LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2016 SEASON OFFICIALLY STARTS TODAY
WITH SIRIUS/E STREET RADIO SPECIAL, AND CANADA TOUR KICKOFF
WILLIE NILE, JOE D’URSO TO GUEST DJ ON SIRIUS FOR ENTIRE HOUR
AS 16th SEASON OF GLOBAL BATTLE VS. PARKINSON’S DISEASE
‘THROUGH THE AWESOME POWER OF MUSIC’ BEGINS
The Light of Day turns "Sweet 16" today, join them in the battle against Parkinson's.
LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2016 season officially kicks off today with a special one-hour block of programming on Sirius XM’s E Street Radio (Channel 20), and further north, the launch of Light of Day Canada. It’s the start of this year’s campaign to raise money and awareness for Parkinson’s disease and related neuro-degenerative diseases through “the awesome power of music.”
Willie Nile and Joe D’Urso, both of whom have been performing at LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST since its launch 16 years ago, will be guest DJs today at 4 p.m. for the full hour on E Street Radio. They’ll be playing songs from artists playing this fall in Canada and Europe – including themselves – as well as those scheduled to participate in LIGHT OF WINTERFEST 2016, such as Ed Manion, The Hooters, Joe Grushecky, JesseMalin, Jake Clemons, and Bruce Springsteen. Springsteen is a long-time supporter of the Light of Day Foundation, most visible through his annual WinterFest performances 11 of the last 15 years.
LIGHT OF DAY ON E STREET RADIO premieres TODAY (Friday 11/6) at 4 pm ET. Rebroadcasts are scheduled for Saturday 11/7 at 12am ET; Saturday 11/7 at 8am ET; Monday 11/9 at 4pm ET; Tuesday 11/10 at 12am ET, and Tuesday 11/10 at 8am ET.
Meantime, LIGHT OF DAY CANADA gets started today with a five-show, four-day schedule, and artists including Blue Rodeo, Miss Emily with Rob Baker and Gord Sinclair of The Tragically Hip, Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers with Eddie Manionof the E Street Horns, Joe D'Urso and Stone Caravan, Jason Heath & The Greedy Souls and Bobby Mahoney.
Light of Day Canada Schedule 2015/2016
November 6 - St. Catherine, Ontario, Canada
November 7 - Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (day)
November 7 – Toronto, Canada
November 8 - Toronto, Canada
November 14 - Kingston, Canada
|Just Around The Corner...|
Photo: Jeff Ross
In other Light of Day WinterFest 2016 news …
· Expect several show announcements throughout November, as Light of Day adds more diversity and performance options than ever before, making 2016 the biggestWinterFest ever.
· Up next and new this year is Light of Day Westchester, being held Nov. 15 at theEmelin Theatre in Mamaroneck, NY. It’s an evening of rock ‘n’ roll that includes many popular regional performers from Westchester and Rockland counties and is hosted by Board Vice President Joe D’Urso and his band, Stone Caravan, and Larchmont favorites Sway.
· Also this month is the launch of Light of Day’s10th anniversary European tour — an 18-day, 16-show holiday run in 10 countries (Nov. 27-Dec. 14), including five shows throughout Italy. Artists on board include Vini "Mad Dog" Lopez, Rob Dye, and EricBazilian (The Hooters). Stay tuned for further details!
Tickets for all LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2016 events, with the exception of Bob’s Birthday Bash, are on sale NOW for the Asbury Park portion of LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2016, where the bulk of the action will occur, being held Jan. 8-18, 2016 at such fabled rock venues as the Paramount Theater, the Stone Pony, and the Wonder Bar, among others. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com), Ticketmaster charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000, and all Ticketmaster outlets. A wide variety of combination ticket packages – as well as single tickets to each show – will be available.
Concert goers can purchase tickets for individual shows, on an a la carte basis. Tickets range from Free to $45. There will be approximately 50 events just in Asbury Park alone. Beyond Asbury Park, shows will be held in New York City (Jan. 13 @ The Cutting Room), North Jersey (Jan. 9 in Montclair), and, for the first time, Philadelphia (Jan. 8 @ World Café Live). They are the culmination of a worldwide series of shows that began as a one-day event in Asbury Park and grew to 10-day festival in the New Jersey/New York/Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Ticket prices DO NOT include any fees and/or service/convenience charges.
Admission to all Light of Day Asbury Park events is subject to capacity restrictions at their respective venues.
Individual event ticket prices:
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!)
LOD “MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY’S BLUE HAWK RECORDS PRESENTS”, Langosta Lounge, Thurs., All-Ages, 7pm, FREE ADMISSION
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 "BOB'S BIRTHDAY BASH," Paramount Theater, Sat, All Ages, 6pm, SOLD OUT.
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 "SURFER’S GARAGE", 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.