Concert Listings: Feb. 8 to 14, 2017.

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Country darling Martina McBride will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on March 11. Tickets still available at the Kirby box office.
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Swampcandy will perform at The Cooperage Project Feb. 19.
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Country star Brad Paisley comes to Wilkes-Barre Township with a performance at the Mohegan Sun Arena Feb. 16.
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    CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

    Dionne Warwick, March 4

    Martina McBride, March 11

    Garrison Keillor, March 13

    One Woman Sex and the City, March 23

    Red Hot Chilli Pipers, March 25

    Rain: Beatles Tribute, March 26

    Alexis P. Suter Ministers of Sound, March 31

    Shawn Klush as Elvis, April 8

    The Hit Men, April 28

    Brian Wilson, May 2

    Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, May 5

    Joe Nardone Presents: Solid Gold Party, May 6

    Video Games Live! May 19

    Daniel O’Donnell, May 20

    Queen Extravaganza, July 1

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

    Brad Paisley, Feb. 16

    Newsboys, Feb. 18

    Thomas Rhett and Kelsey Ballerini, March 9

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

    Main Street Cruisers, Feb. 18

    Bruce in the USA, Feb. 25

    ZZ Top, Feb. 28

    Lotus Land, March 4

    Melvin Seals & JGB

    Dennis DeYoung, March 11

    The Zombies, March 18

    Brothers Osborne, March 19

    The Revivalists, March 24

    Rhythm in the Night, March 25

    Live Wire, March 31

    UFO and Saxon, April 1

    Tommy James & the Shondells, April 7

    The Outlaws with Atlanta Rhythm Section, April 21

    Ryan Pelton, April 22

    Timothy B. Schmit, April 30

    Loretta Lynn, May 12

    Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot, June 2

    Happy Together Tour, June 22

    Phil Vassar, July 14

    Great White, July 15

    Josh Turner, July 29

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

    The Grateful Bluegrass Boys, Feb. 16

    Hey Nineteen, Feb. 17

    Dead on Live, Feb. 18

    Dancing Dream: The ABBA Experience, Feb. 24

    Popa Chubby, Feb. 25

    Rubix Kube, March 4

    Kilmaines Saints, March 10

    Burning Bridget Cleary, March 11

    Cornmeal and Yarn, March 17

    Peace Frog: The Doors Tribute, March 18

    Danielle Nicole Band, March 23

    Runaway Home, March 24

    Dancin’ Machine, March 25

    Brosky-Meyer Band, April 1

    Paula Cole, April 7

    Cash Is King, April 8

    Who’s Next, April 22

    Blues Brotherhood, April 29

    Johnny A., May 5

    KICK INXS Show, May 19

    Al Stewart, June 16

    Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808

    The Showdown: Big Daddy Kane and Kool G Rap, Feb. 17

    Outside the Wall, Feb. 18

    1964: The Tribute, Feb. 24

    Golden Gate Wingmen, Feb. 25

    Beth Hart, March 2

    Candlebox, March 10

    Twiddle, March 24

    Turkuaz, March 25

    Blue October, March 31

    Last in Line, April 1

    Blessid Union of Souls, April 15

    Ben Folds and a Piano, April 18

    Life of Agony, May 12

    Mount Airy Casino, Mount Pocono (877) 682-4791

    Shawn Wayans, Feb. 18

    Ice T & Coco, March 4

    Unforgettable Fire, March 11

    Grand Funk Railroad, March 25

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

    Mysteryland, June 9-12

    Train, O.A.R., Natasha Bedingfield, June 16

    Neil Diamond, June 22

    Zac Brown Band, June 23

    Foreigner and Cheap Trick, July 14

    Chicago and the Doobie Brothers, July 22

    Santana, Aug. 5

    Kings of Leon and Nathaniel Ratcliff & the Night Sweats, Aug. 6

    THIS WEEK: Feb. 15 to 21, 2017

    The Grateful Bluegrass Boys, the bluegrass/rock string band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Free. 570-325-0249.

    Brad Paisley, the country-music superstar with guests Chase Bryant and Lindsay Ell. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16. 800-745-3000.

    Plausible Possum, with Aaron and Bruce, a roots music duo will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at Gober’s Deco Lounge, 1248 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. The event is free.

    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.

