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A fortunate MishapThe Mishaps (pictured), a punky Baltimore band on Wallride Records, will perform along with area favorites The Sw!ms on Friday July 25 at Café Metropolis (94 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.498.9102). Also on the bill are Kite Party and Bottle Up And Go. Showtime is 8 p.m., tickets to the all-ages event are $8.

2ND ANNUAL ABBEY ROAD ON THE RIVER “AT THE WOODLANDS,”

The largest Beatles tribute festival

www.abbeyroadontheriver.net, 570.343.8493

• Aug. 31, 12-11 p.m. featuring over 15 bands on five stages at the Woodlands Inn and Resort, Wilkes-Barre. $30, $60.

BLUES STREET

222 Wyoming Ave., Scranton

www.bluesstreetscranton.com, 570.341.9870.

All shows 9:30 p.m. and cost $5 unless otherwise noted

The Golden Retrievers: July 25

The Blueshounds: July 26

Cale Hansen’s Soul Showcase f. Elijah Christmas: July 31

THE BOG

341 Adams Ave., Scranton

Phone: 570.341.6761

Fixture: Ends with Disaster / John Paul Zavacki: Aug. 7, 10 p.m.

And The Moneynotes / Rosewood Thieves: Aug. 13, 9 p.m.

CAESARS POCONO RESORTS

1.877.800.5380

www.CPResorts.com

Hootie and the Blowfish: Aug. 5

Get The Led Out: Aug. 16

CAFE METROPOLIS

94 S. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre

Phone: 570.498.9102

www.cafemetropolis.com

Shows are ALL AGES

Article A / Far From Honored: July 24, 7 p.m., $7

The Sw!ms / The Mishaps / Kite Party / Bottle Up And Go: July 25, 8 p.m., $8

Movie Night: July 26, 8 p.m., $5

Mad Conductor / No Service Project / AM Rev 2 / Stupid Stupid Henchmen: July 27, 7 p.m., $8

Title Fight / Balance And Composure / I Am Alaska / City Scapes: July 29, 7 p.m., $7

The Morning Of: Aug. 1, 8 p.m., $7

Jumpercable / Stay Sharp / Freeze Up / The Early Birds: Aug. 2, 8 p.m., $7

Emmure / A Life Once Lost / Ethereal Collapse / To Outlive The Beginning: Aug. 4, 7 p.m., $10

Motionless in White / My Hero Is Me / Armor for the Broken / Heal These Wounds / Altimara: Aug. 9, 8 p.m., $7

Rob, Lately and the Tiny Heart Band / The Naked Faces / Under The Wave / Feety Pajamas: Aug. 15, 8 p.m., $7

The Cute Lepers / The Power Chords / Avenue Rose / The Marquees: Aug. 18, 7 p.m., $8

Captain We’re Sinking / Three Man Cannon: Aug. 23, 7 p.m., $8

CHICORY HOUSE

35 Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre (St. Stephen’s Church Community Room)

Phone: 570.825.8772

www.chicoryhouse.com

Peter Case: Sept. 19, 8 p.m.

GOODFELLA’S

Off Rt. 61 Pottsville

Phone: 570.628.2474

www.goodfellascafe.com

Yada Yada Yada: July 26

LA Guns / Faster Pussycat / Bang Tango: Aug. 9

GYPSIES NIGHTCLUB & LOUNGE AT MOUNT AIRY CASINO RESORT

44 Woodland Rd., Mount Pocono

Phone: 877.MTAIRY1

www.mountairycasino.com

Jobonano & The Godsons of Soul: Aug. 9

Sinatra Sundays w/ Mark Mack Orchestra: July 27, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

F.O.F.: July 24

Steel Creek: July 25

Steve McDaniel Band: July 31

Abilene: Aug. 1

Picture Perfect: Aug. 2

Who Knows Band: Aug. 7

Studs Leroy: Aug. 8

Karen Meeks: Aug. 14

Tandem: Aug. 15

Lucky Seven & The Casino Horns: Aug. 16

Tony Carfora: Aug. 21

Farmers Daughter: Aug. 22

Head Over Heels: Aug. 23

Steve McDaniel Band: Aug. 28

McWilliams Brothers: Aug. 29

Total Soul: Aug. 30

I BREWED IT MY WAY

295 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming

Phone: 570.613.3300

www.ibreweditmyway.com

Under 21 must be accompanied by an adult.

Kid Icarus / Walter Prez / Fulmarine Petrels: Aug. 9, 8 p.m.

Sean Abbott: Aug. 30, 9 p.m.

