Musikfest Five-Point Preview: August 9, 2017

We have another beautiful day on tap as we creep slowly toward the second weekend of Musikfest. This was another day where it was hard to narrow our list down to five acts. Trust us when we tell you, there is a lot worth seeing and hearing tonight.

Musikfest Five Point Preview: Wednesday, August 9

Artist: Wesli
Stage: Volksplatz (North)
Time: 5 p.m.
Description: The Montreal-based, multi-talented singer caught our attention when he brought a world music dance party to Plaza Tropical on Tuesday night. Trust us: This is something you don’t want to miss.

Artist: Neil Grover
Stage: Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz (South)
Time: 7 p.m.
Description: The Allentown-born and raised singer-songwriter makes his Musikfest debut.

Artist: Richie Ares (the Lionhearted)
Stage: Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz (South)
Time: 8 p.m.
Description: Stick around to hear the roar of this passionate, powerful singer as he plays tunes from ‘Absolution (& Redemption)’

Artist: Alex Mery & The Townsmen
Stage: Martin Guitar Lyrikplatz (South)
Time: 9 p.m.
Description: Sensing a theme here? It’s a big night inside of Lyrikplatz, and this folk punk trio will close it by making their Musikfest debut.

Artist: The Groove Merchants
Stage: TD Community Stage (South)
Time: 11 p.m.
Description: It’s some midweek Groove! Party with this band’s blend of rock, blues, jazz, funk, and more.

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