Color Me Mine DIY Showcase to Serve as First Friday After Party May 4

We had such a great time presenting a DIY showcase alongside Color Me Mine Lehigh Valley back in February that we’ve decided to team up and do it again…

…and this time, it will take place during the May edition of #LVUFirstFriday!

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: April 9-15

It finally seems, at long last, like the weather is about to break and feel a little more spring-y.

That makes this the perfect weekend to get out there, whether staying local or taking a little road trip. We have some advice on how to do both in this week’s…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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Color Me Mine to Introduce Open Mic Apr. 11

Color Me Mine Lehigh Valley, the local pottery studio and arts space that has become increasingly ingrained in our local music community in recent months, continues to step up, opening its doors every Wednesday night to provide local performers with a new opportunity.

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Color Me Mine to Host Indie Rock Showcase Feb. 24

On Saturday, February 24, frequent First Friday partner venue Color Me Mine Lehigh Valley (25 E. Third St., Bethlehem) will take one step further into the realm of hosting live music with a big night of indie rock.

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Lehigh Valley Underground and SouthSide Arts District Present First Fridays Concert Series

Lehigh Valley Underground is thrilled to announce a partnership with SouthSide Arts District to bring music back to First Fridays in South Bethlehem.

Beginning on Friday, September 1, 2017 and continuing on the first Friday of every month, both organizations will team up to present the Lehigh Valley Underground Concert Series at First Fridays. The series will inject arts and culture into First Fridays by hosting live music in a variety of South Bethlehem performance venues, shops, and restaurants, providing performance opportunities to local artists while bringing an increased level of patronage to local businesses.

“Partnering with SouthSide Arts District on its First Fridays initiative is right in line with LVU’s mission to bring our community together,” said Gerard Longo, Founder/Editor-in-Chief of Lehigh Valley Underground. “This monthly series will support our vibrant music scene and our growing local business community, making South Bethlehem a shining example of progress for the Greater Lehigh Valley and beyond.”

September’s First Friday lineup is complete, featuring 12 performers across nine prominent South Bethlehem locations. The September 1 lineup is as follows:

Bonn Place Brewing Co. (310 Taylor St.)
5 p.m.: Cubbage

Color Me Mine (25 E. Third St.)
6 p.m.: Zach Russack
7:30 p.m.: Neil Grover

Comfort Suites Hill to Hill Grille (120 W. Third St.)
6 p.m.: The Bryan Tuk Complex

Godfrey Daniels (7 E. 4th St.)
7:30 p.m.: Not For Coltrane
8:30 p.m.: The Beautiful Distortion

Lit Roastery & Bakeshop (26 E. Third St.)
5:30 p.m.: Kayla Avitabile

Molinari’s (322 E. Third St.)
5:30 p.m.: Jordyn Kenzie
6:30 p.m.: Kara Hartzell

Molly’s Irish Grille & Sports Pub
6 p.m.: Brian Kibler

SouthSide 313 (313 E. Third St.)
5:30 p.m.: Roi and the Secret People
9 p.m.-Midnight: The Groove Merchants (Official LVU afterparty)

Zoellner Arts Center Courtyard at Lehigh University (420 E. Packer Ave.)
5:30 p.m.: Ralph Pagano

Additionally, Lehigh Valley Underground will now accept performer submissions for future First Friday events on a rolling basis. Performers interested in submitting should email streaming links and a short bio/EPK to lehighvalleyunderground@gmail.com or fill out this form.