Linny Awards

Thu14Nov5:00 PMThu9:00 PMLinny AwardsMusicfest Cafe, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks: 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015


November 14, 2019 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Event Details

Alex is honored to be the recipient of the 2019 Linny Award for “Performing Artist of the Year.” The ceremony is open to the public and tickets are available

Linny Award Slider 300x195BETHLEHEM, PA –The ArtsQuest Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the Fourth Annual Linny Awards presented by Cornerstone Advisors. Named after the late Marlene ‘Linny’ Fowler of Bethlehem, the multidisciplinary awards honor Fowler’s dedication to and support of the arts, while celebrating the extraordinary artists, arts educators, businesses and philanthropists who live and work in the Greater Lehigh Valley. All winners will be honored during the 2019 Linny Awards, set for Nov. 14 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks.

Alex Meixner, Allentown — Performing Artist of the Year

This award recognizes a Lehigh Valley performing artist whose work symbolizes excellence in its field. Meixner made his stage debut at age 6, and since then has made performing his life. He has worked with Jack Black on the Sundance-screened Netflix movie, “The Polka King,” with Post Modern Jukebox and as an on-screen spokesperson for Hormel Pepperoni. He is also a 2007 GRAMMY Award nominee for “Polka Freak Out,” his co-led album with Brave Combo’s Bubba Hernandez. Meixner has performed at festivals throughout the region including Musikfest.