New Jersey Stage

Saturday, March 12, 2011

HARPIN' HELP 2011 Takes Place on April 3

(LAKE COMO, NJ) -- Harpin' Help 2011 will take place on Sunday, April 3 from 12:00pm to 8:30pm at Bar Anticipation.  The annual charity concert will raise money for Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry and the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation.  Admission is $15 plus 2 non-perishable food or food-related items or $20 without food.

This all ages show features over 8 hours of great live music and raffles.  Hosts include Sandy Mack, Jeff Raspe, Stu Coogan, Brenda Wirth, and Eddy Cooper.


Electric Stage - 7 bands
*Marc Muller & friends with Rob Paparozzi on harp.
*Sonny Kenn Band with Bill Lilley on harp
*Turtle Soup with James Dalton on harp
*Asbury Cream w/ Sandy Mack on harp featuring Eryn Shewell, Jeff Cafone, Bobby Strange, Matt Wade, Sarah Tomek, Joe D’Angelo, & more
*Joe Harvard’s Soul Reefew with Nick Foster on harp featuring Joe Harvard, Deseree Spinks, Keith McCarthy, Ben Ross & more
*Mikey Jr & Stone Cold Blues with Mikey Jr on harp, backing a harmonica jam featuring Nasty Ned, Dave Mason, Jonny B, Drew Bolognini, & more
*The JSJBF Youth Project with Gary Neuwirth on harp

Acoustic stage  - 7 songwriter circles:
*Cook Smith, Carol Barbieri & Kelley Dewkett
*Emily Grove, Michael Dante & Maggie Mack
*Michael Brett, CM Smith & “Sunshine”
*Christine Martucci, Jerzy Jung & BBQ Bob
*Rick Barry, George Wirth & “Special Guest”
*Quincy Mumford, Arlan Fieles & Michael Patrick
*Rev. Freakchild, Colie Brice & Lindsey Miller(w/ Keith McCarthy)
*Harpin helpers for acoustic stage: Stringbean, Phil Proctor & Dave Allen

 Bar A(Anticipation) is located at 703-5 16th Ave Lake Como (formerly S. Belmar), NJ.  For more information visit   or