The Peanut Bar Restaurant will host The Groovemasters featuring Erich Cawalla, Bennie Sims and Cliff Starkey on Friday, April 1, for the annual Harold B. Leifer Memorial Kickoff Luncheon.

Friday, April 1 / 11:30 a.m.
Harold B. Leifer Memorial Kickoff Lunch
THE GROOVEMASTERS
featuring BENNIE SIMS, CLIFF STARKEY, ERICH CAWALLA
The Peanut Bar Restaurant
610-376-8500
www.peanutbar.com


Friday, April 1 / 4:30 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
DAVE HINKEL & THE REFLECTIONS
featuring MIKE FLEMING, TOM MONTGOMERY, HENRY PATTERSON
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Bistro
610-375-8000

Friday, April 1 / 5:00 p.m.
The City of Reading presents
FIRST FRIDAY DOWNTOWN BLOCK PARTY
featuring 
OMAR’S HAT and THE TRIBE
Penn Street between 4th and 5th Streets
https://www.facebook.com/FirstFridayDowntownRDG/
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Friday, April 1 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz Fest Kickoff
THE SADIK AKDOGAN TRIO
featuring JOHN GINGRICH & ANDY WARREN
Saucony Creek Brewery Company / Reading
For reservations, call 484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Friday, April 1 / 6:30 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
THE JAZZ KATZ featuring CHIP BREAUX, KEN GEHRET, JERRY LABORANTI
Gracie’s 21st Century Cafe
610-323-4004
www.gracies21stcentury.com


Friday, April 1 / 7:00-10:00 p.m.
A Night of Jazz Guitar
DAVID CULLEN
Beer Wall on Penn / West Reading

www.thebeerwall.com
610-743-5744
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Friday, April 1 / 8:00-11:00 p.m.
Funky Friday at The Goodies
REGGIE BROWN & BUNCH-A-FUNK
Goodwill Beneficial Association
610-929-1112
Tickets: $15 available at door / For reserved seating contact Jamie Hollenbach @ 610-823-4086
For more info, check out Bunch-A-Funk Band on Facebook and Instagram.

Friday, April 1 / 9:30 p.m.
Cheers Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Bistro
610-375-8000

Guitarist Dave Hinkel will host four lunch and dinner shows at Cheers Bistro at the DoubleTree.

Saturday, April 2 / 11:30 a.m.
Jazz Lunch
DAVE HINKEL & THE REFLECTIONS
featuring MIKE FLEMING, TOM MONTGOMERY, HENRY PATTERSON
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Bistro
610-375-8000

Saturday, April 2 / 3:30 p.m.
Cheers Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR featuring performance by SEAN U
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Bistro
610-375-8000

Saturday, April 2 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
AMBER RAE & THE SWINGING FOXES QUINTET

The Peanut Bar Restaurant
610-376-8500
www.peanutbar.com


Saturday, April 2 / 6:00 p.m.
Swingin’ Sounds of the Roarin’ 20s
PARLOUR NOIR
For reservations, call 484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Saturday, April 2 / 6:00-9:00 p.m.
An Evening of Jazz Fusion
THE INNER URGE
Reading Distilling Guild / Reading
484-222-3601
www.rdgspirits.com
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Saturday, April 2 / 6:30 p.m.
Two Jazzy Ladies
JULIE KOVACH & KIM SCHEFFEY
Gracie’s 21st Century Cafe
610-323-4004
www.gracies21stcentury.com

Saturday, April 2 / 7:00 p.m.
Jazz at Canal Street
THERAPY BARN featuring MARTY MELLINGER
Canal Street Pub and Restaurant
canalstreetpub.com|
610-376-4009

Saturday, April 2 / 9:30 p.m.
Cheers Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Bistro
610-375-8000

Sunday, April 3 / 9:30 a.m.
Jazz Worship Service
CHARLIE SCHAEFFER, DUSTIN SHIRK, GEORGE GRUND, ARTURO BAGUER, GEORGE TORRELLA
St. John’s UCC / Kutztown
610-683-8531
www.stjohns-ucc.org

Sunday, April 3 / 10:30 a.m.
Sunday of Jazz: Worship
AL ROCHLIN, PETE SOUDERS, PAUL COLUMBO, MANDY MAWSON, ROB BENTON, HEIDI ROCHLIN and THE REFORMATION CHOIR
Reformation Lutheran Church
www.reformationlutheran.org
610-779-0534

Sunday, April 3 / 10:00 a.m.; Music 11:00 a.m.-2 p.m.
Jazz Brunch
LUCILLE JAZZ VOCALIST
Saucony Creek Brewery Company / Reading
For reservations, call 484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Marty Mellinger will be joined by Andy Buraz and Skip Moyer for the Jazz Brunch at Gracie’s 21st Century Cafe on Sunday, April 3.

