‘New’ Faces for a New Year Coming to #LVUFirstFriday in January

Back home in Pennsylvania, the New Year brings some “new” faces to the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series, coming this Friday, January 4 and presented by Underground Music Collective and SouthSide Arts District.

Local pop/rock favorites Doyle and the Deubs will be making first appearance in the series, kicking things off at The Funhouse at 6 p.m. Also debuting is Tom Cooney, who makes his debut at The Banana Factory at 6:30 p.m.

Domaci, located at 21 E. 3rd St., is celebrating one year on the SouthSide. To celebrate, they’re hosting an anniversary celebration with a ribbon cutting ceremony, giveaways, storewide discounts, complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres, and the return of Ophelia (Dina Hall and Beth Sherby) beginning at 5:30 p.m.

It all starts off at 5 p.m. with free refreshments and live music by Payton Renee at EZ Money (20 W. 4th St. Plus, enjoy live music at Molly’s Irish Grille and Sports Pub, Godfrey Daniels, SouthSide 313, and more.

The full lineup (so far) is listed below:

EZ Money (20 W. 4th St.), 5-6:30 p.m.
Payton Renee

Domaci (21 E. 3rd St), 5:30-9 p.m.
One-Year Anniversary Celebration ft. Ophelia

Molly’s Irish Grille and Sports Pub (4th and New St.), 6-9 p.m.
Brian Kibler

The Funhouse (5 E. 4th St.), 6-8:30 p.m.
Doyle and the Deubs with Shawn Cav

The Banana Factory (25 W. 3rd St.), 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Tom Cooney

Godfrey Daniels (7 E. 4th St.), 7:30 p.m.
Ward Hayden and the Outliers (visit GodfreyDaniels.org for ticket info)

SouthSide 313 (313 E. 3rd St.), 9 p.m.-midnight
David Johnsen

As always, thanks to our community partners at SouthSide Arts District, Banko Beverage Co., and Comfort Suites Bethlehem for helping us keep community programming going in our hometown every month.

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