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PNC PLAZA                          6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.: Eric                                                                                   n PICK OF THE PLATZES
7 p.m.: Young the Giant with       Mintel Quartet (jazz)                                                                                        Opening ceremonies: It’s hard to not include the ceremonial
special guest Portugal             9 p.m.: Zen for Primates                                                                                     kickoff to Musikfest’s annual 10-day run. This year the event moves
Opening act: White Rabbits         (jazz, variety)                                                                                              to Americaplatz at Levitt Pavilion – yet another indication of how
AMERICAPLATZ AT                    LYRIKPLATZ AT FRANK                                                                                          important the south Bethlehem campus is to the festival. (It’s actu-
LEVITT PAVILION STEEL-             BANKO ALEHOUSE CIN-                                                                                          ally a return to the stage designated as Americaplatz, where cer-
STACKS                             EMAS                                                                                                         emony was held before moving to Festplatz for the past five years).
n 6 p.m.: Opening Ceremo-          6 p.m.: Brittany Ann (acous-                                                                                 Students from the Lehigh Valley music school The Lesson Center will
nies                               tic, folk, indie rock)                                                                                       sing the National Anthem, and the Tibetan Monks of the Drepung
n 9:30 p.m.: Royal South-          n 7 p.m.: Mike Krisukas/                                                                                     Loseling Monestary will give a sacred performance.
ern Brotherhood (blues, soul)      Zen for Primates (singer                                                                                     7 p.m. Americaplatz at Levitt Pavilion.
                                   songwriter)                                                                                                  WDIY Presents — Conversations with singer songwriters/
BANANA ISLAND                      8 p.m.: Paulie Knakk (acous-                                                                                 Mike Krisukas of Zen For Primates: As a new initiative this
5:30 and 7 p.m.: We Kids           tic, singer/songwriter)             Royal Southern Brotherhood
                                                                                                                                                year, every night at the new Lyrikplatz stage inside the Frank Banko
Rock (family)                      9 p.m.: Blue Jean (acoustic,                                                                                 Alehouse Cinemas, Lehigh Valley public radio station WDIY hosts will
                                                                       PNC SERIES AT THE                jam band, rock)
WELLS FARGO FESTPLATZ              alternative, rock)                  MUSIKFEST CAFE                   7:30 p.m.: Doug Hawk                    interview local singer songwriters. Zen For Primates guitarist Mike
6 p.m.: Jolly Joe Timmer                                               5 p.m.: Christine Havrilla &     Proposition (funk, rock)                Krisukas will kick off the series, talking and performing. “We always
                                   MAIN STREET                                                                                                  want to offer something more than just a concert, and make is some
(polka)                            5-11 p.m.: Runa Pacha               Gypsy Fuzz (indie rock)
8:30 p.m.: Lucky 7 (funk,                                              7:30 p.m. : The Slicked Up       VOLKSPLATZ                              sort of engaging experience,” ArtsQuest Vice President of Perfrom-
                                   (world)                                                              6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.: UNRB              ing Arts Patrick Brogan says. With Krisukas, Brogan says, “What a
R&B)                               6 p.m.: Tin Bird Choir (alter-      Nines (big band/swing, blues)
                                                                                                        (funk, jazz, rock)                      weird, artistic mind to get some in-depth [on] how do you come up
HANDWERKPLATZ                      native, folk)                       PLAZA TROPICAL                   9 p.m.: Tartanic (Celtic,               with this esoteric performance that [Zen] has – performance art,
6-10 p.m.: Cast In Bronze          6-10 p.m.: Lindsay Benner           6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.: The        world)                                  almost.” 7 p.m. Lyrikplatz.
(carillon)                         (busker)                            StereoFidelics (indie rock)
                                   6-10 p.m.: Wacky Chad                                                LATE NIGHT COMEDY,                      Royal Southern Brotherhood: Royal Southern Brotherhood
                                                                       9 p.m.: Keys N Krates (elec-                                             includes among its members Cyril Neville of The Neville Brothers and
JAZZ CABARET STAGE AT              (busker)                            tronica, indie rock)             MUSIKFEST CAFE
FRANK BANKO ALEHOUSE               8:30 p.m.: Among Criminals                                           11 p.m.: Jim Tews                       guitarist/singer Devon Allman, son of Gregg Allman of The Allman
CINEMAS                            (indie rock)                        COMMUNITY STAGE AT                                                       Brothers. But the rest of the band ain’t bad, either: Blues Music
7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.:                                               AIR PRODUCTS TOWN                                                        Award-winning guitarist Mike Zito and drummer Yonrico Scott, who
Ben Mauger’s Vintage Jazz                                              SQUARE                                                                   played with The Derek Trucks Band and Allman Brothers. 9:30 p.m.,
Band                                                                   4:30 p.m.: Butterjive (funk,                                             Americaplatz at Levitt Pavilion.


