WATCH: Tape Swap Radio and The Insidious Rays’ ‘Time For Two’ Rooftop Session

Tape Swap Radio — whose indie rock showcase you can hear every Thursday at 8 p.m. on WLVU: The Sound of The Underground — have returned to the rooftop of Allentown’s Cigar Factory, with veteran indie rockers The Insidious Rays in tow.

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The Quinn Spinn on WLVU: Oct. 9, 2017

Playoff baseball is underway, and The Quinn is just a wee bit distracted by the ongoing Cubs/Nationals battle in Game 3 of the NLDS. Still, that doesn’t stop us from bringing you the finest in (mostly local) independent music on The Quinn Spinn, including…

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Oct. 9-15

The magic this week? It’s in the weekend.

Of course, we’ll be celebrating even bigger and better things for WLVU: The Sound of The Underground up at Broadway Pub this Friday. No matter your flavor, however, there’s a lot to like about what’s coming around the bend in the Valley. Behold these…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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The Quinn Spinn on WLVU: Oct. 2, 2017

Kara Hartzell is a singer-songwriter hailing from the Lehigh Valley whose debut EP, “When I’m Home,” is set for release on October 5, 2017 at SteelStacks. Kara joins The Quinn Spinn to tell us what we can expect, and to perform a couple of original selections live on the show.

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The Quinn Spinn Welcomes Kara Hartzell This Monday

As noted in this week’s Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week, folk singer-songwriter Kara Hartzell will release her debut EP, “When I’m Home,” at SteelStacks Open Mic hosted by Billy Bauer this Thursday, October 5 at 9 p.m.

Before we get to Thursday, though, The Quinn Spinn has a preview in store!

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Oct. 2-8

Man… #LVUFirstFriday is truly just the start of it this week!

As you know, we have 10 performers across six venues this Friday throughout South Bethlehem. We’ll get to that in a minute. But, even outside of that, this week is still 100% stacked!

Get ready, because you’re going to be busy this week. Away we go!

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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WLVU Fall Launch Party at The Balcony Showcase Oct. 13

The Balcony Showcase, hosted periodically at Bangor’s Broadway Pub by our WLVU: The Sound of The Underground colleagues at The Balcony Show, will serve as the scene of WLVU’s fall launch party on Friday, October 13.

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Roi and the Secret People’s “Truck Stop Sushi” Bento Box is Available

For those who have already purchased their copy of “Truck Stop Sushi,” the groundbreaking, limited edition blue vinyl EP from Roi and the Secret People, good news: Your free Bento Box is now available!

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Full Tape Swap Radio Stage Lineup at Allentown ArtsFest

Our friends and WLVU: The Sound of The Underground colleagues Tape Swap Radio are quite the respected entity in the local DIY community. Not only does their show broadcast on our fine station and on WDIY 88.1 FM, but they’re well-renowned for their periodical live indie showcases throughout the Lehigh Valley.

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Beat Happening Frontman and K Recs Founder Calvin Johnson Performing at the Bethlehem Area Public Library

Indie rock icon Calvin Johnson is bringing his latest band, Selector Dub Narcotic, to the Bethlehem Area Public Library for a performance on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Also performing will be Lehigh Valley indie rock band VoirVoir and New York City/Washington D.C. psychedelic pop band Secret Cities. The concert will be the second in Tape Swap Radio’s “Library After Hours” series, bringing live music to the library’s newly remodeled performance space.

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