Light of Day festival announcement – tickets on sale

lodpassThe Light of Day festival has confirmed this week all the dates for 2016. Tickets go on sale today!

(Check the full press release here.)





150 Music Acts to Converge on NJ/NY/Philadelphia Metro Area

for Worldwide Foundation’s 11-Day Festival, Jan. 8-18, 2016

Tickets go on Sale THIS SATURDAY @ NOON EST @, Charge By Phone and Ticketmaster Outlets


“A stunning number of people raised their hands when an emcee asked the crowd if anyone flew into the event from overseas.” – Rolling Stone

ASBURY PARK, NJ (Oct. 26, 2015) – With a goal of topping last year’s record-breaking half million dollars raised in its ongoing battle against Parkinson’s disease, LIGHT OF DAY ‘SWEET LITTLE 16’ CELEBRATION, presented by the Asbury Park Press, the 16th anniversary edition of the anchor event for the world-renowned Light of Day Foundation, will bring over 150 music acts to 30 venues over 10 days in three New Jersey cities, New York City, and Philadelphia, in January, following holiday season tours of Europe and Canada.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, Oct. 31 at NOON EST 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 (, Ticketmaster charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000, and all Ticketmaster outlets (including select Walmart stores). 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, including the MAIN EVENT, BOB’S BIRTHDAY BASH, at the Paramount Theater, scheduled for Jan. 16, 2016. Tickets for the Main Event range from $43 to $209.50, and tickets for the other club shows range from Free to $45. Concert goers can purchase a LIGHT OF DAY COMBO TICKET PACKAGE to gain admission to all Asbury Park events (Approximately 50 EVENTS) at five different levels, starting at $159.50. The packages GUARANTEE a reserved seat for BOB’S BIRTHDAY BASH at the Paramount Theatre, along with admission to all shows, capacity permitting, first-come, first-served basis. Ticket prices DO NOT include any fees and/or service/convenience charges.

Steve Forbert, Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers; Willie Nile and Band; James Maddock and Band; Jesse Malin 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; The Beach Nuts, Billy Walton Band,  Bruce Tunkel and The Red House; Garland Jeffreys; Slim Chance and The Gamblers; Sandy Mack Allstars; Sonny Kenn and much more, 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.

Photo:  John Cavanaugh/LOD Foundation