An acclaimed singer-songwriter playing amid the pottery of Color Me Mine, and the alt-country sounds of Acoustic Kitty Project at the Comfort Suites are part of the diverse music experiences SouthSide Arts & Music Festival (SSAMF) attendees can enjoy for free, thanks to a new partnership between ArtsQuest and Lehigh Valley Underground.
Thirteen Butterflies Productions hosted its second annual Miracle at the Mill this past Saturday at the Hellertown Historical Society, which once again proved to be a pleasant evening of holiday cheer for a good cause.
The Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series concluded for 2017 with a healthy dose of holiday cheer which included, among other things, charitable work, a fun new pub crawl and — of course — a healthy smattering of live, local music throughout South Bethlehem.
After several years of writing and developing a sound that doesn’t necessarily fall within the constraints of a single genre, The Hook is on track for reaching a milestone by the New Year — releasing a full-length, 15-track debut album titled “Moonshine & Honey.”
November’s edition of the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series featured our most diverse lineup yet. Performances from 10 artists across eight venues spanned more genres than ever, including rock, blues, hip hop, reggae, and even showtunes.
Emmylou Harris is a living legend, an American singer and songwriter, prominent on both the folk and country music scenes since 1969.
Photo credit: Andrew Zastko Photography
The following is an account of VICTIM and Another Day Dawns’ show at Easton’s One Centre Square on Friday, August 18, received in a mysterious email from someone who referred to himself only as “Mr. Grimm.” We enjoyed the mysterious Mr. Grimm’s account of the evening, so we decided to give it a whirl here on LVU. Let us know what you think!
Just when you thought we were out of Musikfest content, it turns out that we have more photos for your viewing pleasure.
This year, LVU is seeing contributions from members of our music community who are out on the scene at Musikfest to catch the action. One of those people, WLVU Station Manager John Paul DeBard, caught up with Philadelphia indie rockers June Divided (who we saw at another festival earlier this year) and shared his thoughts on their set.
Six years ago, I had the opportunity to do a photo shoot with a band that was still a secret and rocking out in their basement studio. All of them were seasoned musicians who were ready to test the waters with not only each other, but with a listening audience, as well.
The chemistry between all of them flowed like a sea of sweet chocolate. As I sat there and listened to them, I asked them, “What are you guys waiting on? Get out there and play!”
Their music commands your attention, and the songs are written about real life events and issues, allowing their fans to relate to the songs on a more personal and intimate level. They were received well and gained a fan base in no time at all.