Concert Listings: Dec. 2 to 8, 2015

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Stephen Perillo and the Broken Road Duo will present an ‘Old-Fashioned Country Christmas’ Dec. 6 at the Knights of Columbus in Luzerne.
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Prine will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 4.
The 48th annual Noel Night Concert will take place Dec. 5 at the Houlihan-McLean Center of the University of Scranton.
Bluegrass indie band Cricket Tell the Weather returns to the Hawley Silk Mill on Dec. 5.
Tenor Mark Andrew Kratz will be a guest tenor at the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic’s concert ‘Home for the Holidays’ Dec. 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center and Dec. 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
Cantores Christi Regis, the choir of King’s College will perform in concert Dec. 4 and 5 at the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center in Wilkes-Barre.

CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre (570) 826-1100

John Prine, Dec. 4

Home for the Holidays: The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Dec. 5

98.5 KRZ Presents ‘Let It Show 2015’ with Adam Lambert, Rachel Platten and Echosmith. Dec. 8

Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas, Dec. 17

Cabinet, Dec. 18 and 19

Third Eye Blind, Dec. 20

Ron White, Jan. 28

God Save the Queen, Feb. 5

Music from Latin America: The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the Mambo Kings, Feb. 13

Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano, March 4

Straight No Chaser, April 3

Dancing in the Streets: Motown’s Greatest Hits, April 13

Joe Nardone Presents: The Best of Doo Wop & Rock, May 7

Joe Bonamassa, May 19

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Twp. (800) 745-3000

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dec. 11

Kevin Hart, Dec. 30

Jeff Dunham, Jan. 29

Blake Shelton, March 18

Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0371

Little River Band, Dec. 12

Fuel, Dec. 18

Get the Led Out, Dec. 30 and 31

Rusted Root, Jan. 9

Voyage: The Ultimate Journey Tribute, Jan. 16

O.A.R., Feb. 5

Umphrey’s McGee, Feb. 11

Ana Popovic, Feb. 20

Melvin Seals & JGB, Feb. 27

Warren Haynes and the Ashes & Dust Band, March 3

Bruce in the USA, March 5

Pink Floyd Experience, March 11

Ryan Pelton, March 19

Ronnie Spector Sings the Fabulous Ronettes, April 8

Buddy Guy and Jimmy Vaughan, April 16

Robin Trower, April 22

Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0249

Twelve Twenty Four, Dec. 4 and 5

Start Making Sense, Dec. 11

Craig Thatcher and Friends Rockin’ Christmas, Dec. 12

40-Story Radio Tower, Dec. 13

Splintered Sunlight Holiday Show, Dec. 18

Peek-A-Boo Revue Holiday Show, Dec. 19

BStreet Band, Dec. 26

New Year’s Eve Dance Party, Dec. 31

Iconic Songs of the 70s, Jan. 2

Steve Forbert, Jan. 15

New West Guitar Group, Jan. 16

Dirty Bourbon River Show, Jan. 22

40-Story Radio Tower, Jan. 24

Donna the Buffalo, Jan. 29

Dead On Live, Jan. 30

Tusk: The Fleetwood Mac Tribute, Feb. 12 and 13

Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808

Alive! ’75: A Tribute to KISS, Dec. 5

Mac Miller with Earthgang, Dec. 18

Patent Pending, Dec. 19

New Year’s Eve R&B Fest, Dec. 31

Todd Rundgren, Feb. 4

Billy Gibbons and the BFG’s, Feb. 6

Pink Floyd Laser Light Spectacular, March 5

THIS WEEK: Dec. 2 to 8, 2015

Christmas with a Twist, an old-fashioned country Christmas concert to benefit Brandon’s Forever Home. Sand Springs Country Club, 10 Clubhouse Drive, Drums. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 3. Admission is an unwrapped new toy. 570-899-2264.

Christmas in Vienna, the annual holiday concert by the Vienna Boys Choir performing Christmas carols and classics. Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3. $30, $15. Reservations: 570-674-6719.

Home for the Holidays, music of the season performed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with guest conductor Victor Liva, tenor Mark Kratz, alto Jessie Hooker, the Ballet Theater of Scranton, the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania and surprise visitors. 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave.; and 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570-270-4444.

Guitar Ensemble Christmas Concert of Christmas carols and other holiday favorites. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 570-348-6268.

Cantores Christi Regis, a Christmas concert by the King’s College choral ensemble including traditional carols and contemporary choral works. J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, North Franklin and West Jackson streets, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5. Free. 570-208-5900.

