Concert Listings: Sept. 23 to 29, 2015

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Progressive-rock band Wishbone Ash will perform at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 26.
Roots-rock band The Dead Winter Carpenters will entertain at the Hawley Silk Mill on Sept. 26.

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    CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

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

    Vienna Boys Choir, Oct. 10

    Chris Cornell, Oct. 17

    Norah Jones, Oct. 20

    Psycho Nurse, Oct. 24

    The Beach Boys, Oct. 25

    The Gallagher Joke’s on You Comedy Tour, Nov. 6

    Jim Lauderdale, Nov. 13

    Steve Hackett, Nov. 14

    Gordon Lightfoot, Nov. 16

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

    Brian Setzer Orchestra, Nov. 25

    Wizards of Winter, Nov. 27

    John Prine, Dec. 4

    Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas, 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

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

    REO Speedwagon, Oct. 23

    Wayne Newton, Nov. 7

    Trace Adkins, Nov. 13

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

    Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dec. 11

    Kevin Hart, Dec. 30

    Jeff Dunham, Jan. 29

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

    KICK: The INXS Experience, Sept. 26

    Jonny Lang, 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

    Back to the Eighties with Jessie’s Girl, Oct. 30

    Jefferson Starship, Nov. 7

    Frank Caliendo, Nov. 14

    Montgomery Gentry, Nov. 19

    Three Dog Night, Nov. 20

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

    Dark Star Orchestra, Nov. 25

    Little River Band, Dec. 12

    Get the Led Out, Dec. 30 and 31

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

    Wishbone Ash, Sept. 26

    Dala, Oct. 2

    Tom Sadge’s Neil Diamond Tribute, Oct. 3

    The Alt, Oct. 8

    The John Denver Tribute with the Ted Vigil Band, Oct. 9

    Damn the Torpedoes: Tom Petty Tribute, Oct. 10

    The Young Dubliners, Oct. 14

    Leo Kottke, Oct. 16

    Eaglemania, Oct. 17

    Alex De Grassi, Oct. 23

    The Grand Slambovians Pre-Halloween Mischief Night Show, Oct. 24

    Nikki Lane, Nov. 5

    The Music of Simon and Garfunkel, Nov. 6

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

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

    The Sixties Show, Nov. 14

    The Glimmer Twins: Rolling Stones Tribute, Nov. 20

    Mary Fahl, Nov. 21

    Cast of Beatlemania, Nov. 27 and 28

    Twelve Twenty Four, Dec. 4 and 5

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

    Asleep at the Wheel, Sept. 24

    Pink Talking Fish, Sept. 25

    Bell Bottom Blues: Eric Clapton Tribute, Sept. 26

    Granger Smith (with his alter ego Earl Dibbles Jr.), Oct. 3

    Jay and the Americans, Oct. 9

    The Garcia Project, Oct. 10

    Kansas, Oct. 11

    Ralphie May, Oct. 16

    Mat Kearney, Oct. 17

    Indigo Girls, Oct. 24

    Misfits, Oct. 30

    Cabinet, Oct. 31

    Rise Against, Nov. 4

    Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute, Nov. 13

    Billy Gibbons and the BFGs, Nov. 21

    Railroad Earth, Nov. 27 and 28

    Hot Tuna, Nov. 29

    Mac Miller with Earthgang, Michael Christmas and Remember Music, Dec. 18

    Patent Pending, Dec. 19

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

    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: Sept. 23 to Sept. 29, 2015

    Electric Jam, led by Unreasonable Facsimile. Bring an instrument and join in or just come to listen. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 23. Donation. 570-253-2020.

    Asleep at the Wheel, the veteran western swing band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24. $42, $29.50. 570-420-2808.

