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First Posted: 12/5/2014

CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

Craig Thatcher in Badge: An Eric Clapton Retrospective, Jan. 31

Lee Brice, Feb. 13

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic: Cinematic Love Stories, Feb. 14

Tedeschi Trucks Band, Feb. 15

Jerry Seinfeld, Feb. 19

Diana Krall, March 7

ZZ Top, March 8

Celtic Woman, March 14

George Thorogood & the Destroyers, March. 19

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic: The Texas Tenors, April 10

The Hit Men, April 25

Doo Wop Spectacular, May 2

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

Jingle Bells 2014 with Fabolous, Dec. 20

Florida George Line, May 3 SOLD OUT

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

Bash in the Ballroom, Dec. 31

Jenny McCarthy, Jan. 14

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

Rockin’ the Holidays with Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, Dec. 14

Kenny Rogers Christmas, Dec. 20

Get the Led Out, Dec. 30, 31

Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot, Jan. 3

Phil Vassar, Jan. 9

Extreme, Jan. 22

Satisfaction: A Rolling Stones Tribute, Jan. 24

Voyage: A Musical Tribute to Journey, Jan. 31

An Evening with Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx, Feb. 13

Bruce in the USA, Feb. 21

Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Feb. 27

The Pink Floyd Experience, Feb. 28

Jimmie Vaughan and the Tilt-A-Whirl Band, March 6

Melvin Seals & JGB, March 13

The Outlaws, March 28

The Lettermen, May 29

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

Peek-A-Boo Revue Holiday Extravaganza, Dec. 12

Craig Thatcher and Friends Rockin’ Christmas, Dec. 13

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

Splintered Sunlight Holiday Show, Dec. 19

Aztec Two-Step Holiday Show, Dec. 20

B-Street Band, Dec. 27

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

The McCartney Years, Jan. 3

The Infamous Stringdusters, Jan. 15

New West Guitar Group, Jan. 17

Jeff Daniels, Jan. 22

Mipso, Jan. 24

Dead On Live, Jan. 31

Donna the Buffalo, Feb. 6

The Hammin’ Divas, Feb. 7

Tusk – The Fleetwood Mac Tribute, Feb. 13 and 14

Albert Cummings Band, Feb. 21

Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown, March 6

Serafin String Quartet, March 22

Reverend Jefferson, March 28

THIS WEEK: Dec. 10 to 16, 2014

An Afternoon of Strings, with performances by students from the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 1:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Free. 570-348-6211.

Marywood University Wind Ensemble, a program of seasonal favorites. Holy Family Residence, 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton. 6 p.m. Dec. 10. Free. 570-348-6211.

Festival Service of Lessons and Carols for Advent, the annual event with the St. Stephen’s Choir. Bring a non-perishable food donation. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6 p.m. Dec. 10. 570-704-7055.

Marywood String Project Concert, a holiday performance by ensembles, chamber groups and student soloists from the afterschool precollegiate program for students, ages 5 to 18. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Free. 570-348-6211.

Let It Show, a WKRZ-FM sponsored concert with performers Christina Perri, MKTO, Mary Lambert, Before You Exit and Bea Miller. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 7 p.m. Dec. 11. $40, $30, $25. 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

Rusted Root, the roots and world-music sextet with guests the Quimby Mountain Band and High Strung. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11. $22 advance, $24 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Peek-A-Boo Revue Holiday Extravaganza, Philadelphia’s Neo-Burlesque Troupe in a seasonal celebration. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 12. $25. 570-325-0249.

French Montana, the Bronx rapper with opener Rowdy Rebel. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Dec. 12. $25 advance; $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Jordan Rock, the young comedian (brother of Chris and Tony) along with opener Truck Hudson. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 12. $16 advance, $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

The Bach and Handel Chorale, the 31st annual Christmas concert. 3 p.m. Dec. 13 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 112 W. Main St., Ringtown; and 7 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Tamaqua Area Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St. 570-325-4794.

