Thursday, oct. 19
8 P.M. HARRAH’S
WHO IS SHE: Tracey Bregman is an actress known for her roles in “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful.” In 1985 she won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series. In 2014 Bregman was inducted into the Ride of Fame.
WHAT TO EXPECT: A star of both “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Tracey Bregman comes to Harrah’s Resort for Soap Opera Month. This Daytime Emmy winner will delight audience members will tales, anecdotes and funny stories from her many years as a soap opera star.
SHOW INFO: Tickets are $20, $30 and $40.
Friday, Oct. 20
9 P.M. BORGATA
WHO IS HE: Vic Dibitetto is a stand-up comedian originally from Brooklyn, who first received notoriety in 1991 when he won the grand prize on “America’s Funniest People.” For years Dibitetto worked as a school bus driver, doing comedy on the side until 2013 when his YouTube video “Bread and Milk” became an internet sensation with over 13 million views. The success led to Dibitetto pursuing comedy full-time.
WHAT TO EXPECT: On Friday night Vic Dibitetto returns to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa for another performance at the Music Box. This high-energy comic is known for leaving it all on the stage every night.
SHOW INFO: Tickets are sold out.
9 P.M. GOLDEN NUGGET
WHO ARE THEY: Separate Ways is a five-piece Journey tribute band. The group focuses on the classic early to mid-1980s era of Journey and performs at top venues on the East Coast.
WHAT TO EXPECT: Those looking to experience the soaring vocals of Steve Perry, precision guitar work of Neil Schon and the melodic arena rock perfection of Journey will want to check out the tribute band Separate Ways on Friday at the Showroom. Journey fans will sing along to classics such as “Open Arms,” “Don’t Stop Believing,” “Separate Ways,” “Lights,” “Wheel in the Sky” and “Any Way You Want It.”
SHOW INFO: Tickets are free.
Halloween takes a turn on the right track at DiDonato Family Fun Center in Hammonton.
THE ISLEY BROTHERS AND AARON NEVILLE
8 P.M. BORGATA
WHO ARE THEY: Hailing from Cincinnati, The Isley Brothers first emerged in the late 1950s with a string of doo-wop singles and went on to become one of the most influential R&B groups of all time.
Grammy Award-Winning R&B singer Aaron Neville helped to define New Orleans sound as both a solo artist and as a member of The Neville Brothers. Many of his early recordings were written and produced by the great Allen Toussaint, another New Orleans legend. In 1967 Neville scored a No. 1 R&B hit with “Tell it Like it Is.” Neville’s solo career was revived in 1989 thanks in part to his appearance on Linda Ronstadt’s album “Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind,” which yielded the hit single “Don’t Know Much.”
WHAT TO EXPECT: The Isley Brothers are pioneers of R&B music and will bring a lifetime of classic hits with them including gems such as “Twist and Shout,” “This Old Heart of Mine” and “It’s Your Thing.” Aaron Neville possesses one of the most distinctive voices in popular music, and his fans will get to hear favorites such as “Tell it Like it Is,” “Everybody Plays the Fool” and “Don’t Know Much.”
SHOW INFO: Tickets are $69, $79 and $89.
Saturday, Oct. 21
PEPPINO DI CAPRI
9 P.M. BORGATA
WHO IS HE: Peppino di Capri is an Italian singer who began playing piano at age 4 and released his first single with his group The Rockers in 1958. They scored hits with “Malattia” and “Nun e Peccato” and quickly became one of the country’s most successful acts. In 1965 the group opened for the Beatles during their tour of Italy. Di Capri moved into the genre of adult contemporary in the 1970s and recorded one of his signature songs, “Champagne.”
WHAT TO EXPECT: Peppino di Capri has had a long and brilliant career that has spanned over five decades. On Saturday night he comes to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa with nearly 60 years worth of music. Fans can expect to hear all of the big hits like “St. Tropez Twist,” “Torna piccina,” “Daniela,” “Roberta,” “Melancolia,” “L’ultimo romantic,” “Freva,” “Un grande amore e niente piu,” “Nun e peccato” and “Champagne.”
SHOW INFO: Tickets are $80 and $100.
9 P.M. TROPICANA
WHO IS HE: Dion DiMucci began his recording career in the late 1950s with the doo wop group Dion & The Belmonts. Their hits included “I Wonder Why” and “A Teenager in Love.” After going solo in 1960, DiMucci scored hits with “The Wanderer,” “Runaround Sue,” “Lovers Who Wander,” “Ruby Baby” and “Donna the Prima Donna.” After struggling with a drug problem during the mid ‘60s, Dion re-emerged in 1968 with the hit single “Abraham, Martin and John.”
WHAT TO EXPECT: While many of his contemporaries have faded away, Dion has soldiered on, continuing to perform live for over 50 years now. Dion was able to ride along with changes in style and over the years, experimenting with doo wop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk and blues. His early doo wop and rock ‘n’ roll remain the fan favorites, and on Saturday he’ll perform classics such as “A Teenager in Love,” The Wanderer” and “Runaround Sue.”
SHOW INFO: Tickets are $55.
CFFC68 CAGE FIGHTING
6 P.M. BORGATA
WHO ARE THEY: Vineland native and former district champion wrestler Felix Martinez co-founded Cage Fury Fighting Championships along with Amy Martinez and helped launch the careers of several top mixed martial artists before selling the business to his old teammate Robert Haydak. The league has been a mainstay in Atlantic City and has featured some of the best talent in the sport, including future UFC fighters Jim Miller, Dan Miller, Zack Makovsky, Nick Cantone, John Howard and George Sullivan.
WHAT TO EXPECT: A pair of title fights serve as the co-main events of CFFC 68 Saturday night at the Event Center. Joe Lowry looks to defend his lightweight belt against challenger Rich Patishnock, while reigning welterweight champ Sean Brady takes on Dwight Grant. Other match ups include Basil Hafez vs. Jeremiah Wells and Sodiq Yusuff vs. William Calhoun.
SHOW INFO: Tickets are $55, $75, $95 and $175.