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Musikfest 2014 headliners include Keith Urban, ZZ Top, Weezer

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Keith Urban, ZZ Top, Weezer, Jason Derulo, The Moody Blues, Sam Hunt, Postmodern Jukebox and Southern Hospitality are among the more than 300 musical acts that will take the stage when Musikfest celebrates its 31st year Aug. 1-10 in Bethlehem.

The largest free music festival in the nation, the event will showcase more than 500 performances during its 10-day run, with free concerts on 13 of 14 stages.

Musikfest 2014 headlining performances at the festival's Sands Steel Stage include ZZ Top Aug. 1, The All-American Rejects Aug. 2, Jason Derulo Aug. 3, Sheryl Crow Aug. 4, The Moody Blues Aug. 5, Steely Dan Aug. 6, The Avett Brothers Aug. 7, Alan Jackson Aug. 8, Weezer Aug. 9 and Keith Urban Aug. 10.

Among the many other artists taking the stage during Musikfest are: 30-piece contemporary marching band Mucca Pazza Aug. 2-3, zydeco star Curly Taylor and Zydeco Trouble Aug. 3, blues guitarist Carolyn Wonderland Aug. 1, Celtic rockers Scythian Aug. 5-6, Amsterdam-based global bass group Kuenta i Tamb├║ Aug. 9, and Southern Hospitality, featuring lap steel guitar master Damon Fowler, guitarist extraordinaire J.P. Soars and keyboard wizard Victor Wainwright Aug. 7.

On Aug. 2, the festival will also welcome classical/hip-hop fusion sensation Black Violin, voted one of the Top 5 new acts at SXSW in 2013.

Admission to all Musikfest stages is free with the exception of Sands Steel Stage performances; tickets for all Sands Steel Stage concerts are on sale now at www.musikfest.org and 610-332-3378.

The list of the more than 300 performers coming to this year's festival is available at the Musikfest website.

To stay up to date on all of the festival announcements, follow Musikfest on Facebook or Twitter.

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