Articles, activities for boomers & seniors
Since 1984 Musikfest has drawn people from all over the world to enjoy music, acts, dancing, eating and friendship. To find out everything about Musikfest go to musikfest.org. Use the website or download their free app to stay up to date on everything. 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA Aug 5 - Aug 14, 2016
On this page we list some of the FREE acts coming this year. Check for updated times and venues. Many acts perform on multiple days.
O’Grady Quinlan Academy of Irish Dance
The O’Grady Quinlan Academy of Irish Dance is proud to be the only certified school in the Lehigh Valley registered with An Comisuin Rince Gaelcha. It is the largest and most recognized Irish Dance organization headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
The Good to Go Girls
Since their debut in 2011, the G2GGs have tickled audiences at numerous venues including Joe’s Pub, The Box NYC, and The Park Avenue Armory. According to the New York Times: “a bubbly trio of classically trained dancers whose skits toy with physical comedy and burlesque. Their bright spirits [are] engaging.”
The Large Flowerheads
Named Best Lehigh Valley Cover band for 5 years running, bring you faithful recreations of your favorite 60’s hits. See the band that keeps packing venues with happy, peaceful flower children. Experience a little bit of the ‘60s and the songs that bring back memories and will have you singing along.
One World Tribe
Considered by many critics to be North America’s premier world music group, Little Fish recording artist One World Tribe is a musical feast whose flavors delight even the most exotic tastes. The band’s musicianship often draws comparisons to artists such as Santana and Soullive.
All the King’s Men: A Jolly Joe Timmer Tribute
Jolly Joe Timmer was a polka band leader, member of the Polka Hall of Fame, owner of WGPA SUNNY 1100 AM and Jolly Joe Timmer’s Polka Fun Center. He passed away in July of 2015, but his band continues to entertain audiences from near and far!
The Tequila Rose Band
Tequila Rose is a professional, talented group of musicians performing the hottest “New Country” hits along with some Country Classics and Classic Rock. Three part harmonies and two blazing lead guitars will keep your feet tapping and the dance floor hopping as the band covers everything from Zac Brown and Kenny Chesney to The Beatles and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
The Main Street Cruisers
The Main Street Cruisers perform a high energy show featuring true to the original versions of many Rock and Roll hits of the 50’s and 60’s. The group’s two poodle skirted and Car-Hop outfitted female vocalists keep the action flowing with dance routines that have the crowd moving and harmonies that make you believe you are listening to the original artists.
Black Tie Brass
From Singers to Horns to Percussion has it all! The band draws from their deep knowledge of all styles of music and are influenced by everyone from Bach to Timberlake. The group has now crafted a sound all its own but draws heavily from jazz, funk, R&B, soul, and rock.