Concert Listings: Oct. 7 to 13, 2015

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Pianist Barry Hannigan and flutist Mary Hannigan will perform a ‘Simply Grand Concert’ Oct. 11 at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston.
Comedic singer-songwriters Christine Lavin and Don White will perform their show ‘On the Funny Side of the the Street: A Night of Brighter Laughter’ Oct. 11 at The Cooperage in Honesdale.
Rockers Red Sun Rising will deliver a ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ concert Oct. 11 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
The Vienna Boys Choir will perform medieval selections and more Oct. 10 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
Cassidy and The Music, with the former lead singer of Antigone Rising, will perform at the Hawley Silk Mill on Oct. 10.
Celtic rockers The Young Dubliners will take the stage at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 14.

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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

    Red Sun Rising, Oct. 11

    Chris Cornell, Oct. 17

    Norah Jones, Oct. 20

    Psycho Nurse, Oct. 24

    The Beach Boys, Oct. 25

    Highly Suspect, Nov. 2

    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

    The Struts, Nov. 29

    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

    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

    The Land of Ozz with Mystic Rhythms, Nov. 13

    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

    Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, Nov. 27

    Little River Band, Dec. 12

    Get the Led Out, Dec. 30 and 31

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

    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

    Boolesque 2015, Oct. 31

    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

    Harvest Jam IV with Free Range Folk & Friends, Nov. 25

    Cast of Beatlemania, Nov. 27 and 28

    Twelve Twenty Four, Dec. 4 and 5

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

    Jay and the Americans, Oct. 9

    The Garcia Project, Oct. 10

    Kansas, Oct. 11

    Ralphie May, Oct. 16

    Mat Kearney, Oct. 17

    The Anderson Ponty Band, Oct. 23

    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

    KISStival with Alive! ’75: A Tribute to KISS, Dec. 5

    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

    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: Oct. 7 to 13, 2015

    Jazz Open Mic, led by Chris Kang and Timothy Rixner. Sponsored by the Philharmonic Friends at the Susquehanna Tavern, 167 Susquehanna Ave., Exeter. Oct. 8 with doors at 5:30 p.m. and music 6 to 8 p.m. $20 includes one drink, beer from the Susquehanna Brewing Company, appetizers and desserts. 570-270-4444.

    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.

    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.

    Red Sun Rising: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, the gritty rock band playing selections from its latest album “Polyester Zeal.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 11. $15, $12.97, $9.79. 570-826-1100.

    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.

    FUTURE

    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.

    Carnavale Concert, with world-renowned pianist Roosevelt Newson performing Schumann’s “Carnaval, Opus 9,” 21 short pieces representing masked revelers at a prelenten carnival. Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. $22, $8 students. Costumes welcome. 570-586-8191.

    The Idol Kings, performing the music of Journey, John Mellencamp and Tom Petty. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. Oct. 16. $20. 570-344-1111.

    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.

    An Evening with the Anderson Ponty Band,

    with veteran singer-songwriter Jon Anderson and international violin superstar Jean-Luc Ponty. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 23. $49, $30. 570-420-2808.

    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.

    Highly Suspect, the progressive rock band based in Cape Cod. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 2. $15 advance; $17 day of show. 570-826-1100.

    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.

    Nikki Lane, the Nashville songstress. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 5. $18. 570-325-0249.

    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.

    The Music of Simon and Garfunkel, performed by the folk-rock duo of Swearingen and Kelli. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 6. $23. 570-325-0249.

    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.

    Wayne Newton, the pop singer known as “Mr. Las Vegas.” Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Nov. 7. $80, $50, $30. 800-745-3000.

    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.

    The Land of Ozz: The Ultimate Ozzy Osbourne Experience, the tribute artists with special guest Mystic Rhythms, a band paying tribute to the music of Rush. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13. 866-605-7325.

    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.

    Trace Adkins, the country hitmaker, actor, author and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Program. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. $80, $40, $25. 800-745-3000.

    Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. $30, $20 advance; $32, $22 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    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.

    The Glimmer Twins, the Rolling Stones tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 20. $23. 570-325-0249.

    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.

    Billy Gibbons and the BFGs, a solo tour by the ZZ Top blues-rock guitarist. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 21. $55, $45, $35. 570-420-2808.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Cast of Beatlemania, performing the music of John Lennon and George Harrison on Friday and focusing on all eras of the Beatles music on Saturday. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 27 and 28. $26. 570-325-0249.

    Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, the Grammy-winning, multi-platinum singer-songwriter and author, formerly with Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 27. 866-605-7325.

    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.

    The Struts: Live from the Chandelier Lobby, the UK-bred, modern-rock glam band. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 29. $15. 570-826-1100.

    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.

    Twelve Twenty Four, the high-energy, full-scale holiday rock orchestra playing the music of Trans-Siberian Orchestra along with original selections. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5. $25. 570-325-0249.

    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.

    Alive ‘75: The Ultimate KISS Tribute, with a re-creation of a KISS concert including fire breathing along with a KISS-Mart of merchandise and a Time Warp pre-show experience with live actors, audio-visual reels and poster art display. With openers Afterimage: A Tribute to Rush. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. Dec. 5 with events beginning at noon and concert at 8 p.m. $49, $32. 570-420-2808.

    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.

    Mac Miller, the Pittsburgh hip-hop artist with Earthgang, Michael Christmas and Choo Jackson. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Dec. 18. $27.50 advance; $30 day of show. 570-420-2808.

    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.

    Pianist Barry Hannigan and flutist Mary Hannigan will perform a ‘Simply Grand Concert’ Oct. 11 at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_10.9-concert-Simply-Grand-Hannigans1.jpgPianist Barry Hannigan and flutist Mary Hannigan will perform a ‘Simply Grand Concert’ Oct. 11 at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston.

    Comedic singer-songwriters Christine Lavin and Don White will perform their show ‘On the Funny Side of the the Street: A Night of Brighter Laughter’ Oct. 11 at The Cooperage in Honesdale.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_10.9-concerts-Christine-Lavin-Don-brochure1.jpgComedic singer-songwriters Christine Lavin and Don White will perform their show ‘On the Funny Side of the the Street: A Night of Brighter Laughter’ Oct. 11 at The Cooperage in Honesdale.

    Rockers Red Sun Rising will deliver a ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ concert Oct. 11 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_10.9-Concerts-Red-Sun-Rising1.jpgRockers Red Sun Rising will deliver a ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ concert Oct. 11 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.

    The Vienna Boys Choir will perform medieval selections and more Oct. 10 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_10.9-concerts-vienna-boys1.jpgThe Vienna Boys Choir will perform medieval selections and more Oct. 10 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.

    Cassidy and The Music, with the former lead singer of Antigone Rising, will perform at the Hawley Silk Mill on Oct. 10.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_10.9-concerts-cassidyandthemusic1.jpegCassidy and The Music, with the former lead singer of Antigone Rising, will perform at the Hawley Silk Mill on Oct. 10.

    Celtic rockers The Young Dubliners will take the stage at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 14.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_10.9-concerts-young-dubliners1.jpgCeltic rockers The Young Dubliners will take the stage at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 14.