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THIS WEEK: May 2 to 8, 2014


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 tonight. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. 570-871-0350.


The Definitive Allman Brothers Tribute: Live at the Fillmore, a note-for-note re-creation of the Duane Allman-led band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 tonight. $20. 570-325-0249.


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


Mike Lewis, the Americana recording artist. Agape Christian Coffee House, Plains United Methodist Church, 133 N. Main St. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. 570-371-6363.


Jake Owen: Days of Gold, the country music star with special guests Parmalee and the Cadillac Three. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Saturday. $42.50, $27.50. 800-745-3000.


Spring Members Recital, presented by the Pennsylvania Northeast Chapter of the American Guild of Organists on the newly refurbished pipe organ at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, 134 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Saturday. Freewill offering. 570-881-2301.


Coal Town Rounders, the hard-driving bluegrass quartet performing on mandolin, guitar, banjo and bass along with tight harmonies. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.


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. Saturday. Free. 570-941-7624.


Creedence Clearwater Revisited, an offshoot of the legendary group Creedence Clearwater Revival with original members Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Saturday. 570-831-2100.


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


Classical Guitar Music of Cuba, a performance by classical guitarist Jay Steveskey. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. Sunday. Free. Reservations: 570-996-1500.


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. Sunday. $10, free for age 18 and under. 570-343-6707.


Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions, with the Williamsport Area High School Stage Band accompanied by Chiaroscuro recording artist Virginia Mayhew. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Free but reservations required: 570-655-2808 or wvia.org.


Men in Harmony, the 20-member Christian-music choral group. Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 7768 Blue Ridge Trail, Mountain Top. 4 p.m. Sunday. Free will offering. 570-868-5675.


Friends for Christ, a nine-member praise band. Nebo Baptist Church, 75 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. 7 p.m. Sunday. 570-735-3932.


Wyoming Seminary Civic Orchestra, the annual spring concert including works by Samuel Barber and Howard Hanson. With guest singers the Marywood University Campus Choir and the Wyoming Seminary Madrigal Singers. Great Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 8 p.m. Sunday. Free. 570-270-2192.


The Winery Dogs, the supergroup of Richie Kotzen (Poison), Billy Sheehan (David Lee Roth’s bassist) and Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater) delivering straightforward rock-n-roll. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sunday. $22 advance; $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.


An Awfully Good Concert, with the Wyoming Seminary Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Band performing music by Robert Russell Bennett, P.D.Q. Bach, John Philip Sousa, Jared Spears, John Back and jazz composers Duke Ellington and Thelonius Monk. Buckingham Performing Arts Center, 201 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Free. 570-270-2192.


Joe Bonamassa, the guitar virtuoso and blues-rock star in both acoustic and electric sets, in support of his latest DVD “Tour De Force — Live in London.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 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. Wednesday. $25 advance; $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.


X-Terra, the Christian rock band in an outdoor concert on the lawn at Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday. 570-342-8263.


FUTURE CONCERTS


William Doney, the Allentown Christian-music recording artist. The Truth Christian Coffee House, New Life Community Church, 570 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. 7 to 9 p.m. May 9. Free. 570-301-7081.


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.


Rob Zombie, the heavy-metal musician and filmmaker. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 9. $45 advance; $48 at the door. 570-420-2808.


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. Performers include Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, Marco Benevento, Floodwood featuring Al Schnier and Vinnie Amico of moe, Terrapin Flyer featuring Melvin Seals and Mark Karan, Driftwood, Leroy Justice, And the Moneynotes, Coal Town Rounders, East Bound Jesus, Kalob Griffin Band, the Brummy Brothers, Blind Owl Band, Tom Graham, FMO and the Schooley Mountain Band. The Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. May 10 beginning at noon; however, campers may arrive 5 p.m. May 9 and enjoy an intimate concert by Cabinet. $69, $28. 800-745-3000.


Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions, with the Jersey Shore High School Stage Band accompanied by Chiaroscuro recording artist Virginia Mayhew. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 3:30 p.m. May 10. Free but reservations required: 570-655-2808 or wvia.org.


The Here and Now Effect, the Christian-music duo. My Cup Runneth Over Christian Coffee House, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 10. 570-824-2991.


Connor Garvey, acoustic funky folk-rock. With special guest singer Jenna Lindbo. Sponsored by RiverFolk Concerts at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 7:30 p.m. May 10. $15 advance; $20 at the door. 845-252-6783.


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.


