THIS WEEK: Nov. 17 to Nov. 23
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.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the progressive rock juggernaut brings its Christmas production ‘Ghosts of Christmas Eve’ and the Best of TSO to the Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 19. Tickets start at $44.50. 800-745-3000.
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.
Christmas with Jennifer Nettles, the Grammy-winning country superstar brings her Christmas show to Wilkes-Barre. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30. $39.50 to $99. 570-826-1100.
Cantores Christi Regis Christmas Concert, King’s College choral ensemble will perform an eclectic repertoire of traditional carols and other holiday works by contemporary choral composers. 7:30 p.m., Dec. 1 and Dec. 2, J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, North Franklin and Jackson streets, free. Info, 570-208-6044.
“Keeping Christ in Christmas,” the ninth annual event will be held with the singing of Christmas hymns by candlelight at the Nativity display on the lawn of the Luzerne County Courthouse, Wilkes-Barre. All are invited to participate at 5 p.m. Dec. 1. The Courthouse tree lighting ceremony follows at 5:30 p.m. Info, call Nancy 570-239-3363.
Battery: The Masters of Metallica, a critically acclaimed tribute that opened for Metallica on its 1998 Garage Inc. Tour. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 1. $15, $20. 570-826-1100.
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.
Cantores Christi Regis Lessons and Carols, King’s College choral ensemble will perform a service of Scripture lessons and songs that recount the birth of Christ and his Incarnation in the stable, as well as traditional Christmas carols. Each lesson is followed by a carol that reflects the lesson’s message and a brief prayer. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, North Franklin and Jackson streets, free. Info, 570-208-6044
Community Choir at Misericordia University will hold its inaugural holiday concert 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on the university campus with traditional choral music and a number of holiday selections including “Carol of the Bells,” “Ding Dong Merrily on High” and “Christmas Cantata.” A light reception will follow. Tickets are $5, $3. Info, 570-674-3021.
Let It Show, featuring All Time Low, MAX, Olivia Holt, Grace VanderWaal, Jake Miller, and a pre-show performance by Taylor Grey. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Dec. 7. $25, $35. 570-826-1100.
Have a Holly Jolly Harmony concert, sponsored by the Class of 2018 and the Beyond Harmony a cappella group at Misericordia University, will benefit the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program, 7 p.m. Dec. 8 in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on the university campus. The program includes pictures with Santa and refreshments. Tickets are $5, $3. Info, 570-674-6719, email Emilee Bixler, Beyond Harmony music
Keller Williams, acclaimed instrumentalist and songwriter who created his own style of music dubbed acoustic dance music. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 9 p.m. Dec. 8. $25, $30. 570-826-1100.
Little Big Town, the country outfit on The Breakers Tour with special guests Kacey Musgraves and Midland. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22. Tickets start at $21. 800-745-3000.
Mercy Me , the award-winning Christian wraps up its successful Lifer Tour with special guest Tenth Avenue North. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. March 9. Tickets go on sale Nov. 10. 800-745-3000.
Judas Priest, the heavy metal icons tour in support of their forthcoming record “Firepower.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 13. Tickets start at $36.75. 800-745-3000.