2008-2004 Bandshell Concert Series


The 2008 Series Included

Bernard Allison
  • July 4- The Reading Pops Orchestra With special guest- Nelson Rangell (Canceled due to weather)
  • July 11- The Barra MacNeils– Celtic Music from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
  • July 18- Bernard Allison– Chicago Blues guitarist
  • July 25- the subdudes– American Roots music from New Orleans, LA

The 2007 Series Included

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
  • July 6- Brian Pastor Big Band– Big Band Jazz & Swing fromPhiladelphia, PA
  • July 13- Grace Potter and The Nocturnals– Roots Rock & Blues Rock from Vermont
  • July 20- The Biscuit Burners– Bluegrass/ Americana from Roanoke, VA
  • July 27- The Duhks– New Grass/ Roots Music from Ontario, Canada

The 2006 Series Included

The Billy Price Band
  • July 7- Jump City Jazz Orchestra– Big Band Jazz & Swing from Philadelphia, PA
  • July 14- Smokin’ Joe and The Wild Horse Band– Country Music from Clearfield, PA
  • July 21- The Billy Price Band– Blues Music from Pittsburgh, PA
  • July 28- Danielia Cotton– Rock Music from NYC
  • August 4- SIORA– Brazilian &World Rhythms from Philadelphia, PA
  • August 11- Kenny Vance & The Planotones– Doo Wop/ Oldies from NYC

The 2005 Series Included

Railroad Earth
  • July 1- Pops 4th in the Park– Reading Pops/ Erich Cawalla & Jen Kinder
  • July 8- Smokin’ Joe & The Wild Horse Band– Country (postponed)
  • July 15- ENTRAIN– Pop/ World Music from Boston, MA
  • July 22- Richard Ace & Sons of Ace– Reggae Music from Philadelphia, PA
  • July 29- “J Street” Jumpers– “Jump” Blues/ Dance Band from Washington D.C.
  • August 5- E.C. Scott & Smoke– Blues from Oakland, CA
  • August 12- Railroad Earth– New Grass/ Bluegrass Music from New Jersey

The 2004 Series Included

Volunteers of the U.S. Army Field Band
  • July 2- “A Pops 4th in the Park”-Reading Pops Orchestra / Army Jazz Ambassadors
  • July 9- U.S. Army “Volunteers” Band– Pop
  • July 16- “BackBeat…A Tribute” – Beatles 40th Anniversary Tribute from Cleveland, OH
  • July 23- Richard Ace and Sons of Ace- Reggae (Canceled)
  • July 30- Lenahan– Celtic Music from NYC
  • August 6- Otis Taylor– Blues from Chicago, IL
  • August 13- Rob Stoneback Big Band– Big Band Jazz from Stroudsburg, PA
  • August 20- Little Big Town– Country/ Pop Music from Nashville, TN