“The Rockit Live Foundation would like to thank our sponsors and mission partners for sharing in our vision and mission to help open doors to young musicians that would not otherwise have these special opportunities.” – Bruce Gallipani

Attilio Ristorante of West Long Branch

Attilio Ristorante of West Long Branch is an Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria with great tasting authentic Italian dishes, and of course, amazing pizzas.


Brookdale Community College

Brookdale Community College, located in Lincroft, New Jersey, is an excellent resource for residents of Monmouth County. The College offers (2-year) associate degrees and certificates, plus non-credit classes in many areas of personal and professional interest.


Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi prides itself on providing exceptional legal counsel and personal service to a wide range of private and public sector clients on a local, regional and national basis. They have earned their outstanding reputation by working closely with clients to understand their needs and achieve their goals.


Cinecall Productions

Cinecall Productions is a full-service production and post-production company. They handle all elements of the production process in house, from simple edits to full video production, scoring, and voice-overs. With over 20 years in the music and film industry, Cinecall Productions provides top of the line expertise and talent.


Count Basie Center for the Arts


The Count Basie Center for the Arts is New Jersey’s premier center for the cultural arts, dedicated to fostering powerful, inclusive artistic experiences and creative exchange of ideas. The Basie mission is to inspire, educate and entertain through its distinct and engaging cultural and artistic offerings that reflect the diversity of the region. 


Drum Workshop

Drum Workshop was founded to supply drummers with percussion products made of the highest quality design, material, and craftsmanship. To continually strive to raise the state of the art and be innovative leaders in the industry.


GAMMA Custom Bass Guitars

What started out as a simple hobby has become a passion and an obsession. This idea is what spawned “GAMMA” Custom Basses. We listened to our own instincts & desires, with significant and tremendous input & suggestions from Bass experts, fellow Bass enthusiasts and Bass buddies, to provide quality instruments that won’t break your back or break the bank.


Gerard Portraits

Gerard Portraits is recognized as one of the country’s leading portrait studios and have been artfully crafting family heirlooms for over forty years. Creativity, quality professionalism and service are the hallmarks of our business.



A brand known for excellence, HBO curates over 3000 hours of content on its platforms, including original series, HBO Films, documentaries, championship boxing, comedy specials, concerts events and family programming, as well as Hollywood blockbusters.


Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals

Over 60 years of Cymbal-Making with the belief in the rich character of handmade cymbals… made in the ancient tradition… with ears for today’s music.


Kick Cancer Overboard

Kick Cancer Overboard’s mission is to give FREE CRUISES to people, who have been affected by cancer. To offer them a break for a few days, so the most important question is not how to pay for their next medical bill, but whether to play bingo, get a massage or sing Karaoke.


Latin Percussion

For over half a century, LP has crafted classic percussion instruments as well as patented hundreds of improvements and new designs for musical instruments that meet the exacting standards of professional musicians. Latin Percussion instruments have been featured in thousands of the world’s most famous, chart-topping recordings – from classic salsa – to classic rock. In fact, LP is such an essential part of so many musical genres, it’s nearly impossible to turn on a radio or listen to a playlist and not hear an LP instrument.


The Les Paul Foundation

The Les Paul Foundation inspires innovative and creative thinking by sharing the legacy of Les Paul through support of music education, recording, innovation and medical research related to hearing.  

Join the Les Paul Foundation in conversation by visiting their social media pages and becoming a friend or follower of Les Paul.


MAJiK Foundation

A 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization




Mark Weiss

Mark Weiss is an American rock music photographer. His most widely recognized photographs capture the look and aesthetic of music and celebrity personalities of the 1980s. His work with publications such as Circus magazine and FACES helped establish Mark “Weissguy” Weiss as a name known for rock photography.


Monmouth Arts

Monmouth Arts provides programs and services that support the practice, presence, and influence of the arts and of artists throughout Monmouth County.


Princeton Area Community Foundation

The Princeton Area Community Foundation is the philanthropic nexus of central New Jersey, committed to helping our region and its residents – and especially its children – thrive.


Rock and Roll Forever Foundation

The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation is a 501(c)(3) established by Steven Van Zandt. TeachRock is the Foundation’s national middle and high school curriculum initiative. Created to address the challenges of an environment in which schools face cuts to arts funding, TeachRock includes interdisciplinary, arts-driven materials designed to keep students engaged and in school. Their groundbreaking curriculum is available at no cost to educators.


Shore Luxury Limos

Shore Luxury Limos offers its clients Professional Chauffeur service throughout New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia. They take great pride in knowing they have earned the trust and confidence of their loyal clients. Shore Luxury Limos and their staff are dedicated to bringing excellent customer service to all of their clients. Their management team has over 20 years of experience providing their clients with everything they need and expect from a professional limousine company.


Teach Rock

Teach Rock’s mission is to empower teachers and engage students by using popular music to create interdisciplinary, culturally responsive education materials for all 21st century classrooms.

Steven Van Zandt’s TeachRock project brings rich, multimedia educational materials to teachers and students everywhere–at no cost. The lesson plan collections and resources at teachrock.org help teachers engage students by connecting the history of popular music to classroom work across the disciplines. From social studies and language arts to geography, media studies, science, general music, and more: TeachRock has engaging and meaningful arts integration materials for every classroom.


Family Sponsors

Elliot Berke
Susan & Michael Brennan
Susan & Eddie Brigati
Chesebrough Family
Larry Conlon
Connery – Green Family
Douglas Davenport
Barbara & Fred Ferrara
Melody & Joseph Fiscella
Lauri & Steve Ford
Gallaro Family
Grande Family
Gravier Family
Jaeger Family
Robin & John Klein
Kryzanekas Family
O’Malley Family
Plath Family
Romanyshyn Family
Lucila & Dominic Scalzi
Debbie & Allen Seaman
Siegel Family
Silvergold Family
Maureen & Steven Van Zandt
Viani Family
Jenifer & Jeffrey Westphal

Gala Committee

Jeanette & Bruce Chesebrough
Laurie Ford
Samantha Grande
Laurie Gulizio
Karyn Moran
Donna & Ed O’Malley
Marge Pellicano
Marybeth & Mark Viani