                                                      SANDS STEEL STAGE AT             JAZZ CABARET STAGE                 9 p.m.: Lucy Stone (alter-
  n PICK OF THE PLATZES                               PNC PLAZA                        AT FRANK BANKO ALE-                native, singer songwriter)
  StereoFidelics: The young husband-and-              7 p.m.: Sublime with Rome        HOUSE CINEMAS
                                                      Opening act: Catch 22            5:30 p.m.: Kristi Lynn             MAIN STREET
  wife duo from Asheville, N.C., was one of                                                                               Noon and 2 p.m.: Waitin’
  those delightful discoveries at Musikfest                                            Quartet (jazz)
                                                      AMERICAPLATZ AT                  n 7:30 p.m. and 9:30               on a Train (Americana, folk)
  last year. They channeled the energy and            LEVITT PAVILION STEEL-                                              Noon-11 p.m.: Runa Pacha
  make-up of Matt & Kim: not as punky, but                                             p.m.: Caravan of Thieves
                                                      STACKS                           (alternative, folk)                2-10 p.m.: Lindsay Benner
  equally as jaunty and poppy. And quirky,            n 6 p.m.: Sena Ehrhardt                                             2-10 p.m.: Wacky Chad
  with drummer/violinist Melissa McGinley             (blues, soul)                    LIEDERPLATZ                        n 4 p.m.: Caravan of
  dressed in a party dress and singing in a           9:30 p.m.: The Burrows           Noon: Acoustic Roadshow            Thieves (alternative, folk)
  chirpy voice and keyboardist/guitarist Chris        (indie rock)                     (singer songwriter)                5:30 and 7 p.m.: Post
  Padgett playing foot-pedal bass barefoot                                             Noon -11 p.m.: Runa Pacha          Junction (funk, rock, soul)
  while wailing on intricate, riffy, throwback        BANANA ISLAND                    (world)                            8:30 p.m.: Graveyard Lov-
  guitar. 4 p.m. Community Stage at Air               12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.:           2-10 p.m.: Lindsay Benner          ers (blues, rock)
  Products Town Square.                               The Cat’s Pajamas (family)       (busker)
  Sena Ehrhardt: Sultry Minneapolis-area              3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.:            2-10 p.m.: Wacky Chad              PNC SERIES AT THE
  blues vocalist Sena Ehrhardt released her           Steve Pullara’s Cool Beans       (busker)                           MUSIKFEST CAFE
  debut album, “Leave the Light On,” just a           Band (family, rock)              5 p.m.: Roosevelt Dime             5 p.m.: Call Your Mama
  year ago, and won a Blues Music Awards              6:30 p.m.: Dave Fry              (folk, soul)                       (indie rock, pop, rock)
  nomination for Best New Artist and Blues            (Americana, folk, singer         7 p.m.: Spuyten Duyvil             7:30 p.m.: Forward Motion
  Blast Music Awards nomination for New               songwriter)                      (Americana, folk)                  (jam band, rock, soul)
  Artist Debut Release and Rising Star Award.         FESTPLATZ                        9 p.m.: Miss Tess & The            PLAZA TROPICAL                   StereoFidelics
  “Great voice – the Bonnie Raitt-style of            Noon: Henny & the Versa          Talkbacks (blues, jazz)            Noon: En Sequencia
  strong blues,” says Robin Zaremski, execu-          Js (polka)                                                          (Latin)                           Hollows (pop, rock)                School of Dance (dance)
  tive director of the Levitt Pavilion Steel-                                          LYRIKPLATZ AT FRANK
                                                      4 p.m.: Jimmy Sturr Or-                                             2 p.m.: SUYA (Latin, world)       n 4 p.m.: The StereoFidel-         5 p.m.: Tartanic (Celtic,
  Stacks. 6 p.m. Americaplatz at Levitt                                                BANKO ALEHOUSE
                                                      chestra (polka)                                                     4 p.m.: Irka Mateo (Latin,        ics (indie rock, rock)             world)
  Pavilion.                                                                            CINEMAS
                                                      8 p.m.: Frank Viele and the                                         world)                            7:30 p.m.: Trouble City All        7 p.m.: Rumbafrica (world)
                                                                                       5 p.m.: Freak Owls (elec-
  Caravan of Thieves: A four-piece all                Manhattan Project (funk,                                            6 p.m.: BELEZA! (Latin,           Stars (indie rock, reggae)         9 p.m.: Igor and the Red
                                                                                       tronica, indie rock)
  string-instrument indie-rock, “kind of gypsy        rock)                                                               soul)                                                                Elvises (rock, surf)
                                                                                       6 p.m.: Michael Natrin                                               VOLKSPLATZ
  folk/alt rock” outfit that “you would see at                                         (acoustic, indie rock)             8:30 p.m.: Hector Rosado
                                                      HANDWERKPLATZ                                                                                         Noon: O’Grady Quinlan              LATE NIGHT COMEDY,
  somewhere like World Café Live” in Phila-                                            7 p.m.: Connie Edinger             y Su Orchestra (Latin)
                                                      5-10 p.m.: Cast In Bronze                                                                             Academy (Celtic, dance,            MUSIKFEST CAFE
  delphia, Brogan says. “They’re on the ‘up.’ ”                                        and Tom Marchak (singer                                              world)                             11 p.m.: Tommy Pope
  4 p.m. Main Street and 7:30 and 9:30                (carillon)                                                          COMMUNITY STAGE AT
                                                                                       songwriter)                        AIR PRODUCTS TOWN                 1:30 p.m.: The Mystical
  p.m., Jazz Cabaret Stage, Frank Banko                                                8 p.m.: Gina Sicilia (singer                                         Arts of Tibet (world)
  Alehouse Cinemas.                                                                                                       SQUARE
                                                                                       songwriter)                        Noon and 2 p.m.: The Pine         3 p.m.: Sharon Plessl


                                                                    SANDS STEEL STAGE AT PNC PLAZA                      6:30 p.m.: Dina Hall and the Backbeat                 and Nash tribute)
  n PICK OF THE PLATZES                                             7:30 p.m.: MGMT. Opening act: Atlas Sound           (folk, rock, soul)                                    7 p.m.: John K. Band featuring John Kad-
  Kwesi Kankam: Philadelphia-                                                                                           9 p.m.: Chandler Travis Philharmonic (jazz,           lecik (jam band, rock)
                                                                    AMERICAPLATZ AT LEVITT PAVILION                     rock)                                                 n 9:30 p.m.: Experience Janis featuring CC
  based singer-songwriter Kankam,                                   STEELSTACKS
  singing a set very inspired by John                                                                                                                                         Coletti (blues, funk, soul)
                                                                    6 p.m.: Forward Motion (jam band, rock,             LYRIKPLATZ AT FRANK BANKO ALE-
  Mayer and Dave Matthews, won                                      soul)                                               HOUSE CINEMAS                                         COMMUNITY STAGE AT AIR PRODUCTS
  the eighth annual Lehigh Valley                                   9:30 p.m.: The Blues Brotherhood (blues)            5 p.m.: Maggie Spike (alternative, folk,              TOWN SQUARE
  Acoustic Performers contest in                                                                                        singer/songwriter)                                    Noon and 2 p.m.: Running Late (alterna-
  December. “I like to sing for people,                             BANANA ISLAND                                       6 p.m.: Heidi Winzinger (country, folk)               tive, rock)
  and feel that I can be a repre-                                   12:30 and 2 p.m.: Erin Lee (family)                 7 p.m.: Brosky ‘n Meyer (acoustic, Ameri-             4 p.m.: The 4 Walls (rock)
  sentative – a voice – for what-                                   3:30 and 5 p.m.: Starfish (family)                  cana)                                                 n 7:30 and 11 p.m.: Revolution, I Love You
  ever situation I’m talking about or Kwesi Kankam                  6:30 p.m.: Dave Fry (Americana, folk,               8 p.m.: Tim Butler (singer/songwriter)                (alternative, electronica)
  finding others in,” he says. 9 p.m.                               singer/songwriter)                                  n 9 p.m.: Kwesi Kankam (Americana, soul)
