CALENDAR OF EVENTS SPRING, SUMMER 2013
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 Boardwalk Hall date is sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City. Tickets are priced at $250, $125, $109.50, $95, $89.50 and $69.50. Additional information is available at www.beyonce.com
JOURNEY AND RASCAL FLATTS
SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 6:30 PM
Rascal Flatts and Journey first performed together on the 2012 CMT Music Awards when they closed the show with Journey’s megahit “Don’t Stop Believin’.” The two groups also participated in a special edition of the critically-acclaimed CMT Crossroads series during Super Bowl XLVII in 2013. This is a must-see show in AC and tickets are $151.50, $87 and $57. Cassadee Pope is the special guest.
Rascal Flatts are the best-selling country vocal group of the past decade and with the No.1 debut of their latest album, CHANGED, they have the distinction of being one of only four acts to have seven consecutive studio albums debut in the top spot on the Billboard Country Albums chart during the Soundscan era. Rascal Flatts is the most awarded Country group of the past decade, earning over 40 trophies from the ACAs, ACMs, AMAs, CMAs, People's Choice Awards and more. Rascal Flatts, one of the top selling touring acts in country music today having sold over seven million concert tickets in the last 10 years, will embark on a brand new tour this summer, Farmers Insurance Presents Rascal Flatts “Live & Loud.”
Since its formation in 1973 in San Francisco, Journey has earned 19 Top 40 singles, 25 gold and platinum albums, and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The band was awarded the prestigious “Legend of Live Award” at the 2011 Billboard Touring Awards in honor of the band’s significant and lasting contributions to live music and the touring business, and in acknowledgement of their commitment to the fans and the art of performing live. 2011 also marked the 30th anniversary of the band’s seminal anthem, “Don’t Stop Believin’,” honored as the top-selling digital classic rock song in history by Nielsen. The August 4 show is presented by Caesars Atlantic City. Additional information can be found at www.journeymusic.com, www.rascalflatts.com, or www.livenation.com.
ATLANTIC CITY COMEDY FESTIVAL
SAT. AUG. 31 & SUN. SEPT. 1 8:00 PM
Celebrate Labor Day weekend in Atlantic City with some of the funniest comics in entertainment when the A.C. Comedy Festival returns! Saturday, August 31 features Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Don DC Curry, Mark Curry and Jay Pharoah. Sunday, September 1 features DL Hughley, Arnez J, DeRay Davis, Gary Owen, Tony Rock and Dominique. For more information visit www.accomedyfestival.com. Tickets are $45, $60 and $80 per night.
MISS AMERICA COMPETITION
SEPTEMBER 10 - 15
Miss America has returned to Atlantic City! Events leading up to the final Competition on Sunday, September 15 include three nights of preliminary competitions on September 10, 11 and 12 and the much anticipated Miss America "Show Us Your Shoes Parade" on the world-famous Boardwalk Saturday, September 14. Details on all of these events will soon follow. For more information, please visit www.missamerica.org.
3RD ANNUAL ATLANTIC CITY BOARDWALK RODEO
SAT. OCT 5 & SUN. OCT. 6
The 3rd Annual Atlantic City Boardwalk Rodeo gallops back into Boardwalk Hall for another thrilling weekend of bullriders, broncs and cowboys. In more than 2 ½ hours of non-stop rodeo action, fans will witness all the events of the rodeo scene. From the thrilling bareback, tie down and team roping events, to the electrifying saddle bronc, steer wrestling, barrel racing and bull riding events, the action takes place from one end of the arena to the other! Barnes PRCA Rodeo Company has been going down the rodeo trail for more than 61 years and will bring the biggest rodeo on the East Coast back to Atlantic City. Showtime as follows: 7:30 PM on Saturday and 1:00 PM Sunday. Tickets are priced at $20, $30, $50 and $80. Family four-packs are $79 and include 4 tickets; 4 hot dogs and 4 soft drinks (must be purchased prior to 10/4/13). $5 off for Kids 2 – 12; seniors 65+ and Military w/ID valid at Box Office and through Ticketmaster. There is a $5 discount on $31 and $51 seats for groups of 10 or more. Two complimentary tickets are available for each block of 40 tickets sold. Call 348-7023 for groups. For information on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Rodeo visit http://acboardwalkrodeo.com. For information about Barnes PRCA Rodeo, visit www.barnesprcarodeo.com. For information on the PRCA, visit www.prorodeo.com.
2014 INDOOR AUTO RACING
FRI. JANUARY 24 & SAT. JANUARY 25
Indoor racing will be back inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall for the 12th consecutive year on Friday and Saturday January 24 and 25. The events will be preceded by a practice session on Thursday, January 23. Ticket prices and the on-sale date will be announced soon. Information can be obtained by calling Len Sammons Productions at 609-888-3618 or at aarn.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.
A new show, BOARDWALK BEAT, the 3-D light and sound show projected
onto the façade of Boardwalk Hall, begins nightly around 9 PM. This is a free show that runs every half hour and no tickets are required! End times vary. For more information about Boardwalk Beat visit http://atlanticcitynj.com/visitors/thingstodo/lightshow.aspx