The Patriot Connectors present a program to the community on the issue about Common Core at the Wallenpaupack High School Library. A social hour starts at 6:30pm with the program commencing at 7pm. The meeting is free, open to all, with a lively debate scheduled after the program.
Bluegrass ambassadors Hank Smith and Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw join forces once again at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. The newly formed Hank and Pattie take traditional bluegrass and infuse it with their own flair, drawing from a melting pot of styles including Latin and jazz.
Adrianna Ciccone (Trio) at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. Ciccone showcases Cape Breton reels, crooked French-Canadian brandys, the rollicking rhythms of Ottawa Valley stepdancing tunes, way down to Southern Appalachian stringband tunes; even incorporating Irish and Métis influences.
Peter Mulvey at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. Mulvey's playing ranges from tender acoustic picking to rootsy blues and jazz.
Happy Days with Habitat Back to the 50's sock hop at Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort, 6-10pm. Cocktails 6pm, dinner 7pm. Tickets $40 per person, table of 10 for $375. Silent and live auction, 50/50. 570/647-4747, 570/253-4191.
The weekend will include visual art by area artists, live music by local musicians, and three one act plays: "The Proposal" by Anton Chekhov, "Sure Thing" by David Ives, and "For Real" by Tori Clemens. $12. A portion of proceeds will go to American Heart Association. Hawley Methodist Church; 315 Church St. Feb 12-13 at 7pm, Feb 14 at 2:30.
24-year-old singer, pianist and guitarist Seth Glier at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. USA Today recently compared his "exquisite tenor" to Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel, while Livingston Taylor called him the "greatest pop songwriter since Billy Joel." Tickets: $19-$24.
Session Americana at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. This rock/folk band plays a collapsible bar table wired with microphones, a vintage suitcase recast as a kick drum, an old Estey field organ, a pre-war parlor guitar, a mandocello and an assortment of other instruments. Tickets: $20-$25.
Hawthorne at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. Hawthorne is a folk-based project hatched from the songwriting talent of Nat Osborn and supported by some of his best friends. Tickets: $19-$22.
Coal Town Rounders at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. Grafting their passion for Appalachian music and harmony singing to 21st century sensibilities, Northeast Pennsylvania-based quartet Coal Town Rounders occupy a space in time that is distinctly their own. Tickets: $19 advance, $24 general admission.