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Atlantic City 2008 Summer and Fall Events!

ATLANTIC CITY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SUMMER, FALL 2008

 

ALL AMERICAN AIR, SPACE & SPEED SPECTACULAR

TUESDAY AUGUST 19 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

 

See museum quality air, space and speed exhibits from the FAA, NASA, The US Air Force, The American Helicopter Museum, Skyblazers and The Wings of Eagles Discover Center to name a few. On display will be a full size glider, model planes of all sizes, helicopters and the gear associated with them, models of NASA aircraft more. Pilots flying in the air show will be present for meet and greets, pictures and autograph signing. A special added addition to the show is a Titanic exhibit with the original manifest from the survivors list and other memorabilia. The speed portion of the show will highlight land speed vehicles such as exotic motorcycles and cars.

All tickets are $10 General Admission for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

JESSE McCARTNEY and JORDIN SPARKS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 22 7:30 PM

 

Jesse McCartney and Jordin Sparks already share platinum-selling status and hit songs, with Jesse’s “Leavin’” and Jordin’s “Tattoo” and “No Air, ” her duet with pop star Chris Brown.

They’ll bring their tour to the Ballroom August 22. Jesse, now 21 years old, has transformed from the pop stardom of his teen years to solo success as a singer/songwriter on his newly released R&B-flavored album “Departure.” He also co-penned Leona Lewis’ hit “Bleeding Love,” now a #1 single worldwide. Previously a multiple winner of Teen Choice Awards, Jesse Is nominated this year for Choice Summer Song and Choice Artist, Male. In 2007, Jordin became the youngest American Idol winner. The 18-year-old is enjoying unprecedented success with the debut of her self-titled album released last year, which is rapidly approaching platinum sales. She recently garnered recognition with an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, a BET Award for her smash hit single “No Air” and just received three teen Choice Awards Nominations including Choice Breakout Artist. Tickets are priced at $49.50 and $39.50.

JIMMY BUFFETT AND THE CORAL REEFER BAND

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24 8:00 PM

 

The ultimate summer concert performer returns as part of “The Year Of Still Here Tour 2008″! Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will have local Parrotheads rejoicing as he transforms Boardwalk Hall into “Margaritaville”. Tickets are priced at $226, $156, $96 and $66. Presented by Caesars Atlantic City.

CELINE DION

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 8:00 PM

 

Celine Dion will bring her 2008-09 North American Tour to Boardwalk Hall for a dazzling performance that will feature Celine’s biggest hits along with songs from her new English album, Taking Chances. Throughout her career Celine has been honored with over 1000 Awards, including Grammys, Oscars, Golden Globes, World Music, Juno and Felix Awards.  She is the biggest-selling female artist of all time. Tickets are priced at $225, $150, $95 and $55. Presented by Caesars Atlantic City.

 

AMERICA’S BEST DANCE CREW LIVE

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 7:30 PM

Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew Live

arrives hot on the heels of the top-rated smash MTV program and features five of the hottest dance crews from the show’s first two seasons as they battle it out, live on stage each night. The electrifying tour will feature the return of America’s Best Dance Crew Season 1 winners, the incredible masked men of JabbaWockeeZ.  They’ll be joined by the amazing b-boys on wheels, BrakeSk8, an equally exciting crew full of surprises.  Set for the Ballroom, tickets are priced at $57.50, $52.50 and $42.50.

PAVLIK VS. HOPKINS

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18 6:30 PM

 

World Middleweight Champion Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik makes his third Atlantic City appearance, this time going 12 rounds against former Middleweight champ Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins. More bouts to be announced for this evening of boxing. Tickets are priced at $700, $500, $350, $200, $100 and $75. Presented by Caesars Atlantic City, Top Rank, Golden Boy and HBO. Book Atlantic City Hotels Online and Save Big Money for the fight!

THE CHEETAH GIRLS “ONE WORLD TOUR”

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8 4:00 PM

 

 

Walt Disney Records’ multi-platinum recording group is returning to Boardwalk Hall this fall. Their North American tour supports the soundtrack and their third Disney Channel Original Movie, “The Cheetah Girls One World.” Ticket prices are $45 and $35 and go on sale

Saturday, August 23 at 10:00 a.m. 

MADONNA “STICKY AND SWEET” TOUR

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22 8:00 PM

 

Madonna, the multi-Grammy Award winning artist, recent inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and world’s tastiest sweetheart, returns to Boardwalk Hall to showcase new material from her “Hard Candy” album that features her smash single “4 Minutes”. Tickets are priced at $350, $250, $150 and $50. Presented by Caesars Atlantic City.

INDOOR AUTO RACING

FRI. JANUARY 16 and

SAT. JANUARY 17, 2009 7:30 PM

 

The thrill of live auto racing will return to Boardwalk Hall when Len Sammons Motorsports Productions presents the 7th Annual “Gambler’s Classic” for the Three Quarter Midgets/600cc Micro-Sprints. The Slingshots and Sr. Champ Karts will also be in competition during the two-day event. Run in conjunction with the Motorsports 2009 Expo at the Atlantic City Convention Center January 16 and 17. Friday advance g.a. tickets are $17 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under. Upper level reserved seats are $19; lower level reserved seats $22. Front row premium seating is $27. Friday Group discounts available for groups of 15+ – call 609-348-7021 and receive $3.00 off adult g.a. seats. Saturday advance g.a. tickets for the upper level $20 for adults, $12 for children 12 and under. Upper level reserved seats are $22; lower level reserved seats $25. Front row premium seats are $30. Children under two free of charge to the upper g.a. sections. Note: tickets purchased day of event will be $2.00 additional. For more information visit

 

www.aarn.com

or call 609-888-3618. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, August 20.ATLANTIC 10 2009 MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

MARCH 11 – 14, 2009

 

Reserve your all-session ticket packages NOW for Division I college basketball hoops action! Participating A-10 schools include: Charlotte, Dayton, Duquesne, Fordham, George Washington, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Richmond, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis, Temple and Xavier. Call 609-348-7021 to inquire about All-Session tickets

 

CONVENTION CENTER PUBLIC SHOWS:

 

 

Sept. 5 & 6 Roto Bowl Event

 

 

www.rotobowl.com 

Oct. 18 & 19 Atlantique City

 

www.atlantiquecity.com

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