Hey, everybody! My name is Michael Duck; I am Not For Coltrane. And at 7 p.m. on April 28, I’ll get to join some amazing performers onstage at Godfrey Daniels for “Come Together 2018,” a show benefiting “No Place for Hate.”
This is our second annual show supporting “No Place for Hate,” a program that’s in schools across the Lehigh Valley — along with 46 school districts across Pennsylvania, and many more across the U.S. It aims to help kids figure out how to get along with each other: Reducing bullying, increasing respect for each other, and challenging anti-Semitism, racism, and bigotry in all its forms.
We had a lot of fun at last year’s show, but this year we’re partnering with Lehigh Valley Underground and SouthSide Arts District to pull together a much bigger event! And for the performance itself, we’re going to have seven (seven!) performers onstage at once, swapping songs and playing together. I’m thrilled that I’ll get to share a stage with these six other performers:
Continue reading Announcing the Lineup for ‘Come Together 2018’ on Saturday, April 28.
Frigid temperatures in our region couldn’t stop the many hardy souls who braved the elements and came down to South Bethlehem for the first First Friday of 2018.
Continue reading PHOTOS: Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, January 2018
Earlier this month, we indicated that we’d be taking a brief winter’s nap in January, with regard to the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series.
Well, even with our biggest event to date just two weeks after the fact, we just couldn’t bear the thought of being without plans on Friday, January 5. So, the #LVUFirstFriday party will rage on in the first week of the New Year!
Continue reading The January 2018 Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series Lineup
My schedule on Sunday was different from the rest of Musikfest, in that I was able to make it out during the early portion of the day. This was a good thing, as there were quite a few artists I wanted to check out during that part of the festivities.
Continue reading Musikfest, Day 10: An Easy Sunday Afternoon
Let me tell you about my night last night, and you’ll understand why I wake up this morning with a great sense of appreciation for this music community.
Continue reading Renewed Appreciation
Michael Duck, the Godfrey Daniels mainstay and singer-songwriter behind folk project Not For Coltrane, has gathered friends for a cause this Sunday at the legendary folk venue.
Continue reading Valley Artists Gather to Show There’s ‘No Place for Hate’
We continue at a torrid pace this week; one that begins with The Quinn Spinn’s live internet radio debut, and one that ends with a truly stacked weekend across the board.
Learn all about it with another installment of…
Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!
Continue reading Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: June 5-11
It’s one of the biggest weeks of the year if you’re involved in the Lehigh Valley’s local music scene. On Sunday, our homegrown stars will come out to see who will come away with top honors at the Lehigh Valley Music Awards.
Before that, we have a whole week ahead of us, and another solid batch of…
Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!
Continue reading Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Feb. 27-Mar. 5