Announcing the Lineup for ‘Come Together 2018’ on Saturday, April 28.

Hey, everybody! My name is Michael Duck; I am Not For Coltrane. And at 7 p.m. on April 28, I’ll get to join some amazing performers onstage at Godfrey Daniels for “Come Together 2018,” a show benefiting “No Place for Hate.”

This is our second annual show supporting “No Place for Hate,” a program that’s in schools across the Lehigh Valley — along with 46 school districts across Pennsylvania, and many more across the U.S. It aims to help kids figure out how to get along with each other: Reducing bullying, increasing respect for each other, and challenging anti-Semitism, racism, and bigotry in all its forms.

We had a lot of fun at last year’s show, but this year we’re partnering with Lehigh Valley Underground and SouthSide Arts District to pull together a much bigger event! And for the performance itself, we’re going to have seven (seven!) performers onstage at once, swapping songs and playing together. I’m thrilled that I’ll get to share a stage with these six other performers:

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Jan. 29-Feb. 4

Another month is set to begin. You know what that means!

That means South Bethlehem will once again be flooded with the sounds of live, local music this Friday in multiple venues courtesy of us, SouthSide Arts District, and Banko Beverage Co. There’s more information on that below, alongside plenty of other…

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Performers Wanted for ‘Double Nickel’ Wounded Warriors/Dreams Come True Benefit

Local man Matt Billy turns 55 on Saturday. He’s donating his birthday to two worthy causes, with a party featuring live music from local acoustic performers — and one of them can be you!

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Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Center Hosts Edie Carey Dec. 10

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, located at 522 W. Maple St. in Allentown, is preparing to welcome Chicago-based singer-songwriter Edie Carey for an intimate evening of folk music on Sunday, December 10.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Oct. 23-29

As a chill creeps into the air this week and autumn finally takes hold, things take a charitable turn in the Valley this week. Perhaps it’s a preview of the holiday season to come, but it seems that many of our local musicians are in a giving mood.

We commend them, and can’t wait to contribute to the causes supported by some of these…

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Team Carly Rocks Foundation Holding Diabetes Benefit Oct. 29

The Team Carly Rocks Foundation, inspired by young Lehigh Valley swimmer and diabetes advocate Carly Lenett, is hosting its Team Carly Rocks for a Cure benefit concert on Sunday, October 29 — and they’re employing the talent of some of the Valley’s most noteworthy musicians.

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LCCC Wants You to ‘Get Psyched’ on Veterans Day

Veterans Day falls on a Saturday this year, and the folks at Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) have come up with a way for you to spend it.

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One Centre Square to Host Chester Bennington Tribute Oct. 27

In July, the music world was rocked when news broke of the suicide of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington.

On Friday, October 27, a group of local musicians will band together pay tribute to the singer at Easton’s One Centre Square

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‘Jane Jam’ Benefit for Adrenaline Mob Accident Victims This Thursday

A group of Northeastern PA musicians are coming together for a benefit for victims of the July 14 bus accident that took the life of former M80 vocalist Janet Rains, best known by her stage name, Jane Train.

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Hurricane Harvey Benefit Postponed to Date TBD

The Valley’s star-studded Hurricane Harvey Relief Concert, originally slated for this Sunday at The Lesson Center’s Temple Theatre, has been postponed.

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