It’s only been open a few weeks and already, a second Saturday Night Live reunion is about to happen at the new Club Piscopo. This time, it’s Victoria Jackson who’ll be reuniting with fellow SNL alumnus Joe Piscopo to debut at his Resorts Casino Hotel nightspot. Jackson performs her unique brand of comedy August 4th to August 7th.
Club Piscopo, starring Joe Piscopo & Victoria Jackson, opens at 8 p.m. with shows beginning at 9 p.m, Thursday, Aug. 4-Sunday, Aug. 7. Tickets are priced at $25 for general admission and $35 for stage seating. Special VIP areas are also available. Tickets can be purchased through Resorts’ Box Office or through Ticketmaster at 1.800.736.1420 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Multi-platinum rock band BUSH is gearing up for the September 13th release of their highly anticipated new album THE SEA OF MEMORIES. Recorded with producer Bob Rock (Aerosmith, Metallica), THE SEA OF MEMORIES is the band’s first studio release in 10 years and the first to be released via their own imprint, Zuma Rock Records, through an exclusive partnership with eOne Music. .BUSH comes to The House of Blues at Showboat casino for an August 4th concert.
THE SEA OF MEMORIES captures the electricity and trademark intensity of classic Bush delivered in a setting that’s fresh and alive. Songs like “The Sound of Winter,” “Heart of the Matter” and “All Night Doctors” are propelled by heavy guitar and hypnotic beats, simple song structures and sublime textures.
Over the course of their remarkable career, Bush has sold more than 16 million albums in the U.S. and Canada alone. They’ve also compiled an amazing string of 14 consecutive Top 40 hit singles on the Billboard Modern Rock and Mainstream Rock charts, including ten that hit the Top 5. Four of these became No. 1 hits: “Comedown,” “Glycerine,” “Swallowed” and “The Chemicals Between Us.”
The Big Shot Volleyball Championships, presented by 4C Totally Light 2Go, returns to Atlantic City on August 6th and 7th in front of Bally's Casino. The tournament is entering its 21st season bringing top beach volleyball players to Atlantic City. Top male and female doubles teams will compete for $8,000 cash prizes at the tournament, courtesy of Bally's Casino, East End Volleyball and Great American Volleyball. Players will also earn points in the $25,000 Volley America Grand Prix, to be awarded at the end of the season. Tournament play will start at 9 am Saturday with semi-finals and finals starting Sunday at 11 am. Admission is free for all spectators. Separate divisions will be held for players of intermediate and novice levels on Saturday and Sunday. The $60 entry fee entitles players to a full day of tournament play, an official Totally Light 2 GO Big Shot Volleyball t-shirt, and prizes from event sponsors. The finals will be available on YouTube 2 weeks after the tournament. For further information and applications contact East End Volleyball at 631-728-0397 or www.eevb.net
Time: 8 am to 6 pm Saturday for Men's & Women's Open, A, & B Divisions 9 am to 6 pm Sunday for Coed Open, A, & B, & Men's AA & B Divisions Playoffs 4-6 pm each day Men's Open semifinals begin at 11 am Sunday Women's Open semifinals begin at 6 pm Saturday Free for spectators, $60/team
The Wildwoods have received a second major honor this month as the Wildwoods Boardwalk was once again named one of Sherman’s Travel’s “Top 10 American Boardwalks” for 2011.
According to the Sherman’s Travel website, the nationally-recognized Wildwoods Boardwalk was included on the list for being “a center for a rebellious rock-and-roll music scene in the 1950s and '60s,” still evident in the island’s distinct Doo-Wop architecture, as well as offering “good ole family fun” on its two mile long beach-fronted boardwalk which offers more rides than Disneyland and is one of the kid-friendliest boardwalks in the country – complete with amusement piers, water parks, arcades & carnival style games and boardwalk fare like funnel cakes, curly fries, and cotton candy cones.
At the Tropicana showroom, 80s Flashback continues through September 3. As PR guru Diane Speirs noted, “Pull on your neon leg warmers and get ready for a totally awesome blast from the past when four talented singers, four musicians and eleven dancers perform some of the biggest decade’s biggest hits from Michael Jackson, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Culture Club, and Wham!” And getting a plug in for rooms, Diane says . “Overnight packages are available for $139 plus tax includes overnight accommodations, two show tickets, two complimentary beverages, and $20 in EZ Slot Dollars. Oh, yeah, mention code T80