Black Label Society, the California heavy metal band on “The Revolver Golden Gods Tour” with Down, Devil You Know and Butcher Babies. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. May 13. $29 advance; $33 day of show. 570-420-2808.


Broken Road, the Christian-music duo. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. 6:30 to 9 p.m. May 15. 570-342-8263.


Blue October, the platinum-selling Texas rock group on “The Sway Tour.” Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 15. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 570-420-2808.


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.


Najwa Parkins and the After Hours Trio, a jazz concert sponsored by the BookHouse Concert Series. Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. May 16. 570-421-0800.


Catholic Choral Society, the annual spring concert. With guest performers the Honesdale High School Chamber Choir 7:30 p.m. May 16 at St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton; and with the Dallas High School Chamber Choir 7 p.m. May 18 at St. Ignatius Church, 339 N. Maple St., Kingston. $10, $8 seniors and students. 570-587-2753.


Stir Fried, a Grateful Dead tribute band with Steve Kimock and Buddy Cage (“New Riders of the Purple Sage”). Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. May 16. $25. 570-325-0249.


The Bach and Handel Chorale with the Perseverance Jazz Band, performing ragtime, Dixieland, traditional jazz and Second Line tunes. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 3 and 7 p.m. May 17. $15. 570-325-0249.


David Griffin, the Christian-music recording artist. Amazing Taste, How Sweet the Grounds Christian Coffee House, Centenary United Methodist Church, 24 N. Main St., Ashley. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 17. 570-899-8073.


Joe Nardone Presents ‘An Evening of Solid Gold,’ an oldies show with Jay Black (of Jay & the Americans), Lou Christie and the Duprees. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. May 17. $50, $40, $30. 570-826-1100.


Paul Barrere and Fred Tacket of Little Feat, the acoustic duo performing songs from the Little Feat catalogue. With special guests The New Orleans Suspects. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. May 18. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Student Recital, vocal and instrumental performances by students of the Wyoming Seminary music department. Great Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 7 p.m. May 20. Free. 570-270-2192.


Sue Yurkanin, the singer-songwriter in a Christian-music concert. Voice of Hope Christian Coffee House, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 E. State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 p.m. May 23. Free. Broadcast live on WVHO-FM (94.5). 570-735-1760.


Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, comedians and special guest writer Kevin McDonough reading from his works. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. May 23 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and performances at 7. Free. 570-996-1500.


Spottiswoode and His Enemies, the New York-based eclectic rock band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. May 23. $18. 570-325-0249.


Grandmaster Flash, one of the pioneering hip-hop DJs. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 10 p.m. May 23. $15. 877-682-4791.


Mayday Music Festival, the annual event honoring the country’s armed forces with more than 75 musical acts performing on six stages including stages dedicated to hip hop and reggae, dubstep, drum and bass and house/EDM music. Included: the Woody Brown Project, George Wesley’s Small Axe Orchestra, Katie Kelly & the Charming Beards, Deemed Dubs, Doc Rasta, Mad Soul, Zero Three and many more. Noon to 9 p.m. May 24 and 25. Free but donations appreciated. Info at maydaymusicfest.com.


Country-Western Show with the band Hillbilly D’Lux. Irem Pavilion, 70 Ridgway Drive, Dallas. May 24 with doors at 6 p.m. and show at 7. $12. 570-675-4465.


Cristabelle Braden, contemporary Christian music by the singer-guitarist. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 24. Free. 570-899-2264.


An Evening with Bobby Vinton, a musical gala with the pop crooner and his family backed by an orchestra. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. May 24. $50, $40, $30. 570-826-1100.


William Doney, the recording artist in a Christian coffeehouse concert. The Main Bean Cafe, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. May 24. Free. 570-899-2264.


Dead on Live, performing the Grateful Dead albums “Workingman’s Dead” and “American Beauty” in their entirety. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 24. $25. 570-325-0249.


Particle, performing “livetronica,” a blend of rock, jazz, funk and electronica. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. May 29. $17. 570-325-0249.


Farewell Senior Recital. Student musicians perform their favorite pieces for the last time as Wyoming Seminary students. Great Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 4 p.m. May 30. Free. 570-270-2192.


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.


GWAR, the satirical thrash-metal band known for its horror-film-inspired costumes and graphic stage performances. With openers Doyle and Cannibis Corpse. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. May 30. $18 advance; $20 day of show. 570-420-2808.


