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First Posted: 12:00 pm - February 27th, 2015

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Singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle will perform at the ‘Live from the Chandelier Lobby’ series March 3 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre.

Violinist John Michael Vaida and pianist Rick Hoffenberg will offer an evening of classical music Feb. 27 at Marywood University in Scranton.

Singer Matt Nakoa will deliver indie and pop tunes Feb. 28 at the Hawley Silk Mill.

Get ready for an evening of hilarity with standup comic Robby Slowik Feb. 27 at the Cocoon Coffee House in Hawley.

THIS WEEK: Feb. 27 to March 5, 2015

Mike Lewis, the Americana singer-songwriter in a coffeehouse-style concert. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 27. Free. Broadcast live on WVHO-FM (94.5). 570-735-1760.

Classical Recital, with violinist John Michael Vaida and pianist Rick Hoffenberg performing classical music by 19th- and 20th-century composers that reflect a “song and dance” theme including Rachmaninoff, Mendelssohn and others. Marian Chapel, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 8 p.m. Feb. 27. Free. 570-270-2192.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited, the spinoff group of Creedence Clearwater Revival with original members Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 27. $47, $42. 866-605-7325.

Comedy Night, with standup performers Alexis Guerreros and Robby Slowik. Cocoon Coffee House, 1 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 27. $16 advance, $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble, with guest soloist saxophonist Eddie Barbash. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Free. 570-941-7624.

The Pink Floyd Experience, a tribute to the influential psychedelic rock band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 28. $35, $30. 866-605-7325.

Matt Nakoa, the pop singer and film scorer for Disney. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. Feb. 28. $16 advance, $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Yarn, the Grammy-nominated roots band with openers Mike Frank & Friends and the Boiled Owls. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 28. $12 advance; $15 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Youth Wind Ensemble, a concert by the group of accomplished high school musicians. Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. March 1. Free. 570-348-6211.

Choral Evensong for St. David’s Day, sung by choir members of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church; Immanuel Church on the Green in New Castle, Delaware; and Church of the Holy Spirit in Harleysville, as they prepare for a week-long residency at Winchester Cathedral in England. Followed by a Welsh Te Mawr (large tea). St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 5 p.m. March 1. 570-825-6653.

Justin Townes Earle, the singer-songwriter (son of country rocker Steve Earle) along with fellow songwriter Gill Landry, best known as a member of bluegrass outfit Old Crow Medicine Show. Live from the Chandelier Lobby at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. March 3. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Lenten Organ Recital Series, with guest musicians from regional churches. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays through April 1. The March 11 concert will begin at 11:20 a.m. Followed by the Community Lenten Service at noon with lunch available afterwards ($4). 570-825-6653.

String Trio, a chamber concert with musicians from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic including cellist Jeremy Lamb, violinist Yukie Handa and violist Orlando Wells. Selections include Bach’s “Goldberg Variations.” Sordoni Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. March 4 with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and music at 7. $30. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.

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Bach, Mozart and Barber, a Masterworks concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic including Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis,” Barber’s Adagio for Strings and Mozart’s Symphony No. 29. Wyoming Seminary Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 Sprague Ave., Kingston. 8 p.m. March 6. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.

Jimmie Vaughan and the Tilt-A-Whirl Band, the guitar-slinging Texas blues rocker and his group. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 6. $22 advance; $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Savoy Brown, the British blues-rock group led by guitarist Kim Simmonds. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 6. $25. 570-325-0249.

The Schwag, a band paying homage to the music of the Grateful Dead. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 6. $10. 570-420-2808.

Sharon Katz & the Peace Train, a “joyride through South Africa’s past and into the future” with the strings-and-drumming quartet who supported Nelson Mandela’s crusade to end apartheid. Presented by RiverFolk Concerts at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 7:30 p.m. March 7. $20 advance; $25 at the door. 845-252-6783.