John Prine, the Grammy-winning “songwriter’s songwriter.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 4. $94.50 (limited pit seating), $79.50, $59.50, $49.50. 570-826-1100.

Twelve Twenty Four, the high-energy, full-scale holiday rock orchestra playing the music of Trans-Siberian Orchestra along with original selections. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5. $25. 570-325-0249.

Junior Wind Band Celebration, a concert by outstanding regional high school musicians. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Dec. 5. Free. 570-348-6268..

Noel Night, the 48th annual concert with the University of Scranton Singers and chamber ensembles. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Dec. 5 with prelude at 7:05 p.m. and concert at 8 p.m. Free. 570-941-7624.

Alive ‘75: The Ultimate KISS Tribute, with a re-creation of a KISS concert including fire breathing along with a KISS-Mart of merchandise and a Time Warp pre-show experience with live actors, audio-visual reels and poster art display. With openers Afterimage: A Tribute to Rush. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. Dec. 5 with events beginning at noon and concert at 8 p.m. $49, $32. 570-420-2808.

Junior Wind Band Celebration. Setta LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Dec. 5. Free.570-348-6268.

Brother Sun, contemporary folk with touches of gospel, blues, jazz and pop sung in three-part harmonies by the award-winning group. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale.7:30 p.m. Dec. 5. $20 advance; $25 at the door. 570-845-252-6783.

Glad Tidings: Music of Heaven and Earth, with traditional Christmas carols and other works by John Rutter, David Willcocks and more, performed by the Arcadia Chorale. 8 p.m. Dec. 5 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton; and 3 p.m. Dec. 6 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. $15, $12 seniors. 570-871-0350.

Mid-Winter Songs, performed by the Marywood University Chamber Singers including Morten Lauridsen’s “Mid-Winter Songs” and Francis Poulenc’s “A Night of Snow” along with holiday music. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. Dec. 6. Free. 570-348-6268.

Christmas Concert, with traditional carols by Christian band Step by Step. Followed by refreshments. First Welsh Presbyterian Church, 389 Main St., Edwardsville. 2 p.m. Dec. 6. Free.

Solos and Ensembles: A Celebration of Wind and Percussion Music, the annual winter concert by the Wilkes University Civic Band featuring music from ensembles of various sizes, ranging from double quintet to full symphonic band. Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, 100 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre. 3 p.m. Dec. 6. 570-408-4779.

Christmas with a Twist, an old-fashioned country Christmas concert to benefit Toys for Tots. Knights of Columbus, 57 Parry St., Luzerne. Dec. 6 with doors at 5:30 and concert at 6 p.m. Admission is a new, unwrapped toy. 570-899-2264.

Orpheus Choral Society, a free holiday concert. Alderson United Methodist Church, 108 Lakeside Drive, Harveys Lake. 7 p.m. Dec. 6. 570-639-5401.

An Afternoon of Strings, with solo and chamber ensembles. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 3:30 p.m. Dec. 8. Free. 570-348-6268.

98.5 KRZ Presents ‘Let It Show,’ with Adam Lambert, Rachel Platten and Echosmith. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Dec. 8. $100 (VIP), $48.50, $38.50. 570-826-1100.

Student Recital, by the Wyoming Seminary Upper School Music Department. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8. Free. 570-270-2192.

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Marywood University Wind Ensemble, a concert of holiday favorites. Holy Family Residence, 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Free. 570-348-6268.

String Project’s Holiday Concert, performances by various orchestras, ensembles and solos by students ages 4 to 18. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Free. 570-348-6268.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the symphonic rock band performing its Yuletide tale “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” about a young runaway who breaks into a theater and experiences ghostly images from the concert hall’s past. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 3:30 and 8 p.m. Dec. 11. 800-745-3000.

In Dulci Jubilo, Christmas choral music performed by the Wilkes University Chorus and Chamber Singers. St. Stephen’s Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Free. 570-408-4434.

Start Making Sense, a tribute to David Byrne and Talking Heads. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 11. $20. 570-325-0249.

Little River Band, the Australian pop-rock band with special guest Fran Cosmo, former lead vocalist of rock band Boston. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 12. 866-605-7325.

Craig Thatcher Band: Rockin’ Christmas, rock-tinged versions of traditional holiday songs with a lineup of guest musicians. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 12. $26. 570-325-0249.

Annual Winter Concert, by the Wyoming Seminary Upper School Music Department featuring the Sem Chorale, Madrigal Singers, Orchestra, String Ensemble and handbells. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 2 p.m. Dec. 13. Free. 570-270-2192.

