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Updated: July 23, 2014 - 5:57 pm
Christina Perri expects crowd of family, friends at Revel show Friday
Posted: July 23, 2014
Long live Queen, with ‘Idol’ alum Lambert headlining A.C. tour Saturday
Posted: July 23, 2014
Rocker Darius Rucker shows off his country chops Friday at Borgata
Posted: July 23, 2014
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Posted: July 20, 2014
Hear the angelic voice of Art Garfunkel Friday at Borgata
Posted: July 20, 2014
The 'Under the Sun Tour' with Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Blues Traveler and more to take place at Trump Taj Mahal Saturday
Posted: July 20, 2014
Comedian George Lopez will do what he does best - make 'em laugh - at Borgata Saturday
Posted: July 20, 2014
The Fray will demonstrate 'How to Save a Life' at Borgata Saturday
Posted: July 20, 2014
Rob Base kicks it old-school 80s at Tropicana's Boogie Nights Saturday
Posted: July 20, 2014
Country star Neal McCoy shows he's the real deal at Revel Saturday
Posted: July 20, 2014
The Duprees and Friends to sing doo wop classics at Trump Taj Mahal Saturday
Posted: July 20, 2014
The Dead will come back to life July 29 at Revel with Dark Star Orchestra
Posted: July 16, 2014
Keith Urban brings country superstar status to Borgata Thursday
Posted: July 16, 2014
John Hiatt, Robert Cray unleash new music at Borgata Friday
Updated: July 16, 2014 - 11:02 am
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Posted: July 13, 2014
John Fogerty will sing his solo hits and CCR classics at Borgata Saturday
Posted: July 13, 2014
Borgata hosts the fantastic R&B pairing of Toni Braxton and Babyface Friday night
Posted: July 13, 2014
No topic will be left out when comic Jim Jefferies plays Borgata Saturday
Posted: July 13, 2014
The Wayans Brothers promise a night full of laughter at Borgata Saturday
Posted: July 13, 2014
Anthony Anderson will bring down the house -- House of Blues, that is -- Saturday night
Posted: July 13, 2014
Jam band moe. hits at House of Blues Sunday
Updated: July 14, 2014 - 1:56 pm
Friars Club Comics -- Stewie Stone, Dick Capri and Cory Kahaney -- yuk it up at Golden Nugget Friday
Updated: July 20, 2014 - 8:58 pm
We've got Blake Shelton and Lady A tickets to giveaway, here's how you can win
Posted: July 09, 2014
Crooner Michael Buble swings into Boardwalk Hall Saturday
Updated: July 11, 2014 - 2:17 pm
Sublime with Rome plays Revel's Ovation Hall Friday
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 1:02 pm
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Updated: July 10, 2014 - 1:02 pm
Additional details on Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum free concerts announced
Updated: July 08, 2014 - 12:49 pm
Dennis Miller brings his razor-sharp wit to Borgata Friday
Updated: July 08, 2014 - 1:20 pm
Relive the 1980s with Huey Lewis and the News at House of Blues Friday
Posted: July 06, 2014
'SNL' alum Dana Carvey will have Tropicana audiences in stitches Friday
Updated: July 08, 2014 - 1:19 pm
Girl group TLC takes the stage at House of Blues Saturday
Posted: July 06, 2014
Chazz Palminteri relays ‘A Bronx Tale’ at Golden Nugget Saturday night
Updated: July 07, 2014 - 4:30 pm
Crosby, Stills and Nash are still going strong at Borgata Saturday
Updated: July 08, 2014 - 12:57 pm
Hear the arena anthems of Boston at Caesars Friday
Posted: July 06, 2014
Jeff Dunham brings his cast of characters to Borgata Sunday
Posted: July 06, 2014
Gary Clark Jr. performs to eager crowds at Borgata Saturday
Updated: July 08, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Peter Noone joins Herman’s Hermits at Resorts Saturday
Posted: July 06, 2014
UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller takes place at Revel Wednesday
Updated: July 02, 2014 - 12:11 pm
Soulful Josh Kaufman, ‘Voice’ winner, headlines reality show tour at Taj Saturday
Updated: July 02, 2014 - 4:56 pm
Marlon Jackson will have a 'party on stage' with his brothers at Caesars Wednesday to Sunday
Updated: July 02, 2014 - 12:26 pm
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Posted: June 29, 2014
Peter Framptom licks up Harrah's stage with his classic guitar sounds Sunday
Updated: June 30, 2014 - 2:08 pm
International DJs Tiesto and Afrojack spin at Revel over the Fourth weekend
Posted: June 29, 2014
Laugh it up with Kevin James at Borgata Saturday
Posted: June 29, 2014
New SNL "Weekend Update" comic, Colin Jost, brings wit and humor to Resorts Saturday
Posted: June 29, 2014
Heartland hero John Mellencamp to play his hits at Borgata Sunday
Posted: June 29, 2014
New wave faves, The A's, take the stage at Revel Saturday
Posted: June 29, 2014
The 1980s return to Revel with Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo + Rick Springfield Saturday
Posted: June 29, 2014
Tributes to Fleetwood Mac and friends Rod Stewart and Mick Jaggar pop up at the Claridge all weekend
Posted: June 29, 2014
Former lead singer of The Guess Who, Burton Cummings, performs at the Trop this weekend
See the dark side of cirque with Le Noir at Harrah's through July 27
Posted: June 28, 2014

