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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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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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Interactive ‘Dinosaur World Live’ postponed at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre until Jan. 14, 2022

Interactive ‘Dinosaur World Live’ postponed at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre until Jan. 14, 2022

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announced today that “Dinosaur World Live,” an interactive children’s theatre show that brings dinosaurs to life on stage, has been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. The show was originally scheduled for March of 2020 and then rescheduled as “Dragons and Mythical Beasts” due to […]