Here we are again, another weekend loaded with opportunities to get out and support live, local music. And, here we are again with new, tighter restrictions on some of the places you would go to see your favorite artists perform. The unfortunate reality is that some of the shows here may get cancelled or postponed but, let’s be optimistic for now. If you have to cancel an event please feel free to comment on the Facebook post or let me know and I will do my best to spread the word. If you are planning on going to an event, check with the venue to be sure it is still happening. Let’s all hope for the best and get out and support live music. Here’s what the weekend looks like.
THURSDAY – 5pm – Mark & Ralph Acoustic Duo, South Mall (Food Truck Thursday). 6pm – Two of a Kind, The Shanty on 19th. 7pm – Blaming Amy, Steel Pub. 9pm – Doyle & the Dudes, Rivals Sports Bar.
FRIDAY – noon – DMC Duo, Pocket Park. 5pm – Kendal Conrad, The Shelby and Steve Brosky Duo, Weathered Vineyards. 6pm – Seth Witcher, Hotel Bethlehem, Jon Doyle (solo), County Seat Spirits, Ash & Snow, Bishop Estates Vineyards and Jared Mason, Markley Grille. 6:30pm – Bill Shannon, The Iron Mule. 7pm – Chelsea Lyn Meyer Duo, Foundation Tavern, Social Call, Maingate, Z Solo, Easton Wine Project and Walter Lee, Downriver Brewing. 7:30pm – Curious Dog, Murphy’s Hideaway. 8pm – The Stray Seeds, Funhouse Southside.
SATURDAY – Live Music at the Blueberry Festival – Burnside Plantation, Bethlehem – starts at noon with Young at Heart Boys followed by Irish Jam Session (2pm) and Stacy Gabel (4pm). 2pm – Mike Metzgar, Riverside Barr. 5pm – Chelsea Lyn Meyer Duo, Leather Corner Post. 5:30pm – Girl Crue, West End Pub. 6pm – Kendal Conrad, Bell Hall and Radio One, Seven Sirens Brewing. 6:30pm – Castaway Band, Weyerbacher Brewing. 7pm – Joe & Tony, Easton Wine Project and The Cody Templeton Band, The Steel Pub. 8pm – The Groove Merchants, Funhouse Southside and Smooth Retsina Glow, Soma Downtown Grill. 9:30pm – Curious Dog, The Jive Bar.
SUNDAY – Live music kicks off at 10am at the Blueberry Festival with Dave Fry followed by Russ Rentler (noon), Old Time Jam (2pm) and Lockman & Purcell (4pm). Noon – Jimmy and the Parrots along with the Bobby Clark Band, Hardball Cider. 1pm – Ash & Snow, Folino Estates, Pentley Holmes, Sorrenti Vineyards and Smooth Retsina Glow, Blue Ridge Estates Winery. 2pm – Janci & Berry, Brook Hollow Winery and Terry Wilson & Shellie Mitchell, The Iron Mule. 3pm – John Cannavo’s Open Jam, The Shanty on 19th and The Bandana Brothers, Murphy’s Loft. 8pm – Lorenzo Bubba, Funhouse Southside.
Again, some of this schedule is subject to change. Please call ahead to the venue if you are unsure and, let’s get out and support live music and the venues that bring it to us each week. The Bands AND the venues need your support, now more than ever. Be thoughtful of the employees and the performers and tip both whenever possible. Buying merchandise, on line or at a show, is another way you can support the musicians who are out here performing while they can.
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