    Meeting of the Minds, a music-and-camping festival with three stages of eclectic music including Ozric Tentacles, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Skerik’s Bandalabra, Head for the Hills, the Big Dirty, Polyrhythmics, Deaf Scene, Genome, Formula 5, Underwater Sounds, Laney Jones & the Spirits, the Headlocks, Big Lazy, Bumper Jacksons, Mason Porter and many more. Schuylkill Fairgrounds, 2270 Fair Road, Schuylkill Haven. Sept. 25 to 27. $75 advance; $90 day of event. Information at jibberjazz.com or 570-739-7385.

    Mustard’s Retreat, the folk duo of David Tamulevich and Michael Hough. The BookHouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. 570-421-0800.

    Pink Talking Fish, a fusion of rock bands Pink Floyd, Talking Heads and Phish with the George Wesley Grateful Dead Experience. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Sept. 25. $14 advance; $16 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Wishbone Ash, the prog-rockers performing songs from their classic live album “Live Dates.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 26. $26. 570-325-0249.

    Kick: The INXS Experience, a tribute band fronted by Cory Massi. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 26. 866-605-7325.

    Bobby Caldwell, the soul stylist and pop singer-songwriter. Mount Airy Resort Casino, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Sept. 26. $35, $25. 877-682-4791.

    Bell Bottom Blues, the Eric Clapton tribute band covering all periods of his five-decade career. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Sept. 26. $15 advance; $18 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Dead Winter Carpenters, a blend of Americana roots-rock and alternative country. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 6 and 8:30 p.m. Sept. 26. $16 advance; $20 day of show. 570-588-8077.

    Jonny Lang, the blues, gospel and rock singer. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 27. 866-605-7325.

    Forte, the trio of tenors from “America’s Got Talent.” Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28. $25, $20. 570-784-4949.

    Chase Rice, the country singer-songwriter with special guest Cassadee Pope. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29. $35, $30. 570-784-4949.

    FUTURE

    In Concert with vibraphonist Matt Hoffman. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Back to Beatles, a concert by tribute band Beatles Faux Sale along with 2015 honoree Joe Nardone Sr., food reminiscent of the era and souvenir photos. Sponsored by the Back Mountain Chamber at the Huntsville Golf Club, 1334 Market St., Dallas. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 2. 570-675-9380 or backmountainchamber.org.

    Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, a multimedia show tracing the careers of the Fab Four. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2. $35, $30. 570-784-4949.

    The Dala Girls, the harmonic duo of Amanda Walther and Sheila Carabine, winners of the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 2. $23. 570-325-0249.

    Josh Turner with Sara Evans, the country-music stars. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3. $45, $41. 570-784-4949.

    Gene Watson, the Texas country singer named “2010 Country Music Legend of the Year.” With openers Twitty Fever. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. $17 advance, $22 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Granger Smith, the independent country-music artist showcasing his country boy alter ego Earl Dibbles Jr. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. $15 advance; $18 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Hawley Harvest Hoedown Bluegrass & Folk Concert, with bands the Coal Town Rounders, Roosevelt Dime, MardiGrass Band and Caribou Mountain Collective. Ritz Theater, 512 Keystone St., Hawley. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. $25, $20, $16. 570-588-8077.

    Voca People, the pop-music octet of singers and comedians. Mount Airy Resort Casino, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. $75, $65, $60, $55. 877-682-4791.

    Spanish Guitar Masterpieces, a musical journey through Spain with classical guitarist Jay Steveskey. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. Oct. 4. Free. 570-996-1500.

    Winery Dogs, the supergroup of Richie Kotzen (Poison), Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big) and Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater). Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 4. 866-605-7325.

    The Alt, the traditional Irish trio of John Doyle, Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O’Leary. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 8. $21. 570-325-0249.

    An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt, the Grammy Award-winning singer, composer and actor joined by the winner of the Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 9. $62, $52, $42. 570-826-1100.

    Amish Outlaws, the six-member eclectic pop music group. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Oct. 9. $15. Age 21 and older. 877-682-4791.