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


Froggy Fest 2014, the annual country-music gathering with Dierks Bentley, Chris Young, Chase Rice, Jon Pardi, Maggie Rose and more. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 4 p.m. June 1. $30 to $85. Tickets at livenation.com.


70s Flashback, an eight-piece show band performing hits of the 1970s. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 6 p.m. June 1. $23. 570-325-0249.


Bill Hunt, the Christian-music singer-songwriter. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 5. 570-342-8263.


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.


Trace Adkins, the country-music singer and actor with country-pop singer-songwriter Sammy Arriaga performing on the outdoor Summer Stage at Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. June 6. $60, $45, $35. 877-682-4791.


Craig Thatcher Band: A Fillmore Tribute, with a salute to the famed musicians who performed at Bill Graham’s iconic venues The Fillmores East and West. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. June 6. $23. 570-325-0249.


Joe Acor, the Christian-music soloist. Agape Christian Coffee House, Plains United Methodist Church, 133 N. Main St. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 7. 570-371-6363.


Craig Thatcher Band, in an Eric Clapton tribute. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 7. $23. 570-325-0249.


Ryan Pelton, an Elvis Presley tribute show. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 7. 866-605-7325.


Sevendust, the hard-rock stalwarts. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 9 p.m. June 7. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 570-420-2808.


Journey and the 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.


Guitar Gods, with Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth (Scorpions), Gary Hoey and Bumblefoot (Guns ‘n’ Roses). F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. June 12. $37, $27. 570-826-1100.


Gary Belles, the singer-songwriter in a Christian-music concert. The Truth Christian Coffee House, New Life Community Church, 570 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. 7 to 9 p.m. June 13. Free. 570-301-7081.


Live Wire, the AC/DC tribute band with special guests Exciter performing a Judas Priest tribute. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 13. $17 advance; $22 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Joe Acor, the Bloomsburg singer-songwriter. My Cup Runneth Over Christian Coffee House, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 14. 570-824-2991.


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.


Fuel, the rock band promoting its latest release “Angels and Devils.” Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. June 14. $35, $25. 877-682-4791.


CC Coletti Band, the singer known for her rocking duets and background vocals with Meat Loaf. With special guests the Day Rubies. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 14. $15. 570-325-0249.


Breakfree, the Christian-music band. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 19. 570-342-8263.


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.


Sue Yurkanin, the Christian-music recording artist. Amazing Taste, How Sweet the Grounds Christian Coffee House, Centenary United Methodist Church, 24 N. Main St., Ashley. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 21. 570-899-8073.


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.


Community Choirfest, sacred and secular choral music including the English madrigal “My Bonnis Lass” and a medley of songs from “West Side Story.” First United Methodist Church, 6 E. Butler St., Shickshinny. 6 p.m. June 22. Singers welcome. 570-256-7329 or choirfest.smasm.org.


Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, comedians and performers of all types. Special guests: Ed Crawley & the Everything Natural Drummers. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. June 27 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and performances at 7. Free. 570-996-1500.


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.


Madsummer Meltdown, a weekend of music and camping with 27 eclectic acts on three stages along with nature trails, trout fishing, food and craft vendors and children’s activities. Performers include Ozric Tentacles, Max Creek, Turkuaz, Consider the Source, Tiny Boxes, Deadstring Brothers, the Horse Flies, Antioquia, Flux Capacitor, Chestnut Grove, A Ghost Like Me and many more. Schuylkill County Fairgrounds, 2270 Fair Road, Schuylkill Haven. June 27 to 29 with gates opening Friday at 9 a.m. $65 advance; $80 day of event. Info at jibberjazz.com.


David Griffin, the recording artist in a Christian-music concert. Voice of Hope Christian Coffee House, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 E. State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 p.m. June 27. Free. Broadcast live on WVHO-FM (94.5). 570-735-1760.


Stanley Clarke Trio, the titan of the bass guitar and his group. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 27. $55, $50, $45. 570-325-0249.


Jamey Johnson, the Nashville artist whose latest release is a tribute to beloved songwriter Hank Cochran. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 27. 866-605-7325.


Kendall Mosley, a Christian-music concert. The Main Bean Cafe, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. June 28. Free. 570-899-2264.


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.


Mary Fahl Band, the singer-guitarist and her group. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 28. $25. 570-325-0249.


Folklore and Coal-Mining Songs of the Northeast, with singer and multi-instrumentalist Jay Smar. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. June 29. Free. 570-996-1500.


