Sing into the Sunlight 2017

Fifth Annual Concert & Festival
Saturday, June 17th 2017

What to Expect

  1. Vendors
    Various food vendors will be at the event. We also have other types of vendors selling things such as art, jewelry, and homemade items for the home. Some vendors include
  2. Music
    Every year we work hard to get talented musicians to perform at this annual event. Some of the musicians end up being local cover bands, while others end up being established bands from all over the North East. What all of them have in common is undeniable talent.
  3. Activities for all Ages
    Some of the many activities that we will have throughout the day include, arts and crafts, yoga, face painting, ultimate frisbee tournaments, and more.
  4. Education on the Cause
    What is an event for a cause without learning about the cause. We will have booths, handouts, and speakers to inform you about suicide, mental illnesses, and how to live a happier life.

OUR Performers & Speakers

  1. TIAN
    TIAN
    An established, but still growing alternative rock band. They had the honor to perform main stage at Warped Tour in 2016, opened for Fifth Harmony and All American Rejects, and were featured on Fuse TV.
  2. Good Works
    Good Works
    NJ based rock and soul band whose music ranges from Joe Cocker to James Brown to Bruce Springsteen
  3. Faith Banca
    Faith Banca
    While Faith is the Co-Founder of Sing into the Sunlight, she is also a musician. She has been working with a lot of musicians over the past year and will be performing a set at this year's concert. Her music has a range between, pop alternative and neo-soul, with a touch of indie folk.
  4. Rebecca Cruz
    Rebecca Cruz
    Co-founder of Into the Sunlight
  5. CEO of Be the Difference
    CEO of Be the Difference
    Joy, CEO of Be the Difference, will be speaking about rebuilding trust. Her company's mission is to encourage, inspire and uplift those who wear and their clothing and apparel. Most designs bring up discussions on topics such as social awareness and health themes. She will also be selling her apparel at the event.
  6. Jenilyse Figueroa
    Jenilyse Figueroa
    Jenilyse is an inspiring piece of our local community who has shared her survivor story multiple times at our events throughout the years, often causing many to shed tears and open their eyes to the reality of mental illness, bullying, and suicide. Her story, while heartbreaking at the start, creates hope in many.
After past events, people have reflected on Sing into the Sunlight by calling it an absolutely beautiful day, heartwarming”, inspirational, healing, and eye-opening. The day is filled with music, fun, meeting new people, and sharing laughs with old friends. Most importantly, it will give you a glimpse into the issue of suicide, the mental illnesses that lead to it, and the stigma that surrounds it, so that you can help make a difference. This an amazing day that you don't want to miss. While food, vendors, and raffles cost money, admission to the event is free and there are many free activities as well. You can donate at the event or contact us at Singintothesunlight@gmail.com to become a sponsor prior to the event.  Proceeds go toward further events and programs that promote suicide prevention, mental health awareness, and to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
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OUR SCHEDULE

  1. 4:00PM
    National Anthem
    The National Anthem will be sung by local power house favorite, Paige Conti
  2. 4:15PM
    Faith Banca & Derek Davodowich
    Lead singer and lead guitarist of the band Dream Eternal Bliss, Faith and Derek will be doing a small cover set of some acoustic favorites.
    Musicians
  3. 4:45PM
    Wendy Sefcik
    Founder of Remembering TJ, a foundation that raises awareness for mental health in memory of her son TJ. https://www.rememberingtj.org/
    Speaker
  4. 5:00PM
    Goodworks
    NJ based rock and soul band whose music ranges from Joe Cocker to James Brown to Bruce Springsteen
    Musician
  5. 6:30PM
    Jenilyse Figueroa
    Jenilyse is an inspiring piece of our local community who has shared her survivor story multiple times at our events throughout the years, often causing many to shed tears and open their eyes to the reality of mental illness, bullying, and suicide. Her story, while heartbreaking at the start, creates hope in many.
    Speaker
  6. 6:45PM
    Joy, Ceo of Be the Difference
    Joy, CEO of Be the Difference, will be speaking about rebuilding trust. Her company's mission is to encourage, inspire and uplift those who wear and their clothing and apparel. Most designs bring up discussions on topics such as social awareness and health themes. She will also be selling her apparel at the event.
    Speaker
  7. 7:00PM
    TIAN
    An established, but still growing alternative rock band. They had the honor to perform main stage at Warped Tour in 2016, opened for Fifth Harmony and All American Rejects, and were featured on Fuse TV. https://www.facebook.com/TIANBandNY/
    Band

THE LOCATION

Sesselman Park & Bandshell
282 Carlton Ave,
East Rutherford, NJ 07073

 

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