Messengers, the contemporary Christian band from Factoryville. My Cup Runneth Over Christian Coffee House, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 13. 570-824-2991.

Our Christmas Cabaret, holiday music along with Broadway and pop songs performed by John Baldino and Erin Canedy with guests Jonathan Alunni and Rachel Krell. Trinity Church, 58 River St., Carbondale. 7 p.m. Dec. 13. $11 advance; $13 at the door. 800-838-3006.

A Ceremony of Carols, a performance of Benjamin Britten’s work along with music for the traditional English Service of Lessons and Carols performed by the Choral Artists of Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Cantare Treble Choir. Followed by a wassail reception. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 13. $15. 570-704-7055.

The 1975, the British indie band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Dec. 13. $30. 570-420-2808.

Craig Thatcher Band’s Rockin’ Christmas, rock versions of traditional Christmas songs with the Lehigh Valley band and special guests. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 13. $26. 570-325-0249.

Peter and Will Anderson, the virtuoso twin jazz musicians performing traditional, swing and bebop on clarinet and saxophone. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Dec. 13. $15 advance, $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Christmas Concert, with the Wyoming Seminary Chorale, Madrigal Singers, orchestra, string ensemble and handbell choir performing seasonal and orchestral music along with a new composition by alumnus Dan Levin titled “The Creative Spirit.” Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 2 p.m. Dec. 14. Free. 570-270-2192.

Millennium, a holiday concert by the band. First Welsh Presbyterian Church, 398 Main St., Edwardsville. 2 p.m. Dec. 14. 570-762-3112.

Carols by Candlelight, with the Chancel Choir, guest singers and other ensembles accompanied by the Anthracite Brass, handbells, piano and organ. Followed by a reception. Shavertown United Methodist Church, 163 N. Pioneer Ave. 7 p.m. Dec. 14. Free will offering. 570-675-3616.

Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert, with the Scranton Brass Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14. Admission is one new child’s toy, clothing or a cash donation. 570-941-7624.

Rockin’ the Holidays with Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, who perform holiday tunes along with Young Rascals’ hits. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 14. 866-605-7325.

FUTURE

The Grand Slambovians, the quirky quartet from Sleepy Hollow, New York, billed as “the hillbilly Pink Floyd.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 18. $15. 570-325-0249.

Cabinet, the northeastern Pennsylvania roots, folk and bluegrass band in a holiday performance “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” of the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 19 and Dec. 20. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Splintered Sunlight Holiday Party, a Grateful Dead tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 19. $15. 570-325-0249.

Jingle Bells 2014, an evening of hip hop and rap with Fabolous, Fat Joe, Lil’ Durk, Bobby Shmurda, Audrey Rose and DJ Suss One. Hosted by Alex Estevez of VH1’s Black Ink Crew. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Dec. 20. $85, $65, $45, $25. Benefits in part Toys for Tots. 800-745-3000.

Kenny Rogers, the multiple Grammy Award-winning country-pop singer performing holiday and hit favorites with special guest Linda Davis. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 20. $65, $55. 866-605-7325.

Aztec Two-Step Holiday Show, the award-winning folk-rock band formed by Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 20. $25. 570-325-0249.

Messiah Sing-Along, the 31st annual regional holiday tradition with audience members joining the Arcadia Chorale in Handel’s oratorio. Bring your own score or purchase one at the door. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 3 p.m. Dec. 21. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. Listeners welcome. 570-871-0350.

The B-Street Band, a tribute to Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 27. $18. 570-325-0249.

Wade Preston, the pianist and band frontman of the Broadway show “Movin’ Out,” based on the songs of Billy Joel. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 7 and 9:30 p.m. Dec. 27. $16 advance, $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Get the Led Out, the Philadelphia-based Led Zeppelin tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 30; 9 p.m. Dec. 31. 866-605-7325.

70’s Flashback, a New Year’s Eve party with the eight-piece show band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 9:30 p.m. Dec. 31. $28. 570-325-0249.

