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THIS WEEK: June 7 to 13, 2013

Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival, four days of music with the Masters of Bluegrass, Hilltown, Stained Grass Window, James King, Smokey Greene the Doerfels, Valerie Smith, Dan Paisley, Paul Adkins, Bill & Maggie Anderson, Bluegrass Conspiracy and many more. Also: workshops, Martin Guitar trip, children’s activities, jam tent and more. Mountain View Park, Mountain Road, off Route 512, Wind Gap. 11:15 a.m. to 11 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday; 9:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Info at 973-584-2324 or windgapbluegrass.com.


Philharmonic Chamber Music Series, with music for flute and percussion by musicians Patricia and Gregory Zuber, who use the tambourin, galoubet and marimba to interpret music by Henri Tomasi and Heitor Villa-Lobos. Wyoming Valley Art League, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Tonight with refreshments at 6:30 and music at 7. $28. 270-4444.

Tim Zimmerman & the King’s Brass, classical, jazz spirituals and hymns played on trumpets, trombones, tubas, percussion and keyboards. St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 7 tonight. $10, $5 students. 344-7231.


Indian Musical Extravaganza, with singer Sanjeevani Bhelande accompanied by flute, tabla and percussion. St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin. 7:30 tonight. 474-0192.


Rockapella, the a cappella group paying tribute to Motown artists including Stevie Wonder, the Temptations and more. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 tonight. $25, $20. 866-605-7325.


Christabelle Braden, the Christian singer-songwriter. My Cup Runneth Over Christian Coffee House, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Free. 824-2991.


Maestro at the Movies: Action, Adventure & Academy Awards, the Pops season finale by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with favorites from the silver screen including the scores of “Gone with the Wind,” “Jaws,” “Les Miserables,” “E.T.,” “An American in Paris” and more. With guest piano prodigy Sasha Vionov. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. Saturday. $29 to $60; $15 students. 341-1568.

Christine Lavin, the veteran comedic singer-songwriter. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 8 p.m. Saturday. $20 advance; $25 at the door. Reservations: 845-252-6783.

Completely Inappropriate, music and comedy with cabaret performers John Baldino and Erin Canedy along with guests Jonathan Alunni and Lauren Smith. Vintage Theater, 326 Spruce St., Scranton. 8 p.m. Saturday. $12. Adult themes. 800-838-3006.


Ana Popovic, the Yugoslavian-born singer-guitarist performing jazzy instrumentals, tight blues grooves and soulful vocals. With special guest singer-actress Dana Fuchs who played Janis Joplin in the off-Broadway play “Love, Janis.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Saturday. $24 advance, $29 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Billtown Blues Festival, with Joe Louis Walker, Barrence Whitfield & the Savages, Kelly Richey, Dave Keyes & the Billtown Trio, Taylor Scott, Steve Mitchell’s Circle of Drums and more. Lycoming County Fairgrounds, 300 E. Lycoming St., Hughesville. Noon to 10 p.m. Sunday. $25. 584-4480 or billtownblues.org.


Gypsophilia, gypsy jazz, klezmer, funk, classical, swing and bebop from the seven-member ensemble. Milford Theater, 114 E. Catherine St., Milford. 5 p.m. Sunday. $17 advance; $20 at the door. 588-8077.


Queensryche, the heavy-metal rock band performing the 25th anniversary of its album “Operation: Mindcrime.” Brews Brothers West, 75 Main St., Luzerne. Tuesday with doors at 7 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. $21 advance, $23 day of show. 283-1300.


Dropkick Murphys, the Celtic punk rockers mixing guitars, accordion, mandolin, bagpipes and drums. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Tuesday. $29.50. 420-2808.


Aaron Lewis, the country-music singer (former frontman for rock group Staind). With Rick Monroe and Brian Davis. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Wednesday. $25. 420-2808.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Fleetwood Mac tribute band Tusk. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Thursday at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


FUTURE CONCERTS


The Fab Four, a Beatles tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 14. $24 advance, $29 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Billy Bauer Band, paying tribute to the music of Dave Matthews. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. June 14. $17. 325-0249.


Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Festival, the 8th annual music-and-art street festival with bands, exhibits, food vendors, a children’s tent and activities at various venues on Main Street and Central Park in Honesdale. 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. June 15. 253-5492 or honesdalerootsandrhythm.com.


