WTIM: Music Around Town, May 28 edition

Tracy Grammer will be leading the Writers in the Round show at Listen Live Music over in Macungie.

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 May – Born Cross Eyed Acoustic at The Fun House, Bethlehem (10 p.m. start)

28 May – the Legendary Barto Jam at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (7:30 p.m. start)

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29 May – Boyertown Idol Tryouts at the Rohrbach Pavillion in Boyertown Park during Fun Days (6:30 p.m. start, Tryout open to ALL contestants 15 years of age and older)

29 May – Lights Out at Cutillos Restaurant, Pottstown (7 p.m. start)

29 May – Drymill Road at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (7 p.m. start)

30 May – Stephanie Grace at Fun Days Boyertown Park, Boyertown (7 p.m. start)

30 May – STORM at The Bowl Grille, Exeter (ON THE DECK! 7p.m. start)

30 May – The Wayfarers and Company at The Half Moon Café at Clay on Main, Oley (8 p.m. start, $10 donation)

30 May – Dave Mell Blues Band at The State Theater, Boyertown (7:30 p.m. start)

30 May – Monkey Bizzness at The Bistro on the Green, Reading (9 p.m. start)

30 May – The Chatter Band at The Water Tower, Oaks (9 p.m. start)

30 May – Al & Bill Duo at Cutillos Restaurant, Pottstown (8:30 p.m. start)

30 May – South Mountain Gypsies at The Greshville Inn, Boyertown (8 p.m. start)

30 May – Plunge at Blind Hartmans Tavern, Temple (9:30 p.m. start)

30 May – The Uptown Band at Building 24, West Reading (7:30 p.m. start)

30 May – Latin Dance Party w/ Star Sequinot at The Other Farm Brewing Compnay, Boyertown (9:30 p.m. start)

30 May – Scott France at Fujiyamas Sunset Lounge, Pottstown (7 p.m. start)

31 May – Listen Live Writers in the Round featuring Tracy Grammer, Beth DeSombre, Beth Steele, Ryan Peters at The Macungie Institute, Macungie (7 p.m. start)

31 May – Todd o’s River of Dreams at The State Theater, Boyertown (7 p.m. start)

31 May – Monkey Bizzness at Alley Oops in Hiesters Lanes, Reading (9 p.m. start)

31 May – Black Hat Boris at a Car & Motorcycle Show at Denver Park, Denver (PA) (1 p.m. start)

31 May – Levi Bone at Cooper Morgans, Barto (9 p.m. start)

31 May – Born Cross Eyed Electric at Fujiyamas, Pottstown (7:30 p.m. start)

31 May – Jim Meck at the Kutztown Relay for Life, Kutztown University (12 p.m. start)

31 May – Jim Meck & The Guide Dogs at The Macungie VFW, Macungie (SORRY FOLKS MEMBERS ONLY 5 p.m. start)

31 May – Work Release at The Water Tower, Oaks (9 p.m. start)

31 May – Bud & Eric of Left Edge at The Greshville Inn, Boyertown (8 p.m. start)

31 May – Mike Z Band, Dave & Richard at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (8:30 p.m. start)

31 May – Havana Budda at The Bridge Inn, Pleasentville (7:30 p.m. start)

1 June – Boyertown Idol Tryouts at The Other Farm Brewing Co, Boyertown (4 p.m. start, OPEN TO ALL CONTESTANTS 15 YEARS and OLDER)

1 June – Vuja De at Union Jacks on the Manatawny, Oley (6 p.m. start)

1 June – Ballroom Dance at Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown (7 p.m. start)

3 June – Boyertown Idol 5th Anniversary Concert and Tryout at The State Theater, Boyertown (7 p.m. start, Tryout open to all contestants 15 years of age and older)

5 June – Bluegrass Jam at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (7 p.m. start)

6 June – Monkey Bizzness at The Brickette Lounge, West Chester (9 p.m. start)

6 June – Levi Bone at The Greshville Inn, Boyertown (9 p.m. start)

6 June – Allen Reynolds Band at The Water Tower, Oaks (9 p.m. start)

6 June - Jim Meck w/ Glen Hofmann at The Speckled Hen at Judy’s on Cherry, Reading (7 p.m. start)

6 June – Hillbilly Shakespeare at The Gaps, Reading (7 p.m. start)

6 June – Almost Queen (Queen Tribute) at Building 24, West Reading (7:30 p.m. start)

6 June – April Verch at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (7 p.m. start)

6 June – Steve Brosky at The Bridge Inn, Pleasentville (7:30 p.m.

7 June – Stephanie Grace at reinholds Firemans Carnival, Reinholds (8 p.m. start)

7 June – Barometer at The Water Tower, Oaks (9p.m. start)

7 June – Adrenaline Mob, One Day Waiting and more at Reverb, Reading (6:30 p.m. start)

7 June – Eric Gales at Building 24, West Reading (7:30 p.m. start)

7 June – Mark Schultz & The Wayne Rangers, The Barn Swallows at Chaplins the Music Café, Spring City (7 p.m. start)

8 June – Caroline Reese & Drifting Fifth for the Mifflin Library Concert Series at Mohnton Memorial Park Bandshell, Mohnton ( 6 p.m. start)

8 June – Good Lovin Jam Band – at Union Jacks on the Manatawny, Oley ( 6 p.m. start)

8 June – Ballroom dance at Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown (7 p.m. start)

And here comes summer! WTIM friends Steve Walker, Jim Meck, Stephanie Grace, Monkey Bizzness, Todd O, Black Hat Boris, Levi Bone and Hillbilly Shakespeare are bringing the heat. If that’s not enough our friends at Listen Live Music are having one of their awesome “Writers in the Round” shows and Adam Moyer is rounding up contestants for Boyertown Idol. Speaking of Boyertown Idol, don’t forget about the 5th anniversary concert at the State Theater featuring performances of past Idol winners and tryouts too. Let’s get out and enjoy the music!

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.

Tim Dietterick is the circulation mamanger of Berks-Mont Newspapers.