April 2016: Upcoming concerts, major events for the region

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Buckcherry will perform at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10 at W. D. Packard Music Hall in Warren. 

APRIL

YSU Skeggs Lecture: Raymond Kelly. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 330-259-0555. http://www.stambaughauditorium.com. As former Commissioner of the New York City police department, Kelly is credited with driving down city crime levels by putting more officers on the streets. In 2002, in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, he created the first counterterrorism bureau of any municipal police department in the country. 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 5. Tickets are free, but required for entry.

REO Speedwagon. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 330-259-0555. http://www.stambaughauditorium.com. Formed in 1967, REO Speedwagon gained cult-like popularity in the 1970s with mainstream success coming in the 1980s. Their album “Hi Infidelity, ” released in 1980, includes four Top 40 Hits and is certified nine times platinum. The Top 40 Hits include “Keep on Loving You,” “Take It On the Run,” “Don’t Let Him Go,” and “In Your Letter.” “Keep on Loving You” was the band’s first No. 1 song in 1981. 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7. $77-$42.

Hebraic Rhapsody. DeYor Performing Arts Center/Edward W. Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-0264 and http://www.youngstownsymphony.com. Features Israeli-American cellist Inbal Segev in the “Bloch Schelomo” (“Hebraic Rhapsody”) and “Bernstein’s Mass: Three Meditations.” Other orchestra selections include Copland’s “The tender land: Suite” and “Adagietto” from Mahler’s Fifth Symphony. 8 p.m., Saturday, April 9.

The Texas Tenors. W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1704 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren, 44483; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.packardmusichall.com. Warren Civic Music will present this popular country trio in a return performance to Packard Music Hall. 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 13. $50-$10.

Gordon Lightfoot. W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1704 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren, 44483; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.packardmusichall.com. Gordon Lightfoot has recorded 20 albums and has five Grammy nominations. Lightfoot’s radio hits in the U.S. have earned five number ones, five Top 10s and 13 Top 40 hits. Hits include “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Sundown” and others. 8 p.m., April 15. $56.50-$36.50, plus applicable service fees.

Valley Of The Divas Concert. DeYor Performing Arts Center/Ford Family Recital Hall, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-0264 and http://www.youngstownsymphony.com. Youngstown native Maureen McGovern headlines an evening celebrating the area’s rich heritage of talented women. Sugar Joans from TV’s “The Voice,” Maureen Collins, Leanne Binder, Sarah Turner, and Janis Jones complete the lineup of Mahoning Valley divas. 7:30 p.m., April 16.

Dr. Elliot Engel – The Wright Brothers. W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1704 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren, 44483; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.packardmusichall.com. Trumbull Town Hall 38th Annual Celebrity Series concludes with Engel’s presentation on the Wright Brothers. 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 20. $28.

Lee Brice. Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown, 44503; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.covellicentre.com. Lee Brice brings his “Life Off My Years” tour to Youngstown. 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 22. $59.75-$39.75.

Barry Manilow. Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown, 44503; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.covellicentre.com. Barry Manilow will bring the Copacabana to Youngstown as part of his “One Last Time” tour. 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 23. $166.75-$16.75.

Liz Rubino: Woman Under the Covers. Anne Christman Hall, Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 330-259-0555. http://www.stambaughauditorium.com. Liz Rubino’s “Woman Under the Covers” will feature an evening of music written and performed by men. Artists range from Bing Crosby, Simon and Garfunkel and Michael Jackson to The Eagles and Dave Matthews. The performance will feature musical direction and piano by Jack Ciarniello, with David DePanicis, Abby Gross, Roger Lewis and Vincent Vivacqua comprising the band. Nikita Jones and Anne Marie Setting will provide back-up vocals. 8 p.m., Friday, April 29. $20-$10.

MAY

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. DeYor Performing Arts Center/Edward W. Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-0264 and http://www.youngstownsymphony.com. Easy Street Productions returns to the DeYor with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s story of Joseph, his jealous brothers, and one very colorful garment.  This enduringly popular musical will return to the Powers Auditorium stage this Mother’s Day weekend complete with many of Easy Street’s original “Dream Team” including James McClellan, Maureen Collins and Todd Hancock. May 6-8.

Buckcherry with Black Stone Cherry and the Biters. W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1704 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren, 44483; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.packardmusichall.com.  Buckcherry comes to Warren for one show. Black Stone Cerry and the Biters open. 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 10. $68, $22.

Women’s Heart Day. Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown, 44503; 330-480-5378 and Mercy.com/Youngstown. Includes health screenings, fitness demonstrations, cooking demos, health and wellness presentations, and refreshments. Call for tickets. 6:30 a.m., Thursday, May 12.

David Enlow. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 330-259-0555. http://www.stambaughauditorium.com. Organist David Enlow has performed across North America and Europe. He is organist and choir master of the Church of the Resurrection in New York, where he directs a professional choir, and a member of the organ faculty of The Juilliard School. Enlow is a Fellow of the American Guild of Organists, winner of the S. Lewis Elmer and Fellowship prizes and winner of the Barker Prize. 4 p.m., Sunday, May 15. $10-$5.

Alice Cooper. W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1704 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren, 44483; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.packardmusichall.com.  The rock and roll legend comes to Warren for one show. 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 17. $55, $45, $35.

Giving Voice to Peace II, Gabriel Faure Requiem. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 330-259-0555. http://www.stambaughauditorium.com. The Stambaugh Chorus will present  “Giving Voice to Peace II”,  Gabriel Faure’s Requiem. Joining the Chorus will be the Stambaugh Festival Orchestra, soloists, and local high school choirs. The Stambaugh Chorus is under the direction of Dr. Hae-Jong Lee. Visit stambaughchorus.org for more information. 7 p.m., Friday, May 20. $15-$5.

JUNE

America. W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1704 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren, 44483; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.packardmusichall.com. The 70s light rock group comes to Warren for one show. 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 15. $79, $59, $49, 39.

Celtic Woman: Destiny World Tour. W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1704 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren, 44483; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.packardmusichall.com. 7 p.m., Thursday, June 16. $99-$39.

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