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Note-worthy with Christopher Holland

Christopher Holland

About Christopher Holland

Christopher Holland — who on weekends plays banjo for The Boiled Owls — writes about arts and entertainment, including the business of A&E, in the Greater Lehigh Valley and beyond. Everyone needs to have a life outside of the office or the workplace, so turn here for recommendations, insights and more on the arts and entertainment scene.

Gordon Lightfoot to perform in Bethlehem

An iconic singer-songwriter for more than five decades, Gordon Lightfoot is a staple in the world of folk music.

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David Bowie tribute Saturday in Jim Thorpe

In January 2016, the music industry lost an icon in David Bowie, a death that shocked the world. The English singer-songwriter and actor was a leading figure in popular music for more than five decades and was acclaimed by critics and fellow...

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North Carolina bluegrass outfit returns to Mauch Chunk Opera House

Recently recognized by the acclaimed music magazine “Rolling Stone” as an “artist you need to know,” North Carolina's indie-bluegrass outfit Mipso is returning to the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Friday, April 6.

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It's a jam-filled weekend in Jim Thorpe

The Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe will be rocking this weekend, with two great tribute bands re-creating the music of the Grateful Dead and Steely Dan.

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Wine passport program pairs local food with local wine

The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail is bringing back its annual Vino in the Valley passport program during four weekends in March.

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ArtsQuest announces second SouthSide Arts & Music Festival

Returning for its second year, the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival presented by ArtsQuest will feature two days filled with visual arts experiences, live music and family programming.

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Fall brings family festivals and Halloween haunts

Fall is here, and with it comes several attractions that can be found throughout the Greater Lehigh Valley.

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Peach Music Festival shines

The Peach Music Festival at Montage Mountain in Scranton showcased heavy jams this past weekend as headliners Widespread Panic, My Morning Jacket, Govt. Mule & Friends and a tribute to the late Allman Brothers Band members Gregg Allman and Butch...

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Peach Music Festival returns to Montage Mountain with tribute to Allman Brothers

The past five years, Montage Mountain near Scranton has been home to the Peach Music Festival, which quickly built a strong reputation and became one of the “must attend” summer musical gatherings in the mid-Atlantic.

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Prog-rock icon brings tour to Allentown

Since its inception in 1968 in London, progressive rock icon King Crimson has made waves in the music industry, best known for its instrumentation and complex song structure encompassing genres of jazz, classical and experimental music.

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