Rich Howells

2 concerts pay tribute to life and music of Wilkes-Barre reggae artist George Wesley on June 24

2 concerts pay tribute to life and music of Wilkes-Barre reggae artist George Wesley on June 24

The “Old Lion” will roar once again on Saturday, June 24 when two different venues in Northeastern Pennsylvania celebrate the life and music of Wilkes-Barre reggae musician George Wesley, who passed away last year at the age of 62 after a brief battle with liver cancer. Born on June 21, 1954 in Clarks Summit, the […]

 Brad Patton

CONCERT REVIEW: Liverpool Legends dive deep to please devoted Beatles fans in Wilkes-Barre

CONCERT REVIEW: Liverpool Legends dive deep to please devoted Beatles fans in Wilkes-Barre

The world is full of Beatles tribute acts, but only one has a direct connection to a Beatles family member. Liverpool Legends, a fab foursome handpicked by George Harrison’s sister Louise, brought back the magic of Beatlemania on Friday, May 26 at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre. The group wears […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

I Am King – The Michael Jackson Experience moonwalks into Theater at North in Scranton on Nov. 11

I Am King – The Michael Jackson Experience moonwalks into Theater at North in Scranton on Nov. 11

From a press release: It was recently announced that “I Am King – The Michael Jackson Experience,” a tribute show that claims it’s “as close as you will get to seeing the King of Pop live in concert,” is coming to The Theater at North in Scranton on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ween frontman Gene Ween plays Billy Joel tribute at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 5

Ween frontman Gene Ween plays Billy Joel tribute at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 5

From a press release: Aaron “Gene Ween” Freeman, the frontman of New Hope, Pennsylvania alternative rock band Ween, will pay tribute to the iconic Billy Joel in “Gene Ween Does Billy Joel” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre as part of its “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series on Saturday, Aug. 5 at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Shadows of the 60’s pays tribute to Motown at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 10

Shadows of the 60’s pays tribute to Motown at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 10

From a press release: FriendlyHart Productions will present Shadows of the 60’s: A Tribute to Motown at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, June 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, and $49.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, March 31 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Liverpool Legends play Beatles tribute show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 26

Liverpool Legends play Beatles tribute show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 26

From a press release: Edd Raineri, host of “The Beatledd Fab Four Hour” on King’s College radio station 88.5 WRKC-FM in Wilkes-Barre, will present The Beatles tribute band Liverpool Legends, in conjunction with Louise Harrison, sister of the late Beatles guitarist George Harrison, at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, May 26 at […]

 Brad Patton

CONCERT REVIEW: ‘Elvis Lives’ was triple dose of history and ‘Heartbreak’ in Wilkes-Barre

CONCERT REVIEW: ‘Elvis Lives’ was triple dose of history and ‘Heartbreak’ in Wilkes-Barre

What could be better than one award-winning Elvis tribute artist performing the timeless music of Elvis Presley in concert? How about three of them?! “Elvis Lives: The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Event,” a highly entertaining and reverential recreation of some of the King’s most famous moments, made a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Grateful Dead tribute act Dark Star Orchestra returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 13

Grateful Dead tribute act Dark Star Orchestra returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on May 13

From a press release: Chicago Grateful Dead tribute band and Peach Music Festival alum Dark Star Orchestra will return to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25 in advance or $30 the day of the show, go on sale this Friday, Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist’ Shawn Klush of Pittston performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 8

‘Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist’ Shawn Klush of Pittston performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 8

From a press release: It was announced today that Edd Raineri will present Shawn Klush, the ultimate Elvis Presley tribute artist, at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, April 8 at 8 p.m., featuring Elvis’ own background singers, The Sweet Inspirations. Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, $42.59, and $49.50, plus fees, go on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Official Queen tribute show Queen Extravaganza will rock the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 1

Official Queen tribute show Queen Extravaganza will rock the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 1

From a press release: God Save the Queen, the Argentina Queen tribute band scheduled to perform Friday, Feb. 3 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, has canceled their North American tour. God Save the Queen has rescheduled the Kirby Center show several times now so, in a statement, the Kirby Center said, “We are […]

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