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

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

Abandoned Pennhurst State School And Hospital – Spring City, PA – 7/14/18

The infamous Pennhurst State School and Hospital, what can be said about this renowned institution that hasn’t been said.  Books have been written about it, movies have been produced about it, countless documentaries, music, and of course the talks of if turning the institution into a haunted attraction was the best way to preserve the… Read More Abandoned Pennhurst State School And Hospital – Spring City, PA – 7/14/18

Vans Warped Tour 2018 – The Pavilion At Montage Mountain – Scranton, PA – 7/26/18

In 2018 it was announced that Kevin Lyman, founder and owner of Vans Warped Tour, would be ending the festivals after 24 years.  The “punk rock summer camp” would be no more.  Warped Tour was one of it’s kind, no other traveling festival lasted this long, let alone would there ever be another one like… Read More Vans Warped Tour 2018 – The Pavilion At Montage Mountain – Scranton, PA – 7/26/18

The Bouncing Souls / Lucero / The Menzingers – Stone Pony Summer Stage – Asbury Park, NJ – 8/25/17

The Summer’s end means different things to everyone.  Going back to school, closure of beaches, colder nights, but for some it means the yearly Bouncing Souls’ Stoked for the Summer show at the Stone Pony on the Asbury Park beach.  Funny enough, the Souls just played on the Stone Pony’s Summer Stage a month prior… Read More The Bouncing Souls / Lucero / The Menzingers – Stone Pony Summer Stage – Asbury Park, NJ – 8/25/17

Dropkick Murphys / Rancid – Festival Pier – Philadephia, PA – 8/3/17

Punk rock and summer, a combination that goes well together.  There is something  magical about driving around blasting those punk rock anthems with the windows down during this time of year.  There is also something magical about hearing punk rock blast through Philadelphia with the Benjamin Franklin bridge in the distance while the sun sets.… Read More Dropkick Murphys / Rancid – Festival Pier – Philadephia, PA – 8/3/17

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