The Outcrops Bring a Dash of Vintage Rock and Roll to May-riffic

North Jersey’s The Outcrops were the most recent addition to this weekend’s May-riffic Music Festival lineup at American Spirits Roadhouse. The four-piece, who will perform this Sunday, May 28 at 5 p.m., will provide the perfect sonic backdrop for an early evening on a relaxing holiday weekend.

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PHOTOS: Dina Hall at SteelStacks

After Julia Sommer and Dana Gaynor concluded a rather magical evening at Levitt Pavilion last night, I decided to take a stroll across the street to see who was playing on the ArtsQuest Center’s TD Bank stage.

Little did I know, I would hear a familiar voice.

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PHOTOS: Night 2 of GLVMA Winners Preview Weekend

By Saturday evening, the weather in Bethlehem had cooled off significantly from its July-esque levels on Friday. However, that didn’t stop the Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association from hosting its second night of Lehigh Valley Music Awards Winners Preview Weekend on the Levitt Pavilion stage at SteelStacks.

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PHOTOS: Night 1 of GLVMA Winners Preview Weekend

Memorial Day is known nationwide as the unofficial start of summer. At least, that might be the case everywhere except Bethlehem, where the start of the Levitt Pavilion season at SteelStacks got summer underway a week early with the Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association’s Winners Preview Weekend.

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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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