Steamtown Beer and Music Festival, the Celebration of the Suds with 50 breweries, beer seminars, culinary demonstrations and tastings from area chefs, beer-related apparel and goods and music by Muscle Shoal Revival, Fuel, the Menzingers and Alien Ant Farm. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. June 15 with two sessions: noon to 4 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. $50 advance, $55 at the door (if available), $15 designated drivers. Age 21 and older. 609-412-9056 or livenation.com.


Wrestle and Rock Concert, with bands Langor, Crock Pot Abduction, Rik Spandex and the Faceless Shadows. New Visions Studio & Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton. June 15 with doors at 7:30 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. $7; $5 if you dress as a wrestler. 878-3970.


Craig Thatcher’s Tribute to the Fillmore East. The regional blues-rock band pays homage to the famed rock venue that reigned in New York City’s East Village from 1968 to 1971. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 15. $23. 325-0249.


Gretchen Wilson, the Grammy-winning country singer (“Redneck Woman”). Sherman Summer Stage, Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. June 16 with free tickets distributed between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. 420-2808.


The Sound of Music: Eclectic Ecclesia, works by Aaron Copland, Beethoven, J.S. Bach, Paul Simon and more performed by organist C. Paul Wheeler along with the premiere of “Organ Concerto #1, Opus 1,” his collaboration with guest composer R. Lee Binkley. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 4 p.m. June 16. Free but donations welcome for the Wilkes-Barre Free Medical Clinic. 825-6653.


Summerland Tour: Alternative Guitars, with rock bands Everclear, Live, Filter and Sponge. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. June 16. $40 advance; $45 day of show. 866-605-7325.


New Visions Concert, with bands Survay Says!, Terror on the Screen, Bad Answers and Save the Swim Team. New Visions Studio & Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton. June 16 with doors at 7:30 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. $7. All ages. 878-3970.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Guns N’ Roses tribute band November Rain. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. June 20 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


The Zombies, the ’60s British hitmakers with Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 20. $22, $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Madsummer Meltdown, a full weekend of music and camping with 27 acts on three stages, food and craft vendors, late-night jams, children’s activities, light shows, fire performances, parades, yoga, workshops and a Musical Madness Improv Stage. Performers include the Budos Band, Anders Osborne, Mike Dillon Band, Jim Weider’s Project Percolator, Morning Teleportation, Bawn in the Mash, Mystery Fyre, Blind Owl Band, Underground Horns, Placebo Domingo and many more. Schuylkill Fairgrounds, 2270 Fair Road, Schuylkill Haven. June 21 to 23. $65 advance; $80 day of show. Information at jibberjazz.com or 366-0837.


Blues Traveler, the southern rock and blues band. Sherman Summer Stage, Mount Airy Casino & Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. June 21. $38, $30. 420-2808.


The Faces and Voices of the Blues, a concert by bluesman Roy Book Binder combined with an exhibit by photographer Jim Gavenus who has captured images of more than 30 Hall of Fame musicians. Tripp House, 1011 N. Main Ave., Scranton. June 22 with exhibit noon to 6 p.m.; photography workshop 1 to 2 p.m.; a porch jam session 3 to 5 p.m. and concert at 8 p.m.; June 23 with exhibit noon to 4 p.m. and a free guitar workshop 2 to 4 p.m. $25 advance; $30 at the door (if available). 888-800-7626.


Mary Baker, the singer and storyteller in an outdoor concert. Campground Amphitheater, Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Kingston Township. 7 p.m. June 22. Free. 696-9105.


The Felice Brothers, the New York folk-blues band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 22. $25. 325-0249.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Aerosmith tribute band Draw the Line. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. June 27 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


The Happy Together Tour, with The Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie, Chuck Negron of Three Dog Night, Gary Puckett & the Union Gap, Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & the Raiders and Gary Lewis & the Playboys. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 27. $44, $39. 866-605-7325.


Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, storytellers, comedians and others. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. June 28 with open mic at 7 p.m. and featured musical act at 8:15 p.m. Free. 996-1500.


Cabinet, the jamming bluegrass band with special guest East Bound Jesus. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 28. $23. 325-0249.


