F.M. Kirby Center
71 Public Square
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701
Region: Upstate PA
Hours of operation: 8:00PM
Admission fee: $39.50, $59.50, $69.50, $79.50, plus fees
Grammy-Award winning alternative rock band, Garbage, will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center on Friday, July 1 at 8:00 p.m. Multiple Grammy-nominated, alternative rock band Garbage consists of lead singer and feminist icon?Shirley Manson, multi-instrumentalists?Duke Erikson and Steve Marker and drummer?Butch Vig?who is a highly successful music producer in his own right.?Shirley Manson?is considered a music and fashion icon, feminist and outspoken advocate for the LGBTQIA community, mental health care, women's and animal rights. ? Garbage have been together as a band for over 25 years, selling?more than 20 million albums. ? In 2017 they embarked upon a co-headline tour of North America with iconic post-punk band Blondie as well as releasing?their universally well-received coffee table book,?This Is The Noise That Keeps Me Awake.? Their most recent studio album,?Strange Little Birds?debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock and Alternative Albums chart. Described as the "alternative to everything”?by Pitchfork Magazine,?Garbage set up their own, independently-run record label, STUNVOLUME through which they have been releasing their own records since 2012. They are currently putting the finishing touches to their yet untitled 7th studio record which is currently slated for a late 2020 release.