CONCERTS, 5.22.13-5.28.13

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First Posted: 5/20/2013

16TH ANNUAL BRIGGS FARM BLUESFEST

(88 Old Berwick Hwy., Nescopeck)

570.379.3342, briggsfarm.com

• Featuring Lurrie Bell, more: July 12-13, $28-$90

BREWS BROTHERS WEST

75 Main St., Luzerne

570.283.1300

Tickets at Ticketfly.com, venue or Pittston location at 1705 River St.

• Aaron Carter: June 1, 8 p.m. $18, advance. $20, day of show.

• Queensryche: June 11, 8 p.m., $21, advance. $23, day of show.

F.M. KIRBY CENTER

(71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre)

570.826.1100, kirbycenter.org

• Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers: July 2, 8 p.m., $59-$95

• Jason Isbell: Aug. 9, 8 p.m. $25; $50, VIP.

• The Onion Live!: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. $19, $34.

• Merle Haggard: Nov. 2, 8 p.m. $40-$99.

• YAMATO: The Drummers of Japan: Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m. $25, $35.

MAUCH CHUNK OPERA HOUSE

(14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe)

570.325.0249, mauchchunkoperahouse.com

• Childhood’s End: Pink Floyd Tribute: May 25, 8 p.m., $23

• Craig Thatcher’s Salute to the Filmore: June 15, 8 p.m., $23

• Kashmir: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Show: July 13, 8 p.m.

• Incendio: July 20, 8 p.m., $23

• Benny & The Jets: July 26, 8 p.m. $24

• The Vagabond Opera: July 27, 8 p.m., $22

• Solas: Sep. 6, 8 p.m., $25

MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

(255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre)

800.745.3000, mohegansunarenapa.com

• Cirque Musica: Sept. 22, 7 p.m. $25-$65.

MOUNT AIRY CASINO RESORT

(44 Woodland Rd., Mount Pocono)

877.682.4791, mountairycasino.com

• Parrot Beach: May 26, 7 p.m.

• Kellie Pickler: June 1, 7 p.m., $35-$50

• Blues Traveler: June 21, 8 p.m., $38

• Kansas: Aug. 11, 7 p.m., $25-$45

• The Stylistics: Oct. 19, 8 p.m., $45

NEW VISIONS STUDIO & GALLERY

(201 Vine St., Scranton)

570.878.3970, newvisionsstudio.com

• Kids on Bikes / Down to Six / To Hell with This / Master Fox: March 23, 8 p.m. $7.

• The Luddties / D-Grade Monsters / Warning Level / Team!: March 29, 8 p.m. $7.

PENN’S PEAK

(325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe)

866.605.7325, pennspeak.com

• Lee Brice: May 30, 8 p.m.

• Skid Row with guests Saliva and L.A. Guns: May 31, 8 p.m.

• Rockapella: June 7, 8 p.m.

• Ana Popvic with special guest Dana Fuchs: June 8, 8 p.m.

• The Fab Four: Beatles Tribute: June 14, 8 p.m., $29

• Summerland Tour 2013 Alternative Guitars Starring Everclear, Live, Filter and Sponge: June 16, 7:30 pm.

• The Zombies: June 20, 8 p.m., $27

• Happy Together Tour: June 27, 8 p.m., $39-$44

• Doobie Brothers: July 7, 8 p.m.

• 7 Bridges: July 12, 8 p.m., $22

• TESLA: June 28, 8 p.m.

• Arrival, the music of ABBA: July 14, 8 p.m.

• Old Crow Medicine Show: July 25, 8 p.m.

• Ted Nugent: Aug. 14 8 p.m.

• Glenn Miller Orchestra: Sept. 17-19, 1 p.m.

• Josh Turner: Sept. 26, 8 p.m.

• The Swing Dolls: Tribute to Andrews Sisters and McGuire Sisters: Oct. 1-3, 1 p.m.

• King Henry and the Showmen: Oct. 15-17, 12 p.m.

• Real Diamond: Neil Diamond Tribute: Oct. 23-24, 1 p.m.

