Review: Neil Grover’s ‘Whoa’ EP Features Catchy Tunes, Big Hooks

Artist: Neil Grover
Album: Whoa (EP)
Released: April 17, 2018
Genre: Pop/Alternative

Pop singer-songwriter Neil Grover worked for months perfecting his debut EP, “Whoa,” prior to its release.

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Want More January Noon? Head to The Broadway Social on First Friday, May 4

January Noon was one of ten free stage acts that brought the fire to South Bethlehem during the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival over the weekend.

In case you missed the talented pop duo, never fear: they’ll be back in South Bethlehem again for First Friday on May 4!

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Beyond the Valley: Meet Mike Mains and His Feel-Good Jams

In addition to 10 free performances presented by Lehigh Valley Underground at this weekend’s SouthSide Arts and Music Festival, patrons who purchase a pass at SteelStacks.org will have the opportunity to check out 20+ paid shows from regional- and national-touring artists.

Enter Michigan native Mike Mains into that equation.

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PHOTOS: Tape Swap Radio Showcase, Mar. 31, 2018

Before an absolutely wild month of April begins here at Lehigh Valley Underground (more on that later), we wanted to warm up by busting out the camera and getting out on the scene.

Fortunately, Tape Swap Radio obliged, presenting its latest showcase at Lit Roastery and Bakeshop in South Bethlehem.

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LVU Review-a-Palooza: Emily Noel Finds Herself on ‘Me, Myself, and I’

Those of you who follow Lehigh Valley Underground — and, by association, WLVU: The Sound of The Underground — may know Emily Noel as the host of Moments, Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET.

Now, prepare to hear Emily in a whole new light, courtesy of her empowering debut single, “Me, Myself, and I.”

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LVMA19 Week: The Quinn Spinn’s Lehigh Valley Music Awards Preview

The 19th Annual Lehigh Valley Music Awards ceremony takes place this Sunday at 4 p.m. at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, with the official Lehigh Valley Underground Preshow beginning in the ArtsQuest Center’s first floor lobby at 3 p.m.

Tune in for music from LVMA19 nominees. Plus, The Quinn shares an LVMA-related Somethin’ Good, tells you what you can expect before the LVMAs at the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series this Friday in South Bethlehem, and gives a little advice on how to conduct oneself before, during, and after the LVMAs have been distributed.

Sponsored by The Valley Ledger and Tuk Law Offices.

Listen anytime: LehighValleyUnderground.com/WLVU

Track listing:
REVEL 9 – All I’ve Become (Opening theme)
Roi and the Secret People – Saturn Girl
The Beautiful Distortion – Gasoline
Alpha Zero Three – Waiting on Myself
Autoerotica – Alone
Atown Slim ft. Phase Wun – Crime
Cubbage – Beautiful Night
Neil Grover – Politics
Leah Marie Fuls – Collision
Acoustic Kitty Project – San Francisco
Chelsea Lyn Meyer – Hangover
Werner & Julia Sommer – At All Times
Shawn Cav – Looking Busy

New in 2018: Neil Grover Drops Powerful New Single, ‘Politics’

Artist: Neil Grover
Song: Politics
Released: Jan. 4, 2017
Genre: Rock/Pop

For months, singer-songwriter Neil Grover has been playing his new single, “Politics,” at gigs throughout the Lehigh Valley.

On Thursday, Grover released the studio version of the song – and its full sound has revealed its true power!

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PHOTOS: #GoUnderground at Godfrey’s with Avi Wisnia and Cubbage

Saturday night marked the beginning of a partnership (outside of our usual First Friday fun) with the legendary Godfrey Daniels. To celebrate, we brought in two of the region’s most prolific and versatile jazz pop artists.

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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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PHOTOS: Ceramic Animal and Pool Radio at SteelStacks

A cool and rainy night was no match for us, as we prepared to head down to SteelStacks to catch a hotly-anticipated night of indie pop from Ceramic Animal and special guests, Pool Radio.

My car battery, on the other hand, was almost just enough to stop the party for LVU before it started.

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