May brings us even more options for live music as the weather warms up and more places begin hosting live music again. Many farmers markets are hosting live music again this year, Bethlehem kicks of their “Tunes at Twilight” series tonight, Allentown will begin hosting live music during happy hour on the arts walk every Thursday starting 2 weeks from today and the list just keeps growing. Of course, we still have to be mindful of safety precautions but, things are beginning to look a little more “normal”. If you are still not ready to venture out to one of the many performances this week, please consider supporting the music venues by ordering take out or delivery then, tune in to one of the on-line shows. Either way, please support local music and the venues that bring it to us every week.
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THURSDAY – Bethlehem’s “Tunes at Twilight” will feature Seamus Kelleher, McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub, Jake Kaligis, The Twisted Olive, Gene Perla Duo, Hotel Bethlehem, Tim Harakal, Goundie House and Billy Bauer Band, Edge – all with a 6pm start time. The remainder of Thursday’s schedule: 3:30pm – Jonny Cornelius, Black River Wine Bar. 4:30pm – Mark & Ralph, South Mall. 5pm – Seth Witcher, Coca Cola Park (pregame). 6pm – Two of a Kind w/The Doc, Hofford Mill, Kendal Conrad, Artisan Wine & Cheese Cellar and The Rythm Standard, Beer Wall on Penn. 6:30pm – Backyard Cabaret, Porter’s Pub. 7pm – GT3 Jazz Standards, Bookstore Speakeasy and Truth & Soul, The View at Morgan Hill.
FRIDAY – 5pm – The Kings of Queen St, Mountain View Vineyards and Laurie Vosburg w/Mike Wojik & Louis Fox, The Pour House at New Hope Winery. 5:30pm – Pilgy, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyards and Jordan White, Easton Public Market. 6pm – Age of the Bear (Anthony Cubbage), Banana Factory, Smith Compound Band, Coplay Saengerbund, Who Knows Duo, Cinder Inn, The Doc, Insurrection Distillery, Smooth Retsina Glow, Fredricksburg Eagle Hotel, Shaun Lally, Foundation Tavern, Jonny Cornelius, HiJinx Brewery, Andrea Carlson & the Love Police, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn, The Mike & Brian Project, Bishop Estate Vineyards, The Cobra Boyz, Keystone Harley-Davidson, Tom Storm, Mansion House, Radio One, Hotel Bethlehem, HavanaBudda, Pappy T’s, Ash & Snow, Artisan Wine & Cheese Cellar, Kendal Conrad, Markley Grill and Barefoot Duo, Plumstead Inn. 6:30pm – George Kilby, Jr & the Road Dogs, The Iron Mule. 7pm – Z Solo, Easton Wine Project, Randy Z, Brothers Kershner Brewing Co, The Reel to Real Country Band, Artie’s Bar & Grill, Oro Solido, Steel Stacks, Video Daze, Rivals Sports Bar, Social Call, Steel Pub, Eddie, Tom’s Bar & Grill, Hayley Jackson, Bru Daddy’s, Trouble City All Stars w/The Groove Merchants, Steel Stacks, Jake Kaligis, Ringer’s Roost, Str8up Duo, Iron Lakes Country Club, The Secret Reasons, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co, Kyle Baker, Derailed Taphouse, Heart Headed, Black & Blue, Lovelace, Roselawn Bistro and Powder Valley Bang, Jack’s Slice. 7:30pm – Jeff Crosson, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing. 7:45pm – Bill Smith, Bookstore Speakeasy. 8pm – Tusk, New Hope Winery, Mike Metzgar, Slate Pub, Richard Thomas, Klinger’s on Carsonia and Owen & the Alien, Seven Sirens Brewing Co. 8:30pm – The Boondock Barons, New Tripoli Hotel. 9pm – Pentley Holmes & Bob Noble, Pearly Baker’s Ale House. 10pm – Urban Achievers, Funhouse Southside.
SATURDAY – 9am – Carter Lansing, Easton Farmer’s Market. Noon – Smooth Retsina Glow, Quakertown Farmer’s Market, Two of a Kind, Slatington Farmer’s Market and Girl Crue, Pocono Mountain Harley-Davidson. 1pm – John Rodden, Lehigh Valley Zoo, At The Apollo, Big Woody’s (Forks), Zen Dog, Country Creek Winery and George Baier, Tolino Vineyards. 2pm – Stef, Mike & Erin, Black River Farms, Pilgy, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyards, Radio One, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co, Nathaniel Hintz, Invertase Brewing Co and Adam McKinley, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co. 3pm – Jesse Bardwell, Bob & Harry Noble, & Trevor Newcomb, ed Rocks Outdoor Listening Room and the Jaisen Taylor Band, Big Woody’s (Emmaus). 4pm – Big Wahu, Hardball Cider and Acoustic Groove Trio, Blue Mt Vineyards. 5pm – Play it Forward, Faraco’s Pizza and Powder Valley Bang, Big Woody’s (Emmaus). 5:30pm – Pilgy, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyards. 6pm – Smooth Retsina Glow, Mountain View Vineyards, Seamus Kelleher, Blueprint Brewing Co, Sean & Cassandra, Insurrection Distillery, Royal Picks, Saucony Creek Kutztown Brewery, John Rodden, Big Woody’s (Forks) Tyler Farr, One Center Square, Dan Ward, The Horse Tavern, Seth Witcher, Hotel Bethlehem, Jack Kidd, Crossroads Tavern, Joe Lazorik, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn, Waterfront Blue, Alba Vineyards and Second Wynd, Artisan Wine & Cheese Cellar. 6:30pm – Michael Patrick, The Iron Mule. 7pm – Kendal Conrad, J.J.Ratigan Brewing Co, Leah Marie Fuls Duo, Black & Blue, Naked Jake, Rivals Sports Bar, Fuzzy Bunny, Steel Pub, Pentley Holmes, Easton Wine Project, Social Call Duo, The Shanty on 19th, Shaun Lally, Ringer’s Roost, Kristen Morgenstern, House & Barn, Somewhat Civil, Tom’s Bar & Grill, Downtown Jimmy Brown Duo, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co, Sage, Derailed Taphouse, Third Hand, Gas House Dance Hall, and The Kelly Reilly Duo, Mountaintop Hotel. 7:30pm – Brick, West End and Woodside Avenue, The Taproom at Weyerbacher. 8pm – Mike Viscel, Jabber Jaws Bar & Grill, Jaycie & Michayla, One Ten Tavern, MO7s, All American Sports Pub, Psychedelic Revival, Best Station Hotel, Big Hix, Desiderio’s Stone Tavern and Dose, Pen Argyl Republican Club. 10pm – Mosey Beat, Funhouse Southside.
