'American Idol Live' at Taj
What Is It: AEG Live presents Candice Glover, the winner of the 12th season of "American Idol," and the other top-10 finalists in the American Idol Live! 2013 tour, which arrives tonight at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort.
What To Expect: Glover will sing Beyonce's "End of Time," The Cure's "Lovesong," and her own songs, "In The Middle" and "I Am Beautiful." The runner-up Kree Harrison will perform covers of Patty Griffin's "Up to the Mountain" and Alabama Shakes' "Hold On" and her tune "All Cried Out." The whole cast also will sing songs together. The tour started on July 19 in Washington. It spans 30 dates, and Atlantic City is the 19th date on the tour. It ends Aug. 31 in Nashville, Tenn.
Event Info: The concert begins 7: 30 tonight in the Mark G. Etess Arena at Taj. Tickets, priced at $32.50, $45 and $64, are available at the Taj box office, Ticketmaster or PressofAtlanticCity.com/Tickets
Free film in A.C.
What Is It: "Hotel Transylvania" is a 91-minute animated family comedy from last year. It will be shown tonight at Bartram Avenue and Boardwalk in Atlantic City.
What To Expect: Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenage daughter. The screening is part of the city's "Movies Under the Stars" series. The voice actors include Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez.
Event Info: The Columbia Pictures film will be shown for free at dusk. For more information, call 609-347-0500 or njcrda.com
Divas Do AC, Resorts Casino Hotel, Screening Room, 10 p.m. $25. 800-322-SHOW.
Legends in Concert, Bally's, 8 p.m. $32.50 adults, $16.25 children. 609-340-2709.
Joe Holiday All Ages Magic Show, Tropicana, The Comedy Stop, 6:30 p.m. $20 adults, $10 children. 609-340-4020
Magique, Grand Illusionists, Tropicana, Showroom, 8 p.m. $25 adults, $10 children 16 and younger, $25. 609-340-4020.
Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody, Golden Nugget, 9 p.m. 800-777-8477.
Cirque Dreams Revealed, Revel, The Social, 5 and 8 p.m. $25. 866-823-4553.
Mind Candy Starring Mentalist and Illusionist Wayne Hoffman, Revel, The Social, noon and 2 p.m. $20. 866-823-4553.
Huey Lewis and the News, Harrah's, 9 p.m. $45, $55, $75. 800-2-HARRAH.
Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, Tropicana, Showroom, 8 p.m. $29.75, $35.75, $44.75. 609-340-4020.
Jared Freid, Ross Bennit, Willie Fratto, Borgata Comedy Club, The Music Box, 9 p.m., $20.
Dena Blizzard, Tim Walkow, Jay Black, Tropicana Comedy Stop, The Quarter, must be 18 or older, 9 and 11:15 p.m., $27, $25.
N.J. Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory, Research & Education Center, 600 Route 47, Middle Township, and Northwood Center on Lily Lake, Cape May Point, birding trips, $10 show and go: Higbee Beach WMA, 7 a.m., at lot, west end New England Road, south of canal; Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge, 5:30 p.m., meet at lot, Sunset Boulevard. 609-861-0700.
Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Forsythe NWR visitor center, off Route 9 in Oceanville, Galloway Township, guided birding and nature walk, 8 to 10 a.m. 609-652-1665, ext. 21.
Schooner Meerwald, two-and-a-half-hour public sails aboard Bayshore Discovery Project's oyster schooner A.J. Meerwald, Utsch's Marina, Cape May, 1:30 and 5 p.m. adults $35 to $40, children $15 to $20. 856-785-2060.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, salt marsh film and guided walk 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.; animal program 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.; seine-net outing 3:15 p.m.; $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. 609-368-1211.
2013 Designer Show House, Cavalier Cottage, 1109 Washington St., across from Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, self-guided tours 1 to 4 p.m., guided tours 7 p.m., $15. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org
Weird Contest Week, family event, 11 a.m., Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City, free entry, divisions for all ages. 609-525-9300.
Emlen Physick Estate Tour in French, 2:45 p.m, and Welcome to Cape May Trolley Tour in French, 4:30 p.m., tickets at Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street, Cape May, or Carriage House Visitors Center, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, each tour $10 adults, $7 ages 3 to 12. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMAC.org
Little Miss Ocean City Pageant, 7 p.m., Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk, Ocean City, $10. 609-525-9304.
