Summer 2016 - Atlantic City Events and Concerts

Summer 2016 - Atlantic City Events and Concerts (Photo: DO/AC)

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 Summer 2016 is almost here and Atlantic City is ready to entertain with headliner concerts, DJ sets and live music at the beach bars and on the Boardwalk with price points to meet any budget. ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (May 25, 2016) Summer 2016 is almost here and Atlantic City is ready to entertain with headliner concerts, DJ sets and live music at the beach bars and on the Boardwalk with price points to meet any budget.


Here is a sample of some of the big acts performing in AC Memorial Day through Labor DayHere is a sample of some of the big acts performing in AC Memorial Day through Labor Day:

·         The Hooters with Special Guests: Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa (May 27)

·         Cyndi Lauper and Boy George with special guest Rosie O’Donnell, Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa (May 29)

·         Luke Bryan, Boardwalk Hall (June 3)

·         Canaan Smith, Bally’s Atlantic City (June 3)

·         The B-52’s, Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City (June 10)

·         Ron White, Caesars Atlantic City (June 17)

·         The Chippendales, Resorts Casino Hotel (June 17-18)

·         Ovo by Cirque du Soliel, Boardwalk Hall (June 22-26)

·         Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo with Melissa Etheridge, Tropicana Atlantic City (July 9)

·         Justin Bieber, Boardwalk Hall (July 15)

·         The Midtown Men, Golden Nugget Atlantic City (July 16)

·         Alice in Chains, Trump Taj Mahal (July 23)

·         Boyz II Men, Tropicana Atlantic City (July 23)

·         Tony Bennett, Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa (July 29)

·         Jerry Seinfeld, Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa (August 12-13)

·         Lady Antebellum, Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa (August 14)

·         Rod Stewart, Trump Taj Mahal (August 27)

·         Eli Young Band, Tropicana Atlantic City (September 1)

Revue and comedy shows along with regular live entertainment enliven several AC venues:

·         The Burlesque Show at Borgata features a talented, sexy, cast of dancers, comedians, and Burlesque performers showered in glittering rhinestones and tassels, Thursdays May 12 – October 20.

·         Tropicana has teamed up with Moment Factory to debut five new fantasy-themed Multimedia Sound & Light Shows on Memorial Day Weekend that are free to the public all year round. They will also offer a free fireworks show Friday, May 27 at 10 p.m. and every Saturday night at

10 p.m. June 4 – September 10.

·         Magique: Remixed brings imagination to life with a whirlwind of magic, music, comedy, showgirls, costumes and pure razzle dazzle starring illusionists Kevin and Caruso at Tropicana, June 25 – September 9.

·         Party like it’s 1950 during the Five at 5 Summer Music Series at Dante Hall featuring Dave Damiani & the NO VACANCY Orchestra, Fridays and Saturdays in July

·         Nik Wallenda’s Zirkus a thrilling variety show starring celebrated wire walker Nik Wallenda and an international troupe of circus performers at Trump Taj Mahal, July 9 through September 2.

·         Legends in Concert, the iconic tribute show, returns to Atlantic City with Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Steven Tyler, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga impersonators at Harrah’s, July 29 – September 4.

·         Live music and DJs at LandShark Beach Bar & Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Resorts Casino Hotel entertain all summer long.

·         The Claridge Hotel is the home of the Atlantic City Ballet and also features lounge entertainment and Friday night DJs.

·         Live music at AC’s entertainment destination The Playground includes dueling pianos, local cover bands and up-and-coming artists.

·         Butch Bradley’s Comedy Hideaway is nod to the past with an intimate comedy club in a former speakeasy.

·         Borgata Comedy Club, AC’s year-round comedy venue, features some of the most renowned comics on the circuit.

Events and festivals round out AC’s summer 2016 line-up.

·         The 3rd Annual Beach Ball Drop at Resorts kicks-off the summer season with live music, contests and games on the Boardwalk on May 27.

·         Tropicana debuts the new Multimedia Sound & Light Shows with a Boardwalk Block Party and fireworks on May 27.

·         Sample a range of cuisines and vote for your favorite at the inaugural Food Truck Festival June 18-19 at Brighton Park near The Claridge Hotel.

·         Chefs at the Shore benefits the Atlantic City Aquarium and showcases the area’s finest chefs at Historic Gardner’s Basin on June 23.

·         Fourth of July fireworks return with two viewing locations along the Boardwalk and one in the Marina at 9:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4.

·         FakeFest at The Deck at Golden Nugget features some of the hottest cover bands on the East Coast July 14-17.

·         The Pro Watercross National Tour comes to the Atlantic City beach July 23-24. It’s like motorcross on the water.

·         Thunder Over the Boardwalk – The Atlantic City Airshow returns August 17 with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U. S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team and the GEICO Skytypers.

·         Tropicana’s 9th Annual Taste of the Quarter features bites from 20 restaurants, bars and eateries and benefits the United Way.

·         The Red Bull Global Rallycross takes over Bader Field August 27-28 with a brand new water event.

About Atlantic City

From sandals to stilettos and foie gras to funnel cakes, Atlantic City offers something for everyone. Enjoy world-class entertainment, dining, shopping, gaming, relaxing on the beach and strolling the historic Boardwalk in the city created to escape the city. For more information, visit

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