CONCERTS AT A GLANCE
F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre (570) 826-1100
Christopher Cross, April 4
The Drifters, April 14
Wilkes University presents T-Pain, April 15
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
Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0371
Robin Trower, April 4
Lita Ford and Firehouse, April 6
Todd Rundgren’s Utopia, April 18
Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe (570) 325-0249
Billy Cobham, April 5
Mipso, April 6
David Lindley, April 7
Dangermuffin with Serene Green, April 8
Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg (570) 420-2808
America’s Bandstand, April 7
Bush, April 11
Buckcherry, April 13
Puddle of Mud, April 14
THIS WEEK: April 4 through 10
Christopher Cross, five-time Grammy-winning songwriter and musician, brings his impressive, extensive catalog to the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, at 7:30 p.m. April 4. $25 to $45. kirbycenter.org, 570-826-1100
Robin Trower, the British guitarist known for his work with Procol Harum and in his Robin Trower trio performs with special guest Jeffrey Gaines. 8 p.m. April 4 at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. $27, $32. https://bit.ly/2EgCnLS, 610-826-9200
Billy Cobham, internationally renowned drumming virtuoso and fusion pioneer will perform at 8 p.m. April 5 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. $35, $40. https://bit.ly/2GP9hZ7, 570-325-0249
America’s Bandstand, featuring the music of Jay & The Americans, The Drifters, Aretha Franklin and more performed by Joey & the T-Birds and The 2nd Street Players. 8 p.m. April 7 at the Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. $15, $18. https://ticketf.ly/2Gud7DB, 570-420-2808
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.
Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania, will perform on April 13 at St. Peter’s Cathedral in Scranton in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Diocese of Scranton. The program will feature an eclectic Mass ordinary composed of settings from across the ages, including music of Hans Leo Hassler, Franz Josef Haydn, Franz Schubert, Charles Gounod and Olivia Gjeilo, as well as Gregorian chant and festival settings of beloved hymns. Performances will also be offered in collaboration with the campus choir of Marywood University and the Wyoming Seminary Civic Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Rick Hoffenberg, on April 28 and April 29. For more information on the Choral Society and its performances, call 570-343-6707 or visit the organization’s website at www.choralsociety.net.
The Rat Pack Together Again, will take the stage at 7 p.m. April 13 at the The Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. The Rat Pack Together Again takes audiences on a musical journey featuring the greatest hits from legendary crooners Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. The production features an eight-piece band and performers who invoke Sinatra, Marin and Davis. $35. www.thetheateratnorth.org.
The Drifters, the first musical group to sell 2 million records with their pop classic, “Up On The Roof,” will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 14 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $25, $35. kirbycenter.org, 570-826-1100
Wilkes University presents T-Pain, with 60 hit songs under his belt and two Grammy trophies on his mantle, T-Pain will perform at 7 p.m. April 15 at the F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $30. kirbycenter.org, 570-826-1100
Briggs Farm Blues Festival, features Samantha Fish, Amy Helm, Selwyn Birchwood, Mike Farris & The Roseland Rhythm Review, Shawn Holt & The Teardrops, JJ Thames & The Violet Revolt, Vanessa Collier and more. July 5, 6, 7 and 8 at Briggs Farm, 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. Tickets range from $28 for a one-day pass to $120 for a four-day pass with camping. To see ticket options and purchase tickets, visit briggsfarm.com.
Inclusion Festival, for all ages and abilities. Features The Hoppin’ Boxcars, The Merry Rockers, founder of “Rock Autism” Max Muscato, Reef The Lost Cauze, Brady Rymer and many more. Also features inclusive, immersive workshops, whole body percussion with Camille Who?, art projects with Verve Vertu U Deutsch Institute, puppet shows by Theater Studio and more. July 28 and 29 at Mountain Sky, 63 Stillmeadow Lane, Jermyn. Kids ages 12 and under are free. Early bird tickets through April 15. Day passes start at $13 for teens and $25 for adults; weekend passes start at $20 for teens and $40 for adults. Purchase online at https://bit.ly/2q3PZ89.