Jersey Cape Shell Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, $3 general admission, free for Jersey Cape Shell Club members. JerseyCapeShellClub.org
Tattoo Convention & Show, noon to 11 p.m., Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, $20 per day or $45 weekend. 609-889-2422 or WildwoodTattooBeachBash.com
"It's Tough Being the Prince: A Modern Adaptation of Sleeping Beauty," 6:30 p.m. Ocean City Repertory Theater, 813 Asbury Ave., Ocean City, $5, includes milk and cookie reception following show. Reservations 609-457-6686 or OCRep.org
Princesses & Pirates Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Carriage House Cafe Tearoom, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, $23 adults, $15 ages 3 to 12. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or CapeMayMac.org
Author book signing & rap, 6 to 9 p.m., Bogart's Books Store & (Music) Cafe, 210 North High St., Millville, "Ribbit! Hop! Bullyfrogs, Stop!" for ages 3 to 7, by Stephanie Cole Sanchez, free admission. 856-327-3714.
Rhythm in the Park concert series, 7 p.m., Tony Canale Park amphitheater, off Dogwood Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, bring lawn chair or blanket, free. 609-272-8120 or EHTGov.org.
Sixpence None the Richer, 8 p.m., doors open 7:30 p.m., Levoy Theatre, 126 N. High St., Millville, $20-$25. 856-327-6400 or Levoy.net
Beach Concert Series, 7 to 9:30 p.m., William Morrow Beach and Municipal Beach Park, 800 Bay Ave., Somers Point, free. SomersPointBeachConcerts.com
"Les Miserables," musical, 8 p.m., Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, Beach Haven, $45. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," 8:30 p.m., East Lynne Theater Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 general, $25 seniors, $15 students, age 12 and younger free. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org
"Boeing Boeing," comedy, 8 p.m., Cape May Stage, Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Bank and Lafayette streets, Cape May, $35 adults $30 seniors, $15 students. 609-884-1341.
"Peter Pan," 7:30 p.m., Ocean City Theatre Company, Ocean City Pops Orchestra, Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 212 Bayberry Drive, Cape May Court House, $25 adults, $15 age 12 and younger. 609-463-1924.
The Rocky Horror Show, musical, 10 p.m., Ocean City Repertory Theater, 813 Asbury Ave., Ocean City, mature subject matter and language, $15. 609-457-6686 or OCRep.org
Dinner theater, "Finding Faith," 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. curtain, Cape Island Theatre Company, The Cold Spring Grange Restaurant, 735 Seashore Road, Cape May, meet and greet with cast following performance, $47 adults, $20 children, age 6 and younger free. 609-408-6595 or CapeIslandTheatre.com
"Smokey Joe's Cafe," 8 p.m., The Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, $25 general admission, $30 front rows. 609-704-5012 or TheEagleTheatre.com
Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, 3400 Pacific Ave.: The Burger Bar, 609-340-4636 - Robert Ross, 9 p.m.; The Dizzy Dolphin, 609-340-4636 - Lush Trio, 4 p.m.; Flip and Mickey, 8 p.m.
Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place and Boardwalk: Blue Martini, 609-340-2000 - Savage Men, 6 p.m., Karma, 10 p.m.; The Lobby Bar, 609-340-2000 - Erika Schiff Duo, 10 p.m.; Beth Tinnon Duo, 10 p.m.; The Mountain Bar, 609-340-2000 - DJ Prefer, 9 p.m., Vixens, 10 p.m.; Bally's Beach Bar, 609-340-2000 - DJ Iron Mike, 1 p.m.; No Standards, 2 p.m.; DJ Joey Catz, 8 p.m.; The Calling, 10 p.m.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - LauraLea and Tripp Fabulous; MIXX, 609-317-1000 - Excel, 10 p.m.; mur.mur, 609-317-1000 - Tony Matinez, 10 p.m.
Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave.: Dusk, 609-345-3875 - Roxy Cottontail; Toga Bar, 609-348-4411 - DJ Nicky G, 8 p.m.; DJ Iron Mike, 12 a.m.
Golden Nugget, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard: The Showroom - The Fifty Shades of Grey Musical Parody SPANK!, 9 p.m. 800-777-1177; Haven Nightclub, 609-340-5111- Eric Delux, 11 p.m.; Rush Lounge, 800-777-8477 - Jim Shaw, 6 p.m., David Christopher, 10 p.m.; The Deck, 800-777-8477 - Don't Call Me Francis, 8:30 p.m.
Harrah's Resort, 777 Harrah's Blvd.: Eden Lounge, 609-441-5165 - Shorty Long and the Jersey Horns, 9:15 p.m.; The Pool After Dark, 609-441-5165 - David Christian Dnial; Xhibition Bar, 800-242-7724 - DJ Murray Karma, 10 p.m. and 3:30 a.m.; DJ Banner, 12:30 a.m.
Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk: LandShark Bar & Grill, 609- 431-4100 - Gary Philips, 5:30 p.m.; Margaritaville, 609- 431-4100 - 2 Stilts, 6 to 9 p.m.; The Nobs, 10 p.m.; ProBar, 800-336-6378 - Music Videos, 8 p.m.; DJ, 10 p.m.; Gogo Boys, 11 p.m.
