Incubus / JJ Wilde – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/7/19

Before Incubus embarked on their “20 Years Of Make Yourself And Beyond” tour, their last regular setlist show was performed in front of thousands of excited fans at Musikfest.  Before Incubus took the stage, the outside venue was already filled nicely for opening performer JJ Wilde.  The Canadian artist and her backing band played for… Read More Incubus / JJ Wilde – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/7/19

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

Digger / Don’t Sleep / Goddamnit / Nowhere Roads – The Gas House Dance Hall – Catasauqua, PA – 5/17/19

Besides the major cities in the Lehigh Valley, i.e. Bethlehem, Allentown, and Easton, sometimes the surrounding Lehigh Valley towns also throw on great shows.  That was the case for the tiny town of Catasauqua on May 17th.  The newest venue, The Gas House Dance Hall which also has dance lessons and a great coffee at… Read More Digger / Don’t Sleep / Goddamnit / Nowhere Roads – The Gas House Dance Hall – Catasauqua, PA – 5/17/19

The Menzingers / Rozwell Kid / Iron Chic / Ramona – Musikfest Cafe – Bethlehem, PA – 8/18/18

The Menzingers returned to Bethlehem, PA as part of their two day Pennsylvania tour, the other show being in Lancaster, PA at the Chameleon Club.  The last time Menzingers graced Bethlehem with their performance was when they opened for Weezer at the Sands Event Center, this time the Menzingers are headlining and to the venue… Read More The Menzingers / Rozwell Kid / Iron Chic / Ramona – Musikfest Cafe – Bethlehem, PA – 8/18/18

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

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – Musikfest Cafe – Bethlehem, PA – 6/7/18

Closing out this year’s RiverJazz Festival in Bethlehem, PA was the biggest, baddest band around, Bid Bad Voodoo Daddy.  The band ripped through their swinging hits as band leader Scotty Morris smiled onto the crowd.  Celebrating 25 years being a band with all original members, which isn’t an easy feat, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy played… Read More Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – Musikfest Cafe – Bethlehem, PA – 6/7/18