Concert Listings: March 30 to April 5, 2016

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Relive the excitement of a Johnny Cash concert with tribute artists Cash Is King April 2 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.
Keller Williams’ quartet KWahtro will entertain April 7 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.
Cari M. Tellis, director of the Performing Arts Training Academy, will present ‘Spring into Song’ April 2 at Misericordia University in Dallas.
Electronic musician and singer Robert DeLong will perform a ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ concert April 2 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.

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    CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

    Robert DeLong, April 2

    Straight No Chaser, April 3

    Red Green, April 4

    Popovich Comedy Pet Theater, April 5

    Brit Floyd, April 10

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

    Ace Frehley, April 15

    Casting Crowns, April 29

    Gaelic Storm, April 30

    King Radio, May 5

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

    Alice Cooper, May 13

    Joe Bonamassa, May 19

    Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, May 20

    Jesse Terry, May 27

    Travis Tritt, June 2

    Kevin James, June 24

    Celtic Thunder, Aug. 30

    Adam Ferrara, Sept. 16

    God Save the Queen, Sept. 24

    Brian Regan, Sept. 25

    Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township (800) 745-3000

    Bowzer’s Ultimate Rock ‘n’ Doo-Wop Party, May 29

    Whitesnake, July 2

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

    Amy Schumer, April 9

    Gabriel Iglesias, April 22

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

    Ronnie Spector Sings the Fabulous Ronettes, April 8

    Paul Revere’s Raiders, April 15

    Buddy Guy and Jimmy Vaughan, April 16

    Robin Trower, April 22

    Randy Bachman, April 23

    Josh Turner, April 29

    Live Wire, April 30

    Get the Led Out, May 7

    Dark Star Orchestra, May 13

    Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, May 20

    Michael Franti & Spearhead, June 2

    The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute, June 5

    Average White Band, June 17

    KIX with Autograph, June 18

    Happy Together Tour, June 23

    Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, June 24

    Hotel California, June 25

    The Yardbirds, July 1

    Mark Farner, July 9

    Lonestar, July 16

    Old Crow Medicine Show, July 21

    Blues Traveler, July 29

    Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, July 30

    Jim Breuer, Sept. 30

    Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre, Oct. 21

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

    Cash Is King, April 2

    Keller Williams KWahtro, April 7

    Enter the Haggis, April 9

    Heather Masse, April 10

    John Nemeth Band, April 15

    David Lindley, April 16

    Adam Ezra Group, April 22

    The Sons & Heirs, April 23

    Skip Monday, April 24

    Spottiswoode & His Enemies, April 29

    Hot Buttered Rum, April 30

    Free Range Folk Spring Jam, May 1

    Ruthie Foster, May 6

    David Bromberg Quintet, May 7

    Eaglemania, May 13

    Glimmer Twins, May 14

    Ten Strings & a Goat Skin, May 20

    The Olate Dogs, May 21

    Tusk: Fleetwood Mac Tribute, May 28

    Danielle Nicole Band, June 4

    David Mayfield Parade, June 11

    Al Stewart, June 16

    Hackensaw Boys, June 18

    Who’s Next: Salute to The Who, June 25

    Kick: The INXS Experience, July 2

    Dancing Dream: The ABBA Experience, July 9

    Willy Porter & Carmen Nickerson, July 15

    Incendio, July 16

    The Bird Dogs: Everly Brothers Show, July 22

    Bennie & the Jets: Elton John Show, July 30

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

    The Wonder Years, April 1

    Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime, April 2

    Ghost, April 14

    PnB Rock, April 15

    The Garcia Project, April 16

    Gordon Lightfoot, April 22

    Max Headroom, April 30

    Kane Brown, May 1

    USAF Heritage of America Band, May 5

    Brothers Osborne, May 6

    Buckcherry, May 7

    Blue October, May 14

    Hollywood Undead, May 20

    Scott Stapp: The Voice of Creed, May 29

    Hinder, June 3

    Leon Russell, June 25

    28th Infantry Division Band, July 1

    Blackmore’s Night, Aug. 19

    Kashmir: The Led Zeppelin Show, Nov. 5

    Sherman Summer Stage, Pocono Mountain Carnival Grounds, Mount Pocono (570) 420-2808

