Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Sept. 4-10

Happy Labor Day! After a very successful opening installment of the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, we took a couple days to get in some beach time and wave goodbye to the Summer of 2017.

We’re back in the saddle now, though, and ready to go with some new…

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Five Local Nash Next Finalists Announced

On Thursday, August 31, five local Americana artists will head to The Great Allentown Fair, as they vie to be discovered as part of Nash FM’s nationwide Nash Next competition.

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This Saturday, Say ‘Good Evening’ to Evening Darling

New York City alt-Americana band Evening Darling has a unique sound that has gained a lot of steam beyond the confines of the Big Apple. Their debut, self-titled album (which you can hear at the bottom of this article) is an exciting blend of influences that range from new wave to the folk and Americana of their previous incarnation, The Hunting Party.

We checked in with the band in advance of its performance this Saturday, August 5 at the Red Stag Pub Liederplatz stage at Musikfest to hear all about what makes them tick, and what we have to look forward to when they come to town this weekend.

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Acoustic Kitty Project’s ‘Saturday Night’ A Well-Crafted, Complete Album

Artist: Acoustic Kitty Project
Album: Saturday Night
Released: July 31, 2017
Genre: Country Rock

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: July 31-August 6

Let’s address the elephant in the room: Musikfest begins Friday. Just like last year, you can be sure that Lehigh Valley Underground will have daily previews of the action as the days go by.

Until then, there are plenty of non-‘Fest related activities taking place throughout the area this week, and we’re here to tell you about ‘em!

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PHOTOS: WLVU Summer Concert Series ft. Copper Fields

The WLVU Summer Concert Series continued at Studio 73 this past Sunday, showcasing the series’ week-to-week variety by switching from Maverick da Roninn’s brand of nerdcore hip hop to the soulful Americana of Copper Fields.

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Review: The Wayside Shakeup – Hometown Burndown

Artist: The Wayside Shakeup
Single: Hometown Burndown
Release Date: Summer 2017
Genre: Americana/Rock

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Marshall, Bauer, Supra Among Allentown’s July 4th Weekend Performers

Photo credit: John Millington

EDIT: Moved to July 2 raindate.

Allentown will once again hold its Fourth of July Weekend celebration at J. Birney Crum Stadium, and will enlist the help of some of the region’s most popular artists for the festivities.

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Review: Ray Sam – On Sight

Artist: Ray Sam
Album: On Sight (LISTEN)
Date: April 2, 2017
Genre: Acoustic rock/Americana

Back in March, we saw a band named Psychoskunk open a great night of music at The Grape Room in Manayunk; a night which also featured the Valley’s own Roi and the Secret People.

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The Quinn Spinn’s June Guest Lineup on WLVU

On Monday, June 5, The Quinn Spinn — the Official Podcast of Lehigh Valley Underground — will be a podcast no more when it makes its live debut on WLVU: The Sound of The Underground.

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