Musikfest

WDIY Studio Session: Jon Fadem

Aug 16, 2016

Lehigh Valley guitarist and singer, Jon Fadem, joins host Bill Dautremont-Smith for a live interview and stripped-down performance on The Blend.

Jon Fadem performed later that evening at Musikfest at Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz in the Frank Bank Alehouse Cinemas.

(Original air-date: 8/9/2016)

Previewing Musikfest 2016 on LV Arts Salon

Aug 9, 2016

John Lunger, ArtsQuest director of marketing, and Mark Demko, senior director of communications, join host Charles James on this edition of Lehigh Valley Arts Salon to discuss Musikfest 2016.

They discuss this year's performers and venues. The festival, now in its 33rd year, runs August 5-14th. 

(Original air-date: 8/1/2016)

WDIY Studio Session: William H. Travis

Aug 4, 2016

Bethlehem-based indie folk/Americana artist, William H. Travis, joins Shamus McGroggan live in the studio for a stripped-down performance and interview. Singer-songwriter Travis Hobbie aka William H. Travis is joined by Alex Luquet on upright bass.

William H. Travis performs a free set at the Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz in the Frank Bank Alehouse Cinemas on Saturday, August 13th at 9:00 PM. More information on his performance is available on the Musikfest website.

WDIY Studio Session: Zepplehem

Aug 3, 2016

Jessica Marcantoni and Chris McDermott from the Bethlehem-based Led Zeppelin tribute band, Zepplehem, join Shamus McGroggan in the studio for an acoustic performance and interview.

Zepplehem will perform a free set at Musikfest on Friday, August 12th at FLYLVIA Plaza Tropical.  More information about Zepplehem's performance can be found on the Musikfest website.

(Original air-date: 8/3/2016)

WDIY Studio Session: Trouble City All-Stars

Jul 29, 2016

Bethlehem-based reggae band, Trouble City All-Stars, join Shamus McGroggan in the WDIY studios for a stripped-down performance and interview as part of WDIY's Musikfest preview.

Trouble City All Stars perform a free set at Musikfest on Tuesday, August 9th at Volksplatz. More information about their Musikfest performance is on the Musikfest website. A full list of upcoming show dates in Bethlehem for Trouble City All-Stars is below:

WDIY Studio Session: The Insidious Rays

Jul 29, 2016

Bethlehem-based band, The Insidious Rays, join Shamus McGroggan in the studio for a live stripped-down performance and interview ahead of their set at this year's Musikfest.

The Insidious Rays perform a free set on Sunday, August 14th at the Air Products Aetna Americaplatz Stage which is located at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks on Bethlehem's south side. More information on their performance is on the Musikfest website.

(Original air-date: 7/28/2016)

WDIY Studio Session: VoirVoir

Jul 28, 2016

Bethlehem-based indie rockers, VoirVoir, join WDIY's Shamus McGroggan in the studio for a live stripped-down performance and interview ahead of their set at this year's Musikfest.

VoirVoir perform a free set on Tuesday, August 9th at the Provident Bank Main Street Stage. More information on their performance is on the Musikfest website.

(Original air-date: 7/27/2016)

Musikfest kicks off Friday, August 1st and we're getting ready! ArtsQuest's Director of Public Relations, Mark Demko, and Vice President of Programming, Patrick Brogan, joins host Charles James in the studio to discuss some highlights from this year's festival.

(Original air-date 7-28-2014)

Musikfest 2013 on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Jul 30, 2013

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.

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