WTIM: Music Around Town: Sept. 4 edition

Submitted photo Ronís Crooked Hill Tavern will be hosting the Bill Koss Combo this weekend.

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

5 Sept – Steve Carlisle at Cutillos Restaurant, Pottstown (7:00 start)

5 Sept – Griz Band at Union Jacls on the Manatawny, Oley (7:00 start)

5 Sept – Bluegrass Jam at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (8:00 start)

5 Sept – Blues and Jazz Jam at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (7:30 start)

5 Sept – Open Mic w/ Dennis “Two Shoes” Schwartz at Good Eatz, West Reading (7:30 start)

6 Sept – Jim Meck at Macungie VFW, Macungie (8:00 start)

6 Sept – The Grind w/ DJ Sharpekuts at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (9:30 start)

6 Sept – Tina & Tim at The Sandtrap, Limerick

6 Sept – Catullus at The Water Tower, Oaks (9:00 start)

6 Sept – Southern Rock & Country at Cigars International, Hamburg (7:00 start)

6 Sept – Double Shot at Cutillos Restaurant, Pottstown (8:30 start)

6 Sept – A Victim of Good Times, The Phoenix Bridge at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (8:00 start)

6 Sept – DJ Leroy at Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown (7:30 start)

7 Sept – STORM, BackFlash at the Garden Spot MC Club Breast Cancer Coalition benefit at Adamstown Rod & Gun Club, Reamstown (1pm start)

7 Sept – The Bill Koss Combo at Rons Crooked Hill Tavern, Sanatoga (7:30 start)

7 Sept – Jim Meck & The Guide Dogs at Cigars International, Hamburg (4pm start)

7 Sept – The Rockers at The Shoey Fire Co, Shoemakersville (10:00 start)

7 Sept – Middle Class Madness at Toms Bar, Royersford (9:00 start)

7 Sept – The Philosophers at Cooper Morgans, Barto (9:00 start)

7 Sept – Pawnshop Bound at Cigars International, Hamburg (12noon start)

7 Sept – Freddies Closet at Village Tavern, Leesport (10:00 start)

7 Sept – Old School at The Sandtrap, Limerick

7 Sept – Steal Your Face at The Water Tower, Oaks (9:00 start)

8 Sept – Stephanie Grace at West Pottsgrove Community Days, Stowe

8 Sept – Raucous Brothers at Union Jacks on the Manatawny, Oley (6:00 start)

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

11 Sept – Single Going Steady at The Water Tower, Oaks (5pm start)

12 Sept – Neo Trio at Union Jacks on the Manatawny, Oley (7:00 start)

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

12 Sept – Open Mic w/ Dennis “Two Shoes” Schwartz at Good Eatz, West Reading (7:30 start)

12 Sept – Dirk Quinn at Cutillos Restaurant, Pottstown (7:00 start)

13 Sept – Black Hat Boris at Blind Hartmans Tavern, Temple (9:30 start)

13 Sept – Pinnacle Jam at Kempton Music Center featuring Yarn, MiZ, New Yourk Funk Exchange, Dirk Quin Band, Mysterytrain, Magnetic North Project, Pan, Still Hand String Band, Brummy Brothers, Mackenzie Johnson, Willie Jack & The Northern Light, Nina Scarcia and more…Kempton Music Center, Kempton

13 Sept – Jim Meck & The Guide Dogs at The State Theater, Boyertown (7:00 start)

13 Sept – Dave Mells Blues Band at The Liederkrantz, Reading (7:00 start)

13 Sept – Loss of Effect, Eye for an Eye, Beyond Black Skies at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (8:00 start)

13 Sept – Vuja De at The other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (8:30 start)

13 Sept – Classic Touch at The Sandtrap, Limerick

13 Sept – Dui Cugino at The Water Tower, Oaks (9:00 start)

13 Sept – Magoo at Cutillos Restaurant, Pottstown (8:30 start)

14 Sept – Listen Live Music Open Mic Night at The Macungie Institute, Macungie (7:30 start)

14 Sept – Jim Meck at Louies Restaurant, Allentown (7:00 start)

14 Sept – Better Than Nothing at The Shoey Fire Co, Shoemakersville (10:00 start)

14 Sept – The Rat Pack at Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown (8:00 start)

14 Sept – Black Rue at Cooper Morgans, Barto (9:00 start)

14 Sept – Four Faces West at The Sandtrap, Limerick

14 Sept – MOTO-MOTO at St Gabes Lodge, Stowe (8:00 start)

14 Sept – Naelee Rae, Ryan Marie Rettew, Steve Tarmin at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (8:00 start)

15 Sept - Manatawny Creek Ramblers 10am, East Side Dave Kline & The Mountain Folk Band 11am, Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass 12pm, Fiddle Contest up to age 12, 1:15pm, Ladies in the Parlor 2pm, Fiddle Contest ages 13 to 17, 2:45pm, Andrew Roblin 3:15pm, Fiddle Contest ages 18 and up, 3:45pm, Fiddlemania 4:15pm all at Lyons Fiddle Festival, Lyons Park, Lyons

15 Sept – Frog Holler at Union Jacks on the Manatawny, Oley (6pm start)

And the hits keep right on coming! Check out the Pinnacle Jam and Fiddle festival listings this week this is an AMAZING amount of bands for your buck! WTIM friends Steve Carlisle, Jim Meck, STORM, Bill Koss Combo, Black Hat Boris and Stephanie Grace are all on this week’s ticket and speaking of BHB and Stephanie Grace we just found out they are both performing at 2013 The Turning Leaf Fall Festival on October 12. Stephanie will also be filming scenes for her music video for her newest release “Loser” that day. This going to be an amazing day – so get out there!

Do you want to see your band or venue listed here at WTIM send an 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

6 Sept – Halestorm, Tom Keifer House of Blues A.C.

7 Sept – Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington at The House Blues A.C.

9 Sept – Muse, Cage the Elephant at the Wells Fargo Center

13 Sept – Queen Extravaganza at The Sands Bethlehem

14 Sept – Dustin Lynch, Keith Urban, Little Big Town at The Susquehanna Bank Center

14 Sept – Get The Led Out at The House of Blues A.C.

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