Reggae is ‘the universal music of good vibes and love for all,” the fest organizer says.

The four-day Slainte Irish festival kicks off Thursday night at SteelStacks in Bethlehem.

Performances will run over the next two weekends.

Juneteenth festivities were held across the Lehigh Valley this past weekend. The now federal holiday marks what is often considered the end of slavery in the U.S.

Juneteenth, an abbreviation of June 19, celebrates the day slavery ended in Texas in 1865. This year the Lehigh Valley will mark the day in a way it has not done before.


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