Concert Listings: Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2016

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Blues legend Buddy Guy will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for a concert on Sept. 30.
Ted Vigil will offer a tribute to John Denver Oct. 1 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.
Spanish guitarist Francesc de Paula Soler will help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 30 with a concert in Brennan Hall at the University of Scranton.
Folk singer Mike Agranoff will appear at The Bookhouse in Stroudsburg on Sept. 30.
Comedian and singer Rodney Carrington will bring his ‘Here Comes the Truth’ tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6.
Pianist Dominick Cristofori D’Alessandro will perform classical pieces Oct. 2 at Wyoming Seminary’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston.
Musician and singer Xinxin Wang will introduce Nanguan, an 800-year-old form of Chinese classical music Sept. 30 when the Xinxin Nanguan Ensemble performs ‘The Song of Pipa Lute’ at the DeNaples Center of the University of Scranton.

CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

Buddy Guy, Sept. 30

Rodney Carrington, Oct. 6

Dream Theater, Oct. 7

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

Steve Miller Band, Oct. 30

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

Melissa Etheridge’s Holiday Trio, Dec. 4

The Mavericks, Dec. 8

Holiday Doo Wop Extravaganza, Dec. 10

Elvis Lives, Feb. 1

God Save the Queen, Feb. 3

I Go on Singing: Paul Robeson’s Life in His Own Words and Song, Feb. 10

Garrison Keillor, March 13

Red Hot Chilli Pipers, March 25

The Hit Men, April 28

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

Tracy Morgan, Oct. 7

Montgomery Gentry, Oct. 22

The Fray with American Authors, Nov. 5

The Guess Who, Nov. 19

KC & the Sunshine Band, Nov. 20

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

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Nov. 25

Chris Young, Dec. 3

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

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

Cheap Trick, Nov. 3

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

Shenandoah and Pure Prairie League, Nov. 11

The Land of Ozz, Nov. 12

Vanilla Fudge, Nov. 18

Slaughter and Lynch Mob, Nov. 19

Dark Star Orchestra, Nov. 23

Foghat and Blackfoot, Dec. 3

An Olde English Christmas with Peter Noone, Dec. 8

DeadPhish Orchestra, Dec. 10

Chris Janson, Dec. 17

Get the Led Out, Dec. 30-31

Satisfaction, Jan. 27

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

John Denver Tribute by Ted Vigil Band, Oct. 1

Adam Ezra Group, Oct. 7

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

Slambovian Hillbilly Pirate Ball, Oct. 22

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, Oct. 23

Frontiers: The Journey Tribute, Nov. 4

Last Waltz Celebration, Nov. 5

Albert Cummings, Nov. 11

70’s Flashback, Nov. 12

The Infamous Stringdusters, Nov. 17

Hiroya Tsukamoto, Nov. 18

The Sixties Show, Nov. 19

Harvest Jam, Nov. 23

The Music of Simon and Garfunkel, Nov. 25

Mary Fahl, Nov. 26

Twelve Twenty-Four, Dec. 2 and 3

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

Cast of Beatlemania, Dec. 9

Ryan Montbleau Band, Dec. 16

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, Jan. 20

Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808

Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Sept. 29

Ace Frehley, Oct. 5

America, Oct. 7

Dope Reunion Tour, Oct. 8

Skillet, Oct. 14

The Wonder Years, Oct. 18

Lil Uzi Vert, Oct. 19

Arlo Guthrie, Oct. 22

Cabinet, Oct. 29

Sully Erna, Nov. 4

Kashmir: The Led Zeppelin Show, Nov. 5

Reel Big Fish, Nov. 11

Dopapod and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Nov. 17

Colt Ford, Nov. 18

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

Railroad Earth, Nov. 25-26

THIS WEEK: Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2016

Lee Brice, the country singer-songwriter. Bloomsburg Fair, 906 W. Main St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28. $41, $36. 570-784-4949 or bloomsburgfair.com.

The Band Perry, the country group of siblings Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry. Bloomsburg Fair, 906 W. Main St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30. $51, $46. 570-784-4949 or bloomsburgfair.com.

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.

Hispanic Heritage Month Performance by Spanish guitarist Maestro Francesc de Paula Soler, known as “The Poet of the Guitar.” Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall, 320 Madison Ave., University of Scranton. 7 p.m. Sept. 30. Free. 570-941-6160.

