Melissa Etheridge Show in Asbury Park Rescheduled

Live music will return to Asbury Park this fall with Melissa Etheridge and a rescheduled show at the  at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, the Asbury Park Music + Film Festival (APMFF) announced today (March 15).

 The show– has now been rescheduled to Sunday, October 24.

Etheridge was particularly active during the pandemic, staging live nightly concerts from her home on Facebook.

In other news, the scheduled Lucinda Williams performance originally set for April 23 is cancelled. Automatic refunds will be issued and patrons who purchased through the Stone Pony box office should email for more information. 

“The one thing that is not cancelled this year is the APMFF’s mission and our commitment to the kids we support, teach and inspire,” said Tom Donovan, Board Co-Chair, APMFF. “With the generous support of our partners and sponsors, we will continue to do that. Let’s hope 2022 can bring us all together – in person – again.”

The Asbury Park Music + Film Festival is sponsored by Founding Partners RWJ Barnabas Health and Asbury Park Press, Presenting Partner First Atlantic Federal Credit Union and Sponsors Madison Marquette, World Subaru and the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation.

“The APMFF has always at its heart been the sound of a community coming together. As our community has come together during the COVID-19 pandemic to help stop the spread of the virus and bring light at the end the tunnel by embracing the vaccine, we look forward to 2022 and the continuation of our proud partnership to benefit music programs for the underprivileged children of Asbury Park,” said Bill Arnold, President, RWJBH Southern Region, including Community Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus; and Interim President of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick.

“Although the pandemic continues to challenge us each day, our commitment to the community and development of its future leaders remains strong”, said Ann Goldinak, CEO, First Atlantic Federal Credit Union. “In a climate of uncertainty, one thing we can be sure of is that music is uplifting and inspiring to all!” 

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