Concert Listings: June 15 to 21, 2016

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Old-time and bluegrass group The Hackensaw Boys will perform at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on June 18.
Comic Linette Palladino will be one of the guests at Comedy Night June 17 at the Hawley Silk Mill.
Soul group The Rooks will perform at the Hawley Silk Mill on June 18.

CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

Robert Ellis with Tom Brosseau, June 15

Kevin James, June 24

New Riders of the Purple Sage, July 1

Project Grand Slam, July 15

The Westside Takeover, July 16

Magic Men Live! July 17

Joe Walsh, Aug. 4

Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Experience, Aug. 9

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

God Save the Queen, Sept. 24

Brian Regan, Sept. 25

Gavin DeGraw & Andy Grammer, Oct. 6

Hunkapella, Oct. 7

The Second City: Free Speech! (While Supplies Last), Oct. 9

John Mellencamp, Oct. 14

Foreigner, Oct. 21

Alan Doyle and the Beautiful Gypsies, Oct. 25

Patti LaBelle, Oct. 28

Stand Bac & the Idol Kings, Nov. 5

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

Jake Shimabukuro, Nov. 18

Holiday Doo Wop Extravaganza, Dec. 10

Elvis Lives, Feb. 1

I Go on Singing: Paul Robeson’s Life in His Own Words and Song, Feb. 11

Red Hot Chili Pipers, March 25

The Hit Men, April 28

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

Whitesnake, July 2

Chippendales, July 16

Shawn Klush & the Sweet Inspirations, Aug. 26-27

George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Sept. 23

The Guess Who, Nov. 19

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, (800) 745-3000

Dolly Parton, June 22

Carnival of Madness Tour with Shinedown, Aug. 9

Elton John & His Band, Sept. 24

Chris Young, Dec. 3

The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton (570) 961-9000

Fuzz Fest with Weezer and Panic! At the Disco, June 26

Vans Warped Tour, July 11

Camp Bisco, July 14-16

Luke Bryan, July 21

Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin, July 29

Peach Music Festival, Aug. 11-14

Brantley Gilbert, Aug. 21

Blink 182, Aug. 25

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

Average White Band, June 17

KIX with Autograph, June 18

Happy Together Tour, June 23

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, June 24

Hotel California, June 25

Yonder Mountain String Band, June 26

The Yardbirds, July 1

Mark Farner, July 9

Back to the Eighties, July 15

Lonestar, July 16

Old Crow Medicine Show, July 21

Blues Traveler, July 29

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, July 30

Ted Nugent, Aug. 24

Bruce Hornsby, Sept. 9

Trace Adkins, Sept. 29

Jim Breuer, Sept. 30

Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre, Oct. 21

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

Al Stewart, June 16

Hackensaw Boys, June 18

40-Story Radio Tower with Jeffrey Gaines, June 19

Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown, June 24

Who’s Next: Salute to The Who, June 25

Kick: The INXS Experience, July 2

Shockenaw Mountain Boys and the Bovine Social Club, July 8

Dancing Dream: The ABBA Experience, July 9

Willy Porter & Carmen Nickerson, July 15

Incendio, July 16

Ruf’s Blues Caravan, July 21

The Bird Dogs: Everly Brothers Show, July 22

Craig Thatcher Akustiko Band, July 23

Ari Hest, July 29

Bennie & the Jets: Elton John Show, July 30

Steepwater Band, Aug. 4

Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival, Aug. 5-6

The Black Lillies, Aug. 12

Damn the Torpedoes: Tom Petty Tribute, Aug. 13

The Most Excellent Order of Sir Paul McCartney, Aug. 20

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

Wishbone Ash, Sept. 23

Les Dudek, Sept. 24

John Denver Tribute by Ted Vigil Band, Oct. 1

Dala, Oct. 14

Eaglemania, oct. 15

Ten Band: Tribute to Pearl Jam, Oct. 21

Larry and Teresa, Nov. 4

Last Waltz Celebration, Nov. 5

Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808

Jackyl, June 17

Leon Russell, June 25

