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Musikfest

Musikfest
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Top Musikfest Articles

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  • Top 3 Concerts: Peach Festival, Matt Nathanson and Gavin DeGraw, KONGOS

    PEACH FESTIVAL In January, guitarists Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks announced they'll leave the Allman Brothers Band at the end of this year's 45th anniversary. Greg Allman quickly said the band will stop touring then. What that means for the...
  • Suspect in Musikfest shooting turns himself in to police

      The 17-year-old wanted in connection with a shooting near Musikfest last week turned himself in to authorities Sunday afternoon. Julius Jose Cortijo, 17, of the 200 block of South 13th Street, was arraigned on attempted homicide and related...
  • Eating My Way Through Musikfest

     
    10:07 a.m. Today is the day I Eat My Way Through Musikfest, and the weather looks ideal. Heat has been the bane of these efforts over the years, particularly since we lost our bureau on Bethlehem's Main Street, a cool......
  • Musikfest-goers come far and wide

    Some came for the crafts. Some came for the food. Some came to support the local arts. But everybody — young and old alike — came for the music. As Musikfest's first full day got underway Saturday, the streets of downtown Bethlehem were...
  • Filling in for ZZ Top, Craig Thatcher Band takes Musikest back to a simpler, freer time

    When the Craig Thatcher Band played its Allman Brothers tribute on Friday at Musikfest in the Bethlehem festival's first free main stage concert in 15 years, it did far more than replace opening night act ZZ Top. In a year that's celebrating the...
  • The Avett Brothers infuse Musikfest with energy, and music, that's real

    The three words that become hard to say in the title of The Avett Brothers' song "I and Love and You" came pretty easily after the band's headlining concert Thursday at Musikfest's main Steel Stage. That's because there was much to love about the...
  • REVIEW: Puddles Pity Party brings the joke -- and great singing -- to Musikfest

    John Holmstrom, editor of the long-gone Punk magazine, once ruminated on the sly sophistication under punk rock music's violent veneer, and how that let the genre be enjoyed both intellectually and viscerally. "It takes a lot of intelligence to enjoy...
  • REVIEW: Alan Jackson's show at Musikfest: Light on the gimmicks, heavy on the classic country

    Alan Jackson is a no-frills entertainer. His shows have always been light on the special effects and heavy on the music. There are no pyrotechnics at a Jackson show. No spectacular entrance, no dazzling light displays, no beach balls tossed into the...
  • A spiritual musical journey wraps up in a cave

    Milton Carrero wants you to get more than enjoyment from his music. "Music, for me, is not just for entertainment. It is for unity and healing, and helping people work through stagnant emotions," says Carrero, an Upper Macungie Township resident. I call...
  • Musikfest's founder takes a bow

    Musikfest founder Jeff Parks has a confession: He doesn't like crowds. But Parks, who has helped draw millions of people to Bethlehem, wore a big smile last week as he weaved his way through crowds at the annual free music festival. Making his way...
  • Musikfest adding 300 seats to Steel Stage changes little, but another improvement means better viewing

    Adding nearly 300 seats to Musikfest's main stage, as the festival will this year, will have very little effect on the venue, a tour of the nearly complete Steel Stage on Tuesday showed. But there will be another change to the venue that will help...