Bash in the Ballroom, with Face to Face, an Elton John and Billy Joel tribute band. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dec. 31. 570-823-9407.

Gilbert Gottfried. Ring in the New Year with the stand-up comic and actor. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 11 p.m. Dec. 31. $39.99. 877-682-4791.

A Salute to Vienna, a New Year’s Concert by the Philly Pops. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3. $100 (premium), $66.50, $34.50. 570-344-1111.

Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot, the “ultimate Billy Joel experience” by the tribute artist who performed in the Broadway musical “Movin’ Out.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 3. 866-605-7325.

The McCartney Years, a tribute band performing a note-for-note re-creation of a mid-1970s McCartney concert. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 3. $30. 570-325-0249.

Dirk Quinn Band, the jazz, funk and groove outfit. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Jan. 3. $16 advance, $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Phil Vassar, the award-winning country-pop performer with special guest Lyndsey Highlander. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 9. 866-605-7325.

The Suitcase Junket, singer-guitarist Matt Lorenz with his pile of homemade junkdrums. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Jan. 10. $16 advance, $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

The Infamous Stringdusters, the acoustic bluegrass recording artists. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 15. $23. 570-325-0249.

New West Guitar Group, the string trio combining the sonic timbres of various acoustic guitars with solid and hollow-body electrics. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 17. $15. 570-325-0249.

Leroy Justice, “classic rock for modern times” with the five-piece band delivering guitar-driven grooves and powerhouse rhythms. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Jan. 17. $15 advance, $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Woodwind Delight, a chamber concert with wind and brass musicians from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. Jan. 22 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7. $30. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.

Jeff Daniels, the Emmy-winning actor (“The Newsroom”) and singer-songwriter performing with his son’s band the Ben Daniels Band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 22. $30. 570-325-0249.

Extreme, the Boston rock band celebrating the 25th anniversary of its multi-platinum 1990 album “Pornograffitti.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 9 p.m. Jan. 22. 866-605-7325.

Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty, Sexy, Funny, comedy routines by an eclectic cast of female comedians including Paula Bel, Tammy Pescatelli, Lynne Koplitz and April Macie. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Jan. 24. $50, $35. 570-823-9407.

Caleb Hawley, neo-motown vibes with a fresh spin on a retro sound by the singer-songwriter. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Jan. 24. $16 advance, $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Satisfaction, an internationally touring Rolling Stones tribute show. Penn’s Peak, 326 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 24. 866-605-7325.

Mipso, the Appalachian-influenced harmony group who refer to their sound as “dark holler pop.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 24. $16. 570-325-0249.

Badge: An Eric Clapton Retrospective, a “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert by Craig Thatcher and his six-piece blues ensemble. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Jan. 31. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Swampcandy, stomping Mississippi blues by the roots duo, winners of the 2014 Floydfestival “On the Rise” competition. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Jan. 31. $16 advance, $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Voyage, a musical tribute to the arena-rock band Journey. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 31. 866-605-7325.

Dead On Live, the tribute band celebrating 50 years of Grateful Dead music. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 31. $25. 570-325-0249.

Destination Blues, the second annual three-day Bluesfest. Begins Feb. 6 with 16 brew pubs in Danville, Bloomsburg and Berwick presenting blues bands. Continues Feb. 7 in Bloomsburg with a free Blues Breakfast at the Fog & Flame, 34 E. Main St., followed by a Blues Brunch and Lunch at the Capitol Restaurant, 45 E. Main St. Music continues through the afternoon and evening at the Caldwell Consistory, 150 Market St. with acts including Clarence Spady, Teeny Tucker, the Slam Allen Band, Sweeney Blues Revue and many more. The event wraps up Feb. 8 with a gospel blues concert by Alexis P. Suter and the Ministers of Sound backed by a choir of local residents at Wesley United Methodist Church, 130 W. Third St. Details at 570-317-2596 or destinationblues.org.

