Tyler Rothrock to Release Live Album at SteelStacks Nov. 2

Tyler Rothrock, the Nazareth-bred, New York City-based comedian who recorded his upcoming debut album, “Tyler of Nazareth,” at SteelStacks earlier this year, will return to the ArtsQuest Center for the album’s official release party on Thursday, November 2.

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PHOTOS: SteelStacks Open Mic ft. Jay-T

fter joining our community partners Fig Bethlehem at Zoellner Arts Center to celebrate the launch of their Fall 2017 issue, and after dinner and a quick change at home, it was getting close to time for the age-old tradition of SteelStacks Open Mic, hosted by Billy Bauer.

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PHOTOS: Billy Bauer Band’s Dave Matthews Tribute

On Saturday night, the excitement of those inside of a packed Musikfest Cafe was unmistakable, as the sold-out crowd came through to hear Billy Bauer Band pay tribute to one of its biggest influences — and one of the most successful touring artists of all time — Dave Matthews Band.

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PHOTOS: SteelStacks Open Mic ft. MoJo

In my first venture back out onto the scene since Sunday’s Musikfest finale, I found myself back on familiar ground, as I headed down to SteelStacks for Billy Bauer’s weekly open mic on Thursday night.

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Renewed Appreciation

Let me tell you about my night last night, and you’ll understand why I wake up this morning with a great sense of appreciation for this music community.

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

This week, it’s all about variety. From rock and Americana, from jazz to blues – and a dash of comedy – you’re sure to find something you like this week.

Here we go!

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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Catching Up with Slingshot Dakota

On Saturday night, indie pop duo and hometown favorites Slingshot Dakota return to Bethlehem for a special night of music at SteelStacks. The bill also features Chicago’s Ratboys and the Valley’s own Sing, Bird of Prey. Tickets can be found here.

Carly Comando, who comprises the band alongside husband Tom Patterson, chatted with us to talk about the band’s busy 2017, which has so far included an international tour that went all the way to the UK, and their post-summer plans.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: July 10-16

As festival season works into its middle stages, you’re guaranteed more great times out on the scene this week in a variety of forms.

You can go to a delicious festival, listen to some hometown heroes, chill out in a record store, and much more. See below for our…

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PHOTOS: SteelStacks Open Mic Presented by Billy Bauer

Thursday night, participants in Billy Bauer’s SteelStacks Open Mic had quite an audience, as patrons of the night’s Levitt Pavilion show hung around outside the campus’ TD Bank stage to hear up-and-comers show what they were made of.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: June 26-July 2

Before you head out to celebrate your independence, recognize that you have the freedom of choice. There is a lot to choose from on the scene this week and, as always, there’s a little bit of something for everybody.

See for yourself with our latest offering of…

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