‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt brings Disciples of Soul to Kirby Center!
The E Street Band member to stop in Wilkes-Barre on October 18
at Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band will bring his band Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Soulfire TeachRock Tour on Thursday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets on sale Fridaya nd available at The Sundance Vacations Box Office at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, online at www.kirbycenter.org and charge by phone at (570) 826-1100.
Steven Van Zandt is on the road sharing hid TeachRock curriculum through professional development workshops that will happen at every stop of the 2018–19 tour. The arts integration curriculum uses the lens of music to help children learn all subjects, with innovative lesson plans developed by experienced educators and top experts in the field. From social studies and language arts to geography, media studies, science, general music, and more: TeachRock has engaging and meaningful material for every classroom – that they share with teachers and students at no cost.
The TeachRock preshow workshop is free to teachers. Teachers who attend the workshop will also receive a free ticket to the show. There are a limited number of spots for each show. Teachers can sign up at teachrock.org/tour.
After helping create the “Jersey Shore” sound with the Asbury Jukes ‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt became a founding member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, and went on to become a successful solo artist in his own right recording and performing solo with his band Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul. In 2017 he released his first new album in over 15 years returning to his Rhythm and Blues roots entitled “Soulfire” which Rolling Stone named His songs have been performed by artists such as Jackson Browne, Pearl Jam, Jimmy Cliff, Damian Marley, Margo Price, Gary U.S. Bonds, Darlene Love, Nancy Sinatra, Brian Setzer, Black Uhuru, and more.
Van Zandt co-produced the seminal Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band albums “The River”, and “Born in the U.S.A.” He also produced albums for Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Gary U.S. Bonds, Ronnie Spector, Demolition 23, Majek Fashek, and more. He also arranged and produced “Introducing Darlene Love”, the critically acclaimed album for the legendary Darlene Love, star of the Oscar winning documentary “Twenty Feet From Stardom”.
Van Zandt has even co-starred in all seven seasons of the Sopranos, playing principle character “Silvio Dante,” a character that he created. He starred in and co-wrote the award winning series “Lilyhammer”, which was the first original programming for Netflix.
In 2001 he launched “Little Steven’s Underground Garage”, his internationally syndicated radio show and the most successful syndicated Rock music radio show in the past 40 years. Steven also created and produces the first two channels of original content on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, the Underground Garage (Channel 21) and Outlaw Country (Channel 60). In 2006 he launched
Tickets: $35.50, $45.50, & $63.00, plus applicable fees