  Lyrikplatz at Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas.                                                                                                                                 VOLKSPLATZ
                                                                    FESTPLATZ                                           MAIN STREET                                           Noon: Blue Ribbon Cloggers (dance)
  Revolution, I Love You: The electro-indie rock duo                Noon: Eddie Forman Orchestra (polka)
  from Philadelphia is part of Musikfest’s “responding,                                                                 Noon and 2 p.m.: Mama Corn (alternative,              1:30 p.m.: The Mystical Arts of Tibet
                                                                    4 p.m.: Polka Country Musicians (polka,             bluegrass, jam band)                                  (world)
  programming-wise, to the electronica/EDM” wave,                   rock)
  Brogan says. “You’ll see more of it across the stages.” (In                                                           Noon-11 p.m.: Runa Pacha (world)                      3 p.m.: Caribbean Steel Rhythms (Latin,
                                                                    8 p.m.: Philadelphia Funk Authority (funk,          2-10 p.m.: Lindsay Benner (busker)                    R&B, reggae)
  fact, MGMT is a headliner). Musikfest describes it as “de-        rock)
  constructed pop music — indie pop and drum machines                                                                   2-10 p.m.: Wacky Chad (busker)                        5 p.m.: Rumbafrica (world)
  punctuated by blasts of guitar noise and breakbeats.” Its         HANDWERKPLATZ                                       3:30 and 5 p.m.: The Barn Swallows                    7 p.m.: Igor and the Red Elvises (rock, surf)
  second show is the late-night rave you’d expect. 7 p.m.           5-10 p.m.: Cast In Bronze (carillon)                (country, folk)                                       9 p.m.: PANA! (Latin, rock)
  and 11 p.m., Community Stage at Air Products                                                                          6:30 and 8 p.m.: Kagero (rock, world)
                                                                    JAZZ CABARET STAGE AT FRANK                                                                               WORSHIP SERVICES
  Town Square.                                                                                                          PNC SERIES AT THE MUSIKFEST CAFE                      10 a.m.: Christian Celebration Service,
                                                                    BANKO ALEHOUSE CINEMAS
  Music of Woodstock: The first Sunday of Musikfest                 5:30 p.m.: Fusion Jazz Trio                         5 p.m.: Friar’s Point (blues, indie rock, rock)       Americaplatz at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks
  will revisit the Summer of Love – music played at the             7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Dan DeChellis Trio              7:30 p.m.: Shelly Clark and Friends (jazz)            10 a.m.: Christian Worship Service, Fest-
  Woodstock festival 43 years ago – at Plaza Tropical.              (jazz)                                                                                                    platz
  Lehigh Valley 1960s cover band The Large Flowerheads                                                                  PLAZA TROPICAL                                        10 a.m.: Trilingual Catholic Mass, Plaza
  will play at 2:30 p.m. Crosby, Stills and Nash tribute Mar-       LIEDERPLATZ                                         Noon: 3AM (acoustic, rock)                            Tropical
  rakesh Express will play classic rock at 4 p.m. and blues         Noon-3:30 p.m.: Lehigh Valley Folk Music            n 2 p.m.: The Large Flowerheads (1960s                10 a.m.: Contemporary Worship Service,
  funkster C.C. Coletti will perform the music of Janis             Society (country, folk)                             rock)                                                 Banana Island
  Joplin. 9:30 p.m., Plaza Tropical.                                4 p.m.: Daisy Jug Band (Americana)                  n 4 p.m.: Marrakesh Express (Crosby, Stills


SANDS STEEL STAGE AT PNC PLAZA                         JAZZ CABARET STAGE AT FRANK BANKO                                                                                  5:30 p.m.: Born Into Dance (hip-hop)
7 p.m.: Joe Cocker and Huey Lewis and the              ALEHOUSE CINEMAS                                                                                                   7 p.m.: Irish Stars Parker School of Dance
News                                                   5:30 p.m.: Mike Lorenz Quartet (jazz)                                                                              8:30 p.m.: HALA Presenta (Latin, world)
                                                       7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Dan Wilkins Quintet (jazz)
AMERICAPLATZ AT LEVITT                                                                                                                                                    COMMUNITY STAGE AT AIR PRODUCTS
PAVILION STEELSTACKS                                   LIEDERPLATZ                                                                                                        TOWN SQUARE
6 p.m.: Draw the Line (classic rock, rock)             5 and 7 p.m.: Lehigh Valley Folk Music Society                                                                     4:30 p.m.: Scott Pine and the Conifers (indie
n 9:30 p.m.: Homemade Jamz (blues)                     9 p.m.: Moonshine Society (blues, rock)                                                                            rock, rock)
                                                                                                                                                                          n 7:30 and 11 p.m.: MiZ (folk, rock)
BANANA ISLAND                                          LYRIKPLATZ AT FRANK BANKO ALEHOUSE
12:30 and 2 p.m.: Alastair Moock (folk, singer         CINEMAS                                                                                                            VOLKSPLATZ
songwriter)                                            5 p.m.: Connor McInerney (acoustic, indie rock)                                                                    Noon and 1:30 p.m.: The Lou Franco Project
3:30 and 5 p.m.: The Uncle Devin Show (family,         6 p.m.: Mike and Ashley Duo (pop, rock)                                                                            (classic rock)
rock)                                                  7 p.m.: Yancarlos Sanchez (singer songwriter)                                                                      3 p.m.: Please Please Me (pop, reggae, rock)
6:30 p.m.: Hector Rosado Drum Workshop                 8 p.m.: Perry Costello (acoustic, rock)                                                                            5 p.m.: Incendio (Latin, world)
(dance, family, Latin)                                 9 p.m.: Emily Mure (acoustic, folk)                                                                                n 7 p.m.: Junior Toots (pop, reggae, world)
                                                                                                                                                                          9 p.m.: Start Making Sense (punk, rock)
FESTPLATZ                                              MAIN STREET
Noon: Joe Weber Band (polka)                           Noon-11 p.m.: Runa Pacha (world)                                                                                   CHAMBER SERIES AT CENTRAL MORAVIAN
4 p.m.: Lenny Gomulka and Chicago Push                 2-10 p.m.: Lindsay Benner (busker)                                                                                 CHURCH OLD CHAPEL
(polka)                                                2-10 p.m.: Wacky Chad (busker)                                                                                     7:30 p.m.: Eliot String Quartet (classical)
8 p.m.: The Uptown Band (funk, jazz, rock)             5 p.m.: Blue Jersey Band (bluegrass, jazz)            MiZ
                                                       7:30 and 9 p.m.: Hillbilly Shakespeare (country,                                                                   VESPER CONCERT SERIES AT CENTRAL
HANDWERKPLATZ                                          rock)                                                                                                              MORAVIAN CHURCH
                                                                                                                PLAZA TROPICAL
5-10 p.m.: Cast In Bronze (carillon)                                                                                                                                      5 p.m.: Satori (classical)
                                                                                                                Noon: Irish Stars Parker School of Dance
                                                       PNC SERIES AT THE MUSIKFEST CAFE
                                                                                                                1:30 p.m.: The Monarch Dance Company
                                                       5 p.m.: Alastair Moock (folk, singer songwriter)
                                                                                                                3 p.m.: Saucon Valley Music (pop, variety)
                                                       7:30 p.m.: Tommy Zito (oldies, pop)

   n PICK OF THE PLATZES                                                   Catch the band in a free show while you can. 11 p.m. Town               at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks.
