Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit will perform Wednesday, Jan. 26, at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre.
Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30. Adia Victoria also will perform.
Isbell’s most recent album, “Georgia Blue,” consists of 13 cover songs tied to the state of Georgia. He has won multiple Grammy awards and had a song featured in the 2019 film, “A Star Is Born,” which featured Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.
Proof of vaccination status and masks will be required.
Tickets start at $59, plus fees, and can be purchased by calling 570-826-1100 or visiting kirbycenter.org.
Tacos, Trivia and Troegs
Join trivia master B-Ray in Tacos, Trivia and Troegs on Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Slocum Hollow Bar and Restaurant at Montage Mountain Resorts, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton.
Starting at 6 p.m., trivia teams will compete for a chance to win prizes. They include a $100 Montage Mountain gift card for first place, two Montage Mountain ski lift tickets for second place and four Montage Mountain snow tubing tickets for third place.
For the rules, visit Montage Mountain’s Facebook Page or montagemountainresorts.com. Call 570-969-7669 for more information.
‘Currents: Artworks by Laura Kern’ closing reception
Meet Northeast Pennsylvania multi-media artist Laura Kern on Thursday, Jan. 27, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit.
During the closing reception for her exhibit, “Currents: Artworks by Laura Kern,” she will answer questions and talk about her process as an artist and the themes of her work.
Registration is required because space is limited. Call 570-587-3440 or visit lclshome.org/abington.
100th Season Celebration Concert
Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre will mark its milestone year with the 100 Season Celebration Concert on Friday, Jan. 28, and Saturday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 30, at 3 p.m. at 537 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre.
People who have participated in the troupe’s previous seasons will perform with an accompanying orchestra.
Tickets cost $25 at ltwb.org.
For more information, call 570-823-1875.
Tribute band performances
Hear some of your favorite songs performed by tribute bands on Friday, Jan. 28, and Saturday, Jan. 29, at River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 S. River St., Plains Twp.
On Friday, catch Proud Monkeys play the music of Dave Matthews Band. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show takes place at 9. Tickets cost $20.
Beatles tribute band the Taxmen then will perform on Saturday. Doors open at 8 p.m. with the show following at 9. Admission costs $10.
Guests must be 21 or older.
For more information, call 570-822-2992 or visit riverstreetjazzcafe.com.
Laura Rysz is the features copy editor and calendar editor at The Times-Tribune and runs the Talk of the Times column, which focuses on local fundraisers and other events. She also writes Chef’s Table that profiles restaurants around the region. Additionally, Laura curates events online on AccessNEPA.com. Laura is involved in the special Mother’s Day edition and curates occasional features Marry Memories and Times Travelers. She is a graduate of Haddonfield Memorial High School, New Jersey, and earned an English professional writing degree with a minor in mass communications from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. She also earned a certificate in Social Media Marketing from Rutgers Business School. Contact: email@example.com; 570-348-9100 x5228.