Things to do in Wilkes-Barre this weekend
Cirque Zuma Zuma. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show. The African-style circus, which is coming off a sell-out season in Europe and Australia will perform live music, rituals, comedy and acrobatics at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. According to the Kirby Center’s website, the show will feature “an array of never before seen talents mixed with some of the best loved skills associated with African variety arts. For more information visit kirbycenter.org or call 570-826-1100.
West End Blend. Tickets cost $8 in advance. Ten-piece funk/soul outfit West End Blend will perform at 10 p.m. Feb. 17 at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. Since its conception, the band has put out two well-received studio releases, 2015’s “Rewind” and 2016’s “Say Hey!” and has shared stages with bands that include Turkuaz, Break Science and Kung Fu. Wilkes-Barre based quartet County Lines will open the show. For more information, visit riverstreetjazzcafe.com or call 570-822-2992.
M80. Admission is free. Award-winning pop/rock cover band M80 will perform the best of the ’80s and beyond from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Feb. 18 into 19 inside of Breaker’s at Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 state Route 315, Wilkes-Barre Township. For more information visit mohegansunpocono.com or call 570-831-2100.
Concert for Rebecca. Admission is free, but all donations will be sent to the Domestic Violence Service Center to provide resources for victims of domestic violence. The event will take place from 7 to 11 p.m. Feb. 18 at King’s La Cantina, 49 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, and will feature live music by Don Shappelle & The Pickups Band and John Lukas as well as guest speakers Tammy Rodgers and Pat Rushton. Baskets will be raffled off during the evening.