Holiday Express Celebrating 25th Anniversary with Record Setting 100 Events, Shows at Basie

The acclaimed philanthropic group led by Tim McCloone, Holiday Express, brings its “Ultimate Holiday Show” to The Count Basie Theatre. Featuring 50 professional musicians and singers on stage, Holiday Express blends its unique mixture of traditional, gospel, and rock’n soul holiday music in a spectacular performance that will touch you with the spirit of the season.

Don’t miss two great nights for a great cause. Tickets are on sale now for December 18th, presented by Stillwell-Hansen Inc., and on December 19th, presented by Investors Bank. Tickets are $125, $75, $60, $50 and $25, all proceeds benefit the non-profit organization, Holiday Express. Visit here for the shows at Count Basie.

Now in its 25th season, Holiday Express is a traveling holiday party, a from-the-heart troupe of musicians bringing music, friendship, help and hope to those too often left out in the cold at the most special time of the year. The band normally plays far from the limelight, in sometimes desperate circumstances, and all for absolutely no pay. Made up of more than 100 of the best musicians on the Jersey Shore, the Holiday Express volunteer musicians will play 100 shows between November 6th and Christmas Eve. At each event, the musicians along with several dozen support staff, will deliver not only music, but, clothing food and fun to adults and children in need, including veterans, the mentally and physically challenged, individuals in addiction and recovery programs, the isolated and the homeless.

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