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Live Music to Tickle Your Fancy This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend?? This list may give you some ideas. Great music, great talent, great people so get out and enjoy yourselves.

I can not say enough how much I appreciate the hard work and dedication of local musicians who sacrifice their time to entertain their fans. Local musicians do not get enough credit for the things they do on a weekly basis to please and entertain their fans. Being in a band is not an easy job, even if they do make it seem like it is a piece of cake. I will support the local music scene as much as I possibly can and do what I must to show them that they are appreciated. With that being said, here is a list of weekend entertainment. Please go out and support local music, and say thanks to the musicians. Thank you goes a long way!! Until next time...Music feeds the soul!!

September 28, 2012

-RehabX @ Beer Goggles on First in Lehighton, PA; 10 PM-1:30 AM

-Stingy Jack, AUG, DBSleeze @ Dingbatz in Clinton, NJ; 8 PM, tickets are $15; (These bands are opening up for Tracii Guns-A league of Gentlemen)

-Nakked Soul Trio @ Slopeside Grill @ Blue Mountain Ski Area in Palmerton, PA; 6 PM-9 PM

-Ashes to Embers, Esoterra, Going Dark, and The Big Empty @ The Canvas Clash Art/Music Venue in Boonton, NJ; doors open at 6 PM, $12 cover charge

-Social Call @ Gin Mill and Grille in Northampton, PA; 8 PM

-Hammer Down, The Hyde, and Electric Boa @ JC'S Washington House in Northeast Philadelphia, PA; 9 PM, $5 cover charge

-Big Things @ Blue Mountain Pub in Palmerton, PA; 9 PM, $5 cover charge

-The Switch @ The New Penny in Scranton, PA; 10 PM-1:30 AM

-Exit 22 @ The Scorecard in Wind Gap, PA; 10 PM-2 AM

-Friends of Tom @ Grumpy's Bar-B-Que Roadhouse in Allentown, PA; 9:30 PM-12:30 AM

-Peter Novelli Band @ Riverside Bar and Grill in Easton, PA; 10 PM (This is the band's Lousiana Roots and Blues Tour)

-Off the Road @ Pattenburg House in Asbury, NJ; 10 PM-2 AM

-Pop Rox @ The Woodlands in Wilkes Barre, PA; 10 PM

-Triple Dog Dare @ Leather Corner Post in Orefield, PA; 9:30 PM-12:30 AM

-Triage @ The Slate in Pen Argyl, PA; 10 PM-2 AM

-Brian Kibler @ Palace Pizza Sports Bar and Grill in Whitehall, PA; 8 PM-11:30 PM

-Mike Greer and Co. @ Justin's Carriage House in Skippack, PA; 8:30 PM-12:30 AM

-Slick Martin @ Leary's Hometown Tavern in Roslyn, PA; 9 PM

-The Aardvarks @ Mezza Luna in Allentown, PA; 10 PM-2 AM

-Sarah Ayers, Donovan Roberts @ Sugars Stage and Spirits in Bath, PA; 7 PM, $5 cover charge, all ages

-Shorty Long @ Molten Lounge-Sands Casino in Bethlehem, PA; 10 PM-2 AM

September 29, 2012

-RehabX @ Bowmanstown Fire Company's Oktoberfest in Bowmanstown, PA; 9 PM-1 AM

-School of Rock Easton Tribute to the Allman Brothers @ Third Street Alliance in Easton, PA; 7 PM, $10 cover charge

-Type 14 with Sinister Realm @ The Pub on Main in Macungie, PA; 9 PM (This is Type 14's very last show. Please come out and give these guys a great send off!!)

-Lupe Garu @ Mugg's on Main Street in Doylestown, PA; 10 PM-2 AM

-True Becoming,Crobot, The Soviet, and Our After @ The Brady Fire Company in Shamokin, PA; 9 PM

-The Saddletones @ Grumpy's Bar-B-Que Roadhouse in Allentown, PA; 9:30 PM-12:30 AM

-Triage @ Lee Gribbens on Main in Emmaus, PA; 10 PM-1:30 AM (This is Triage's debut performance here and it is also the debut of Saturday night's Live Music at Lee Gribbens!! Please come out and show both the band and Lee Gribben's support!!)

