A Big Concert in Manasquan to Benefit Hurricane Restoration
“A New Day” is the name of the show coming to the Algonquin Arts Theatre tomorrow night, and it’s not too late to get tickets for this fabulous event!
On January 5th at 8 p.m. you can see a gala performance like none other. And 100% of the ticket sales will go toward the Manasquan Hurricane Restoration Fund to help in the borough’s rebuilding efforts.
Borough officials say that even though it will take millions to rebuild, they will do so one dollar at a time. They also say the beaches will be open by Memorial Day, and beach badge fees will NOT go up.
Mayor George Dempsey says with over 60% of the homes affected by the ravages of the storm and many houses destroyed and businesses severely damaged, along with decades of beachfront washed away in a matter of hours (leaving behind overwhelming amounts of sand and debris in the streets) residents have joined together to help neighbors in need. The mayor says he has witnessed amazing acts of kindness from residents, churches, and business owners, as well as public safety officials, volunteers, and borough employees working around the clock to provide protection and services.
So as the road to recovery continues, enjoy a great concert and know that your donations will help bring Manasquan back to life.
Ticket purchases are tax deductible, so even if you can’t attend, you can show your support and buy a block of tickets to give to others who may enjoy the show.
Some of the performers include the Billy Lawlor Band (in his fourth decade as a mainstay at the Jersey Shore along with his well-known band), the Pat Roddy Band (a favorite headliner at the Jersey Shore for nearly two decades, mixing covers with some original Jersey Shore rock and roll with a touch of Celtic, rock, country rock and bluegrass), Father Alphonse Stephenson (the Jersey Shore’s favorite maestro – founder and conductor of The Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea) who will feature a couple of numbers on piano, Thos Shipley (award-winning Jazz vocalist), Dorian Parreott Trio (long-time Asbury Park High School band director brings his group, whose various members have been regulars on the local jazz scene for decades), and so much more!
For more information, go to www.algonquinarts.org or check out the Borough of Manasquan on Facebook.