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THIS WEEK: Aug. 2 to 8, 2013


Bovine Social Club, a swinging breed of Americana and alternative country with some gospel and Celtic in the mix. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 7:30 tonight. $20. 588-8077.


Student Solo and Chamber Recital, classical works by students of the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. Great Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 7:30 tonight. Free. 270-2186.


Scranton Jazz Festival, the 9th annual event with concerts, late-night Jazz Walks and a Sunday Jazz Brunch. Performers include Freddy Cole, Dave Samuels & the Organik Vibe Trio, La Cuchina, the Indigo Moon Brass Band, the Vic Juris Trio, the Carl Fischer Nouveau Big Band, Benny Carter Saxes and more. Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton and other downtown venues. 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. tonight and Saturday; 11:30 a.m. to midnight Sunday. $15 advance; $20 at the door. 487-3954 or scrantonjazzfestival.org.


Musikfest, the 30th annual music extravaganza with 500 performances on 14 stages (13 of them free). Performers include Ke$ha, Styx and Foreigner, OneRepublic, Darius Rucker, Carly Rae Jepsen, Peter Frampton & B.B. King, Buckwheat Zydeco, Southern Culture on the Skids, Trout Fishing in America, Holly Williams, Here Come the Mummies and many more. Downtown Bethlehem. Opens tonight with performances 4 to midnight. Continues noon to midnight Aug. 2 to 10; noon to 10 p.m. Aug. 11. Complete schedule at musikfest.org.


Marrakesh Express, an eight-member band paying tribute to the music of supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 tonight. $25. 325-0249.


Yonder Mountain String Band, the bluegrass-rock fusion band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 9 tonight. $22. 866-605-7325.


Nik Allen Music Fest, in memory of the local musician who lost his battle with cancer last year. With food vendors, raffles and nine bands playing blues, classic rock and folk. BYOB. Elmhurst Picnic Grounds. Noon to 11 p.m. Saturday. $10. Proceeds benefit pediatric equipment and programs at Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. 814-949-2302.


Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul, the nine-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion and her group. Wildflower Music Festival, Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Elizabeth Street, off Route 6, White Mills. Saturday with seating open at 5 p.m. and concert at 6. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic or beverages. $29. 253-5500 or dorflinger.org.


Cristabelle Braden and William Doney, Christian-music artists. New Life Community Church, 570 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. 899-2264.


Season’s End Grand Finale, the final summer performance by faculty and students of the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. Held consecutively at Great Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., and the Buckingham Performing Arts Center, 201 N. Sprague Ave., both in Kingston. 7 p.m. Saturday. Free. 270-2186.


Chamber Music Concert, with Philadelphia Trio cellist Deborah Reeder, harpist Anne Sullivan and flutist Diane Gold Toulson. David DeWire Center, Laporte and Allegheny avenues, Eagles Mere. 8 p.m. Saturday. 525-3176.


Summer Concerts in the Park, with the Fran Burne Quintet. Nay Aug Park Bandstand, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 2 p.m. Sunday. 348-4186.


Country Club Concert, with oldies by Memory Lane. The Pavilion at Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. 7 p.m. Sunday. Free. 675-1134.


Chamber Trios, classical and contemporary works by woodwind ensemble Trio Brilliante and string group America’s Dream Chamber Artists. Skytop Lodge, 1 Skytop Lane. Sunday with brunch and performance at 11 a.m. $60, $35 children. 616-0317 or buckhillskytopfest.org.


Orpheus Choral Society, with guest soloists Pastor Gideon Gaitano and Gracie Hubbell. New Life Community Church, 301 Delaney St., Lyndwood section of Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Sunday. Free. Followed by refreshments. 498-6700.


The Great City, ballads and up-tempo numbers paying tribute to New York City by songstress Hilary Gardner. Followed by an open mic salon. Buck Hill Falls Tennis Club, 270 Golf Drive. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. $35, $10 children. 616-0317 or buckhillskytopfest.org.


