The Full Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series October Lineup

Earlier this month, we announced that Billy Bauer Band and Acoustic Kitty Project would be teaming up to take the Godfrey Daniels stage during the next installment of the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series on Friday, October 6.

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PHOTOS: Fig Bethlehem Fall Issue Launch

The slight chill in the air suggests that fall is upon us, which made Thursday night a great one for our partners at Fig Bethlehem Fall Issue Launch Party.

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Billy Bauer Band, Acoustic Kitty Project to Perform at Godfrey Daniels for October First Friday

We’re not wasting any time in putting together our October lineup in the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series (in partnership with SouthSide Arts District). We begin by telling you who will perform at Godfrey Daniels on Friday, October 6.

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PHOTOS: Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, September 2017

Labor Day Weekend got off to an incredible start.

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Welcome to the First Friday of the Rest of our Lives!

We are just mere hours from kickoff of the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, presented in conjunction with SouthSide Arts District.

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Full List of First Friday Offerings in South Bethlehem

South Bethlehem will come to life this Friday, September 1 for First Friday. With 13 live music performances for the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, special deals from merchants, and unique restaurant specials, the evening is sure to be one the Lehigh Valley won’t soon forget.

Here’s where you can join us this First Friday to be a part of the new, fresh monthly celebration of culture, music, and art:

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Aug. 28-Sept. 3

At first glance, this list doesn’t seem too long this week, but when you consider that we have 12 – count ‘em – 12 Can’t-Miss Shows in one for you on Friday, this is actually our longest weekly list ever.

See you out there!

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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Not For Coltrane, Brian Kibler Added to September First Friday Concert Series Lineup

We haven’t even gotten to the inaugural edition of the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, and already, the movement is growing throughout South Bethlehem.

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Lehigh Valley Underground and SouthSide Arts District Present First Fridays Concert Series

Lehigh Valley Underground is thrilled to announce a partnership with SouthSide Arts District to bring music back to First Fridays in South Bethlehem.

Beginning on Friday, September 1, 2017 and continuing on the first Friday of every month, both organizations will team up to present the Lehigh Valley Underground Concert Series at First Fridays. The series will inject arts and culture into First Fridays by hosting live music in a variety of South Bethlehem performance venues, shops, and restaurants, providing performance opportunities to local artists while bringing an increased level of patronage to local businesses.

“Partnering with SouthSide Arts District on its First Fridays initiative is right in line with LVU’s mission to bring our community together,” said Gerard Longo, Founder/Editor-in-Chief of Lehigh Valley Underground. “This monthly series will support our vibrant music scene and our growing local business community, making South Bethlehem a shining example of progress for the Greater Lehigh Valley and beyond.”

September’s First Friday lineup is complete, featuring 12 performers across nine prominent South Bethlehem locations. The September 1 lineup is as follows:

Bonn Place Brewing Co. (310 Taylor St.)
5 p.m.: Cubbage

Color Me Mine (25 E. Third St.)
6 p.m.: Zach Russack
7:30 p.m.: Neil Grover

Comfort Suites Hill to Hill Grille (120 W. Third St.)
6 p.m.: The Bryan Tuk Complex

Godfrey Daniels (7 E. 4th St.)
7:30 p.m.: Not For Coltrane
8:30 p.m.: The Beautiful Distortion

Lit Roastery & Bakeshop (26 E. Third St.)
5:30 p.m.: Kayla Avitabile

Molinari’s (322 E. Third St.)
5:30 p.m.: Jordyn Kenzie
6:30 p.m.: Kara Hartzell

Molly’s Irish Grille & Sports Pub
6 p.m.: Brian Kibler

SouthSide 313 (313 E. Third St.)
5:30 p.m.: Roi and the Secret People
9 p.m.-Midnight: The Groove Merchants (Official LVU afterparty)

Zoellner Arts Center Courtyard at Lehigh University (420 E. Packer Ave.)
5:30 p.m.: Ralph Pagano

Additionally, Lehigh Valley Underground will now accept performer submissions for future First Friday events on a rolling basis. Performers interested in submitting should email streaming links and a short bio/EPK to lehighvalleyunderground@gmail.com or fill out this form.

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: July 31-August 6

Let’s address the elephant in the room: Musikfest begins Friday. Just like last year, you can be sure that Lehigh Valley Underground will have daily previews of the action as the days go by.

Until then, there are plenty of non-‘Fest related activities taking place throughout the area this week, and we’re here to tell you about ‘em!

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!
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