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ARTS YOUNIVERSE

(47 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre)

The Asylum Street Spankers: Oct. 9, 8 p.m. Admission $15; $12 members. Tickets sold at door.

Dentdelion: Nov. 15, 8 p.m. Admission $15; $12 members. Tickets sold at door.

Cara: March 7, 7 p.m. Admission $15; $12 members. Tickets sold at door.

BATTLE OF THE BANDS CONCERT SERIES

10 bands compete for cash prize. All ages, alcohol and smoke free events. $10.

• Oct. 24, 3 p.m. 2nd Battle of the Bands competition with a pre-Halloween Party at The Oblates of St. Joseph (Route 315, Pittston). Prizes for best costumes, lots of food and drinks.

Presented by Raw Talent Music Production. For info, visit MySpace.com/Rawtalentbattles

BLOOMSBURG FAIR

Route 11, Bloomsburg

Phone: 570.387.4145

www.bloomsburgfair.com

Josh Turner: Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m., $36 track, $31 grandstand

Miranda Lambert: Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m., $36 track, $31 grandstand

David Cook: Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m., $44 track, $39 grandstand

Trace Adkins: Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m., $44 track, $39 grandstand

Freestyle Motocross: Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m., $15

Sugarland: Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m., $48 track, $43 grandstand

Seether: Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m., $34 track, $29 grandstand

Tractor & Truck Pull: Oct. 3, 7 p.m., $18

THE BOG

341 Adams Ave., Scranton

Phone: 570.341.6761

Rock Plaza Central / The Ends of the Earth: Sept. 22, 10 p.m., $6

Bog Swing Band: Sept. 23, 9:30 p.m., $3

Panked!: Sept. 24, 10 p.m., $5

Drink Up Buttercup / And The Moneynotes: Sept.29, 10 p.m.,$5

Bog Swing Band: Sept. 30, 9:30 p.m., $3

Hate Your Friends DJ night w/ DJs Leon Drums & PhDJ: Oct.1, 9 p.m., $3

Live Irish Session: Oct. 8, 9p.m., no cover

Bog Swing Band: Oct. 14, 9:30 p.m., $3

Cabinet: Oct. 15, 10 p.m., $5

Blues Control: Oct. 20, 9:30 p.m., $5

CAESARS POCONO RESORTS

1.877.800.5380

www.CPResorts.com

Sinbad: Oct. 4

Boogie Wonder Band: Oct. 9-10

Max Dolcelli: Oct. 9-11

CAFE METROPOLIS

94 S. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre

Phone: 570.498.9102

www.cafemetropolis.com

Shows are ALL AGES

Nepal Underground / Spirit Juice / Poison IV / Gunk Thirst: Sept. 25, 8 p.m., $6

The Silent Treatment / A Golden Era / This A.M. Static / Amora Bliss: Sept. 26, 8 p.m., $7

The Movement / The Brightlife / Take Cover / A Classic Farewell: Oct.1, 7p.m., $7

Putrefied Flesh / The Judas Syndrome / Hammer Down: Oct. 3, 8 p.m., $7

Dandelion Snow / Herring Bones / I’m All Electric / Family Animals: Oct. 4, 7 p.m., $7

Weatherbox / All Get Out / Kite Party / The Greek Favorites: Oct. 7, 7 p.m., $8

Loom / Exotic Animal Petting Zoo / Machine Arms: Oct. 8, 7p.m., $7

Former Ghosts / These Elk Forever / Agnes: Oct. 11, 7 p.m., $8

Life On Repeat / Floral Terrace / The Spin Room: Oct. 15, 7 p.m., $7

Balance And Composure / I Am Alaska / No Inside / End Of Duhline: Oct. 24, 8 p.m., $7

Toasters / AM Rev 2: Oct. 27, 7 p.m., $10

The Bride Wore Black / This Condition: Oct. 28, 8p.m., $8

The Subtle Way: Oct. 29, 7 p.m., $8

Halloween Covers Show: Oct. 30, 8 p.m., $8

CLUB JAM

An alcohol/smoke-free establishment located at 53 S. Main St., Pittston

www.jamnepa.com, jamnepa@gmail.com

Cresent Lodge / Phoenix / Drop Veil / Len Spinelli Sept. 25, 7 p.m., $5

Ethereal Collapse: Sept. 26, 9 p.m., $5

Jesse Fink and Just Jammin: Oct. 3,17, 9 p.m., $5

X-Terra: Oct. 16, 9 p.m., $5

Battle of the Garage Bands: Oct. 23, 24, 7 p.m.

