WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY
Contests, Comedy, and Concerts Highlight Another Week of Family Fun
PHILADELPHIA COMEDIAN TO PERFORM AT MUSIC PIER ON JULY 15
Philadelphia comedian Joe Conklin will join forces with the City Rhythm Orchestra for a night of comedy and music at the Ocean City Music Pier on Saturday, July 15.
Conklin is known as a man of a thousand voices, and some of his spot-on impressions include Allen Iverson, Charles Barkley, Merrill Reese, Angelo Cataldi, and other Philly figures. His songs include “Howie (Roseman) Went Down to Georgia” (to the tune of the Charlie Daniels classic) and other parodies.
Visit joeconklin.com for more information and to purchase tickets online.
OCEAN CITY POPS CONCERTS ON THE MUSIC PIER
At 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, Maestro Vince Lee will take listeners on a whirlwind tour of almost every genre imaginable – symphonic folk tales, brassy fanfares, Hollywood hits, Tin Pan Alley tunes, and even funk and soul – during his “Orchestral Favorites” show.
At 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 16, Brandon Tomasello will take the stage with the Pops for a “Sinatra Extravaganza.” After his spectacular debut with the Ocean City Pops in 2022, Sinatra stylist Brandon Tomasello returns as a headliner to the Ocean City Music Pier. Since his beginning singing Sinatra songs over a recording as a teenager, Tomasello has curated a massive library of original Sinatra orchestral sheet music, arranged by greats such as Nelson Riddle, Billy May and Johnny Mandel. Don’t miss this chance to hear these classic Sinatra songs, performed exactly as they were written for Sinatra himself.
For tickets to either show, visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, call 609-399-6111 or stop by the Music Pier Box Office.
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES FEATURES SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY
Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes provide rocking good memories to many who were part of the local live music scene in the 1970s and 1980s. The Jersey Shore legends will take the stage at the Ocean City Music Pier at 7 p.m. Monday, July 17. Check the Music Pier Box Office for ticket availability or visit Ticketmaster.
FAMILY THEATER SERIES FEATURES ‘RED RIDING HOOD’S WOODS’
The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company (OCTC) will continue its family-friendly theatrical series on Tuesday, July 18 with a performance of “Red Riding Hood’s Woods.” The show is at 10:30 a.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier. OCTC will put a creative twist on the classic tale by turning it into an interactive musical.
Visit oceancitytheatrecompany.com for more information and to purchase tickets.
OCBP WOMEN’S INVITATIONAL SET FOR JULY 19
The top women lifeguards in southern New Jersey will compete for bragging rights in the Ocean City Beach Patrol Women’s Invitational at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 19. This year the event will return to downtown and be held on the beach at 12th Street, where beach and boardwalk visitors can watch the women compete in swimming, running, rowing, and paddleboarding events.
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