Meghan Baker of Bethlehem Township helps her daughter, Autumn, prepare a roasted Aw Shucks ear of corn at the Musikfest site in South Bethlehem.
The Social Animals band plays at Americaplatz on the Levitt Pavilion stage during Musikfest on the Southside festival site.
The Pierson family from Bethlehem Township takes a dinner break at the outdoor Americaplatz site at Steelstacks as they watch a band perform on the Levitt stage. Rod and Jenn Pierson, with their sons Cole and Jaxon, said they were waiting for their favorite, “Igor and the Red Elvises” which draws the family to Musikfest each year.
Madonna McCrystal cools off with a paper hand fan in the Lincoln Technical Institute booth on the Northside Musikfest grounds near FestPlatz. “I try to come every year. I like the food and music,” said the Fogelville resident.
Addison Hiller walks around shirtless during the 90-plus temperatures Friday near Festplatz. Hiller is a member of the Fever Feel rock band from Canada, which was to play at Musikfest’s Plaza Tropical on Friday.
Dolores and Joseph Keglovits enjoy polka music by the Philadelphia German Brass Band at Festplatz. “We try to keep polka here,” said Joe who has circulated pro-polka petitions during his many years of attending Musikfest. The Nazareth couple is concerned about the declining interest in their favorite dance music, which originated during the 1850s in Central Europe.
Philadelphia German Brass Band musicians play traditional polka instruments in the Festplatz tent.
A large floor fan keeps the Philadelphia German Brass Band cool during the above-90 degree temperatures in the popular Festplatz tent.