                                                                           Square SteelStacks.                                                     Junior Toots: Energetic, fun and ispirational, the Jamaican
   MiZ: Back in October, northeastern Pennsylvania’s Mike Mizw-
   enski and his five-member band MiZ opened for The Badlees at            Homemade Jamz: The blues trio from Tupelo, Miss., (Elvis’               Toots – the son of one of reggae’s founding fathers, Toots Hib-
   Mauch Chunk Opera House and gave phenomenal performance,                birthplace), composed of siblings Ryan, Kyle and Taya Perry in          bert of The Maytals — mixes roots reggae, ska and dancehall
   playing frenetic country and Americana, jazzy jam and R&B,              2007 made music history as the youngest blues band to achieve           that it promises “will move your mind, body and soul.” Seeing
   gospel and flat-out rock. Every one of them played so well, it          a record deal with an average age of less than 15 and a year later      Hibbert’s progeny alone is reason enough to see Junior Toots.
   left you shaking your head. Not much later, he headlined at the         took second place at the International Blues Challenge. The trio        7 p.m. Volksplatz.
   venue, and recently played at World Café Live in Philadelphia.          also won the Blues Music Association’s Band of the Year Award.
                                                                           “They stop the room,” Brogan says. 9:30 p.m. Americaplatz


SANDS STEEL STAGE AT PNC PLAZA                                                                          PLAZA TROPICAL
7 p.m.: Goo Goo Dolls                                                                                   Noon: LV Community Music School (variety)                  n PICK OF THE PLATZES
                                                                                                        1:30 p.m.: LVPA Music Teacher’s Association
AMERICAPLATZ AT LEVITT PAVILION                                                                                                                                    Big Sam’s Funky Nation: With what Brogan
                                                                                                        4 p.m.: School of Rock
STEELSTACKS                                                                                                                                                        calls “rip-your-face-off New Orleans trombone,”
                                                                                                        n 6:30 p.m.: Carbon Leaf (Celtic, indie rock)
6 p.m.: 2U (funk, rock)                                                                                                                                            Big Sam’s Funky Nation played Saturday at the
                                                                                                        8:30 p.m.: Splintered Sunlight (jam band,
9:30 p.m.: The Difference (rock)                                                                                                                                   Pennyslvania Blues Festival at Blue Mountain Ski
                                                                                                                                                                   Area, and returns for a free show at Musikfest.
BANANA ISLAND                                                                                           COMMUNITY STAGE AT AIR PRODUCTS                            “That’s a big one we’re very excited about,” Bro-
12:30 and 2 p.m.: Nina Music (family)                                                                   TOWN SQUARE                                                gan says. 7:30 p.m.Volksplatz.
3:30 and 5 p.m.: Meg’s Melodies (family)                                                                4:30 p.m.: Andrew Portz Band (singer                       Carbon Leaf: Carbon Leaf had the folk/Ameri-
6:30 p.m.: Hector Rosado Drum Workshop                                                                  songwriter)                                                cana groove that Mumford & Sons has nearly
FESTPLATZ                                                                                               7:30 and 11 p.m.: Tavern Tan (Americana)                   perfected 15 years earlier — plus the chaotic,
Noon: Copper Box (Americana, polka)                                                                                                                                frivolity of Barenaked Ladies. It also had five
4 p.m.: Mike Surrat & the Continentals                                                                                                                             albums before it released the best songs of its ca-
                                                    March Fourth Marching Band                          Noon.: Pavlov’s Dawgs (bluegrass)
(polka)                                                                                                                                                            reer — the Top 30 Adult Contemporary “Life Less
                                                                                                        1:30 p.m.: Allegro Dance Company (dance)
8 p.m.: UUU (pop, rock)                                                                                                                                            Ordinary” and the Top 25 Adult Album Alternative
                                                    6 p.m.: Mree/Marie (folk, indie rock, singer        3 and 4:30 p.m.: Seamus Kennedy (Celtic,
                                                                                                                                                                   hit “What About Everything.” The band played a
HANDWERKPLATZ                                       songwriter)                                         folk)
                                                                                                                                                                   ticketed show at Musikfest Café in January and
5-10 p.m.: Cast in Bronze (carillon)                7 p.m.: Dallas Vietty (singer songwriter)           6 p.m.: Junior Toots (pop, reggae, world)
                                                                                                                                                                   Brogan says the Musikfest set is “a rare free-to-
                                                    8 p.m.: Lizanne Knott (singer songwriter)           n 7:30 p.m.: Big Sam’s Funky Nation (blues)
                                                                                                                                                                   the-public show” by the band. Bonus: It will be
JAZZ CABARET STAGE AT FRANK BANKO                   9 p.m.: Ben Falandays (blues, indie rock)           n 9:30 p.m.: March Fourth Marching Band
                                                                                                                                                                   followed by jam band Splintered Sunlight. 6:30
ALEHOUSE CINEMAS                                                                                        (rock)
                                                    MAIN STREET                                                                                                    p.m. Plaza Tropical.
5:30 p.m.: The Tribute (alternative, jazz)                                                              CHAMBER SERIES AT CENTRAL MORA-
7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Tony Gairo Hot Three            Noon-11 p.m.: Runa Pacha (world)                                                                               March Fourth Marching Band: Aside from its
                                                    2-10 p.m.: Lindsay Benner (busker)                  VIAN CHURCH OLD CHAPEL
(jazz)                                                                                                                                                             marching band-themed costumes, five-piece
                                                    2-10 p.m.: Wacky Chad (busker)                      7:30 p.m.: Bamboo 2 / Nora Nohraku Suggs
                                                                                                                                                                   percussion corps and seven-part brass sec-
LIEDERPLATZ                                         5 p.m.: The Juice Box (Americana, bluegrass)        & James Nyoraku Schlefer (classical)
                                                                                                                                                                   tion, March Fourth Marching Band is far from a
5 p.m.: Brosky ‘n Meyer (acoustic, Americana)       7:30 and 9 p.m.: WhiskeyHickon Boys (folk,          VESPER SERIES AT CENTRAL MORAVIAN                          “marching band” in any traditional sense. Well,
7 p.m.: 3AM (acoustic, rock)                        rockabilly, soul)                                   CHURCH                                                     it also does sort of march. Its over-the-top
9 p.m.: Cunningham and Associates (rock)                                                                5 p.m.: Duo SF (classical)                                 energetic performances wowed last year’s rainy
                                                    PNC SERIES AT THE MUSIKFEST CAFE                                                                               Musikfest. 7 p.m. parade, Main Street; 9:30
LYRIKPLATZ AT FRANK BANKO ALE-                      5 p.m.: Eric Mintel Quartet (jazz)                                                                             p.m. Volksplatz.
