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Concerts Listings: Sept. 20 to 26, 2013


September 19. 2013 7:39PM

By - mbiebel@civitasmedia.com - (570) 991-6109




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THIS WEEK: Sept. 20 to 26, 2013


Bridging Division, Christian music. Ekklesia Christian Coffee House, River of Life Fellowship Church, 22 Outlet Road, Lehman Township. Tonight with dinner menu at 6 and concert 7 to 9. Free. 899-2264.


Anne Hills, the exquisite soprano-voiced folk singer and songwriter. The Bookhouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 tonight. Free but donations welcome. 421-0800.


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 tonight. $20. 325-0249.


An Evening with Lee Greenwood, the prolific country-music star (“God Bless the USA”). Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 8 tonight. $21, $18. 387-4145.


William Doney and Mike Lewis, singer-songwriters. Amazing Taste, How Sweet the Grounds Christian Coffee House, First United Methodist Church, 6 E. Butler St., Shickshinny. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Free. 899-2264.


In Recital with organist Gregory Zelek. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Free. 941-7624.


Sarah Blacker, the award-winning singer-songwriter. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 588-8077.


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. Saturday. $63, $55, $47, $31. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Splintered Sunlight, a Grateful Dead tribute band re-creating the 1980 Halloween night performance. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Saturday. $15. 325-0249.


Claudia Nygaard, the former Nashville Music Row staff songwriter and winner of the Kerrville (Texas) Folk Festival songwriting competition. Sponsored by RiverFolk Concerts at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 8 p.m. Saturday. $15 advance; $18 at the door. 845-252-6783.


Dylanfest, a celebration of the music of Bob Dylan with local musicians The Good Spirits Club, Tim Pupko, Mark Charles Rooney and others. Hazleton Art League, 225 E. Broad St. 1 p.m. Sunday. 454-0092.


Hymn Sing, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 100 Rock St., Hughestown. 3 p.m. Sunday. Followed by refreshments. 881-2301.


Hunter Hayes, the Country Music Association’s Best New Artist of 2012. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. $38, $33. 387-4145.


Casting Crowns, the Grammy and Dove Award-winning Christian band. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Monday. $63, $38, $31, $26. 387-4145.


Three Days Grace, the Canadian hard-rock band with special guests Finger Eleven. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 Third St. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. $41, $36. 387-4145.


Halestorm, the hard-rock band from Red Lion. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. $30, $25. 387-4145.


Scott McCreery, the 2011 “American Idol” winner. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. $38, $33. 387-4145.


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


Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers, the blues-rock guitarist and his group. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Thursday. $20. 325-0249.


FUTURE CONCERTS


Soul Shine and Friends Branching Out, Christian music. Ekklesia Christian Coffee House, River of Life Fellowship Church, 22 Outlet Road, Lehman Township. Sept. 27 with dinner menu at 6 p.m. and concert 7 to 9 p.m. Free. 899-2264.


B.L.E.S.T., Christian music group. Voice of Hope Christian Coffee House, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27. Broadcast live on WVHO-FM (94.5). Free. 899-2264.


Austin Mahone, the pop singer and YouTube sensation. With pop-rapper Coco Jones. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27. $41, $36. 387-4145.


Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, the influential country-rock band touring in support of their latest release “Speed of Light.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Sept. 27. 866-605-7325.


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


Ed Pall, the Shavertown singer-guitarist. The Main Bean, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 28. Free. 899-2264.


Justin Moore, the country-music singer. Bloomsburg Fair, 620 W. Third St. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28. $35, $30. 387-4145.


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.


Freedom Fest: A Salute to America’s Finest, a welcome home celebration to honor the troops returning from deployment. With food, raffles, ceremonies and live music by the Wanabees, Slow Children at Play, Phyllis Hopkins Electric Trio, Hickory Project, the Mountain Sky Orchestra, Chas’n the Dog and more. Mountain Sky, 63 Still Meadow Lane, Jermyn. 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 29. $10. 396-1987.


moe. The jamming progressive-rock band with special guests Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. Sept. 29. $28. 420-2808.


