Things to do in the Scranton area this weekend
American Evil, TheWay, Balero. Admission costs $5 at the door. A night of rock ‘n’ roll will take place from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 10 into 11 at the Irish Wolf Pub, 503 Linden St., Scranton. Northumberland rockers American Evil will be joined by local acts TheWay and Balero on a triple bill. Patrons must be 21 and older to attend. For more information, call the Irish Wolf Pub at 570-342-0401.
The Hillbenders. Tickets cost $25 and are available at thetheateratnorth.com. A bluegrass band with roots in Missouri, The Hillbenders have earned a reputation for infusing their bluegrass with their various influences, including rock ‘n’ roll, and having impressive vocal power. They’ll perform their Americana string quintet version the Who’s classic rock opera “Tommy” in a performance titled “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry” at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at The Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. For more information, call the theater box office at 570-800-5020 ext. 102.
Valentine’s Day Bash. Admission costs $7 at the door. Six local bands will be featured in a day of music that starts at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at The Leonard Theater, 335 Adams Ave., Scranton. Traverse the Abyss, Slapjaw, Threatpoint, GlowNovember, Karate Camp and Piece of Mind will all perform on a large and diverse bill. All ages are invited to the show. There will be bar service available for patrons who are 21 and older. For more information, call 570-575-3507.
Black Tie Stereo. There is no cover for this event. Black Tie Stereo will play an acoustic show from 8 p.m. to midnight Feb. 9 at the O Town Craft House, 400 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant. The 2016 Fuzz Fest Battle of the Bands winners will warm up before their full band show the following night. For more information, call O Town Craft House at 570-483-4429.