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Your Gov’t at workGov’t Mule, one of the premier live acts in rock, will ring in the New Year with a two-night run at the Beacon Theater (2124 Broadway, New York). Billed as “Two Nights of Peace and Mule,” the Warren Haynes-led band will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 30 and 9 p.m. on Dec. 31. Tickets are $49.50-$69.50 for the Dec. 30 show and $59.50-$84 for the Dec. 31 show at Ticketmaster outlets.

ARTS YOUNIVERSE

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

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

THE BOG

341 Adams Ave., Scranton

Phone: 570.341.6761

PANKED!: Dec. 31, 10 p.m., $5

CAESARS POCONO RESORTS

1.877.800.5380

www.CPResorts.com

The Sensational Soul Cruisers: Dec. 30

New York’s Funniest: Jan. 15-16

The Contours: Jan. 17

D.L. Hughley: Jan. 31

Beginnings (Chicago tribute): Feb. 5-6

Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes: Feb. 13

Todd Oliver & Friends: Feb. 26-27

CAFE METROPOLIS

94 S. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre

Phone: 570.498.9102

www.cafemetropolis.com

Shows are ALL AGES

The Menzingers / The Holy Mess / Tigers Jaw / Risus Sardonicus: Dec. 23, 7 p.m., $8

The Heisman Hopefuls / Mat Parsons / Golden Gate / Ticket To Ride: Dec. 27, 7 p.m., $7

Motionless In White: Dec. 31, 8 p.m., TBA at the door

A Social State / Certifiable Trainwreck: Jan. 1, 8 p.m., $7

Herring Bones / A Golden Era / A Fire with Friends / Mitch McCabe: Jan. 9, 8 p.m., $7

The Life To Come / Goodbye Soundscape / Machine Arms: Jan. 15, 8 p.m., $7

Ashes For Trees / Three To Breathe / Ghosts In The Attic: Jan. 16, 8 p.m., $7

CLUB JAM

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

www.jamnepa.com, jamnepa@gmail.com

Relic / Matt Parsons: Dec. 26, 9 p.m.

ELEANOR RIGBY’S

603 Route 6, Jermyn

www.myspace.com/eleanorrigbys

The Gay Blades / I.M. Legend: Dec. 23, 6 p.m., $10

Texas In July / I Am History: Jan. 1, 6 p.m., $10

The Bled with special guests: Jan. 13, $10

F.M. KIRBY CENTER

71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre

Phone: 570.826.1100

NEPA Philharmonic - Celebrate America: Feb. 12, 8 p.m., $20.50-$57.50

Pink Floyd Experience: Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m., $25-$35

Nickelodeon’s Storytime Live: Feb. 25, 7 p.m., $18-$22

I BREWED IT MY WAY

295 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming

Phone: 570.392.9287

The Ends Of The Earth / Walter Prez and the Awesome: Dec. 26, 8-11 p.m. $5

New Year’s Eve Party: Dec. 31, The Steel Knives, $5

The Mess: Jan. 2, 9-11 p.m., $5

MAUCH CHUNK OPERA HOUSE

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

Crooked Still: Jan. 16, 8:30 p.m., $20

The Sweetback Sisters: Jan. 23, 8:30 p.m., $18

Steve Forbert: Jan. 30, 8:30 p.m., $25

Steve Brosky & The Big Lil’ Band: Feb. 6, 8:30 p.m., $18

Tusk – the music of Fleetwood Mac: Feb. 13, 8:30 p.m., $20

Boris Garcia / Cabinet: Feb. 27, 8:30 p.m., $18

MOUNT AIRY CASINO RESORT

44 Woodland Rd., Mount Pocono

Phone: 877.682.4791

www.mountairycasino.com

Bud Noble: Dec. 25-26, Jan. 1-2, 7 p.m., red’s

Hometown Boyz: Dec. 26, Jan. 2, Glass Bar

JT Carter Band: Dec. 25, 27, Jan. 3, Glass Bar

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

Pete Beggs: Dec. 27, 31, 5:30 p.m., red’s

CJT Band: Dec. 31, Jan. 1, 8 p.m., Glass Bar

The Bobby Newton Band: Dec. 31, Gypsies

Who Knows Band: Dec. 31, 8 p.m., The Buffet

Sweetwater: Dec. 31, event center

Dominic, Italian performer: Jan 1-2, 5 p.m., red’s

Keith Alexander Band: Jan. 1, Gypsies

Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jan. 2, 6 & 9 p.m., $35, Gypsies

Pete Beggs: Jan. 3, 5:30 p.m., red’s

JT Carter Band: Jan. 3, 8 p.m., Glass bar

Dominic, Italian Performer: Jan 1-2, 5 p.m., red’s

Richard Simmons: Jan. 8-9, time TBA. Fri. heart-healthy dinner/motivational speech, $40; Sat., 45-min. workout/meet & greet, $35.

