PRESS PHOTOS BY LORI PATRICK A powerful performance takes the late night time slot on the Southside on the Highmark Blue Shield Community Stage during Musikfest Aug. 10. Known for their classic rock, blues and grunge sound, Aiden Bloomfield and the Concrete Highway are local Lehigh Valley musicians and can be found throughout the year at venues close to the area.
Boyz II Men take the Wind Creek Steel Stage on Musikfest's annual preview night. The vocalist harmony trio with roots in Philadelphia sang many of their hit songs from the 90s and a montage of classic music covers playing instruments. The encore was their song “End of the road.” Pictured here in a collage are Nathan Morris, Shawn Stockman and Wanya Morris. The original Boyz II Men members included Michael McCary who left the band in 2003 due to health issues.
Bucks County based jazzmen Eric Mintel Quartet plays at Musikfest's Lutron Jazz Cabaret Stage located in one of the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas in the ArtsQuest Center building. The quartet is a Lehigh Valley fixture among jazz enthusiasts throughout Bethlehem and Allentown venues.