Color Me Mine DIY Showcase to Serve as First Friday After Party May 4

We had such a great time presenting a DIY showcase alongside Color Me Mine Lehigh Valley back in February that we’ve decided to team up and do it again…

…and this time, it will take place during the May edition of #LVUFirstFriday!

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Review: Widow’s Work – You Were Never to Blame

Artist: Widow’s Work
Album: You Were Never to Blame (EP)
Released: Oct. 31, 2017
Genre: Alternative/Screamo

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‘This is About the Cause, Chester, and Linkin Park’

This Friday night, five local musicians will come together as a band to pay tribute to Chester Bennington and the rest of Linkin Park, after the beloved frontman tragically took his own life over the summer.

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CKY Headlines One Centre Square with Local Support Nov. 19

Alt-metal veterans CKY are coming to Easton’s One Centre Square on Saturday, November 19 — and, when they come to town, they’ll be bringing a boatload of local company with them.

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Widow’s Work Recalls the ‘Last Time We Spoke’

With “Last Time We Spoke,” fresh alt-rock five-piece Widow’s Work is doing their part to prove that screamo is still alive and well.

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Review: The Road Sodas EP

Artist: The Road Sodas
Album: Self-titled
Released: Mar. 17, 2017
Genre: Hardcore Punk

AC, drummer for Nazareth punks The Road Sodas, forever has the distinction of being the featured artist in our 500th post, an interview with LVU contributor Ambrose Tardive.

On St. Patrick’s Day, he and his bandmates distinguished themselves further, this time as one of the heaviest, grooviest punk bands the Valley has seen in recent memory with the release of their self-titled EP, recorded, mixed, and mastered by Nate West.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Dec. 5-11

The arctic winds are expected to roll into our region this week. However, those of us on the Lehigh Valley music scene are a resilient bunch, and we won’t let it stop us from going outside.

Especially not, when you consider these…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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The Quinn Spinn, Sponsored by The Valley Ledger: Nov. 21,2016

Here at The Quinn Spinn, we are thankful year-round for your support and listening ears. Today, we give you a special Thanksgiving Week edition of our show, sponsored by The Valley Ledger.

This week’s show includes tunes from far and wide, coming together to give you another eclectic mix. We also have a holiday-appropriate edition of Somethin’ Good, as well as a special message at the end of the show.

Track listing:
REVEL 9 – All I’ve Become (Opening theme)
Christopher Bell – Smokestack Lightning
InRegalia – Rock This House
The Dark Matter Trio – 742

Factory Fast Records’ “Old School Radio” compilation
Drive Band – City Boy
The Days We Don’t – Emily
BisonSound – All the Angles
Stella Nova – Old School Radio
MustardMind – Working for the Bad Guys
Asher Aries – Narcissist
The Kumari – Space Witch

Naberus – Drones
Sixty Miles Ahead – Lost in My Mind

The Quinn Spinn: Oct. 31, 2016

We #ThinkPink one more time in October 2016 with a spooktacular, new music edition of The Quinn Spinn, sponsored by The Valley Ledger. This episode features another great Factory Fast Records compilation, and tunes from artists local to us and around the world.

Plus, we feature some Stupid News with a hunger, and a once (or twice) in a lifetime edition of Somethin’ Good.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Aug. 29-Sept. 4

We’re so sorry for the delay with our weekly list of unmissables. Things are quite busy – in a good way, of course – for LVU. We’ve had projects to work on, loose ends to tie up, and people to meet.

Don’t think for a second, though, that we won’t be hitting the scene, because you’ll surely see us at some of these…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

Wed., Aug. 31 | 8 p.m.
WZZO’s 28th Annual Backyard Bands Competition
Venue:
The Great Allentown Fair, Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St., Allentown
Admission: FREE with admission to the Fair
Description: Acoustic Kitty Project, Another Day Dawns, The Beautiful Distortion, Monoceros, and September Silence vie for more than $6,500 in prizes.

Fri., Sept. 2 | 7 p.m.
Soul Folks
Venue: Easton Public Market, 325 Northampton St., Easton
Admission: FREE
Description: Enjoy some genre-bending tunes alongside delicious food and drink to kick-start your holiday weekend.

Sat., Sept. 3 | 6 p.m.
The Alternative Gallery Presents: Hulubulubula 6

Venue: 707 N. 4th St., Ste. 103, Allentown
Admission: $5
Description: We have no idea how to pronounce that event title, but we do know that there are 13 great comedy and musical acts lined up for Saturday night!

Sun., Sept. 4 | 7 p.m.
Godfrey Daniels Open Mike
Venue:
Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. 4th St., Bethlehem
Admission: $3.50
Description: Mance Robinson is the featured artist for this night of newcomers and seasoned veterans alike.