SUNDAY – 8am – Alyssa Dodge, Jake’s Flea Market. 9am – Serene Green, Saucon Valley Farmer’s Market. 9:30am – Golden Twine, Emmaus Farmer’s Market. 10:30am – Zach Brader, Jake’s Flea Market. 11am – Joe Mixon, Artisan Wine & Cheese Cellar, Brian Molnar & Todd Lanka, Asbury Coffee Mill, The New Standard, Hamilton Kitchen and Jimmy Farrell, McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub. 11:30am – Amber Peirce, Lehigh Valley Zoo. 1pm – Mark & Ralph, New Hope Winery, McConney, Stoney Run Winery, Zac Lawless, Tolino Vineyards and 60 Shades of Gray, Lily’s Vineyards. 1:35pm – Stefanie Johnson sings the National Anthem at Coca Cola Park. 2pm – Ziggy, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co, Pilgy, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyards, Kate & Paul, Brook Hollow Winery, Acoustic Keys, Black River Farms, Two of a Kind, Blue Mountain Vineyards, John DeRosa, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co, The Circuit Breakers, Macungie VFW and Jimmy & the Parrots, Hardball Cider. 3pm – Matt Miskie, Insurrection Distillery. 4pm – Rush Hour (Eilza & Mike), Seven Sirens Brewing Co and Regina Sayles, Happy Hour Bar & Grill. 6pm – Z Solo, Trails End Pub. 10pm – Heart Headed, Funhouse Southside.
MONDAY – Noon – Kendal Conrad, ribbon cutting ceremony at Mi Havana (Emmaus).
WEDNESDAY – 7pm – Lakini’s Rooster, Steel Pub.
OPEN MIC NIGHTS –NEW ! starting tonight, 10pm – The Bath Exchange, inside the Historic Slate Exchange Hotel in Bath. Coming on June 2, Insurrection Distillery, Wednesdays at 5pm. THURSDAY – 5:30pm – Blue Ridge Estate Winery (ends on 5/6). 6pm – Renegade Winery and Jack’s Slice, 7pm – Bowers Hotel, Cinder Inn, Blend (Final Thursday every month) and ShawneeCraft Brewery. SATURDAY – 6pm – Bally Hotel (First Saturday Every Month). SUNDAY – 3pm,- Shanty on 19th and Camels Hump Farm. . 7pm – The Wooden Match. MONDAY – 6:30pm – Crooked Eye Brewery (1st, 3rd & 5th Monday every month). 10pm – The Funhouse Southside. TUESDAY – 5pm – Seven Sirens Brewing Co. 7pm – Old Mill Pub and Change on 3rd (First Tuesday each month). WEDNESDAY – 6pm – Bally Hotel and Jabber Jaws Bar & Gill. 7pm – Black & Blue and Desiderio’s Stone Tavern. If you plan on attending an open mic, you are encouraged to bring your own instrument and microphone. Remember to follow all health and safety guidelines. Let’s keep the venues open !
ON-LINE SHOWS – WEEKLY ON-LINE SHOWS – Thursday – 8pm – Godfrey Daniels Concert Highlights on Folk Music Notebook. Friday – 7:30pm – Sippin with Shawn (Shawn Cavanaugh). Headeye (Jason Hedrington) – Saturday Shenanigans, 9pm and Tuesday & Wednesday, Afternoon Delight, 1:11pm all on Facebook & Instagram. Not For Coltrane (Michael Duck) Stump the Band, Tuesday –12:30pm on YouTube. Rocking the Valley – Sunday –7pm – Red Barn Music Series (Bill Medei), Monday – 7pm -Stories & Song with Mike & Tom (Michael Duck & Tom Cooney), 8pm – Alexxis Steele. Tuesday – 7pm – Canadian Sessions (Samara Johnson) – this show is currently on hold but, will be returning soon. Stay tuned. 8pm – Showcase with Steve Jones. Wednesday – 8pm – Artist Spotlight with Ralph (Ralph Pagano) – this weeks’ guest is Taylor Shae. All Rocking the Valley shows on Facebook and YouTube.
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