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8 DAYS A WEEK: Your look at Valley Arts

Daniel Rodriguez, The Allentown Band, 3 p.m. Nov. 21, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Ronald Demkee, Allentown Band conductor, leads the annual “Americans We: Tribute to Veterans Concert.” Twenty veteran honorees are expected to attend, including 10 World War II veterans. Rodriguez and the band will perform a program of patriotic favorites. The 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor will be commemorated with Richard Rodgers’ “Victory at Sea.” First-responders and the 20th anniversary of 9/11 will be observed with “Into the Fire” from “Scarlet Pimpernel.” A video, narrated by Susan Falciani Maldonado, curator, Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College, will be accompanied by James Christensen’s “The Homefront: Musical Memories of WWII.” Veterans are admitted free. Tickets: www.allentownsymphony.org; 610-432-6715

Carl Palmer ELP Experience, 8 p.m. Nov. 18, Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. Doors open at 7 p.m. With the death of Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, his Emerson Lake and Palmer (ELP) bandmates, Carl Palmer hits the road with a tribute show in their honor. As drummer, Palmer anchored the legendary ELP, as well Asia, Atomic Rooster and The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown. ELP’s megahits, including “Pictures At An Exhibition,” “Lucky Man,” “From the Beginning” and “Tarkus,” helped define Progressive Rock. In summer 2019, Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy opened for Yes on the 29-city “Royal Affair” tour across America. Palmer’s new band captures the power of ELP’s hits in a hard-driving, instrumental performance. Tickets: https://mcohjt.com/ ; 570-325-0249

Gene Perla’s Star Wonder, Viktorija Gecyte, 7:30 p.m. Nov, 19, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Perla’s quintet will perform music from the group’s three recordings, “The Great Pretender,” “Destiny” and “Speak No Evil.” The quintet is Roxy Coss, saxophone; Nicole Glover, saxophone; Oscar Williams II, piano; Gene Perla, double-bass, and D. Treut, drums. Viktorija Gecyte is expected to sing three songs. Tickets: www.allentownsymphony.org; 610-432-6715

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