Tune in to learn (almost) everything you need to know about this year's festival, with host Charles James and guests Mark Demko and Patrick Brogan of ArtsQuest. Musikfest 2013, scheduled to begin Friday, will feature 500 acts performing on 15 stages in north Bethlehem and the SteelStacks campus, running August 2-11, 2013. (Original air date July 29, 2013).
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Dina Hall performs live during The Blend on WDIY on Thursday, August 2. She was in the studio to promote her upcoming performance at Musikfest, happening at 6:30pm on Saturday, August 5 at Liederplatz in North Bethlehem. She'll be performing with her band The Backbeat that night.
Brand new this year, WDIY is hosting a very special block of programming as part of our sponsorship of this year's Lyrikplatz at Musikfest, located in the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema.
The programs will feature a WDIY host chatting with local and regional musicians and singer-songwriters. It will be part interview, part live performance, a bit like being in the studio when we have a live guest!
Host Charles James talks with Patrick Brogan and Mark Demko, both of Artsquest about this year’s Musikfest, which takes place in north and south Bethlehem August 3-12. Tune in to hear about highlights of this year’s feature performers and how the festival is evolving, with its second year presence on Bethlehem’s south side. Then, Paul Willistein's weekly film review features Beasts of the Southern Wild.