Concert Listings: July 29 to Aug. 4, 2015

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Gordon Lightfoot will celebrate ‘50 Years on the Carefree Highway’ Aug. 2 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
Singer-pianist Wade Preston will pay tribute to Billy Joel at a concert Aug. 1 at the Hawley Silk Mill.
Indie band Saint Motel will play a ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ concert Aug. 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
The Golden State Lone Star Revue, a supergroup of legendary blues musicians, will play the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 31.
Rachel Kumar

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    CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

    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 Doobie Brothers, Aug. 1

    Shawn Klush Elvis Tribute, Aug. 22 and 23

    Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton

    Luke Bryan, July 30

    Peach Music Festival, Aug. 13-16

    Jason Aldean, Sept. 10

    Breaking Benjamin with Sevendust, Sept. 18

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

    Graham Nash, Aug. 18

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

    Jamey Johnson, Sept. 10

    Easton Corbin, Sept. 11

    Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam, Sept. 20

    Kick: The INXS Experience, Sept. 26

    Jonny Lang with The Record Company, Sept. 27

    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

    45RPM: A Tribute to the 70s AM Radio Hits, Oct. 24

    Rhonda Vincent, Oct. 25

    Jefferson Starship, Nov. 7

    Three Dog Night, Nov. 20

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

    Little River Band, Dec. 12

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

    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

    40-Story Radio Tower with De Tierra Caliente, Aug. 27

    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

    The Frank Sinatra Tribute Show, Sept. 12

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

    Leftover Salmon with Billy Payne of Little Feat, Sept. 20

    Wishbone Ash, Sept. 26

    Dala Girls, Oct. 2

    The Alt, Oct. 8

    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

    Craig Thatcher’s Tribute to Jimi Hendrix, Nov. 13

    The Sixties Show, Nov. 14

    Mary Fahl, Nov. 21

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

    Seether, July 31

    Asleep at the Wheel, Sept. 24

    Pink Talking Fish, Sept. 25

    Bell Bottom Blues: Eric Clapton Tribute, Sept. 26

    Granger Smith, Oct. 3

    Jay and the Americans, Oct. 9

    Kansas, Oct. 11

    Ralphie May, Oct. 16

    Misfits, Oct. 30

    Hot Tuna, Nov. 29

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

    Sublime with Rome, Aug. 1

    Dokken with Warrant and Firehouse, Aug. 22

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

    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 29 to Aug. 4, 2015

    Wednesday Concerts in the Park with music by the West 3rd Street Band. Nay Aug Park Pool Area, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 7 to 9 p.m. July 29. 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 29. Free. 570-270-2186.

    Party on the Patio, with Pirate Flag paying tribute to the music of Kenny Chesney. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 6 p.m. July 30. Free. Age 21 and older. 888-946-4672.

    Luke Bryan, the country artist on his “Kick Up the Dust Tour” with Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch. Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. July 30. Tickets at livenation.com.

    Summer Concert Series, with Jeff Brown & Sons of a Sailor. Lawn of the Jackson Mansion, 344 Market St., Berwick. 7 p.m. July 30. Free. 570-752-2723.

    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. July 31. Free. 570-270-2186.

    Mark Hummel and the Golden State Lone Star Revue, the Grammy-winning blues musician and harmonica virtuoso. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 31. $23. 570-325-0249.

    Seether, the multi-platinum alternative rock trio brings its trademark melodic thrash to the Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. July 31. $25 advance; $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Wade Preston, the singer-pianist of the Broadway show “Movin’ Out” who also served as Billy Joel’s backup musician. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. Aug. 1 with shows at 6 and 8:30 p.m. $22; $16. 570-588-8077.

    Miss Melanie and the Valley Rats, the blues band infused with a bit of roots, soul and New Orleans grooves. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, East Main and Iron streets, Bloomsburg. 7 p.m. Aug. 1. 570-784-3316.

    Sublime with Rome, the nineties California rock band with singer-guitarist Rome Ramirez and guests Rebelution and Matisyahu. A Sherman Summer Stage Show at Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 7 p.m. Aug. 1. $39.50 advance; $44 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    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. Aug. 1. Free. 570-270-2186.

    The Doobie Brothers, the veteran group performing selections from its latest release the country-tinged “Southbound.” Keystone Grand Ballroom, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Aug. 1. $80, $40, $30. 888-946-4672.

