Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Apr. 16-22

We’ve had a busy month so far.

It started with the first #LVUFirstFriday of spring, and then continued this past weekend, when we ventured out to Lancaster for the 10th Annual LAUNCH Music Conference.

In between, there has been plenty else going on in the Valley, and there’s even more where that came from, like these…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

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LVMA Winners to Highlight Levitt Pavilion Opening Weekend

The Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association (GLVMA) and ArtsQuest are teaming up again to open the Levitt Pavilion season with a quartet of 2018 Lehigh Valley Music Awards winners.

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Lehigh Valley with Love to Commemorate 10th Anniversary with ‘Best Of’ Show at SteelStacks

Our dear friends at Lehigh Valley with Love have been around a minute. Actually, they’ve been around for however many minutes go into 10 years. According to Rent, that’s 525,600 times ten, plus some extra to account for at least a couple of leap years in there. That’s literally millions of minutes, people.

At any rate, George Wacker and Co. have a decade’s worth of serving up the Valley’s most bizarre happenings to celebrate, and they’ll be doing that in style on Thursday, June 14 at SteelStacks.

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Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Mar. 26-31

March came in like a lion, and musically speaking, it’s going to go out much the same way.

There are plenty of big shows around the Valley this week and into the holiday weekend. Do what you can to catch some of these…

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Paul Thorn, Blind Boys of Alabama Headline Levitt National Tour at SteelStacks June 1

Mark your calendars for a one-of-a-kind musical collaboration as southern raconteur Paul Thorn and his five-piece band team up with five-time GRAMMY-winning gospel legends, Blind Boys of Alabama as co-headliners of the 2018 Levitt National Tour.

Now in its fourth year and created to celebrate the collective impact of the Levitt network of music venues in communities across the country, the 2018 Levitt National Tour will stop in at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Friday, June 1. 
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PHOTOS: St. Patrick’s Day in South Bethlehem

I’m back! The Bahamas were wonderful — I’ll never complain about 80 degrees and sunny, after all — but it’s good to be back on dry land, refreshed and participating in the many fun happenings in and around our community.

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‘The Song of Bethlehem’ Film Premieres at SteelStacks March 18

Thirty years ago, as a student at Syracuse University, Chicago native and aspiring musician Ken Goldstein visited the Buffalo area and got a glimpse of how the closing of the local steel mill in Lackawanna, N.Y. put thousands out of work and gutted a community. In the ensuing days, he penned a song, “Bethlehem Steel,” that he’s carried with him throughout his career.

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Musikfest Mainstays Scythian Returns to Bethlehem This Saturday

This Saturday, Musikfest favorites Scythian return to Bethlehem for a special engagement inside the Musikfest Cafe.

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LVMA19 Week: Looking for Some Afterglow?

This year, those looking for a good time following the conclusion of the Lehigh Valley Music Awards ceremony at SteelStacks need look no further than right down the street.

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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