Concert Listings: Nov. 9 to 15, 2016

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The Daraja Children’s Choir of Africa will perform cultural songs Nov. 15 at the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre.
Acclaimed jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis will give a concert Nov. 11 at Wyoming Seminary’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston.

CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Nov. 12

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

Jake Shimabukuro, Nov. 18

Harpo, Nov. 26

Girls, Guns & Glory and Kelsey Waldon, Dec. 2

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Dec. 3

Melissa Etheridge’s Holiday Trio, Dec. 4

The Mavericks, Dec. 8

Kacey Musgraves, Dec. 9

Holiday Doo Wop Extravaganza, Dec. 10

Michael Carbonaro, Dec. 16

Cabinet, Dec. 23

Hayes Carll, Dec. 28

John Cleese and the Holy Grail, Jan. 28

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

Sebastian Maniscalco, Feb. 11

Garrison Keillor, March 13

Red Hot Chilli Pipers, March 25

The Hit Men, April 28

Brian Wilson, May 2

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, May 5

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

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

Thomas Rhett, March 9

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

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

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Dec. 1

Foghat and Blackfoot, Dec. 3

An Olde English Christmas with Peter Noone, Dec. 8

Jessie’s Girl, Dec. 9

DeadPhish Orchestra, Dec. 10

Chris Janson, Dec. 17

Get the Led Out, Dec. 30-31

Umphrey’s McGee, Jan. 22

Greensky Bluegrass, Jan. 26

Satisfaction, Jan. 27

Moe. Feb. 2

Voyage: Journey Tribute, Feb. 3

Pink Floyd Experience, Feb. 4

Bruce in the USA, Feb. 25

Dennis DeYoung, March 11

The Zombies, March 18

UFO and Saxon, April 1

Loretta Lynn, May 12

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

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

Craig Thatcher & Friends, Dec. 10

Ryan Montbleau Band, Dec. 16

B Street Band, Dec. 30

Glimmer Twins, Dec. 31

Loudon Wainwright III, Jan. 14

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, Jan. 20

Us & Floyd: The Pink Floyd Experience, Jan. 21

Kashmir: Led Zeppelin Show, Jan. 27

Donna the Buffalo, Jan. 28

Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808

Reel Big Fish, Nov. 11

Beatlemania Now, Nov. 12

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

Tim Reynolds, Dec. 3

Patent Pending, Dec. 23

Pink Talking Fish, Dec. 29

Rusted Root, Dec. 30

Beth Hart, March 2

Mount Airy Casino, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono (877) 682-4791

Lisa Lampanelli, Nov. 19

Don “DC” Curry, Dec. 3

Kenny G, Dec. 9

The Verve Pipe, Dec. 30

Sinbad, Dec. 31

Jim Breuer, Jan. 14

Arsenio Hall, Feb. 4

THIS WEEK: Nov. 9 to 15, 2016

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.

Wynton Marsalis, the world-renowned jazz trumpeter, composer and arranger with his quintet. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, Wyoming Seminary, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11. $50. 570-270-2192.

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.

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.

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.

Beatlemania Now, a flashback to historic moments in the careers of the Fab Four. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 12. $29. 570-420-2808.

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.

Daraja Children’s Choir of Africa, performing cultural songs and dances. Third Floor, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, North Main and West Jackson streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. 570-208-5958.

FUTURE

Annie Moses Band, a classical crossover ensemble of six sibling and their six relatives performing eclectic 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.

Lisa Lampanelli, the standup comedian known as “Comedy’s Loveable Queen of Mean.” Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Ave., Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Nov. 19. $65, $50. 877-682-4791.

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.

Generations Sing, the 15th annual concert by the Catholic Choral Society with the Wilkes University Choir, Mid-Valley High School Choir, Wyoming Valley West Middle School Spartan Singers and the Moscow Elementary Center’s Third Grade Chorus. St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Free but donations accepted. 570-587-2753.

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.

Tom Hamilton’s American Babies, the Philadelphia-based electronica and improv rock band with local guitarist Justin Mazer. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains. 10 p.m. Nov. 25. $10. 570-822-2992.

Harpo, the local metal band on its “The Thunder Returns” tour performing “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 9 p.m. Nov. 26. $15 advance, $18 day of show. 570-826-1100.

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

Christmas with the Choral Society, holiday selections, audience caroling, organ-show pieces and a holiday reception. Collecting donations for Toys for Tots. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Nov. 27. $15. 570-343-6707.

The Swingles: Winter Tales, traditional carols, winter-themed originals and nostalgic seasonal classics by the Grammy-winning a cappella group. Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30. $30 (with reception), $20. 570-674-6719.

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, the five-time Grammy-winning multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and historian. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 1. $25, $20. 866-605-7325.

Sounds of the Season, the annual holiday concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the Northeast Pennsylvania Choral Society, 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.

Girls, Guns and Glory, the country-rock band with singer-songwriter Kelsey Waldon in a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 2. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Twelve Twenty Four, Christmas music with a theatrical rock edge by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3. $26. 570-325-0249.

Christmas Concert, by the Bach and Handel Chorale. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 21 Race St., Jim Thorpe. Dec. 3 with performances at noon and 3 p.m. $15. Tickets online atbhchorale.org.

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.

Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra, performing works by Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Leroy Anderson and Ralph Vaughn Williams. Tunkhannock Middle School, 200 Franklin St. 8 p.m. Dec. 3. $10, $5 students. 570-762-3389.

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.

Tim Reynolds, the current lead guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band performing an eclectic mix of rock, jazz, blues, classical and reggae. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Dec. 3. $25 advance; $27 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Don “D.C.” Curry, the standup comedian and actor. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Ave., Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Dec. 3. $40, $30. 877-682-4791.

