Free Concert by Blues Brotherhood Highlights New 5K Race at Musikfest Aug. 6
BETHLEHEM, PA—It’s a chance to run all over the ‘platz,’ plus enjoy a performance by Musikfest favorite The Blues Brotherhood, when ArtsQuest presents the first “Band on the Run Musikfest 5K” Aug. 6, 10 a.m. Registration fees are $40 until June 18, $45 June 19-July 15 and $50 July 16-Aug. 6. Runners and walkers can register by filling out the registration form at www.musikfest.org or by calling 610-332-1300.
The Band on the Run Musikfest 5K begins at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, with participants passing Plaza Tropical, Festplatz and Handwerkplatz before completing the course at Volksplatz, where they’ll receive one complimentary Yuengling Lager and enjoy a free performance by popular Blues Brothers tribute The Blues Brotherhood. The race registration fee include an official running shirt, 2016 Musikfest mug and transportation to the starting line and back. Following the race and concert, participants are invited to stick around to enjoy all the music, food and fun of Musikfest, which kicks off at noon that day.
Proceeds from the Band on the Run Musikfest 5K will go to support the nonprofit ArtsQuest’s Musikfest and the more than 500 free concerts presented at the festival. Dates for the 33rd edition of Musikfest are Aug. 5-14, 2016.