Performances by Robert Randolph & Rusted Root, Art Demonstrations and Family Fun Fill Event

Enjoy two days packed with dynamic art activities and live music by more than 30 performers including Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Rusted Root, Coco Montoya, Ceramic Animal, Steve Forbert and Everyone Orchestra in five venues on Bethlehem’s SouthSide. Festival passes, which provide access to all the music venues, are only $30 per day or $50 for both days and on sale now at

In addition, on Saturday the SouthSide will be teeming with a variety of family activities and art workshops for all ages. Stop by and discover all the great shops, restaurants and busiensses that call the SouthSide home during this new arts and music festival!

Other SSAMF highlights include:

  • Live Bethlehem Steel Themed Mural Creation by Dripped on the Road
    April 25-29, 24 E. Third Street
  • Jay Walker: “The Steelworker” Tape Art Installation & International Plaid Shirt Project
    On display now at ArtsQuest Center & throughout south Bethlehem
  • Lehigh Valley Art Wars (watch artists battle it out as they create masterpieces live during this elimination-style competition)
    April 28, 7 p.m., and April 29, 12 p.m. & 7 p.m., Banana Factory
  • Hands-on Art Projects
    April 28-29, Banana Factory & ArtsQuest Center
    (Including rock cactus painting, steampunk-inspired jewelry making, screen printing, hot glass, face painting and more)

Hours for the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival are 5-11:30 p.m. Friday and noon-11 p.m. Saturday.