NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Bert Kreischer, ‘The Machine,’ performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 5

Comedian Bert Kreischer, ‘The Machine,’ performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 5

­From a press release: It was announced today that comedian, actor, and television host Bert Kreischer, best known for his stories like how he earned the nickname “The Machine” in Russia, will bring his Berty Boy World Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Educational children’s YouTube star Blippi brings first national tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 26

Educational children’s YouTube star Blippi brings first national tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 26

From a press release: It was announced today that children’s YouTube sensation Blippi will bring his first-ever tour across North America to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. “Blippi Live” is set to bring the vivacious, energetic, and educational children’s character from the screen to the stage for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Queen and Elton John tribute bands perform together at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 8

Queen and Elton John tribute bands perform together at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 8

From a press release: It was announced this week that Almost Queen, a tribute to the legendary rock band Queen, will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. with special guests Philadelphia Freedom, an Elton John tribute act from Wilkes-Barre. Tickets, which are $29.50, $39.50, $49.50, and […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Animated Wilkes-Barre band Cut Up Naked Teenagers can give ‘Anything But a Tomorrow’

A beautiful summer day or a candlelit dinner would inspire most singer/songwriters to write a love song, but Elvis Aron Deadly is not most singer/songwriters. Instead, cheesy B-movies and nuclear annihilation brought his latest single, “Anything But a Tomorrow,” to life – and imminent death – which is what Cut Up Naked Teenagers is all […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias brings Beyond the Fluffy Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on April 24

Comedian Gabriel Iglesias brings Beyond the Fluffy Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on April 24

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian Gabriel Iglesias will return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. as part of his all-new 2020 ​ Beyond the Fluffy World Tour, “Go Big or Go Home.” The comic, who often emphasizes that, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Breaking Benjamin announce acoustic album, tour with Korn tour hitting Allentown on Jan. 23

Breaking Benjamin announce acoustic album, tour with Korn tour hitting Allentown on Jan. 23

From a press release: A long time in the making, multi-platinum Wilkes-Barre rock band Breaking Benjamin officially announced the title, release date, and tracklist of their anticipated acoustic album. “Aurora” will feature reimagined acoustic versions of songs from their vast catalog, starting with “So Cold,” the lead single from their second album, 2004’s “We Are […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Disturbed and In This Moment at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/05/19

PHOTOS: Disturbed and In This Moment at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/05/19

“My brothers and sisters, my blood… speak to me!” Disturbed vocalist David Draiman yelled as the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza echoed with screams on Saturday, Oct. 5. It’s been 19 years since the release of the Chicago heavy metal band’s quadruple-platinum debut album, but Wilkes-Barre proved it’s still down with “The Sickness” at […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kingston stuntwoman-turned-director completing NEPA film ‘F-Word’ with Kickstarter campaign

Kingston stuntwoman-turned-director completing NEPA film ‘F-Word’ with Kickstarter campaign

From a press release: Long after the director yells “Cut!” on any film, there’s still plenty of post-production work to do, and that work requires funding. To finish a movie written, filmed, and set in Northeastern Pennsylvania, a local filmmaker is asking for tax-deductible donations via Kickstarter to make her vision a reality before time […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Broadway hit musical ‘Rent’ takes 20th Anniversary Tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 11

Broadway hit musical ‘Rent’ takes 20th Anniversary Tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 11

From a press release: “La vie bohème!” One of the longest-running shows on Broadway, “Rent,” is coming to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. as part of its ongoing 20th Anniversary Tour. Tickets, which are $45, $55, and $65, plus fees, are on sale now and available […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Tater Salad’ comedian Ron White is back at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 9

‘Tater Salad’ comedian Ron White is back at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 9

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White, best known as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the “Blue Collar Comedy” phenomenon, returns to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.75 and $49.75, plus fees, go on sale this […]