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

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

Godsmack / Like A Storm / Another Day Dawns – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/9/17

Before going back into the studio to record their next album, Godsmack ended their touring circuit at Musikfest with a stunning performance.  Local band from Lehighton, Another Day Dawns, opened the show and proved to the crowd they are your favorite new band.  The members in Another Day Dawns performed with hunger and even made… Read More Godsmack / Like A Storm / Another Day Dawns – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/9/17

Father John Misty – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/6/17

Touring off his third and latest album, Pure Comedy, Father John Misty made his Bethlehem debut at Musikfest on August 6th.  Opening with the titled track, the crowd’s unified voices could be heard over Josh Tillman’s voice.  For the crowd there on a Sunday night, they made it clear that they were there for a show… Read More Father John Misty – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/6/17

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

Lucky Chops / Madaila – Musikfest Cafe – Bethlehem, PA – 4/26/17

Last year during Musikfest, Bethlehem’s week long music festival, on one of their many free concert stages an energetic brass band from New York blew away the crowd with their sound and stage presence.  Fast forward to 2017 and Lucky Chops made a stop back into Bethlehem in support of their latest E.P. Walter with an over… Read More Lucky Chops / Madaila – Musikfest Cafe – Bethlehem, PA – 4/26/17

The Avett Brothers / Langhorne Slim – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/14/16

With the pending thunderstorms and the delay start at the main stage, Musikfest escaped the possibility of cancelling a main stage act due to rain.  It would’ve been tragic, especially for it being the closing night.  However, luck intervened. It could have been the start of Langhorne Slim’s set that helped stop the thunderstorms.  The… Read More The Avett Brothers / Langhorne Slim – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/14/16

Lucky Chops – Musikfest – Bethlehem,PA – 8/12/16

One can get lost in the sea of music at Musikfest.  Everywhere you turn there is a band, musician, or artist sharing their talent for free to a passing festival goer.  With so many different types of music being played it is possible you may miss out on something you amazing or next favorite band.  Through… Read More Lucky Chops – Musikfest – Bethlehem,PA – 8/12/16

Bush / Chevelle / Black Map / The Dead Deads – Bethlehem, PA – Musikfest – 8/11/16

Musikfest hit Bethlehem, PA for the 32nd year and so far it had only been clear blue skies and hot heat.  That changed the day Bush were set to perform.  With storm clouds rolling in throughout the show it was only a matter of time. Opening the show was female rock group The Dead Deads.  Hailing from… Read More Bush / Chevelle / Black Map / The Dead Deads – Bethlehem, PA – Musikfest – 8/11/16