Foreigner at Golden Nugget
Who Are They: Originally formed in 1976 by veteran British guitarist Mick Jones, Foreigner was one of several successful arena rock bands in the late 1970s. Foreigner performs tonight in The Grand at the Golden Nugget Atlantic City.
What To Expect: Jones is suffering from serious, but unspecified health issues, he may not be appearing with the band tonight. Kelly Hansen is current lead singer of Foreigner. He replaced the original lead vocalist Lou Gramm. The group played in last month in California. Their setlist included the songs "Urgent," "Double Vision," and "Head Games." The Middle Township High School choir won the right to perform the power ballad "I Want to Know What Love Is" when the band plays tonight.
Event Info: The concert starts 9 tonight. Tickets are priced at $55, $70 and $85 and are available at the Golden Nugget box office, Ticketmaster or PressofAtlanticCity.com/Tickets
Miss N.J. Pageant
finals in Ocean City
What Is It: Twenty-two contestants compete tonight for the title of Miss New Jersey at the Ocean City Music Pier. The statewide winner will then head in September to Boardwalk Hall to compete in the Miss America Pageant, which returns to Atlantic City after a nine-year absence.
What To Expect: The 80th annual competition features nine contestants from Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties, including Miss Atlantic County Lindsey Giannini and Miss Cape May County Lauren Fogarty. The reigning Miss America, Mallory Hagan, will be a special guest. Ocean City has been hosting Miss New Jersey for 17 years.
Event Info: Final competition begins 7 tonight at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace in Ocean City. Tickets are $50 for the finals. Call either 856-424-3564 or
609-315-1423 or visit
Juneteenth in Atlantic City
What Is It: Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in 1865. Today, Juneteenth celebrates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. Juneteenth takes place today in McClinton Park in Atlantic City.
What To Expect: Poets, local singing groups and the Saul to Paul Ministry, right, from Pleasantville will be at the festival. DJ Fah D of Atlantic City will be behind the turntables. Various Atlantic City vendors and artists will be selling their work, including Atlantic City's Nastassia Davis, who will be selling photographic prints of her work and doing light painting onsite. Health, social services and educational information will be available. There will be a pledge wall and recognition of artistically and academically talented students.
Event Info: The festival takes place from noon to 8 tonight at McClinton Park on New Hampshire Avenue. Call 609-233-6392.
Military weekend in Cape May
What Is It: Historic Cold Spring Village hosts its military timeline weekend today and Sunday, which features encampments, weaponry and demonstrations from living history groups depicting various conflicts throughout the centuries.
What To Expect: Event highlights include knights and archers from medieval England, Union and Confederate encampments. World War II Allied and Axis reenactors. Historic Cold Spring Village education and interpretation director Jim Stephens presents his program, The Story of Old Glory, at 2 p.m. today and Sunday. He provides the history of the American flag. Historian Mike Kochan will be dressed as Benjamin Franklin discussing Franklin's military activities and inventions.
Event Info: Military weekend takes place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Sunday at Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9, Cape May. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for children ages 3 to 12. Children under 3 are admitted free. For more information, call 609-898-2300, ext. 10, or visit hcsv.org
Divas Do AC, Resorts Casino Hotel, Screening Room, 10 p.m. $25. 800-322-SHOW.
Legends in Concert, Bally's, 7:30 and 10 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.
Sting, Borgata, Event Center,
8 p.m. $126.50, $146.50, $176.50, $226.50. 609-677-1000.
Bobby Flay Culinary Demonstration, Borgata, Music Box, $35. 609-677-1000.
La Explosion Salsera II, Trump Taj Mahal, Mark G Etess Arena, 8 p.m. $58, $78, $98. 609-449-5150.
Lakis Lazopoulos - Sorry…I'm Greek, Tropicana, Showroom, 8 p.m. $65, $85, $100, $125. 609-340-4020.
Air Supply, Harrah's, 9 p.m. $30, $40, $50. 800-2-HARRAH.
The Ultimate Elvis Contest, Bally's, The Legend's Theater, 7 p.m. $32.50. 609-340-2709.
Lenny Clarke, Borgata Comedy Club, The Music Box, 9 p.m., $20.
Paul Lyons, Tracey MacDonald, Louis Ramey, Tropicana Comedy Stop, The Quarter, must be 18 or older, 9 and 11:15 p.m., $27, $25.
Jeep Invasion, 12:30 to 4 p.m., Fifth to 14th streets on the Boardwalk, Ocean City; custom Jeeps on display, vendors.