Annual Christmas Musical, with performances by area musicians. Fairmount Springs United Methodist Church, Old County Road, Benton. 2:30 p.m. Dec. 13. 570-864-3618.

Empty Stocking Benefit Concert, with the University of Scranton Brass Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13. Admission is one new toy, children’s clothing or cash donation. 570-941-7624.

Flute Ensemble Concert, with music of Debussy, Grier, Rossini, Scarlatti and more. Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, 100 W. South St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13. Free and followed by refreshments. 570-408-4779.

Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas, an evening of Irish music and step-dancing with the Irish-American supergroup led by flutist Joannie Madden. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17. $36, $26. 570-826-1100.

40-Story Radio Tower, a special holiday edition of the series with guest musicians Craig Thatcher and Nyke Van Wyk. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 17. $10. 570-325-0249.

Cabinet: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, the annual hometown holiday shows by the roots band weaving bluegrass, country and folk music. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 18 and 19 with different sets each night. $25 advance; $30 day of show. 570-826-1100.

A Holiday Tribute to John Denver, with Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. Dec. 18. $25. 570-344-1111.

Mac Miller, the Pittsburgh hip-hop artist with Earthgang, Michael Christmas and Choo Jackson. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Dec. 18. $27.50 advance; $30 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Fuel, the post-grunge band with original member Brett Scallions. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 18. 866-605-7325.

Splintered Sunlight’s Grateful Dead Holiday, a tribute concert. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 18. $20. 570-325-0249.

NEPA Holiday Show, with the Menzingers, Tigers Jaw, Captain We’re Sinking, the Sw!ms, Three Man Cannon and Petal. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 5 p.m. Dec. 19. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-344-1111.

Patent Pending, the holiday tour of the pop-punk band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 6 p.m. Dec. 19. 570-420-2808.

Peek-a-Boo Revue Holiday Extravaganza, a seasonal show by Philadelphia’s premiere burlesque troupe. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 19. $25. 570-325-0249.

Third Eye Blind, the platinum-selling artists with guests The Wombats and Grizfolk. Presented by Fuzz 92.1 (WFUZ) at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 20. $92.10 (VIP Meet and Greet), $57.50, $37.50, $27.50. 570-826-1100.

Candlebox, the acoustic duo spin-off of the Seattle grunge band with original lead singer Kevin Martin. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Dec. 29. $20. 877-682-4791.

Kevin Hart, the award-winning actor and comedian on his “What Now?” tour. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Dec. 30. 800-745-3000.

Get the Led Out, the Philadelphia-based Led Zeppelin tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 30 and 31. $29 advance; $34 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Jim Florentine, the comedian best known for his work on Comedy Central’s show “Crank Yankers.” Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 11 p.m. Dec. 31. $39.99. 877-682-4791.

The Amish Outlaws, the eclectic cover band performing everything from Johnny Cash to Lady Gaga. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 10 p.m. Jan. 1. $15. 877-682-4791.

Jim Breuer, the “Saturday Night Live” alum and Comedy Central comedian. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Jan. 2. $55, $45. 877-682-4791.

Rusted Root, the eclectic band fusing acoustic, rock and world music. With guests the Devon Allman Band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 9. 866-605-7325.

Voyage, a tribute to the music of the band Journey. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 16. 866-605-7325.

The Spinners, the sophisticated uptempo R&B group and fifties hitmakers. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Jan. 16. $75, $65, $55. 877-682-4791.

Winter Suites, pieces by Bach and Crumb performed by Alberto Parrini, principal cellist of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, off Old Boston Road, Pittston. Jan. 21 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and performance at 7 p.m. 570-270-4444.

Pennsylvania Sound Summit, a 12-hour music marathon with two stages of music as well as craft vending, multiple bars and a restaurant. Performers include Flux Capacitor, Still Hand String Band, The Royal Noise, Mystery Fyre, Cocktail Party Phenomenom, Rogue Chimp, Mason Porter, Appalachian Gypsy Tribe, Chestnut Grove, Mountain Ride, Whiskeyhickon Boys and The Mighty Susquehanna. Rolling Pines, 335 Golf Course Road, Berwick. Jan. 23 with doors at noon and music 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. $40 advance; $45 day of show. 570-739-7385 or jibberjazz.com.

Ron White, the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the “Blue Collar Comedy” tour. With special guest Josh Blue, winner of “Last Comic Standing.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Jan. 28. $52.75, $42.75. 570-826-1100.

