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With more than 1,000 DJ sets, 84 headliner concerts, two beach dance events, numerous beach bars for day life and nightlife, Atlantic City declares itself the Entertainment Capital of the Jersey Shore.

From headliners like Madonna in an arena setting at Boardwalk Hall, to an intimate set list with Bob Dylan in the Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, to a cover band on the beach at Landshark Bar & Grill at Resorts Casino Hotel – Atlantic City has more headliners, a larger variety of entertainment options, the most hotels rooms, gaming and 24/7 summer parties in comparison to any shore destination from New York to Maryland.

And with price points to meet any budget you can see an up and-coming comedian for around $20 or splurge on big names like Jerry Seinfeld, Wanda Sykes or D. L. Hughley.

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21-Point Atlantic City Tour
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride through Atlantic City. Situated on the historic Absecon Island and home to nearly 40,000 people, you'll discover where to go and what to do while visiting our great city. Best known as the “Welcome Tour of AC,” you will be introduced to its charming neighborhoods, landmarks, and historic sites. This tour includes 50 points of interest in this 17.4 square mile resort. You will be treated to a historical narrative of today and yesterday, salt water taffy, area meal coupons, professional tour guide and host, and citywide transportation.
21-Point Atlantic City Tour
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10th Annual "World Sword Swallower's Day"
In Atlantic City, David Peyre-Ferry will demonstrate his incredible sword swallowing skills, which include swallowing a sword while lying on a bed of nails! The show will start at 2:00 pm with the Big Swallow finale at 2:25 pm. The show is FREE and will take place at Ripley's Atlantic City Odditorium. 

The event was created to recognize the handful of people in the world who can swallow swords, an ancient art that dates back some 4,000 years. The day also raises awareness of the contributions sword swallowers have made to the fields of medicine and science and raises money for esophageal cancer research.
10th Annual
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Kidabaloo
Jack Griffo, Nickelodeon television star from the hit TV show “The Thundermans” will make a special appearance at Kidabaloo at Atlantic City’s Adrian Phillips Theater at Boardwalk Hall. Kidabaloo will provide a fun-filled outing for the whole family with an action packed day of games, crafts, and live entertainment.

In addition to a Q&A with Jack Griffo, Kidabaloo will feature a wide array of activities including Petrosh’s Big Top bounce houses, facepainting and princesses from Let’s Party Painters, and magician Chad Juros, just to name a few! 
Kidabaloo
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Atlantic City Boat Show
See what’s new, NOW! Find the boat of your dreams and everything to go with it—see and shop hundreds new boats and an unbeatable assortment of marine gear at the Atlantic City Convention Center. From luxury motor and sailing yachts to sport fishers, performance boats, inflatables and personal watercraft, there are boats for every lifestyle, activity and budget. If it’s for boating, you’ll find it here—the Marine Marketplace, a 93,000 sq. ft. “show within the show,” features 440 booths showcasing all the latest in marine technology, engines, accessories, nautical gifts, and more. And there’s no better time to buy. The 5-day event is your once-a-year chance to compare makes and models, secure insurance and financing and gear up with the latest accessories all at one time, under one roof!

Whether you’re new to boating or consider yourself quite the captain, be sure to stop by the Discover Boating Center. It’s your one-stop resource for the latest in boating information and expert, unbiased advice.
Atlantic City Boat Show
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Frankie Valli
Valli scored 29 Top 40 hits with The Four Seasons, one Top 40 hit under The Four Seasons' alias 'The Wonder Who?', and nine Top 40 hits as a solo artist. As a member of The Four Seasons, Valli's number-one hits included "Sherry", "Big Girls Don't Cry”, "Walk Like a Man", "Rag Doll" and  “Oh, What A Night".  Valli's recording of the song "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" reached number two in 1967. "You're Ready Now", a Valli solo recording from 1966, became a surprise hit in Great Britain as part of the Northern soul scene and hit number eleven on the British pop charts in December 1970. As a solo artist, Valli scored number-one hits with the songs "My Eyes Adored You"  and "Grease".
Frankie Valli
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Harlem Globetrotters
The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 90 years. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades.
Harlem Globetrotters
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Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Presents Jazz Fall/Winter Concert Series
January 26 -  Luke Carlos O'Reilly Quartet
February  9 - Cedric Napoleon Trio
February 23 -Connie Jackson Quartet
March  9   -    Cedric Napoleon Trio
Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Presents Jazz Fall/Winter Concert Series
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Lewis Black
Lewis Black is an American comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor. He is known for his angry face, comedy style, which often includes simulating a mental breakdown, or an increasingly angry rant, ridiculing history, politics, religion, trends and cultural phenomena. He hosted the Comedy Central series Lewis Black's Root of All Evil, and makes regular appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart delivering his “Back in Black” commentary segment. 
Lewis Black
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Atlantic City St Patrick's Day Parade
The 31th Annual St. Patrick's Day parade begins at 1 PM just North of the Garden Pier and the Boardwalk ending at Albany Avenue and the Boardwalk.

