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Girls, Guns and Glory returns to F.M. Kirby Center Dec. 2 with Kelsey Waldon

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Kelsey Waldon’s 2014 album ‘The Goldmine’ was received warmly by critics and fans, according to a press release from the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. Waldon open for country-rock act Girls, Guns and Glory Dec. 2.
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Girls, Guns and Glory’s latest record ‘Love and Protest’ is their hardest-rocking release to date, according to a press release from the F.M. Kirby Center. The country-rock act headlines the Dec. 2 show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
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WILKES-BARRE — Country-rock band Girls, Guns and Glory returns to the Wyoming Valley supported by singer-songwriter on the rise, Kelsey Waldon.

The double billed evening takes place at 8 p.m. Dec. 2 at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 28 and are available at the Kirby Center box office, online at kirbycenter.org and by phone at 570-826-1100. A Kirby member pre-sale begins at 10 a.m. Oct. 26 through the same outlets. Ticket prices are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show.

Boston based Girls, Guns and Glory has grown beyond its hometown to play honky-tonks, beer joints and most recently concert venues throughout the U.S., according to a news release from the Kirby Center.

Rolling Stone called the band “modern-day Buddy Holly plus Dwight Yoakam divided by the Mavericks.”

Kelsey Waldon, the news release said, wears her influence on her sleeve from Merle Haggard and Loretta Lynn to bluegrass greats Ralph Stanley and Ricky Skaggs. Her 2014 debut “The Goldmine” was received warmly by critics and fans alike.

Kelsey Waldon’s 2014 album ‘The Goldmine’ was received warmly by critics and fans, according to a press release from the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. Waldon open for country-rock act Girls, Guns and Glory Dec. 2.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_KelseyWaldon_IveGotAWay_PRESS-1.jpgKelsey Waldon’s 2014 album ‘The Goldmine’ was received warmly by critics and fans, according to a press release from the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. Waldon open for country-rock act Girls, Guns and Glory Dec. 2. Submitted photo

Girls, Guns and Glory’s latest record ‘Love and Protest’ is their hardest-rocking release to date, according to a press release from the F.M. Kirby Center. The country-rock act headlines the Dec. 2 show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_GGG_vinyl-cover-front_PRESS-1.jpgGirls, Guns and Glory’s latest record ‘Love and Protest’ is their hardest-rocking release to date, according to a press release from the F.M. Kirby Center. The country-rock act headlines the Dec. 2 show at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. Submitted photo

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