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LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2024 ANNOUNCES LINEUP FOR BOB'S BIRTHDAY BASH ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 20 AT BASIE CENTER

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LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2024 ANNOUNCES LINEUP FOR BOB'S BIRTHDAY BASH ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 20 AT BASIE CENTER 

Tickets On Sale For The Main Event To Battle Parkinson's Disease, ALS and PSP

ASBURY PARK, NJ (December 18, 2023)  - Light of Day WinterFest 2024, the annual music festival taking place throughout January in Asbury Park, Deal, Red Bank, Montclair and New York, has announced the lineup for Bob's Birthday Bash on Saturday, January 20 at the Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre At The Count Basie Center For The Arts in Red Bank, NJ.

Joining Max Weinberg's Jukebox for the Main Event will be Light of Day favorites Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers, Willie Nile, Dramarama, Remember Jones, Fantastic Cat, Joe D'Urso & Stone Caravan, James Maddock, Williams Honor, Jake Thistle, Miss Emily, Joe P, Danielia Cotton, Adam Ezra, Amanda Cross w/ Derek Cruz and more special guests.

All performances and events will raise money and awareness for its continuing battle to defeat Parkinson’s disease and its related illnesses ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) and PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy) within our lifetime.

Tickets can be purchased for all shows individually, including Bob’s Birthday Bash (events in Montclair and New York City are not included in any of the FestPass all access packages). For more details on lineups, performances ticket packages, and shows with Free Admission, please visit LightofDay.org

Venues hosting LOD WinterFest 2024 shows include: Asbury Park’s Stone Pony, Wonder Bar, Asbury Lanes, Clinch Transparent Gallery, Asbury Hotel, McLoone’s Supper Club, Watermark, Silverball Museum, Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, Low Dive, RBar, The Break and Capitoline; Deal’s Axelrod Performing Arts Center; Red Bank's Count Basie Center; Outpost In The Burbs in Montclair; City Winery in Manhattan; and Penguin Rep Theatre in Stony Point, NY. 

Over the course of 24 years, Light of Day has utilized the awesome power of music to raise approximately $6.5 Million to combat Parkinson’s disease, ALS and PSP. Light of Day has grown from a one-day event into a multi-day festival in the metropolitan area. More significantly, Light of Day has expanded into an internationally recognized tour, through a true grassroots effort of musicians, music fans and benefactors. Light of Day shows have taken place around the world on three continents, with shows in Canada, England, Wales, Ireland, Sweden, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Spain and Australia. Portions of the proceeds from each show are donated to a local Parkinson’s organization.

Light of Day WinterFest 2024 Schedule (more events to be added):

 

Friday, January 12

Artists: TUSK (the world's #1 tribute to Fleetwood Mac) with special guest Taylor Simon King (celebration of three American troubadours - James Taylor, Carly Simon and Carole King)

Count Basie Center for the Arts

Red Bank, NJ

Show time: 7:30pm

theBasie.org

 

Wednesday, January 17

Songwriters On The River

Artists: Willie Nile, Paul Collins, John Easdale/Peter Wood (Dramarama Acoustic), James Maddock, Williams Honor, Danielia Cotton, Joe D'Urso, Anthony D'Amato, Amanda Cross w/ Derek Cruz and Adam Ezra.

City Winery Loft NYC

New York, NY

7:00 pm

citywinery.com

 

Thursday, January 18

Kick-off

Artists: Fantastic Cat, Williams Honor, Jarod Clemons, Jake Thistle, Emily Grove, Lisa Bouchelle and The Bleu, Adam Ezra Group, Bob Polding & Gary Oleyar, Pete Mancini, Dave Vargo and more artists to be announced.

Asbury Lanes

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 7:00 pm

Asburylanes.com

 

Sandy Mack’s WonderJam Deluxe

Artists: Waiting on Mongo, Secret Sound, Lovelight, Desert Jellies, Abandoned Outcasts, Gab & Fran Duo, Michael Jaskewicz, Laura Pie, Niki Arrowsmith and Carlotta Schmidt.

Wonder Bar

Asbury Park, NJ

Shoe time: 7:15pm

wonderbarasburypark.com

 

Friday, January 19

The Weeklings "Raspberry Park" Album Release Show and the Asbury Angels Induction

Artists: The Weeklings, Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers, Dramarama, Joe D'Urso & Stone Caravan, Ben Arnold, Evan Rotella, Midnight Callers, Mike Rocket, Ten Ton Mojo, Jon Caspi, Bob Polding & Gary Oleyar and Joe P.

