Concert Listings: Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, 2010

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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.

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

Cabinet, Dec. 23

Hayes Carll, Dec. 28

Holiday Reunion Concert, Dec. 30

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

One Woman Sex and the City, March 23

Red Hot Chilli Pipers, March 25

Rain: Beatles Tribute, March 26

The Hit Men, April 28

Brian Wilson, May 2

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, May 5

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

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

ZZ Top, Feb. 28

Dennis DeYoung, March 11

The Zombies, March 18

The Revivalists, March 24

Rhythm in the Night, March 25

UFO and Saxon, April 1

Loretta Lynn, May 12

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

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

Steve Forbert, Feb. 4

Hey Nineteen, Feb. 17

Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808

Tim Reynolds, Dec. 3

Patent Pending, Dec. 23

Pink Talking Fish, Dec. 29

Rusted Root, Dec. 30

1964: The Tribute, Feb. 24

Beth Hart, March 2

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

Sinbad, Dec. 31

Jim Breuer, Jan. 14

Mike Epps, Jan. 27

Arsenio Hall, Feb. 4

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.

FUTURE

Cantores Christi Regis Lessons and Carols, a service of scripture lessons and songs recounting the birth of Christ along with traditional Christmas carols. J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, West Jackson and South Franklin streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Free. 570-208-6044.

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.

Have a Holly Jolly Harmony, a concert and tree lighting with a cappella group Beyond Harmony to benefit the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program. Rooms 218-219 Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7 p.m. Dec. 9. $5, $3 students. 570-674-6719.

A Very Kacey Christmas, two-time Grammy Award winner Kacey Musgraves 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.

Chris Pavlick Sings Sinatra, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society with a buffet dinner, cash bar and a concert of Sinatra favorites. The Pines Eatery and Spirits, 8 W. Broad St., Hazleton. 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 10. $25. Reservations: 570-459-1212, ext. 3.

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.

Changing Habits, an outreach ministry entertainment group from Gate of Heaven Church in Dallas. St. Benedict’s Parish, 155 Austin Ave., Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Dec. 10. Free will offering. 570-822-8871.

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.

House of Waters, the trio blending West African, jazz, psychedelic, indie rock, classical and world music. Harmony Presents, Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Dec. 10. $22, $19. 570-588-8077.

Wyoming Seminary December Concert, with the Sem Chorale, Madrigal Singers, String Ensemble and handbells performing Handel’s “Messiah,” a setting of the Magnificat by Arvo Part and international carols. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 1:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Free. 570-270-2192.

Love at Christmas Time, a holiday concert by the Wyoming Valley Barbershop Harmony Chorus. 2 p.m. Dec. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church, 605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston; and 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at St. Faustina Cultural Center, 38 W. Church St., Nanticoke. Santa expected to visit. $5. 570-287-2476.

Annual Christmas Musical, with performers Ashley Lawson and Arithe Kline. Fairmount Springs United Methodist Church, 17 Old County Road, Benton. 2:30 p.m. Dec. 11. 570-864-3618.

Trapt, the California alternative rock band. The Leonard Theater, 335 Adams Ave., Scranton. Dec. 11 with doors at 6 p.m. $20, $15. 570-341-0375.

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.

Nutcracker Ball, with performers Milky Chance, K. Flay, Lewis Del Mar and Black Tie Stereo. Sponsored by Fuzz 92.1 (WFUZ) at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13. $63 VIP; $29 advance; $35 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Michael Carbonaro, the magician and comedian, star of the truTV series “The Carbonaro Effect.” F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. $39.50; $150 for VIP with meet and greet and photo op. 570-826-1100.

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.

Cabinet, the annual holiday show by the regional bluegrass/country/folk band. With special guest Holly Bowling. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 23. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

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.

Holiday Reunion Concert, a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” show with bands Underground Saints, The Five Percent, Bret Alexander, Aaron Fink & the Fury, Death Valley Dreams and the Tony Halchak Band. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Dec. 30. $12 advance; $15 day of show. 570-826-1100.

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.

BStreet Band, a Bruce Springsteen tribute band led by vocalist Glenn Stuart. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 30. $23. 570-325-0249.

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.

New Year’s Eve Party, with the Glimmer Twins, a Rolling Stones tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 9:30 p.m. Dec. 31. $25. 570-325-0249.

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.

The Glass Prism, the progressive concept-based rock group. Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Jan. 28. $20. 570-800-5020.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Country singer Chris Young will bring his tour to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township on Dec. 3.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_12.2-concert-Chris-Young.jpgCountry 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.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_12.2-concerts-Arcadia.jpgThe 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.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_12.2-concerts-christi-regis.jpgThe 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.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_12.2-concerts-Joe-Crookston.jpgJoe 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.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_12.2-concerts-mavericks.jpgThe 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
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_12.2-concerts-Melissa-Etheridge-PRESS.jpgSinger 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.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_12.2-concerts-UofS.jpgMen and Women for Octaves will present a cappella songs Dec. 4 at the DeNaples Center of the University of Scranton.
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