If you have had a rough week, are tired of the heat, humidity, rain, and generally not fun weather, then get out and have some fun with some Golden Oldies, Swing, Jazz, karaoke, belly dancing, and much more…
Inland: If you've never seen them, or if you just can't miss them when they come around, then you've got to get out on Saturday night and see them! Who? The WHO, of course! (Yes, they are STILL touring, and sounding as great as ever!) You can see the WHO at the Tweeter Center Saturday, July 27, at 7:30pm. Tickets are $35.00 - $154.50. Call Charge by Phone (856) 338-9000 for tickets.
Swing, jump, and jive to the Woody Herman Band with special guest Vanessa Rubin. The Woody Herman Orchestra is directed by Frank Tiberi. Woody Herman's Thundering Herd has now been rolling along for over 60 years! Woody discovered countless numbers of jazz stars over the decades and passed the reigns to Frank in 1987 to continue the marvelous swinging tradition established in 1939. In the past few years, The Herd has continued to travel throughout the USA and around the globe performing to sold-out enthusiastic audiences at jazz festivals, clubs and theaters. The Blue Flame is burning brightly in the hands of Frank Tiberi and will continue to burn well into the next century.
The Woody Herman Band is performing this coming Monday (July 29th) at Wiggins Waterfront Park at 8pm as part of the Sunset Jazz Series. For more information call the concert/events hotline at (856) 216-2170 for details or visit www.cc.park.com.
If you like karaoke, try Adelphi's Restaurant, located on 1750 Clements Bridge Road in Deptford. Adelphi's offers exciting dancing and music throughout the week. Every Tuesday is karaoke night. Sing along to your favorite tunes from today's pop hits to yesterday’s golden oldies. Look for karaoke next Tuesday from 9:30pm-2am.
Speaking of oldies, on Thursday, it's Golden Oldies playing your favorite hits from the 70s and 80s from 9:30pm-2am. Every Friday and Saturday night is clubbing. The charge for the club is $3 for ladies and $6 for men. Every Thursday night there is live music. Thursday is Mixed Blood, a rock band, performing from 9:00pm-2am with no cover. For more information about Adelphi's, call (856) 845-8200.
For more karaoke, try Kamakura for authentic Japanese cuisine and karaoke bar. You can sing your heart out on Friday and Saturday nights from 6pm-2am, and on Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights from 6pm-12am. Enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine and sit back and sing along to your favorite tunes. Kamakura is located on 270 North Elmwood and Rt 70 East in Marlton NJ. For more information call (856) 983-2990 or log visit www.kamakura-restaurant.com.
Or, try Champps located on 25 State Hwy off Rt 73 also in Marlton. Champps offers great American food and is an entertaining place to eat and drink. Champps offers karaoke every Tuesday night from 9pm-12am. Look into Champps this upcoming Tuesday if you're bored and want to try something new. For more information call (856)985-9333.
For something a little more classy and sophisticated, relax and enjoy yourself at Andreotti's Viennese Cafe, at the Pine Tree Plaza, 1442 East Rt 70 in Cherry Hill. Andreotti's has live music every Friday and Saturday night. This Saturday, check out Soundtrack, playing your favorite pop hits and movie soundtracks. They also take requests! No cover is included. For more information call (856) 795-0172.
Speaking of sophistication, sail on over to the Mediterranean to Norma's Middle Eastern Restaurant, located on 145 Barclay Farms Shopping Center in Cherry Hill. Norma's Middle Eastern Restaurant offers elegant dining and belly dancing on the hour, at 6:30pm, 7:30pm, and 9:30pm every Friday and Saturday night. For more information call (856) 795-1373.
And, if you’ve just gotta rock, spend part of your weekend at Top Dog. On Saturday come see G.K. Willy from 10pm-2am. There is no cover. Top Dog is located on 2310 West Marlton Pike in Cherry Hill. For more information, call (856) 486-1001.
Down the Shore: No matter what you do during you day at the beach, you've got no excuse for not having a great time at night! There are so many incredible bands playing at the clubs down the shore, you're sure to find a few to get you going. Check out Love Seed Mama Jump, the Fabulous Greaseband, and many more.
Check out Love Seed Mama Jump on Saturday night at Fred's Tavern, 314 96th Street in Stone Harbor. For more information, call (609)368-5591. See The Fabulous Greaseband on Sunday at Jack's Place, 3601 Ocean Drive in Avalon. For more information, call (609)967-5001.
