Five Local Nash Next Finalists Announced

On Thursday, August 31, five local Americana artists will head to The Great Allentown Fair, as they vie to be discovered as part of Nash FM’s nationwide Nash Next competition.

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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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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: August 21-27

It’s going to be a big weekend out there. As you can see below, five of our six Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week happen between Friday and Sunday.

We’re going to be busy and need some extra caffeine, but it will be a ton of fun! Let’s go!

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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Rocking the Valley’s Tommy Zito Benefit Lineup Announced

Photo credit: Showgun Photography

Due to an overwhelming response to Rocking the Valley’s call for performers for its Aug. 27 Tommy Zito benefit, the organization has indicated that the evening’s bill is now complete by announcing the event’s full lineup.

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PHOTOS: Billy Bauer Band’s Dave Matthews Tribute

On Saturday night, the excitement of those inside of a packed Musikfest Cafe was unmistakable, as the sold-out crowd came through to hear Billy Bauer Band pay tribute to one of its biggest influences — and one of the most successful touring artists of all time — Dave Matthews Band.

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Rocking the Valley Calls Musicians Together for Tommy Zito

The local music community is coming together for renowned local entertainer Tommy Zito, who was recently admitted to a hospital after falling ill. A GoFundMe page launched on Friday already has more than $1,200 toward its $25,000 goal to support Tommy and his wife, Jan, as the musician continues to receive treatment.

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PHOTOS: SteelStacks Open Mic ft. MoJo

In my first venture back out onto the scene since Sunday’s Musikfest finale, I found myself back on familiar ground, as I headed down to SteelStacks for Billy Bauer’s weekly open mic on Thursday night.

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LVU Wants to Know: What Are You Doing This Weekend?

This is the first weekend in three weekends that there’s not a festival happening right in our backyard.

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Not For Coltrane, Brian Kibler Added to September First Friday Concert Series Lineup

We haven’t even gotten to the inaugural edition of the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, and already, the movement is growing throughout South Bethlehem.

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Neil Grover Makes Us Go ‘Whoa’

Artist: Neil Grover
Song: Whoa
Released: Aug. 14, 2017
Genre: Pop/Rock

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