28th Infantry Division Band, July 1

The Stranger: Billy Joel Tribute, July 8

Porter & Sayles, July 23

Steel Panther, July 30

Motion City Soundtrack, Aug. 5

Blackmore’s Night, Aug. 19

Three Days Grace, Aug. 30

Styx, Sept. 24

Dope, Oct. 8

Arlo Guthrie, Oct. 22

Kashmir: The Led Zeppelin Show, Nov. 5

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

Sherman Summer Stage, Pocono Mountain Carnival Grounds, Mount Pocono 570-420-2808

Rock the Mountain with Warrant and LA Guns, July 15

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

Barenaked Ladies, June 17

Daryl Hall and John Oates, June 18

Journey and the Doobie Brothers, June 24

Steely Dan and Steve Winwood, July 9

Jason Aldean, July 14

The Beach Boys and The Temptations, July 15

Jim Gaffigan, July 16

Michael McDonald and America, July 17

Tedeschi Trucks Band, July 20

Zac Brown Band, July 22

Aretha Franklin, July 29

Heart, Joan Jett and Cheap Trick, July 30

Dion with Ronnie Spector, July 31

Toby Keith, Aug. 4

Counting Crows and Rob Thomas, Aug. 5

Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration, Aug. 6

Pitbull with Prince Royce, Aug. 7

Darius Rucker, Aug. 14

Smokey Robinson, Aug. 20

Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammer, Aug. 28

Don Henley, Sept. 10

THIS WEEK: June 15 to 21, 2016

Robert Ellis, the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter in a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. June 15. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Al Stewart, the Scottish singer-songwriter (“Year of the Cat”). Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 16. $29. 570-325-0249.

Average White Band, the soul and funk band performing hits from its latest release “AWB R&B.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 17. $23 advance; $28 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Jackyl, the heavy metal, hard rock and southern rock group with guests JingerKroa, Skin-n-Bones and Chicken Head Jones. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. June 17. $18 advance; $22 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Billtown Blues Festival, with Canned Heat, the Cedric Burnside Project, Eden Brent, Andy T and Nick Nixon, Miss Melanie and the Valley Rats and more. Also: an acoustic tent with Dave Brumbaugh’s Boogie Chillen’s Guitar Workshop and other children’s activities. Lycoming County Fairgrounds, East Lycoming Street, Hughesville. June 18 with gates open at 11 a.m. and music noon to 10 p.m.$25 advance; $30 at the gate. Info at billtownblues.org.

Lead, Kindly Light, a free concert by the Shickshinny Area Community Choir. Sweet Valley Church of Christ, 5439 Main Road. 6 p.m. June 18. 570-301-9253.

The Hackensaw Boys, the high-energy group playing old-time Appalachian-style bluegrass, classic country and punk featuring kinetic fiddling and creative percussion. With guests the Blind Old Owl Band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 18. $20. 570-325-0249.

40-Story Radio Tower, with spoken word, skits and music by singer-songwriter Jeffrey Gaines. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 6:30 p.m. June 19. $10. 570-325-0249.

In Concert, with the University of Scranton Brass Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. June 19. Free. 570-941-7624.

FUTURE

Dolly Parton, the multiple award-winning country superstar on her first major tour in more than 25 years. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 8 p.m. June 22. 800-745-3000.

Happy Together Tour, the 25th anniversary of the tour with Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron, Mark Lindsay, the Cowsills, Gary Puckett and the Spencer Davis Group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 23. $45, $40. 866-605-7325.

Open Mic Night, with musicians, singers, poets, comedians and more along with featured performer singer-songwriter Patrick Fiore. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. June 24 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. 570-996-1500.

