Concert Listings: April 20 to 26, 2016

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The Adam Ezra Group will bring some rock and folk music to the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on April 22.
The BookHouse in Stroudsburg will host a concert with folk-rocker Marc Black on April 22.
Owen Frazier and Rich Ryczak of the Old-Time Radio Players are the featured performers at Open Mic Night April 22 at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock.
The Sons and Heirs will pay tribute to the music of The Smiths April 23 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.

THIS WEEK: April 20 to 26, 2016

Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, comedians and performers of all types and ages. Featured performers include Owen Frazier and Rich Ryczak of the Dietrich Radio Players. 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.

Marc Black, the folk-rocker in a multimedia program “The History of the 1950s and ’60s Through the Lens of Popular Song.” The Bookhouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. April 22. Free but donations appreciated. 570-421-0800.

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.

String Celebration Concert, with the finest junior and senior high school string players from throughout the region. Sette LaVerghetta Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. April 23. Free. 570-348-6209.

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. $20. 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.

Grand Ole’ Ditch, the bluegrass-jam band. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 23. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 570-588-8077.

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.

Chamber Singers Spring Concert, including Schoenberg’s “Friede auf Erden” as well as works by Palestrina, Whitacre and Britten. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. April 24. Free. 570-348-6209.

40-Story Radio Tower, a show of spoken word, comedy, poetry and musical guest Skip Monday. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 4 p.m. April 24. $10. 570-325-0249.

Jazz Dancing with the 17-piece Marywood Jazz Ambassadors. Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7 to 9 p.m. April 24. Free. 570-348-6209.

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.

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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; 5:30 p.m. April 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.

Alexis P. Suter & the Ministers of Sound, the gospel and blues band. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 29. $25 advance; $32 day of show. 570-588-8077.

Spottiswoode and His Enemies, the New York-based rock band fronted by songwriter Jonathan Spotatiswoode. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 29. $15. 570-325-0249.

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.

Campus Choir Concert, the combined forces of the Marywood University Campus Choir, the Northeast Pennsylvania Choral Society and the Wyoming Seminary Civic Symphony Orchestra performing Verdi’s monumental “Requiem.” 7:30 p.m. April 30 at the Sette LaVerghetta Performing Arts Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton; and 2 p.m. May 1 at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. Free. 570-348-6209.

Richard Marx, the pop-rock singer and songwriter. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 and 10 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. $19 advance; $24 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Addi & Jacq, the vocal-and-harp duo, New York’s Battle of the Boroughs first-place winners. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 30. $19 advance; $22 day of show. 570-588-8077.

Hot Buttered Rum, the San Francisco-based progressive bluegrass band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 30. $22. 570-325-0249.

The Pietasters, the ska, rock and soul group in a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. May 1. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

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. 570-420-2808.

The U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band, a free event with more than 40 professional airmen-musicians performing orchestral classics, marches, Broadway hits, jazz standards and patriotic favorites. 7 p.m. May 4 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton; and 7:30 p.m. May 5 at the Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 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.

Wyoming Seminary Spring Concert, with the Wind Ensemble, Handbell Choir, Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Band. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 7:30 p.m. May 5. Free. 570-270-2192.

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 Osborne, 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.

Bill Hunt, a Christian-music concert by the singer-guitarist from the band X-Terra. Hilltop Christian Coffee House, Plains United Methodist Church, 133 N. Main St. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 7. 570-899-2264. Preceded by a lasagna dinner at 6 p.m.($9). Call 570-200-5040 for reservations.

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 smooth 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, the multi-instrumentalist 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.

Christian Music Concert, with Teens for Christ and the Nebo Praise Band. Nebo Baptist Church, 75 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. 7 p.m. May 15. Free. 570-735-3932.

Sinbad, the actor and comedian with a “hit ‘em in the face” style. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 9 p.m. May 21. $25. 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.

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.

Get Wet: The Ultra Pool with DJ Pauly D, best known for his role on MTV’s reality show Jersey Shore. Age 21 and older. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. May 21. $25. 877-682-4791.

Student Recital, compositions written and performed by Wyoming Seminary music-theory students. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 7:30 p.m. May 24. Free. 570-270-2192.