Donna the Buffalo, a soulful electric Americana mix of cajun/zydeco, rock, folk, reggae and country. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 6. $26. 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. Feb. 7. $20. 570-325-0249.

Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico, the state orchestra of Mexico performing native music and traditional classical pieces. Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. Feb. 8. $30, $15 children. 570-389-4409.

Cinematic Love Stories, a Pops Concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with pieces from the silver screen including “Gone with the Wind,” “Titanic” and “Doctor Zhivago.” 8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton; and 8 p.m. Feb. 14 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.

Lee Brice, one of country music’s newest stars touring in support of his latest album “I Don’t Dance.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Feb. 13. $49, $39, $29. 570-826-1100.

Dennis DeYoung, the former lead singer of rock group Styx. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 13. 866-605-7325.

A Night in Old New Orleans, sounds of the Big Easy by a group of New Orleans musicians. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. 570-344-1111.

Tedeschi Trucks Band, the 11-member collective formed by Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks performing a roots-rich mix of blues, soul, jazz and rock. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15. 570-826-1100.

Jerry Seinfeld, America’s premier comedian in his signature standup routine about “the little things in life.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 and 9:30 p.m. Feb. 19. 570-826-1100.

Bruce in the USA, a high-energy band paying tribute to Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band. Penn’s Peak, 326 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 21. 866-605-7325.

Albert Cummings Band, the Massachusetts blues guitarist and his group. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 21. $23. 570-325-0249.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited, the spinoff group of Creedence Clearwater Revival with original members Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 27. 866-605-7325.

The Pink Floyd Experience, a tribute to the influential psychedelic rock band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 28. 866-605-7325.

String Trio, a chamber concert with musicians from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic including cellist Jeremy Lamb. Selections include Bach’s “Goldberg Variations.” Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. March 4 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7. $30. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.

Bach, Mozart and Barber, a Masterworks concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic including Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis,” Barber’s Adagio for Strings and Mozart’s Symphony No. 29. Wyoming Seminary Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 Sprague Ave., Kingston. 8 p.m. March 6. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.

Jimmie Vaughan and the Tilt-A-Whirl Band, the guitar-slinging Texas blues rocker and his group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 6. 866-605-7325.

Diana Krall, the multi Grammy and Juno award-winning jazz pianist and singer. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 7. 570-826-1100.

ZZ Top, the Texas dirty blues and hard rock band performing hits from its 44-year career. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. March 8. $125, $99, $79. 570-826-1100.

Melvin Seals & JGB, the Hammond B-3 organist and keyboard player formerly in the Jerry Garcia Band performing a mix of blues, rock, funk and jazz. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 13. 866-605-7325.

Northeastern Pennsylvania Bach Festival, with three concerts over two days. Begins with organ works by Mark Laubach 4 p.m. March 14 at Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. Continues with a Chamber Music Concert 8 p.m. March 14 with members of the Arcadia Festival Orchestra at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison St., Scranton. Culminates with a performance of Mozart’s “Vesperae Solennes de Confessore” and Haydn’s “Heilgmesse,” performed by the Arcadia Chorale and Orchestra 3 p.m. March 15 at Covenant Presbyterian Church. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. 570-871-0350.

Celtic Woman, traditional Irish anthems, pop standards and original music by the all-female ensemble. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 14. $81, $61. 570-826-1100.

George Thorogood & the Destroyers, the legendary rockers on their “40 Years Strong” tour performing their iconic hits including “Bad to the Bone” and “Who Do You Love.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. March 19. 570-826-1100.

Serafin String Quartet. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 3 p.m. March 22. $20. 570-325-0249.

The Outlaws, the southern rockers performing tunes from their new album “It’s About Pride.” With multi-platinum country group Blackhawk. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 28. 866-605-7325.

Take 6, the 25th anniversary of the six-member ensemble performing gospel, jazz, R&B and pop. Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. April 2. $30, $15 children. 570-389-4409.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Briggs Farm Bluesfest, the 18th annual outdoor festival with performers Devon Allman, Teeny Tucker 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.

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