THIS WEEK: April 20 through 26
Semi-Toned Presents: Stay-Tuned, the University of Exeter’s all-male a cappella sensation will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 20 at The Theater at North, 1539 Main Ave., Scranton. $25, www.thetheateratnorth.org, 570-800-5020, ext. 102
Flux Capacitor & Starbird, the neo-psychedelic jam trio from Reading headlines an evening of music that also features Starbird, the trio of Justin Mazer, Dylan Skursky and Al Smith. 10 p.m. April 20 at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. https://bit.ly/2HJcis3, 570-822-2992
Inner Temple, Crookshanks, Doyle & The Deubs, Second Suitor, will perform during an evening of music that begins at 9:30 p.m. April 21 at The Irish Wolf Pub, 503 Linden St., Scranton. $5 at the door. Patrons must be 21 and older.
Permanence, Alma Mater, Old Charades, will perform on April 21 at Karl Hall, 57B N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Doors open at 7 p.m. All ages are welcome.
The Lizards, a tribute to the music of Phish. 10 p.m. April 21 at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. https://bit.ly/2J3Wqjq, 570-822-2992
Guitar virtuoso Frank Vignola will perform with The University of Scranton Jazz Band at 7:30 p.m. April 21 in the Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue. Admission is free, with seating on a first-come, first-seated basis. Earlier that day Vignola will give a free guitar masterclass to student, amateur and professional guitar players. Email [email protected] for more information. For concert info, call 570-941-7624.
Celebrating Our Faith in Song, a spring concert featuring vocal and bell choirs from Shavertown United Methodist Church along with The Anthracite Brass and congregational singing of favorite hymns with organ and choirs, 7 p.m. April 22 at the church, 163 North Pioneer Ave., Shavertown. Info, 570-675-3616.
Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, performed by faculty member Sophie Till, 4 p.m. April 22 in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts at Marywood University, Scranton. The concert is free and open to the public. Other works to be performed include: Blinka’s “Overture to Russian and Ludmilla,” and Dvorak’s “Czech Suite.” For more info, call 570-348-6268.
Cantores Christi Regis, King’s College choral group, 16th Annual Spring Concert, 7:30 p.m. April 27 and April 28, J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, North Franklin and West Jackson streets, Wilkes-Barre. Admission free. Selections include “This Is The Day” by John Rutter, “Ubi Caritas” by Ola Gjeilo, and “A Red, Red, Rose” by James Mulholland. Info, director Robert Yenkowski at 570-208-6044 or [email protected]
Bluegrass with The Hickory Project, final concert in the 2017-2018 Arts at First Presbyterian concert series, 4 p.m. April 29, First Presbyterian Church, 300 School St., Clarks Summit. A free will offering will be taken.
Rule Britannia Concert, with the Wilkes University Chamber Orchestra, 8 p.m. April 30 in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts, featuring music composed in England. Info, 570-408-4510.
Briggs Farm Blues Festival, features Samantha Fish, Amy Helm, Selwyn Birchwood, Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm Review, Shawn Holt & The Teardrops, JJ Thames & The Violet Revolt, Vanessa Collier and more. July 5, 6, 7 and 8 at Briggs Farm, 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. Tickets range from $28 for a one-day pass to $120 for a four-day pass with camping. To see ticket options and purchase tickets, visit briggsfarm.com.
Inclusion Festival, for all ages and abilities. Features The Hoppin’ Boxcars, The Merry Rockers, founder of “Rock Autism” Max Muscato, Reef The Lost Cauze, Brady Rymer and many more. Also features inclusive, immersive workshops, whole body percussion with Camille Who?, art projects with Verve Vertu U Deutsch Institute, puppet shows by Theater Studio and more. July 28 and 29 at Mountain Sky, 63 Stillmeadow Lane, Jermyn. Kids ages 12 and under are free. Early bird tickets through April 15. Day passes start at $13 for teens and $25 for adults; weekend passes start at $20 for teens and $40 for adults. Purchase online at https://bit.ly/2q3PZ89.