WILDWOOD – The City of Wildwood announced Rock and Roar 2017, a beach concert will take place on the beach behind the Wildwood welcome sign on Rio Grande Avenue, Sept. 8.
Headliners will include national artists Eddie Money, Foghat, The Michael Allman Band, and up and coming artists Dead Fish Handshake Gates and concessions open at 5 p.m., and the show will begin at 6 p.m., according to a release.
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 live shows, they play their classic 1977 album “Foghat Live” in its entirety.
Allman, the 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 Sept. 7 and continues through Sept. 10 with a list of events for motorcycle enthusiasts and guests.
Rock and Roar 2017 featuring Eddie Money, Foghat, The Michael Allman Band and up and coming artist, Dead Fish Handshake Sept. 8 are sure to keep Wildwood rocking that weekend.