Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: May 22-28

Excuse us if we seem a little pre-occupied this week. It’s just that we’re hosting this epic two-day festival at American Spirits Roadhouse this weekend with 15 – count ‘em – 15 incredible local and regional acts, and we’re pretty certain that it’s going to be the place to be all weekend long.

But… there’s other wonderful stuff happening around here this week, and it is our proud honor and privilege to tell you about it. Here we go, into a fresh batch of…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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Above the Mendoza Hits a Home Run with ‘A Shoulder to Lean On, But Not a Crutch’

Artist: Above the Mendoza
Album: A Shoulder to Lean On, But Not a Crutch
Released: May 15, 2017
Genre: Pop punk

Our first encounter with Above the Mendoza was on Record Store Day at Spin Me Round, when they performed among a host of alternative and punk bands who brought high energy to the Jersey side of the Valley all afternoon and evening.

That energy continues on “A Shoulder to Lean On, But Not a Crutch” – 21 minutes of pop punk goodness from this rising Philly-area band.

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Tape Swap Radio to Present Heavy ‘Ice House Tonight’ Lineup May 26

Tape Swap Radio is about to get heavy on Friday, May 26.

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Get Invited to Roi and the Secret People’s ‘Truck Stop Sushi’ Listening Party at Studio 73

Roi and the Secret People is preparing for the release of “Truck Stop Sushi,” its limited edition, vinyl-only EP.

To celebrate, Studio 73 in Bethlehem — the headquarters of our newly-announced radio station, WLVU — is hosting an exclusive, invite-only “Truck Stop Sushi” listening party on Saturday, June 10 at 7 p.m.. You can be invited!

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Review: Ray Sam – On Sight

Artist: Ray Sam
Album: On Sight (LISTEN)
Date: April 2, 2017
Genre: Acoustic rock/Americana

Back in March, we saw a band named Psychoskunk open a great night of music at The Grape Room in Manayunk; a night which also featured the Valley’s own Roi and the Secret People.

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