BETHLEHEM, PA (CelebrityAccess) — Musikfest, the nation’s largest free-admission music festival, has today (April 26) announced its 2019 lineup.
The event, set for August 2-11 in Bethlehem, Pa., will see nearly 400 performers taking the stage as part of the 36th edition of the festival. Artists performing at Musikfest’s Sands Steel main stage this year include: Earth, Wind & Fire, The Chainsmokers, Steve Miller Band with Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, Lady Antebellum, Weezer, Train & Goo Goo Dolls, Incubus, Godsmack and Brad Paisley.
Highlighting the free performances at Musikfest are shows by Boston-based alt-rockers Guster Aug. 7 at Air Products Americaplatz, 16-year-old guitar virtuoso and “School of Rock” Broadway musical star Brandon “Taz” Niederauer Aug. 4 at Air Products Americaplatz, 2019 Blues Music Awards nominee Nick Moss Band Aug. 4 at Americaplatz, female rock and soul quartet The New Respects Aug. 8 at Americaplatz and dance-punk band !!! (pronounced Chk Chk Chk) Aug. 9 at IBEW Local 375 Volksplatz.
Other acts performing at the festival include world music sensations Red Baraat Aug. 3 at Volksplatz, ska/soul act The Pietasters Aug. 4 at Volksplatz and the rollicking MarchFourth Marching Band Aug. 5 at Volksplatz and Aug. 6 at Americaplatz. On Aug. 7, following the Incubus concert, fans are invited to join DJ Kilmore of Incubus for an 11 p.m. ‘afterparty’ in the Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling as part of the festival’s PNC Series.
Musikfest was founded by the nonprofit ArtsQuest in 1984. Today, it offers more than 500 free music and art performances at 18 venues located throughout Bethlehem’s Historic District, as well as the SteelStacks arts and cultural campus located on the site of the city’s former Bethlehem Steel plant. In addition to hundreds of free concerts, the event presents 40-plus food vendors, 45 artisans, engaging street performers and unique art attractions from around the globe.
To see the complete list of performers, visit www.musikfest.org/lineup/free/.