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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PHOTOS: SouthSide Arts & Music Festival Free Stage Lineup, Night 2

After a spirited Friday night that saw standout performances across SouthSide Arts & Music Festival’s free and ticketed stages, Saturday came around, proving to be a strong follow-up to bring the weekend full-circle.

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SouthSide Arts & Music Festival Night 2 Performers… Live!

We had a blast last night, capturing Night 1 of our SouthSide Arts & Music Festival lineup (presented in conjunction with ArtsQuest). Now, it’s on to Night 2!

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PHOTOS: SouthSide Arts & Music Festival Free Stage Lineup, Night 1

On Friday night, festival season arrived to South Bethlehem.

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Tonight’s SouthSide Arts and Music Festival Free Stage Performers… Live!

We’ve been waiting for this day for months.

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Meet Cass Noelle, SouthSide Arts & Music Festival Performer

The Lehigh Valley Underground free stage lineup at the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival is designed to give local artists — both established and emerging — a platform on which to shine.

One of those emerging names — singer-songwriter Cass Noelle — has been shining at SteelStacks Open Mic, presented by Billy Bauer for several months. Now, she moves into the festival realm, set to perform at Molly’s Irish Grille & Sports Pub this Saturday, April 21 from 6-7:30 p.m.

We caught up with Cass to talk about the gig, her influences, and everything else she has going on.

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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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Seven Muralists to be Featured During SouthSide Arts & Music Festival

Art comes to life this weekend on the SouthSide, when seven jury selected muralists will create original works on the South Bethlehem Greenway.

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LISTEN: The Quinn and Headeye Discuss SouthSide Arts and Music Festival

Monday night’s edition of The Quinn Spinn on WLVU: The Sound of The Underground featured a conversation with local Renaissance man Jason Hedrington (Headeye), who discussed his projects in music, theatre, and film.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Apr. 16-22

We’ve had a busy month so far.

It started with the first #LVUFirstFriday of spring, and then continued this past weekend, when we ventured out to Lancaster for the 10th Annual LAUNCH Music Conference.

In between, there has been plenty else going on in the Valley, and there’s even more where that came from, like these…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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