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

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

The Pietasters – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/12/17

Musikfest is known for having countless of free stages during their festival.  Most of the time it is local bands, or regional bands from Pennsylvania or New Jersey.  Sometimes they will have a couple of touring bands perform, but no one with a extensive history.  However, this year boosted some surprises including Washington D.C.’s The… Read More The Pietasters – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/12/17

The Dull Blue Lights – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/6/17

Musikfest brought Philly’s newest soul/rock band to Bethlehem’s main street and from evening to night had the crowd singing and dancing.  The Dull Blue Lights, who were formally called The Snails, are no strangers to the Lehigh Valley, but this was their first time playing the nation’s largest free festival, Musikfest.  Performing two sets, about… Read More The Dull Blue Lights – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/6/17