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 Full Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series October Lineup

Earlier this month, we announced that Billy Bauer Band and Acoustic Kitty Project would be teaming up to take the Godfrey Daniels stage during the next installment of the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series on Friday, October 6.

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On the Road with Alex Mery & The Townsmen: Day #1 – NYC

 

We just finished our first gig of tour at Silvana in NYC and it was a fun experience.  After a trailer fiasco, switching vehicles, and packing/unpacking everything repeatedly, we have officially begun our tour! Today, we took a journey to NYC for a little adventure in parking, but once we finally found an ideal spot, and then moved again… we were good to go.

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On the Road with Alex Mery & The Townsmen – The Night Before

It’s hard to believe that after six long months of planning and preparation, we have finally made it to the final countdown!  As I am in my basement repainting the merch display, I pray that I remembered to pack everything.  Our new shirts (printed at Lehigh Valley Apparel Creations) are ready to go, our Folklore EP (Produced/Mixed/Mastered by Kevin Soffera of Hybrid Studios) and stickers just arrived, our host gifts provided by Tolino Vineyards are boxed up, and I hope I have enough clothes to last me the next two weeks.

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PHOTOS: May-riffic Music Festival, Day 2

Our May-riffic weekend continued into Sunday, with variety being the theme of the day. Sunday’s lineup ran the gamut of rock and roll, providing a little something for everyone.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: May 1-7

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…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!
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LVU Named Media Sponsor of Alex Mery and The Townsmen’s ‘Southern Exposure’ Tour

Our friends Alex Mery & The Townsmen are going on tour this summer!

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PHOTOS: Alex Mery & The Townsmen at SteelStacks Open Mic w/ Billy Bauer

After gathering with Alex Mery & The Townsmen and our community partners at Fig Bethlehem Thursday night for mysterious activities…

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Apr. 17-23

Well, that was fun!

Hopefully, you enjoyed following along on our Launch Music Conference adventure this past weekend. We know we had a blast and learned a ton! As mentioned, we’ll be sharing some takeaways with you shortly.

We’re back in the Valley, though, and it’s a good thing, because this week holds many…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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#LVURoadTrip: Launch Music Conference Night 1

I got into the car immediately after work in Bethlehem on Thursday and made a beeline to Lititz, about 15 minutes north of downtown Lancaster, which is playing host to the Ninth Annual Launch Music Conference and Festival. My timing could not have been better. Continue reading #LVURoadTrip: Launch Music Conference Night 1