Your Atlantic City 4th Of July Weekend Preview

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It’s 4th of July! Woohoo! Fireworks! Explosion! Shabang.

If you are in Atlantic City for this extra-long holiday weekend, you’re probably wondering what we have going on. And if you already know, keep reading. You may learn something….or something.

 

Wednesday – 7/4

MARY J. BLIGE at Caesars

8:00 p.m.

Mary J. Blige

Tonight is also the last night of Mary J’s Fourth Of July Residency at the Circus Maximus Theater at Caesars AC. Check out the Queen Of Hip Hop Soul take on some of her biggest hits like “Family Affair” and “No More Drama”. She may even kill some covers. Take a gander at the vid below taken at Mary J’s first show this past Friday.

 

Just a couple Mary J. Blige fun facts: 9 Grammy Awards, 4 American Music Awards, over 50 million albums sold, Billboard Magazine’s Most Successful R&B artist over the past 25 years (2010), and she was also in Rock Of Ages! This woman is the business!

 

LEGENDS IN CONCERT at Bally’s

8:00 p.m.

Legends In Concert

This is your last holiday weekend to see this summertime cast of Legends In Concert at the Legends Theater at Bally’s! Read our glowing review of the show here and do yourself a favor and hang out with Elvis, Bobby Darin, Adele, Justin Timberlake, Marilyn Monroe and Whitney Houston this July 4th weekend.

 

CELTIC THUNDER at Harrah’s Resort

9:00 p.m.

Celtic Thunder

Celtic Thunder will kick off the last week of their summer tour at Harrah’s Resort tonight! Read our review about this incredible show from last week here. And trust us ladies, this one is a MUST. Their run ends on Sunday, July 8th. We has a 🙁 about this. So get those tickets quick!

 

“LET IT ROCK” FIREWORKS SHOW at The Boardwalk (The Pier Shops at Caesars)

9:30 p.m.

Fireworks

For all you traditionalists, we gotcha covered. Get your booties out to the Atlantic City boardwalk for the largest fireworks show in New Jersey. Yes, we’re bragging. This musical display is presented by Grucci and will be seen for miles and miles down the boardwalk. Don’t miss it!

 

“DUALITY” 3-D SOUND AND LIGHT SHOW at Boardwalk Hall

10:00 p.m.

After viewing the fireworks (come on, let your colors burst, anyone?), run down that boardwalk to Boardwalk Hall and check the 3-D sound and light show on the face of the building. The show, developed by the Canuck-based Moment Factory, will use the effects of surround sound, video mapping, and crazy lighting action to bring the BH to life!

 

Thursday – 7/5

GRAND OPENING OF ATLANTIC CITY FARMERS MARKET at ATLANTIC CITY FARMERS MARKET (Atlantic Avenue between North & South Carolina Avenues)

9:00 a.m.

Why not some fresh produce to sustain your holiday weekend partying? This is the Garden State after all. For the freshest of the fresh produce, flowers and handcrafted jewelry and candles, hit up the Farmers Market. This marks the 12th season of this Atlantic City staple location. Stop by from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through September 29th.

 

FOXXHOLE RADIO BROADCAST at Caesars

3:00 p.m.

Foxxhole Comedy Jam

Jamie Foxx is bringing his popular SIRIUS radio show to AC this weekend! Stop by the Palladium Ballroom at Caesars to catch a glimpse of Jamie’s radio friends Billy Sorrells, Luenell, Gary Owen and Bill Belamy as they bring us up-to-date on the recent music, comedy, sports and entertainment happenings of the day. Too cool. Really.

 

FOXXHOLE COMEDY JAM at Caesars

8:30 p.m.

Foxxhole Comedy Jam

Jamie Foxx in AC! Get the giggles (or more, whatever floats your boat) with the multi-talented Jamie Foxx on Thursday AND Friday (two-night engagement, folks!) at the Circus Maximus Theater. Get your last minute tix here. Jamie is waiting for you. (We’ll be RIGHT there).

 

Friday – 7/6

FOXXHOLE RADIO BROADCAST – DR. MITCH SHOW at Caesars

11:00 a.m.

Foxxhole Comedy Jam

We think Dr. Mitch’s tag line says it all. “Look good, feel good, and have great sex”. If you need advice in any of the aforementioned categories, be sure to drag yourself out of bed and head to the Palladium Ballroom at Caesars immediately! What better way to celebrate our Independence!

 

FOXXHOLE RADIO BROADCAST – BOSSIP at Caesars

2:00 p.m.

