In addition to major concerts, Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest offers fans the opportunity to enjoy live music at many community venues that present various musical styles — jazz, blues, big band, and more.
Some shows are free; some require tickets; some require a cover charge; some require reservations.
Please check with venues in advance of the scheduled shows.
Enjoy the music!

The Leabman-Kenny Jazz Orchestra headlines at the Immanuel UCC Big Band Series on Wednesday, August 4.

Wednesday, July 28 / 7:00 p.m.
Immanuel UCC Big Band Series
THE LAST BIG BAND
Immanuel United Church of Christ
99 South Waverly Street, Shillington
Tickets: $20 at door or in advance
Order Tickets: www.iuccbigbands.eventbrite.com

Wednesday, August 4 / 7:00 p.m.
Immanuel UCC Big Band Series
THE LEABMAN-KENNY JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Immanuel United Church of Christ
99 South Waverly Street, Shillington
Tickets: $20 at door or in advance
Order Tickets: www.iuccbigbands.eventbrite.com

Friday, August 6 / 7:00 p.m.
Jazz on the Avenue Series
THREE FLIGHTS UP
featuring ISAIAH NYGARD, CORMICK COSTELLO, ALLEN RUDDEROW
Yocum Institute for Arts Education
Tickets: $15 at door or in advance
Advance Tickets: ORDER HERE
Info: www.yocuminstitute.org

Wednesday, August 11 / 7:00 p.m.
Immanuel UCC Big Band Series
JOHN ROZUM’S 17-PIECE JAZZ ENSEMBLE: A TRIBUTE TO BUDDY RICH
Immanuel United Church of Christ
99 South Waverly Street, Shillington
Tickets: $20 at door or in advance
Order Tickets: www.iuccbigbands.eventbrite.com

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The Mount Penn Preservation Jazz Band will perform during the inaugural Music on the Mountain concert.

Thursday, August 12 / 7:00 p.m.
Music on the Mountain
MOUNT PENN PRESERVATION JAZZ BAND
featuring DAVE KLINE, CHRIS HESLOP, JOSH TAYLOR, KEN KEMMERER, ALAN ROCHLIN
Reading Leiderkrantz
143 Spook Lane, Reading, PA 19606
(610) 373-3982
www.MusicOTM.com
Tickets: FREE

Friday, August 13 / 11:30 a.m.
Harold B Leifer Memorial Kickoff Luncheon
THE GROOVEMASTERS
featuring BENNIE SIMS, CLIFF STARKEY, ERICH CAWALLA
Peanut Bar Restaurant
610-376-8500
www.peanutbar.com

Friday, August 13 / 4:30 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
DAVE HINKEL & FRIENDS
Cheers American Bistro at DoubleTree
610-375-8000

Friday, August 13 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
SADIK AKDOGAN TRIO
featuring BENNIE SIMMS, ANDY WARREN
Saucony Brewing Company
484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com


Friday, August 13 / 7:00 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
THE JAZZ KATZ TRIO
featuring CHIP BREAUX, KEN GEHRET, JERRY LABORANTI
Gracie’s 21st Century Cafe
610-323-4004
www.gracies21century.com

Saturday, August 14 / 10:00 a.m. / Music: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Jazz Brunch
TBA
Saucony Brewing Company
484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Saturday, August 14 / 11:30 a.m.
Jazz Lunch
DAVE HINKEL & FRIENDS
Cheers American Bistro at DoubleTree
610-375-8000

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Andrew Neu will join Rob Zinn for the A2Z Jazz Party — a special free concert in Cheers American Bistro on Saturday, August 14,

Saturday, August 14 / 3:30 p.m.
A2Z Jazz Party
ANDREW NEU & ROB ZINN
Cheers American Bistro at DoubleTree
610-375-8000

Saturday, August 14 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
DOWNRIGHT RUDE
Saucony Brewing Company
484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Saturday, August 14 / 8:00 p.m.
Fusion Jazz
THERAPY BARN
Canal Street Pub
www.canalstreetpub.com
610-376-4009

Saturday, August 14 / 9:30 p.m.
Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
Cheers American Bistro at DoubleTree
610-375-8000

Sunday, August 15 / 9:30 a.m.
Jazz Worship Service
AL ROCHLIN, PETE SOUDERS, ANDY BORASZ, ROBERT BENTON JR.
and the REFORMATION CHOIR
Reformation Lutheran Church / Reading
610-763-6857
www.reformationlutheran.org

Sunday, August 15 / 10:00 a.m. / Music: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Jazz Brunch
CARL ZEPLIN & TIM GROSS
Saucony Brewing Company
484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Sunday, August 15 / Noon
Jazz Brunch
BOBBY NEWTON QUARTET
Gracie’s 21st Century Cafe
610-323-4004
www.gracies21century.com

Sunday, August 15 / Noon
Afternoon of Jazz
SADIK AKDOGAN TRIO
featuring ANDY WARREN, DAVE SHEAFFER
Beer Wall on Penn
619 Penn Avenue, West Reading
610-743-5744

Sunday, August 15 / 4:00 p.m.