Joe Pop's Shore Bar located at 2002 Long Beach Boulevard in Ship Bottom, always has great rock! On Saturday and Sunday, Daddy Pop; on Monday, Facedown; on Tuesday, Sugardaddy; on Wednesday, The Nerds; and on Thursday, Undisputed. All live music begins at 10:30 p.m. Call (609)494-0558.
Nardi's (11801 Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven, ) also has great rock all weekend and throughout the week! On Saturday Captain Obvious (9pm); on Sunday, Dave Christopher Band (4:30pm) and Dog Voices (10pm). Then, on Monday and Tuesday, in case you missed them, the Swinging Johnsons (10:30pm). And on Wednesday and Thursday, Love Puppies (10:30pm). Call (609) 492-9538 for more information.
At Schooners, on Route 9 and Massachusetts Ave. in Somers Point, rock the weekend away with No Pressure on Saturday. Then, on Sunday, play along at Open Mic with Bob and Ray. During the week on Wednesday, see The Retro Express; on Thursday, DJ Somers. All music starts at 10 p.m. Call (609) 927-1117 for more information.
In Atlantic City, check out the Tun Tavern Brewery and Restaurant (inside the Sheraton Hotel). On Saturday, Frank DiNunzio Rhythm and Blues Band, rock, 10 p.m. Start out the week Margarita Monday. Then, on Wednesday, Dan Brown, acoustic, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.. On Thursday, Karaoke with Lorrie Kelley, 10 p.m. Call (609) 347-7800 for more information.
On the Waterfront (998 Bay Ave., Somers Point) on Saturday, rock with George Steckert from 2 to 6 p.m. and then with Wes Ochs, from 7 to 11 p.m. After that, dance into the morning with DJ Claudio, starting at 11 p.m. On Sunday afternoon, check out Gordon Carmen from 2 to 6 p.m.. Then, party with Animal House from 7 to 11 p.m.. If you've got energy left, dance with DJ Sparkles from 11 p.m. Rock the week away starting on Monday with Dan Brown (7pm), on Tuesday with Gordon Carmen (7pm), and on Wednesday with Wes Ochs (7pm). Call (609) 653-0099 for more information.
At Mojo's, 223 N. Washington Ave., in Margate, on Saturday, enjoy the piano jazz of Rick Dicardski, 7 to 11:30 p.m. On Monday, check out The Budesa Brothers with Kevin Ridl, jazz, 7 to 11:30 p.m. On Tuesday and Sunday, you can see Johnny Andrews' piano and vocals, 7 to 11:30 p.m. Then, on Wednesday, relax to the acoustic sounds of Jeff Turner and James Bonni, 7 to 11:30 p.m. Call (609) 487-0300 for more information.
At the Bubba Mac Shack, 520 Bay Ave., in Somers Point, on Saturday, Patty Blee, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Bubba Mac Blues Band, 8:30 p.m., Milo Z, 11 p.m., Sonic DJ, midnight. On Sunday, Jacque Major, vocals, 3 to 6 p.m., Free Swing Lessons with Al Henry, 6 p.m., Rooster and the Chickenhawks, 7 p.m., Bubba Mac Blues Band at 8pm. On Monday, see Randy Friel & Friends on the deck at 8 p.m., and Bubba’s Open Mic Jam in the Attic at 9:30pm. On Tuesday, check out Roger Girke & the Funky Twisters at 8pn on the deck. On Wednesday, more Free Swing Lessons, 6 p.m., Bubba Mac Blues Band, 8 p.m., and Sonic DJ at 11pm. For more information, call (609) 926-7575 or visit their website at www.bubbamac.com.
At the Casinos: ’70s Soul Jam featuring the Stylistics, The Chi-Lites, The Intruders, The Persuaders, The Delfonics and Cuba Gooding Sr. at the Tropicana, 8:30pm on July 27. Tickets are $45 and $55. Jim Norton at Trump Marina, 8 and 11pm on July 27. Tickets are $45 and $55. "A Walk Down Abbey Road" – A tribute to the Beatles featuring Jack Bruce, Alan Parsons, Todd Rundgren, Christopher Cross and Mark Farner at the Atlantic City Hilton. 8pm on July 28. Tickets are $45 and $50. Wayne Brady and Friends at Caesars at 9pm on July 27. Tickets are $30. Dom Irrera at Sands, 9pm on July 27; 8pm on July 28. Tickets are $25.
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