitar players on the planet. As well as a guitarist for hire, he has shared the stage as axeman for metal icons Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, and Rob Halford. He has also worked with an impressive array of […]

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Philly indie rockers Dr. Dog announce final tour and 4 hometown shows to close 2021

Philly indie rockers Dr. Dog announce final tour and 4 hometown shows to close 2021

From a press release: This week, one of Philadelphia’s favorite bands, Dr. Dog, announced some good news and some bad news. “Today, we’re sharing two wildly dissimilar bits of information with everyone. Firstly, we are touring in the fall! Lastly, we are done touring after that. Done touring for good! It is a disturbing thing […]

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Tedeschi Trucks brings intimate Fireside Live tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 18

Tedeschi Trucks brings intimate Fireside Live tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 18

From a press release: After 15 months, blues rock guitarist Derek Trucks and his wife, singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi, are returning to the stage this summer with Fireside Live, a special series of performances that includes a visit to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Aug. 18. They will be joined by varying members […]

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NEPA Gives raises $1.2 million in one day for 218 local nonprofits, surpassing its goal

NEPA Gives raises $1.2 million in one day for 218 local nonprofits, surpassing its goal

From a press release: Today, the Scranton Area Community Foundation announced that on Friday, June 4 – in just 24 hours – 218 local nonprofit organizations worked together to collectively raise a total of $1,246,121 during NEPA Gives, surpassing its $1 million dollar goal. NEPA Gives was hosted by the foundation, in partnership with the […]

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Led Zeppelin tribute No Quarter rocks F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 25

Led Zeppelin tribute No Quarter rocks F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 25

From a press release: It was announced today that No Quarter, a tribute to legacy of rock icons Led Zeppelin, will perform live at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Sept. 25, presented by Friendly Hart Productions. Doors at the Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert […]

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Country star Clint Black and wife Lisa Hartman Black sing ‘Mostly Hits’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 3

Country star Clint Black and wife Lisa Hartman Black sing ‘Mostly Hits’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 3

From a press release: This fall, Grammy Award-winning country music superstar Clint Black is hitting the road with his wife, actress and singer Lisa Hartman Black, to perform live together on the Mostly Hits & The Mrs. Tour, which stops at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. Doors at the […]

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Marijuana dispensary Beyond/Hello opens in Hazleton with live performance by hip-hop duo Space Kamp

Marijuana dispensary Beyond/Hello opens in Hazleton with live performance by hip-hop duo Space Kamp

From a press release: Hip-hop fans can wake and bake with Space Kamp this week. Beyond / Hello is introducing a new medical marijuana/cannabis dispensary to Hazleton, and the grand opening on Monday, June 7 will feature a live morning performance by the Allentown-based reggae rappers. The weed-smoking duo have made their support of legalization […]

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Actor Clint Howard will meet fans at Spooky Summer film fest at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on June 12

Typically held in the fall, the NEPA Horror Film Festival is hosting a special Spooky Summer event at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, June 12, and with the warmer weather comes the ice cream man. Actor Clint Howard will be meeting fans, taking photos, and signing autographs starting at 3:30 p.m., […]