• Gordon Lightfoot: Oct. 26, 8 p.m.

• America: Nov. 2, 8 p.m.

PENNSYLVANIA BLUES FESTIVAL

(Blue Mountain Ski Area, Palmerton)

610.826.7700, skibluemt.com

• Featuring Robert Randolph & The Family Band, more: July 26-28, $30-$449

RIVER STREET JAZZ CAFE

(667 N. River St., Plains)

570.822.2992, riverstreetjazzcafe.com5

• Bob Dylan Birthday Bash: Nathyn Knott / Before the Flood: May 24, 10 p.m., $10

• Keystone Revisited: Merl Saunders / Jerry Garcia: May 26, 8 p.m., $18

• Clarence Spady All Star Band: Tribute to Prince: June 1, 10 p.m., $12

• Royal Scam: Steely Dan Tribute: June 8, 10 p.m., $8

• Keller Williams: June 14, 10 p.m., $25

• The Kinsey Report: July 11, 10 p.m. $10

• The Aristocrats: July 31, 8 p.m., $20

SCRANTON CULTURAL CENTER

(420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton)

888.669.8966, scrantonculturalcenter.org

• NEPA Philharmonic: “Maestro at the Movies:” June 8, 8 p.m., $34-$65

SHERMAN THEATER

(524 Main St., Stroudsburg)

570.420.2808, shermantheater.com

• Hollywood Undead: May 22, 7 p.m., $23

• Dropkick Murphys: June 11, 8 p.m., $30

• Electric Hot Tuna: July 25, 8 p.m.

TOYOTA PAVILION AT MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton

• Dave Matthews Band: May 29. $40.50-$75.

• Steamtown Beer and Music Festival: June 15.

• Kid Rock: July 6. $20.

• Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival: July 13. $31.50-$60.50

• Vans Warped Tour: July 16. $35.

• America’s Most Wanted II Tour featuring Lil Wayne: July 21. $25-$89.75.

• Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival: Aug. 9, 8 p.m.

• Peach Music Festival: Aug. 15. $35.

• Jason Aldean: Aug. 25. $31.50-$61.25.

• Honda Civic Tour featuring Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson: Sept. 1. $30-$120.

PHILADELPHIA

ELECTRIC FACTORY

(3421 Willow St., Philadelphia)

215.LOVE.222, electricfactory.info

• Alkaline Trio: May 23, 8 p.m.

• Fall Out Boy: May 30, 8 p.m.

• The Dandy Warhols: June 1, 8:30 p.m.

• Tame Impala: June 19, 8 p.m.

• Everclear / Live / Filter / Sponge: June 20, 9 p.m.

• Rancid / Transplants / Crown of Thornz: June 22, 7:30 p.m.

• Smash Mouth / Sugar Ray / Gin Blossoms / Vertical Horizon / Fastball: Aug. 3, 7 p.m.

• This is Hardcore: GWAR / Kid Dynamite / Modern Life Is War / 7 Seconds: Aug. 8-11.

• City and Colour: Sep. 18, 8 p.m.

KESWICK THEATRE

(291 North Keswick Ave., Glenside)

215.572.7650, keswicktheatre.com

• Dudu Fisher: May 29, 8 p.m.

• The B-52s: June 7, 8 p.m.

• Hot Tuna (acoustic): June 14, 8 p.m.

• The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, more: June 19, 7:30 p.m.

• David Sanborn & Bob James: June 28, 8 p.m.

• Buddy Guy: July 30, 7:30 p.m.

• Ten Years After / Canned Heat / Edgar Winter Band / Rick Derringer / Pat Travers: Aug. 14, 8 p.m.

• Adam Ant and The Good, The Mad, and The Lovely Posse: Aug. 15, 8 p.m.

• Sinbad: Sep. 14, 9 p.m.

• Steve Hackett: Genesis Revisited: Oct. 11-12, 8 p.m.

• The Piano Guys: Oct 18, 8 p.m.

• The Fab Faux: Oct. 19, 8 p.m.

