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Foreigner’s Lou Gramm Adds The Badlees to November Concert

The number of hall of fame acts has doubled for the F.M. Kirby Center’s November 23 event. This year, Lou Gramm will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as part of Foreigner, the band his singing … Read More

Take Center Stage and Design the Kirby Center’s Next Shirt

Last year, our staff created a great collection of F.M. Kirby Center merchandise. Now, we’re giving northeastern Pennsylvania’s incredibly creative community a chance to add their unique style to our collection! From now through Friday, July 19, the F.M. Kirby … Read More

F.M. Kirby Center 73rd in US in Pollstar Midyear Reporting

The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce its recognition by Pollstar in their midyear reporting. The historic venue has achieved a remarkable milestone, finishing 91st worldwide and 73rd in the United States among theaters in total tickets … Read More

BEAT Brings 80s King Crimson to the Kirby Center

On Wednesday, December 4, an amazing lineup comes to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts when we welcome BEAT – Belew/Vai/Levin/Carey play 80s King Crimson. Tickets and Information Tickets for BEAT – Belew/Vai/Levin/Carey play 80s King Crimson go … Read More

Charlie Berens Brings More Can’t-Miss Comedy to the Kirby Center

On Saturday, October 26, the hilarious Charlie Berens brings his Old Fashioned Tour to Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. The performance from the comedian, The New York Times bestselling author, and former television host begins at 7 … Read More

Ever Felt Like A Girl in A Country Song? Then be here This Sept. for Maddie & Tae!

On Sunday, September 29, country duo Maddie & Tae take the stage in Wilkes-Barre! The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts stop on the pair’s Here’s to Friends Tour begins at 7 p.m. with a performance from an amazing … Read More

Rock Band America Rides On

America is bringing a half-century of hits to the F.M. Kirby Center! The band’s single “A Horse With No Name” has become one of rock ‘n’ roll radio mainstays—it can even be heard on radios in the recently re-released video … Read More

Kirby Center Talks Upcoming Season With Local Media

Since June 3’s announcement of the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts’ 2024-2025 season (check out the brochure here), Executive Director Joell Yarmel has discussed upcoming events during appearances across local television and radio. A member exclusive presale for … Read More

Executive Director Joell Yarmel Discusses Mission, Flooding during NEPA Gives

The region’s largest giving day is here, and it’s the perfect time to support the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. From 7 p.m. June 6 to 7 p.m. June 7, the fifth iteration of NEPA Gives will raise … Read More

See who’s Performing at the F.M. Kirby Center in 2024-25

On June 3, the F.M. Kirby Center launched its 2024-25 season brochure. Over 30 new events are included. … Read More

Check out the all-new 2024-2025 season brochure!
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