Want to catch some Bruce Springsteen, The Who, Chicago and other great music? Well the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City is holding its annual Fake Fest.

Fake Fest is a bunch of cover bands that will make you take a double take. The Fake Fest starts Thursday July 8 with the Bruce Springsteen cover band E-Street Shuffle with two shows at 8 pm and again at 9:45pm. I have posted the full schedule below.

It takes a good cover band to impress me and looking at the line up, it looks like a fun lineup with talented bands who will play your favorite hits from your favorite artist.

The great thing about a great cover band is that they mostly try to perfect the way we enjoy the music of the artist they are covering.

A live Bruce Springsteen song will sound a little different then what you hear on your favorite CD, cassette, iPhone or vinyl. Your favorite U2 song will sound very close to the actual recorded song.

Fake Fest is a great idea and best of all it's free! Do you want to hear a pretty good rendition of your favorite song and artist? Head down to The Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City. It's almost like the real thing. Here's the Schedule

Thursday, July 8
The E Street Shuffle (Bruce Springsteen) | 8pm & 9:45pm

 Friday, July 9

Separate Ways The Band (Journey) | 7pm & 9:40pm

Completely Unchained (Van Halen) | 8:20pm & 11:10pm

Saturday, July 10
Beginnings (Chicago) | 1:30pm & 8pm

NY Finest (The Police) | 3:10pm & 9:35pm

Who's Next (The Who) | 4:50pm & 11:10pm

Sunday, July 11
Refugee (Tom Petty) | 1pm & 7pm

Unforgettable Fire (U2) | 2:50pm & 8:35pm

Classic Stones Live (Rolling Stones) | 4:40pm & 10:10pm

The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 weekend host Big Joe Henry. Any opinions expressed are Big Joe’s own.

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