Nothing brings the weekend to life like some good, live music and this weekend's choices in South Jersey include something for just about any musical palate.

In other words, we've got some music for you,  plus much more. 

The second of Atlantic City's free beach concerts on Sunday combined with a busy lineup of casino acts, Kiss and Def Leppard rocking at Boardwalk Hall,  summer concert series' shows like those in EHT, Somers Point and Sea Isle, the Ocean City Music Pier anniversary show and the Music Fest fundraiser Lite Rock is involved with Saturday in Little Egg Harbor, featuring 10 live bands! They are just a few of your choices to see live music this weekend. Enjoy and have a good one!

Here's the South Jersey Weekend Happenings...

Atlantic City...

- Borgata: Sammy Hagar, Fri. 8/1

- Borgata: Lewis Black, Fri. 8/1, Music Box

- Harrah's: Straight No Chaser, various dates beginning Fri. 8/1

- Resorts: Danielle Bradberry, Fri. 8/1

- Boardwalk Hall: Kiss and Def Leppard, Sat. 8/2

- Borgata: Jerry Seinfeld, Sat. 8/2

- Tropicana: Dom Irrera, Sat. 8/2

- Revel: Boxing, Light heavy-weight boxing, Kovalev vs. Caparello, Sat. 8/2

- Golden Nugget: Vertical Horizon, Sat. 8/2

- Borgata: Lionel Richie, Sun. 8/3

- DO AC Free Beach Concert: Lady Antebellum, Sun. 8/3 @ 4pm, Kentucky Ave. Beach

Other fun stuff this weekend...

- Cape May: Baby Parade, Fri. 8/1 @ 11am, Congress Ave. along the Beach

- Margate: Margate Memorial Lifeguard Races, Fri. 8/1 @ 6:30pm, Decatur Ave. Beach

- Somers Point:  Beach Concert Series, Fri. 8/1@ 7pm, Room Full of Blues,  William Morrow  Beach

- Margate: Dog parade benefiting Children Making Change, Sat. 8/2 @ 9:30am, Margate Dog Park, Argyle Ave, call Loren @ 609-576-4494

- Brigantine: Beach Volleyball Tournament, Sat-Sun. 8/2-3, 38th St. Beach

- Ventnor: The Nights in Ventnor Go Green  Boat Parade, all  fuel-free boats,  Sat. 8/2 @ 5pm, Ski Beach on Dorset Ave.

- Sea isle: Capt. Bill Gallagher 10-Mile Island Run, Sat. 8.2 @ 5:45pm

- Ocean City: Boardwalk Art Show, Fri-Sun. 8/1-3

- Little Egg harbor: Join Lite Rock and live entertainment from 10 bands as the American Legion Post 493 will host the U.S. Coast Guard Enlisted Memorial Fundraiser on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 1 p.m. All funds raised will benefit the U.S. Coast Guard Enlisted Memorial Foundation, which raises money for the U.S. Coast Guard Enlisted Memorial that will be built in Cape May The U.S. Coast Guard is the only branch of the Military without an Enlisted Memorial. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $5 for kids. The event will include a Chinese auction, raffles, music and more at The American Legion Post 493, 420 Radio Road, Little Egg Harbor, 609-296-9771

- Atlantic City:Movies Under the stars Series, various nights this summer

- Atlantic City: Mexican Folk Dance Festival 2014, Sand Castle Stadium, Sat. 8/2 5-8pm

- Atlantic City: Renaissance Festival, Sat. 8/2, noon to 8pm, 609-829-8706

- Egg Harbor Township: Rhythm in the Park Concert Series,  Fri. 8/1 7-9pm, Tony Canale Park

- Atlantic City: Boardwalk Music Series, Fri. 8/1

- Sea Isle City: Saturday Night Concerts, Excursion Park Band Shell, Sat. 8/2

- Wildwood Crest: Summer Music Series, Sat. 8/2 @ 7:30pm

- Galloway: Galloway Carnival, Fri-Sat. 8/1-2, Municipal Complex

- Avalon: 76ERS Beach Bash, Jack's Place, Sat. 8/2 3-6pm

- Absecon: Concert in Heritage Park, Sun. 8/3 @ 7pm. 609-641-0663#103

- Ocean City: Ocean City Music Pier 85th Anniversary Concert, Sat. 8/2 @ 6pm

- Tuckahoe: Canoe and Kayak race, Sun. 8/3 @ 11AM, 609-628-2829

- Margate: Great Ducky Race, JCC, sun. 8/3, 609822-1167