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THIS WEEK: Feb. 21 to 27, 2014


Lamar Thomas, an evening of blues with the performer and author (“DA Delta, Black Music & Me”). The BookHouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. 7 tonight. Free but donations accepted. 570-421-0800.


Simply Sinatra, a pops concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with vocalist Steve Lippia celebrating the songbook of Frank Sinatra. 8 tonight at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Vince Gill, the country star and winner of 18 Country Music Association awards and 20 Grammys. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 tonight. $54, $49. 866-605-7325.


The Black Amish Comedy Tour, with comedians Earl David Reed and Raymond the Amish Comic. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 tonight. $18. 570-420-2808.


Dar Williams, the premier singer and iodiosyncratic songwriter with a supple three-octave voice. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 tonight. $25. 570-325-0249.


Simply Grand Concert with the Eaken Piano Trio. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 4 p.m. Saturday. Free but tickets required. 570-655-2808.


Richard John Lutz, the local recording artist playing contemporary Christian, folk and blues. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Free. 570-899-2264.


Up and Coming Comedy, with co-headliners Doug Karpf and Mike Trainor performing cabaret-style comedy. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. Saturday with cocktails at 7 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. $16. 570-344-1111.


Christian Artist Night, with singers Jim Hinkel and Kendall Mosley. The Main Bean, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Free. 570-899-2264.


Lyle Divinsky: The Sasquatch of Soul, the singer-guitarist performing soul and R&B. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $16 advance; $20 day of show. 570-588-8077.


Recital with violinist John Michael Vaida and pianist Timothy Burns performing works by French composer Gabriel Faure and his Belgian contemporary Eugene Ysaye. Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 8 p.m. Saturday. Free. 570-270-2192.


Out of My Hands, classical and pop pieces by pianist and National Public Radio personality Christopher O’Riley. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. Saturday. $30, $15 children. 570-389-4409.


David Bromberg Quintet, an eclectic blend of bluegrass, blues, jazz, country and rock in support of his new album “Only Slightly Mad.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Saturday. $28. 570-325-0249.


Bruce in the USA, a high-energy Bruce Springsteen tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Saturday. $17 advance; $22 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Red Hot Chilli Pipers, the rocking Scottish group of bagpipers, guitarists, drummers and keyboardists. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Saturday. $35, $25. 570-826-1100.


Dopapod, the Brooklyn band fusing funk, jazz, trance and jam music. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Saturday. $12 advance; $15 day of show. 570-420-2808.


The New York Trumpet Ensemble in the sixth annual Gene Yevich Memorial Concert. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. 570-941-7624.


Stir Up Your Gifts, a Youth Talent Showcase. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. 6 p.m. Thursday. 570-899-2264.


Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime, playing hits by the original incarnation of Sublime. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 9 p.m. Thursday. $15 advance; $18 day of show. 570-420-2808.


FUTURE CONCERTS


Open Mic Night, with special guest poet Brian Fanelli. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Feb. 28 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and open mic at 7 p.m. Free. 570-996-1500.


Joe Acor, the Bloomsburg contemporary Christian singer-songwriter. Voice of Hope Christian Coffeehouse, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 28. Free. 570-899-2264.


Pink Floyd Experience, the San Diego-based tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 1. $35, $30. 866-605-7325.


Glimmer Twins, the Rolling Stones tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 1. $23. 570-325-0249.


Joe Nardone’s Doo Wop Spectacular, a star-studded concert with La La Brooks of the Crystals, the Flamingos, the Drifters, Larry Chance & the Earls, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes and the Paramounts. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. March 2. $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-826-1100.


In Recital with the Performance Music students along with a guest appearance by the North Pocono Steel Drum Project. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. March 5. Free. 570-941-7624.


String Chamber Music, with the newest principals of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. The Colonnade, 401 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. March 6 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Back to the Eighties, with ’80s tribute band Jessie’s Girl and Journey tribute band Voyage. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 7. $22 advance; $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Cabinet, the bluegrass, roots and folk band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. March 7. $20. 570-325-0249.


Stringfest, a Masterworks concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with Concertmaster Erica Kiesewetter performing Piazzolla’s “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires.” Also: Elgar’s “Serenade for Strings,” Higdon’s “Amazing Grace” and Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 8. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Tartan Terrors, Celtic music, dance and comedy on the eve of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 8. $32. 570-325-0249.


