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Kirby Center Lobby Series adds the Old 97’s Rhett Miller to its lineup on Feb. 20

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WILKES-BARRE — It’s about to get a little country at the F.M. Kirby Center’s Live from the Chandelier Lobby Series, as it prepares to welcome Rhett Miller, from the Old 97’s.

Miller will bring his solo act to the Kirby Center at 8 p.m. Feb. 20 in the lobby. Tickets for the show go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 8 with a member presale beginning at 10 a.m. Jan. 6.

According to a news release from the Kirby Center, Miller is the front man and main songwriter of the rock ‘n’ roll quartet the Old 97’s, as well as an accomplished solo artist. He has worked on nine studio albums with the 97’s, most recently The Grand Theatre Volume 1 and 2. He’s “released seven solo albums; 1989’s Mythologies, 2002’s The Instigator, 2006’s The Believer, 2009’s Rhett Miller, 2011’s The Interpreter: Live at Largo, 2012’s The Dreamer, and 2015’s The Traveler,” according to the news release.

Miller has embraced his musical talents for nearly 20 years. His music has been featured in movies and television shows including “30 Rock” and the romantic comedy “The Break Up” featuring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston.

Miller is also an author who has written for Rolling Stone, McSweeney’s and The Atlantic.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 the day of the show.

For more information visit kirbycenter.org or call 570-826-1100.

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