Benefit concert with Bobby Bandiera slated

Tickets are currently on sale for Hope Concert 8, featuring Bobby Bandiera and Friends, scheduled for 8 p.m. Dec. 23 at the Count Basie Theater, 99 Monmouth St.

Proceeds will benefit 180 Turning Lives Around, Visiting Nurse Association Health Group and the Red Bank Borough Middle School’s new arts initiative.

“Bobby and his friends continue to demonstrate their generosity and spirit of bringing hope to much needed organizations,” said Count Basie Theatre President and CEO Adam Philipson in a press release.

“The Hope concerts are a staple of the Basie’s benefit performances and make great change for the organizations in receipt. 180 Turning Lives Around, VNA and the Red Bank Middle School are three extremely deserving organizations that will utilize these donations to the fullest.”

Tickets range from $50-$500. For more information or tickets, call 732-842-9000 or visit