The W: Quiet Riot, Rock Star Job Fairs, Winter Dance Party, and Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash

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First Posted: 3/11/2014


…will rock out at the Keystone Grand Ballroom at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs?

On April 26 at 8 p.m., heavy metal band Quiet Riot will bring the house down in the Convention Center.

Tickets are $20 each and go on sale today at 10 a.m. Ticketmaster customers may purchase tickets by logging on to, calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000, or visiting any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets are also available at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Box Office.


…can you do if you’ve always wanted to work at a place where music thrives in the summer season?

Head to the Rock Star Job Fairs for the Pavilion at Montage Mountain on March 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. or March 23 from noon to 3 p.m., both held at the Woodlands Inn & Resort (1073 Hwy. 315, Wilkes-Barre)

The Pavilion is looking to fill over 150 part-time positions for the 2014 summer concert season, including ticket takers, ushers, housekeeping, parking, box office, guest services, operations, concessions personnel, and many others.


…can you catch a show that will transport you back to the days of the 1950s, with tunes like “Peggy Sue” and “La Bamba?”

John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party comes to the F.M. Kirby Center on July 12 at 7 p.m. The party is the official live and authentic recreation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper’s final tour, and the only one endorsed by the Holly, Valens, and Richardson estates.

Tickets go on sale March 14 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the Kirby Center Box Office, by phone at 570.826.1100, or online at A special Kirby Member pre-sale begins today at 10 a.m.


…can you celebrate the master of rhyme and funky characters, Dr. Seuss?

On March 29, the Scranton Cultural Center will host a Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash, beginning at 10 a.m. The event will feature arts and crafts, song and dance from the musical “Seussical, Jr!” and fun and games. In addition, attendees will be able to meet the staff of the Little Dragon Playhouse Summer Camp Program. The party even includes cake, which will be provided by Cathy Reppert of Truly Scrumptious. The fun will wrap up with a screening of Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” at noon. And the best thing about it? It’s a totally free event.