Concert Listings: July 27 to Aug. 2, 2016

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Singer-songwriters Ari Hest and Lily Mae will perform at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m. July 29. $17. 570-325-0249.
Grace Potter, the multi-platinum rock singer and her band, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, 8 p.m. July 29. $29.50. 570-826-1100.
Joe Walsh, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer (as a member of The Eagles) will perform hits from his four-decade career at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, 8 p.m. Aug. 4. 570-826-1100.
‘Season’s End Gala,’ the final concert of the summer Performing Arts Institute at Wyoming Seminary with classical and jazz works by students and faculty including the Jazz Band and Jazz Combos will be held at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston, 7 p.m. July 30. Free. 570-270-2186.

CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

Grace Potter, July 29

Joe Walsh, Aug. 4

Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Experience, Aug. 9

Celtic Thunder, Aug. 30

3 Doors Down and Pop Evil, Sept. 7

Cory Branan, Sept. 9

The Fab Faux, Sept. 10

Adam Ferrara, Sept. 16

The Toasters, Sept. 23

God Save the Queen, Sept. 24

Brian Regan, Sept. 25

Buddy Guy, Sept. 30

Gavin DeGraw & Andy Grammer, Oct. 6

The Second City: Free Speech! (While Supplies Last), Oct. 9

Boz Scaggs, Oct. 12

John Mellencamp, Oct. 14

Foreigner, Oct. 21

Alan Doyle and the Beautiful Gypsies, Oct. 25

Reckless Kelly, Oct. 27

Patti LaBelle, Oct. 28

Stand Bac & the Idol Kings, Nov. 5

Henry Rollins, Nov. 6

U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus, Nov. 15

Jake Shimabukuro, Nov. 18

Holiday Doo Wop Extravaganza, Dec. 10

Elvis Lives, Feb. 1

I Go on Singing: Paul Robeson’s Life in His Own Words and Song, Feb. 11

Red Hot Chilli Pipers, March 25

The Hit Men, April 28

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

Shawn Klush & the Sweet Inspirations, Aug. 26-27

George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Sept. 23

The Guess Who, Nov. 19

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

Carnival of Madness Tour with Shinedown, Aug. 9

Elton John & His Band, Sept. 24

Chris Young, Dec. 3

The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton (570) 961-9000

Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin, July 29

Peach Music Festival, Aug. 11-14

Brantley Gilbert, Aug. 21

Blink 182, Aug. 25

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

Blues Traveler, July 29

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, July 30

The Smithereens and Martha Davis & the Motels, Aug. 19

Ted Nugent, Aug. 24

Bruce Hornsby, Sept. 9

Dwight Yoakam, Sept. 10

Trace Adkins, Sept. 29

Jim Breuer, Sept. 30

Blues on the Mountain, Oct. 1

Gary Allan, Oct. 16

Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre, Oct. 21

Cheap Trick, Nov. 3

Blue Oyster Cult with the Apocalypse Blues Revue, Nov. 4

Shenandoah and Pure Prairie League, Nov. 11

Vanilla Fudge, Nov. 18

Slaughter and Lynch Mob, Nov. 19

Chris Janson, Dec. 17

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

Ari Hest, July 29

Bennie & the Jets: Elton John Show, July 30

Steepwater Band, Aug. 4

Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival, Aug. 5-6

The Black Lillies, Aug. 12

Damn the Torpedoes: Tom Petty Tribute, Aug. 13

Start Making Sense, Aug. 19

The Most Excellent Order of Sir Paul McCartney, Aug. 20

It Was a Very Good Year: Frank Sinatra Tribute, Aug. 26

Jeffrey Gaines, Aug. 27

Claire Lynch Band, Sept. 2

Splintered Sunlight: Grateful Dead Tribute, Sept. 3

Altan, Sept. 9

The Stranger: Billy Joel Tribute, Sept. 10

Coco Montoya, Sept. 16

Wishbone Ash, Sept. 23

Les Dudek, Sept. 24

John Denver Tribute by Ted Vigil Band, Oct. 1

Not Fade Away, Oct. 7

Dala, Oct. 14

Eaglemania, Oct. 15

Ten Band: Tribute to Pearl Jam, Oct. 21

Slambovian Hillbilly Pirate Ball, Oct. 22

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, Oct. 23

Larry and Teresa, Nov. 4

Last Waltz Celebration, Nov. 5

In My Life: Tribute to John Lennon, Dec. 8

Cast of Beatlemania, Dec. 9

Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808

Steel Panther, July 30

Motion City Soundtrack, Aug. 5

Blackmore’s Night, Aug. 19

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Aug. 23

Three Days Grace, Aug. 30

Loud Hair Rock: Motley Crue Tribute, Sept. 17

Styx, Sept. 24

Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Sept. 29

America, Oct. 7

Dope, Oct. 8

Skillet, Oct. 14

Arlo Guthrie, Oct. 22

Cabinet, Oct. 29

Kashmir: The Led Zeppelin Show, Nov. 5

Alive ’75: The Ultimate Tribute to KISS, Nov. 19

