Friday, August 16, 2013

Somers Point's New Official Log

Monday, May 6, 2013

Somers Point Beach Concerts 2013

The free Somers Point Beach Concerts will be held on 13 consecutive Friday nights, June 14 through September 6 and Thursday, July 4, 2013 from 7pm ‘til 9:30pm.  

June 14

Jumpin Johnny Sansone & his New Orleans Allstars: Blues Music Award Winning R & B / Louisiana Rock 'n Roll
Jumpin' Johnny Sansone on YouTube
June 21

Mingo Fish Trap: South by Southwest Award Winning Funky Jammin' Big Band
Mingo Fish Trap on YouTube 
June 28

The Billy Walton Band:
Jersey Shore Rock 'n Roll Guitar Hero
The Billy Walton Band on YouTube
July 4

The Bob Campanell Band:
South Jersey Rock 'n Roll Icon
Not Available
July 5

The Jeremiah Hunter Band: Party Dance Band with original performers from The Soul Survivors & Fullhouse
The Jeremiah Hunter Band on YouTube
July 12

Kinsey Report: Reggae, Funk, R&B featuring Donald Kinsey. Co-Producer with Bob Marley & Peter Tosh
Not Available
July 19

Walter Trout & His Band:
International Blues Rock Star
Walter Trout on YouTube
July 26

Bonerama: New Orleans Jazzfest Headliners ~ Trombone Led Funky Brassy Rock 'n Roll
Bonerama on YouTube
Aug. 2

Vini Lopez & License to Chill:
Grammy Winning Original Springsteen E Street Drummer;
Classic Rock / Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band
Vini Lopez & License to Chill on YouTube
Aug. 9

Southern Hospitality: Victor Wainwright, JP Soars & Damon Fowler. Emerging Funky Rock Supergroup from Florida   
Southern Hospitality on YouTube 
Aug. 16

Preston Shannon & his Band:
"Mr. Beale Street" Blues, R&B, Memphis Soul
Preston Shannon and his Band on YouTube 
Aug. 23

Bryan Lee & the Blues Power Band:
Blind Genius of the Blues from Bourbon Street
Bryan Lee & Blues Power on YouTube 
Aug. 30

Dr. Bobby Fingers Band with Danny Eyer:
Popular Sing - A - Long Dance Party
Dr. Bobby Fingers on YouTube
Sept 6

The Eddie Morgan Jazz Ensemble with special guest Jackie Greggs: Funky R&B, Jazz & Swingin' Vocals

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Tony Mart’s Revival


Experience the rich legacy of the Golden Years of rock ‘n roll at the Jersey Shore at Greate Bay Country Club Friday evening, May 10th when the Tony Mart Allstars will be rockin’ and jammin’ in “The Music that Made Tony Mart’s Famous”.  Join Dr. Bobby Fingers, Bobby Campanell, Danny Eyer, Howard Isaacson, Jimmy “Old School” Glenn and Rich Kurtz as they perform the greatest hits of Bill Haley and his Comets, Conway Twitty, Duane Eddie and Joey D and the Starlighters.

Dance to “Shout”, “Rock Around the Clock” and “Peppermint Twist”!  

Hear the sounds of Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels; sing along to “The Weight” and “I Shall be Released” and feel the power of the moving tribute to Bob Dylan and The Band known as “Levon and the Hawks” in the summer of ’65 at Tony Mart’s. 

Party with the sensational live sounds of the ‘70’s and relive the songs of the immortal “Eddie & the Cruisers” from the movie that was filmed at Tony Mart’s in 1982.

A delicious full dinner buffet will be served by the award winning chefs at Greate Bay at 7pm and the show begins at 8pm.  A cash bar will be open the entire evening.  Tickets for the dance party, show and dinner are only $35 plus $5 gratuity.  Reserve your seat or tables of 8 by sending an email to or calling 609-653-6069.  For a full dinner menu and preview of the list of hit songs to be performed go to


~ 7-10pm May 10, 2013

Attached is the recently released list of the famous songs to be performed by the Tony Mart Allstars at “The Music That Made Tony Mart’s Famous” on Friday, May 10, 2013.
For reserved seats or more information go to  send an email or call 609-653-6069.

Reserve your seat today.  This will be a great dinner dance party and show!


            (Dates denote years artists performed @ Tony Mart’s)

Rock around the Clock  - Bill Haley & his Comets (1963-64)
Shake Rattle & Roll  - Bill Haley & his Comets (1963-64)
Ain’t that a Shame  - Fat’s Domino      
Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty (1962-65)
Runaway - Del Shannon (1964)
Honky Tonk -  Duane Eddie & the Rebels (1963)
What’d I Say - Ray Charles
Peppermint Twist - Joey Dee & the Starlighters (1962-64)
Shout   Joey Dee & the Starlighters - (1962-64)
Rainy Day Woman  -  Bob Dylan
Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
The Weight - Levon & the Hawks/The Band (1965)
I shall be Released - Bob Dylan/The Band
CC Ryder/Jenny Take a Ride - Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels (1963-65)
Knock on Wood - Eddie Floyd
Try a Little Tenderness - Otis Reading
Sunshine of Your Love - The Cream
What’s Going On? -Marvin Gaye
Hungry Heart    - Bruce Springsteen
Born to Run -   Bruce Springsteen
Rosalita  - Bruce Springsteen
Dark Side - “Eddie & the Cruisers” (filmed 1982) Written & performed by John Cafferty & Beaver Brown

Encore – Help from my Friends  - The Beatles/Arrangement Joe Cocker/Leon Russell & Mad Dogs and Englishmen

Jersey Gumbo Kickoff Party ~ Free Gumbo Tasting and Live Entertainment 

On Friday, May 17, 2013 the kickoff party for the “Jersey Gumbo Cookoff and Music Festival” will take place at Chef Richard Spurlock’s Main Street American Café.  Everyone is invited to celebrate the kickoff of the Jersey Gumbo Fest that takes place June 15, 2013 at the Somers Point Volunteer Fire Company #1, 447 Bethel Road, Somers Point.

On Friday, May 17th Tony Mart’s will present a free show featuring “Mojo Mozart and the Mardi Gras Swingers”

 with free tastings of Carmen Marotta’s “Jersey Crab Gumbo” and Chef Richard Spurlock’s signature chicken and andouille gumbo.  The party starts at 6pm with the live performance from 6:30 to 8:30pm.

Chef Richard Spurlock will feature an a la carte menu with 2 different kinds of Gumbo served with potato salad Cajun style, Jambalaya, Shrimp Po Boys and several other Louisiana specialties.  The band will be performing Louisiana, New Orleans and Mardi Gras favorites and everyone is welcome to dance and sing along.

Guests are welcome to bring their own beer and wine to accompany their orders of Chef Richard’sspecialties and more information will be available at  Chef Richard Spurlock’s Main Street American Café is located at 6002 Main Street in Mays Landing.  Call 609-625-5500 for reserved seats.

Nancy Marotta

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Gregory's bartender Tom Milburn

                                                        Gregory's bartender Tom Milburn