Hard Rock Atlantic City presents international superstar and American Idol judge Lionel Richie for two performances this weekend, Fri-Sat.3/22-23 in the Etess Arena.

Lionel's song catalog is really pretty amazing, stacked with mega-hits such as “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” “All Night Long,” “Penny Lover,” “Stuck on You,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Dancing on the Ceiling,” and “We Are the World,” written with Michael Jackson for USA for Africa.

But don't forget his earlier hits with The Commodores, including, “Three Times a Lady,” “Still,” and “Easy.” Lionel Richie's return to Atlantic city is our featured attraction this weekend.

Here are Lite Rock's Weekend Happenings...

Atlantic City

- Showboat:  $20,000 Beer Pong Championships, Fri-Sun. 3/22-24,

- Harrah's: Cat & Nat: #MOMTRUTHS LIVE, highlights from their popular video series “#MOMTRUTHS" which shares everything from toddler tantrums to sex, these ladies have become viral sensations, Fri. 3/22

- Golden Nugget: Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band, Fri. 3/22

- Ocean Resort: "Whose Live Anyway?", with Dave Foley, Joel Murray, Greg Proops, and Jeff B. Davis, current cast members of the Emmy nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Sat. 3/23

- Tropicana: Joel McHale, Sat. 3/23, sold out

- Caesars: Tape Face, America's Got Talent Finalist, Tape Face does his well-received Las Vegas show in AC, Sat. 3/23

- Boardwalk Hall: Lit in AC,  Hip hop concert lineup includes Remy Ma, Lil Kim, Mase, Fat Joe, Lox, State Property, and Lil Mo, Sat. 3/23

- Borgata: Luann De Lesseps from The Real Housewives of New York City doing her nightclub act, Sat. 3/23, Music Box

- Showboat: Boardwalk Boxing RD5, Derrick Webster vs Chazz Witherspoon, and the New Jersey State Welterweight Championship with Anthony "Juice" Young vs Juan Rodriguez Jr., Sat. 3/23

Other fun stuff to do this weekend in South Jersey

- Galloway/Stockton:  Stockton PAC presents Yakov Smirnoff, Fri. 3/22

- Cape May:  Murder Mystery Weekends, East Lynne Theater presents live performances to test your crime-solving skills, various locations, 3/22-23

- Somers Point: Charter Tech High School presents "9-5 - The Musical", Fri-Sat. 3/2-23

- Hammonton: Hammonton High School for the Performing Arts presents "Grease", 3/22-23, 566 Old Forks Road

- West Cape May: Beacon Animal Rescue benefit "Wine for Whiskers", 2-5p Sat. 3/23, Willow Creek Winery, 168 Stevens St.

- Somers Point:  "Comedy for a Cause", 3rd annual Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation event, Josie Kelly's Public House, 908 Shore Rd, Sat. 3/23

- Northfield: New Jersey Makers Day Celebration of Magic, The Northfield Library presents a magic show with magician Chad Juros,10:30-11:30a Sat. 3/23, 241 W.Mill Rd, 609-646-4476  (NJ Makers Day is a celebration of all things “Making” at libraries all throughout New Jersey, from science experiments, to computers, to arts and crafts connecting people through the fun and learning of making and creativity)

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