Category Archives: interview

Dave Goddess: ‘Seems Like Everybody Knows Somebody Who’s Battled Cancer’

Dave Goddess Group have been delivering real, honest rock and roll for years. The New York City-based quintet often finds itself around the Lehigh Valley, gigging to a dedicated following of fans who have come to appreciate the band’s work and authenticity over the years.

On Saturday, July 28, Dave Goddess Group will join us at Hellertown’s Dimmick Park for Wings & Strings, an American Cancer Society benefit featuring local food, local beer and, of course, local music. We caught up with frontman and founder Dave Goddess about their involvement in the cause, as well as the band’s latest.

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Catching Up with Wings & Strings Performer David Perkin

Next Saturday, July 28, we’ll head to Hellertown’s Dimmick Park to take part in Wings & Strings, an American Cancer Society benefit featuring local food, local beer, and local music.

Today, we catch up with local performer David Perkin, who will join Scott Marshall & Marshall’s Highway at the benefit, to discuss his involvement in the day’s festivities and what the cause means to him.

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Music Mondays with Mike are Coming to WLVU

Nearly a year ago, Roi and the Secret People frontman Mike Roi began Music Mondays with Mike, a weekly web series featuring special guests, Roi and the Secret People originals, and select covers every Monday night on Facebook Live.

Now, the popular web series in coming in audio format to WLVU: The Sound of The Underground!

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The Tuk Ten: Day 3 — District 97, In Vaults (2015)

Some of you reading this may have no idea who District 97 is.  So, for Day Three of The Tuk Ten (rock edition!), let me acquaint you with them. D97 hails from Chicago, Illinois, and have followed an indie rock pathway across the United States and throughout Europe, all on a DIY and crowdfunded model.  This is very much a rock band for modern times. For reasons explained below, In Vaults is definitely in my very own personal Top Ten. 

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Meet Cass Noelle, SouthSide Arts & Music Festival Performer

The Lehigh Valley Underground free stage lineup at the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival is designed to give local artists — both established and emerging — a platform on which to shine.

One of those emerging names — singer-songwriter Cass Noelle — has been shining at SteelStacks Open Mic, presented by Billy Bauer for several months. Now, she moves into the festival realm, set to perform at Molly’s Irish Grille & Sports Pub this Saturday, April 21 from 6-7:30 p.m.

We caught up with Cass to talk about the gig, her influences, and everything else she has going on.

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LISTEN: The Quinn and Headeye Discuss SouthSide Arts and Music Festival

Monday night’s edition of The Quinn Spinn on WLVU: The Sound of The Underground featured a conversation with local Renaissance man Jason Hedrington (Headeye), who discussed his projects in music, theatre, and film.

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