Father's Day free lighthouse climb, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., last climb 3:30 p.m., Absecon Lighthouse, 31 S. Rhode Island Ave., Atlantic City, dads who climb get free slice of pizza coupon for Tony Boloney's Pizza on Oriental Avenue. 609-449-1360 or AbseconLighthouse.org
Harbor Fest, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain date Sunday, free street festival, activities held at or near Nature Center of Cape May and along Delaware Avenue between Wilmington and Brooklyn avenues, Cape May, crafters, food vendors, exhibits, educational displays, arts and crafts vendors, scallop challenge, nature programs, kids activities, beer garden, live music, kayaking events. CapeMayHarborFest.com
Dinner dance party, 7 p.m., Jersey Shore BBWs at Coconut Cove, 400 W. Spruce St., North Wildwood. 609-870-8853.
"Soul Surfer" professional surfer Bethany Hamilton, 7 p.m., Ocean City Tabernacle, Fifth Street at Wesley Avenue, Ocean City, free admission.
Saturday Afternoon Free Movie, "Oz The Great and Powerful," 2 to 4 p.m. Public Library, Main Lecture Room, 17th and Simpson, Ocean City. 609-399-2434 or OceanCityLibrary.org
5th Annual G. Larry James Legacy Fund Bike Ride, rain or shine, 8 a.m., registration open 6:45 a.m., Richard Stockton College, Campus Center, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, 14-, 32- or 62-mile distance options, $30 before June 11, $40 after. Stockton.edu and search Legacy Ride.
Sea Isle City's Skimmer Festival Weekend, Skimmer Seaside Market, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. oceanfront Promenade, Skimmer Food Court in front of Excursion Park, live music by Second 2 None, free family activities, Sand Sculpting Demonstration 9 a.m. on the beach at JFK Boulevard, free concert "The Exceptions," 8 p.m. Excursion Park Band Shell. 609-263-8687 or SeaIsleCitynj.us
Jersey Gumbo Cook-off and Music Festival, Somers Point Fire Company No. 1, 447 Bethel Road, Somers Point, tasting event starts at noon, music festival 1 to 10 p.m., live music, dancing, $20, VIP $30, portion of proceeds benefits community service organizations. 609-653-6069 or TonyMart.com
The Outlaws, 8 p.m., Levoy Theatre, 126 N. High St., Millville, $34-$39. 856-327-6400 or Levoy.net
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 trip, $10 show and go: Rea Farm (The Beanery) in West Cape May, 7:30 a.m., at parking lot; Photo birding walk, Cape May Point State Park, 7:30 a.m., meet at platform. 609-861-0700.
Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, salt marsh film and guided walk 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; $8 adults, $6 ages 3 to 12, includes activities. 609-368-1211.
Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, free family nature walks, 9 a.m., Two Mile Beach Unit of Cape May NWR, Ocean Drive south of Wildwood Crest. 215-341-1044.
Cape May Point State Park, free programs include beginner's bird walk, 9 a.m.; live animal program, 11 a.m.; nature walk, 2 p.m. 609-884-2159.
"The Boyfriend," comedy thriller, 8 p.m., Surflight Theater, Engleside and Beach avenues, Beach Haven, $45. 609-492-9477 or Surflight.org
"Lend Me A Tenor," 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 or CapeMayStage.org
"Lost on the Natchez Trace," 8:30 p.m., East Lynne Theatre Company, First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes St., Cape May, $30 adults, $25 seniors, $15 students and age 12 and younger. 609-884-5898 or EastLynneTheater.org
"Urinetown: The Musical," 8 p.m. , Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St., Hammonton, $25 general admission, $30 front row. 609-704-5012 or TheEagleTheatre.com
"Saluting Our Heroes Through A Century of Broadway," musical acts, 7 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m., St. Padre Pio Parish Players, St. Mary School, 735 Union Road, Vineland, $10. 856-692-7136 or 856-692-8537.
"Menopause The Musical," 2 p.m., Landis Theater, 830 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, $45, $50, $60. 856-691-1121 or LandisTheater.com
Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, 3400 Pacific Ave.: The Burger Bar, 609-340-4636 - Danny Kean; The Dizzy Dolphin, 609-340-4636 - Up The Chain Duo, 4 p.m.; Beth Tinnon Trio, 8 p.m.
Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place and Boardwalk: The Lobby Bar, 609-340-2000 - Juicy, 10 p.m.; The Mountain Bar, 609-340-2000 - DJ Cool Jon Sprang, 9 p.m.; Vixens, 10 p.m.; Bally's Beach Bar, 609-340-2000 - DJ Aiden Scott, 1 p.m. The Replicants, 2 p.m., Crazy in Stereo, 7 p.m., DJ Xtina, 8 p.m.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way: Gypsy Bar, 609-317-1000 - Five Second High, 7 p.m.; 3AM, 10 p.m.; MIXX, 609-317-1000 - DJ Enferno, 10 p.m.; mur.mur, 609-317-1000 - Samatha Ronson, 10 p.m..
Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave.: 21 Bar, 609-345-3875 - UFC161 /DJ Carm; Toga Bar, 609-348-4411 - DJ Ed Smooth, 9 p.m.; Toga Dancers, 10 p.m.
Golden Nugget, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard: Rush Lounge, 800-777-8477 - Richie Balin, 6 p.m.; All Souled Out, 10 p.m.; The Deck, 800-777-8477 - FM, 2:30 p.m.; Screaming Broccoli, 8 p.m.
Harrah's Resort, 777 Harrah's Boulevard: Eden Lounge, 609-441-5165 - Bigg Romeo, 9:15 p.m.: The Pool After Dark, 609-441-5165 - Eric Forbes; Xhibition Bar, 800-242-7724 - DJ Patrice McBride, 12:30 a.m.; DJ Iron Mike, 10 p.m. and 3:30 a.m.; DJ KatTee, 12:30 a.m.
Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk: LandShark Bar & Grill, 609-431-4100 - Jessica Karalis, 2 p.m.; Sam & Jay, 5:30 p.m.; Margaritaville, 609-431-4100 - 2-Stilts, 6 to 9 p.m.; free beach concert, "Margaritaville" featuring Andy Grammer, Mac McAnally, Wilson Phillips, special guest appearances, riser and stage pit availability from 1 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.; TBA, 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 Burlesque 11:30p.m. and 1 a.m.; Rock 'n Roll Burlesque 2 a.m.; HQ Nightclub, 855-348-0500 - Serge Devant, 10 p.m.; HQ Beach Club, 855-348-0500 - Manufactured Superstars, 10 a.m.
Showboat Casino-Hotel, 801 Boardwalk: House of Blues Party Pit, 609-343-4000 - DJ Aiden Scott, 8 p.m.; Emily's Toybox and Dancers, 10 p.m.; Foundation Room, 609-343-4000 - Eddie Edge.
Tropicana Casino and Resort, 2831 Boardwalk: Anthem, 609-576-5206 - DJ B-Easy, DJ Hook and DJ Luap and D-Sharp; Providence, The Quarter, 609-345-7800 - DJ Finesse, 10 p.m.; Ri-Ra, The Quarter, 609-348-8600 - Dashboard Lemon, 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 - Jynx, 3 p.m.; Johnny & Sherena, 7 p.m.; DJ Ralph D'Amelio, 11 p.m.
Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, 1000 Boardwalk at Virginia Avenue: Ego, 609-449-5138 - DJ April; Casbah, 609-449-5138 - Eddie Edge; The Lounge at Robert's Steakhouse, 855-500-ROBERTS – Kevin Hilderbrandt, 8 p.m.
Trump Plaza Casino Resort, 2500 Boardwalk: Trump Plaza Beach Bar, 609-449-5138 - DJ, 3 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Chelsea, Chelsea Hotel, 111 S. Chelsea Ave., 609-428 4544 - Chelsea Pool Parties at the fifth floor rooftop pool; Dining, dancing and DJ's.
Kelsey's, 1545 Pacific Ave., 609-344-2200 - Shakera Jones.
Tun Tavern, 2 Convention Blvd., 609-347-7800 - John Rittler, 8 p.m.
Bobby Dee's Rock'n Chair Restaurant, 2409 Dune Drive, 609-967-3300 - The Other Side, 9:45 p.m.
Jack's Place, 3601 Ocean Drive, 609-967-5001 - Goodman Fiske.
The Princeton, 2008 Dune Drive, 609-725-8681 - The Retreads, Generation Next and DJ.
The Windrift, 80th Street and the Beach, 609-368-5175 - Jim Bannach, Big City, Lost In Paris, Nicole Zell.