Kevin James, the stand-up comedian and star of the hit comedies “The King of Queens,” “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” and “Zookeeper.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. June 24. $76, $52, $36. 570-826-1100.

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, the hard-rocking, platinum-selling Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 24. $60, $50. 866-605-7325.

Savoy Brown, with British-born guitarist Kim Simmonds, performing songs from its latest release “The Devil to Pay.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 24. $27. 570-325-0249.

An Evening with the Corps, a traditional drum corps show with groups from New Jersey and New York along with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Skyliners. Lake-Lehman High School, 1128 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. June 25 with gates and food at 5 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. $15. 484-619-5151.

Hotel California, a salute to the Eagles. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 25. $22 advance; $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Who’s Next? A band paying tribute to the music of British band The Who. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 25. $20. 570-325-0249.

Leon Russell, the versatile rock musician performing hits from his 50-year career. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. June 25. $35, $30. 570-420-2808.

Doug Smith’s Dixieland All-Stars, a free performance by the seven-member ensemble, followed by a light reception. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. June 26. Tickets: 570-996-1500.

Eddy Mann, the Christian singer-songwriter from Philadelphia. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 26. Free. 570-474-6616.

Weezer and Panic! at the Disco, the pop-rockers performing at the The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. June 26. Tickets at livenation.com.

Yonder Mountain String Band, the improvisational bluegrass band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 26. $17 advance; $22 day of show. 866-605-7325.

The 28th Infantry Division Band of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, the state’s oldest music performance group organized prior to World War II. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. July 1. Free. 570-420-2808.

New Riders of the Purple Sage, the country-rock group that began as a part-time spinoff from the Grateful Dead. A “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 1. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

The Yardbirds, the veteran blues band with a new lineup: Jim Mccarty, Top Topham, Kenny Aaronson, Myke Scavone and John Idan. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 1. 866-605-7325.

The Bonning Family, the country gospel group. Patterson Grove Campmeeting Grounds, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Shickshinny. 7:15 p.m. July 2. Donation. 570-864-3843.

Whitesnake, the British rockers in a concert at Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. July 2. $49 to $119. 800-745-3000.

KICK, an INXS tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 2. $20. 570-325-0249.

Michael Bolton, the soft-rock balladeer. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. July 2. $65, $59, $49, $39. 877-682-4791.

Fred Hersch, a benefit concert by the jazz pianist. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 8 p.m. July 2. Donations benefit the Wayne County Pantry Program and The Cooperage Project. 570-253-2020.

All-American Patriotic Music, an outdoor concert of classic American tunes by Gold Dust (Charlene Thomson and Rob Siegers). Bring a chair. Barn Pavilion, Salt Springs State Park, 2305 Salt Springs Road, Franklin Forks. 7 p.m. July 3. Free. Followed by a campfire and marshmallow toasting. 570-967-7275.

Briggs Farm Blues Festival, three days of live blues music on two stages with the Devon Allman Band, Carolyn Wonderland, John Primer, Lonnie Shields’ Back Porch Party, Marcus King Band, Clarence Spady, Anthony “Big A” Sherrod with the Cornlickers, Vanessa Collier, the Cedric Burnside Project, Nikki Hill, L.C. Ulmer & Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, Victor Wainwright & the Wildroots, the Mighty Susquehannas, Anthony Gallucio & the ReTreads and more along with a Sunday gospel blues session with Alexis P. Suter and the Ministers of Sound. Briggs Farm, 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. 2 to 11 p.m. July 8; 1:30 to 11 p.m. July 9; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 10. 570-379-3342 or briggsfarm.com.

The Stranger, a cabaret-style dinner and show with Mike Santoro’s six-piece band paying tribute to the music of Billy Joel. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. July 8 with dinner at 6 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. $49; $25 show only. Reservations: 570-420-2808.

The Shockenaw Mountain Boys, along with the Bovine Social Club. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 8. $22. 570-325-0249.