Tesla, the blues-metal group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 28. $29 advance, $34 day of show. 866-605-7325.


The Jerry Garcia Show, with tribute band Dead on Live. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 29. $23. 325-0249.


Carlos Mencia, “the first Richard Pryor of Hispanic culture” in his standup routine. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. June 29 with doors at 7 p.m. and show at 8. $55, $45. 877-672-4791.


The Legacy of Michael Jackson, performed by impersonator Lane Lassiter. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. June 29. $24.95. 420-2808.


Civil War Era Music, songs about soldiers’ lives, domestic scenes, minstrel traditions and the fight to end slavery performed by Thomas Jolin on hammered dulcimer, button accordion, harmonica and banjo. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. June 30. Free. 996-1500.


Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, the comedian/banjoist with singer Edie Brickell performing selections from their album “Love Has Come for You.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. July 2. $95, $79, $59. 826-1100.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Jimmy Buffett tribute band Parrot Beach. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. July 4 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


Kid Rock, the rapper-turned-rocker with his Twisted Brown Trucker Band and special guests Kool & the Gang and Uncle Kracker. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 6:45 p.m. July 6. $20. Tickets at livenation.com. Motorcyclists can gather at Electric City Harley Davidson, Route 6, Dickson City at 3:30 p.m. for a cruise to the concert. $25 includes a concert ticket and $5 concession voucher.


Ben Taylor, an eclectic mix of folk, pop, urban, reggae and country by the son of James Taylor and Carly Simon. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 6. $23. 325-0249.


Doobie Brothers, the 21-year veteran jazz-rock group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 7. $62 pit, $52. 866-605-7325.


Emily Asher’s Garden Party, the band of all-stars from New York City’s jazz scene including trombonist Emily Asher and trumpeter Bria Skonberg, performing at Misericordia University’s “Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival,” 301 Lake St., Dallas. 8 p.m. July 8. $15; $8 lawn. 674-6719.


Briggs Farm Bluesfest, the 16th annual outdoor festival with Terry “Harmonica” Bean & the Cornlickers, Mac Arnold, the Kinsey Report, Lurrie Bell, Lonnie Shields, Cedric Burnside Project, Georgie Bonds, the Badlees, Symphonic Haze, Ed Randazzo with Bret Alexander, Shakura S’Aida, Clarence Spady and more. Also: Mississippi Delta-style barbecue, fresh roasted sweet corn, vendors, hayrides and camping. Briggs Farm, 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. 4:30 to 11 p.m. July 12; 4 to 11 p.m. July 13. $23 advance; $28 at the gate per day. 379-2003 or briggsfarm.com.


New Riders of the Purple Sage, a revival of the country-rock band that hit the charts in 1969. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. July 12. $25. 325-0249.


Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, the world’s largest hard-and-heavy music touring festival with four music stages, video games, vendors, interactive activities and autograph-signing sessions. Performers: Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Amon Amarth, Machine Head, Children of Bodom, Behemoth and many more including Scranton’s own Motionless in White. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 1:10 p.m. July 13. $60.50, $45.50, $31.50. Tickets at livenation.com.


Boz Scaggs, the Grammy-winning singer performing smooth blues and urban jazz at the “Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival” of Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 8 p.m. July 13. $30; $20 lawn. 674-6719.


Raymond the Amish Comic, a standup act for adults only by the born-and-bred Amish comedian. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 13. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Kashmir, a Led Zeppelin tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 13. $23. 325-0249.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by tribute band Beatlemania. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. July 11 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


Mac Miller, hip hop’s rising star with Chance the Rapper, Vince Staples and The Internet. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. July 11. $27.50 advance, $30 day of show. 420-2808.


7 Bridges: The Ultimate Eagles Experience, a tribute to the harmonizing rock band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 12. $17 advance, $22 day of show. 866-605-7315.


Summer Comedy Jam, with Bronx comedian Capone and his fellow comics Smokey, Omar and Mark Viera in the tour “Y’all Gon Get This Work.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 13. $85 (VIP Meet and Greet), $50, $30. 826-1100.


Arrival: The Music of ABBA, a tribute to the Swedish rock band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 14. $27, $22. 866-605-7325.