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.


Foggy Mountain Glory, the seven-member praise band. Agape Christian Coffee House, Plains United Methodist Church, 133 N. Main St. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 5. 570-371-6363.


Vans Warped Tour, the annual rock festival with Falling in Reverse, Parkway Drive, the Ghost Inside, the Story So Far, For Today, Stray from the Path, Air Dubai, Mixtapes, Teenage Bottlerocket, Mayday Parade, Atilla, the Protomen, Tear out the Heart, Plague Vendor, Saves the Day, A Skylit Drive, I the Mighty, Beartooth, the Devil Wears Prada, the Ready Set, the Color Morale, Enter Shikari, Cute Is What We Aim for and more. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. July 9 beginning at 11 a.m. Tickets at 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 Band, Mike Farris, Anthony “Big A” Sherrod with the Corn Lickers, Bernard Allison, Samantha Fish, Eddie Shaw & Wolf Gang, Lonnie Shields, Harper, Gabriel Butterfield Blues Band, Symphonic Haze and more. Briggs Farm, 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. 4:30 to 11 p.m. July 11; 2:30 to 11 p.m. July 12. 570-379-3342 or briggsfarm.com.


Zappa Plays Zappa, a performance by Dweezil Zappa, honoring his musician father Frank Zappa. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 11. $77 (premium), $51, $41, $31. Preceded by a one-hour master class demonstrating techniques and improvisational strategies ($75). 3 p.m. July 11. 570-826-1100.


Sue Yurkanin, the singer-songwriter in a Christian-music concert. The Truth Christian Coffee House, New Life Community Church, 570 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. 7 to 9 p.m. July 11. Free. 570-301-7081.


Mike Lewis, the Americana recording artist. My Cup Runneth Over Christian Coffee House, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 12. 570-824-2991.


Winter Dance Party, a re-creation of the final tour of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper before they were killed in a plane crash in 1959 (“The Day the Music Died”). F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. July 12. $37, $27. 570-826-1100.


Ben Horrevoets, the Christian-music singer-guitarist. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 17. 570-342-8263.


B.B. King, the King of the Blues and 15-time Grammy winner. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 18. 866-605-7325.


An Evening with moe. The jam band performing outdoors on the Sherman Summer Stage at Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. July 18. $28. 877-682-4791.


Joseph Acor, the Bloomsburg singer-songwriter. Amazing Taste, How Sweet the Grounds Christian Coffee House, Centenary United Methodist Church, 24 N. Main St., Ashley. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 19. 570-899-8073.


Straight No Chaser, the 10-member a cappella ensemble. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. July 20. $50, $40, $30. 877-682-4791.


Upper Valley Winds, in a tribute to composer and musician Johnny Richards. Scranton High School, 63 Mike Munchak Way. 7 p.m. July 22. $25, $10 students. 570-876-2888.


Ted Nugent, ultimate guitar-shredding showman on his “Shut Up and Jam Tour.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 23. 866-605-7325.


3 Doors Down, the award-winning Mississippi rock quintet. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 24. 866-605-7325.


Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, comedians and performers of all types. Special guests: the Breaking Ground Poets. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. July 25 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and performances at 7. Free. 570-996-1500.


Cristabelle Braden, the singer-guitarist and recording artist in a contemporary Christian-music concert. Voice of Hope Christian Coffee House, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 E. State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 p.m. July 25. Free. Broadcast live on WVHO-FM (94.5). 570-735-1760.


David Griffin, the recording artist in a Christian coffeehouse concert. The Main Bean Cafe, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. July 26. Free. 570-899-2264.


Bill Maher, America’s favorite “equal opportunity offender” and star of Comedy Central’s “Politically Incorrect” and HBO’s “Real Time.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. July 27. $99 (limited pit seating), $69, $49. 570-826-1100.


Ziggy Marley, the six-time Grammy winner, Emmy winner, humanitarian and singer-songwriter. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 31. 866-605-7325.


Musikfest, the 10-day music extravaganza with headliners Sheryl Crow, ZZ Top, the Moody Blues, the Avett Brothers, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds and many more. Downtown Bethlehem. Aug. 1 to 10. Schedule at musikfest.org.


Kendall Mosley, the contemporary Christian artist. Agape Christian Coffee House, Plains United Methodist Church, 133 N. Main St. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 2. 570-371-6363.


Eddie Bruce’s Tribute to Tony Bennett, the premier interpreter of the jazzy pop singer. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 2. $23. 570-325-0249.