Diana Krall, the multi Grammy and Juno award-winning jazz pianist and singer. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 7. 570-826-1100.

Kashmir, a Led Zeppelin tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 7. $23. 570-325-0249.

MiZ Plays Dylan, the soulful Americana singer-guitarist Mike Mizwinski. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. March 7. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Lenten Concerts, inspirational music in the Advent tradition performed by the Catholic Choral Society. 3 p.m. March 8 at St. Andrew’s Parish, 316 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre; and 3 p.m. March 15 at the Forty Fort United Methodist Church, 26 Yeager Ave. Free. 570-575-1040.

Music of the Isles, Irish and Welsh vocal selections associated with the feast days of St. David and St. Patrick performed by countertenor Thomas Mark Fallon. Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. March 8. Free. but bring a food item for the Safety Net food pantry. 570-346-6400.

ZZ Top, the Texas dirty blues and hard rock band performing hits from its 44-year career. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. March 8. $125, $99, $79. 570-826-1100.

Step by Step, contemporary Christian music. Shavertown United Methodist Church, 163 N. Pioneer Ave. 7 p.m. March 9. Free. 570-675-3616.

In Recital with the University of Scranton Performance Music Students. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. March 11. Free. 570-941-7624.

Eric Church, the country singer on his “The Outsiders of the World Tour” who has four nominations for the 2015 Grammy Awards. With openers Drive-By Truckers. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 13. $62.50, $52, $28. 800-653-8000.

Glimmer Twins, a Rolling Stones tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 13. $23. 570-325-0249.

Melvin Seals & JGB, the Hammond B-3 organist and keyboard player formerly in the Jerry Garcia Band performing a mix of blues, rock, funk and jazz. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 13. $17 advance; $22 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Northeastern Pennsylvania Bach Festival, the 30th annual event with three concerts over two days. Begins with organ works by Mark Laubach 4 p.m. March 14 at Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton. Continues with a Chamber Music Concert 8 p.m. March 14 with members of the Arcadia Festival Orchestra at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison St., Scranton. Culminates with a performance of Mozart’s “Vesperae Solennes de Confessore” and Haydn’s “Heilgmesse,” performed by the Arcadia Chorale and Orchestra 3 p.m. March 15 at Covenant Presbyterian Church. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. 570-871-0350.

Celtic Woman, traditional Irish anthems, pop standards and original music by the all-female ensemble. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 14. $81, $61. 570-826-1100.

Kyle Morgan Band, the eclectic singer-songwriter blending old-time balladry, country-blues and rock. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. March 14. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Galway Guild, traditional, rebel and modern Irish music. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 14. $20. 570-325-0249.

Eddy Mann, a Christian-music concert by the Philadelphia recording artist. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. 4 to 5:30 p.m. March 15. Free. 570-474-6616.

George Thorogood & the Destroyers, the legendary rockers on their “40 Years Strong” tour performing their iconic hits including “Bad to the Bone” and “Who Do You Love.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. March 19. 570-826-1100.

Hackensaw Boys, the Americana group combining old-time song tradition, rock and country. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 19. $18. 570-325-0249.

Gershwin Jazz Festival, performed by high school and collegiate jazz ensembles. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 8 p.m. March 20 and 21. Free. 570-348-6211.

Tony Kenny’s Irish Celebration. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. March 20. $28. 570-325-0249.

Cream of Clapton, a tribute to the music of Cream by Lehigh Valley rocker Craig Thatcher. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 21. $23. 570-325-0249.

Barnaby Bright, the singing and songwriting duo, winners of the New York Song Circle competition. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. March 21. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Art Song Treasures of Poland, with soprano Barbara Liberasky-Nowicki and pianist Carol Ann Aicher in a “Simply Grand” concert at the WVIA Public Media Studios, One WVIA Way, Pittston. 3 p.m. March 22. Free but reservations required: 570-655-2808.

From Bach to Brazil, a classical guitar concert with Jay Steveskey performing works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Brazilian master Heitor Villa-Lobos. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. March 22. Free. 570-996-1500.