Vans Warped Tour, the annual all-day summer music festival with multiple stages of all-genre music. Bands include Attila, Architects UK, Letlive, Wallpaper, While She Sleeps, Defeater, Early November, Forever the Sickest Kids, Man Overboard, Woe Is Me, I See Stars, the Story So Far, Like Moths to Flames, Big Chocolate, Stick to Your Guns, Hands Like Houses and many more. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 11 a.m. July 16. $45. Tickets at livenation.com.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. July 18 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


Dave Mason, the rock legend who headed the band Traffic. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. July 18. $39.50, $29.50. 420-2808.


Christabelle Braden & Against the Slate, a Christian concert. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. 1 to 4 p.m. July 19. 735-8531.


Todd Snider, the country-rock singer-songwriter. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. July 19. $28. 325-0249.


Incendio, a global musical experience with the sounds of flamenco, classical, Middle Eastern, Celtic, jazz, rock, trance and more. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 20. $20. 325-0249.


Lil Wayne, the Grammy winning hip-hop musician and multiplatinum recording artist in his “America’s Most Wanted Music Festival” with rappers T.I. and Future. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. July 21. 800-745-3000.


Phil Lesh & Friends, the jamming Grateful Dead founder. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 24. $54 advance, $59 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Def Leppard tribute band Pyromania. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. July 25 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


Electric Hot Tuna, acoustic and electric blues from veteran performers Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, formerly of Jefferson Airplane. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. July 25. 420-2808.

Old Crow Medicine Show, the Grammy-winning country and bluegrass band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 25. $25 advance, $30 day of show. 866-605-7325.


William Doney and Christabelle Braden, the Christian singer-songwriters. Ekklesia Christian Coffee House, River of Life Fellowship Church, 22 Outlet Road, Lehman Township. 6 to 9 p.m. July 26. Free. 717-503-7363.


Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, storytellers, comedians and others. Followed by a poetry reading by Brian Fanelli. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. July 26 with open mic at 7 p.m. and poetry at 8:15 p.m. Free. 996-1500.


Bennie and the Jets, an Elton John tribute by singer Greg Ransom and his band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. July 26. $25. 325-0249.


Vagabond Opera, a Bohemian cabaret including Paris hot jazz, swing, tangos, Ukrainian folk-punk ballads, klezmer and originals. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. July 27. $22. 325-0249.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and a tribute to Bon Jovi by Runaway. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


Musikfest, the 30th annual music extravaganza with 500 performances on 14 stages (13 of them free). Performers include Ke$ha, Styx and Foreigner, OneRepublic, Darius Rucker, Carly Rae Jepsen, Peter Frampton & B.B. King, Buckwheat Zydeco, Southern Culture on the Skids, Trout Fishing in America, Holly Williams, Here Come the Mummies and many more. Downtown Bethlehem. Aug. 2 to 11. Complete schedule at musikfest.org.


Marrakesh Express, a tribute to the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 2. $25. 325-0249.


Yonder Mountain String Band, the bluegrass-rock fusion band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 9 p.m. Aug. 2. $17 advance, $22 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by AC/DC tribute band Back in Black. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival, the fourth annual touring rock music and lifestyle festival with Alice in Chains, Jane’s Addiction, Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive, Walking Papers, Middle Class Rut, New Politics, Danko Jones and the Chuck Shaffer Picture Show. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. Aug. 9. 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.


Jason Isbell, the Americana singer-songwriter (formerly of Drive-By Truckers), whose “Alabama Pines” won Song of the Year at the 2012 Americana Honors and Awards. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 9. $50 limited VIP; $25. 826-1100.


Forward Motion, the soul-driven eclectic quartet. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 10. $15. 325-0249.


Kansas, the progressive rock band celebrating more than 40 years of music making. Sherman Summer Stage, Mount Airy Casino & Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 7 p.m. Aug. 11. $45, $35, $25. 420-2808.


We the Kings, the alternative power-pop band on its Summer Fest Tour with Breathe Carolina, T. Mills and the Ready Set. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 420-2808.


Ted Nugent, the no-holds-barred rock musician and activist. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 14. $34 advance, $39 day of show. 866-605-7325.


