“...in the crowded field of efforts to “disrupt” the world of staid programming, Urban Troubadour’s multi-part evenings feel distinct and vital.”— Clevelandclassical.com

We are a collective of Northeast Ohio’s finest musicians, inhabiting unusual spaces and turning concerts into happenings.


Artistic/Executive Director Jane Berkner is the founder and flutist of Urban Troubadour, bringing roving concert events to venues all around Akron. She was was recently named Outstanding Musician in the 2019 Akron Arts Alive Awards.

Contact her at janeberkner@gmail.com


Urban Troubadour Board

Melanie Ashman Baird

Virginia Dickos, Treasurer

Micah Kraus

Cathy Parker

Jared Slanina, President