For Erie music lovers, the next few weeks will bring a variety of performances.

In February, a musical evening will feature The Fabulous Leftovers, the Erie Playhouse will present a musical tribute to Frank Sinatra, and the Erie Philharmonic will perform “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” made famous by the Disney movie “Fantasia.” In March, Brit Floyd will be at the Warner Theater and Postmodern Jukebox will be at Mercyhurst University.

That’s not all; there are more concerts as well as plays and an art exhibition. Here are some examples of what is happening in the Erie region. This list is not complete. We couldn’t get it all here, so be sure to check out for more.

To note: It’s always a good idea to check with the organizers in advance to make sure an event is still taking place and to find out what COVID-19 measures are in place.

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Winter events

“100 years of love and friendship”: until February; Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Watson-Curtze Mansion at the Hagen History Center, 356 W. Sixth St. Pop-up exhibit featuring valentines dating to the 1830s. $10 for adults; $7.50 for students and seniors; $5 for veterans; free for Hagen History Center members and children 6 and under; free admission for all on February 20. 814-454-1813,

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Live Music Night: Feb. 22, 6-9 p.m., JPT Foundation Hall at Lake Erie Plaza, 2300 block of West 38th Street. The Fabulous Leftovers Show, 6-7 p.m., followed by Open Mic, 7-9 p.m. Presented by the JPT Foundation, Fabulous Leftovers and the Erie Music History Podcast. Bring your own food and drinks; also, snacks and soft drinks available for purchase. Cash donations benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwestern Pennsylvania. [email protected]

Live poetry! February 22 and March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 6-7 p.m., Peninsula Room, Blasco Library, 160 E. Front St. Hear poetry from local poets. Free. 814-451-6927,

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“Proof”: Feb. 24-26, 8 p.m., and Feb. 27, 2:30 p.m., Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre, Allegheny College, Meadville. Allegheny College Playshop Theater Performances of David Auburn’s Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play about love, family legacies and the possibility of making peace with the past. $10 for the general public; $8 for Allegheny employees, seniors, and non-Allegheny students; free for Allegheny students. 814-332-3414,

Patricia S. Yahn ’50 Juried Student Art Show: Feb. 24-March 27, Cummings Gallery, Mercyhurst University, 501 E. 38th St. This year’s works will be chosen by guest juror Thomas Ferraro, Exhibiting Artist, Teacher, Painter and advocate for Erie culture. The opening reception and awards announcement will take place on March 3, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Normal gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. [email protected]

“Love From A Stranger”: Feb. 25 and 26, 7:30 p.m., and Feb. 27, 3 p.m. All An Act Theater, 652 W. 17th St. Agatha Christie and Frank Vosper’s play explores how newfound wealth and romance go wrong. $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 55 and over and for students, $5 for ages 6-11. 814-450-8553, 814-449-6554,

The Erie Playhouse will feature "My Way - A musical tribute to Frank Sinatra," February 25-26 and March 4-6, 11-13, 2022.

“My Way – A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra”: Feb. 25 & 26 & March 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12, 7:30 p.m., and March 6 & 13, 2 p.m., Erie Playhouse, 13 W. 10th The St. Music Review features songs recorded by crooning legend Sinatra. Premiere shows on February 25 and 26 are $13.93, plus fees, with no assigned seats. All other shows are between $12 and $20.73, plus fees. 814-454-2852,

Erie Philharmonic Performs ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’: Feb. 26, 8 p.m., Warner Theatre, 811 State St. The Phil performs Paul Dukas’ masterpiece, made famous in the Disney film ‘Fantasia’ (1940). Additionally, violinist Simone Porter offers a musical tribute to Scotland in Max Bruch’s “Scottish Fantasy”. $10 to $52. 814-455-1375,

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The Broadway Touring Musical "Waitress" is scheduled for performances March 1 and 2 at the Warner Theater in Erie.