A Nordic Journey, a tribute to Norway’s most celebrated composer and pianist Edvard Grieg. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 3 p.m. March 22. $20. 570-325-0249.

In Recital, a concert by organist Christopher Johnson. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. March 22. Free. 570-941-7624.

Gershwin Jazz Festival, a performance by the Northeast Pennsylvania Repertoire Orchestra with saxophonist Phil Woods performing Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess.” Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 8 p.m. March 22. Free. 570-348-6268.

Open Mic Night, with performances by musicians, poets, comedians and more with special guests the Breaking Ground Poets. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. March 27 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and event at 7 p.m. Free. 570-996-1500.

Marc Berger, music inspired by the American West. With guitarist Rich DePaolo. BookHouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. March 27. Free but donations accepted. 570-421-0800.

Dustin Lynch, the contemporary county performer from Tennessee. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 27. 866-605-7325.

The Outlaws, the southern rockers performing tunes from their new album “It’s About Pride.” With multi-platinum country group Blackhawk. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 28. $28 advance; $33 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Laney Jones & the Lively Spirits, the Americana singer-songwriter and her band. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. March 28. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Reverend Jefferson, a tribute to the psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 28. $18. 570-325-0249.

In Concert, with the Manhattan School of Music Brass Orchestra and the University of Scranton Singers. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. March 29. Free. 570-941-7624.

Take 6, the six-member, Grammy-winning ensemble performing gospel, jazz, R&B and pop harmonies. Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. April 2. $30, $15 children. 570-389-4409.

Billy Strings and Don Julin, the guitar and mandolin string virtuosos. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 4. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

In Recital, with trumpeter Caleb Hudson and trombonist Amanda Hudson. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 11. Free. 570-941-7624.

The Texas Tenors, a Pops Concert by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic with the singing group from “America’s Got Talent.” 8 p.m. April 10 at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre; and 8 p.m. April 11 at the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.

Leroy Justice, classic rock for the modern day by the rock quintet. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 11. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Sunday Music Series, an afternoon of classical works by Brahms and others of the Romantic and contemporary eras performed on violin, French horn and piano. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 3 to 5:30 p.m. April 12. $15. 570-344-1111.

Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert, a program of chamber music. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. April 12. Free. 570-348-6268.

Scott Helmer, the pop-rock singer-guitarist in a fundraiser for the restoration fund of the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 7 p.m. April 14. $20. 570-344-1111.

American Spiritual, “an agnostic gospel revival” with singer-fiddler Rani Arbo and her band Daisy Mayhem. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7:30 p.m. April 17. 570-389-4409.

Guitar Ensemble Spring Concert, classic works for the guitar. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 17. Free. 570-348-6268.

Live from the Chandelier Lobby: Paul Thorne, the roots-rock songwriter performing selections from his new album “Too Blessed to Be Stressed.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 17. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Big Hix, the high-energy country-music tribute group performing hits by Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Jason Aldean and more. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 17. $20. 570-325-0249.

Jean Rohe and Liam Robinson, the award-winning singer-songwriter and her string-musician accompanist. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 18. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Sons & Heirs, the New York City-based tribute band paying homage to the music of The Smiths. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 18. $20. 570-325-0249.

Wind Ensemble Spring Concert, tracing the history of the modern concert band from the early 1900s to the present. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. April 19. Free. 570-348-6268.

40-Story Radio Tower, A “Prairie Home Companion”-style celebration of the spoken word with plays, poetry and comedy along with musical guests Barefoot Movement performing bluegrass, folk and acoustic rock. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 23. $15. 570-325-0249.

The Word Made Flesh, a concert of Renaissance and contemporary works tracing Christ’s incarnation performed by a cappella group The Lyric Consort. St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 24. Free. 570-343-6707.

Back to the Eighties, a tribute to the music and fashions of the 1980s with Jessie’s Girl. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 24. 866-605-7325.