• Steven Wright: Nov. 3, 8 p.m.

NORTH STAR BAR

27th & Poplar St, Philadelphia

Phone: 215.684.0808

• Anamanaguchi: May 19, 7 p.m.

• Blink Tooth / Autumn Sky / Bite Size Giant / RAW: May 21, 7 p.m.

• Alex Vans and The Hide Away / The Warbirds / Secret Country: May 22, 8 p.m.

• Honah Lee / Mad Anthony / Ballroom Spies: May 23, 8 p.m.

• Dayseam / Tijon / Matt Wade / Victoria Watts: May 28, 7 p.m.

• Filligar / 4onthefloor: May 29, 8 p.m.

• Flightschool / The Yuzh: June 1, 9 p.m.

• Dick Dale: July 22, 8 p.m.

• The Aristocrats / Sylvana Joyce / The Moment: Aug. 2, 9 p.m.

• May 18: FiKus with Cocktail Party Phenomenon and Tweed

• May 20: Nick Andrew Staver

• May 24: Big Terrible with Ali Wadsworth, Jamie Victor, Satellite Hearts

• June 6: Rosco Bandana with Brethren

• June 13: Frankmusik with special guests

• June 15: Rosco Bandana

• June 17: The Naked Sun

• June 21: Song Dogs with Stallions, Grip of the Gods

• Sept. 11: Pere Ubu

TOWER THEATER

(19 South 69th St., Upper Darby)

610.352.2887, tower-theatre.com

• Daniel Tosh: June 20, 8 p.m.

• The Specials: July 13, 8 p.m.

TROCADERO THEATRE

(1003 Arch St., Philadelphia)

215.336.2000, thetroc.com

• Wednesday 13 / Vampires Everywhere / Ashes of Our Sins: May 23, 8 p.m.

• All That Remains / Pop Evil: May 31, 8 p.m.

• Killswitch Engage / As I Lay Dying / Miss May I / Affliance: June 9, 7 p.m.

• The Psychedellc Furs: June 14, 8 p.m.

• Juanes: June 21, 8 p.m.

• Dylan Moran: June 22, 8 p.m.

• Zombie Beach Party: The Sharkskins / DJ Kiltboy / Dave Ghoul: June 29, 8 p.m.

• LucIano: July 20, 9 p.m.

• The Mission UK: Sept. 4, 8 p.m.

• Kamelot / Delain / Exlipse: Sep. 5, 8 p.m.

SUSQUEHANNA BANK CENTER

(1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, N.J.)

609.365.1300, livenation.com/venues/14115

• Luke Bryan: June 1, 8 p.m.

• Toby Keith: June 22, 8 p.m.

• Jimmy Buffett: June 25, 8 p.m.

• Dave Matthews Band: June 28-29, 8 p.m.

• Vans Warped Tour: July 12, 12 p.m.

• Victoria Justice: July 16, 8 p.m.

• Train: July 24, 8 p.m.

• Miranda Lambert / Dierks Bently: July 26, 8 p.m.

• The Lumineers: July 27, 8 p.m.

• Blake Shelton: Aug. 10, 8 p.m.

• Jason Aldean: Aug. 24, 8 p.m.

• Keith Urban / Dustin Lynch / Little Big Town: Sept. 14, 8 p.m.

WELLS FARGO CENTER

(3601 South Broad St., Philadelphia)

215.336.3600, wellsfargocenterphilly.com

• New Kids On the Block: June 15, 7 p.m.

• The Rolling Stones: June 21, 8 p.m.

• Bruno Mars: June 24, 8 p.m.

• One Direction: June 25, 7:30 p.m.

• The Eagles: July 16, 7 p.m.

• Justin Beiber: July 17, 7 p.m.

• Beyonce: July 25, 8 p.m.

• Muse: Sep. 9, 8 p.m.

• Selena Gomez: Oct. 18, 8 p.m.

• P!nk: Dec. 6, 8 p.m.

• Rod Stewart: Dec. 11, 8 p.m.