Redeemed, the southern gospel group. Patterson Grove Campmeeting Grounds, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Shickshinny. 7:15 p.m. July 9. Donation. 570-864-3843.

Mark Farner, the pioneering singer-songwriter and guitarist, formerly of Grand Funk Railroad. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 9. $24 advance; $29 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Dancing Dream, an ABBA tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 9. $24. 570-325-0249.

Vans Warped Tour, the annual rock festival tour with more than 75 bands performing on seven stages. Performers include Family Force 5, Neck Deep, Knuckle Puck, Eli Olsberg, Asking Alexandria, Attila, Senses Fail and many more. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 11 a.m. July 11. Tickets at livenation.com.

Camp Bisco 2016, the annual three-day festival with performers the Disco Biscuits, Odesza, Big Grizmatik, Lotus, Grit, RL Grime, Zeds Dead, 12th Planet, Keys n Krates, Lettuce, Lil Dicky, Josh Wink, the Polish Ambassador, Orchard Lounge, Thundercat and more. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. July 14 to 16. Tickets at livenation.com.

Project Grand Slam, a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert by the acclaimed fusion band, combining the power of rock and the improvisation of jazz with a jam-band sensibility. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 15. Free. 570-826-1100.

Back to the Eighties with Jessie’s Girl, a show saluting eighties artists including Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince, Sting and more. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 15. $18 advance; $23 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Willy Porter, the singer-songwriter and finger-picking guitarist. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 15. $25. 570-325-0249.

Warrant and L.A. Guns, the two hard-rock bands with opener DeLorean. Sherman Summer Stage, Pocono Mountain Carnival Grounds, 20 Murray St., Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. July 15. 570-420-2808.

The Westside Takeover, with hip-hop artists Kid Ink and Ty Dolla Sign. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. July 16. $202 (VIP), $127 (Pit), $103, $93, $83, $63, $53. 570-826-1100.

The Catawissa Military Band, performing big-band era music. Patterson Grove Campmeeting Grounds, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Shickshinny. 7:15 p.m. July 16. Donation. 570-864-3843.

Lonestar, the multi-platinum country quartet celebrating its 20th anniversary. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 16. $30, $25. 866-605-7325.

Incendio, the Latin guitar world-fusion group. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 16. $15. 570-325-0249.

Magic Men Live! A high-energy, interactive “Ladies Night Out” show with a lineup of men performing music, choreographic displays and themed acts. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 17. $78, $53, $38, $28. 570-826-1100.

Luke Bryan, the country music singer-songwriter. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. July 21. Tickets at livenation.com.

Old Crow Medicine Show, the Grammy-winning folk and country band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 21. $33 advance; $38 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Blue Sisters, the newest recording artists on the Ruf Label and part of the touring Blues Caravan. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 21. $23. 570-325-0249.

Open Mic Night, with musicians, singers, poets, comedians and more along with featured performers the Sadie Green Sales Jugband. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. July 22 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. 570-996-1500.

The Bird Dogs, an Everly Brothers tribute group. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 22. $24. 570-325-0249.

Smith Family Revival, Christian music. Patterson Grove Campmeeting Grounds, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Shickshinny. 7:15 p.m. July 23. Donation. 570-864-3843.

Porter & Sayles, the Stroudsburg-based folk-pop group of singer-songwriters Christian Porter and Regina Sayles. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. July 23. $18 advance; $22 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Craig Thatcher’s Acoustico Band, a fundraising concert for the Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 23. $25. 570-325-0249.

Aaron Carter, the multi-platinum pop singer. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 9 p.m. July 23. $30. 877-682-4791.

40-Story Radio Tower, spoken word, skits and music by the Big Fat Meanies. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 6:30 p.m. July 24. $10. 570-325-0249.

Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin, the heavy-metal rockers in a concert at the The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 6:30 p.m. July 29. Tickets at livenation.com.

