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June 1, 2023

The City of Somers Point and our Beach Concert Committee are tremendously appreciative of the support and love that you have shown us. We are showing our appreciation with three huge gifts!


Somers Point’s “Day in the Sun” is here! We’ve been voted the best, nationally!

In response to tremendous demand, the City of Somers Point and the Somers Point Beach Concert Committee will produce a special celebration concert starring John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band on a special occasion just announced, Friday June 9th 2023, the week BEFORE the first regularly Scheduled Beach Concert!

On that special night you’ll hear your favorite “Eddie and the Cruisers” and John Cafferty songs and the premiere of their latest recording, “A Day in the Sun”, perfect for Somers Point in the summer!

With “Eddie and the Cruisers” recording artists, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band blasting off the season in a few short weeks on June 9th and a living legend of the New Orleans rhythm &blues/funk, CYRIL NEVILLE, from The Neville Brothers and The Meters performing the finale of the season on Sept. 8th, this concert season will be worthy of its status as winner of the USA Today contest.

#1 outdoor concert series in America 2023! FREE!!

Our gift to you! One marathon Concert on the Beach at 7pm

This week on the radio show we will interview the man himself, John Cafferty who gave us the music that made our movie, “Eddie & the Cruisers” one of the great rock and roll cult classics.

The Circle Liquor store is tremendously appreciative for the support and patronage from all over the Northeast. This Saturday, June 3, we will be broadcasting live from the Circle Liquor Store where they will celebrate another gift for everyone, Customer Appreciation Day complete with snacks, hotdogs, non-alcoholic beverages and lots of swag and cool stuff to be given away. From 10 AM to 3 PM the first lady of the Circle Liquor Store, Jeanette Giemza will be hosting, personally, along with the Wine Master, Chester Malloy, whom we will be joining at 12 noon.

Everyone is invited to come down and say hello and enjoy the hospitality and free gifts while indulging in the immense and extensive selection of the very finest libations available.

Chet and his staff will be there to help you find great values and fine wines, select from over 200 bourbons and the incredible array of international vodkas, cognacs, Caribbean rum and tequila.

See the newest seltzers, cocktails in a can and 20 to 30 craft beers and microbrews that are available new and seasonal every week at what is probably the greatest independently owned liquor store in the world, certainly the greatest in the state of New Jersey!!

The Beach Concert Committee, together with the City of Somers Point, are joining forces with the founder of the Somers Point Beach Concerts, Nick Regine, president of the South Jersey Jazz Society. Together, the beach concert committee and the Jazz Society have collaborated to produce EDGARDO CINTRON’S MAMBO MAGIC BAND in another special FREE concert on the beautiful Somers Point Beach, Wednesday June 14th 2023.

Playing the music of Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Ray Barretto, Spyro Gyra, and more, this show will be a sizzling party dance concert of high energy mambo and Latin Jazz fun, yet ANOTHER special performance for everyone. Thanks to everyone, and the South Jersey Jazz Society. The show starts at 7pm.

Jersey Gumbo Cook-off and Mardi Gras Festival

JULY 10,2023

Tony Mart Presents has agreed to produce another Jersey Gumbo Festival and Cook-off this summer on Monday July 10th, 2023 at THE POINT tropical Nightclub and Tiki Bar at 988 Bay Avenue in Somers Point.

The Tropicana’s Executive Chef Demetrius Haronis will be honorary Chairman of the expert judges. The Point’s owner Ed Bonsigniore will be personally hosting along with the Tony Mart Family, and hundreds of friends. Everyone tasting will be able to cast a vote in the popular “people’s choice “ voting for their favorite gumbo.

First prize will be $1000 and second prize is $500. We have already started an aggressive well-coordinated campaign of advertising and publicity with a substantial investment in promotion for the high visibility event. This will include interviews and features about the competing chefs, their restaurants and topics the chefs would like to share about their restaurants in promotion of their businesses on the Tony Mart Presents radio show, 12-1pm every Saturday and in Shore Local, Southern New Jersey’s News Magazine, a media partner in the event. 1st and 2nd prize winners will get bonus radio and interviews and coverage in Shore Local.