WHAT IS IT: LeNoir is a cirque-style entertainment show featuring acrobatic acts and carefully designed stage sets courtesy of creative producer Simon Painter. The show aims to explore emotions through the color transformations from the purity of white, the passion of red and the darkness of black.

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Magic! performs their hypnotic reggae and pop tunes at Revel Thursday
Updated: June 30, 2014 - 1:08 pm

WHO ARE THEY: Magic! is a reggae/pop band from Canada led by lead vocalist and producer Nasri Atweh. The group released its debut single “Rude” in 2013 and it proved to be a big hit in Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Magic! was featured on Shakira’s song “Cut Me Deep” from her self-titled album. The band’s brand new debut LP is titled “Don’t Kill the Magic.”

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List of upcoming Atlantic City concert headliners
Posted: June 28, 2014

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Lady Gaga bedazzles Boardwalk Hall Saturday
Posted: June 25, 2014

Lady Gaga is getting arty for her latest “ball.” The headline-generating hitmaker behind songs such as “Bad Romance” and “Born This Way” is currently touring in “artRave: The Artpop Ball,” which will be performed 8 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

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Avril Lavigne gets 'uncomplicated' for Borgata concert Friday
Posted: June 25, 2014

For her fifth album, Avril Lavigne wanted to try something less, well, complicated.

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Yakov Smirnoff proves he can still make 'em laugh at Trump Taj Mahal Thursday
Posted: June 22, 2014

WHO IS HE: Yakov Smirnoff is a comedian who was born and raised in the former Soviet Union and emigrated to the U.S. in the late 1970s. His career took off in the 1980s and he began appearing in films and television shows including his own sitcom “What a Country!” Ironically, the eventual fall of the Soviet Union hurt Smirnoff’s career as much of his act was based on humorous comparisons between life under communism and capitalism. Eventually the comic retooled his act to focus on different topics. Smirnoff also went on to become a professor at Missouri State University and Drury University.

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Fifty years later, The Isley Brothers still wow audiences at Harrah’s Friday
Updated: June 23, 2014 - 10:19 am

WHO ARE THEY: Hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, The Isley Brothers first emerged in the late 1950s with a string of doo-wop singles and went on to become one of the most influential R&B groups of all time. Led by the expressive voice of lead vocalist Ron Isley, The Isley Brothers forged new territory in the soul, funk and rock ‘n’ roll genres over the years. Hits by the group include “This Old Heart of Mine,” “Twist and Shout,” “It’s Your Thing,” “That Lady, Pt. 1” and “Fight the Power Pt. 1 & 2.”

