The rock band Nelson has been added to Ocean City's summer entertainment lineup. The four-member band features Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the identical twin sons of the late rock singer Ricky Nelson.
The show will be at 8 p.m. June 12 at the Ocean City Convention Center.
The Nelsons' debut album, "After the Rain," includes the song "Love and Affection," "I Can Hardly Wait," and "Tracy's Song." The brothers are the grandsons of Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and the fifth generation of Nelsons to be in show business.
Also scheduled at the Convention Center are: singer Ray Charles, 8 p.m. July 3. Tickets cost $17.50. Dionne Warwick and Bert Bacharach, 8 p.m. July 17. Tickets cost $25. Comedian Jay Leno, 8 p.m. July 31. Tickets cost $17.50.
Country singer Garth Brooks, 8 p.m. Aug. 7, and singer Kenny Rogers at 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Aug. 14. Tickets cost $23.50.
Singer La Toya Jackson will perform at Tiffany's Nite Club on 24th Street and Philadelphia Avenue on Friday. The show begins at 10:30 p.m. For ticket information, call 289-3324.
Jazz lovers won't want to miss the Shore Jazz Festival at 8 p.m. June 2 at the Moose Lodge on Snow Hill Road in Salisbury. Guests include Charlie Byrd and the Brazilian Trio, and the All Stars with guests Ketter Betts and John Lampkin II. There is no admission charge.
The Ocean Pines Players will present the musical comedy "Bells Are Ringing" July 12-14 and July 18-20 at the community hall in Ocean Pines. Call 641-8257.
Bands performing in the area are: First Class through June 2, at the Ocean Club, 49th Street and the ocean; Kingpins, June 3-9 . . . Phylip Jaymes and A Tough Act to Follow tonight at the Paddock on 18th Street and Philadelphia Avenue . . . Determination, tonight, Alligator Alley, 120th Street; Dub Squad and Jamallad, Thursday . . . Third Eye tonight, the Angler, Talbot Street and the bay . . . Smokey Logg and the Flamethrowers, tomorrow at B.J.'s on 75th street and the bay; Daryl Davis, Wednesday . . . Tranzfusion, tonight at Brass Rail, 48th Street and Coastal Highway.