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Former Wilkes-Barre musician Strand of Oaks returns to F.M. Kirby Center on Nov. 21

Former Wilkes-Barre musician Strand of Oaks returns to F.M. Kirby Center on Nov. 21

From a press release: Following the announcement of a new album and tour earlier this month, it was announced today that Strand of Oaks will be back at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Nov. 21 as part of the venue’s “Chandelier Concert Series.” Brooklyn indie rock band The Still Tide will open […]

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After Grammy win, bluegrass phenom Billy Strings returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 19

After Grammy win, bluegrass phenom Billy Strings returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 19

From a press release: Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and bluegrass musician Billy Strings will continue his extensive headlining tour through the end of the year, including a newly confirmed show at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Friday, Nov. 19 at 8:30 p.m. The new dates add to a landmark […]

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Wilkes-Barre’s Dustin Douglas and Indigo Moon Brass Band play F.M. Kirby Center’s main stage on July 17 and Aug. 21

Wilkes-Barre’s Dustin Douglas and Indigo Moon Brass Band play F.M. Kirby Center’s main stage on July 17 and Aug. 21

From a press release: On June 25, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre reopened to the public with a series of classic movie screenings that runs through July 30 after being closed for more than a year due to the pandemic. Today, it was announced that the “Come Back to the Kirby” series will continue […]

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Yardbirds, Janis Joplin’s band, and more ’60s artists perform at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 18

Yardbirds, Janis Joplin’s band, and more ’60s artists perform at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 18

From a press release: Edd Raineri, host of “The Beatledd Fab Four Hour” on 88.5 WRKC, will present a night of ’60s music by The Yardbirds, Big Brother & The Holding Company (Janis Joplin’s original band), and Peter Asher & Jeremy Clyde at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Sept. 18. Doors at […]

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A cappella group Straight No Chaser sings at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 16

A cappella group Straight No Chaser sings at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 16

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announced the return of a cappella group Straight No Chaser on Thursday, Sept. 16. If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses, think again. Straight No […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre reopens with classic movie screenings on June 25-July 30

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre reopens with classic movie screenings on June 25-July 30

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre announced that it is reopening to the public by showing classic movies starting on June 25 and continuing every Friday during the month of July at both 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Hearkening back to the venue’s history as a movie theater, the […]

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’60s and ’70s hitmakers are ‘Happy Together’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 9

’60s and ’70s hitmakers are ‘Happy Together’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 9

From a press release: 2021 will mark the 12th year of the highly successful, hit-filled summer package tour Happy Together, and this year will include a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Aug. 9. The touring sensation that has criss-crossed the nation (often coming to Jim Thorpe) and delighted audiences for […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre installs new air purification system for entire building

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre installs new air purification system for entire building

From a press release: After being closed for more than a year due to COVID-19, the F.M. Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre has announced the addition of a new air purification system for the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system that runs throughout the entire building. The system, manufactured by Global Plasma Solutions and installed […]

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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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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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