The Israeli Scouts, the touring teenaged singers and dancers. Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Tuesday with an optional dinner at 5:45 p.m. ($6) and concert at 7 p.m. 824-4646.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by AC/DC tribute band Back in Black. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Thursday at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast, performed by Jay Smar who accompanies himself on guitar, banjo and fiddle. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6 p.m. Thursday. Free. 821-1959.


Ladies Night of Comedy and Wine, with author and comedian Jeannine M. Luby performing her standup routine “Keep Wine-ing, He Might Start to Look Like Prince Charming.” Mountain View Vineyard and Winery, Neola Road, Stroudsburg. Thursday with seating at 7 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. $20 includes a glass of wine. 650-7518 or jeannineluby.com.


FUTURE CONCERTS


Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival, the fourth annual touring rock music and lifestyle festival with three stages of performers including Alice in Chains, Jane’s Addiction, Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive, Walking Papers, Middle Class Rut, New Politics, Danko Jones, the Chuck Shaffer Picture Show and many more. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. Aug. 9 beginning at 2 p.m. 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.


Talent and Variety Show, presented by the Youth Ministry of St. Faustina Parish at the Cultural Centre, 38 W. Church St., Nanticoke. 7 p.m. Aug. 9. Free but donations accepted.


Freedom Hill Ministry, Christian music. River of Life Fellowship Church, 22 Outlet Road, Lehman Township. Aug. 9 with dinner menu at 6 p.m. and concert 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free. 899-2264.


Foggy Mountain Glory, Christian band. New Life Community Church, 570 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 9. 899-2264.


Jason Isbell, the Americana singer-songwriter (formerly of Drive-By Truckers), whose “Alabama Pines” won Song of the Year at the 2012 Americana Honors and Awards. With openers Amanda Shires and Mike Mizwinski. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 9. $50 limited VIP; $25. 826-1100.


Joe Louis Walker, the Grammy winning blues singer and guitarist. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9. $20. 325-0249.


Tizer, a diverse mix of jazz, rock, classical, jam band and world rhythms by the award-winning quartet. Wildflower Music Festival, Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Elizabeth Street, off Route 6, White Mills. Aug. 10 with seating open at 5 p.m. and concert at 6. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic or beverages. $22; $11 students. 253-5500 or dorflinger.org.


Mike Lewis, Americana recording artist with opener Stephen L. Perillo and Friends. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, South Main and South streets, Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 10. 899-2264.


Brother Sun, a male trio fusing folk, roots, blues, pop, jazz, rock and a cappella. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 8 p.m. Aug. 10. $18 advance; $20 at the door. Reservations: 845-252-6783.


Forward Motion, the soul-driven eclectic quartet. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 10. $15. 325-0249.


Summer Concerts in the Park, with the West Third Street Jazz Funk Band. Nay Aug Park Bandstand, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 11. 348-4186.


Kansas, the progressive rock band celebrating more than 40 years of music making. Sherman Summer Stage, Mount Airy Casino & Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 7 p.m. Aug. 11. $45, $35, $25. 420-2808.


Country Club Concert, with the Wyoming Valley Barbershop Harmony Chorus. The Pavilion at Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. 7 p.m. Aug. 11. Free. 675-1134.


Step by Step, a free Christian music concert. Shavertown United Methodist Church, 163 N. Pioneer Ave. 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 12. 696-2658.


We the Kings, the alternative power-pop band on its Summer Fest Tour with Breathe Carolina, T. Mills and the Ready Set. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 420-2808.


Ted Nugent, the no-holds-barred rock musician and activist. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 14. $34 advance, $39 day of show. 866-605-7325.


The Peach Music Festival, the second annual three-day, multiple-stage event hosted by the Allman Brothers Band with the Black Crowes, Bob Weir & Ratdog, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Rusted Root, Gov’t Mule, Lotus, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Railroad Earth, Galactic, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and many more. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. With camping Aug. 15 and music beginning 3 p.m. Aug. 16; noon on Aug. 17-18. Tickets at livenation.com.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Bruce Springsteen tribute band Tramps Like Us. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


The Dustbowl Revival, the California collective merging bluegrass, gospel, jug band, swamp blues and hot swing. With singer-songwriter Birdie Busch. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15. $15. 325-0249.