Tony Orlando: Jan. 23, 6 & 9 p.m., $35, Gypsies

PENN’S PEAK

325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe

Phone: 1.866.605.7325

Gregg Allman: Dec. 30, 8 p.m., $32-$37

Arrival, the music of ABBA: Jan. 22, 8 p.m., $23-$28

Travis Tritt: Jan. 23, 8 p.m., $32-$37

Yes: Feb. 5, 8 p.m., $42-$47

David Cassidy: Feb. 12, 8 p.m., $27-$32

Bruce in the U.S.A.: Feb. 20, 8 p.m., $15

Big Shot (Billy Joel tribute): Feb. 27, 8 p.m., $17

Skid Row / Firehouse: July 30, 8 p.m., $24 (on sale 12/26 10 a.m.)

RIVER STREET JAZZ CAFE

665 N. River St., Plains

Phone: 570.822.2992

Strawberry Jam: Dec. 25, 10 p.m., $5

Tribute to Dave Matthews: Dec. 26, 10 p.m., $5

Jam Stampede NYE of The Grateful Dead: Dec. 31, 10 p.m., $15, $10 pre-sales

Project Object f. Ike Willis & Ray White: Jan. 6, 10 p.m., $18, $14 in advance

Marco Benevento Trio: Jan. 8, 10 p.m., $15, $10 in advance

Royal Scam (Steely Dan tribute): Jan. 9, 9 p.m., $12

Clarence Spady Band: Jan. 15, 10 p.m.

Downtown Harvest: Jan. 16, 9 p.m.

George Wesley Band: Jan. 22, 28, 10 p.m., $5

The Woody Browns Project: Jan. 29, 8 p.m.

Strawberry Jam: Jan. 30, 8 p.m.

Bob Marley Birthday Bash w/ George Wesley & Friends: Feb. 5, 10 p.m., $8, $5 in advance

35th Anniversary of Old & In the Way: Feb. 6, 10 p.m.

Miz / Skursky Duo: Feb. 11, 8 p.m.

Poppa Chubby: Feb. 12, 9 p.m., $10

Clarence Spady Band: Feb. 19, 8 p.m.

Tom Petty Appreciation Band: Feb. 20, 10 p.m., $8, $5 in advance

Poogie Bell Band: Feb. 26, 10 p.m., $8, $5 in advance

SCRANTON COMMUNITY CONCERTS

Mellow Theater, 501 Vine St. Scranton

Phone: 570.955.1455, www.lackawanna.edu

Prices vary, student and group rates available.

Marian Anderson String Quartet: Feb. 26, 8 p.m.

SCRANTON CULTURAL CENTER

420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton

Phone: 888.669.8966

Twelve-Twenty Four: Dec. 26, 7 p.m., $17-$22

80th Anniversary New Year’s Eve Celebration: Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $125

The View with a Scranton Attitude: Jan. 22 and May 7, 7 p.m., $5

Up & Coming Comedy: Jan. 23, 8 p.m., $13, $11.75 members

Hairspray: Jan. 25-26, 7:30 p.m., $35-$57

NEPA Philharmonic: Celebrate America-Pops II: Feb. 13, 8 p.m., $19-$56, $17-$50.50 members

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

SHERMAN THEATER

524 Main St., Stroudsburg

Phone: 570.420.2808, www.shermantheater.com

Apathy for the Dead / Murder in the Chapel: Jan. 2, 6 p.m., $10

Survey Says / Ticket to Ride / Call Us Heroes: Jan. 8, 6 p.m., $10

Bo Bice / Christian Porter: Jan. 15, 8 p.m., $25

Ani DiFranco: Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m., $29-$39

13th Annual Mountain Dance Concert: Jan. 24, 2 p.m., $15

moe.: Jan. 27, 8 p.m., $28

Traffic Jam on Main II: Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m., $10

Winterfest ’10 f. The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band: Jan. 30, Doors open 12 p.m., $25-$35

Kansas: Feb. 6, 8 p.m., $29.50-$49.50

Phil Vassar: Feb. 13, 8 p.m., $29 & $39

Lotus: Feb. 14, 8 p.m., $20

Cirque Eos Imaginaire: Feb. 25, 8 p.m., $43-$53

U-Melt: Feb. 26, 8 p.m., $12

The David Bromberg Quartet: Feb. 27, 8 p.m., $38-$48

WACHOVIA ARENA AT CASEY PLAZA

255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp.

