Thursday, August 22, 2013

Lineup announced for this Saturday's 106.3 WJSE & Philadelphia Soul Summer Slam & Music Festival


Coastal Broadcasting Systems, promoters of the 106.3 WJSE & Philadelphia Soul Summer Slam Sports & Music Festival on Saturday, August 24 have announced the lineup for the show.

The festival will take place, rain or shine, and the gates will open at 11 a.m.

The following is the tentative lineup of performances:

Noon - Ghost of War (the winner of the 2013 Philadelphia Soul Battle of the Bands)
1 p.m. - Ballyhoo!
2:40 p.m. - Alien Ant Farm
4:20 p.m. - Hoobastank
6 p.m. - Fuel

Between each act, the Philadelphia Soul, the Soulmates and representatives from WJSE will take the stage with auction items, performances and more.

No outside food, beverages or chairs are permitted in the concert area. Concert-goers are able to bring a beach blanket or towel, but once the concert area begins to fill up, they may be asked to roll it up to make room for others. Cameras are permitted at the concert, but video, flash photography and removable lenses are prohibited without prior approval.

For additional information about the festival call 609-522-1987.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.

About the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority

The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) was formed in 1993 to consolidate the tourism economy of its three founding municipalities: Wildwood, Wildwood Crest and North Wildwood. The Wildwoods have won numerous travel and tourism awards, heralding the resort for its beaches, boardwalk and attractions.

The Wildwoods were selected in 2013 as one of the Most Awesome Boardwalks in America by; as the Favorite Boardwalk and Beach by readers; the Top Family-Friendly Beach Town by; and as One of America’s Top 10 U.S. Tourist Towns by families voting in FamilyFun magazine. They were also named “Best Beaches in New Jersey” in the 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2008 Top Ten New Jersey Beaches public survey, sponsored by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium. Wildwoods’ beaches were also named “Best Beach for Family Vacations,” “Best Beach for Tourism,” “Best Beach for Events,” “Best Beach for Eco-Tourism” and “Best Beach for Day Trips” in the same surveys. The Wildwoods were named #1 Boardwalk in the nation by in 2012; and Smarter Travel also named the Wildwoods Boardwalk, one of “Americas Best Boardwalks.” The 2012 list of “15 Destinations on the Rise” for TripAdvisor included the Wildwoods, and voted the Wildwoods one of “Americas Top 10 Scenic Seasides of the Summer.” In addition, the Wildwoods were voted “Best Town” in the 2009 and 2011 PHL-17 Philly Hot List, Jersey Shore Edition contest; and was one of Sherman’s Travel’s “Top Ten American Boardwalks” for two years in a row.

The Tourism Authority operates the Wildwoods Convention Center and acts as the island’s destination marketing organization overseeing the development, research, planning, marketing, advertising, promotion, public and media relations encompassing the tourism, meeting and convention industry in the Wildwoods. Additionally, the Authority funds, assists with and hosts more than 180 annual special events to enhance the visitor experience and extend the tourism season, including the Beach Monster Mash Truck Races, Family Nights On The Boardwalk, Friday Night Fireworks, the New Jersey State Barbeque Championships and Anglesea Blues Festival, Classic Car Shows, the International Kite Festival, Irish and Italian Festivals and the National Marbles Tournament, among others. 

For more information about the Wildwoods, contact the GWTIDA at 1-800-WW-By-Sea (800-992-9732) or visit its web site,

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