Concert Listings: July 8 to 14, 2015

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‘Jazz in July’ will present award-winning singer Rondi Charleston at the Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival July 13 at Misericordia University in Dallas.
Improvisational comedy group Here We Are in Spain will entertain at the Artists for Art Gallery in Scranton on July 11.
Grammy Award-winning singer Marc Cohn will add his soulful ballads to Misericordia University’s Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival in Dallas on July 11.
The Young Geezers will join other traditional music groups at ‘Music in the Valley’ July 11 at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg.
Standup comedian Sara Armour of NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ will perform at the Cocoon Coffee House in Hawley on July 10.

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    ‘Jazz in July’ will present award-winning singer Rondi Charleston at the Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival July 13 at Misericordia University in Dallas.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_7.10-Concert-MU-Rondi-Charleston1.jpg‘Jazz in July’ will present award-winning singer Rondi Charleston at the Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival July 13 at Misericordia University in Dallas.

    Improvisational comedy group Here We Are in Spain will entertain at the Artists for Art Gallery in Scranton on July 11.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_7.10-concerts-here-in-spain1.jpgImprovisational comedy group Here We Are in Spain will entertain at the Artists for Art Gallery in Scranton on July 11.

    Grammy Award-winning singer Marc Cohn will add his soulful ballads to Misericordia University’s Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival in Dallas on July 11.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_7.10-Concerts-Marc-Cohn1.jpgGrammy Award-winning singer Marc Cohn will add his soulful ballads to Misericordia University’s Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival in Dallas on July 11.

    The Young Geezers will join other traditional music groups at ‘Music in the Valley’ July 11 at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_7.10-Concerts-Young-Geezers1.jpgThe Young Geezers will join other traditional music groups at ‘Music in the Valley’ July 11 at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg.

    Standup comedian Sara Armour of NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ will perform at the Cocoon Coffee House in Hawley on July 10.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_7.10-Concerts-Sara-Armour1.jpgStandup comedian Sara Armour of NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ will perform at the Cocoon Coffee House in Hawley on July 10.

    CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

    Summer Spotlight with Zack Hammond, the Charming Beards and more, July 17

    Girls, Guns and Glory, July 18

    Gordon Lightfoot, Aug. 2

    Saint Motel, Aug. 5

    Matt Andersen, Aug. 14

    Spirit Family Reunion, Sept. 4

    Jackson Browne, Sept. 12

    Home Free, Sept. 21

    An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt, Oct. 9

    Vienna Boys Choir, Oct. 10

    Chris Cornell, Oct. 17

    Norm MacDonald & Kevin Nealon, Oct. 24

    The Beach Boys, Oct. 25

    Steve Hackett, Nov. 14

    Joe Nardone Present ‘The Best of Doo Wop,’ Nov. 21

    Wizards of Winter, Nov. 27

    John Prine, Dec. 4

    Cherish the Ladies, Dec. 17

    God Save the Queen, Feb. 5

    Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano, March 4

    Dancing in the Streets: Motown’s Greatest Hits, April 13

    Materialize! With Drew Thomas, April 16

    Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township (800) 745-3000

    The Midtown Men, July 25

    The Doobie Brothers, Aug. 1

    Shawn Klush Elvis Tribute, Aug. 22 and 23

    Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton

    Camp Bisco, July 16-18

    Vans Warped Tour, July 21

    Luke Bryan, July 30

    Peach Music Festival, Aug. 13-16

    Jason Aldean, Sept. 10

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

    Lee Greenwood, July 17

    38 Special, July 19

    Trigger Hippy with Will Hoge, July 22

    Arrival, July 23

    Steep Canyon Rangers and the Jeff Austin Band, July 24

    45RPM: A Tribute to the 70s AM Radio Hits, July 31

    Graham Nash, Aug. 18

    Eric Burdon & the Animals with the Edgar Winter Band, Aug. 29

    Jamey Johnson, Sept. 10

    Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam, Sept. 20

    Gene Watson, Oct. 3

    The Winery Dogs, Oct. 4

    Blue Oyster Cult with Vanilla Fudge, Oct. 9

    Clint Black, Oct. 15

    Tommy James and the Shondells, Oct. 17

    Back to the Garden: 1969, Oct. 23

    Rhonda Vincent, Oct. 25

    Jefferson Starship, Nov. 7

    Three Dog Night, Nov. 20

    A Night to Remember: Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash, Nov. 21

