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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PHOTOS: Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, January 2018

Frigid temperatures in our region couldn’t stop the many hardy souls who braved the elements and came down to South Bethlehem for the first First Friday of 2018.

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New Year’s Eve 2018: The Definitive Lehigh Valley Underground Guide

In your preparations to say goodbye to 2017, you may still be looking for a fun, local way to ring in the New Year when the ball drops.

As usual, our music scene delivers!

There is no shortage of options for the local music lover to enjoy this New Year’s Eve. Below, we give you plenty to choose from (presented in order of start time).

New Year’s Eve 2018: The Definitive Lehigh Valley Underground Guide

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Dina Hall to release ‘LiVE! Bootleg’ Album Feb. 1

Over time, folk singer-songwriter Dina Hall has compiled recordings of her live performances at premier venues throughout the reason.

On Thursday, February 1, these recordings will be made available to the public.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Dec. 11-17

As the holiday season marches on and we get closer and closer to the big day (or days, depending on what you celebrate), be assured that the live music scene keeps the beat going just the same.

There are plenty of options out there, with quite a few presented here in our…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Oct. 16-22

There is a lot going on in LVU Land behind-the-scenes these days. They’re all good things that come with growth, we assure you, and we hope to be able to let some cats out of bags soon.

With that, however, we admit that we’re just a tad bit later than usual on your Monday with this week’s Can’t-Miss Shows. So, let’s not waste any more time!

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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

The magic this week? It’s in the weekend.

Of course, we’ll be celebrating even bigger and better things for WLVU: The Sound of The Underground up at Broadway Pub this Friday. No matter your flavor, however, there’s a lot to like about what’s coming around the bend in the Valley. Behold these…

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Dina Hall, Jenn McCracken to Present Emmylou Harris Tribute

Emmylou Harris is a living legend, an American singer and songwriter, prominent on both the folk and country music scenes since 1969.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: September 11-17

From Easton to Allentown, this upcoming weekend will showcase a solid helping of some of the Valley’s most renowned talent. See where you need to be and when with a new and riveting edition of…

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Musikfest Five-Point Preview: Sunday, August 13

Our magical ten-day journey together is now reaching its conclusion.

We’ve had a lot of fun covering Musikfest over the past week and a half. We’ve happened upon dozens of incredible live performers, have run into a multitude of folks from across the music scene, and have enjoyed every minute.

We’ll save the #feels for later, though. There is still music to be heard, so let’s go!

Musikfest Five Point Preview: Sunday, August 13

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