The Song of Pipa Lute with the Xinxin Nanguan Ensemble of Taipei, Taiwan, performing a centuries-old form of Chinese classical music. Included: an interactive workshop and exhibit of Nanguan musical instruments. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center, 900 Mulberry St., University of Scranton. 7 p.m. Sept. 30. Free. 570-941-7643.

Mike Agranoff, traditional ballads, fiddle tunes, Tin Pan Alley and witty originals. The BookHouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Free but donations accepted. 570-421-0800, ext. 312.

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.

Barbershop on Broadway, the 38th annual show by the Northeasters Honesdale Barbershop Chorus along with performances by five chapter quartets including the professional championship quartet Razzmatazz. Honesdale High School, 474 Grove St. 7 p.m. Oct. 1. $10; $5 students. 570-685-1554.

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.

In Recital, with pianist Jeremy Jordan. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Free. 570-941-7624.

Mountain Wave, the high-energy alt rock, country/jam band with openers Cavage and Sudigala (from the Hickory Project) and Dishonest Fiddlers. Ritz Theater, 512 Keystone St., Hawley. Held in conjunction with the Hawley Harvest Hoedown Festival. 8 p.m. Oct. 1. $17, $13. 570-588-8077.

Paul Zerdin, the British comedian and ventriloquist. Bloomsburg Fair, 906 W. Main St. 8 p.m. Oct. 1. $43, $38. 570-784-4949 or bloomsburgfair.com.

Tribute to John Denver, by sound-alike singer Ted Vigil. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 1. $26. 570-325-0249.

Classical Guitar Goes Pop! Pop, rock and classical pieces by guitarist Jay Steveskey. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. Oct. 2. Free. 570-996-1500.

In Recital, music of Bach, Chopin, Haydn and Menotti performed by pianist Dominick Cristofori D’Alessandro, a Wyoming Seminary senior. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 3 p.m. Oct. 2. Free. 570-270-2192.

FUTURE

Ace Frehley, the KISS guitarist on a solo tour with guest artists Simo. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. $60, $39, $29. 570-420-2808.

Rodney Carrington, the comedian, actor and country-music artist on his “Here Comes the Truth” tour. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 6. $69.50, $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-826-1100.

Dream Theater, the progressive metal band. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 7. $54.75, $44.75, $34.75. 570-826-1100.

Tracy Morgan: Picking Up the Pieces, the comedian and actor (“Saturday Night Live,” “30 Rock”). Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Oct. 7. $60, $45. 570-831-2100.

Adam Ezra Group, the Boston rockers. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 7. $18. 570-325-0249.

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.

Concert in the Woods, Christian music with Nashville artist Mike Lewis and singer-songwriter Stephen L. Perillo. Orange United Methodist Church, 2293 W. Eighth St., Dallas. 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8. 570-899-2264.

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.

Hollywood Nights, a tribute to the energetic rock of Bob Seger. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 8. $28. 570-325-0249.

Free Speech! (While Supplies Last), an evening of political satire with the Chicago-based 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.

The Whigs, straight-ahead rock by the Georgia garage band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. $20. 570-325-0249.

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.

Dala, the singing duo, winners of the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 14. $23. 570-325-0249.

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.

Eaglemania, a tribute to the folk-rock harmonies of The Eagles. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. $26. 570-325-0249.

In Recital with organist David Ball. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Free. 570-941-7624.

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.

Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, comedians and special guests. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Oct. 21 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. 570-996-1500.

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.

The Ten Band, a tribute band playing the music of Eddie Vedder and Pearl Jam. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 21. $20. 570-325-0249.

St. Bernadine’s Gospel Choir, traditional gospel and contemporary religious compositions. J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, West Jackson and North Franklin streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22; 11 a.m. Oct. 23. Free. 570-208-6044.

Montgomery Gentry, the country and folk singer. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Oct. 22. $119, $99, $59, $39, $29. 800-745-3000.

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.

Slambovian Pre-Halloween Night of Mischief Show, whimsical, catchy folk rock termed “punk-classical-hillbilly-Floyd” by the band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 22. $26. 570-325-0249.