    John Denver Tribute, by vocal sound-alike Ted Vigil. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 9. $26. 570-325-0249.

    Blue Oyster Cult and Vanilla Fudge, the two veteran hard-rock bands performing their classic hits. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 9. 866-605-7325.

    Jay and the Americans, the hitmakers of the sixties and seventies (“This Magic Moment,” “Only in America”). Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 9. $45, $40, $35. 570-420-2808.

    The Vienna Boys Choir, the famed choristers (aged 10 to 14 from 30 different nations) performing medieval selections to contemporary and experimental music. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Oct. 10. $35.50, $25.50. 570-826-1100.

    The Stylistics, the veteran soul group. Mount Airy Resort Casino, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 7 and 9 p.m. Oct. 10. $55, $40. 877-682-4791.

    Damn the Torpedoes, a tribute to rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 10. $20. 570-325-0249.

    The Garcia Project, performing classic Jerry Garcia shows from the seventies to the nineties. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 10. $17 advance; $20 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    The Catholic Choral Society, in a memorial concert honoring its former director Norbert Betti. St. Michael’s Church, 322 First Ave., Jessup. 3 p.m. Oct. 11. Free. 570-587-2753.

    Simply Grand Concert Series, with pianist Barry Hannigan and flutist Mary Hannigan performing music by Bach, Debussy, Prokofiev and Schumann. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Public Media Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 3 p.m. Oct. 11. Free but reservations required. 570-655-2808.

    Christine Lavin and Don White, the comedic singer-songwriters in their current show “On the Funny Side of the Street: A Night of Brighter Laughter.” The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 7 p.m. Oct. 11. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 845-252-6783.

    What Makes It Great? The Music of Duke Ellington, with composer Rob Kapilow and big band the Kyle Athayde Dance Party. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Free. 570-941-624.

    Kansas, the platinum-selling rock band (“Carry On, My Wayward Son”). Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 11. $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-420-2808.

    Matt Haimovitz, the acclaimed cellist performed the Six Suites for Solo Cello by J.S. Bach. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11. $25, $12 children. 570-389-4409.

    The Young Dubliners, the Celtic-influenced rock quintet. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. $18. 570-325-0249.

    Performance Music, a concert by student musicians. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Clint Black, the triple-platinum selling country artist. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. 866-605-7325.

    Leo Kottke, the influential finger-style guitarist. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 16. $30. 570-325-0249.

    Ralphie May, the larger-than-life standup comedian (“Girth of a Nation”). Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 16. $43, $35, $29. 570-420-2808.

    New Orleans: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong, a pops concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with guest artist jazz trumpeter and singer Byron Stripling. 8 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Performing Arts Center of Dallas High School, 2030 Conyngham Ave.; and 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 570-270-4444.

    Tommy James and the Shondells, the platinum-selling hitmaker and his group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 17. 866-605-7325.

    The Appleseed Collective, Americana music rooted in traditions from all over the world and from various decades. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Oct. 17. $18 advance; $22 at the door. 570-588-8077.

    Eaglemania, an Eagles tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 17. $26. 570-325-0249.

    Chris Cornell, the multi-Grammy-winning singer-songwriter in an unplugged show performing songs spanning his entire carrer as well as new material from his forthcoming studio album “Higher Truth.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 17. $60, $50, $40. 570-826-1100.

    Mat Kearney, the Nashville-based singer-songwriter. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 17. $22.50 advance; $25 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Celebrate the Centennial, a harp-and-strings concert with acclaimed harpist Kathleen Bride and the Marywood String Ensemble. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Oct. 18. Free. 570-340-6000.

    David Griffin, the Christian-music singer-songwriter. New Life Community Church, 301 Delaney St., Hanover Township. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18. 570-899-2264.

    Norah Jones, the nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and musician. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 20. $68, $58, $38. 570-826-1100.

