Live music will fill the air this summer at venues across Northeast Pennsylvania. Here’s what’s planned so far:
Nay Aug Park Sunday concerts
Showmobile by pool complex, Nay Aug Park, Scranton; nayaugpark.org
- May 30: Act to be announced, 2 p.m.; Tony Vergnetti Trio, 5 p.m.
- June 6: Luongo Brothers, 1 p.m.; Wannabees, 5 p.m.
- June 13: Flaxy Morgan, 1 p.m.; Group du Jour, 5 p.m.
- June 27: Gene Dempsey Orchestra, 2 p.m.; Fortunes, 5 p.m.
- July 4: Independence Day Celebration with the Ringgold Pops Orchestra, 10:30 a.m.
- July 11: Clarence Spady Blues Band, 1 p.m.; Phyllis Hopkins Electric Trio, 5 p.m.
- July 18: Electric City Dixieland Band, 2 p.m.; Secret Reasons, 5 p.m.
- July 25: Tom Hamilton Jazztet, 2 p.m.; Mark Montella with Erin Malloy & Friends, 5 p.m.
- Aug. 1: Ferdie Bistocchi Memorial Orchestra, 2 p.m.; Jim Cullen with Jack Bordo & Sharon Ambrozia, 5 p.m.
- Aug. 8: Kali Ma and the Garland of Arms, 1 p.m.; Ruckzuck, 5 p.m.
- Aug. 15: The Wannabees, 1 p.m.; Group du Jour, 5 p.m.
- Aug. 22: Luongo Brothers, 1 p.m.; Clarence Spady Blues Band, 5 p.m.
- Aug. 29: Phyllis Hopkins Electric, Trio 5 p.m.
- Sept. 5: Act to be announced, 2 p.m.; Bill & Donna Arnold, 5 p.m.
- Sept. 12: Act to be announced, 2 p.m.; Bog Swing Group, 5 p.m.
- Sept. 19: Flaxy Morgan, 1 p.m.; Jacob Cole Trio, 5 p.m.
- Sept. 26: West 3rd Street Band, 2 p.m.; Rixner Trio, 5 p.m.
- Oct. 3: Se a Cabo, 2 p.m.
- Oct. 10: Picture Perfect, 1 p.m.
Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series
All 6:30 p.m., Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave.; 570-344-1111 or scrantonculturalcenter.org
- June 11: Young Lion
- July 9: Erin Malloy & Friends
- Aug. 13: The Mule Team
- Sept. 10: Blind Choice
Wayne County Creative Arts Council Summer Concerts
All 7:30 p.m. (except for July 2), Honesdale’s Central Park, Church Street between Ninth and 10th streets; honesdaleparkevents.org
- June 17: Lighten Up
- June 21: Barn Cats
- June 24: The Little Big Band
- June 28: The Luongo Brothers (original members of the Poets) and Elvis impersonator Gino Mercuri
- July 2: Independence Day celebration with Doug Smith’s Band and fireworks; time to be announced; rain date: July 3, with the Fabulous 45s
- July 5: Doug Smith’s Band (only if rain date is used for Independence Day celebration)
- July 8: The Pharm
- July 12: Nashville band the Farm Hands
- July 15: The Irish Balladeers
- July 19: Ekat and Friends
- July 22: Gypsy Jazz Quintet
- July 26: Clarence Spady
- July 29: The Old Time Fiddlers
Montage Mountain Resorts
1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton; prekindle.com
- June 18 and 19: Monster Energy Outbreak Tour with Subtronics, Chee, b2b, G Space, Level Up and Space Wizard; 6 p.m.
Kindred Spirits Arts Programs Concert Series
Downtown Milford; 570-409-1269 or kindredspiritsarts.org
- June 19: Disordering the Attic: Gillespie/Morton Duo, 7 p.m., Milford Park Gazebo, West Catharine and Fifth streets
- July 17: Of Love, Hope & Healing: GuruGanesha Band, 7 p.m., Atlantic Health Parking Lot, 111 E. Catharine St.
