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Note: Press of Atlantic City Director of Entertainment Publications Scott Cronick spoke to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, drummer Rick Allen of Def Leppard, about his art, his vegan line of food, being a new Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and what Def Leppard has in store for us in the co… Read more

There is no way around it; this time of year is just depressing. The good cheer and magical glow of the holiday season is behind us and, unfortunately, all that replaces it is several months of stunningly frigid temperatures, snow-related plan cancellations and skies that get dark at the ent… Read more


Expect another sudden influx of cowboy hat sightings on the Atlantic City Boardwalk as country music superstar Kenny Chesney heads to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City for a live performance as part of his Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour Saturday, May 11. The official on sale date wi… Read more


Pop diva Mariah Carey is the latest superstar to announce a headlining date at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. Carey will perform at the Etess Arena 8 p.m. Saturday, March 30, as part of her Caution World Tour. Tickets for the performance range from $60 to $160 and will go on sal… Read more

Country star Tim McGraw will head to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City for a pair of shows Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1 and 2, at the Etess Arena. The country singer will be the first artist to kick off Hard Rock's XPerience Hard Rock concert series, a partnership with Philadelphia's… Read more

Bob Pantano would likely have found a way to do what he loves doing best — making people happy and showing them a fun time — even if the radio concept he created had only enjoyed a short shelf life, as he thought it might. Read more

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Many folks regularly head to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City in order to watch great bands perform live, but now anyone can get on stage and belt out a tune, as Sunday nights will feature live Rock 'n' Roll karaoke at Hard Rock Cafe from 9 p.m. to midnight throughout the summer. Read more

To put into perspective how many years the Ocean City Pops has been in existence, in the same year the Pops began performing, 1928, “Steamboat Willie,” Disney’s first animated sound film was released, Charles Lindberg was given the Medal of Honor for completing his first Transatlantic flight… Read more

The Boardwalk has always been a place for fun. Spinning wheels, frog bogs, clown-mouth-balloon-water gun-filler-ups and countless other games of chance have been staples for as long as anyone can remember. In the 1980s, arcade culture made a trip to the boardwalk even more exciting, with a s… Read more


Most 15th birthday parties are marked by brace-faced smiles, hair styles that will be regrettable in a few years and probably a few awkwardly public fights with one’s parents. Read more


The sense of excitement rising up from the crowd was palpable, long before Armando Christian Perez, better known as Pitbull, appeared on stage at the Mark G. Etess Arena at the brand new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City on Saturday night. And only part of it had to do with the upco… Read more

Atlantic City Weekly took home an astounding 13 NJPA (New Jersey Press Association) awards last Thursday, April 2, at the annual NJPA awards ceremony. This is the highest number of NJPA awards that A.C. Weekly has won since its inception. The team, including Editor Pamela Dollak, Associate E… Read more

Classic rock fans have reason to smile, as it was just announced that Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Fleetwood Mac will come to Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall Saturday, March 9, 2019 as part of a world tour that spans more than 50 cities in total. Read more