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New Acts Added to the 2019 Summer Concert Series at OC Music Pier

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 3/22/19 From Broadway to Rock & Roll, the spectacular sounds coming from the Ocean City Music Pier this summer will cover a wide range of genres. BROADWAY ON THE OC BOARDWALK X On June 26th at 7:30 p.m., Broadway will truly come to the Boardwalk as professional performers appearing in the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company's 2019 Summer Season take to the stage to bring Broadway favorites to life. The 10th edition of “Broadway on the Ocean City Boardwalk will welcome "home" two Broadway stars who got their professional start with the Ocean City Theatre Company. Nicholas Edwards was seen in OCTC's productions of “Swing” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”  Currently, he is appearing on Broadway in the hit musical, “Frozen!” Nicholas was also seen in... Read More

Girls Weekend in Ocean City Set for April 5 to 7

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 3/13/19 Book Accommodations and Get Fashion Show Tickets Now The fourth annual Girls Weekend from April 5 to April 7 will showcase all that Ocean City’s downtown retail district has to offer and provide a great reason to escape to the shore early in the season. The event kicks off with a fashion show at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5 at Glazed Over Studios (704 Asbury Avenue). It features clothes and accessories for sale in Ocean City’s retail shops and modeled by local men and women, including members of City Council. The lighthearted event will be catered by local restaurants. Advance tickets ($20) are required and on sale now at City Hall, the Route 52 Welcome Center, Ta-Dah (1040 Asbury Ave.), the 7th Street Surf Shop (720... Read More

Darren Sproles and Matt Stairs to Highlight Sports Memorabilia Show on March 30

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 3/6/19 Two players who helped bring championship rings to Philadelphia will be part of the second annual Sports Memorabilia Show on March 30 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Philadelphia Eagles star Darren Sproles and former Phillies slugger Matt Stairs will greet fans and lead Q&A sessions at the show. The show will open a season of special events in Ocean City that will stretch through the new year. It features vendors and table sales dedicated to athletes, fans and collectors. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 30. Sproles is one of the NFL’s career leaders in all-purpose yards. Though he was injured early in the season, he was part of the Eagles’ Super Bowl championship team in the 2017-18 season. Stairs... Read More

Jon Anderson of Yes Joins 2019 Summer Concert Series

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 2/27/19 Tickets Go on Sale Thursday, Feb. 27 Jon Anderson, the original voice behind the progressive rock band Yes, will bring his 1,000 Hands Tour to the Ocean City Music Pier on July 29. Tickets for the show will go on sale starting at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28. A pre-sale is set for 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 (use code BRE). For more information and ticket links, visit www.ocnj.us/SummerConcerts. The 1,000 Hands: Past, Present, Future tour will feature Anderson fronting an 8-piece band and performing both classic Yes music and songs from Anderson’s new solo album, “1,000 Hands.” A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Anderson made his name with the band Yes and tracks like “Roundabout,” “Starship... Read More

OC-Con Festival to Feature LeVar Burton

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 2/20/19 Tickets Go on Sale Friday for Photo and Autograph Sessions “Star Trek” icon LeVar Burton will highlight this year’s OC-Con Comic Book and Memorabilia Festival at the Ocean City Music Pier. Now in its fourth year, the festival will return to early spring after being held in June last year. The event will help kick off Ocean City’s 2019 calendar of special events on April 6 and 7. The star of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” will be a special guest for both days, and tickets will go on sale Friday (Feb. 22) for exclusive photo and autograph sessions. Visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, call 609-399-6111, or stop by the City Hall Welcome Center (Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue) or the Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the Route... Read More

Registration Open to Participate in Spring Events

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 2/14/19 Summer Concert Series Adds Richard Thompson With the arrival of spring a little more than a month away, Ocean City is planning a full calendar of special events. Registration is now open for vendors, contestants and participants as the 2019 season kicks off. March 30 - Sports Memorabilia Show: Collectors from the region will showcase sports cards and memorabilia at the Ocean City Music Pier. Vendors interested in participating can get more information from Lauren Sopko at lsopko@ocnj.us. April 6-7 - OC Con Comic Book & Memorabilia Show: Ocean City’s tribute to comics and memorabilia returns to the Music Pier. Registration is open to artists, vendors, cosplayers and “superhero” runners and obstacle course racers. Visit www.ocnjcon.com for complete information. April 13 - Doo Dah Parade: “I... Read More

Tickets Go On Sale Friday for Katherine Jenkins with the Ocean City Pops

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 2/6/19 One of Great Britain’s all-time favorite singers, Katherine Jenkins, will join the Ocean City Pops Orchestra for a special concert on August 11, and tickets go on sale starting at 9 a.m. Friday (Feb. 8). Jenkins was officially crowned the No.1 selling “Classical Music Artist of the Last 25 Years” by Classic FM. She made chart history when her last album, “Celebration,” became her 12th UK Classical No.1 album in 12 years. These record-breaking achievements cemented her position as the world’s most prolific artist in UK Classical chart history. Jenkins most recently released “Guiding Light,” her 13th and most personal album yet. For her, the new album represents the culmination of a deeply emotional journey that began when her beloved father, Selwyn, died and when she became a mother. It is an album... Read More

Tickets Go On Sale Friday for Mr. Mature Pageant, Broadway Series and Children’s Theater Shows

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 1/30/19 Lou Gramm of Foreigner Joins Summer Concert Series Even though the mercury is telling us otherwise this week, another exceptional season for Ocean City is approaching fast, and tickets go on sale starting Friday (Feb. 1) for a variety of great shows. Starting at 9 a.m. Friday, the box office will open for the Mr. Mature America Pageant featuring celebrity host Barbara Eden on April 13, Broadway musicals including “Mamma Mia” (July 9 to 12) and “Newsies” (August 6 to 9), and the Children’s Theater Series on the Ocean City Music Pier (five different shows on Tuesday mornings in July). Barbara Eden will emcee the Mr. Mature America Pageant at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Eden starred in the iconic “I... Read More

Barbara Eden to Lead DooDah Parade and Host Mr. Mature America Pageant

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 1/23/19 Registration Now Open for Participants in Both Events Barbara Eden will be grand marshal for the 2019 Doo Dah Parade in Ocean City on April 13 and return that night to emcee the Mr. Mature America Pageant. Eden is one of America’s most endearing and enduring stars. Her iconic “I Dream of Jeannie” television series launched in 1965 and became an instant hit. The network series ran for five seasons (139 episodes) and has been airing on cable and in syndication for more than five decades. Her recently published memoir, “Jeannie Out of the Bottle,” became a New York Times bestseller. The autobiography chronicle’s Eden’s colorful life and remarkable Hollywood career. She remains busy, appearing in a kaleidoscope of professional and personal activities. Her talent and... Read More