The Quinn Spinn: Allentown JazzFest Preview Edition

This week, we sit down with Bryan Tuk who, in addition to running law practices across Pennsylvania as the namesake behind Tuk Law Offices, is the founder of Performing Arts Live!, Inc., which produces Allentown JazzFest. Bryan shares what’s new and exciting about this year’s festival, taking place May 3-7 in downtown Allentown, PA, and how it all fits into his vision for a more vibrant Allentown.

Also, we have a couple more May-riffic Music Festival artists, a world premiere, and classic Stupid News and Somethin’ Good.

Thanks to The Valley Ledger and Tuk Law Offices for their ongoing support.

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Allentown JazzFest Holds 2017 Preview Night

You can tell that Allentown JazzFest is getting close when Preview Night rolls around. Thursday┬ánight, got their first taste of this year’s bold new artwork and enjoyed live music┬áinside of the festival’s newest — and perhaps most interesting — performance space.

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PHOTOS: The Groove Merchants and Hambone Relay’s Funky Friday

The energy was raucous and the musicianship was on-point late Friday night at The Funhouse, which was packed near capacity to hear the soulful sounds of Hambone Relay and The Groove Merchants.

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The Groove Merchants Are Planning an Epic Friday Night

Since before LVU’s inception, we’ve followed the career of The Groove Merchants. A chance encounter with this big-sounding blues band about a month before Launch Day has made us fans ever since.

This Friday, a lot more people will have the opportunity to share in the funky five-piece’s soulful sounds.

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You Can Support Allentown JazzFest

As previously announced, this year’s Allentown JazzFest will take place throughout the city’s Hamilton District from May 3-7. To ensure an event of the highest quality, Performing Arts Live, Inc. — the non-profit which runs the festival — is seeking public support.

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