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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces postponements and cancellations due to coronavirus

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces postponements and cancellations due to coronavirus

Following the news on Wednesday that the city of Wilkes-Barre would postpone its 40th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for this Sunday “due to increased concern and the heightened community awareness pursuant to coronavirus,” the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre has canceled or postponed several upcoming shows “at the recommendation of Governor Tom Wolf.” […]

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Folk icon Art Garfunkel gets ‘Close-Up’ at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 24

Folk icon Art Garfunkel gets ‘Close-Up’ at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 24

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning folk music icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Art Garfunkel will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. as part of his In Close-Up Tour. His previous visit to the Kirby Center was in […]

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Ann Wilson of Heart sings solo at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 13

Ann Wilson of Heart sings solo at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 13

From a press release: Today, Ann Wilson of Heart has announced the first leg of her 2020 solo tour, including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. Wilson will perform songs from her expansive catalog, commemorating Heart era classics along with the work of her solo […]

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Australian Pink Floyd Show comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 26

Australian Pink Floyd Show comes to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 26

From a press release: After celebrating more than 30 years of playing classic Pink Floyd music around the world, The Australian Pink Floyd Show is back in 2020 with a new tour. It was announced today that the 2020 All That You Feel World Tour will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, […]

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After sold-out show, Queen and Elton John tribute bands return to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 7

After sold-out show, Queen and Elton John tribute bands return to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 7

From a press release: Due to popular demand, it was announced today that Almost Queen, a tribute to the legendary rock band Queen, will be back at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. with special guests Philadelphia Freedom, an Elton John tribute act from Wilkes-Barre. Almost Queen and […]

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Cirque Diabolo acrobats and aerialists swing into F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 29

Cirque Diabolo acrobats and aerialists swing into F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 29

From a press release: SRO Promotions announced today that the live contemporary circus show Cirque Diabolo is coming to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 8 p.m. An array of the best performers from around the world will present a new generation of Cirque-style show. The electrifying and mesmerizing Cirque […]

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Country icon Martina McBride returns to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 1

Country icon Martina McBride returns to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 1

From a press release: It was announced today that award-winning powerhouse vocalist and country icon Martina McBride, known for hits like “Independence Day,” “A Broken Wing,” and “Concrete Angel,” will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, May 1 at 7 p.m. McBride previously performed at the Kirby Center in 2017 with […]

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‘Llama Llama’ children’s books become a musical at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

‘Llama Llama’ children’s books become a musical at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

From a press release: “Llama Llama Live,” a new musical by Bay Area Children’s Theatre inspired by the bestselling “Llama Llama Red Pajama” series of picture books by the late Anna Dewdney, is touring to 40 theaters throughout the United States and Canada, including the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, April 4 at […]

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Kids can meet T. rex and more at ‘Dinosaur World Live’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 14

Kids can meet T. rex and more at ‘Dinosaur World Live’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 14

From a press release: Direct from the West End of London, “Dinosaur World Live,” the interactive children’s theatre show that brings dinosaurs to life on stage, is jetting across the Atlantic for a major tour of the United States, including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, March 14 at 3 […]

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Tom DeLonge postpones Angels & Airwaves show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, reschedules for May 26

Tom DeLonge postpones Angels & Airwaves show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, reschedules for May 26

From a press release: Multi-platinum rock supergroup Angels & Airwaves, which features former Blink-182 vocalist/guitarist Tom DeLonge, has postponed their concert at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre planned for this Sunday, Jan. 19 due to illness. “Unfortunately, Tom has come down with a nasty upper respiratory infection and the upcoming Leg 2 of the […]

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