Category Archives: Profiles

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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Triumph and Tragedy: Our ‘Wings & Strings’ Series Begins

Back in May, Scott Marshall and I were talking about collaborating on some upcoming events, including his Concert for the Kids pediatric cancer benefit in June, as well as his recent First Friday performance. While on the phone, he approached me to have Lehigh Valley Underground be a part of something that, in our region, is the first of its kind.

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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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Re-Introducing Kill the Broadcast

Earlier this decade, Kill the Broadcast was one of the most successful original bands on our local scene. The band played multiple Musikfests in their first incarnation, and were recognized as the 2012 winners of WZZO’s now-defunct Backyard Bands competition. In addition, the band had notable gigs in Philadelphia, playing venues including The Grape Room and Legendary Dobbs.

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Meet the ‘Fest Vets: Dina Hall

Singer-songwriter, radio host, and Godfrey Daniels Board of Directors President Dina Hall wears many hats in the Valley’s music scene. Here’s another one: multi-time Musikfest performer.

Dina has nearly a decade of performing experience at the nation’s largest free outdoor music festival under her belt. With that, she offered her profound experience and sage advice on the matter to conclude this year’s inaugural “Meet the ‘Fest Vets” series.

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