Did you say festival ? Yeah, we have a few of those. And, I’m sure, many more to come before the summer is over. We also have another week of “Tunes at Twilight” in Downtown Bethlehem and a whole host of live music for you to choose from this coming week, starting today.
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Let’s start with a special event since it’s early this morning. Ginger & Joe (Ginger & the Schnappes) will be at the Weis Cafe’ Grand Opening (Macungie) at 11am to kick off your weekend.
Tunes at Twilight – THURSDAY – all times 6pm – Downtown Bethlehem. Shaun Lally, McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub, Ginger & the Schnappes, Edge, Christopher Dean Duo, Hotel Bethlehem, Jake Kaligis, Twisted Olive and Clay Reilly, Urbano.
SATURDAY Festivals – 11am – Lehigh Valley Food Truck Festival, Coca Cola Park. Live music by The New Standard, StillCraft, Dave Ebert of Radio One, Christine & Co, The Castaway Band and Alias. Admission is free. Parking – $8 at the gate or $6 in advance at https://www.milb.com/lehigh…/events/food-truck-festival. Uptown Northampton Street Fair, Main St, Northampton. Live music by Kendal Conrad (noon) and Chasing Daylight (2:30pm). Noon – Wine & Song Festival, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery. Live music by Ben Tyler, Neil Grover, Michael Gray & Co, Hannah Violet Trio, Copper Fields and The Frost. 2pm (doors) – 3pm start – Country Creek Blues Festival, Country Creek Winery. Live music by Mike Guildin & Rollin’ & Tumblin’, Mikey Junior Band, Little Red Rooster Blues Band, Crooked Eye Blues Revue and an All-Star Jam Finale with special guest Roger Girke. Admission $20. 8pm – Metal Throwdown, Jabber Jaws Bar & Grill featuring Throne Room, When Hell Descends, This Calls For Blood and Ghost Widow.
SUNDAY Festival– Noon – School of Rock, Easton and School of Rock, Allentown Spring Performance Group. Emmaus Community Park. Featuring the music of SoCal, Elton John and Frank Zappa.
THURSDAY – 4pm – Pentley Holmes, Hamilton Kitchen and the Will Kiss Band, Pocket Park. 4:30pm – Mark & Ralph, South Mall. 5:30pm – Tim Harakal, The Shelby, Pilgy, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyard and Winery and Deal Duo, Sun Inn Preservation Center. 6pm – Ultra Kings Dulux, Steel Club, Matt Miskie, Mansion House and Two of a Kind, Covered Bridge Inn. 6:30pm – Backyard Cabaret, Porter’s Pub. 7pm – Shaun Lally, Stooges, GT3 Jazz Standards, Bookstore Speakeasy, Quick Draw, The Iron Mule and Stevie Vicks, The View at Morgan Hill. 7:30pm – Tommy Emmanuel, Steel Stacks.
FRIDAY – 4pm – Tom Riccobono, Eagles Rest Cellars. 5pm – Steel Creek Trio, Tolino Vineyards, Andrew Moses, Mountain View Vineyards and Deal Duo, HiJinx Brewery. 5:30pm – Hannah Violet, Easton Public Market and Pilgy, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyard and Winery. 6pm – Joanna Bea & Mike ET, Insurrection Distillery, Michael Patrick, Crossroads Tavern, Social Call, Coplay Saengerbund, James Supra Trio, Jack’s Slice, Glen Roberts, Hardball Cider, Derelict Franchise, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn, Woodside Avenue, Yergey Brewing Co, Brian Lally, Horse Tavern, Eddie J, Milford House, Joe Mixon, Foundation Tavern, Kyle Yankowy, Union & Finch, Blaming Amy, Thunderhead Lodge, Sixty Shades of Gray, Saucony Creek Franklin Station Brew Pub, Ditch the Rain Duo, Hotel Bethlehem, Stef & Mike, Boser Geist Brewing Co, Regina Sayles, Boulder View Tavern and Helicopter Hot Tub, Saucony Creek Kutztown Brewery. 6:30pm – Mark & Ralph, The Iron Mule and Erin Kelly, Farmhouse Restaurant. 7pm – Hot Toddys, Steel Pub, Philly Keys, Rivals Sports Bar, Neil Grover, House & Barn, Curious Dog, Derailed Taphouse, Luca, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co, Seth Witcher, Easton Wine Project, Two of a Kind, Half Time Bar & Grill, Peter Johann Band, Ringer’s Roost, Radio One, Bru Daddy’s and Mark Cook, Leaf Cigar Bar. 7:30pm – Rubix Kube, Steel Stacks and Kendal Conrad, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co. 7:45pm – Bill Smith, Bookstore Speakeasy. 8pm – Fran Mayville, Triple Sun Spirits, Steve Brosky Duo, Shanty on 19th, The Boondock Barons, Jabber Jaws Bar & Grill, Jeff Crosson, 21 Craft House, Aiden Bloomfield Trio, Seven Sirens Brewing Co and Scott Messina, Smuggler’s Cove. 10pm – The Wallace Brothers, Funhouse Southside and Jonny Cornelius, Pearly Baker’s Ale House.
