CALENDAR OF EVENTS WINTER, SPRING 2013
GROUP WEDDING, VOW RENEWAL AND CIVIL UNION CEREMONY
ThurSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 2:00 PM (Ballroom)
Sponsored by the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority (ACCVA). The ceremony is free for all couples and their guests. The event will include a champagne toast, wedding cake and photo opportunities. Couples must be pre-registered through the ACCVA’s official website at www.atlanticcitynj.com/group_tours/atlantic_city_group_wedding.aspx. The website features event information and special hotel rates and packages will be available for couples and their guests. For additional details, e-mail ACWedding@accva.com or call 609-449-7126.
BRONER VS. REES NIGHT OF BOXING
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16 6:00 PM
Professional boxing is back in the arena! Undefeated Adrien Broner returns to Boardwalk Hall to take on Gavin Rees and defend his WBC Lightweight title. Broner last fought at Boardwalk Hall November 17, winning an 8th round TKO against Antonio DeMarco. Note: the previously scheduled rematch between heavyweights Johnathon Banks and Seth Mitchell has been postponed due to a thumb injury sustained by Banks. Tickets are $202, $102, $51 and $26. Presented by Golden Boy Promotions, R&R Promotions and Caesars Atlantic City.
THE WHO: QUADROPHENIA AND MORE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013 7:30 PM
THE WHO, one of rock’s legendary and defining bands, have announced a major North American arena tour where they’ll perform their iconic 1973 double album QUADROPHENIA in its entirety, along with a selection of WHO classics. They will make a stop at Boardwalk Hall on February 22. Tickets are $129.50, $82.50, $59.50 and $39.50. Vintage Trouble has been announced as the opening act.
The critically acclaimed QUADROPHENIA marked the British band’s second rock opera (after Tommy), raised the bar for rock albums as an art form and hit #2 on the U.S. Billboard album chart. Founding members ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND will be joined by Zak Starkey (drums), Pino Palladino (bass), Simon Townshend (guitar/backing vocals), Chris Stainton (keyboards), Loren Gold (keyboards/backing vocals) and Frank Simes (musical director, keyboards/backing vocals).
The upcoming WHO tour will offer a number of exclusive VIP experiences and packages. These offers may include a number of exciting perks: great seats, a special invitation to The Who’s VIP preshow sound check, limited edition autographed memorabilia, preshow parties (including complimentary food & beverage), VIP preferred parking, exclusive VIP merchandise and more.
PHILA. MUMMERS’ STRING BAND SHOW OF SHOWS*
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23 3:00 PM
Back by popular demand, relive the pageantry and excitement of New Year’s Day as the String Band Show of Shows struts into Boardwalk Hall! Ticket prices are as follows: reserved seat tickets $25, $21 and $18 with a limited number of $35 VIP floor seats available. Family Packages are $60 and includes four tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas and a complimentary program (must be purchased in advance). $3.00 discount on $25 and $21 seats to groups of 15 or more; call 609-348-7023 for Group information.
AHL ALBANY DEVILS VS. HERSHEY BEARS
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24 4:00 PM
The Albany Devils will check back into Boardwalk Hall for their final regular season hockey game and it’s a “Sweet Deal” for all fans with some fast, hard checking action on the ice and a chance to score great prizes all afternoon. Win gift certificates to Atlantic City Restaurant Week, local eateries and ShopRite supermarkets, overnight stays at Caesars Atlantic City and tickets to upcoming Boardwalk Hall events.
The Albany Devils serve as the top developmental team for the three-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils. Last season, 15 players appeared in games for both the 2012 NHL Eastern Conference Champions and Albany.
Tickets are $26 for the first two rows on the glass, $21 for the lower bowl, and $16 for the upper bowl. Special rates are available for kids 2-12, seniors 65+, military, students, and groups of 10 or more. These discounted rates are priced at $16 for the lower bowl and $11 for the upper bowl. Four packs can also be purchased for $65 and include four tickets in the upper bowl, four hot dogs, and four soft drinks.
Hockey clubs have the opportunity to take part in an exclusive ticket offer. With the purchase of 100 or more tickets for any one game at any price range, your club will receive 90 minutes of free ice time at Boardwalk Hall. For information on group sales or hockey club purchases, please call (609) 348-7023. Sponsored by the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority and Caesars Atlantic City.