The Stone Pony

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 7:00 pm

Stoneponyonline.com

 

Friday Night at the Supper Club

Artists: Legendary guitarist Albert Lee and the Billy Hector Band

Tim McLoones Supper Club

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 7:00 pm

Timmcloonessupperclub.com

 

Friday Night at The Wonder Bar

Artists: James Maddock Band, Bobby Mahoney & Seventh Son and Hopewell 

The Wonder Bar

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 7:00 pm

Wonderbarasburypark.com

 

Acoustic Carousel

Artists: Chelsea Palerno, Rene Maskin, Love? Said The Commander, Shayne DeSena, Mike Noordzy, Natalie Farrell, Olivia Bec, Ron Santee, The Anzures, Rene Maskin, Rachel Ana Dobkin, Tony Tedesco, Joe McAndrew, Greg Schwartz and Sunshine

The Break

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 8:00 pm

thebreakap.com

Free Show

 

Bobby's Mahoney Midnight Mass - Late Night After Show Party

Artists: Bobby Mahoney & The Seventh Son

Berkeley Bar and Lounge at Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

Asbury Park, NJ

 

Soundbooth

Artists: The Wag, Strumberry Pie and Kevin Hill & Secret Sound

Asbury Hotel

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 7:00 pm

theasburyhotel.com

FREE SHOW

 

Low Dive

Artists: Oliver Kostrinsky, Cranston Dean, Boardwalk Social Club and Ron Santee & The Evil Sweetheart

Low Dive

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 8:00 pm

lowdiveap.com

FREE SHOW

 

Silverball Night of Covers

Artists: Dead Air, Poppa John Bug, Kenny K, Me and Bobby D

Silverball Museum Arcade

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 7:00 pm

silverballmuseum.com

 

SiriusXM E Street Radio Live Broadcast

Host: Jim Rotolo

Transparent Clinch Gallery

Time: 5:00 pm 

 

Saturday, January 20

Bob’s Birthday Bash – The Main Event

Artists: Max Weinberg's Jukebox, Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers, Willie Nile, Dramarama, Remember Jones, Fantastic Cat, Joe D'Urso & Stone Caravan, James Maddock, Williams Honor, Jake Thistle, Miss Emily, Joe P, Danielia Cotton, Adam Ezra, Amanda Cross w/ Derek Cruz and more.

Count Basie Center’s Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre

Red Bank, NJ

Show time: 6:30 pm

theBasie.org

 

Artists: Steve Forbert & The New Renditions

Tim McLoones Supper Club

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 12:30 pm

Timmcloonessupperclub.com

 

Picture This: Saturday Songwriters Showcase

Artists: Hosted by Johnny Grushecky. Artists to be announced soon.

Transparent Clinch Gallery

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 12:00 pm

TransparentClinchGallery.com

 

Asbury Blues

Artists: Jarod Clemons & The Late Nights, Jobonanno & Godsons of Soul, Stormin Norman, Pam McCoy, Boccigalupe & the Badboys, Jon Caspi & The First Gun, James Dalton, Ryan Gregg, Sarah Hodd and the Drive, Pipes Lasher and The Flashers, Gary Cavico, Stringbean & Blackwell, Miss Emily and Lambert & Haugenes.

The Wonder Bar

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 12:30 pm

Wonderbarasburypark.com

 

All Together Now - The Beatles Acoustic - Celebrating 60th Anniversary of The Beatles Coming To America

Artists: Bob Burger, James Maddock, Jake Thistle, Danielia Cotton, Adam Ezra, Ben Arnold, Emily Grove, Black Ties and John Kasun

The Break

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 12:00 pm

thebreakap.com

 

The Break

Artists: Ashley McKinley, Sonic Blume, Surfing For Daisy and Via Ripa

The Break

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 8:30 pm

thebreakap.com

 

Women of Song

Artists: Pam McCoy & Familiar Faces, Jillian McCoy & Skinny Amigo, Meg Whalen, Jo Wymer, Strumberry Pie, Lisa Coppola and Martin Howth

RBar

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 12:30 pm

itsrbar.com

 

JEM Records Presents "Afternoon Delight"

Artists: Grip Weeds, Anderson Council, Midnight Callers, The Cynz and Paul Collins Band

Berkeley Bar & Lounge at the Berkeley Oceanfront

Show time: 12:30 pm

 

Soundbooth Saturday

Artists: Alex Biese & Somewhat Relative, Autumn City and Sam Sims Band

The Sound Booth at The Asbury Hotel

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 7:00 pm

theasburyhotel.com

 

Low Dive

Artists: Levy Okun and His Band, The Break Plans and The Brothers Union

Low Dive

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 9:00 pm

lowdiveap.com

 

