TAMPA, Fla. (June 2, 2016) – The 2016 Tampa Bay June Acoustic Music Showcase (JAMS) will begin a month-long run at Hard Rock Cafe Tampa starting on Thursday, June 2.
Presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and iHeart Radio’s 98ROCK, the showcase will spotlight the best acoustic talent in Tampa Bay each weekend throughout June (Thursdays through Sundays). Four artists will perform each night and Sundays will be an open mic night.
3 Doors Down will headline the showcase’s closing concert in Hard Rock Cafe Tampa on Wednesday, June 29, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale at the Rock Shop located inside of Hard Rock Cafe beginning Friday, June 3 and will also be available via ticketmaster.com.
From Escatawpa, Miss., 3 Doors Down rose to international fame in the 90’s with their first single, “Kryptonite,” and have continued to deliver chart topping titles throughout their career. . The band is touring in support of their sixth studio album Us And The Night, which was released on March 11.
Those selected to perform at JAMS will receive a photo shoot at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, a Dean guitar, a case of Hard Rock Energy and a swag bag.
Additionally, Dean Guitars and Hard Rock Energy will be event sponsors providing swag items and 20 guitars to their choice of selected ambassadors, who will be chosen during an awards ceremony at 8 p.m. on June 29, just prior to the 3 Doors Down show.
Local radio personality from 98ROCK “Deuce” will be broadcasting live during the showcase and providing the JAMS participants industry tips and tricks.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the property is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world. Located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa, the casino features high stakes table games, thousands of the hottest slot machines as well as a new smoke free slots area offering 250 popular games. The hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and offers seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, including the fine dining venues Council Oak Steaks & Seafood and Grey Salt. A newly renovated Rock Spa® is also available along with a plethora of VIP services. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
About Hard Rock International
With venues in 69 countries, including 165 cafes, 23 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include San Juan, Reykjavik and Lyon. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Berlin, Dubai, Itapema, Los Cabos, Tenerife, and Shenzhen, Dalian and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.
About 3 Doors Down
Formed in 1995, Grammy Award®-nominated multiplatinum Mississippi rock band 3 Doors Down consistently captivates audiences worldwide. The quintet’s many accolades include selling 16 million albums globally, receiving three Grammy nominations, and winning two American Music Awards, and five BMI Pop Awards for songwriting—including “Songwriter of the Year.” Their debut The Better Life, became certified six-times RIAA platinum in 2000 and was fueled by the success of juggernaut hit “Kryptonite.” This was followed by 2002’s sophomore album, Away from the Sun which went triple-platinum and saw similar success with “When I’m Gone” and “Here Without You.” 2005’s platinum Seventeen Days and 2008’s 3 Doors Down each earned #1 debuts on the Billboard Top 200, while Time of My Life landed at #3 in 2011. In 2003, the group founded the charity The Better Life Foundation. Ignited by the single “In The Dark,” 3 Doors Down unleashed their sixth full-length album, Us and the Night, in March of 2016.