Blues Traveler, the eclectic Grammy-winning band performing tunes from their latest “Blow Up the Moon.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 29. $30 advance; $35 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Benny and the Jets, an Elton John tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 30. $25. 570-325-0249.

Joe Walsh, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer (as a member of The Eagles) performing hits from his four-decade career. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 4. 570-826-1100.

Scranton Jazz Festival, the 12th annual event with guests Blood, Sweat & Tears, Alexis P. Suter Band, the Lao Tizer Trio, Jason Miles and the Kind of New Band, the Jost Project, Tommy Hamilton and the Work in Progress Band, and the Scranton Jazz Festival Big Band. Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 7:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 5; 5:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 6; 7 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 7 with a Jazz Brunch at 11:30 a.m. and Jazz Jam at 9:30 p.m. Late-night Jazz Walks start at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at several downtown venues including Adezzo, Ale Mary’s, Back Yard Ale House, The Bog, Posh and more. $10 Friday, $25 Saturday and Sunday. 570-575-5282.

Motion City Soundtrack, the pop-punk alt-rockers. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Aug. 5. $30, $25; $35 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Concert Experience, a multimedia concert event celebrating the music and legacy of George and Ira Gershwin with pianist Richard Glazier and singer/bandleader Michael Andrew. Held in conjunction with the Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival at the Wells Fargo Amphitheater, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 8 p.m. Aug. 8. $25; $15 lawn. 570-674-6719.

Carnival of Madness Tour, with rock bands Shinedown, Halestorm, Black Stone Cherry and Whiskey Myers. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9. $49.75, $39.75. 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

Space Oddity: The Ultimate David Bowie Experience, with tribute artist David Brighton. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9. $39.50, $29.50, $24.50, $19.50. 570-826-1100.

Peach Music Festival, the fifth annual multi-day festival with performers Gregg Allman, Trey Anastasio Band, String Cheese Incident, Claypool Lennon Delirium, Umphrey’s McGee, moe, Jaimae’s Jasssz Band, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe and many more. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. Aug. 11 to 14. Tickets at livenation.com.

The Celtics Martins, traditional Celtic music and step dancing by the family band. Bring a chair or blanket. Barn Pavilion, Salt Springs State Park, 2305 Salt Springs Road, Franklin Forks. 7 p.m. Aug. 12. Free but donations welcome. 570-967-7275.

Kansas, the platinum-selling folk-rock band performing hits from its four-decade career including “Dust in the Wind” and “Carry on Wayward Son.” Held in conjunction with the Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival at the Wells Fargo Amphitheater, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 8 p.m. Aug. 12. $30; $20 lawn. 570-674-6719.

Just Us, gospel and folk music. Patterson Grove Campmeeting Grounds, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Shickshinny. 7:15 p.m. Aug. 13. Donation. 570-864-3843.

Lil Jon, the rapper, singer, DJ and actor best known for popularizing the southern movement known as Crunk. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 10 p.m. Aug. 13. $30. 877-682-4791.

Blackmore’s Night, the Renaissance rock group with legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and award-winning vocalist Candice Night. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Aug. 19. $49.50, $40. 570-420-2808.

Raven Creek, bluegrass and gospel. Patterson Grove Campmeeting Grounds, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Shickshinny. 7:15 p.m. Aug. 20. Donation. 570-864-3843.

Brantley Gilbert, the country-rock performer. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. Aug. 21. Tickets at livenation.com.

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.

Open Mic Night, with musicians, singers, poets, comedians and more along with the Dietrich Writers Group Showcase. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Chris Stapleton, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and country music’s breakout star of the year. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 7 p.m. Sept. 2. $65, $45. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.

Meghan Trainor, The Grammy Award-winning “Best New Artist” pop star. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 7 p.m. Sept. 3. $59, $39. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.

Bret Michaels, the multi-platinum singer from the glam band Poison. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Sept. 3. $75 (includes Get Wet Afterparty), $55. 877-682-4791.