Dickey Betts and Great Southern, the founding member of the Allman Brothers Band with his group performing country, jazz, blues and rock. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 9. $29 advance, $34 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Jim Belushi, an evening of sketch comedy with the actor and comedian along with members of the Chicago Board of Comedy. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. March 13. $44, $34. 570-826-1100.


Lionize, the Maryland rock band with special guest Kingsnake. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 13. $10 advance; $12 day of show. 570-420-2808.


Gin Blossoms, the platinum-selling modern-rock band fusing folk, country and melodic rock. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. March 14. $32. 570-831-2100.


Savoy Brown, with guitarist and founder Kim Simmons, celebrating the release of the band’s new CD “Goin’ to the Delta.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 15. $25. 570-325-0249.


Unforgettable Fire, the U2 tribute group. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. March 15. $10. 877-682-4791.


Concerts at Covenant, an all-French program by the Symphonic Chorus and Cantare Treble Choir of the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania. Included: Durufle’s Reguiem, Francis Poulenc’s haunting “Litanies a la Vierge Noire” and Marcel Dupre’s “Quatre Motets.” Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. March 16. Free but donations accepted. 570-343-6707.


Alice Tan Ridley, the R&B singer and her five-member backup group, a finalist in 2010’s “America’s Got Talent.” Presented by the Greater Hazleton Concert Series at Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. March 19. $30; $10 students. 570-788-4864.


Live from the Chandelier Lobby, a concert with singer-songwriter Amy Helm, daughter of The Band member Levon Helm. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 21. $27. 570-826-1100.


Don Williams, the laid-back country hitmaker with opener Ireland native Colm Kirwan. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 21. $39, $34. 866-605-7325.


Frank Vignola, the guitar virtuoso with youthful guitar ace Vinny Raniolo. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. March 21. $20. 570-325-0249.


Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, the Queen of Bluegrass and five-time Entertainer of the Year by the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 22. $22 advance; $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Jefferson Starship, the veteran band in its 40th year of performing with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Paul Kantner. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 22. $40, $32. 570-420-2808.


Keller Williams, the funky singer-songwriter. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 22. $28. 570-325-0249.


Children’s and Youth Spring Concert, fine treble and mixed-voice music presented by the children’s choirs of the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. March 23. $10, free for age 18 and under. 570-343-6707.


Experience Hendrix, a tour celebrating the life of the late guitarist Jimi Hendrix with Buddy Guy, Eric Johnson, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Dweezil Zappa. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. March 23. $125 (Limited Pit), $69.50, $59.50. 570-826-1100.


Switchfoot, the southern California alt-rock band with Swedish rockers The Royal Concept. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 26. $20 advance; $22 day of show. 570-420-2808.


Gary Allan, the country-music performer touring in support of his new release “Set You Free.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 27. 866-605-7315.


Rick Springfield, the pop-music star with 17 top-40 hits including “Don’t Talk to Strangers” and “An Affair of the Heart.” Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 28. $59.50, $45, $35. 570-420-2808.


Enter the Haggis, the Toronto roots-rock band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. March 28. $25. 570-325-0249.


Annual Bach Festival, the 29th annual event presented by the Arcadia Chorale, celebrating the music of Bach and his contemporaries. Begins 4 p.m. March 29 with an organ concert at Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton, followed by a Chamber Music Concert at 8 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. Culminates with a choral concert of “Magnificats” by J.S. Bach and Arvo Part, along with Bach’s Cantata 147 “Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben” 3 p.m. March 30 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. 570-871-0350.


Ralphie May, the larger-than-life funnyman known for his Comedy Central specials, including “Girth of a Nation” and “Too Big to Ignore.” Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. March 29. $55, $40. 877-682-4791.


Heart, the rock band headed by sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson (“Crazy on You,” “Barracuda”). Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 30. $62, $52. 866-605-7325.


Lewis Black, the comedian on his “The Rant Is Due Tour.” Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. April 3. $66.50, $32.50. 570-344-1111.


Debbie Gravitte: Broadway Baby, a pops concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the Tony Award-winning actress and singer performing a musical journey of legendary Broadway songs. 8 p.m. April 4 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton; and 8 p.m. April 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Start Making Sense, the seven-member ensemble re-creating the music and performances of Talking Heads. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. April 4. $17. 570-325-0249.


The Blues Brotherhood, a Blues Brothers tribute duo. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 5. $21. 570-325-0249.


An Intimate Evening with Clint Black, an unplugged concert by the country star and his band performing songs from his extensive catalogue. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 6. $75 (limited pit seating), $49, $39, $29. 570-826-1100.