Drop Veil / Unlabeled Affect: Oct. 31, 9 p.m., $5

Faithful Aggression / The Mess / Dealer In Wares: Nov. 28, 9p.m., $5

ELEANOR RIGBY’S

603 Route 6, Jermyn

www.myspace.com/eleanorrigbys

Driver Side Impact / These Green Eyes / I.M. Legend : Sept. 24, 6 p.m.,$10

Fear Before / The Color Violence / Baptized in Blood: Sept. 30, 6 p.m., $10

Big Giant & the Extravaganza Festival, f. Bayside / Motionless In White / More: Oct. 10, 11 a.m., $20

Strung Out / Pour Habit / The Flatliners: Oct. 17, 6 p.m., $13

New Found Glory: Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m., $17

Jealousy Curve / Don’t Panic: Oct. 25, 6 p.m., $10

Never Shout Never / Meg and Dia / Now Now Every Children: Oct. 29, 6 p.m., $13

F.M. KIRBY CENTER

71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre

Phone: 570.826.1100

NEPA Philharmonic - John Masters at the Movies, Oct. 9, 8 p.m., $20.50-$57.50

Whose Live Anyway? Starring Ryan Stiles and the Cast of Whose Line Is It Anyway: Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m., $26.50-$46.50

Joe Nardone’s Doo Wop Volume One: Oct. 23, 7 p.m., $35-$45

Mad Science Presents C.S.I. Live!: Nov. 3, 10 a.m., $6.50

NEPA Philharmonic - Tchaikovsky & Mozart: Nov. 7, 8 p.m., $20.50-$57.50

Johnny Mathis: Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m., $55-$100

Brian Wilson: Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., $24.50-$75

Professor Elie Wiesel: Nov. 17, 8 p.m., $10

Brian Regan: Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. $39.50, 4-pack $29.65 per ticket available

MAUCH CHUNK OPERA HOUSE

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

Victor Bailey Band: Sept. 26, 8:30 p.m., $25

Black 47: Oct. 3, 8:30 p.m., $26

Eric Clapton Retrospective III by Craig Thatcher Band: Oct. 10, 8:30 p.m., $20

Tuck & Patti: Oct. 17, 8:30 p.m., $28

MISERICORDIA UNIVERSITY

301 Lake St., Dallas

Tanglefoot’s 2009 Farewell Tour: Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m. in Lemmond Theater at Walsh Hall. General admission $10, $5 Misericordia students. Call 570.674.6719 or visit www.misericordia.edu for tickets.

MOUNT AIRY CASINO RESORT

44 Woodland Rd., Mount Pocono

Phone: 877.682.4791

www.mountairycasino.com

Tony Carfora: Sept. 24, 5:30 p.m., red’s

CJT: Sept. 24, 8 p.m., Glass Bar

Bud Noble: Sept. 25-26, 7 p.m., red’s

J2 Band: Sept. 25, 8 p.m., Glass Bar

Ring of Fire Johnny Cash tribute: Sept. 25, 9 p.m., Gypsies

Mike Mittman Disco Dance Party: Sept. 26, 9 p.m., Gypsies

JT Carter & Co: Sept. 26-27, 3 p.m., Glass Bar

Chris Barrett: Sept. 27, 5:30 p.m., red’s

CJT Band: Oct.1, 8, 15, 17-18, 22-23,25,31, 8 p.m., Glass Bar

Billy Joel Tribute Band: Oct. 2, 9 p.m., Gypsies

Bud Noble: Oct. 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31, 7 p.m., Gypsies

Hennessy & Barth: Oct. 2, 8 p.m., Glass Bar

JT Carter & Co.: Oct. 3-4, 8 p.m., Glass Bar

Mike Mittman Disco Dance Party: Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 9 p.m., Gypsies

Trebella-Italiano: Oct. 9, 9 p.m., Gypsies

Frank Sinatra Jr.: Oct. 17, 6 & 9 p.m. in Gypsies, $40

THE OWN LEE PLACE

218 Depot St., Clarks Summit

Myspace.com/rockabillynites

Monthly Rockabilly Nites in NEPA. Oct. 3, 8 p.m. f. The Bad Habit Club / The Ultra Kings.

