After a week of breathtaking performances that have showcased the many forms and flavors of jazz and improvisational music, Sunday afternoon would bring about the conclusion of Allentown JazzFest 2017.
Continue reading Allentown JazzFest Day 5: Dave Liebman and Moravian College Big Band Deliver Strong Finale
After our brief photo editing/Starbucks break, Allentown JazzFest rolled on into the evening at Allentown Art Museum on Saturday with a pair of renowned, world-class jazzmen.
Continue reading Allentown JazzFest Night 4: Day at the Museum, Part 2
We rolled up to Allentown Art Museum shortly after 2 o’clock this afternoon for the fourth day of Allentown JazzFest. Today promised to be perhaps the biggest day of the festival, with world-class performances taking place within the museum’s many galleries, each providing its own unique backdrop to the art created onstage.
Continue reading Allentown JazzFest Night 4: Day at the Museum, Part 1
Today, Allentown JazzFest and the Allentown Art Museum team up on today’s programming to provide another diverse musical experience against a unique, visually engaging backdrop — and LVU will be there to capture the magic.
Continue reading It’s an #LVUSuperSaturday at Allentown JazzFest
Allentown has coined itself the City Without Limits. It’s fitting, then, that it plays home to a festival associated with a genre which abides by that same mantra.
Continue reading Allentown JazzFest Night 2: Festival Without Limits
The 2017 edition of Allentown JazzFest started off as only a festival befitting of this genre should: by offering a diverse programming lineup; one where the unexpected is the established norm.
Continue reading Allentown JazzFest Night 1: As Diverse as Jazz Itself
Tonight, Lehigh Valley Underground will be back in the Queen City to kick off Allentown JazzFest 2017. Our partners at Performing Arts Live! Inc. have been working tirelessly for months to bring a diverse, intriguing programming lineup that keeps with the improvisational spirit of jazz.
There are many things to look forward to over the course of the next five days. We’ve picked a few that you’ll definitely want to check out.
Continue reading Five-Point Preview: Allentown JazzFest
We’re going to get right out in front and say it: Allentown JazzFest as a whole is a Can’t-Miss Show this week, and that’s where we’ll be spending a good portion of our time. Check our partners’ official website for full lineup details and more, and we’ll check in a bit later this week with what we’re watching for on our end.
With that said – and, as always – there’s plenty going on in and around the Valley this week, and we’re here to tell you about it all. Behold, May’s opening…
Our community partners at Allentown JazzFest continue to sweeten the pot for anyone looking to attend next week’s festival.
Continue reading Allentown JazzFest adds NYC indie pop duo Fajjr + Ali
You can tell that Allentown JazzFest is getting close when Preview Night rolls around. Thursday night, got their first taste of this year’s bold new artwork and enjoyed live music inside of the festival’s newest — and perhaps most interesting — performance space.
Continue reading Allentown JazzFest Holds 2017 Preview Night