Chris Botti will open fest on Friday, August 13, at the Santander Performing Arts Center.

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Saturday, August 7 / 7:30 p.m.
Berks Jazz Fest Preview Concert
“I GOT LIFE!” THE MUSIC OF NINA SIMONE
CAROL RIDDICK & GERALD VEASLEY
with AARON GRAVES, TIM HUTSON
WCR Center for the Arts
Tickets: $30  (General Admission)

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

Friday, August 13 / 7:00 p.m.
Opening Night Celebration
CHRIS BOTTI
Santander Performing Arts Center
Tickets: $69 & $59 (Reserved Seating)



Friday, August 13 / 7:30 p.m.
Litchfield Jazz Camp Night
ZACCAI CURTIS, LUQUES CURTIS & ALBERT RIVERA

LATIN JAZZ BAND
with opening act TRADING FOUR
Club ECP at the DoubleTree
Tickets: $20 (General Admission)

Friday, August 13 / 7:30 p.m.
9-Piece Dance/Party Band
BRASS POCKET
Truck N Brew at Willow Glen Park / Sinking Spring
Tickets: $10 in advance; $15 at door
Order advance tickets: www.trucknbrew.com
(General Admission)

Friday, August 13 / 9:30 p.m.
Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Lounge
Tickets: FREE

Friday, August 13 / 9:30 p.m.
ijazzglobal.com presents
PIECES OF A DREAM with special guest MAYSA
and introducing JUSTIN-LEE SCHULTZ
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $56 (Reserved Seating)



Friday, August 13 / Midnight
GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
featuring BLAKE AARON, TOM BRAXTON, ALBERT RIVERA, NICK COLIONNE, ANDREW NEU, ROB ZINN, TONY EXUM JR., NELSON RANGELL, MARC ANTOINE, DONALD ROBINSON, RICHARD WALLER and more
Club ECP at the DoubleTree / Small Ballroom
Tickets: $30 (General Admission)

Peter White will be part of the amazing lineup for the 30th Anniversary All-Star Celebration on Saturday, August 14, at Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading.

Saturday, August 14 / 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. (Two Shows)
SOUTH Kitchen & Jazz Parlor presents
GERALD VEASLEY UNSCRIPTED AT BERKS
featuring NELSON RANGELL, ALEX BUGNON, MARC ANTOINE
Club ECP at the DoubleTree / Small Ballroom
Tickets: $40 (General Admission)



Saturday, August 14 / 1:30 p.m.

WDIY 88.1 FM presents
KENNY NEAL & THE NEAL FAMILY REVUE
with special guest THE GABE STILLMAN BAND
Truck N Brew at Willow Glen Park / Sinking Spring
Tickets: $49 (General Admission)

Saturday, August 14 / 2:00 p.m.
ijazzglobal.com presents
KEIKO MATSUI & KIRK WHALUM
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $56 (Reserved Seating)



Saturday, August 14 / 3:30 p.m.

A2Z Jazz Party
ANDREW NEU & ROB ZINN
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Lounge
Tickets: FREE

Saturday, August 14 / 6:00 p.m.
30th Anniversary All-Star Celebration
RICK BRAUN, PETER WHITE, MINDI ABAIR, NICK COLIONNE,
LARRY BRAGGS, ERIC MARIENTHAL, BRIAN BROMBERG, EUGE GROOVE, THE BERKS HORNS

Santander Performing Arts Center
Tickets: $59 & $49 (Reserved Seating)

Julien Labro

Saturday, August 14 / 7:00 p.m.
Remembering Jim Connors
READING POPS ORCHESTRA CELEBRATES
THE SPIRIT OF DJANGO REINHARDT

featuring JULIEN LABRO, PASQUALE GRASSO, MAX O’ROURKE,
EDUARDO BELO, JOSH TAYLOR, CHRIS HESLOP & MORE

Miller Center for the Arts
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)



Saturday, August 14 / 7:30 p.m.
20th Anniversary Celebration
REGGIE BROWN & BUNCH-A-FUNK
Truck N Brew at Willow Glen Park / Sinking Spring
Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at door
Order advance tickets: www.trucknbrew.com
(General Admission)

Saturday, August 14 / 8:00 p.m.

WDIY 88.1 FM presents
CHRISTONE “KINGFISH” INGRAM
plus VANESSA COLLIER
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)

Saturday, August 14 / 9:30 p.m.
Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Lounge
Tickets: FREE

Saturday, August 14 / Midnight
GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
featuring BLAKE AARON, TOM BRAXTON, ALBERT RIVERA, NICK COLIONNE, ANDREW NEU, ROB ZINN, TONY EXUM JR., NELSON RANGELL, MARC ANTOINE, DONALD ROBINSON, RICHARD WALLER and more
Club ECP at the DoubleTree / Small Ballroom
Tickets: $30 (General Admission)



Jazz Funk Soul: Paul Jackson Jr., Everette Harp, Jeff Lorber

Sunday, August 15 / 10:00 a.m. (doors, buffett/11:30 a.m. show)
Sunday Jazz Brunch hosted by Michael Tozzi
JAZZ FUNK SOUL
JEFF LORBER, EVERETTE HARP, PAUL JACKSON JR.

DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $52 includes buffet (Reserved Seating)

Sunday, August 15 / 2:30 p.m.
ijazzglobal.com presents
SOUL PATROL
LARRY BRAGGS, BLAKE AARON, TOM BRAXTON

Club ECP at the DoubleTree / Small Ballroom
Tickets: $42 (General Admission)

Sunday, August 15 / 3:00 p.m.
WCR Center for the Arts presents
JANIS SIEGEL with JOHN DI MARTINO
WCR Center for the Arts / Reading
Tickets: $30 (General Admission)

David Bromberg and his band headline Sunday, August 15, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Grand Ballroom.

Sunday, August 15 / 6:00 p.m.
WDIY 88.1 FM presents
DAVID BROMBERG QUINTET
plus KING SOLOMON HICKS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $45 (Reserved Seating)

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

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

Tuesday, August 17 / 7:00 p.m.
Night of Classy Jazz Vocals
BOBBY LYLE & THE LADIES OF SONG
featuring TONI LYNNE, ANNETTE HINES, GRETCHEN PATTI, AMAANI LYLE and more
Club ECP at the DoubleTree / Small Ballroom
Tickets: $20 (General Admission)



Jazz legend Randy Brecker will be part of the 30th Anniversary Berks Bop Big Band concert on Wednesday, August 18, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Reading.

Wednesday, August 18 / Noon
Free Community Concert
U.S. AIR FORCE RHYTHM IN BLUES JAZZ ENSEMBLE
with special guest RANDY BRECKER
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: FREE

Wednesday, August 18 / 7:00 p.m.
WDIY 88.1 FM presents
THE MUSIC OF LARRY CARLTON
performed by CRAIG THATCHER & FRIENDS
featuring CHICO HUFF, CLIFF STARKEY, DAVE MOHN, NELSON HILL
Club ECP at the DoubleTree / Small Ballroom
Tickets: $20 (General Admission)

Aubrey Logan will bring her trombone and vocal talents to the Berks Bop Big Band concert.

Wednesday, August 18 / 7:00 p.m.
30TH ANNIVERSARY BERKS BOP BIG BAND
ANDREW NEU, ERIC MARIENTHAL, RICK BRAUN, GERALD ALBRIGHT, EVERETTE HARP, RANDY BRECKER, PETER NEU, SKIP SPRATT,  BRIAN BROMBERG, BOBBY LYLE, TONY MOORE, AUBREY LOGAN, GIL PARRIS, CRAIG KENNEY, TONY DESANTIS,  PAUL ARBOGAST, JEFF BUSH, DAVE CIANCI
plus opening act
TRADING FOUR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $45 (Reserved Seating)



Thursday, August 19 / 7:00 p.m.

CHUCK LOEB MEMORIAL ALL-STAR JAZZ JAM
GERALD VEASLEY, BRIAN BROMBERG, RICK BRAUN, DEAN BROWN,  RANDY BRECKER, ERIC MARIENTHAL, ANDREW NEU, NICK COLIONNE, CHIELI MINUCCI, ERIC DARIUS, AUBREY LOGAN, BOBBY LYLE, GERALD ALBRIGHT, TONY MOORE, RAY FULLER
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $58 (Reserved Seating)

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 / Small Ballroom
Tickets: $15 at door

Thursday, August 19 / 9:30 p.m.

Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Lounge
Tickets: FREE

Friday, August 20 / 6:00 p.m.
ijazzglobal.com presents
BONEY JAMES
Scottish Rite Cathedral
Tickets: $58 (Reserved Seating)

Friday, August 20 / 7:00 p.m.
Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz Night
PAT BIANCHI QUARTET
featuring JOE LOCKE, PAUL BOLLENBACK, BYRON LANDHAM
plus opening act TEEN TOWN
Club ECP at the DoubleTree / Small Ballroom
Tickets: $30 (General Admission)

Dean Brown brings his Summer of Love Evolution show to the fest on Friday, August 20, at the Miller Center for the Arts.

Friday, August 20 / 7:00 p.m.
Classic Music from 1968-1972
DEAN BROWN’S SUMMER OF LOVE EVOLUTION
featuring CHRIS ROGERS, ERIC MARIENTHAL, HONEY LAROCHELLE, KEITH CARLOCK, JIM BEARD, SCHUYLER DEALE, DEVERON PATTERSON, MINO CINELU, THE BERKS HORNS
Miller Center for the Arts
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)



Friday, August 20 / 7:30 p.m.

