Jersey Shore Nightlife Guide

Jersey Shore Nightlife Guide


Join us this weekend as we explore the variety of bars, restaurants, and nightclubs that offer live music for an exciting night out down the Shore! Our selected tunes encompass all genres of sound—live DJs, rock and roll covers, solo acoustic, and more.

We’ve listed the below venues of the Jersey Shore from North to South, starting at Long Beach Island and travelling down the coast to the tip of Cape May. 

If you want to add your favorite live music location, e-mail us directly at and we’ll be sure to include it in next week’s list!

Long Beach Island
Joe Pops Bar and Restaurant
Friday June 15: Chevy Lopez, 10 pm
Saturday June 16: Men of Horses, 10 pm

The Gateway
Friday June 15: Rob Connolly, 8 pm-12 am
Saturday June 16: MoJo Manny Band, 8 pm-12 am

Nardi’s Tavern
Friday June 15: Sahara Moon, 5-9 pm; Take Cover, 10 pm
Saturday June 16: Elvis Show, 5-9 pm; Radio Neon, 10 pm

Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club
Friday June 15: The Matt Fisher Duo, 3-6 pm, The Tiki Bar
Saturday June 16: Friend Zone, 11 pm-2 am, The Club
Sunday June 17: Shorty Long and the Jersey Horns, 3:30-7:30 pm, The Pool

Atlantic City
Gypsy Bar at the Borgata
Friday June 15: Light up the Moon, 7 pm; Kristen and the Noise, 11 pm
Saturday June 16: The Breakdown, 7 pm; Steal the Sky, 11 pm
Sunday June 17: Stellar Mojo, 8:30 pm

Haven Nightclub at the Golden Nugget
Friday June 15: Morten, 11 pm-4 am
Saturday June 16: Quintino, 10 pm-4 am

Rush Lounge at the Golden Nugget
Friday June 15: Ann Michael, 6-10 pm; Big Bang Baby, 10 pm-2 am
Saturday June 16: Ken Shiles and CiBon, 6-10 pm; Big City, 10 pm-2 am
Sunday June 17: Laura Lea, 8 pm-12 am

Tango’s Lounge at Tropicana
Friday June 15: Se7en Band, 7-10:30 pm; DJ Ralph, 11 pm-2:40 am
Saturday June 16: Ann Michal, 3-6:40 pm; Evolution X, 7-10:40 pm; DJ Ralph, 11 pm-2:40 am
Sunday June 17: The Loop, 9 pm-1 am

Margate City
Johnny’s Café & Lounge
Friday June 15: Bob Pantano,8:30 pm
Saturday June 16: DJ Johnny Looch,10 pm-2 am

Sea Isle City
Dead Dog Saloon
Friday June 15: Grocery Store, 8 pm
Saturday June 16: Saluda Shoals, 8 pm
Sunday June 17: A Nickel Bag of Funk, 7 pm

Kix McNutley's
Friday June 15: Bobby Munyon, 8 pm-12 am
Saturday June 16:
 Syd Kelly, 8 pm-12 am

The Ocean Drive
Friday June 15: Five Times Famous, 5-9 pm, The Sandbar; Go Go Gadjet with DJ Tommy B, 10 pm, The Main Stage
Saturday June 16: Secret Service, 4-8 pm, The Sandbar; Garden State Radio, 8 pm

Friday June 15: DJ Quinn, 9 pm-12 am
Saturday June 16: DJ Mike B, 5-8 pm; DJ April, 9 pm-12 am

The Springfield Inn
Friday June 15: Nancy Malcun Trio, 8-10 pm; LeCompt and DJ Vito G, 10 pm-12 am
Saturday June 16: Rad and Kell, 8 pm, The Deck; Juliano Brothers and DJ Brother Mike, 10 pm-12 am, Inside
Sunday June 17: Rad and Kell, 4-8 pm; Juliano Brothers and DJ Brother Mike, 10 pm-12 am, Inside

Princeton Bar and Grill
Friday June 15: Stellar Mojo, 10 pm, The Princeton
Saturday June 16: 3AM Tokyo, 10 pm, The Princeton; Sidearm, 10 pm, The Circle Tavern

Bobby Dee’s Rock ‘N Chair
Saturday June 16: Marquee Trio, 8:45 pm
Sunday June 17: Johnny’s Cousin Steve, 7:30 pm

Windrift Hotel
Friday June 15: Darin MacDonald, 6 pm, Signature Lounge; DJ Jules, 8 pm, Blue Bar; Big House Band, 9:30 pm, Blue Bar
Saturday June 16: Jim Bannach, 6 pm, Signature Lounge; DJ Jules, 8 pm, Blue Bar; Chatterband, 9:30 pm, Blue Bar
Sunday June 17: Darin MacDonald, 6 pm, Signature Lounge; BLT Band, 5 pm, Blue Bar; Jimmy Doran, 5 pm, Level 2; DJ Jules, 8 pm, Level 2

Stone Harbor
Buckets Margarita Bar and Cantina
Friday June 15: David Rowan, 9 pm-1 am
Saturday June 16: Andrew Behringer, 9 pm-1 am

Chill BYOB
Friday June 15: Bill Bittman, 6-9:30 pm
Saturday June 16: Lane Simkins, 6-9:30 pm
Sunday June 17: TQ Acoustic, 6-9:30 pm

Fred’s Tavern
Friday June 15: Michael Thompson, 9 pm-1 am
Saturday June 16: Keep the Change Duo, 9 pm-1 am

Dogtooth Bar & Grill
Saturday June 16: Bluebone, 9 pm
Sunday June 17: Shaun Laboy Duo, 9 pm

Cape May
Cabanas on the Beach
Friday June 15: Electric Beach, 6-9 pm
Saturday June 16: 52 Pickup, 6-9 pm
Sunday June 17: The Cousins, 3-7 pm

Mad Batter
Friday June 15: Jim Doran, 7-10 pm
Saturday June 16: Les DeRose, 7-10 pm

The Rusty Nail
Friday June 15: Mike Flanigan, 4:30-8:30 pm; Chad Morales Duo, 8:30 pm-12:30 am
Saturday June 16: Andy Reeves, 4:30-8:30 pm; The Knockers, 8:30 pm-12:30 am
Sunday June 17: Wesley Ochs, 12-4 pm

Congress Hall
Friday June 15: The Dane Anthony Band, 9:30 pm-1 am, The Boiler Room
Saturday June 16: Darin MacDonald, 8 pm-12 am, The Brown Room
Sunday June 17: Matt DiVenti, 5-9 pm, The Boiler Room; Danielle and Jennifer, 8 pm- 12 am, The Brown Room
To see our extensive listing of South Jersey events, including local community events, programs at your local libraries, nightlife, fairs and festivals, plays, and many more, check out our Events Calendar here. Have an event that you want listed in our events calendar? Add your event here.

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