Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week: Apr. 25-May 1

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As April gives way to May this week, we can look forward to the return of this popular video meme. In any other week, that would have been enough, but we’re excited for a different reason: Allentown JazzFest!

We’re stoked to be an official media partner of this year’s festival, and you can be sure that we’ll be there quite a bit this week and next. In addition, there’s plenty more music where that came from!

Let that be your preface as we present the…

Can’t-Miss Shows of the Week!

Thurs., Apr. 28 | 7 p.m.
The Originals Music Series
Venue: Chicago Restaurant, 1179 Airport Road, Allentown
Admission: FREE
Description: Rofo Audio and Infinite Lives are the bands chosen to rock the stage at Chicago Restaurant’s Club Gravity this week.

Fri., Apr. 29 | 8 p.m.
Al Chez & The Brothers of Funk (AJF2016)
Venue: The Renaissance Ballroom, Allentown
Admission: $30 general admission, $60 VIP
Description: World-class trumpeter Al Chez brings his big band’s high-energy show to the opening night of Allentown JazzFest

Sat., Apr. 30 | 8 p.m.
JoJo Mayer/Nerve (AJF2016)
Venue: HALO, 22 N. 6th St., Allentown
Admission: $35
Description: Nerve helps open HALO after its brand of electronic, dance-infused jazz proved to be one of the big hits of last year’s Allentown JazzFest.

Sun., May 1 | 6 p.m.
WMUH Allentown and Alternative Gallery present: Gather in the Gallery
Venue: 707 N 4th St, Ste 103, Allentown
Admission: FREE
Description: Pete Hill, VoirVoir, CRUISR, and Cheerleader highlight this Sunday show for all ages.

Sun., May 1 | 7 p.m.
Scott Tixier (AJF2016)
Venue: 187 Rue Principale, 187 Main St., Emmaus
Admission: $25
Description: Scott Tixier, an award-winning French jazz violinist and a recording artist, makes his Allentown JazzFest debut.

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