THIS WEEK: May 30 through June 5
NEPA Bluegrass Festival, will take place May 31 through June 3 at Lazybrook Park in Tunkhannock. Features Remington Ryde, Rhonda Vincent, Jesse Alexander, local folk act Dave Brown & The Dishonest Fiddlers and more. Info and tickets: nepabluegrass.com.
Start Making Sense, the renowned Lehigh Valley-based tribute to Talking Heads. 9 p.m. June 1. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. $13 in advance; $18 day of the show. https://bit.ly/2kxca40, 570-822-2992
Miz & Mazer — An Intimate Night of Guitar and Storytelling, featuring the songwriting and instrumentation of Mike “MiZ” Mizwinski and Justin Mazer. June 1. Karl Hall, 57B N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Tickets cost $10 in advance and are available at https://bit.ly/2LJa9hs. Tickets cost $15 the day of the show. Doors open at 7 p.m. All ages. BYOB.
Summer Sessions: Boogie2Bass, features wifimami (trap, dubstep, future bass), Moxyy (future beats, experimental trap, dubstep), BOYO (house), Max Casual (hip-hop, house, dubstep, electronica), Soji (bass music, experimental trap, DNB, half-time), Muse that Millionaire (rap), The Grand Kai (rap). 8 p.m. June 2. The Other Side at Bart & Urby’s, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $5 at the door. 21 and older.
Elephants Dancing, the Northeastern Pennsylvania reggae band will perform with opening “folk funk” act Fake Fight, which was formed by singer-songwriters Jordan Ramirez and Michael Stec. 10 p.m. June 2. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. $5 in advance; $10 day of the show. https://bit.ly/2IVrd26, 570-822-2992
Killcode, presented by Camp Rattler, will perform at 7 p.m. June 9 at Border Bar, 170 Laural Plaza, Pittston Bypass, Pittston Township. The evening of music also features Royal Hell and Idol Hands. $7. 21 and over.