Best of The Eagles, The New York Bee Gees, John 5 & The Creatures

The top three Lehigh Valley-area concerts this week bring out some celebrated cover acts, and a guitarist who has shared the stage with seemingly every hard rocker in the last 30 years.

First up is a cover act taking on the songs of six-time Grammy winning band the Eagles, with an energetic live show to transport you directly to the check-in counter at the Hotel California. Next, a New York take on the Australian disco legends the Bee Gees, brings out the hits with lively renditions of the classic tunes we all know and love.

And last, a guitarist who has shredded with Marilyn Manson, Motley Crue and David Lee Roth (to name a few) takes the stage with his own band The Creatures.

Best of the Eagles

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: Wind Creek Event Center, 77 Wind Creek Blvd., Bethlehem

How much: $29.50-$39.50

Tickets: 610-297-7414

Musical style: Soft rock, country rock, country pop

Known for hits like: Covers of Eagles hits, like “Hotel California,” “Take it Easy,” “Life in the Fast Lane,” “One of These Nights” and “Desperado.”

Meet the band: Best of the Eagles is a team of expert musicians and diehard Eagles fanatics who have come together to recreate the live Eagles experience for fans everywhere. Each band member steps into the shoes of their respective Eagles counterpart, playing the songs note-for-note while infusing their performances with the same energy of a live Eagles concert.

Check them out if you like: The Eagles, Steve Miller Band, America, Peter Frampton, The Doobie Brothers, Chicago, Steely Dan

The New York Bee Gees

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: State Theater, 453 Northampton St., Easton

How much: $29.99-$52.99

Tickets: 610-258-7766

Musical style: Disco, rock and roll, soul

Known for hits like: Covers of Bee Gee’s songs like, “Stayin’ Alive,” “How Deep is Your Love,” “You Should be Dancing,” “To Love Somebody” and “More Than a Woman.”

Meet the band: New York’s take on the sound of the Bee Gees brings together members from The Alan Parsons Project, Meatloaf, Queen, Blue Oyster Cult, Riot and more to add to the magic that ensures the Bee Gees catalogue is truly Stayin’ Alive. From the hard-hitting vocal high notes of the Gibbs brothers to the powerful groovy disco basslines, The New York Bee Gees do not skimp on creating a truly immersive experience.

Check them out if you like: Bee Gees, Olivia Newton-John, ABBA, Donna Summer, Village People, Boney M., Gloria Gaynor

John 5 & The Creatures

When: 8 p.m. Sunday

Where: Sellersville Theater, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville

How much: $33-$49.50

Tickets: 215-257-5808

Musical style: Heavy metal, thrash, industrial

John 5 and The Creatures perform Sunday at the Sellersville Theater. (Courtesy Fernando Bernardo Cardoso de Oliveira)

Known for hits like: “Here’s to the Crazy Ones,” “Medley,” “Beat It,” “Hell Haw,” “Season of the Witch” and “Black Grass Plague.”

Meet the band: With a career spanning over 30 years, John 5 has worked and shared the stage with some legendary performers including Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, Rod Stewart, David Lee Roth, and most recently as the touring guitarist for Motely Crue. While working as a hired gun has given John 5 a reputation as a shredder who can do it all, catching him with his own band gives fans the opportunity to see him in his true guitar blazing glory.

Check them out if you like: Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, Judas Priest, Alice Cooper, Nine Inch Nails, Motley Crue, Buckethead

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