For those who attended Rob Thomas‘ three shows at Borgata’s Music Box over the weekend, they got to see the musician stripped down to the basics. Nothing but two guitars and occasionally a piano accompanied the record breaking singer/songwriter during his lengthy sets. The intimate shows demonstrated just how skillful of an artist Thomas is and added a very soulful touch to many of his popular pop hits.
Most know Thomas from his stint as Matchbox Twenty’s frontman, but as the concerts demonstrated, there’s a lot more behind the rock star and his hit ballads. It’s clear that Thomas likes to contextualize his music, and that’s exactly what he did throughout the evening. For example, he explained that the hit “3 A.M.” is about his mother who was diagnosed with cancer when Thomas was just twelve years old. He wrote that number when he was in his early teens.
If there’s one thing that you learned about Sebastian Maniscalco during his hour-long “Why Would You Do That?” show at Borgata’s Event Center, it’s this: don’t approach him at a gas station after midnight.
And forget about catching him inside a mini-mart after dark. He’s petrified!
Those are some of the many idiosyncrasies that the wildly popular comedian explored during his six sold-out performances at the resort during the weekend of January 13 through the 15. Best known for his Showtime and Comedy Central specials and his appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Conan, Maniscalco held back no punches, including at himself.
Looking for a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a loved one? Have a few friends that need a good laugh! Your favorite gossip-dishing diva is heading to Borgata for one-night only on February 17. Kathy Griffin will be at our Event Center and you’re invited to take part in the laugh-out-loud comedy celebration.
Rob Thomas, the Grammy award-winning frontman and composer for Matchbox Twenty, will be showing off his personal side this January at Borgata’s Music Box. The celebrated performer plays three intimate shows on January 13 through 15, which will feature his signature solo vocals and style that fans have come to know and love.
Fans of Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian were in for a holiday treat at Borgata on December 9. The Culinary Lifestyle Consultant for The Water Club was on hand as dozens of guests enjoyed an intimate evening of food, warm cocktails, and seasonal fun, celebrating all that winter has to offer. The Water Club’s lush indoor pool was transformed into a culinary oasis, complete with four tasting stations, a dance floor, DJ, and holiday lights for Geoffrey’s Winter Wonderland, an evening that provided fans a chance to try new dishes and drinks perfect for their own at-home holiday parties.
Borgata proved why New York City is often called the city that never sleeps. To celebrate the conclusion of their action-packed two day Savor Borgata Weekend, the resort turned their Event Center into a bustling Manhattan street festival, complete with a dancing Statue of Liberty and a replica of the Empire State Building made out of chocolate.
Well, we can’t quite promise you that, but we can guarantee that you’ll have a load of foodie fun (and learn a few things along the way that you can apply to your own cooking) at Borgata’s annual Savor Borgata event. The week-long festival that celebrates everything culinary returns to the resort from Sunday, October 30th through Saturday, November 5th.
There was definitely a sense that it wasn’t your typical Saturday night at Borgata on September 24. At the top of The Event Center escalators was a man, wearing a feather boa, waving two giant light-up rainbow scepters, greeting guests as they arrived for the 2016 Miss’d America Pageant.
The annual event, which has honored all things gay at the South Jersey shore since 1991, has raised over $300,000 for LGBT charities in the Greater Atlantic City region, and you can easily see why: the night brought out hundreds of loyal audience members of all ages, sexes, orientations, and races. It was something people looked forward to all year long. As I entered The Event Center, a group of older women were in line ahead of me. One of them turned around and said, “This is better than seeing male strippers. I have more fun doing this!”
Miss’d America has come a long way from it’s humble beginnings where the winner would literally get a Burger King crown and a dozen of dead roses wrapped in yesterday’s Press. The highly-anticipated drag show extravaganza returns to Borgata on September 24, 2016, and there’s more glitz and glam than you can shake a sequined gown at…plus you can win a free stay at The Water Club and tickets to the show!