Concert Listings: July 19 to 25

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Boston and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will perform July 25 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton.
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Country artist Josh Turner will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe July 29.
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    CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

    Conor Oberst, July 27

    Fastball, July 29

    Amos Lee, July 30

    Dweezil Zappa: 50 Years of Frank, Aug. 3

    Shemekia Copeland, Aug. 4

    Gene Ween Does Billy Joel, Aug. 5

    TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band, Aug. 10

    Duke Ellington Orchestra, Aug. 12

    Donnie and Marie, Aug. 24

    Greta Van Fleet, Aug. 25

    Il Divo, Aug. 30

    Stephen Stills & Judy Collins, Sept. 27

    Linda Eder, Oct. 6

    Joe Nardone Presents: A Doo Wop Celebration, Oct. 14

    Verdi’s Rogoletto, Oct. 21

    Penn State’s Premiere Jazz Ensemble, Oct. 26

    Arlo Guthrie, Oct. 27

    The Fab Faux, Oct. 28

    Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton (570) 961-9000

    Boston with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, July 25

    KRZ Summer Smash featuring One Republic, July 26

    The Peach Music Festival, Aug. 10 through 13

    I Love The 90s Show, Aug. 26

    Altitude Music Festival, Aug. 27

    Luke Bryan, Sept. 6

    Nay Aug Park Bandstand (570) 348-4186

    Gene Dempsey Orchestra, July 19

    West 3rd Street Jazz/Funk Band, July 23

    Joe Sabo Elvis Tribute, July 23

    Gerard Mayer Band, July 26

    Jim Welch Dixieland Band, July 30

    Jump Start Band, Aug. 2

    Classic Rock Express, Aug. 6

    Fortunes, Aug. 9

    Tom Hamilton Jazztet, Aug. 13

    Doug Smith Band, Aug. 16

    Old Friends, Aug. 23

    Ron Leas Big Band, Aug. 20

    Blind Choice, Aug. 30

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

    Josh Turner, July 29

    Ted Nugent, Aug. 15

    The Beach Boys, Aug. 18

    John Butler Trio, Aug. 23

    Don McLean, Aug. 25

    Quiet Riot, Sept. 7

    Tyler Farr, Sept. 8

    America, Sept. 17

    Glen Miller Orchestra, Oct. 25 and 26

    Cheap Trick, Nov 12

    Gene Watson, Nov. 27

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

    The Birdie Busch Band, July 20

    Start Making Sense (Talking Heads Tribute), July 21

    The Ten Band (Pearl Jam Tribute), July 22

    Savoy Brown, July 27

    Tribute to Bob Dylan and Neil Young, July 28

    Bennie & the Jets (Elton John Tribute), July 29

    Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808

    Ja Rule, July 20

    HELLYEAH, July 22

    Jay and the Americans, July 28

    Billy Joel Tribute: The Stranger, July 29

    Social Distortion, Aug. 8

    The Everly Brothers Experience, Aug. 19

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

    Chicago and the Doobie Brothers, July 22

    Santana, Aug. 5

    Kings of Leon and Nathaniel Ratcliff & the Night Sweats, Aug. 6

    THIS WEEK: July 19 to 25

    Gene Dempsey Orchestra, as part of the Nay Aug Wednesday Conerts. At the Nay Aug Park pool bandstand, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. Free. 7 p.m. July 19. 570-348-4186.

    The Birdie Busch Band, Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter and her band perform at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. July 20. Admission is free. Reserve seats and make donations at bit.ly/2vzoDI3. 570-325-0249.

    Hyper Space Tour, featuring Boston and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. July 25. Tickets start at $24. LiveNation.com.

    FUTURE

    Conor Oberst, acclaimed singer-songwriter and former member of Bright Eyes and Desaparecidos will perform with a full band. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 27. $30. 570-826-1100.

    Mr. Speed, crowned “The Best KISS Tribute Band in the World” at the Hark Rock Casino in Las Vegas in 2012. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 28. $15, $20. Tickets on sale now at bit.ly/2urvK8Y.

    Josh Turner, the multi-platinum Nashville recording artist. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 29. $42, $37. 866-605-7325.

    Fastball, known for songs like “The Way” and “Out of My Head,” the ’90s hitmakers will perform from the Chandelier Lobby. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 29. 570-826-1100.

    Peter Cetera, former Chicago frontman and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter will headline Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival. Wells Fargo Amphitheater, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township. 8 p.m. July 29. $30, $45. 570-674-6719.

    Amos Lee, singer-songwriter with a soulful voice and penchant for genre fusion will make his debut at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 30. $29.50 to $59.50. 570-826-1100.