JACK FROST BIG BOULDER RESORTS

Phone: 570.443.8425

www.jfbb.com

17th Annual Pocono Blues Fest f. Bobby Rush / Sugar Pie DeSanto / Jimmy McCracklin: July 25-27

2nd Annual Tribute Fest: Aug. 30, 12-10 p.m., $22 adult, $7 child (advance), $27 adult, $10 child (day of)

KIRBY CENTER

71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre

Phone: 570.826.1100

Clairvoyant Lisa Williams: Sept. 12, 8 p.m., $35-$75

NBC’s Last Comic Standing: Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m., $30

KIWANIS WYOMING COUNTY FAIR

Rt. 6, Meshoppen

Phone: 570.836.9992

www.wyomingcountyfair.com

amRadio / Mike Lewis / Erin Canedy: Aug. 30, 7 p.m.

Lonestar / Erica Leigh: Aug. 31, 7 p.m., $5-$15

Annual Vocal Talent Search: Sept. 1-5, 4 p.m.

LUZERNE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

Route 118, Dallas/Lehman

Ryan Pelton Elvis Tribute: Sept. 3, 6 p.m.

Battle of the Bands: Sept. 4

Sug’r Bear: Sept. 5

Bat Out Of Hell Meatloaf Tribute / Black Orkid: Sept. 6

The Original Star Fires: Sept. 7, 1 p.m.

The Fabulous Hubcaps: Sept. 7, 6 p.m.

MAUCH CHUNK OPERA HOUSE

14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, 570.325.0249, www.jtams.net

“The Day of the Rope” by Concert Dance of Chicago: July 26, 8:30 p.m., $23 advance

The Greencards: Aug. 15, 8:30 p.m., $21 advance

Dena Blizzard: Aug. 16, 8:30 p.m., $21

The Wailin’ Jennys: Aug. 30, 8:30 p.m., $26

PENN MONSTER FACTORY

17 Saw Mill Court, East Stroudsburg

Barricade / Dead and Buried: Aug. 16, 6 p.m.

Socratic / Thieves & Villains / The Years Gone By: Aug. 22, 6 p.m.

Goodbye Soundscape / North of the City: Aug. 29, 5 p.m.

PENN’S PEAK

325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe

Phone: 1.866.605.7325

Mark Wills / Buddy Jewell / Trent Willmon / Ray Scott: July 25, 8 p.m., $30-$35

Kenny Loggins: July 30, 8 p.m., $40-$45

Gov’t Mule: Aug. 1, 8 p.m., $25

Kenny Rogers: Aug. 15, 8 p.m., $55-$65

Puddle of Mudd / Saving Abel / Rev theory / Pop Evil: Aug. 20, 7:30 p.m., $25 adv., $30 day of

Ted Nugent: Aug. 21, 8 p.m., $32

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: Aug. 27, 8 p.m., $40-$45

PHILLIPS EMPORIUM

10 E. Main St., Bloomsburg

570.387.8027

www.phillipsemporium.com

He Spoke of Victory / The Jacob Spindel: July 31, 6:30 p.m., $7

Ron Fleegor & The Stranger / Mercy Nation / Skoober: Aug. 2, 6 p.m., $7

Divide The Sky: Aug. 7, 6 p.m., $7

Like A Movie / So Called Tragedy / To Write Her Letter: Aug. 25, 6 p.m., $8

RIVER STREET JAZZ CAFE

665 N. River St., Plains

Phone: 570.822.2992

Women Who Rock: July 24, 10 p.m.

Gongzilla / Free Music Orchestra: July 25, 10 p.m.

Zach Deputy: July 26, 10 p.m.

Spectrum Illuminating: July 27, 8 p.m.

George Wesley Band: Aug. 2, 10 p.m.

Where It’s At: Aug. 3, 8 p.m.

Rooted / Dubstep: Aug. 5, 9 p.m.

Phyllis Hopkins / RX29: Aug. 8, 9 p.m.

Woody Brown / Cabinet / Mike Miz: Aug. 10, 7 p.m.

Misty Mountain: Aug. 15, 10 p.m.

Indobox / The Breakfast: Aug. 16, 10 p.m.

Banyan / Kind Killers: Aug. 21, 10 p.m.

Clarence Spady Band: Aug. 22, 10 p.m.

The Codetalkers: Aug. 23, 10 p.m.

Strawberry Jam: Aug. 19, 10 p.m.

Mark Mack Orchestra: Aug. 30, 10 p.m.

SCRANTON CULTURAL CENTER

420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton

Phone: 888.669.8966

Weird Al Yankovic: July 23, 8 p.m., $35-$45

NEPA Philharmonic Transatlantic Passages: Sept. 26, 7 p.m., $19-$56

Jason Mraz: Oct. 8, 8 p.m., $25-$35 (on sale 7/26, 10 a.m.)

