PHOTOS: 2nd Annual Miracle at the Mill

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.

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PHOTOS: Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, December 2017

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.

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‘Moonshine & Honey’: The Hook’s Sweet Hangover, Coming Soon

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.”

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PHOTOS: Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series: November 2017

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.

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Dina Hall, Jenn McCracken to Present Emmylou Harris Tribute

Emmylou Harris is a living legend, an American singer and songwriter, prominent on both the folk and country music scenes since 1969.

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The Mysterious Mr. Grimm Goes to One Centre Square

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!

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Musikfest Bonus Tracks: Del Water Gap and National Parks on the South Side

Just when you thought we were out of Musikfest content, it turns out that we have more photos for your viewing pleasure.

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Review: Philly’s June Divided Brings Dynamic Indie Rock to Musikfest

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.

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Ninjapedia Band of the Week: Psych

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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.

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This Week’s Ninjapedia: A Time for Reflection

ninjapediaOn Friday, June 23 at Chicago Restaurant and Club Gravity, the Third Annual Lehigh Valley Musicians Social took place. My colleague Pitbull and I were filled with anticipation and excitement for the night’s events. As always, when you plan a party (because yes, this was a party), there is always a bit of nervousness, hoping that everything goes as planned without any hiccups.

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