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Jammin on the Plaza

June 17th, 2009 |

This event has been suspended by the Chamber of Commerce for the remainder of the year.
LIVE Music on the PPL Plaza
Join us EVERY THURSDAY on the PPL Plaza on Hamilton St. across from the Allentown Brew Works starting June 18th through September 24th from 4:00-7:00pm.

Refreshments will be available from the Allentown Brew Works!

Band Line Up:

July 2nd – Post Junction : Lehigh Valley’s Post Junction bring their sensual blend of funk and soul.

July 9th – Rosi Golan : You have heard Israeli born, Brooklyn residing singer/songwriter Rosi Golan many times and may not even realize it. Her song “Shine” was used in an international Pantene ad campaign. Rosi has also had her music featured on One Tree Hill and

July 16th – Peasant/Deja Dru : We have two acts on July 16th. Opening the evening will be Bethlehem artist Deja Dru known for his humorous and off the wall live show. The second act is Doylestown singer/songwriter Peasant. Peasant has been compared by the national music media to the likes of Elliot Smith, Badly Drawn Boy, and Iron & Wine.

July 23rd – Hector Rosado : And his six piece Latin Salsa orchestra will have the Plaza moving with his mix of salsa classics.

July 30th – Left Me Bashful : Lehigh Valley born singer Phil Vicario makes his hometown debut on July 30th. Left Me Bashful is comprised singer/guitarist Phil Vicario, a drummer, and keyboardist. Their sound is reminiscent of Dave Matthews which is always perfect for a summer evening.

August 6th – Middle Distance Runner : Washington D.C. indie rock outfit Middle Distance Runner bring their entertaining rock show to town August 6th. Spin Magazine hailed them as “insanely catchy rockers( think the Strokes)” while Paste magazine stated “Middle Distance Runner could be on the verge of something big”.

August 13th – Meeting in the Aisle : There are not many bands that can imitate what Radiohead does but Meeting in the Aisle – A Tribute to Radiohead get as close as humanly possible. If you are a Radiohead fan this is a can’t miss.

August 20th – Todd Wolfe : Former Sheryl Crow guitarist and national touring artist.

August 27th – Emergency Service : New York City’s feel good band Emergency Service will bring their blend of reggae, hip hop, and pop to the Embassy Bank Stage on August 27th. Known for their feel good live shows this is one not to miss.

September 3rd – The Subtle : The Subtle is a group of ten talented Lehigh Valley musicians that like to be billed as a Latin/Jazz ensemble. Led my bassist Peter Fritz, The Subtle will undoubtedly take the edge off on a Thursday evening.

September 10th – Sharon Little : Fresh off of tour with Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, Sharon Little and Grammy Award winning guitarist/songwriter Scott Sax bless the stage on September 10th. Sharon’s song “Follow That Sound” is the title track to A&E show The Chaser. Sharon was recently featured in Rolling Stone as a breaking new artist and is currently signed to CBS Records.

September 17th – Jonah Smith : New York crooner Jonah Smith has toured with the likes of Martin Sexton, Taj Mahal and also played Bonnaroo in 2007. His blend of Roots Rock and Soul mix well with the smoky resonance of his voice.

September 24th – TBA

Read here about the Jammin on the Plaza event in the Express-Times!


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