Tag Archives: ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

Infamous Stringdusters Give Performance that Fires on All Cylinders

The Infamous Stringdusters are one of the best bluegrass acts around today. Hot off their Grammy win for their latest studio album, “Laws Of Gravity,” the band has been touring the country to support the album.

On Friday night, the quintet made their first stop in Bethlehem, headlining the Southside Arts & Music Festival wristband stages.

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Beyond the Valley: Meet Mike Mains and His Feel-Good Jams

In addition to 10 free performances presented by Lehigh Valley Underground at this weekend’s SouthSide Arts and Music Festival, patrons who purchase a pass at SteelStacks.org will have the opportunity to check out 20+ paid shows from regional- and national-touring artists.

Enter Michigan native Mike Mains into that equation.

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Lehigh Valley with Love to Commemorate 10th Anniversary with ‘Best Of’ Show at SteelStacks

Our dear friends at Lehigh Valley with Love have been around a minute. Actually, they’ve been around for however many minutes go into 10 years. According to Rent, that’s 525,600 times ten, plus some extra to account for at least a couple of leap years in there. That’s literally millions of minutes, people.

At any rate, George Wacker and Co. have a decade’s worth of serving up the Valley’s most bizarre happenings to celebrate, and they’ll be doing that in style on Thursday, June 14 at SteelStacks.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Mar. 26-31

March came in like a lion, and musically speaking, it’s going to go out much the same way.

There are plenty of big shows around the Valley this week and into the holiday weekend. Do what you can to catch some of these…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!
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‘The Song of Bethlehem’ Film Premieres at SteelStacks March 18

Thirty years ago, as a student at Syracuse University, Chicago native and aspiring musician Ken Goldstein visited the Buffalo area and got a glimpse of how the closing of the local steel mill in Lackawanna, N.Y. put thousands out of work and gutted a community. In the ensuing days, he penned a song, “Bethlehem Steel,” that he’s carried with him throughout his career.

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LVMA19 Week: The Quinn Spinn’s Lehigh Valley Music Awards Preview

The 19th Annual Lehigh Valley Music Awards ceremony takes place this Sunday at 4 p.m. at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, with the official Lehigh Valley Underground Preshow beginning in the ArtsQuest Center’s first floor lobby at 3 p.m.

Tune in for music from LVMA19 nominees. Plus, The Quinn shares an LVMA-related Somethin’ Good, tells you what you can expect before the LVMAs at the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series this Friday in South Bethlehem, and gives a little advice on how to conduct oneself before, during, and after the LVMAs have been distributed.

Sponsored by The Valley Ledger and Tuk Law Offices.

Listen anytime: LehighValleyUnderground.com/WLVU

Track listing:
REVEL 9 – All I’ve Become (Opening theme)
Roi and the Secret People – Saturn Girl
The Beautiful Distortion – Gasoline
Alpha Zero Three – Waiting on Myself
Autoerotica – Alone
Atown Slim ft. Phase Wun – Crime
Cubbage – Beautiful Night
Neil Grover – Politics
Leah Marie Fuls – Collision
Acoustic Kitty Project – San Francisco
Chelsea Lyn Meyer – Hangover
Werner & Julia Sommer – At All Times
Shawn Cav – Looking Busy

LVMA19 Week: The Great Martin Guitar Raffle

As if you needed another reason to attend the 19th Annual Lehigh Valley Music Awards at SteelStacks this Sunday — aside from the amazing pre-show, the breathtaking performances, the special honorees (of all ages), and more — we have one for you.

It’s your chance to win a Dreadnought Jr. Sapele acoustic guitar from Martin Guitar!

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Lisa’s Lens: Uriah Heep at Musikfest Cafe

I didn’t know much about Uriah Heep heading into Tuesday night. All I knew is that I signed up for a concert photography class through ArtsQuest, and that the “final exam” was the chance to photograph the band during their Musikfest Café performance that night.

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