Manhattan School of Music Brass Orchestra, joined by the University of Scranton Singers. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 6. Free. 570-941-7624.


Engelbert Huperdinck, the romantic balladeer and former Golden Globe Entertainer of the Year. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. April 8. $81, $61, $51, $41. 570-826-1100.


Live from the Chandelier Lobby, with multi-platinum singer Joan Osborne in an acoustic show with band mate Keith Cotton. F.M. Kirby Center Lobby, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 9. $34.50. 570-826-1100.


Canadian Brass, five virtuoso brass musicians performing Baroque, Dixieland, jazz and Broadway tunes. Presented by the Greater Hazleton Concert Series at Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. April 10. $30; $10 students. 570-788-4864.


Dr. Hook and Ray Sawyer, country-rock and soul with the 1970s band which realigned in 1984 with a new twist to its iconic sound. With singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards performing his songs of passion, insight and humor. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 11. 866-605-7325.


Ballroom with a Twist, a dancing and singing extravaganza with celebrity pros from “Dancing with the Stars” performing with finalists from “So You Think You Can Dance” along with vocals by finalists from “American Idol.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 12. $79 (limited pit), $49, $39, $29. 570-826-1100.


Get the Led Out, the Philadelphia-based tribute band playing music of Led Zeppelin. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 12. $28 advance; $33 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Northern Tier Symphony, performing the “Crown Imperial” march by William Walton, “A Shropshire’s Lad” by George Butterworth and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade.” Tunkhannock Middle School, 200 Franklin St. 8 p.m. April 12. $10, $5 students. 570-289-1090.


Willy Porter, the singer-songwriter and guitarist. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 12. $23. 570-325-0249.


Quimby Mountain Band, the eclectic group spanning a range of genres including blues, funk, southern rock, reggae and soul. With the Jordan Koza Family Band and Brother Buddah. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. April 12. $12 advance; $15 day of show. 570-420-2808.


Live from the Chandelier Lobby, an intimate concert with singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo performing roots rock and alternative country. F.M. Kirby Center Lobby, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 15. $29.50. 570-826-1100.


Kathy Griffin, the Emmy-winning comedienne (“Suddenly Susan”). F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 17. $99 (Limited Pit), $65, $45. 570-826-1100.


The Pedrito Martinez Group, Cuban jazz by the world-class conga player, singer and bandleader and his group. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. April 18. Free. 570-389-4409.


Free Range Folk, a concert complemented by food from the band’s organic cooperative 14-acre farm. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 19. $17. 570-325-0249.


Brian Regan, the premier standup comedian brings his sophisticated writing and comic physicality to the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 24. $39.50. 570-826-1100.


Dead Winter Carpenters, the Americana roots-rock band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. April 24. $15. 570-325-0249.


We the Kings, the alternative rock group with nine-piece reggae band Subnotics and local indie rockers A Fire with Friends. Anderson Sports and Health Center, North Gate, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7 p.m. April 25. $25. 570-674-6407.


University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 25. Free. 570-941-7624.


Beethoven’s Ninth, a performance of the famous “Ode to Joy” symphony with Maestro Lawrence Loh conducting the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic joined by the Symphonic Chorus and four guest soloists. Also: cellist Alberto Parrini solos on Saint-Saens’ Cello Concerto No. 1. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. April 25. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Queensryche, the theatrical hard-rock outfit. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 25. $30 advance; $35 day of show. 866-605-7325.


The Sensational Soul Cruisers, an 11-man horn group fronted by four soulful vocalists paying homage to classic performers from Otis Redding to the Commodores. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. April 25. $23. 570-325-0249.


The Midtown Men, the four stars from the original Broadway cast of “Jersey Boys” performing favorite 1960s hits from the Beatles, Beach Boys, Motown, the Four Seasons and more. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 26. $55, $45, $35. 570-826-1100.


Sha Na Na, highlights of the nostalgic rock band’s four-decade journey from Woodstock to the movie “Grease.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 26. $22 advance; $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Sonni Shine and the Underwater Sounds, with special guests the Wallace Brothers Band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 26. $15. 570-325-0249.


Ani DiFranco, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter performing songs from her new release “Which Side Are You On.” Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. April 28. $40, $30, $22. 570-420-2808.


Songs from Tin Pan Alley, a cabaret-style pop concert by the Arcadia Chorale joined by the Doug Smith Jazz Trio performing songs of Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and Cole Porter. Shopland Hall, Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. May 2. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. 570-871-0350.


Blue Oyster Cult and Foghat, an evening of classic hard rock. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 2. $35 advance; $40 day of show. 866-605-7325.


