Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Menzingers’ ‘Hello Exile’ acoustic set at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 10/06/19

PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Menzingers’ ‘Hello Exile’ acoustic set at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre, 10/06/19

Celebrating the release of their sixth studio album, “Hello Exile,” Scranton punk band The Menzingers played a series of three acoustic record store shows last week – one in Brooklyn, one in their current home of Philadelphia, and the last one in the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Oct. 6. This marked their […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre nominated for Theater of the Year Award, undergoes staff and website changes

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre nominated for Theater of the Year Award, undergoes staff and website changes

From a press release: For the second year in a row, the IEBA, the International Entertainment Buyers Association, has nominated the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre for the prestigious Ryman Auditorium Theater of the Year Award. The Beacon Theatre in New York City, the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, the Microsoft Theater […]

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Rick Ross headlines Halloween rap show with DaBaby and Lil Durk at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre

Rick Ross headlines Halloween rap show with DaBaby and Lil Durk at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Rapper, entrepreneur, and record executive Rick Ross, who recently released a new hit album, has been added as the headliner of “Halloween Massacre 2” at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. Announced back in August, the show presented by Cruz […]

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Boo Bash Halloween party and costume contest is back at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 26

Boo Bash Halloween party and costume contest is back at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 26

From a press release: One of the biggest Halloween parties in Northeastern Pennsylvania is back by popular demand. The Boo Bash returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Held in the Keystone Grand Ballroom in the Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Pocono (1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre), DJae […]

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Meet the original ‘Night of the Living Dead’ cast at Kirby Center screening in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 1

Meet the original ‘Night of the Living Dead’ cast at Kirby Center screening in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 1

From a press release: 50 years after its original release, George A. Romero’s classic zombie film “Night of the Living Dead” comes back to life on the silver screen at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. This special screening of the movie features a live talkback with stars […]

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Boy band Why Don’t We headlines 98.5 KRZ’s Let It Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 13

Boy band Why Don’t We headlines 98.5 KRZ’s Let It Show at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 13

From a press release: It was announced today that local pop radio station 98.5 KRZ’s annual Let It Show will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m., featuring performances by pop sensation Why Don’t We, Stephen Puth, PUBLIC, and Tatum Lynn. Tickets, which are $25, $30, $40, […]

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Scranton’s Tom Petty Appreciation Band reunites at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Black Friday, Nov. 29

Scranton’s Tom Petty Appreciation Band reunites at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Black Friday, Nov. 29

It was announced today that the Tom Petty Appreciation Band will reunite for a special concert in the Chandelier Lobby of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. The Scranton-born supergroup of well-known local musicians has only played a few sporadic shows over the last few years. After closing […]

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Comedian Jeff Dunham is ‘Seriously’ back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 23, 2020

Comedian Jeff Dunham is ‘Seriously’ back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 23, 2020

From a press release: On the heels of his new Netflix special, it was announced today that record-breaking global comedy superstar Jeff Dunham will return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020 at 3 p.m. as part of his new international tour, “Seriously!?” Tickets, which start […]

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‘SNL’ alumni Colin Quinn and Tim Meadows perform at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 29

‘SNL’ alumni Colin Quinn and Tim Meadows perform at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 29

From a press release: Live from Wilkes-Barre, it’s Friday night! It was announced today that “Saturday Night Live” alumni Colin Quinn and Tim Meadows will bring their stand-up comedy to the Keystone Grand Ballroom of Mohegan Sun Pocono on Friday, Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which start at $25, go on sale this Monday, […]

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‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical’ soars into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 4

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical’ soars into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 4

From a press release: Following five successful years of touring and more than 500 performances, the “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest-running and highest-rated holiday television special will fly into the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with the critically acclaimed “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. […]