Stevie Nicks, Green Day at Asbury Park’s Sea.Hear.Now Music Festival
ASBURY PARK, NJ — The weather is forecast to be glorious this weekend for the Sea.Hear.Now Music Festival, held Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18.
This is the second year that the Sea.Hear.Now festival will take place on the beach at Asbury Park. This is a music and surf festival, and many professional surfers will be hitting the waves for the crowds to watch. There will also be art for sale. There will be three stages set up and a surf viewing area.
The headliners are Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac, who will take to the main stage at 9 p.m. Saturday. Californian punk band Green Day is due to perform from 8:30 p.m. on Sunday. Other Saturday performers include Bob Marley’s Grandson, Skip Marley (3-4pm), Boy George & Culture Club (5-6pm) and My Morning Jacket (8-9pm), plus many other bands . Sunday bands include Cage the Elephant and The Head and the Heart.
Here is the full composition: https://www.seahearnowfestival… and here is the concert schedule of the bands: https://www.seahearnowfestival… Festival organizers say the best male and female pro surfers on the East Coast will be there.
Tickets start at $215 for a two-day general admission pass. You can buy tickets here: https://www.seahearnowfestival… The festival sold $8,750 worth of tickets for what is being called the “ultimate experience,” which included a 3-night stay at the Asbury Ocean Club Resort, backstage access including the Artist Bar, a $200 credit per person to use at festival food and bar vendors all weekend (excludes Grand Arcade restaurants) and more. The festival says they sold out those tickets.
It’s a good weekend for live music in New Jersey, as iconic ’90s band The Gin Blossoms will also perform a free concert in Carteret Park on Saturday night as part of the annual Carteret Charity Carnival.
Sea.Hear.Now takes place at North Beach from Asbury Park – Bradley Park – Atlantic Park 1300 Ocean Avenue to Asbury Park. A carpooling and drop-off area will be set up at 115 4th Avenue.