Get Ready for May-riffic with the Official Spotify Playlist!

If you’re like us, you’re probably suuuuuuuuper excited for this weekend’s May-riffic Music Festival at American Spirits Roadhouse.

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Like, so excited that you can hardly contain yourself, and you just want the week to hurry up and end already so you can get to Saturday. You might even sound something like, “I can’t take another minute of this! OH, THE HUMANITY! WHEN WILL THIS WEEK FINALLY END?!

Sorry, we got a little carried away. Case of the Mondays, perhaps?

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PHOTOS: Dina Hall at SteelStacks

After Julia Sommer and Dana Gaynor concluded a rather magical evening at Levitt Pavilion last night, I decided to take a stroll across the street to see who was playing on the ArtsQuest Center’s TD Bank stage.

Little did I know, I would hear a familiar voice.

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PHOTOS: Night 1 of GLVMA Winners Preview Weekend

Memorial Day is known nationwide as the unofficial start of summer. At least, that might be the case everywhere except Bethlehem, where the start of the Levitt Pavilion season at SteelStacks got summer underway a week early with the Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association’s Winners Preview Weekend.

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Review: Ray Sam – On Sight

Artist: Ray Sam
Album: On Sight (LISTEN)
Date: April 2, 2017
Genre: Acoustic rock/Americana

Back in March, we saw a band named Psychoskunk open a great night of music at The Grape Room in Manayunk; a night which also featured the Valley’s own Roi and the Secret People.

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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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