Allentown JazzFest and Lehigh Valley Underground Announce Media Partnership for 2017

Today, Performing Arts Live, Inc. and The Lehigh Valley Underground announce a media partnership for the duration of 2017.   

“Gerard Longo and Lehigh Valley Underground are everywhere.  I don’t know anyone who works the music scene harder than Gerard does.  It seemed as though Gerard personally covered every JazzFest event in 2016.  He has been a tremendous supporter.  We are extremely glad to renew our media partnership with Lehigh Valley Underground for 2017; not just for the Allentown JazzFest, but for some other programming we have lined up for late 2017,” said Bryan Tuk, the Executive Director and CEO of the Allentown JazzFest. 

Gerard Longo, founder of Lehigh valley Underground added: “Performing Arts Live, Inc. has been an outstanding partner to Lehigh Valley Underground. We are ecstatic to continue working with this important community organization throughout 2017. We look forward to being on-hand once again for Allentown JazzFest, and hearing the incredible performances to come.”

The 2017 Allentown JazzFest will run from May 3 through May 7th, 2017 throughout downtown Allentown.  The schedule will be publicly announced on March 3rd. 

Performing Arts Live! Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that produces the Allentown JazzFest and the Allentown FilmFest. For more information, please visit or email

Zachary Hartzell

Easton, PA, 18042