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First Posted: 3/25/2015

CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

The following concert and music listings are real and taking place.

F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre (570) 826-1100

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic: The Texas Tenors, April 10

Paul Thorn, April 17

Josh Turner, April 24

The Hit Men, April 25

Doo Wop Spectacular, May 2

Brit Floyd, May 15

The Craig Thatcher Band, May 16

Heart, May 19

Frank Sinatra Jr.: Sinatra Sings Sinatra, May 22

Josh Ritter, May 28

The Band Band, June 13

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and Jonny Lang, June 14

Daniel Tosh, June 25

Loretta Lynn, June 26

Girls, Guns and Glory, July 18

Matt Andersen, Aug. 14

Jackson Browne, Sept. 12

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Twp. (800) 745-3000

Florida George Line, May 3 SOLD OUT

Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0371

Bret Michaels, April 16

Mary Chapin Carpenter, April 17

Back to the Eighties with Jessie’s Girl, April 24

Michael Martin Murphey and Jonathan Edwards, May 1

Atlanta Rhythm Section and the Georgia Satellites, May 2

Dark Star Orchestra, May 8 and 9

The Lettermen, May 29

Jam on the Mountain: The Mantras, May 31

The Official Blues Brothers Revue, June 11

The Weight, June 12

Happy Together Tour, June 25

Livewire and the Land of OZZ, June 27

America, July 2

38 Special, July 19

Arrival, July 23

Steep Canyon Rangers and the Jeff Austin Band, July 24

Jamey Johnson, Sept. 10

Gene Watson, Oct. 3

Clint Black, Oct. 15

Rhonda Vincent, Oct. 25

Three Dog Night, Nov. 20

Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0249

Tartan Terrors, April 4

Paula Cole, April 11

Big Hix Country Music Tribute, April 17

The Sons & Heirs, April 18

Barefoot Movement, April 23

Start Making Sense, April 24

Willy Porter, April 25

The Steepwater Band, May 1

Free Range Folk, May 2

Damn the Torpedoes: Tom Petty Tribute, May 9

Jeff Daniels, May 14

Tom Chapin, May 15

The Bach and Handel Chorale in “A Night Out Dixieland Style,” May 16

Alice Tan Ridley, May 22

Bennie & the Jets Elton John Show, May 23

Laurence Juber, May 29

Eastbound Jesus, June 5

The Jammin’ Divas, June 6

THIS WEEK: April 1 to 7, 2015

The Houghton College Choir, presenting a range of music from the Renaissance Mass to baroque motets to African-American spirituals. Grace Community Church, 4122 Memorial Highway, Dallas. 7:30 p.m. April 2. Free. 570-675-3178.

Take 6, the six-member, Grammy-winning ensemble performing gospel, jazz, R&B and pop harmonies. Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. April 2. $30, $15 children. 570-389-4409.

Billy Strings and Don Julin, the guitar and mandolin string virtuosos. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 4. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

The Tartan Terrors, the Celtic-rock band mixing traditional folklore, dance and humor. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 4. $30. 570-325-0249.

Homegrown Music Concert, with Boston-based singer-songwriter and pianist Dan Masterson along with blues band Hickory Project. WVIA Public Media Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 8 p.m. April 6. Free but reservations required at 570-655-2808.

FUTURE

The Texas Tenors, a Pops Concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the singing group from “America’s Got Talent.” 8 p.m. April 10 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre; and 8 p.m. April 11 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.

Dirk Quinn Band, the jam band rooted in jazz, funk and grooves. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 10. $16 advance, $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

In Recital, with trumpeter Caleb Hudson and trombonist Amanda Hudson. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 11. Free. 570-941-7624.

Leroy Justice, classic rock for the modern day by the five-member band. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 11. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Korngold Chamber Music Festival, music of Austrian composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold and his contemporary Paul Hindemith presented by the Wyoming Seminary Music Department. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 8 p.m. April 11; 2 p.m. April 12. Free. 570-270-2192.

Paula Cole, the Grammy-winning singer performing hits from her 18-year career. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 11. $28. 570-325-0249.

Sunday Music Series, an afternoon of classical works by Brahms and others of the Romantic and contemporary eras performed on violin, French horn and piano. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 3 to 5:30 p.m. April 12. $15. 570-344-1111.

John Flynn, thesinger-songwriter and troubadour performing songs from his latest album “Poor Man’s Diamonds.” Presented by RiverFolk Concerts at the Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 3 p.m. April 12. BYOB. $15 advance; $20 at the door. 845-252-6783.

Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert, a program of chamber music. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. April 12. Free. 570-348-6268.

Sue and Jeff Duffield, a Christian-music concert by the recording artists. Nebo Baptist Church, 75 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. 7 p.m. April 12. Free. Followed by a dessert hour. 570-735-3932.

Scott Helmer, the pop-rock singer-guitarist in a fundraiser for the restoration fund of the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 7 p.m. April 14. $20. 570-344-1111.

R5: All Day, All Night, a concert documentary following the pop-rock group through performance footage, never-before-seen interviews and a history of the band. Cinemark, 40 Glen Maura National Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. April 16. $12.50. 570-961-5943.

Bret Michaels, the former Poison frontman, actor and screenwriter. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 16. 866-605-7325.

American Spiritual, “an agnostic gospel revival” with singer-fiddler Rani Arbo and her band Daisy Mayhem. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. April 17. 570-389-4409.

Guitar Ensemble Spring Concert, performingclassic works for the guitar. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 17. Free. 570-348-6268.

Live from the Chandelier Lobby: Paul Thorne, the roots-rock songwriter performing selections from his new album “Too Blessed to Be Stressed.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 17. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Big Hix, the high-energy country-music tribute group performing hits by Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Jason Aldean and more. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 17. $20. 570-325-0249.

Mary Chapin Carpenter, the five-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter with special guest Lunasa. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. April 17. 866-605-7325.

Jean Rohe and Liam Robinson, the award-winning singer-songwriter and her string-musician accompanist. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 18. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Sons & Heirs, the New York City-based tribute band paying homage to the music of The Smiths. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 18. $20. 570-325-0249.

Annual Spring Concert by the Wyoming Seminary Choral and Madrigal Singers, String Ensemble and Orchestra including gypsy songs by Brahms and Renaissance Madrigal songs. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 2 p.m. April 19. Free. 570-270-2192.

The Northern Tier Symphony, performing the world premiere of “Fanfare for Orchestra” composed by Joseph Knaus of Laflin in addition to works by Tchaikovsky and Bruckner. 3 p.m. April 19 at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School, 41 Philadelphia Ave.; and 8 p.m. April 25 at Wallenpaupack Area High School, 2552 Route 6, Hawley. $10, $5 children. 570-289-1090.

Wind Ensemble Spring Concert, tracing the history of the modern concert band from the early 1900s to the present. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. April 19. Free. 570-348-6268.

Talent Show, the 20th annual event with special guest Father James J. Paisley along with refreshments and prizes. St. Maria Goretti Parish Center, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin. 7 p.m. April 19. 570-655-8956.

40-Story Radio Tower, A “Prairie Home Companion”-style celebration of the spoken word with plays, poetry and comedy along with musical guests Barefoot Movement performing bluegrass, folk and acoustic rock. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 23. $15. 570-325-0249.

Some Kind of Jam, a weekend of music and camping with four stages of more than 30 musical acts along with workshops, nature trails, trout fishing, food-and-craft vendors, jam sessions, light shows, fire performances, parades, yoga and more. The lineup includes Particle, the Motet, Consider the Source, Poor Man’s Whiskey, the Mantras, the Big Dirty, the Fritz, Steepwater Band and many more. Schuylkill Fairgrounds, 2270 Fair Road, Schuylkill Haven. April 24 to 26. $75 advance; $90 day of event. Information at jibberjazz.com or 570-739-7385.

The Word Made Flesh, a concert of Renaissance and contemporary works tracing Christ’s incarnation performed by a cappella group The Lyric Consort. St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 24. Free. 570-343-6707.

Back to the Eighties, a tribute to the music and fashions of the 1980s with Jessie’s Girl. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 24. $17 advance, $22 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Josh Turner, the double-platinum-selling country artist. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 24. $51, $41, $31. 570-826-1100.

Faculty Concert, classical works performed by violinist Sophie Till, cellist Christine Appenheimer-Vaida and pianist Rick Hoffenberg. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. April 25. Free. 570-348-6268.

Curtain Up: A Broadway Cabaret of Tony Winners, an evening of cabaret favorites with singers John Baldino and Erin Canedy along with special guests. Theater at Trinity Church, 58 River St., Carbondale. 7 p.m. April 25. $11 advance; $13 at the door. 800-838-3006.

