CONCERTS AT A GLANCE
F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre (570) 826-1100
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
Nutcracker Ball with Milky Chance, Dec. 13
Michael Carbonaro, Dec. 16
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Twp. (800) 745-3000
Chris Young, Dec. 3
Thomas Rhett, March 9
Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0371
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
Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0249
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
Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808
Tim Reynolds, Dec. 3
Patent Pending, Dec. 23
Pink Talking Fish, Dec. 29
Rusted Root, Dec. 30
Mount Airy Casino, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono (877) 682-4791
Don “DC” Curry, Dec. 3
Kenny G, Dec. 9
The Verve Pipe, Dec. 30
THIS WEEK: Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, 2016
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.
The Ataris, the alternative rock band in a concert at the Leonard Theater, 335 Adams Ave., Scranton. Dec. 1 with doors at 6 p.m. $17, $12. 570-341-0375.
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.
Cantores Christi Regis Concert, traditional carols and other holiday works by contemporary choral composers performed by the King’s choral ensemble. J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, West Jackson and South Franklin streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3. Free. 570-208-6044.
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.
Swampcandy, foot-stomping, hand-clapping music by the Mississippi blues duo. Harmony Presents, Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Dec. 2. $23, $20. 570-588-8077.
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.
Navidad Nuestra: Christmas Music of Latin America, performed by the Arcadia Chorale. Included: folk music from Argentina, traditional Christmas songs from Venezuela, Puerto Rico and Trinidad along with newly composed music from Chile. Three performances: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton; 3 p.m. Dec. 4 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre; and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at Faith United Church of Christ, 21 Faith Drive, Hazleton. $15, $12 seniors, free for students. 570-871-0350.
Wizards of Winter, a Christmas rock opera encompassing the range of feelings people experience during the holidays by the group that began as a Trans-Siberian Orchestra tribute band. Presented by Community Concerts at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 8 p.m. Dec. 3. $42, $38. 570-961-7818.
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.
St. Nicholas Hymn Sing, the annual gathering to sing Slovak holiday carols, sponsored by the Slovak Heritage Society. St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 663 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Dec. 4. 570-287-2476.
Men and Women for Octaves, a concert by the student a cappella music club joined by Royal Harmony, an all-women group. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center, 900 Mulberry St., University of Scranton. 3 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 570-941-7401.
Joe Crookston, the New York singer-songwriter who won an Album of the Year award from the International Folk Alliance. RiverFolk Concerts, The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 5 p.m. Dec. 4. $20 advance; $25 at the door. 845-252-6783.
Christmas Concert, by the Homeschool Band at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. 7 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 570-654-2500.
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.
Country singer Chris Young will bring his tour to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township on Dec. 3.
The Arcadia Chorale will perform Christmas music of Latin America in its concert ‘Navidad Nuestra’ Dec. 3 at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Scranton, Dec. 4 at St. Nicholas Church in Wilkes-Barre, and Dec. 5 at Faith United Church of Christ in Hazleton.
The King’s College choral group Cantores Christi Regis will perform traditional carols and more at the Campus Ministry Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 2 and 3.
Joe Crookston returns to The Cooperage in Honesdale for a concert on Dec. 4.
The Mavericks will bring their ‘Sleigh Bells Ring Out!’ tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8.
Singer Melissa Etheridge celebrates the season at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 4
Men and Women for Octaves will present a cappella songs Dec. 4 at the DeNaples Center of the University of Scranton.