Rock out at one of the biggest local music festivals, with more than 500 musical performances at the 30th Annual Musikfest.
This year’s lineup is incredibly diverse with artists for everyone to enjoy, including headlining acts like Carly Rae Jepsen, OneRepublic, Ke$ha, Darius Rucker and Avenged Sevenfold. Hundreds of other artists will also take the stages during the festival for a 10-day music bonanza.
If you are scraping for pennies but want to experience the summer festival buzz, don’t fret: all performances are free of charge except for headlining shows on the Sands Steel Stage. Musikfest is the largest free music festival in the United States, so you definitely do not need tons of cash to experience fantastic live music.
Whether you are into moshing or just relaxing with a chill performance, there will definitely be some fantastic shows for you at Musikfest.August 2: Lunic Cast in Bronze Mike Lorenz Quartet DANCENOW Tim Harakal John Beacher Scott Marshall CC Coletti Vagabond Opera Twain Blue Blackbird Society Orchestra The Smoke Rings Lucky 7 Lovebettie Carly Rae Jepsen Wito Rodriguez Salsa Jazz Orchestra Lucy Stone John Gorka Eric Steckel UUU The Fabulous Greaseband Heather Friedman ManDudeBro
August 3: Steve Pullara and His Cool Beans Band Vagabond Opera Lehigh Valley Folk Society Emily Mure Joe Stanky and the Cadets O'Grady Quinlan Academy of Irish Dance Harkland Time Will Tell Acoustic Roadshow Ground Up Dala Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra Bonner Band OCEAN CELTIC Cast in Bronze Angela Sheik Daisy Jug Band Friar's Point Daylight Post Junction Two Cent Jazz Band Sweet Leda feat. Ron Holloway DANCENOW Just So MAKU Soundsystem Heather Friedman Marc Singley Christine Ohlman Churchill The Aardvarks Mayer Hawthorne The Smoke Rings Gas House Gorillas Miracles of Modern Science OneRepublic The Red Elvises Gina Sicilia Eric Steckel Craig Thatcher Band Work Release Madame Freak and the Funky Fever Randy Tonge Doogie Horner James Hesky
August 4: Rolie Polie Guacamole Irish Stars Parker School of Irish Dance Ameranouche On the Water Fritz's Polka Band OCEAN CELTIC Joshua P. James and the Paper Planes Me and My Uncle Little Buddy Burning Bridget Cleary The Nerds Pearl and the Beard Kill the Broadcast Andy Shaw Band Cast in Bronze Erin Kelly Goodnight Texas Leftover Cuties We As Human The Uptown Underground DANCENOW The Large Flowerheads Nalani and Sarina Decyfer Down Jon Fadem Tumbling Bones MiZ Sean Nowell and the Kung Fu Masters PhillyBloco Thousand Foot Krutch Philadelphia Funk Authority SJ Hot Club of Philadelphia Craig Kastelnik and Friends Skillet Southern Culture on the Skids Brosky and Meyer The StereoFidelics The Red Elvises Brick + Mortar
August 5: Kira Willey The Rob Stoneback Big Band Common Bond Monarch Dance Company Eco del Sur School of Rock The StereoFidelics Jump City Jazz Orchestra I Yahn I Arkestra Cast in Bronze Robin Spielberg Graham Alexander Wanamaker Lewis band Hillbilly Shakespeare Todd Wolfe Band Kristi Lynn Quartet Tommy Zito Sofia Rei Kenny Ferrier Amish Outlaws Mike Savino James Supra Blues Band The Royal Scam Sonny Landreth Bethlehem Baroque BB King Beantown Swing Orchestra Skyler Tony Gairo Trio Magnum's 35th Anniversary Show The Late Ancients The Red Elvises Chris Pickering Dina Hall and the Backbeat Frampton's Guitar Circus (Peter Frampton, B.B. King and Sonny Landreth) Trouble City Allstars
