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Adjacent Music Festival released the set times for all three stages for the upcoming on-the-beach live music in Atlantic City, NJ. It will be held over Memorial Day Weekend on Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 28, 2023. Single-day passes and two-day passes are on sale now!

The Adjacent Music Festival will be held ocean-side on the Atlantic City Beach adjacent to the Boardwalk.

The lineup features many artists who started their careers in the Northeast region. That includes Philadelphia’s Japanese Breakfast, The Starting Line, Mannequin Pussy, and Jersey Calling.

New Jersey’s representation includes Bleachers led by Jack Antonoff, The Front Bottoms, Thursday, Midtown, Folly,  L.S. Dunes featuring Frank Iero of My Chemical Romance, and The Happy Fits.

New York’s Jeff Rosenstock, Wheatus, and The Movie Life will also be featured.

This is going to be an epic weekend with some really amazing acts performing. You do not want to miss it. And with all the activity going on, you really gotta know some things before you go. We created this list for you so you can be prepped and ready for an awesome weekend of music. Let’s start off the summer with a bang and over 40 live music acts in Atlantic City!

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  • Who's Performing On Each Day

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    Saturday, May 27th

    Paramore, Bleachers, Jimmy Eat World, Andrew McMahon with The Wilderness, Pup, BeachBunny, Jeff Rosenstock, Surf Curse, Thursday, The Happy Fits, The Linda Lindas, SlaughterBeach Dog, Mannequin Pussy, Meet Me At The Altar, Wheatus, I Am The Avalanche, Drug Church, Gel, Zulu, Well Wisher, Pinkshift, and Neil Rubenstein.

    Sunday, May 28th

    blink-182, Turnstile, Japanese Breakfast, Coheed & Cambria, The Front Bottoms, Knocked Loose, Waterparks, Midtown, Motion City Soundtrack, The Starting Line, Loveless, L.S. Dunes, Royal & The Serpent, Phantom Planet, The Movielife, Hot Milk, Beach Weather, Soul Glo, Incendiary, Off!, Folly, Siiickbrain, Oxymorrons, Candy, and Neil Rubenstein.

  • How Do I Get Passes?

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    Visit the festival’s ticket page! One-day or two-day passes are available. Just in case you can’t make both days or you only really vibe with the artists on one of the two days. If passes are still available, you can also buy them day of at the box office.

  • Is There An Age Limit?

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    All ages are welcome. Because kids deserve to learn about good music, too. Bring your kiddos, just keep an eye on ’em.

  • What's The Bag Policy Situation?

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    Clear reusable bags are okay to bring in, as long as they’re 12″x 6″x 12″ or smaller. All guests that bring bags will have their bags searched by security. Medically necessary and diaper bags are permitted. Wallets, clutches, and fanny packs that are smaller than 4.5″ x 6.5″ do not have to be clear.

  • Staying Hydrated

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    There are water stations all around the beach where you can fill up water bottles. Hydration packs are permitted inside the festival. You can bring in one EMPTY water bottle up to one liter in size, one factory-sealed water bottle up to one liter in size or a Camelback that is empty upon arrival.

  • Being On The Beach


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    YES! You can go into the ocean DURING the festival. There will be lifeguards on the beach during the concert, so you can take a dip if you’re feeling too hot. Just observe the onsite rules posted on the beach.

  • Parking?

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    There is an abundance of parking garages in the area. There is not a designated festival lot, but don’t fret. Here’s a helpful map of parking in Atlantic City near the area.

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