Jeff Dunham, the acclaimed comedian and ventriloquist on his “Perfectly Unbalanced Tour.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 8 p.m. Jan. 29. 800-745-3000.

An Evening with Todd Rundgren, the rock musician and record producer known for his cutting-edge recording technologies. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 4. $52, $45, $38. 570-420-2808.

God Save the Queen, a tribute band to prog-rockers Queen, from its beginnings in 1973 to its latest album “Made in Heaven,” released after Freddie Mercury’s death. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Feb. 5. $76, $48, $38, $28. 570-826-1100.

O.A.R., the rock band touring in support of its latest release “The Rockville LP.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 5. 866-605-7325.

Polish Baltic National Philharmonic, works by Chopin and Beethoven (including his Fifth Symphony). Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. Feb. 6. $32, $16. 570-389-4409.

Billy Gibbons and the BFGs, a solo tour by the ZZ Top blues-rock guitarist. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 6. $55, $45, $35. 570-420-2808.

Umphrey’s McGee, the veteran progressive-rock band playing hits from its two-decade career. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11. 866-605-7325.

Music from Latin America, a pops concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with special guests The Mambo Kings. 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton.; and 8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570-270-4444.

Gin Blossoms, the Arizona rock band and nineties hitmakers. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Feb. 13. $65, $55. 877-682-4791.

Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania, love songs from Broadway and the American Songbook. Shopland Hall, Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 4 p.m. Feb. 14. 570-343-6707.

Destination Blues Festival, with live music at a dozen venues in Berwick, Bloomsburg and Danville with buses circulated to all venues. Also: an all-day concert with two stages of music including Samantha Fish, Harper, the Cedric Burnside Project, Bobby Kyle Band, Vanessa Collier, Gabe Stillman and the Sweeney Blues Revue at the Caldwell Consistory, 150 Market St., Bloomsburg; and gospel blues with Alexis P. Suter and the Ministers of Sound at Wesley United Methodist Church, 130 W. Third St., Bloomsburg. Feb. 20 and 21. Details at 570-317-2596 or destinationblues.org.

The Clothesline Muse, with jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon and company in a multi-disciplinary work using dance, music, spoken word and video to examine the role of the clothesline in shaping American culture and traditions. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. $25, $12 children. 570-389-4409.

Ana Popovic, the award-winning singer performing electric funk and slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals and blues. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 20. 866-605-7325.

Melvin Seals and JGB, the Hammond B-3 organ player formerly of the Jerry Garcia Band performing a mix of blues, funk, rock and jazz. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 27. 866-605-7325.

“The Reverend” Bob Levy, the stand-up comedian and radio personality. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Feb. 27. $20, $15. 877-682-4791.

From the Fjords: Music of Scandinavia, performed by concertmaster Erica Kiesewetter and pianist Fei-Fei Dong of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, off Old Boston Road, Pittston. March 3 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and performance at 7 p.m. 570-270-4444.

Warren Haynes and the Ashes & Dust Band, the Grammy Award-winning guitarist and former member of the Allman Brothers Band and Gov’t Mule. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 3. 866-605-7325.

Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano, the multi-Grammy Award-winning Chicano rock band joined by the dance troupe reflecting the traditional costumes and culture of Mexico. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 4. $48, $38, $28. 570-826-1100.

Land of the Midnight Sun, a concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic celebrating Scandinavian composers including Carl Neilson, Edvard Grieg and Jean Sibelius. Kirby Center for the Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 8 p.m. March 5. 570-270-4444.

Bruce in the USA, a band paying tribute to the music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 5. 866-605-7325.

Paramount’s LaserSpectacular, a multimedia laser and light show featuring the music of Pink Floyd. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 5. $25, $15. 570-420-2808.

The Pink Floyd Experience, a tribute band utilizing interpretive videos, plane crashes, the flying pig and Bulb Man. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 11. 866-605-7325.

Unforgettable Fire, the U2 tribute band. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. March 12. $15. 877-682-4791.

Blake Shelton, the reigning five-time Country Music Association Male Vocalist of the Year and coach of NBC’s show “The Voice.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. March 18. SOLD OUT. 800-745-3000.

Beginnings, performing the classic hits of progressive-rock group Chicago. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. March 19. $15. Age 21 and older. 877-682-4791.

Ryan Pelton, the international, award-winning Elvis tribute artist, actor and singer-songwriter. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 19. 866-605-7325.