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The Counting Crows will rock the Borgata Saturday night with special guest, Toad the Wet Sprocket
Updated: June 23, 2014 - 3:50 pm

WHO ARE THEY: In 1994 when the rock world was still immersed in the grunge sounds that continued to emanate out of Seattle, Counting Crows emerged with the hit single “Mr. Jones.” The song was in stark contrast to much of the darker music present on the band’s 1993 debut album “August and Everything After” and helped propel Counting Crows to the top of the charts. “August and Everything After” went on to sell 7 million copies, and the band got to open for the Rolling Stones on their 1994 “Voodoo Lounge Tour.” The band released “Recovering the Satellites” in 1996, followed by the double album “Across a Wire: Live in New York” in 1998. Subsequent albums include “This Desert Life,” “Hard Candy” and “New Amsterdam: Live at Heineken Music Hall February 6, 2003.”

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The soft rock sounds of Air Supply will fill Resorts on Saturday
Updated: June 23, 2014 - 3:51 pm

WHO ARE THEY: This Australian soft rock group first gained exposure in the late 1970s while touring as the opening act for Rod Stewart. A record contract was soon to follow and Air Supply was on their way with their debut album “Lost in Love,” which sold over two million copies in the U.S. and included the hit singles “Lost in Love,” “All out of Love” and “Every Woman in the World.” Their sophomore album “The One That You Love” was released a year later and the title track became a No. 1 hit. The album also contained the hit songs “Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)” and “Sweet Dreams.” In 1982, the “Now and Forever” album featured the hit single “Even the Nights are Better.”

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Straight man Bob Newhart acts funny at Harrah’s Saturday
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 4:15 pm

WHO IS HE: Bob Newhart is an actor and comedian who is best known for his television work on the “The Bob Newhart Show” during the 1970s and “Newhart” during the 1980s. More recently he has appeared in the Will Ferrell Christmas comedy “Elf” in the role of Papa Elf. Newhart’s comedy career was initially launched through a series of comedy albums in the 1960s. As a stand-up he became known as the world’s first solo straight man.

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'Drag' yourself to the Royals Burlesque Show with Brittany Lynn at Scores this summer
Updated: June 24, 2014 - 4:18 pm

WHO ARE THEY: The Royals Burlesque show features Philadelphia drag queen celebrity Brittany Lynn and her Royal Court which consists of buff male performers. Lynn is the creator of Philadelphia’s Drag Mafia, a show which had an impressive 10-year run at several nightlife venues. She also hosted a show in the Studio Six nightclub and at Resorts Casino Hotel’s ProBar. Philadelphia City Paper declared her the “Hardest Working Drag Queen.”

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Magique, a fun and entertaining family-friendly show, runs through August at Tropicana
Posted: June 22, 2014

WHO ARE THEY: “Magique” is a family-friendly production which stars Kevin & Caruso and is directed by renowned choreographer Mistinguett. The show includes amazing illusions as well as comedy and cirque and runs through August 30 at Tropicana Casino and Resort.

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Get in on the joke with the TruTV Impractical Jokers Tour featuring The Tenderloins Saturday at Borgata
Posted: June 22, 2014

WHO ARE THEY: “Impractical Jokers” is a hidden camera television show that premiered on TruTV in December of 2011. The premise is that four guys compete with each other on hilarious random tasks with unassuming people. One cast member performs the prank while the other three in the troupe are feeding them lines via an earpiece. The show has over 60 million viewers and has recently featured Rosie O’Donnell and Imagine Dragons. The TruTV Impractical Jokers Tour features The Tenderloins who are a comedy troupe comprised of four high school friends from Staten Island that formed in the late 1990s as a live improv act. They gained success on the road and on the internet in comedic sketches before starring on Impractical Jokers.