David Griffin, the Christian-music recording artist. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7. 570-342-8263.


Joe Acor, the singer-songwriter from Bloomsburg. The Truth Christian Coffee House, New Life Community Church, 570 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 8. Free. 570-301-7081.


Cristabelle Braden, the singer-guitarist and recording artist. My Cup Runneth Over Christian Coffee House, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9. 570-824-2991.


KISS and Def Leppard, the ultimate in classic rock with the two veteran bands on their “2014 Heroes Tour.” The Pavilion on Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. Aug. 9. Tickets at livenation.com.


The Peach Music Festival, with the Allman Brothers Band, Bob Weir & Rat Dog, Trey Anastasio Band, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Gov’t Mule, Wake Up with Warren Haynes, Lotus, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Big Gigantic, the Taj Mahal Trio, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Victor Wooten, the Greyboy Allstars, Blackberry Smoke, JJ Grey & Mofro, Papadosio, From Good Homes, Tribal Seeds, the Wood Brothers, the Revivalists, Dopapod, the Infamous Stringdusters, Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers, the Soul Rebels, Boombox, Particle, Bobby Lee Rodgers and the London Souls. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. Aug. 14 to 17. Tickets at livenation.com.


Great White, the rock band performing with its signature grit and blues-hued sound. With the all-female hard-rock band Vixen. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 15. 866-605-7325.


The Here and Now Effect, the local Christian-music duo. Amazing Taste, How Sweet the Grounds Christian Coffee House, Centenary United Methodist Church, 24 N. Main St., Ashley. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 16. 570-899-8073.


A Gathering of Singers & Songwriters, the 13th annual concert with regional folk singers. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Free. 570-996-1500.


Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, comedians and performers of all types. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Aug. 22 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and performances at 7. Free. 570-996-1500.


Talent Night, for all ages. Voice of Hope Christian Coffee House, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 E. State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 22. Free. Broadcast live on WVHO-FM (94.5). 570-735-1760.


Mike Lewis, the Americana recording artist in a Christian coffeehouse concert. The Main Bean Cafe, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 23. Free. 570-899-2264.


The Grascals, the award-winning bluegrass band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 23. $25. 570-325-0249.


Hickory Project, the hard-driving acoustic bluegrass group with national mandolin champion Anthony Hannigan. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. Aug. 24. Free but donations accepted. 570-996-1500.


Josh Groban, the pop singer performing with musicians from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. The Pavilion on Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. Aug. 26. Tickets at livenation.com.


Pitbull, the stylish rapper in a high-energy show blending urban, Latin and pop. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26. $80, $59, $39. 610-433-7541.


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.


Lady Antebellum, the seven-time Grammy Award-winning country trio with special guest baritone country singer Joe Nichols. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7 p.m. Aug. 28. $75, $59, $39. 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.


Hunter Hayes, the young country singer and multi-instrumentalist with “The Voice” finalists the Swon Brothers. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7 p.m. Aug. 30. $59 (pit area), $49, $29. 610-433-7541 or allentownfairpa.org.


Breakfree, the Christian-music band in a back-to-school lawn party. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 4. 570-342-8263.


Winger, the hard-rock band with multi-platinum rock group FireHouse. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 5. $24 advance; $29 day of show. 866-605-7325.


David Griffin, the Christian-music artist from Jim Thorpe. Agape Christian Coffee House, Plains United Methodist Church, 133 N. Main St. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6. 570-371-6363.


Solas, the quintessential traditional Irish-American band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 11. $25. 570-325-0249.


Broken Road, the country-music duo. The Truth Christian Coffee House, New Life Community Church, 570 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 12. Free. 570-301-7081.


Gary Belles, the Christian-music recording artist. My Cup Runneth Over Christian Coffee House, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 13. 570-824-2991.


Lisa Lampanelli, an evening of racy comedy. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. Sept. 13 with doors at 7 p.m. and show at 8. $65, $50. 877-682-4791.


An Evening with Erica Kiesewetter and Jon Nakamatsu, a chamber concert with the violinist and pianist from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. Sept. 17 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7. $30. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Wailin’ Jennys, the Canadian harmony trio. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 18. $30. 570-325-0249.


