Rockit In The News

10.03.2016

A Passion-filled Inaugura...

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On September 25, Rockit hosted its inaugural gala at Buona Sera Palazzo in Ocean, NJ.  The event honored Maureen and Steven Van Zandt for their involvement with Rockit and music education, and supported the Rockit Live Foundation Scholarship Fund.  The ..

Rockit Performing A David Bowie Salute
04.08.2016

Rockit Performing A David...

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Rockit was proud to take part in A David Bowie Salute, presented at The Strand Center for the Arts in Lakewood. The band in full glam as they prepare to take the stage and perform Lady Stardust and Space Oddity. Photos by Rockit Live Foundation

Rockit Live Foundation Honored at Spinnaker Awards
04.08.2016

Rockit Live Foundation Ho...

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The Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber Of Commerce honored the Rockit Live Foundation during Thursday evening’s 2016 Spinnaker Awards ceremony at the Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury. The evening climaxed with a heartfelt performance of He Ain’t Heavy, He..

Bandiera’s Hope Concert a Success
04.08.2016

Bandiera’s Hope Con...

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Bobby Bandiera’s 8th annual Hope Concert took place on December 23 at the Count Basie Theatre. Rockit is proud to have been invited to perform backing vocals to the stars! On hand were Jon Bon Jovi, Deborah Harry, Gary U.S. Bonds, Graham Maby, and J..

Photographer Mark Weiss Gives Rockit A Charity Buzz
04.08.2016

Photographer Mark Weiss G...

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New Jersey rock-n-roll photographer Mark Weiss is working with Rockit to auction signed prints on Charity Buzz. Fifteen of Mark’s photos are autographed by the likes of David Coverdale, Ozzy Osbourne, Brian Setzer, Tony Iommi, John Cougar, Slash, St..

Rockit Live Foundation Receives Support From Basie Theatre
04.08.2016

Rockit Live Foundation Re...

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The Count Basie Theatre’s Rockit musicians show their gratitude and pride as the Count Basie Theatre present a $10,000 donation to the Rockit Live Foundation. This was all made possible through the 2015 Vanguard Awards concert and all who gave of th..

This One’s For Jack Benefit a Success
04.08.2016

This One’s For Jack...

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Great night out at the Cutting Room where Rockit joined all-star musicians for a charitable event benefitting the John Augustus Ferry College Fund, named for the young son of actor and firefighter Jack Ferry. This One’s For Jack Benefit with Taylor ..

Rockit to Play Benefit with Steven Van Zandt
04.08.2016

Rockit to Play Benefit wi...

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The Cutting Room in Manhattan will host a benefit concert for Jack Ferry, a member of Renegade Theatre Company who died at age 42. Ferry was an actor, firefighter, and husband. All proceeds from this evening go to the John Augustus Ferry College Fund, nam..

New Scholarships Awarded
04.08.2016

New Scholarships Awarded

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The Rockit Live Foundation in unison with The Count Basie Theatre Foundation have sponsored two new scholarships to Rockit students. The recipients are: Samantha Balewitz, 12, from Middletown, NJ who plays bass guitar. Her bass was kindly donated by GAMMA..

Guest Rock Stars Rehearse For Rockit’s Tommy
04.08.2016

Guest Rock Stars Rehearse...

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The guitars are heating up! The Rockit wheels are churning for a full production of The Who’s Tommy at the second annual Vanguard Awards at the Count Basie Theatre on Saturday, August 29, 7pm. After his rehearsal session, Drummer Carmine Appice rema..