Josh Turner, the double-platinum-selling country artist. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 24. $51, $41, $31. 570-826-1100.

Faculty Concert, classical works performed by violinist Sophie Till, cellist Christine Appenheimer-Vaida and pianist Rick Hoffenberg. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 4 p.m. April 25. Free. 570-348-6268.

Curtain Up: A Broadway Cabaret of Tony Winners, an evening of cabaret favorites with singers John Baldino and Erin Canedy along with special guests. Theater at Trinity Church, 58 River St., Carbondale. 7 p.m. April 25. $11 advance; $13 at the door. 800-838-3006.

The Hit Men, a quintet of singer-songwriters performing hits from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 25. $47, $37, $27. 570-826-1100.

World Premiere Composition Series Concert, the 32nd annual event with two new works by composer/conductor Brian McWhorter, performed by the University of Scranton Concert Band and Concert Choir. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. April 25. Free. 570-941-7624.

Willy Porter, the guitarist and singer-songwriter. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 25. $25. 570-325-0249.

Harpeth Rising, the female trio performing folk, newgrass, rock and classical on banjo, violin and cello. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 8 p.m. April 25. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.

Everyone Orchestra, the improvisational group which creates an entirely different show during each performance. Appearing are Drew Emmitt (Leftover Salmon), Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident), Andrew Altman (Railroad Earth), Cris Jacobs (The Bridge) and Jesse Harper and Jay Starling, both of Love Canon. Conducted by Matt Butler. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. April 26. $25. 570-420-2808.

Destinations, a cabaret-style pops concert by the Arcadia Chorale and the Doug Smith Jazz Trio. Century Club, 612 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. 8 p.m. May 1. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. 570-871-0350.

Michael Martin Murphy and Jonathon Edwards, an acoustic evening with the veteran singer-songwriters. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 1. 866-605-7325.

In Concert with the University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 2. Free. 570-941-7624.

Campus Choir Concert. Liberal Arts Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 2; 4 p.m. May 3. Free. 570-348-6268.

Florida Georgia Line, the reigning Country Music Association Vocal Duo of the Year on their “Anything Goes Tour.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. May 3. SOLD OUT. 800-745-3000.

String Project Concert, performances by string students ages 4 to 18 including ensembles, solos and three orchestras. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 6:30 p.m. May 4. Free. 570-348-6268.

Slash, the rock band headed by vocalist Myles Kennedy. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 5. $35 advance; $38 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Chamber Strings Spring Concert, solos and chamber music performed by undergraduate and graduate string students. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. May 7. Free. 570-348-6268.

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, a Masterworks concert including Beethoven’s “Coriolan Overture” and Symphony No. 7 with guest violinist Anne Akiko Meyers. The Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. 8 p.m. May 8. $37.60 to $63. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.

Blue October, the Texas-based alternative rock band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 8. $20 advance; $23 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Dark Star Orchestra, the Grateful Dead tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 8 and 9. 866-605-7325.

In Concert, with the University of Scranton Jazz Band and alumni guest soloists. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 9. Free. 570-941-7624.

Chamber Singers Concert. Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 2 p.m. May 9. Free. 570-348-6268.

Sunday Music Series, with saxophonist Neil Wetzel leading his quintet in performing jazz, polkas, hymns and more. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 3 p.m. May 10. $25. 570-344-1111.

The Used, the post-hardcore band from Utah along with Chicago alt-rock band Chevelle. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. May 12. $32.50. 570-420-2808.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, the jazz pianist and his group performing pop hits of the present in musical styles of the past. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. May 14. $25 advance; $28 day of show. 570-420-2808.

Pre-Commencement Concert, with the University of Scranton Symphonic Band, Singers and String Ensemble. Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton. 7:30 p.m. May 15. Free. 570-941-7624.