ELSEWHERE IN PA

BRYCE JORDAN CENTER

(127 University Dr., State College)

814.865.5500, bjc.psu.edu

• Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers: June 30, 8 p.m.

CROCODILE ROCK

(520 West Hamilton St, Allentown)

610.434.460, crocodilerockcafe.com

• Devil By Design: June 28, 6 p.m.

• Great White: Sep. 18, 7 p.m.

• Bullet Boys: Sep. 15, 6 p.m.

GIANT CENTER

(950 Hersheypark Dr., Hershey)

717.534.3911, giantcenter.com

• Joel and Victoria Osteen: May 31, 8 p.m.

• Rush: June 21, 7 p.m.

• Selena Gomez: Oct. 22, 7 p.m.

• The Fresh Beat Band: Dec. 4, 7 p.m.

HERSHEYPARK STADIUM

100 W. Hersheypark Dr., Hershey

717.534.3911, hersheyparkstadium.com

• One Direction: July 5-6, 7:30 p.m.

• Dave Matthews Band: July 13, 7 p.m.

• Victoria Justice / Big Time Rush: July 19, 7 p.m.

• Journey / Rascal Flatts: Aug. 1, 7 p.m.

• Jay Z and Justin Timberlake: Aug. 4, 7 p.m.

• Jason Aldean: Aug. 10, 7 p.m.

• Matchbox 20 / Goo Goo Dolls: Aug. 14, 7 p.m.

SANDS BETHLEHEM EVENT CENTER

(77 Sands Blvd., Bethlehem)

610.2977414, sandseventcenter.com

• Chicago: May 22, 7 p.m.

• Korn: May 23, 8 p.m.

• Buckcherry: May 29, 8 p.m.

• Weird Al Yankovic: June 4, 7 p.m.

• Billy Idol: June 9, 8 p.m.

• Rock of Ages: June 10, 8 p.m.

• Willie Nelson: June 16, 8 p.m.

• America: June 29, 7 p.m.

• Dwight Yoakam: July 3, 7 p.m.

• Michael McDonald: July 7, 7 p.m.

• Los Lobos / Los Lonely Boys / Alejandro Escovedo: July 10, 7 p.m.

• Tony Bennett: July 26, 8 p.m.

• Sarah Brightman: Sept. 22, 8 p.m.

• Steely Dan: Sep. 27, 7 p.m.

• Celtic Thunder: Oct. 9, 8 p.m.

• Diana Krall: Oct. 10, 8 p.m.

WHITAKER CENTER

(222 Market St., Harrisburg)

717.214.ARTS, whitakercenter.org

• Hot Tuna Electric: July 26, 8 p.m.

• Ana Popovic: Sep. 19, 8 p.m.

NEW YORK / NEW JERSEY

BEACON THEATRE

(2124 Broadway, New York, N.Y.)

212.465.6500, beacontheatre.com

• Ultimate Doo Wop Show: June 15, 8 p.m.

• Frampton’s Guitar Circus: June 27, 8 p.m.

• Cindy Lauper: July 10, 8 p.m.

• Alice Cooper: July 18, 8 p.m.

• Tedeschi Trucks Band: Sep. 20-21, TIMES VARY

• Joe Satriani: Sep. 26, 8 p.m.

• An Evening with Ian Anderson: Oct. 11, 8 p.m.

• The Fab Faux: Oct. 26, 8 p.m.

• Zappa Plays Zappa: Oct. 31, 8 p.m.

BETHEL WOODS CENTER

(200 Hurd Road, Bethel, N.Y.)

866.781.2922, bethelwoodscenter.org

• Celtic Woman: June 15, 8 p.m.

• Hot Tuna: June 20, 8 p.m.

• Dave Matthews Band: July 2, 7 p.m.

• Victoria Justice: July 12, 7 p.m.

• Natalie Merchant w/ The Hudson Valley Philharmonic: July 20, 8 p.m.

• The Eagles: July 25, 8 p.m.

• Tim McGraw: July 26, 7 p.m.

• Bad Company / Lynyrd Skynyrd: July 27, 7 p.m.