    Rockstar Energy Drink Taste of Chaos Tour, June 9

    Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel, New York (866) 781-2922

    Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, April 23

    The Last Waltz Live, April 30

    Miranda Lambert, May 19

    Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra, May 21

    Barenaked Ladies, June 17

    Daryl Hall and John Oates, June 18

    Journey and the Doobie Brothers, June 24

    Steely Dan and Steve Winwood, July 9

    The Beach Boys and The Temptations, July 15

    Jim Gaffigan, July 16

    Tedeschi Trucks Band, July 20

    Zac Brown Band, July 22

    Heart, Joan Jett and Cheap Trick, July 30

    Dion with Ronnie Spector, July 31

    Toby Keith, Aug. 4

    Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration, Aug. 6

    Smokey Robinson, Aug. 20

    THIS WEEK: March 30 to April 5, 2016

    Borealis Wind Quintet, the preeminent chamber-music ensemble performing 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.

    The Wonder Years, the alternative rock/pop-punk outfit originally from Lansdale. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. April 1. 570-420-2808.

    PATA Gala: Spring into Song, music, dance and drama by regional performers including Cari M. Tellis, director of the Performing Arts Training Academy and dancers from the Academy of Movement in Sinking Spring. Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 6:30 p.m. April 2. $10, $5 students. 570-674-6207 or gopata.org.

    Performance Music, a joint concert by the Manhattan School of Music Brass Orchestra and the University of Scranton Singers. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 2. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Robert DeLong, the Los Angeles-based electronic musician in a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 2. $15 advance; $18 day of show. 570-826-1100.

    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.

    Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime, a performance of Sublime’s 1996 self-titled album in its entirety. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. April 2. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Cash Is King, a tribute to Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Three by singer Brian Chicoine and his band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 2. $23. 570-325-0249.

    Dvorak Chamber Music Festival, a two-concert event celebrating the music of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak including “In Nature’s Realm,” “Carnival Overture” and pieces for piano and string ensembles. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 8 p.m. April 2 and 2 p.m. April 3. Free. 570-270-2192.

    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.

    Red Green: I’m Not Old, I’m Ripe, the humorist and TV “handyman” personality, who believes that “anything is possible if you use duct tape.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. April 4. $53. 570-826-1100.

    The Wister Quartet, the 13th annual concert by the Grammy-nominated ensemble performing on guitar, violin, viola and cello. MMI Preparatory School, 154 Centre St., Freeland. 7 p.m. April 4. Free. 570-636-1108.

    FUTURE

    Keller Williams KWahtro, the acoustic quartet performing originals and covers ranging from new disco, reggae, afro trap jazz and more. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 7. $28. 570-325-0249.

    Willie’s Midnight Crazy Train Campout, a weekend of music on a heated indoor concert stage with outdoor camping and firewood available. Performers include Appalachian Gypsy Tribe, Mystery Fyre, Mystery Train, Willie Jack & the Northern Light, Still Hand String Band, Echo Bridge, Uncle Jake & the 18-Wheel Gang, Duck Duck Goose, Juggling Suns Project, Flux Capacitor and more. Ukrainian Homestead, 1230 Beaver Run Drive, Lehighton. April 8 to 10 with gates open at noon. 610-377-4621.

    Ronnie Spector Sings the Fabulous Ronettes, songs by 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. $30, $25. 866-605-7325.

    Word and Music Festival Concert, with baritone Thaddaeus Bourne and concert pianist Ed Bak. Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7 p.m. April 9. Free. 570-674-6400.

    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.

    Amy Schumer, the comedian-actress and star of the award-winning Comedy Central show “Inside Amy Schumer.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. April 9. 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

    The Ithaca College Choir, a free public concert at the Church of Christ Uniting, 190 S. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7 p.m. April 9. 570-288-8434.

    Performance Music, a recital by violinist Kako Miura. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 9. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Jann Klose, the award-winning singer-songwriter with special guests the Costellos. Presented by RiverFolk Concerts at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 7:30 p.m. April 9. $20 advance; $25 at the door. 845-252-6783.

    Enter the Haggis, the eclectic Celtic rock band from Canada with bagpipes, fiddle, whistles, harmonica, trumpet and a roots-rock rhythm section. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 9. $25. 570-325-0249.

    A Musical Celebration, a benefit for the Jesuit Volunteer Corps with fine food, wine and entertainment by the barbershop quartet Vocal Accord and student musicians from the University of Scranton. The Rossetti House, 1005 Vine St., Scranton. 5 to 8 p.m. April 10. $25. 570-351-6842.