HOUSE CINEMAS                                       7:30 p.m.: Craig Kastelnick & Friends (jazz)
5 p.m.: Paula Scott Duo (acoustic)


8 p.m.: The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue                n PICK OF THE PLATZES                                   thrown in) is designed to get people to dance
featuring Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and                                                                       — and that’s the idea, Zaremski says. “We want
Boz Scaggs                                                 Abaca String Band: The New York City quintet            to use the dance floor at Festplatz this year.
                                                           of guitar, mandolin, violin, viola and double bass      We’re trying as much as possible to diversify the
AMERICAPLATZ AT LEVITT PAVILION                            has been featured on NBC-TV’s “Today” show              artists to get full use of that dance floor.” 8 p.m.
STEELSTACKS                                                and given Christmas performances at The White           Festplatz.
6 p.m.: B-Street Band (rock)                               House. “They’re back by popular demand,” Bro-
9:30 p.m.: March Fourth Marching Band (rock)               gan says. “They get some of our biggest crowds          Scott Marshall & Marshall’s Highway:
                                                           and most standing ovations for the festival.”           Country rocker Scott Marshall of Allentown rode
BANANA ISLAND                                              5 p.m. Vesper Concert Series at Central                 herd on through the 13th Lehigh Valley Music
12:30 and 2 p.m.: Miss Maggie Sings (family)               Moravian Church.                                        Awards in December, lassoing an event-high five
3:30 and 5 p.m.: Fuzzy Lollipop (indie rock)                                                                       awards, including Entertainer of the Year. 7 p.m.
6:30 p.m.: 2 + 1 Math Rocks! (family)                      The Jumpers Orchestra: The 11-piece New                 Plaza Tropical.
                                                           York-based swing band (with jazz and rock                                                                         Scott Marshall
12 p.m.: Westallgaier (polka, rock)
4 p.m.: Copper Box (Americana, polka)                  LYRIKPLATZ AT FRANK BANKO ALEHOUSE                       PNC SERIES AT THE MUSIKFEST CAFE                          7:30 and 11 p.m.: Boom Chick (rock)
n 8 p.m.: The Jumpers Orchestra (dance, jazz)          CINEMAS                                                  5 p.m.: Sarah Ayers Band (blues)
                                                       5 p.m.: Kenny Ferrier (singer songwriter)                7:30 p.m.: Robbi K and the New York All Stars             VOLKSPLATZ
HANDWERKPLATZ                                          6 p.m.: Jessica Smucker (singer songwriter)              (blues, family)                                           Noon.: Appalachian Fiddle & Bluegrass Associa-
5-10 p.m.: Cast in Bronze (carillon)                   7 p.m.: Sarah Ayers (singer songwriter)                                                                            tion
                                                       8 p.m.: Carlos Barata (acoustic, rock)                   PLAZA TROPICAL                                            2 p.m.: Steppin Razor (reggae)
JAZZ CABARET STAGE AT FRANK BANKO                      9 p.m.: Katie Kelly (folk, pop)                          Noon.: Kendal Conrad (country)                            4:30 p.m.: Djembe Jam with Moe Jerant
ALEHOUSE CINEMAS                                                                                                1:30 p.m.: The Scarlet Furies (acoustic, folk)            6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.: Joan Soriano Family
5:30 p.m.: Andrea Carlson Trio (jazz)                  MAIN STREET                                              3:30 p.m.: CB Radio (bluegrass, country, rock)            Band (Latin)
7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Gas House Gorillas (big            Noon-11 p.m.: Runa Pacha (world)                         5:30 p.m.: Pure Country Dancers (indie rock)              9 p.m.: The Killdares (Celtic, rock)
band/swing, jazz, rock)                                2-10 p.m.: Double Dutch Empire (busker)                  n 7 p.m.: Scott Marshall & Marshall’s Highway
                                                       2-10 p.m.: Phantasmagoria (busker)                       (Americana, rock)                                         CHAMBER SERIES AT CENTRAL MORAVIAN
LIEDERPLATZ                                                                                                                                                               CHURCH OLD CHAPEL
5 p.m.: Bovine Social Club (alternative, Ameri-        5 p.m.: The Byways (Americana, rock)                     9:15 p.m.: Connor Christian & Southern Gothic
                                                       7:30 and 9 p.m.: The Dang-It Bobbys (blue-               (country)                                                 7:30 p.m.: How Fair A Sound (classical)
cana, folk)
7 p.m.: New Sweden (Americana, folk)                   grass, country, pop)                                                                                               VESPER CONCERT SERIES AT CENTRAL
                                                                                                                COMMUNITY STAGE AT AIR PRODUCTS
9 p.m.: New Found Road (bluegrass)                                                                              TOWN SQUARE                                               MORAVIAN CHURCH
                                                                                                                4:30 p.m.: Kill the Broadcast (indie rock)                n 5 p.m.: Abaca String Band (classical)


                                                                                                                                                                          PNC SERIES AT THE MUSIKFEST CAFE
                                                           n PICK OF THE PLATZES                                                                                          5 p.m.: Valerie Vigoda (electronica, pop)
                                                                                                                                                                          7:30 p.m.: Dueling Pianos (variety)
                                                           The Killdares: Celtic rock band from Texas blends traditional Celtic playing skills with
                                                           power-pop accessibility and straight up rock ’n’ roll hooks. 9:30 p.m. Americaplatz at                         PLAZA TROPICAL
                                                           Levitt Pavilion.                                                                                               Noon.: Caribbean Steel Rhythms (Latin, R&B,
                                                           M.A.K.U. Sound System: Colombian immigrants who live in New York City play high-                               reggae)
                                                           energy Latin world music. ArtsQuest found the group playing Global Fest in New York City                       1:30 p.m.: Great White Caps (indie rock, surf)
                                                           — a showcase for world music. The band also went on the road with Global Fest to play                          3:30 p.m.: The Defending Champions (reggae,
                                                           high-profile festivals such as Austin Texas’ South by Southwest and Tennessee’s Bonnaroo.                      rock)
                                                           9 p.m.Volksplatz.                                                                                              6 p.m.: Jimmy and the Parrots (dance, pop)
