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

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

Weezer / White Reaper / Ceramic Animal – Muikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/5/19

Love them or hate them, one thing I think everyone can agree on about Weezer is that they are a fun band to see live.  First half of 2019 was a busy year for Weezer, Teal album, which was all cover songs, and the long awaited Black Album was released.  2020 will then see the… Read More Weezer / White Reaper / Ceramic Animal – Muikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/5/19

Swing That Cat – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/11/19

On the last day of Musikfest local Philadelphia/New Jersey swing band Swing That Cat played to a packed house at the Frank Banko Alehouse.  Packed house is also in a literal sense, because there was a wait to get inside the theatre in order to see their performance.  Unfortunately, I was one of those fans… Read More Swing That Cat – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/11/19

Swing That Cat – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/12/18

Local Philadelphia area swing outfit Swing That Cat made their Bethlehem debut on the last day of Musikfest.  Playing right before the traditional end of the festival fireworks, Swing That Cat performed to a packed room inside the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas.  The room typically shows miscellaneous movies, but during Musikfest it is converted to… Read More Swing That Cat – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/12/18

The Dull Blue Lights – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/5/18

Returning to Musikfest once again was local Philadelphia basement soul band the Dull Blue Lights.  Performing one of their most exhilarating sets I’ve seen yet at the Musikfest Cafe stage on the south side campus of Musikfest, Dull Blue Lights’ hour and half set featured covers and original material.  The band, now a four piece,… Read More The Dull Blue Lights – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/5/18

Abandoned Archibald Johnston Mansion – Bethlehem, PA – 2/17/18

Disclaimer:  I do not promote trespassing on grounds that is off limits to the public.  If you wish to visit an abandoned place, for your safety, please reach out to the property owners to gain access.  If you don’t, I am not held accountable for the fines or injuries that may occur. Bethlehem, PA has… Read More Abandoned Archibald Johnston Mansion – Bethlehem, PA – 2/17/18

St. Paul & The Broken Bones / Ratboys – Zoellner Arts Center – Bethlehem, PA – 9/15/17

St. Paul & The Broken Bones came to historic Bethlehem, PA and awoke a sleepy crowd with their soulful sound.  Opening the show were their friends from Chicago, IL the Ratboys.  Ratboys played a fun and comical set showcasing their indie rock sound with singer Julia Steiner informing the crowd the meaning behind songs.  This… Read More St. Paul & The Broken Bones / Ratboys – Zoellner Arts Center – Bethlehem, PA – 9/15/17