    BStreet Band, performing a tribute to the music of Bruce Springsteen. The Leonard Theater, 335 Adams Ave., Scranton. Feb. 17 with doors at 8 p.m. and show at 9 p.m. $15. 570-341-0375.

    The Showdown, with hip-hop artists Big Daddy Kane and Kool G Rap. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 17. $49, $39, $32. 570-420-2808.

    Hey Nineteen, an 11-piece Steely Dan tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 9:30 p.m. Feb. 17. $29. 570-325-0249.

    Newsboys, the platinum-selling Christian-music band on its Love Riot Tour, with openers Rivals in a theatrical show “God’s Not Dead Live!” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 6 p.m. Feb. 18. 800-745-3000.

    Aaron Fink: CD Release Party, to celebrate the NEPA rocker’s third solo album release “Galaxies.” River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains. Feb. 18 with doors at 8 p.m. and show at 10 p.m. $7. 570-822-2992.

    Outside the Wall, a band paying tribute to the music of Pink Floyd. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 18. $15 advance; $18 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Dead on Live, a journey back to the classic shows of the mid 1970s at New Jersey venues the Capitol Theater in Passaic and Convention Hall in Asbury Park. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 18. $26. 570-325-0249.

    Swampcandy, a primitive blues duo will take stage at The Cooperage at 3 p.m. Feb. 19 at 1030 Main St. Honesdale. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. $15 suggested donation. Call 570-523-2020 for more information.

    FUTURE

    1964: The Tribute, a re-creation of an early Beatles concert (pre-Sgt. Pepper) with period instruments, clothing, hairstyles and banter. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 24. $35, $29, $17. 570-420-2808.

    Wade Preston, the pianist-singer who played the Piano Man in Billy Joel’s Broadway hit “Movin’ Out.” Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Feb. 25. $30. 570-800-5020.

    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 Golden Gate Wingmen, the improvisational jam band comprised of former members of Further, Dark Star Orchestra, Phil Lesh & Friends, Ratdog and others. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 25. $23 advance; $27 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Popa Chubby, the “King of the New York City Blues” performing his jet-fueled originals along with traditional tunes. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 25. $25. 570-325-0249.

    The Suffers, a 10-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.

    ZZ Top, the blues rock Texas trio and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 28. $75, $69. 866-605-7325.

    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.

    Lotus Land, a tribute band playing the music of Canadian power trio Rush. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 4. $18 advance; $23 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Rubix Kube, a New York City-based ’80s cover band that performs its one-of-a-kind show “The Eighties Strike Back.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 4. $27. 570-325-0249.

    Dionne Warwick, one of the most celebrated female vocalists, will perform songs from her extensive catalogue at 8 p.m. March 4 at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Tickets range in price from $42 to $92. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. 570-970-3939.

    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.

    Kathleen Madigan, the veteran stand-up comedian on her “Bothering Jesus Tour.” Presented by the Community Concerts series at Lackawanna College Theater, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 8 p.m. March 10. 570-955-1455.

    Kilmaine Saints, the Celtic rock band from Central Pennsylvania. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 10. $15. 570-325-0249

    Candlebox, an acoustic duo performance by the multi-platinum rock band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 10. $25. 570-420-2808.

    Melvin Seals & JGB, the former Hammond B-3 organ player from the Jerry Garcia Band and his group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 10. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Martina McBride, the award-winning country star on her “Love Unleashed Tour” with guest Lauren Alaina. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 11. $99.50, $69.50, $59.50, $39.50. 570-826-1100.

    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.

    Burning Bridget Cleary, the Celtic folk band led by fiddler Rose Baldino. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 11. $23. 570-325-0249.

    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 Quietmen, are a New Jersey/Pennsylvania-based band that specializes in acoustic and celtic rock and folk music. The Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. March 16. $25. 570-800-5020.

    Cornmeal and Yarn (Double-bill), both bands challenge the recipe of bluegrass and live performance, featuring strong songwriting and musicianship while demonstrating their ability to stylistically ride the fence and bring it back home without missing a step. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 17. $26. 570-325-0249.

    Peace Frog, a band paying tribute to the music of The Doors. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 18. $25. 570-325-0249.

    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.

    Brothers Osborne, the siblings who climbed the country charts with songs like “Stay a Little Logner” and “Rum.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 19. $26, $33. 866-605-7325.

