Tickets on Sale Friday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m.
Hollywood, Fla. (Dec.14, 2017) – Grammy and Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer Chris Rock returns by popular demand after his two sold out shows at Hard Rock Live in March 2017. Rock brings “The Total Blackout Tour” back to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood as the only tour date in Florida on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at 8 p.m. Fans will have access to presale tickets beginning Thursday, Dec. 14, at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook and Twitter pages. American Express cardholders can purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. As with other venues on the tour, cell phones and other mobile devices are prohibited, and they must be held by guests in locked Yondr cases during the show.
“The Total Blackout Tour” is Rock’s first tour in more than nine years. Lauded by peers and critics alike, he is considered one of our generation’s strongest comedic voices and he has created many memorable moments.
With a career spanning more than three decades, Rock has enjoyed ongoing success in both film and television. In 2014, he led the ensemble cast of “Top Five,” a critically acclaimed comedy feature that he also wrote and directed. In 2009, Rock ventured into the documentary world as a writer and producer of “Good Hair,” and in 2014, he executive-produced “Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip,” a documentary recounting the history of one of New York’s most famous comedy venues. His feature acting credits include the “Grown Ups” and “Madagascar” franchises, “Head of State,” “Nurse Betty,” “CB4,” “Death at a Funeral,” “I Think I Love My Wife,” “2 Days in New York,” “Dogma” and “New Jack City.”
His television work includes serving as executive producer, writer and narrator for the series “Everybody Hates Chris,” which ran from 2005-2009, and as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” from 1989-1993.
Rock has won four Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards and is a New York Times best-selling author. In addition, he received two nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards, for Outstanding Director for a Variety Special for “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo,” and Outstanding Special Class Program for the 88th Annual Academy Awards.
Yondr cases are lockable, flexible, neoprene pouches that assure a phone-free event experience. Upon entry to Hard Rock Live, guests with mobile devices will receive Yondr cases and must secure their devices, including smart watches and cameras, inside the locked cases. Guests will be required to switch their phones to vibrate to avoid disruption from incoming notifications. Doors to Hard Rock Live will open 90 minutes prior to the start of the 8 p.m. show to allow guests ample time to secure his or her mobile devices and take their seats.
It is the responsibility of each guest to maintain possession of their mobile device inside the arena. If needed, guests may access their phones at designated Yondr unlocking stations in the lobby. Show attendees who access their phone during the performance will be required to leave the arena without ticket refunds.
Tickets cost $180, $130, $105, $85 and $65. 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 John Legend, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Chris Rock, George Lopez and the late Robin Williams; 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 is South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination located minutes from Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous beach. The AAA Four Diamond-rated resort features 469 luxury guest rooms and suites, award-winning restaurants, a lagoon-style pool and Beach Club Bar & Grill, a Hard Rock-inspired spa, premium meeting and convention space and a 5,500-seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. The casino offers more than 100 table games, 2,000 of the most popular slots and a 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. In the heart of the hotel is L Bar, a sophisticated, contemporary lounge showcasing handcrafted classic cocktails with a twist. Contemporary and casual eateries, include 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 179 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants.
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