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

Weston / Digger – Tellus360 – Lancaster, PA – 10/5/18

Lehigh Valley’s infamous pop-punk bands, Weston and Digger, embarked on a four day “Rock & Roll Weekend 2018” tour.  Four stops in four different states with the second date being at Tellus360 in Lancaster, PA.  Latex Generation was also on the bill, but due to arriving late their performance was missed.  However, upon arrival Digger… Read More Weston / Digger – Tellus360 – Lancaster, PA – 10/5/18

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

Gen X Tour featuring Buckcherry / Lit / Alien Ant Farm / Sister Salvation – One Centre Square – Easton, PA – 7/29/18

The ultimate 90’s throwback tour, Gen X Tour, featuring Buckcherry, Lit and Alien Ant Farm cruised through Easton, PA to a packed house on August 29th.  After a few logistic changes in the tour itinerary, this stacked lineup tour settled on playing in the Lehigh Valley, the tour also features P.O.D., but due to previous… Read More Gen X Tour featuring Buckcherry / Lit / Alien Ant Farm / Sister Salvation – One Centre Square – Easton, PA – 7/29/18

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