The first Saint Patrick's Day parade in Atlantic City was held in 1986. The first parade was organized by Al McMahon, who was the owner of the Circle Tavern in Brigantine and Joe Shields, a bartender who worked at the Surfside in Margate. Inspired by the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Philadelphia and the work of Jimmy Cavanaugh, Al and Joe enlisted the cooperation of tavern owners from The Irish Pub, The Greater Pittsburgh bar, Cassidy's Grille, McGettigan's Saloon, Maynard's, Maloney's to name a few. Members of the Irish Cultural Society and the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick also joined the parade.

The original parade route was from New Jersey to Albany Avenues on the Boardwalk and had approximately 1,000 participants. Attendance that day was estimated at 35,000 people.
Atlantic City St Patrick's Day Parade
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Florida Georgia Line
With their innovative fusion of country, rock, hip-hop and pop, Florida Georgia Line have already proven themselves as a once-in-a-generation force of change in modern music, but the duo of Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley is far from done pushing the envelope. With the release of their third album, Dig Your Roots, FGL is showcasing a whole new musical evolution.

With Dig Your Roots the superstars are entering a new stage of life and career, and looking to do more than just entertain. They’re always ready to get the party started and keep it going all night, but as married men with legacies beginning to take shape, it’s now time to dig deep into the things that really matter.


Florida Georgia Line
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Rick Ross, Yo Gotti, Remy Ma and More
Celebrate the best of Hip Hop with Rick Ross, Yo Gotti, Remy Ma, and Philly’s own: Gillie, Ms. Jade and Kur at Boardwalk Hall. The show will bring the best of Hip Hop to Atlantic City. This show will mark the first time that Rick Ross and Yo Gotti will share the stage in this area. This show is proudly presented by Platinum Productions.
Rick Ross, Yo Gotti, Remy Ma and More
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America
Boasting three singer-songwriters and a variety of styles from folk to Beatles balladry to California pop, America dominated the AM waves for half a decade. But by 1977, co-founder Dan Peek, tiring of the rock lifestyle, became a born-again Christian and left the group. Backed by songs from noted tunesmith Russ Ballard, the group continued as a duo, scoring a hit in 1982 with Ballard's "You Can Do Magic," but never quite regained their foothold on the charts. The now-duo continued to sell, though, and has never really stopped touring; in 2007, they staged a studio comeback with Here & Now.
America
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The Bacon Brothers
The Bacon Brothers is the American musical duo of Michael Bacon and Kevin Bacon. Although they have played music together since they were boys, the brothers have only been a working band since 1995. The Bacon Brothers also appear on Sandra Boynton's children's CDs Dog Train, and Philadelphia Chickens, on which they sing the title track. Their song "Chop Wood" is on the soundtrack of the 2004 film The Woodsman, which Kevin produced and starred in. Their song "When You Decide You've Stayed Too Long" is on the soundtrack of the 2003 film Red Betsy. Kevin starred in and produced Loverboy with his wife Kyra Sedgwick, which Michael also scored.
The Bacon Brothers
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Charlie Wilson 'In It To Win It Tour'
Charlie Wilson has received numerous awards during his critically-acclaimed career including eleven Grammy nominations and a 2013 BET Lifetime Achievement Award which included performances by Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Pharrell, Stevie Wonder, Jamie Foxx and India Arie.

Joining Charlie on their first national U.S. tour is P Music Group’s pop music duo, Solero. Solero has over 8 million views on their YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/SoleroTV. Their first single “Greenlight” from their debut EP is scheduled for release February 2017.

Also joining Charlie will be Grammy-Award winner, Fantasia, and four time Grammy-Award nominee, Johnny Gill.


Charlie Wilson 'In It To Win It Tour'
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2nd Annual Hops Trot 5K Run
In 2016, we had a crazy idea. A 5k with flavor. Those flavors...BEER.

We wanted everyone to experience cool beer spots in and around Atlantic City, and cap it off with an incredible time at The Atlantic City Beer & Music Festival. Below you'll find info on the 2nd annual Hops Trot 5k Run!

The 2017 Hops Trot 5k Run will start and end at The Atlantic City Convention Center. No need to leave bags at one point and pick them up in another, on the other side of town. Our staffs will attend to your belongings as you run, jog, and sip your way through and past some of Atlantic City's best beer joints, while tasting some incredible New Jersey Brews.

