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Saturday, August 3rd brought you by Wind Creek Bethlehem

The excitement of Musikfest builds on the first Saturday of the festival, presented by Wind Creek Bethlehem.

From Craft Cocktail Bar Private Tasting to the Shinbone Alley Stilt Band and The Sofa Kings, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a laugh over at Improvised Standup at Musikfest or some hip-hop, jazz and raw punk energy with Red Baraat’s performance, you’re sure to enjoy all that Musikfest has to offer today.

FLASH SALE!

Today only (8/3/2019), save $15 on tickets to see Weezer on Monday night, when you use promo code WINDCREEK.

Taxes and fees still apply. While supplies last. Offer valid Saturday, August 3rd , 2019 only. Offer cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions and is not valid on previously purchased tickets. Valid for online ticket purchases that use the promo code WINDCREEK only and is limited to the first 250 people who use the code. Not valid on Oasis passes.

Steve Miller Band with Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives: 7 PM; Wind Creek Steel Stage at PNC Plaza

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Miller joins Marty Stuart for “An Amazing Evening of Original American Music – Classic Rock Meets Classic Country.” Best known for iconic hits like “The Joker,” “Take the Money and Run,” “Rock’n Me,” “Fly Like an Eagle,” “Jet Airliner” and “Jungle Love,” Miller has been an enlivening presence on the American music scene for more than half a century.

Rising to stardom in the ‘80s with hits like “Hillbilly Rock,” “This One’s Gonna Hurt You” and “Burn Me Down”, Marty Stuart has won four GRAMMY Awards, including Best Country Collaboration and Best Country Instrumental Performance. He began performing bluegrass at the age of 12 and has later joined musicians like Lester Flatt, Vassar Clements, Doc Watson and Johnny Cash.

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Craft Cocktail Bar Private Tasting: 2 PM; T-Mobile Plaza Tropical

We welcome some of the Lehigh Valley’s most talented distillers and winery to our Craft Cocktail Bar where each will showcase their talents with signature drinks for this year’s ‘Fest attendees. Please stop by and relax on our Adirondack chairs and enjoy the music at T-Mobile Plaza Tropical while trying a Sangria or a signature cocktail in this favorite space!
Participants will receive eight tickets for eight, 4 oz samples from a pre-determines cocktail list. Each participant also receives a free Musikfest Mug at the end of the event.

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Shinbone Alley Stilt Band: 3:30, 4:30, & 5:30 PM

Energizing festivals and special events around the world since 1982, Bond Street Theatre’s Shinbone Alley Stilt Band is a dynamic ensemble of musicians who have delighted audiences in Japan, China, Brazil, Turkey, and across Europe and the USA.

The Sofa Kings: 7:30 PM; Wells Fargo Festplatz

This 10-piece party band from Blue Bell, PA covers all of your favorite songs across many genres; including Dance-Party, Classic Rock, Motown, Alternative, Swing, Country, and R&B – for a totally raucous stage show that’s guaranteed to draw you right into the party zone.

Red Baraat: 9PM; IBEW Local 375 Volksplatz

Red Baraat is a pioneering band from Brooklyn, New York. Conceived by dhol player Sunny Jain, the group has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound, a merging of hard driving North Indian bhangra with elements of hip-hop, jazz and raw punk energy. With a purposeful agenda of manifesting joy and unity in all people, Red Baraat’s spirit is worn brightly on its sweaty and hard-worked sleeve.

Improvised Standup at Musikfest: 11:15 PM; Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

Enjoy late night entertainment by the Lehigh Valley’s best standups and improvisers as they face a new challenge when given topics to talk about onstage.

This show will contain adult language and/or situations. Seating will be assigned by ArtsQuest staff upon arrival into the showroom. Anyone coming in between the ages of 13 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No child 12 or under will be admitted.

Nik Greely & The Operators: 11 PM; Highmark Blue Shield Community Stage on the Air Products Town Square

Nik Greeley has had the pleasure of opening for respected artists such as George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Gene Ween (Ween) Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Shuggie Otis, Bernie Worrell (P-Funk, Talking Heads) and more! Arguably the best frontman and performer in Philadelphia, Greely has established himself as one of the most entertaining and hard working musicians in the area.

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