THIS WEEK: May 26 to June 1
7800 Fahrenheit, a tribute to Bon Jovi started in 2015 by local musicians Jay Orrell and John Young. River Street Jazz Care, 667 N. River Street, Plains Township. 10 p.m. May 26. $7 in advance. 570-822-2992.
Liverpool Legends, a Beatles tribute act, the members of which were personally selected by Louise Harrison, sister of the late George Harrison, lead guitarist for The Beatles. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 26. $29.50 to $49.50. 570-826-1100.
The Garcia Project, tribute to the Jerry Garcia Band featuring NEPA native keyboard player Freeman White plays complete JGB sets from 1976 to 1995. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 26. $18, $21. 570-420-2808.
MiZ does Dylan’s ‘Blood on the Tracks,’ in honor of Bob Dylan’s 76 birthday, local songsmith and guitarist Mike Mizwinski will perform Dylan’s iconic record. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River Street, Plains Township. 9 p.m. May 27. Free. 570-822-2992.
Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy, the renowned drummer of Emerson, Lake and Palmer brings his hard-driving instrumental performance of ELP’s music to the Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 27. $30. 570-325-0249.
Blessed Remembrance, the Chamber Choir of St. Tikhon’s Monastery will sing a memorial concert of sacred music by American composers, in honor of departed loved ones. The program will include Stepan Smolensky’s deeply contemplative Memorial Service for Tsar Alexander III, scored for male chorus and transcribed into English, and seven of Tchaikovsky’s Nine Sacred Pieces, performed in the original Church Slavonic. 7:30 p.m. May 28, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, 35 South Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. $30, $15. Info, 570-561-1818.
John Nemeth Band, the soul and blues singer has established himself among the greats in his genre. He tours in support of his new record, “Feelin Freaky.” Mauch Chunkp Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 7 p.m. May 28. $10. 570-325-0249.
Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot — The Ultimate Billy Joel Experience, performing an accurate reenactment of Billy Joel’s music with vocals and piano by Miek DelGuidice. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 2. $20, $25. 866-605-7325.
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, the iconic soprano and his ensemble of singers and musicians will perform songs from their famous catalogue, which includes “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and “December ‘63 (Oh, What A Night).” F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. June 2. $66, $86, $122. 570-826-1100.
The Cameos, with opening act The Swingtime Dolls, 7 p.m. June 3, The Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton, a Saturday Night Live with the oldies performance. Tickets $35, $24. thetheateratnorth.org
NEPA Bluegrass Festival, the 10th annual music weekend with two stages (traditional and progressive), food and craft vendors, shade tents, jam tents, workshops, children’s programs, Sunday Gospel Sing & Jam and camping. Performers include the Gibson Brothers, Goldwing Express, Remington Ryde, Jim Gaudet, Danny Paisley, Mason Porter, Wilson Banjo Co., Leroy Troy, Nothin’ Fancy, US Navy Band, Little Roy and Lizzy, David Parmley and more. Lazybrook Park, Routes 6 and 92, Tunkhannock. 1 to 10 p.m. June 2; noon to 10 p.m. June 3; 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4. $25 Friday, $30 Saturday, $20 Sunday. $55 weekend by Jan. 31; $65 by April 15. 570-721-2760 or nepabluegrass.com.
Donovan, the iconic songwriter of hits like “Mellow Yellow” and “Hurdy Gurdy Man” will perform from his pioneering catalogue. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. June 4. $25, $35, $45. 570-826-1100.
Classical Guitarist Jay Steveskey Plays the Classics, from classic rock arrangements to classic movie themes, the Classic American Songbook and from Bach to the Beatles, sponsored John P. Keker in memory of Jessie Reppy Keker, 3 p.m. June 4, Dietrich Theater, Tioga Street, Tunkhannock, free. 570-996-1500.
Billtown Blues Festival, the 28th annual event. Lycoming County Fairgrounds, 300 E. Lycoming St., Hughesville. June 10 with gates at 11 a.m. and music noon to 10 p.m. 570-584-4480.
Dierks Bentley, the country superstar performs with opening acts Cole Swindell and Jon Pardi. The Pavilion at Montge Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. June 10. Tickets start at $26. livenation.com.
George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Thorogood and his longtime band play their unique brand of blues with hits lke “I Drink Aone” and “Bad To The Bone.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 11. $44, $49. 866-605-7325.
Bryan Adams, the multi-plantinum selling recording artist will perform new music and songs from his collection of hit. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casy Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 8 p.m. June 13. Tickest start at $19.69. 800-745-3000.
Al Stewart, pop songwriter whose hits “Year of the Cat” and “Time Passages” sold millions of copies and were staples of FM radio in 1979. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 16. $30. 570-325-0249.
TOTO, the band that penned such hits as “Africa” and “Rosanna” brings their jazz fusion pop-rock to Northesatern Pennsylvania. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. June 18. $39, $45, $55, $60. 570-826-1100.
Happy Together Tour, with The Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie, Chuck Negron (former lead singer of Three Dog Night), The Association, The Boxtops, The Cowsills and The Archies. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 22. $45, $40. 866-605-7325.
The Airplane Family & Friends with Live Dead ‘69, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the San Francisco Sound with alumni of Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna and the Grateful Dead. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 23. $22, $27. 866-605-7325.
Blackberry Smoke, the gritty southern rock band brings its soulful performance. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. June 23. $25, $35. 570-826-1100.
Fuel with Marcy Playground and Dishwalla, a trio of ’90s hitmakers performs with Another Day Dawns playing in support. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. June 24. $32, $37. 866-605-7325.
Queen Extravaganza,winner of a vocal contest held by original Queen members Roger Taylor and Brian May, Marc Martel leads a queen tribute ensemble that has appeared on “American Idol” and become renowned world wide. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 1. Tickets purchased for the cancelled God Save the Queen Show are valid at The Queen Extravaganza. $25, $35, $45, $73. 570-826-1100.
Froggy Fest featuring Lady Antebellum, the popular country trio will perform with supporting acts Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. July 9. Tickets start at $26.25. livenation.com
Vans Warped Tour, the yearly traveling alternative music festival features American Authors, Barb Wire Dolls, Hatebreed and many more. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 11 a.m. July 10. Tickets start at $43.50. livenation.com.
Camp Bisco, the three-day electronic music festival featured headliners the Disco Biscuits, Bass Nectar and many more. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. July 13 through 15. Three-day general admission tickets cost $195. livenation.com.
Phil Vassar, singer/songwriter with Top 5 hits including “Carlene” and “American Child”, will perform at 8 p.m. July 14, at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. Tickets $22, $27 and available at Ticketmaster outlets or at Penn’s Peak Box Office and Roadies Restaurant. No phone sales.
Great White, the energetic classic-rock veterans. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 15. $23 advance, $28 day of show. 866-605-7325.