World Premiere Composition Series, the 31st annual event with two new works by composer/conductor Kyle Athayde performed by the University of Scranton Concert Band and Concert Choir. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 3. Free. 570-941-7624.


Eaglemania, the Eagles tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 3. $25. 570-325-0249.


Children’s and Youth Graduation Concert, fine treble and mixed-voice music along with a reception to honor graduates. Presented by the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. May 4. $10, free for age 18 and under. 570-343-6707.


Joe Bonamassa, the guitar virtuoso and blues-rock star. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. May 7. 570-826-1100.


Seether, the South African post-grunge/alt metal band with special guests Black Stone Cherry and Skindred. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 7. $25 advance; $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.


University of Scranton Jazz Band. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 9. Free. 570-941-7624.


Fitz and the Tantrums, the Los Angeles-based pop-rock sextet. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 9. $21 advance; $26 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Parrot Beach, a Jimmy Buffet Beach Party. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. May 9. $23. 570-325-0249.


Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival, the second annual music festival hosted by bluegrass band Cabinet. With two stages of entertainment, craft and food vendors, family-friendly camping and more. The Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. May 10 beginning at noon. 800-745-3000.


Psalm Sets, a concert by the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania including Igor Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms,” Leonard Berstein’s “Chichester Psalms” and selected movements from Felix Mendelssohn’s “Lobgesang.” St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 10. $15, free for age 18 and under. 570-343-6707.


The Rat Pack Show, a tribute to the music of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 10. $30. 570-325-0249.


Robben Ford Band, the Grammy-nominated bluesy guitar virtuoso. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. May 15. $27. 570-325-0249.


Pre-Commencement Concert with the University of Scranton Symphonic Band and Singers. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 16. Free. 570-941-7624.


Charlie Daniels Band/Bret Michaels/Marshall Tucker Band. The three country-rock legends unite for a one-night performance at the Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. May 30. $59.50, $49.50, $39.50. 800-745-3000.


Ethan Bortnick, the young musician and songwriter with singer-actor Damian McGinty of “Glee.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. May 30. 570-826-1100.


Dark Star Orchestra, the Grateful Dead tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 30. 866-605-7325.


An Evening with John Legend, the nine-time Grammy winner on “The All of Me Tour,” promoting his latest release “Love in the Future.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. June 5. 570-826-1100.


Ronan Tynan, the renowned Irish tenor performing fan favorites with pianist Bill Lewis. Presented by the Sacred Concert Ethnic Heritage Spotlight Series at St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 8 p.m. June 6. $35. 570-344-7231.


Pablo Cruise, a reunion of the California pop-rock band that hit the charts in the 1970s. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 6. $23 advance; $28 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Journey and Steve Miller Band, with special guests Tower of Power. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 6:45 p.m. June 10. Tickets at livenation.com.


Acoustic Hot Tuna, the duo of Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady joined by mandolin virtuoso Barry Mutterhoof and folk-rocker Leon Russell. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. June 14. $40, $35, $25. 570-420-2808.


REO Speedwagon, the rock band performing its hits from the 1970s-80s along with selections from its 2007 album “Find Your Own Way Home.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 20. $35 advance; $40 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Kenny Vance & the Planotones, the doo wop sound of the 1950s and 1960s. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 6 p.m. June 22. $45, $35. 570-420-2808.


The Happy Together Tour, with the Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night), Mark Farner (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad), Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis & the Playboys. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 26. $44, $39. 866-605-7325.


7 Bridges: The Ultimate Eagles Experience, a re-creation of an Eagles concert. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 28. $18 advance; $23 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Rock 107 Fourth of July Bash, with rock bands Styx, Foreigner and Eagles guitarist Don Felder along with local bands and fireworks. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 8 p.m. July 4. $21.07, $10.07. 800-745-3000 or livenation.com.


Briggs Farm Blues Festival, the 17th annual outdoor festival with two stages of music, Mississippi Delta-style barbecue, fresh roasted sweet corn, vendors, hayrides and camping. Guests include Eddie Turner, Alexis P. Suter, Mike Farris, Anthony “Big A” Sherrod and more. Briggs Farm, 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. July 11 and 12. 570-379-3342 or briggsfarm.com.


Motley Crue, the metal glam rockers with shock-rock performer Alice Cooper. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7 p.m. Aug. 27. $90, $75, $45. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.


Tim McGraw, the country superstar returns to the Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7 p.m. Aug. 29. $78, $58. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.


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