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    Light Of Day Announce WINTER LOVE FEST 2021 On February 12, 13, 14, A Virtual 3-Day Event of Music Spreading Peace, Love and Awareness For Parkinson’s, ALS and PSP

    This event is featuring over 60 Artists Including Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Jesse Malin, Low Cut Connie, Jeffrey Gaines, Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers, Willie Nile, Joe D’Urso and Stone Caravan, Jill Hennessy, Dramarama, and Special Guests.

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    January 27, 2021: The Light of Day Foundation has announced WINTER LOVE FEST 2021, a 3-day virtual festival taking place from February 12-14 with the goal of utilizing the power of music to raise money and awareness in its continuing battle to defeat Parkinson’s disease and its related illnesses ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) and PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy) within our lifetime. You can donate to the Light of Day Foundation here: https://www.lightofday.org/donate 

    UPDATE!!!!: Light Of Day Announce Bruce Springsteen as Special Guest to Perform with Joe Grushecky and The Houserockersat Winter Love Fest!

    The annual Asbury Park, NJ-based festival will be online this year, streaming live on Facebook and YouTube, where viewers are encouraged to donate while enjoying the show. With more than 12 hours of streaming shows over three days, the event will feature performances from over 60 artists including Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Willie Nile,Jesse Malin, James Maddock, Dramarama, Steve Forbert, Jill Hennessy, The Weeklings,Jeffrey Gaines, Low Cut Connie, Ed “Kingfish” Manion, Bruce Tunkel, John Eddie,Williams Honor, Ben Arnold, Adam Ezra, Joe Rapolla, and Brian Dunne among others, with more acts to be added. Light of Day is also encouraging artists to produce their own livestreams on their own platforms, which will be promoted by LOD throughout the day on Saturday, February 13.


    Tony Pallagrosi, Light of Day co-founder and Executive Director states, “Even in times of Covid 19, Light of Day WinterFest 2021 will happen, albeit virtually and a month later! The greater Asbury Park musical community as well as some very special guests will come together for 3 days of virtual streaming to raise money and awareness utilizing the awesome power of music in our battle to defeat Parkinson’s, ALS and PSP in our lifetime. As they say, the show must gone on and thanks to the passion of our artists, sponsors, supporters and our good friend technology, it will.” “The Main Event – Bob’s Birthday Bash” streams at 2pm and 7pm EST on Saturday February 13. Bob’s Birthday Bash is named after the organization’s co-founder and inspiration, artist manager and music industry veteran Bob Benjamin, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1996, and continues to fight not only his personal health struggles, but on behalf of those afflicted around the world on behalf of the Light of Day Foundation. View the full schedule of events at lightofday.org. Acclaimed music photographer Mark Weiss has teamed up with Light of Day for the third straight year and will be doing another auction of his iconic images. This year’s auction includes vintage prints of David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty, Queen, Bruce Springsteen, the Rolling Stones and more.

    You can bid on the images here:https://www.charitybuzz.com/support/LightOfDay Light of Day will also have new merchandise available for the virtual Winter Love Fest at their merchandise store: https://lodstore.org/

    Light of Day Winter Love Fest Schedule: 

    Friday, Feb 12 2pm, 7pm EST: LOD Winter Love Fest Kickoff Saturday,

    Feb 13 2pm, 7pm EST: The Main Event – Bob’s Birthday Bash Sunday,

    Feb 14 12pm EST: Kids Rock 2pm, 7pm EST: Songwriters by the Sea 

    ABOUT THE LIGHT OF DAY FOUNDATION

    The Light of Day Foundation, Inc., utilizes the awesome power of music to raise money and awareness in its continuing battle to defeat Parkinson’s disease and related neuro-degenerative diseases, specifically Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), within our lifetime. The Foundation’s mission is to fund research into possible cures, improved treatments and support for patients who suffer from those diseases, their families and their caregivers to help improve their quality of life. Gifts to the Light of Day Foundation, Inc. are tax-deductible to the full extent of the Internal Revenue Code. The Light of Day Foundation, Inc. is designated by the IRS as a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization. The Light of Day Foundation, Inc.’s Federal ID # is 20-1560386. Light of Day – the concerts and the organization – grew from a birthday party and fund-raiser held in 1998 at the Downtown Cafe in Red Bank to celebrate the 40th birthday of artist manager and music industry veteran Bob Benjamin, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1996. 

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