Weekly Music Lineup – 9/30/21

Oktoberfest anyone ? Well, it is October so, it stands to reason that we have an Oktoberfest “celebration” or two, or three….You get the idea. There’s Garlic Fest and Harvest Fest and First Friday and plenty of other live music happenings to keep you busy all week. Please support the local businesses and musicians that make the Valley and beyond the best place to see/hear live music !

If you would like to see your events advertised here every week, simply let me know your schedule by Wednesday evening. Whether your event is live and in person or on-line, you can promote it here. Use the “contact us” form on the website, Facebook messenger or email at lvvoicesofthevalley@gmail.com. Please take a minute to like and share us on Facebook. Here are this weeks’ lineups.


Every THURSDAY through October 14 starts with Happy Hour on Hamilton in downtown Allentown and Rock the Walk at 4pm. This week’s featured performers in Pocket Park are ELY Dance Studio (4pm) and Common Bond (6pm). Look for other pop-up artists along Hamilton Street from 4-6pm.

FRIDAY 10/1/21First Friday Music Walk, Southside Arts District, Bethlehem. 6:30pmGinger & the Schnappes, Venture X Lobby and Doug Kaetz, Five Maidens Cider. 7pmThe Reconnect, F&A Grog House and 8pmChelsea Lyn Meyer, Dinky’s Ice Cream.

FRIDAY 10/1 – SUNDAY 10/3/21Oktoberfest at Steel Stacks, Bethlehem (weekend 1). Friday, PNC Plaza, 5pmPolkadelphia, Brewmasters Biergarten, 5:30pmZaire, Hofbrau Biergarten 6:30pmDina Hall Band, Yuengling Biergarten, Wig Party and Levitt Pavilion, 7pmBoathouse Row. Saturday: PNC PlazaNoon, Polkadelphia. Hofbrau Biergarten3pmMuddy Rukus. Samuel Adams/Dogfish Head Biergarten2pm, Pepperwine, 5:30pm, SlideWinder Blues Band, 8pm, Heavy Mayo. Brewmasters Biergarten, 2pmStacy Gabel, 6pmAiden Bloomfield Band, 8pm, Schutzengiggles Oompah Band. Yuengling BiergartenNoon, Steve Brosky Trio, 7pmHydraulic Lime, 9pmTavern Tan. Levitt Pavilion, 6pmThe Discoteks. Sunday: PNC Plaza, NoonPolkadelphia. Hofbrau Biergarten, NoonSwamp Guard, 3pmJoe Moralles Trio. Brewmasters Biergarten, 2pmSmooth Retsina Glow. Yuengling Biergarten, NoonSchutzengiggles Oompah Band, 3pmMelody Cruz. Weekend 2 starts next Friday, 10/8/21 at 5pm.

SATURDAY 10/2/21Oktoberfest at Bru Daddy’s, Allentown. NoonHayley Jackson, 4pmCopper Fields and 7pmRadio One.

SATURDAY 10/2/21Harvest Fest, Bethlehem. 11am, Pentley Holmes, 1:20pm, Zaire, 3:40pm, Cunningham & Associates and 6pmScott Marshall & the Highway Souls.

SATURDAY 10/1 – SUNDAY 10/3/21Garlic Fest, Easton. Latin Quarter Stage, 2nd & Northampton Sts. Saturday, NoonOMAIRA, 3pm, Pancho Bongo y su Orquesta. Sunday, NoonSophia Matlock, 2pmFabricio. 3rd St Beer Garden Stage, S. 3rd & Ferry Sts: Saturday, 11am, Jealous Monks, 1:30pm, Lisa Bodnar & Whistlegrass, 4pmThe Fab 60’s Revival Band. Sunday, 11amFish Eyed Blues, 3pmThe Caren Kennedy Formula.

SAUTRDAY 10/2/21Punk Rawk Night, Catasauqua Club. 6:30pmThe Transmission NOW, Resting Punk Face and Chelsea Lyn Meyer.


THURSDAY 9/30/21 4pmFran Mayville, Macungie Farmer’s Market. 4:45pmStillCraft, Coca Cola Park (pre-game show). 5pmRadio One, Lost TavernBethlehem. 6pmAsh & Snow, Artisan Wine & Cheese Cellar, The Ginger Trio, Twisted Olive, Mike Manning, Foundation Tavern and Paul Knakk, Steel Club. 6:30pmZaire, Scott Park. 7pmSmooth Retsina Glow, Palette & Pour. 7:30pmMaggie Rose w/Them Vibes & Dylan Hartigan, Musikfest Cafe. 8pmJonny Cornelius, 21 Craft House & Kitchen.