                                                                                                                                                                          n 8:30 p.m.: Yellow Dubmarine (reggae)
                                                           Yellow Dubmarine: “The Beatles gone reggae,” Brogan says. Actually, with dub thrown
                                                           in, too. The group tops off the annual “Day at the Beach.” Brogan says ArtsQuest tried to                      COMMUNITY STAGE AT AIR PRODUCTS
                                                           diversify the offerings “so that you weren’t hearing a day full of Jimmy Buffet stuff.” 8:30                   TOWN SQUARE
                                                           p.m. Plaza Tropical.                                                                                           4:30 p.m.: Four the Day (pop, rock)
                                                                                                                                                                          7:30 p.m.: Dan Mills (acoustic, blues, jazz)
The Kildares                                                                                                                                                              11 p.m.: The Young Werewolves (indie rock, surf)
                                                       8 p.m.: The Fabulous Greaseband (big band/               LYRIKPLATZ AT FRANK BANKO ALEHOUSE                        VOLKSPLATZ
SANDS STEEL STAGE AT PNC PLAZA                         swing, oldies, pop)                                      CINEMAS
8 p.m.: Jane’s Addiction. Opening act: Band of                                                                                                                            Noon and 1:30 p.m.: Valerie Vigoda (elec-
                                                                                                                5 p.m.: The Beautiful Distortion (acoustic,               tronica, pop)
Skulls                                                 HANDWERKPLATZ                                            alternative, rock)
                                                       5-10 p.m.: Cast in Bronze (carillon)                                                                               3 p.m.: Alex Meixner Band (folk, polka)
AMERICAPLATZ AT LEVITT PAVILION                                                                                 6 p.m.: Mule Dixon (country, folk)                        5 p.m.: March Fourth Marching Band (rock)
STEELSTACKS                                            JAZZ CABARET STAGE AT FRANK BANKO                        7 p.m.: Melissa VanFleet (singer songwriter)              7 p.m.: Philly Bloco (world)
6 p.m.: Tusk (Fleetwood Mac tribute)                   ALEHOUSE CINEMAS                                         8 p.m.: Alex Radus (Americana, singer song-               n 9 p.m.: M.A.K.U. Soundsystem (Latin, world)
n 9:30 p.m.: The Killdares (celtic, rock)              5:30 p.m.: Andrew Pereira Quartet (jazz)                 writer)
                                                       7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Hot Bijouxx (jazz, world)            9 p.m.: John Bleacher (folk, singer songwriter)           CHAMBER SERIES AT CENTRAL MORAVIAN
BANANA ISLAND                                                                                                                                                             CHURCH OLD CHAPEL
12:30 and 2 p.m.: Kira Willey (family)                 LIEDERPLATZ                                              MAIN STREET                                               7:30 p.m.: The Dolce Ensemble (classical)
3:30 and 5 p.m.: Uncle Rock (family)                   5 p.m.: Tumbling Bones (Americana, folk)                 Noon-11 p.m.: Runa Pacha (world)
6:30 p.m.: 2 + 1 Math Rocks! (family)                  7 p.m.: Billy Bauer Band (acoustic, rock)                2-10 p.m.: Double Dutch Empire (busker)                   VESPER CONCERT SERIES AT CENTRAL
                                                       9 p.m.: BC Combo (blues, folk)                           2-10 p.m.: Phantasmagoria (busker)                        MORAVIAN CHURCH
O FESTPLATZ                                                                                                     5 and 6:30 p.m.: Freak Owls (electronica, indie           5 p.m.: Choo Choo Hu (classical)
Noon.: John Stevens Doubleshot (polka)                                                                          rock)
4 p.m.: Westallgaier (polka, rock)                                                                              8 p.m.: Quimby Mountain Band (blues, funk)


                                                    SANDS STEEL STAGE AT PNC                  John Orchestra (jazz, R&B)                                                              COMMUNITY STAGE AT AIR
   n PICK OF THE PLATZES                            PLAZA
                                                                                                                                                                                      PRODUCTS TOWN SQUARE
   The Colour Sound: How unusual is                 7:30 p.m.: Sheryl Crow. Opening                                                                                                   4:30 p.m.: Lunic (alternative,
   it that a band with roots to the 1990s           act: Brandy Clark                         5 p.m.: The Rosie Burgess Trio                                                          electronica, indie rock)
   plays flat-out adult pop? Lehigh Valley/                                                   (folk, funk)                                                                            7:30 p.m.: XVSK (alternative)
   Pocono Mountains-based The Colour                AMERICAPLATZ AT LEVITT                    7 p.m.: Craig Thatcher and Nyke
   Sound is doing just that, with its new           PAVILION STEELSTACKS                      van Wyk (blues, rock)                                                                   VOLKSPLATZ
   disc “Guilty For The First Time.” 6 p.m.         6 p.m.: Live Wire (rock)                  9 p.m.: Donovan Roberts (blues,                                                         Noon.: William Allen High Chorale
   Lyrikplatz at Frank Banko Alehouse               9 p.m.: Chris Beard Band (blues)          rock)                                                                                   1:30 p.m.: Amarach (Celtic, funk)
   Cinemas.                                                                                                                                                                           3:30 p.m.: O’Grady Quinlan Acad-
                                                    BANANA ISLAND                             LYRIKPLATZ AT FRANK                                                                     emy (Celtic, dance, world)
   Spinto Band: The indie rock band                                                                                                       The Colour Sound
                                                    12:30 and 2 p.m.: Rolie Polie             BANKO ALEHOUSE CINEMAS                                                                  5 p.m.: John Byrne Band (Celtic)
   has just completed its third full-length         Guacamole (family)                        5 p.m.: Hannah and Maggie (folk,
   album, “Shy Pursuit,” and is getting a lot                                                                                             PNC SERIES AT THE MUSIK-                    7 p.m.: Hudost (rock, world)
                                                    3:30 and 5 p.m.: Robbi K (family)         pop)                                        FEST CAFE                                   9 p.m.: Diego’s Umbrella (rock,
   of attention. Brogan likens it to the way
