Light of Day Update: Acts added, daily lineups announced

Light of Day update 2021

This year’s Light of Day Festival will take place online, Feb. 12-14.

Following the announcement, last week, of this year’s virtual edition of the annual Light of Day Festival, more details have emerged, including more acts and daily lineups.

As in the past, this Light of Day will raise money to fight Parkinson’s Disease and related ailments. The streams will be free but donations can be made at

Here is the schedule, as it currently stands. I will update it as additions or changes are made. The music will be shown on Facebook and YouTube, unless otherwise noted below. For more information and updates, visit

Feb. 12, 2 and 7 p.m.: “Winter Love Fest Kickoff” with Remember Jones, Glen Burtnik, Jeffrey Gaines, Sharon Lasher with J.T. Bowen, the Matt O’Ree Band, Anthony Krizan, Marc Riber, the Billy Walton Band, Lisa Bouchelle, Quincy Mumford, Colossal Street Jam, JoBonanno & the Godsons of Soul, Dentist, Emily Grove, Bobby Mahoney.

Feb. 13: “Women of Song” (at with Maxine Snow, 1 p.m.; Lisa Bouchelle, 1:30 p.m.; Jo Wymer, 2 p.m.; Lisa Coppola, 2:30 p.m.; Martin Howth, 3 p.m.; Mary McCrink, 3:30 p.m.; Strumberry Pie, 4 p.m.; Pam McCoy, 4:30 p.m.; Tara Elliott, 5 p.m.; Teresa James, 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 13, 2 and 7 p.m.: “Main Event (Bob’s Birthday Bash)” highlights from 2019 and 2020 and new performances. With Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Willie Nile, Low Cut Connie, Jesse Malin, Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers, Eddie Manion, The Weeklings, James Maddock, Steve Forbert, Williams Honor, Dramarama, John Eddie & His Dirty Ol’ Band, Joe D’Urso & Stone Caravan, Ben Arnold, Boccigalupe & the Badboys, Lisa Bouchelle, Jill Hennessy, Miss Emily, Dean Friedman, Anthony D’Amato, Brian Dunne, Adam Ezra, Matt Jaffe.
Feb. 13, 5 p.m.: “Asbury Sunset Presents/The Watermark Series” with Jake Thistle
Feb. 13, 5:30 p.m.: Dave Vargo (at

Feb. 14: “Kids Rock” with The Nobodies, 11 a.m.; Sunsets From Jupiter, 11:20 a.m.; Evan Rotella, 11:28 a.m.; Jake Ryan, 11:38 a.m.; Indigo Mane, 11:50 a.m.; Lauren Gill and Jeramy Orienza, noon; Vianna Rose, 12:12 p.m.; Mannequin Arm, 12:23 p.m.; Double A, 12:49 p.m.; Rockit Academy (featuring Steven Van Zandt, Eddie Brigati of The Rascals and Ricky Byrd), 1 p.m.; School of Rock, 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 14, 1 p.m.: “Musicians on a Mission Showcase” (at with Sahara Moon, Sean Tobin, Renee Maskin, Jackson Pines.
Feb. 14, 2 and 7 p.m.: “Songwriters by the Sea #1” (filmed at the Paramount Theatre) with Anthony Krizan, Bruce Tunkel, Christine Martucci, Joe Rapolla, Tess Cameron.
Feb. 14, 4 anbd 9 p.m.: “Songwriters by the Sea #2” (filmed at the Paramount Theatre) with Bob Burger, Joe D’Urso, Taylor Tote, Rick Winowski, Nick Ryan Band.

Also, photographer Mark Weiss has has made prints of Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty, Queen, the Rolling Stones available for an auction in support of Light of Day at

Since its formation in 2000, Light of Day has raised close to $6 million.

Light of Day Canada has also announced the acts for its Feb. 19-20 Online Festival. They include Steve Earle, Wayne Kramer, Willie Nile, Joe Grushecky, Tom Morello, John Cafferty, Jake Clemons, Jesse Malin, Rusty Young, Joe D’Urso, Eddie Manion and Miss Emily.


Since launching in September 2014,, a 501(c)(3) organization, has become one of the most important media outlets for the Garden State arts scene. And it has always offered its content without a subscription fee, or a paywall. Its continued existence depends on support from members of that scene, and the state’s arts lovers. Please consider making a contribution of any amount to via PayPal, or by sending a check made out to to 11 Skytop Terrace, Montclair, NJ 07043.


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