SCRANTON JAZZ FESTIVAL

The Historic Radisson Lackwanna Station Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton

Phone: 570.342.8300

Info and tickets: Pajazzalliance.com

Aug. 1-3. Featuring Spyro Gyra, The NY Voices and The Festival Big Band w/ Jazz Legend Phil Woods

SHERMAN THEATER

524 Main St., Stroudsburg

Phone: 570.420.2808, www.shermantheater.com

Grease: July 25-27

Stave My House: July 30, 5:45 p.m., free

Slightly Askew / Wetwork Agenda / Big Attack / Chemical Dependents / The Big Nothing: Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m., $10

Kenny Vance And The Planotones / The Duprees / The Chiffons / The Fireflies / Sammy Sax & the MDs: Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m., $37.50-$45

TEST PATTERN

334 Adams Ave., Scranton

All ages, $5 shows (unless otherwise noted), smoke-free, alcohol-free.

All-ages open mic: July 24, 8 p.m.

Ends With Disaster / Apogee / At The Terminal: July 26, 8 p.m.

Farewell Test Pattern Soiree: July 27, 2 p.m.

TOYOTA PAVILION AT MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

Montage Mountain Road, Moosic

Phone: 570.693.4100

Brad Paisley / Jewel / Chuck Wicks & Julianne Hough: July 25

Counting Crows / Maroon 5 / Sara Bareilles: July 26, 7 p.m., $29-$126

Vans Warped Tour: July 27, 12 p.m., $24

Jonas Brothers / Demi Lovato: Aug. 1, 7 p.m., $25-$65

Mayhem Festival f. Slipknot / Disturbed, more: Aug. 3, 2 p.m., $25-$49.50

Toby Keith / Montgomery Gentry / Carters Chord / Mica Roberts & Trailer Choir: Aug. 8

Journey / Heart / Cheap Trick: Aug. 16, 7 p.m.

Rascal Flatts: Aug. 23, 8 p.m., $38-$78

Motley Crue / Buckcherry / Papa Roach / SIXX A.M. / Trapt: Aug. 30, 5 p.m., $29.50-$95

3 Doors Down: Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m.

WACHOVIA ARENA AT CASEY PLAZA

255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre

Phone: 570.693.4100

WWE Monday Night Raw: Aug. 25, 8 p.m., $20-$60

American Idols Live: Sept. 8, 7 p.m., $39.50-$68.50

PHILADELPHIA ELECTRIC FACTORY

3421 Willow St., Philadelphia

Phone: 215.LOVE.222

Wolf Parade: July 30, 8 p.m.

Bob Dylan: Aug. 8, $67.25 (on sale 7/25, 10 a.m.)

The New Pornographers / Andrew Bird: Aug. 9, 8:30 p.m.

THE FILLMORE AT THE TLA

334 South St., Philadelphia

Phone: 215.922.1011

Lyfe Jennings / Ray Lavender: July 24

Umphrey’s McGee: July 25

The Gutter Twins / Ed Harcourt: July 26

Matt Costa / Sera Cahoone / Creeping Weeds: July 27

Spiritualized / Dirtbombs: July 29

RX Bandits / Portugal / The Man / Maps & Atlases: July 30, 7:30 p.m.

Push Play / Blue Collar: July 31

Stephen Marley / Damian Jr. Gong Marley: July 31

Sevendust / Nonpoint / Solidium: Aug. 1

Missy Higgins / Eric Hutchinson / Clair Wadsworth: Aug. 2

Mike Gordon: Aug. 3

Bloc Party / Does It Offend You, Yeah?: Aug. 5, 8 p.m.

Duffy: Aug. 6

Flobots / People Under the Stairs / Bus Driver: Aug. 7

KESWICK THEATER

Easton Road-Keswick Ave, Glenside, Pa.

Phone: 215.572.7650

John Hiatt & The Ageless Beauties: Aug. 6, 7:30 p.m.

TROCADERO

10th & Arch St, Philadelphia

Phone: 215.336.2000.

Lyrically Fit Hip Hop Series: July 24, Aug. 15, 9 p.m.

She & Him: July 25, 8 p.m.

Mantis Metal Massacre: July 27, 6 p.m.

Article A: July 27

Joshua Radin: July 28

Old 97’s: July 30, 7 p.m.

Leftover Crack: Aug. 1, 8 p.m.

1997: Aug. 3

Secondhand Serenade: Aug. 5, 7 p.m.

Eddy Grant: Aug. 6

CSS / The Go! Team: Aug. 7, 7 p.m.

Little Brother: Aug. 9, 8 p.m.

SUSQUEHANNA BANK CENTER

1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, NJ.

Phone: 609.365.1300

Vans Warped Tour: July 25, 12 p.m.

3 Doors Down / Staind / Hinder: July 26

The Killers: Aug. 2

Judas Priest / Heaven and Hell / Motorhead / Testament: Aug. 6, 5:30 p.m.