    Bluegrass Jam, led by Buckshot Jenkins and Ron Penska. Bring an instrument or just listen. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21. 570-253-2020.

    Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, comedians and more with special guests Ed Crawley and the Everything Natural Drummers. Bring a drum, shaker or other percussive instrument. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. Oct. 23. Free. 570-996-1500.

    Back to the Garden 1969, music of the Woodstock Era. Penns Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 23. 866-605-7325.

    REO Speedwagon, the classic rockers performing hits from their five-decade career. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Oct. 23. $100, $50, $30. 800-745-3000.

    Alex DeGrassi, the masterful fingerstyle guitarist known as the Father of New Age Music. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 23. $23. 570-325-0249.

    St. Bernadine’s Gospel Choir, performing contemporary religious and traditional gospel songs. J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 and at the liturgy 11 a.m. Oct. 25. Free. 570-208-6044.

    Addi & Jacq, vocals accompanied by harp, recently crowed the “Best Emerging Band in New York City.” Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Oct. 24. $17 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

    45RPM, a tribute to 1970s AM-radio hits by the six-member group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 24. 866-605-7325.

    Beginnings, performing the classic hits of progressive-rock group Chicago. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Oct. 24. $15. Age 21 and older. 877-682-4791.

    The Indigo Girls, the multi-platinum-selling folk-pop duo. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 24. $49, $42, $35. 570-420-2808.

    Psycho Nurse: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, a 30th-anniversary reunion of the energetic punk-rock band and launch of its Mid-Life Crisis Tour. With a pre-Halloween costume contest and prizes. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 24. $50 VIP (with meet and greet and tee shirt); $30. 570-826-1100.

    The Gandalf Murphy Hillbilly Pirate Ball, the annual Halloween event with Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams providing innovative folky pop-rock. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 24. $26. 570-325-0249.

    American Hodgepodge Music Concert, music from the 1920s to the 1960s, performed by the Anthracite Opera Company of Northeastern Pennsylvania. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1000 Taylor Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. Oct. 25. $10. 570-335-7702.

    Sons of Vienna, music from the great classical masters including Mozart’s “Regina Ceoli” and “Ave Verum,” Haydn’s “Salve Regina,” Schubert’s “Mass in G” and the famous “Hallelujah” from Beethoven’s “Mount of Olives.” Performed by the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Oct. 25. 570-343-6707.

    Rhonda Vincent, the country and bluegrass singer with Coal Country Express. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. $22 advance, $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    In Recital, with pianist Adam Birnbaum. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Free. 570-941-7624.

    The Beach Boys, the pop group that birthed torrents of hits, sold albums by the tens of millions and changed the landscape of popular music. With founding member Mike Love and veteran band member Bruce Johnston. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. $102, $78, $62, $52. 570-826-1100.

    The Misfits, the legendary horror punk band revisiting its 1978 album of fiendish favorites “Static Age.” Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 30. $18 advance; $20 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Back to the Eighties with Jessie’s Girl, including the music of Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince and more along with fun choreography, audience participation, props, costumes, bubbles and confetti. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 30. 866-605-7325.

    Vocal Clinic, lessons in singing harmony for both the novice and experienced singer. Presented by the Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 10:30 a.m. Mondays from Oct. 31 to Nov. 14. Free. Registration: 570-836-8595.

    String Celebration Concert, a performance by the region’s most accomplished string students. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Cabinet, the rootsy newgrass jam band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 31. $17 advance; $20 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    Boolesque Festival, the sixth annual Halloween burlesque performance headed by Madame Corsetiere. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 31. $35, $25. 570-325-0249.

    Jazz Band, with composer and jazz pianist Aaron Diehl. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Rise Against, the traditional hardcore band with Killswitch Engage and letlive. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. Nov. 4. $35. 570-420-2808.

    The Celtic Martins, the nine-member family band with five fiddlers along with guitars, percussion and step dancers. St. Basil’s Church, 101 Churchill St., Dushore. 7 p.m. Nov. 6. $10, $1 students. 570-928-8968.

