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Blues Traveler to perform at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre Feb. 28

Blues Traveler to perform at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre Feb. 28

The F.M. Kirby Center announced today that psychedelic blues-rock band Blues Traveler will visit the theater, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Achieving mainstream success with its fourth studio album, “Four,” Blues Traveler became known for chart-topping hits like “Run-Around” and “Hook” and took home a Grammy in 1995 for Best Rock […]

The Prenuptial Project: Nudging groomsmen necessary as deadlines approach

The Prenuptial Project: Nudging groomsmen necessary as deadlines approach

When Mikey and I first started dating and we would get into stupid little fights, my mother would always tell me, “girls mature faster than boys.” She often told me that as a way to calm me down when I would get frustrated that he didn’t plan as well as I did, or didn’t understand […]

Hip-hop needs to acknowledge drug-addiction culture after Lil Peep’s death

Hip-hop needs to acknowledge drug-addiction culture after Lil Peep’s death

Hip-hop has a drug problem. That’s one of those statements that might make the casual rap listener — or the average soccer mom — scoff and say, “Yeah, we know that already.” But after the death of rising emo-rapper Lil Peep on Nov. 15 from what appears to have been an overdose, I think it’s […]

Keller Williams to perform at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

Keller Williams to perform at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8

There’s a lot that makes Keller Williams unique in the music industry. His percussive and blisteringly-paced guitar style is rare if not singular — the only technique that a discerning ear could perceive as a pre-cursor would be that of iconic folk virtuoso Leo Kottke, an artist Williams recently got to collaborate with on tour. […]

AC/DC tribute Halfway To Hell to perform at River Street Jazz Cafe

AC/DC tribute Halfway To Hell to perform at River Street Jazz Cafe

An AC/DC tribute band that played its first show in Luzerne before rocking audiences throughout the state and greater region will return to the Wyoming Valley for a show this week. Halfway To Hell, founded by Sweet Valley musician Forrest Kline, will perform Saturday at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains Township. The band […]

Grateful Dead project Dark Star Orchestra to perform at Penn’s Peak

Grateful Dead project Dark Star Orchestra to perform at Penn’s Peak

In November, 1997, a couple of music loving friends put together a band with the vision of recreating Grateful Dead shows in their entirety, as an homage to the music they loved. Instead of trying to recreate the music note for note, the band chose to adapt to the musical stylings the Dead were using […]

Look What You Missed: Miss Tanfastic 2018 and Nuclear Happy Hour

Look What You Missed: Miss Tanfastic 2018 and Nuclear Happy Hour

The Weekender was front and center for the Miss Tanfastic 2018 competition on Friday at the Woodlands. The event played out in front of a packed house, and after the winner was crowned, the crowd kept the party going in the Woodlands club during the Woodlands/Weekender Nuclear Happy Hour. http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_DSCN4914.jpg http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_DSCN4927.jpg http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_DSCN4913.jpg http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_DSCN4921.jpg http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_DSCN4934.jpg http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_DSCN4937.jpg […]

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld announces second show at F.M. Kirby Center in WB

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld announces second show at F.M. Kirby Center in WB

It was announced today that celebrated stand-up comedian and star of “Seinfeld” Jerry Seinfeld has added a second show to his upcoming visit to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. Seinfeld will perform at 7 and 9:30 p.m. April 6 at the downtown theater, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. According to the Kirby Center’s press release, […]

Wilkes-Barre heavy blues trio to bring SRV Retrospective to Kirby Center

Wilkes-Barre heavy blues trio to bring SRV Retrospective to Kirby Center

What started as a one-off for heavy blues trio Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen has led not only to more gigs but also to added exposure for the group’s original music. The Wilkes-Barre three-piece performed their first Steve Ray Vaughan Retrospective in January at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains Township. The positive […]

Trans-Siberian Orchestra amps up holiday tour in honor of fallen founder

Trans-Siberian Orchestra amps up holiday tour in honor of fallen founder

Producing stunning musical and visual presentations every holiday season has become the norm for the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and its extended family of crew members and creative minds, but this Christmastime, they’re giving just a bit more. The progressive rock juggernaut, famous for their Yuletide rock operas and virtuoso arrangements of classic Christmas songs, will perform […]

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