After some much needed time away from the regular routine, the Weekly Music Lineup is back. Thanks for hanging in there while I took the time off and, to those of you who have continued to feed me the information I need to keep this going, you guys rock ! Let’s get right back to what’s happening in the local music scene this week.
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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 performers in Pocket Park are Fever Tree (4pm) and Mosey Beat (6pm). Seth Witcher is at Bru Daddy’s at 4pm. Look for other pop-up artists along Hamilton Street from 4-6pm.
FRIDAY 9/17 – SUNDAY 9/19/21 – Forks Township Community Days. Fri: 7pm, Truth & Soul. Sat: Noon, Craig Sailor Project, 3:30pm, Reservoir Hill w/Stefanie Johnson Band and 7pm, South Penn Dixie. Sun: Noon, The Hazmats, 3:10pm, Walking in Circles and 4pm, The Cody Templeton Band.
SATURDAY 9/18/21 – Chili Fest, Southside Bethlehem. Greenway Main Stage: 11:30am, Seth Witcher. 1pm, The Beautiful Distortion and 2pm, Wonton Soups. Noon – Keith Quelet & Friends, Dinky’s Ice Cream, Doug Kaetz, Molly’s Irish Grille & Sports Pub and Claudio & Liliana, Colony Meadery. 2pm – Neil Grover, Cafe the Lodge and Lorenzo, Molly’s Irish Grille & Sports Pub.
SATURDAY 9/18/21 – West End World Of Food Festival. 19th & Liberty Sts, Allentown. Noon – The Large Flowerheads. 2:30pm – We May Be Right. 5:30pm – M80. 8:30pm – Emily’s Tool Box.
SATURDAY 9/18 and SUNDAY 9/19/21 – Apple Days, Burnside Plantation, Bethlehem. Sat – Community Stage: 10am, Charter Arts School Students, 11:15am, Mark Hannig, 12:45pm – TBA, 2:15pm, Michael Patrick and 3:45pm, Julie Williams. Brewery Stage: 10am, Temple Ave Jazz Band, 12:30pm, Shaun Lally and 3pm, The Eliza Rush Band. Sun – Community Stage: 10am, Joanna Bea & Mike ET, 11:15am, Leah Marie Fuls Duo, 12:45pm, Amber Peirce, 2:30pm, Jack Murray and 3:45pm, Nick Franclik. Brewery Stage: 10am, Smooth Retsina Glow, 12:30pm, Acoustic Mayhem, 3pm, The Dina Hall Band.
SUNDAY 9/19/21 – Steel Pub End of Summer Bash. Sons of Izzy, 1pm and The Weekenders, 4:30pm.
SUNDAY 9/19/21 – Songwriters Brunch, El Charro Del Rio – Noon. Thomas Johnston, Steve Kunzman, Brad Staudle and Kevin DeFeo. Hosted by Michael Patrick.
THURSDAY 9/16/21 – 11:15am – AM/FM Duo, Bethlehem Farmer’s Market. 4:55pm – Alias, Coca Cola Park. 5:30pm – Kendal Conrad, Weis Pub – Macungie. 6pm – Third Hand, Twisted Olive and Ultra Kings DuLuxe, Steel Club. 7pm – Steel Creek, North Catty Park, Shaun Lally, Stooges and The Dr Dick Show, The View at Morgan Hill.
FRIDAY 9/17/21 – 5:30pm – Stef & Mike, Northampton Country Club and School of Rock – Ear Candy Tribute, Rivals Sports Bar. 6pm – Stereotype, Coplay Saengerbund, Two of a Kind, Insurrection Distillery, Fraser Thomas, Tipton’s Tavern, Third Hand, Bell Hall, The Flamin Caucasians, Strawberry Family Restaurant, John Rodden, Copperhead Grille and John Cannavo, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn. 6:30pm – Nite Liters, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co and Johnny’s Jukebox Band, The Iron Mule. 7pm – Pandora’s Box, Steel Pub, Smooth Retsina Glow, Willow Creek Brewery, Boondock Barons, Fossil’s Last Stand, Jonny Cornelius, Stooges, Tim Harakal, Easton Wine Project, Video Daze, VFW Post 2540 – Stroudsburg and The Downtown Jimmy Brown Duo, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co. 7:30pm – The Appropriation Committee, Connexions Gallery. 8pm – Mark & Ralph, Triple Sun Spirits Co, Mark Cernese & Nick Lindsay, Seven Sirens Brewing Co and George Grillo, Derailed Taphouse. 8:30pm – N*ked Jake, Rivals Sports Bar. 10pm – Dear Anna, Funhouse Southside.