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

    Hiroya Tsukamoto, July 10

    Craig Thatcher’s Rock and Blues Revolution, July 11

    Jimi Hendrix: The Definitive Documentary, July 12

    David Mayfield Parade, July 17

    Ambrosia: Multi-Hit Machine of the 70s, July 18

    Incendio, July 24

    Splintered Sunlight, July 25

    Mark Hummel & the Golden State Lone Star Revue, July 31

    Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival, Aug. 7 and 8

    Sugar Blue, Aug. 14

    The Dublin City Ramblers, Aug. 15

    Hey 19: Tribute to Steely Dan, Aug. 21

    Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo, Aug. 22

    Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband, Aug. 28

    The Sons & Heirs, Aug. 29

    Barefoot Movement, Sept. 4

    Hollywood Nights: Bob Seger Tribute, Sept. 5

    The Stranger: A Tribute to Billy Joel, Sept. 11

    In the Round: Marshall Crenshaw, Jonathan Edwards and Garland Jeffreys, Sept. 17

    The Frank Sinatra Tribute Show, Sept. 19

    Wishbone Ash, Sept. 26

    The John Denver Tribute, Oct. 9

    Damn the Torpedoes: Tom Petty Tribute, Oct. 10

    The Young Dubliners, Oct. 14

    Leo Kottke, Oct. 16

    Eaglemania, Oct. 17

    The Band Band: A Last Waltz Celebration, Nov. 7

    The Sixties Show, Nov. 14

    Mary Fahl, Nov. 21

    Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808

    Three Days Grace with Finger Eleven and Devour the Day, July 21

    Zappa Plays Zappa, July 26

    Jason Isbell with Blake Mills, July 28

    Seether, July 31

    Pink Talking Fish, Sept. 25

    Bell Bottom Blues: Eric Clapton Tribute, Sept. 26

    Granger Smith and Earl Dibbles Jr., Oct. 3

    Jay and the Americans, Oct. 9

    Kansas, Oct. 11

    Sherman Summer Stage, Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono (570) 420-2808

    John Butler Trio and SOJA with Anderson East, July 10

    Chris Young, July 17

    Sublime with Rome, Aug. 1

    Dokken with Warrant and Firehouse, Aug. 22

    Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY (866) 781-2922

    Def Leppard with Styx and Tesla, July 11

    Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam, July 12

    Neil Young and Promise of the Real, July 17

    Brad Paisley with Justin Moore and Mickey Guyton, July 24

    Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, July 25

    3 Doors Down and Seether, Aug. 1

    Peter Cetera with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Aug. 2

    Florida Georgia Line with Thomas Rhett and Frankie Ballard, Aug. 7

    Lynyrd Skynyrd with the Marshall Tucker Band, Aug. 14

    Zac Brown Band, Aug. 23

    Christine Ebersole, Aug. 29

    Rascal Flatts with Scotty McCreery and RaeLynn, Aug. 30

    Chicago with Earth, Wind and Fire, Sept. 1

    Van Halen with Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Sept. 6

    Vic DiBitetto: The Italian Hurricane, Sept. 12

    Jackson Browne, Sept. 19

    The Princeton Nassoons, Oct. 4

    Karen Mason, Oct. 17

    Sunday with Friends Chamber Music Series, Oct. 18

    Blues at Bethel Woods with Fred Scribner, Chris O’Leary Band, Slam Allen, Debbie Davies and Midnight Slim, Oct. 24

    Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Nov. 7

    The Ultimate Bradstan Reunion, Nov. 14

    Sunday with Friends Chamber Music Series, Nov. 22

    THIS WEEK: July 8 to 14, 2015

    Wednesday Concerts in the Park with music by Millennium. Nay Aug Park Pool Area, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 7 to 9 p.m. July 8. Free. 570-348-4186.

    Student Solo and Chamber Recital, classical works by musicians studying at the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. July 8, 14, 22 and 29. Free. 570-270-2186.

