WTIM: Music around town and all around

Submitted photo Local young voice and Nashville Artist, Stephanie Grace playing Flanaganís in Shillington.

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

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)

27 June – Open Mic w/ Dennis “Two Shoes” Schwartz at Good Eatz, West Reading (7:00 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 – Stephanie Grace at Flanagans Pub, Shilington (7:00 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 Louie’s, 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)

29 June – Black Hat Boris at The Evergreen Club, Fleetwood (7:00 start)

29 June – Elvis Kings at The Water Tower, Oaks (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

1 July – Dave Rehrig & The Fever Band at Governor Mifflin Community Days, Governor Mifflin High School (7:00 start)

2 July – The Uptown Band at Mifflin Community Days, Governor Mifflin High School (7:00 start)

3 July – Dance Hall Docs at Mifflin Community Days, Governor Mifflin High School (7:00 start)

3 July – The Legendary Barto Jam at The Other Farm brewing Co, Boyertown (7:30 start)

4 July – Dirk Quinn Band at Union Jacks on the Manatawny, Oley (7:00 start)

4 July – Side Arm at The Water Tower, Oaks (9:00 start)

4 July – Flamin Dick and The Hot Rods at Mifflin Community Days, Governor Mifflin High School (7:00 start)

4 July – Manatawny Creek Ramblers, Mason Porter, Uncle Jake and The 18 Wheel Gang at The Other Farm brewing co, Boyertown (2pm start)

5, 6, 7 July – Jambalaya Music Festival three days of music and camping featuring performances by Camile Baudoin, Magnolia Sisters, Mo’ Mojo, Creole Stomp, Dik Kidu and The Zydeco Krewe, Billy Iuso and The Restless Natives, Paul Cebar and Tomorrow Sound, Corey Ledet and his Zydeco Band, Walter Washington and The Roadmasters, Johnny Sketch and The Dirty Notes, Honey Island Swamp Band, T-Broussard and the Zydeco Steppers, The Iguanas, Jude Taylor & His Burning Flames at The Kempton Music Center, Kempton Music Starts at 7:00 and lasts ????

5 July – DJ Johnny K at Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown (7:30 start)

5 July – Jimmy and The Parrots at Mifflin Community Days, Governor Mifflin High School (7:00 start)

5 July – The Grind w/ DJ Sharpe Kuts at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (9:30 start)

5 July – Whatever We Are, The Sketch, Silver Dress Pants at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (8:00 start)

6 July – Remember When at Mifflin Community Days, Governor Mifflin High School (7:00 start)

6 July – Muscle Shoals Revival at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (8:30 start)

6 July – Jeff Kershner, Castner at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (8:00 start)

7 July – Stephanie Grace at The Upper Marion Concert Under The Stars, Upper Marion (7:00 start)

7 July – Vuja De at Union Jacks on the Manatawny, Oley (6:00 start)

7 July – Swing Fever (raindate 7/8) at the Fleetwood Park Band Shell, Fleetwood (6pm start FREE)

And then there’s July … A lot of WTIM friends are going to be out there rocking in the heat just to bringing on the cool sounds everyone enjoys, be sure to stop by a show or two to show your support! If you’re going to be down the shore be sure to drop by The Seaside Gas and Grill in Pots-Nets Delaware to check out The Bill Koss Combo on the road. If you’re doing a “staycation” for the Fourth week check out what’s going on up at The Governor Mifflin Community Days, I’m counting six great local bands in six nights! Get out there and have a bang-up holiday!

Do you want to see your band or venue listed here at WTIM send and email to tdietterick@21st-centurymedia.com with the particulars (at least 2 weeks in advance ) and we’ll get it out there.

Concerts of Note

27 June – Happy Together Tour at Penns Peak

28 June – David Sanborn & Bob James at The Keswick Theater

28 June – Tesla at Penns Peak

29 June – America at The Sands, Bethlehem

29 June – Large Flower Heads at Penns Peak

30 June – Counting Crows, Wallflowers at The Borgata

1 July – The Mavericks at Ocean City Music Pier

2 July – Buddy Guy at Longwood Gardens

3 July – Dwight Yoakam at The Sands, Bethlehem