MY MORNING JACKET AND PRES HALL JAZZ BAND
TO HEADLINE SANDY BENEFIT CONCERT
Acclaimed rock photographer, filmmaker, musician Danny Clinch, writer, producer, activist Tim Donnelly and rock promoter Tony Pallagrosi of Concerts East have come together to throw a benefit show On The Beach- A Sandy Relief Concert at the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park on January 2, 2013. Tickets will go on-sale Friday 12.14.12 at Noon EST at the Stone Pony Box Office, By Phone 800.745.3000, Ticket Master Outlets and Ticketmaster.com.
Headlined by My Morning Jacket and supported by Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Joseph Arthur, Nicole Atkins, River City Extension, Tangiers Blues Band and special guests, the evening, which begins promptly at 7pm, will be hosted by New Jersey’s own Matt Pinfield.
The proceeds from “On The Beach-A Sandy Relief Concert” are going to local, Jersey Shore centric non-profit organizations: Coastal Habitat for Humanity, The Food Bank of Monmouth/Ocean Counties, Waves for Water, Food For Thought By The Sea, and RebuildRecover, organizations who are on the ground doing the heavy work in the relief efforts.
My Morning Jacket is also donating a portion of every ticket sold to their sold out three consecutive shows at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester and the special New Years Eve show in Boston to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The band chose each organization for the important and effective work they are doing to help the communities affected most deeply by the storm to recover and rebuild.