Farewell/Senior Recital, with Wyoming Seminary seniors performing their favorite pieces for the last time as Sem students. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 4 p.m. May 27. Free. 570-270-2192.

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.

Wyclef Jean, the hip-hop artist melding R&B, reggae and rap. Age 21 and older. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 9 p.m. May 28. $30. 877-682-4791.

Keyed Up: Acoustic vs. Electronic, a concert by jazz pianist Wayne Smith. Sunday at the Circle, Wyoming Valley Art League, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. May 29. $5. 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 Outlaws, the southern-rock veteran band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 3. 866-605-7325.

Danielle Nicole Band, the blues, roots and soul singer/bassist and her group. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 4. $18. 570-325-0249.

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.

Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy Band, a salute to Keith Emerson and the music of Emerson, Lake & Palmer with a multimedia show “Pictures at an Exhibition: A Tribute to Keith Emerson.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 9. 866-605-7325.

David Mayfield Parade. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 11. $20. 570-325-0249.

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band, with Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie, Steve Lukather, Richard Page, Warren Ham and Gregg Bissonette. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. June 14. $165, $125, $85. 570-826-1100.

Robert Ellis, the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter in a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. June 15. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 570-826-1100.

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, Marcus King, Clarence Spady, Anthony “Big A” Sherrod with the Cornlickers, Vanessa Collier, the Cedric Burnside Project, Nikki Hill, L.C. Ulmer & Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, Victor Wainwright & the Wildroots and more 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.

The Stranger, a cabaret-style dinner and show with Mike Santoro’s six-piece band paying tribute to the music of Billy Joel. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. July 8 with dinner at 6 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. $49; $25 show only. Reservations: 570-420-2808.

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

Back to the Eighties with Jessie’s Girl, a show saluting eighties artists including Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince, Sting and more. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 15. 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.

Carnival of Madness Tour, with rock bands Shinedown, Halestorm and Whiskey Myers. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9. $49.75, $39.75. 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

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.

KISS, the iconic heavy-metal band on its “Freedom to Rock Tour,” spanning four decades of raucous, explosive stage shows, celebrated rock anthems and signature face make-up. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. Sept. 1. $83, $63. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.

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.

Pennsylvania Blues Festival, with two stages of music, master class sessions, an arrival party at the Galleria Rock Bar, Sunday Brunch Buffet and a Sunday After-Fest Party. Performers include Slam Allen, Zac Harmon, Anthony Geraci & the Boston Blues Allstars, Kenny Neal, Buckwheat Zydeco, Guy Davis, Blackburn with special guest Harrison Kennedy, the Campbell Brothers, Andy T. Nick Nixon Band, Toronzo Cannon, the Delmark Records Revue, Ronnie Earl and more. Split Rock Resort, 100 Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony. Sept. 16 to 18 with gates at noon and music at 1 p.m. $40 per day; $70 weekend. 800-255-7625 or pabluesfestival.com.

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.

Elton John, the superstar singer-songwriter and his band performing iconic hits and classic album tracks from his five-decade career, as well as selected tracks from his latest album “Wonderful Crazy Night.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

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.

Styx, the pop-rock sextet performing its chart hits from the past decades. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. $68, $58, $48. 570-420-2808.

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.

Dope, the nu-metal band on its reunion tour. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 8. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 570-420-2808.

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

The Adam Ezra Group will bring some rock and folk music to the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on April 22.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_4.22-concerts-Adam-Ezra.jpgThe Adam Ezra Group will bring some rock and folk music to the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on April 22.

The BookHouse in Stroudsburg will host a concert with folk-rocker Marc Black on April 22.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_4.22-concerts-MarcBlack4.jpgThe BookHouse in Stroudsburg will host a concert with folk-rocker Marc Black on April 22.

Owen Frazier and Rich Ryczak of the Old-Time Radio Players are the featured performers at Open Mic Night April 22 at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_4.22-concerts-open-mic.jpgOwen Frazier and Rich Ryczak of the Old-Time Radio Players are the featured performers at Open Mic Night April 22 at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock.

The Sons and Heirs will pay tribute to the music of The Smiths April 23 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_4.22-concerts-SonsAndHeirs.jpgThe Sons and Heirs will pay tribute to the music of The Smiths April 23 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.