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Give the Gift of Live Entertainment

December 13, 2018 | Written by By Ben Youngerman, ArtsQuest Marketing Manager

Photo by Keith Huylebroeck

Material possessions may break or get lost. Memories of a great night out live on forever. For the person who has too much clutter, we recommend these experiences you can give as gifts to the fun people in your life.

Musikfest Headliners

Not only do they get the excitement of unwrapping tickets to an awesome show in December, but you’ll get to see the joy on their face again in August! It’s almost like a double gift! Get tickets to these Musikfest headliners coming to the Sands Steel Stage in 2019.


The Chainsmokers – 8/2/19

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Grammy Award-winning and Billboard Chart topping artist/producer duo, The Chainsmokers, has billions of listens on Spotify thanks to mega-hits such as “Closer,” “Something Just Like This,” “Don’t Let Me Down” and more. A great gift for the party boy or girl in your life.


Lady Antebellum – 8/4/19

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Grammy Award-winning country trio Lady Antebellum returns to the ‘fest after selling out the Sands Steel Stage at PNC Plaza in 2016! The person you give tickets to will be treated to songs “Need You Now,” “Bartender,” “I Run To You,” “Just a Kiss” and more!


Train & The Goo Goo Dolls – 8/6/19

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It’s a double dose of rockin’ awesomeness when Train and The Goo Goo Dolls team up to co-headline a night at Musikfest! The bands have combined for more than 20 million combined album sales.


Brad Paisley – 8/11/19

On Sale Dec. 14

Brad Paisley is a consummate singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer whose talents have earned him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards. This is the show for the country fan in your life.

Musikfest Cafe pres. by Yuengling

Concerts and comedy shows inside the Musikfest Cafe presented by Yuengling provide a breathtaking view of the Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces and an intimate experience, as no spot is further than 60 feet from the stage. Upcoming shows include Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Aaron Neville, The Verve Pipe, Ana Popovic, Marc Cohn, Comedian Tracy Morgan & many more!

Full List of Shows

Comedy Shows & Classes

Live comedy is one of life’s simple pleasures… like a double rainbow or cat videos on the internet. So give them the gift of laughter with tickets to an upcoming comedy show or enrollment in an improv, stand-up or sketch writing class! We have LIVE comedy every Thursday, Friday and Saturday (and sometimes other days in between).

Full List of Shows & Classes

Films at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

For the Cinephile on your list, the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas is home to current art house films and classic favorites back on the big screen!

Full List of Upcoming Films

Classes at The Banana Factory Arts Center

ArtsQuest presents a diverse offering of visual arts classes for all ages and skill levels. We have classes and workshops in drawing, ceramics, mosaics, glass, jewelry, fiber arts, painting and more. Whether you’re looking to try something new or to take your art to the next level, we have something for your friend or loved one.

Full List of Classes

ArtsQuest Gift Cards

Can’t decide which live experience they’ll like the most? ArtsQuest gift cards are good for concerts, classes, comedy shows, films, merchandise, and food & beverage! They can pick their ultimate night out and have you to thank for it!

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