Singer/songwriters Erin Kelly, Jordyn Kenzie, and the Billy Bauer Band will be performing at Allentown’s West Park on Friday, September 29 from 7pm to 9pm to wrap up the 2017 Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation’s Lively Lunches in the Park series.
Lively Lunches in the Park is a lunchtime music program held in the Allentown Arts Park at Fifth & Linden streets every Tuesday and Friday from May 9 – September 26. This end of summer concert features a few of the well-known local artists to celebrate the end of the summer wrap up.
The Billy Bauer Band will be performing from 7:00pm-7:45pm followed by Jordyn Kenzie from 7:55pm-8:25pm. Erin Kelly will perform from 8:30pm-9:00pm.
The Billy Bauer Band has played some of the most prestigious music festivals & venues in America. Their sound is craftily woven with electric violin and folky grooves.
Founded by Billy Bauer (vocals, guitar) and Chris Lorenzetti (electric violin, piano) in 2006, the Billy Bauer Band began as an acoustic duo, and evolved to incorporate the solid rhythm section of Drew Somers (percussion) and Steve Zalalas (bass).
Jordyn Kenzie is a talented 16 year old singer/songwriter from the Lehigh Valley and was recently named “Female Artist of the Year” at the Lehigh Valley Music Awards along with two other awards. Jordyn’s unique, soulful sound and heartfelt lyrics have a way of captivating her audiences around the Valley and the nearby Poconos, where she has been performing since the age of 12. Jordyn has opened for, and performed
alongside many of the area’s most talented artists, including Scott Marshall, James Supra, Sara Ayers and Sarah Blacker at venues like Godfrey Daniels, Musikfest Café and Levitt Pavilion. She has also opened for touring acts like Tony Orlando and The Cowsills and was featured on WFMZ’s Music Mondays.
Growing up in the outskirts of Allentown, Erin Kelly’s country roots emerged at an early age by singing in several traditional country bands. Growing up listening to a wide variety of incredible vocalists such as Patsy Cline, Linda Ronstadt and Eva Cassidy, gave her the ability to perform and appreciate numerous genres.
At first glance, Erin projects a humbled presence that quickly transitions the moment she steps behind a microphone. Her skilled guitar playing and powerhouse vocals instantly take most people by surprise. Her unique voice and consistent pitch results in powerful live performances.
For more information please contact the City of Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation at (610)437-7750 or visit us at: www.facebook.com/AllentownParkandRec.