Borealis Wind Quintet, the preeminent chamber-music ensembleperforming on flute, horn, clarinet, oboe and bassoon. Hazleton Area High School, 1061 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. March 30. $30, $10 students. 570-788-4864.

Gilbert Gottfried, the politically incorrect comic, film and TV star. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. April 2. $40, $30. 877-682-4791.

Straight No Chaser, the return of the male a cappella singing group performing an eclectic variety of songs from different musical eras. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 3. $50.50, $42.50, $32.50. 570-826-1100.

Ronnie Spector & the Ronettes, the ultimate girl group and members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 8. 866-605-7325.

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic on Location, a 75-minute, intermission-free concert spotlighting organist Mark Laubach performing Saint-Saens “Organ Symphony” along with other works for organ. 7 p.m. April 9 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; and 3 p.m. April 10 at Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. $35. 570-270-4444.

Dancing in the Streets: Motown’s Greatest Hits, a celebration of the music of the Four Tops, the Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Lionel Richie, the Supremes, Smokey Robin & the Miracles and more. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 13. $50.50, $45.50, $40.50. 570-826-1100.

Buddy Guy, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and winner of six Grammy Awards and 34 Blues Music Awards. With Jimmie Vaughan & the Tilt-A-Whirl Orchestra. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 16. 866-605-7325.

Belinda Carlisle, the former singer with the Go-Go’s. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. April 16. $65, $55. 877-682-4791.

Robin Trower, the blues rocker and former member of Procol Harum performing with Richard Watts on bass and vocals and Chris Taggart on drums. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 22. 866-605-7325.

Allison Miller, the New York City-based percussionist and singer with her group Boom Tic Boom. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. April 27. $20, $10 children. 570-389-4409.

Jukebox Junction, a big band musical revue through four decades of popular music by the Glenn Miller Orchestra with the Diamonds. Hazleton Area High School, 1061 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. April 28. $30, $10 students. 570-788-4864.

Richard Marx, the contemporary and pop-rock singer and songwriter. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. April 30. $65, $55. 877-682-4791.

An Evening of Opera Overtures and Arias, the season finale of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic concerts with opera pieces by Verdi, Puccini, Saint-Saens and Mascagni. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. May 6. 570-270-4444.

Charansalsa, the Latin music and salsa group with Cuban and jazz influences. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. May 7. $15. 877-682-4791.

Joe Bonamassa. The blues-rock and guitar legend returns to the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 19. $125, $99, $89, $79. 570-826-1100.

Briggs Farm Blues Festival, three days of live blues music on two stages with the Devon Allman Band and a Sunday gospel blues session with Alexis P. Suter and the Ministers of Sound, L.C. Ulmer & Jimmy “Duck” Holmes and Victor Wainwright & the Wildroots. Briggs Farm, 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. July 8 to 10. 570-379-3342 or briggsfarm.com.

Stephen Perillo and the Broken Road Duo will present an ‘Old-Fashioned Country Christmas’ Dec. 6 at the Knights of Columbus in Luzerne.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_12.4-concerts-Christmas-with-twist.jpgStephen Perillo and the Broken Road Duo will present an ‘Old-Fashioned Country Christmas’ Dec. 6 at the Knights of Columbus in Luzerne.

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Prine will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 4.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_12.4-concertsJohn_Prine-Kirby.jpgGrammy-winning singer-songwriter John Prine will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 4.

The 48th annual Noel Night Concert will take place Dec. 5 at the Houlihan-McLean Center of the University of Scranton.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_12.4-concerts-noel-night.jpgThe 48th annual Noel Night Concert will take place Dec. 5 at the Houlihan-McLean Center of the University of Scranton.

Bluegrass indie band Cricket Tell the Weather returns to the Hawley Silk Mill on Dec. 5.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_12.4-Cricket.jpgBluegrass indie band Cricket Tell the Weather returns to the Hawley Silk Mill on Dec. 5.

Tenor Mark Andrew Kratz will be a guest tenor at the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic’s concert ‘Home for the Holidays’ Dec. 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center and Dec. 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_12.4-Tenor-Mark-Andrew-Kratz.jpgTenor Mark Andrew Kratz will be a guest tenor at the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic’s concert ‘Home for the Holidays’ Dec. 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center and Dec. 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.

Cantores Christi Regis, the choir of King’s College will perform in concert Dec. 4 and 5 at the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center in Wilkes-Barre.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_12.4-Cantores-Regis.jpgCantores Christi Regis, the choir of King’s College will perform in concert Dec. 4 and 5 at the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center in Wilkes-Barre.
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