Revel, 500 Boardwalk: Ivan Kane's Royal Jelly Burlesque Nightclub, 609-225-9898 - DJs, Classic Women Burlesque 11:30 p.m. and 1 a.m.; Rock 'n Roll Burlesque 2 a.m.; HQ Nightclub, 855-348-0500 - Manufactured Superstars, 10 p.m.; HQ Beach Club, 855-348-0500 - DJ, 10 a.m.
Showboat Casino-Hotel, 801 Boardwalk: House of Blues Party Pit, 609-343-4000 - DJ Domino, 9 p.m.; Lima Bean Riot and Dancers, 10 p.m.
Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk: Anthem, 609-576-5206 - DJ B-Easy, DJ Hook and DJ Luap and D-Sharp; Boogie Nights, 888-940-7080 - Madonna Mania, dress like Madonna and get in free until 11 p.m., Madonna impersonator all night long; Providence, The Quarter, 609-345-7800 - Jason Smith; Ri-Ra, The Quarter, 609-348-8600 - Last Call Casulty, 11 p.m.; Rumba Lounge, The Quarter, 609-340-4000 - Dancers, 10 p.m.; Cuba Libre, The Quarter, 609-348-6700 - Latin Floorshow, 11 p.m., 11:30 p.m. and midnight; Firewaters, 609-344-6699 - DJ Dance Party, 10 p.m.; Planet Rose Karaoke Lounge, The Quarter, 609-344-6565 - Karaoke, 8 p.m. ; Tango's Lounge, 609-345-7800 - DJ Alisha Monique, 7 p.m.; DJ Ralph D'Amelio, 11 p.m.
Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, 1000 Boardwalk at Virginia Avenue: Ego, 609-449-5138 - Almost Angels and DJ, 10:30 p.m., 12:10 a.m. and 1:50 a.m.; The Lounge at Robert's Steakhouse, 855-500-ROBERTS – Eddie Berner, 9 p.m.
Trump Plaza Casino Resort, 2500 Boardwalk: Trump Plaza Beach Bar, 609-449-5138 - DJ Nicky D, 4 p.m.; Steal Your Face, 7 p.m.; DJ Gabor, 8 p.m.; WFPG Cougar Night.
W.L.Goodfellows and Co., 310 E. White Horse Pike, 609-652-1942 - Karaoke, 8 p.m.
Chelsea, Chelsea Hotel, 111 S. Chelsea Ave., 609-428 4544 - #Musique, Electronic Dance Music.
The Boneyard, 20 S. Virginia Ave., 609-348-3360 - The Five F's (see Facebook for additional details), 8 p.m.
Le Grand Fromage, 25 Gordon's Alley, 609-347-2743 - Lanice London, Meatplow.
Kelsey's, 1545 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, 609-344-2200 - Funk Daddy.
Tun Tavern, 2 Convention Blvd., 609-347-7800 - Mike LaGuardia, 8 p.m.
Bobby Dee's Rock'n Chair Restaurant, 2409 Dune Drive, 609-967-3300 - DJ Sepper, 9:30 p.m.
Jack's Place, 3601 Ocean Drive, 609-967-5001 - Jumper, 9 p.m.
The Princeton, 2008 Dune Drive, 609-725-8681 - DJ, Split Decision.
The Windrift, 80th Street and the Beach, 609-368-5175 - Darin MacDonald, Back 2 Life, DJ Radar, Alien Arcade, Jeff Walden, Joey De Noble.
The Bridgewater Pub, 22 S. Laurel St., 856-455-9551 - DJs, 9 p.m.
Towne Tavern, 694 N. Pearl St., 856-455-3474 - DJ
The Chalfonte Hotel, 301 Howard St., 609-884-8409 - Comedy Night, seating 7:30 p.m., show 8 to 9:30 p.m.
Boiler Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - Dane Anthony Band, 9 p.m.
Brown Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421 - Gregg Carpenter, 8 p.m.
Cabanas Beach Bar and Grill, Beach and Decatur avenues, 609-884-4800 - J.D. Valenteen, 4:30 p.m.; Swift Technique, 10 p.m.
Ebbitt Room, The Virginia Hotel, 25 Jackson St., 609-884-5700 - Paul Sottile, 6:30 p.m.
Hemingway's, Cape May Grand Hotel, Beach and Philadelphia avenues, 609-884-5611 - DJ, 9 p.m.
The Rusty Nail, Beach Shack 205 Beach Ave., 609-884-0017 - Carl Behrens, 4:30 p.m.; Tru Bruddahs, 9:30 p.m.
Mad Batter, 19 Jackson St., 609-884-5970 - Geno White Duo.
The Merion Inn, 106 Decatur St. at Columbia Avenue, 609-884-8363 - Dean Schneider, solo piano, 5:30 p.m.
The Pilot House, 142 Decatur St., Washington Street Mall, Cape May, 609-884-3449 - Open Mic hosted by Barry, 8 p.m.