Hinder, the multi-platinum hard rockers with alt-rockers Candlebox, Devour the Day and Open Air Stereo. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7 p.m. Sept. 29. 866-605-7325.


In Recital with Performance Music Students of the University of Scranton. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2. Free. 941-7624.


Battle of the Bands, the fourth annual competition with $13,500 in prizes to the top four bands. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 8 p.m. to midnight Wednesdays from Oct. 2 to Dec. 4. 888-946-4672.


Audio Adrenaline, the Christian rock band on its “Kings & Queens Tour” with Disciple, Stellar Kart and Ryan Stevenson. Downtown Arts, 47 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Oct. 3 with doors at 6 p.m. and concert at 7 p.m. Sponsored by Northeastern Pennsylvania Youth for Christ. $15. 842-4295.


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.


The Evansville Gang, a bluegrass, country and gospel concert. Bloomingdale Grange, Grange Hall Road, Shickshinny. 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5. $5. 256-7610.


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.


Guitar Music of South America, with classical guitarist Jay Steveskey performing tangos by Astor Piazzolla and Maximo Diego Pujul of Argentina. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. Oct. 6. Free. 996-1500.


Excelsior Cornet Band, New York State’s authentic Civil War brass band. First Presbyterian Church, 300 School St., Clarks Summit. 4 p.m. Oct. 6. Free but donations welcome. 586-6306 or fpccs.org.


Swearingen & Kelli, the songwriting duo of A.J. Swearingen and Jayne Kelli performing acoustic folk and indie pop. With special guests the Day Rubies. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 6 p.m. Oct. 6. $15. 325-0249.


Melvin Seals & JGB, the keyboardist from the Jerry Garcia Band and his group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 10. 866-605-7325.


SOJA, the eight-member reggae-roots band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 10. $17.50 advance; $20 day of show. 420-2808.


The Steepwater Band, the bluesy rock group formed in Chicago. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 10. $15. 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.


Celebrate Harmony, a concert by the 24-member Northeasters Honesdale Barbershop Chorus celebrating the Barbershop Harmony Society’s 75th anniversary. With guest quartet The Faces4Radio. Honesdale High School, 459 Terrace St. 7 p.m. Oct. 12. $10. 685-1554.


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.


Taking Back Sunday, the Long Island rock band (“MakeDamnSure”). Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 14. $25 advance; $28 day of show. 420-2808.


An Evening in Eastern Europe, a chamber-music concert with violinist Erica Kiesewetter and clarinetist Pascal Archer, both of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Shopland Hall, Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. Oct. 18 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and concert at 8 p.m. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Alice Cooper, the theatrical and macabre rocker in his “Raise the Dead” tour. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 18. $75 (limited pit), $59, $49, $39. 826-1100.


Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, the high-energy, nine-piece ensemble performing big-band style swing. Wiltsie Center, 700 N. Wyoming St., Hazleton. 8 p.m. Oct. 18. $45, $19. 855-945-8743.


Childhood’s End, a tribute to Pink Floyd. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. $23. 325-0249.


Jessie’s Girl, a “Back to the 80s” show with a quartet of musicians performing as 1980 icons of pop music. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 9 p.m. Oct. 18. 866-605-7325.


In Concert with trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and the University of Scranton Jazz Band. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, Scranton. Oct. 19 with a pre-concert music talk by Loren Schoenberg of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem at 7:30 p.m. followed by the concert at 8 p.m. Free. 941-7624.


Echoes of Arcadia, the season opener of the Arcadia Chorale (formerly the Robert Dale Chorale) with works by Eric Whitacre, Claudio Monteverdi, Stephen Chatman and Edward Elgar along with John Rutter’s “Birthday Madrigals” and Benjamin Britten’s “Hymn to St. Cecilia.” 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton; and 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. 408-4434 or arcadiachorale.org.


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.