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Step back in time with Brass Transit's tribute to Chicago at Harrah’s Thursday
Posted: June 22, 2014

WHO ARE THEY: Brass Transit is a Chicago tribute band from Toronto, consisting of Neil Donnell on lead vocals, Tony Carlucci on trumpet, Don Breithaupt on keyboards and backup vocals, Paul Delong on drums, Doug Gibson on trombone, Bob McAlphine on guitar and backup vocals, Phil Poppa on saxophone and backup vocals and Jay Speziale on bass and backup vocals. The individual band members have played with legends such as The Drifters, The Marvelettes, The Mamas & the Papas, Aretha Franklin and Frankie Vallie.

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Beatlemania Now recaptures the sound of the 'Fab Four' at Trump Plaza through September
Posted: June 22, 2014

WHO ARE THEY: Beatlemania Now has performed their tribute to The Beatles before hundreds of thousands of people during their career. With multiple costume changes, authentic instruments, a big screen video presentation and over 35 songs, the group chronologically traces the Beatles’ career from their 1964 U.S. debut up until the swan song of “Let it Be.” Beatlemania Now has performed internationally at everything from intimate club performances to gigantic outdoor gatherings of more than 20,000 people and has become the premier multi-media Beatles show in the process.

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Magician Rob Lake to appear -- then disappear, then re-appear -- at the Taj through August
Posted: June 22, 2014

WHO ARE THEY: Magician Rob Lake has traveled the world performing grand illusions that have been witnessed by millions of people. He was the youngest person to win the prestigious Merlin Award as International Stage Magician of the Year in 2008, and he’s worked as a magic consultant on various network television series and films. His effects can be seen in productions such as “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Disney’s Beauty & The Beast.”

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'Long Island Medium' Theresa Caputo performs in two shows at Tropicana Saturday and Sunday
Posted: June 22, 2014

WHO THEY ARE: Theresa Caputo is a psychic medium who is best known for her TLC television show “Long Island Medium.” The show highlights Caputo’s interesting daily situations where she suddenly starts receiving messages when she is in the midst of doing ordinary everday tasks. Caputo is a certified medium who has been practicing for over a decade with the Forever Family Foundation.

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Thorogood happy to play all the big hits Thursday at House of Blues
Updated: June 18, 2014 - 1:08 pm

George Thorogood isn’t one to wax nostalgic about his 40 years in rock.

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Interview with Everclear's Art Alexakis on Summerland Tour at House of Blues Saturday
Updated: June 18, 2014 - 1:07 pm

Art Alexakis isn’t the same angry young man who broke through in the ’90s as the main creative force behind Everclear.

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Ringo Starr on stage and on canvas at Caesars Saturday, June 21
Updated: June 18, 2014 - 5:04 pm

Ringo Starr is staying in the moment. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and former Beatles drummer is focused on his current slate, which includes touring with his All Starr Band, recording a new album and exhibiting his artwork for charity.

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Living legend Diana Ross will delight audiences with her string of hits at Caesars Friday
Updated: June 16, 2014 - 10:13 am

WHO IS SHE: Simply put, Diana Ross is one of the most successful female vocalists of all time. As both a solo artist and as a member of the legendary Motown group The Supremes, Ross has scored countless hits and has influenced a never-ending list of singers. In 1964 The Supremes scored their first No. 1 hit with “Where Did Our Love Go,” which was followed by four more consecutive number-one hits: “Baby Love,” “Stop in the Name of Love,” “Come See About Me” and “Back in My Arms Again.” The group was eventually re-named Diana Ross and The Supremes in 1967. Finally in 1970 Ross departed to pursue a career as a solo artist. Her solo hits include “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “Touch Me in the Morning,” “Do You Know Where You’re Going To,” “Love Hangover,” “Upside Down” and “Endless Love,” a duet with Lionel Richie.

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Oh My My! Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band hit the stage at Caesars Sautrday
Updated: June 16, 2014 - 10:57 am

WHO ARE THEY: Although he’s best known as the drummer for The Beatles, Ringo Starr’s career as a solo artist has spanned over four decades. As a member of the “Fab Four,” Ringo’s singing generally took a back seat to that of John Lennon, Paul McCartney and even George Harrison, but he was featured on such notable Beatles tracks as “Yellow Submarine,” “With a Little Help From My Friends” and “Octopus’s Garden.” Following the band’s breakup in 1970, Starr scored top ten hits with “It Don’t Come Easy,” “Back off Boogaloo,” “Photograph,” “You’re Sixteen” and “Oh My My.”

