October 7 - 13, 2019
WDIY members and volunteers are invited to attend our annual membership meeting and member representative election on Monday, October 21 at 7 pm at the Flatiron building (home to the WDIY studios) in South Bethlehem. Refreshments will be provided.
Festival UnBound:
Poets, Troubadours and Troublemakers

* October 9
* 7 - 8:30 pm
* Easton, PA

* October 10
* 7:30 - 8:30 pm
* Allentown, PA

* October 11
* 8 - 9:30 pm
* Bethlehem, PA
Live original music, created in the spirit of Festival UnBound and dedicated to the Festival’s mission of envisioning our future home. A collaboration with Godfrey Daniels, and headed by beloved folk musician Anne Hills, guaranteed to be a rich experience.
Sunset Boulevard

* October 11 - 27
* 7:30 - 9 pm
* Allentown, PA
Lehigh Valley Premiere! Based on the film noir classic by Billy Wilder. In her mansion on Sunset Boulevard, faded silent-screen goddess, Norma Desmond, lives in a fantasy world. Impoverished screen writer, Joe Gillis, on the run from debt collectors, stumbles into her reclusive world. Persuaded to work on a script that she believes will put her back in front of the cameras, he is seduced by her life-style. Joe becomes entrapped until his love for another woman leads him to break free with dramatic consequences.
Allentown Symphony Pops Orchestra's The Best of Broadway:
A Tribute to Sondheim & Lloyd Webber

* October 12
* 7:30 - 9 pm
* Allentown, PA
Join Scarlett Strallen, Hugh Panaro, and Tony Award Winner Debbie Gravitte, for an evening featuring the music of two Broadway legends - Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. This program includes Broadway favorites such as: Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sweeney Todd, Company, and many more!
Justin Solonynka

* October 13
* 3 - 4:30 pm
* Bethlehem, PA
For over twenty years, singer-songwriter Justin Solonynka has performed his virtuosic piano blend of folk, rock and jazz for audiences up and down the east coast, combining original songs and instrumentals with his storytelling.
Designing Hollywood - Golden Age Costumes from the Gene London Cinema Collection

* Now - December 22
* 10 am - 7 pm
* Allentown, PA
The Allentown Art Museum presents an exhibition of costumes from the Golden Age of movies, September 29 through December 22. “Designing Hollywood” features 59 memorable outfits worn by Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Judy Garland, James Cagney and many more, in films such as “To Catch a Thief,” “Ben Hur,” “Mildred Pierce” and other classics. There’s a full schedule of related programs too, including a salute to Hess’s department store, free fashion design workshops, and appearances by Gene London.
Find more events coming up
 in and around the Lehigh Valley in
WDIY's Community Calendar.
6 - 6:30 pm
Host: Michael Drabenstott
"Cash Rules Everything Around Me," the winning cream ale homebrew from WDIY’s 4th Annual Homebrew Fest is about to be made available for the public in the taproom of Yergey Brewing in Emmaus! On this edition of the Inside Dish, Michael Drabenstott talks with Yergey Brewing owner Jim Yergey as well as the winning homebrewers, Michael MacCubbin and Jason Bell.

They discuss the process of brewing the recipe on Yergey’s professional system and when you can taste the finished beer.
At the Movies: Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

"Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice," tells the story behind Ronstadt's career, and her journey in becoming the rock era's first female star to sell out arenas. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the documentary.
6:30 - 7 pm
Host: Greg Capogna
Host Greg Capogna speaks with guests: Phillips Armstrong, the Lehigh County Executive, and Frank Facchiano from the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, about goals and the partnership between the Chamber and the municipalities as well as business opportunities in Lehigh Valley.
1 - 4 pm
Host: Bill Dautremont-Smith
Influential rock, blues and jazz drummer and Cream co-founder Ginger Baker passed away at age 80 over the weekend. Host Bill Dautremont-Smith will feature a selection of music from the eclectic mix of bands that Ginger Baker was part of including: The Graham Bond Organization, Blind Faith, Ginger Baker's Airforce and others, as well as the short-lived Cream.
7 - 9 pm
Host: Dina Hall
Tuesday's program features archived sets, plus live recordings from the Festival UnBound songwriters workshop series Poets, Troubadours, and Trouble Makers, and plenty of studio cuts of Godfrey’s artists past, present and future.
6 - 7 pm
Host: Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP ® , AEP ®
Laurie Siebert will discuss: “Your Medicare Questions.”

Laurie will take questions at 610-758-8810. Questions submitted early at yourfinancialchoices.com.
1 - 4 pm
Host: Stewart Brodian

At 2 pm, Philadelphia-based pianist  Justin Solonynka brings his virtuosic blend of folk, rock, and jazz to WDIY for a live in-studio interview and performance. Solonynka will be performing at the Second Sunday Concert Series at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethlehem on Sunday, Oct. 13.
11 pm - 1 am
Host: Bill Fox
On the next  Galactic Travel s, host Bill Fox will continue the month-long Special Focus on Modulator Experimental Synthesis Project, a.k.a.  Modulator ESP, whose music has been described as "vintage synth overload to propel you into the outer reaches of the cosmos." The Featured CD at Midnight by Modulator ESP will be "The Mind Caged." You will also hear new music by Dan Pound.

The  latest show's playlist ( October 4 - show #1174 )  is available for your inspection. 
5 - 7 pm
Hosts: Steve Aaronson, Rosalie Viscomi

At 6:30 pm, Steve and Rosalie premiere Jim Wardrop's interview with jazz clarinet and saxophone virtuosos Peter and Will Anderson. They discuss their musical backgrounds, their upcoming show at Miller Symphony Hall's Jazz Upstairs Series on Friday, October 18, and more.