Conspirator, the electronic rock quartet. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 9 p.m. Oct. 19. $17 advance; $20 day of show. 420-2808.


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.


Coheed and Cambria, the progressive-punk rock band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. Oct. 20. $22.50 advance; $25 day of show. 420-2808.


Cyndi Lauper, the eighties pop star on her “She’s So Unusual Tour.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 22. $75 (limited pit), $59, $49, $34. 826-1100.


Umphrey’s McGee, the progressive rock band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 24. $25 advance; $30 day of show. 420-2808.


Robben Ford Band, the blues-tinged guitar virtuoso. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24. $27. 325-0249.


Open Mic Night, with special guest singer-songwriter Caitland Hawk. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Oct. 25 with sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. and open mic at 7. Free. 996-1500.


Jeffrey Ross, Comedy Central’s “Roastmaster General” makes an insulting stop at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 25. $75 (very limited VIP Meet & Greet), $35. 826-1100.


Real Diamond, the Neil Diamond tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 25. 866-605-7325.


The Misfits, the horror-punk rockers in a Halloween show. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 25. $16 advance; $18 day of show. 420-2808.


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.


Sing! Sing! Sing! A demonstration of harmony singing by the Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus, the Wyoming County Chorale and the First United Methodist Church Choir. Included: gospel, doo wop, madrigals and traditional glee club music. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 11 a.m. Oct. 26. Free. Registration: 836-8595.


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.


Gregg Allman, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer performing his fusion of rock, blues and country. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 29. $45, $37, $35. 420-2808.


Halloween Concert, with the University of Scranton Jazz Band and surprise guests. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Free admission to those in costume. 941-7624.


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 Hell Pop Tour, headlined by heavy-metal band In This Moment with Motionless in White, Kyng and All Hail the Yeti. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. Nov. 8. $20 advance; $22 day of show. 420-2808.


The Celtic Martins, the eight-member band performing Celtic and old-time tunes on fiddles, bagpipes, percussion, concertina, guitars and mandolin with Irish step dancing thrown into the mix. St. Basil’s Church, 101 Churchill St., Dushore. 7 p.m. Nov. 8. 928-8927.


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.


In Recital with violist Andrew Gonzalez and pianist Christine Wu. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9. 941-7624.


Get the Led Out, the Philadelphia-based Led Zeppelin tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 9. 866-605-7325.


Children’s and Youth Fall Concert, the five children’s choirs of the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania combine for a concert of fine treble and mixed-voice music. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. Nov. 10. $10, free for age 18 and under. 343-6707.


French Woodwind Delights, a chamber-music concert with musicians from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Westmoreland Club, 59 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Nov. 14 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


In Concert, with the University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. 941-7624.


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.


38 Special, the platinum-selling southern rockers. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 16. 866-605-7325.


Arts at First Presbyterian, an all-church recital with musical ensembles of the church. First Presbyterian Church, 300 School St., Clarks Summit. 4 p.m. Nov. 17. Free but donations welcome. 586-6306 or fpccs.org.


Jake Miller, the hip-hop/rap artist. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Nov. 19. $20 advance; $22 day of show. 420-2808.


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.


Benjamin Britten’s St. Nicolas, the dramatic cantata telling the story of the real St. Nicolas, Bishop of Myra, with tenor Mark Kratz along with the Symphonic Chorus, Cantare Treble Choir and Chamber Orchestra. Also: Henry Purcell’s symphonic anthems “O Sing Unto the Lord” and “Rejoice in the Lord Always.” Presented by the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Nov. 23. $15, free for age 18 and under. 343-6707.


In Concert, with the University of Scranton Concert Band. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24. Free. 941-7624.


Elvis Costello, a solo acoustic performance of hits from his 40-year career. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25. $95 (limited pit), $79, $59. 826-1100.


Dark Star Orchestra, a re-creation of a Grateful Dead show by the tribute artists. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Nov. 27. 866-605-7325.


