The Quinn Spinn: May 1, 2017

Today’s edition of The Quinn Spinn is the biggest show we’ve had in a long time.

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#WeekendRewind: Night 2 of SouthSide Arts & Music Festival

Saturday night had the feel of festival season, with a balmy, beautiful summer-like night serving as the backdrop for the second and final night of ArtsQuest’s 2017 SouthSide Arts & Music Festival

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Allentown JazzFest adds NYC indie pop duo Fajjr + Ali

Our community partners at Allentown JazzFest continue to sweeten the pot for anyone looking to attend next week’s festival.

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The ‘Secret’ is Out! Marc Ambrosia’s New Single Shimmers

Hear Marc Ambrosia’s new single, “Let Me Be Your Secret,” this Monday on an all-new edition of The Quinn Spinn.

After his brilliant 2015 pop rock effort, “Footprints,” captivated regional audiences with its sense of wonder and imagination, South Jersey native singer-songwriter Marc Ambrosia has returned with a more mature, R&B-infused sound on his new single, “Let Me Be Your Secret.”

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Cubbage Opens ‘The Gate’ to the Public

Lansdale-based singer-songwriter Cubbage – who has been seen performing in the Valley pretty frequently of late – is preparing to release a brand new EP, “Where We Left Off,” on May 11.

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Prateek Kuhad: From India to Bethlehem

One of the coolest things about our area is its emergence as a live music destination. In addition to all of the great, homegrown talent in our own backyards, the Lehigh Valley attracts national and international touring acts to perform on a regular basis.

One of those acts is Indian singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad, who comes to Bethlehem’s National Museum of Industrial History today at 6:30 p.m. to perform as part of ArtsQuest’s Southside Arts & Music Festival.

We checked in with Prateek when he arrived to stateside on Thursday with a few questions.

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Review: The Road Sodas EP

Artist: The Road Sodas
Album: Self-titled
Released: Mar. 17, 2017
Genre: Hardcore Punk

AC, drummer for Nazareth punks The Road Sodas, forever has the distinction of being the featured artist in our 500th post, an interview with LVU contributor Ambrose Tardive.

On St. Patrick’s Day, he and his bandmates distinguished themselves further, this time as one of the heaviest, grooviest punk bands the Valley has seen in recent memory with the release of their self-titled EP, recorded, mixed, and mastered by Nate West.

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Beyond the Valley: A ‘Conversation’ with Civil Youth

Philadelphia’s Civil Youth has been generating buzz in advance of their new album, “Conversations,” which will hit on Friday, May 19. The guys will be celebrating the release of the new record at the Theatre of the Living Arts the following night alongside Sonnder, The GoAround, and The Moxy.

With so much excitement in the air, we took a few minutes to ask the guys a few questions.

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May-riffic Music Festival Tickets On Sale Now!

You’ve waited for months. Now, tickets to our May-riffic Music Festival at American Spirits Roadhouse are finally available to the public!

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Dina Hall to Host Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley Fundraiser

With her workshop, “Finding Your Voice, and Making It Heard,” singer-songwriter, recording artist, graphic artist, entrepreneur, mother, grandmother, wife, and community activist Dina Hall chronicles the journey of a shy introvert who learned how to look within herself for the ability to take on adversity, and strengthen her family and her community.

On Saturday, May 28, Hall will bring her program to Bethlehem’s Charles Brown Ice House.

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