    Still Meadows Revue, the third annual festival with four days of music, art and camping. Performers include Still Hand String Band, Blind Owl Band, Hillbilly Gypsies, Grand Ole Ditch, Wallace Brothers, Coal Town Rounders, Appalachian Gypsy Tribe, Mountain Ride, Lazy Afternoon, Uncle Jake & the 18-Wheel Gang, Friends of the Family and more. Mountain Sky Music and Arts Venue, Still Meadow Lane, Jermyn. July 9 to 12. $45 to $60. Info at mountainsky.net.

    Party on the Patio, with Satisfaction paying tribute to the music of the Rolling Stones. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 6 p.m. July 9. Free. Age 21 and older. 888-946-4672.

    Summer Concert Series, with the Legends Oldies Band. Lawn of the Jackson Mansion, 344 Market St., Berwick. 7 p.m. July 9. Free. 570-752-2723.

    Quey Percussion Duo, performances of world music by the internationally acclaimed duo. Held in conjunction with summer concert series of the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. July 9. Free. 570-270-2186.

    Briggs Farm Bluesfest, the 18th annual outdoor festival with performers Devon Allman, Teeny Tucker, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, Butterfield Revisited, Alexis P. Suter Band, Lonnie’s Back Porch Party, Terry “Harmonica” Bean with the Cornlickers, Centennial Blues Celebration, Miner Blues, Symphonic Haze, Danielle Nicole Band, Mike Zito, Slam Allen Band, Miss Melanie & the Valley Rats, Teddy Young & the Aces and 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. $90 with camping; $50 without; $30 one day. 570-379-3342 or briggsfarm.com.

    Performing Arts Institute Concert, with the Wind Ensemble, Jazz Combos and Jazz Ensemble. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Fridays through July 31. Free. 570-270-2186.

    The John Butler Trio, the platinum-selling Australian roots-jam band with pop-reggae band SOJA. A Sherman Summer Stage Show at Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. July 10. $30 advance; $33 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Hiroya Tsukamoto, the composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 10. $15. 570-325-0249.

    Comedy Night, with Sara Armour (“Last Comic Standing”) along with openers Randy Syphax and Miguel Delmau. Cocoon Coffee House, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley. 8:30 p.m. July 10. $20, $15. 570-588-8077.

    Music in the Valley, the ninth annual traditional-music day with a sing-along, storytelling, children’s activities, puppet show, one-room schoolhouse, wagon rides and music seminars along with performances throughout the day ending with a jam session. Performers include the Pocono Dulcimer Club, the Druckenmillers and the Young Geezers. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 11. $10, $5 children. 570-992-6161.

    Spuyten Duyvil, the six-piece roots-music powerhouse performing old time, bluegrass, folk rock and more. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. July 11 with shows at 6 and 8:30 p.m. $22; $16. 570-588-8077.

    Patterson Grove Summer Concert Series, with the Catawissa Military Band. Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Shickshinny. 7:15 p.m. July 11. Free but donations accepted. 570-925-0244.

    Performing Arts Institute Concert, with the Masterworks Chorale, Institute Chorus and Symphony Orchestra. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 7:30 p.m. July 11, 18 and Aug. 1. Free. 570-270-2192.

    Marc Cohn, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter known for his soulful ballads. Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival, Wells Fargo Amphitheater, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 8 p.m. July 11. $20, $15 lawn. 570-674-6719.

    Here We Are in Spain, Scranton’s improvisational comedy troupe with guests Improv Beyond and Skip Monday. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 8 p.m. July 11. $7. 570-604-1874.

    Luv It Live, a fundraiser for the venue with guitarist/bluesman Craig Thatcher performing music from the sixties and seventies along with food from local eateries and prizes. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 11. $30. Proceeds benefit the opera house. 570-325-0249.

    Sunday Concerts in the Park with the Fabulous Fortunes followed by the Fran Burne Quintet. Nay Aug Park Pool Area, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. July 12. Free. 570-969-1300.

    Irem Summer Concert Series, big band music by Seasoned Sounds. The Pavilion, Irem Country Club, 70 Ridgway Drive, Dallas. 7 p.m. July 12. Free. 570-675-3713.

    Jazz in July, with award-winning singer and recording artist Rondi Charleston. Held in conjunction with the Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival at the Wells Fargo Amphitheater, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 8 p.m. July 13. $20, $10 lawn. 570-674-6719.