The Rockit Live Foundation is pleased to announce its Fourth Annual Gala, honoring Ricky Byrd, Recovery Troubadour and 2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.  Rockit Live Foundation is proud to honor Mr. Byrd for his dedication and commitment to young artists, music education, and recovery, using music to spread his message of hope and awareness. The evening’s benefit concert will feature live musical performances from the Rockit Academy, Ricky Byrd, and other Special Guests.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Two River Theater, Red Bank, NJ
VIP Cocktail Reception: 5:30 PM
Silent Auction & Concert: 6:30 PM

Reserved Seating Ticket: $60
VIP Ticket with Cocktail Reception: $200
Tickets available via Two River Theater on June 21, 2019

 

The Rockit Live Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, reaching out to help develop, nurture and inspire young music performers to reach their full artistic potential through live music education offered at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ. The Rockit Academy provides professional development and music scholarships while emphasizing the importance of community charity efforts. Rockit is the leading “Live Performance” Program” in New Jersey for young musicians with alumni having gone on to tour with Steve Vai, perform with Keith Urban, perform on Broadway, become finalists on The X-Factor and NBC’s The Voice with vocalist /artist Jacquie Lee signing with Atlantic Records. The Rockit Live Foundation Artist Advisory Board members include support from Maureen and Steven Van Zandt, Carmine Appice and Jacquie Lee.

“I have done several events with the gang at the Rockit Live Foundation. I love their mission and all the kids involved are top notch players and singers. It’s a pleasure to get onstage with them, and an honor to be on their advisory board.”
– Ricky Byrd, 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee & Recovery Troubadour

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

$10,000+ Platinum Sponsor: “Rock & Roll Fantasy”

  • Private 90 minute Rockit Concert by the Rockit Academy at your next party or event
  • One Year Scholarship for a young musician, including student’s tuition, private
    instruction, and musical instrument
  • Provides for new equipment.
  • Personalized engraved 1″ x 3 1/4″ metal plate adhered to stage equipment
  • 8 Tickets with Premier Seating to 2019 Gala
  • Meet and greet with Gala honoree, Ricky Byrd
  • Recognition in the Gala journal ($9,000 is tax deductible)

$5,000 Gold Sponsor: “Adopt – An – Artist”

  • One year scholarship for a young musician, including student’s tuition, private instruction, and musical instrument
  • Personalized engraved 1” x 3 1/4’ metal plate adhered to stage equipment
  • 4 Tickets with Premier Seating to Gala 2019
  • Meet and greet with Gala honoree, Ricky Byrd
  • Recognition in the Gala Journal ($4,700 is tax deductible)

$2,500 Silver Sponsor: “Don’t Stop The Music”

  • Six month scholarship for a young musician, including student’s tuition and private instruction
  • Personalized engraved 1″ x 3 1/4″ metal plate adhered to stage equipment.
  • 2 Tickets with Premier Seating to Gala 2019
  • Meet and greet with Gala honoree, Ricky Byrd
  • Recognition in the Gala Journal ($2,350 is tax deductible)

$1,000 Bronze Sponsor: “Etched In Sound”

  • Provides contribution to the Rockit Scholarship Fund
  • Personalized engraved 1″ x 3 1/4″ metal plate adhered to stage equipment.
  • 2 Tickets w/ Premier Seating to Gala 2019
  • Meet and greet with Gala honoree, Ricky Byrd
  • Recognition in the Gala Journal ($850 is tax deductible)

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET PURCHASE

All General Admission tickets will be sold on a first come first serve basis. To purchase a $200 dinner ticket, please select the “General Admission Dinner Tickets” ticket option in the dropdown above to proceed to our ticket form through Paypal. As stated below, you do not need a Paypal account to make a purchase.

 

DONATE

If you would like to make a tax deductible contribution in addition to attending our event, click “Donate” below to proceed to our donation form through PayPal.
If you are unable to attend our Gala but would still like to make a contribution, please click the donate button below! As mentioned above, you do not need a PayPal account to donate this way.




Sponsorships & Inquiries:

Contact rockit@rockitlive.org or (732) 330-1619

Return/Refund Policy

The Rockit Live Foundation does not offer any refunds or exchanges for ticket sales or donations to the Rockit Live Foundation, no matter the date of purchase or donation.  For questions regarding this policy or sales and donations, please contact us.