    Heather Masse, folk, pop and blues by the member of the folk super group The Wailin’ Jennys. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 7 p.m. April 10. $18. 570-325-0249.

    Brit Floyd, billed as “The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show” with a new million-dollar light show and state-of-the-art video designs. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 10. $55.50, $45.50, $35.50. 570-826-1100.

    The Klezmatics, the world-renowned, Grammy Award-winning klezmer band performing infectious Jewish roots music, both traditional and contemporary. Kirby Center for the Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 7:30 p.m. April 12. $10. 570-270-2192 or wyomingseminary.org.

    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.

    Ghost, the Swedish theatrical hard-rock band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. April 14. $25 advance, $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Ace Frehley, the former KISS guitarist performing selections from his solo albums “Anomaly” and “Space Invader.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 15. $75 (pit seating), $39.50, $29.50. 570-826-1100.

    John Nemeth, harmonica-driven Memphis blues and blue-eyed soul by the Tennessee bluesman. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 15. $18. 570-325-0249.

    Paul Revere’s Raiders, playing the 1960s hits of rock band Paul Revere and the Raiders. With original members Doug Heath, Ron Foos and Danny Krause along with Jamie Revere (Paul’s son), Darren Dowler (formerly of the Lettermen) and Tommy Scheckel of the Buckinghams. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 15. $28, $23. 866-605-7325.

    PNB Rock, the Philadelphia hip-hop artist (“My City Needs Something”). Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. April 15. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Performance Music, a concert by the University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 16. Free. 570-941-7624.

    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. $50, $45. 866-605-7325.

    David Lindley, the multi-instrumentalist known for his many years as accompanist for Jackson Browne and leader of his own band El Rayo-X. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 16. $25. 570-325-0249.

    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.

    The Garcia Project, performing classic Jerry Garcia Band shows from the 1970s to the ’90s. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. April 16. $17 advance, $20 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Broken Road, the local country duo. Presented by Making a Difference Ministries at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 17. Free but donations welcome. 570-474-6616.

    Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, comedians and performers of all types and ages. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. April 22 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. Free. 570-996-1500.

    Gabriel Iglesias, storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects by the standup comedian and actor on his “The Fluffy Breaks Even!” tour. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 8 p.m. April 22. 800-745-3000.

    Gordon Lightfoot, the veteran singer-songwriter performing hits and telling stories and personal anecdotes from his 50-year career. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. April 22. $65, $48, $40. 570-420-2808.

    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. $27 advance, $32 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Adam Ezra Group, the Springsteenesque rock and folk band from Boston. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 22. $15. 570-325-0249.

    World Premiere Composition Series Concert, the premier performance of two new works by composer/conductor Nate Sparks performed by the University of Scranton Concert Band and Concert Choir. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 23. Free. 570-941-7624.

    The Sons and Heirs, a tribute band that re-creates the experience of a concert by The Smiths. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 23. $23. 570-325-0249.

    Randy Bachman: Every Song Tells a Story, the “Architect of Canadian Rock and Roll” performing hits by his former bands, the Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive along with masterful storytelling. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 23. $42, $37. 866-605-7325.

    The Jersey Four, a tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Fiorelli’s, 1501 Main St., Peckville. April 24 with dinner at 4 p.m. and show 6 to 8:30 p.m. Table seating: $69, $49. Reservations: 570-344-2212.

    Marywood Jazz Ambassadors, a newly organized 17-piece big band performing jazz standards in all styles along with modern selections. Sette LaVerghetta Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 25. Free. 570-348-6211.

    The Three Welsh Tenors, presented by the Cambrian Society of Plymouth and the Saint David’s Society of Lackawanna County. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 7:30 p.m. April 27. 570-344-1111.

    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.

    Casting Crowns, the chart-topping, Grammy Award-winning Christian band. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. April 29. $100 (very limited pit seating), $80 (Gold Circle), $43, $30. 570-826-1100.

    Cantores Christi Regis Spring Concert of classical, contemporary, sacred and secular choral music. J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, West Jackson and North Franklin streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 29 and 30. Free. 570-208-6044.

    Josh Turner, the multi-platinum Nashville recording artist. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 29. 866-605-7325.

    Gaelic Storm, the multi-national Celtic band mixing traditional Irish music with modern influences. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 30. $39.50 (Gold Circle), $29.50, $19.50. 570-826-1100.

