ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 5, 2023) - OVG360, the venue management company of Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, has announced two additional major artists will be performing at the historic venue as part of the North 2 Shore Festival. Ricardo Arjona brings his BLANCO Y NEGRO: VOLVER tour to Boardwalk Hall on Sunday, June 4 at 7pm. Jazmine Sullivan, Jhene Aiko, Queen Naija, and Ebony Riley will perform on Saturday, June 10 at 8pm. Tickets for both events go on sale Friday, April 7 at 10am via www.BoardwalkHall.com.
Ricardo Arjona is one the most successful and best-selling Latin American artists in the world, with a slew of multiplatinum songs and GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® nominations to his name. Nicknamed ‘El Animal Nocturno’ after the breakthrough success of his album of the same name, Arjona is primarily a Latin pop artist, but his repertoire includes rock, pop rock, Cuban, a blend of Tejano and Norteño music and even a cappella. This socially conscious artist keeps hits like Como Duele coming and he’s bringing them to Jersey with his BLANCO Y NEGRO: VOLVER tour. Get ready for a powerful show filled with incredibly artistry and electrifying performances from a man who excels with pushing musical boundaries.
With a stunning (and stunningly versatile) contralto considered one of the best voices in the biz, GRAMMY® winner Jazmine Sullivan is not just an exceptional talent – she is a whole VIBE! This incredible R&B/soul powerhouse has captivated audiences around the world and certainly made her mark on the music industry, collaborating on projects and sharing stages with everyone from Snoop Dogg to Missy Elliott to Ne-Yo. Her ability to effortlessly cross genres, including R&B, soul, jazz, and hip-hop, has earned her critical acclaim and numerous awards.
Joining Jazmine Sullivan is 6-time GRAMMY®-nominated and BET- and NAACP Image award-winning R&B/soul artist Jhene Aiko, whose sultry, ethereal voice and evocative lyricism provide a perfect complement to Sullivan’s depth and earthy style. She has collaborated on projects with Childish Gambino, The Chainsmokers, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Drake, and many more.
Singer/Songwriter Queen Naija hailed as “the first soul star of the social media generation” by The New York Times, the Detroit native has amassed over three billion combined global streams to date. She has collaborated with Big Sean, opened for Mary J. Blige, and worked with Babyface on his latest album.
Singer/Songwriter Ebony Riley opens this special performance, joining the ranks of these R&B powerhouses.
Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center are operated by OVG360 and owned and funded by the CRDA.
OVG360, a division of Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and hospitality company that helps client-partners reimagine the sports, live entertainment, and convention industries for the betterment of the venue, employees, artists, athletes, and surrounding communities. With a portfolio of more than 200 client-partners spanning arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers, cultural institutions, and state fairs around the globe, OVG360 provides a set of services, resources and expertise designed to elevate every aspect of business that matters to venue operators. Service-oriented and driven by social responsibility, OVG360 helps facilities drive value through excellence and innovation in food services, booking and content development, sustainable operations, public health and public safety and more.
About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA)
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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