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Find fun Atlantic City, New Jersey events

Atlantic City has always been about entertainment, but in recent years, the city has become a must-stop location for popular Jersey shore events such as top musical acts in concert, championship boxing matches, celebrity sightings, family-friendly Boardwalk Hall events, and more.

Whether you’re traveling to AC for vacation, a sporting event or a conference or meeting, you’ll find a full calendar of Jersey shore events, with a variety of Boardwalk Hall events and Atlantic City attractions to choose from throughout the year. Use the options below to search for upcoming Atlantic City concerts, comedy shows, festivals and more. Click on event listings for tickets, venue location and other details.

Find information about Atlantic City, New Jersey events on the Boardwalk Hall calendar and the Convention & Tradeshow Calendar or browse the upcoming events below.

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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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Atlantic City Heritage Tour
Let’s journey into the life and contributions of African Americans in the development of Atlantic City. Inspired by the book, The Northside, you'll discover the people, the places and the events that make Atlantic City home for many African Americans. This tour includes 26 points of interest, such as Pop Lloyd Stadium, Chicken Bone Beach, Civil Rights Garden, and many other sites revered by the African-American community; salt water taffy, area meal coupons, professional tour guide and host, and citywide transportation.

 
Atlantic City Heritage Tour
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Atlantic City Wine Hop Tour
Experience the best in New Jersey wines, because no one does it better! Sip and savor the award winning flavors of the area's premier handcrafted fine wines. Includes tastings from Balic Winery and Tomasello Winery, signature wine glasses, stroll through the Historic Towne of Smithville and the Village Greene, salt water taffy, area meal coupons, professional tour host, and round trip transportation.

Tour is approximately 4 hours.
Atlantic City Wine Hop Tour
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Borgata Comedy Club Presents Buddy Fitzpatrick, Billy Garan & Ritch Shydner
A native of Philadelphia, Buddy Fitzpatrick is currently a New York City club favorite sharing his comedy perspective. His act combines the skill of a great monologist with a physical style that brings his observations to life. At the age of 18, he left Philadelphia to pursue a career in the arts. He enrolled in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City and has never looked back. He went on tour with several theater companies starring in plays ranging from Shakespeare to Neil Simon.

Billy Garan began his career performing stand-up at Catch A Rising Star in New York City. Shortly thereafter, he joined a comedy troupe called Funny Business that toured hundreds of colleges throughout the country.  Billy's staggering list of impressions is demonstrated in his Hollywood High routine where he plays all the characters in a classroom of celebrity students, ranging from Truman Capote to Sylvester Stallone. He not only does the voices with superb accuracy, but also the mannerisms.

Ritch Shydner is an American stand-up comedian, comic writer, and actor. Ritch Shydner was born in the small town of Pennsville, New Jersey. He studied business and sociology at Gettysburg College. At Gettysburg College he and sidekick, Camillo "Mad-Dog" Melchiorre, wrote, produced and starred in comedy skits for parents' weekends and fraternity events. Carmen "Honest-Abe" Volpecelli and Pluto "Fenderhead" Dombrosky also contributed to their nearly-famous Used Car Salesman skit.
Borgata Comedy Club Presents Buddy Fitzpatrick, Billy Garan & Ritch Shydner
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John Ciotta
High energy and warmth, coupled with unparalleled charisma and a genuine love for his audiences have made John Ciotta a favorite in every corner of the world. From Atlantic City to Las Vegas, Hong Kong and Singapore to Europe and Scandinavia, John has been exciting audiences world-wide for years, as an Entertainer, Singer and Percussionist. His tribute to the great entertainers - from Sinatra, Dean Martin and Bobby Darin to Michael Buble, Neil Diamond, the Motown Greats and more - is performed in John's unique and inimitable style. Paul Shaffer called his show "A historic evening!" and Linda Coffman, author of "Fodor's Guide to the Caribbean" has written, "My favorite show by far was headlined by John Ciotta". As Wayne Newton told his audience of 9,000 about John - "Go see him! Tonight!"
John Ciotta
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The Manhattans
The Manhattans are an American popular R&B vocal group, with a string of hit records spanning four decades, their best known million-selling songs being "Kiss and Say Goodbye" and "Shining Star" in 1980.
The Manhattans
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The Garden State Film Festival
Make your plans NOW to see over 200 current films from around the globe. This fun-filled weekend includes special Meet The Filmmakers event, Open Talent Casting Call, Professional Panel Discussions, Kids workshop, parties and more.  Meet and greet with filmmakers and celebrities. GSFF only happens once a year, so purchase your tickets today! 
The Garden State Film Festival
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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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Dusk Nightclub Presents Men Untamed
Untamed Male Revue is an award winning, Vegas style performance featuring the best male strippers in Atlantic City! Untamed separates itself from other male revues with its world class dancers, state of the art 11 million dollar complex, and its award winning choreographers! Come watch, play and flirt with the hottest male strippers in Atlantic City as they perform to your favorite songs in costumes (or lack of) that you only talk about with your besties. Strip away your inhibitions, come celebrate for your special occasion, whether its just because, its your birthday, or bachelorette party in Atlantic City – come and party with us! 
Dusk Nightclub Presents Men Untamed
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Flashback Fridays @ Golden Nugget Atlantic City
Every Friday in the Showroom at The Golden Nugget Atlantic City come out and see your favorite Tribute Band.

