Weekly Live Music “HOT SPOTS” 11/7-11/10/19

You can get your weekend started tonight at Pearly Baker’s Ale House where Carter Lansing of Acoustic Kitty Project hosts his monthly open mic night starting at 9:30pm. Not looking to show off your own skills but, still want some live music ? Dan Twaddell will entertain you at Porter’s Pub at 10pm or head to the Southside where you’ll find Dirty Mike and the Boys at the Funhouse starting at 10:30.

Friday has plenty of options starting at 6pm with McConney at Eight Oaks Distillery. 7pm: The Rebels of Grundy City at Yergey Brewing and Smooth Retsina Glow at Blend. 8pm: Wayne Johnson at Godfrey Daniels and Ralph Pagano at the Downtown Allentown Market. 10pm: Doug Kaetz at the Wooden Match, MoJo at the Slate Pub and Blue Hearts Revelry at Porter’s. Starting Tomorrow wraps up the night at the Funhouse starting at 10:30pm.

Saturday’s Lineup – 6pm: Smooth Retsina Glow at Marianna’s and Doug Kaetz at Sage Alley Brewing. 7pm: Darrell Adams at the Beef Baron and Matt Dellecker at the Wooden Match. 8pm: Chelsea Lyn Meyer at Coplay Maennerchor and Anna Tivel & Maya de Vitry at Godfrey Daniels. 8:30pm: Billy Bauer and Chris Lorenzetti at Colonial Pizza and Acoustic Kitty Project at Two Rivers Brewing. Doyle and the Dudes will rock Porter’s at 10pm while Resting Punk Face rounds out the night at the Funhouse at 10:30.

On Sunday, you can spend the afternoon with Pentley Holmes at Brook Hollow Winery starting at 1pm. If you’re looking for late-night entertainment then the Funhouse is the place to be with Public Displays of Rejection starting at 10:30.

For tickets to Godfrey Daniels events visit http://www.godfreysdaniels.org. To have your band or venue listed in the weekly “HOT SPOTS” use the contact us form on our website, message us on Facebook or email us at lvvoicesofthevalley@gmail.com by Wednesday each week. Get out and support live, local music and the venues that make it happen.

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Weekly Live Music “HOT SPOTS” 11/1-11/3

Tonights’ “HOT SPOTS” feature the First Friday Concert Series on the South Side of Bethlehem (full line up at http://www.voicesofthevalley.net) anlong with HeadEye (solo – 6pm) and JR & The Tribe (10pm) at the Funhouse, along with Snow Betz at the Southside 313 Bar and Grill at 9. If you are not going to make your way to Bethlehem tonight, Pentley Holmes ia at the Slopeside Grill at 6pm, the High Street House Band will be at Colonial Pizza and She Said Sunday takes the stage at Rivals, both at 8pm. The Color Sound Duo will be at Union and Finch at 10.

Saturday afternoon you can start your day at Black River Farms with Smooth Retsina Glow at 3pm. At 7p, Ash & Snow will be at Gallows Hill and Chris Colaiaco is at the Beef Baron. The Acoustic Kitty Project will be at Riegelsville In at 8pm while Jack Murray and the Blue Tarp Wranglers hit the stage at Godfrey Daniels. The Funhouse has the Bethtones for Happy Hour (6pm) and the Stray Seeds late night (10pm).

On Sunday evening, Jim Steager is the featured artist at the Godfrey Daniels open mic (7pm), Yingling-Porter on Tap will be at the Sherman Theater at 9 and Lorenzo closes out the night at the Funhouse.

For ticket information for the Godfrey Daniels events visit http://www.godfreydaniels.org. Come out this weekend and support live, local music and the venues that make it happen.

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First Friday on the Southside – November Edition

November is just a week away and so is another First Friday Concert Series on the South Side of Bethlehem. There’s live music and so much more to look forward to as next Friday approaches. The scavenger hunt has been a big hit, and you can pick up your map at the Southside Arts District office next to the New Street Parking Garage. Hunt for “hidden treasures” then turn in your map for a chance to win a gift card to the Southside. There are family-friendly activities, art displays, food and drink specials and – of course – live music throughout the downtown area. The Southside Arts District is the place to be, every First Friday, every month.

