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Light of Day Winterfest 2024 Schedule and Lineups

originally published: 12/04/2023

Light of Day Winterfest 2024 Schedule and Lineups

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- 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 a schedule and lineups. 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 Deal, Montclair and New York City) 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

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.


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

Friday, January 12 - Best of National Touring Tribute Bands

Artists: Tusk (the world's #1 tribute to Fleetwood Mac) with special guest Taylor Simon King (celebration of three American troubadours).  Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, NJ. Showtime: 7:30pm

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

Thursday, January 18 - Kick-off

Artists: Williams Honor, Jarod Clemons, Jake Thistle, Emily Grove, Lisa Bouchelle and The Blue, Adam Ezra, Bob Polding & Gary Oleyar, Pete Mancini, Dave Vargo and more artists to be announced. Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park, NJ. Show time: 7:00pm


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Sandy Mack’s WonderJam Deluxe

Artists to be announced soon. Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 7:15pm

Friday, January 19 - Asbury Angels Induction and The Weeklings "Raspberry Park" Album Release Show

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. Showtime: 7:00pm

Friday Night at the Supper Club

Artists: Legendary guitarist Albert Lee and more artists to be announced. Tim McLoones Supper Club, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 7:00pm


Friday Night at The Wonder Bar

Artists: James Maddock Band, Bobby Mahoney & Seventh Son, Hopewell and more. The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 7:00pm


Acoustic Carousel

Artists: Chelsea Palerno, Renee Maskin, Love? Said The Commander, Shayne DeSena, Mike Noordzy, Natalie Farrell, Olivia Bec, Ron Santee, The Anzures, Renee Maskin, Rachel Ana Dobkin, Tony Tedesco, Joe McAndrew, Greg Schwartz and Sunshine. The Break, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 8:00pm 

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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.


Artists: The Wag, Strumberry Pie and Kevin Hill & Secret Sound. Asbury Hotel, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 7:00pm. FREE SHOW


Silverball Night of Covers

Artists: Artists to be announced soon. Silverball Museum Arcade, Asbury Park, NJ. Show time: 7:00pm 

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 and more artists to be announced soon. Count Basie Center’s Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre, Red Bank, NJ. Showtime: 6:30pm


Steve Forbert & The New RenditionsTim McLoones Supper Club, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 12:30pm


Picture This: Saturday Songwriters Showcase

Artists: Hosted by Johnny Grushecky. Artists to be announced soon. Transparent Clinch Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 12:00pm

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: 12:30pm

All Together Now - The Beatles Acoustic

Artists: Bob Burger, James Maddock, Jake Thistle, Adam Ezra, Ben Arnold, Emily Grove and John Kasun. The Break, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 12:00pm


Women of Song

Artists: Artists to be announced soon. RBar, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 12:30pm

Soundbooth Saturday

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Artists: Alex Biese & Somewhat Relative, Autumn City and Sam Sims Band. The Sound Booth at The Asbury Hotel, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 7:00pm

Sunday, January 21 - Cover Me

Artists: 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, Almost U2,  Eddie Testa Band, Black Ties and Gab Cinque Band. The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 1:00pm


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. Showtime: 12:15pm


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. Showtime: 3:00pm


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. Showtime: 6:15 pm


Remembering Harry Chapin

Artists: Artists to be announced soon. Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal, NJ. Showtime: 2:00pm

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. Showtime: 12:15pm

Next Generation

Artists: Artists to be announced soon. The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 12:15pm

Last Note

Artists: Billy Walton Band and Anthony Krizan. Berkeley Bar & Lounge at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, Asbury Park, NJ. Showtime: 8:00pm

107.1 The Boss "Springsteen on Sunday" Live Broadcast

Host: Tom Cunningham. Seahorse, Showtime: 10:00am 

Monday, January 22 - The Goodbye Brunch

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The Robinson Ale House. Asbury Park, NJ, Showtime 10:00am

​​​​​​​Saturday, January 27 - Songwriters In The Round

Artists: Jarod Clemons, James Maddock, Jake Thistle, Joe D’Urso, Danielia Cotton, Jake Thistle, Williams Honor, Adam Ezra, Anthony D'Amato, Emily Grove and Jon Caspi. Outpost In The Burbs, Montclair, NJ. Showtime: 8:00pm

(Schedule and lineups for all shows 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.

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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