Music and Dance Directory

Whether you like concerts or dancing, these venues and bands are perfect for listening and moving to music:

Top Ten Bands in South Jersey   

Click on the link for their schedule     

The Blitz Band www.blitzband.com

Legacy Band   www.legacyband.net

Don’t Call Me Francis  www.francisband.com

The Deck Band www.deckband.com

The Exceptions   www.exceptions.com

Chatterband    www.thechatterband.com

The Whitewalls    www.thewhitewallsband.com

The Sensational Soul Cruisers  www.soulcruisers.com

Shorty Long and the Jersey horns  www.shortylongrocks.com

The FM Band    www.fmbandmusic.com

Atlantic County:

The Laguna Grille and Rum Bar, Brigantine:  They have music going on here all day and night on Summer Weekends, the schedule is too massive to print, go to their website,  www.lagunagrilleandrumbar.com .  The outside venue sits right on the beach so you can enjoy the music from the beach or right in front of the stage.  Dining and overnight accommodations also available.

The Golden Nugget Deck, Atlantic City:  Music every night of the week.  The deck is open in Spring, Summer and Fall with live entertainment.  www.goldennugget.com

Rush Lounge at The Golden Nugget: 10pm start

Annata Wine Bar, Hammonton:  Thursday Live Jazz and Fridays acoustic music. http://www.annatawinebar.com/index.html

Tomasello Winery, Hammonton:  Opera galas and special events  http://www.tomasellowinery.com/

Harrah’s Eden Lounge, Atlantic City   www.harahs.com

Jerry Blavat’s Memories, Margate,  music nightly during summer months  memories facebook page

Burlington County:

Café Madison, Riverside:  Live music on the weekends  http://www.cafemadison.com/

Laurita Winery, New Egypt:  Special musical events throughout the year.  www.lauritawinery.com

Ott’s Medford, Live bands on weekends  www.ottsrestaurants.com

Curtin’s Wharf, Burlington,  live music and waterfront dining during summer months  www.curtinswharf.com

Flying W Ranch, Medford, NJ:  During the Summer Months there is entertainment outside overlooking the runway and pool.  A great summer hangout where you can dance or relax on a lounge chair, you can also bring your own chair.

Gloucester County:

Adlelphia’s Nightclub, Deptford:  Bob Pantano oldies night on Satrudays. Live music and oldies on Thursday nights.  http://www.adelphiarestaurant.com/nightlife–bar.html

Thursday and Saturdays: Oldies night with Bob Pantano

Summit City Farms Winery, Glassboro:  Oldies, country and acoustic live music every week with wine pairings.  http://summitcityfarms.com/

1st and 3rd Fridays:  Wine and Live music, no cover   7-10pm

2nd and 4th Saturday:  Country Music Night $10 cover  7-10pm

1st and 3rd Saturdays 2nd and 4th Friday :  Wine and Oldies $10 cover  7-10pm

Ott’s Washington Township, Live bands on Tuesdays and Weekends.  www.ottsrestaurants.com

Wednesdays:  Karaoke  8:30      Thursdays  Juliano Brothers 7pm

Fridays and Saturdays:  Cover Bands

The Village Pub, Sewell  live music on weekends   www.villagepubnj.com

DJ at 9pm Friday and Saturday

Villari’s Lakeside, Sicklerville, NJ,  DJ and live music on weekends starting at 7pm  www.villarislakeside.co

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Di Paolo’s, Penns Grove   Live music on weekends and all night happy hour on Fridays.  (located in Salem County).   www.dipaolos.com

August 3  Big Blue      August 4  Juicy   Aug 10  Stage Left

Aug 11  Greg Mariello   August 17  Counting Stars    August 18  Greg Martiello

August 24  Small Town Throw Down   August 25  LA productions

Aug 31  patrice and the Show

Cape May County:

Carney’s Cape May, live music  nightly during summer months  www.carneys.com

Congress Hall, Cape May:  The brown room hosts a live music happy hour

The Boiler Room hosts live bands every weekend.  www.caperesorts.com

The Rusty Nail, Cape May  Live Music on weekends in the Spring, Summer and Fall http://www.caperesorts.com/hotels/capemay/beachshack/