August 6: We Kids Rock Joe Weber Marla & Juniper Street Band Allegro Dance Company Twin Rivers Music Ensemble Brian Clayton and the Green River Band SoulRagga Performing Artist Learning Center Taking Tomorrow Crazy Hearts Cast in Bronze Abaca String Band Tracy Walton Mike Scala Djembe Jam Alignment Eric Mintel Quartet Jared Weintraub Billy Bauer Band Station Mickey Finns Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes Andrea Wittchen La Capitana Tommy Guns Band Annalise Emerick Helix Bob Lanza Blues Band Bong Hits for Jesus George Thorogood & The Destroyers Start Making Sense Ryan Tennis Zen for Primates Hadden Sayers Crobot The Bigness August 7: Joyous Zaire Sharon Plessl School of Dance The Exceptions Roger Latzgo - Reflections in the Wine Dark Sea Saucon Valley Music Dear Anna Red Sea Pedestrians Cast in Bronze Charisse Baldoria Lily Mae Tavern Tan Holly Williams Dan DeChellis Trio The Folkadelics Boogie Wonder Band Sabroso Video Showcase Shane Cooley Star and Micey Idol Kings Angelo M Wooly and the Mammoth Tavern Tan Foreigner Gangstagrass Kim & Reggie Harris Lizanne Knott Jessy Carolina and the Hot Mess Cunningham and Associates The Soul Cruisers Kagero Styx Karen and Amy Jones The Abrams Brothers Duffy Kane Buckwheat Zydeco Access Royale
August 8: StarFish Good Time Charlie Blue Ribbon Cloggers The Coffin Daggers Red Sea Pedestrians Desire Hurray for the Riff Raff Mango Men Cast in Bronze Southside Brass Rachel Marie Craig Thatcher and Nyke van Wyk Blue Jersey Band Ball in the House Pamela Webb The Abrams Brothers African Benga Stars Our Griffins Melissa Van Fleet This Way to the Egress Blue Jersey Band Trespass The Family Stone Black Masala Linaria Ensemble Emily's Toybox McClain Sullivan Frenchy and the Punk Slicked Up Nines Cinder Conk KC and the Sunshine Band Jimmy and the Parrots Mama Jama Louis Defabrizio Star and Micey Rick Estrin and the Nightcats Gangstagrass Philadelphia Funk Authority Julian Fulton and the Zombie Gospel
August 9: The Billy Kelly Show Joe Kroboth Moondog Medicine Show O'Grady Quinlan Academy of Irish Dance The Lesson Center Ball in the House John Stevens' Doubleshot Band Butterjive Cast in Bronze Quattro Due Heidi Winzinger Dustbowl Revival Echo and Drake The Hunts The Steel Wheels Bumper Jacksons Moonshine Society DANCENOW Quiet Company Matt Wade Dance Expo Dina Hall Dave Fry John the Conqueror Lights Out - Frankie Valli Tribute Blackwater Muriel Anderson Cheers Elephant Twin Ghost Blair Crimmins and the Hookers Ball in the House Darius Rucker Rodger Delany Bumper Jacksons Here Come the Mummies Enter The Haggis Great White Caps Lucky 7 Trevor Exter The Associated Mess
August 10: Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band Lehigh Valley Cloggers Dustbowl Revival Elijah and the Moon The Wholigans Trout Fishing in America The Steel Wheels The Ballroom Thieves The English Channel Gianni Paci The Hunts Fox Street Allstars The Steel Wheels Travel Songs Gianni Paci Dana Twigg The Blue Meanies Daisy Jug Band Cast in Bronze Dani Mari New Sweden Quiet Company Mad Rapture Shivering Timbers Frank Giasullo Quartet Hoppin John Orchestra DANCENOW Madison Cano George Dennehy Sarah Ayers Alo Brasil Strawberry Fields Kwesi Kankam Hot Bijouxx Hector Rosado Crushed Out Ke$ha Los Straitjackets John Childers Nick Moss Caravan of Thieves The Aardvarks Spokey Speaky Doogie Horner
August 11: Uncle Rock Walt Groller Orchestra Art and Rhythm of Dance with Tahya Dave Fry and Dina Hall The Almighty Terribles Zap and the Naturals Best of Open Mic The 4 Walls Bud Hudenski and the Corsairs Lucy Kaplansky Sylvana Joyce and the Moment Doug Hawk Proposition Cast in Bronze Amanda Duncan Eighteenth Hour Erick Macek The Wallace Brothers Ben Mauger's Vintage Jazz Band Caravan of Thieves DANCENOW The Vulcans The Large Flowerheads The Wiyos Brittany Ann DJ Fusion Jeff Thomas' All Volunteer Army Alex Meixner Band Ben Mauger's Vintage Jazz Band Reverend TJ McGlinchey Avenged Sevenfold Call Your Mama Angela Sheik Blues Brotherhood