Performing Arts Gala: Spring into Song, performances by guest professionals and students of the Performing Arts Training Academy in a mix of styles including contemporary pop, musical theater, lyrical song and dance, classical song, slam poetry, monologues and skits. Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7 to 9 p.m. April 25. $20, $10 students. 570-674-6207.

Hee Haw Harmony, a fast-paced show with comedy routines and barbershop harmony performed by the Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus and the Vocal Accord Chordial Connection. With opener jazz pianist Rick Pedro. Tunkhannock Area High School, 135 Tiger Drive. 7 p.m. April 25. $9 advance; $12 at the door. 570-836-8595.

The Hit Men, a quintet of singer-songwriters performing hits from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 25. $47, $37, $27. 570-826-1100.

World Premiere Composition Series Concert, the 32nd annual event with two new works by composer/conductor Brian McWhorter, performed by the University of Scranton Concert Band and Concert Choir. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 25. Free. 570-941-7624.

Willy Porter, the guitarist and singer-songwriter. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 25. $25. 570-325-0249.

Harpeth Rising, the female trio performing folk, newgrass, rock and classical on banjo, violin and cello. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 25. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Everyone Orchestra, the improvisational group which creates an entirely different show during each performance. Appearing are Drew Emmitt (Leftover Salmon), Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident), Andrew Altman (Railroad Earth), Cris Jacobs (The Bridge) and Jesse Harper and Jay Starling, both of Love Canon. Conducted by Matt Butler. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. April 26. $25. 570-420-2808.

Destinations, a cabaret-style pops concert by the Arcadia Chorale and the Doug Smith Jazz Trio. Century Club, 612 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. 8 p.m. May 1. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. 570-871-0350.

Michael Martin Murphy and Jonathon Edwards, an acoustic evening with the veteran singer-songwriters. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 1. $22 advance, $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Jukebox Heroes Live, the Mahoney Brothers in “The World’s Greatest Musical Impersonation Show,” paying tribute to favorite rock influences including the Beatles, Neil Diamond, Willie Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Rick Nelson and more. Held in celebration of the fifth anniversary of the Wiltsie Center, 700 N. Wyoming St., Hazleton. 6:30 p.m. May 2. $28, $23, $18. 570-233-7731.

Joe Nardone’s Doo Wop Spectacular, with Little Anthony & the Imperials, the Chiffons and Bobby Lewis. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. May 2. $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-826-1100.

In Concert with the University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 2. Free. 570-941-7624.

Campus Choir Concert. Liberal Arts Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 2; 4 p.m. May 3. Free. 570-348-6268.

Atlanta Rhythm Section, the Georgia southern rock band with the Georgia Satellites. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 2. 866-605-7325.

Andrew & Noah, the singing duo and string instrumentalists performing their brand of Americana Groove. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. May 2. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Florida Georgia Line, the reigning Country Music Association Vocal Duo of the Year on their “Anything Goes Tour.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. May 3. SOLD OUT. 800-745-3000.

String Project Concert, performances by string students ages 4 to 18 including ensembles, solos and three orchestras. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 6:30 p.m. May 4. Free. 570-348-6268.

Slash, the rock band headed by vocalist Myles Kennedy. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 5. $35 advance; $38 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Chamber Strings Spring Concert, solos and chamber music performed by undergraduate and graduate string students. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. May 7. Free. 570-348-6268.

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, a Masterworks concert including Beethoven’s “Coriolan Overture” and Symphony No. 7 with guest violinist Anne Akiko Meyers. The Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 8 p.m. May 8. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.

Blue October, the Texas-based alternative rock band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 8. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Dark Star Orchestra, the Grateful Dead tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 8 and 9. 866-605-7325.

Chamber Singers Concert. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. May 9. Free. 570-348-6268.

In Concert, with the University of Scranton Jazz Band and alumni guest soloists. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 9. Free. 570-941-7624.

Red Tail Ring, the duo of Michael Beauchamp and Laurel Premo performing traditional and original pieces on fiddle, bajo, mandolin, jawharp along with harmonies and foot percussion. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. May 9. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Damn the Torpedoes, a tribute to the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers along with selections from Petty’s supergroup the Traveling Wilburys. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 9. $20. 570-325-0249.

Sunday Music Series, with saxophonist Neil Wetzel leading his quintet in performing jazz, polkas, hymns and more. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 3 p.m. May 10. $25. 570-344-1111.

