LONG BEACH ISLAND – Local band and area favorite Chevy Lopez will be performing at the Surf City Hotel Beach Club on Friday night.  Third Watch is playing in Beach Haven at Tucker's Tavern.

The summer is heating up, there are many great opportunities to enjoy the afternoon and nightlife in the area.

Read below for the complete list of Thursday's entertainment options in Stafford and Long Beach Island.  Area businesses please feel free to keep us in the loop with your entertainment schedules.  Lastly, remember to be safe and use Uber or Lyft while out in the evenings.  You can email us at psharkey@tapinto.net

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Applebees, Route 72 in Manahawkin

No scheduled entertainment .



Arlington, 1302 Long Beach Boulevard, Ship Bottom   

Matt Fisher, 7 p.m.    


Black Whale, Bar and Fish House, Beach Haven

No entertainment scheduled .  


Buckalew’s, Long Beach Boulevard, Beach Haven
                            Jinks Brothers 5 p.m.
                            Bliss, 9 p.m. 


 Daymark, Barnegat Light
 No entertainment scheduled .  . . 


Engleside Inn and the Sandbar:  30 Engleside Avenue, Beach Haven
 Dan Brown and the Empath's 3 to 7 p.m. 


Gateway Restaurant and Lounge, 227 West 8 Street, Ship Bottom
Jimmy Brogan, 8 p.m.    



Joe Pops Shore Bar, Ship Bottom

Screamin Broccoli, 10 p.m.  



The Ketch, Beach Haven
18 to Party, 21 to Drink, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.  



Kubels, Barnegat Light

.No entertainment scheduled



Kubels Too, Brant Beach

  Sahara Moon, 9:30 p.m.  


The Marlin Restaurant and Bar, Beach Haven

No entertainment scheduled. 



Nardi’s Tavern, 11801 Long Beach Boulevard, Long Beach Township

Gypsy Moon, 5 p.m.
Daddy Pop, 10 p.m. 


Old Causeway,1201 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin

Ty Mares Band, 10 p.m..  .  



Plantation, Harvey Cedars

Jeremy Renner, 9 p.m. 



Seashell Resort and Beach Club, 10 South Atlantic Avenue, Beach Haven

Ted Hammock and the Pickles at the Tiki Bar 4 to 7 p.m.  .
Mike Declan, 10 p.m. at the Tiki Bar.


Ship Bottom Brewery in Beach Haven

Merely Players, 6 to 9 p.m.   .  



Spray Beach Inn,

,Karen Beals, 4 to 8 p.m.  



Surf City Hotel, 800 Long Beach Boulevard, Surf City

.Chevy Lopez, 10 p.m. in the Beach Club


Terrace Tavern, Beach Haven Terrace
  Ted Hammock and the Pickles, 9:30 p.m.



 Tuckers Tavern, Beach Haven
Third Watch, 7 p.m.  .