THIS WEEK: Jan. 6 to 12, 2017
Wade Preston, the pianist and singer who starred in Billy Joel’s Broadway hit “Movin’ Out.” Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. Jan. 7 with shows at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 570-588-8077.
Winter Recital with violinist Zhi Yi Dong and pianist Sienna Tabron, both Wyoming Seminary alumnae, performing classical works by Grieg, Brahms and more. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 2 p.m. Jan. 8. Free but donations in support of the school’s music department will be accepted. 570-270-2192.
Red Tail Ring, the Michigan-based roots duo with California’s neo-trad musicians and dancers Evie Ladin and Keith Terry. RiverFolk Concerts, The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 3 p.m. Jan. 8. $20 advance; $25 at the door. 845-252-6783.
Scranton Brass Orchestra, performing classical pieces, Welsh folk songs and Broadway tunes. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8. Free. 570-941-7624.
Step by Step, contemporary Christian music. Shavertown United Methodist Church, 163 N. Pioneer Ave. 7 p.m. Jan. 9. Free. 570-675-3616.
Open Mic Night, with music, comedy, poetry and more. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Jan. 11 with signup at 6:30 p.m. and show 7 to 10 p.m. $5. 570-253-2020.
New West Guitar Group, cutting-edge guitar music with both acoustic and electric instruments. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 13. $18. 570-325-0249.
Here We Are in Spain, a show by the local improvisational group. AFA Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Jan. 14 with doors at 7:30 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. $7. 570-969-1040.
Loudon Wainright III, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and actor (“M*A*S*H”). Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 14. $28. 570-325-0249.
Winter Concert, with the Wyoming Seminary Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Band. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 2 p.m. Jan. 15. Free. 570-270-2192.
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.
Free Range Folk, the local Americana/bluegrass-inspired band in a free concert at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19. Tickets at 570-325-0249.
Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy, the superstar comedians on their “We’ve Been Thinking Tour.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20. 800-745-3000.
Larry and Teresa, the multi-instrumental and vocal duo of Grammy-winning Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams who’ve played in the backup bands of Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris, Mavis Staples and many more. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 20. $23. 570-325-0249.
An Evening at the Hop, a dinner and concert with doo-wop group Joey & the T-Birds. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Jan. 21. $15; $38 with dinner. Reservations: 570-420-2808.
Us & Floyd, the Pink Floyd tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 21. $23. 570-325-0249.
Dzvin Ukrainian Folk Choir of Philadelphia, a program of Ukrainian and English Christmas carols performed by the 18-member all-male chorus. St. Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, 430 N. Seventh Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. Jan. 22. Free. 570-342-7023.
Michael Glabicki, a solo concert by the Rusted Root frontman. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains. Jan. 22 with doors at 7 p.m. and show at 9 p.m. $10. 570-822-2992.
Wyoming Seminary Civic Orchestra, a concert of music by Johannes Brahms including his Symphony No. 4. 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague St., Kingston; and 8 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Sette LaVerghetta Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Free. 570-270-2192.
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.
Kashmir, the Led Zeppelin tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 27. $24. 570-325-0249.
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.
Miserable Dads, with standup comedians Joe Matarese and Shuli Egar. The Leonard Theater, 335 Adams Ave., Scranton. Jan. 28 with doors at 6:30 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. $20 advance, $25 day of show. 570-341-0375.
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.
Donna the Buffalo, the veteran feel-good, groove-oriented band with roots in old-time fiddle music with elements of cajun, reggae and country. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 28. $26. 570-325-0249.
Rock and Roll in Art and Music, performances by the Sperazza Duo and Bob Zamber along with three galleries of works by artists who depict rock musicians. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 29. Free. 570-996-1500.
The Return of the Fracture Society, a concert of jazz, classical and more by theremin player Jason Smeltzer along with pianists Ron Stabinsky and Wayne Smith. A Sunday at the Circle event at the Wyoming Valley Art League, 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. Jan. 29. Free but donations accepted. Snacks and beverages provided. 570-288-1020.
Student Recital, a variety of classical and jazz works performed by Wyoming Seminary students. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Free. 570-270-2192.
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.
The Menzingers, an in-store acoustic performance and signing event. Gallery of Sound, 186 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. Feb. 4. 570-829-3603.
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.
Steve Forbert, the bluesy folk singer-songwriter (“Romeo’s Tune”). Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 4. $24. 570-325-0249.
I Love the Nineties, with the seven-piece Fresh Kids of Bel-Air performing the biggest hits of the ’90s. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 4. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 866-605-7325.
The Hillbenders, a tribute to The Who’s iconic rock opera “Tommy,” by the bluegrass band performing on banjo, dobro, mandolin, bass and guitar. The Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Feb. 10. $25. 570-800-5020, ext. 102.
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.
Tusk, the Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 10 and 11. $24. 570-325-0249.
38 Special, the veteran southern rockers. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 10. $37, $32. 866-605-7325.
-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.
Violinist Zhi Yi Dong will participate in a Winter Recital Jan. 8 at Wyoming Seminary’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston.
Singer-pianist Wade Preston will return to the Hawley Silk Mill on Jan. 7.
Neo-trad duo Evie Ladin and Keith Terry will entertain at The Cooperage in Honesdale on Jan. 8.