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

Heart, Joan Jett and Cheap Trick, July 30

Dion with Ronnie Spector, July 31

Toby Keith, Aug. 4

Counting Crows and Rob Thomas, Aug. 5

Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration, Aug. 6

Pitbull with Prince Royce, Aug. 7

Darius Rucker, Aug. 14

Smokey Robinson, Aug. 20

Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammer, Aug. 28

Don Henley, Sept. 10

Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House, Scranton (570) 342-3330

Jung Bergo, July 29

Adam Bailey, Aug. 5

Facing the Giants, Aug. 12

Riley Loftus, Aug. 19

Graces Downfall, Aug. 26

THIS WEEK: July 27 to Aug. 2, 2016

Open Electric Jam, led by the band Unreasonable Facsimile. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 7 to 10 p.m. July 27. 570-253-2020.

Concert in the Park, with the Gerard Mayer Band. Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. July 27. Free. 570-348-4186.

Student Solo and Chamber Recital, classical works by students of the summer Performing Arts Institute at Wyoming Seminary. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. July 27 and 28. Free. 570-270-2186.

Party on the Patio, with drink specials, food trucks and music by tribute band Almost Queen. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 7:30 to 11 p.m. July 28. 888-946-4672.

Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin, the heavy-metal rockers in a concert at the The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 6:30 p.m. July 29. Tickets at livenation.com.

Grace Potter, the multi-platinum rock singer and her band. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 29. $29.50. 570-826-1100.

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.

Ari Hest and Lily Mae, singer-songwriters. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 29. $17. 570-325-0249.

Songs of the Earth and the Sea, with singer-guitarist Don Shappelle. Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Wyoming. 7 p.m. July 30. 570-696-3525.

Season’s End Gala, the final concert of the summer Performing Arts Institute at Wyoming Seminary with classical and jazz works by students and faculty including the Jazz Band and Jazz Combos. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7 p.m. July 30. Free. 570-270-2186.

Steel Panther, the comedic, heavy-metal masters. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. July 30. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Benny and the Jets, an Elton John tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 30. $25. 570-325-0249.

Sunday Concerts in the Park, with the Ron Leas Brass Band. Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. July 31. Free. 570-348-4186.

Summer Recital, by musicians from the Weekend of Chamber Music Summer Festival in New York including Ensemble Accroche Note of France. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 3 p.m. July 31. $15 advance; $20 at the door. Reservations: 570-253-2020.

FUTURE

Party on the Patio, with drink specials, food trucks and music by Aerosmith tribute band Draw the Line. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Aug. 4. 888-946-4672.

Joe Walsh, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer (as a member of The Eagles) performing hits from his four-decade career. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 4. 570-826-1100.

The Steepwater Band and The Congress, all genres of rock including Chicago blues, blues-rock and jamband music. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 4. $15. 570-325-0249.

Scranton Jazz Festival, the 12th annual event with guests Blood, Sweat & Tears, Alexis P. Suter Band, the Lao Tizer Trio, Jason Miles and the Kind of New Band, the Jost Project, Tommy Hamilton and the Work in Progress Band, and the Scranton Jazz Festival Big Band with guest artist Little Jimmy Heath. Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 7:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 5; 5:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 6; 7 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 7 with a Jazz Brunch at 11:30 a.m. and Jazz Jam at 9:30 p.m. Late-night Jazz Walks start at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at several downtown venues including Adezzo, Ale Mary’s, Back Yard Ale House, The Bog, Posh and more. $10 Friday, $25 Saturday and Sunday. 570-575-5282.

Motion City Soundtrack, the pop-punk alt-rockers. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Aug. 5. $30, $25; $35 day of show. 570-420-2808.

The Honey Dewdrops, folk and roots music by the harmony duo. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Aug. 5. 570-588-8077.

