The Light of Day festival has started announcing the new dates for the postponed shows of its 2022 WinterFest, with more to come. The event had been scheduled to be taking place this week, in Asbury Park and other cities, but was postponed because of the COVID spike.
One of the January events will still take place as originally planned, though: The Max Weinberg Jukebox at City Winery in New York, Jan. 12.
Here is the current schedule; all shows are in Asbury Park unless otherwise noted.
I will add more dates when they become available. For information, visit lightofday.org.
Jan. 12, 8 p.m.: Max Weinberg’s Jukebox at City Winery, New York.
Feb. 26, 7 p.m.: James Maddock, Guy Davis, Joe D’Urso, Loretta Hagen, Arlon Bennett, Jake Thistle at Penguin Rep Theatre, Stony Point, N.Y.
March 4, 8 p.m.: “Songwriters in the Round” at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair. With Glen Burtnik and Bob Burger of The Weeklings, James Maddock, Guy Davis,
Blue Americana (Glenn Alexander and Oria Aspen) and host Joe D’Urso.
March 6, noon: “LOD Next Generation” at Stone Pony. With The Nobodies, Green Planet Band, Clay Kunego, Double A, Jake Ryan, and students from Lakehouse Music Academy, Rockit and Rock’n’Music Academy.
March 6, 1 p.m.: “Cover Me: Best of NJ Tribute Bands” at Wonder Bar. With Best of The Eagles (The Eagles tribute), Bob Burger & The Red Shoes (tribute to Elvis Costello and British pub rock of the ’70s and ’80s), Line Drive, Matt O’Ree Band (Led Zeppelin tribute), Sharon Lasher’s Heatwave! (Linda Ronstadt tribute), Jackson & Johnson, Pete Mancini.
March 10, 7 p.m.: Sandy Mack’s WonderJam Deluxe with Pete Tonti Band, The Deep Cub, Abandoned Outcasts, Waiting on Mongo, Fungkshui, Doug Mikula, Kevin Hill, Chris Siblia, Mack & Flynn, Maggie & Doug.
March 10, 7 p.m.: Open mike at Deal Lake Bar, Loch Arbour.
March 10, 7:30 p.m.: Williams Honor’s album pre-release party for eX at House of Independents. With The Weeklings, Bix Hix, Daughter Vision and members of Mr. Reality, Sam Hill and Highway 9.
March 10, 7:30 p.m.: Blue Hawk Records Showcase at Langosta Lounge. Bruce Springsteen tribute with Joe Rapolla, Eddie Testa, Jarod Clemons & the Late Nights, Nicole Govel, Will Dailey, Abby Garcia, Good Morning Beautiful, Samantha Spano.
March 11, 11 a.m.: “Acoustic Carousel” at Langosta Lounge. Hosted by Peter Scherer and featuring Keith Roth, Ryan Gregg, Bruce Tunkel, Renee Maskin, Mojo Hand, Patty C, Cranston Dean, Lindsay Jordan, Bone and Marrow, Alexander Simone, Marc Muller, Quincy Mumford, Williams Honor, Chelsea Palermo, Alex English, Sam Tunkel, Gregory Schwartz.
March 11, 6:45 p.m.: Steve Forbert & the New Renditions, Jeffrey Gaines, Joe D’Urso & Stone Caravan at House of Independents.
March 11, 7 p.m.: “Night of Covers” at Silverball Retro Arcade. With Little Jimmy & the Starlites, Joe Rapolla Band, Joe D’Urso & Stone Caravan, Kenny K & the Way.
March 11, 7:30 p.m.: “Asbury Angels Induction” at Stone Pony. With Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers, Willie Nile, Jesse Malin, Fantastic Cat, Kulick, Linda Chorney, Jon Caspi, April Rose Gabrielli, Mike Rocket.
March 11, 9 p.m.: Stringbean & the Boardwalk Social Club at Asbury Park Yacht Club.
March 12, noon: “Asbury Blues” at Wonder Bar. With Billy Walton Band, Anthony Krizan Band, Boccigalupe & The Bad Boys, Norman Seldin’s Dueling Pianos, JoBonnano & the Godsons of Soul, Peter V Blues Band, Karen Phillips and Town & Country Band, Sharon Lasher & the Flashers, Pam McCoy, Ben Arnold, Indigo Mane, J Pat (host).
March 12, noon: “Women of Song” at The Saint. With Strumberry Pie, Natalie Farrell, The Wag, Lisa Bouchelle, Jo Wymer, Pam McCoy, Dawn Hopkins and Maxine Snow.
March 12, 1 p.m.: Bobby Mahoney, Johnny Grushecky, Zack Sandler at Transparent Clinch Gallery.
March 12, 6:30 p.m.: “Bob’s Birthday Bash” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. Artists TBA.
March 12, 7 p.m.: Hot Blood, The Vansaders, Decent Criminals, Dead Bars at The Saint.
March 13, noon: “Musicians on a Mission” at The Saint. With Renee Maskin and Mike Noordzy, Brian Molnar and Slow Rolling Low, Stringbean and Paul Whistler, Jackson Pines and Part-Time Custodian.
March 13, 6 p.m.: “Songwriters in the Round” at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club. With John Easdale, Willie Nile, Joe Grushecky, Danielia Cotton, Joe Rapolla, James Maddock, Jeffrey Gaines, Anthony D’Amato, Ben Arnold, Joe D’Urso, Blue Americana (Glenn Alexander and Oria Aspen, Joe Rapolla.
Proceeds will raise money and awareness for the battle against Parkinson’s disease and related illnesses ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and PSP (progressive supranuclear palsy). Light of Day has raised about $6 million for those causes over those years.
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