Phone: 570.693.4100

Disney on Ice’s “Finding Nemo: Jan. 13-18, TIMES VARY, $14-$52

Three Days Grace / Chevelle / Flyleaf: Feb. 6, 7 p.m., $35

Monster Jam: Feb. 19-21, TIMES VARY, $18-$40

Carrie Underwood / Craig Morgan / Sons of Sylvia: March 29, 7:30 p.m., $35-$55

Harlem Globetrotters: Feb. 26, 7 p.m., $17-$110

PHILADELPHIA ELECTRIC FACTORY

3421 Willow St., Philadelphia

Phone: 215.LOVE.222

Hatebreed: Dec. 26, 7 p .m.

Lotus & MSTERKRFT: Dec. 31, 9:30 p.m.

State Radio: Jan. 30, 8:30 p.m.

Chevelle: Feb. 12, 8:30 p.m.

New Found Glory: Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m.

Flogging Molly: Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m.

Umphrey’s McGee: Feb. 27, 8:30 p.m.

THE FILLMORE AT THE TLA

334 South St., Philadelphia

Phone: 215.922.1011

Matisyahu: Dec. 24, 8 p.m.

The Starting Line / Valencia / Dangerous Summer: Dec. 29, 8:30 p.m.

The Word: Dec. 30, 8 p.m.

Brothers Past / Orchard Lounge: Dec. 31, 9 p.m.

Behemoth / Woe / Lightning Swords of Death / Septic Flesh: Jan. 7, 9 p.m.

Fabolous / Mario / Pretty Ricky: Jan. 9, 9 p.m.

The Anvil Experience: Jan. 17, 8 p.m.

Arch Enemy / Exodus / Arsis / Mutiny Within: Jan. 21, 8 p.m.

Wale / Chiddy Bang: Jan. 28, 8 p.m.

The Expendables: Jan. 29, 8 p.m.

Scary Kids Scaring Kids: Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.

Galactic / Cyril Neville / Tea Leaf Green: Feb. 4, 9 p.m.

We the Kings: Feb. 7, 1 p.m.

Murder City Devils: Feb. 12, 9 p.m.

Rebelution / SOJA / Zion I: Feb. 13, 8 p.m.

Citizen Cope: Feb. 18-19, 9 p.m.

Twiztid: Feb. 26, 9 p.m.

KESWICK THEATER

Easton Road-Keswick Ave, Glenside, Pa.

Phone: 215.572.7650

Maysa: Dec. 26, 8 p.m.

Cinematic Titanic with MST3K: Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Little Feat: Jan. 2, 8 p.m.

War / Average White Band: Jan. 15, 8 p.m.

Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute): Jan. 16, 8 p.m.

Elvis Birthday Bash: Jan. 22, 8 p.m.

David Bromberg / Jorma Kaukonen: Jan. 23, 8 p.m.

The Musical Box presents Genesis’ “A Trick of the Tail:” Jan 29-30, 8 p.m.

Elon Gold: Jan. 31, 7 p.m.

Kansas: Feb. 5, 8 p.m.

Classic Albums Live: Legend: The Music of Bob Marley: Feb. 6, 8 p.m.

Angie Stone & Leela James: Feb. 10, 8 p.m.

Kathleen Madigan: Feb. 13, 8 p.m.

Solid Gold Memories: Feb. 14, 7 p.m.

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic: Feb. 20, 8 p.m.

Omara Portuondo: Feb. 23, 8 p.m.

TOWER THEATER

69th and Ludlow Sts. Upper Darby

Phone: 610.352.2887

Kevin Hart and Friends: Dec. 26, 8 p.m.

Trey Songz: Jan. 1, 8:30 p.m.

Nick Jonas & The Administration: Jan. 9-10, 8 p.m.

Mariah Carey: Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.

Tegan and Sara: Feb. 16, 8 p.m.

TROCADERO

10th & Arch St, Philadelphia

Phone: 215.336.2000.

Victory in Numbers / The Skylife: Dec. 23, 6:30 p.m.

Adalie: Dec. 29, 7 p.m.

The Starting Line: Dec. 30, 7:30 p.m.

Absence Of Worry: Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m.

The Expensives: Jan. 10, 4:30 p.m.

D.R.I: Jan. 15, 7 p.m.

Travia: Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m.

Nile: Jan. 17, 6 p.m.

Lyrically Fit Series: Jan. 21, 9 p.m.

Live Set Disaster / Machines of Penalty: Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m.

Mantis Music Fest: Jan. 23, 5:30 p.m.

Epica: Jan. 27, 6 p.m.

Between the Buried and Me: Jan. 31, 6 p.m.

SUSQUEHANNA BANK CENTER

1 Harbour Blvd., Camden, NJ.

Phone: 609.365.1300

American Carnage Tour: Slayer / Megadeth / Testament: Feb. 13, 7 p.m.