Sunday, January 21

Cover Me - NJ's Best Tribute & Cover Bands

Artists: Almost U2, Eddie Testa Band, Bob Burger & The Red Shoes (music of Elvis Costello and British New Wave), Late For The Sky - The Music of Jackson Browne featuring Jake Thistle, Black Ties and Gab Cinque Band

The Wonder Bar

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 1:00 pm

Wonderbarasburypark.com

 

Songwriters By The Sea I

Artists: Dave Stefanic, Dave Vargo, Eddie Testa, Sam Tunkel, Rick Winowski, Pam McCoy, Arlon Bennett and Mary McCrink

Watermark

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 12:15 pm

watermarkap.com

 

Songwriters By The Sea II

Artists: Evan Rotella, Victoria Taylor, Chris Fritz, Will Dailey, Renee Maskin, Joseph Alton Miller, Chuck DeBruyn, Jake Mathison and Kierston Litton 

The Break

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 3:00 pm

thebreakap.com

 

Songwriters By The Sea III

Artists: Joe Grushecky, Willie Nile, John Easdale/Pete Wood, Williams Honor, Jake Thistle, Emily Grove, James Maddock, Joe D'Urso, Miss Emily, Lisa Bouchelle, Danielia Cotton, Blue Americana, Anthony D'Amato, Emily Grove, Adam Ezra and Ben Arnold.

Tim McLoones Supper Club/Robinson Ale House

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 6:15 pm

Timmcloonessupperclub.com

 

Remembering Harry Chapin

Artists: John McMenamin and friends including original Chapin band members Big John Wallace and Howard Fields

Axelrod Performing Arts Center

Deal, NJ

Show time: 2:00 pm

axelrodartscenter.com

 

Musicians on a Mission

Artists: En Delirium (Dan Apy), The Extensions, The Cucumbers, Framing Dakota and We're Ghosts Now

Capitoline Basement

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 12:15 pm

capitolineap.com

 

Next Generation

Artists: Exit 109, Lakehouse, Rock'n Music Academy, Nick Buchanan, Rain Check Band and Rockit Academy

The Stone Pony

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 12:15 pm

StonePonyOnline.com

 

Last Note

Artists: Billy Walton Band and Anthony Krizan Band

Berkeley Bar & Lounge at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel

Asbury Park, NJ

Show time: 8:00 pm

berkeleyhotelnj.com

 

107.1 The Boss "Springsteen on Sunday" Live Broadcast

Host: Tom Cunningham

Seahorse

Asbury Park, NJ

Time: 9:00 am 

 

Monday, January 22The Goodbye Brunch

The Robinson Ale House

Asbury Park, NJ

10:00 am

robinsonalehouse.com

 

Saturday, January 27

Songwriters In The Round

Artists: James Maddock, Jake Thistle, Joe D’Urso, Danielia Cotton, Williams Honor, Adam Ezra, Anthony D'Amato, Emily Grove, Jon Caspi, Amanda Cross w/ Derek Cruz and Deni Bonet & Chris Flynn

Outpost In The Burbs

Montclair, NJ

Show time: 8:00 pm

outpostintheburbs.org

 

(Schedule and lineups subject to change.)

Light of Day WinterFest 2024 would like to thank sponsors: 

Ansell, Grimm and Aaron, OceanFirst Bank, Asbury Audio, Asbury Sunset, Coast Cities, Jeremy Neuer, Jeff Cohen, Missi Direnzo, Denise McCarthy and Silverball Museum.

 

ABOUT THE LIGHT OF DAY FOUNDATION

The Light of Day Foundation, Inc., utilizes the awesome power of music to raise money and awareness in its continuing battle to defeat Parkinson’s disease and related neuro-degenerative diseases, specifically Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), within our lifetime. The Foundation’s mission is to fund research into possible cures, improved treatments and support for patients who suffer from those diseases, their families and their caregivers to help improve their quality of life. Gifts to the Light of Day Foundation, Inc. are tax-deductible to the full extent of the Internal Revenue Code. The Light of Day Foundation, Inc. is designated by the IRS as a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization. The Light of Day Foundation, Inc.'s Federal ID # is 20-1560386. Light of Day - the concerts and the organization - grew from a birthday party and fund-raiser held in 1998 at the Downtown Cafe in Red Bank to celebrate the 40th birthday of artist manager and music industry veteran Bob Benjamin, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1996.

For media inquiries, please contact Sammy Steinlight at sammy@steinlightmedia.com or (917) 750-8747

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Utilizing the awesome power of music to raise money and awareness in our continuing battle
to defeat Parkinson's disease and its related illnesses, ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) and
PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy) within our lifetime.