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Jonas Brothers Concert 'Burning Up' Atlantic City as 'Camp Rock 2' debuts


Atlantic City, the city that’s Always Turned On, was Burning Up on Saturday nightJonas Brothers in Atlantic City. Photo: www.jasenhudson.com with the highly anticipated Jonas Brothers concert.

Faithful fans filled the Mark G. Etess Arena inside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino, decked out in their best JoBro attire for the evening. The ever screaming young girls were also fully equipped with bright posters, flowers and pictures for the tremendously popular trio.

Live Nation presented the Jonas Brothers with special guest Demi Lovato and the cast of Camp Rock. Excitedly awaiting 22-year old Kevin, 21-year old Joe and 17-year old Nick, fans squealed with delight when the pop-rock group made their grandiose appearance on stage opening withFeelin’ Alive.”  With a band backing the brothers, they performed “Hold On,” “Year 3000” and “Play My Music.”


Having sold millions of albums, the Jonas Brothers are currently on their new world tour and have been performing in major U.S. markets as well as additional shows in Latin America and Europe. Spanning three continents, the tour also features Hollywood Records  label mate Lovato. The actress and singer first gained notoriety after starring alongside the Jonas Brothers in the 2008 Disney Channel original movie Camp Rock. The 18-year old Sonny With a Chance star began her career as a child actress then in 2008, released her debut album, Don’t Forget, featuring songs co-written by the Jonas Brothers. The tour featured music from Lovato’s album; the Disney Channel series, JONAS L.A, which features the brothers; the original movie, “Camp Rock,” and its highly anticipated sequel, “Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam” which debuts on Friday.

In a duet with the Joe, Lovato sang “This is Me” and “I Wouldn’t Change a Thing.”  The concertDemi Lovato combined spectacular production numbers and high-energy performances from both the Jonas Brothers and Lovato.

Fashionable, colorful outfits adorned the stage as cast members from the Disney Channel’s  hit movie, “Camp Rock danced to the delight of tweens and teenagers. Singing along to the hit songs, against the spectacular sets, strobe lights, smoke and fire crackers; the young fans were treated to an unbelievable night of music and memories. The swanky numbers even kept parents entertained. In between performances, audience members watched on big screen TV’s video segments of interviews and behind-the-scenes tours of the Disney Channel’s series and movies.

During a rare quiet moment, Joe spoke to his adoring fans before playing "Heart and Soul," as the back-up dancers burst onto the stage and performed acrobatic dance moves and stunts.

“Are you guys having a good time so far tonight?” Kevin asked the crowd, who screamed even louder. The brothers then played a cover of the Beatles' “Drive My Car.”

The concert had a partying-jovial feel to it as both artists’ playfully teased each other throughout the night. In true JoBros fashion, Frankie known as “Frank the Tank” also the youngest brother and mascot for the group, along with one of his friends and Big Rob, their security guard made cameos. The Jonas Brothers closed withLove Bug,”  “S.O.S.”  and “Burning Up.”  As young fans reluctantly left the arena, they quickly smiled remembering the superb spectacle the band put on for them that night.

Contact Veronica Dudo at vdudo@philly2philly.com