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The Lobby

Hotel Lobby + Shopping + Live Music + Bar

Lobby at The Lofts (The Lobby) is a unique music and entertainment space, shopping experience, boutique hotel, and soon-to-be taproom located in a beautiful historic building on Main Street in downtown Bethlehem.

The Lobby is a collaboration among The Lofts on Main, a boutique hotel and Ginger and The Schnappes, The Lobby's house jazz band promoting high quality musicianship in the Lehigh Valley and curating The Lobby's event schedule.


News & Shows

Monthly Dead Shows! 


I have been part of the Grateful Dead tribe since 1969.

The Dead opened my mind to what is possible. 

The Dead opened my mind to the diversity of music.

I was at the show where Miles Davis the Tibetan Monks chanting. 

I have a special energy venue that features Dead music, but also transcends to other musical avenues. 


Jay Brew

Celtic Jam Sessions - Are Here at The Lobby! 

Irish music sessions will be the third Thursday of the month from 7-9pm starting in January 2023!  They are run by Erin Davis, an Irish fiddle player.  All Irish musicians are welcome to attend and call out their favorite standard Irish and Celtic tunes.

All skill levels are welcome! Bring your fiddle, flute, guitar, banjo, spoons, bodhrán, bouzouki, uilleann pipes, whistle, accordion, concertina, mandolin, voice and other instruments you'd like to play.  The public is welcome to come and experience all the genuine Irish and Celtic music these musicians will play. Céad míle fáilte!

Stay in Downtown Bethlehem! 

Are you joining us for a show at The Lobby and need a place to stay? Look no further than the The Lofts on Main! Book your stay at one of the Lehigh Valley's only 5-star accommodations offered by Dr. & Sir. Feel the space of a room with 13-foot ceilings. Enjoy the views from huge windows that overlook the valley. Sleep like a baby in The Dr. & Sir Perfect Bedding System. Luxuriate in the thickest towels and robes. Take advantage of being right on Historic Main Street and experience all the restaurants and shops. 


Dr. & Sir Lofts on Main offers nine turn-of-the-century loft-style spaces with modern amenities including the highest speed WiFi, charging stations, 75-inch smart TVs, L’Occitane bath amenities, and the highest cleaning standards. Reach your room in comfort and safety in our guest-restricted elevator. Offered as nine individual lofts, each sleeping 4 guests, or as an entire floor made up of 3 lofts and sleeping 12 guests.


Pop Up Concert - Jim Steiger

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The Lobby at The Lofts, 521 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA

A gifted multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, Jim Steager is a seasoned professional, with over 35 years of diverse experience. He creates music on acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, hammered dulcimer, lap steel, and world percussion. This concert is falls on Jim's birthday and at his request donations from the evening will be supporting Doctors Without Borders.

Jim's recordings include the guitar instrumental album, "Safe Journeys", hailed as a "...mellow, relaxing treat..." (music review); and the highly acclaimed "Mine To Keep", a collection of Steager's songwriting skills spanning 30 years and including live concert and studio cuts with friends Steve Kimock, John Morgan Kimock, Pete Caragher, Peter Fritz, Jeff Beck, Wade Leanord, Dan McKinney, and others.

Come celebrate the official grand opening opening of The Lobby. City official will be there to help cut the ribbon and we hope that you will be there too. Fusion Jazz Trio and special guest Brianna Jasmine will take the stage to help celebrate this wonderful occasion.

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