Staying Faithful to Your Story

“You need to stay faithful to your story, but you need to tell it on your own terms.” – Charles Kiernan If you haven’t visited Godfrey Daniels–our folky, eclectic, fiercely independent 4th Street neighbor–find a way to get there. I realized I hadn’t been inside since my arts-focused pre-orientation program before my freshman year at…

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A Tribute to Stan Rogers

The relatively small room was filling up quickly as myself and two friends arrived for the Stan Rogers Tribute show at the Godfrey Daniels Listening Room on Saturday night. Patrons mingled with one another, members of the band drifting among them. As fate would have it the second annual tribute show fell on the 150th…

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On the Road, In the Round: Songwriters & Story Tellers

“On the Road & In the Round: Songwriters & Story Tellers” with Thom Schuyler, Craig Bickhardt, Jack Sundrud, and Jack Murray was held at Godfrey Daniels on Friday, March 24th. The men have been coming to Bethlehem for over five years to play together. The camaraderie and rapport between the musicians were infectious as they…

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The Original Godfrey Daniels

Origin Story Dave Fry knew that Bethlehem needed a unique space for music lovers, and since founding Godfrey Daniels, a folk music listening room and performance club, in 1976, he and his club have done nothing but thrive. Providing a listening space away from the busy night scene, Fry and his friends created Godfrey Daniels…

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