813area.com Partners With Tampa Bay Acoustic Music Festival at Hard Rock Cafe

TAMPA, Fla. (June 5, 2015) – The Tampa Bay Acoustic Music Festival at Hard Rock Cafe Tampa has secured another official partner – 813area.com.

813area.com is a local digital media company that connects Tampa Bay consumers and businesses by providing local area content, promotions and advertising.  The idea of the organization is to provide the public with what to do and where to go in Tampa Bay.

“We are thrilled to be part the Tampa Bay Acoustic Music Festival that supports live local music,” expressed 813area.com Founder and CEO Scott Conlon. “This is a great opportunity for us to expand our support of the live local music scene.”

The month-long festival, which develops and showcases upcoming artists, kicked off Monday, June 1, with a performance by Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter and guitarist Michelle Branch.

On each of the festival days, at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., four local acoustic artists will perform and then a headline acoustic artist will take the stage from 9 p.m. to midnight.

The event continues throughout the month of June and is scheduled for Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at the Hard Rock Cafe Tampa, with rock legend Bret Michaels taking the stage on Sunday, June 14, at 8 p.m. to mark the halfway point of the event.

Photographers and writers from 813area.com will be on hand throughout the festival to cover each performance.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida and the place where celebrities love to stay and play. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, this electrifying casino destination is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world and is located in Tampa, Florida off of I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. Featuring high stakes table games along with thousands of the hottest slot machines, the rock star amenities at this AAA Four Diamond rated hotel and casino range from seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, a newly renovated Rock Spa® and VIP services galore. The casino offers a valet service or free, self-parking. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

About Hard Rock International

With a total of 200 venues in 64 countries, including 154 cafes, 21 hotels and 10 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, Lagos and Busan, South Korea. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Daytona Beach, Dubai, Los Cabos, Tenerife, Abu Dhabi, and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.

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