RELIVE THE MAGIC OF NEW YEAR’S DAY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA MUMMERS’ STRING BAND SHOW OF SHOWS AT BOARDWALK HALL ON FEBRUARY 23
Tickets on Sale Friday, October 12
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – The tradition continues at Historic Boardwalk Hall in February with the 2013 “Show of Shows”, featuring the Philadelphia Mummers’ String Band Association. The event will take place Saturday, February 23 with a single performance at 3:00 p.m. in Boardwalk Hall’s arena. Reserved tickets are $25, $21 and $18 with a limited number of VIP seats available for $35. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 12 at noon. Tickets can be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-736-1420.
For more than a century, the City of Brotherly Love has been dazzled each New Year's Day by an unforgettable spectacle of music and showmanship in the nation’s oldest and longest folk parade. The String Band Division is part of the hours-long extravaganza that is the Philadelphia Mummers Parade. On February 23, audiences can relive the excitement of the pageantry of New Year’s Day in the comfort of Boardwalk Hall as the String Band Show of Shows again returns to Atlantic City. The 16 String Bands that will be performing their New Year’s Day presentation and more include Aqua, Avalon, Broomall, Duffy, Durning, Ferko, Fralinger, Greater Kensington, Greater Overbrook, Hegeman, Polish American, Quaker City, South Philadelphia, Trilby, Uptown and Woodland.
Special rates and incentives apply for groups of 15 or more. Discounted tickets are $22 and $18 and must be booked before February 4, 2013. Group leaders who purchase 40 tickets to one show will receive two free tickets. Call the Boardwalk Hall Group Sales Department at 609-348-7023.
Available again in 2013 are Family Packages that include four tickets, four hot dogs, four soft drinks and a program, and are priced at $60. Family Packages will be available for sale beginning October 12 and must be purchased in advance at the Box Office or through Ticketmaster. (Please note that some Ticketmaster convenience and facility fees are applicable).