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Philly's blue-eyed soul men, Hall and Oates, to play hit after hit at Borgata Friday
Updated: June 16, 2014 - 10:14 am

WHO ARE THEY: During the second half of the 1970s and throughout the 1980s, Hall & Oates assaulted the masses with their blue-eyed Philadelphia soul and pop sound, scoring six No. 1 singles and six platinum albums in the process. Their hits from the ’70s include “Sara Smile,” “She’s Gone” and “Rich Girl,” but it was during the ’80s that the duo really took off commercially. “Kiss On My List” became Hall & Oates’ second No. 1 hit in 1980. In 1981, they released the album “Private Eyes,” which contained two more No. 1 hits, the title track and “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do).” Hall and Oates continued to ride the wave of success and released “H20” in 1982, which sold more than two million copies and contained their biggest hit single, “Maneater,” along with other hits such as “One on One” and “Family Man.” 1984’s “Big Bam Boom” contained the No. 1 hit “Out of Touch.”

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Real Diamond: an uncanny tribute to Neil Diamond plays at Harrah’s Thursday
Updated: June 16, 2014 - 10:14 am

WHO ARE THEY: Real Diamond is a Neil Diamond tribute band dedicated to delivering note-perfect performances of all of Diamond’s classic hits. Singer Curt Di Domizio is the Real Diamond founder and fronts the group with his passionate, soulful voice. The rest of the lineup includes Kevin Crandall, Pam Carbonara, Larry Bergman, Fred Segal, Mike Pollack, Debbie Fossile and Sharon Stirling. The band routinely performs at casinos, theaters, and clubs throughout the country.

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Multi-talented vocal impressionist Eric Kearns wows audiences Thursday at Resorts
Updated: June 18, 2014 - 5:08 pm

WHO IS HE: Eric Kearns is a vocal impressionist who is capable of performing in the styles of over 40 famous entertainers. He maintains a schedule that is comprised largely of private corporate events and senior functions, but also performs occasional public shows at casinos and other venues. On occasion he performs along with the 18-piece Todd Sullivan Orchestra.

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Legends BJ Thomas and Gary Puckett share the stage at Golden Nugget Saturday
Updated: June 16, 2014 - 10:15 am

WHO ARE THEY: During the 1960s and 1970s singer B.J. Thomas scored a string of hit songs both with The Triumphs and as a solo act. In 1966 Thomas and the Triumphs had a hit with a cover of Hank Williams’ “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry.” Mainstream success came to Thomas in 1968 with the huge hit “Hooked on a Feeling” as well as “The Eyes of a New York Woman.” In 1969 Thomas sang “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” for the soundtrack of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and it became a No. 1 hit. As the 1970s progressed, Thomas kept the hits coming with “I Just Can’t Help Believing,” “Everybody’s Out of Town,” “Rock and Roll Lullaby” and “(Hey Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song.”

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Live performs at Revel with new lead singer in tow this Friday
Updated: June 16, 2014 - 10:15 am

WHO ARE THEY: Hailing from York, PA, Live rose to stardom in 1994 with the chart-topping album “Throwing Copper,” which included the singles “I Alone,” “Selling the Drama,” “Lightning Crashes,” “All Over You” and “White, Discussion.” The album sold eight million copies in the United States alone. Live followed it up in 1997 with “Secret Samadhi” which debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 and contained the songs “Lakini’s Juice,” “Turn My Head,” “Freaks” and “Rattlesnake.” The band continued to tour and release albums until 2009 when lead singer Ed Kowalczyk split with the band. Live re-emerged in 2012 with Chris Shinn as the new lead singer.