4pm on the patio, live music  and 8:30pm inside

The Virginia Hotel, Cape May:  Piano music happy hour and dinner music http://www.caperesorts.com/hotels/capemay/virginiahotel/ 

The Mad Batter, Cape May,  Live music happy hour daily  http://www.madbatter.com/

The Merion Inn, Cape May,  Piano bar  http://www.merioninn.com/

Harry’s, Cape May, live music during the summer.  www.harryscapemay.com’

Live music nightly from 4-8pm on the Rooftop Bar   J

Willow Creek Winery, Cape May,  Special musical events during the year.  http://willowcreekwinerycapemay.com/

Elaine’s, Cape May:  Live music on the porch every night in-season.  and dinner theatre.   www.elainescapemay.com

The Windrift, Avalon, Live music nightly during the summer www.windrifthotel.com

Thursdays:  8pm  The Exceptions

Beach Bar  9:30

Clancy’s on the Bay, Somers Point, NJ   DJ music on Friday and Saturday and Karaoke Tuedays  www.clancysonthebay.com

Camden County:

Filomena’s Cucina, Berlin  Music on Wednesdays, Friday and Saturday

Woodcrest Country Club , Cherry Hill: Friday Night Live music and happy hour http://www.woodcrestcountryclub.com/

Kaminski’s Ale House,  Live bands on Friday night with free happy hour  http://kaminskisbarandgrill.com/

Ott’s Berlin   live music on weekends  www.ottsrestaurants.com

Library two, Voorhees  live music on weekends   www.librarytwo.com

Tir Na Nog, Cherry Hill  live music on weekends, open mic night on Wednesdays  www.tirnanogcherryhill.com

Vera Bar and Grill, Cherry Hill, Live music on weekends  www.verabarandgrill.com

Ocean County

The Sea Shell Resort ,  (Beach Haven) www.theseashellresort.com

Entertainment every day during the summer, see website for schedule

Surf City Hotel:  This hotel offers live music almost every night of the week  See Schedule for bands  www.surfcityhotel.com

Concert Venues:

Lancaster American Music Theatre:

If you have never been to the American Music Theater in Lancaster, you have really missed out on one of the prettiest music venues in our area. There is always something wonderful going on at the theater and in the next few months there are some great shows that might spark a Spring weekend getaway with loads of inns and Amish Farms that will create a unique getaway. www.amtshows.com  See our article on Lancaster inns to plan your weekend.

The Theatre at Rodney Square at the Hotel Dupont, Wilmington, Delaware

This is a favorite place of mine to see a concert.  The Hotel Dupont is an historic hotel dating back to the 1920’s with a beautiful Victorian Theatre on the premises.  Before the show, the lavish hotel lobby with hand carved wood and gilded ceilings is a great place to catch a bite to eat before the show.  Their Sister theatre, is around the corner, The Grand Opera House in Wilmington.  Both Theatres are opulent and they are intimate enough so that there are no bad seats in the house.  Check them both out at:  www.thegrandwilmington.org

The Pitman Theatre, Pitman, NJ

In downtown, historic Pitman the grand Pitman Theatre is a blast from the past, built in 1947.  It offers concerts and great little plays for children.  http://thebroadwaytheatre.org/

The Scottish Rite Theatre, Collingswood, NJ

Built in 1930, the Scottish Rite is one of the largest auditoriums in South Jersey. It was voted one of the “150 Best Buildings and Places” by the American Institute of Architects in the 2011 AIA New Jersey Guidebook. The Scottish Rite property is comprised of two separate buildings. The largest building is a five-story structure that houses the Collingswood Grand Ballroom on the lower floors and the 1,050 seat Scottish Rite Auditorium on the upper levels.  The theatre hosts a variety of concerts and shows throughout the year.  http://scottishriteauditorium.com/

BB&T Pavilion at the Camden Waterfront,  large concert venue with top national acts.  www.bbtpavilion.org