Chart Topping Rockers The Revivalists Headline Musikfest Aug. 8, 2019
BETHLEHEM, PA—Billboard chart-topping alternative rockers The Revivalists along with special opening act SUSTO, will thrill Musikfest attendees at the Wind Creek Steel Stage when they perform at the festival Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. Tickets for the concert are $34-$64 and go on sale May 7, 10 a.m., to ArtsQuest Members and May 10, 10 a.m., to the public at www.musikfest.org and 610-332-3378.
Known for hits like “All My Friends,” “Change” and their gold-selling number-one single “Wish I Knew You,” which resulted in 200 million streams and topped the Adult Alternative and Alternative radio chart, The Revivalists have gained a dedicated following since forming in 2007.
The octet consists of lead vocalist David Shaw, joined by guitarist Zack Feinberg, drummer Andrew Campanelli, bassist George Gekas, pedal steel guitarist Ed Williams, saxophonist Rob Ingraham, keyboardist/trumpeter Michael Giradot and percussionist PJ Howard. Thanks to its wide range of musical talent, the band delivers a memorable sound that crosses many genres including rock, R&B, soul and country.
The Revivalists fourth and most recent album, Take Good Care, released in September 2018 was recorded and co-written with multiple producers and writers including Dave Cobb [Sturgill Simpson, Chris Stapleton], Andrew Dawson [Kanye West, Fun., Sleigh Bells] and Dave Bassett [Elle King, Vance Joy]. The album’s first released single, “All My Friends,” rose to #1 on Adult Alternative radio.
The Revivalists concert is supported by media partners 107.1 SPIN Radio and WXPN. The complete list of 2019 Wind Creek Steel Stage headliners include:
Aug. 1 Earth, Wind & Fire (Preview Night)
Aug. 2 The Chainsmokers
Aug. 3 Steve Miller Band with Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives
Aug. 4 Lady Antebellum
Aug. 5 Weezer
Aug. 6 Train & Goo Goo Dolls
Aug. 7 Incubus
Aug. 8 The Revivalists
Aug. 9 Godsmack
Aug. 10 Phil Phillips
Aug. 11 Brad Paisley
Named the “Best Music Festival in North America” by USA Today’s 10best.com, Musikfest features more than 500 performances on 17 stages throughout Bethlehem over 10 days. Proceeds from Musikfest support ArtsQuest’s free programming for the community year-round at the Banana Factory arts center and the SteelStacks arts and cultural campus. Dates for the 36th edition of the festival are Aug. 2-11. For more information, please visit www.musikfest.org.