                                                    6:30 p.m.: Stacey Peasley Band            n 6 p.m.: The Colour Sound (pop)            5 p.m.: Avi Wisnia (folk, singer            world)
   Dr. Dog headlined Americaplatz several
   years ago before breaking into headliner         (family)                                  7 p.m.: Billy Bauer (singer song-           songwriter)
   status. 9:30 p.m. Plaza Tropical.                                                          writer)                                     7:30 p.m.: The Large Flowerheads            CHAMBER SERIES AT CEN-
                                                    FESTPLATZ                                 8 p.m.: Jon Fadem (funk, rock)                                                          TRAL MORAVIAN CHURCH OLD
   Delta Rae: Maybe the appeal of                   Noon.: The Adlers (polka)                                                             (classic rock)
                                                                                              9 p.m.: AJ Silverberg (funk, jazz)                                                      CHAPEL
   Durham, N.C.-based Delta Rae is that             4 p.m.: John Stanky and the                                                           PLAZA TROPICAL                              7:30 p.m.: Madeline Rose Link
   it’s a virtual melting pot of music. It’s        Coalminers (polka)                        MAIN STREET                                                                             (classical)
                                                                                                                                          Noon.: Lehigh Valley Charter High
   certainly pop, and country, and Ameri-           8 p.m.: Funky Fontana (soul)              Noon-11 p.m.: Runa Pacha (world)            School for Performing Arts
   cana, and sorta rock, too. But it also has                                                 2-10 p.m.: Double Dutch Empire                                                          VESPER CONCERT SERIES AT
   distinct influences of gospel, bluegrass         HANDWERKPLATZ                                                                         2 p.m.: The Lesson Center (family,
                                                                                              (busker)                                    folk)                                       CENTRAL MORAVIAN CHURCH
   and blues. So it’s not surprising it has         5-10 p.m.: Cast in Bronze                 2-10 p.m.: Phantasmagoria                                                               5 p.m.: Hickory Brass (classical)
   six members, and four lead singers. Or                                                                                                 5:30 p.m.: Mark DeRose and The
                                                    JAZZ CABARET STAGE AT                     (busker)                                    Way Home (acoustic, rock)
   that it’s catching a lot of ears. Delta                                                    5 p.m.: On the Water (folk)                                                             LATE NIGHT COMEDY,
   Rae performed on “The Tonight Show”              FRANK BANKO ALEHOUSE                                                                  n 7:30 p.m.: Delta Rae (Ameri-              MUSIKFEST CAFE
                                                    CINEMAS                                   7 p.m.: Independence Drive (funk,           cana, folk, vocal)
   on June 22. A new album, “Bottom of                                                                                                                                                11 p.m.: Pat House
                                                    5:30 p.m.: Frank DiBussolo Trio           reggae, rock)                               n 9:30 p.m.: Spinto Band (indie
   the River,” came out in May. 7:30 p.m.
   Plaza Tropical.                                  (jazz)                                    9 p.m.: The Abrams Brothers                 rock)
                                                    7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: The Hoppin’           (bluegrass, country)


7:30 p.m.: Daughtry
                                                                                                                                         n PICK OF THE PLATZES
                                                                                                                                         La Excelencia: Recommended by ArtQuest’s partners in the Latin com-
AMERICAPLATZ AT LEVITT PA-                                                                                                               munity, the 11-member New York city band is “assuming the role as major
VILION STEELSTACKS                                                                                                                       American salsa band,” Brogan says. “Just a hot, smokin’ Latin band. As
6 p.m.: Chris Watson Band (blues,                                                                                                        high energy as you can get. They’ll end the show down in the audience. It’ll
R&B)                                                                                                                                     be wild.” “We’re really hoping to see a great salsa crowd out there on the
9 p.m.: The Aardvarks (rock)                                                                                                             dance floor,” says Brogan, and dispel the belief that Latin music is only at
                                                                                                                                         Plaza Tropical. 9 p.m. Festplatz.
10:30 a.m.: Yoga Session with Laurel                                                                                                     Sarah King and The Smoke Rings: The nine-piece “big band” — King
Attanasio                                                                                                                                sings and plays ukulele (!) — plays The American Songbook, swing and
12:30 and 2 p.m.: Baze and Silly                                                                                                         “hot, jumpin’ jazz, with a lead singer that is just smokin’ cool,” Zaremski
Friends (family, jazz)                                                                                                                   says. “ Smoke Rings works for the name.” 5 p.m. Musikfest Café; also
3:30 and 5 p.m.: Miss Amy & Her Big                                                                                                      9:30 p.m. Jazz Caberet Stage, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas.
Kids Band (family)                                                                                                                       Dave Goddess Group: Veteran Lehigh Valley music listeners know that
6:30 p.m.: Stacey Peasley Band                                                                                                           the root of the Dave Goddess is 1980s Valley icon the Daddy Licks Band
(family)                                                                                                                                 (singer/guitarist Goddess remains), whose new wave rock filled venues up
                                             La Excelencia                                                                               and down the East Coast. The new group plays some Daddy Licks songs,
                                                                                                                                         but also has solid material from its debut CD “Something New.” Noon,
Noon.: Joseph Kroboth Band (polka)
                                             LIEDERPLATZ                                MAIN STREET                                      Plaza Tropical.
