WTIM: Music around town

Submitted photo Vuja De one of this weekís bands with gigs celebrating the Summer Solstice.

What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

Local Bands and Venues

20 June – Griz Band at Union Jacks on the Manatawny, Oley (7:00 start)

20 June – Front Porch Pickin w/ Amy Forsyth at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (7:30 start)

20 June – Roberta & Chris at Cutillos restaurant, Pottstown (7:00 start)

20 June – Side Arm at The Water Tower, Oaks (9:00 start)

21 June – Yikes Country Club, Courtney & Zack w/Dom Coppa Acoustics for Autism benefitting Stephanie’s House at The State Theater, Boyertown (7:00 start)

21 June – Summer Solstice Jam featuring the Good Lovin Jam Band, Vuja De, Ron Nolan at The Reading Liederkrantz, Reading (6:00 start)

21 June – Ottokar at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (8:00 start)

21 June – Pistol Whip’d at Bowl Grille, Exeter (10:00 start)

21 June - Hidden Treasure at Cutillos restaurant, Pottstown (8:30 start)

21 June – Dirk Quinn Band, Kintala at The Water Tower, Oaks (9:00 start)

21 June – Skid Marks at Blind Hartmans Tavern, Temple (9:30 start)

21 June – Roberta & Chris at The Sandtrap, Limerick (7:00 start)

21 June – Steve Walker welcomes the Summer Solstice at The Keystone Villa, Douglassville (2pm start)

21 June – Steve Walker continues the Summer Solstice celebration at Ron’s Crooked Hill Tavern, Pottstown (9:00 start)

22 June – Hillbilly Shakespeare at Mikes Tavern, Reading (8:00 start)

22, 23 June – B3 Vintage Guitar Show, Philly Expo Center, Oaks

22 June – Go Commando at The Sandtrap, Limerick (9:00 start)

22 June – DJ Wiley at Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown (8:00 start)

22 June – Jiggly Jones at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (8:00 start)

22 June – Listen Live Music presents Writers in the Round featuring Mike Holiday, Christie Lenee, Josh Joffen, Terry Kitchen at the Macungie Institute, Macungie (7:30 start)

22 June – Dirk Quinn at The Bridge Inn, Pleasentville (7:30 start)

22 June – Jim Meck & The Guide Dogs at Breinigsville VFW, Breinigsville (7:00 start)

22 June – Kickbax at The Water Tower, Oaks (9:00 start)

22 June – Rock Street Band at Tims Ugly Mug, Douglassville (10:00 start)

22 June – Sickboy at Gear Jammers Saloon, Douglassville (9:00 Start)

22 June – Terrapin Tryo at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (8:30 start)

23 June – Bill Koss Combo (raindate 6/24) at the Bandshell in Sanatoga Park, Sanatoga (6:00 start FREE)

23, 24, 25 June – The Patt Garrett Band at Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg

23 June – The Skankin Foxes at Union Jacks on the Manatawny, Oley (6:00 start)

23 June – Joe Bonson & Coffee Run (rain date 6/24) at Fleetwood Park Bandshell, Fleetwood (6:00 start FREE)

25 June – Born Cross Eyed Acoustic a t The Funhouse, Bethlehem

26 June – Legendary Barto Jam at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (7:30 start)

26 June – Roberta & Chris at The Water Tower, Oaks (5pm start)

27 June – Manatawny Creek Ramblers at Union Jacks on the Manatawny, Oley (7:00 start)

27 June – Open Mic w/ Cliff Stackonis at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (7:00 start)

27 June – The Mighty Manatees at The Water Tower, Oaks (9:00 start)

28 June – 3 – D at The Bistro on the Green, Flying Hills Golf Course (9:00 start)

28 June – DJ Lobie at Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown (7:30 start)

28 June – Jim Meck at The Speckled Hen, Judys on Cherry, reading (7:00 start)

28 June – Me Against Me at Blind Hartmans Tavern (9:30 start)

28 June – Kelchner Brothers Blues Band, Drift at The State Theater, Boyertown (7:00 start)

28 June – the Half Moon Band at The Water Tower, Oaks (9:00 start)

28 June – Bees In A Bottle (Album Release Party) at West End Alley, Pottstown (8:00 start)

28 June – Ken & Rick at The Sandtrap, Limerick (7:00 start)

28 June –Nishant Chatargee, Jacki Cooper, More Than Alive at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (8:00 start)

29 June – Bill Koss Combo at Seaside Gas and Grill at Pots-Nets Seaside, Delaware (7:00 start)

29 June – Sins of an Angel, Revast, Geronimo Amish at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (8:00 start)

29 June – Crosstown Transit at Sun Valley Campground, Bowmansville (7pm start, CAMPERS ONLY)

29 June – Ziggy Issacs at The Bridge Inn, Pleasentville (7:30 start)

29 June – Jim Meck at Louies, Allentown (7:00 start)

29 June – Danny Beissel & The Elvis Kings at The Water Tower, Oaks (9:00 start)

29 June – Old School at Gear Jammers Saloon, Douglassville (9:00 start)

29 June – Dog Bite Money at The Sandtrap, Limerick (9:00 start)

30 June – Hex Hollow Open Stage & Jam at Hex Hollow Music Barto (4pm start)

30 June – Frog Holler at Union Jacks on the Manatawny, Oley (6:00 start)

30 June – Fabulous Grease Band (rain date 7/1) at Fleetwood Park Band Shell, Fleetwood (6pm start, FREE)

30 June – The Heavy Pets at The Water Tower, Oaks

The dust has finally settled out on Philadelphia Ave after last week’s Boyertown Idol competition. Congratulations to this year’s winner, Mike Rossi, the others in the top five, Victoria Moyer, Jessica Rodriguez, Kristofer Hughes and Noah Scheffey. All 12 contestants were AMAZING and we were privileged to have seen their performances. Mike’s band and new WTIM friend, Sins of an Angel has a gig coming up at Chaplins, check it out!

Do you want to see your band or venue listed here at WTIM send and email to tdietterick@journalregister.com with the particulars (at least 2 weeks in advance ) and we’ll get it out there.

Concerts of Note

18 June – Alice Cooper, Marilyn Manson at The sovereign Center

18 & 21 June – Rolling Stones at The Wells Fargo Center

21 June – Rush at The Giant Center

22 June – Toby Keith, Kip Moore at the Susquehanna Bank Center

24 June – Get The Led Out at The Ocean City Music Pier

24 June – Bruno Mars, Fitz, The Tantrums at The Wells Fargo Center

Tim Dietterick is the circulation manager for Berks-Mont Newspapers.