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Adjacent Music Festival in Atlantic City

May 27202312:00 pm - May 28202311:30 pm
Atlantic City Beach, Between Arkansas and Kentucky Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ, 08401 + Google Map

The Summer of 2023 will start off with a bang at the Jersey Shore this Memorial Day Weekend with the Adjacent Music Festival.

The two-day festival will feature over 40 live bands playing on the beach in Atlantic City on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28. Headliners blink-182 and Paramore are among a group of over 40 bands that will play on three stages.

Per the official press release:

The Adjacent Music Festival will be held ocean-side on the Atlantic City Beach adjacent to the world-famous Atlantic City Boardwalk with a lineup featuring many artists who started their careers and cultivated their loyal fan bases in the Northeast region, including Philadelphia’s Japanese Breakfast, The Starting Line and Mannequin Pussy; New Jersey’s Bleachers, led by six-time Grammy award winner and Bergenfield, NJ, native Jack Antonoff, Thursday, and Midtown, both of New Brunswick, NJ; Folly, of Sussex, NJ; The Front Bottoms, of Woodcliff Lake, NJ, L.S. Dunes, featuring Frank Iero of My Chemical Romance, of Belleville, NJ; and The Happy Fits, of Pittstown, NJ; and New York’s Jeff Rosenstock, Wheatus, and The Movie Life, all three from Long Island, NY.

Other confirmed bands include:

  • Turnstile
  • Coheed and Cambria
  • Jimmy Eat World
  • PUP
  • Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
  • Beach Bunny
  • Motion City Soundtrack
  • The Linda Lindas
  • Drug Church
  • Electric Callboy
  • Hot Milk
  • I Am The Avalanche
  • Knocked Loose
  • Loveless
  • Meet Me @ The Altar
  • Neil Rubenstein
  • Oxymorrons
  • Pinkshift
  • Phantom Planet
  • Royal & The Serpent
  • Scowl, Siiickbrain
  • Waterparks
  • Zulu

Two-day VIP Packages and two-day general admission passes will go on sale on Friday, October 28 at 10 a.m. at Travel packages are also available.

blink-182 will begin the biggest tour in the band’s history in March 2023. Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge, and Travis Barker will all appear together for the first time in nearly 10 years. The announcement of the Atlantic City show adds another location in the Philadelphia area to their tour.

Get to Know the Adjacent Music Festival Bands

Since you probably know the ones written in large font, we’re starting at line 4 of the concert poster…

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