The Peach Music Festival, the second annual three-day, multiple-stage event hosted by the Allman Brothers Band with the Black Crowes, Bob Weir, Grace Potter, Rusted Root and many more. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. Aug. 15 to 18. Camping passes available. Tickets at livenation.com.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Bruce Springsteen tribute band Tramps Like Us. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


The Dustbowl Revival, the California collective merging bluegrass, gospel, jug band, swamp blues and hot swing. With singer-songwriter Birdie Busch. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15. $15. 325-0249.


An Evening with Larry Coryell, Victor Bailey and Lenny White, an intimate concert with the jazz-fusion guitarists and percussionist. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 17. $27. 325-0249.


Gathering of Singer-Songwriters, the 12th annual concert by local singers. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21. Donation. 996-1500.


Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Bee Gees tribute band Stayin’ Alive. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


Open Mic Night, with musicians, poets, storytellers, comedians and others. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Aug. 23 with open mic at 7 p.m. and a feature act at 8:15 p.m. Free. 996-1500.


Jason Aldean, the country star on his “Night Train Tour” with Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25. $55.25, $25.50 lawn. Tickets at livenation.com.


John Mayer, the seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter along with opener “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St., Allentown. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27. $66, $46. 610-433-7541.


Austin Mahone and Bridgit Mendler, the “teen tween dream team” in concert. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St., Allentown. 7 p.m. Aug. 28. $39, $25. 610-433-7541.

Party on the Patio, with drink specials and music by Queen tribute band Almost Queen. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


Luke Bryan, the country-music artist. With special guests Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St., Allentown. 7 p.m. Aug. 30. $59. 610-433-7541.

Toby Keith, the enduring country-music megastar. With special guest Kip Moore. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St., Allentown. Aug. 31. $80, $65, $45. 610-433-7541.


Maroon 5, the three-time Grammy-winning pop-rock band with Kelly Clarkson and Rozzi Crane. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 7 p.m. Sept. 1. Tickets at livenation.com.


Jeff Dunham, the comedian and ventriloquist with his entourage of quirky puppet dummies. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St., Allentown. 8 p.m. Sept. 1. $49, $39. 610-433-7541.


Solas, the influential Celtic band with openers the John Byrne Band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6. $25. 325-0249.


The John Denver Tribute, with singer Ted Vigil and guitarist Steve Weisberg, a long-time musical partner of Denver. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 9 p.m. Sept. 14. $25. 325-0249.


Dancin’ Machine, a tribute to the disco hits of the 1970s with the 10-member band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 20. $20. 325-0249.


Masterworks Concert, by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with guest pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton performing Poulenc’s “Concerto for Two Pianos.” Also performed: Rossini’s “Barber of Seville Overture” and Mozart’s “Symphony No. 39.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Sept. 21. $63, $55, $47, $31. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Josh Turner, the country-music hitmaker. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 26. $42, $37. 866-605-7325.


The Soft Parade, a re-creation of the theatrical and poetic concerts of 1970s group The Doors. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 28. $23. 325-0249.


The Haunted Symphony, a hair-raising evening of spooky selections by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with special guest actor and poet Frank Oden. Ghoulish attire welcome. 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre; and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. $63, $55, $47, $31. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


The Onion Live! The satirical news source teams with comedy improv group Second City for a night of outrageousness. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24. $34, $19. 826-1100.


Gordon Lightfoot, the Canadian singer and member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. $42, $37. 866-605-7325.


Merle Haggard, the country singer-songwriter and three-time Grammy winner (“Okie from Muskogee,” “Mama Tried”). F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 2. $99 (limited pit), $63, $53, $40. 826-1100.


America, the folk-rock group performing their string of hits from the 1970s to the present. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 2. $40, $35. 866-605-7325.


Masterworks Concert, an evening of music and dance with the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic and guests Ballet Northeast. Included: Milhaud’s “La Creation du Monde,” Bach’s “Orchestral Suite No. 3” and Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella Suite.” Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. Nov. 16. $63, $55, $47, $31. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Yamato: The Drummers of Japan, the traditional Wadaiko percussionists. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. $35, $25. 826-1100.


A Very NEPA Christmas, the traditional holiday concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania and the Ballet Theatre of Scranton. 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre; and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. $63, $55, $47, $31. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


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