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First Posted: 10/11/2014

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

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Oct. 18, Dec. 6

Slapstick Sonata, Oct. 24

Badlands — A Tribute to the Music of Bruce Springsteen, Oct. 25

Umphrey’s McGee, Oct. 30

DooWop Spectacular, Nov. 1

360 All-Stars, Nov. 6

The Time Jumpers, Nov. 22

Celtic Woman, March 14

George Thorogood & the Destroyers, March. 19

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

Cirque du Soleil presents: Dralion, Oct. 15-19

Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival, Nov. 2

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Christmas Attic, Nov. 28

James Taylor and his All-Star Band, Dec. 1

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Plains Twp. (570) 823-9407

Great White & Slaughter, Oct. 17

Queensryche, Oct. 31

Gloriana, Nov. 8

Los Lobos, Nov. 15

Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe (570)325-0371

Tommy James & the Shondells, Oct. 18

Back to the Garden, Oct. 24

Robin Trower, Oct. 31

The Tubes, Nov. 1

Engelbert Humperdinck, Nov. 2

Jerrod Niemann, Nov. 7

Kenny Loggins, Nov. 8

Martina McBride: The Everlasting Tour, Nov. 13

Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl, Nov. 14

Dark Star Orchestra, Nov. 26

Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot, Dec. 6, Jan. 3

Kenny Rogers, Dec. 20

Get the Led Out, Dec. 30, 31

Phil Vassar, Jan. 9

Satisfaction, Jan. 24

“An evening with” Dennis DeYoung and The Music of STYX, Feb. 13

Bruce in the USA, Feb. 21

Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Feb. 27

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

The Duhks, Oct. 16

Janis Ian, Oct. 17

Ryan Montbleau with Tall Heights, Oct. 18

Chris MacDonald’s Memories of Elvis in Concert, Oct. 19

Popa Chubby CD Release, Oct. 24

The Frank Sinatra Tribute Show, Oct. 25

Michael Graves, Oct. 31

Boolesque, Nov. 1

Battlefield Band, Nov. 7

Craig Thatcher Band, Nov. 8

The ‘The Band’ Band Last Waltz Celebration, Nov. 15

40 Story Radio Tower — Featuring Spottiswoode & His Enemies, Nov. 20

Sultans of String Duo, Nov. 22

Harvest Jam III, Nov. 26

Twelve Twenty Four TSO Christmas Concert, Dec. 5, 6

Craig Thatcher and Friends Rockin’ Christmas, Dec. 13

Splintered Sunlight Holiday Party, Nov. 19

40 Story Radio Tower — with The Grand Slambovians, Dec. 18

Aztec Two-Step Holiday Show, Dec. 20

New Year’s Eve Party featuring 70’s Flashback, Dec. 31

OTHER CONCERT EVENTS: Oct. 15 to 21, 2014

Jimmy Eat World, the alternative rock and power pop band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16. $25 advance; $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Sage, the avant-garde duo performing uniquely interpreted contemporary pop, blues and rock tunes. The BookHouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. 570-421-0800.

Organ Concert with Thomas Murray, the internationally renowned organist known for his interpretations of Romantic repertoire and orchestral transcriptions. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. $15, $12 seniors and students. Also: a free master class 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. 570-825-6653.

GWAR, the masters of shock rock delivering a heavy-metal explosion of screaming steel. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. $22. 570-420-2808.

An Evening with Jenny Oaks Baker, a Pops Concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the Grammy-nominated violinist performing classical, rock, Broadway and Disney film music. 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton; and 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or

Comedy Night, with Miguel Dalmau and Brian Grossi, two staples on the New York City comedy circuit. Cocoon Coffee House, Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. $20. 570-588-8077.

Gary Belles, the Christian-music recording artist. Amazing Taste, How Sweet the Grounds Christian Coffee House, Centenary United Methodist Church, 24 N. Main St., Ashley. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. 570-899-8073.

Mike Lewis, the Americana recording artist. First United Methodist Church, Route 11 and East Butler Street, Shickshinny. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. 570-899-2264.

Andrew Gonzalez and Friends, the acclaimed violist and his quartet performing music of Mozart and Schubert on violin, viola, cello and piano. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. Free. 570-941-7624.

Hawley Harvest Hoedown Concert, with bluegrass and folk groups the Coal Town Rounders, Cricket Tell the Weather and Miles to Dayton. Ritz Theater, 512 Keystone St., Hawley. 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. $20 advance; $22 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Journeys, choral pieces about departures, modes of transport and songs of the road performed by the Arcadia Chorale. 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton; 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 at St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. 570-871-0350.

Methodman and Redman, the hip-hop and TV sitcom stars headlining the Smokers Club Tour with guests B-Real of Cypress Hill and rappers Berner and Mick Jenkins. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. $25 advance; $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Simply Grand Concert, with the Gabriel Chamber Ensemble performing a classical repertoire. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Public Media Studios, One WVIA Way, Pittston. 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19. Free but reservations required. 570-655-2808 or

Stephen Foster: American Dreamer, a talk on the “Father of American Music” along with examples of his songs presented by Bruce Young performing on guitar, fiddle, banjo and dulcimer. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19. Free. Reservations: 570-996-1500.

The Martin and Lewis Tribute Show, with Tom Stevens and Tony Lewis portraying the giants of 1950s comedy. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19. $28.50, $23.50. 570-344-1111.

At the Statue of Venus, excerpts from Jake Heggie’s one-woman opera performed by soprano Jennifer Cowgill with pianist Rick Hoffenberg. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19. Free. 570-348-6211.