Here’s your live music schedule for this months’ First Friday Concert Series in order of appearance. Emily Noel, 5:00pm, EZ Money, 20 W. 4th St., Carter Lansing, 5:30pm, Revel Social, 217 Broadway, Mark Hannig, 5:30pm Hill-to-Hill Grill, 120 W. 3rd St., Brian Kibler, 6:00pm, Molly’s Irish Pub, 4th & New Sts, Colin Wolf, 6:15pm, Banana Factory, 25 W. 3rd St, Anni Powell, 7:00pm, Domaci, 21 E. 3rd St and The End of America w/Wylder, Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. 4th St.

Weekly Music “HOT SPOTS” – 10/24-10/27/19

There’s plenty to look forward to on the music scene this weekend. For starters, there’s Fall for the Southside on Saturday with a host of local talent throughout Bethlehem’s South Side from 11:00am to 4:00pm. It’s also Jamageddon weekend at American Spirits Roadhouse in New Jersey. This 2-day event features local favorites Roi and the Secret People, The Dana Gaynor Band and Boho Mule to name a few. The music starts at 6pm both Friday and Saturday and tickets are $10/day at the door.

Of course, we always like to get the weekend started early so, here’s what you have for tonight: Cave Brewing Company’s open mic hosted by Nick Lindsay at 6pm. Enjoy half priced drinks for all performers. Dave’s Night Out with Craig Thatcher starts at 7pm at Godfrey Daniels and a couple late-night shows are on tap with John Fadem at Pearly Baker’s (10pm) and Pentley Holmes at the Funhouse (10:30).

Mike Pilgermayer will get the night started at Gallows Hill Spirits, Friday at 7pm. The 8 o’clock hour has Jeff Belfy at Colonial Pizza, Cubbage at Yergey Brewing Co, Choir & Co w/Kira Willey at Godfrey Daniels and Smooth Retsina Glow travelling to Chester County to play at Timothy’s Lionville. Doyle and the Dudes are back at the New Tripoli Hotel at 9pm and Clean Slate is at the Strange Brew Tavern at 9:30. Friday’s late night features Redwood Reggea at Pearly Baker’s (10pm) and Goat Wizard w/Signs of Madness at the Funhouse (10:30).

On Saturday night, live music returns to the Seipsville Inn with Mark Hannig at 6pm. Pentley Holmes will be at Hop Hill Brewing Co, also at 6. The Beef Baron has Jordan White at 7pm. Dave Johnsen will be at Colonial Pizza at 8pm while the Banna Lach Halloween Concert takes place at Godfrey Daniels at the same time. Doyle and the Dudes will rock the Easton Cafe at 9pm and there’s a triple-shot of late night music with Mosey Beat at Porter’s Pub (10pm), Mike Frank & Friends at Pearly Baker’s (10pm) and These Guys at the Funhouse (10:30pm).

There is a Sunday night concert at Godfrey Daniels featuring Winifred Horan at 7pm and the Starcrossed Losers will be at the Funhouse at 10:30. Pick one or pick a few and get and support live local music and the venues that make it happen every week. For more information on Fall for the Southside, visit http://www.southsideartsdistrict.com or www,voicesofthevalley.net, for more information on Jamageddon, visit https://www.facebook.com/Jamageddon/ and for tickets and information for all Godfrey Daniels events http://www.godfreydaniels.org.

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Let’s Send Payton Renee to L.A.

Payton Renee is a young, extremely talented singer from right here in the Lehigh Valley. A student at the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, Payton has displayed her talents at many live performances throughout the Valley, including the First Friday Concert Series in Bethlehem. She has wowed audiences with her vocal abilities here at home and now, she has a chance to do it on an even larger stage. To do that, she needs our help.

As part of the Celebration of Music Contest, Payton needs your vote to have the opportunity to perform in Los Angeles along with several other worthy contestants. Simply go to https://celebrationofmusic.com/payton-renee to cast your vote. You can also see Payton perform live at the Celebration of Music Contest Sunday, October 27 at the ArtsQuest Center at Steel Stacks. The show starts at 7pm and tickets are available through Eventbrite.

