Tickets on sale Saturday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m.
Legendary musician Billy Joel is returning to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood for the first time in 11 years, as he is set to perform at Hard Rock Live on Friday, Jan. 10, at 8 p.m. Hard Rock Live, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s new entertainment venue, is part of the $1.5 billion property expansion that will be completed Oct. 25, 2019. The integrated resort will also be home to three hotel towers, including the world’s first and only iconic guitar hotel.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. local time through Friday, Oct. 18 at 10 p.m. local time. Fans can also access venue presale tickets beginning Friday, Oct. 18, at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook and Twitter pages. All seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.myhrl.com and www.ticketmaster.com. Doors open one hour prior to show start time. Additional fees may apply.
Joel is one of the biggest concert draws in the world and continues this achievement with an impressive run of sold-out consecutive stadium shows and concert arenas. Having sold 150 million records over the past quarter century, earning 33 consecutive Top 40 hits, Billy Joel ranks as one of most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history.
The singer, songwriter and composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time and the third best-selling solo artist. In 2016, the Library of Congress selected “Piano Man” for preservation in the National Recording Registry for its “cultural, historic, and artistic significance.”
Joel has received both The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song which honors living musical artists’ lifetime achievement in promoting the genre of song as a vehicle of cultural understanding; entertaining and informing audiences; and inspiring new generations, as well as the once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award, which is presented to American music icons in recognition of their incomparable accomplishments in their respective music genres and beyond.
Joel has also received The Kennedy Center Honors, one of the United States’ top cultural awards. He is the recipient of six Grammy Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Legend Award. Joel has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and has received numerous industry awards including a Tony Award for “Movin’ Out,” a Broadway musical based on Joel’s music.
Joel has performed alongside other music greats at two of Madison Square Garden’s most extraordinary benefit concerts – “12-12-12, The Concert For Sandy Relief,” which raised awareness and money for those affected by Hurricane Sandy and “The Concert for New York City,” which was held to help aid 9/11 victims and heroes. For his accomplishments as a musician and as a humanitarian, Joel was honored as the 2002 MusiCares Person of The Year by the MusiCares Foundation and the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.
About Hard Rock Live
The new Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood will be South Florida’s premier entertainment venue. An investment of more than $125 million, the 7,000-person capacity indoor venue has clamshell-style seating where the furthest seat to the stage is only 164 feet away, giving guests an intimate experience. The 225,000 square-foot facility is also equipped with state-of-the-art in-house sound and lighting, multiple 30’x17’ HD viewing screens and mobile-stage technology. With its technical capabilities, Hard Rock Live will support A-List acts, as well as nationally televised awards shows, sporting events and more. The venue will be a standout option for entertainers and tours across the country as well as internationally renowned acts. New amenities at Hard Rock Live include a VIP salon, more than 300 square feet of bar space for fast and convenient beverage service, and The Couches, an exclusive premium seating area featuring plush couches and tables with dedicated in-seat cocktail service, giving guests an elite experience like no other with unparalleled views of the performance from their tiered theater-style seats.
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 isa world-renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination that features a AAA Four Diamond-rated, 465 room 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 celebrity performances, comedy acts and sporting events. A $1.5 billion expansion slated to open October, 2019, will bring 638 new, luxury guestrooms to the first-ever, guitar-shaped Guitar Hotel and 168 upscale guest accommodations, including unique swim-up suites, in the adjacent Oasis Tower at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. Upon completion, the property will have a combined total of 1,271 rooms. The project will also unveil a lush, “Bora Bora” style lagoon with private cabanas and butler service; a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa®; a 13.5 acre recreational water experience for swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding; 19 dining outlets and 20 bars and lounges; an expansive gaming floor housing 3,100 slots, 193 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space including a 38,000 square-foot, carpeted exhibition hall; and a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. The highly anticipated Hard Rock Live entertainment venue with a 7,000-person capacity, will showcase A-list entertainers, comedy acts, Broadway performances, sporting events and live broadcast productions. The integrated resort is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood SeminoleReservation along State Road 7, (U.S. Highway 441), and 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: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly.