WILDWOOD – The City of Wildwood announced Rock and Roar 2017, a beach concert that will take place on the Wildwood beach behind the famous Wildwood welcome sign Sept. 8. Headliners include national artists Eddie Money, Foghat, The Michael Allman Band and up-and-coming artist Dead Fish Handshake. Gates and concessions open at 5 p.m., and the show will begin at 6 p.m.
Eddie Money, once a New York City police officer, burst onto the music scene in the late ‘70s and has never looked back. Best known for his hits “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Baby Hold On,” Money continues to astound crowds with his high-energy performances.
Foghat has been a classic rock staple for over 30 years. Their hits “Slow Ride,” “I Just Wanna Make Love To You” and “Stone Blue” have been used in countless movies, TV shows and commercials. During their live shows, they play their classic 1977 album “Foghat Live” in its entirety.
Michael Allman, lead vocalist of The Michael Allman Band, continues to spread his family’s blend of roots, rock and blues. The eldest son of The Allman Brothers Band’s Gregg Allman, Michael will perform original songs from his album “Hard Labor Creek,” as well as songs his dad’s band made famous in the 70s.
Making their South Jersey debut, Dead Fish Handshake is a New Jersey-based band catching the eye of the music industry. They were winners of the Rock Carnival Talent search, beating out hundreds of entrants to receive a slot in the event.
The Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Rally begins on Thursday, Sept. 7 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 10 with a list of events for motorcycle enthusiasts and guests. Rock and Roar 2017 on Friday will keep the City of Wildwood rockin’ through the weekend.
For more information on Roar to the Shore, visit www.roartotheshoreonline.com.
For more information on the Rock and Roar 2017 concert, visit www.rockandroarnj.com.
For more information about the City of Wildwood, visit www.wildwoodnj.org.