A Night of Soulful Blues
BILLY PRICE CHARM CITY RHYTHM BAND
Truck N Brew at Willow Glen Park / Sinking Spring
Tickets: $20 (General Admission)

Friday, August 20 / 9:30 p.m.
Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Lounge
Tickets: FREE

Gerald Albright

Friday, August 20 / 9:30 p.m.
ijazzglobal.com presents
GERALD ALBRIGHT & JONATHAN BUTLER
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $56 (Reserved Seating)

Friday, August 20 / Midnight
GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
ERIC DARIUS, NICK COLIONNE, GLENN JONES, RAGAN WHITESDIE, RAY FULLER, TONY MOORE, TOM ZINK, ANDREW NEU, BOBBY LYLE, CHIELI MINUCCI, JAZMIN GHENT, BRIAN BROMBERG, DONALD ROBINSON, RICHARD WALLER and more
Club ECP at the DoubleTree / Small Ballroom
Tickets: $30 (General Admission)



Saturday, August 21 / 9:30 a.m. registration; 10:30 a.m. auction

BERKS JAZZ FEST AUCTION
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Lobby
Tickets: FREE

Saturday, August 21 / 1:00 p.m.
SOUTH Jazz Kitchen & Jazz Parlor presents
GERALD VEASLEY’S UNSCRIPTED AT BERKS
featuring BOBBY LYLE, CHIELI MINUCCI, JAZMIN GHENT
Club ECP at the DoubleTree / Small Ballroom
Tickets: $40 (General Admission)

Saturday, August 21 / 1:00 p.m.
WHUR 96.3 FM presents
CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF STEVIE WONDER!
hosted and produced by CHRIS “BIG DOG” DAVIS
featuring MAYSA, KIMBERLY BREWER, ERIC DARIUS, NICK COLIONNE, ART SHERROD JR., RAGAN WHITESIDE, GLENN JONES, RAY FULLER, FRESH WIND GOSPEL ENSEMBLE and more!
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $56 (Reserved Seating)

Saturday, August 21 / 2:00 p.m.
WDIY 88.1 FM presents
MARCIA BALL
(2:00 p.m.)
TOMMY CASTRO & THE PAINKILLERS (3:45 p.m.)
JAMES SUPRA/SARAH AYERS BAND
(7:30 p.m.)
Truck N Brew at Willow Glen Park / Sinking Spring
Ticket: $49 (General Admission)

Saturday, August 21 / 3:30 p.m.
Brazil & Chill Jazz Party
ANN WALSH & TOM ZINK
featuring special guest BRIAN BROMBERG
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Lounge
Tickets: FREE

Marcus Miller & Friends headlines the ECP / Berks Jazz Fest at Sea Night concert on Saturday, August 21, at the Scottish Rite Cathedral.

Saturday, August 21 / 6:00 p.m.
ECP / Berks Jazz Fest at Sea Night
MARCUS MILLER & FRIENDS
featuring special guests
DAVID SANBORN
JONATHAN BUTLER

Scottish Rite Cathedral
Tickets: $58 (Reserved Seating)

Saturday, August 21 / 7:00 p.m.
WDIY 88.1 FM presents
THE BRUBECK BROTHERS CELEBRATE
DAVE BRUBECK’S CENTENNIAL

Miller Center for the Arts
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)

Saturday, August 21 / 8:00 p.m.
Music of Steely Dan
THE ROYAL SCAM with THE RS HORNS
Radisson Hotel Reading / Ballroom
Tickets: $25 (General Admission)

Saturday, August 21 / 9:30 p.m.
Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Lounge
Tickets: FREE

Saturday, August 21 / 9:30 p.m.
WHUR 96.3 FM presents An Incredible Night of Music!
CHRIS “BIG DOG” DAVIS & FRIENDS PLAY THEIR HITS
featuring KIM WATERS, MARCUS ANDERSON, MAYSA, ERIC DARIUS, NICK COLIONNE, LIN ROUNDTREE, BRIAN LENAIR, ALLYSON WILLIAMS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets $56 (Reserved Seating)



Saturday, August 21 / Midnight

GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
NICK COLIONNE, GLENN JONES, RAGAN WHITESDIE, RAY FULLER, TONY MOORE, TOM ZINK, ANDREW NEU, BOBBY LYLE, CHIELI MINUCCI, JAZMIN GHENT, BRIAN BROMBERG, DONALD ROBINSON, RICHARD WALLER and more
Club ECP at the DoubleTree / Small Ballroom
Tickets: $30 (General Admission)

Sunday, August 22 / 10:00 a.m. doors, buffet / 11:30 a.m. show
Sunday Brunch hosted by Michael Tozzi
BRIAN BROMBERG’S UNAPOLOGETICALLY
FUNKY BIG BOMBASTIC BAND

featuring EVERETTE HARP, RAY FULLER, TONY MOORE, TOM ZINK, ANDREW NEU, CRAIG FUNDYGA and THE BERKS HORNS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $50 includes buffet  (General Admission)

Sunday, August 22 / 3:00 p.m.
ijazzglobal.com presents
DAVID BENOIT & LINDSEY WEBSTER
Miller Center for the Arts
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)

Brian Culbertson closes out the 30th anniversary fest on Sunday, August 22, at the Scottish Rite Cathedral.

Sunday, August 22 / 6:00 p.m.
30th Anniversary Finale
BRIAN CULBERTSON
Scottish Rite Cathedral
Tickets: $58 (Reserved Seating)