Pat Metheny, Jessy J and Delbert McClinton to Headline 2016 RiverJazz

Twenty-time GRAMMY winner Pat Metheny, along with bassist Ron Carter; Billboard chart-topper Jessy J; and venerable songwriter Delbert McClinton are among the first acts announced for the 2016 edition of RiverJazz presented by Concannon Miller, the jazz series that takes place at SteelStacks each spring. Tickets for the shows, which take place at the ArtsQuest [...]

New Visions Coming To Muhlenberg

Muhlenberg College Directors' Festival to feature three short plays in evening of activist visionary theater An evening of visionary experimental theater will be on display in Muhlenberg College's "New Visions" Directors' Festival, Feb. 24-28. The festival features plays directed by three gifted senior directing students in the College's Department of Theatre & Dance. Each of [...]

Lehigh Valley Music Awards Announce 2016 Performances

Get ready to dance as the Greater Lehigh Valley Music Association and ArtsQuest announce the performers for this year’s Lehigh Valley Music Awards presented by Tri Outdoor. Performers for the awards ceremony, held March 6, 4 p.m., at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, include the Craig Thatcher Band, female-fronted power-metal group MindMaze, country powerhouse Erin [...]

‘Master Choreographers’ dance concert Feb. 11-13

Showcases dance works by acclaimed guest artists and faculty Concert features restagings of three major works by internationally acclaimed choreographers and four world-premiere pieces including aerial acrobatics, tap, modern, and ballet This season's "Master Choreographers" concert at Muhlenberg College will feature restagings of three major works by world-renowned choreographers and four world-premiere works by faculty [...]

The Blues Brotherhood, The Nerds and Burning Bridget Cleary Coming to Musikfest Café

Ladies and gentlemen, hold on to your hats (and shades) because Blues Brothers tribute band The Blues Brotherhood, along with The Nerds and high-energy Celtic-folk band Burning Bridget Cleary, are coming to the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling this winter. Tickets for the performances are on sale at and 610-332-3378. The Blues [...]

Musikfest Unveils Official 2016 Festival Artwork

Acrylic painting by Gina Triplett Celebrates Festival’s 33nd Year, set for Aug. 5-14 With its sunny disposition and unique hand-painted style, the 2016 Musikfest artwork focuses on the creative essence of the festival, as well as the event’s main attraction - music. The acrylic work, which goes on sale today at, was created by [...]

ArtsQuest Announces Programming Changes at SteelStacks and the Banana Factory

Photo courtesy of Paul Warchol As a result of this weekend’s forecasted inclement weather, ArtsQuest is cancelling or postponing its programming at SteelStacks and the Banana Factory this Saturday including the Improv Comedy Festival. The Comedy Festival, originally set for Jan. 21-22 at the ArtsQuest Center, 101 Founders Way, has been moved to [...]

The Cowsills, Glengarry Bhoys and Eaglemania Coming to Musikfest Café

Popular ’60s pop band The Cowsills, Celtic group Glengarry Bhoys and The Eagles tribute band Eaglemania are the latest additions to the lineup at the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling. Tickets for the performances will go on sale to the public Dec. 11, 10 a.m., at and 610-332-3378. The real-life inspirations behind [...]