WACHOVIA CENTER

Broad St., Philadelphia

Phone: 215.336.3600

John Mayer / Michael Franti & Spearhead: Feb. 21, 8 p.m.

ELSEWHERE IN PA BRYCE JORDAN CENTER

Penn State University, State College, Pa.

Phone: 814.865.5555

Rascal Flatts / Darius Rucker: Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m.

Jeff Dunham: Jan. 29, 8 p.m.

Shinedown / Puddle of Mudd: Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.

CROCODILE ROCK

520 Hamilton St, Allentown

Phone: 610.434.460

Halestorm: Dec. 30, 7 p.m.

Texas In July / I Am History: Jan. 8, 6 p.m.

Elliott Yamin: Jan. 8, 7 p.m.

Days of the New: Jan. 23, 7 p.m.

Theory of A Deadman: Jan. 27, 7 p.m.

Motion City Soundtrack: Feb. 5, 6 p.m.

The Friday Night Boys / Anarbor / The Ready Set / The Bigger Lights: Feb.6, 6:30 p.m.

STABLER ARENA

Lehigh University, Bethlehem

Phone: 610.758.6611

Band of the Irish Guards, Pipes, and Dancers of Royal Regiment Scotland: Jan. 14, 7 p.m.

Shinedown / Puddle of Mudd / Skillet / Like A Storm: Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m.

FURTHUR f. Phil Lesh & Bob Weir: Feb. 15, 7 p.m., $52.50

NEW YORK / NEW JERSEY BEACON THEATER

2124 Broadway, New York, NY.

Phone: 212.496.7070

Gov’t Mule: Dec. 30-31, TIMES VARY

Nick Jonas and The Administration: Jan.7-8, 8 p.m.

Banana Shpeel from Cirque du Soleil: Feb. 4-April 30

THE FILLMORE AT IRVING PLAZA

17 Irving Place, New York, N.Y.

Phone: 212.777.6800

Fischerspooner: Dec. 31, 10 p.m.

Mario: Jan. 8, 8 p.m.

House of Kids: Gustafer Yellowgold: Jan. 9, 10 a.m.

The Anvil Experience: Jan. 15, 8 p.m.

The Cribs: Jan. 16, 8:30 p.m.

Elefant: Jan. 16, 9 p.m.

Kid Cudi: Jan. 22, 9 p.m.

Led Zeppelin 2: Jan. 23, 9 p.m.

Cheap Trick: Jan. 25, 8:30 p.m.

Between The Buried and Me: Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.

IZOD CENTER

50 State Rt. 120

East Rutherford, N.J.

WWE Smackdown/ECW: Dec. 29, 6:45 p.m.

Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic: Jan. 21-4, TIMES VARY

American Carnage Tour: Slayer / Megadeth / Testament: Feb. 11, 7 p.m.

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

7th Ave., New York, NY

Phone: 212.465.MSG1

Mariah Carey: Dec. 31, 9 p.m.

2010 Pro Bull Riding Invitational: Jan. 8-10, TIMES VARY

Eddie Izzard: Jan. 16, 8 p.m.

Aventura: Jan. 20-21, 8 p.m.

Eric Clapton & Jeff Beck: Feb. 18-19, 8 p.m.

Black Eyed Peas: Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m.

John Mayer: Feb. 25-26, 8 p.m.

MSG WaMu THEATRE

7th Ave., New York, NY

Phone: 212.465.MSG1

Wintuk from Cirque du Soleil: through Jan. 3, TIMES VARY

Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Big Happy Family:” Jan. 27-31, TIMES VARY

RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL

1260 Ave. of the Americas, NY, NY

Phone: 212.307.717

Radio City Christmas Spectacular: through Jan. 3, TIMES VARY

The Swell Season: Jan. 19, 8 p.m.

Lady GaGa: Jan. 20-21, 23-24, 7:30 p.m.

Russell Peters: Jan. 29-30, 8 p.m.

ROSELAND BALLROOM

239 52nd Street, New York, NY.

Phone: 212.777.6800

Moe.: Jan. 22-23, 8 p.m.

BOARDWALK HALL

Atlantic City, NJ

Phone: 609.348.7803

A New Year Gospel Celebration f. Donnie McClurkin & Mary Mary: Jan. 2, 5 p.m.

BORGATA HOTEL AND CASINO

Atlantic City, NJ

Phone:1.866.MYBORGATA

The Roots: Dec. 26, 10 p.m.

Tracy Morgan: Dec. 31, 10 p.m.

John Legend: Jan. 1, 8 p.m.

Mariah Carey: Jan. 2, 8 p.m.

Jim Norton: Jan. 15-16, 9 p.m.

Lady Gaga / Kid Cudi / Jason Derulo: Jan. 16, 8 p.m. SOLD OUT

Lisa Lampanelli: Jan 17, 8 p.m.

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