The Music of Cole Porter, a talk on the pop-music composer including music, photos and film clips. Presented by Phillip Atteberry, jazz history teacher at the University of Pittburgh. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. Oct. 23. Free. 570-996-1500.

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, a Halloween Show by the group that re-creates the sounds of early musical theater, silent cinema and vintage dance. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23. $25. 570-325-0249.

Jamey Johnson, the country singer-songwriter and multi-winner for Song of the Year by the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 23. $43, $37. 866-605-7325.

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.

The Kentucky Headhunters, the country and southern rock band with the Artimus Pyle Band performing a tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 28. $25 advance; $30 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Reverend Jefferson, a tribute to San Francisco’s legendary band Jefferson Airplane. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 28. $18. 570-325-0249.

Split Rock Music Fest, two stages of blues, rock, roots, country and folk bands. Included: Devon Allman, Spuyten Duyvil, Still Hand String Band, Craig Thatcher & Friends, Girls, Guns & Glory, CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Burning Bridget Cleary, Coal Town Rounders, Alexis P. Suter & the Ministers of Sound, the Badlees, Mason Porter, Royal Southern Brotherhood and more. Split Rock Resort, 428 Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony. Oct. 29 and 30. $30. 570-722-9111.

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

Steve Miller Band, the Rock and Rock Hall of Famer performing hits from his five-decade career. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 30. $125, $99, $79. 570-826-1100.

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.

Sully Erna, the frontman for the multi-platinum rock band Godsmack, promoting his new album “Hometown Life.” Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 4. $38, $33, $28. 570-420-2808.

In Concert with the University of Scranton Jazz Band with guest drummer Marion Felder. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5. Free. 570-941-7624.

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.

The Fray, the Denver-based rockers with guests American Authors. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Nov. 5. 570-831-2100 or 800-745-3000.

The Last Waltz, a celebration of the music of The Band, catered by the 14-Acre Farm. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m.Nov. 5. $30. 570-325-0249.

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.

In Concert with the University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Free. 570-941-7624.

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.

Albert Cummings Band, the consummate blues gunslinger and dynamic singer. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 11. $23. 570-325-0249.

Reel Big Fish, the California ska-punk veterans. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 11. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 570-420-2808.

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.

70’s Flashback, the Hazleton-based retro group. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 12. $20. 570-325-0249.

The Land of Ozz, a tribute to the music of Ozzy Osbourne. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12. $18 advance; $23 day of show. 866-605-7325.

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.

The Infamous Stringdusters, progressive bluegrass on dobro, guitar, fiddle, double bass and banjo. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. $25. 570-325-0249.

Dopapod and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, the Boston-born jammers pair up with the high-energy psychedelic funk band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. $18 advance; $20 day of show. 570-420-2808.

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.

Colt Ford, country music’s new “bad boy” fusing good-old-boy country with hip-hop rhythms. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 18. 570-420-2808.

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.

In Concert with the University of Scranton Symphonic Band. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Free. 570-941-7624.

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.

The Sixties Show, the New York City theatrical multimedia show paying tribute to the music of the sixties. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m.Nov. 19. $26. 570-325-0249.

Slaughter and Lynch Mob, the two hard-rock bands perform at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 19. 866-605-7325.

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

KC and the Sunshine Band, the Grammy-winning, chart-topping dance band. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Nov. 20. $119, $99, $59, $39, $29. 800-745-3000.

Harvest Jam, music by Free Range Folk and friends along with a dinner catered by 14-Acre Farm. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m.Nov. 23. $15. 570-325-0249.

The Ghosts of Christmas Eve, the annual holiday show performed by symphonic-rock outfit Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 3 and 8 p.m. Nov. 25. 800-745-3000.

Railroad Earth, the annual Thanksgiving “Horn O’Plenty Weekend.” Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 25 and 26. $29.50. 570-826-1100.

The Music of Simon and Garfunkel, presented by the duo Swearingen & Kelli. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 25. $25. 570-325-0249.

Mary Fahl, the singer-guitarist. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 26. $29. 570-325-0249.

Noel Night, the 49th annual holiday concert with the University of Scranton Singers and Chamber Ensembles with pianist Ron Stabinsky and trumpeter Mark Gould. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. Dec. 3 with prelude at 7 p.m. and concert at 8 p.m. Free. 570-941-7624.

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.

