PRESS PHOTOS BY TIM GILMANAbraham Nemitz of Salisbury Township carries daughter Audrey through Musikfest. Audrey was wearing a Nintendo game mask which the family obtained at a festival stand.
James Tulio prepares a cheese steak sandwich on the grill at the new Festplatz food stand Hellertown Crossroads, which also specializes in pizza. He is the son of Joe Tulio, co-owner of the recently purchased Hellertown Crossroads Hotel with partner Nick Nano. Hellertown Crossroads is one of six new food vendors on the North Side of Musikfest. The families of the new owners were helping serve
Jeff Sund of Bethlehem performs during a Martin Guitar stage’s open mic session at the new Yuengling Lagerplatz tent. Open mic participants are encouraged to try out a C. F. Martin guitar from a large display of the famous string instruments manufactured in Nazareth.
2916 Vivace Live string quartet plays on the Hotel Bethlehem Platz. The group from Lancaster performs a Celtic, contemporary and pop music.
Dogfest special guest Daisy, a pug, rides through the Festplatz grounds in a child’s carriage with Ann Kichline and Brittany Zellner of Bethlehem. “She loves public events of any kind, especially Musikfest,” said Mrs. Kichline who refers to the white pug as her grandchild. ttany is Ann Kichline’s granddaughter.
3050 Cooling off at Musikfest is Chris Reeves with daughter Jalyn and neighbor Madison Noll of Hanover Township. The popular Power Breezer misting fans were located at both end of the Festplatz grounds.
3105 White Noise Band from Bethlehem performs on the Plaza Tropical stage Saturday afternoon. Corey Carpenter, Liam Dean (drums), Chris Eichlin and lead singer Andrew Montoya make up the local band.
Local high school graduates Zach Adams of Liberty, Hailey Stuppino and Alexa Kulischenko of Freedom clap for their favorite local band, White Noise of Bethlehem. Student’s from Bethlehem’s two high schools worked with Musikfest organizers to book bands for Plaza Tropical performances on the two Saturday afternoons during the festival. “Marketing Musikfest” is an educational experience that teaches
White Noise fans gather at the stage for their favorite band’s finale. The performers are guitarist and keyboard Corey Carpenter, lead singer Andrew Montoya, Liam Sean on drums and Chris Eichlin on bass guitar. White Noise plays alternative, indie and rock music.
Umbrellas come in handy for Marleigh Fruehling and Karista Kunkle when the skies darkened and sprinkles fell briefly. The weather forecast was for possible rain. The Moravian College students were attending Musikfest for their first time.