Junior Performing Arts Institute Concert, vocal and instrumental performances by students of the two-week summer music program at Wyoming Seminary. Buckingham Performing Arts Center, 201 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 1:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Free. 570-270-2186.

Free Night of Music, with the Broken Road Duo. Parking lot of Plains United Methodist Church, 133 N. Main St. 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 6. Food available. 570-822-2730.

Gabe Stillman and the Billtown Giants, the high-energy blues band. Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. 7 p.m. Aug. 6. $5. 570-784-8181.

Sunday Concerts in the Park, with Doug Smith’s Dixieland All-Stars. Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 7. Free. 570-348-4186.

Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Concert Experience, a multimedia concert event celebrating the music and legacy of George and Ira Gershwin with pianist Richard Glazier and singer/bandleader Michael Andrew. Held in conjunction with the Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival at the Wells Fargo Amphitheater, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 8 p.m. Aug. 8. $25; $15 lawn. 570-674-6719.

Carnival of Madness Tour, with rock bands Shinedown, Halestorm, Black Stone Cherry 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.

Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Experience, with tribute artist David Brighton who has played Bowie in videos and on television. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9. $39.50, $29.50, $24.50, $19.50. 570-826-1100.

Concert in the Park, with the Jump Street Band. Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Aug. 10. Free. 570-348-4186.

Peach Music Festival, the fifth annual multi-day festival with performers Gregg Allman, Trey Anastasio Band, String Cheese Incident, Claypool Lennon Delirium, Umphrey’s McGee, moe, Jaimae’s Jasssz Band, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe and many more. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. Aug. 11 to 14. Tickets at livenation.com.

Party on the Patio, with drink specials, food trucks and music by Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Aug. 11. 888-946-4672.

The Celtics Martins, traditional Celtic music and step dancing by the family band. Bring a chair or blanket. Barn Pavilion, Salt Springs State Park, 2305 Salt Springs Road, Franklin Forks. 7 p.m. Aug. 12. Free but donations welcome. 570-967-7275.

Kansas, the platinum-selling folk-rock band performing hits from its four-decade career including “Dust in the Wind” and “Carry on Wayward Son.” Held in conjunction with the Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival at the Wells Fargo Amphitheater, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 8 p.m. Aug. 12. $30; $20 lawn. 570-674-6719.

The Black Lillies, country, roots, rock and blues — via Appalachia. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 12. $25. 570-325-0249.

Just Us, gospel and folk music. Patterson Grove Campmeeting Grounds, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Shickshinny. 7:15 p.m. Aug. 13. Donation. 570-864-3843.

Lil Jon, the rapper, singer, DJ and actor best known for popularizing the southern movement known as Crunk. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 10 p.m. Aug. 13. $30. 877-682-4791.

Sunday Concerts in the Park, with The Fortunes. Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 14. Free. 570-348-4186.

Party on the Patio, with drink specials, food trucks and music by tribute band Beatlemania. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Aug. 18. 888-946-4672.

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.

The Smithereens, punchy rock from the eighties New Jersey-bred quartet with new wave band Martha Davis & the Motels. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 19. $25 advance; $30 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Raven Creek, bluegrass and gospel. Patterson Grove Campmeeting Grounds, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Shickshinny. 7:15 p.m. Aug. 20. Donation. 570-864-3843.

Brantley Gilbert, the country-rock performer. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. Aug. 21. Tickets at livenation.com.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd, the blues-rock guitarist performing hits from his 20-year career. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Aug. 23. $34.50. 570-420-2808.

Concert in the Park, with music by Old Friends. Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Aug. 24. Free. 570-348-4186.

Ted Nugent, the ultimate guitar-shredding showman performing a high-octane show at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 24. $34 advance; $39 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Party on the Patio, with drink specials, food trucks and music by Bee Gees tribute band Stayin’ Alive. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Aug. 25. 888-946-4672.

Open Mic Night, with musicians, singers, poets, comedians and more along with the Dietrich Writers Group Showcase. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Aug. 26 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. 570-996-1500.

Vaudeville Revival, a weekend of skits and music presented by the Roving Hysterical Theater Vaudeville Revival and the Old-Time Nonsense Review along with the OK Chorale and the New Found Sound Barbershop Quartet. St. Basil’s Church Hall, 101 Churchill St., Dushore. Begins 7 p.m. Aug. 26 with a concert by the Celtic Martins. Continues Aug. 27 with western swing by the Martin Sisters at noon; vaudeville theater at 2 p.m. and blues/folk singer Geoff Muldaur at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 offers a free children’s workshop at 1 p.m. and more vaudeville skits at 7 p.m. $10 for main events; $25 for entire weekend. 570-245-5694.

Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular, with Shawn Klush (“World’s Greatest Elvis”) and the Sweet Inspirations. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Aug. 26 and 27. 800-745-3000.

Sunday Concerts in the Park, with performers Se a Cabo. Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 28. Free. 570-348-4186.

Hickory Project, the hard-driving bluegrass band with national mandolin champion Anthony Hannigan. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. Aug. 28. Free but donations welcome. 570-996-1500.

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.

Three Days Grace, the platinum-selling, chart-topping rock quartet. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Aug. 30. $29.50 advance; $32 day of show. 570-420-2808.

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. With opener The Dead Daisies. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 7 p.m. Sept. 1. $83, $63. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.

Party on the Patio, with drink specials, food trucks and music by Bon Jovi tribute band Bon Jersey. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Sept. 1. 888-946-4672.

Cornstock Festival, the annual three-day celebration of roots and acoustic music with Professor Louie and the Crowmatrix, Roy Williams & the Human Hands, Brummy Brothers, Bobtown, Poor Man’s Gambit, Vintage Drive, Launch PAD, Hickory Project, George Wesley, Coal Town Rounders, Bug Tussle, JP Williams Blues Band, Sassafras, Dishonest Fiddlers, Couple Days, Texas Rose and Take 2. Lazybrook Park, Routes 6 and 92, Tunkhannock. Sept. 2 to 4. Info at cornstockfestival.com.

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

Meghan Trainor, The Grammy Award-winning “Best New Artist” pop star. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 7 p.m. Sept. 3. $59, $39. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.

Bret Michaels, the multi-platinum singer from the glam band Poison. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Sept. 3. $75 (includes Get Wet Afterparty), $55. 877-682-4791.

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.

3 Doors Down, the Mississippi rock band on its “Us and the Night” tour with special guests Pop Evil and Red Sun Rising. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7. $89.50 (limited pit seating), $79.50, $59.50, $49.50. 570-826-1100.

Party on the Patio, with drink specials, food trucks and music by Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute band Funky Monks. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Sept. 8. 888-946-4672.

Cory Branan, the singer-songwriter and storyteller. A “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Altan, the traditional Irish band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. $27. 570-325-0249.

Bruce Hornsby, the pianist and his team of crack musicians. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. 866-605-7325.

The Fab Faux, one of the top Beatles tribute bands performing hits from “The Cavern to the Rooftop Show.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. $99 (VIP Meet and Greet), $59, $49, $39. 570-826-1100.

The Intimate Beethoven, a chamber concert of Beethoven’s Piano Trio (“The Archduke Trio”) and a cello sonata with performers concertmaster Erica Kiesewetter, cellist Jeremy Lamb and pianist Spencer Myer of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 7 p.m. Sept. 15. 570-270-4444.

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.

Inspiration: An All-Beethoven Program, performed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with guest artist pianist Shai Wosner. Included: Overture to “The Creatures of Prometheus,” Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor and the “Eroica” Symphony No. 3. 8 p.m. Sept. 17 at Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton; 3 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 570-270-4444.

Gary Owen, the actor and standup comedian, named “Funniest Serviceman in America.” Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Sept. 17. $40, $30. 877-682-4791.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, swing music of the 1940s and ’50s, Dixieland, big band, jump and blues. Presented by the Greater Hazleton Concert Series at Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22. 570-788-4864.

Les Dudek, the guitarist known for his work with Stevie Nicks, Steve Miller, Cher, the Allman Brothers Band and more, along with his own solo recordings. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. $28. 570-325-0249.

George Thorogood & the Destroyers, a “bad to the bone” performance by the rock band at Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Sept. 23. 800-745-3000.

The Toasters, New York City’s ska legends in a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Sept. 23. $15 advance; $20 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.

William Doney, the Allentown Christian-music artist. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountian Blvd., Mountain Top. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Free. 570-899-2264.

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.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood, the California psychedelic rock band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Sept. 29. $25 advance, $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Trace Adkins, the country music hitmaker. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 29. $55, $45. 866-605-7325.

Buddy Guy, the Grammy-winning 79-year-old blues legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Sept. 30. $99, $65, $55, $45. 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.

