Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest Auction

     The annual Boscov's Berks Jazz Auction will be held Saturday, April 5, at 11 a.m., at the Jazz Base/Crowne Plaza Reading.
     Doors open at 10 a.m., with pre-auction music provided by New Spirits.
     Come early and register to win some amazing items

     The Smooth Jazz Cruise 2015 provided by Entertainment Cruise Productions
     The all-star jazz cruise features Natalie Cole, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Boney James, Candy Dulfer, Brian Culbertson, Jonathan Butler, Rick Braun, Joe Sample, Eric Marienthal, Marc Antoine, Brian Simpson and many more!
     Top bidder will get a cabin for two (2) for The Smooth Jazz Cruise set for March 1-8, 2015, on the Holland America's m/s Eurodam, departing from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with stops in Nassau, St. Thomas, St. Croix, and Half Man Cay.
     Plus, roundtrip airfare to Fort Lauderdale courtesy of White Star Travel of Reading.


Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest 2015 VIP Package: Front-Row Tickets for Eight Concerts
Top bidder will receive the opportunity to select two front-row tickets for eight (8) major concerts during the 25th annual Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest set for April 10-April 19, 2015.
     Here's your chance to be up-close-and-personal at eight major concerts as we celebrate the milestone 25th anniversary of the Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest.
     A lot of great shows and special events are being planned for the 25th!
     Always a highlight of the auction!


     New Year's Eve Gala Weekend in Tucson, Ariz., hosted by Rick Braun
Top bidder and a guest will spend the New Year's Eve weekend at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson, Ariz.
     It does not snow in Tucson!
     The 3-day, 2-night package includes VIP tickets to the special New Year's Eve concert hosted by Rick Braun, who will be joined by an all-star ensemble.

     Marion McPartland Autographed Print/Framed
Framed "Great Day in Harlem 1958" poster autographed by the late jazz legend Marion McPartland.
     The jazz pianist signed the print when she performed at the Berks Jazz Fest in 2004.

Rehoboth Beach Autumn Jazz Festival Package: Front-Row Ticket Package
Top bidder will receive two front-row tickets for six concerts during the 2014 Rehoboth Beach Autumn Jazz Festival set for October 16-19.
     Thursday, October 16: Boney James (photo) plus Brian Simpson and Marc Antoine
     Friday, October 17: TBA
     Saturday, October 18: Patti Austin and Gerald Albright
     Saturday, October 18: Jazz Meets James II: Nick Colionne, Art Sherrod, Jessy J. Kim Waters, Steve Cole, Jackiem Joyner
     Saturday, October 18: The Rehoboth Beach Super All-Stars: Nick Colionne, Steve Cole, Brian Simpson, Kim Waters, Gerald Albright, and more.
     Sunday, October 19: The Grand Jam Final!

RiverJazz Fest at MusikFest Café/ArtsQuest Package: Five-Concert Ticket Package
Top bidder will receive tickets to all RiverJazz presented by Concannon Miller concerts.
     Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Thursday, May 8
     Pat Martino (photo), Thursday, May 15
     Cherry Poppin' Daddies, Thursday, May 22
     Jane Monheit, Thursday, May 29, 8 p.m.
     Terence Blanchard, Friday, May 30, 8 p.m.

RE Presents VIP Concert Package: Tickets for Boz Scaggs, Buddy Guy, Fourplay
A special "BRE Presents Package" of VIP tickets that include the following shows:
     Boz Scaggs at the Merriam Theatre on Monday, May 12
     Buddy Guy at Sun Center in Aston, Pa., on Thursday, June 12
     Fourplay at Keswick on Wednesday, June 25


    Building 24 Live Season-Ticket Package: Two Tickets for ALL 'Early Shows' Rest of Year
Top bidder will receive two tickets to EVERY "early" concert scheduled at Building 24 Live for the rest of 2014.
     Upcoming acts at the state-of-the-art venue includes Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Kim Waters & Brian Simpson; Lydia Pence & Cold Blood; Greg Adams & East Bay Soul; Vincent Ingala & Jonathan Fritzen; Marc Antoine & Jeff Kashiwa.
     Nick Colionne; Phil Keaggy; Erick Steckel; Samantha Fish; Coco Montoya; Roomful of Blues; Gerald Veasley Band; Greg Hatza & Tim Price Organ Quartet; Sensational Soul Cruiser; Johnny A.; Chris Cain; The Nighthawks; Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge; and many more.
     Building 24 Live is located at The Works Complex in Wyomissing, Pa.

     Front-Row Tickets for the WDAS/JJZ Concert|
featuring Peabo Bryson, Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright,
     Richard Elliot, Brian Simpson.
Top bidder will receive a pair of front-row tickets for the SOLD OUT concert set for Saturday, April 5, 7 p.m., Scottish Rite Cathedral.
     Plus, backstage pass to meet and get photo with Brian and the band.

     Front-Row Tickets for the Nick Colionne/The Sax Pack Concert.
Top bidder will receive a pair of front-row tickets for the concert set for Saturday, April 5, 2 p.m., at the Crowne Plaza Reading.
     Plus, backstage pass to meet and get photo with Nick and the band.

      Front-Row Tickets for Gospel According to Jazz Celebration featuring Kirk Whalum,
      Oleta Adams, Rick Braun, Gerald Veasley, Kevin Whalum, John Stoddart
Top bidder will receive a pair of front-row tickets for the concert set for Sunday, April 6, 7 p.m., at the Scottish Rite Cathedral.
     Plus, backstage pass to meet and get photo with Kirk Whalum, Oleta Adams and other members of the ensemble.

 White Christmas Holiday Concert Package: Show Set for Sunday, December 7
Top bidder will receive a pair of front-row tickets for the Peter White Christmas featuring Mindi Abair and Rick Braun concert set for Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at the Miller Center for the Arts, plus hotel accommodations and dinner at Panevino Italian Restaurant located across the street from the Miller Center.
     Plus, backstage passes to meet get photo with Peter White, Rick Braun and Mindi Abair.

     Gerald Veasley Ibanez Bass Package: Scholarship to 2015 Bass BootCamp
Top bidder will receive an Ibanez bass, plus a scholarship to Gerald Veasley's Bass Boot Camp set for 2015.

     And more items to be announced!





The Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest is presented by The Berks Arts Council