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Pop band Walk the Moon headlines 98.5 KRZ Summer Smash at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 19

Pop band Walk the Moon headlines 98.5 KRZ Summer Smash at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 19

From a press release: Entercom and 98.5 KRZ have announced the official lineup of Summer Smash 2019, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton pop radio station’s annual kickoff to summer concert. Featuring pop hitmakers Walk the Moon, In Real Life, Rachel Crow, and Johnny Orlando, the event will take place at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, […]

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With new music, Jonas Brothers reunite and return to Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 31

With new music, Jonas Brothers reunite and return to Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 31

From a press release: Today, the Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum-selling Jonas Brothers announced the details of their 40-city Happiness Begins Tour this summer and fall with special guests and fellow pop stars Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw. This coincides with the launch of the pre-order for the powerhouse trio’s highly anticipated comeback album, “Happiness Begins.” Produced […]

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Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo and Boastfuls play free Wilkes-Barre Cherry Blossom Festival on April 27

Scranton pop rockers Black Tie Stereo and Boastfuls play free Wilkes-Barre Cherry Blossom Festival on April 27

From a press release: The city of Wilkes-Barre will host the 42nd annual Cherry Blossom Festival on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 with amusement rides and games, food and craft vendors, a pageant, car show, cornhole tournament, and live music and dancing, including sets from two award-winning Scranton pop rock bands. The free […]

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Pop superstar Mariah Carey takes Caution World Tour to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on April 6

Pop superstar Mariah Carey takes Caution World Tour to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on April 6

From a press release: It was announced today that chart-topping, multi-platinum pop star Mariah Carey, the bestselling female artist of all time, will bring her Caution World Tour to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 8 p.m. Kicking off in February 2019, the multiple Grammy Award winner will start the […]

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Sabrina Carpenter headlines 98.5 KRZ’s Let It Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

Sabrina Carpenter headlines 98.5 KRZ’s Let It Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

From a press release: It was announced today that local pop radio station 98.5 KRZ’s annual Let It Show will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m., featuring performances by young actress and singer Sabrina Carpenter of “Girl Meets World” fame, pop boy band PrettyMuch, lovelytheband, Kim […]

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Teen pop festival Show of the Summer moves from Hersheypark Stadium to Giant Center on Aug. 4

Teen pop festival Show of the Summer moves from Hersheypark Stadium to Giant Center on Aug. 4

From a press release: Due to changes in the size of the production, the fourth annual Show of the Summer, which features young up-and-coming pop stars, has been moved from Hersheypark Stadium to indoors at the Giant Center just down the street on Saturday, Aug. 4 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $30.10, $44.60, $64.60, […]

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Pop star Paula Abdul brings first solo tour in 25 years to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 23

Pop star Paula Abdul brings first solo tour in 25 years to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 23

From a press release: Grammy Award-winning pop legend and dance superstar Paula Abdul has announced a new North American tour coming this fall – Straight Up Paula! – her first solo outing in over 25 years. The seven-week tour kicks off on Oct. 3 and stops in 26 cities, including Bethlehem at the Sands Bethlehem […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Logan Henderson, Why Don’t We, and Jack & Jack at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 06/19/18

PHOTOS: Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Logan Henderson, Why Don’t We, and Jack & Jack at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 06/19/18

While many adults may not be familiar with these young pop stars, Summer Smash was a big hit with teen girls judging by the deafening screams echoing throughout the F.M. Kirby Center on Tuesday, June 19. Following meet and greets with each of the performing artists, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Top 40 radio station 98.5 KRZ presented […]

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Pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer will play at Great Allentown Fair on Sept. 1

Pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer will play at Great Allentown Fair on Sept. 1

From a press release: Following the news that 311, The Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes are coming to The Great Allentown Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 29, it was also announced today that Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer will perform at the fair during Labor Day weekend on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 8 […]

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98.5 KRZ announces young pop stars playing Summer Smash in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

98.5 KRZ announces young pop stars playing Summer Smash in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

From a press release: Entercom, a leading creator of live local audio content in the United States, and 98.5 KRZ have announced the all-star lineup of Summer Smash 2018, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton pop radio station’s annual kickoff to summer concert. Featuring young hitmakers Why Don’t We, Dua Lipa, Jack & Jack, and Logan Henderson, the event […]