This weekend features the opening of Bethlehem’s Christmas in the Quarter on Friday thru Sunday and Easton’s Bacon Fest on Saturday and Sunday. There will be live music both places and you’ll find the lineups and a whole lot more right here. You can get your events listed every week by simply letting me know your schedule for the weekend by Wednesday. You can use the “contact us” form on the website, Facebook messenger or firstname.lastname@example.org. Joanna Bea & Mike ET, Two of a Kind, Band of Brothers, The Ginger Schnappes and Jabber Jaws Bar & Grill have recently joined the growing list of artists and venues who want to be found. You can, too. It’s easy and it’s FREE.
The open mic nights that are happening over the weekend are tonight (THURSDAY) at ShawneeCraft Brewing (Walter Lee – host) and Bowers Hotel (Phil Stahl – host), both at 7pm. SUNDAY’s Open Jam at the Shanty on 19th is a 3pm start and features host John Cannavo with a full backline.
THURSDAY – 5pm – Kendal Conrad, Artisan’s Wine & Cheese Cellar and Sarah Mott – Sun Inn Courtyard. 6pm – Seth Witcher – Palette & Pour and Jimmy Leahey – Rock Bottom Grill. 7pm – Snow Betz, The Shanty on 19th.
FRIDAY – 5pm – Claudia & Liliana – Sun Inn Courtyard and Scott Harrington – Lost Tavern (Hellertown). 6pm – Twin Hill – Insurrection Distillery, Mike Metzgar – Luckenbach Mill (Christmas in the Quarter), Stef & Mike – Leather Corner Post and Z Solo – Pen Argyl Legion Post 502. 6:30pm – A Girl & A Guy – Weyerbacher Brewing Co and Mark & Ralph – The Iron Mule. 7pm – At the Apollo – Rivals Sports Bar, Kate & Those Guys – Seven Sirens Brewing Co, Shaun Lally – Easton Wine Project, Kendal Conrad – House & Barn, Steve McDaniel – Derailed Taproom, GT3 – Bookstore Speakeasy, Street Box Strummer – ShawneeCraft Brewery, Jake Kaligis – The Shanty on 19th and Two of a Kind – One Ten Tavern. 8pm – Smooth Retsina Glow – Funhouse Southside.
SATURDAY – 10am – Bacon Fest with Reservoir Hill Band (10am), Acoustic Kitty Project (noon) and Jake Thistle (2pm). NOON – BC Combo – Alba Vineyards. 1pm – Smooth Retsina Glow – Setter Ridge Winery. 2pm – Mike Greer & Co – Strawberry Family Restaurant. 2:45pm – Pets 4 Vets at Hardball Cider featuring Brian Dean Moore singing the anthem (2:45pm), The Bobby Clark Band (3pm) and The Cody Templeton Band (5:45pm). 3pm – Starting Tomorrow – Sun Inn Courtyard. 4pm – Christmas in the Quarter with McConney (4pm) and Eliza Rush (6pm) at the Luckenbach Mill. 5pm – The Ultra Kings, Taylor House Brewing Co. 6pm – Fran Mayville – Insurrection Distillery, Kendal Conrad – Soul Joel’s Comedy Club and Off the Road – The Overlook. 6:30pm – Michael Patrick – The Iron Mule. 7pm – Boondock Barons – Jabber Jaws Bar & Grill, Mark & Ralph – Black & Blue, Vinyl Persuasion – The Shanty on 19th, Smooth Retsina Glow – Fegley’s Allentown Brew Works, Band of Brothers – Steel Pub, Doyle & the Dudes – Easton Wine Project, Lonesome Found – ShawneeCraft Brewing Co and Ginger & the Schnappes, Palette & Pour. 7:30pm – Kashmir – Steel Pub. 8pm – The Moondogs – Seven Sirens Brewing Co, John Cannavo & Lou Franco – Lakeside Bar-Restaurant, Dose – Original Pocono Pub and Snow Betz – Funhouse Southside.
SUNDAY – 9:30am – Bill Ihling – Saucon Valley Farmer’s Market. 10am – Bacon Fest with Brad Hinton & Paul Wilkinson (10am), The Craig Thatcher Trio (noon) and Seth Witcher (2pm). 11am – The Ginger Duo – Artisan’s Wine & Cheese Cellar. 2pm – Ziggy – ShawneeCraft Brewery and Two of a Kind – Blue Mountain Vineyards. 3pm – Sean & Cassandra – Insurrection Distillery. 4pm – Christmas in the Quarter with Amber Peirce (4pm) and Mark & Ralph (6pm) at the Luckenbach Mill. 6pm – Jaycie & Michayla – Trails End Pub and Chris Colaiaco – Seven Sirens Brewing Co. 8pm – Shaun Lally & Claudio Pinto – Funhouse Southside.
The weather looks great for a November weekend. There are several outdoor events so, take advantage of the sunshine and warm temps and go see some live music. Christmas in the Quarter, Bacon Fest and Pets 4 Vets at Hardball Cider all have more than just live music to offer and all require tickets for entry. Check their Facebook pages for more info and to purchase tickets. There’s also a whole lot of free music to enjoy so, take a look, pick a spot and go support live music and the venues that continue to keep the music scene in the Lehigh Valley alive !
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