4 p.m: Bud Hundeski & The Corsairs
(polka)                                      Noon-5 p.m.: The Bucks County Folk         Noon.: Abrams Brothers (bluegrass)
7:30 p.m.: HALA Espectacular                 Song Society                               Noon-11 p.m.: Runa Pacha (world)              PLAZA TROPICAL                                7:30 p.m.: Kalob Griffin Band (Ameri-
(dance, Latin)                               5:30 p.m.: Hillbilly Souls (Americana,     2-10 p.m.: Double Dutch Empire                n Noon.: Dave Goddess Group (rock)            cana, rock)
n 9 p.m.: La Excelencia (dance,              rock)                                      (busker)                                      1:30 p.m.: The Verticolors (indie
                                             7 p.m.: Little Buddy (blues, dance,        2-10 p.m.: Phantasmagoria (busker)            rock)                                         VOLKSPLATZ
Latin)                                                                                                                                                                              Noon.: Blind Lights (rock, soul)
                                             rock)                                      2:30 and 4 p.m.: The Rosie Burgess            3 p.m.: School of Rock
HANDWERKPLATZ                                9 p.m.: Eric Steckel (blues, rock)         Trio (folk, funk)                             5:30 p.m.: Wiretree (indie rock)              1:30 p.m.: Lehigh Valley Cloggers
5-10 p.m.: Cast in Bronze (carillon)                                                    5:30 and 7 p.m.: The Wallace Broth-           7:30 p.m.: Sister Sparrow & The Dirty         3 p.m.: Daisy Jug Band (Americana)
                                             LYRIKPLATZ AT FRANK BANKO                  ers (Americana, folk)                         Birds (indie rock, rock, soul)                5:30 p.m.: Burning Bridget Cleary
JAZZ CABARET STAGE AT FRANK                  ALEHOUSE CINEMAS                           8:30 p.m.: Gangstagrass (bluegrass,           9:30 p.m.: Off the Map (alternative,          (Celtic, folk)
BANKO ALEHOUSE CINEMAS                       5 p.m.: Shane Cooley (funk, rock,          hip-hop)                                      indie rock)                                   7:30 p.m.: The Prodigals (Celtic)
5:30 p.m.: Displaced Peoples (jazz)          singer songwriter)                                                                                                                     9:30 p.m.: Fighting Jamesons (Celtic,
7:30 p.m.: Alex Levin Jazz Trio (big         6 p.m.: Larry Murante (singer song-        PNC SERIES AT THE MUSIKFEST                   COMMUNITY STAGE ON AIR                        rock
band/swing)                                  writer)                                    CAFE                                          PRODUCTS TOWN SQUARE
n 9:30 p.m.: Sarah King and The              7 p.m.: XVSK (alternative, indie rock)     n 5 p.m.: Sarah King and The Smoke            Noon and 2 p.m.: They Were Only               LATE NIGHT COMEDY,
Smoke Rings (big band/swing, jazz)           8 p.m.: Morgen La Civita (blues, soul,     Rings (big band/swing, jazz)                  Satellites (alternative, indie rock)          MUSIKFEST CAFE
                                             world)                                     7:30 p.m.: Mike Dugan & Blues Mis-            4 p.m.: Just Married (Americana,              11 p.m.: Ryan Hill
                                             9 p.m.: Just Married (Americana)           sion (blues)                                  folk)

   SUNDAY, AUGUST 12                                                                                                                                                            FIREWORKS: 9:45 P.M.

SANDS STEEL STAGE AT PNC PLAZA                                                                                  LYRIKPLATZ AT FRANK BANKO ALE-                            PNC SERIES AT THE MUSIKFEST CAFE
8 p.m.: Boston                                                                                                  HOUSE CINEMAS                                             5 p.m.: The Difference (rock)
                                                                                                                5 p.m.: Casey Catrie (Philadelphia Songwriter’s           7:30 p.m.: Lucky 7 (funk, R&B)
AMERICAPLATZ AT LEVITT PAVILION                                                                                 Project)
STEELSTACKS                                                                                                     6 p.m.: Sarah Deardorff (Philadelphia Song-               PLAZA TROPICAL
6 p.m.: Eric Steckel (blues, rock)                                                                              writer’s Project)                                         Noon-7:30 p.m.: Sabroso Video Showcase
n 8:30 p.m.: Craig Thatcher Band (blues, old-                                                                   7 p.m.: Anthony D’Amato (Philadelphia Song-               (indie rock, Latin)
ies, rock)                                                                                                      writer’s Project)                                         8 p.m.: Alex Torres Band (Latin, world)
BANANA ISLAND                                                                                                   8 p.m.: Joy Ike (Philadelphia Songwriter’s                COMMUNITY STAGE AT AIR PRODUCTS
12:30 and 2 p.m.: The Fuzzy Lemons (family)                                                                     Project)                                                  TOWN SQUARE
3:30 and 5 p.m.: The Deedle Deedle Dees                JAZZ CABARET STAGE AT FRANK BANKO                        9 p.m.: Kwesi Kankam (Philadelphia Song-                  Noon and 2 p.m.: Sarah Donner (folk, singer
(family)                                                                                                        writer’s Project)                                         songwriter)
                                                       ALEHOUSE CINEMAS
6:30 p.m.: Dave Fry (Americana, folk, singer           n 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.: Hot Club Philly (acous-            MAIN STREET                                               4 p.m.: The Almighty Terribles (pop, rock)
songwriter)                                            tic, jazz)                                               Noon and 2 p.m.: Joe Whyte (acoustic, ameri-              7:30 p.m.: Great White Caps (indie rock, surf)
FESTPLATZ                                                                                                       cana, folk)                                               VOLKSPLATZ
Noon.: Walt Groller Orchestra (polka)                                                                           Noon-11 p.m.: Runa Pacha (world)                          n Noon.: Bhakti (world)
                                                       Noon.: Dave Fry (Americana, folk, singer song-
4 p.m.: Rob Stoneback Band (jazz)                                                                               2-10 p.m.: Double Dutch Empire (busker)                   2 p.m.: Art of Rhythm and Dance with Tahya
7:30 p.m.: Alex Meixner Band (folk, polka)                                                                      2-10 p.m.: Phantasmagoria (busker)                        and Grant Smith
                                                       1:30 p.m.: Mike Cross (blues, folk)
                                                                                                                3:30 p.m.: Gangstagrass (bluegrass, hip-hop)              4 p.m.: Telesma (rock, world)
                                                       3:30 p.m.: BOOM (variety)
HANDWERKPLATZ                                                                                                   5:30 p.m.: Carter3productions Presents (elec-             6:30 p.m.: Antioquia (funk, indie rock, rock)
                                                       5 p.m.: Girls Guns & Glory (Americana, country,
5-9 p.m.: Cast in Bronze (carillon)                                                                             tronica)                                                  9 p.m.: Matuto (world)
                                                       6:30 p.m.: Bob Malone (blues, rock)

   n PICK OF THE PLATZES                                                  Bhakti: The musicians in Bhakti have backgrounds in rock,                Craig Thatcher Band/Closing: Musikfest will close with
                                                                          soul, world and jazz music, but the band’s art is Kirtan music           top-notch Valley blues favorite Craig Thatcher Band, whose
   Hot Club Philly: Plays and preserves the Django style of               sung primarily in Sanskrit, an ancient language known for its            repertoire includes blues and rock, including Eric Clapton and
   acoustic gypsy jazz music. “They’re an artist at the top level of      healing vibrations. And therein lies a contradiction: Bhakti says        Led Zeppelin. The performance will precede the finale fireworks.
   their game in that genre,” Brogan says. “I’m blown away by their       its purpose is not to entertain, but to inspire, uplift and enable       8:30 p.m. Americaplatz at Levitt Pavilion.
   musicianship.” For fans of guitar, jazz and “just music at a very      healing. The show starts a day of world music at Volksplatz.
   high level,” Brogan says. 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Jazz                Noon, Volksplatz.
   Cabaret Stage at Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas.

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