Brit Floyd: The Greatest Pink Floyd Show, the tribute band on its “Space and Time World Tour” with a spectacular new light show and even bigger stage production. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 15. $51.50, $41.50, $31.50.

Live from the Chandelier Lobby: Craig Thatcher Band, performing a tribute to the music of Jimi Hendrix. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. May 16. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Benjamin Horreverts, a Christian-music concert by the New York recording artist. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 17. Free. 570-474-6616.

Heart, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Ann and Nancy Wilson performing songs from the group’s extensive catalogue of hits. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. May 19. $75, $59, $45. 570-826-1100.

Sinatra Sings Sinatra, with singer Frank Sinatra Jr. celebrating his father’s hits with a multimedia centennial concert. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. May 22. $125 (pit seating), $69, $59, $49. 570-826-1100.

Alice Tan Ridley, the singer from “America’s Got Talent” paying tribute to the music of famous soul divas. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 22. $20. 570-325-0249.

The Lettermen, the 50-year veteran harmony quartet. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 29. $32, $27. 866-605-7325.

Jammin’ Divas, three-part harmonies with flute and double bass. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 6. $20. 570-325-0249.

The Official Blues Brothers Revue, a tribute to the comedy and hit songs from the original movie paying homage to Chicago’s rich history of blues, gospel and soul music. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 11. $19 advance; $24 day of show. 866-605-7325.

Live from the Chandelier Lobby: The Band Band, a group paying tribute to the music of The Band. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. June 13. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Le Nuove Musiche: Lyric + Continuo, a concert by a cappella group The Lyric Consort, performing the 17th-century works of Giulio Caccini. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. June 14. $10. 570-343-6707.

Steep Canyon Rangers, the Grammy-winning progressive bluegrass band with openers the Jeff Austin Band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. July 24. 866-605-7325.

Daniel Tosh, the Comedy Central star known for his hit show “Tosh.0.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 and 9:30 p.m. June 25. $69.50, $59.50, $49.50. 570-826-1100.

The Happy Together Tour, celebrating the music of the 1960s with the Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, the Association, Mark Lindsay (of Paul Revere & the Raiders), the Grass Roots, the Cowsills and the Buckinghams. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 25. $45, $40. 866-605-7325.

Loretta Lynn, the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” and legendary multi-award-winning country singer. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. June 26. $99 (very limited pit), $65 (Gold Circle), $55, $40. 570-826-1100.

Briggs Farm Bluesfest, the 18th annual outdoor festival with performers Devon Allman, Teeny Tucker, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes and many 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 10; 4 to 11 p.m. July 11. 570-379-2003 or briggsfarm.com.

Live from the Chandelier Lobby: Girls, Guns and Glory, a band paying tribute to the country classics of Hank Williams. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. July 18. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Live from the Chandelier Lobby: Matt Andersen, the bluesman known for his powerhouse, soul-filled voice. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Aug. 14. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 570-826-1100.

Def Leppard, the British rock band joined by fellow platinum-selling rock icons Styx and Tesla. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7 p.m. Sept. 1. $83, $57. 610-433-7541 or ticketmaster.com.

Carrie Underwood, the six-time Grammy Award-winning country music singer. Great Allentown Fair, 1850 Liberty St. 7 p.m. Sept. 3. $87, $67. 610-433-7541 or ticketmaster.com.

Tunes from the Tube: 60 Years of Your Favorite TV Theme Songs, a cabaret performance by singers John Baldino and Erin Canedy along with special guests. Theater at Trinity Church, 58 River St., Carbondale. 7 p.m. Sept. 12. $11 advance; $13 at the door. 800-838-3006.

Gene Watson, the Texas country singer named “2010 Country Music Legend of the Year.” With openers Twitty Fever. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Oct. 3. 866-605-7325.

Kansas, the platinum-selling rock band (“Carry On, My Wayward Son”). Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Oct. 11. $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-420-2808.

Rhonda Vincent, the country and bluegrass singer with Coal Country Express. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. 866-605-7325.

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