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Light of Day expands to Montclair, Burlington


More details have been announced about the North and South Jersey Light of Day concerts that will be held in January, joining the series of fundraising concerts that are held annually in Asbury Park. And some names that are very familiar to New Jersey rock fans are on the bills. Light of Day WinterFest 2015 – South Jersey will be held Jan. 9 at Hebe’s Music Lounge at Big Shots Bar and Grill in Burlington, and star Dramarama’s John Easdale, Joe D’Urso & Stone Caravan, Stone Baby, the Peace Creeps (featuring Richard Bush of the A’s), Soraia and NYTROUS. Veteran DJ Michael Tearson, currently with Sirius XM satellite radio, will host. Continue Reading →

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Light of Day festival continues to amaze

Light of Day

I would love it if everyone who sees this article would take a few moments out from their busy day, and really reflect upon what a miracle Light of Day is. Most New Jersey rock fans know the story, or at least part of it. Bob Benjamin, who works as a manager for rock musicians, found himself diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at a young age. For his 40th birthday party, in 1998, he asked attendees to make a donation to Parkinson’s research instead of bringing a gift. In 2000, he presented his first Light of Day concert, at the Tradewinds in Sea Bright. Continue Reading →

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