NEPA Scene Staff

Brit Floyd, ‘The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show,’ returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 10

Brit Floyd, ‘The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show,’ returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 10

From a press release: It was announced today that Brit Floyd – The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show will bring its new “Space and Time CONTNUUM World Tour” to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., almost one year after they last rocked the Kirby theater […]

 Brad Patton

CONCERT REVIEW: Holiday magic of Wizards of Winter extends beyond TSO tribute in Wilkes-Barre

CONCERT REVIEW: Holiday magic of Wizards of Winter extends beyond TSO tribute in Wilkes-Barre

I’m sure a lot of us in attendance at the Wizards of Winter concert at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Nov. 27 didn’t know quite what to expect. Knowing the group began life in 2009 as a Trans-Siberian Orchestra tribute band, many of us assumed the show would be just […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

B Street Band performs with original Bruce Springsteen drummer in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 26

B Street Band performs with original Bruce Springsteen drummer in Jim Thorpe on Dec. 26

From a press release: The popular Bruce Springsteen tribute band, The B Street Band, will perform at Jim Thorpe’s Mauch Chunk Opera House the day after Christmas, Saturday, Dec. 26, and will feature original E Street Band drummer, Vini “Mad Dog” Lopez. The all-ages show begins at 8 p.m. Recently inducted into the Rock and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Taste The Globe Store’s Charl-Mont restaurant again at the Backyard Ale House in Scranton Dec. 4-5

Taste The Globe Store’s Charl-Mont restaurant again at the Backyard Ale House in Scranton Dec. 4-5

There have been many nostalgic tributes to The Globe Store lately, including holiday displays in the former store’s windows on Wyoming Avenue made up of original Globe items collected from local residents. The Backyard Ale House, located just a few blocks over, has its own unique tribute planned, recreating the menu of the Charl-Mont restaurant […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

KICK take ‘The INXS Experience’ to Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Jan. 23

KICK take ‘The INXS Experience’ to Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Jan. 23

From a press release: KICK – The INXS Experience is a unique blend of incredibly talented musicians who bring the highest level of musicianship while showing a true passion for the music of INXS, causing the spontaneous eruption of a party in the house – the Mauch Chunk Opera House, that is. KICK performs at […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Wilkes-Barre Chamber pays tribute to F.M. Kirby Center and all it has given to the community

At the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce‘s annual dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts was given the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award, and after watching the video they produced for the presentation, it’s easy to see why. Built in 1937, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Joe Piscopo pays tribute to Frank Sinatra with concert at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 12

Comedian Joe Piscopo pays tribute to Frank Sinatra with concert at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 12

From a press release: Television, film, radio, commercials, theater, nightclubs – they’re all fields in which Joe Piscopo has won the acclaim and affection of millions. For over 25 years, he has proven to be one of show business’ brightest lights, and he’ll shine when he celebrates Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday with a tribute performance […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Guerrilla Radio: The Battle of Las Vegas at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains, 08/13/15

PHOTOS: Guerrilla Radio: The Battle of Las Vegas at River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains, 08/13/15

A very different vibe of hard rock, hip-hop, and political unrest filled the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Thursday, Aug. 13 as Rage Against the Machine tribute group Guerrilla Radio: The Battle of Las Vegas blasted through all the hits. Dressed like their Los Angeles counterparts, the Sin City band was in the […]

 Rich Howells

12 questions with Johnny Cash tribute artist David Stone

12 questions with Johnny Cash tribute artist David Stone

Stone performs this Saturday at The Leonard in Scranton

Like an old record collection that has been rediscovered, The Leonard in downtown Scranton is being dusted off and given new life, starting this year with “David Stone: The Johnny Cash Experience” on Saturday, June 6. It’s appropriate, then, that the venue’s newly named General Manager Thaz Whalen owns “a ridiculous Johnny Cash collection.” “I’ve […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Shawn Klush performs ‘Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular’ with The Sweet Inspirations at Scranton Cultural Center on May 15

Shawn Klush performs ‘Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular’ with The Sweet Inspirations at Scranton Cultural Center on May 15

From a press release: On Friday, May 15, the Scranton Cultural Center will be hosting “Shawn Klush: The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular.” Klush, a native of Northeastern Pennsylvania who has gone on to international fame, will be joined on the historic stage by Jake Rowley, who has most recently been seen as Young Elvis in […]