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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The Groove Merchants at SouthSide 313 Dubbed Official First Friday Afterparty

The party will continue this Friday night, even after the official Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series festivities end — and we have The Groove Merchants to thank for that.

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REVIEW: The Lionhearted – Absolution (& Redemption)

Heartbreak is never easy. While that statement is oversimplified, Richie Ares’ solo project, theLionhearted, expounds on this idea exponentially on his debut EP.

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The Groove Merchants to Open Radio 104.5 Summer Block Party Aug. 20

The Groove Merchants have been expanding their reach and gaining regional notoriety. Earlier this year, they performed on Radio 104.5’s “Live at 5” program, and have been wowing crowds steadily throughout 2017.

Sunday, August 20 might just be their biggest opportunity yet.

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An Interview with Luke Ferracone

Christopher Snyder returns to LVU. This time, he sits down with guitarist Luke Ferracone of The Groove Merchants. Luke tells us everything about the band, and extensively discusses the music that has influenced him. It’s a great read — we hope you enjoy it!

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PHOTOS: WLVU Summer Concert Series ft. Copper Fields

The WLVU Summer Concert Series continued at Studio 73 this past Sunday, showcasing the series’ week-to-week variety by switching from Maverick da Roninn’s brand of nerdcore hip hop to the soulful Americana of Copper Fields.

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The Quinn Spinn, Live on WLVU: June 5, 2017

The new era of The Quinn Spinn began Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7 p.m., when we went live for the first time since our days as a slapstick college radio show at Moravian College!

On our WLVU: The Sound of The Underground premiere, we welcomed John Paul DeBard, WLVU Station Director, with whom we’ve teamed up to revolutionize the way people listen to indie music in the Lehigh Valley. Plus, you’ll hear the tremendous talents of indie artists, local and beyond!

The Quinn Spinn is sponsored by The Valley Ledger and Tuk Law Offices. Tune in every Monday on WLVU: The Sound of The Underground at 7 p.m. ET: lehighvalleyunderground.com/wlvu.

Track listing:
VICTIM – RnR
Alpha Zero Three – My Signal
Dead Sara – Weatherman
Marc Ambrosia – Let Me Be Your Secret
Cubbage – The Gate
Second Player Score – Head of Sin
Autoerotica – Alone
Roi and the Secret People – Saturn Girl

PHOTOS: May-riffic Music Festival, Day 2

Our May-riffic weekend continued into Sunday, with variety being the theme of the day. Sunday’s lineup ran the gamut of rock and roll, providing a little something for everyone.

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May-riffic Day 2 Preview: 12 p.m. Start Time, Full Lineup

Well, that was fun!

Day 1 of our May-riffic Music Festival rocked well into the night and saw top-notch performances across the board. We want to thank Carter Lansing, Jordyn Kenzie, Chelsea Lyn Meyer, Leah Marie Fuls, Rofo Audio, Summer Scouts, Camo, and Rofo Audio (again) for getting us kicked off! Photos and a recap of the entire festival are coming on Monday.

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The Outcrops Bring a Dash of Vintage Rock and Roll to May-riffic

North Jersey’s The Outcrops were the most recent addition to this weekend’s May-riffic Music Festival lineup at American Spirits Roadhouse. The four-piece, who will perform this Sunday, May 28 at 5 p.m., will provide the perfect sonic backdrop for an early evening on a relaxing holiday weekend.

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