The Used, the post-hardcore band from Utah along with Chicago alt-rock band Chevelle. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. May 12. $32.50. 570-420-2808.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, the jazz pianist and his group performing pop hits of the present in musical styles of the past. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 14. $25 advance; $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Jeff Daniels, the grassroots singer-songwriter and Emmy Award-winning actor. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 14. $30. 570-325-0249.

Simple Gifts, a female trio performing ethnic folk music from Eastern Europe, Ireland and America on fiddle, guitar, banjo, spoons, concertina and more. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 3832 Route 6, Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. May 15. 570-836-2233.

Pre-Commencement Concert, with the University of Scranton Symphonic Band, Singers and String Ensemble. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 15. Free. 570-941-7624.

Brit Floyd: The Greatest Pink Floyd Show, the tribute band on its “Space and Time World Tour” with a spectacular new light show and even bigger stage production. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 15. $51.50, $41.50, $31.50.

Tom Chapin, the three-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and guitarist. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 15. $25. 570-325-0249.

Live from the Chandelier Lobby: Craig Thatcher Band, performing a tribute to the music of Jimi Hendrix. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 16. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Ocean Quartet, the award-winning group performing a gamut from ancient ballads to pop grooves. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. May 16. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Benjamin Horreverts, a Christian-music concert by the New York recording artist. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 17. Free. 570-474-6616.

Heart, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Ann and Nancy Wilson performing songs from the group’s extensive catalogue of hits. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. May 19. $75, $59, $45. 570-826-1100.

Sinatra Sings Sinatra, with singer Frank Sinatra Jr. celebrating his father’s hits with a multimedia centennial concert. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. May 22. $125 (pit seating), $69, $59, $49. 570-826-1100.

Alice Tan Ridley, the singer from “America’s Got Talent” paying tribute to the music of famous soul divas. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 22. $20. 570-325-0249.

Bennie & the Jets, a tribute to the music of Elton John. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 23. $25. 570-325-0249.

NEPA Bluegrass Festival, with the Boxcars, Little Roy & Lizzy, Nothin Fancy, Larry Gillis Band, Remington Ryde, Louie Seltzer, Driftwood, Goldwing Express, Hillbilly Gypsies, Danny Paisley, Trinity River, Mama Corn, Ernie Evans & Tyler Williams, Coal Town Rounders, Velvet Blue, the Last Whippoorwills, Sully’s Fortune, Nate & Kate and Mark Miklos. Also: food and craft vendors, jam tent, workshops, Sunday Gospel Sing and children’s activities. Lazybrook Park, Routes 6 and 92, Tunkhannock. $55 until April 15; $65 thereafter; single-day tickets: $25 Friday, $30 Saturday, $20 Sunday. Free camping with weekend ticket. Gates open 8 a.m. May 28; music runs 2 to 10:30 p.m. May 29; 1 to 10 p.m. May 30; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 31. 570-721-2760 or nepabluegrass.com.

Live from the Chandelier Lobby: Josh Ritter, an acoustic evening with the singer-songwriter. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. May 28. 570-826-1100.

The Lettermen, the 50-year veteran harmony quartet. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 29. $32, $27. 866-605-7325.

Jam on the Mountain, with the Mantras, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band and Broccoli Samurai. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7 p.m. May 31. 866-605-7325.

Eastbound Jesus, the Americana, bluegrass and northern-rock band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 5. $30. 570-325-0249.

Jammin’ Divas, three-part harmonies with flute and double bass. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 6. $20. 570-325-0249.

The Official Blues Brothers Revue, a tribute to the comedy and hit songs from the original movie paying homage to Chicago’s rich history of blues, gospel and soul music. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 11. $19 advance; $24 day of show. 866-605-7325.

The Weight, the five-piece group paying tribute to the music of The Band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 12. 866-605-7325.

Live from the Chandelier Lobby: The Band Band, a group paying tribute to the music of The Band. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. June 13. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Le Nuove Musiche: Lyric + Continuo, a concert by a cappella group The Lyric Consort, performing the 17th-century works of Giulio Caccini. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. June 14. $10. 570-343-6707.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, the renowned blues-rock guitarist and songwriter along with Grammy Award-winning guitarist Jonny Lang. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. June 14. 570-826-1100.

Daniel Tosh, the Comedy Central star known for his hit show “Tosh.0.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 and 9:30 p.m. June 25. $69.50, $59.50, $49.50. 570-826-1100.