Feb  3   Wanted DOA:  Tribute Bon Jovi
Feb 10  Groovin' 60s & 70s:  Tribute Musical Journey
Feb 17  Fooz Fighters:  Tribute Foo Fighters
Feb 24  Live at the Fillmore:  Tribute Allman Brothers Band
Mar   3  Stone Velvet: Stone Temple Pilots & Velvet Revolver
Mar 10  Beginnings:  Chicago Tribute
Mar 17  Eaglemania:  Tribute Eagles
Mar 24  Kashmir:  Led Zeppelin Tribute
Mar 31  Hot Blooded:  Foreigner Tribute
Apr 7    Draw The Line - Aerosmith Tribute
Apr 14  Lovesexy:  Prince Tribute
Apr 21  Trespass:  Genesis Tribute
Apr 28  Free Fallin':  Tom Petty Tribute
May 5   Bruce in the USA :  Bruce Springsteen Tribute
May 12 Life on Mars:  David Bowie Tribute
May 19 Don't Look Back:  Boston Tribute





Flashback Fridays @ Golden Nugget Atlantic City
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Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival
Friday - 8:00pm - Midnight - Flogging Molly

Saturday - Noon - 4:00pm - The Front Bottoms

Saturday 6:00pm - 10:00pm - Streetlight Manifesto

Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival
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"The Kid" Sings Sinatra Starring Brandon Tomasello
While working at Resorts, Brandon met noted drummer Mike Nigro. Mike took Brandon under his wing becoming his musical director helping Brandon get his own charts, write his shows, and have a better understanding of music. In June 2012, while singing in the lounge, Brandon met Theresa Wigand, who was a high roller at Resorts. During his breaks Theresa would say to Brandon, “I want to see you with a band”. The two partnered and in July they produced the show “Back In The Day” at Resorts. It was Brandon’s first performance with a live band. Brandon then recorded his second album, “You Don’t Know Me” to be released at his and Theresa’s second show together, in December of 2012. This was the first show Brandon titled, “The Kid” Sings Sinatra”. In August of 2014 Brandon assembled his own 10 piece band. The band is made up of students from Temple University and University of the Arts, with Mike Nigro on Drums and leader of the “Little Big Band”, as they call it. In May of 2014 Brandon debuted the band at a benefit for the Linda Creed Breast Cancer .org. which is now scheduled to be an annual performance. In June of 2015 Brand made his first public performance with The Little Big Band in the Tropicana Show Room. Brandon’s plans include continued work on developing his own singing style while still honoring and paying tribute to Frank Sinatra and building his Little Big Band into a full orchestra.
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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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Atlantic City Comedy Club Presents Mr Will, Chris Covert & Kathy Arnold
Chris Covert’s witty humor and devilish grin will keep you wondering what might happen next! Chris combines Stand-Up with Over the Top – Over the Line – Over the Edge Music that will have you humming and chuckling all night long. Who knows, His next song could be about YOU!

