For those who may have missed the memo on Facebook… we’re not in Nashville this weekend. In fact, we’re back home, where this all started in Bethlehem, PA.
This is where Musikfest — the nation’s largest free outdoor music festival — is currently taking place. Back in the day — like, a year ago, even — we’d be all over this thing. All day. Every day. For 10 days every August, nobody played harder in the paint than us. Don’t even @ me, bruh. But if you do @ me, do it with style!
Granted, 800+ miles worth of distance has made doing that a little bit harder this year. But, when in Rome, we will do as the Romans used to do. Or, something like that.
That includes mapping out where you need to be today, if you’re in the same vicinity as us and want to hear some brilliant artists for the price of Free.99. Also, because it’s good to be back, we’re going to focus this solely on artists from the region we call home, to give you just a taste of the Keystone State’s best.
Let’s kick it old school with a…
Musikfest Five-Point Preview: Saturday, August 10
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Why crack that beer open, when you have the buzz of love to keep you warm?
Listen to the Single
It’s fun to dig back into our old UMC20 playlists and pull out the gems.
As you’ll hear, that’s what we’ve done here today.
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There aren’t very many huge voices left in rock music, but Samuel Lee is one of those rare rock and roll voices that could make a permanent impact on the modern American music landscape.
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Let’s turn our focus to another young, emerging artist with a world of possibilities ahead of her.
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Los Angeles-based indie rockers Lion’s Mouth have had enough of your demands to fall in line.
Listen to the Single
Earlier this summer, you might have read about Brother Dusty, who released his debut single, “I Didn’t,” in an effort to aid Flint’s water crisis.
That story is even more outstanding and selfless once you learn this artist’s personal journey.
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We’ve reached the dog days of summer. And, make no mistake, we’re bringing plenty of heat for the occasion.
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Warning: This episode features a conversation that addresses sensitive topics, including mental health and addiction.
Elisabeth Beckwitt is an indie pop musician, mental health advocate, and member of Nashville’s growing independent music and arts community. Her new EP, Indigo, touches on life on the other side of recovery, and is a complete and triumphant story of redemption, self-discovery, and finding love from within, and of finding the brightest light from the darkest of places.
Elisabeth joins us on The Quinn Spinn to share her story, her excitement about Indigo, her work as the founder of Sad Girl Music, and much more.
Opening theme: REVEL 9 – All I’ve Become
Closing theme: The Mad Sugars – We Want the Night
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In keeping with Quinn Spinn release day, let’s feature our guest!
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