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Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas comes to Harrah's for its 25,000th show this weekend
Updated: June 16, 2014 - 10:15 am

WHO ARE THEY: Frank Marino is a Las Vegas legend, having been named the city’s “Entertainer of the Century” in 2009 after having performed in front of an estimated 10 million people throughout his 25 year career. The multi-talented Marino has worked as an actor, emcee, newscaster, columnist, spokesperson and male actress. He stars as Joan Rivers alongside cast of female impersonators in “Divas Las Vegas.”

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Cajun-flavored R&B artist Marc Broussard brings the Bayou to Revel Saturday
Updated: June 16, 2014 - 10:15 am

WHO IS HE: Being the son of Boogie Kings’ guitarist Ted Broussard, Marc Broussard had music surrounding him since he birth. Growing up in Lafayette, Louisiana, Broussard inhaled the Cajun-flavored R&B, jazz and soul and delivered his own music with a rough voice that’s reminiscent of Dr. John and John Hiatt. Broussard released his debut independent album “Momentary Setback” when he was just 20 years old. In 2003, Broussard’s rendition of Bruce Springsteen’s “Back in Your Arms” appeared on the tribute album “Light of Day.” Throughout the 2000s Broussard released a series of critically acclaimed albums including “S.O.S.: Save Our Soul” and “Keep Coming Back.”

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Robby Krieger of The Doors in a free concert at Harrah’s Saturday
Updated: June 16, 2014 - 1:02 pm

WHO IS HE: Robby Krieger is a Rock 'n’ Roll Hall of Famer who made his mark on music history as the guitarist and co-songwriter for The Doors. In the late 1960s the band emerged as one of the most innovate groups on the L.A. music scene. Their music captured the dark side of the hippie generation with hits such as “Break on Through,” “Light My Fire” and “L.A. Woman,” while Krieger’s guitar playing was a huge part of their unmistakable sound. His unforgettable guitar solo in “Light My Fire” took what could have been just a simple pop song to new heights. 

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Black Magic Man: Santana out to prove that age just a number at Borgata this weekend
Updated: June 12, 2014 - 12:16 pm

Although he will turn 67 years old next month, Carlos Santana’s soul is as young and energetic as the 22-year-old version who stepped on stage at Woodstock more than four decades ago. Inspired, positive and enlightened with an almost Zen-like calmness, Santana finds inspiration under every rock.

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Comedian/impressionist Tommy Davidson performs with David Alan Grier at House of Blues Saturday
Posted: June 12, 2014

Some two decades after Fox’s “In Living Color” went off the air, the groundbreaking sketch comedy series still resonates with audiences, according to former cast member Tommy Davidson.

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Michael Jackson Tribute Band, Who's Bad, struts their stuff at Harrah's Thursday
Updated: June 13, 2014 - 3:14 pm

Along with The Beatles, Michael Jackson stands out as one of the most revered and celebrated musicians of the 20th Century. His body of work, both as a solo artist and with his siblings in The Jackson 5, continues to populate dance floors across the nation.

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Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes will get the crowds jumping at Revel Saturday
Posted: June 08, 2014

WHO ARE THEY: Emerging from the legendary Asbury Park, N.J. rock n’ roll scene of the 1970s, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes gained national attention in the wake of the success of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run” album. Led by producer/songwriter/guitarist “Miami” Steve Van Zandt and featuring a full horn section, the Jukes released their debut album “I Don’t Wanna Go Home” in 1976. It featured the classic title track along with the Springsteen standout “The Fever” and a duet with Ronnie Spector on “You Mean So Much To Me.” A year later the band released the more-muscular “This Time It’s For Real” and in 1978 the masterpiece “Hearts of Stone.” After a rough patch in the 1980s, Southside returned to form with the stellar “Better Days” in 1991. Though they never reached the commercial heights attained by Springsteen, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes have continued to release albums and tour consistently throughout the U.S. and Europe to a legion of dedicated fans.