SATURDAY 9/18/21 – 10:30am – Vinyl Persuasion, Bethlehem Rose Garden. 11am – Joanna Bea & Mike ET, Keystone Harley-Davidson. Noon – Chelsea Lynn Meyer Duo, Pocono Mountain Harley-Davidson and Sunset Skyz, Quakertown Farmer’s Market. 1pm – Two of a Kind, Country Junction. 2pm – StaticSix28, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co, Smooth Retsina Glow, Black River Farms, Cassandra Rose, Seven Sirens Brewing Co and Roy Ramos, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co. 3pm – Frank Porter, Lehigh Valley Zoo. 4pm – Z Solo, Camelback Mountain and The Weekenders, The Inn at Birch Wilds. 5pm – John Rodden, Hop Hill Brewing Co, The Boondock Barons, Spectators Bar & Grill and School of Rock – Talking Heads Tribute, Rivals Sports Bar. 6pm – Blue Moxie, Insurrection Distillery, Two of a Kind, Thunderhead Lodge, Common Bond, Catasauqua Park, Mike Greer & Co, Strawberry Family Restaurant, Hot Club Philadelphia Duo, McCoole’s at the Historic Red Lion Inn, Tim Harakal, The Shelby, Kendal Conrad, Hotel Bethlehem, Fran Mayville, Spring Valley Tavern, Smooth Retsina Glow, Leaf Cigar Bar and The Castaway Band, Weathered Vineyards. 6:30pm – John DeRosa, The Iron Mule. 7pm – Triple Dog Dare, Steel Pub, Vinyl Persuasion, Summit Hill American Legion, Shaun Lally, Ringer’s Roost, Mike Metzgar, Riverside Barr, Jessica Hoch, House & Barn, Kings of Queen Street, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co and Jeff Crosson, Easton Wine Project. 7:30pm – Alias, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co and Tank & the Bangas, Steel Stacks. 8pm – 90 Minute Drive, Derailed Taphouse, Joanna Bea & Mike ET, 110 Tavern and Wonton Soups, Seven Sirens Brewing Co. 8:30pm – Louie & the Longshots, Jabber Jaws Bar & Grille. 9pm – StillCraft, Trum Tavern and The Audio Files, New Jerusalem Inn. 10pm – Uncle Mike Gallagher w/The Stray Seeds, Funhouse Southside.
SUNDAY 9/19/21 – 8am – Naelee McCann, Jake’s Flea Market. 10am – Just So Duo, Emmaus Farmer’s Market. Noon – A.J.Croix & the Devil’s Right Hand Band, Ironbound Hard Cider. 12:30pm – Kendal Conrad, Tapas on Main. 2pm – Dynamic Duo, Blue Mountain Vineyards, John Rodden, Black River Farms, The Mighty Manatees, ed Rocks Outdoor Listening Room, Royal Picks, Weathered Vineyards, Peter Joseph, ShawneeCraft Brewing Co and Dave Johnsen, Slopeside Pub. 3pm – Joanna Bea & Mike ET, Insurrection Distillery, Vinyl Persuasion, Old Post Inn and Lakini’s Rooster, Silver Birches Resort. 4pm – HduO, The Taproom at Weyerbacher Brewing Co, Ginger & the Schnappes, The Inn at Birch Wilds and The Stray Seeds, Seven Sirens Brewing Co. 5:30pm – Frank Giasullo Trio, The Iron Mule. 6pm – Kat Wright, Steel Stacks. 10pm – Urban Achievers, Funhouse Southside.
WEDNESDAY 9/22/21 – 11:30am & 5pm – Jonny Cornelius, Pocket Park. 7pm – Mike Greer & Co, 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 October, 2021. . All Rocking the Valley shows on Facebook and YouTube.
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