#LVURoadTrip: The Valley Shines Saturday Night at LAUNCH Music Conference

Our highly-educational and downright glorious weekend in Lancaster for the 10th Annual LAUNCH Music Conference continued into Saturday, where summer-like temperatures served as a stunning backdrop for the evening’s music.

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LVMA Winners to Highlight Levitt Pavilion Opening Weekend

The Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association (GLVMA) and ArtsQuest are teaming up again to open the Levitt Pavilion season with a quartet of 2018 Lehigh Valley Music Awards winners.

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Who Makes Cubbage’s ‘Core 20’?

Back in January, Doylestown-based performer CJ Dunleavy alerted us to his “Philadelphia Indie” Spotify playlist, featuring 70+ noteworthy songs by local and regional artists. The playlist has since been passed on to Spotify’s algorithm curators, virtually ensuring that many more ears will have a chance to hear some amazing, under-the-radar tunes.

It seems that more performers are getting in on the playlist curation trend — including the Lehigh Valley Music Awards’ reigning Outstanding New Band/Soloist recipient, Cubbage.

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PHOTOS: The 19th Annual Lehigh Valley Music Awards

The music community came out to the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks on Sunday for one of the premier nights of 2018: the 19th Annual Lehigh Valley Music Awards.

This year, parity was the name of the game, as several new and emerging winners joined established favorites to create one of the most diverse fields of LVMA recipients to date.

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LVMA19 Week: Full List of Lehigh Valley Underground Preshow Participants

Tomorrow’s the big day! Our music community will hold its largest single gathering of 2018 when the 19th Annual Lehigh Valley Music Awards emanate from the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. Tickets are still available at this link.

Of course, with the LVMAs come the official LVMA19 Preshow, presented by Lehigh Valley Underground. You already know that Cubbage will be performing an hour’s worth of his best with us on the first floor of the ArtsQuest Center, but who else will you see there?

You’ll see local media, vendors, and community organizations having a presence, each of whom add to the vibrance of our region. Here at LVU, we’ve provided a list of folks that you can expect to have greet you when you walk in tomorrow afternoon at 3 p.m. ET.

Local media
WLVU: The Sound of The Underground
Rocking the Valley
Steel Waves Radio
WDLS Radio

Community organizations
K-9 Kop
Pennsylvania Music Preservation Society
Power Chords
SouthSide Arts District
Two Rivers Roller Derby
The Valley Ledger

Vendors/local businesses
BW Nice
Color Me Mine Lehigh Valley
Domaci
The Handsome Prints
Stone Appeal

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Feb. 26-Mar. 4

It’s one of the biggest weeks of the year on our local music scene. On Sunday, the biggest collection of musicians, music supporters, and other prominent figures from our community will all be in one room for the 19th Annual Lehigh Valley Music Awards.

Before that, though, March will come in like a lion with these…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!
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Who Will Be ‘Discovered’ at the 2018 Lehigh Valley Music Awards?

Thought you were done voting for this year’s Lehigh Valley Music Awards?

Think again, because there’s still one more award to decide.

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LVU Named Official Lehigh Valley Music Awards Preshow Sponsor

We had so much fun hosting the Lehigh Valley Music Awards Preshow at SteelStacks last year that we’re doing it again!

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‘Philadelphia Indie’ Playlist Features Several Valley-based Artists

CJ Dunleavy, a singer-songwriter hailing from nearby Doylestown, reached out to us to bring our attention to his ‘Philadelphia Indie‘ Spotify playlist, which celebrates its first birthday this Friday, January 12.

Since we’re in the mood for celebrating birthdays lately, we figured we’d have a listen.

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LVU Best of 2017: The Performances

In our latest installment of the Lehigh Valley Underground Best of 2017 video series, LVU Founder Gerard Longo is joined by Jason Hedrington and Mike Roi of Roi and the Secret People.

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