Apply to Play LAUNCH Music Conference 2018

Last month, LAUNCH Music Conference & Festival announced that its 2018 edition — the tenth in its history — will take place from April 12-15, 2018 in downtown Lancaster, PA.

If you’re a musician, you have a chance to play!

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Review: The Wayside Shakeup – Can’t Control the Night

Artist: The Wayside Shakeup
Album: Can’t Control the Night
Released: November 10, 2017
Genre: Roots rock/Americana

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Sonnder’s “Late October” Video, Brought to You a Day Late!

Sorry. We just couldn’t resist the irony that we were just behind the 8-ball enough to bring you a video for a song titled “Late October” on November 1.

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Review: Tentative Plans – Still

Artist: Tentative Plans
Album: Still (EP)
Released: July 7, 2017
Genre: Dreampop

With their latest EP “Still,” Ambler-based indie pop duo Tentative Plans has a collection of six mostly-mellow tunes which address the changes and challenges of love.

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Beyond the Valley: Foxtrot & the Get Down Gets Their ‘Shine’ On

Fun fact: I’ve been following Philadelphia’s Foxtrot & the Get Down for years. We originally crossed paths back in 2014, in the old days of The Quinn Spinn. We’d play their tunes on the show and, as a matter of fact, they even trekked all the way to North Jersey that June, where we were based at the time, to perform at an American Cancer Society benefit that we produced called “Entertainment For a Cure.”

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Beyond the Valley: Second Player Score Runs from ‘Liberty’s End’

Portland, OR-based pop punk trio Second Player Score has begun work on their forthcoming third album, “Glorified.” Earlier this week, they gave Facebook fans the first taste of the new record with a video for its first single, “Liberty’s End.”

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WDIY and Valley National Financial Advisors Partnership Delivers More Than 11,991 Meals to Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania

WDIY 88.1 FM, Lehigh Valley’s community NPR station, announced today that more than 11,991 meals will be delivered to hundreds of Lehigh Valley residents thanks to a partnership with Valley National Financial Advisors during the station’s recent fall membership drive.

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‘Jane Jam’ Benefit for Adrenaline Mob Accident Victims This Thursday

A group of Northeastern PA musicians are coming together for a benefit for victims of the July 14 bus accident that took the life of former M80 vocalist Janet Rains, best known by her stage name, Jane Train.

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The Quinn Spinn on WLVU: Oct. 9, 2017

Playoff baseball is underway, and The Quinn is just a wee bit distracted by the ongoing Cubs/Nationals battle in Game 3 of the NLDS. Still, that doesn’t stop us from bringing you the finest in (mostly local) independent music on The Quinn Spinn, including…

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Beyond the Valley: Slumlord Radio’s Banana-Armed Looting Spree

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from our friends Slumlord Radio. Last summer, this band of Michiganders approached us with their album, “Too Pretty for Tijuana,” which we happily reviewed. We’ve kept an eye on each other ever since.

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