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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby team travels to Ireland to take on Dublin Roller Derby

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby team travels to Ireland to take on Dublin Roller Derby

From a press release: After months of fundraising, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Derby is heading to the Emerald Isle to represent Northeastern Pennsylvania in two roller derby bouts against the Dublin Roller Derby. Members of the league’s B-level travel team, the Low Rolling Deuces, have been preparing, fundraising, and practicing in the hope of squaring off […]

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Classic rockers Little Feat celebrate 50th anniversary at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 27

Classic rockers Little Feat celebrate 50th anniversary at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 27

From a press release: It was announced today that platinum-selling rock band Little Feat will bring their 50th Anniversary Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $45, $55, $69.50, and $99.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, June 21 at 10 a.m. and […]

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Country star Trisha Yearwood sings at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 23

Country star Trisha Yearwood sings at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 23

From a press release: It was just announced that the F.M. Kirby Center and the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza will once again team up, this time to present a concert at the Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Country star and Food Network host Trisha Yearwood, who just released a new single, will sing […]

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Kool & The Gang joins Morris Day for funky time at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 23

Kool & The Gang joins Morris Day for funky time at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 23

From a press release: It was recently announced that legendary multi-platinum hit-makers Kool & The Gang will play an outdoor concert at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Aug. 23 with an opening set by Morris Day and The Time. Held on the Pocono Downs racetrack at Mohegan Sun, the concert is general admission […]

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Up-and-coming rock band Dirty Honey plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 3

Up-and-coming rock band Dirty Honey plays at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 3

From a press release: It was announced today that Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X will present up-and-coming rock band Dirty Honey at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. as part of the Chandelier Concert Series. Tickets, which are $9.79 in advance or $12 the day of show, […]

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Canadian band Big Brave headlines night of experimental music at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 14

Canadian band Big Brave headlines night of experimental music at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on June 14

From a press release: Big Brave, an experimental drone metal band from Canada, is currently on a North American tour that will stop at Karl Hall in downtown Wilkes-Barre this Friday, June 14. Wilkes-Barre’s own one-man “blackened slowcore” band Planning for Burial will open the all-ages concert with a drone set, along with Frackville electric […]

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Free Rockin’ the River concert series comes to Wilkes-Barre River Common July 12-26

Free Rockin’ the River concert series comes to Wilkes-Barre River Common July 12-26

From a press release: Three free outdoor concerts at the Wilkes-Barre River Common were announced today by Luzerne County, the Visitors Bureau, and the Wilkes-Barre Riverfront Parks Committee. The Rockin’ the River series will be held Friday nights in July at Millennium Circle alongside the Susquehanna River in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Patrons are encouraged to bring […]

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Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, plays at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 15

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, plays at Karl Hall in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 15

From a press release: It was announced today that Glitterer, the solo project of Title Fight bassist/vocalist Ned Russin, will play a hometown show at Karl Hall in downtown Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Aug. 15. The all-ages show will be held about a month after the release of Glitterer’s debut full-length album, “Looking Through the Shades,” […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces indie film series lineup running June 5-Sept. 4

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces indie film series lineup running June 5-Sept. 4

From a press release: In addition to its monthly classic movies series, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre has announced the full lineup for this year’s W. Curtis Montz Film Series. The W. Curtis Montz Film Series features three documentary films, including “Halston,” the story of the famed fashion house; three […]

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See classic movies like ‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘Harry Potter’ monthly at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre June 21-Dec. 20

See classic movies like ‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘Harry Potter’ monthly at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre June 21-Dec. 20

From a press release: The building now known as the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts first opened its doors in 1938 as the Comerford Theatre, one of the area’s finest movie palaces. The Wilkes-Barre venue celebrated its 80th anniversary last year by paying tribute to its theatrical roots with classic movie screenings, and […]

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