Pat Guadagno and Pat Roddy present a Holiday Show and Benefit for The Mercy Center at The Wonder Bar
originally published: 12/06/2022
(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Pat Guadagno and Pat Roddy present “The 2 Pats” Holiday Show & Benefit Event for The Mercy Center at The Wonder Bar on Thursday, December 15. Hosted by NJ 101.5’s Big Joe Henry, the show features band sets by “The 2 Pats” along with surprise guests. Doors are at 7:00pm; Showtime is 7:30pm. 21 and up admitted.
Pat Guadagno, a staple of the Jersey Shore music scene, has shared the stage with such diverse legends as Stevie Ray Vaughn, Peter Paul & Mary, BB King, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Don Imus, Tanya Tucker, Graham Parker, the Mavericks, Delbert McClinton, Keb’ Mo’, and Jorma Kaukenan (none of whom were aware of his presence, according to Guadagno).
Belmar native, Pat Roddy, has been playing music along the Jersey Shore for over two decades. He formed The Pat Roddy Band in the late nineties and has put out four CD’s of original music. The band’s talented cast of musicians exudes a Jersey Shore soul vibe, and has the musical versatility that appeals to a wide fan base. Whether he’s covering Springsteen, Southside Johnny or Tom Petty at bars along the shore, or performing at weddings, or playing for charity, Roddy and his band have always rocked the house.
Tickets are $22 and available for purchase online. The Wonder Bar is located at 1213 Ocean Avenue in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
The Mercy Center is guided by the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy providing services, programs, and education to children, families, and individuals in the greater Asbury Park area, helping them overcome burdens and obstacles to stabilize their lives. The Mercy Center works in a culturally sensitive environment, empowering young adults to help reach their full potential and live a better life.
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