The annual Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest is presented by Berks Arts Council, located in Reading, PA.

The mission of Berks Arts Council is to cultivate, promote, and support the arts in our community through collaboration, education, and presentation.

Berks Arts Council & the Berks Jazz Fest receive state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Berks Arts Council:
Kent Davis Board President
Karen Haver: Executive Director,
Gary Spencer: Production Manager,
Kristen Stubblebine: Communications and Membership Manager,
Nan Reinert, Program & Administration Manager; PPA Grant Administrator:

Festival general manager:
John Ernesto,

Talent coordination/booking:
John Ernesto,
Gary Spencer,
Stan Danner
John Graff

Gary Spencer: Production manager
Stan Danner: Assistant production manager

Sponsorship development:
Jim Landrigan, Doug Messinger, Karen Haver, John Ernesto, Lee Olsen, Ron Bair


Transportation manager:
Chuck Koch,

Volunteer coordinator:
Mark Shearer,

Get Jazzed/Educational committee:
Mike Eben,
Chris Heslop,
Rick Dietrich, Millie Eben, Carl Zeplin, Shannon Sunday, Josh Taylor, Tony Deininger, Cathy Barra, A.J. Merlino, Andrea Vinanskie.

Support the Berks Jazz Fest and Berks Arts Council:
CLICK HERE to become a Berks Arts Council member.
Members at the Jazz Circle level and above are eligible for the exclusive Berks Jazz Fest member presale!! You membership is also tax deductible.