NEPA Scene Staff

4th annual Winter Blues Guitarmageddon heats up Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 15

4th annual Winter Blues Guitarmageddon heats up Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 15

From a press release: Featuring expert guitar work that is sure to melt this cold weather away, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will host the fourth annual Winter Blues Guitarmageddon in the Grand Ballroom this Friday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Due to increasing popularity, Winter Blues Guitarmageddon IV has expanded to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Reformed Righteous Brothers will sing at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 14

Reformed Righteous Brothers will sing at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 14

From a press release: It was announced today that blue-eyed soul duo The Righteous Brothers, reformed by Bill Medley in 2016 after the passing of Bobby Hatfield, will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. as part of the PNC Celebrity Series. Tickets, which are $35, $45, […]

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Multi-platinum superstar Josh Groban sings at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with Jennifer Nettles on June 16

Multi-platinum superstar Josh Groban sings at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with Jennifer Nettles on June 16

From a press release: Today, multi-platinum, award-winning singer, songwriter, and global superstar Josh Groban announced the dates and locations of his summer 2019 Bridges Tour with special guest Jennifer Nettles. The tour stops at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Sunday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which start at […]

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‘Bizarre World of Frank Zappa’ comes to life as a hologram at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 1

‘Bizarre World of Frank Zappa’ comes to life as a hologram at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 1

From a press release: Live music’s premier hologram production company Eyellusion has announced that a who’s who of Zappa fan favorite musicians will support “The Bizarre World of Frank Zappa” hologram tour, which will make its debut this April in the United States. The nine U.S. shows will kick off Friday, April 19, including a […]

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Platinum-selling country star Lee Brice returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 29

Platinum-selling country star Lee Brice returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 29

From a press release: It was announced today that gold and platinum-selling country music star Lee Brice will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, March 29 at 8 p.m., presented by Wilkes-Barre/Scranton country music radio station Froggy 101 as part of the PNC Celebrity series. Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, […]

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Original Yes vocalist Jon Anderson sings at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 15

Original Yes vocalist Jon Anderson sings at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 15

From a press release: It was announced today that Jon Anderson, the founding singer of prog rock band Yes, will perform with a full band at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. The show is part of the 1000 Hands Tour, named after his upcoming 15th studio album, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS/REVIEW: Alt 92.1’s opening acts steal Snow Show from sleepy Giant in Wilkes-Barre

PHOTOS/REVIEW: Alt 92.1’s opening acts steal Snow Show from sleepy Giant in Wilkes-Barre

Radio shows are usually an eclectic bag, and Alt 92.1’s second annual Snow Show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre was no exception. Young the Giant headlined on Sunday, Jan. 27 with their sublime and beautifully played indie pop – the only band to perform with their full stage production of moody solid light, […]

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PHOTOS: Howells Family Benefit with Lifer and more at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/18/19

PHOTOS: Howells Family Benefit with Lifer and more at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/18/19

Early Christmas morning, the West Scranton home of the Howells family, the parents and brother of NEPA Scene founder and editor Rich Howells, caught fire, destroying everything they owned. Two days later, he reached out to fans and followers of NEPA Scene on Facebook to explain what happened as the family started a GoFundMe campaign: […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/12/19

PHOTOS: ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast live at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, 01/12/19

When Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, and Jon Gries were asked what they think about “Napoleon Dynamite” when they watch it nearly 15 years after its theatrical release, they all responded in unison: “We don’t!” While the actors who portrayed Napoleon, Pedro, and Uncle Rico, respectively, might not think of the 2004 cult comedy hit much […]

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‘Double Dare Live’ with Marc Summers gets Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre messy on April 5

‘Double Dare Live’ with Marc Summers gets Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre messy on April 5

From a press release: Red Tail Productions LLC and Charlie Blum Entertainment/CB Entertainment, in partnership with Nickelodeon, have announced new tour dates for Nickelodeon’s “Double Dare Live” stage show. Coming off of a successful fall 2018 tour, “Double Dare Live” – featuring original host Marc Summers and his beloved sidekick Robin Russo – will resume […]

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