To learn more about Payton Renee, visit her Facebook page or follow this link to her video featuring her original song “3 O’clock” here https://www.facebook.com/100021593235924/posts/475581019838335?sfns=mo or check out her live performance of “Piece of my Heart” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKgeOuQ2-Pk&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0Fykbxp3OPW1UjGb5NwbOoHGV8beJnt2tqQLn9y9H9TaDTdJ2cYEZDRp4 .

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Are You Ready to “Fall for the Southside”?

Fall for the Southside is just around the corner and there’s plenty to do for the whole family. Before you know it, Saturday, October 26 will be here. From pumpkin chucking contests to live entertainment, we’ll keep you busy all day long. Your passport gets you 10 tastings of your choice with 26 participating merchants. Passports are available now but, you had better hurry, they won’t last long. For more information, and a list of all of the days’ activities, visit http://www.southsideartsdistrict.com or https://www.facebook.com/events/2762676020412661/ .

As a proud partner of the Southside Arts District, Voices of the Valley has another afternoon of live music to entertain you along the way. You will find some great local talent throughout the Southside from 11:30am to 4:00pm and your full line up is listed below.

11:30am – 1:00pm : Cafe the Lodge, 427 E. 4th St – Tom Cooney Music. Molly’s Irish Pub, 4th & New Sts – Stacy Gabel. Tally Ho, 205 W. 4th St – Chris Colaiaco.

1:00pm – 2:30pm : Outside on the 500 block of E. 3rd StMatt Dellecker. Southside 313, 313 E. 3rd St – Alyssa Dodge. Roasted, 22 W. 4th St – Jack Pierone.

2:30 – 4:00pm : Playa Bowls, 310 E. 3rd St – Acoustic Blues Project. Molly’s Irish Pub, 4th & New Sts – Michael Reisman. Revel Social, 217 Broadway – Mark Hannig.

Pick up your passport and a map to guide you through the day on Saturday morning at the Southside Arts District office next to the New St parking garage. Come out and enjoy the day with us and, don’t forget to stop by the Comfort Suites Hill-to-Hill Grill for the after party.

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Weekly Music “HOT SPOTS” – 10/18-20

I’m a day late this week. Yesterday was a travel day for me and I spent most of it in my car. I apologize to anyone who had something going on yesterday but, I’ll be back on schedule next week. Here’s what the rest of weekend looks like.

You can get your Friday started in Bethlehem at Lost Tavern Brewing with the Acoustic Kitty Project Duo at 6pm. The Chelsea Lyn Meyer Band is at Foundation Tavern at 7. At 8pm you can choose from Kyle and Claudio at Colonial Pizza, Doug Kaetz at Tacos y or Tequilla or Mark Stewart and Sam Steffen at Godfrey Daniels. Doyle and the Dudes are back at the Strange Brew Tavern at 9:30. Pentley Holmes is at Sarah Street Grill while Funk Norris is at Pearly Baker’s Ale house – both shows at 10. The Funhouse Southside has a double bill tonight with Matt Juknevic at Happy Hour (6pm) and the Trouble City All Stars at 10:30.

On Saturday you can get things going early with a bottle of wine and Doug Kaetz at Blue Mountain Vineyards. Yingling-Porter on Tap will be at Revel Social at 6. The 8pm shiwas are Pentley Holmes at the Downtown Allentown Market and Rachel Marie & the Promise is Hope at Godfrey Daniels. Late night has Gemini Reign at Pearly Baker’s Ale House (10pm) and Ditch the Rain at the Funhouse (10:30).

If you are looking for early entertainment on Sunday, Bill Ihling and Michael Carr are at the Saucon Valley Farmers Market at 9:30am. Later on, Joe Janci will host the open mic at Godfrey Daniels and then you can walk next door and hang out with Lorenzo Bubba at the Funhouse (10:30).

If you are heading to Godfrey Daniels on Friday or Saturday, you’ll need tickets and you can purchase them on line at http://www.godfreydaniels.org or at the door. The open mic on Sunday has a $3.50 cover charge. That’s what I have for you for this weekend. Get out and support local music and the venues that make it happen.

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