The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players celebrate the troupe's 40th anniversary this year.
The renowned theater company, which began in 1974 as a group of talented young people who performed on street corners, has gained international recognition and is one of the most accomplished and widely-acclaimed presenters of Gilbert and Sullivan operas.
The NY G&S Players will present the comic operetta "The Mikado," 8 p.m. Jan. 17, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown.
Harmonious Wail creates a captivating medley of jazz, swing, gypsy folk and torch songs, blended with sultry vocals and impressive mandolin.
Harmonious Wail makes "an epic return" to the Lehigh Valley, 8 p.m. Nov 14, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem.
Bandleader and mandolinist, Sims Delaney-Potthoff, his wife, Maggie Delaney-Potthoff, who is the band's vocalist, and bassist Jeff Weiss, all hail from Madison, Wisc. They met there and have been performing together for four years, although Delaney-Potthoff originally founded the band in 1987.
The Stray Birds begins its CD release tour, 8 p.m. Oct. 24, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem.
The trio of classically-trained musicians grew up in Lancaster and boasts an impressive roots-based repertoire of three-part vocal harmonies, banjo and fiddle.
"NPR Music" named the Stray Birds' self-titled 2012 debut "one of the 10 Best Folk-Americana Albums of the Year." The band has performed at the Philadelphia, Kerrville and Falcon Ridge folk festivals.