RACE POINTS:

-Start: Atlantic City Convention Center

-Stop 1: Wingcraft Kitchen & Beer Bar

-Stop 2: Harry's Oyster Bar

-Stop 3: XXXXXXXXX

All attendees are urged to taste responsibly. Please know your limits and book your hotel rooms now. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted into the show. Valid photo identification must be presented.
2nd Annual Hops Trot 5K Run
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Brian Regan
Brian Regan is an American stand-up comedian who uses observational, sarcastic, and self-deprecating humor. His performances are relatively clean as he refrains from profanity and off-color humor. Regan's material typically covers everyday events, such as shipping a package with UPS and a visit to an optometrist. Regan makes frequent references to childhood, including little league baseball, grade school spelling bees, and science projects. Body language and facial expressions make his stand-up act atypically physical. His clean, off-center humor has been praised by critics and contemporaries alike and Regan enjoys a fan base that crosses age groups.
Brian Regan
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Borgata Comedy Club Presents Cooter Douglas, Tommy Gooch & Cathy Ladman
Cooter Douglas started his comedy career by winning the Open Mic at The Comedy Cabana in 2007 and has been making people laugh ever since. He grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina (when it was a small town) and now lives in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina  His comedy looks at life and current events from a very Southern perspective, with a twang. His life lessons come from being a bartender, rugby player, electrician, and his current job as an assistant weed eater for the city. He has developed his humor through his occupational deficiencies!

Tommy started in Stand Up Comedy in 1999 and has performed on all the major stages in New York City.  His comedy has traveled & succeeded in places such as the Catskills, Poconos, Ocean City Maryland, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and numerous areas in the Northeast.  His ranting self-deprecating, family-oriented style of comedy always makes him a loveable favorite for a Feature Act & Headliner.


Borgata Comedy Club Presents Cooter Douglas, Tommy Gooch & Cathy Ladman
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Katt Williams
Micah Sierra "Katt" Williams is an American stand-up comedian, actor, rapper, singer and voice artist. He had a role as Money Mike in Friday After Next, had a stint on Wild 'n Out, portrayed Bobby Shaw in My Wife and Kids, provided the voice of A Pimp Named Slickback in The Boondocks, Seamus in Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, and portrayed Lord Have Mercy in Norbit. In 2008, he voiced himself in the video game Grand Theft Auto IV.
Katt Williams
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Jerry Seinfeld
Seinfeld returned to stand-up comedy in the late 1990s, embarking on multiple national tours of comedy clubs and theaters, one of which was documented in the 2002 film Comedian. He also wrote Seinlanguage (1993), a best-selling book of humorous observations, and the children's book Halloween (2003). He also co-wrote, co-produced and starred in the animated Bee Movie (2007).

In 2010, Seinfeld made a return to television with The Marriage Ref. This reality show featured a panel of comedians who were asked to weigh in on the real-life conflicts and squabbles of different couples. It was canceled after one season. Seinfeld has fared much better with his web interview show, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which debuted in 2012. Over the years, he has talked with such comedy stars as Chris Rock, Louis C.K., Tina Fey and Amy Schumer.
Jerry Seinfeld
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April Fools Half Marathon
Start & Finish Line: On the historic Atlantic City Boardwalk in front of Resorts Hotel and Margaritaville's Landshark Bar & Grill Resorts Casino Hotel

With a flat, fast, and unique course beginning in Atlantic City, runners will spend a few miles running on the wood planks of the boardwalk before heading through sleepy beach towns with ocean views the entire way.

The half marathon course will be open for four hours (18.32 per mile pace).

Live course entertainment, moisture wicked technical shirts and custom finisher medals make this the best half marathon of the Spring!
April Fools Half Marathon
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Buddy Guy
"Buddy" Guy is an American blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of Chicago blues and has influenced guitarists including Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck, John Mayer and Stevie Ray Vaughan. In the 1960s, Guy played with Muddy Waters as a house guitarist at Chess Records and began a musical partnership with the harmonica player Junior Wells.
Buddy Guy
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LeAnn Rimes
Rimes made her breakthrough into country music in 1996 with her debut album, Blue, which reached No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart and was certified multi-platinum in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album's eponymous leadoff single, "Blue", became a Top 10 hit and Rimes gained national acclaim for her similarity to Patsy Cline's vocal style. When she released her sophomore studio effort in 1997, You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs, she moved towards country pop material, which set the trend for a string of albums released into the next decade.

