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The Flamingos, Harrah's Resort
The Sing-Off Tour, Golden Nugget
Johnny Winter, Revel
Jeffrey Ross, Borgata
Jamie Foxx, Revel
The Texas Tenors, Golden Nugget
NJSIAA Individual State Wrestling Championships, Boardwalk Hall
Zappa Plays Zappa, Showboat/House of Blues
Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Caesars
Golden Boys, Golden Nugget
Joan Rivers, Borgata
The Platters And Danny & The Juniors, Harrah's Resort
Moody Blues, Caesars
Aretha Franklin, Revel
Tony Orlando, Borgata
The Spinners, Resorts
The Crystals and Shirley Reeves Of The Shirelles, Harrah's Resort
Grand Fund Railroad, Showboat/House of Blues
Experience Hendrix, Harrah's Resort
The Guess Who, Tropicana
WWE Live Road To WrestleMania, Boardwalk Hall
Nikos Oikonomopoulos, Revel
Sixties Rock Experience, Golden Nugget
AHL Hockey: Albany Devils vs. Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins, Boardwalk Hall
The 5th Dimension, Harrah's Resort
SOJA, Showboat/House of Blues
Jay Mohr, Borgata
Gary Allan, Showboat/House of Blues
Starship w/Mickey Thomas, Golden Nugget
Edwin McCain, Revel
Atif Aslam, Revel
HBO Boxing: Sergey Kovalev vs. Cedric Agnew, Boardwalk Hall
Rob Becker's Defending the Caveman, Harrah's Resort
Gavin DeGraw, Showboat/House of Blues
Jerry Seinfeld, Borgata
Engelbert Humperdinck, Trump Taj Mahal
Whoopi Goldberg, Revel
Buckcherry, Showboat/House of Blues
Late Night Catechism, Harrah’s Resort
Frankie Valli, Borgata
The Four Tops, Tropicana
Don Omar, Revel
Peltz Boxing, Bally's
Jerry Lee Lewis, Harrah's Resort
One Man Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Harrah’s Resort
Amos Lee, Borgata
Badfish (tribute to Sublime), Showboat/House of Blues
My Sinatra starring Cary Hoffman, Trump Taj Mahal
My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m In Therapy, Harrah’s Resort
Ringling Bros. Barnam & Bailey Circus, Boardwalk Hall
Jay Leno, Caesars
Pet Shop Boys, Revel
Paula Poundstone, Golden Nugget
Lewis Black, Borgata
Kathleen Madigan, Trump Taj Mahal
Al Bano And Romina Renited, Tropicana
Below: Jay Leno holds up copy of AC Weekly on a Jan. 2006 episode of the 'The Tonight Show'
Nick DiPaolo, Harrah’s Resort
Bellator MMA, Revel
James Blunt, Borgata
Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Boardwalk Hall
Julio Iglesias, Revel
Oh What A Night Of Doo Wop & Rock N Roll Vol II, Trump Taj Mahal
Merle Haggard, Harrah’s Resort
Wayne Brady, Borgata
Mario Joyner, Harrah’s Resort
Alice in Chains, Revel
Mother's Day Music Festival with Charlie Wilson, Gladys Knight and Heads of State featuring Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant, Johnny Gill, Boardwalk Hall
Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty, Sexy, Funny, Borgata
Staind w/Aaron Lewis, Tropicana
Tom Papa, Harrah’s Resort
Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat 48, Tropicana
Jo Koy, Borgata
Neon Trees, Showboat/House of Blues
Il Divo, Borgata
Bill Cosby, Revel
Penn & Teller, Harrah’s Resort
Anthony Jeselnik, Borgata
Tom Cotter, Harrah’s Resort
Walk Off the Earth, Revel
Billy Gardell, Borgata
Smokey Robinson, Harrah's Resort
Little Big Town, Showboat/House of Blues
The Wailers, Rusted Root, Revel
Chelsea Handler, Caesars
John Legend, Borgata
Tom Cotter, Harrah’s Resort
J.J. Grey. Mofro, Revel
George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Showboat/House of Blues
Diana Ross, Caesars
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band, Caesars
Yakov Smirnoff, Trump Taj Mahal
Lady Gaga, Boardwalk Hall
As he stood on the stage of the Beverly Hills Country Club one night in 1995, Jeff Ross had no way of knowing that he was in the middle of a career-altering moment.
Caesars Entertainment’s Atlantic City interests have already grabbed a lot of headlines in 2014 with real-estate acquisitions, industry analysts weighing in on what the company might be interested in procuring, and speculation on what assets it might consider unloading on the heels of last October’s sale of the Claridge.
When former players from both the Flyers and Devils take to the ice at Boardwalk Hall on Sunday, Feb, 9 in the Red Line Classic, the rivalry will be all in fun as the teams are playing in the game to benefit two important charities.
Johnston and Pat Simmons, who remain the only original members of the Doobie Brothers, were the band’s principal songwriters. Their self-titled 1971 debut album for Warner Bros. went nowhere and didn’t even crack the Billboard Hot 200 chart.
Rob Thomas isn’t looking to line his own pockets when he takes the stage for a rare three-night stand in Borgata’s Music Box this weekend (Jan. 17-19).
