Art comes to life this weekend on the SouthSide, when seven jury selected muralists will create original works on the South Bethlehem Greenway.
Prepare your taste buds for a Chili Challenge like no other at the SouthSide Arts District’s Spring on the SouthSide Community Festival & Chili Cook-Off.
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What’s red, weighs 250 pounds, is 15 foot in diameter and has appeared everywhere from London Bridge to the Eiffel Tower? This April, Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley will find out as the RedBall Project makes its first appearance in the Northeastern United States.
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Mark your calendars for a one-of-a-kind musical collaboration as southern raconteur Paul Thorn and his five-piece band team up with five-time GRAMMY-winning gospel legends, Blind Boys of Alabama as co-headliners of the 2018 Levitt National Tour.
Now in its fourth year and created to celebrate the collective impact of the Levitt network of music venues in communities across the country, the 2018 Levitt National Tour will stop in at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Friday, June 1.
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Thirty years ago, as a student at Syracuse University, Chicago native and aspiring musician Ken Goldstein visited the Buffalo area and got a glimpse of how the closing of the local steel mill in Lackawanna, N.Y. put thousands out of work and gutted a community. In the ensuing days, he penned a song, “Bethlehem Steel,” that he’s carried with him throughout his career.
The music community came out to the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks on Sunday for one of the premier nights of 2018: the 19th Annual Lehigh Valley Music Awards.
This year, parity was the name of the game, as several new and emerging winners joined established favorites to create one of the most diverse fields of LVMA recipients to date.
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.”