Once again, there’s plenty of live music to choose from. The weather forecast looks pretty close to perfect so, if it’s outdoor music you’re looking for, you should have no problem finding it. If you have been enjoying the Tunes at Twilight in Downtown Bethlehem, be sure to check out tonight’s schedule for the 2021 finale.
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FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS
Every THURSDAY through October 14 starts with Happy Hour on Hamilton in downtown Allentown and Rock the Walk at 4pm. This week’s featured performer in Pocket Park is The Large Flowerheads (6pm). Look for pop-up artists along Hamilton Street from 4-6pm. Tonight is the final night for Tunes at Twilight in Downtown Bethlehem at 6pm. You’ll find Scott Marshall at Edge Restaurant, Regina Sayles at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub, Ginger & Joe at the Goundie House Garden, Ron Gossley at Hotel Bethlehem, George Hrab at Twisted Olive, Jeff Crosson at Lost Tavern and Shaun Lally (5:30pm) at The Sun Inn Courtyard.
SATURDAY 7/24 – Can Jam Music Festival at the Creek, Springtown, PA – Noon – Slik Helvetika, Ho Jo, Chelsea Lyn Meyer Band and Hold On Howard. Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/can-jam-21-music-festival-at-the-creek-tickets-162466546815?fbclid=IwAR2GzkUQCJmc2RR2kocpRvOSoc4YOnQhnbr_2rmLR6qpWhLK1_N36bkHrbU
SATURDAY 7/24 – Sol Splash Music & Arts Festival, Snipes Farm – 2pm – Highbration, Deal, Bears Choice and Newness.
SATURDAY 7/24 – The Mighty Manatees Bob Marley Tribute, Country Creek Winery – 3pm. Tickets, $20 at the gate.
SUNDAY 7/25 – Punk Rock Sunday, Country Creek Winery – 2pm. Bands in order of appearance: Froggy, THE dp3, Big Handsome, Mojo Machine, Van Hellen and The Fux. Tickets $10 at the gate.
SATURDAY 7/24 & SUNDAY 7/25 – All Metal Weekend, Jabber Jaws Bar & Grill. Sat – 6pm – $10 cover. Suicide Puppets, Stys Fathers, All The Damn Vampires, Cold Blood Creep and 5-7-Zero. Sun – 7pm – $10 cover. This Calls For Blood, Burned in Effigy, Sinister RIP and Boorish.
THURSDAY 7/22 – 5pm – Chris Zelenka & Don Yoman, Covered Bridge Inn and Pentley Holmes, Slopeside Pub & Grille. 5:30pm – Pilgy, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyards. 6pm – Stevie Vicks Duo, Steel Club, Ash & Snow, Artisan Wine & Cheese Cellar and Time Whys, Shappell Park. 6:30pm – Who Knows Band, Penn’s Peak and Taylor & Blair, Porter’s Pub. 7pm – Tim Harakal, The Wooden Match, Zaire, The View at Morgan Hill and Jonny Cornelius, Stooges. 7:30pm – Steel Creek, Plainfield Farmer’s Fair and Cold Spring Union Duo, Steel Stacks. 8pm – Live Wire, Reading Motorcycle Club. 9pm – Joanna Bea & Mike ET, Willow Street Pub.
FRIDAY 7/23 – 5pm – At the Apollo, Tolino Vineyards. 5:30pm – Pentley Holmes, Easton Public Market, Vinyl Persuasion, Olde Homestead Golf Club, Chelsea Lyn Meyer Duo, Weis Pub – Macungie and Pilgy, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyards. 6pm – Third Hand, Bell Hall, Matt Miskie, Insurrection Distillery, Mark & Ralph, Thunderhead Lodge, Eliza Rush, Mansion House, Rob & Howard, Weathered Vineyards, Jonny Cornelius, Blueprint Brewing Co, Chris Martin, Markley Grille, Ricky & the Rebels, Coplay Saengerbund, Michael Arenella Duo, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn, Lovelace, Roselawn Bistro, DMC Duo, Copperhead Grille, Woodside Avenue, Emmaus Triangle, Little Red Rooster, Strawberry Family Restaurant and Two Rocks Rye Duo, Slopeside Pub & Grille. 6:30pm – Laurie Vosburg, The Iron Mule and Smooth Retsina Glow, Southern Cross Kitchen. 7pm – Philadelphia Funk Authority, South Whitehall Park, Leah Marie Fuls Band, Roseto Big Time, Steel Creek, Catasauqua Park, Psychedelic Revival, Riverside Barr, Phil Stahl, House & Barn, Heart of Stone, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co, Kyle Baker, Derailed Taphouse, Dave Mell Trio, Willow Creek Brewing Co, Mike Guldin’s Rollin & Tumblin w/Craig Thatcher, Steel Pub, Two of a Kind, Ringer’s Roost and Stevie Vicks Duo, Easton Wine Project. 7:30pm – Owen & the Alien, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co. 7:45pm – George Grund Trio, Bookstore Speakeasy (second show Saturday at 7:45pm). 8pm – Radio One, Fegley’s Allentown Brew Works, Fran Mayville, Triple Sun Spirits, Billy Bauer Band, Mauch Chunk Opera House, Wes & Gabe, West End Pub, Stef, Mike & Erin, Seven Sirens Brewing Co. and Mississippi Pig Farmers, The Shanty on 19th. 8:30pm – Greg Smith & Maz Mazza, Slate Pub. 9pm – The Amish Outlaws, Draught House. 10pm – The Wallace Brothers, The Funhouse Southside.