• George Thorogood & The Destroyers / Buddy Guy: Aug. 8, 7 p.m.

• Blake Shelton: Aug. 11, 7 p.m.

• Cheech & Chong: Aug. 15, 7 p.m.

• Yo-Yo Ma / Stuart Duncan / Edgar Meyer / Chris Thile: Aug. 16, 8 p.m.

• Zac Brown Band: Aug. 17, 7 p.m.

• John Mayer: Aug. 20, 7 p.m.

• Luke Bryan: Aug. 23, 7 p.m.

• Kid Rock / ZZ Top: Sep. 6, 7 p.m.

IRVING PLAZA

(17 Irving Place, New York, N.Y.)

212.777.6800, irvingplaza.com

• Buckcherry: May 23, 7 p.m.

• The Apple Stomp: The Suicide Machines / The Slackers: May 31-June 1, TIMES VARY

• Ariel Pink: June 6, 8 p.m.

• Governors Ball / Death From Above 1979: June 7, 11 p.m.

• Gotham Rocks: June 8, 7 p.m.

• The Janoskians: June 10-11, 6 p.m.

• Marianas Trench: June 13, 6 p.m.

• Screeching Weasel / Down By Law: June 15, 6:30 p.m.

• Hanson: June 17-18, 7 p.m.

• Say Anything: June 20-21, 7 p.m.

• Fitz & The Tantrums: June 30, 7 p.m.

• The Maine: July 2, 7 p.m.

• Hollywood Undead: July 15, 6 p.m.

• Ron Pope / The District: Aug. 10, 7 p.m.

• Adam Ant: Aug. 16-17, 7 p.m.

• The Mission U.K.: Sep. 5, 8 p.m.

• Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg w/ Andrew W.K. on vocals: Oct. 3, 7 p.m.

IZOD CENTER

(50 State Rt. 120, East Rutherford, N.J.)

201.935.3900, meadowlands.com

• Richard Nader’s Summer Doo Wop Celebration: June 1, 7 p.m.

• New Kids on the Block / 98 Degrees / Boyz II Men: June 13, 7:30 p.m.

• One Direction: July 2, 7:30 p.m.

• The Mrs. Carter Show / Beyonce: July 31, 8 p.m.

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

(7th Ave., New York, N.Y.)

212.465.6741, thegarden.com

• Rod Stewart: Dec. 9, 8 p.m.

RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL

(1260 6th Ave., New York, N.Y.)

212.247.4777, radiocity.com

• Juanes: June 22, 8 p.m.

• Victor Manuelle: June 29, 8 p.m.

• Sarah Brightman: Sep. 21, 8 p.m.

• Rodriguez: Oct. 10, 8 p.m.

• Tony Bennett: Oct. 11, 8 p.m.

ROSELAND BALLROOM

(239 52nd Street, New York, N.Y.)

212.247.0200, roselandballroom.com

• The B-52’s / The Go-Go’s: June 19, 7 p.m.

• LL Cool J / Ice Cube / Public Enemy: June 20, 7 p.m.

• Kaiser Chiefs: July 30, 7 p.m.

BORGATA HOTEL CASINO & SPA

(1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.)

609.317.1000, theborgata.com

• Chicago: May 24, 8 p.m.

• Frankie Valli: May 24-26, 9 p.m.

• Russell Peters: May 25, 8 p.m.

• Bill Burr: June 1, 8 p.m.

• Jay Mohr: June 7, 8 p.m.

• Sting: June 14-15, 8 p.m.

• America: June 28, 9 p.m.

• Counting Crows / The Wallflowers: June 30, 8 p.m.

• Jackson Browne: July 5-6, 8 p.m.

• Los Lobros: July 12, 9 p.m.

• Jeff Dunham: July 14, 8 p.m.

• Jonas Brothers: July 26, 8 p.m.

• Jay Leno: Aug. 10, 8 p.m.

• Jim Gaffigan: Aug. 24, 7 p.m.

• John Mayer: Sep. 1, 8 p.m.

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