JERSEY ROCK, NEW ORLEANS R&B AND BLUES ROOTS WILL COME TOGETHER AT JAMBOREE @
THE BEACH ~ HARD ROCK BILOXI
Jersey Shore Rock ‘n Roll fans, New Orleans Jazzfest enthusiasts and long time Blues Cruisers
will come together to celebrate the beauty of American music and cuisine at a 5 day festival set
in the comfortably hip surroundings at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on the Gulf of Mexico in
Biloxi, MS, March 6 through 10, 2013.
Many of today’s greatest performers of classic rock, New Orleans rhythm and blues/funk
and authentic blues roots music, including Eric Burdon and the Animals, the original “Eddie &
the Cruisers” soundtrack artists, John Cafferty and Beaver Brown, Cyril Neville, Dave Malone
and Camile Baudouin from New Orleans’ legendary Radiators, Tab Benoit and the Voice of
the Wetlands Allstars, Bonerama, Vini Lopez from Bruce Springsteen’s original E Street Band,
Terrance SImien, Susan Cowsill, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Jumpin’ Johnny Sansone,
James Andrews (brother and mentor to Trombone Shorty) Jimmy Thackery, Curtis Salgado,
Vasti Jackson, Chubby Carrier, Anthony Gomes, Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials, Southside
Johnny’s guitarist Billy Walton and The Billy Walton Band, Pittsburgh’s Queen of the Blues, Jill
West and Blues Attack have already been announced but several artists are yet to be named
as there will be 67 performances and over 25 artists during the course of this 5 day, 5 night
extravaganza of food, music and fun.
Jamboree @ the Beach centers on the unique combination of the excitement of a world class
music festival and the comfort and luxury of the host sponsor, Hard Rock Biloxi Hotel and
Casino, it’s gorgeous pool and whirlpool area on the Gulf of Mexico, the white, sandy “Palms
Beach” and festive Town Green along Biloxi’s beautiful Beach Boulevard. Venues will include
the phenomenal, state of the art, “Hard Rock Live!” The Palms Beach, a weekend Jamboree
complete with food purveyors, celebrity chef demonstrations and family fun at the Green
across from the Hard Rock, the cozy Hard Rock Café hosting special midnight shows and jams
and the swinging piano bar at the intimate “Vibe”.
The Party begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, March 6th and continues with multiple shows
midday through the wee hours of the next morning every day for 5 days and nights with 5
venues happening on Friday, March 8th and 6 venues, including the Festival on the Green with
culinary demonstrations, Saturday and Sunday and headline performances at “The Palms
Beach” on Saturday and Sunday.
Fans of the classic rock movie “Eddie & the Cruisers” should note that the incredibly exciting
John Cafferty and Beaver Brown will perform the hits songs from the movie on Friday afternoon
March 8th at 4PM and again at the Hard Rock Live! on Saturday night at 11PM.
Following the opening reception party Jamboree @ the Beach will present it’s Mississippi Blues
Lifetime Achievement Award to the Legendary Bobby Rush who will headline with his full
review in a 90 minute show that evening.
Other festival highlights include a performance on “Palms Beach” Saturday, March 9 th by one
of the greatest recording artists in Rock History, Eric Burdon and the Animals, famous for their
iconic hit, House of the Rising Sun and many others. Day and night the excitement will pulse
through the comfortable surroundings of the Hard Rock and the Biloxi beach front.
For 5 days and nights friends and fellow music enthusiasts will gather to “Have a Jamboree @
More information is available at www.BeachJamboree.com. Complete all access 5 day VIP
packages, as well as 3 and 4 day General Admission packages can be reserved by sending emails
to Tonymarto@aol.com, the sales and registration information posted on the website or by
calling 609-927-3241. VIP packages at the Hard Rock, Sheraton Four Points, IP Resort and Best
Western Plus are limited so registration by phone, email or on the web is strongly advised to
Daily All Access All Venue wrist bands will also be available for one or all five days.
For info and interviews contact Carmen Marotta at 609-653-6069 or Tonymarto@aol.com.