The December 17-18 shows at Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J., come five months after the end of Springsteen’s acclaimed reunion tour with the E Street Band.

The Boss will be backed by The Max Weinberg 7 – the band that performs on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.” In addition to E Street drummer Weinberg, the band includes members of the Asbury Jukes horn section.

Tickets, priced at $50 apiece, went on sale December 13.

Beneficiaries of the shows will include the Greater Asbury Park Chamber ofCommerce, Epiphany House, a treatment facility for homeless women, and the Food Bank ofMonmouth and Ocean Counties.