Although Ernest Evans, better known as singer Chubby Checker, is defined by creating a dance craze with the hits “The Twist” and “Let’s Twist Again” in the early 1960s, as well as “The Hucklebuck," “Pony Time” “The Fly” and “Limbo Rock,” his skills as a singer exceed that limited role.
"Most of the first part of the show and part of the second will be devoted to Traffic, and then the rest of the show I’ll play some of the new stuff and some of my classic stuff."
When the Boardwalk Bullies left town, the hockey ice at Boardwalk Hall was mostly kept under wraps until the AHL (American Hockey League) stepped in and agreed to bring games to the Hall’s first-class venue, beginning in 2011.
As you peruse the list of headline entertainment scheduled for Atlantic City’s casinos between now and the beginning of spring, one name literally jumps off the page.
New Year’s Eve falling on a Tuesday is bad timing in some people’s perspective, but if your NYE resolution is to try to be more optimistic, then view it as the culmination of five straight days of partying starting Friday, Dec. 27.
His debut holiday release, 1994’s 'Miracles,' sold 13 million copies and made it the best-selling Christmas album of all time.
This year, New Year’s Eve falls on a Tuesday, which just might be the second-worst night of the week to celebrate the year-end holiday. The absolute worst night, many agree, is Wednesday — too far removed from the previous weekend, too early for the next.
"I just told you amazing things. Why don’t you ask me how in the hell a comedian has patents on other forms of entertainment? That’s what’s amazing."
"Basically we did improv. We could never remember any lines. Improv is what we know. We wrote the jokes and the scenarios so we know what it was. That was hardest for us to do, when we had to say exactly the written words. It was so stupid. Ours came out so natural because that was our technique. "
“I’ve always enjoyed the Christmas shows and that goes for the fans as well,” Setzer says. “They always come out.”
An established go-to guy for many of the most popular revue shows brought to Atlantic City over the years, producer Mario Bazinet returns to town with the Tropicana Holiday Extravaganza that runs on select dates through Dec. 20 at The Showroom.
Some of fiercest fighters on the mixed-martial-arts circuit have had bouts at Revel since the casino-hotel’s inception, making Ovation Hall a mecca for MMA fans and one of the fastest-growing hotbeds for MMA events anywhere. That trend continues Friday, Nov. 15, with ...
Allman tells AC Weekly: "I’m jazzed to be coming back to Atlantic City.”
Atlantic City’s Kentucky Avenue was once a hotbed of jazz activity, with the best of the best players from the 1950s-’70s performing on the legendary strip known as “KY & the Curb,” making it one of Atlantic City’s premier live music attractions.
Let’s time warp back 38 years when a horror comedy science fiction musical spoof opened quietly in September 1975 in Los Angeles.
“I appreciate everything. A lot of great blues guys had to work hard for everything they ever got. I was never afraid of working for it.”
This musical revue/variety show harks back to the days when many casinos in Atlantic City had musical revues, especially in the off-season when the major headline entertainment was taking the fall or winter off.
"Can anything be more horrible? How about a game night at Ryan Seacrest’s house? Everyone will have to laugh at his lame jokes. No thank you. I don’t have a game night. I have a gay night, in which we gossip. I don’t care about their game nights.”
Las Vegas kingpin Steve Wynn, who once owned an Atlantic City casino but, more often than not, has had a contentious relationship with the East Coast resort town, is apparently seeking to get in on New Jersey’s legalized Internet gambling, tentatively set to take effect Nov. 26.
Last year, while comedy actress Vicki Lawrence was working on bonus features prior to the DVD release of the old Carol Burnett Show variety series, she expressed her frustration to executives of Time-Life that her own television series, Mama’s Family, wasn’t being considered for home consumption.
The R&B singer-pianist has had an extraordinary career with chart-topping singles (“You’re Makin’ Me High” and “Unbreak My Heart”), more than 66 million albums sold, six Grammys and seven American Music Awards.
At this year's Miss America Parade, there will be seats for $20 on both sides of the Boardwalk along the entire route, with the traditional rolling chairs available for $75 (up to three people per chair), and standing room zones that are free.
“People forget or don’t realize that I was a guitarist first and then I became a singer,” Frampton says. “I never wanted to become a singer.
"Imagine this place on a Sunday afternoon in the fall with all of those [NFL] games going on? It’s gonna be nuts in here."
"Openly gay actors don’t have shows designed for them. Gay actors don’t get paid like straight actors. That’s just the way it is."
Interview with Jakob Dylan, prior to the Wallflowers/Counting Crows show at Borgata June 29.
The beach bars reopen Memorial Day weekend with, of course, Revel’s HQ Beach Bar and Margaritaville’s LandShark Bar & Grill taking center stage as the latest additions east of the Boardwalk.
To be certain, the international vocal group Il Divo was hardly the music world’s first “manufactured” ensemble. The movie studio Screen Gems created The Monkees in 1965. Of more recent vintage, now-imprisoned music producer Lou Pearlman organized the Backstreet Boys and ‘N Sync in the mid-1990s.
“The four of us have never had a problem coming up with new ideas. We’re never sitting at ground zero when it comes to creativity. It all flowed.”
New ownership plans an ambitious, but brief bill of fare, characterized as “distinctly American. A place where a lot of different things happen.”