Foxxhole Comedy Jam

Tune in/come to the Palladium Ballroom at Caesars to get the dirt on all the African American celebrity news you can handle with Foxxhole Radio’s famous Bossip show in AC. We hope there’s some good scoop on Jamie himself.

 

FOXXHOLE RADIO BROADCAST – FOXXHOLE RADIO at Caesars

3:00 p.m.

Foxxhole Comedy Jam

Total AC Blog (that’s us) will give you some deets on Jamie right here. He is going to be at this radio broadcast at the Palladium Ballroom along with his friends Lavell Crawford and Donell Rawlings. Stick around after Bossip to catch a glimpse!

 

MOVIES UNDER THE STARS at Bartram & the Boardwalk

Dusk

Gather up those beach chairs, blankets and kiddies and plop down in the sand while enjoying a free movie selection, “Timtin”, brought to you by the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority. Snacks are permitted too, just watch those pesky seagulls.

 

DISCO BISCUITS at House Of Blues

8:00 p.m.

Disco Biscuits

Perhaps the best finding to come out of UPENN, local favorites, Disco Biscuits (Jon “The Barber” Gutwillig, Marc Brownstein, Sam Altman, and Aron Magner), will rock the HOB on Friday night. These guys mix rock, classical, jazz, techno, soul, and blues like it’s their job. (Okay, maybe it is). Look and listen below. And come have fun this 6th of July!

 

 

CELEBRITY ALL WHITE GALA FEATURING JAMIE FOXX at The Pool After Dark

10:00 p.m.

Jamie Foxx

We don’t know about you, but we can’t get enough of Jamie Foxx this weekend. Get that white getup and party the night away with the Master of Ceremonies (and Caesars Entertainment this weekend) Mr. Jamie Foxx. There may even be a little “Don’t blame it on the a-a-a-a-a-a-alcohol” going on. Who doesn’t bust their money maker to this one?

 

Pricing starts at $30.

 

Saturday – 7/7 

PAPA ROACH at House Of Blues

7:00 p.m.

Papa Roach

NorCal in the House (Of Blues)! Probably most famous for their hit “Last Resort” in 2000 (below) these punk/rap/rockers will stop by on Saturday as part of their summer headline tour. Their new album (currently unnamed) will hit the stores and interweb distributors via independent label on October 2nd. We are dying to hear some sneak peeks at this show! Come one, come all!

 

 

BOXING at Bally’s

7:30 p.m.

Boxing

All you sports nuts, be sure to high tail it to Bally’s Grand Ballroom and watch Atlantic City’s very own Patrick Majewski and Cleveland’s Chris Fitzpatrick battle it out for the North American Boxing Federation’s middleweight championship. The ultimate knockout of 4th of July weekend.

 

PAULY D at The Pool After Dark

9:00 p.m.

Pauly D

He’s baaack. For his residency. Join the ultimate Jersey Shore Independence Day party at The Pool After Dark on Saturday night with DJ Pauly D! And if you get the chance to really be up-close-and-personal with him, make sure to wish him a Happy Birthday! He was a 5th of July baby! Happy Birthday, Pauly D! We are honored to celebrate with you.

 

SARAH SILVERMAN at Caesars

9:00 p.m.

Sarah Silverman

For even more fun laughs this weekend, stop by the Circus Maximus Theater on Saturday to see the feisty Sarah Silverman. We’re sure she’s going to press the envelope even more than we do. Get it, girl! We effortlessly tried to find an appropriate Sarah Silverman joke to share with you on this blog, but it was difficult to come up with something. She’s that good. Get those tickets!

 

FUEL at The Party Pit at Showboat

11:00 p.m.

Fuel

Fuelies, you’re in luck!  Your band is playing a FREE show on Saturday night at The Party Pit at Showboat Atlantic City! This must mean they’re good guys. They are stopping by as part of their 2012 summer tour and according to Brett (Scallions), will be playing the oldies but goodies (“Hemorrhage” (In My Hands), please!) and some new, never heard before, awesome stuff. A great way to end a great weekend (and hopefully a great blog post).

Take us on out, guys.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A music junkie and pop culture nerd, Jackie has been storytelling and producing exclusive content through various forms of media since she was a teenager running online fan clubs on Yahoo Groups. Remember those? A Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Ithaca College took her to the City of Angels where she scored bylines in The Hollywood Reporter and dabbled in music PR. An East Coast girl at heart, she circled back to her home state of New Jersey where she penned Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City’s Atlantic City Blog and hasn’t looked back since.

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