Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Simon & Garfunkel Boardwalk bound

They may not be "homeward bound," but Simon & Garfunkel are definitely Boardwalk Bound.

Simon & Garfunkel Boardwalk bound

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They may not be "homeward bound," but Simon & Garfunkel are definitely Boardwalk Bound.

Tickets go on sale Saturday for the venerable folk-pop duo's May 21 concert at the 5,200-seat Arena at Trump Taj Mahal. The show is something of a coup for the property and its entertainment chief, Steve Gietka: The Taj not only got the AyCee exclusive for the legendary act, but the team's upcoming spring "Old Friends" tour is primarily a Canadian affair, with a few Midwestern U.S. dates and a New Orleans festival appearance included. The only other East Coast gig is a May 20 show at Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Conn.

Tickets go on sale Saturday; admission is $325, $225 and $175. To order, call (800) 736-1420, or go to www.ticketmaster.com.

Incidentally, Simon & Garfunkel won't be the only legendary pop attraction in Atlantic City May 21. Previously announced is Diana Ross' performance at Caesars. 

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Philly native Chuck Darrow has literally covered Atlantic City’s casino scene since Day One: He was there on assignment the night in November 1976 when voters approved legalized casinos.

Since then, Chuck has covered the town and its gaming industry for several area newspapers -- which is why, in some circles, he’s known as “Boardwalk Charlie.”

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