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THIS WEEK: July 26 to Aug. 1, 2013


Mountain Folk & Roots Fest, with 31 musical acts on multiple stages, camping, nature trails, food and craft vendors and more. Performers include the Felice Brothers, Ryan Montbleau Band, Todd Sheaffer of Railroad Earth, Spirit Family Reunion, Yarn, Nikki Hill, Beaucoup Blue, Lonesome Shack, River City Slim & the Zydego Hogs, Roosevelt Dime, Chester River Runoff and many more. South Mountain Fairgrounds, 615 Narrows Road, Biglerville. Noon to 3 a.m. today; 10:30 a.m. to 3 a.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Details at jibberjazz.com.


William Doney and Cristabelle Braden, the Christian singer-songwriters. Ekklesia Christian Coffee House, River of Life Fellowship Church, 22 Outlet Road, Lehman Township. 6 to 9 tonight. 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. Tonight with open mic at 7 and poetry at 8:15. Free. 996-1500.


Brad Roccanova, a classic jazz, big band and swing era singer. The Bookhouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. Tonight with doors at 7 and show at 7:30. Free but donations accepted. 421-0800.


Michael Ray, a luau-themed night with the local recording artist from the group Velveteen. Voice of Hope Christian Coffee House, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 tonight. Free. Broadcast live on 94.5 FM. 735-1760.


Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble, classical and jazz works by faculty and students of the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. Buckingham Performing Arts Center, 201 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 7:30 tonight. Free. 270-2186.


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 tonight. $25. 325-0249.


Love Changes Everything, with a group of Broadway stars performing music of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Notre Dame High School, 60 Spangenburg Ave., East Stroudsburg. Saturday with performances at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. $30, $10 children. 616-0317 or buckhillskytopfest.org.


Dry Branch Fire Squad, mountain soul, bluegrass and old-time music on mandolin, guitar, banjo and bass. Wildflower Music Festival, Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Elizabeth Street, off Route 6, White Mills. Saturday with seating open at 5 p.m. and concert at 6. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic or beverages. $22; $11 students. 253-5500 or dorflinger.org.


Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast, with stories and songs by Jay Smar. Campground Amphitheater, Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Kingston Township. 7 p.m. Saturday. Free. 696-9105.


Joseph Acor, the Bloomsburg singer-songwriter. The Main Bean, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Free. 338-2759.


Smith Family Revival, gospel music. Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Benton. 7:15 p.m. Saturday. 864-2647.


Performing Arts Institute Concert, instrumental and vocal classical works by the Masterworks Chorale, Chamber Orchestra, Institute Chorus and Symphony Orchestra. Great Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Free. 270-2186.


The Amigos Band, daring, genre-crossing takes on American standards with a unique mix of alto sax, accordion, acoustic guitar and voices. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 588-8077.


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. Saturday. $22. 325-0249.


Music Festival Fundraiser, to benefit Patrick Sherry, a volunteer firefighter recently diagnosed with cancer. With performers Hitchin’ Cricket, Powerglyde, Mojo, Phyllis Hopkins Electric Trio, the Matt Bennick Band, Rogue Chimp, Old Friends, John Quinn & Asialena, Jim Carro and comedian Father Paul. Browndale Firemen’s Ballfield, 620 Marion St., Forest City. Sunday with gates at 10:30 a.m. and music 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. BYOB. $25 advance; $30 at the door. 840-1501.


Midsummer Gospel Concert, with the Wehry Family. Emmanuel Assembly of God Church, 243 Church Road, Harveys Lake. 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Followed by a potluck picnic in the pavilion. 639-5858.


We Love You Madly: The Music of Duke Ellington, performed by the Anderson Twins Sextet, stars of the off-Broadway hit “The Anderson Twins Play the Fabulous Dorseys.” Skytop Lodge, 1 Skytop Lane. Sunday with brunch and performance at 11 a.m. $60, $35 children. 616-0317 or buckhillskytopfest.org.


Summer Concerts in the Park. Nay Aug Park Bandstand, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Sunday with student musicians at noon, the John Andrews Quartet at 2 p.m. and the Gene Dempsey Orchestra at 3 p.m. 348-4186.


Country Club Concert, with southern gospel music by the Whery Family. The Pavilion at Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. 7 p.m. Sunday. Free. 675-1134.


Faculty Chamber Recital, classical works by faculty members of the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. Great Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. 270-2186.


Broadway, Our Way, standards, show tunes and contemorary pieces by Will and Anthony Nunziata. Skytop Lodge, 1 Skytop Lane. 7:30 p.m. Sunday followed by an open mic salon. The 3 p.m. rehearsal is open at no charge. $35, $10 children. 616-0317 or buckhillskytopfest.org.


