The music scene in and around the Lehigh Valley is most definitely alive and well. Take a look at the number of shows coming up this week and you’ll see you have plenty of choices. You will find great music, food, drink choices and much more at any one of these venues that continue to support local music. We can all do our part by supporting them. Not ready to go out yet ? Consider ordering take-out or delivery and tune in to a virtual performance from home.
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THURSDAY – 5pm – Owen & the Alien, Folino Estate Vineyards. 6pm – Tim Harakal, Steel Club, Kendal Conrad, Artisan Wine & Cheese Cellar, Heart Headed, Taco’s y Tequila (Allentown) and Strawberry Jam, Boulder View Tavern. 6:30pm – Backyard Cabaret, Porter’s Pub and Steve Walker, Trooper Thorns. 7pm – Shaun Lally, Stooges.
FRIDAY – 2pm – Jimmy Brown, Renegade Winery. 5pm – Brosky & Cannavo, Radical Wines. 6pm – Stef & Mike, Artisan Wine & Cheese Cellar, Sarah Winston, Steel Club, Michael Arenella Duo, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn, Sean & Cassandra, Insurrection Distillery, Stephanie Grace, Saucony Creek Franklin Station Brewpub, Andrew Moses, Pocono Brewery Co., Bill Hoffman, Boulder View Tavern and Hayley Jackson, 19th Grille at Woodstone Country Club. 6:15pm – Jazz Improvisation Experience, Palette & Pour. 6:30pm – Mark & Ralph Duo, The Iron Mule and Kendal Conrad, The Taproom at Weyerbacher. 7pm – Cody Templeton Band, Steel Pub, Chad Brown, House & Barn, Peter Johann, HiJinx Brewery, Doug Kaetz, Easton Wine Project, Shaun Lally, Tacos y Tequila, (Allentown), Joseph Acor & Jake, Rivals Sports Bar, Secret Reasons, ShawneeCraft Brewery, 90 Minute Drive, Derailed Taproom, GT3, Bookstore Speakeasy, Jake Bracey, Brothers Kershner Brewing Co and The Large Flowerheads, Musikfest Cafe. 7:30pm – Mr Nice Guy, Liberty Taproom and Half a Rooster (Lakini’s Rooster Duo), 5 Points Bar & Restaurant. 8pm – Tim Harakal, Seven Sirens Brewing Co, Powder Valley Bang, The Funhouse Southside, Steve McDaniels, The Original Pocono Pub, Cody Wiley, One Ten Tavern, The Boondock Barons, Fossil’s Last Stand and The Stray Seeds, The Shanty on 19th.
SATURDAY – 1pm – Ben Tyler, Vynecrest Vineyards and George Baier, Tolino Vineyards. 2pm – Matthew Charles, Seven Sirens Brewing Co, Honey & Nutz, ShawneeCraft Brewery and George Becker, Black River Farms. 5pm – Stranger Things Rock, Strawberry Family Restaurant, Tim Harakal, The Shelby, Steve Walker, Flanagan’s Irish Pub and Mr Nice Guy, Klinger’s at the Airport. 6pm – Ginger & Joe, Artisan Wine & Cheese Cellar, John Rodden, Saucony Creek Kutztown Brewery, Mike Schultz, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn, Sadik Akdogan Trio, Saucony Creek Franklin Station Brewpub, Bobby V, Pocono Brewery Co, Bill Rooth, Happy Hour Bar & Grill, Fran Mayville, Insurrection Distillery, DMC Duo, Steel Club and Walter Lee, Boulder View Tavern. 6:15pm – Acute Inflection, Palette & Pour. 6:30pm – Owen & the Alien, The Iron Mule and American Religion, The Taproom at Weyerbacher. 7pm – Social Call Duo, Gin Mill & Grille, Jake Kaligis, Shanty on 19th, Neil Grover, House & Barn, Fab Faux, State Theater, GT3, Bookstore Speakeasy, Girl Crue, Steel Pub, Jeff Crosson, Easton Wine Project, Kendal Conrad, J.J.Ratigan’s Brewery, Kevin & Dean, Jabber Jaws Bar & Grill, Video Daze, Rival’s Sports Bar, 99 Strings, Taylor House Brewing Co, Andrew Tirado, ShawneeCraft Brewery, Erin Powers, Derailed Taproom and Gary Hoey, Musikfest Cafe. 8pm – At The Apollo, Seven Sirens Brewing Co, John Cannavo Band, Lakeside Bar, Aiden Bloomfield, The Funhouse Southside, Gracy’s Trip, West End, Ian Kirk, The Original Pocono Pub and The Stray Seeds, 21 Craft House.
SUNDAY – 11am – Jimmy Farrell, McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub, Charlie Wanyo, Saucony Creek Franklin Station Brewpub. Noon – The King Brothers, New Hope Winery. 1pm – Shaun Lally, Rivals Sports Bar and Allison Landon, Bishop Estate Winery. 2pm – Stef & Mike, Blue Mountain Vineyards and Street Box Strummer, ShawneeCraft Brewery. 4pm – At The Apollo, Fossil’s Last Stand, Heart Headed, Seven Sirens Brewing Co and Paul Knakk, New Tripoli Hotel. 5pm – Joe Lazorik, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn and Social Call Duo, Covered Bridge Inn. 6pm – Z Solo, Trails End Pub. 8pm – Mosey Beat, The Funhouse Southside.
WEDNESDAY – Noon – Steve Walker, Flanagan’s Irish Pub. 5pm – Steve Walker, Doc’s Irish Pub and Mike Schultz, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn. 6pm – Two of a Kind, Covered Bridge inn.
OPEN MICS – THURSDAY – 6pm – Shanty on 19th and Renegade Winery. 7pm – Bowers Hotel and ShawneeCraft Brewery. SUNDAY – 3pm – Shanty on 19th. 7pm – The Wooden Match. MONDAY – 6pm – Down River Brewing Co. 8pm – The Funhouse Southside. TUESDAY – 5pm – Seven Sirens Brewing Co. 7pm – Old Mill Pub. WEDNESDAY – 7pm – Black & Blue and Desiderio’s Stone Tavern. If you plan on attending an open mic, please bring your own instrument and microphone whenever possible and follow all safety guidelines.
ON-LINE SHOWS – Rocking the Valley has several shows broadcast live each week. MONDAY – 7pm – Songwriter’s Alive with host Tom Cooney Music. 8pm – Moonstruck Magic with Angie Morey TUESDAY – 12:30pm – Not for Coltrane Tuesdays featuring “Stump the Band” with Michael Duck.7pm –Canadian Sessions with Samara Johnson (live from Ontario). 8pm – The Showcase with Steve Jones. WEDNESDAY – 8pm – Artist Spotlight with Ralph with Ralph Pagano. 9pm – Whip it Out Wednesday with Angie Morey. For a complete listing of al the shows and an up to date schedule, visit http://www.rockingthevalley.com. All shows are broadcast on Facebook, YouTube, Bandlab and Twitch. Other virtual shows to tune in to: TUESDAY – 7PM – Live From Godfrey Daniels with Dave Fry. TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY – 1:11pm – Afternoon Delight with Headeye (Jason Hedrington) on Facebook.
Once again, thanks to the many venues in the area and the artists that provide the music each and every week in the Valley and beyond. Pick a place, or two, or three and support the ever-growing local music scene. Without your support, there is no music scene.
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