THIS WEEK: July 6 through 12
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 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.
Camp Bisco, features the Disco Biscuits, Tipper, Bonobo (Live Band), STS9, Bassnectar, Lotus, Excision, Illenium and more. July 12 through 14. Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. Three-day general admission passes start at $169.50 and prices increase with select packages. Tickets also increase in price as festival nears. campbisco.com
A Day of Bluegrass, noon to 10 p.m. July 14 at Grovedale Winery, 71 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing. Performing is concert headliner, Sideline from NC, Mama Corn, Mark Miklos and Jesse Alexander. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 the day of the show. To purchase tickets by mail, send checks to GWCC, PO Box 55, Wyalusing, PA 18853. Kids 15 and under are admitted free with an adult ticket. Dry and tent camping offered at $10 per night. A new event this year is Friday night’s ‘Pickin’ By the Firepit,’ which gets underway at 6 p.m. July 13 at the winery. Bring your instrument and join in. Admission is included with the purchase of a ticket to Saturday’s show. A family friendly event. Info, [email protected] or 570-746-4922.
“The Renaissance Men,”sponsored by Wyoming Seminary’s Summer At Sem Creative Arts program, 7:30 p.m. July 17, on Tuesday, July 17, Sem’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Avenue, Kingston. Known as New England’s professional male vocal chamber ensemble, the group performs works with traditional, rock/pop and contemporary music influences. Free. 570-270-2188.
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.
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 and 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. 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.
Scranton Jazz Festival, headliners are former New York Yankee great Bernie Williams with The Bernie Williams Collective, jazz master Delfeayo Marsalis of the legendary Marsalis family, and the multi-Grammy nominated band Special EFX. Aug. 3, 4 and 5 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel and numerous downtown Scranton venues. Tickets range from $20 to $40 and are on sale at all Gallery of Sound locations, through the box office at 560-575-5282 or online at scrantonjazzfestival.com.
New York, NY Dueling Pianos, comedy-based dueling piano show will bring music of Jimmy Buffet, Garth Brooks, Billy Joel, Tom Petty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Disney and more to The Theater at North, 1539 North Main Ave., Scranton, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8. Tickets $25 to $35. Tickets, thetheateratnorth.org
John Fogerty, founding member and principal songwriter of Creedence Clearwater Revival. 8 p.m. Nov. 9. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. $35 and up. ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.