Cody Simpson, the Australian teen heartthrob, stops by at Camelbeach Waterpark during his U.S. tour to sing a few songs and ride the water slides with the winners of WKRZ radio’s texting contest. Camelbeach, 1 Camelback Road, Tannersville. 4 p.m. Monday. 629-1661.


Student Solo and Chamber Recital, classical works by students of the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. Great Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Free. 270-2186.


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. Thursday at 6 p.m. with music at 7:30. 888-946-4672.


An Evening of Four-Handed Piano, works from various ballet masterpieces by award-winning pianists Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank. Buck Hill Falls Tennis Club, 270 Golf Drive. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. $30, $10 children. 616-0317 or buckhillskytopfest.org.


FUTURE CONCERTS


Student Solo and Chamber Recital, classical works by students of the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. Great Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2. Free. 270-2186.


Scranton Jazz Festival, the 9th annual event with concerts, late-night Jazz Walks and a Sunday Jazz Brunch. Performers include Freddy Cole, Dave Samuels & the Organik Vibe Trio, La Cuchina, the Indigo Moon Brass Band, the Vic Juris Trio, the Carl Fischer Nouveau Big Band, Benny Carter Saxes and more. Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton and other downtown venues. 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Aug. 2-3; 11:30 a.m. to midnight Aug. 4. $15 advance; $20 at the door. 487-3954 or scrantonjazzfestival.org.


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, an eight-member band paying tribute to the music of supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 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.


Nik Allen Music Fest, in memory of the local musician who lost his battle with cancer last year. With food vendors, raffles and nine bands playing blues, classic rock and folk. BYOB. Elmhurst Picnic Grounds. Noon to 11 p.m. Aug. 3. $10. Proceeds benefit pediatric equipment and programs at Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. 814-949-2302.


Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul, the nine-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion and her group. Wildflower Music Festival, Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Elizabeth Street, off Route 6, White Mills. Aug. 3 with seating open at 5 p.m. and concert at 6. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic or beverages. $29. 253-5500 or dorflinger.org.


Season’s End Grand Finale, the final summer performance by faculty and students of the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary. Held consecutively at Great Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., and the Buckingham Performing Arts Center, 201 N. Sprague Ave., both in Kingston. 7 p.m. Aug. 3. Free. 270-2186.


Chamber Music Concert, with Philadelphia Trio cellist Deborah Reeder, harpist Anne Sullivan and flutist Diane Gold Toulson. David DeWire Center, Laporte and Allegheny avenues, Eagles Mere. 8 p.m. Aug. 3. 525-3176.


Summer Concerts in the Park, with the Fran Burne Quintet. Nay Aug Park Bandstand, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 4. 348-4186.


Country Club Concert, with oldies by Memory Lane. The Pavilion at Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. 7 p.m. Aug. 4. Free. 675-1134.


Chamber Trios, classical and contemporary works by woodwind ensemble Trio Brilliante and string group America’s Dream Chamber Artists. Skytop Lodge, 1 Skytop Lane. Aug. 4 with brunch and performance at 11 a.m. $60, $35 children. 616-0317 or buckhillskytopfest.org.


The Great City, ballads and up-tempo numbers paying tribute to New York City by songstress Hilary Gardner. Followed by an open mic salon. Buck Hill Falls Tennis Club, 270 Golf Drive. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4. $35, $10 children. 616-0317 or buckhillskytopfest.org.


The Israeli Scouts, the touring teenaged singers and dancers. Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Aug. 6 with an optional dinner at 5:45 p.m. ($6) and concert at 7 p.m. 824-4646.


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.


Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast, performed by Jay Smar who accompanies himself on guitar, banjo and fiddle. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6 p.m. Aug. 8. Free. 821-1959.


Ladies Night of Comedy and Wine, with author and comedian Jeannine M. Luby performing her standup routine “Keep Wine-ing, He Might Start to Look Like Prince Charming.” Mountain View Vineyard and Winery, Neola Road, Stroudsburg. Aug 8 with seating at 7 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. $20 includes a glass of wine. 650-7518 or jeannineluby.com.


Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival, the fourth annual touring rock music and lifestyle festival with three stages of performers including Alice in Chains, Jane’s Addiction, Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive, Walking Papers, Middle Class Rut, New Politics, Danko Jones, the Chuck Shaffer Picture Show and many more. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. Aug. 9 beginning at 2 p.m. 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.


Talent and Variety Show, presented by the Youth Ministry of St. Faustina Parish at the Cultural Centre, 38 W. Church St., Nanticoke. 7 p.m. Aug. 9. Free but donations accepted.


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. With openers Amanda Shires and Mike Mizwinski. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 9. $50 limited VIP; $25. 826-1100.


