RED BANK, NJ – Bobby Bandiera and Friends have announced a second HOPE concert performance to take place on December 23, 2015 at the Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank. Bandiera, Southside Johnny Lyon, Gary U.S. Bonds and John Cafferty will perform, along with musician and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi.
Dubbed “… And Even More HOPE,” money raised from this 9:30pm performance will benefit Mary’s Place By The Sea in Ocean Grove (www.marysplacebythesea.org), whose mission is to support women during and after cancer treatment.
Tickets, priced between $50 and $500, go on sale this Friday, November 13th at noon through www.thebasie.org, phone charge at 732-842-9000 and the Basie box office, located onsite at 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank.
“…And Even More HOPE” marks the first time two HOPE concerts have been performed on the same evening. The 7pm performance will benefit the Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (www.vnahg.org) and 180 Turning Lives Around (www.180nj.org), with $10 from every ticket to that performance going towards the Count Basie Theatre’s ARTS FOR ALL initiative in the Red Bank Borough middle school.
Since 2003, the HOPE concerts have raised nearly $3 million for various charities in and around the Jersey Shore area.