Bethlehem

Host Bill Dautremont-Smith previews the second half of the 2017-18 season at Zoellner Arts Center in Bethlehem. Bill welcomes guests Candi Staurinos, Zoellner's marketing director, and Andrew Cassano, Zoellner's operations director.

(Original air-date: 1/15/2018)

Apollo Grill's Rachel Griffith on The Inside Dish

Dec 19, 2017
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Michael Drabenstott continues his culinary tour of the Lehigh Valley with guest Rachel Griffith who has been general manager at Apollo Grill for the last 10 years. She is slated to become the new owner of the fine dining restaurant in downtown Bethlehem by the end of 2017.

(Original air-date: 12/4/2017)

The Accidentals Live on The Blend

Nov 17, 2017

Michigan indie alt-Americana band The Accidentals joined host Bill Dautremont-Smith in the studio for a live performance and interview about their meteoric career.

This young multi-instrumentalist trio are on a national tour promoting their third album, Odyssey, that has garnered critical acclaim and a lot of airplay on WDIY. The band was in town to play a show later that night at SteelStacks in Bethlehem.

(Original air-date: 11/14/2017)

This discussion centered on "Crustless PB&J on Wheat," the witbier that was selected as the winning brew at WDIY's 2nd Annual Homebrew Fest in July. Host Bill Dautremont-Smith talked with the winning homebrewer John Litak as well as the staff at Bonn Place Brewing where the winning brew has just been produced on a commercial scale, owner/brewmaster Sam Masotto and assistant brewer Ryan Kelly. 

This week's guests are Deb Sacarakis and Andy Cassano of Lehigh University's Zoellner Arts Center, who talked  with host Bill Dautremont-Smith about the first half of their upcoming 2017-2018 season.  

They  discussed some of the performances they are excited about spanning music and dance in their Guest Artist series, as well as in Lehigh's own Theatre Department and Music Department presentations.

(Original air-date: 8/21/2017)

Bethlehem Food Co-op on The Inside Dish

Aug 14, 2017

Michael Drabenstott explores more of the Lehigh Valley's food and culinary scene on this edition of The Inside Dish with guest Colleen Marsh, board chair of the Bethlehem Food Co-op, which is targeting an opening in the next 12 months.

(Original air-date: 8/7/2017)

Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen join WDIY's Jack Adams for an interview and performance. Jack talks to the Wiles-Barre blues rock trio about their upcoming performance at Musikfest next Saturday, August 12th at 7:30 PM at the PNC Series at Musikfest Cafe.

(Original air-date: 8/12/2017)

WDIY Studio Session: April Mae & The June Bugs

Aug 11, 2017

April Mae & The June Bugs join host Neil Hever in the studio for an interview and stripped-down performance. The New Jersey Americana group are appearing at Musikfest on Sunday,  August 13th at Red Stag Pub Liederplatz.

(Original air-date: 8/10/2017)

WDIY Studio Session: S U M

Aug 10, 2017

NYC jazz/funk band S U M joins host Roberto Gooden aka DirtyFINGERS in the studio for an interview and performance previewing their show at Musikfest at the BBT Jazz Cabaret Stage on August 10, 2017.

(Original air-date: 8/9/2017)

WDIY Studio Session: The HillBenders

Aug 10, 2017

Springfield, Missouri band, The HillBenders, joined Arnie Lichten for a live interview and performance to preview their Musikfest performance of 'Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry' later that night at Air Products Americaplatz at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks.

(Original air-date: 8/8/2017)

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