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Light Of Day Fest Announces Winterfest “Sweet Little 16″…Steve Forbert, Joe Grushecky, Willie Nile Among 150 Music Acts To Hit NJ, NY, Philly

Chris Rotolo October 30, 2015 Asbury Music, News No Comments


Light of Day Festival’s fight against Parkinson’s Disease will rock n’ roll into its 16th year this January 8th through 18th with events in Philadelphia, New Brunswick, Northern New Jersey, New York City, and of course a full schedule of events in Asbury Park.

Steve Forbert, Joe Grushecky & The House Rockers, and Willie Nile are among the first wave of artists announced for Light of Day Festival 16, and you can check out the full list of first wave artists below, as well as the event list, before picking up your passes here when they go on sale Saturday, October 31st at Noon.

Steve Forbert, Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers, Willie Nile and Band; James Maddock and Band, JesseMalin and Band, Jill Hennessey, Neil Berg’s 100 Years Of Broadway, Milly, Marc Ribler & Friends, Joe D’Urso and Stone Caravan, Dramarama, Billy Hector Band, Bruce Tunkel and The Red House, Garland Jeffreys, Slim Chance and The Gamblers, Sandy Mack Allstars, Sonny Kenn, and the Billy Walton Band are among the first wave of acts to be announced for LIGHT OF DAY ‘SWEET LITTLE 16.’ More acts will be announced as the festival approaches.

Friday, JAN 8

LOD “Philadelphia,” The World Cafe, Upstairs, Philadelphia, Pa., Fri,. Jan. 8, 7pm, $TBA

Saturday, JAN 9

LOD “NORTH JERSEY” Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair, NJ, Sat, Jan. 10, 7pm, $TBA

Sunday, JAN 10

LOD “COVER ME: BEST OF THE JERSEY BAR BANDS”, Stone Pony, Sun, Jan. 11, All Ages, 1pm, $20adv/$25dos

Monday, JAN 11

LOD “HAPPY MONDAYS”, Wonder Bar, Mon., 21+, $TBA

Tuesday, Jan 12

LOD’s “LAUGHSTOCK”, The Stress Factory, New Brunswick, NJ; NY Comedy Club, NY, NY, Tues., $TBA

Wednesday, JAN 13

LOD “NYC”, The Cutting Room, Weds., Jan 14, 18+, 7pm, $75 VIP Reserved Seating, $45 GA Reserved Seating, $25 GA Standing

Thursday, JAN 14

LOD “FIRST NOTE”, The Saint, Thurs.,18+, 6:30pm, $8adv/$12dos

LOD “SANDY MACK’s WONDER JAM”, Wonder Bar, Thurs.,21+, 7pm, $10

LOD “SWEET LITTLE’ SIXTEEN KICK OFF”, House Of Independents, Thurs.,18+, 7pm, $20adv/$25dos (All performers have to do a Chuck Berry tune!)


Friday, JAN 15

LOD “ASBURY ANGELS INDUCTION”, Stone Pony, Fri., All Ages, 6:30pm, $25adv/$30dos

LOD “REMEMBER JONES: THE BACK TO BLACK/AMY WINEHOUSE”, House Of Independents, Fri.,18+, 7pm, $20adv/$25dos

LOD “ROCK HEAVY”, The Saint, Fri.,18+, 8pm, $8adv/$12dos

LOD “OPEN MIC”, Wonder Bar, Fri., 21+, 6pm, $12

LOD “NEIL BERG’S 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY”, McLoone’s Supper Club, Fri., All Ages, Doors/Dinner 6pm/ Show 8pm, $TBA

LOD “LATE NIGHT FRIDAY Langosta Lounge, l, Friday, 21+, 9pm, FREE ADMISSION

LOD “TBA” Paramount Theater, Fri., All Ages, 8pm, $TBA

Saturday, JAN 16

LOD “THE MAIN EVENT: BOB’S BIRTHDAY BASH”, Paramount Theater, Sat, All Ages, 6pm, $43-$205

LOD “ROCK”,The Saint, Sat., 18+, 7:30pm, $8adv/ $12dos

LOD “ED MANION”, McLoone’s Supper Club, Sat., All Ages, Noon, $15

LOD “TBA”,McLoone’s Supper Club, Sat. 1/17, 18+, 7pm, $TBA

LOD “LATE NIGHT SATURDAY”, Langosta Lounge, Sat., Jan. 17, 21+, 10pm, FREE ADMISSION

LOD “TBA”, House Of Independents, Sat., 18+, 8pm, $TBA

LOD “ASBURY BLUES”, Wonder Bar, Sat., All Ages, Noon, $12/$15

LOD “FULL TILT BOOGIE BASH”, Wonder Bar, Sat., 21+, 7pm, $12/$15

LOD “DOWNTOWN – ASBURY UNDERGROUND,” curated by Pat Schiavino and Asbury Underground. Noon – 7PM Over 20 venues! FREE ADMISSION

Sunday, JAN 17

LOD “SONGWRITERS BY THE SEA BOARDWALK CRAWL”, Watermark, Sun., All Ages, Noon, $15

LOD “SONGWRITERS BY THE SEA BOARDWALK CRAWL”, Langosta Lounge, Sun., All Ages, 3pm, $15

LOD “SONGWRITERS BY THE SEA BOARDWALK CRAWL”, McLoone’s Supper Club, Sun., All Ages, 6pm, $20

LOD “KID’S ROCK”, Stone Pony, Sun., All Ages, Noon, $15

LOD “MUSICIANS ON A MISSION”, The Saint, Sun., 18+, Noon, $10

LOD “LAST NOTE”, The Saint, Sun., 18+, 7:30pm, $8adv/$12dos

Monday, JAN 18

LOD “GOODBYE BRUNCH”, Toast, Mon., All Ages, 10:30a-1:30p.


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Chris graduated from The College Of New Jersey in May of 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in both Journalism/Professional Writing and Communication Studies. He's held down a position in the Asbury Park Press’ Sports Department since September of 2010 and is a contributor to the outlet’s Arts & Entertainment section as well as Consequence of Sound (http://consequenceofsound.net).

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