Atlantic City Press Release


For Immediate Release: May 30, 2019 Print/Save Page

CRDA: Do AC Boardwalk Summer Entertainment

Contact:

Karen Martin
609-449-7154


The Atlantic City Boardwalk will be alive seven nights a week this summer with free LIVE music, courtesy of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA).    

Free entertainment takes place nightly from June 19 through September 5 at Kennedy Plaza across from Boardwalk Hall. Atlantic City residents and visitors will enjoy performances from genres including Broadway, Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues and everything in between.    


Broadway on the Boardwalk is back by popular demand on eight consecutive Monday nights July 8 through August 26. Hosted by comedian Dena Blizzard, the casts of Broadway's hottest musicals take the stage with free performances from some of the most popular and critically acclaimed musicals on Broadway today.   

Tribute Tuesdays are a new feature this summer on ten consecutive Tuesday nights July 2 through September 3. Visitors are in for a treat with tribute bands that deliver the same great music, stage performances and excitement as the original favorite national touring bands. The quality of these bands is undeniable and a great lineup is scheduled this summer.   

Mardi Gras AC, a favorite summer staple presented by Tony Mart, will take place at Kennedy Plaza every Wednesday night, from June 19 through September 4. These musical celebrations feature World Class Funk, New Orleans Rhythm and Blues, Classic Rock, Roots Rock, Grammy Award winners and the best Jersey Shore Rock and Roll concerts.  

Chicken Bone Beach Jazz Concert Series returns to Kennedy Plaza for ten consecutive Thursday nights, July 4 through September 5.  After four years away from this locale, these Thursday night shows present world-class concerts that appeal to residents and visitors who are attracted to heritage and cultural entertainment.    

Boardwalk Summer Concert Series, presented by 609 Event Productions, takes place Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays this summer. The boardwalk will be alive with three-day music, food and fun events beginning Friday, July 5 through Sunday, September 1. A wide variety of entertainment will appeal to music lovers of all genres. In addition, refreshments will be available for purchase and will reflect themed weekends including Reggae, Country, Rat Pack, Retro, Latin, Rock and Roll and International flair.    

For more information on CRDA Boardwalk Summer Entertainment, visit https://www.atlanticcitynj.com/boardwalk-entertainment/ or call 1-888-AC-VISIT (228-4748).

 

About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority:
The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents since 1984.  Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, the Authority's mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state's key economic development agency for Atlantic City.  CRDA's expanded responsibilities now include land use regulation, tourism marketing and clean and safe initiatives. The CRDA also oversees Historic Boardwalk Hall (the leading entertainment venue of its size in the country) and the Atlantic City Convention Center.  In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide, of which $1.8 billion has been invested in Atlantic City, spurring business investments and expansions, and creating permanent jobs in the process. For more information about CRDA and our projects, visit www.njcrda.com.  Follow us on Facebook at Facebook.com/njcrda, and Twitter at www.twitter.com/njcrda.

 

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