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Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Schedule and Lineups

originally published: 12/09/2022

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Schedule and Lineups

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- The Light of Day Foundation has announced WinterFest 2023, the annual music festival taking place January 7-20 in Asbury Park, Red Bank, Montclair, New York City and Philadelphia.

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

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.

Over the course of 23 years, Light of Day has utilized the awesome power of music to raise approximately $6.2 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.

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.



 
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Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Schedule (more events expected to be added):

Saturday, January 7

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Philadelphia

Lineup: The Weeklings and Ben Arnold

World Café Live, Philadelphia, PA. Showtime 7:00pm



Wednesday, January 11

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Clarence Clemons Birthday Tribute



 
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Lineup: Jarod Clemons & Band, Glenn Alexander and Shadowland, Joe D’Urso and Stone Caravan, Jeffrey Gaines and Jeff Slate with Band.

City Winery Loft NYC, New York, NY. Showtime 7:00pm



Thursday, January 12

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Kickoff

Lineup: Steve Forbert, Williams Honor, James Maddock, Fantastic Cat, Adam Ezra Band and Lisa Bouchelle and The Bleu

Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 6:55pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Sandy Mack’s WonderJam Deluxe

Lineup: Best bands and performers of NJ’s Jam Scene

The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 7:15pm



 
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Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Bluehawk Records Showcase

Langosta Lounge, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 8:00pm

Free Admission

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Open Mic

The Sound Booth at The Asbury Hotel, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 7:00pm

www.theasburyhotel.com



Friday, January 13

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Friday Night at The Wonder Bar

Lineup: Dave Hause & The Mermaid, The Weeklings, Bobby Mahoney & Seventh Son and The Wag

The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 6:55pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Asbury Park Yacht Club

Lineup: Stringbean & The Boardwalk Social Club

Asbury Park Yacht Club, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 8;00pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Asbury Angels Induction

Lineup: Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers, Willie Nile, Tangiers Blues Band, Miss Emily, Jarod Clemons, Kulick, Adam Ezra, Ben Arnold, Evan Rotella and Ian Seaholm

The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 6:55pm



 
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Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Acoustic Carousel

Lineup: Pete Scherer, Cara Smith, Alex English, Chelsea Palerno, Paul Whistler, Quincy Mumford, Ryan Gregg, Joshua Mark, Lilly Marshall, Renee Maskin, Mojo Hand and Sunlight

Langosta Lounge, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 8:00pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Silverball Night of Covers

Lineup: Joe D’ Urso & Stone Caravan, Dead Air, Kenny K, Me and Bobby D and Freddy & The Phantoms

Silverball Museum Arcade, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 7:30pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Friday Night at the Supper Club

Lineup: Legendary guitarist Albert Lee and The Billy Hector Band

Tim McLoones Supper Club, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 7:30pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Best of National Touring Tribute Bands

Lineup: TUSK (Ultimate tribute to Fleetwood Mac) and Late For The Sky (Celebrating the music of Jackson Browne)

Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank, NJ. Showtime 7:30pm

 

Saturday, January 14

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Bob’s Birthday Bash – The Main Event

Lineup: John Waite, Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers, Willie Nile, Dave Hause, Jesse Malin, The Weeklings, Joe D’Urso, Jill Hennessy, Williams Honor, Fantastic Cat and more



 
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Count Basie Center’s Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre, Red Bank, NJ. Showtime 6:30pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Asbury Blues

Lineup: Billy Walton Band, Norman Seldin Band, Jobonanno & Godsons of Soul, Peter V Blues Train, Indigo Mane, Pam McCoy, Ian Seaholm, Boccigalupe & the Badboys

The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 12:30pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 All Together Now (The Beatles Acoustic)

Lineup: Bob Burger, James Maddock, Jeffrey Gaines, Adam Ezra, Emily Grove, Pam McCoy, Jillian McCoy/Ron Haney, John Kasun and Ben Arnold

Venue TBA. Showtime 12:30pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Songwriters in the Round

Lineup: Hosted by Johnny Grushecky, Bobby Mahoney and Zack Sandler

Transparent Clinch Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 12:00pm

 

Sunday, January 15

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Cover Me

Lineup: Marc Ribler’s Tribute to Jimi Hendrix, Bob Burger & The Red Shoes (Elvis Costello), Eddie Testa Band , The One Hit Wonders and more

The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 1:30pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Next Generation



 
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Lineup: Rockit, Double A, Jake Ryan Band, Maddie, Rock’n Music Academy, Green Planet Band, Atomic Battery, School of Rock and more

The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 12:15pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Songwriters By The Sea I

Lineup: Stella Mrowicki, Jake Mathison, Mary McCrink, Joe Alton Miller, Chuck DeBryan, Sean Tobin, Arlon Bennett and more

Watermark, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 12:15pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Songwriters By The Sea II

Lineup: Nick Ryan, Dave Vargo, Jeffrey Campbell, Gerry Perlinski, Victoria Taylor, Kyle Ward, Jake Thistle, Taylor Tote, Arlan Feiles, Tess Cameron and Jeff Slate

Langosta Lounge, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 3:00pm

 

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Songwriters By The Sea III

Lineup: Joe Grushecky, Willie Nile, James Maddock, Marc Ribler, Jeffrey Gaines, Miss Emily, Ben Arnold, Joe D’Urso, Lisa Bouchelle, Joe Rapolla, Glenn Alexander & Oria Aspen, Fantastic Cat, Emily Grove and Christine Martucci.

Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime 6:15pm

 

Friday, January 20

Light of Day WinterFest 2023 Songwriters In The Round

Lineup: Willie Nile, Guy Davis, Jill Hennessy, Jeffrey Gaines, James Maddock, Joe D’Urso, Daniella Cotton, Jake Thistle, Rick Winowski, Williams Honor and Jon Caspi

Outpost In The Burbs, Montclair, NJ. Showtime 8:00pm

 

(Schedule and lineups subject to change.)


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