Weekender

Concert Listings: Feb. 28 through March 6

CONCERTS AT A GLANCE

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

Blues Traveler, Feb. 28

David Byrne, March 4

Alice Cooper, March 10

Creed Bratton, March 21

The Beach Boys, March 24

Celtic Woman, March 25

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

Camp Bisco, July 12 through 14

The Peach Music Festival, July 19 through 22

Vans Warped Tour, July 26

Pentatonix, Aug. 25

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

Mercy Me and Tenth Avenue North, March 9

Judas Priest, March 13

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

Lonestar, March 2

Melvin Seals and JGB, March 3

Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot, March 9

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

The Weeklings (Bealtes tribute), March 2

Albert Cummings, March 3

Scott Sharrard, March 9

Tartan Terros (Parade Weekend Event), March 10

Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808

Dropkick Murphys, March 12

Judah & The Lion, March 14

Zion*I with Lespecial, March 16

Golden Gate Wingmen, March 24

THIS WEEK: Feb. 28 through March 6

Blues Traveler, blues-rock journeymen Blues Traveler bring their 30th Anniversary Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Feb. 28. $25 to $45. kirbycenter.org, 570-826-1100

David Byrne, the singer-songwriter and driving force behing Talking Heads will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 4 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $59.50 to $89.50. kirbycenter.org, 570-826-1100

FUTURE

Mercy Me, the award-winning Christian wraps up its successful Lifer Tour with special guest Tenth Avenue North. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. March 9. Tickets go on sale Nov. 10. 800-745-3000

Alice Cooper, the father of the theatrical hard-rock psycho-drama performs at 8 p.m. March 10 at the F.M.Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $54.50 to $94.50. kirbycenter.org, 570-826-1100

Judas Priest, the heavy metal icons tour in support of their forthcoming record “Firepower.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 13. Tickets start at $36.75. 800-745-3000

NEPA Bach Festival, three concerts over two days, including an organ concert 4 p.m. March 17 at First Presbyterian Church, Wilkes-Barre, a chamber music concert featuring members of the Arcadia Festival Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. March 17 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre, and a performance of Bach’s masterpiece, the St. Matthew Passion, sung by the Arcadia Chorale, 3 p.m. March 18 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre. A free will offering will be accepted at the organ concert. Tickets to the chamber concert and choral concert are $15, $12 and, for students with ID, free. Info, 570-871-0350 or arcadiachorale.org.

Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra will perform two spring concerts featuring Tchaikovsky’s Overture of 1812. 8 p.m. April 13 at Blue Ridge High School, 5058 School Road, New Milford and 8 p.m. April 20 at Tunkhannock Middle School, 200 Franklin Ave., Tunkhannock. For more information, call 570-289-1090. To purchase tickets, call the box office at 570-762-3389.

Genius behind the music of Talking Heads David Byrne will perform Sunday at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.
https://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/web1_AP_110831043937.cmyk_.jpgGenius behind the music of Talking Heads David Byrne will perform Sunday at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. Weekender file photo