SOMERS POINT, N.J. — Due to inclement weather, the Friday, July 20, Somers Point Beach Concert Series performance of legendary New York-based a capella group the Persuasions, with special guests The Shakes, has been moved from William Morrow Beach in Somers Point to the Elks Lodge at 1815 Somers Point-Mays Landing Rd. in Egg Harbor Township.
The concert’s starting time remains the same at 6:45 pm, with the Persuasions opening the show. Hot dogs, hamburgers and clams will be available. There is a bar available so please, no coolers. There are limited chairs so consider bringing your own chair.
Click here to read Atlantic City Weekly editor Jeff Schwachter’s interview with founding member and 69-year-old vocalist and song connoisseur Jimmy Hayes of the Persuasions. Click here to see the entire schedule of the 20th annual Somers Point Beach Concert Series.
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NORTHFIELD — Come celebrate the dawn of a great New Year of music, as Tony Mart’s Presents Dr. Bobby Fingers at a holiday sing-a-long party Friday night, Dec. 30, at Formica Brothers Café, Kensington Square, 200 Tilton Road in Northfield. The show will be from 7-10pm and tickets are just $6 at the door. Of course, a selection of wonderful Formica Brothers delicacies will be available and, as always, you may bring your own beer and wine to accompany those marvelous tastes and treats.
A special concert event has been added for the first Friday of 2012 — Jan. 6 — as Hawkins Road Trio will be performing your favorite pop, rock and country tunes. The trio includes “Ernie T” Trionfo on guitar and vocals, Jimmy “Old School” Glenn on drums and vocals, and Brian “The Voice” Conover on keyboards and vocals.
Then on Saturday, Jan. 14, the action moves to Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road in Somers Point, for the long-awaited CD release party of The Billy Walton Band’s Crank it Up — which features rock ‘n roll sounds reminiscent of Springsteen, Southside Johnny and, of course, the Rock ‘n Roll of Tony Mart’s.
And don’t forget Tony Mart’s Super Bowl Celebration on Friday, Feb. 3, as two of the greatest local legends, Danny Eyer and Bobby Campanell, perform at Formica Brothers Café from 7-10pm.
Save the date to support Frank Gross (from The Shakes) and his family on Sunday, March 11, at Sandi Pointe when we begin to feel the upcoming excitement of the spring-and-summer concert season with a special “Tony Mart’s All-Star Jam,” which will include The Shakes and several other outstanding outfits. Feel free to e-mail TONYMARTO@AOL.COM or call (609) 653-6069 for more information.
Let the Good Times Roll in the New Year!