The Whitebrier Restaurant, 260 20th St., 609-967-5225 -Live music in the Motorboat Club 10 p.m.; DJ 4 to 8 p.m. for Happy Hour; DJ 10 to 2 a.m. in the Mermaid Cafe
Rick's American Cafe, Fourth and Broadway, Barnegat Light, 609-494-8482 - Mears Fisherman's Monument Fundraiser.
Towne Tavern, 694 N. Pearl St., 856-455-3474 - DJ.
Boiler Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421- Edgardo Cintron and Friends, 9 p.m.
Brown Room, Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, 609-884-8421- Darin MacDonald, 8 p.m.
Cabanas Beach Bar and Grill, Beach and Decatur avenues, 609-884-4800 - 2 Pick Up, 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 - Wesley Ochs, 4:30 p.m.; The Deck Band, 9:30 p.m.
Mad Batter, 19 Jackson St., 609-884-5970 - Class Act.
The Merion Inn, 106 Decatur St. at Columbia Avenue, 609-884-8363- Dean Schneider, solo piano, 5:30 p.m.
The Ugly Mug, 462 Washington St., 609-884-3459 - Live music, 10 p.m.
Caffrey's Tavern Steakhouse, 440 Route 9 South, 609-693-6613 - Instant Karma.
Bulldog's Bar and Grill, 743 White Horse Pike, 609-965-4433 - DJ Dance Party, 10 p.m.
JD's Pub and Grille, 45 S. New York Rd., 609-404-9000 - Live music, 9 p.m.
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 Rd., Smithville, 609-652-7777- Lenny Mitchell, 6 p.m.
Pitney Pub, 200 S. Pitney Rd., 609-241-8906 - Live music.
The Central, 18 N. Egg Harbor Rd., 609-561-2525 - Dodging Mirrors Band.
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 - Garage Kept, 9:30 p.m.
Nardi's Tavern, 118th Street and The Boulevard, Haven Beach, 609-492-9538 - Animal House, 10 p.m.
The Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club, 10 S. Atlantic Ave., Beach Haven, 609-492-4611 - The Replicants, 10 p.m.
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 - Joe Mancini, 7 p.m.
Tomatoe's, 9300 Amherst Ave., 609-822-7535 - DJ Steve O.
The Dockside Grille, The Inn at Sugar Hill, 5704 Mays Landing Road, 609-625-2226 - Local musicians Rock The Dock, 6 p.m.
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 - Nam Nights Band, 2 p.m.; TBA, 9 p.m.
Bogart's Books, 210 N. High St., 856-327-3714 - Lori Citro, 7 p.m.
Old Oar House Irish Pub, 123 N. High St., 856-293-1200 - The Good Times Band, 9 p.m.
Flip Flopz Beach Bar and Grill, 300 Olde New Jersey Ave., 609-522-3350 - DJ entertainment, 9 p.m.
Westy's Irish Pub, 101 E. Walnut Ave., 609-522-4991 - The Zone.
The Rail, Route 40 and Cedar Avenue, 856-697-RAIL - Steely Dan in Color.
Sea Isle City
La Costa Lounge, 40th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-3756 - Eleven Eleven in The Lounge 10:30 p.m.; The Insiders on Deck 5 p.m.
The Ocean Drive, 40th Street and Landis Avenue, 609-263-1000 - No Shower Happy Hour with Lost in Paris and 3 AM Band, LauraLea and Tripp Fabulous, DJ Montone.
Shenanigans, 3815 Landis Ave., 609-263-3900 - DJ Joey Catz.
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 Nick Teti, 9 p.m.
The Crab Trap, 2 Broadway, 609-927-7377 - That 70's Band.
Gregory's Restaurant, 900 Shore Road, 609-927-6665 -DJ Ralph, 10 p.m.
Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, 609-927-2759 - Lew London & Bob Mower.
Doyle's Pour House, 210 W. Main St., 609-296-3373 - Jimmy Brogan.
The Deauville Inn, 201 Willard Road, Strathmere, 609-263-2080 - Lew London & Terri Showers on the Deck, 1 p.m.
Levari's Seafood and American Grill, Route 50 and Tuckahoe Road, Petersburg, 609-628-2225 - Tony Mascara.
Tuckahoe Inn, Route 9, Tuckahoe, 609-390-3322 - Bobby Hunter, Kit and Co.
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 - Flip and Mickey.
Shamrock Cafe, 3700 Pacific Ave., 609-522-7552 - Pong Tournament Pong Tournament with $100 Cash Prize.
La Piazza Cucina, 4600 Pacific Ave., 609-522-8300 - Bittersweet.