PENN’S PEAK

325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe

Phone: 1.866.605.7325

Atomic Punks: Sept. 25, 8 p.m., $17

Foreigner: Sept. 27, 8 p.m., $45-$55

Robin Trower: Oct. 3, 8 p.m., $27

Bret Michaels: Oct. 4, 8 p.m., $40

Blues Traveler: Oct. 9, 8 p.m., $24

Molly Hatchet / Blackfoot: Oct. 16, 8 p.m., $22

The Tubes: Oct 23, 8 p.m., $15

America: Oct. 29, 8 p.m. $33-$38

Tesla: Oct. 30, 8 p.m., $25

Polkafest: Nov. 1, 2 p.m., $13

Tracy Byrd: Nov. 6, 8 p.m., $27-$32

2U (U2 tribute) / Invisible Sun (Police tribute): Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., $19

Get the Led Out: Nov. 14, 8 p.m. $23-$33

Dark Star Orchestra: Nov. 25, 7:30 p.m., $25 advance, $30 day of

PHOENIX CUTS

115 Penn Ave., Scranton, 570.341.8860

All-ages venue

Walter Prez CD release party w/ Kid Icarus / Looner / My Dad is a Dinosaur: Sept. 26, 8 p.m. $5. 21+, BYOB

RIVER STREET JAZZ CAFE

665 N. River St., Plains

Phone: 570.822.2992

George Wesley Small Ax Orchestra: Sept. 24, 10 p.m., no cover

Cabinet / Waterband: Sept 25, 8 p.m., $8

The Woody Brown Project: Sept. 26, 10 p.m., $8

Emmitt-Nershi Band / Assembly of Dust: Oct. 1, 10 p.m., $18

Donna Jean Godchaux Band: Oct. 2, 10 p.m. $18

Mother Nature’s Sons: Oct. 3, 10 p.m., $5

The Tap Room Organ Trio / Suicaudio: Oct. 8, 10 p.m., $3

Strawberry Jam: Oct. 9, 10 p.m., $5

Indobox: Oct. 10, 10 p.m., $8

Jimkata: Oct. 15, 10 p.m., no cover

Girls, Guns and Glory / MIZ: Oct. 23, 8 p.m., $8

The Bridge: Oct 24, 10 p.m., $8

Clinton Curtis: Oct. 29, 10 p.m., no cover

Push / Suicaudio: Oct 30, 10 p.m., $5

Jam Stampede: Oct. 31, 10 p.m., $10, $5 in advance on tpmmusic.com

SCRANTON COMMUNITY CONCERTS

Mellow Theater, 501 Vine St. Scranton

Phone: 570.955.1455, www.lackawanna.edu

Prices vary, student and group rates available.

Artic Shaw Orchestra: Oct. 17, 8 p.m.

U.S. Navy Band Commodores Jazz: Nov. 4, 8 p.m.,

SCRANTON CULTURAL CENTER

420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton

Phone: 888.669.8966

Up & Coming Comedy: Sept. 26, 8 p.m., $13, $11.75 members

Avenue Q: Oct. 2-4, TIMES VARY, $32-$52

NEPA Philharmonic: John Williams At the Movies-Pops I: Oct. 10, 8 p.m., $19-$56, $17-$50.50 members

Third Annual Evening of Jazz: Oct. 18, 5:30 p.m., $50

AFI: Oct. 21, 8 p.m., $24

Children’s Series & Workshop: The Last Dragon on Earth: Oct. 24, 10 & 11 a.m., $14, $13 members