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Country comes to Trump Taj Mahal with Phil Vassar Saturday
Posted: June 08, 2014

WHO IS HE: Country singer Phil Vassar started his career as a successful songwriter before securing a recording deal for himself in 1998. The following year he was named ASCAP’s Country Songwriter of the Year. Vassar’s self-titled debut album was released in 2000 and featured the hit singles “Charlene” and “Just Another Day in Paradise.” Vassar’s follow-up album “American Child” was released in 2002 and “Shaken Not Stirred” followed in 2004. In April of 2008 Vassar’s single “Love is a Beautiful Thing” reached No. 2 on the country charts.

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You might be a redneck with Jeff Foxworthy at Harrah's Friday
Posted: June 08, 2014

WHO IS HE: Jeff Foxworthy is a stand-up comedian, author, actor and game show host who became famous in the early 1990s with his catchphrase “You might be a redneck if…” His 1993 debut comedy album sold three million copies and in 1995 the comic got his own sitcom “The Jeff Foxworthy Show.” In the early 2000s Foxworthy starred alongside fellow comics Ron White, Larry the Cable Guy and Bill Engvall on the very successful “Blue Collar Comedy Tour.” It led to “Blue Collar TV,” a show on the WB. Foxworthy began hosting “Are Your Smarter than a Fifth Grader” in 2007.

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Howie Day "Collides" at Revel Friday
Updated: June 09, 2014 - 11:50 am

WHO IS HE: Howie Day is a singer/songwriter whose self-financed and self-released album “Australia” came out in 2000. He signed with Epic two years later and released the album “Stop All the World Now,” which eventually went gold. The singles “She Says” and “Collide” were both hits. “Sound the Alarm” was released in 2009 after extensive touring and the EP “Be There.” Day’s most recent release was the 2011 EP “Ceasefire.” Despite his solid recording efforts and busy touring schedule, Day has managed to receive a decent amount of negative publicity to go along with it thanks to high-profile arrests for locking a woman in a bathroom and for being verbally abusive and intoxicated aboard a flight.

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Funny man Mike Birbiglia brings the laughs to Borgata Saturday
Updated: June 09, 2014 - 11:51 am

WHO IS HE: Comedian Mike Birbiglia began playing the comedy clubs of New York City immediately following his graduation from Georgetown University. In 2002 the comic made his debut on “The Late Show with David Letterman” and has been a regular on the late-night talk show circuit ever since. In 2004 Birbiglia starred in his first “Comedy Central Presents” special which proved to be a big hit. His CD/DVD “Two Drink Mike” was released in February of 2006 on the Comedy Central Records label and was followed by his “Medium Man on Campus” tour of colleges all over the country.

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Me-OW! The Cat's Pajamas has new residency at Resorts
Updated: July 17, 2014 - 11:39 am

WHO ARE THEY: Based out of Branson, Mo., The Cat’s Pajamas are a five-piece vocal harmony group founded by Brian Skinner that has toured the world, making a name for themselves over the course of the past seven years. The group appeared on the third season of “The Sing-Off” and didn’t take home the crown, but they didn’t let that dissuade them and they’ve managed to achieve success on their own since then. The Cat's Pajamas performed on cruise ships and at the Music City Centre Theatre in Branson, attracting a loyal following.

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Gardner's Basin free summer concert series lineup announced
Posted: June 06, 2014

Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian announced the lineup for the city’s annual Free Summer Concert Series held at Gardner’s Basin.

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Security part of reason for limited Atlantic City beach concert tickets
Posted: June 06, 2014

The hottest tickets in Atlantic City this week are the ones that were scooped up within minutes for free summer beach concerts by Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum. But those 120,000 tickets disappeared so quickly that many fans were hot too — at being left out.

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Cardiff native performs with The Avett Brothers at Revel Saturday
Updated: June 03, 2014 - 5:15 pm

When The Avett Brothers band makes its Atlantic City debut this weekend, Cardiff native Bob Crawford should be easy to spot on stage.

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Fitz and the Tantrums will not be pigeonholed at Borgata Friday
Updated: June 03, 2014 - 9:05 pm

Fitz and the Tantrums didn’t want to get pigeonholed as a retro act.

