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THIS WEEK: Jan. 24 to 30, 2014


Open Mic Night, with community performers and the soulful sounds of New York singer-songwriter Wolf Critton as the featured guest artist. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Tonight with signups at 6:30 and open mic at 7. Free. 570-996-1500.


Eternal Weight of Glory, the Christian band from Freeland. Voice of Hope Christian Coffee House, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. 7 to 9 tonight. Free. 570-899-2264.


Back Mountain Jam Band, a night of classic rock to benefit the Care and Concern Center in Pittston. Knights of Columbus, 55 S. Main St., Pittston. Tonight beginning at 8. $5 or any food or household-item donation. 655-8311.


Concert for Rebecca: Stop Domestic Violence, the 5th annual event with music by Don Shappelle & the Pickups and Karl Metzger. King’s La Cantina, 49 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday. Free with all donations benefiting the Domestic Violence Service Center and Victims Resource Center. 570-474-9494.


Gary Belles, the Christian recording artist and musician. The Main Bean, 161 Main St., Luzerne. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Free. 570-899-2264.


Jason Myles Goss, a three-time northeast finalist in the Mountain Stage New Song Contest. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $16 advance; $20 at the door. 570-588-8077.


New West Guitar Group, a trio of cutting-edge guitarists performing original works and popular favorites. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Saturday. $18. 570-325-0249.


Brother Sun, a trio of singer-songwriters whose “Some Part of the Truth” was named #1 album of 2013 by Folk-DJ. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 5 p.m. Sunday. $18 advance; $20 at the door. 845-252-6783.


FUTURE CONCERTS


Winter Warmer Concert, with guitarist Tim Farrell. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Jan. 31. $15, $10 students and seniors. 570-825-6653.


Comedy Night, with standup comedians Mike Cannon, Kate Wolff and Emma Willman. Sponsored by Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31. $16. 570-588-8077.


Kix, the metal hard-rock group with special guests Autograph. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Jan. 31. $22 advance; $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Greensky Bluegrass, the traditional bluegrass band performing on dobro, banjo, guitar, mandolin and upright bass. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Jan. 31. $18 advance; $20 day of show. 570-420-2808.


Tracy Morgan, gut-busting laughs with the standup comedian. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Feb. 1. $65, $50. 877-682-4791.


Claire Lynch Band, original country and bluegrass numbers. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 1. $22. 570-325-0249.


Fran Cosmo, the former lead singer of arena-rock group Boston. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 1. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Destination Blues Winter Music Festival, with local and regional bands at four brew pubs on Feb. 7: Old Forge Brewing Company, Danville (9 to 11 p.m.); Berwick Brewing Co. (6:30 to 11 p.m.), Marley’s Brewery & Grille (6:30 to 11 p.m.) and Turkey Hill Brewing Co. (4 p.m. to midnight), both in Bloomsburg. The music continues 4 p.m. to midnight on Feb. 8 at the Moose Exchange, 203 W. Main St., Bloomsburg, with performers Moreland and Arbuckle, Alexis P. Suter, Clarence Spady, Lonnie Shields, John Sweeney & Friends, Steve Gilliland and Black Strat Blues Company. $5 Friday; $20 advance; $25 day of show Saturday. 570-317-2596.


Project Trio, innovative classical chamber music with Greg Pattillo on beat-box flute, cellist Eric Stephenson and bassist Peter Seymour. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. Feb. 7. $30, $15 children. 570-389-4409.


Kashmir, the Led Zeppelin tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 7. $23. 570-325-0249.


Darrell Hammond, a night of laughter with the “Saturday Night Live” cast member. Keystone Grand Ballroom, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Feb. 8 with doors at 7 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. $30. 570-831-2100 or ticketmaster.com.


Night of the Blues, with modern electric bluesman Joe Louis Walker and the soulful Popa Chubby. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 8. $25. 570-325-0249.


Changes in Latitude, the Jimmy Buffett tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 8. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Leonard Bernstein: American Idol, American Idealist, a talk with audio and visual excerpts of America’s musical hero by musician and Commonwealth Speaker Karl Middleman. Sordoni High-Definition Theater, WVIA Studios, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston. 3 p.m. Feb. 9. Free. Tunkhannock residents can ride free bus transportation to the event from the Dietrich Theater at 1:30 p.m. 570-996-1500.


Galactic, the funk-fueled rockers from Los Angeles. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 9. $22 advance; $25 day of show. 570-420-2808.


Rebelution, the grassroots, independent and tour-driven band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 12. $20. 570-420-2808.


Winter Warmer Concert, with singer-songwriter Janet Burgan. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 tonight. $15, $10 students and seniors. 570-825-6653.


Luke Bryan, the Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year on his “That’s My Kind of Night Tour.” Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. Feb. 14. SOLD OUT. 570-970-7600 or 800-745-3000.


Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show, the 9-year-old touring tribute band. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. $20 advance; $22 day of show. 570-420-2808.


Tusk, the Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 14; 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $26. 570-325-0249.


Cosby Sweater and Up Until Now, an evening of edgy electronic dance music by the two bands on their “Together Again for the First Time Tour.” River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. 9 p.m. Feb. 14. $12, $8. 570-822-2992.


Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, the street-level rock sounds of the Jersey Shore. Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $40, $25. 877-682-4791.


Chris MacDonald’s Memories of Elvis in Concert, the life and music of Elvis Presley by the “only tribute artist hired by Elvis Presley Enterprises to perform at Graceland’s Heartbreak Hotel.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 6 p.m. Feb. 16. $26. 570-325-0249.


Lamar Thomas, an evening of blues with the performer and author (“DA Delta, Black Music & Me”). The BookHouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. 7 p.m. Feb. 21. Free but donations accepted. 570-421-0800.


Vince Gill, the country star and winner of 18 Country Music Association awards and 20 Grammys. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 21. $54, $49. 866-605-7325.


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. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


The Black Amish Comedy Tour, with comedians Earl David Reed and Raymond the Amish Comic. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 21. $18. 570-420-2808.


Dar Williams, the premier singer and iodiosyncratic songwriter with a supple three-octave voice. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 21. $25. 570-325-0249.


Up and Coming Comedy, a slate of standup comedians performing cabaret style. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. Feb. 22 with cocktails at 7 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. $16. 570-344-1111.


Out of My Hands, classical and pop pieces by pianist and National Public Radio personality Christopher O’Riley. Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $30, $15 children. 570-389-4409.


David Bromberg Quintet, an eclectic blend of bluegrass, blues, jazz, country and rock in support of his new album “Only Slightly Mad.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $28. 570-325-0249.


Bruce in the USA, a high-energy Bruce Springsteen tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $17 advance; $22 day of show. 866-605-7325.


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. 570-826-1100.


Dopapod, the Brooklyn band fusing funk, jazz, trance and jam music. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $12 advance; $15 day of show. 570-420-2808.


Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime, playing hits by the original incarnation of Sublime. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 9 p.m. Feb. 27. $15 advance; $18 day of show. 570-420-2808.


Open Mic Night, with special guest poet Brian Fanelli. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Feb. 28 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and open mic at 7 p.m. Free. 570-996-1500.


Pink Floyd Experience, the San Diego-based tribute band. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 1. $35, $30. 866-605-7325.


Glimmer Twins, the Rolling Stones tribute band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 1. $23. 570-325-0249.


Joe Nardone’s Doo Wop Spectacular, a star-studded concert with La La Brooks of the Crystals, the Flamingos, the Drifters, Larry Chance & the Earls, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes and the Paramounts. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. March 2. $49.50, $39.50, $29.50. 570-826-1100.


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. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Cabinet, the bluegrass, roots and folk band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. March 7. $20. 570-325-0249.


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. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Tartan Terrors, Celtic music, dance and comedy on the eve of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 8. $32. 570-325-0249.


Dickey Betts and Great Southern, the founding member of the Allman Brothers Band with his group performing country, jazz, blues and rock. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 9. $29 advance, $34 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Jim Belushi, an evening of sketch comedy with the actor and comedian along with members of the Chicago Board of Comedy. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. March 13. $44, $34. 570-826-1100.


Savoy Brown, with guitarist and founder Kim Simmons, celebrating the release of the band’s new CD “Goin’ to the Delta.” Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 15. $25. 570-325-0249.


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. 570-343-6707.


Alice Tan Ridley, the R&B singer and her five-member backup group, a finalist in 2010’s “America’s Got Talent.” Presented by the Greater Hazleton Concert Series at Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. March 19. $30; $10 students. 570-788-4864.


Don Williams, the laid-back country hitmaker with opener Ireland native Colm Kirwan. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 21. $39, $34. 866-605-7325.


Frank Vignola, the guitar virtuoso with youthful guitar ace Vinny Raniolo. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. March 21. $20. 570-325-0249.


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. $22 advance; $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Keller Williams, the funky singer-songwriter. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 22. $28. 570-325-0249.


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. 570-343-6707.


Experience Hendrix, a tour celebrating the life of the late guitarist Jimi Hendrix with Buddy Guy, Eric Johnson, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Dweezil Zappa. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. March 23. $125 (Limited Pit), $69.50, $59.50. 570-826-1100.


Switchfoot, the southern California alt-rock band with Swedish rockers The Royal Concept. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 26. $20 advance; $22 day of show. 570-420-2808.


Rick Springfield, the pop-music star with 17 top-40 hits including “Don’t Talk to Strangers” and “An Affair of the Heart.” Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 8 p.m. March 28. $59.50, $45, $35. 570-420-2808.


Enter the Haggis, the Toronto roots-rock band. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 8:30 p.m. March 28. $25. 570-325-0249.


