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Atlantic City, NJ – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announces the official launch of DAER Nightclub on Thursday, June 28, 2018, introducing unparalleled production and talent to New Jersey’s entertainment capital. DAER Nightclub will open in tandem with the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City’s awe inspiring opening weekend celebration which includes Pitbull and Carrie Underwood live in concert at Hard Rock Live in the Etess Arena.

On opening night, DAER will debut with special guests and performances including an appearance by Black Panther and Creed star Michael B. Jordan, music by world-renowned DJ Mel Debarge and a special live performance on Thursday, June 28. Grammy Award-winning DJ and Producer, Tiësto will take the stage on Friday, June 29 for an unforgettable set. Saturday, June 30, Fast and the Furious star and Grammy Award winner, Ludacris will close out the weekend alongside DJ/Producer TJR.

The independent nightlife venue features cutting-edge audio-visual technology, elevated bottle service and a carefully curated lineup of the world’s most sought-after DJs and artists. With an ideal location on the northern end of Atlantic City’s world-famous boardwalk, DAER Nightclub will transform the nightlife scene in South Jersey this summer.

“The talent and nightlife experience we plan to bring to DAER Nightclub at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will be like no other nightclub scene,” says Matthew Minichino, Corporate Vice President of Nightlife and Daylife at Hard Rock International. “We’re looking forward to giving locals and visitors access to the hottest talent in the industry while complementing the hotel’s incredible programming.”

The sleek mega-club will feature an 8000-watt four-point Funktion One sound system and a state-of-the-art 30-foot LED centerpiece with more than 50 synchronized moving head fixtures and unique integrated video elements to provide club-goers with 360-degree immersive party experience. A specialized Cryo system, confetti cannons, hazers and blasters will entrance guests with a mesmerizing dance-floor atmosphere as globally-renowned DJs and artists perform in front of a 200-square-foot HD video wall positioned behind the booth.

Opening Weekend Lineup

  • Thursday, June 28, 10 p.m. to close – Michael B. Jordan gets the party started for an unforgettable opening night at DAER Nightclub with music by Mel Debarge
  • Friday, June 29, 10 p.m. to close – The weekend kicks off with Tiesto in the booth
  • Saturday, June 30, 10 p.m. to close – Ludacris keeps the party going alongside DJ/Producer TJR.

DAER Nightclub at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will be located at 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 and will be open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays (beginning July 15) from 10 p.m. to close. For more information or reservations, please call (609) 449-6432 or email info@hardrocknightlife.com

For more information on DAER Nightclub and purchase tickets, visit http://www.hardrocknightlife.com/. Follow DAER Nightclub on Facebook at @daernightclubac and Instagram @daernightclubac.