Kenny Rogers’ Christmas and Hits Through the Years, the three-time Grammy Award winner in a holiday concert. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29. $75, $60, $50. 826-1100.


Christmas with the Choral Society, the full array of choirs from the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania performing holiday selections, traditional carols and organ show pieces. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Dec. 1. $15. 343-6707.


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.


Noel Night, the 44th annual holiday event with the University of Scranton Singers, Chamber Choir and String Ensemble with guest harpist Andre Tarantiles. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, Scranton. Dec. 7 with a prelude at 7:05 p.m. and concert at 8 p.m. Free. 941-7624.


A Ceremony of English Carols, Benjamin Britten’s classic piece performed by the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania along with audience caroling and a wassail reception. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. Dec. 15. $15, free for age 18 and under. 343-6707.


Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert, with the Scranton Brass Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15. Admission: a new child’s toy, article of clothing or cash donation. 941-7624.


In Concert, with the Scranton Brass Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5. Free. 941-7624.


A Romantic Masterpiece by Brahms, a chamber-music concert with musicians from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Westmoreland Club, 59 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Jan. 16 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Simply Sinatra, a pops concerts by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with vocalist Steve Lippia celebrating the songbook of Frank Sinatra. 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre; and 8 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Red Hot Chilli Pipers, the rocking Scottish group of bagpipers, guitarists, drummers and keyboardists. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $35, $25. 826-1100.


String Chamber Music, with the newest principals of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. The Colonnade, 401 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. March 6 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Stringfest, a Masterworks concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with Concertmaster Erica Kiesewetter performing Piazzolla’s “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires.” Also: Elgar’s “Serenade for Strings,” Higdon’s “Amazing Grace” and Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 8. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Concerts at Covenant, an all-French program by the Symphonic Chorus and Cantare Treble Choir of the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania. Included: Durufle’s Reguiem, Francis Poulenc’s haunting “Litanies a la Vierge Noire” and Marcel Dupre’s “Quatre Motets.” Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. March 16. Free but donations accepted. 343-6707.


Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, the Queen of Bluegrass and five-time Entertainer of the Year by the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 22. 866-605-7325.


Children’s and Youth Spring Concert, fine treble and mixed-voice music presented by the children’s choirs of the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. March 23. $10, free for age 18 and under. 343-6707.


Ireland: The Show, the innovative new Celtic production celebrating the best of Irish heritage, showcased by a cast of world-champion Irish dancers, musicians and singer. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 2. $49, $39, $29. 826-1100.


Debbie Gravitte: Broadway Baby, a pops concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the Tony Award-winning actress and singer performing a musical journey of legendary Broadway songs. 8 p.m. April 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave.; and 8 p.m. April 5 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Ballroom with a Twist, a dancing and singing extravaganza with celebrity pros from “Dancing with the Stars” performing with finalists from “So You Think You Can Dance” along with vocals by finalists from “American Idol.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 12. $79 (limited pit), $49, $39, $29. 826-1100.


Beethoven’s Ninth, a performance of the famous “Ode to Joy” symphony with Maestro Lawrence Loh conducting the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic joined by the Symphonic Chorus and four guest soloists. Also: cellist Alberto Parrini solos on Saint-Saens’ Cello Concerto No. 1. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. April 25. 270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


The Midtown Men, the four stars from the original Broadway cast of “Jersey Boys” performing favorite 1960s hits from the Beatles, Beach Boys, Motown, the Four Seasons and more. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 26. $55, $45, $35. 826-1100.


Children’s and Youth Graduation Concert, fine treble and mixed-voice music along with a reception to honor graduates. Presented by the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. May 4. $10, free for age 18 and under. 343-6707.


Joe Bonamassa, the guitar virtuoso and blues-rock star. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. May 7. 826-1100.


Psalm Sets, a concert by the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania including Igor Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms,” Leonard Berstein’s “Chichester Psalms” and selected movements from Felix Mendelssohn’s “Lobgesang.” St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 10. $15, free for age 18 and under. 343-6707.




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