Jazz Under the Stars

It's the most unique music venue in the area! Every second Thursday of the month, the Neag Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum features live music featuring a variety of local, regional and national artists in the area's most out of this world venue. The series, "LIVE Under the Stars," lets you enjoy great musical performances while experiencing the visually stunning images on the theatre's dome above.

In addition, the foyer has food and beverages available for purchase, provided by VIVÁ Bistro & Tapas Lounge, as well as a spacious area with seating and tables. Plus, while you are enjoying food and conversation in this area, you'll be able to see the musicians on our digital screens and hear them on the Planetarium's sound system.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and music begins at 6:30 p.m.
Price is $20 per person, payable at the door, or in advance. Call 610-371-5850 x230 for ticket reservations (strongly suggested — limited seating in the theatre area).

The "LIVE Under the Stars" series is presented by Hair On The Avenue, with the additional support of the 25th annual Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest and the Berks Arts Council. Food and beverages by ViVÁ Bistro & Tapas Lounge.


Beginning in 2015, our "Jazz Under The Stars" series now falls the SECOND Thursday of each month. The shows start earlier with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and showtimes beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Food & drink will be available for purchase provided by ViVÁ Bistro & Tapas Lounge.

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Thursday, September 10 – 6:30 p.m.
The James Supra & Sarah Ayers Quartet

Supra AyersCelebrate another season Under the Stars with a night of the finest blues! James Supra and Sarah Ayers, two Lehigh Valley award-winning musicians –– each fronting their own perspective bands –– unite in this dynamic acoustic format, delivering soulful harmonies and powerful solos. Featuring Andy Killcoyne on acoustic guitar and Mitch Shelly on upright bass. The chemistry and stage presence Supra and Ayers share is unprecedented and very entertaining. It's a performance not to be missed!

Tickets- $20