Each gumbo cook-off competitor will be entitled to two interviews on the top rated Tony Mart Presents radio show with a total of approximately 40 minutes free airtime. They will have top line listing on promotional material, advertising and social media generated for the event. There will be repeated public announcements and intensive on site promotion at both The Concerts on the Beach in Somers Point and Tony Mart Presents Mardi Gras AC on the Boardwalk at Kennedy Plaza, where flyers and posters will be distributed.


Please send us an email if you would like to cook Gu;mb and compete as part of this event. We will begin tasting at 3:00pm and conclude with judging at 6:00pm. Tonymartpresents@gmail.com.

World renown festival entertainment will star JAMES ANDREWS from HBO’s “Treme” TV Series, premier New Orleans pianist JOE KROWN, from the Kenny Wayne Shepard Band, popular funky brass band THE OCEAN AVENUE STOMPERS, and our own Jersey Shore Rock and Soul Guitar Hero, BILLY WALTON with the BMW’s.


With the generous funding and consideration of the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority and the support of Mayor Marty Small and the good people in his administration, Tony Mart Presents 11 gifts all summer long when famous musicians appear at 11 world-class concerts on the AC Boardwalk.

More like the incredible New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival right on the Atlantic City Boardwalk at the Jersey shore, Mardi Gras AC will be a Series of 11 Wednesday night free Concerts with a diverse lineup of very popular critically acclaimed, award winning artists.

Mardi Gras AC will feature some of the world’s best reggae, roots rock, Neo soul, funk, Latin jazz fusion, and of course New Orleans rhythm and blues legends including Cyril Neville, Buckwheat Zydeco Jr., Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, George Porter Jr. & The Runnin’ Pardners, Grammy nominated Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Johnny Sansone and The Honey Island Swamp Band in addition to one of the most popular and greatest of all reggae bands, Third World, the legacy of Tito Puente Jr. Orchestra, Grammy, five time Grammy nominated Shemekia Copeland.

The series will proudly present some of the greatest classic rock ‘n roll stars in the world today including Gary US Bonds, Martin Barre’s Jethro Tull, The Weight Band featuring members of The Band and The Levon Helm Band and the famous Richie LaBamba from the Conan O’Brian Show who played with Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi and Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes.

As incredible as that seems for a free concert series, with cheap parking and a quality beverage garden adjacent, check out the list below and see Why Mardi Gras AC is more like the great New Orleans Jazz Fest than Mardi Gras itself!

Every Wednesday night June 28th through Sept. 6th at 7pm

Let the Good Times Roll!!!

Back at the hallowed ground where Tony Mart’s rocked the Jersey Coast for 38, years we have a classic Tony Mart series:


Coming this summer is the new “Tony Mart Rocks THE POINT” Thursday night party at THE POINT, the gorgeous tropical nightclub and tiki bar on the historic Somers Point Bayfront. Every Thursday night, 6-10pm our own Jersey shore Rock ‘n Soul guitar hero, Billy Walton, will perform with his full band and the scintillating Destinee Monroe performing contemporary and classic hits while Billy and the boys crush it. This is what Summer at the Shore is all about! 998 Bay Ave., Somers Point, NJ 08244

With four Somers Point Beach Concerts beginning next Friday, June 9, Mardi Gras AC kicking off with the legendary British rocker, Martin Barre and his history of Jethro Tull, on Wednesday, June 28th and Mardi Gras in July weekend Friday, July 7 with Jersey Gumbo on Monday, July 10, this will be a stunning start to 2023!

A summer to remember

Let the Good Times Roll!

Donate: Tony Mart Cares, GoFundMe

With much love and appreciation, we thank you for all that you have done and continue to do to be such an important a part of the Tony Mart Family!



Somers Point Beach Concerts

Fridays starts at 7pm
World Class Concerts on Small Town Beach.

New Jersey & Bay Ave. Somers Point NJ

Mardi Gras Atlantic City

Wednesdays, 7pm
R&B, Funk, Roots & Classic Rock

Kennedy Plaza, Atlantic City Boardwalk

Rockin’ @ The Point

Thursdays, 6-10pm
Rock & Roll Dance Parties

The Point, Gull & Bay Ave.