The Happy Together Tour, celebrating the music of the 1960s with the Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, the Association, Mark Lindsay (of Paul Revere & the Raiders), the Grass Roots, the Cowsills and the Buckinghams. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 25. $45, $40. 866-605-7325.

Madsummer Meltdown, a weekend of music and camping with four stages of 31 eclectic musical acts along with nature trails, trout fishing, food-and-craft vendors, jam sessions, light shows, fire performances, parades, yoga and more. The lineup includes Papa Mali, the Mother Hips, Delicate Stevee, Yojimbo, Dirtfoot, the Big Dirty, Scott Pemberton Trio, Naughty Professor, Down North, Aqueous, the Blind Owl Band, the Southern Belles and many more. Schuylkill Fairgrounds, 2270 Fair Road, Schuylkill Haven. June 26 to 28. $75 advance; $90 day of event. Information at jibberjazz.com or 570-739-7385.

Loretta Lynn, the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” and legendary multi-award-winning country singer. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. June 26. $99 (very limited pit), $65 (Gold Circle), $55, $40. 570-826-1100.

Livewire, the AC/DC tribute band along with Land of OZZ, performing the music of Ozzy Osbourne. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 27. 866-605-7325.

America, the folk-rock group celebrating their 40th anniversary. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 2. 866-605-7325.

The Repazz Band, an old-fashioned Fourth of July concert of Sousa marches, patriotic songs and Broadway tunes. Village Green, Eagles Mere. 5 to 6 p.m. July 4. Free. 570-525-3672.

Briggs Farm Bluesfest, the 18th annual outdoor festival with performers Devon Allman, Teeny Tucker, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes and many more. Also: Mississippi Delta-style barbecue, fresh roasted sweet corn, vendors, hayrides and camping. Briggs Farm, 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. 4:30 to 11 p.m. July 10; 4 to 11 p.m. July 11. 570-379-2003 or briggsfarm.com.

Live from the Chandelier Lobby: Girls, Guns and Glory, a band paying tribute to the country classics of Hank Williams. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 18. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

38 Special, the southern rockers playing hits from their three-decade career. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 19. 866-605-7325.

Arrival, the Swedish ABBA tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 23. 866-605-7325.

Steep Canyon Rangers, the Grammy-winning progressive bluegrass band with openers the Jeff Austin Band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 24. $22 advance, $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Live from the Chandelier Lobby: Matt Andersen, the bluesman known for his powerhouse, soul-filled voice. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 14. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Def Leppard, the British rock band joined by fellow platinum-selling rock icons Styx and Tesla. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7 p.m. Sept. 1. $83, $57. 610-433-7541 or ticketmaster.com.

Carrie Underwood, the six-time Grammy Award-winning country music singer. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7 p.m. Sept. 3. $87, $67. 610-433-7541 or ticketmaster.com.

Meghan Trainor, the singer-songwriter and producer whose breakout 2014 single “All About That Bass” spent eight weeks at No. 1. With openers Life of Dillon and Charlie Puth. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7 p.m. Sept. 6. $45, $35. 610-433-7541 or ticketmaster.com.

Jamey Johnson, the 11-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 10. 866-605-7325.

Tunes from the Tube: 60 Years of Your Favorite TV Theme Songs, a cabaret performance by singers John Baldino and Erin Canedy along with special guests. Theater at Trinity Church, 58 River St., Carbondale. 7 p.m. Sept. 12. $11 advance; $13 at the door. 800-838-3006.

Jackson Browne, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on tour to support his new album “Standing in the Breach.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12. 570-826-1100.

Gene Watson, the Texas country singer named “2010 Country Music Legend of the Year.” With openers Twitty Fever. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. $17 advance, $22 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Kansas, the platinum-selling rock band (“Carry On, My Wayward Son”). Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 11. $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-420-2808.

Clint Black, the triple-platinum selling country artist. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. 866-605-7325.

Rhonda Vincent, the country and bluegrass singer with Coal Country Express. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. $22 advance, $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Three Dog Night, celebrating four decades of pop rock music. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 20. 866-605-7325.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Philadelphia Pops Orchestra, a trip to the Philadelphia concert, sponsored by the Marywood Lifelong Learners. Leaves 10 a.m. April 12 from both Marywood University in Scranton and a later pickup in Pittston. Includes Sunday Brunch at the Waterworks Restaurant. $155. Reservations and details at 570-383-0544.