Help Soul Folks Bring Their New Tunes to You

Lehigh Valley-based alternative folk trio Soul Folks have spent the past two years shaping their sound and writing music. Now, the band has more than 20 original songs that they wish to bring to life on a full-length release.

They need your help to do it right!

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PHOTOS: Touchstone Theatre’s Jakopa’s Punch Bowl at The Ice House

Last year, I didn’t have the chance to attend Touchstone Theatre’s Jakopa Punch Bowl. Lisa filled in for me and did a fantastic job, but I was bummed that I couldn’t make it, because it sounded like an interesting event and a great time.

I was right. Last night’s installment of the event was nothing short of fantastic.

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Living Room Sessions Return with Bradbury-Sullivan Benefit

Living Room Sessions, the popular intimate performance series which emanates from inside of Easton Public Market’s Scratch, is back for a cause this Saturday night.

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PHOTOS: The Benefit for Scott Marshall

Seven bands. A couple dozen sponsors. Several guest speakers.

One benefit for the ages.

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This Saturday, it’s Mardi Gras at The Ice House

As we noted in this week’s Can’t-Miss Shows post, Jakopa’s Punch Bowl sounds like a jolly good time at The Ice House on Saturday night. Jakopa’s Punch, The Bastard Sons of Burt Sugarman, and The Charts Funk Band are throwing a fundraiser — complete with king cake, a cup of jambalaya, a cold beer, and an evening of eclectic music — in support of Touchstone Theatre’s upcoming street theatre spectacle – The Jakopa’s Punch Processional.

We wanted to learn more, so we reached out to Lisa and JP Jordan at Touchstone Theatre, who filled us in.

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Scott Marshall’s Band of Survivors to Perform at Feb. 19 Benefit

You probably don’t even need another reason to attend The Benefit for Scott Marshall at Maingate Nightclub on Sunday, February 19, but we’re about to give you one anyway…

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Saturday Doubleheader Part 2: Shawn Cav Ensemble Crowdfunding Performance

After enjoying some great acoustic tunes and the glorious smells of craft beer and artisan pizza (that I swear I’ll treat myself to, one of these months) at Scratch, it was time to head to Catasauqua’s Unicorn Theatre. That’s where Shawn Cav Ensemble was beginning their crowdfunding performance in support of their upcoming second album.

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Music Community Comes Together for Scott Marshall

During a career that spans more than 20 years and has resulted in upwards of 50 Lehigh Valley Music Award nominations, Scott Marshall has given an immeasurable amount to the Valley’s music scene and community at large. Now, the community Marshall has served wants to assist the singer-songwriter in his time of need.

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Help Shawn Cav Ensemble Complete Album #2

If you’re a jazz fan and a supporter of local music, you’ve surely checked out Shawn Cav Ensemble’s “Glass Houses.” If you haven’t, you should. Here’s a link.

Once you check that out, you might find yourself hungry for a follow-up. As it turns out, Shawn Cav Ensemble shares your sentiments. They plan to record this winter, but they need your help to make their second album even bigger and better than the first.

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Allentown JazzFest Begins Online Fundraising Campaign

Performing Arts Live!, Inc., the organization behind Allentown JazzFest, has launched a fundraising campaign in support of this year’s festival – and the public is encouraged to participate.

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