Announcing the LVMA19 Scholarship Recipients

Every year, the Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association (GLVMA) uses its flagship event of the Lehigh Valley Music Awards to give back to the young talent around us.

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Help Soul Folks Bring Their New Tunes to You

Lehigh Valley-based alternative folk trio Soul Folks have spent the past two years shaping their sound and writing music. Now, the band has more than 20 original songs that they wish to bring to life on a full-length release.

They need your help to do it right!

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Announcing the March 2018 #LVUFirstFriday Lineup

The #LVUFirstFriday train rolls along into March, with a fresh slate of local music – and variety – that is sure to delight on Friday, March 2 in South Bethlehem.

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Help Continue Bethlehem’s Proud St. Patrick’s Day Tradition

With Bethlehem’s traditional Parade of Shamrocks canceled for 2018, our community partners at SouthSide Arts District are trying to ensure that St. Patrick’s Day is still worth celebrating in Christmas City.

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Go ‘Out to Lunch’ This Spring with LVU and SouthSide Arts District

While you wait patiently for news on the March edition of the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series – it’s coming soon, we promise! – we’re excited to announce another fun performance opportunity we’re offering alongside our community partners at SouthSide Arts District starting in May.

We are proud to co-present the new Out to Lunch series. Starting Friday, May 4 on the South Bethlehem Greenway (between New & Adams Streets), attendees can enjoy the beautiful weather, catch a free concert, and rock their lunches from 12-2 p.m. Partake in discounted take-out lunch specials, live music, and pop-up vendors. Every week will showcase a different sound and style. Picnic tables and blankets will be provided, but seating is limited.

Now, for the “live music” part of this equation: we are looking for artists to perform as a part of Out to Lunch this spring and summer! The only requirements are as follows:

  • You must be available from 12-2 p.m. on the Friday of your performance.
  • Due to the laid-back nature of the series, solo/acoustic performers are preferred.
  • You need to tell us more about yourself using the form below!

We will be accepting performers on a rolling basis. Please feel free to reach out to us at lehighvalleyunderground@gmail.com with any questions!

Meet the LVMA19 Special Honorees

In advance of next month’s Lehigh Valley Music Awards ceremony at SteelStacks, the Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association (GLVMA) has announced the event’s special honorees.

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Who Will Be ‘Discovered’ at the 2018 Lehigh Valley Music Awards?

Thought you were done voting for this year’s Lehigh Valley Music Awards?

Think again, because there’s still one more award to decide.

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Touchstone brings Mardi Gras to Bethlehem

After a successful kick-off last year, Touchstone Theatre presents its second concert fundraiser Jakopa’s Punch Bowl on Friday from 7-10 p.m. at the Charles A. Brown Ice House. This Mardi Gras-themed evening of eclectic music by three local bands, New Orleans-style lite fare, and all-you-can-drink beer and wine supports upcoming original works at Touchstone, including the April premiere of Dictators for Dummies.

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SouthSide Arts and Music Festival Announces Lehigh Valley Underground Free Stage Lineup

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.

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Coffee House Without Limits Hosting ‘Beatmakers and Rhymesayers Mixer’ Feb. 16

Some rappers just need a beat. Some producers just need someone on the track.

Allentown’s Coffee House Without Limits asked, “What if we made that easier?”

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