The W: Styx and Foreigner, Ethan Bortnick, Monster Jam, and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

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First Posted: 2/10/2014


…has just announced “The Soundtrack of Summer” tour?

Styx and Foreigner, along with special guest Don Felder of the Eagles, will join forces for a three-month trek, which will stop at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain on Independence Day as part of the Rock 107 July 4th Bash.

Combined, the groups have sold over 250 million albums worldwide and had 36 No. 1 and Top 10 smash hit singles that are still being spun on classic rock radio over 500,000 times every year.

Tickets are available at, Ticketmaster outlets, the Pavilion Box Office (regular box office hours will resume Spring 2014), or by-phone at 800.745.3000.


…is the deal with Ethan Bortnick?

Labeled as a Guinness World Record Musician, this singing youth is the youngest performer ever to headline his own concert tour – one he’ll be bringing to the F.M. Kirby Center on May 30 at 7:30 p.m.

Bortnick was named one of Oprah’s “All Time Smartest, Most Talented Kids,” and will be joined on tour by special guest Damian McGinty of Glee and Celtic Thunder.

At only 13 years old, he has already harnessed the power of music around the world to raise more than $30 million for charity. He performs a range of music that appeals to people of all ages, from The Beatles to Elton John to Broadway, Chopin to Neil Diamond, and everything in between.

Tickets go on sale Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the Kirby Center Box Office, online at, or by phone at 570.826-1100. A special Kirby Member Pre-Sale begins today at 10 a.m.


…can you watch enormous trucks lay into tinier cars in a furry of screeching metal?

Monster Jam, the world’s premier truck series, comes back to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m.; March 1 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and March 2 at 2 p.m. Kid’s seats start at only $10.

The event will feature Gravedigger, driven by Carl Van Horn; Crushstation, driven by Greg Winchenbach; and Predator, Prowler, and the female-driven Madusa.

The Party in the Pits on March 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. gives fans the opportunity to get a view of the trucks up close and meet the drivers. Pit passes are available for $10 at the Arena Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets.

Ticket prices are $25, $35, $40, and $10 for kid’s seats. Tickets can be purchased at the Pennstar Box Office at Mohegan Sun Arena, all Ticketmaster outlets,, or charge by phone at 800.745.3000.

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…can you catch Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band?

The group will be at Hersheypark Stadium come May 4 as part of 15 new tour dates in the United States.

Tickets go on sale Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. and will be available at,, GIANT Center Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 800.745.3000.