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SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre pop punk band Stay Loud shouts ‘FCK YRSLF’ before last Warped Tour

SONG PREMIERE: Wilkes-Barre pop punk band Stay Loud shouts ‘FCK YRSLF’ before last Warped Tour

With the Vans Warped Tour rolling into Pennsylvania for the final time this month, Wilkes-Barre pop punk/alternative rock band Stay Loud is appropriately releasing a very punk rock song called “FCK YRSLF” as they prepare to play Warped for the first and, unfortunately, last time as tour ends its 24-year run. Premiering exclusively on NEPA […]

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Legendary Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons return to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 14

Legendary Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons return to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 14

From a press release: After selling out the venue last year, it was announced today that Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. as part of the Wells Fargo Concerts and Comedy series. Tickets, which are $69, $89, and $125, […]

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‘WWE SmackDown’ broadcasts live from Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 17

‘WWE SmackDown’ broadcasts live from Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 17

From a press release: “WWE SmackDown Live” returns to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre for the first time in two years this Tuesday, July 17 at 7:45 p.m. The pro wrestling event will be broadcast live nationally on the USA Network from 8 p.m.-10 p.m., once again showcasing fans from Northeastern […]

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Downtown Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July during Art Block on July 20

Downtown Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July during Art Block on July 20

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the Diamond City Partnership, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association, and Art Block Wilkes-Barre are joining forces to present the third annual Small Business Christmas in July on Friday, July 20. During the event, over 40 small businesses throughout Greater Wilkes-Barre will offer a special deal […]

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Singer, songwriter, and storyteller Todd Snider performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 16

Singer, songwriter, and storyteller Todd Snider performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 16

From a press release: It was announced today that one of folk music’s busiest traveling troubadours, Todd Snider, will bring an evening of singing and storytelling to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. as part of the venue’s “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series. Tickets, which are […]

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Tape Art Crew creates temporary mural at Wilkes University, displays work at Wilkes-Barre Art Block on July 20

Tape Art Crew creates temporary mural at Wilkes University, displays work at Wilkes-Barre Art Block on July 20

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University will present the Tape Art Crew, a team of artists from Rhode Island, from Tuesday, July 17 through Friday, July 20. The Tape Art Crew will create a temporary mural on the facade of the Sordoni Art Gallery building (141 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre) […]

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Comedian and actress Wanda Sykes comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 1

Comedian and actress Wanda Sykes comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 1

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian, actress, and writer Wanda Sykes, named one of Entertainment Weekly’s “25 Funniest People in America,” will bring her Oh Well Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, $35, $95, and $195 (VIP), plus […]

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Blues rock guitar legend Joe Bonamassa is back at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 11

Blues rock guitar legend Joe Bonamassa is back at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 11

From a press release: After playing the venue again in 2016, it was announced today that one of the world’s greatest living guitarists, Joe Bonamassa, will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, March 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $89, $99, $129, $149, and $199, plus fees, go on sale […]

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Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby mystifies Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

Clarks Summit magician Denny Corby mystifies Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 7

From a press release: Clarks Summit magician, mentalist, and comedian Denny Corby will make audiences believe the impossible in the first of his four-part series featuring industry legends, heart-stopping magic, mind reading, and illusions in the Chandelier Lobby of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, July 7 at 7 p.m. with opening acts […]

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PATAsphere holds open casting call for new musical ‘Just a Penny’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre July 1-3

PATAsphere holds open casting call for new musical ‘Just a Penny’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre July 1-3

From a press release: PATAsphere, a nonprofit organization based in Dallas, and the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre will host an open casting call for “Just a Penny,” a full-length original musical by O.R. Barone. A synopsis of the show reads: “In the moments before the opening of their musical, flashbacks tell the story of […]