THIS WEEK: Oct. 20 to 26
Pink Talking Fish and Start Making Sense, the celebrated tribute project will intertwine their sets to give fans a non-stop evening of Talking Heads, Pink Floyd and Fish. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 20. $22 and $27. 610-826-9200.
The Slambovian Pre-Halloween Party, The Slambovians play music that alludes to the idealistic, catchy folk-rock of the ’60s and ’70s, but they’re not a nostalgia act. This year’s theme is A Mid-Autumn Night’s Dream. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 21. $28. 570-325-0249.
Verdi’s Rigoletto, the popular opera is an intriguing study of the contrasts between good and evil. Destinies collide as the womanizing Duke of Mantua and his vengeful court jester, Rigoletto, weave a fascinating drama of seduction, betrayal, curses and vendettas ending with the tragic death of an innocent young man. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. $10. 570-826-1100.
Mary Chapin Carpenter, hosted by Harmony Presents to benefit the Pocono Environmental Education Center. 7 p.m. Oct 24. Lackawanna College Theater, 601 Vine St., Scranton. $50, $60, $70. harmonypresents.com.
Yngwie Malmsteen, the Swedish guitarist and songwriter credited with the creation of neoclassical rock. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:15 p.m. Oct. 24. $32 to $60. 570-420-2808.
Arlo Guthrie, folk icon and activist. 8 p.m. October 27. Tickets go on sale F.M Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $38, $48, $68. kirbycenter.org.
I Prevail, American post-hardcore band presents “Rage on the Stage Tour” with We Came As Romans and The Word Alive at the Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg, 6 p.m. Oct. 28. $25 advance, $28 day of show. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Aug. 11. ticketf.ly/2uDeCZF/.
The Land of OZZ, The Ultimate Ozzie Osbourne Experience, a reproduction of Ozzy’s solo material with a focus on the Randy Rhoads era and the prime Jake and Zakk years, along with Ozzy era Black Sabbath. At Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m. Oct. 28. $18 advance, $23 day of show. Tickets go on sle 10 a.m. Aug. 12 at all ticketmaster outlets, the Penn’s Peak Box Office and Roadies Restaurant and Bar. No phone orders. bit.ly/2wxfssT.
Parmalee, the chart-topping country quartet at Penn’s Peak, 352 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m. Nov. 3. $24, $29. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Aug. 9. bit.ly/2whnFVn.
Blue Oyster Cult, the Long Island-based hard rock band famous for hits like “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” and “Burnin’ for You.” At Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m. Nov. 4. $29, $35. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Aug. 12 at all ticketmaster outlets, the Penn’s Peak Box Office and Roadies Restaurant and Bar. No phone orders. bit.ly/2vIBjQr.
A Mighty Fortress: Chorales, Hymns, and Psalms of the Reformation, presented by The Choral Society of NEPA, 4 p.m. Nov. 5, Covenant Presbyterian Church of Scranton, featuring J. S. Bach’s Cantata 80 and music of Rutter, Vaughan-Williams, and Wilberg. Admission $15 adults and free to those 18 and younger. $2
The Wood Brothers, the acclaimed Nashville based folk band at The Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg on Nov. 5. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. July 21. Shermantheater.com.
Brit Floyd, the world’s greatest Pink Floyd show on the band’s “Immersion World Tour.” The F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square., Wilkes-Barre, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7. $41, $51, $61. Tickets go on sale now at the box office, by phone at 570-826-1100 or online at kirbycenter.org.
LeAnn Rimes, Billboard Hot Country Song charter, two time Grammy Award winner and youngest Grammy winner, three time Academy of Country Music Award winner and 12-time winner of Billboard Music Awards, known for her hit single “Can’t Fight the Moonlight.” At Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe 8 p.m. Nov. 9. $36, $40. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Aug. 3. 866-605-7325.
Lyle Lovett, singer, compose and actor with a career spanning three decades and 14 albums, with singer-songwriter John Hiatt. The Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg, Nov. 10. Tickets start at $49. 570-420-2808.
Cheap Trick, rock and roll hall of fame inductees. 8 p.m. Nov. 12, Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe. Ticket prices vary with package. 866-605-7325.
Maple City Jazz Festival at The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street, Honesdale, with performances by the Andy Milne Trio at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17; Lone Duck at 11 a.m. Nov. 18, Matt Hoffman Quintet at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, Impromptu: Kazzrie Jazen & Don Messina at 5 p.m. Nov. 19. Suggested donation for Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening performances: $15 advance, $20 at the door. Info, 570.253.2020.
Gene Watson, the country veteran who has thrilled listeners for more than 50 years with hits like “Farewell Party” and “Fourteen Carat Mind.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. $17, $22. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. March 31. 866-605-7325.
Dark Star Orchestra, the seven piece Grateful Dead experience at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 22. Ticket prices vary with package. 866-605-7325.
Night Ranger and Loverboy, popular ’80s rock and roll bands, co-headlining. The F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 24. $29.50 to $69.50. Kirbycenter.org. 570-826-1100.
Christmas With the Choral Society, presented by The Choral Society of NEPA, 4 p.m. Nov. 26, Covenant Presbyterian Church of Scranton, with adult, youth and children’s choirs welcoming the holiday season. Admission $15 adults and $5 for those 18 and younger. $2 discount for seniors, adult students, and WVIA members. Info, 570-343-6707, www.choralsociety.net.
Alive! ‘75, tribute band, will present a classic 1975 KISS concert experience. Sherman Theater. 524 Main Street, Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Dec. 2. alive75.com. Shermantheater.com.