    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.

    One-Woman ‘Sex and the City’: A Parody of Love, Friendship and Shoes, a ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ show with comedian Kerry Ipema and her hilarious take on all six seasons of the smash-hit TV show. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 23. $27.50 advance; $30 day of show. 570-826-1100.

    Open Mic Night, performances by musicians, poets, comedians and more with featured artist singer-pianist Ben Keiser. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. March 24 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. Free. 570-996-1500.

    Back to the Eighties, with the seven-member band Jessie’s Girl performing 1980s hits by Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince and more. The Leonard Theater, 335 Adams Ave., Scranton. March 24 with doors at 7:30 p.m. and show at 8:30 p.m. $24, $20. 570-341-0375.

    The Revivalists, the seven-piece New Orleans roots-driven rock band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 24. $25 advance; $30 at the door. 866-605-7325.

    Runaway Home, the upbeat acoustic/Americana group. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 24. $18. 570-325-0249.

    Twiddle, the jamming Vermont-based quartet blending rock, bluegrass, reggae and funk. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 24. $18 advance; $22 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    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.

    Rhythm in the Night, an Irish Dance Spectacular telling the story of a fallen hero and his rise to redemption. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 25. $20 advance; $25 at the door. 866-605-7325.

    Dancin’ Machine, a retro dance party playing top disco hits of the 1970s. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 25. $20. 570-325-0249.

    Turkuaz, the nine-piece powerfunk outfit from Brooklyn. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 9 p.m. March 25. $15 advance; $18 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, a re-creation of a Fab Four concert from “I Want to Hold Your Hand” to “Hey Jude.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. March 26. $79, $59, $49, $39. 570-826-1100.

    Morgan James, the New York-based soul singer, songwriter and Broadway chanteuse. Presented by Community Concerts at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 8 p.m. March 31. $34, $28. 570-961-7818.

    Alexis P. Suter Ministers of Sound, an evening of gospel and blues with special guests Dustin Douglas & the Electric Gentlemen. Chandelier Lobby, F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 31. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

    Blue October, the alternative, Texas-based band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 31. $25 advance, $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Live Wire, an AC/DC tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 31. $19 advance; $24 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    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.

    Brosky-Meyer Band, along with remarkable guitarist and vocalist Jimmy Meyer, Steve Brosky brings a lifetime of musical innovation to the state. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 1. $17. 570-325-0249.

    Tommy James & the Shondells, the sixties hitmaker and author (“Me, the Mob and the Music”). Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 7. $38, $33. 866-605-7325.

    Paula Cole, Grammy-winner and seven time nominee who has released six solo albums over an 18-year career. She’s known for emotionally deep and thrilling performances. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 7. $28. 570-325-0249.

    Shawn Klush as Elvis, the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist, World’s Greatest Elvis and Pittston native returns to Wilkes-Barre with Elvis’ own background singers the Sweet Inspirations. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 8. $29.50, $39.50, $42.50 and $49.50. 570-826-1100.

    Cash Is King, a re-creation show in tribute to country rebel Johnny Cash featuring hits slike “Folsom Prison Blues,” “I Walk the Line” and “Ring of Fire.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 8. $23. 570-325-0249.

    Blessid Union of Souls, the pop, rock and soul band led by singer Eliot Sloan. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. April 15. $22 advance; $25 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Ben Folds and a Piano, the rock and classical musician in a solo show at the Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. April 18. $49.50, $44.50, $39.50. 570-420-2808.

    Canadian Brass,award-winning Canadian brass quintet will perform chamber music. Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall at Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7:30 p.m. April 18. $20, $30. 570-674-6719.

    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.

    Open Mic Night, performances by musicians, poets, comedians and more. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. April 21 with sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. Free. 570-996-1500.

    The Outlaws with special guest Atlanta Rhythm Section, Southern rock legends will take stage at 8 p.m. April 21, at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. Tickets $29 in advance, $34 day of show and are available at Ticketmaster outlets and at Penn’s Peak box office.

    Ryan Pelton, the Elvis Presley tribute artist, actor and singer-songwriter. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 22. $27, $22. 866-605-7325.

    Who’s Next, the ultimate tribute to one of rock’s greatest bands, The Who. Who’s Next has been mesmerizing fans for over 20 years. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 22. $23. 570-325-0249.

    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.