FRIDAY 10/1/215pmAndrew Moses, Tolino Vineyards, Sonia Weimann & Frank DiBussolo, Alba Vineyards, Jonny Cornelius, Radical Wines and Shaun Lally, Tacos y Tequila – Allentown. 5:30pmTwo of a Kind, Foothill Farms. 5:40pmStefanie Johnson Band, Coca Cola Park (pregame show). 6pmFlirtin with the Mob, Coplay Seangerbund, James Supra/Sarah Ayers Band, Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, Tom Storm, Mansion House, Stereotype, Moore Township Recreation Center, Fraser Thomas, Artisan Wine & Cheese Cellar, Off the Road Duo, Foundation Tavern, Red Angel Duo, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn, Jeni Hackett Duo, HiJinx Brewery, Chris Thomas, Weathered Vineyards, Third Hand, Thunderhead Lodge, Little Red Rooster, Strawberry Family Restaurant and Ultra Kings DuLuxe, Lost Tavern – Bethlehem. 6:30pmWhitey McVickers, The Iron Mule and StaticSix28, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co. 7pmLeah Marie Fuls Duo, Two Rivers Brewing Co – Easton, Vinyl Persuasion, Willow Creek Brewing Co, Smooth Retsina Glow, Blended by Bru Daddy’s, Jack Kidd, Crossroads Tavern, Sarah Heine, Easton Wine Project, Secret Reasons, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co, Kendal Conrad, Stable 12 Brewery, Social Call Lite, Slopeside Pub and Doubting Thomas, Steel Pub. 8pmThe Weekenders, Rivals Sports Bar and Zac Lawless, Derailed Taphouse. 8:30pmRod Michael, The Shanty on 19th. 10pmBear Sloth, Funhouse Southside.

SATURDAY 10/2/2111amSteel Creek & Erin Kelly, Lehigh Valley Zoo. NoonJohn DeRosa Band, J.D. Cycle Works. 12:30pmThird Hand, Gas House Dance Hall. 12:45pmKendal Conrad, Limerick Uncorked. 1pmLeah Marie Fuls Duo, Richmond Farm & Brewery, Andrew Moses, Tolino Vineyards, The Outcrops, Sorrenti Family Vineyards, Ash & Snow, Black River Farms, Smooth Retsina Glow, Renegade Winery and Two of a Kind, Country Junction. 2pmSons of Izzy, Emmaus Community Park and Brian St John, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co. 3pmThe Dr Dick Show, The Sand Bar. 5pmSmith Compound Band, Macungie VFW Tiki Bar, Vinyl Persuasion, Foundation Tavern and Blue Harmony, Bucks County Brewery. 5:10pmJeni Hackett, Coca Cola Park (pregame show). 6pmShaun Lally, HiJinx Brewery, The Boondock Barons, Jabber Jaws Bar & Grille, Endless Detour, Coopersburg Fire Co, Swamp Guard Trio, Lost Tavern – Bethlehem, Lovelace, Roselawn Bistro, Smooth Retsina Glow, Bell Hall and Dave Johnsen, Slopeside Pub. 6:30pmJohn DeRosa, The Iron Mule and Nite Liters, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co.. 7pmOwen & the Alien, House & Barn, DMC Duo, Easton Wine Project, The Sol, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co and Bad Influence, Steel Pub. 8pmBobby V, Derailed Taphouse and The Acoustic Project, Emmaus Mercantile Club. 9pmMystic Warrior, New Jerusalem Inn.

SUNDAY 10/3/218amNick Fanclik, Jake’s Flea Market. 10amEmmaus Public Singing Society, Emmaus Farmer’s Market and Bill Ihling, Hunterdon Land Trust. NoonThe Boondock Barons, Old Post Inn and The Large Flowerheads, Becky’s Drive-In. 1pmErin McClelland, Tolino Vineyards and Band of Brothers, Country Junction. 2pmAndrew Moses, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co and Kendal Conrad, Black River Farms. 3pmSteel Creek, Carbon County Harvest Fest. 4pmEliza Rush & Jessica Corbin, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co and The Big Shaboozie, The Inn at Birch Wilds. 5:30pmFrank Giasullo Trio, The Iron Mule. 10pmNick Levinos, Funhouse Southside.

WEDNESDAY 10/6/21Smith Compound Band, Steel Pub.

OPEN MIC NIGHTS***There is a New Open Mic in the area at New Jerusalem Inn, Fleetwood, PA. It is at 7pm on the second and last Thursday every month.*** 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. 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 SHOWSThursday – 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 ValleySunday -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 October, 2021. . All Rocking the Valley shows on Facebook and YouTube.

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