Musikfest Today: Five Things to Know

Fly like an eagle to the Sands Steel Stage to hear Steve Miller.

Good morning, Bethlehem. Today is Monday, August 8, 2011 – a good day to speak of the pompatus of love. It is Day Four of Musikfest 2011.

  1. The National Weather Service is saying this will be another warm, muggy day with a chance of scattered thunderstorms – mainly between 2 and 8 p.m. The high temperature is expected to reach 89 degrees.
  2. If you’re taking the kids down to Banana Island, the Cool Crafts Tent theme of the day is bugs. A band named the Fuzzy Lemons plays the family-friendly stage between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.
  3. If you want to see what some of the older kids are up to, move over to Plaza Tropical at 3:30 p.m. to hear a showcase of some of the talented teens from the
  4. The free stage highlights include Nanticoke, PA polka legends John Stanky & The Coalminers at Festplatz at noon and the comedic folk stylings of The Arrogant Worms at Liederplatz at 9 p.m. But you will be hard-pressed to find a hipper place to be than Americaplatz at 9 p.m. when The Low Anthem, the current “it” indie folk band takes the stage. Click here for the full schedule.
  5. Some people call him the space cowboy. Some call him the gangster of love. You can see him at the Sands Steel Stage at 8:30 p.m. tonight. We are talking about classic rocker Steve Miller. Tickets at $49 and $39 are still available.
Adam Atkinson August 08, 2011 at 02:00 PM
The Low Anthem is awesome I saw them open up for Iron and Wine in Philly. Completely awesome.


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