NJSIAA NEW JERSEY STATE HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
MARCH 8, 9 & 10 VARIOUS TIMES
The tournament is the highlight of the year for the sport of wrestling and is open to all New Jersey high schools. Competition begins Friday March 8 at 5 p.m. for preliminaries and pre-quarter finals. Quarter-finals and wrestle-backs I and II are Saturday, March 9 at 10 a.m. Following the morning session, Boardwalk Hall will clear the facility and re-open doors at 4 p.m. for the 5 p.m. evening session of the semi-finals and wrestle-backs III and IV. On Sunday, March 10, competition begins at 10 a.m. for consolations, followed by the finals and awards ceremony at 2 p.m. Doors open one hour prior to each session.
All-session tickets for groups and non-groups are on sale now at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office and through Ticketmaster and are priced at $40 per ticket.
Groups must consist of a minimum of 15 people and a maximum of 50. A $15 service charge will also be added to all group orders. To obtain a group order form, please visit www.njsiaa.org or www.boardwalkhall.com. Forms can be sent to the Boardwalk Hall Box Office via regular mail at 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, e-mailed to email@example.com or faxed to 609-348-7805. Single-session reserved tickets on sale now and priced at $10 per session. Note: All student and senior tickets must be purchased in person at the Box Office with ID. Senior citizens (65 and older), children (2-12) and students with a valid grade school or high school ID are eligible for a $2 ticket purchased the weekend of the event.
2013 ECAC HOCKEY MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP
FRI. MARCH 22; SAT. MARCH 23 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM
ECAC Hockey returns in this two day NCAA Division I Men’s Championship. The event will bring four teams from the elite ECAC Hockey conference, comprised of 12 of the most prestigious men’s ice hockey programs in the nation. Two games will be contested on Friday, March 22 and two games will be played on Saturday, March 23. ECAC Hockey consists of Division I hockey teams from the following institutions: Brown, Clarkson, Colgate, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, Quinnipiac, Rensselaer, St. Lawrence, Union and Yale. All-session tickets are on sale now and priced at $42 for upper level seats, $52 for lower level seats and $87 for first two rows on the glass. Single-session tickets go on sale Monday, February 18. To reserve group tickets or inquire about Fan Experience Packages call 609-348-7023. For more information about ECAC hockey, visit www.ecachockey.com. This event is presented by the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority.
WWE PRESENTS ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA SUPERSHOW*
SATURDAY, MARCH 30 7:30 PM
WWE returns to Boardwalk Hall after five years just one week before Wrestlemania 29 with all of your favorite WWE Superstars from RAW and SMACKDOWN under one roof! Featuring JOHN CENA, CM PUNK with PAUL HEYMAN, RANDY ORTON, ALBERTO DEL RIO, THE BIG SHOW, RYBACK, DOLPH ZIGGLER, TEAM HELL NO - KANE & DANIEL BRYAN, THE SHIELD, AND MANY MORE!!! Doors open at 6 PM. Note: Card is subject to change. Tickets are $95, $50, $35, $25 and $15.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents fully charged*
APRIL 18 – aPRIL 21 VARIOUS TIMES
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® is proud to present FULLY CHARGED, Gold Edition, an all-new powerful surge of circus entertainment! Experience the excitement as Ringling Bros.® transforms energy and power into megawatts of thrills and turns spectacles of superhuman athleticism and displays of animal magnificence into sparks of wonder for Children Of All Ages. Imaginations ignite when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® Presents FULLY CHARGED SM, Gold Edition! Arrive an hour early for the All Access Pre-Show FREE with your ticket! Don’t miss this opportunity to get closer than ever to The Greatest Show On Earth
Show times are Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19 at 7 PM; Saturday, April 20 at 11 AM and 3 PM; Sunday, April 21 at 1 PM. Tickets are $85 (VIP floor), $35 (VIP), and $20 (Upper and lower levels). $10 Children’s ticket is available for the Friday and Saturday shows. A special $12 ticket is also available for Thursday’s opening night performance. (facility fee/some convenience charges may be applicable). Call 609-348-7023 for Group Sales.
