Friday, Nov. 17
8 P.M. RESORTS
WHO ARE THEY: This Australian soft rock group first gained exposure in the late 1970s while touring as the opening act for Rod Stewart. A record contract was soon to follow and Air Supply was on its way with the debut album “Lost in Love,” which sold over 2 million copies in the U.S. and included the hit singles “Lost in Love,” “All out of Love” and “Every Woman in the World.”
WHAT TO EXPECT: The duo still maintains a rigorous touring schedule and is always a big draw. Those looking for a relaxing, mellow night out will want to check out the show at the Superstar Theater where they’ll get to hear Air Supply’s catchy pop hits.
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SHOW INFO: Tickets are sold out.
RING OF COMBAT 61
8:30 P.M. TROPICANA
WHO ARE THEY: Ring of Combat is a mixed martial arts competition organized by world kickboxing champion Louis Neglia. Past events have been set up as a Tournament of Champions, with the winners receiving cash prizes. Several top fighters including Matt Serra, Frank Edgar, Josh Koscheck and Kurt Pellegrino began their careers with Ring of Combat.
WHAT TO EXPECT: Fight fans are gearing up for some great mixed martial arts action as Ring of Combat 61 comes to Tropicana Atlantic City on Friday night. Taj Abdul Hakim will take on Stephen Regman while Tevin Cooke battles Nick Fiore. Leo Muniz will square off against Phil Caracappa and Cody Mooney fights Ibrahim Farag. Another anticipated matchup pits Bill Alego against Tim Dooling.
SHOW INFO: Tickets are $50, $60, $75 and $125.
Saturday, Nov. 18
G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE
9 P.M. BORGATA
WHO ARE THEY: G. Love and Special Sauce are a three-piece rock band from Philadelphia. The band’s critically acclaimed debut album was released in 1994 and contained the hit “Cold Beverages.”
WHAT TO EXPECT: With their combination of rock, rap, R&B and blues, G. Love and Special Sauce present a unique type of music that defies categorization. As a great live act, the band was able to build their following through extensive touring, picking up new fans at every stop. They return to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa to perform favorites from throughout the band’s career.
SHOW INFO: Tickets are $39 and $49.
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DUEL OF THE DECADES
8 P.M. HARRAH’S
WHO ARE THEY: Duel of the Decades is a live music competition where the music of one decade goes head to head with the music of another. Using a mobile device, those in attendance can vote to determine which team is the winner.
WHAT TO EXPECT: On Saturday at Harrah’s two bands will compete head to head with those in attendance casting votes to determine which decade reigns supreme. This is a battle of the bands like no other with bragging rights at stake.
SHOW INFO: Tickets are $30, $35, $75 and $95
8 P.M. GOLDEN NUGGET
WHO ARE THEY: Culture Club is a new wave band that achieved enormous success during the 1980s. Led by the flamboyant Boy George, the group sold over 50 million records and scored a slew of hit singles such as “Karma Chameleon,” “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” and “Time (Clock of the Heart).”
WHAT TO EXPECT: One of the ’80’s most iconic front men, Boy George commands the stage like few ever have or will and possesses an impressive set of vocal pipes that at times has unfortunately been overshadowed by his outfits.
SHOW INFO: Tickets are $25, $30, $35, $75, $85 and $100.