Things to do in Wilkes-Barre this weekend

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Camp Bisco Pre-Party with Catullus. $5. Progressive funk-rock and electronic band Catullus built a reputation in the Philadelphia area and along the East Coast with deep grooving and sweat inducing sets. They perform at 9 p.m. July 13 at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 North River St., Plains. In honor of Camp Bisco, which takes place at Montage Mountain in Moosic, July 14 through 16, Catullus plays a tribute to the Disco Biscuits. The evening also features Wilkes-Barre electronic musician Newpy Hundo. Tickets are available at

Tramps Like Us. Free. Renowned Bruce Springsteen tribute act Tramps Like Us performs at 7 p.m. July 14 at the racetrack at Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280, Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre. The free performance is part of the casino’s ongoing Party on the Patio concert series. Tramps Like Us has more than 25 years of experience recreating the sound of Springsteen and the E-Street Band and has been endorsed by the Springsteen camp. For more information, call 570-831-2100.

Faux Real: $6. Join Estella Sweet and her drag queen crew at Heat Bar and Nightclub as they take four real women and dress them up in drag and prepare them to perform. On Friday, July 15, doors open at 8 p.m. with happy hour from 9 to 11 p.m. The show starts at 11:30 p.m. at 71 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. VIP tables are available by advanced reservations and include up front seating and cocktail service. Proceeds from the event will benefit the SPCA of Luzerne County. For more information or VIP reservations, call 570-266-8952. The event is for those 21 years and older.

S’efforcer/Memoria/Aridia and more. $10. S’efforcer, Memoria and Aridia play the prime time sets in a seven band showcase that starts at 4:30 p.m. July 16 at The Other Side, 119 South Main St., Wilkes-Barre. The headliners are joined by Silent On Fifth Street, Krooked Youth, Castors Hollow and The Art Of Deception. This is an all ages event. For more information, call 570-970-9570.

Jammin’ With Joann. $10. A benefit for Joann Wascalus takes place from 3 to 7 p.m. July 17 at Chacko’s Memory Lane Lounge, 195 North Wilkes-Barre Blvd., Wilkes-Barre. The evening features performances by musical guests the Job, The Oz Band and Better With Beer and a comedy set by Zachary Hammond. Patrons can also enter to win a raffle drawing. For more information, visit the Facebook event page at