    Music Faculty Recital. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Gallagher, the comedian’s “Joke’s on You Comedy Tour” with fellow-comics Artie Fletcher and Bob Nelson. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 6. $75, $55, $45. 570-826-1100.

    Bob Milne, the celebrated ragtime and boogie pianist. St. Basil’s Church, 101 Churchill St., Dushore. 7 p.m. Nov. 7. $10, $1 students. 570-928-8968.

    The Canadian Brass, the award-winning group known for its genre-bending versatility. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7. 570-340-6000.

    David Sanborn, the Grammy-winning saxophonist and his band. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Nov. 7. $75, $65, $60, $55. Age 21 and older. 877-682-4791.

    Jefferson Starship, the offshoot of the sixties psychedelic band Jefferson Airplane with original members Paul Kantner and David Freiberg. Also: Jazz Is Dead and Quicksilver. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 7. 866-605-7325.

    A Last Waltz Celebration, a tribute to the music of The Band by ‘The Band’ Band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 7. $27. 570-325-0249.

    Northeastern Youth Wind Ensemble, an all-star group of high school musicians performing works for concert band along with pop numbers. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Nov. 8. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Marywood Wind Ensemble, classical and contemporary works with a guest performance by artists-in-residence The Canadian Brass. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 5 p.m. Nov. 8. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Dancing to Brooklyn, a Klezmer-influenced romp by composer Paul Schoenfield as well as pieces by Brahms and Stravinsky performed by musicians from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, off Old Boston Road, Pittston. Nov. 12 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and performance at 7 p.m. 570-270-4444.

    Craig Thatcher Band, in a tribute to the music of Jimi Hendrix. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. $25. 570-325-0249.

    Jim Lauderdale: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, the multiple Grammy and Americana Music Association Award winning singer-songwriter. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

    Performance Music, with the University of Scranton Concert Band. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Marywood Orchestra, a performance including Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 and Gershwin’s “An American in Paris.” Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Departing Washington DC for the Europeans Capitals, a concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic including Igor Stravinsky’s “Dumbarton Oaks,” Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto No. 1 and Brahms’ Serenade No. 1. Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. 570-270-4444.

    The Sixties Show, a New York City-based multimedia show paying tribute to the music of the sixties. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. $26. 570-325-0249.

    Steve Hackett, the Genesis guitarist on his tour “From Acolyte to Wolflight” performing solo works along with Genesis classics. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. $75 (Gold Circle), $55, $29. 570-826-1100.

    Frank Caliendo, anecdotal stories by the stand-up comedian who had a decade-long run on NFL Sunday as Terry Bradshaw’s nemesis. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 14. 866-605-7325.

    Smooth Like Clyde, the five-piece, Harrisburg-based party band. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 10 p.m. Nov. 14. $10. 877-682-4791.

    Marywood Percussion Ensemble, a high-energy concert using more than 20 percussive instruments. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Gordon Lightfoot, the veteran singer-songwriter celebrating his “50 Years on the Carefree Highway Tour.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. $71.50, $59.50, $49.50, $39.50. 570-826-1100.

    In Concert, with the University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Montgomery Gentry, the hard-driving country duo. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 19. 866-605-7325.

    Three Dog Night, celebrating four decades of pop rock music. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 20. 866-605-7325.

    Joe Nardone’s The Best of Doo Wop, with the Platters, the Coasters, Gene Chandler and the Chantels. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Nov. 21. 570-826-1100.

    A Night to Remember, a re-creation of the 1956 jam session at Sun Records by the “Million Dollar Quartet” of Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 21. 866-605-7325.

    Mary Fahl, the expressive singer-songwriter formerly of October Project. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 21. $27. 570-325-0249.