    Some Kind of Jam 12, presented by Jibberjazz Productions takes place April 28-30 in Schuylkill Haven. The music and camping festival will showcase musical acts on four stages along with workshops and activities. Some performers include Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Black Masala, Blue Moon Soup and Malai Llama. Presale tickets are $80 and include camping. Visit jibberjazz.com for more information.

    Blues Brotherhood, a tribute to the Blues Brothers featuring Tommy “Bones” Malone, the original horn player from the smash hit movie “The Blues Brothers.” The Blues Brotherhood covers the best material from the film as well as other classic, blues, funk and soul music. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 29. $23. 570-325-0249.

    Timothy B. Schmit, former member of POCO and The Eagles, on tour in support of his latest album “Leap of Faith.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 30. $20, $25. 866-605-7325.

    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.

    Johnny A., brings a thoroughly unique blend of jazz, blues, rock and other musical styles to the stage, creating a pop sensibilitiy and broad appeal. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 5. $23. 570-325-0249.

    Joe Nardone’s Solid Gold Party, with oldies performers Freddie “Boom Boom” Cannon, Gary U.S. Bonds, Soul Survivors, The Marcels and The Super Girls Group. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. May 6. $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-826-1100.

    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.

    Life of Agony, the metal/crossover band on its “A Place Where There’s No More Pain Tour.” Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 12. $22 advance; $25 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Post Modern Jukebox, a genre-busting, rotating collective of performers who have built a massive following by reimagining modern pop hits with a vintage twist. The Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 8 p.m. May 13. $40, $45. 570-955-1455.

    Video Games Live, a multimedia concert experience with music from the most popular video games of all time with members of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, synchronized with video clips from the games and special effects. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 19. $79.50, $49.50, $39.50, $29.50, $19.50. 570-826-1100.

    Daniel O’Donnell, the Irish pop singer who has recorded 12 specials for PBS. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 20. $88, $78, $58. 570-826-1100.

    Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot — The Ultimate Billy Joel Experience, performing an accurate reenactment of Billy Joel’s music with vocals and piano by Miek DelGuidice. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 2. $20, $25. 866-605-7325.

    Al Stewart, pop songwriter whose hits “Year of the Cat” and “Time Passages” sold millions of copies and were staples of FM radio in 1979. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 16. $30. 570-325-0249.

    Happy Together Tour, with The Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie, Chuck Negron (former lead singer of Three Dog Night), The Association, The Boxtops, The Cowsills and The Archies. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 22. $45, $40. 866-605-7325.

    Blackberry Smoke, gritty and souldful southern rock quintet touring on the success of last year’s studio album “Like An Arrow.” F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes- Barre. 8 p.m. June 23. $25, $35. 570-826-1100.

    Queen Extravaganza,winner of a vocal contest held by original Queen members Roger Taylor and Brian May, Marc Martel leads a queen tribute ensemble that has appeared on “American Idol” and become renowned world wide. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 1. Tickets purchased for the cancelled God Save the Queen Show are valid at The Queen Extravaganza. $25, $35, $45, $73. 570-826-1100.

    Phil Vassar, singer/songwriter with Top 5 hits including “Carlene” and “American Child”, will perform at 8 p.m. July 14, at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. Tickets $22, $27 and available at Ticketmaster outlets or at Penn’s Peak Box Office and Roadies Restaurant. No phone sales.

    Great White, the energetic classic-rock veterans. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 15. $23 advance, $28 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Josh Turner, the multi-platinum Nashville recording artist. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 29. $42, $37. 866-605-7325.

    Santana, the 10-time Grammy Award-winning guitarist and his band will perform passion-filled songs from their 40 year career. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel, N.Y. 8 p.m. Aug. 5. $37. 50 to $136.50. 1-866-781-2922.

    Country darling Martina McBride will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on March 11. Tickets still available at the Kirby box office.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_MartinaMcBride.jpgCountry darling Martina McBride will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on March 11. Tickets still available at the Kirby box office. Submitted Photo

    Swampcandy will perform at The Cooperage Project Feb. 19.
    http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_swamp-candy.jpgSwampcandy will perform at The Cooperage Project Feb. 19. Submitted Photo

    Country star Brad Paisley comes to Wilkes-Barre Township with a performance at the Mohegan Sun Arena Feb. 16.
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