    Dweezil Zappa: 50 Years of Frank, Dweezil Zappa, son of legendary composer and guitarist Frank Zappa, will play his father’s music. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 3. $22.50, $32.50, $42.50, $68.50. 570-826-1100.

    Shemekia Copeland, the versatile and powerful blues and soul vocalist performs from the Chandelier Lobby. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 4. $20 in advance, $25 the day of the show. 570-826-1100.

    Santana, the 10-time Grammy Award-winning guitarist and his band will perform passion-filled songs from their 40 year career. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel, N.Y. 8 p.m. Aug. 5. $37. 50 to $136.50. 1-866-781-2922.

    Geen Ween Does Billy Joel, the Ween frontman pays tribute to one of his songwriting heroes, Billy Joel, backed by a seven-piece band. Chandelier Lobby, F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 5. $20 in advance, $25 the day of the show. 570-826-1100.

    Peach Music Festival, the four day music festival will be headlined by My Morning Jacket and Widespread Panic and will feature a multitude of other acts. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. Aug. 10 through 14. Ticket prices vary with package. Thepeachmusicfestival.com.

    TajMoe: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band, blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ combined forces in support of their collaborative album “TajMoe.” F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 9 p.m. Aug. 10. $29 to $69. 570-826-1100.

    Duke Ellington Orchestra, originally led by the most prolific American composer of the 20th century, Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington, the Duke Ellington Orchestra has been performing worldwide for the past 88 years. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Aug. 12. $10. 570-826-1100.

    Ted Nugent, rocker and political activist.8 p.m. Aug. 15 at Penns Peak, 325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe. Ticket prices vary with package. 866-605-7325.

    The Beach Boys, led by Mike Love, the Beach Boys will perform their iconic American pop-rock hits. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 18. $47, $52. 866-605-7325.

    John Butler Trio, Australian roots and jam trio led by vocalist John Butler. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 23. $33, $38. 866-605-7325.

    Donny and Marie, the famous sibling duo of Donny and Marie Osmond brings its combination of music, comedy and dancing to the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24. $66 to $122. 570-826-1100.

    Don McLean, enduring American songwriter best known for his classic hits “American Pie” and “Vincent (Starry Starry Night).” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 25. $25, $30. 866-605-7325.

    Elvis Tribute Spectacular, featuring Elvis tribute artist Shawn Klush and Elvis’s own backup singers, Sweet Inspirations, in honor of Elvis’s 40th anniversary. Klush was voted the world’s greatest Elvis. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 PA-315, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 26 and 4 p.m. Aug. 27. $29. Purchase tickets through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

    Il Divo, the mult-platinum singing quartet stops in NEPA during a tour of North and South America. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30. $59.50 to $99.50. 570-826-1100.

    Tyler Farr, country artist touring on his sophomore record, “Suffer In Peace,” which landed in the top 5 on the Billboard Top 100 Albums and Country Albums charts. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 8. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. July 14 on ticketmaster.com or at the box office. $29 advance, $34 day of show. No phone orders. Pennspeak.com. 866-605-7325.

    Montgomery Gentry, the hard driving country duo known for hits like “Something to Be Proud Of” and “Roll With Me.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m. Sept. 15. $40, $45. 866-605-7325.

    The Charlie Daniels Band, gospel and southern rock legend known for the song “Devil Went Down to Georgia.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe, 8 p.m. Sept. 22. $40, $45. 866-605-7325.

    America, classic rock outfit and writers of “A Horse With No Name” and “Sister Golden Hair.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 17. $37, $45. 866-605-7325.

    Stephen Stills & Judy Collins, the two iconic singer-songwriters whose tumultuous relationship inspired Stills’ celebrated hit “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” perform together in support of their upcoming album together. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27. $48 to $78. 570-826-1100.

    Jim Breuer, the comedian of Saturday Night Live and “Half Baked” fame. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 29. $25, $30. 866-605-7325.

    Cheap Trick, rock and roll hall of fame inductees. 8 p.m. Nov. 12, Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe. Ticket prices vary with package. 866-605-7325.

    Gene Watson, the country veteran who has thrilled listeners for more than 50 years with hits like “Farewell Party” and “Fourteen Carat Mind.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. $17, $22. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. March 31. 866-605-7325.

    Boston and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will perform July 25 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Boston2-1.jpgBoston and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will perform July 25 at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton. Weekender file photo

    Country artist Josh Turner will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe July 29.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_joshturner1.jpgCountry artist Josh Turner will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe July 29. Weekender file photo