The Slicked Up 9’s – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/10/18

Every year Musikfest has countless of free shows all around Bethlehem, there is literally something for everyone. Some of these are in tents, on a stage, or right on the street in downtown Bethlehem. One group that always plays Musikfest and always has a big following is The Slicked Up 9’s. The band originates from… Read More The Slicked Up 9’s – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/10/18

The Slackers – Levitt Pavilion Steel Stacks – Bethlehem, PA – 6/5/21

With concerts back one of the great parts of the Steel Stacks in Bethlehem, PA is the huge assortments of free concerts they put on each summer. As luck had it, the first show back at Steel Stacks without the “pods” and limited capacity was The Slackers. This was a good thing because for a… Read More The Slackers – Levitt Pavilion Steel Stacks – Bethlehem, PA – 6/5/21

Gary Clark Jr. / Fiona Silver / Jeremiah Tall – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/8/18

On day 6 of Musikfest 2018, rock n roll was alive and well with all credit to Gary Clark Jr. Starting the show off was acoustic folk/blues singer Jeremiah Tall. Being a fairly local musician, Jeremiah also had other dates at Musikfest on side stages, his performance on the main stage garnered attention from the… Read More Gary Clark Jr. / Fiona Silver / Jeremiah Tall – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/8/18

Slingshot Dakota – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/3/18

Slingshot Dakota has become a staple band to see at Musikfest for fans and onlookers.  Comprised of husband, Tom Patterson, and wife, Carly Comando, the duo put on an electric performance each year.  Tom’s drumming is chaotic that you wonder if his drums will break at any minute.  Just watching him perform is like seeing… Read More Slingshot Dakota – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/3/18

Fright Barker & Sons – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/3/18

Once again the ever most energetic, wild, and unpredictable Fright Barker & Sons played Musikfest to a packed crowd.  For anyone not familiar with Fright Barker & Sons, they are one of the most charismatic rock and roll, swing, jive band around.  Having played Musikfest multiple times now, it isn’t just returning fans, but new… Read More Fright Barker & Sons – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/3/18

The Slicked Up 9’s – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/3/19

A yearly staple to Musikfest’s free concert stages is swing, blues group the Slicked Up 9’s.  Forming during their years at Lehigh University, the Slicked Up 9’s would stay together for over 20 years and played numerous shows throughout eastern PA and beyond.  However, nothing compares to their yearly return to the streets of Bethlehem… Read More The Slicked Up 9’s – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/3/19

The Pietasters – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/4/19

For the second year in a row, The Pietasters graced Bethlehem’s Musikfest with their ska, soul, punk sound that had the crowd dancing for the whole set.  Compared to last year, the stage for this year was more fitting for the Pietasters, lower to the ground and not on a hill.  This allowed for singer… Read More The Pietasters – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/4/19

Voodoo Threauxdown featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Galactic / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / New Breed Brass Band – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/2/18

Bethlehem, PA was transformed into New Orleans, LA during Musikfest’s opening night on August 2nd and for those that have never visited New Orleans or Bourbon Street, the Voodoo Threauxdown tour filled in that gap.  The tour, which is headlined by Trombone Shorty featured Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Breed Brass Band, and with… Read More Voodoo Threauxdown featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Galactic / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / New Breed Brass Band – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/2/18