Blues on the Mountain, with the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Quinn Sullivan and Alexis P. Suter & the Ministers of Sound. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1. $24 advance, $29 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammer, the two chart-topping artists. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 6. 570-826-1100.

America, the folk and pop rockers. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 7. $69.75, $54.75, $44.75. 570-420-2808.

The Stylistics, the best-selling soul group and harmony quartet. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Ave., Mount Pocono. 7 p.m. Oct. 8. $55, $40. 877-682-4791.

Wicked Divas, an evening of diva showstoppers from the world of Broadway, opera and pop with the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic and guests Julia Murney and Emily Rozek from the Broadway production of “Wicked.” Keystone Grand Ballroom, Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Oct. 8. 570-270-4444.

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.

Free Speech! (While Supplies Last), an evening of political satire with the Second City comedy troupe. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9. $29.50. 570-826-1100.

Boz Scaggs, the singer-songwriter whose trademark sound combines rock, jazz, R&B and blues. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12. $75 (Gold Circle), $59.50, $39.50. 570-826-1100.

John Mellencamp, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on his “Plain Spoken Tour.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. 570-826-1100.

Skillet, the heavy-metal Christian band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 14. $25 advance; $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.

The Four Tops, the Detroit Motown group performing soul, disco, doo-wop, jazz and show tunes. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Ave., Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. $80, $65. 877-682-4791.

Gary Allan, the country singer whose rebellious lyrics and racous live performances are a force on the country-music scene. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 16. $55, $50. 866-605-7325.

Siberian Virtuosi, the State Enxemble from Yakutia, Russia, of 12 virtuoso violinists accompanied by piano. Presented by the Greater Hazleton Concert Series at Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20. 570-788-4864.

Foreigner, the 1980s arena-rock band (“Feels Like the First Time,” “Hot Blooded”) on an acoustic tour “The Hits: Unplugged.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 21. $76.50, $59.50, $46.50. 570-826-1100.

Arlo Guthrie, the folk-pop singer on his “Running Down the Road Tour.” Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 22. $59, $49, $39. 570-420-2808.

Alan Doyle and the Beautiful Gypsies, the lead singer of Newfoundland’s Great Big Sea on a solo tour in support of his latest album “So Let’s Go.” A ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Reckless Kelly, the alternative country outfit in a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 27. $25 advance; $30 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Patti LaBelle, the two-time Grammy Award-winning songstress, actress, author and entrepreneur. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 28. $99.50, $84.50, $59.50. 570-826-1100.

Cabinet, the Appalachia-rooted bluegrass band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 29. 570-420-2808.

Cheap Trick, the witty pop-rockers performing in support of their 17th release “Bang Zoom Crazy Hello.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 3. $40 advance; $45 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Blue Oyster Cult, the veteran hard-rock band performing its classic hits. With guests the Apocalypse Blues Revue. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 4. $34, $29. 866-605-7325.

Stand Bac and The Idol Kings, tribute shows to pop-rock bands Fleetwood Mac and Journey. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 5. $33. 570-826-1100.

Brian Culbertson, the jazz/R&B/funk musician. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Ave., Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Nov. 5. $50, $40. 877-682-4791.

Kashmir, a Led Zeppelin tribute show. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 5. $27, $22. 570-420-2808.

Henry Rollins, the TV host, actor, author and columnist in a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” appearance, mixing timely commentary on the current state of politics with anecdotes on his latest experiences and extensive world travels. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 6. $30 advance; $35 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Seldom Heard Voices, a chamber concert with clarinetist Pascal Archer, violist David Creswell and oboist Alexandra Knoll of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Included: Randall Thompson’s “Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Viola.” Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 7 p.m. Nov. 10. 570-270-4444.

Shenandoah and Pure Prairie League, an evening of country and country-rock by the two veteran bands. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 11. $25, $20. 866-605-7325.

Heroes: Music of Russian Composers, performed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with guest violinist Arnaud Sussmann. Included: Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. 8 p.m. Nov. 12 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570-270-4444.

U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers Chorus, the 29-member complement of the U.S. Army Field Band. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. 570-826-1100.

Annie Moses Band, a classical crossover ensemble of six sibling and their six relatives performing ecelctic vocals and virtuosic string arrangements. Presented by the Greater Hazleton Concert Series at Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. 570-788-4864.

Jake Shimabukuro, the modern-rock ukelele player. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18. $39.50, $29.50. 570-826-1100.

