Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: May 21-27

The unofficial official start of summer is but a week away!

Surely, this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend, as it tends to be around these parts, is absolutely stacked with live music from top to bottom, and incorporating the variety of genres the Valley is becoming known for.

Take a look, if you will, and see what is waiting to greet you in our…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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The Tuk Ten: Day 5 — Johnny Cash, At Folsom Prison (Live)(1968)

Johnny Cash is rightly credited with being the father of outlaw country music. This is not the country music of today, the one that has been taken over by the Carrie Underwoods and the other improbably telegenic performers that populate and dominate the genre. Cash’s music, and the style he created, was the one of Merle Haggard, Hank Williams and Willie Nelson. Cash exuded the idea that if you weren’t against the system, you were part of the system. 

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Heading to Philly on Saturday? ‘Rock the Troc’ for Music Education

Due to take a road trip to Philly this weekend? Naturally, you can find plenty of live music in the nation’s fifth largest city almost any night of the week.

However, if you’re going to go that far, you might as well rock for a cause.

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Billy Bauer Band to Bring Dave Matthews Tribute to Mauch Chunk Opera House This Friday

In addition to their catalog of original material — including the forthcoming single, “So I Love,” — Bethlehem-based acoustic rockers Billy Bauer Band are known regionally for their popular Dave Matthews Band tribute show.

On Friday night, the band will head north to Jim Thorpe to bring the show to the historic Mauch Chunk Opera House.

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Philly Artists Marcelyn and A Day Without Love Coming to Allentown June 29

What are most Philadelphia DIY shows like? They are a place for making friends. That is the story of Marcelyn and A Day Without Love (ADWL). Both Penn State Alumni with differing musical backgrounds, the stories of both of these Philadelphia based songwriters will be shared across the New England area.

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The June 2018 Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series Lineup (So Far!)

A quick note on what you are about to read: this isn’t the final version of our June 2018 Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series lineup, sponsored by SouthSide Arts District and Banko Beverage Co. and set for South Bethlehem on Friday, June 1. We’re still working on finalizing one or two more venues (and their associated acts). So, expect additions to this before too long.

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