    Sunday Concerts in the Park with jazz group Tom Hamilton & Friends. Nay Aug Park Pool Area, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 2. Free. 570-969-1300.

    Irem Summer Concert Series, mixed choral music by the Orpheus Choral Society. The Pavilion, Irem Country Club, 70 Ridgway Drive, Dallas. 7 p.m. Aug. 2. Free. 570-675-3713.

    Gordon Lightfoot, the veteran singer-songwriter celebrating his “50 Years on the Carefree Highway Tour.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 2. $71.50, $59.50, $49.50, $39.50. 570-826-1100.

    Student Solo and Chamber Recital, classical works by musicians and dancers studying at the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. Buckingham Performing Arts Center, 201 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3 and 5. Free. 570-270-2186.

    The Israeli Scouts, the musical ambassadors performing Israeli songs and dances and relating stories about growing up in Israel. Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Aug. 4. Optional pre-concert dinner ($6) at 5:45 p.m. 570-824-4646.

    FUTURE

    Wednesday Concerts in the Park with music by Steve Murphy. Nay Aug Park Pool Area, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 5. Free. 570-348-4186.

    Saint Motel: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, the indie pop band from Los Angeles playing everything from dream pop to indie prog. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 5. $9.21 advance; $15 day of show. 570-826-1100.

    Party on the Patio, with Stayin’ Alive paying tribute to the music of the Bee Gees. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 6 p.m. Aug. 6. Free. Age 21 and older. 888-946-4672.

    Summer Concert Series, with the band Licker’d Up. Lawn of the Jackson Mansion, 344 Market St., Berwick. 7 p.m. Aug. 6. Free. 570-752-2723.

    Coal Town Rounders, the hard-driving bluegrass group. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. Aug. 8 with shows at 6 and 8:30 p.m. $22; $16. 570-588-8077.

    Season’s End Gala Grand Finale, the final concert by students and faculty of Wyoming Seminary’s Performing Arts Institute summer program. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7 p.m. Aug. 8. Free. 570-270-2186.

    Sunday Concerts in the Park with the Von Stork Sextet. Nay Aug Park Pool Area, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 9. Free. 570-969-1300.

    Irem Summer Concert Series, with the Wyoming Valley Barbershop Harmony Chorus. The Pavilion, Irem Country Club, 70 Ridgway Drive, Dallas. 7 p.m. Aug. 9. Free. 570-675-3713.

    Chase Rice, the country singer-songwriter. Wayne County Fair, Route 191, Honesdale. 8 p.m. Aug. 11. $30, $20. 570-253-5486.

    The Peach Music Festival, the fourth annual event with four days of music, camping, multiple stages, water park and more. Lineup includes Gregg Allman, Santana, Bob Weir with Billy & the Kids, Willie Nelson & Family, Warren Haynes featuring Railroad Earth, Jaimor’s Jasssz Band, Butch Trucks & Very Special Friends, Lotus, Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, G. Love & Special Sauce, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, the Australian Pink Floyd and many more. Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. Aug. 13 to 16. Tickets at livenation.com.

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Concert Bus Trip, to the “Fall Doo Wop Cavalcade Show” at the American Music Theater in Lancaster followed by dinner at the Shady Maple Smorgasbord. Sponsored by the United Methodist Church of Pittston. Bus leaves 9:45 a.m. Sept. 12 from the Pittston Plaza. $105 includes dinner, show, transportation and tips. Reservations: 570-603-1915.

    Gordon Lightfoot will celebrate ‘50 Years on the Carefree Highway’ Aug. 2 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_7.31-Concerts-Gordon-Lightfoot.jpgGordon Lightfoot will celebrate ‘50 Years on the Carefree Highway’ Aug. 2 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.

    Singer-pianist Wade Preston will pay tribute to Billy Joel at a concert Aug. 1 at the Hawley Silk Mill.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_7.31-Concerts-Wade-Preston.jpgSinger-pianist Wade Preston will pay tribute to Billy Joel at a concert Aug. 1 at the Hawley Silk Mill.

    Indie band Saint Motel will play a ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ concert Aug. 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_7.31ConcertsSaint_Motel.jpgIndie band Saint Motel will play a ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ concert Aug. 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.

    The Golden State Lone Star Revue, a supergroup of legendary blues musicians, will play the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 31.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_7.31-concerts-lone-star-review.jpgThe Golden State Lone Star Revue, a supergroup of legendary blues musicians, will play the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 31. Rachel Kumar