soft idiot Premieres New Song from Second Album of 2017

Philly resident soft idiot, Justin Roth’s solo-based bedroom pop/folk brainchild, is on the heels of putting out their second (SECOND!) full-length of 2017. “Stillborn”, released in March, was one of my favorite albums of the year, DIY or otherwise. On December 8, 2017, “Rain Wins Another Year!” comes out.

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#GoUnderground at Godfrey’s on Nov. 18

Lehigh Valley Underground is teaming with legendary South Bethlehem listening room Godfrey Daniels on #GoUnderground at Godfrey’s, a collaborative effort intended to shine the folk venue’s prestigious spotlight on many of our region’s rising stars.

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Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Center Hosts Edie Carey Dec. 10

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, located at 522 W. Maple St. in Allentown, is preparing to welcome Chicago-based singer-songwriter Edie Carey for an intimate evening of folk music on Sunday, December 10.

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Review: Kara Hartzell Comes Full-Circle on ‘When I’m Home’

Artist: Kara Hartzell
Album: When I’m Home
Released: Oct. 5, 2017
Genre: Folk/Singer-songwriter

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The Quinn Spinn on WLVU: Oct. 9, 2017

Playoff baseball is underway, and The Quinn is just a wee bit distracted by the ongoing Cubs/Nationals battle in Game 3 of the NLDS. Still, that doesn’t stop us from bringing you the finest in (mostly local) independent music on The Quinn Spinn, including…

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The Quinn Spinn on WLVU: Oct. 2, 2017

Kara Hartzell is a singer-songwriter hailing from the Lehigh Valley whose debut EP, “When I’m Home,” is set for release on October 5, 2017 at SteelStacks. Kara joins The Quinn Spinn to tell us what we can expect, and to perform a couple of original selections live on the show.

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Kalyani Singh Added to #LVUFirstFriday October Lineup

A new performer has been added to the ranks of October’s Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series lineup.

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The Quinn Spinn Welcomes Kara Hartzell This Monday

As noted in this week’s Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week, folk singer-songwriter Kara Hartzell will release her debut EP, “When I’m Home,” at SteelStacks Open Mic hosted by Billy Bauer this Thursday, October 5 at 9 p.m.

Before we get to Thursday, though, The Quinn Spinn has a preview in store!

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PHOTOS: Allentown ArtsFest 2017

The spirit of independent art was in the air at Allentown’s Cedar Beach Park on Saturday afternoon, where long-awaited (by some) brisk fall conditions didn’t stop the crowds from coming out to enjoy Day 2 of Allentown ArtsFest.

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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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