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.

KRZ Let It Show, with Lukas Graham, Shaggy, Jacob Whitesides and Daya. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 7 p.m. Dec. 8. $45, $35, $25. 800-745-3000.

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.

In My Life: A Tribute to John Lennon, led by Carlo Cantamessa on guitar, piano and vocals. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 8. $28. 570-325-0249.

A Very Kacey Christmas, the two-time Grammy Award winner in a holiday show. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 9. $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-826-1100.

Kenny G, the top-selling smooth jazz saxophonist. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Ave., Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Dec. 9. $75, $55. 877-682-4791.

Cast of Beatlemania, the sights and sounds of the early years of the Beatles. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 9. $28. 570-325-0249.

Back to the Eighties Show with tribute band Jessie’s Girl interpreting the hits of Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Jackson, Madonna and Prince. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 9. $18 advance; $23 day of show. 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.

Craig Thatcher’s Christmas, the annual holiday show by the Lehigh Valley rocker and his musician guests. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 10. $27. 570-325-0249.

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.

Ryan Montbleau, the singer-songwriter and guitarist. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 16. $23. 570-325-0249.

Merry Christmas, Darling: Carpenters Christmas, a concert show celebrating the greatest hits of The Carpenters including their holiday tunes. Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Dec. 17. $30. 570-800-5020.

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.

Patent Pending, the high-energy rock band on its Holiday Tour. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. Dec. 23. $27, $15, $12. 570-420-2808.

Hayes Carll, the roots-oriented singer-songwriter known for his plainspoken poetry and sarcastic humor. A “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 28. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Pink Talking Fish, the “hybrid tribute fusion act” celebrating the music of Pink Floyd, the Talking Heads and Phish. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 29. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Rusted Root, a fusion of acoustic, rock and world music. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Dec. 30. $20 advance; $22 day of show. 570-420-2808.

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.

The Verve Pipe, the multi-platinum-selling rock band. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Ave., Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Dec. 30. $20. 877-682-4791.

Sinbad, the actor and comedian. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Ave., Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Dec. 31. $65, $50. 877-682-4791.

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.

Umphrey’s McGee, the innovative rock band playing selections from its latest release “Zonkey,” an album of 12 unique mashups. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 22. $25.50 advance; $28 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Greensky Bluegrass, the driving rock-bluegrass group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 26. $18 advance; $23 day of show. 866-605-7325.

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.

John Cleese and the Holy Grail, the comedy legend, author and actor known for his roles in the “Monty Python” series and movies including “Silverado” and “Rat Race.” Preceded by a screening of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28. 570-826-1100.

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

Voyage, a Journey tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 3. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 866-605-7325.

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.

The Pink Floyd Experience, the 12th North American tour by the tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 4. $37, $32. 866-605-7325.

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.

Sebastian Maniscalco, the “Just for Laughs” Stand Up Comedian of the Year on his “Why Would You Do That?” tour. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Feb. 11. $253 (VIP), $62.75, $42.75. 570-826-1100.

A Broadway Valentine, romantic hits by Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers and more, performed by the Adult Choir and soloists of the Northeast Pennsylvania Choral Society. Shopland Hall, Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 4 p.m. Feb. 12. $15. 570-343-6707.

Destination Blues Music Festival, with performances at more than 15 venues in Berwick, Bloomsburg and Danville. Performers include Otis Taylor (Saturday at the Caldwell Consistory in Bloomsburg) and Lea Gilmore (Sunday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg). Also: a Blues Breakfast (Saturday at the Fog & Flame in Bloomsburg), Blues After Lunch (at Old Forge Brewing in Danville) and a Blues Brunch (Sunday at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville). Feb. 17 to 19. Info at 570-317-2596 or exchangearts.org.

Bruce in the USA, a high-energy tribute to Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 25. $17 advance; $22 day of show. 866-605-7325.

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.

Beth Hart, the bluesy singer-songwriter. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 2. $29.50. 570-420-2808.

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.

Thomas Rhett, the multi-platinum-selling country singer-songwriter and one of CMT’s Artists of the Year. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 9. 800-745-3000.

Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx, a concert of hits by the founding member and lead singer of Styx. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 11. $40, $35. 866-605-7325.

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.

The Zombies, a reunion of the sixties hitmakers (“She’s Not There”) to celebrate their 50th anniversary and the release of a new book on the band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 18. $33 advance; $38 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Spring Concert, fine treble and mixed-voice pieces by the Children’s and Youth Choirs of the Northeast Pennsylvania Choral Society. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. March 19. $10. 570-343-6707.

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.

UFO and Saxon, the classic British rock bands with guest Jared James Nichols. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. April 1. $23 advance; $28 day of show. 866-605-7325.

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.

Brian Wilson, the legendary member of the Beach Boys on his tour “Pet Sounds: The Final Performances.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 2. 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.

Graduation Concert, fine treble and mixed-voice pieces by the Children’s and Youth Choirs of the Northeast Pennsylvania Choral Society. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. May 7. $10. 570-343-6707.

Loretta Lynn, the country singer and one of the most awarded performers of all time including Kennedy Center Honors and a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 12. $52, $47. 866-605-7325.

The Daraja Children’s Choir of Africa will perform cultural songs Nov. 15 at the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_11.11-concerts-DarajaChoir16.jpgThe Daraja Children’s Choir of Africa will perform cultural songs Nov. 15 at the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre.

Acclaimed jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis will give a concert Nov. 11 at Wyoming Seminary’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_11.11-concerts-Wynton-Marsalis.jpgAcclaimed jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis will give a concert Nov. 11 at Wyoming Seminary’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston.
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