PHOTOS: Ceramic Animal and Pool Radio at SteelStacks

A cool and rainy night was no match for us, as we prepared to head down to SteelStacks to catch a hotly-anticipated night of indie pop from Ceramic Animal and special guests, Pool Radio.

My car battery, on the other hand, was almost just enough to stop the party for LVU before it started.

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Review: Ceramic Animal – The Cart

Artist: Ceramic Animal
Album: The Cart
Released: Aug. 30, 2016
Genre: Psych pop/indie rock

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Nov. 6-12

Well… that was an eventful morning!

We are buzzing from the amazing response so far to this morning’s announcement of the Lehigh Valley Underground 2nd Birthday Spectacular, taking place at SteelStacks on Friday, January 19. In case you missed that one, here it is.

We admit, it’s hard not to get ahead of ourselves with all of that excitement, but let’s not forget that we all have quite a week ahead of us, here and now in November. It’s highlighted by these…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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This Monday, The Quinn Spinn Welcomes Ceramic Animal

While we prepare to head out the door and capture the best moments from Day 2 of PA Bacon Fest, we want to briefly look ahead to Monday’s edition of The Quinn Spinn, airing at 7 p.m. ET on WLVU: The Sound of The Underground.

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Philly’s Ceramic Animal Headlines SteelStacks November 9

Philadelphia-based psych rock favorite and ArtsQuest “Artist in Residence”, CERAMIC ANIMAL is headlining the Fowler Blast Furnace Room at SteelStacks on Thursday, November 9.

The band’s previous appearances in the Lehigh Valley include Musikfest performances in 2015, 2016, and 2017, along with an opening slot ahead of Father John Misty’s 2017 Bethlehem debut, Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks, South Side Arts & Music Festival, and an opening slot for Jukebox the Ghost.

There is still much buzz about their debut full-length, The Cart, attaining more than 37,000 monthly listeners on Spotify and more than 1.4 million streams across various platforms. The retro-fitted, psych-pop four-piece is continuing to hone their craft and wow live audiences while working on their sophomore album.

The band has captured audiences around the globe; their tune “Dreams Via Memories” has received much attention specifically, with more than 221,000 views on YouTube and upwards of 525,000 streams on Spotify. Watch it below.

CERAMIC ANIMAL will be joined on the bill by Lehigh Valley locals, Pool Radio. Doors open at 7 p.m. for a start time of 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more information, head to SteelStacks.org.

Musikfest Five-Point Preview: Thursday, August 10

We continue our steadfast march toward the second weekend of Musikfest. It’s hard to believe we’re already working our way into the latter stages of the festival, but all that means right now is that the party is set to pick up once again.

With that, there’s plenty to like about today’s lineup, which once again includes a healthy dose of local artists. Check out the full lineup here.

Musikfest Five Point Preview: Thursday, August 10

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Founder’s Picks: Five Can’t-Miss Levitt Pavilion Shows

It’s the start of the most wonderful time of the year! Of course, we mean summer, but we also mean the start of the Levitt Pavilion season at SteelStacks.

ArtsQuest recently announced the full 2017 Levitt Pavilion lineup to the world. This year’s lineup includes headline acts including Steve Kimock, The Coasters, and The Platters, among a host of other locally, regionally, and nationally-renowned musicians.

In looking at the full lineup, we went through and picked out five selections – Can’t-Miss Shows of the Season, perhaps? – that we’re excited about.

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#WeekendRewind: Night 2 of SouthSide Arts & Music Festival

Saturday night had the feel of festival season, with a balmy, beautiful summer-like night serving as the backdrop for the second and final night of ArtsQuest’s 2017 SouthSide Arts & Music Festival

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