THIS WEEK: Dec. 22 through 28
Robinson & Rohe “The Longest Winter: A Christmas Concert and Singalong,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22 at The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street, Honesdale. Liam Robinson and Jean Rohe go deep into the Christmas repertoire: the mystical, the melancholic, the soulful, the sublime. Expect songs you may not know: haunting melodies of old Europe, joyful singalongs of the Southern US, and modern takes on the strange and ancient Christmas tale. Suggested donation is $15 with advance reservation, $20 at the door. For reservations please call 570-253-2020 or email [email protected]
Yarn, the once Brooklyn-based Americana band blends vibrant, inspired melodies and narrative and descriptive lyrics in the vein of outlaw country legends like Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings. Songwriter and guitarist Mike Brown will open the show. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 22. $20. http://bit.ly/2AZPK1X, 570-325-4009
Misty Mountain 10 Year Anniversary Weekend, the locally rooted Led Zeppelin tribute performs two shows. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River Street, Plains Township. 10 p.m. Dec. 22 and 23. Lineups will feature founders Mike Dougherty and Justin Mazer with special guests Erik Deutsch (Leftover Salmon), David Butler (Guster) and Karina Rykman (Marco Benevento) on Dec. 22 and Aaron Fink, A.J. Jump, Matt Gabriel and Dustin Douglas on Dec. 23. Special two show price of $20. bit.ly/2yjwCd3, 570-822-2992
Adam Ezra Group, the road tested roots rockers will perform with special guest Mike MiZ opening the show. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 23. $10. http://bit.ly/2B1AgKY, 570-325-4009
Tusko’s Christmas XXXtravaganza, featuring Tusko, Machine Arms, The Aegean, We are Space Horses and The Twindows. The Other Side, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 23. $5 at the door.
Daddy’s Special Eggnog, starring Robb Brown and Terry Childers. World of Brew Bar & Bottle Shop, 170 Laurel Plaza, Pittston Bypass, Pittston. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 23
Suze, the Kingston-rooted funk-infused rock band will perform its annual holiday show featuring a tribute to jam juggernaut moe.. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. 10 p.m. Dec. 25. $10. bit.ly/2C8N0QK, 570-822-2992
Patent Pending, will perform the album “Second Family” in its entirety. Special guests Keep Flying, Eternal Boy and Twisting Life will also perform. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. Dec. 23. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. http://ticketf.ly/2kob5vK, 570-420-2808
The Wailin’ Jennys, the acclaimed international folk trio, will bring their national tour to Misericordia University 730 p.m. Feb. 19 in support of their first new album in six years “Fifteen.” The concert will take place in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall. Tickets are $30 for premium seating and $20 general admission. The general public may purchase tickets starting Jan. 15. Info, 570-674-6719.
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.