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Berks Jazz Festival 2016 Schedule - Artist Performances

Berks Jazz Festival 2016 Daily Concert Schedules
    April 1 - 10, 2016

Berks Jazz Festival 2016 Artist Performances

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

• Noon - Reading DID MidDay Jazz Cafe
U.S. Navy Band Commordores
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Grand Ballroom
Tickets: FREE (General Admission)
Tickets will be distributed on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 at various locations.
For complete details, check the Reading Eagle on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016

• 7:30 pm - Berks Bop Night
Chuck Loeb, Rick Braun, Brian Bromberg, Eric Marienthal, Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Marcus Finnie
Building 24 Live / The Works Complex
Tickets: $39 (General Admission)

• 7:00 pm - Reading Eagle Community Concert
U.S. Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble plus
Berks High School All-Star Jazz Band directed by Sherrie Maricle
Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom
Tickets: FREE (General Admission)
Tickets will be distributed on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 at various locations.
For complete details, check the Reading Eagle on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016



Thursday, April 7, 2016

• 7:00 pm - Reading Eagle Community Concert U.S. Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble plus
Berks High School All-Star Jazz Chorus directed by Pat Dorian, Bob Dorough
Kutztown High School
Tickets: FREE (General Admission)
Tickets will be distributed on Monday, Feb. 29, at various locations.
For complete details, check the Reading Eagle on Sunday, Feb. 28.

• 7:00 pm - Erich Cawalla Quartet featuring Bennie Sims, Cliff Starkey, Marko Marcinko
Michael Tozzi’s ijazzglobal.com Café @ Crowne Plaza (former Jazz Base)
Tickets: $15 (General Admission)

• 7:30 pm - WDIY/NPR 88.1 FM Night
Craig Thatcher Band & Friends
Building 24 Live / The Works Complex
Tickets: $25 (General Admission)

• 8:00 pm - Berks All-Star Jazz Jam
Chuck Loeb, Rick Braun, Gerald Veasley, Brian Bromberg, Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, Jonathan Butler, Gerald Albright, Nick Colionne, Eric Marienthal, Kim Waters, Everette Harp, Jay Rowe, Marcus Finnie
Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)



Friday, April 8, 2016

• 7:00 pm - Music from “Bridges”
Eric Marienthal & Chuck Loeb
Michael Tozzi’s ijazzglobal.com Café @ Crowne Plaza (former Jazz Base)
Tickets: $40 (General Admission)

• 7:00 pm - An Evening With
Mavis Staples plus Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers
Scottish Rite Cathedral
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)

• 7:00 pm - Smooth Jazz WJJZ Night
BWB featuring Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)

• 7:30 pm - Southern Rock, Blues
The Devon Allman Band
Building 24 Live / The Works Complex
Tickets: $29 (General Admission)



• 9:00 pm - Friday Funkathon
Uptown Band featuring ERich Cawalla & Jenifer Kinder
plus Blitz Dynette
Abraham Lincoln Hotel Ballroom
Tickets: $25 (General Admission)

• 9:30 pm - Late Night Jazz Party
Chris Heslop Jazz Opera Ensemble featuring music from DaPonte
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
Tickets: $15 (General Admission)

• 10:00 pm - Music of James Brown
Jazz Meets James
Nick Colionne, Kim Waters, Eric Darius, Marion Meadows, Jeff Bradshaw, Jeanette Harris, Jay Rowe, J.J. Sansaverino, The Berks Horn plus special guest Gerald Albright
Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)

• 10:30 pm - Late Night Jazz Party
The New Spirits
Michael Tozzi’s ijazzglobal.com Café @ Crowne Plaza (former Jazz Base)
Tickets: $10 at door (General Admission)

• Midnight - Gerald Veasley's Midnight Jam
Building 24 Live / The Works Complex
Tickets: $25 (General Admission)

Saturday, April 9, 2016

• 9:30 am. - registration /10:30 a.m. auction
Berks Jazz Fest Auction hosted by Paul Scott - FREE
Michael Tozzi’s ijazzglobal.com Café @ Crowne Plaza (former Jazz Base)

• 1:30 pm - WHUR 96.3 FM Day
The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman
plus Jackiem Joyner & Selina Albright
Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom
Tickets: $49 (Two Concerts; Reserved Seating)

• 2:00 pm - Tribute to the Original Allman Brothers Band
Live at the Fillmore
Building 24 Live / The Works Complex
Tickets: $24 (General Admission)

• 7:00 pm - Smooth Jazz WJJZ Night
Jazz Funk Soul: Chuck Loeb, Everette Harp, Jeff Lorber
Michael Tozzi’s ijazzglobal.com Café @ Crowne Plaza (former Jazz Base)
Tickets: $40 (General Admission)

• 7:00 pm - “Two” Jazz Masters
Chick Corea & Bela Fleck
Scottish Rite Cathedral
Tickets: $56 (Reserved Seating)

• 7:00 pm - WHUR 96.3 FM Night
Boney James
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Grand Ballroom
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)

• 7:30 pm - 50th Anniversary Tour
Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown
Building 24 Live / The Works Complex
Tickets: $39 (General Admission)

• 9:00 pm - Music of Steely Dan
The Royal Scam
Abraham Lincoln Hotel Ballroom
Tickets: $24 (General Admission)

• 9:30 pm - Music of the Brecker Brothers
Breckerville
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
Tickets: $20 (General Admission)

• 10:00 pm - WHUR 96.3 FM Night
Jonathan Butler & Gerald Albright
Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)

• 10:30 pm - Late Night Jazz Party
Skip MoyerR Quintet
Michael Tozzi’s ijazzglobal.com Café @ Crowne Plaza (former Jazz Base)
Tickets: $10 at door(General Admission)

• Midnight - Gerald Veasley's Midnight Jam
Building 24 Live / The Works Complex
Tickets: $25 (General Admission)

Sunday, April 10, 2016

• 10:00 am - buffet / 11:15 am. show: Smooth Jazz WJJZ Sunday Jazz Brunch
Keiko Matsui
Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating, includes brunch)

• 10:00 am - buffet / 11:15 am. show: WRTI 90.1 FM Sunday Jazz Brunch
Eric Mintel Quartet
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
Tickets: $35 (Reserved Seating, includes brunch)

• 7:00 pm - Jazzin’ Up the Pops: The Music of Dave Brubeck
The Brubeck Brothers Quartet and the Reading Pops Orchestra
Miller Center for the Arts / Reading Area Community College
Tickets: Call Miller Center Box Office @ 610-607-6270

• 7:00 pm - Entertainment Cruise Productions Night
Kirk Whalum's Gospel According to Jazz Celebration
featuring Donnie McClurkin, Jonathan Butler, Kevin Whalum, John Stoddart and the Doxa Gospel Ensemble
Scottish Rite Cathedral
Tickets: $49 (Reserved Seating)


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