Jeff Dunham, the popular comedian and ventriloquist who performs with a cast of zany puppet characters including Achmed the Dead Terrorist and Jose Jalapeno. Allentown Fair, 302 N. 17th St. 8 p.m. Sept. 4. $53, $33. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.

3 Doors Down, the Mississippi rock band on its “Us and the Night” tour with special guests Pop Evil and Red Sun Rising. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7. $89.50 (limited pit seating), $79.50, $59.50, $49.50. 570-826-1100.

Cory Branan, the singer-songwriter and storyteller. A “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Altan, the traditional Irish band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. $27. 570-325-0249.

Bruce Hornsby, the pianist and his team of crack musicians. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 9. 866-605-7325.

The Fab Faux, one of the top Beatles tribute bands started by Will Lee with Laura Nyro and John Sebastian. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. $99 (VIP Meet and Greet), $59, $49, $39. 570-826-1100.

Pennsylvania Blues Festival, with two stages of music, master class sessions, an arrival party at the Galleria Rock Bar, Sunday Brunch Buffet and a Sunday After-Fest Party. Performers include Slam Allen, Zac Harmon, Anthony Geraci & the Boston Blues Allstars, Kenny Neal, Buckwheat Zydeco, Guy Davis, Blackburn with special guest Harrison Kennedy, the Campbell Brothers, Andy T. Nick Nixon Band, Toronzo Cannon, the Delmark Records Revue, Ronnie Earl and more. Split Rock Resort, 100 Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony. Sept. 16 to 18 with gates at noon and music at 1 p.m. $40 per day; $70 weekend. 800-255-7625 or pabluesfestival.com.

Adam Ferrara: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, the stand-up comedian and host of the hit TV show “Top Gear.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 16. $20.50 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Gary Owen, the actor and standup comedian, named “Funniest Serviceman in America.” Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Sept. 17. $40, $30. 877-682-4791.

Les Dudek, the guitarist known for his work with Stevie Nicks, Steve Miller, Cher, the Allman Brothers Band and more, along with his own solo recordings. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. $28. 570-325-0249.

George Thorogood & the Destroyers, a “bad to the bone” performance by the rock band at Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Sept. 23. 800-745-3000.

Elton John, the superstar singer-songwriter and his band performing iconic hits and classic album tracks from his five-decade career, as well as selected tracks from his latest album “Wonderful Crazy Night.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

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. Sept. 24. $76, $48, $38, $28. 570-826-1100.

Styx, the pop-rock sextet performing its chart hits from the past decades. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. $68, $58, $48. 570-420-2808.

Brian Regan, the stand-up comedian whose observational humor is free from profanity. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Sept. 25. $39.50. 570-826-1100.

Trace Adkins, the country music hitmaker. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 29. $55, $45. 866-605-7325.

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.

Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammer, the two chart-topping artists. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 6. 570-826-1100.

Hunkapella, the all-male a cappella group offering “hunky, funky” versions of pop, R&B and classic serenades. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 7. $39.50, $29.50, $19.50. 570-826-1100.

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.

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.

Free Speech! (While Supplies Last), an evening of political satire with the Second City comedy troupe. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9. $29.50. 570-826-1100.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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 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.

Old-time and bluegrass group The Hackensaw Boys will perform at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on June 18.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_6.17-concerts-hackensaw-boys.jpgOld-time and bluegrass group The Hackensaw Boys will perform at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on June 18.

Comic Linette Palladino will be one of the guests at Comedy Night June 17 at the Hawley Silk Mill.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_6_17-concerts-linette-palladino.jpgComic Linette Palladino will be one of the guests at Comedy Night June 17 at the Hawley Silk Mill.

Soul group The Rooks will perform at the Hawley Silk Mill on June 18.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_6.17-concerts-therookspic.jpgSoul group The Rooks will perform at the Hawley Silk Mill on June 18.
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