    Richard Marx, the 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.

    Live Wire, an AC/DC tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 30. 866-605-7325.

    Kane Brown, the Georgia-raised country singer-songwriter. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 1. $15 advance; $17 day of show. 570-420-0208.

    The U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band, a free event with more than 40 professional airman-musicians performing orchestral classics, marches, Broadway hits, jazz standards and patriotic favorites. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. May 5. 570-420-2808.

    King Radio, a blend of southern soul with elements of country, folk, bluegrass and rock by the Brooklyn band with special guest Suze. A “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. May 5. $10 advance; $12 day of show. 570-826-1100.

    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.

    Brothers Osbourne, traditional country and rock from the duo’s debut release “Pawn Shop.” Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 6. $18 advance; $20 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Ruthie Foster, the folk-blues, “rafter-rattling” singer. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 6. $26. 570-325-0249.

    Performance Music, a concert by the University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble with guest soloist Eddie Barbash. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 7. Free. 570-941-7624.

    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.

    David Bromberg Quintet, playing selections from the group’s latest release “Use Me.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 7. $34. 570-325-0249.

    Buckcherry, the rock band, dissolved in 1999 but reformed in 2005 with vocalist Josh Todd and guitarist Keith Nelson. With Black Stone Cherry, BITERS and the Cherry Bomb Dancers. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 7. $22 advance; $25 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Get the Led Out, the Led Zeppelin tribute band from Philadelphia. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 7. $28 advance; $33 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Pre-Commencement Concert with the University of Scranton Symphonic Band, Singers and String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 11. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Alice Cooper, the theatrical shock rocker returns to the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 13. $94.50, $84.50, $64.50, $54.50. 570-826-1100.

    Dark Star Orchestra, the Grateful Dead tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 13. $25 advance, $30 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Blue October, the Texas alternative rock band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. May 14. 570-420-2808.

    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.

    Pat Benatar and Neil Geraldo, an acoustic concert with the four-time Grammy winner and her guitarist husband. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 20. $69, $59, $45. 570-826-1100.

    The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, the multi-platinum-selling, award-winning country rock band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 20. $24 advance, $29 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Hollywood Undead, the masked rock-rappers from Los Angeles. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 20. $23 advance, $25 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Jesse Terry: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, the Americana singer-songwriter. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 27. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 570-826-1100.

    Sunday at the Circle, a concert by jazz pianist Wayne Smith. Wyoming Valley Art League, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. May 29. Free. 570-288-1020.

    Scott Stapp, the Grammy-winning lead singer and founder of rock group Creed. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. May 29. $32, $28. 570-420-2808.

    Travis Tritt, the Grammy Award-winning country and southern-rock artist. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. June 2. $67.50 (Gold Circle), $47.50, $37.50, $27.50. 570-826-1100.

    Michael Franti & Spearhead, the singer who uses his lyrics as a positive force for change. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 2. $30 advance; $35 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Hinder, the multi-platinum Oklahoma City rockers. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. June 3. $25. 570-420-2808.

    The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute, re-creations of Beatles concerts representing various eras of the group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 5. $25 advance; $30 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Rockstar Energy Drink Taste of Chaos Tour, with Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, Saosin (with Anthony Green) and the Early November. Sherman Summer Stage, Pocono Mountain Carnival Grounds, 20 Murray St., off Route 611, Mount Pocono. June 9. 570-420-2808.

    Al Stewart, the Scottish singer-songwriter (“Year of the Cat”). Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 16. $29. 570-325-0249.

    Average White Band, the soul and funk band performing hits from its latest release “AWB R&B.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 17. $23 advance; $28 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Billtown Blues Festival, with Canned Heat, the Cedric Burnside Project, Eden Brent, Andy T and Nick Nixon, Miss Melanie and the Valley Rats and more. Also: an acoustic tent with Dave Brumbaugh’s Boogie Chillen’s Guitar Workshop and other children’s activities. Lycoming County Fairgrounds, East Lycoming Street, Hughesville. June 18 with gates open at 11 a.m. and music noon to 10 p.m. $20 until April 30; $25 thereafter; $30 at the gate. Info at billtownblues.org.

    Happy Together Tour, the 25th anniversary of the tour with Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron, Mark Lindsay, the Cowsills, Gary Puckett and the Spencer Davis Group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 23. $45, $40. 866-605-7325.