Jack Johnson: Aug. 7, 7 p.m.

Maroon 5 / Counting Crows / Sara Bereilles: Aug. 9, 7 p.m.

WACHOVIA CENTER

Broad St., Philadelphia

Phone: 215.336.3600

Coldplay: July 25

George Michael: July 26, 8 p.m.

The Police / Elvis Costello: July 29, 7:30 p.m.

Neil Diamond: Aug. 9-10

ELSEWHERE IN PA BETHLEHEM MUSIKFEST

Bethlehem

Phone: 610 332.FEST

www.musikfest.org

Aug. 1-10 f. Avril Lavigne / Live / Collective Soul / Kool & the Gang / Boston / Earth, Wind & Fire / Jethro Tull / Stone Temple Pilots / Poison / Lonstar / Diamond Rio / John Fogerty. See Web site for complete details.

CROCODILE ROCK

520 Hamilton St, Allentown

Phone: 610.434.460

Tantric: July 23, 7 p.m.

A Day To Remember: July 25, 7 p.m.

Alter Bridge / 12 Stones: July 25, 8 p.m.

Dokken: Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m.

Ours With God Or Julie / Plane Jane Automobile: Aug. 2, 7 p.m.

The Morning Of / 1997: Aug. 4, 6 p.m.

The Roots: Aug. 7, 7 p.m.

Leon Russell: Aug. 9, 7 p.m.

GIANT CENTER

950 Hersheypark Dr., Hershey

Phone: 717.534.3911

Brad Paisley: July 26, 7:30 p.m.

Live / Collective Soul / Blues Traveler: Aug. 1, 6:30 p.m.

HERSHEYPARK STADIUM

Hershey Park Drive, Hershey

Phone: 717.534.391

Jonas Brothers / Avril Lavigne: July 25, 7 p.m.

3 Doors Down / Staind / Hinder: July 27, 6:30 p.m.

Counting Crows / Maroon 5 / Sara Bareilles: Aug. 5, 7 p.m.

NEW YORK / NEW JERSEY

BETHEL WOODS CENTER

Bethel NY

www.bethelwoodscenter.org

Terrance Simien: July 23

Rascal Flatts / Taylor Swift: July 27

John Pizzarelli Quartet: July 31

Chanticleer: Aug. 1, 8 p.m.

Brazilion Guitar Quartet: Aug. 3

Hippiefest 2008 f. Eric Burdon & The Animals / Jack Bruce of Cream / The Turtles / Badfinger: Aug. 3

The Del McCoury Band: Aug. 7

HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM

311 W. 34th St, New York, NY.

Phone: 212.279.7740

Reggae Uprising: July 26, 10 p.m.

Live / Collective Soul: July 30, 6 p.m.

Bullet For My Valentine: Aug. 8, 7 p.m.

IRVING PLAZA

17 Irving Place, New York, NY.

Phone: 212.777.6800

Lyfe Jennings: July 25, 8 p.m.

Joshua Radin: July 30, 7 p.m.

Booka Shade: Aug. 1, 9 p.m.

Extreme: Aug. 4, 5:30 p.m.

Soulwax: Aug. 6, 9 p.m.

Hercules / Love Affair: Aug. 8, 8 p.m.

IZOD CENTER

50 State Rt. 120

East Rutherford, N.J.

Foo Fighters: July 29, 7 p.m.

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

7th Ave., New York, NY

Phone: 212.465.MSG1

George Michael: July 23

Kanye West: Aug. 5-6

The Police / The B-52’s: Aug. 7

Jonas Brothers / Demi Lovato: Aug. 9-11

RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL

1260 Ave. of the Americas, NY, NY

Phone: 212.307.717

Earth, Wind & Fire: Aug. 5, 8 p.m.

ROSELAND BALLROOM

239 52nd Street, New York, NY.

Phone: 212.777.6800

Umphrey’s McGee / STS9 / Kap10 / Harris / DJ Rootz: July 24, 7 p.m.

BOARDWALK HALL

Atlantic City, NJ

Phone: 609.348.7803

American Idols Live: Aug. 2, 7 p.m.

Amitabh Bachchan: Aug. 9, 8:30 p.m.

BORGATA HOTEL AND CASINO

Atlantic City, NJ

Phone:1.866.MYBORGATA

Aretha Franklin: July 25, 9 p.m.

Crosby, Stills & Nash: July 26, 8 p.m.

O.A.R.: July 31

The Killers: Aug. 1, 8 p.m. *SOLD OUT*

Earth, Wind & Fire: Aug. 2, 8 p.m. *SOLD OUT*

Jill Scott: Aug. 3

KT Tunstall / Maroon 5 / Counting Crows: Aug. 8

Stone Temple Pilots: Aug. 9 *SOLD OUT*

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