John Popper of Blues Traveler First Act Announced for RiverJazz Presented by Concannon Miller

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BETHLEHEM, PA—GRAMMY Award winning singer-songwriter John Popper of Blues Traveler kicks off the popular RiverJazz presented by Concannon Miller when he takes the stage at the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling May 2, 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert go on sale starting Feb. 27, 10 a.m., to ArtsQuest Members and March 2, 10 a.m., to the public. They’ll be available at and 610-332-3378.

One of the greatest harmonica players in rock music, John Popper is best known as the front man for the jam band Blues Traveler. As a singer-songwriter, he penned hits like “Hook” and the GRAMMY Award winning “Run-Around.” Popper has also co-written songs with Trey Anastasio, Warren Haynes, Chris Barron and Jonny Lang, and he has frequently appeared as a guest performer with musicians in a variety of genres including Spin Doctors, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, Allman Brothers Band, Grateful Dead, Eric Clapton, B.B. King; Jason Mraz, John Mayer, Metallica, Smashing Pumpkins and more. Tickets for his show are $36-$49.

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