- Aug. 7: Annual Classical Music Celebration, 2 to 7 p.m., Atlantic Health Parking Lot and other spots in Milford’s historic district
- Aug. 21: American in Paris: Empire Wild, 5:30 p.m., Milford Park Gazebo
- Sept. 12: Rhythm & Blues Reinvented: Al Chez’s Brothers of Funk, 4 p.m., Atlantic Health Parking Lot
‘Cooped Up’ Summer Concert Series
All 6 to 8 p.m., the Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale; 570-253-2020 or thecooperageproject.org
- June 26: Ruckzuck with Kali M and the Garland of Arms
- July 24: Nū-Mat’iks
- Aug. 28: To be announced
- Sept. 25: To be announced
The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton; livenation.com
- July 1 to 4: The Peach Music Festival
- Aug. 14: Korn and Staind, 6:30 p.m.
Wildflower Music Festival
Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary (outdoors), 55 Suydam Drive, Hawley; 570-253-1185 or dorflinger.org
- July 3: Alliance Brass
- July 10: Ilya Yakushev and Thomas Mesa
- July 17: Delfeayo Marsalis Jazz Quintet
- July 24: Appalachian Roadshow
- July 31: Tapestry (Carole King tribute)
- Aug. 7: Paperback Writer (Beatles tribute)
- Aug. 8: Catch A Wave (Beach Boys tribute)
- Aug. 14: Sounds of the ‘60s
Mount Airy Casino Resort
312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono; 877-609-4260 or mountairycasino.com
- July 13: Motown & More — The Legacy Continues, 3:30 p.m.
- Aug. 17: Girl Power — Tribute to the Greatest Girl Groups of the ‘60s, 3:30 p.m.
- Sept. 21 and 22: Divas 3 — Celebrating Four Decades of Iconic Diva Hits, 3:30 p.m.
- Oct. 12: Bill Haley Jr. & the Comets — Rock Around the Clock, 3:30 p.m.
- Oct. 15: War, 8 p.m.
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp.; mohegansunarenapa.com
- July 23: Alabama, 7 p.m.
The Theater at North
1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton; 570-800-5020 or thetheateratnorth.com
- July 24: Rock Royalty Tribute Band, 8 p.m.
- Aug. 28: Yellow Brick Road — A Tribute to Elton John, 7:30 p.m.
- Sept. 11: Carpenters tribute with Sally Olson and Ned Mills, 7 p.m.
- Sept. 25: American English — The Complete Beatles Tribute, 7 p.m.
- Oct. 3: The Rat Pack: Together Again, 2 p.m.
- Oct. 9: High Noon (Lynyrd Skynyrd and southern rock tribute) and the John Fogerty Tribute Project, 7 p.m.
- Oct. 16: The Sweet Caroline Tour — A Neil Diamond Concert Celebration starring Jay White, 7 p.m.
- Oct. 23: Escape (Journey tribute), 8 p.m.
- Nov. 13: Leavin’ on a Jet Plane: The Peter, Paul and Mary Experience, 7 p.m.
F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre; 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org
- Sept. 11: Jay & the Americans, Lou Christie, Brian Hyland, Gary US Bonds and the Fireflies, 7 p.m.
- Oct. 2: Martina McBride: The Livin’ Life Up Tour 2021, 7 p.m.
- Oct. 9: Theo Von, 7 p.m.
- Oct. 15: Almost Queen: A Tribute to Queen, with Philadelphia Freedom (Elton John tribute), 8 p.m.
- Oct. 20: Art Garfunkel in Close-Up, 8 p.m.
- Nov. 13: Edd Raineri Presents the Sinatra Years, 7:30 p.m.
Caitlin Heaney West is the content editor for Access NEPA and oversees the Early Access blog in addition to working as a copy editor and staff writer for The Times-Tribune. An award-winning journalist, she is a summa cum laude graduate of Shippensburg University and also earned a master’s degree from Marywood University. Caitlin joined the Times-Shamrock family in 2009 and lives in Scranton. Contact: email@example.com; 570-348-9100 x5107; or @cheaneywest