The City of Atlantic City and Atlantic City Free Public Library will once again present the Bartram Beach Block Concert Series – a biweekly series featuring popular local artists – this summer.
The free 90-minute shows will be held 7 p.m. at Bartram Place and the Boardwalk. Those attending the shows are asked to bring their own chairs or blankets.
• Cason and Friends Jazz Ensemble on Friday, June 27 – The Cason and Friends Jazz Ensemble – led by Derek Cason – is a high energy group that performs an entertaining mix of jazz and R&B classics.
• Tony DeLuca and the Paisans on Friday, July 11 – Affectionately known as the “Minister of Music,” Tony De Luca is a versatile musician who specializes in Italian and jazz songs.
• Gina Roche’ on Friday, July 25 – A vocalist, guitarist and composer, local favorite Gina Roché puts a Brazilian twist on her jazz, blues and original compositions.
• 40-Year Overnight Success Tour Starring Jim Craine and the Atlantic City All Stars Band on Aug. 8 – Known as “The Singing Lifeguard,” Jim Craine has performed in many casinos in his native Atlantic City and has opened for legends such as Frank Sinatra.
• Bud Noble Trio on Aug. 22 – The storied career of pianist Bud Noble includes a six-year stint as a featured performer at the famed Copa Lounge at the Sands Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City.
Call (609) 377-7117 or (609) 345-2269, ext. 3112, for more information.