Irish Comedy Tour: Oct. 24, 8 p.m., $29, $24 Seniors, $24 students 18 and younger with ID

Jackson Browne: Nov. 4, 8 p.m., $42-$62

SHERMAN THEATER

524 Main St., Stroudsburg

Phone: 570.420.2808, www.shermantheater.com

Raymond The Amish Comic: Oct. 3, 8 p.m., $18

Keller Williams: Oct. 8, 8 p.m., $21 in advance, $23 day of show

Traffic Jam on Main: Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., $10

Bad Fish-A tribute to Sublime: Oct. 15, 8 p.m. $18 in advance, $21 day of show

Ed Kowalczyk / Art Alexakis / Leigh Nash: Oct. 23, 8 p.m., $25-$45

Natural Breakdown: Oct. 24, 8 p.m., $15

Rocky Horror Picture Show: Oct. 31, 10 p.m., $10

The Derek Trucks Band: Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m., $29-$49

TOYOTA PAVILION AT MONTAGE MOUNTAIN

Montage Mountain Road, Scranton

Dave Matthews Band: Sept. 23, 7 p.m., $39.50-$70 (tickets for original 9/19 date will be honored)

VINTAGE THEATER

119 Penn Ave., Scranton

A Meeting of Important People / Kite Party / Phantasm: Sept. 25, 8 p.m., $6

WACHOVIA ARENA AT CASEY PLAZA

255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp.

Phone: 570.693.4100

WWE Monday Night Raw: Oct. 5, 8:15 p.m., $15-$65

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Zing Zang Zoom: Oct. 29-Nov. 1, TIMES VARY, $22-$85

Daughtry / Theory of a Deadman / CAVO: Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m., $32-$42

Star Wars: In Concert: Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m., $35-$75 (on sale 10/3, 10 a.m.)

PHILADELPHIA ELECTRIC FACTORY

3421 Willow St., Philadelphia

Phone: 215.LOVE.222

Regina Spektor: Sept. 24, 8:30 p.m.

Lebowski Fest Movie Party: Sept. 25, 8:30 p.m.

Porcupine Tree: Sept. 26, 8 p.m.

Phoenix: Sept. 28, 8 p.m.

Artic Monkeys: Sept. 30, 8 p.m.

Every Time I Die / Bring Me the Horizon: Oct. 3, 8:30 p.m.

The Awake and Alive Tour featuring Skillet: Oct 4, 6 p.m.

Grizzly Bear: Oct. 7, 8 p.m.

The Mars Volta: Oct. 10, 8:30 p.m.

Them Crooked Vultures: Oct. 12, 8:30 p.m.

THE FILLMORE AT THE TLA

334 South St., Philadelphia

Phone: 215.922.1011

The Walkmen / Here We Go Magic / War on Drugs: Sept. 23, 8 p.m.

KMFDM / Angelspit: Sept. 24, 9 p.m.

Mute Math: Sept. 25, 9 p.m.

Mat Kearney / Diane Birch: Sept. 26, 9 p.m.

Charlatans UK: Sept. 27, 8 p.m.

From the Jam / Love City: Sept. 27, 9 p.m.

Relient K / Copeland / Barcelona: Oct. 2, 8 p.m.

Heavenly Harmony XII: Oct. 3, 8 p.m.

Billy Talent / Poison The Well / AM Taxi: Oct. 7, 8 p.m.

KESWICK THEATER

Easton Road-Keswick Ave, Glenside, Pa.

Phone: 215.572.7650

Sinbad: Sept. 26, 8 p.m.

David Sedaris: Oct. 4, 7 p.m.

Brandi Carlile: Oct. 6, 8 p.m.

Los Lonely Boys: Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m.

Yonder Mountain String Band: Oct. 8, 8 p.m.

Natalie Cole: Oct. 9, 8 p.m.

Patton Oswalt: Oct. 10, 8 p.m.

