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  • 1970s and '80 boogie-rocking band to headline Musikfest

     
    A classic 1970s and ’80 boogie-rocking band will headline Musikfest in August, it was just announced. ZZ Top, which had the hits “Tush” in the 1970s and “Legs” and “Sharp Dressed Man” in the 1980s will open...
  • Len Righi, former Morning Call music writer and Lehigh Valley Music blog founder, dies at 63

     
    I can remember my first real awareness of Len Righi. I was a fresh-out-of-college fledgling newspaper writer working on The Morning Call’s obituary desk in 1982 when Righi and a forgotten colleague struck up a conversation near my desk. Len......
  • Chart-topping country singer announced as latest Musikfest headliner

     
    A country music singer who's not American, but is an Idol, will headline Musikfest, it was just announced. Keith Urban, who is a judge on the FOX-TV show "American Idol," will headline Musikfest's main SteelStage at the Bethlehem festival on......
  • Two things obvious about this year's Musikfest lineup; And who would you like to see?

     
    With Tuesday’s announcement that Keith Urban as the third of 10 announced headliners for Bethlehem’s Musikfest this year, the festival’s lineup is clearly taking form, and two things are obvious. And after we tell you what they are, we...
  • Keith Urban leads Musikfest ticket sales -- before public can even buy them

     
    Tickets for country music star Keith Urban’s concert Aug. 10 at Musikfest don’t even go on sale to the public until Friday, but a significant portion already have been sold. How many? He’s already outsold the two Musikfest shows that.......
  • Alan Jackson to play Big Cypress concert

    Alan Jackson to play Big Cypress concert
    He's a country boy, and he's headed out to the country: Alan Jackson headlines the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation's 118th anniversary concert on Saturday. The celebration will begin Friday at the reservation, midway between Fort Lauderdale...
  • Album reviews: Alan Jackson's pure 'Bluegrass Album'

    Amiable country singer and songwriter Alan Jackson has been talking for ages about his wish to make a straight bluegrass album. That's the reason he signed on for Alison Krauss to produce his 2006 album, "Like Red on a Rose," one of his strongest...
  • Musikfest announces new headline act for 2014. Did we guess right?

     
    A country music artist who has had 24 albums hit the Top 10 and had six albums in a row go to No. 1 will headline Musikfest’s main SteelStage in August, it was just announced. Alan Jackson, who in a......
  • Musikfest to announce another headliner Monday. Here's who we think it is

     
    Six days ago, when Lehigh Valley Music scooped Bethlehem’s Musikfest announcement of country singer Hunter Hayes as its first headline for 2014, we told you we suspected the festival would quickly announce another headliner. At 8 a.m. Monday, that&#...
  • Musikfest to announce second headline act in two days. Will it be who we guessed?

     
    Here’s what Lehigh Valley Music said in its post late Tuesday night, correctly predicting that Musikfest would announce that country singer Hunter Hayes would be the first headline act announced for the 31st annual downtown Bethlehem festival &#...
  • Musikfest to announce first 2014 headliner on Wednesday. Here's our guess(es)

     
    ArtsQuest says that at 8 a.m. today, Nov. 20, it will announce its first headliner for the 31st annual festival, set for August in downtown Bethlehem. But we here at Lehigh Valley Music have prided ourselves on scooping the festival’s......