THIS WEEK: June 22 through 28
Catullus, the suburban Philadelphia based quartet that blends progressive rock with elements of electronica. 10 p.m. June 22. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 S. River St., Plains Township. Opening act Newpy Hundo. $8 in advance; $12 day of show. holdmyticket.com
Planning for Burial, Autumn Pool, Doghouse Charlie, will perform on June 22 at Karl Hall, 57B N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre during an evening of experimental and indie rock. Doors at 7:30 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. All ages welcome. Tickets available at the door. BYOB. karlhall.org
Open Mic Night with Lorne Clarke, 7 p.m. June 22, Dietrich Theater, 60 East Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Musicians, poets, comedians and performers of all types are invited. Acoustic folk musician Lorne Clarke is featured guest this month. Doors open for sign ups at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. 570-996-1500
Hub City Stompers, Wilkes-Barre to the rescue show, Wilkes-Barre is the new location for the last show of Hub City Stompers’ summer kickoff weekend. Evening also features Echo Creek. 8 p.m. June 23. Bart & Urby’s, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $5 cover at the door.
Techno Night, featuring Fox, Rave Syndicate, Frank Ziggy, B2B, Morykon. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. June 23. The Other Side at Bart & Urby’s, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $5 cover at the door. 21 and over.
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix, perform the music of The Band and more with the Woodstock Horns, led by Nick Driscoll. Opening act Mike “MiZ” Mizwinski. 9 p.m. June 23. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 S. River St., Plains Township. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. holdmyticket.com
Family Animals, Pretty Worlds, Das Black Milk, Kali Ma & The Garland of Arms, will perform June 23 during an evening of indie rock at Karl Hall, 57B N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Doors at 7:30 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Tickets available at the door. All ages welcome. BYOB. karlhall.org
JP Williams Blues Band In Concert, 3 p.m. June 24, Dietrich Theater, 60 East Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Blues musician JP Williams will present his original songs and those of the great Chicago and Delta Blues artists. Admission by donation. Info, 570-996-1500
Celebrate America, a concert for Independence Day, will take place at 7 p.m. July 2 at Saint John the Evangelist R.C. Church, 35 William St., Pittston. A community choir will lead singing of patriotic hymns and will perform a choral selection as part of the concert. A variety of guest musicians and soloists will perform. Veterans of the United States Armed Services will be recognized during the concert. A free-will offering will be accepted.
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.
The Peach Music Festival, features Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band, Umphrey’s McGee, The Revivalists, moe., Gov’t Mule, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Blackberry Smoke, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Dickey Betts & His Band, Twiddle, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Turkuaz, the only Cabinet performance of 2018 and more. July 19 through 22. Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. Single day passes start at $75, and four-day general admission passes start at $165. Prices increase with select packages, and tickets become more expensive as the festival nears. thepeachmusicfestival.com
Open Mic Night with Dave Brown and the Dishonest Fiddlers, 7 p.m. July 27, Dietrich Theater, 60 East Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Musicians, poets, comedians and performers of all types are invited to share their talents. Featured band is Dave Brown and the dishonest Fiddlers, an emerging folk group rooted in NEPA. Doors open for sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. Admission free. Info, 570-996-1500.