ATLANTIC CITY HOST AWARDS (Community Event)
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 (Ballroom)
For additional information about the Host Awards, contact Jacqui Carole at 609-449-7174 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOTHER’S DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, MAY 11 7:00 PM
Platinum Productions proudly presents its 5th Annual Mother’s Day Music Festival featuring celebrated soul and R&B artists Charlie Wilson, Jaheim, Freddie Jackson and El Debarge.
Charlie Wilson was the lead singer for the Gap Band and sang on four number one R&B hits. In 2005’s LP Charlie, Last Name Wilson hit the Top Ten thanks to the success of the title track and “Magic.” Uncle Charlie followed in 2009 and Just Charlie released in 2010. In January he released With Love Charlie and the first single entitled My Love. He has been nominated for the BET and Soul Train Awards.
Jaheim is a forerunner and torch-carrier of today’s soul-originated R& B with his smooth and sonorous tone. He has released three albums over five years, with his first being Ghetto Love in 2001. One of his biggest hits is “Just In Case”. He has been nominated for the BET and Soul Train Awards. In 2010 he released the album titled “Another Round”.
Freddie Jackson has been a well-known soul singer since the 1980s. Among his well-known hits are “Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times’ Sake)”, “Jam Tonight”, “Do Me Again”, and “You Are My Lady”.
El DeBarge, is the former lead singer of the R&B family group DeBarge until the mid-1980s. He went on to be a solo artist, his best known hits are “Who’s Johnny” and “Love Always”. He has collaborated with artist from Tone Loc, to Qunicy Jones. El Debarge is a three-time Grammy nominee. In 2010 after a lengthy hiatus he released a successful album titled Second Chances. That also featured a duet with Faith Evans titled “Lay With you”.
Tickets are priced at $95, $80, $65 and $45. A VIP package has been added for $125.00 that includes VIP seating, after-party tickets and a $10.00 voucher for Boardwalk Hall concession stands.
THE MRS. CARTER SHOW WORLD TOUR STARRING BEYONCE*
FRIDAY, JULY 26 8:00 PM
Parkwood Entertainment has announced that The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour starring Beyoncé kicks off in Europe on April 15. With stops in twenty European cities, including Dublin, Ireland; Berlin, Germany; Paris, France and a four-night stint at The 02 in London, UK, this is Beyoncé’s first multi-city tour in over three years. Live Nation also announced that Beyoncé’s North American Tour begins on June 28 in Los Angeles. The tour will travel to over twenty cities throughout North America this summer, including Brooklyn, Atlanta, Houston, Toronto and Boston. The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour promises to be the entertainer’s most ambitious undertaking to date. It is expected to be bigger in scope than any of her previous shows.
The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour starring Beyoncé will be making a stop at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on Friday, July 26. This event is sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City. Tickets will go on sale Friday, February 15 at 10 a.m. Tickets are priced at $250, $125, $109.50, $95, $89.50 and $69.50 and will be available at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-736-1420.
Fans can join the Beyhive Blog for free at www.beyonce.com to access exclusive content, pre-sale tickets, VIP packages and more, including an exclusive MasterCard package to the Bey Stage. A limited number of tickets to The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour will be available early for purchase in the US and Europe. Fans can sign up now for the chance to be among the first to purchase tickets. A complete list of tour dates, markets and on-sale dates follow. Additional information including on-sale times in all markets, available at www.beyonce.com
Tickets to all Boardwalk Hall events can be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, select Walmart locations, by calling 800-736-1420 or at ticketmaster.com For more information about Boardwalk Hall events, please visit us at www.boardwalkhall.com or at www.facebook.com/boardwalkhall.
*Note: facility fee applicable on single event tickets; $1 for tickets $50 and under, $2 for tickets over $50.
Please note for February, Winter Sweet, the 3-D light and sound show projected onto the façade of Boardwalk Hall, is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. and repeated every half hour. End times vary. This is a free show and no tickets are required! For more information about Winter Sweet visit http://atlanticcitynj.com/visitors/thingstodo/lightshow.aspx
A.C. CONVENTION CENTER PUBLIC SHOWS
For more information visit www.accenter.com or call 609-449-2000