    Kevin James, the stand-up comedian and star of the hit comedies “The King of Queens,” “Paul Blart: Mall Cop,” “Zookeeper” and “Pixels.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. June 24. $76, $52, $36. 570-826-1100.

    Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, the hard-rocking, platinum-selling Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 24. $60, $50. 866-605-7325.

    Hotel California, a salute to the Eagles. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 25. $22 advance; $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Leon Russell, the versatile rock musician performing hits from his 50-year career. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. June 25. $35, $30. 570-420-2808.

    The 28th Infantry Division Band of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, the state’s oldest music performance group organized prior to World War II. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. July 1. Free. 570-420-2808.

    The Yardbirds, the veteran blues band with a new lineup: Jim Mccarty, Top Topham, Kenny Aaronson, Myke Scavone and John Idan. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 1. 866-605-7325.

    Whitesnake, the British rockers in a concert at Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. July 2. $49 to $119. 800-745-3000.

    Briggs Farm Blues Festival, three days of live blues music on two stages with the Devon Allman Band, Carolyn Wonderland, John Primer, Lonnie Shields’ Back Porch Party, the Cedric Burnside Project, Nikki Hill, L.C. Ulmer & Jimmy “Duck” Holmes and Victor Wainwright & the Wildroots along with a Sunday gospel blues session with Alexis P. Suter and the Ministers of Sound. Briggs Farm, 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. 2 to 11 p.m. July 8; 1:30 to 11 p.m. July 9; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 10. 570-379-3342 or briggsfarm.com.

    Mark Farner, the pioneering singer-songwriter and guitarist, formerly of Grand Funk Railroad. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. $24 advance; $29 day of show. July 9. 866-605-7325.

    Lonestar, the multi-platinum country quartet celebrating its 20th anniversary. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 16. $30, $25. 866-605-7325.

    Old Crow Medicine Show, the Grammy-winning folk and country band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 21. $33 advance; $38 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Blues Traveler, the eclectic Grammy-winning band performing tunes from their latest “Blow Up the Moon.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 29. $30 advance; $35 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Blackmore’s Night, the Renaissance rock group with legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and award-winning vocalist Candice Night. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Aug. 19. $49.50, $40. 570-420-2808.

    Celtic Thunder, the international stars paying homage to the musical culture and traditions of Ireland in their new stage show “Legacy.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Aug. 30. $65, $49.50. 570-826-1100.

    Chris Stapleton, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and country music’s breakout star of the year. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 7 p.m. Sept. 2. $65, $45. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.

    Jeff Dunham, the popular comedian and ventriloquist who performs with a cast of zany puppet characters including Achmed the Dead Terrorist and Jose Jalapeno. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 8 p.m. Sept. 4. $53, $33. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.

    Adam Ferrara: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, the stand-up comedian and host of the hit TV show “Top Gear.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 16. $20.50 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

    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. Sept. 24. $76, $48, $38, $28. 570-826-1100.

    Brian Regan, the stand-up comedian whose observational humor is free from profanity. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Sept. 25. $39.50. 570-826-1100.

    Jim Breuer, the comedian, named one of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. September 30. $27, $22. 866-605-7325.

    Chubby Checker, the pop singer who set off a national dance craze with his hit “The Twist.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 1. $25, $20. 866-605-7325.

    Kashmir, a Led Zeppelin tribute show. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 12. $27, $22. 570-420-2808.

    Relive the excitement of a Johnny Cash concert with tribute artists Cash Is King April 2 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_4.1-concerts-Cash-Is-King.jpgRelive the excitement of a Johnny Cash concert with tribute artists Cash Is King April 2 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.

    Keller Williams’ quartet KWahtro will entertain April 7 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_4.1-concerts-KellerWilliams.jpgKeller Williams’ quartet KWahtro will entertain April 7 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.

    Cari M. Tellis, director of the Performing Arts Training Academy, will present ‘Spring into Song’ April 2 at Misericordia University in Dallas.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_4.1-concerts-PATA-Gala-Tellis-Cari-.jpgCari M. Tellis, director of the Performing Arts Training Academy, will present ‘Spring into Song’ April 2 at Misericordia University in Dallas.

    Electronic musician and singer Robert DeLong will perform a ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ concert April 2 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_4.1-concerts-Robert-DeLong.jpgElectronic musician and singer Robert DeLong will perform a ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ concert April 2 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.