Annual Bach Festival, the 29th annual event presented by the Arcadia Chorale, celebrating the music of Bach and his contemporaries. Begins 4 p.m. March 29 with an organ concert at Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton, followed by a Chamber Music Concert at 8 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. Culminates with a choral concert of “Magnificats” by J.S. Bach and Arvo Part, along with Bach’s Cantata 147 “Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben” 3 p.m. March 30 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. 570-871-0350.


Heart, the rock band headed by sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson (“Crazy on You,” “Barracuda”). Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. March 30. $62, $52. 866-605-7325.


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. 570-826-1100.


Lewis Black, the comedian on his “The Rant Is Due Tour.” Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. April 3. $66.50, $32.50. 570-344-1111.


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. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


An Intimate Evening with Clint Black, an unplugged concert by the country star and his band performing songs from his extensive catalogue. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 6. $75 (limited pit seating), $49, $39, $29. 570-826-1100.


Canadian Brass, five virtuoso brass musicians performing Baroque, Dixieland, jazz and Broadway tunes. Presented by the Greater Hazleton Concert Series at Hazleton Area High School, 1601 W. 23rd St. 7:30 p.m. April 10. $30; $10 students. 570-788-4864.


Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot, a tribute to the music of Billy Joel and other pop icons including Paul McCartney and Elton John. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 11. $17 advance; $22 day of show. 866-605-7325.


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. 570-826-1100.


Live from the Chandelier Lobby, an intimate concert with singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo performing roots rock and alternative country. F.M. Kirby Center Lobby, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. April 15. $29.50. 570-826-1100.


Kathy Griffin, the Emmy-winning comedienne (“Suddenly Susan”). F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 17. $99 (Limited Pit), $65, $45. 570-826-1100.


The Pedrito Martinez Group, Cuban jazz by the world-class conga player, singer and bandleader and his group. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 8 p.m. April 18. Free. 570-389-4409.


Brian Regan, the premier standup comedian brings his sophisticated writing and comic physicality to the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. April 24. $39.50. 570-826-1100.


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. 570-270-4444 or nepaphil.org.


Queensryche, the theatrical hard-rock outfit. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 25. $30 advance; $35 day of show. 866-605-7325.


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. 570-826-1100.


Sha Na Na, highlights of the nostalgic rock band’s four-decade journey from Woodstock to the movie “Grease.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. April 26. $22 advance; $27 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Ani DiFranco, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter performing songs from her new release “Which Side Are You On.” Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 7:30 p.m. April 28. $40, $30, $22. 570-420-2808.


Songs from Tin Pan Alley, a cabaret-style pop concert by the Arcadia Chorale joined by the Doug Smith Jazz Trio performing songs of Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and Cole Porter. Shopland Hall, Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 8 p.m. May 2. $15, $12 seniors, $7 students. 570-871-0350.


Blue Oyster Cult and Foghat, an evening of classic hard rock. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. May 2. $35 advance; $40 day of show. 866-605-7325.


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. 570-343-6707.


Joe Bonamassa, the guitar virtuoso and blues-rock star. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. May 7. 570-826-1100.


Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival, the second annual music festival hosted by bluegrass band Cabinet. With two stages of entertainment, craft and food vendors, family-friendly camping and more. The Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. May 10 beginning at noon. 800-745-3000.


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. 570-343-6707.


Charlie Daniels Band/Bret Michaels/Marshall Tucker Band. The three country-rock legends unite for a one-night performance at the Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7:30 p.m. May 30. $59.50, $49.50, $39.50. 800-745-3000.


Ronan Tynan, the renowned Irish tenor performing fan favorites with pianist Bill Lewis. Presented by the Sacred Concert Ethnic Heritage Spotlight Series at St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 8 p.m. June 6. $35. 570-344-7231.


Journey and Steve Miller Band, with special guests Tower of Power. The Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 6:45 p.m. June 10. Tickets at livenation.com.


REO Speedwagon, the rock band performing its hits from the 1970s-80s along with selections from its 2007 album “Find Your Own Way Home.” Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 20. $35 advance; $40 day of show. 866-605-7325.


Kenny Vance & the Planotones, the doo wop sound of the 1950s and 1960s. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. 6 p.m. June 22. $45, $35. 570-420-2808.


The Happy Together Tour, with the Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night), Mark Farner (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad), Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis & the Playboys. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 8 p.m. June 26. $44, $39. 866-605-7325.


Briggs Farm Blues Festival, the 17th annual outdoor festival with two stages of music, Mississippi Delta-style barbecue, fresh roasted sweet corn, vendors, hayrides and camping. Guests include Eddie Turner, Alexis P. Suter, Mike Farris, Anthony “Big A” Sherrod and more. Briggs Farm, 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. July 11 and 12. 570-379-3342 or briggsfarm.com.


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