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Free Blake Shelton concert in Atlantic City attracts over 60,000

 The crowd in Atlantic City before Blake Shelton's concert. (AP Photo/Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority)

The crowd in Atlantic City before Blake Shelton's concert. (AP Photo/Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority)

More than 60,000 turned out for Thursday’s free beach concert featuring country music star Blake Shelton.

Many non-country music fans will recognize Shelton as one of the regular judges on singing talent show The Voice on NBC. 

The concert was on large sound stage built on the beach near The Pier at Caesars casino and is the latest in a series of free, large-scale events to attract visitors to Atlantic City.

Lady Antebellum will headline another free beach show on Sunday in Atlantic City. All of the free tickets have already been given out. 

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