Grammy Award-winning Artist Rob Thomas Returns
To Hard Rock Live On Friday, Oct. 23
Tickets on Sale Friday, Aug. 7
Hollywood, Fla. (Aug. 3, 2015) – Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Rob Thomas will bring his North American tour to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 7, at 10 a.m. Fans will have access to presale tickets beginning Thursday, Aug. 6, at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
Rob Thomas is one of the most distinctive artists of this or any other era – a gifted vocalist, spellbinding performer and accomplished songwriter known worldwide as lead singer and primary composer with Matchbox Twenty, as well as for his multi-platinum certified solo work and chart-topping collaborations with other artists. Among his countless hits are solo classics like “Lonely No More,” “This Is How A Heart Breaks” and “Streetcorner Symphony,” Matchbox Twenty favorites including “Push,” “3AM,” “If You’re Gone” and “Bent,” and, of course “Smooth,” his 3x RIAA platinum certified worldwide hit collaboration with Santana. Thomas earned three Grammy Awards for his role as co-writer and vocalist on “Smooth,” which topped Billboard’s “Hot 100” for an astounding 12 consecutive weeks and spent 58 total weeks on the chart, the No. 1 song in Billboard’s Top Hot 100 Rock Songs chart history and No. 2 Hot 100 song of all time. The No.1, multi-platinum “… Something to Be,” made history as the first album by a male artist from a rock or pop group to debut at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 since the chart was launched.
Thomas’ highly-anticipated new album “The Great Unknown” – his first new solo album in more than six years – arrives everywhere on Friday, Aug. 21. Produced by a remarkable roster of studio all-stars including longtime collaborator Matt Serletic, Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé), Ricky Reed (Jessie J, Jason Derulo, Twenty One Pilots), and Shep Goodman & Aaron Accetta (American Authors), “The Great Unknown” is available for pre-order now. All pre-orders receive an instant grat download of the album’s acclaimed first single, “Trust You,” which has already shot into the Top 15 at Hot AC radio.
Tickets cost $79, $69 & $59*; 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, is a Green Lodging-Certified, AAA Four Diamond-rated resort showcasing 469 luxurious guest rooms, award-winning restaurants, high-energy nightlife, boutique retail shops, Rock Spa, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space and the 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. As South Florida’s premier destination for fun and entertainment, Seminole Hard Rock offers over 100 table games of Blackjack, Baccarat and more on a nearly three-acre casino floor. In addition, 2,000 slots include linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Fine dining options include Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, the resort’s signature steakhouse, and Kuro, offering new-style Japanese cuisine. The poker room, located in Seminole Paradise, hosts various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold ‘em, 7-Card Stud and two-dollar and four-dollar-limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe – Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 153 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants.
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