Joe Louis Walker, the Grammy winning blues singer and guitarist. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9. $20. 325-0249.


Tizer, a diverse mix of jazz, rock, classical, jam band and world rhythms by the award-winning quartet. Wildflower Music Festival, Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Elizabeth Street, off Route 6, White Mills. Aug. 10 with seating open at 5 p.m. and concert at 6. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic or beverages. $22; $11 students. 253-5500 or dorflinger.org.


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


Summer Concerts in the Park, with the West Third Street Jazz Funk Band. Nay Aug Park Bandstand, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 11. 348-4186.


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.


Country Club Concert, with the Wyoming Valley Barbershop Harmony Chorus. The Pavilion at Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. 7 p.m. Aug. 11. Free. 675-1134.


Step by Step, a free Christian music concert. Shavertown United Methodist Church, 163 N. Pioneer Ave. 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 12. 696-2658.


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 & Ratdog, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Rusted Root, Gov’t Mule, Lotus, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Railroad Earth, Galactic, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and many more. Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. With camping Aug. 15 and music beginning 3 p.m. Aug. 16; noon on Aug. 17-18. 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.


Susan Winter, the New York multi-award winning cabaret singer and her trio performing jazz standards and big-band favorites. Wildflower Music Festival, Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Elizabeth Street, off Route 6, White Mills. Aug. 17 with seating open at 5 p.m. and concert at 6. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic or beverages. $22; $11 students. 253-5500 or dorflinger.org.


Raven Creek, country-western gospel music. Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Benton. 7:15 p.m. Aug. 17. 864-2647.


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.


Summer Concerts in the Park, with Pat Marcinko & the Blues Mine. Nay Aug Park Bandstand, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 18. 348-4186.


Theresa Caputo Live! An afternoon with the psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show “Long Island Medium.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 18. 826-1100.


Country Club Concert, with the Orpheus Choral Society. The Pavilion at Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. 7 p.m. Aug. 18. Free. 675-1134.


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.


Big Night Out, with modern rock bands Hoobastank, Lit and Alien Ant Farm. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 23. $25 advance, $30 at the door. 866-605-7325.


Danville Community Band, big-band and oldies music. Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Benton. 7:15 p.m. Aug. 24. 864-2647.


Summer Concerts in the Park, with Jim Buckley & Friends. Nay Aug Park Bandstand, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 2 p.m. Aug. 25. 348-4186.


Country Club Concert, with the Irem String Band. The Pavilion at Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. 7 p.m. Aug. 25. Free. 675-1134.


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.


Zac Brown Band, the musically eclectic Grammy-winning group. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7 p.m. Aug. 29. 610-433-7541.


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.

Billy Burnette Band, the Memphis singer-songwriter and former Fleetwood Mac musician. With special guest Sean Della Croce. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 30. $23. 325-0249.


Toby Keith, the enduring country-music megastar. With special guest Kip Moore. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St., Allentown. 7 p.m. Aug. 31. $80, $65, $45. 610-433-7541.


Deb and Bev’s Blues Night Out, with blueswomen Deb Callahan and Bev Conklin. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Aug. 31. $20. 325-0249.


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.


Live Wire, an AC/DC tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 6. 866-605-7325.


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.


Mary Fahl, the lead singer of the 1990s cult band October Project. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 7. $23. 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.


Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun, the singer-songwriter and guitarist whose trademark licks drove his seminal classic “Hot Rod Lincoln.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 27. $23. 325-0249.


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.


Chris Cagle, the rock-infused country singer. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 4. 866-605-7325.


Simon & Garfunkel Retrospective, with duo AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 4. $25. 325-0249.


Jeffrey Gaines Band, the soulful singer-songwriter and his group. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. $23. 325-0249.


Eaglemania, the Eagles tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 11. $23. 325-0249.


Cast of Beatlemania, the tribute band performing music of the Fab Four. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 12. $27. 325-0249.


Childhood’s End, a tribute to Pink Floyd. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 18. $23. 325-0249.


Technicolor Motor Home, a ten-piece ensemble paying tribute to the music of Steely Dan. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. $27. 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 Badlees, the Central Pennsylvania roots-rock band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25. $17. 325-0249.


The Frank Sinatra Tribute Show, with Atlantic City and Las Vegas performer Tony Sands. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. $25. 325-0249.


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.


The Duhks, Canada’s premier neotradsters romping from world beat to blues, urban-pop to old-timey. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 8. $23. 325-0249.


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.


A Last Waltz Celebration, a tribute to The Band’s last concert by ‘The Band’ Band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 16. $25. 325-0249.


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.


ANNOUNCEMENTS


Auditions for the Northern Tier Symphony with openings for brass, woodwinds, strings and percussion. Call 289-1090 to set up an appointment. More info at northerntiersymphony.com.


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