CONCERTS AT A GLANCE
F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre (570) 826-1100
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
DeadPhish Orchestra, Sept. 22
The Toasters, Sept. 23
God Save the Queen, Sept. 24
Brian Regan, Sept. 25
Buddy Guy, Sept. 30
Dream Theater, Oct. 7
The Second City: Free Speech! (While Supplies Last), Oct. 9
Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Township (800) 745-3000
Shawn Klush & the Sweet Inspirations, Aug. 26-27
George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Sept. 23
Tracy Morgan, Oct. 7
Montgomery Gentry, Oct. 22
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Twp. (800) 745-3000
Elton John & His Band, Sept. 24
Chris Young, Dec. 3
The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton (570) 961-9000
Blink 182, Aug. 25
Outlaw Music Festival with Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Sheryl Crow and more, Sept. 18
Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0371
Ted Nugent, Aug. 24
Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, 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
Jamey Johnson, Oct. 23
Kentucky Headhunters, Oct. 28
Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0249
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
Hollywood Nights, Oct. 8
The Motet, Oct. 9
The Whigs, Oct. 13
Dala, Oct. 14
Eaglemania, Oct. 15
Ten Band: Tribute to Pearl Jam, Oct. 21
Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808
Three Days Grace, Aug. 30
Trapt, Sept. 15
Styx, Sept. 24
Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Sept. 29
Ace Frehley, Oct. 5
America, Oct. 7
Dope, Oct. 8
Skillet, Oct. 14
The Wonder Years, Oct. 18
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, New York (866) 781-2922
Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammer, Aug. 28
Don Henley, Sept. 10
Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House, Scranton (570) 342-3330
Graces Downfall, Aug. 26
THIS WEEK: Aug 24 to 30, 2016
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 who share excerpts from their works. 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.
It Was a Very Good Year, a Frank Sinatra tribute by singer Tony Sands. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 26. $23. 570-325-0249.
Rex Fowler and the Rockabilly Kings, authentic renditions of Elvis Presley’s Sun Records sessions and early RCA recordings. Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Aug. 27. $25. 570-800-5020.
Jeffrey Gaines, the soulful-voiced singer-songwriter. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 27. $18. 570-325-0249.
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.
Jake Owen, the country singer-songwriter with guest Brandon Lay. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 7 p.m. Aug. 31. $59, $39, $29. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.
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.
Singer-songwriter Ari Hest will perform at the Hawley Silk Mill on Aug. 27.
Celtic Thunder, the international stars paying homage to the musical culture and traditions of Ireland, bring their new stage show “Legacy” to the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, 7 p.m. Aug. 30. $65, $49.50. 570-826-1100.
Hickory Project, the hard-driving bluegrass band with national mandolin champion Anthony Hannigan, will perform a concert at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, 3 p.m. Aug. 28. Free but donations welcome. 570-996-1500.
Country singer-songwriter Jake Owen will visit the Allentown Fair, bringing along guest Brandon Lay. 7 p.m. Aug. 31. $59, $39, $29. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.
Singer Seth Glier will bring his band to the Hawley Silk Mill on Aug. 26.