2003-1999 Bandshell Concert Series


The 2003 Series Included

Juggernaut Jug Band
  • July 4- “A Pops 4th in The Park”– Reading Pops Orchestra
  • July 11- Klezperanto– Klezmer Music from Boston, NA
  • July 18- The McKrells– Celtic Music from Albany, NY
  • July 25- Lynn Marie Rink- Polka from Nashville, TN
  • August 1- Mighty Sam McClain– Blues from Burlington, VT
  • August 8- Georgia Avenue– Alternative Rock from Washington D.C.
  • August 15- Juggernaut Jug Band– Americana/ Folk Music from Louisville, KY
  • August 22- Toby Foyeh & Orchestra Africa– World Rhythms (canceled after two songs due to T-storm)

The 2002 Series Included

Janis Ian
  • June 28- The Ringgold Band– Berks 250th- Concert Band
  • July 5- Audubon Jazz Explosion– Big Band
  • July 12- The Hickory Project– Bluegrass
  • July 19- Janis Ian– Folk Singer/Songwriter
  • July 26- Barbone Street Jazz Band– Dixieland Jazz
  • August 2- Tony Vacca– World Rhythms
  • August 9- Ceili Rain– Celtic
  • August 16- Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie– Zydeco
  • August 23- Studebaker John & The Hawks– Blues

The 2001 Series Included

Brave Combo
  • July 6- Steve March Torme– Jazz Vocalist from Los Angeles, CA
  • July 13- Reggae Cowboys– Cowboy music with a touch of reggae from Toronto, Canada
  • July 20- Paul Cosentino & The Boilermaker Jazz Band– Dixieland Jazz from Pittsburgh, PA
  • July 27- Naturally 7– Acapella Gospel, R&B from Brooklyn, NY
  • August 3- Fruit– Pop & Singer/Songwriter Music from Adelaide, Australia
  • August 10- Brave Combo– “Punk” Polka from Dallas, TX
  • August 17- Orquesta Sabor Tropical– Meringue/Salsa from NYC
  • August 24- Smokin’ Joe Kubek with B’nois King– Blues from Dallas, TX

The 2000 Series Included

Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys
  • July 7- Steve Reid & the Bamboo Forest– Smooth Jazz from LA, CA
  • July 14- Tony Trischka & Skyline– New Grass from Syracuse, NY
  • July 21- The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra– Big Band from NYC
  • July 28- Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys– Cajun Music from SW Louisanna
  • August 4- Sam Taylor, Frank Bey & Heather Hardy– Blues from Phila, PA
  • August 11- Punjabi by Nature-Bhangra Hip-Hop from Toronto, ONT
  • August 18- Sabor Tropical– Meringue/ Salsa from Newark, NJ
  • August 25- The Jan Lewan Orchestra– Polka from Wilkes-Barre, PA

The 1999 Series Included

Oscar Lopez
  • July 2 – The Army Volunteers – Pop music from Washington, D.C.
  • July 9 – Oscar Lopez – New Age Latin Guitar from Calgary, ALB
  • July 16 – The Bus – Funk
  • July 23 – Christine Havrilla – Folk Singer/Songwriter from Phila, PA
  • July 30 – The Paperboys – Celtic/Bluegrass from Vancouver, BC
  • August 6 – Andy Narell – Steel Drums/ Jazz/ Calypso from San Francisco, CA
  • August 13 – Big Joe and the Dynaflows– Blues from Balitimore, MD
  • August 20 – A.J. Croce– Pop Singer/Songwriter from San Diego, CA
  • August 27 – Ken Navarro– Smooth Jazz from Annapolis, MD