Tried-N-True Tour Featuring Hoobastank / Lit / Alien Ant Farm / Kris Roe Of The Ataris – Musikfest Cafe – Bethlehem, PA – 10/16/22

Every year a late 90’s/early 2000’s revival tour happens that brings back the essence of the music of that time, most notably the Everclear “Summerland Tour”. The lineups are usually dream worthy and all their favorite bands under one roof is too good to be true. That can be said about the Tried-N-True Tour featuring… Read More Tried-N-True Tour Featuring Hoobastank / Lit / Alien Ant Farm / Kris Roe Of The Ataris – Musikfest Cafe – Bethlehem, PA – 10/16/22

Fitz And The Tantrums / St. Paul & The Broken Bones / Seratones – Levitt Pavilion Steel Stacks – Bethlehem, PA – 6/12/22

Summer kicked off right when it was known that Fitz And The Tantrums and St. Paul & The Broken Bones were touring together around the summer timeframe. However, there is always one drawback to the outside summer concerts, the weather, and the Bethlehem date got the worst of it with heavy down pour of rain.… Read More Fitz And The Tantrums / St. Paul & The Broken Bones / Seratones – Levitt Pavilion Steel Stacks – Bethlehem, PA – 6/12/22

All Time Low / Dashboard Confessional / Gnash – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/11/18

For the first time at Musikfest’s Main Stage on the South Side of Bethlehem, general admission/standing room was allowed and was the right decision for this show. The Summer Ever After Tour featuring All Time Low, Dashboard Confessional, and Gnash would’ve been fine with seating, but for both headliners their shows usually take fans into… Read More All Time Low / Dashboard Confessional / Gnash – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/11/18

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