The Ugly Mug, 462 Washington St., 609-884-3459 - Live music, 10 p.m.
Egg Harbor Township
A Touch of Italy, 6629 Black Horse Pike, 609-646-1855 - Live music, 6 to 10 p.m.
Bulldog's Bar and Grill, 743 White Horse Pike, 609-965-4433 - DJ Dance Party, 10 p.m.
The Dubliner Irish Pub and Grill, Downtown Plaza, 325 Jimmie Leeds Road, 609-652-2210 - Live music.
Ram's Head Inn, 9 W. White Horse Pike, 609-652-1700 - John Arnett plays piano, 4 p.m.
The Smithville Inn, 1 N. New York Road, Smithville, 609-652-7777- Lenny Mitchell, 6 p.m.
Pitney Pub, 200 S. Pitney Road, 609-241-8906 - Live music.
Annata Wine Bar, 216 Bellevue Ave., 609-704-9797 - Acoustics, 8 p.m.
DiDonato's Bowling Center and Cocktail Lounge, 1151 White Horse Pike, 609-561-3040 - Karaoke, 9 p.m.
Long Beach Island
Buckalew's Restaurant and Tavern, Beach Haven, 101 N. Bay Ave., 609-492-1065 - B Street Band, 9:30 p.m.
Nardi's Tavern, 118th Street & The Boulevard, Haven Beach, 609-492-9538 -Elvis, 5:30 p.m.; The Replicants, 10 p.m.
The Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club, 10 S. Atlantic Ave., Beach Haven, 609-492-4611 - Pickles Duo, 3:30 p.m.; Jimmy Brogan, 10 p.m.
Rick's American Cafe, 4th and Broadway, Barnegat Light, 609-494-8482 - Billy Walton Band.
Bocca Coal Fire Bistro, 7805 Ventnor Ave., 609-823-3663 - Ken Shiles.
Sofia, 9314 Amherst Ave., 609-822-9111 - Live music and piano, 7 p.m.
Steve and Cookie's By the Bay, Amherst Avenue, 609-823-1163 - Lew London and Chris Sooy, 7 p.m.
Tomatoe's, 9300 Amherst Ave., 609-822-7535 - DJ Steve O.
Testa's Good Guys Pub, 5698 Somers Point-Mays Landing Road, 609-625-1926 - DJ, 10 p.m.
Watering Hole Cafe, 6494 Weymouth Road, 609-625-9300 - No Drama, Bike Night.
Something Sweet, 206 N. High St., 856-765-3819 - Bill Gatier, Dan Godbey and Friends, 7 p.m.
Flip Flopz Beach Bar and Grill, 300 Olde New Jersey Ave., 609-522-3350 - DJ entertainment, 9 p.m.
Keenan's Irish Pub, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., 609-729-3344 - Joe Konklin, Double Trouble.
Sea Isle City
Dead Dog Saloon, 39th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-7600 - Brian and Danny.
Kix McNutley's Bar, 63rd Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-7286 - Rob Dunlevy, 4 p.m.; Quizzo, 6 p.m.; Michael Clayton Moore, 8 p.m.; Karaoke, 9 p.m.
The Ocean Drive, 40th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-1000 - Total White Out and Tommy B.
Shenanigans, 3815 Landis Ave., 609-263-3900 - DJ Ernesto.
Springfield Inn, 43rd Street and Pleasure Avenue, 609-263-4951 - On the Deck: J. Liberio, At Night Element K & DJ.
800 Bay by Philippe, 800 Bay Ave., 609-926-3500 - Jazz with Shawn Ashley, 8 p.m.
Clancy's By the Bay, 101 East Maryland Ave., 609-927-6969 - DJ Steve & Company, 9 p.m.
The Crab Trap, 2 Broadway, 609-927-7377 - Just In Time.
Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, 609-927-2759 - Comedy Night, seating 7:30 p.m., show 8 to 9:30 p.m.
Tuckahoe Inn, Route 9, Tuckahoe, 609-390-3322 - The Mighty Parrot Band, 7 p.m.
Yesterday's Tavern, 316 Roosevelt Blvd., 609-390-1757 - Live music, 9:30 p.m.
Luna's Outdoor Grill at Merighi's Savoy Inn, 4940 Landis Ave., 856-691-8051 - Live entertainment, 8 p.m.
Cattle 'n Clover, 3817 Pacific Ave., 609-522-3800 - Johnny's Cosuin Steve,
Dog Tooth Bar and Grill, 100 E. Taylor Ave., 609-522-8383 - Name the Tune, 9 p.m.
Shamrock Cafe, 3700 Pacific Ave., 609-522-7552 - DJ Dora.
La Piazza Cucina, 4600 Pacific Ave., 609-522-8300 - Wayne and Kenny Jeremiah.