Rimes has won many awards, including two Grammys, three ACMs, a CMA, 12 Billboard Music Awards, and one American Music award.  She has released ten studio albums and three compilation albums and two greatest hits albums, one released in the U.S. and the other released internationally, through her record label of 13 years, Curb Records, and placed over 40 singles on American and international charts since 1996. She has sold over 37 million records worldwide, with 20.3 million album sales in the United States according to Nielsen SoundScan.  Billboard ranked her 17th artist of the 1990–2000 decade.  Rimes has also written four books: two novels and two children's books.
LeAnn Rimes
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Tony Bennett
Legendary and critically praised recording artist and concert performer, Tony Bennett has won 17 Grammy Awards, a Lifetime Achievement Award, two Emmy Awards and has been named an NEA Jazz Master and a Kennedy Center Honoree. Most famous for singing popular music, jazz standards and show tunes, Bennett is also an accomplished painter and has won over audiences of all ages.
Tony Bennett
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The Weekend 'Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour
Grammy Award®-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist The Weeknd brings his first-ever world tour – Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour to Atlantic City’s Historic Boardwalk Hall. Promoted exclusively by Live Nation, the Starboy: Legend of the Fall World Tour 2017 will support the The Weeknd’s highly-anticipated new album, Starboy, due out Friday, Nov. 25 on XO/Republic Records.

Starting off his career anonymously, The Weeknd first broke into the music scene with the 2011 mixtape House of Balloons followed by studio album Kiss Land in 2013 and the widely recognized Beauty Behind the Madness that earned him two Grammy Awards in 2015, an RIAA triple-platinum certification for cumulative sales in excess of 3 million, 16 RIAA certifications from tracks alone with “The Hills” [7x-platinum], “Can’t Feel My Face” [5x-platinum], “Often” [2x-platinum], “In The Night” [platinum], and “Acquainted” [platinum]. “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)” even garnered The Weeknd his first ever Academy Award® nomination in the category of “Best Original Song.” The Weeknd’s fourth full-length album “Starboy” is set for release November 25, 2016. The title track featuring Daft Punk broke the record for “Most Release Weekend Streams Ever” upon its release. In less than a week, the single amassed over 17 million streams globally and 6.5 million streams in the United States, becoming #1 Most Added at Top 40, Rhythm, Urban, and Hot AC.

                
The Weekend 'Starboy:  Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour
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Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She rose to prominence when she originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent, a role which she reprised for the 2005 feature film adaptation of the musical. She received a Tony Award nomination in 1996 for her performance in Rent. In 2004, she won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for originating the role of Elphaba in the Broadway musical Wicked. Menzel made her return to Broadway in the 2014 musical If/Then, which earned her a nomination for the 2014 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

Menzel is also known for her recurring role of Shelby Corcoran, (the biological mother of main character Rachel Berry, played by Lea Michele) on the Fox musical comedy-drama TV series Glee, the 2007 Disney filmEnchanted and as the voice of Elsa the Snow Queen in the 2013 Disney film Frozen, the highest-grossing animated film, in which she sang the Academy Award-winning song "Let It Go". The song peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Menzel is the only competitive Tony Award-winning actress to ever reach the top 10
Idina Menzel
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Sesame Street Live! Make a New Friend
No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!
Sesame Street Live!  Make a New Friend
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Aaron Lewis
After making an indelible mark on the world of hard rock, Aaron Lewis thrilled traditional country music fans in 2011 with his debut solo EP Town Line. Highlighted by the success of gold-selling single "Country Boy," the seven-song EP reached #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and #7 on the Billboard Top 200 upon release.

In 2012, Lewis released his first full-length album, The Road. The album's ten songs unfold with a classic grit and an invigorating energy all directly from Lewis's heart and soul. Lewis personally penned all of the songs on The Road but one. Through his performances, he is carrying on a tradition of storytelling through music.
Aaron Lewis
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Kevin James
Kevin James attended Cortland University where he played fullback on the football team while majoring in sports management. He realized after 3 years that this wasn't the path for him. After returning home, he decided to go back home and to break up the monotony of the summer, he joined a community theater. During a play in which he had a comedic role, he so enjoyed the crowd reaction, that he joined his brother's (comedian Gary Valentine's) improv group. He began going to clubs with Gary and realized he, too, had the knack for comedy. He has performed standup up for about 11 years. It was on the comedy circuit that he met Ray Romano. While Ray was getting a big break with his own sitcom, Kevin was getting recognition on "Star Search" (1983). After appearing on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (1992), his big break came at the 1996 "Just for Laughs" Montreal Comedy Festival. Afterward, he landed a recurring role on Ray's sitcom, "Everybody Loves Raymond" (1996). He has since received his own sitcom "The King of Queens" (1998).
Kevin James
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Lisa Lampanelli - Live
Lisa Lampanelli is an American stand-up comedian and insult comic. She is noted for her racy and controversial style of comedy. Much of her material is ethnic humor, ridiculing and badmouthing various types of minority groups, most notably racial minorities and homosexuals.
Lisa Lampanelli - Live
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An Evening with Journey
JOURNEY is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music. They have continued to tour and record into the 21st century, firing on all cylinders and making sure their fans will never stop believin'. Since the group's formation in 1973, the band has earned 19 Top 40 singles and 25 Gold and Platinum albums. The Greatest Hits album is certified 15 times-Platinum, bringing Journey into the elite club of Diamond-certified holders.
An Evening with Journey
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