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Cherry Poppin’ Daddies

Part of RiverJazz presented by Concannon Miller

Tuesday, May 23 · view days & times
Price: $39 / $49
Venue: Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling

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Doors and Dinner: 6:00 pm | Show: 7:30 pm

Ever since they first formed some 25 years ago, the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies made it their mission to veer from genre to genre across the musical map, choosing to follow their own muse regardless of feedback from fans and critics alike. Truth be told, individuality and defiance have always been part of the band’s DNA, and have, in turn, reinforced their rebellious reputation. Granted, though that image is well deserved, the ability to bend the boundaries has been simultaneously tempered and informed by an adherence to an older, now vanished tradition, grounded in Tin Pan Alley, Swing music and the great American songbook.

According to the band’s longtime leader, singer/songwriter Steve Perry, the band’s mantra has remained the same – “the obstacle is the path”, that is, to pursue unexpected and difficult avenues that challenge both themselves as artists and modern sensibilities while at the same time adhering to standards and erstwhile traditions of American popular song

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Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling
ArtsQuest Center
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-297-7100
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