SATURDAY 7/24 – 10am, Joanna Bea & Mike ET, Hope & Coffee. 11am – Girl Crue, Keystone Harley-Davidson. Noon – Laurie Vosburg Band, Federal Twist Vineyards. 1pm – Pilgy, Tolino Vineyards, Mark & Ralph, New Hope Winery and Chelsea Lyn Meyer, Fossil’s Last Stand. 2pm – Acoustic Keyes, Black River Farms, Tom Waskevich, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co and John Rodden, Seven Sirens Brewing Co. 4pm – Cassandra Rose, Eight Oaks Farm Distillery and Steel Creek, Victory Park (Slatington). 5pm – Serene Green, ed Rocks Outdoor Listening Room, Dirty Roxx, Egypt VFW and Scott Marshall & the Highway Souls, Macungie VFW Tiki Bar. 6pm – Z Solo, Mountain View Wine Bar & Taproom, Shaun Lally, Copperhead Grille, The Boondock Barons, Ringer’s Roost, Stef, Mike & Erin, Bell Hall, Steve & Kenny, Pocono Brewing Co, Mike Manning, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn, Tossed Salad, Strawberry Family Restaurant, Scott Erickson, Insurrection Distillery and Smokin Soles, Roselawn Bistro. 6:30pm – Scott Messina, The Iron Mule. 7pm – Acoustic Groove Trio, Palm Tavern, Matt Dellecker, Proper Brewing Co, Paller & Rose, Hill to Hill Grill, Owen & the Alien, House & Barn, Sons of Izzy, Steel Pub, Kate & Those Guys, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co, Vinyl Persuasion, Derailed Taphouse, Smooth Retsina Glow, Taylor House Brewing Co, Copper Fields, Bru Daddy’s and Rainbow Fresh, Easton Wine Project. 7:30pm – A Girl & A Guy, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co and Danielle Ponder, Steel Stacks. 8pm – The Knobby Whistlers, Lakeside Bar, Full Metal Racket, 1836 Saloon, Third Hand, The Shanty on 19th and The New Standard, Seven Sirens Brewing Co. 9pm – Seamus Kelleher, McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub, The Blue Collar Band, Hellertown American Legion and Psychedelic Revival, Trum Tavern. 10pm – At the Apollo, The Funhouse Southside.
SUNDAY 7/25 – 8am – Steve Walker, Jake’s Flea Market. 10am – Mark & Ralph, Emmaus Farmer’s Market. 11am – Avilion, Quakertown Farmer’s Market and Tim Harakal, McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub. Noon – Scott Marshall & the Highway Souls, Pocono Mountain Harley-Davidson. 1pm – The Royal Picks, Stoney Run Winery, Curious Dog, Tolino Vineyards, Dave Johnsen, Saucony Creek Kutztown Brewery and The Smith Compound Band, Macungie VFW Tiki Bar. 2pm – Howie Baker, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co, Harmony Garage Band, Draught House, Two of a Kind, Blue Mountain Vineyards, Pentley Holmes, Slopeside Pub & Grille, Pilgy, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyards and Smooth Retsina Glow, Crooked Eye Brewery. 2:30pm – The Boondock Barons, Old Post Inn. 3pm – Cody Templeton, Desiderio’s Stone Tavern and Grant Wagner, Insurrection Distillery. 4pm – Owen & the Alien, Hardball Cider and Cody Wiley, Seven Sirens Brewing Co. 5pm – Serene Green, Porter’s Pub, Shaun Lally, Fogelsville Hotel, Stefanie Johnson Band, The View at Morgan Hill and Copper Fields, Hops at the Paddock. 5:30pm – Saving Abel, Sister Salvation and Times Infinity, Artie’s Bar and Grill and John DeRosa, The Iron Mule. 6pm – Z Solo, Trails End Pub, Shayna Steel, Steel Stacks, Vinyl Persuasion, Kennedy Park, Large Flowerheads, Emmaus Community Park and Frog Holler, Bear Creek Mountain Resort. 10pm – Urban Achievers, The Funhouse Southside.
MONDAY 7/26 – 6:30pm – Joe Janci, Roxbury Twp Public Library.
WEDNESDAY 7/28 – 4:45pm – Owen & the Alien, Pocket Park. 6:15pm – Jeni Hackett Duo, Coplay Gazebo. 6:30pm – Cody Templeton, Water’s Edge. 7pm – Gyspy Junkies, Steel Pub.
OPEN MIC NIGHTS – THURSDAY – 6pm – Renegade Winery, My Tequila House and Jack’s Slice, 7pm – Bowers Hotel, Cinder Inn, The Stanhope House, 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) 8pm – Descendants Brewing Co (Ship Inn). WEDNESDAY – 5pm – Insurrection Distillery. 6pm – Bally Hotel, Josie Porter Farm and Jabber Jaws Bar & Grill. 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) will return September, 2021. . All Rocking the Valley shows on Facebook and YouTube.
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