TOWER THEATER

69th and Ludlow Sts. Upper Darby

Phone: 610.352.2887

Snow Patrol / Plain White T’s: Sept. 26, 8 p.m.,

R. Kelly: Oct. 13, 8 p.m.

Bob Weir / Rat Dog: Oct. 16-17, 8 p.m.

The Austrailian Pink Floyd Show: Oct. 23, 8 p.m

David Gray / Lisa Hannigan: Oct. 27, 8 p.m.

TROCADERO

10th & Arch St, Philadelphia

Phone: 215.336.2000.

She Wants Revenge / Kill Hannah: Sept. 24, 7 p.m.

All That Remains: Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m.

Schwayze f. Cisco Adler w/ BOB / Cold Flamez / Beardo, more: Sept. 26, 7 p.m.

Mantis Music Showcase: Sept. 27, 1 p.m.

Obituary: Sept. 28, 5:30 p.m

Sunny Day Real Estate: Oct. 1, 7 p.m.

Ra Ra Riot: Oct. 2, 7 p.m.

Ghostface Killah: Oct. 3, 8 p.m.

In Flames / Between the Buried and Me / 3 Inches of Blood / the Faceless: Oct. 4, 6 p.m.

The Psychedelic Furs / Happy Mondays: Oct. 7, 7 p.m.

Senses Fail: Oct. 8, 7 p.m.

Chris Hardwick: Oct. 9, 7 p.m.

The Airborne Toxic Event: Oct. 10, 8 p.m.

WACHOVIA CENTER

Broad St., Philadelphia

Phone: 215.336.3600

AC/DC: Oct. 21, 8 p.m.

WACHOVIA SPECTRUM

Broad St., Philadelphia

Phone: 215.336.3600

Maxwell: Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band: Oct. 13-14, 19-20, 7:30 p.m.

ELSEWHERE IN PA BRYCE JORDAN CENTER

Penn State University, State College, Pa.

Phone: 814.865.5555

Cirque du Soleil: Algeria: Sept. 30-Oct.4, TIMES VARY

Jay-Z: Oct. 9, 8 p.m.

CROCODILE ROCK

520 Hamilton St, Allentown

Phone: 610.434.460

Born of Osiris / All Shall Perish / After the Burial / Caliban, more: Sept. 24, 6 p.m.

Freshman 15 / Pull the Pin / Kelsey and the Chaos: Sept. 25, 6 p.m.

Jamey Johnson: Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m.

Alesana / The Bled / Madina Lake / Asking Alexandria / Broadway: Sept. 26, 6 p.m.

A Day to Remember / Parkway Drive, more: Sept. 27, 6 p.m.

Re-Fueled: Oct. 3, 7 p.m.

Senses Fail / Skylit Drive / Closure in Moscow / Fact: Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m.

Asher Roth: Oct. 9, 7 p.m.

August Burns Red / Acacia Strain: Oct. 10, 7 p.m.

NEW YORK / NEW JERSEY BEACON THEATER

2124 Broadway, New York, NY.

Phone: 212.496.7070

Snow Patrol: Sept. 22-23, 8 p.m.

Cedric the Entertainer: Sept. 26, 7 p.m.

HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM

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

Phone: 212.279.7740

Tiesto: Sept. 24-26, 10 p.m.

THE FILLMORE AT IRVING PLAZA

17 Irving Place, New York, N.Y.

Phone: 212.777.6800

Enanos Reloaded / Enanitos Verdes: Sept. 24, 9 p.m.

Push Play: Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m.

Mat Kearney: Sept. 29, 8 p.m.

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

7th Ave., New York, NY

Phone: 212.465.MSG1

Maxwell: Sept. 28, 7 p.m.

ROSELAND BALLROOM

239 52nd Street, New York, NY.

Phone: 212.777.6800

Yo La Tengo: Sept. 25, 8 p.m.

BORGATA HOTEL AND CASINO

Atlantic City, NJ

Phone:1.866.MYBORGATA

Bay-Atlantic Symphony: Sept. 24, 8 p.m.

Rick Springfield: Sept. 25, 9 p.m.

David Cook / Tonic: Sept. 26, 8 p.m.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Sept. 26, 9 p.m.

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