Broadway in Erie: March 1 and 2, 7:30 p.m., Warner Theatre, 811 State St. The season continues with “Waitress.” Additional shows are, March 9, “The British Invasion”; April 5 and 6, “Summer – The Donna Summer Musical”; April 7, “Alton Brown Live: Beyond the Eats”; May 24 and 25, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”; and on July 19 and 20, “Jersey Boys”. Single tickets for “Waitress” range from $48 to $78. Single tickets for “The British Invasion” range from $28 to $58. Single tickets to “Alton Brown Live” range from $47 to $127. Single tickets for “summer” range from $43 to $73. Other tickets for the unique show are not yet on sale. 814-452-4857,

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Brit Floyd World Tour 2022: March 12, 7:30 p.m., Warner Theatre, 811 State St. Rock tribute show recreating the final Pink Floyd tour of 1994. $38.75, $48, $58.75; $150 for VIP. 814-452-4857,

Pianist-arranger Scott Bradlee is the vision behind Postmodern Jukebox, which performs pop songs in period styles.

Postmodern Jukebox in the MIAC Live Series: March 16, 7:30 p.m., Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center, Mercyhurst University, 501 E. 38th St. “The Grand Reopening Tour” by the rotating ensemble of musicians and singers who reinvent the popular modern songs in vintage swing and jazz styles, led by bandleader Scott Bradlee. $20, $25, $30, $35, $40, $45. 814-824-3000,

Spring Events

Alice Cooper will perform in concert March 25 at Erie's Warner Theater, 811 State St.

Alice Cooper with special guest Buckcherry: March 25, 8 p.m., Warner Theater, 811 State St. The architect of shock-rock and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee will tour in support of her latest album, “Detroit Stories “. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Alice’s anthem “Schools Out,” a classic rock staple. Tickets range from $67 to $97 plus fees. VIP packages available. 814-452-4857,

Coming in March:Alice Cooper to perform at Erie’s Warner Theater

Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr. on the MIAC Live Series: March 26, 6:30 p.m., Mercyhurst University’s Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center, 501 E. 38th St. Odom, an award-winning singer, songwriter, author, and actor, performs songs from his albums and more. Postponed from December 6. $40, $45, $50, $55, $60, $65. 814-824-3000,

Graham Nash — An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories: April 2, 8 p.m., Warner Theatre, 811 State St. Legendary musician Graham Nash, two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee (Crosby, Stills and Nash; the Hollies ) and GRAMMY Award winner, performs and recounts some of his nearly 60 years in the business. Tickets range from $57 to $73 plus fees. VIP packages available. 814-452-4857,

National rock band Gov't Mule will play at the Warner Theater in Erie on Friday, April 15 at 8 p.m.  General tickets go on sale Friday, February 4.

Gov’t Mule Concert: April 15, 8 p.m., Warner Theater, 811 State St. Led by Grammy Award-winning recording artist and guitarist Warren Haynes, Gov’t Mule supports their critically acclaimed blues album, ” Heavy Load Blues”. Tickets range from $35 to $58 plus fees. 814-452-4857,

Breaking Benjamin lead singer Benjamin Burnley performs onstage at the Louder Than Life Music Festival in Louisville on Sunday, September 26, 2021. Breaking Benjamin is scheduled to perform at the Erie Insurance Arena on May 3.

May 3:Breaking Benjamin arrives at Erie Insurance Arena with Seether, Starset, Lacey Sturm

Breaking Benjamin Concert: May 3, 6:30 p.m., Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French St. Breaking Benjamin Concert with special guests Seether, Starset and Lacey Sturm. $56.25; VIP packages range from $134.85 to $600. 814-452-4857,

Theresa Caputo at the Warner Theater: May 19, 7:30 p.m., 811 State St. Caputo, from TLC’s hit show “Long Island Medium,” will share personal stories about her life, explain how her gift works, and deliver messages of healing to certain members of the public. Tickets start at $39.75 plus fees. 814-452-4857,

"Weird Al" Yankovic heads to Erie, bringing "The unfortunate return of the ridiculously indulgent and ill-advised vanity tour" at the Warner Theater in May 2022.

May 15:‘Weird Al’ Yankovic presents ‘Ill-Advised Vanity Tour’ at the Warner Theater in Erie

“Weird Al” Yankovic Performance: May 15, 7:30 p.m., Warner Theater, 811 State St. In “The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour,” Yankovic and his band will perform parody material consisting of pastiches more obscure and original songs without drama, costumes, props or high-octane video screens. $79.75, $69.75 and $49.75. 814-452-4857,

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