Sunday, April 3 / Noon
Jazz Brunch
MARTY MELLINGER, ANDY BURAZ, SKIP MOYER
Gracie’s 21st Century Cafe
610-323-4004
www.gracies21stcentury.com

Sunday, April 3 / Noon-3:00 p.m.
A Gypsy Jazz Brunch Affair
JOSH TAYLOR’S HOT JAZZ TRIO
Beer Wall on Penn / West Reading
610-743-5744
www.thebeerwall.com
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Sunday, April 3 / 1:00 p.m.
GET JAZZED: DOC MULLIGAN DAY
BIG BAND FESTIVAL
Performance schedule
1:00 p.m.: Manheim Township High School
1:20 p.m.: Muhlenberg Junior High
1:40 p.m.: Fleetwood Middle School
2:00 p.m.: Reading High School
2:20 p.m.: Wilson High School
2:40 p.m.: Bobby Lyle
3:00 p.m.: Awards Ceremony
Miller Center for the Arts/Reading Area Community College
Tickets: Donation at door

Sunday, April 3 / 3:00 p.m.
Sunday of Jazz: Concert
AL ROCHLIN, PETE SOUDERS, PAUL COLUMBO, MANDY MAWSON, ROB BENTON, HEIDI ROCHLIN and THE REFORMATION CHOIR
Reformation Lutheran Church
www.reformationlutheran.org
610-779-0534

Sunday, April 3 / 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Jam
GERRY WERNER & FRIENDS
Grill Then Chill Bar & Lounge
610-373-1136

Tuesday, April 5 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
ERICH CAWALLA & THE UPTOWN BAND

The Peanut Bar Restaurant
610-376-8500
www.peanutbar.com

Tuesday, April 5 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz at Canal Street
UNITED JAM SESSION OF AMERICA(N FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS)
Canal Street Pub and Restaurant
canalstreetpub.com|
610-376-4009

Tuesday, April 5 / 8:30 p.m.
Jazz at Nitro
CULLEN & COMPANY
featuring MATT CULLEN, DAVID CULLEN, CLIFF STARKEY
Nitro Bar / West Reading Motor Club
www.nitrobar.com
610-741-6521

Wednesday, April 6 / 6:00 p.m.
Night of Sweet Jazz
RMF GUITAR CLUB
Sweet Ride Ice Cream
/ West Reading
484-987-7338
www.sweetrideicecream.com


Wednesday, April 6 / 6:00-9:00 p.m.
A Jazz Piano Happy Hour
ALEX KAUFFMAN
Reading Distilling Guild / Reading
484-222-3601
www.rdgspirits.com
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Dirk Quinn Band headlines at Nitro Bar on Wednesday, April 6.

Wednesday, April 6 / 8:30 p.m.
Jazz at Nitro
DIRK QUINN BAND
Nitro Bar / West Reading Motor Club
www.nitrobar.com
610-741-6521

Thursday, April 7 / 6:30 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
ERICH CAWALLA & CLIFF STARKEY
Mimmo’s Restaurant
www.mimmos.org
610-373-2800

Thursday, April 7/ 8:00-11:00 p.m.
A Modern Jazz Showcase
SADIK AKDOGAN JAZZ TRIO
Reading Distilling Guild / Reading
484-222-3601
www.rdgspirits.com
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Thursday, April 7 / 8:30 p.m.
Jazz at Nitro
NON-ZERO GUITAR TRIO
Nitro Bar / West Reading Motor Club
www.nitrobar.com
610-741-6521

Thursday, April 8 / 9:30 p.m.
Cheers Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” featuring CD release concert by CAROL ALBERT
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Bistro
610-375-8000

Friday, April 8 / 4:30 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
DAVE HINKEL & FRIENDS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Bistro
610-375-8000

Friday, April 8 / 5:30 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
THE GROOVEMASTERS
featuring BENNIE SIMS, CLIFF STARKEY
The Peanut Bar Restaurant
610-376-8500
www.peanutbar.com

Friday, April 8 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
CARL ZEPLIN & TIM GROSS
Saucony Creek Brewery Company / Reading
For reservations, call 484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Amber Rae & The Swinging Foxes will perform at Gracie’s 21st Century Cafe on Friday, April 8.

