CONCERTS AT A GLANCE
F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre (570) 826-1100
The Hit Men, April 28
Brian Wilson, May 2
Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, May 5
Joe Nardone Presents: Solid Gold Party, May 6
An Evening with Colin and Brad, May 11
Suze, May 12
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Twp. (800) 745-3000
Alan Jackson, April 21
Bryan Adams, June 13
Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0371
The Outlaws with Atlanta Rhythm Section, April 21
Ryan Pelton, April 22
Timothy B. Schmit, April 30
Loretta Lynn, May 12
Dark Star Orchestra, May 13
Gordon Lightfoot, May 19
Get The Led Out, May 20
Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0249
Who’s Next, April 22
Blues Brotherhood, April 29
Johnny A., May 5
KICK INXS Show, May 19
Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808
Life of Agony, May 12
THIS WEEK: April 19-25
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.
Alan Jackson, country superstar known for hits like “Chattahoochie.” Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park, Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp. 7:30 p.m. April 21. Tickets start at $52.50. 800-745-3000.
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.
Cosy Sheridan, nationally known, award-winning songwriter will perform accompanied by Charlie Koch on bass and harmonies. Opening for Cosy will be Ithaca-based musician Austin MacRae. The Cooperage Project, 1030 Main Street, Honesdale. 5 p.m. April 23. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Contact Jill Padau at 854-252-6783.
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. $59.50, $69.50, $84. 50, $125. 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.
The NEPA Philharmonic, the orchestra, soloists and Festival Chorus will perform Mozart’s “Requiem” and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” in presenting their Masterworks IV: A Season’s Grand Finale performance. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 5. 570-826-11100.
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.
An Evening with Colin and Brad, Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood from the wildly popular “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” perform a live stage show. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 11. Tickets on sale Feb. 24 at Kirby Center box office, online at kirbycenter.org and by phone at 570-826-1100.
Alan Jackson will perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township on April 21.
A tribute to The Who will take place at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe April 22.