The annual Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest March 24-April 2 is presented by Berks Arts, a nonprofit organization based in the City of Reading in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

The festival is led by a small staff along with a volunteer team numbering 200+, and is supported by the hotel and business community through sponsorship support.

Celebrating 32 years in 2023, Berks Jazz Fest is one of the most prolific festivals of its kind, drawing nearly 30,000 visitors from all over the world. Musicians from all backgrounds, locales, and genres convene annually for the 10-day festival, which features dozens of concerts at venues across the region.

In addition to the Major Concert Schedule, dozens of free live-music events featuring local musicians comprise the Local Event Schedule in area clubs and restaurants throughout the festival. The festival combines touring artists with unique collaborative performances while providing performance opportunities for world-renowned musicians and emerging artists alike. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of genres including Jazz, Blues, R&B, Funk, Soul, Bluegrass, and more.

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