-Full Throttle @ Bull and Bear Tavern in Woodbine, NJ; 8 PM-12 AM

-Social Call @ Riverside Bar and Grill in Easton, PA; 10 PM-2 AM

-Exit 22 @ GI's Bar in Old Forge, PA; 9:30 PM-1:30 AM (This is Exit 22's debut show here!! Please go out and show the band support!)

-That Being Said @ Stahley's in Allentown, PA; 10 PM-2 AM

-Blind Owl @ The Blue Monkey in Catasaqua, PA; 10 PM-2 AM

-Crazy Hearts @ Hammerhead Lounge in Northampton, PA; 10 PM-2 AM

-Emily's Toybox @ Molten Lounge-Sands Casino in Bethlehem, PA; 10 PM-2 AM

-Fall Music Festival @ Quarry Beach Hideaway in Wind Gap, PA; 11 AM-10 PM (15 bands, $15 cover which includes beer/soda/water all day. There will be beach volley ball, swimming, boating, great food and merchandise vendors. This is an ALL AGES event. The bands playing at the festival are The Damn Dirty Apes, Birds of Prey, Decaysia, March to Victory, BlyndSyde, CA/CD AC/DC Tribute, Apocryfiend, Anticosm, Stingy Jack, Barbarism, Black Fate, Cover Her Face, Hell Freeze, and The Big Empty.)

-2012 Christian Battle of the Bands @ Mummers Museum in Philadelphia, PA; 6 PM-10 PM (This benefits the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Safe Place: The Center for Child Protection and Health. The bands competing in the battle of the bands are Where We Are, Balaam's Ride, Freely Captured, One Floor Away, One of Six, Coastal Rise. The Lighthouses OV Worship Team will be performing as well, but they are not part of the competition.)

-1st Annual Fall Poker Run and Festival for Diabetes @ Tri Boro in Northampton, PA; 10 PM-8 PM ($25/person includes food, beer, soda, and bottled water from 1 PM-6 PM. There will be a chinese auction, 50/50, and local vendors with proceeds going to the American Diabetes Association. Bands start at 2:30 PM with Scott Farley Band, Bad Habit, and 5 Ton Jack. Tickets are available at Grumpy's Bar-B-Que, Fossils, Riverwalck, Leather Corner Post, and Kuhnsville Hotel.)

September 30, 2012

-School of Rock Easton Tribute to the Allman Brothers @ Third Street Alliance in Easton, PA; 3 PM, $10 cover charge

-Women's Drum Gathering @ Sugars Stage and Spirits in Bath, PA; 2:30 PM-5:30 PM

-Suzuki School for Strings Benefit Concert @ Riverstreet Jazz Cafe in Kingston, PA; 4 PM-9:30 PM, $10 cover charge (4 PM-Instrument Demo, 5 PM-Drum Workshop, 7 PM- This Way to the Egress, 8 PM- The Tommy Guns Band)

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Ed Clauss September 27, 2012 at 09:04 PM
Tracie, what's the best way to get show info to you?
Tracie L. Lovett September 27, 2012 at 09:11 PM
Ed you are on my friends list on Facebook. I post every Monday to get me a list of your gigs/events for this blog or you can message me on Facebook with your schedule. Either way is fine with me.
Lora Guito September 28, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Thanks for putting this together. It's a great resource and I hope it's a regular piece!
Tracie L. Lovett September 28, 2012 at 12:21 PM
Lora thanks!!! Yes it is going to be a regular piece. :-)
Jenae Holtzhafer September 29, 2012 at 01:45 AM
Don't forget about our 1st EVER "Bluegrass in the Park" Festival right here in Emmaus at the Community Park. THIS Sunday - noon to 7 p.m. TONS of great food, fun for the kids, and unique artisan vendors to browse while you listen to four local bluegrass bands pick their banjos and mandolins. Stop by for lunch or dinner! http://emmaus.patch.com/announcements/join-us-for-the-1st-annual-bluegrass-in-the-park-festival or you can RSVP on our FB event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/275833562527610/. Hope to see you there!

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