Equifunk: The All-Inclusive Music Festival, a weekend event with lodging, meals, unlimited draft beer and amenities including pool, tennis, softball and basketball along with music by Soulive, Shady Horns, the New Mastersounds, JJ Grey & Mofro, Keller Williams, Anders Osbourne with John Medeski, the Revivalists, Marco Benevento, the London Souls, Main Squeeze and many more. Camps Equinunk and Blue Ridge, 3562 Hancock Highway, Equinunk. Aug. 16 and 17. Stay an extra day for the Sunday Funday on Aug. 18 with music by Pork Tornado, the Heavy Pets, Mike Dillon Band, the M&Ms and more. $350 cabins, $225 VIP camping, $185 regular camping. Details at equifunk.com.


Cross I Bear, Christian music. River of Life Fellowship Church, 22 Outlet Road, Lehman Township. Aug. 16 with dinner menu at 6 p.m. and concert 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free. 899-2264.


Susan Winter, the New York multi-award winning cabaret singer and her trio performing jazz standards and big-band favorites. Wildflower Music Festival, Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Elizabeth Street, off Route 6, White Mills. Aug. 17 with seating open at 5 p.m. and concert at 6. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic or beverages. $22; $11 students. 253-5500 or dorflinger.org.


Cristabelle Braden, Christian music artist. First United Methodist Church, Route 11 and East Butler Street, Shickshinny. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 17. 899-2264.


Raven Creek, country-western gospel music. Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Benton. 7:15 p.m. Aug. 17. 864-2647.


An Evening with Larry Coryell, Victor Bailey and Lenny White, an intimate concert with the jazz-fusion guitarists and percussionist. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 17. $27. 325-0249.


Summer Concerts in the Park, with Pat Marcinko & the Blues Mine. Nay Aug Park Bandstand, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 18. 348-4186.


Theresa Caputo Live! An afternoon with the psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show “Long Island Medium.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 18. 826-1100.


Country Club Concert, with the Orpheus Choral Society. The Pavilion at Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. 7 p.m. Aug. 18. Free. 675-1134.


Gathering of Singer-Songwriters, the 12th annual concert by local singers. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21. Donation. 996-1500.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Bee Gees tribute band Stayin’ Alive. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


Music for Models, an outdoor concert on the lawn of the Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Free. 586-8191.


Gary Belles, Christian music. River of Life Fellowship Church, 22 Outlet Road, Lehman Township. Aug. 23 with dinner menu at 6 p.m. and concert 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free. 899-2264.


Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, storytellers, comedians and others. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Aug. 23 with open mic at 7 p.m. and a feature act at 8:15 p.m. Free. 996-1500.


David Griffin, Christian music. Voice of Hope Coffeehouse, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 23. 899-2264.


Big Night Out, with modern rock bands Hoobastank, Lit and Alien Ant Farm. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 23. $25 advance, $30 at the door. 866-605-7325.


Bridging Division, Christian music. The Main Bean, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 24. 899-2264.


Danville Community Band, big-band and oldies music. Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Benton. 7:15 p.m. Aug. 24. 864-2647.


Summer Concerts in the Park, with Jim Buckley & Friends. Nay Aug Park Bandstand, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 25. 348-4186.


Country Club Concert, with the Irem String Band. The Pavilion at Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. 7 p.m. Aug. 25. Free. 675-1134.


Jason Aldean, the country star on his “Night Train Tour” with Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25. $55.25, $25.50 lawn. Tickets at livenation.com.


John Mayer, the seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter along with opener “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St., Allentown. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27. $66, $46. 610-433-7541.


Austin Mahone and Bridgit Mendler, the “teen tween dream team” in concert. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St., Allentown. 7 p.m. Aug. 28. $39, $25. 610-433-7541.

Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Queen tribute band Almost Queen. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


Zac Brown Band, the musically eclectic Grammy-winning group. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7 p.m. Aug. 29. 610-433-7541.


Cornstock Acoustic Music Fest, the first-of-its-kind event with Hickory Project, Garcia Grass, Old Friends, Coal Town Rounders, Billy Rogan, Retro Rocket, Tumbleweed Highway, Colebrook Road, Bog Swing Group, Mountain Ride, Mule Dixon, Julie and Kris Kehr, Charles Havira, Grain, Kanawha Valley Bluegrass, Honeyfingers, Naive Americans, Giants of Leisure, Killers B’s, Virginia Sisters Reunion and more. Also: workshops, jam tent, Kids Area, vendors and outdoor fun including fishing, swimming, hiking and a playground. Lazybrook Park, Route 6, Tunkhannock. Aug. 30 to Sept. 1. 237-2994 or cornstockfestival.com.


Luke Bryan, the country-music artist. With special guests Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St., Allentown. 7 p.m. Aug. 30. $59. 610-433-7541.

Billy Burnette Band, the Memphis singer-songwriter and former Fleetwood Mac musician. With special guest Sean Della Croce. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 30. $23. 325-0249.


Toby Keith, the enduring country-music megastar. With special guest Kip Moore. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St., Allentown. 7 p.m. Aug. 31. $80, $65, $45. 610-433-7541.


Deb and Bev’s Blues Night Out, with blueswomen Deb Callahan and Bev Conklin. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 31. $20. 325-0249.


Maroon 5, the three-time Grammy-winning pop-rock band with Kelly Clarkson and Rozzi Crane. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. Sept. 1. Tickets at livenation.com.


Jeff Dunham, the comedian and ventriloquist with his entourage of quirky puppet dummies. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St., Allentown. 8 p.m. Sept. 1. $49, $39. 610-433-7541.


Live Wire, an AC/DC tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 6. 866-605-7325.


Solas, the influential Celtic band with openers the John Byrne Band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6. $25. 325-0249.


Culture Shock Festival, the second annual music event with two stages of eclectic bands including Aayu, A Fire with Friends, Ed Cuozzo (of A Social State), Down to Six, Jeri Bennett, Nelson and more. Nay Aug Park, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 7. Free. 507-0443.


Mary Fahl, the lead singer of the 1990s cult band October Project. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 7. $23. 325-0249.


The John Denver Tribute, with singer Ted Vigil and guitarist Steve Weisberg, a long-time musical partner of Denver. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 9 p.m. Sept. 14. $25. 325-0249.


Dancin’ Machine, a tribute to the disco hits of the 1970s with the 10-member band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 20. $20. 325-0249.


An Evening with Lee Greenwood, the prolific country-music star (“God Bless the USA”). Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 8 p.m. Sept. 20. $21, $18. 387-4145.


Masterworks Concert, by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with guest pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton performing Poulenc’s “Concerto for Two Pianos.” Also performed: Rossini’s “Barber of Seville Overture” and Mozart’s “Symphony No. 39.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Sept. 21. $63, $55, $47, $31. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Hunter Hayes, the Country Music Association’s Best New Artist of 2012. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22. $38, $33. 387-4145.


Casting Crowns, the Grammy and Dove Award-winning Christian band. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23. $63, $38, $31, $26. 387-4145.


Three Days Grace, the Canadian hard-rock band with special guests Finger Eleven. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24. $41, $36. 387-4145.


Halestorm, the hard-rock band from Red Lion. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. $30, $25. 387-4145.


Scott McCreery, the 2011 “American Idol” winner. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26. $38, $33. 387-4145.


Josh Turner, the country-music hitmaker. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 26. $42, $37. 866-605-7325.


Austin Mahone, the pop singer and YouTube sensation. With pop-rapper Coco Jones. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27. $41, $36. 387-4145.


Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, the influential country-rock band touring in support of their latest release “Speed of Light.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 27. 866-605-7325.


Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun, the singer-songwriter and guitarist whose trademark licks drove his seminal classic “Hot Rod Lincoln.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 27. $23. 325-0249.


Justin Moore, the country-music singer. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28. $35, $30. 387-4145.


The Soft Parade, a re-creation of the theatrical and poetic concerts of 1970s group The Doors. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 28. $23. 325-0249.


moe. The jamming progressive-rock band with special guests Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. Sept. 29. $28. 420-2808.


Audio Adrenaline, the Christian rock band on its “Kings & Queens Tour” with Disciple, Stellar Kart and Ryan Stevenson. Downtown Arts, 47 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Oct. 3 with doors at 6 p.m. and concert at 7 p.m. Sponsored by Northeastern Pennsylvania Youth for Christ. $15. 842-4295.


Chris Cagle, the rock-infused country singer. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 4. 866-605-7325.


Simon & Garfunkel Retrospective, with duo AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 4. $25. 325-0249.


Jeffrey Gaines Band, the soulful singer-songwriter and his group. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. $23. 325-0249.


Melvin Seals & JGB, the keyboardist from the Jerry Garcia Band and his group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 10. 866-605-7325.


Eaglemania, the Eagles tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 11. $23. 325-0249.


Cast of Beatlemania, the tribute band performing music of the Fab Four. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 12. $27. 325-0249.


Alice Cooper, the theatrical and macabre rocker in his “Raise the Dead” tour. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 18. $75 (limited pit), $59, $49, $39. 826-1100.


Childhood’s End, a tribute to Pink Floyd. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 18. $23. 325-0249.


Jessie’s Girl, a “Back to the 80s” show with a quartet of musicians performing as 1980 icons of pop music. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 9 p.m. Oct. 18. 866-605-7325.


Technicolor Motor Home, a ten-piece ensemble paying tribute to the music of Steely Dan. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. $27. 325-0249.


The Haunted Symphony, a hair-raising evening of spooky selections by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with special guest actor and poet Frank Oden. Ghoulish attire welcome. 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre; and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. $63, $55, $47, $31. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Real Diamond, the Neil Diamond tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 25. 866-605-7325.


The Badlees, the Central Pennsylvania roots-rock band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25. $17. 325-0249.


The Frank Sinatra Tribute Show, with Atlantic City and Las Vegas performer Tony Sands. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. $25. 325-0249.


Gordon Lightfoot, the Canadian singer and member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. $42, $37. 866-605-7325.


Merle Haggard, the country singer-songwriter and three-time Grammy winner (“Okie from Muskogee,” “Mama Tried”). F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 2. $99 (limited pit), $63, $53, $40. 826-1100.


America, the folk-rock group performing their string of hits from the 1970s to the present. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 2. $40, $35. 866-605-7325.


The Duhks, Canada’s premier neotradsters romping from world beat to blues, urban-pop to old-timey. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 8. $23. 325-0249.


Get the Led Out, the Philadelphia-based Led Zeppelin tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 9. 866-605-7325.


Masterworks Concert, an evening of music and dance with the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic and guests Ballet Northeast. Included: Milhaud’s “La Creation du Monde,” Bach’s “Orchestral Suite No. 3” and Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella Suite.” Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. Nov. 16. $63, $55, $47, $31. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


A Last Waltz Celebration, a tribute to The Band’s last concert by ‘The Band’ Band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 16. $25. 325-0249.


38 Special, the platinum-selling southern rockers. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 16. 866-605-7325.


Yamato: The Drummers of Japan, the traditional Wadaiko percussionists. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. $35, $25. 826-1100.


A Very NEPA Christmas, the traditional holiday concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania and the Ballet Theatre of Scranton. 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre; and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. $63, $55, $47, $31. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


ANNOUNCEMENTS


Auditions for the Northern Tier Symphony with openings for brass, woodwinds, strings and percussion. Call 289-1090 to set up an appointment. More info at northerntiersymphony.com


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