Friday, April 8 / 6:30 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
AMBER RAE & THE SWINGING FOXES QUINTET
Gracie’s 21st Century Cafe
610-323-4004
www.gracies21stcentury.com

Friday, April 8 / 7:00-10:00 p.m.
An Evening with The Honeybeez
THE HONEYBEEZ ARE …
ANGIE EZELL & LARS POTTEIGER
Beer Wall on Penn / West Reading
610-743-5744
www.thebeerwall.com
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Friday, April 8 / 8:00-11:00 p.m.
A Funked-up Jazz Feature
BRYAN TUK & THE TMF ORGAN TRIO
Reading Distilling Guild / Reading
484-222-3601
www.rdgspirits.com
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Friday, April 8 / 9:30 p.m.
Cheers Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Bistro
610-375-8000

Saturday, April 9 / 10:00 a.m.; Music 11:00 a.m.-2 p.m.
Jazz Brunch
MARIA DAMORE & MARTY MELLINGER
Saucony Creek Brewery Company / Reading
For reservations, call 484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Saturday, April 9 / 11:30 a.m.
Jazz Lunch
DAVE HINKEL & FRIENDS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Bistro
610-375-8000

Saturday, April 9 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
THE MILLHOUSE TRIO
Saucony Creek Brewery Company / Reading
For reservations, call 484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Saturday, April 9 / 6:30 p.m.
Jazz Dinner: Harp & Guitar
LINDA UMPSTEAD & GARY WENZEL
Gracie’s 21st Century Cafe
610-323-4004
www.gracies21stcentury.com

Saturday, April 9 / 7:00 p.m.
Jazz at Canal Street
THERAPY BARN featuring MARTY MELLINGER
Canal Street Pub and Restaurant
canalstreetpub.com|
610-376-4009

Saturday, April 9 / 8:00-11:00 p.m.
An Avant-Garde Jazz Showcase 
AL SMITH 4TET
Reading Distilling Guild / Reading
484-222-3601
www.rdgspirits.com
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Saturday, April 9 / 9:30 p.m.
Cheers Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Bistro
610-375-8000

Sunday, April 10 / 10:00 a.m.; Music 11:00 a.m.-2 p.m.
Jazz Brunch
JOSH TAYLOR TRIO
Saucony Creek Brewery Company / Reading
For reservations, call 484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Sunday, April 10 / Noon-2:30 p.m.
Sofrito Pop-up & Latin Jazz Brunch
DE TIERRA CALIENTE
Reading Distilling Guild / Reading
484-222-3601
www.rdgspirits.com
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Sunday, April 10 / Noon-2:30 p.m.
Yermo: A Beats & Bass Brunch
JON L. SMITH TRIO
featuring Jon L. Smith (bass), Simon Martinez (guitar) and Lionel Foster (drums)
Beer Wall on Penn / West Reading
610-743-5744

www.thebeerwall.com
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John Rozum’s Buddy Rich Tribute will headline Sunday, April 10, at the Yocum Institute.

Sunday, April 10 / 3:20 p.m. pre-concert discussion / 4:00 p.m. concert
Jazz Appreciation Month Celebration presented by AFM’s Musicians Performance Trust Fund
JOHN ROZUM 17-PIECE JAZZ ENSEMBLE: TRIBUTE TO BUDDY RICH
Yocum Institute for Arts Education / Schumo Theater
Limited Seating / call 610-376-1576 to reserve free tickets
CLICK HERE to reserve tickets online.

Sunday, April 10 / 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Jam
BENNIE SIMS & FRIENDS
Grill Then Chill Bar & Lounge
610-373-1136