The Comedy of Mr. Will has been described as an x rated version of Steven Wright. His mental twists and turns will have you laughing at all the things you know are wrong to laugh at. He has performed comedy all over the country and headlined venues such as the Taj Mahal Casino, the Holiday Inn, and many more. He is offensive and filthy, but he also has dinner with his mom every Tuesday. 
Atlantic City Comedy Club Presents Mr Will, Chris Covert & Kathy Arnold
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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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Haven Nightclub Presents Quintino
Quinten van den Berg, known professionally as Quintino, is a Dutch DJ and record producer. Notable releases include a remix of "Rap das Armas", "Selecta", "Go Hard" and "Fatality". In 2014 he was named No. 86 in the Top 100 DJs list put out by DJ Magazine.
Haven Nightclub Presents Quintino
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Premier Nightclub Presents Cash Cash
Cash Cash is an American EDM group from Roseland, New Jersey formed in 2008. Since then, they have done remixes for acts such as Krewella, Capital Cities, Kelly Clarkson, Bruno Mars, Showtek & Icona Pop alongside of producing, recording, mixing & mastering their own original music. The group, which consists of best friends and brothers, Jean Paul Makhlouf, Alex Makhlouf and Samuel Frisch released official remixes of Krewella's "Alive", Nicky Romero's “Symphonica”, Capital Cities “Safe And Sound”, Vicetone's “Heartbeat” ft. Collin McLoughlin, along with many others.
Premier Nightclub Presents Cash Cash
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Pretenders
The Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in Hereford, England, in March 1978. The original band consisted of initiator and main songwriter Chrissie Hynde, James Honeyman-Scott, Pete Farndon, and Martin Chambers. Following the drug-related deaths of Honeyman-Scott and Farndon, the band has experienced numerous subsequent personnel changes, with Hynde as the only consistent member, and Chambers returning after an absence of several years.
Pretenders
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Zucchero
Adelmo Fornaciari Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI, more commonly known by his stage name Zucchero Fornaciari or simply Zucchero, is an Italian singer-songwriter and musician, with an Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. His stage name Zucchero is the Italian word for sugar, as his elementary teacher used to call him. His music is largely inspired by gospel, soul, blues and rock music, and alternates between Italian ballads and more rhythmic R&B-boogie-like pieces. He is credited as the "father of the Italian blues", introducing the blues music on the big stage in Italy. He is one of the few European blues artists who still enjoy great international success.
Zucchero
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Historic Atlantic City Boardwalk Tour
Enjoy an early morning walking tour of the world famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. The first boardwalk in the United States, you'll learn of its origins and success for over a century. First built in 1870, you'll come to understand its beloved status and appeal among vacationers from around the world. Tour includes 46 points of interest, historical narrative, salt water taffy, $20.00 meal credit at Resorts Casino Hotel (adult purchase only) and professional tour guide and host.
Historic Atlantic City Boardwalk Tour
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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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Marcus Terell & The Serenades
Marcus Terell & The Serenades consistently deliver song after song with undeniable presence and energy with a show stopping performance celebrating the music of Motown, Pop, and Soul! Together, they bring a new and contemporary energy to classic, feel-good music while channeling the likes of great artists from yesterday and today such as: James Brown, Tina Turner, Prince, and Bruno Mars.
Marcus Terell & The Serenades
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Menopause the Musical
The premise of the story involves four women who meet at a lingerie sale. They come from diverse backgrounds, but have one thing in common -- they are experiencing menopause.

The four characters include a "hippie type" earth mother; an ambitious power woman; a housewife living in the shadow of her husband's success; and an aging soap star on the verge of being replaced by a younger woman.

The 90-minute show includes song parodies of 25 popular recordings from the 1960s-1980s, such as "I Heard It Thru the Grapevine; You No Longer See 39" and the disco-era "Stayin' Awake! Stayin' Awake!"
Menopause the Musical
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Naked Eyes
Naked Eyes is a British new wave band that rose to prominence in the early 1980s. Originally a duo, the band is known largely for its four US top 40 singles.
Naked Eyes
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Snapshots: Portraits of a World in Transition by Anna Deavere Smith
The Pappas Visiting Scholar Series at Stockton University is hosting an intimate presentation featuring breakthrough playwright, actor and professor, Anna Deavere Smith. Best known for The West Wing, Black-ish, Nurse Jackie, and Madam Secretary. Deavere Smith transforms into living portraits creating a diversity of emotions and points of view on controversial issues. Snapshots: Portraits of a World in Transition offers the unique opportunity to learn about community, character and diversity in America through a theatrical multi-character presentation. 
Snapshots:  Portraits of a World in Transition by Anna Deavere Smith
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Gary Gulman
Gary Lewis Gulman is a stand-up comedian. He was a finalist on the NBC reality-talent show Last Comic Standing. In season 2, he finished in third place behind John Heffron and Alonzo Bodden. In 2005, he released his first CD, Conversations With Inanimate Objects.
Gary Gulman
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Premier Nightclub Presents Steve Aoki
DJ Steve Aoki has risen from throwing impromptu concerts in his living room while a student at UC Santa Barbara in the late ’90s to become one of the most sought after DJs in the country. Deemed the music tastemaker by those in the know, his ear for music paired with his ability to drop party rocking beats has championed dance floors night after night. 
Premier Nightclub Presents Steve Aoki
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Engelbert Humperdinck
Engelbert Humperdinck is an English pop singer. He is best known for his songs "Release Me" and "The Last Waltz", both singles topping the UK music charts in 1967, and selling in large-enough numbers to help the singer achieve "the rare feat of scoring two million sellers in one year." In North America, he is also known for his 1976-hit single, "After the Lovin'." Humperdinck is regarded by music critics to be "one of the finest middle-of-the-road balladeers around."
Engelbert Humperdinck
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Haven Nightclub Presents Stafford Brothers
Stafford Brothers are DJs and producers from Australia, known for blending the genres of house, electro, and progressive house music. Currently based in Los Angeles, the brothers were the first electronic dance music act to sign to Cash Money Records - an American record label, in 2012. Stafford Brothers also have their own syndicated network TV show The Stafford Brothers, which ran in 2010 and 2011. Stafford Brothers host their weekly radio show on Austereo Radio Network. They have released several mixtapes, and Stafford Brothers' 2013 single "Hello" featured Lil Wayne and Christina Milian. They have been ranked as the number 1 DJs in Australia in the ITM Awards.
Haven Nightclub Presents Stafford Brothers
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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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