THIS WEEK: Oct. 11 to 17, 2013
Larry George, Christian music. The Truth Cafe Christian Coffee House, New Life Community Church, 570 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. 7 to 9 tonight. 899-2264.
Motown & More with Souled Out, the trio of singers backed by a six-piece band in a tribute to the wave of soul music born in Detroit. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 tonight. $35, $17 children. 389-4409.
Eaglemania, the Eagles tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 tonight. $23. 325-0249.
Open Mic in the Pocket Park. Bring your instruments and voices and join The Crackers for an afternoon of community music. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. 253-2020.
Ken Platt, Christian music. 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. 899-2264.
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. Saturday. $10. 685-1554.
Suzie Brown, the bluesy singer-songwriter with Grammy-winning songwriter and instrumentalist Scot Sax playing guitar and foot stomp. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 588-8077 or harmonypresents.com.
Cast of Beatlemania, the tribute band performing music of the Fab Four. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Saturday. $27. 325-0249.
Sunday Afternoon at Sem, a recital of classical music by the trio of pianist Rick Hoffenberg, violinist Sophie Till and cellist Christiane Appenheimer-Vaida. Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 2 p.m. Sunday. Free. 270-2192.
Do You Remember This … Music for the Movies from the Silents to the 1960s, a concert and radio taping of memorable movie music sung by soprano Bernadette Boerckel accompanied by pianist Gary Boerckel, host of “Music to My Ears” on WVIA-FM. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 3 p.m. Sunday. Free but tickets required. Free bus transportation from the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock. Reservations: 655-2808.
Gymanfa Ganu, a traditional Welsh hymn sing led by Carol Ellis. First Welsh Presbyterian Church, 74 S. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre. 3 p.m. Sunday. Followed by a Te Bach (Welsh Tea). Free. 332-6162.
Step by Step, a Christian-music concert. Shavertown United Methodist Church, 163 N. Pioneer Ave. 7 p.m. Monday. Free. 696-2658.
Taking Back Sunday, the Long Island rock band (“MakeDamnSure”). With special guests Transit and Polar Bear Club. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Monday. $25 advance; $28 day of show. 420-2808.
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 through Dec. 4. 888-946-4672.
Mystery Fyre, Pennsylvania’s premiere vintage psychedelic rock and soul band. With the Scott Pemberton Trio. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. Wednesday with doors at 8 p.m. and concert at 9. $5 advance; $7 day of show. 822-2992.
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.
The SheilaMark Band, a quartet playing blues, classic rock and pop. The Bookhouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. Oct. 18 with doors at 7 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. Free but donations accepted. 421-0800.
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.
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.
Childhood’s End, a tribute to Pink Floyd. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18. $23. 325-0249.
The Stylistics, the Philadelphia soul group. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. SOLD OUT. 877-682-4791.
Consumed, Christian music by the husband-and-wife duo. 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. Oct. 19. 899-2264.
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.
Philly Funk Authority, the dance and party band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. $18. 325-0249.
NYC Comedy Night, a night of laughs with standup comics Teddy Love and Jerrold Benford with MC Father Paul. Corner Bistro Theater, 76-78 Main St., Carbondale. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 19. $15. 282-7499.
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.