Hard Rock Destinations

Press Room

Grammy Award Winner George Benson and Boney James Come to Hard Rock Live on Tuesday, May 10

Editor’s Note: Hi-res images are available at: http://bit.ly/HRL_Photos. All media interested in reviewing or photographing this concert must request credentials at Hard Rock Live Hollywood.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tickets on Sale Friday, Feb. 5, at 10 a.m.

Hollywood, Fla. (Feb. 1, 2016)– Globally recognized pop and R&B legend, George Benson and saxophonist Boney James come to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Tuesday, May 10, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 5, at 10 a.m. Fans will have access to presale tickets beginning Thursday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Benson has dazzled audiences as a guitar virtuoso and vocal sensation for more than five decades with hits such as “On Broadway,” “Turn Your Love Around,” “Lad Love Me (One More Time),” Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You,” “This Masquerade,” “Breezin’,” “The Greatest Love Of All” and many more.

Benson is appreciated as both a musician and performer by millions and has always excelled at the dual role of expert improviser and vibrant entertainer. He has performed with everyone from Miles Davis and Eric Clapton to Stevie Wonder and Carlos Santana and has nine No. 1 albums, 18 Top 10 albums, three No. 1 singles and has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide.

Benson has been awarded 10 Grammy’s throughout his impressive career including Record of the Year (1976), Best Pop Instrumental Performance (1976), Best R&B Instrumental Performance (1976), Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male (1978), Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male (1980), Best R&B Instrumental Performance (1980), Best Jazz Vocal Performance (1980), Best Pop Instrumental Performance (1983) Best Pop Instrumental Performance (2007), and Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance (2007).

Boney James is a saxophonist, songwriter and producer and has collected four gold albums, four Grammy nominations, two NAACP Image Award nominations, a Soul Train Music Award and nomination and sales totaling more than 3 million records throughout his career. His most recent album, “futuresoul,” was the No 1 selling contemporary jazz album of 2015 and contains 10 original songs produced and written or co-written by James.

Tickets cost $85, $65 & $45.* All seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one-hour prior to show start time. *Additional fees may apply.

About Hard Rock Live

Hard Rock Live, a spectacular state-of-the-art facility, further expands the ultimate entertainment experience at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This 5,500-seat indoor arena has attracted more than 3 million people since its opening in 2005 and has regularly hosted South Florida’s greatest variety of musical acts such as Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Chris Rock, Robin Williams, Kathy Griffin and George Lopez; as well as major sporting events and events of major sports stars, from UFC matches to charity galas for Jason Taylor, Alonzo Mourning, Dwyane Wade and more. For additional information, please visit www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com or www.myhrl.com.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, located minutes from Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous beach, features a AAA Four Diamond resort with 469 luxury rooms and suites, award-winning restaurants, high-energy nightlife, a lagoon-style pool and Beach Club, a Hard Rock-inspired spa, and premium meeting and convention space. As South Florida’s premier entertainment destination, Seminole Hard Rock hosts top-name acts at its 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena and offers more than 100 table games, 2,000 of the most popular slots and a stand-alone poker room. Fine dining options include Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, the resort’s signature steakhouse, and Kuro, a luxe and socially vibrant restaurant offering new-style Japanese cuisine. The resort also features contemporary and casual eateries, including Blue Plate, the hotel’s 24-hour diner-inspired restaurant; Constant Grind, a gourmet coffee and pastry shop; and the ever-famous Hard Rock Cafe – Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 162 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants.

For more information, call 800-937-0010, visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com or follow us on Facebook: @SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly

Media Contacts

Whitney Lehmann, PR Manager

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

O: 954-327-7631 | C: 954-268-6091

whitney.lehmann@seminolehardrock.com

Yaffa Mizrachi, PR Manager

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

O: 954-327-7504 | C: 954-895-6480

yaffa.mizrachi@seminolehardrock.com

Elizabeth Moss, Account Supervisor

Bitner Goodman

O: 954-703-7941

elizabeth@bitnergoodman.com

 

-SHR-