It's called "HOPE 10 -- The Final HOPE Concert" and it will benefit autism and other services.

Bobby Bandiera & Friends have arranged a historic night to benefit Parker Family Health Center and POAC Autism Services on Dec. 23rd at the Basie Center.

Musician, bandleader, and community icon Bobby Bandiera and the Count Basie Center for the Arts have just released all the details about this annual charity concert, which has raised millions for area community organizations.

The concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 23rd and tickets go on sale this Friday, Oct. 19th, at Noon. Tickets are priced between $50 and $500. If you are a Count Basie Center member, you can get your tickets beginning this Wednesday, Oct. 17th.

To get your tickets starting 10/19/18, CLICK HERE, charge by phone at 732-842-9000, or go to the Basie Center box office at 99 Monmouth Street in Red Bank.

This annual concert's reputation for attracting star-studded lineups is legendary, with Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Deborah Harry, Southside Johnny, Max Weinberg, Glen Burtnick, John Cafferty, Richie 'LaBamba', and Gary U.S Bonds among the HOPE concert alumni.

The artists participating in this final concert of the HOPE series will be announced closer to the show...but it may be sold out by then so you should get your tickets as soon as they go on sale!

Bobby Bandiera says that although this is the final HOPE concert, it's important that the spirit of giving back through music lives on for years to come, and that HOPE 10 will be an incredible celebration this last time around.

And in case you aren't familiar with the organizations that will benefit from this concert:

POAC Autism Services is a nonprofit organization whose aim is to make life better for every child and adult with autism in our state. Each year POAC provides hundreds of free events for the autism community including free training and education for parents and educators, free recreational and support services to those with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families, and free training for police and first responders which has saved countless lives across our state. For the thousands of children and adults with autism who benefit from these services and programs each year, POAC has become a bastion of support and a beacon of hope.

Parker Family Health Center is a volunteer-based clinic offering full spectrum primary health care free of charge to residents of Monmouth County who are uninsured and cannot pay for medical care. A medical home for over 1500 patients a year, the PFHC seeks to keep community members healthy and able to work and take care of their families. At the PFHC, medical care is provided by a network of over 180 dedicated volunteers consisting of committed health care providers in numerous specialties including cardiology, internal medicine, neurology, ophthalmology, nephrology, pediatrics, podiatry and more.



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