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Musikfest

Musikfest
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Top Musikfest Articles

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  • 'It's going to be like losing Bob Sheppard's famous voice...'

     
    Clerk Cynthia Biedenkopf has worked for Bethlehem for 31 years, starting in the midst of the fiery debate over an incinerator. Nanette Snyder has been with the city for 22 years, coming in time to witness the debate over selling the city landfill. Between...
  • Top concerts of 2014: Bigger was best

    Top concerts of 2014: Bigger was best
    There were many great concerts by smaller acts at smaller venues this year, but among the 162 shows I attended, the year's best were the biggest names at the biggest arenas with the biggest crowds. Justin Timberlake came to Philadelphia's Wells Fargo...
  • Don Cunningham: Billy Joel's 'Allentown' doesn't apply any more

    Don Cunningham: Billy Joel's 'Allentown' doesn't apply any more
    Anybody remember that damn Billy Joel song, "Allentown"? Yeah, great melody, cool to have a pop star sing about the Valley, but lousy storyline. While unnecessarily bleak and exaggerated, in fairness, however, it's not far from how things felt in 1982....
  • He captures concert images, from folk to punk

    He captures concert images, from folk to punk
    Photographer Brian Hineline sort of fell into having his work appear in publications such as Rolling Stone and Time magazines and The New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Hineline, a native of Monroe County who lives in Mount Pocono, was editing a...
  • Top 50 Concerts of 2014

    Top 50 Concerts of 2014
    Sometimes, bigger still is better. There were many great concerts by smaller or lessor-known acts at smaller venues this year, but among the 163 shows I attended this year it’s not a coincidence that mostof the year’s best were the biggest...
  • Ten big ways to welcome 2015 in the Lehigh Valley

    Yep, it's Christmas Day. All that planning has paid off in good times with family and friends. But now, if you haven't already, you gotta think about the next big calendar event — New Year's Eve. That's where we come in. Whether you're looking for...
  • Family-friendly parties to celebrate New Year's

    Family-friendly parties to celebrate New Year's
    New Year's Eve isn't just for adults. Some of the biggest events in the Lehigh Valley are mostly for kids. Some are early so little ones can get to bed while others continue until midnight and kids with more stamina can hang with their parents. Here's our...
  • Top 10 Concerts in the Lehigh Valley in 2014

    Top 10 Concerts in the Lehigh Valley in 2014
    When it comes to the stories of the year in music in the Lehigh Valley, there really is only one. PPL Center. The buzz from the new $177 million downtown Allentown arena drowned out everything else through the calendar year — starting with...
  • Top 5 Worst Concerts of 2014

    Top 5 Worst Concerts of 2014
    It should be obvious from the fact that we saw 163 concerts in 2014 that not all of them were good. Anyone who read reviews on  Lehigh Valley Music knows there were shows we didn’t like.  But this year, we’ve put together our Top 5 Worst...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    SOUPER BOWL: The sixth annual Souper Bowl, presented by ArtsQuest will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Musikfest Cafe in the ArtsQuest Center. It pits 20 restaurants against each other to determine the People's Choice Award winner and winners in six...
  • Scene: Historic Bethlehem celebrates at artsy holiday dinner

    Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites celebrated 22 years of holiday fundraising at the annual Holiday Dinner and Art Auction on Dec. 6 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. This event helps raise funds to support, protect and maintain 20 historic...