‘The Music That Made Tony Mart’s Famous’ hits the Music Pier Aug. 18
Sunday, Aug. 19
Ocean City Pops - Time for Three
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. This trio transcends traditional classification with elements of classical, country western, gypsy and jazz idioms forming a blend all its own. $20/$12. 8pm. 525-9300.
Ventriloquist: David Pendleton
Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave. Free admission. 7pm. 399-1915. octabernacle.org
Monday, Aug. 20
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. Little Feat is an American rock band formed by singer-songwriter, lead vocalist and guitarist Lowell George and keyboardist Bill Payne in 1969 in Los Angeles. They play an eclectic blend of rock and roll, blues, R&B, boogie, country, folk, gospel, soul, funk and jazz fusion influences. Call 1-800-745-3000 or see ticketmaster.com for tickets.
Tuesday & Wednesday, Aug. 22-23
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. Tribute to the 1930s features two dancers/singers in the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern and George Gershwin. 8pm. Tickets $12 and $20.
Saturday, Aug. 25
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. Xanadu follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mt. Olympus to Venice Beach, California in 1980, on a quest to inspire a struggling artist. Tickets $15 for adults, $13 for children under 12. 525-9300.
Sunday, Aug. 26
Dave Stahl Orchestra
Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave. 30-piece orchestra, big band sound in hymns & gospel. 7pm. octabernacle.org. 399-1915. Free.
Between 6th and 14th streets. Mummers strutting on the Boardwalk. 7-9pm. Free.
Monday, Aug. 27
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. Mitch Ryder is has recorded over two dozen albums in more than four decades. He is noted for his gruff, wailing singing style and his dynamic stage performances. 1-800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com for tickets.
Sunday, Sept. 2
“It’s going to be a joyous community event. ... We have been working on this for two years.”
The six-piece band took the stage at the HofBrau Hotel in Wildwood in the summer of 1954 and threw a fashion changeup at the crowd. ....
From lifeguard races, the completion of the Ocean City-Somers Point Bridge, sand sculpting contests and a themed boat parade, everyone has their favorite summer memory.
In September, Campanell was beset by a serious cardiac condition that left him unable to work, and only able to resume performing again recently. Many of those who have admired him as a person, and respected him as a gifted entertainer, will have a chance to give back in his honor at a benefit Friday night, Nov. 26, at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro in Somers Point.
(Originally published Sept. 2008) LAST MONTH DURING ITS SET at the Somers Point beach concert series, Jersey Shore rock trio the Billy Walton Band broke into "On the Dark Side," the 1984 John Cafferty hit fr...
In the 40 years since Bob Dylan "plugged in" for his notorious electric tour, it's become even more evident how that string of concerts affected the world of popular music. As author Ron Bowman notes...
Tony Mart’s Presents will host the “Love for Joycee Wah” benefit on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 5-9pm at the Somers Point Fire Company #1 on Bethel Road.
In recent years, Marotta has been very busy carrying the torch from his father into the 21st century. Putting on several area benefit concerts as well as Tony Mart’s Reunion events, and booking the Somers Point beach ...
Sometimes top-shelf entertainment can be found without much travel or shelling out a lot of greenery, and a keynote case-in-point was the inaugural Tony Mart’s Rock ‘n’ Roots Festival held last Saturday night, Aug. 1.
Where: St. Joseph's School Auditorium, Somers Point When: Saturday, June 6, 7-11pm Details: Tickets are available at the door for $20, or in advance by calling 334-7140 or 432-0871. The evening inc...
What: Tony Mart's Reunion Party When: Saturday, Sept. 6, 8pm Where: Stumpo's Restaurant, 101 E. Maryland Ave., Somers Point. Tickets: $15/$10. Call 653-6069. Headliner: Walter "Wolfman" Washingto...
"I knew we had to do a reunion some day, and I just realized that it's been 25 years!" says Carmen Marotta, whose family owned the Tony Mart's club in Somers Point for decades. The Bay Avenue institu...