CRDA and Live Nation Present “AC Community Beach Fest”
Bell Biv DeVoe with En Vogue along with special guest speakers
to perform FREE concert on the AC Beach
(Atlantic City, NJ, August 23, 2016) – The beach concert fun continues into September as Atlantic City, the Entertainment Capital of the Jersey Shore, hosts the free AC Community Beach Fest featuring Bell Biv DeVoe, En Vogue and special guest speakers, thanks to a partnership with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) and Live Nation.
The concert will be held on Thursday, September 22, from 5-9 p.m. Free tickets will be available for download beginning at 12 noon this Friday, August 26, limited to 4 tickets per person. Tickets will be available at www.ticketmaster.com. There will also be a limited number of VIP tickets available for purchase.
According to John Palmieri, executive director of CRDA, the beach concert sponsor, “This will be an enjoyable way to close out the 2016 beach concert series, with free family entertainment everyone can enjoy. We’re excited about being able to offer the AC Community Beach Party concert for the Atlantic City community and our visitors to enjoy. It’s also a great way to usher in a fall full of top entertainment and events in Atlantic City.” Robert Mulcahy, acting chairman of CRDA, added “We are happy to do this for the community.”
Bell Biv DeVoe have sold over 20 million albums worldwide and have won the hearts of millions of fans globally. BBD’s many accolades include numerous Grammy nominations, three American Music Awards, two Soul Train Awards, countless “Keys to The City,” as well as an abundance of esteemed salutations for their many humanitarian efforts. Most recently Ricky, Mike and Ronnie were bestowed (along with Ralph, Bobby & Johnny) with the 2013 Soul Train Music Awards Lifetime Achievement honor.
En Vogue are affectionately known as the “Real Funky Divas” with 20 million albums sold, multiple Grammy nominations, American Music Awards and Soul Train. With top 10 hits such “Hold On,” “My Lovin’ (Your Never Gonna Get It”), “Give Him Something We Can Feel,” and “Free Your Mind.”
The concert is part of a summer of successful beach concerts, as well as stellar entertainment and events that brought hundreds of thousands of visitors to the beach, Boardwalk, amusements and resorts throughout the city. The fun continues throughout the fall with A-list entertainers and special events, including Atlantic City’s crowning glory, the Miss America Parade and Pageant. The Parade is scheduled for Saturday, September 10, followed by the Pageant at Boardwalk Hall on Sunday, September 11.
For additional information about all that Atlantic City has to offer, visit www.doatlanticcity.com.
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The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents, investing nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City. CRDA responsibilities expanded to include land use regulation, clean and safe initiatives, tourism marketing, ownership and oversight of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall, and partnership with the Atlantic City Alliance to brand and market Atlantic City. The former ACCVA, now a division of CRDA, is the first destination marketing organization in New Jersey to achieve prestigious Destination Marketing Accreditation by the Destination Marketing Association International. For destination photos and videos media may visit www.doatlanticcity.com/mediaonline where dozens of assets are available for download. For complete Atlantic City tourism information, visit www.doatlanticcity.com. Also follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DoAtlanticCity and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/VisitAC hashtag #DOAC.
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