    Sons of Serendip, the 2014 finalists from “America’s Got Talent”: singer Micah Christian, cellist Kendall Ramseur, harpist Mason Morton and pianist Cordaro Rodriguez. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. Nov. 21. $35, $17 children. 570-389-4409.

    Marywood University Campus Choir, a performance of Randall Thompson’s “The Peaceable Kingdom,” a multi-movement a cappella work based on texts from the Book of Isaiah; and Benjamin Britten’s cantata “Rejoice in the Lamb.” Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Nov. 22. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Generations Sing! A concert by the University of Scranton Concert Choir and the Catholic Choral Society along with other guest choirs. St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Brian Setzer, the guitarist, singer-songwriter and three-time Grammy Award winner and his 18-piece orchestra in his 12th annual “Christmas Rocks! Tour,” performing songs from his recently released album “Rockin’ Rudolph.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 25. $99 (Limited pit), $69, $59, $49. 570-826-1100.

    Dark Star Orchestra, a Grateful Dead tribute show re-creating a specific show from the group’s 30-year touring schedule. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 25. 866-605-7325.

    The Wizards of Winter, heavy metal and progressive rock combined with sounds of the season by the 11-member ensemble, four of whom are original members of Trans-Siberian Orchestra. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 27. $44, $34. 570-826-1100.

    Railroad Earth, the annual “Horn O’Plenty” Thanksgiving shows. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27 and 28. $29.50; $50 both nights. 570-420-2808.

    Bruce Bruce, comedy and improv by the standup artist. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Nov. 28. $75, $65, $60, $55. 877-682-4791.

    Christmas with the Choral Society, the annual concert of classic holiday fare performed by the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania along with its children’s and youth choirs. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Nov. 29. 570-343-6707.

    Hot Tuna, the American blues and roots duo. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. Nov. 29. $40, $35, $25. 570-420-2808.

    Marywood Jazz Band, a concert of jazz standards and ballads by the 17-member group. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 8 p.m. Nov. 30. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Christmas in Vienna, the annual holiday concert by the Vienna Boys Choir performing Christmas carols and classics. Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3. $30, $15. Reservations: 570-674-6719.

    Cantores Christi Regis, a Christmas concert by the King’s College choral ensemble including traditional carols and contemporary choral works. J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, North Franklin and West Jackson streets, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4. Free. 570-208-5900.

    Home for the Holidays, music of the season performed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with guest conductor Victor Liva, tenor Mark Kratz, alto Jessie Hooker, the Ballet Theater of Scranton, the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania and surprise visitors. 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave.; and 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570-270-4444.

    Guitar Ensemble Christmas Concert. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 570-340-6000.

    John Prine, the Grammy-winning “songwriter’s songwriter.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Dec. 4. $94.50 (limited pit seating), $79.50, $59.50, $49.50. 570-826-1100.

    Junior Wind Band Celebration, a concert by outstanding regional high school musicians. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Dec. 5. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Noel Night, the 48th annual concert with the University of Scranton Singers and chamber ensembles. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Dec. 5 with prelude at 7:05 p.m. and concert at 8 p.m. Free. 570-941-7624.

    Marywood Chamber Singers, a concert including Morten Lauridsen’s “Mid-Winter Songs” and Francis Poulenc’s “A Night of Snow” along with holiday music. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. Dec. 6. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Marywood University Wind Ensemble, a concert of holiday favorites. Holy Family Residence, 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Free. 570-340-6000.

    Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the symphonic rock band performing its Yuletide tale “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” about a young runaway who breaks into a theater and experiences ghostly images from the concert hall’s past. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 3:30 and 8 p.m. Dec. 11. 800-745-3000.

    Little River Band, the Australian pop-rock band with special guest Fran Cosmo, former lead vocalist of rock band Boston. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 12. 866-605-7325.

    Empty Stocking Benefit Concert, with the University of Scranton Brass Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13. Admission is one new toy, children’s clothing or cash donation. 570-941-7624.

    Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas, an evening of Irish music and step-dancing with the Irish-American supergroup led by flutist Joannie Madden. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17. $36, $26. 570-826-1100.

    Patent Pending, the holiday tour of the pop-punk band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 6 p.m. Dec. 19. 570-420-2808.

    Kevin Hart, the award-winning actor and comedian on his “What Now?” tour. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Dec. 30. 800-745-3000.

    Get the Led Out, the Philadelphia-based Led Zeppelin tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 30 and 31. $29 advance; $34 day of show. 866-605-7325.

    Jim Breuer, the “Saturday Night Live” and Comedy Central comedian. Mount Airy Casino and Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Jan. 2. $55, $45. 877-682-4791.

    Winter Suites, pieces by Bach and Crumb performed by Alberto Parrini, principal cellist of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, off Old Boston Road, Pittston. Jan. 21 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and performance at 7 p.m. 570-270-4444.

    Jeff Dunham, the acclaimed comedian and ventriloquist on his “Perfectly Unbalanced Tour.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 8 p.m. Jan. 29. 800-745-3000.

    God Save the Queen, a tribute band to prog-rockers Queen, from its beginnings in 1973 to its latest album “Made in Heaven,” released after Freddie Mercury’s death. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Feb. 5. $76, $48, $38, $28. 570-826-1100.

    Polish Baltic National Philharmonic, works by Chopin and Beethoven (including his Fifth Symphony). Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. Feb. 6. $32, $16. 570-389-4409.

    Music from Latin America, a pops concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with special guests The Mambo Kings. 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton.; and 8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570-270-4444.

    Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania, love songs from Broadway and the American Songbook. Shopland Hall, Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 4 p.m. Feb. 14. 570-343-6707.

    The Clothesline Muse, with jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon and company in a multi-disciplinary work using dance, music, spoken word and video to examine the role of the clothesline in shaping American culture and traditions. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. $25, $12 children. 570-389-4409.

    From the Fjords: Music of Scandinavia, performed by concertmaster Erica Kiesewetter and pianist Fei-Fei Dong of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, off Old Boston Road, Pittston. March 3 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and performance at 7 p.m. 570-270-4444.

    Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano, the multi-Grammy Award-winning Chicano rock band joined by the dance troupe reflecting the traditional costumes and culture of Mexico. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 4. $48, $38, $28. 570-826-1100.

    Land of the Midnight Sun, a concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic celebrating Scandinavian composers including Carl Neilson, Edvard Grieg and Jean Sibelius. Kirby Center for the Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 8 p.m. March 5. 570-270-4444.

    Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic on Location, a 75-minute, intermission-free concert spotlighting organist Mark Laubach performing Saint-Saens “Organ Symphony” along with other works for organ. 7 p.m. April 9 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; and 3 p.m. April 10 at Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. $35. 570-270-4444.

    Dancing in the Streets: Motown’s Greatest Hits, a celebration of the music of the Four Tops, the Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Lionel Richie, the Supremes, Smokey Robin & the Miracles and more. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 13. $50.50, $45.50, $40.50. 570-826-1100.

    Allison Miller, the New York City-based percussionist and singer with her group Boom Tic Boom. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. April 27. $20, $10 children. 570-389-4409.

    An Evening of Opera Overtures and Arias, the season finale of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic concerts with opera pieces by Verdi, Puccini, Saint-Saens and Mascagni. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. May 6. 570-270-4444.

    Progressive-rock band Wishbone Ash will perform at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 26.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_9.25-concerts-wishbone-ash.jpgProgressive-rock band Wishbone Ash will perform at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 26.

    Roots-rock band The Dead Winter Carpenters will entertain at the Hawley Silk Mill on Sept. 26.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_9.25DEADWINTERCARPENTERS.jpgRoots-rock band The Dead Winter Carpenters will entertain at the Hawley Silk Mill on Sept. 26.