Stereophilia Studio Brings Nashville Vibes to Bethlehem

Your Next Favorite Band’s Songwriter Round Showcases Music City, USA at ArtsQuest

Nashville Meets Bethlehem Co-Procucer, Phillip Reese Introduces concert performers (left to right), Karen Jones, Dave Doll and Amy Jones of The Beautiful Distortion, Teri Bracken of Brontë Fall, Bobby Siegfried of Chasing Daylight, Billy Bauer of Billy Bauer Band and event co-producer, Phillip Reese 

BETHLEHEM, PA – Stereophilia tudio, a platform dedicated to discovering and promoting incredible, genre-defiant artists, recently hosted a live show on November 18, 2023, at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, PA. The show, titled “Nashville Meets Bethlehem,” featured a lineup of talented musicians who brought the Nashville sound to the Lehigh Valley.

The annual songwriter’s round event was curated by Phillip Reese, the founder of Stereophilia Studio and the host of Your Next Favorite Band Podcast, a weekly show that showcases emerging artists and their stories. Reese has a knack for finding music and bands that listeners enjoy, and he has been producing the podcast since May 2022. Gerald Longo of Nashville’s Underground Music Collective co-produced the live show, helping to secure Tennessee-based artists the Christmas City.

“We are thrilled to have collaborated with Stereophilia Studio in bringing this popular genre and these up-and-coming artists to Bethlehem,” said Gerald Longo, Co-Producer of Bethlehem Meets Nashville and  Underground Music Collective founder. “The “Nashville Meets Bethlehem” show was a testament to the vibrant music scene in the Lehigh Valley and the incredible talent that Stereophilia Studio continues to discover.”

“Nashville Meets Bethlehem” attracted hundreds of music fans who enjoyed  performances by Tioga, a synth-pop band from Philadelphia, PA; The Wild Feathers, a rock band from Nashville, TN; Slingshot Dakota, a two-piece indie rock band from Easton, PA; Dirty Dollhouse, multi-genre folk and country duo from Philadelphia, PA; The Beautiful Distortion, a loud rock band featured in Martin Guitar’s Martin on Main festival from Eastern, PA; Bribtë Fall, indie pop and rootsy Americana;  Chasing Daylight, alternative pop, r&b and hopebeat artist from Lehigh Valley; and Roi and the Secret People, a sultry swamp, classic rock and alternative group from the tri-state area.  In preparation, Tioga performed in-studio for the Channel 69 News team and spoke exclusively with Karin Mallett and Bo Koltnow, who covered the event for their #MusicMonday segment.

“We are tireless in our pursuit of finding incredible, genre-defiant artists who deserve more exposure and appreciation,” said Phillip Reese, Founder of Stereophilia Studio. “Our mission is to help music lovers discover their next favorite band, and the success of the “Nashville Meets Bethlehem”show is a testament to the power of live music and the incredible talent we showcase.”

Music enthusiasts can stay tuned for more updates and livestreams from Stereophilia Studio by visiting For additional information on upcoming shows and events including Winter WonderJam at Godfrey Daniels next month and mental health awareness fundraiser, Listen to the Dissonance, in January, or to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tiffany Sondergaard at 610.349.3671 or 

About Stereophilia Studio:

Stereophilia Studio is dedicated to discovering and promoting incredible, genre-defiant artists. Each month, Phillip Reese brings livestreams, audio podcasts, and live concerts of personally curated artists to music lovers. With a passion for music and a talent for finding hidden gems, Reese founded Stereophilia Studio in May 2022 and launched Your Next Favorite Band Podcast, featuring exclusive performances and interviews with emerging artists. Stereophilia Studio’s mission is to support artists who deserve more exposure and help music lovers find their next favorite band.
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Tiffany Sondergaard
Public Relations Liaison Event Planning Specialist
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