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Country superstar and Celebrity Apprentice, Trace Adkins, kicks up his heels at Harrah’s Saturday
Posted: June 01, 2014

WHO IS HE: Trace Adkins is a country music artist who released his debut album “Dreamin’ Out Loud” in 1996 and since that time has had numerous hit singles and albums. Adkins scored number one hits with “(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing,” “Ladies Love Country Boys” and “You’re Gonna Miss This.” In addition to his music career, the Louisiana native has also made television appearances, the most well-known of which was as a finalist on “The Celebrity Apprentice.” In 2007 Adkins authored the book “A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Free-Thinking Roughneck.”

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Multi-talented impersonator, Terry Fator, displays his personalities at Caesars Saturday
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 12:40 pm

WHO IS HE: Terry Fator is a ventriloquist and impressionist who utilizes puppets in his act and is able to do over 100 impersonations. His career began as the singer for the band Freedom Jam, where he would do impressions of famous singers. But it was later on when he combined his abilities with impersonations and ventriloquism that things started to click. The Texas native was the winner of season two of “America’s Got Talent” in 2007 and became a headliner at The Mirage in Las Vegas. In 2009 Fator released the DVD “Terry Fator: Live from Las Vegas.”

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Mix master, Paul Oakenfold, spins the night away Friday at Revel
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 12:40 pm

WHO IS HE: Paul Oakenfold is a producer and trance DJ from England who worked as a record company A&R man, signing the likes of DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince as well as Salt-n-Pepa, before forming Electra with Steve Osborne in the late 1980s. Under the alias “Perfecto,” the duo began remixing songs by various artists. The remix of U2’s “Even Better Than the Real Thing” actually charted higher than the original released version of the song and it led to Oakenfold working on the Zoo TV world tour. In 1995 Oakenfold became the first DJ to play on the main stage at the Glastonbury Festival, performing in front of over 90,000 people.

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Party like it's 1999 with The Purple Xperience: Prince tribute band at Harrah’s Thursday
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 12:39 pm

WHO THEY ARE: The Purple Xperience is a five-piece band that offers up a tribute to Prince and The Revolution that is second to none. Like Prince himself, the band hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota and has been making a name for itself by touring the country since 2011. Led by Matt Fink, who was an actual member of The Revolution for 13 years, the band’s goal is to share the love of the music with all generations.

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Former Black Crowes front man brings Chris Robinson Brotherhood to Borgata Saturday
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 12:39 pm

WHO ARE THEY: Formed in 2011 by The Black Crowes’ front man Chris Robinson, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood was originally conceived as a fun side project that would remain local to California. But with a 118-date tour in 2011 and the album “Big Moon Ritual” in 2012, it became apparent that the band was more than just a good time. “The Magic Door” was released just three months following the band’s debut album. In September of 2013 CRB released the vinyl-only “Betty’s S.F. Blends, Volume One,” which was a collection of songs recorded over the course of five nights in San Francisco. The band released its third studio album titled“Phosphorescent Harvest” in 2014.

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Former Beach Boy, Al Jardine, to rock with Mac McAnally Saturday at Resorts
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 12:37 pm

WHO ARE THEY: Singer/guitarist Al Jardine is best known as a founding member of The Beach Boys. He sang lead on songs such as “Help Me Rhonda,” “I Know There’s an Answer” and “Then I Kissed Her.” In 2010 Jardine released “A Postcard from California,” his debut solo album. The album includes cameo appearances by Neil Young, David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Steve Miller, America and John Phillips.

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Indie cult fave Morrissey to perform at Revel Friday -- CANCELLED
Updated: June 11, 2014 - 3:43 pm

The remainder of Morrissey's US Tour, including the June 22 show at Revel’s Ovation Hall,  has been cancelled. The respiratory infection Morrissey contracted in Miami has worsened, and in the interest of making a full recovery, all further touring plans have been halted. Morrissey thanks his fans for their compassion, understanding, and well-wishes during this difficult period as he recuperates.

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