Vanilla Fudge, the sixties psychedelic rock group who reunited in 1984. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 18. $24 advance, $29 day of show. 866-605-7325.

The Guess Who, the musical luminaries performing hits from their four-decade career. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Nov. 19. 800-745-3000.

Alive ‘75, a KISS tribute band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 19. 570-420-2808.

Chris Young, the chart-topping country baritone on his “I’m Comin’ Over Tour” with special guest Dustin Lynch. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3. 800-745-3000.

The Holiday Doo-Wop Extravaganza, with the Skyliners, Larry Chance & the Earls, LaLa Brooks, Jimmy Gallagher, the Dubs and Classic Sounds. Presented by Joe Nardone at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Dec. 10. $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-826-1100.

Chris Janson, the country artist in support of his new album “Buy Me a Boat.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 17. $29 advance, $34 day of show. 866-605-7325.

The Enchanting Harp, a chamber concert of solo harp music by Andrew Tarantiles of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 7 p.m. Jan. 19. 570-270-4444.

Sounds of the Season, the annual holiday concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the Choral Society of NEPA, the Ballet Theater of Scranton, the Parade of the Wooden Soldiers and guest artists. 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave.; and 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570-270-4444.

A Night at the Oscars, selections from Oscar-winning scores performed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic including pieces from “The Godfather,” “Titanic,” “Gone with the Wind” and more. Keystone Grand Ballroom, Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Feb. 4. 570-270-4444.

Meet Laura Gilbert, a chamber concert with the flutist from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, accompanied by pianist Molly Morkoski. Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 7 p.m. March 2. 570-270-4444.

Passion: Orchestra Spotlight, works by Haydn, Bach, Copland and Britten performed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with guest cellist Alberto Parrini. 8 p.m. March 4 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 8 p.m. March 4. 570-270-4444.

Jim Witter’s Pianomen Show, a multimedia rock musical production spotlighting songs of Billy Joel and Elton John. Presented by the Greater Hazleton Concert Series at Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. March 23. 570-788-4864.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers, a concert by the “bagpipers with attitude.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 25. $39, $27. 570-826-1100.

The Piano Men, songs by Billy Joel and Elton John performed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic along with Joe Boucher and his group the Piano Men. Keystone Grand Ballroom, Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. April 1. 570-270-4444.

Unbuttoned Dvorak! A chamber concert by musicians from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic performing Dvorak’s Quintet in A major for Piano and Strings. Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 7 p.m. April 20. 570-270-4444.

The Hit Men, hits of the 1960s to the 1980s performed by musicians who collaborated and recorded with Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Tommy James and the Shondells, Carly Simon, Elton John, Cat Stevens and more. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 28. $45, $35, $25. 570-826-1100.

Heroes. Passion. Inspiration, the season finale of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the Philharmonic Festival Chorus. Included: Mozart’s Requiem in D minor and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”). 8 p.m. May 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 5. 570-270-4444.

Singer-songwriters Ari Hest and Lily Mae will perform at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m. July 29. $17. 570-325-0249.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_7.29-concerts-Ari-Hest.jpgSinger-songwriters Ari Hest and Lily Mae will perform at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m. July 29. $17. 570-325-0249.

Grace Potter, the multi-platinum rock singer and her band, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, 8 p.m. July 29. $29.50. 570-826-1100.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_7.29-Concerts-Grace-Potter.jpgGrace Potter, the multi-platinum rock singer and her band, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, 8 p.m. July 29. $29.50. 570-826-1100.

Joe Walsh, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer (as a member of The Eagles) will perform hits from his four-decade career at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, 8 p.m. Aug. 4. 570-826-1100.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_7.29-concerts-Joe-Walsh.jpgJoe Walsh, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer (as a member of The Eagles) will perform hits from his four-decade career at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, 8 p.m. Aug. 4. 570-826-1100.

‘Season’s End Gala,’ the final concert of the summer Performing Arts Institute at Wyoming Seminary with classical and jazz works by students and faculty including the Jazz Band and Jazz Combos will be held at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston, 7 p.m. July 30. Free. 570-270-2186.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_7.29-concerts-seasons-end-gala.jpg‘Season’s End Gala,’ the final concert of the summer Performing Arts Institute at Wyoming Seminary with classical and jazz works by students and faculty including the Jazz Band and Jazz Combos will be held at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston, 7 p.m. July 30. Free. 570-270-2186.
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