New Season Features Episodes with Willie Nelson, REO Speedwagon, Rick Springfield, Robby Krieger, Cheech & Chong, Charlie Daniels and More, Premiering Sunday, May 5 at 8 p.m. ET
This Marks the First Year that the World-Famous Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, FL will Serve as the Exclusive Presenting Sponsor of the Popular Series
AXS TV announced today the return of the popular music interview series Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar Presented By Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, FL, premiering Sunday, May 5 at 8 p.m. ET. Hosted by beloved rock showman Sammy Hagar, the upcoming series puts the spotlight on 12 all-new episodes as The Red Rocker (Hagar) talks and rocks with a roster of enduring icons. Additionally, the network is proud to welcome the world-famous Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, FL as the exclusive presenting sponsor of the popular series. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, FL serves as the backdrop for one of the season’s most unforgettable episodes when Hagar heads to the resort and casino to perform his biggest hits on the Hard Rock Event Center’s legendary stage.
The star-studded guest list includes Country legend Willie Nelson; as well as Rick Springfield in a special episode shot on location at his home; multi-platinum rockers REO Speedwagon; celebrity chef/TV Host Guy Fieri; renowned comedy duo Cheech & Chong; Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels; stock car superstar—and seven-time NASCAR champion—Jimmie Johnson; groundbreaking Doors guitarist Robby Krieger; blues rock revolutionary Joe Bonamassa; and a special drummers episode with prolific percussionists Kenny Aronoff, Sheila E. and Jason Bonham, who gives an exclusive insider’s look at the making of his new album.
As part of AXS TV’s partnership with the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, FL, the network will present a series of weekly vignettes covering the latest in music news and information in the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Music Minute, covering everything from concert tour dates and artist announcements, to music festival news and profiles of up-and-coming artists. Additionally, the series will highlight events at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, FL, while taking viewers behind the scenes on the venue’s storied grounds, which includes the renowned Rock Vault—the temporary home to Hagar’s trademark checkered suit worn during his performance with Van Halen at the 1992 VMAs. The iconic ensemble is now on display along the marble-floored concourse of the newly opened casino at the resort, right next to David Bowie’s “Glass Spider” red suit, which he wore during the 1987 tour.
“I am so proud to be able to host this wild and crazy show for a fourth season,” Hagar said. “This is pure fun for me, getting to go around just hanging out and playing music with some of my favorite people in the world. It’s humbling to see that our viewers dig it as much as I do. I’m excited to keep this party going!”
“Sammy Hagar is the quintessential rockstar—simultaneously larger-than-life and incredibly down-to-earth,” said Evan Haiman, AXS TV’s vice president of music programming and production. “He hasn’t just lived through rock history, he’s made rock history, and the deep passion he has for music resonates in every episode. AXS TV is proud to welcome the popular series back for a fourth season, packed with even more of the candid conversations and all-star jam sessions that our viewers love.”
“As one of the most iconic entertainment venues on the planet, it made perfect sense for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood to partner with Sammy Hagar and AXS TV as the presenting sponsor for the Rock & Roll Road Trip series. Our culture is built on music, having fun and being a little irreverent on occasion. Most of the celebrities that Sammy interviews on the show will most likely have visited or performed at one of our Hard Rock venues,” said Auggie Cipollini, president of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. “This is going to be a great partnership and we are thrilled that we have the opportunity to showcase Rock & Roll history and today’s most interesting celebrities to such a passionate and loyal audience.”
Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar Presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, FL is produced in-house by AXS TV. Tom Consolo, Evan Haiman, Kari Hagar, and Sammy Hagar all serve as executive producers. The series is produced by Stephen Stormer.
About SAMMY HAGAR
Sammy Hagar is a Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter who has sold more than 80 million albums during his four decades as a solo artist and frontman for bands including Montrose, Van Halen, Chickenfoot and The Circle. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with Van Halen in 2007, is also a #1 New York Times bestselling author, host of the TV series “Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar,” restaurateur and spirits entrepreneur. He turned his love for Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and hand-crafted tequila into an empire with the Cabo Wabo Cantinas and Tequila and has since added nine restaurants throughout the United States, the award-winning Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum, and in 2017 launched a new spirit, Santo Mezquila.
About AXS TV
Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur CEO Mark Cuban, AXS TV delivers the ultimate in music entertainment programming with an eclectic lineup that includes classic concerts from music’s most iconic bands, as well as exclusive music festival coverage, original hit series, docs that rock, insightful specials, and knock-out live mixed martial arts and wrestling action. AXS TV is a partnership between Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. The network is available nationally in the United States and can be seen in parts of Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. For a list of providers, visit axs.tv/subscribe. For more information, see www.axs.tv and www.axs.tv/press. Follow AXS TV on Facebook, Twitter @axstv and Instagram. Press information is available at axstvmediacenter.com.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is the flagship casino resort of Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. It is a world-renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination that features a AAA Four Diamond-rated luxury hotel; expansive gaming offerings including first-in-class slots, high-stakes table games and South Florida’s premier poker room; spa and fitness center; award-winning dining and nightlife; and the popular Hard Rock Event Center which hosts A-list entertainers, comedy and sporting events. A $1.5 billion expansion slated to open in fall 2019 will bring 638 luxury guestrooms to a first-ever, iconic, guitar-shaped hotel and 167 upscale guest accommodations in an adjacent hotel tower overlooking a lush, “Bora Bora” style, private cabana environment ; a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa®; a 13.5 acre recreationalwater – focused experience for sunbathing, swimming , kayaking, sailing and paddle boarding; 21 distinctive restaurants, bars and lounges; an expanded gaming floor featuring 3,100 slots, 193 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space; and 26,000 square feet of new retail space. The highly anticipated 6,500 seat Hard Rock Live theater-style concert venue will feature headline performances and live broadcast capabilities. The resort is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood Seminole Reservation along State Road 7, (U.S. Highway 441). The resort is 10 minutes from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and 30 minutes from downtown Miami and Miami International Airport. For more information, visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood. com , call 800-937-0010 or follow us:
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