An All-Tchaikovsky Concert, the 2014-15 season opener of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with performances of Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony and Piano Concerto No. 1 (performed by guest pianist Jon Nakamatsu). F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Sept. 19. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Broken Road, the Christian-music duo with singer-songwriter Mike Lewis. Amazing Taste, How Sweet the Grounds Christian Coffee House, Centenary United Methodist Church, 24 N. Main St., Ashley. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 20. 570-899-8073.


William Doney, the Christian-music recording artist. Voice of Hope Christian Coffee House, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 E. State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 26. Free. Broadcast live on WVHO-FM (94.5). 570-735-1760.


Sue Yurkanin, the singer-songwriter in a Christian coffeehouse concert. The Main Bean Cafe, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27. Free. 570-899-2264.


Broken Road, the country-music duo. Agape Christian Coffee House, Plains United Methodist Church, 133 N. Main St. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 4. 570-371-6363.


The Here and Now Effect, the local Christian-music duo. The Truth Christian Coffee House, New Life Community Church, 570 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 10. Free. 570-301-7081.


William Doney, the Christian-music recording artist. My Cup Runneth Over Christian Coffee House, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 11. 570-824-2991.


The Stylistics, the Philadelphia-based soul quartet. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. Oct. 11 with shows at 7 and 9 p.m. $45, $30. 877-682-4791.


An Evening with Jenny Oaks Baker, a Pops Concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the Grammy-nominated violinist performing classical, rock, Broadway and Disney film music. 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton; and 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Gary Belles, the Christian-music recording artist. Amazing Taste, How Sweet the Grounds Christian Coffee House, Centenary United Methodist Church, 24 N. Main St., Ashley. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18. 570-899-8073.


Mike Lewis, the Americana singer-songwriter. Voice of Hope Christian Coffee House, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 E. State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24. Free. Broadcast live on WVHO-FM (94.5). 570-735-1760.


Messengers, the local Christian-music group. The Main Bean Cafe, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 25. Free. 570-899-2264.


Schubert’s Shepherd on the Rock, and other romantic favorites performed by clarinetist Pascal Archer and soprano Katy Williams from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. Nov. 5 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7. $30. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


A Trip Down the Danube, a Masterworks concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic including Strauss’ “Blue Danube Waltz,” Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto and other peices by Dvorak and Liszt. Guests include trumpeter Joseph Boga and soprano Katy Williams. Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 8 p.m. Nov. 7. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Sue Yurkanin, the singer-songwriter in a Christian-music concert. My Cup Runneth Over Christian Coffee House, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 8. 570-824-2991.


Cristabelle Braden, the Christian-music recording artist. Amazing Taste, How Sweet the Grounds Christian Coffee House, Centenary United Methodist Church, 24 N. Main St., Ashley. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 15. 570-899-8073.


The Company Men, “America’s First Mashup Group” blending classic and contemporary sounds. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Nov. 15. $30, $20. 877-682-4791.


Soul Shine & Friends Branching Out, the local duo in a Christian coffeehouse concert. The Main Bean Cafe, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 29. Free. 570-899-2264.


Ed Kowalczyk, the founding member and former lead singer of Live. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Nov. 29. $40, $25. 877-682-4791.


The Sound of Christmas, a holiday concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with guest soloist Elizabeth von Trapp and the brass group Carillon along with the Ballet Theater of Scranton and a surprise guest (in red!). 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave.; and 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Messenger, the Christian-music group from Factoryville. My Cup Runneth Over Christian Coffee House, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 13. 570-824-2991.


Woodwind Delight, a chamber concert with wind and brass musicians from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. Jan. 22 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7. $30. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Cinematic Love Stories, a Pops Concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with pieces from the silver screen including “Gone with the Wind,” “Titanic” and “Doctor Zhivago.” 8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton; and 8 p.m. Feb. 14 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


String Trio, a chamber concert with musicians from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic including cellist Jeremy Lamb. Selections include Bach’s “Goldberg Variations.” Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. March 4 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7. $30. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Bach, Mozart and Barber, a Masterworks concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic including Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis,” Barber’s Adagio for Strings and Mozart’s Symphony No. 29. Wyoming Seminary Kirby Center for Creative Arts, Kingston. 8 p.m. March 6. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


The Texas Tenors, a Pops Concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the singing group from “America’s Got Talent.” 8 p.m. April 10 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre; and 8 p.m. April 11 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, a Masterworks concert including Beethoven’s “Coriolan Overture” and Symphony No. 7 with guest violinist Anne Akiko Meyers. The Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 8 p.m. May 8. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


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