The Groove Merchants to Open Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party Aug. 20

The Groove Merchants have been expanding their reach and gaining regional notoriety. Earlier this year, they performed on Radio 104.5’s “Live at 5” program, and have been wowing crowds steadily throughout 2017.

Sunday, August 20 might just be their biggest opportunity yet.

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An Interview with Luke Ferracone

Christopher Snyder returns to LVU. This time, he sits down with guitarist Luke Ferracone of The Groove Merchants. Luke tells us everything about the band, and extensively discusses the music that has influenced him. It’s a great read — we hope you enjoy it!

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The Quinn Spinn on WLVU: June 19, 2017

Local veteran bluesman James Supra joined The Quinn Spinn to talk about his exciting summer plans, including his collaborations with artists like Sarah Ayers and more.

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PHOTOS: Glue Factory and The Outcrops at Little Red Mill Rooster Fest

Saturday was a beautiful day for a brief road trip to the Jersey side.

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The Balcony Show to Welcome Gilmore Girls’ Scott Patterson to WLVU

Fans of Gilmore Girls and great music alike will want to tune into WLVU: The Sound of The Underground this coming Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET.

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The Balcony Show Welcomes Nick Trill and The Thrillseekers

This week, The Balcony Show is smokin’ the airwaves with some straight up good time blues!

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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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The Outcrops Bring a Dash of Vintage Rock and Roll to May-riffic

North Jersey’s The Outcrops were the most recent addition to this weekend’s May-riffic Music Festival lineup at American Spirits Roadhouse. The four-piece, who will perform this Sunday, May 28 at 5 p.m., will provide the perfect sonic backdrop for an early evening on a relaxing holiday weekend.

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PHOTOS: Night 2 of GLVMA Winners Preview Weekend

By Saturday evening, the weather in Bethlehem had cooled off significantly from its July-esque levels on Friday. However, that didn’t stop the Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association from hosting its second night of Lehigh Valley Music Awards Winners Preview Weekend on the Levitt Pavilion stage at SteelStacks.

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Review: Jesse Bardwell and the Free Union

Artist: Jesse Bardwell and the Free Union
Album: Self-titled EP (BUY NOW ON VINYL OR DIGITAL)
Released: May 3, 2017
Genre: Folk/Country

Singer-songwriter Jesse Bardwell — who, since 2005, has been known for his work as part of northwestern New Jersey juggernaut Quimby Mountain Band — has gone out on his own to flex his country muscles.

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