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New country music superstar Lee Brice coming to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

New country music superstar Lee Brice coming to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: It was announced today that Lee Brice, one of country music’s newest superstars, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29, $39, and $49, plus fees, go on sale this Thursday, Dec. 4 at 10 a.m., […]

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‘Peter Pan’ prequel ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ swoops into Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: It was announced yesterday that Broadway’s five-time Tony Award-winning “Peter and the Starcatcher” will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. The winner of five Tony Awards, this swashbuckling prequel to “Peter Pan” is an innovative and imaginative story based […]

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Fresh from Peach Fest, Tedeschi Trucks Band heads to Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 15

From a press release: They have a “made up mind;” Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks are bringing the band to Wilkes-Barre. It was announced today that Tedeschi Trucks Band will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Thursday, Nov. 20 at 10 […]

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ZZ Top boogies into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 8

ZZ Top boogies into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 8

From a press release: With 44 years of recording and touring already under their belts (and beards), ZZ Top is ready to bring its hard-rocking blues bonanza to Wilkes-Barre! The legendary Texas trio (Billy F. Gibbons, Frank Beard, and Dusty Hill) will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) […]

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Kirby Center’s Chandelier Lobby series returns with Alexis P. Suter

Kirby Center’s Chandelier Lobby series returns with Alexis P. Suter

From a press release: Back by popular demand, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts announced the return of its “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series yesterday, which will feature one performance per month beginning in November and running through April 2015. The intimate music series, held in the spacious and comfortable confines […]

 Guest Contributor

CONCERT REVIEW: The Wailers transcend traditional concert experience

CONCERT REVIEW: The Wailers transcend traditional concert experience

Review submitted by Giovanna Arcadu It was undeniable that hundreds of excited audience members came to hear The Wailers perform Bob Marley‘s songs of love and peace at the F.M. Kirby Center on Friday night, Oct. 10, and while the legend himself could not be there, it felt like he was performing that night, brought […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: The Wailers, Mighty Mystic, and George Wesley Band, 10/10/14

PHOTOS: The Wailers, Mighty Mystic, and George Wesley Band, 10/10/14

The Wailers celebrated the 30th anniversary of “Legend,” Bob Marley‘s bestselling greatest hits compilation, at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 10. Mighty Mystic and Wilkes-Barre’s own George Wesley Band opened the night before The Wailers took the stage and performed “Legend” in its entirety, along with other classic reggae songs led […]

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Willie Nelson adds son Lukas to Wilkes-Barre performance

Willie Nelson adds son Lukas to Wilkes-Barre performance

From a press release: There will be an extra family member on hand when Willie Nelson & Family visit the F.M. Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre). It was announced today that Lukas Nelson, Willie’s son, and his band Promise of the Real have been added to the concert, which comes to Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, […]

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George Thorogood & The Destroyers celebrate 40 years of rock in Wilkes-Barre

George Thorogood & The Destroyers celebrate 40 years of rock in Wilkes-Barre

40 years strong and they’re still bad to the bone. It was announced today that legendary rockers George Thorogood & The Destroyers will bring their 40th anniversary tour to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) on March 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, Aug. 7 […]

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Progressive rockers Umphrey’s McGee to play F.M. Kirby Center

From a press release: It was announced today that Umphrey’s McGee will take the stage at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. After 16 years of performing over 100 concerts annually, releasing seven studio albums and selling more than 3.3 million tracks […]