COUNT BASIE THEATRE ANNOUNCES OPEN REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER CLASSES & CAMPS

  (MAY 2, 2017 -RED BANK) – Registration for summer camps, classes and workshops at the Count Basie Theatre’s Performing Arts Academy are now open at theBASIE.org/education or by calling 732-224-8778 x 125. New this summer are experiences in do-it-yourself documentary making for teens and adults, digital music composition, recording arts and full-on productions of […]

Basie Summer Jazz Fest

COUNT BASIE THEATRE ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER BASIE SUMMER JAZZ FEST

(APRIL 2, 2017 – RED BANK)  The historic Count Basie Theatre, the state’s top-selling performing arts center and the namesake of jazz great William “Count” Basie, Jr., has announced the first-ever Basie Summer Jazz Fest, set over four mid-summer nights and starring Dave Koz and Larry Graham (July 26), Snarky Puppy (Friday, Aug. 4), Herbie […]

Asbury Park Press

COUNT BASIE THEATRE, ASBURY PARK PRESS REVEAL MAJOR PARTNERSHIP

  (MARCH 6, 2017 – RED BANK) – The Count Basie Theatre has announced an exclusive capital campaign partnership with the Asbury Park Press, granting the newspaper the naming rights to the historic Count Basie Theatre stage, where everyone from Bruce Springsteen, Tony Bennett, Bon Jovi and William “Count” Basie, Jr. himself has performed. Beginning […]

Arts Impact

COUNT BASIE THEATRE ANNOUNCES REGISTRATIONS FOR ANNUAL ARTS IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

  (FEBRUARY 16, 2017 – RED BANK)  The Count Basie Theatre has announced the availability of five Arts Impact scholarships available to Monmouth County high school seniors graduating in 2017. This year, the Basie will proudly offer five scholarships: the Moser-Taboada Arts Impact Scholarship, the Monmouth Medical Center – RWJBarnabas Health Arts Impact  Scholarship, the […]

Bobby Bandiera

GALLERY: Bobby Bandiera & Friends: HOPE Concert 9

The ninth installment of legendary HOPE concert, curated and lead by our friend Bobby Bandiera, was a grand affair. Bandiera and Friends ripped through a nearly three-hour performance, raising over $200,000 for the Latino outreach program at Two River Theater and the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. (Photos by Amanda Stevens for the Count […]

Maureen and Steven Van Zandt

COUNT BASIE THEATRE ANNOUNCES LITTLE STEVEN’S UNDERGROUND GARAGE AT THE BASIE PRESENTED BY CITI

Citi Sponsorship Assists In Reaching Significant Fundraising Milestone For Venue’s Cultural Development Plan (November 14, 2016 – RED BANK) – The Count Basie Theatre, a world-class entertainment and education venue, announced today the launch of Little Steven’s Underground Garage At The Basie Presented By Citi. The series of performances will support the Theatre’s $20 million […]

Provident Bank Foundation

COUNT BASIE THEATRE RECEIVES MAJOR GRANT FROM THE PROVIDENT BANK FOUNDATION

Grant will go towards arts education and outreach programs to at-risk students throughout Monmouth County (SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 – RED BANK) The historic Count Basie Theatre has announced the receipt of a $7500 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation. “We are deeply grateful to The Provident Bank Foundation for its generous grant, and for the […]

William "Count" Basie

COUNT BASIE THEATRE, BASIE TRUST ENTER INTO LONG-TERM AGREEMENT TO HONOR THE JAZZ GREAT

  PERFORMING ARTS LANDMARK WILL CONTINUE TO UTILIZE THE “BASIE” NAME FOR THE NEXT 50 YEARS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND HISTORY OF THE LEGENDARY MUSICIAN TO BE DEVELOPED AND HIGHLIGHTED AS PART OF THE FACILITY’S PLANNED EXPANSION (RED BANK – AUGUST 21, 2016) On the 112th anniversary of the birth of its legendary namesake, Red Bank’s […]