Afternoon of Jazz
GERRY WERNER & FRIENDS
Grill Then Chill Bar & Lounge
610-373-1136

Sunday, August 15 / 6:00 p.m.
Dinner, Dancing, Show
THE SOCIETY HOT CLUB
featuring LUCILLE JAZZ VOCALIST & RODGER D. HARRIS
& THE REFLECTIONS TRIO

The Gables at Sterling Guest House
610-373-1522
www.sterlingguesthotel.us
Tickets: $25 includes dinner

Monday, August 16 / 6:00 p.m.
Dinner, Dancing, Show
BOBBY NEWTON & THREE THE HARD WAY
The Gables at Sterling Guest House
610-373-1522
www.sterlingguesthotel.us
Tickets: $25 includes dinner

Monday, August 16 / 7:00 p.m.
Get JazzED Night
RMF PROJECT PENSKE JAZZ JAM
hosted by MIKE EBEN
featuring ALBERT RIVERA, GERALD VEASLEY, BRIAN BROMBERG, ERIC MARIENTHAL, AUBREY LOGAN, BOBBY LYLE, TONY MOORE
Club ECP at DoubleTree
Tickets: Donation at Door

Tuesday, August 17 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
ERICH CAWALLA TRIO
featuring JENIFER KINDER & CLIFF STARKEY
Mimmo’s Restaurant
610-373-2800
www.mimmos.org

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Rockman Blues Band will perform at The Gables at Sterling Guest House on Tuesday, Aug. 17.


Tuesday, August 17 / 6:00 p.m.
Dinner, Dancing, Show
ROCKMAN BLUES BAND
The Gables at Sterling Guest House
610-373-1522
www.sterlingguesthotel.us
Tickets: $25 includes dinner

Tuesday, August 17 / 6:00 p.m.
Thanks to Canal Street
UNITED JAM SESSION OF AMERICA FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS
Canal Street Pub
www.canalstreetpub.com
610-376-4009

Tuesday, August 17 / 7:00 p.m.
Free Community Concert
U.S. AIR FORCE RHYTHM IN BLUE JAZZ ENSEMBLE
with special guest ERIC MARIENTHAL
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: Free Distribution Starts Friday, July 23

Wednesday, August 18 / NOON
Free Community Concert
U.S. AIR FORCE RHYTHM IN BLUE JAZZ ENSEMBLE
with special guest RANDY BRECKER
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: Free Distribution Starts Friday, July 23

Wednesday, August 18 / 6:00 p.m.
Dinner, Dancing, Show
JOHN KING DANCE BAND
The Gables at Sterling Guest House
610-373-1522
www.sterlingguesthotel.us
Tickets: $25 includes dinner

Wednesday, August 18 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
THE UPTOWN BAND
Peanut Bar Restaurant
610-376-8500
www.peanutbar.com

Thursday, August 19 / 6:00 p.m.
Dinner, Dancing, Show
JERRY LABORANTI QUARTET
The Gables at Sterling Guest House
610-373-1522
www.sterlingguesthotel.us
Tickets: $25 includes dinner

Thursday, August 19 / 6:00 p.m.
RMF GUITAR CLUB
Sweet Ride Ice Cream
484-987-7338
www.sweetrideicecream.com

Thursday, August 19 / 7:00 p.m.
DOC MULLIGAN MEMORIAL JAM
hosted by MIKE EBEN’S FROM THE HIP & FRIENDS
Club ECP at the DoubleTree
Tickets: $15 at door

Thursday, August 19 / 9:30 p.m.
Nick Colionne CD Release Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
Cheers American Bistro at DoubleTree
610-375-8000

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Guitarist Dave Hinkel, along with his musical friends, will host lunch and dinner sets at the DoubleTree Cheers Bistro during the fest.


Friday, August 20 / 4:30 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
DAVE HINKEL & FRIENDS
Cheers American Bistro at DoubleTree
610-375-8000

Friday, August 20 / 5:30 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
THE GROOVEMASTERS
featuring BENNIE SIMS & CLIFF STARKEY
Peanut Bar Restaurant
610-376-8500
www.peanutbar.com

Friday, August 20 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
MILHOUSE TRIO
Saucony Brewing Company
484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Friday, August 20 / Noon
Jazz Dinner
THE JAZZ KATZ TRIO
featuring CHIP BREAUX, BILL SCHILLINGS, JERRY LABORANTI
Gracie’s 21st Century Cafe
610-323-4004
www.gracies21century.com

Friday, August 20 / 7:00 p.m.
Acoustic Concert in the Round
THE HOT CLUB OF READING
featuring JOSH TAYLOR, CHRIS HESLOP, KEN GEHRET, TREY LARUE, JOSIAH TAYLOR
Canal Street Pub
www.canalstreetpub.com
610-376-4009

Saturday, August 21 / 10:00 a.m.
Jazz Brunch
TBA
Saucony Brewing Company
484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Saturday, August 21 / 11:30 a.m.
Jazz Lunch
DAVE HINKEL & FRIENDS
Cheers American Bistro at DoubleTree
610-375-8000

Saturday, August 21 / 1:00 p.m.
Jazz/Funk Brunch
RED EYE
Saucony Brewing Company
484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Saturday, August 21 / 3:30 p.m.
Brazil & Chill
ANN WALSH & TOM ZINK
with special guest BRIAN BROMBERG
Cheers American Bistro at DoubleTree
610-375-8000

Saturday, August 21 / 6:00 p.m.
Roaring 20s Comes To Reading/ Acoustic/Jazz Swing Band
PARLOUR NOIR
Saucony Brewing Company
484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com

Saturday, August 21 / 6:00 p.m.
Jazz Dinner
HEAVENLY HARP
featuring LINDA UMSTEAD & GARY WENZEL
Gracie’s 21st Century Cafe
610-323-4004
www.gracies21century.com

Saturday, August 21 / 8:00 p.m.
Fusion Jazz
THERAPY BARN
Canal Street Pub
www.canalstreetpub.com
610-376-4009

Saturday, August 21 / 9:30 p.m.
Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
Cheers American Bistro at DoubleTree
610-375-8000

Sunday, August 22 / 10:00 a.m. / Music: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Jazz Brunch
JERRY LABORANTI
Saucony Brewing Company
484-755-5680
www.sauconybeer.com