SATURDAY – 12:30pm – Steel Creek Trio, Shepherd Hills Golf Club. 1pm – McConney, Heart & Soul Cafe, Eliza Rush & Brook South, Setter Ridge Winery, The Boondock Barons, Half Time Bar & Grill, Vinyl Persuasion, Slatington Farmer’s Market, Glenwood, Tolino Vineyards and Bobby Siegfried, Vynecrest Vineyards. 2pm – The Weekenders, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co, BC Combo, Stoney Run Winery, Ultra Kings, Taylor House Brewing Co, Leah Marie Fuls Band, The Inn at Birch Wilds, Cassandra Rose, Seven Sirens Brewing Co and Lake of Orchards, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co. 3pm – Mark & Ralph, Invertase Brewing Co. 3:30pm – Jeff Crosson, Lost Tavern (Hellertown). 4pm – John David Ambrose, Broadway Grill. 4:30pm – Britt & Kenny, Eagles Rest Cellars. 5pm – Stef & Mike, Hop Hill Brewing Co. 5:30pm – Seth Witcher, Black River Farms. 6pm – Billy & Chris, Lost Tavern (Hellertown), Scott Erickson, Insurrection Distillery, Mark Prestifilippo, Hotel Bethlehem, Joe Lazorik, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn, Laurie Vosburg, The Milford House, Justin Fischel, Yergey Brewing Co, Smooth Retsina Glow, Mountain View Vineyards and Golden Twine, Saucony Creek Kutztown Brewery. 7pm – Copper Fields, Easton Wine Project, Stacy Gabel, House & Barn, Jaisen Taylor Acoustic Band, Gin Mill & Grille, Ricky & the Rebels, Steel Pub, M80 Trio, Rivals Sports Bar, Mike Greer & Co, Strawberry Family Restaurant, Erin McClelland, Derailed Taphouse, Lonesome Found, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co and Dave Mell Band, Oakies. 7:30pm – Mark & Ralph, 5 Points Bar & Grill, Chelsea Lyn Meyer, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co and Shamarr Allen, Steel Stacks. 8pm – Sunsets North, Seven Sirens Brewing Co and Cody Wiley, One Ten Tavern. 9pm – Vinyl Persuasion, The Shanty on 19th. 10pm – The Wonton Soups, Funhouse Southside and Mosey Beat, Pearly Baker’s Ale House.
SUNDAY – 8am – Nick Franclik, Jake’s Flea Market. 10am – Frank Porter, Emmaus Farmer’s Market. Noon – Girl Crue, Pocono Mountain Harley-Davidson and Michael Patrick & Michael Carr, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co. 1pm – Anthony Cubbage, Vynecrest Vineyards, Gary Dillon, Tolino Vineyards and Tim Harakal, Setter Ridge Winery. 2pm – Ash & Snow, Black River Farms, Grey Man Group, Lakeside Bar, Jessica Delfino, ShawneeCraft Brewery and Steven Wales, Stoney Run Winery. 3pm – Two of a Kind, Insurrection Distillery. 4pm – Heart Headed, Seven Sirens Brewing Co and Jeni Hackett Duo, Covered Bridge Inn. 5pm – Jesse Bardwell & the Noble Brothers, Porter’s Pub and Shaun Lally, Hops at the Paddock. 6pm – Z Solo, Trails End Pub, Jeffrey Gaines, Steel Stacks and Frog Holler, Bear Creek Mountain Resort. 10pm – Lorenzo, Funhouse Southside.
WEDNESDAY – 6pm – Mark & Ralph, Jack’s Slice. 7pm – Ginger & the Schnappes, Palette & Pour and Doubting Thomas, Steel Pub.
OPEN MIC NIGHTS –NEW! Coming on June 2, Insurrection Distillery, Wednesdays at 5pm. THURSDAY – 6pm – Renegade Winery and Jack’s Slice, 7pm – Bowers Hotel, Cinder Inn, Blend (Final Thursday every month) and ShawneeCraft Brewery. 9pm -. Rathskeller in the National Hotel. 10pm – The Bath Exchange, inside the Historic Slate Exchange Hotel in Bath. FRIDAY – 6pm – Hope & Coffee, Tamaqua. 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. 6pm – Iron Lakes Country Club. 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 !
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). All Rocking the Valley shows on Facebook and YouTube.
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