Foghat, the veteran rock band performing its “thunderous blend of blues, boogie and butt-kickin’ rock ‘n’ roll.” With special guests Blackfoot. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 3. $30 advance; $35 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Melissa Etheridge Holiday Trio, the two-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter performing her hits along with selections from her holiday album”A New Thought for Christmas.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4. $75, $59, $45. 570-826-1100.

The Mavericks, a country-fusion Christmas celebration by the Grammy Award winners on their “Sleigh Bells Ring Out!” tour. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 8. $69, $55, $45, $35. 570-826-1100.

An Olde English Christmas, starring Peter Noone, former frontman for Herman’s Hermits. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 8. $30, $25. 866-605-7325.

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.

DeadPhish Orchestra, a tribute act saluting the music of the Grateful Dead and Phish. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 10. $14 advance; $19 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert, with the University of Scranton Brass Orchestra and guests the Scranton Preparatory School Cavalyrics. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Admission: one new toy, article of children’s clothing or cash donation. 570-941-7624.

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.

Get the Led Out, the Philadelphia-based Led Zeppelin tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 30 and 31. 866-605-7325.

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.

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.

Satisfaction, an international Rolling Stones tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 27. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 866-605-7325.

God Save the Queen, a tribute band to prog-rockers Queen, from its beginnings in 1973 to its latest album “Made in Heaven,” released after Freddie Mercury’s death. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Feb. 3. $76, $48, $38, $28. 570-826-1100.

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.

I Go On Singing: Paul Robeson’s Life in His Own Words and Song, a tribute to the singer, cultural scholar, author, actor and political activist, as interpreted by baritone Anthony Brown. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Feb. 10. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

The Suffers, a ten-piece neo-soul collective blending blues, country, Caribbean, Cajun and hip hop and fronted by massive-voiced singer Kam Franklin. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26. $24, $12 children. 570-389-4409 or cas.buzz.

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.

Garrison Keillor, the renowned author, storyteller and radio personality (“A Prairie Home Companion”). F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. March 13. $55, $45, $35. 570-826-1100.

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.

Blind Boys of Alabama, the multi-Grammy winning, close-harmony roots-music group and inductees into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. March 25. $28, $14 children. 570-389-4409 or cas.buzz.

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.

Blues legend Buddy Guy will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for a concert on Sept. 30.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_9.30-concerts-Buddy-Guy.jpgBlues legend Buddy Guy will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre for a concert on Sept. 30.

Ted Vigil will offer a tribute to John Denver Oct. 1 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_9.30-concerts-denver-tribute.jpgTed Vigil will offer a tribute to John Denver Oct. 1 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.

Spanish guitarist Francesc de Paula Soler will help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 30 with a concert in Brennan Hall at the University of Scranton.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_9.30-concerts-Francesc-de-Paula.jpgSpanish guitarist Francesc de Paula Soler will help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 30 with a concert in Brennan Hall at the University of Scranton.

Folk singer Mike Agranoff will appear at The Bookhouse in Stroudsburg on Sept. 30.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_9.30-concerts-Mikeagranoff.jpgFolk singer Mike Agranoff will appear at The Bookhouse in Stroudsburg on Sept. 30.

Comedian and singer Rodney Carrington will bring his ‘Here Comes the Truth’ tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_9.30-concerts-Rodney-Carrington-press.jpgComedian and singer Rodney Carrington will bring his ‘Here Comes the Truth’ tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 6.

Pianist Dominick Cristofori D’Alessandro will perform classical pieces Oct. 2 at Wyoming Seminary’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_9.30-concerts-Sem-Recital.jpgPianist Dominick Cristofori D’Alessandro will perform classical pieces Oct. 2 at Wyoming Seminary’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston.

Musician and singer Xinxin Wang will introduce Nanguan, an 800-year-old form of Chinese classical music Sept. 30 when the Xinxin Nanguan Ensemble performs ‘The Song of Pipa Lute’ at the DeNaples Center of the University of Scranton.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_9.30-concerts-song-of-pipa-lute.jpgMusician and singer Xinxin Wang will introduce Nanguan, an 800-year-old form of Chinese classical music Sept. 30 when the Xinxin Nanguan Ensemble performs ‘The Song of Pipa Lute’ at the DeNaples Center of the University of Scranton.
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