WTIM: Music around town and all around

Black Hat Boris.

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 Mar – Detective, Planetary & more at Reverb, Reading (7:00 start)

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

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

29 Mar – Christopher Cross, Jeffrey Gaines at Reverb, Reading (8:00 start)

29 Mar – Alfred James Band at The State Theater, Boyertown (7:00 start)

29 Mar – Jim Meck White Palm Tavern, Topton (8:00 start)

29 Mar – A Decent Distraction, Geronimo, Amish Cole Cash at Chaplins the Music Caf้, Spring City (8:00 start)

29 Mar – Brian V at The Sandtrap, Limerick (7:00 start)

30 Mar – Hat Trixx at the Shoey Fire Co, Shoemakersville (10:00 start)

30 Mar – Mark Schultz and The Wayne Rangers, Ted the Fiddler, Ranger Will at Chaplins the Music Caf้, Spring City (8:00 start)

30 Mar – Go Commando at The Sandtrap, Limerick (9:00 start)

30 Mar – Divisions at Reverb, Reading (8:00 start)

30 Mar – Musical Chaos at Village Tavern, Leesport (10:00 start)

30 Mar – Boomers and Beyond Dance w/ Jimmy K at Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown (8:00 start)

30 Mar – Rod DeGeorge at The Bridge Inn, Pleasentville (7:30 start)

30 Mar – Dr Sloth Claw at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (8:30 start)

30 Mar – Pistol Whip’d at Oley Fire Co, Oley (9:30 start)

30 Mar – The Reluctants at Gear Jammers Saloon, Douglassville

30 Mar – Four Faces West at Cooper Morgans, Barto (9:00 start)

30 Mar – Boyertown Jazz Festival at BASH

30 Mar – Rhythm & Groove at Arnolds Family Fun Center, Oaks (9:00 start)

30 Mar – Michael Kropp at the Greshville Inn, Boyertown (9:00 start)

3 Apr – the BArto Jam at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (7:00 start)

4 Apr – Open Bluegrass Jam at Chaplins the Music Caf้, Spring City (8:00 start)

4 Apr – Jazz Jam w/ Henry and the crew at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (7:00 start)

4 Apr – Honor Society at Reverb, Reading (7:00 start)

5 Apr – David Allan Coe at Reverb, Reading (8:00 start)

5 Apr – The Left Edge at The Sandtrap, Limerick (6:30 start)

5 Apr – Vuja De, Ryan Conroy at The State Theater, Boyertown (7:00 start)

5 Apr – Jim Meck at the Bowers Hotel, Bowers (8:00 start)

5 Apr – Eric DiSanto, Riley Road, Michael Blaise at Chaplins the Music Caf้, Spring City (8:00 start)

5 Apr – Cider House Jazz Band (Jazz Fest event) at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (8:30 start)

5 Apr – Blackhorse at Arnolds Family Fun Center, Oaks (9:00 start)

6 Apr – Slingshot at The Sandtrap, Limerick (9:00 start)

6 Apr – Mystic Warrior at the Shoey Fire Co, Shoemakersville (10:00 start)

6 Apr – Cultivator at the Village Tavern, Leesport (10:00 start)

6 Apr – Lez Zeppelin (Zeppelin tribute) at Reverb, Reading (8:00 start)

6 Apr – Jim Meck at Bear Creek Mtn Resort, Trails End Caf้ wine fest (6:00 start)

6 Apr – Mondays Mistress at Cooper Morgans, Barto (9:00 start)

6 Apr – Neon Fusion at Arnolds Family Fun Center, Oaks (9:00 start)

6 Apr – DJ Wiley at Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown (7:30 start)

6 Apr – Jon Bell feat. Adam Price (Jazz Fest event) at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (8:30 start)

6 Apr – 3 – D at Stoney Creek AA, Reading (9:00 start)

7 Apr – The Diamonds at Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown (2:00 start)

7 Apr – Hurt at Reverb, Reading (7:00 start)

Here comes Peter Cottontail and April! Lots of good shows to see before you put on the bunny ears! Check WTIM friends Black Hat Boris, Jim Meck and Go Commando before Easter and DJ Wiley and new friends 3 – D after. This week also starts the Jazz Fest event listings. There are over 130 different shows associated with Berks Jazz Fest this year, I would highly recommend going to berksjazzfest.com and checking it out for yourself. Check out then new listings from Arnolds Family Fun Center they recently opened a new stage in their bowling alley. Looking forward in time they will be featuring a huge amount of local talent! Storytellers Dave Mason and Al Stewart acoustic at the Keswick is hands down (at least to me) going to be the most amazing show on the big stages. Locally there are so many awesome things going on picking one would be offensive. My best suggestion is to try someone or somewhere different you might be surprised at what you find. For those of you hiding eggs this week here’s a piece of advice from personal experience. Count the eggs and write down their locations because come June those ones that didn’t get found are going to start to smell … HEY GET OUT THERE AND JAM!

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

27 Mar – Gary Allan at Penns Peak

4 Apr – Maroon 5, Neon Trees, Owl City at the Wells Fargo Center

4 Apr – Living Colour at the Keswick Theater

5 Apr – The Beach Boys at TD Bank Arts Center

5 Apr – One Night of Queen at the Keswick Theater

6 Apr – Dave Mason with Al Stewart at the Keswick Theater

6 Apr – Fleetwood Mac at the Wells Fargo Center

7 Apr – Yes at the Sands Bethlehem

Tim Dietterick is the circulation manager for Berks Mont Newspapers.