NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Following sold-out listening party, Motionless In White adds Gallery of Sound meet and greet in Wilkes-Barre on June 7

Following sold-out listening party, Motionless In White adds Gallery of Sound meet and greet in Wilkes-Barre on June 7

From a press release: Last week, local active rock radio station 97.9X and the Gallery of Sound announced that Scranton metal band Motionless In White will return to their hometown area for a listening party celebrating the release of their new album, “Disguise,” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, June 6. The […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Coheed and Cambria acoustic at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 05/16/19

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Coheed and Cambria acoustic at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 05/16/19

Once the word was out that Coheed and Cambria was playing a free “secret” acoustic show at the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, May 16, it was the worst kept secret in Northeastern Pennsylvania. With just a few days notice after the news broke, over 300 people piled into the small indie record […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton metal band Motionless In White hosts new album listening party at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 6

Scranton metal band Motionless In White hosts new album listening party at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 6

From a press release: It was announced today that Scranton metal band Motionless In White will return to their hometown area for a party celebrating the release of their new album, “Disguise,” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, June 6, presented by Hazleton active rock radio station 97.9X and the Gallery of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ Pride Series events across Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area throughout June

Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ Pride Series events across Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area throughout June

From a press release: Local LGBTQ+ activists Queer NEPA have announced a full month of events in June for the organization’s second annual Pride Series celebrating queer resilience and identity. Coinciding once again with national LGBT Pride Month, this year also marks the historic 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising of 1969, which was a […]

 Jamie Nelson and Michelle Christopher

BEHIND THE BEAT: Dean Ford is the true Prince of tribute acts

BEHIND THE BEAT: Dean Ford is the true Prince of tribute acts

“A little bit behind the beat. I mean, just enough to turn you on…” – Prince, “Joy in Repetition” Come with us and take a glimpse Behind the Beat, a new column on NEPA Scene where we – Jamie Nelson (owner and operator of 1Up Games in Forty Fort) and Michelle (Belly) Christopher (art teacher […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pop band Walk the Moon headlines 98.5 KRZ Summer Smash at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 19

Pop band Walk the Moon headlines 98.5 KRZ Summer Smash at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 19

From a press release: Entercom and 98.5 KRZ have announced the official lineup of Summer Smash 2019, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton pop radio station’s annual kickoff to summer concert. Featuring pop hitmakers Walk the Moon, In Real Life, Rachel Crow, and Johnny Orlando, the event will take place at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, releases full debut album July 12

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, releases full debut album July 12

From a press release: Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight rose from local favorites to international fame with three acclaimed studio albums, but in the last few years, the young musicians have taken time off to live life and focus on other projects, playing only sporadic shows like a benefit with Turnstile last year. Bassist/vocalist Ned […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 2019-2020 season with over 50 events

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces 2019-2020 season with over 50 events

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts announced the lineup for its 33rd season as the premier performing arts center in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Always “At the Heart of the Arts and Entertainment,” the Kirby Center’s 2019-2020 season once again delivers a group of diverse and exciting performances that include […]