Musical Performances

Musikfest Theme Days

August 6
‘80s Day | Wells Fargo Festplatz, 12-11 pm

August 7
Irish Pub Night | Red Stag Pub Liederplatz, 5-11 pm

August 8
Country Day | Wells Fargo Festplatz, 12-11 pm
Beach Day | Plaza Tropical, 12-11 pm

August 9
‘70s Day | Wells Fargo Festplatz, 12-11 pm

August 11
British Invasion Day | Wells Fargo Festplatz, 12-11 pm

August 12
Oktoberfest Preview | Wells Fargo Festplatz, 12-11 pm

Marketing Musikfest

Plaza Tropical
A unique element of the festival since 2013, ‘Marketing Musikfest’ is an educational experience that teaches students to apply marketing skills to a real life setting at Musikfest.

This year, students from Bethlehem’s Freedom, Lehigh Valley Charter for the Arts and Liberty High Schools worked with festival organizers to book bands for the event’s Plaza Tropical stage. Together their lineup includes 11 bands performing everything from rock to folk and pop. Come to Musikfest August 4, 5 and 11 to see the great sounds these young tastemakers chose!

August 4 (chosen by Freedom High School)
Noon: Pet Cheetah (Alternative Funk, Rock)
1 PM: David Davis (Funk, Pop, R&B)
2 PM: Fairground Saints (Country)

August 5 (chosen by Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts)
Noon: Giana Lynn (Folk, Americana, Bluegrass)
1 PM: Gretchen and the Pickpockets (Jazz, R&B, Soul)
2 PM: Zach Matari (Pop, R&B, Soul)
3 PM: Mike Lorenz Trio (Jazz, Rock)

August 11 (chosen by Liberty High School)
Noon: Black Tie Stereo (Alternative, Pop, Rock)
1 PM: Big Mind (Jazz, Rock, World)
2 PM: Kayla Avitabile (Pop, Folk)
3 PM: The Groove Merchants (Funk, Rock)

Godfrey Daniels Day
August 12, noon-9 pm
Red Stag Pub Liederplatz
Showcasing the best of folk, acoustic, Americana, blues and indie from our partners at Godfrey Daniels in South Bethlehem

Philadelphia Songwriters Project
August 12 | 5-9:40 PM
Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz
The Philadelphia Songwriters Project supports the time-honored tradition of songwriting. Five artists who stood out during this year’s Philadelphia Songwriters Contest will showcase their talents at the Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz stage.

Musikfest Kids Concerts
Presented by PBS39
PBS39 | 839 Sesame St., Bethlehem, PA 18015
Programs are offered at 10-10:30 AM and 11-11:30 AM each day of the festival, August 3-12.
Kids make-and-take craft session are available between concerts.

8/3, Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke
8/4, Suzi Shelton
8/5, Ernie & Neal
8/6, Lolly Hopwood
8/7, Vered Ronen
8/8, Dave Fry
8/9, Mil’s Trills
8/10, Kira Willey & Friends
8/11, Brady Rymer
8/12, Joanie Leeds