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Enter to Perform at Tampa Bay Acoustic Music Festival Presented by Hard Rock Cafe Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (April 16, 2015) – Hard Rock Cafe is searching for local talented acoustic artists for the Tampa Bay Acoustic Music Festival.

The festival, which develops and showcases upcoming artists in Tampa Bay, is scheduled for Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in Hard Rock Cafe Tampa. Each day, 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 deadline to submit a video entry showcasing the talent to the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa website is May 8 at 5pm.

Those who are selected by the Hard Rock Cafe music team will be placed on the schedule for the month long festival. In addition, multiple sponsors will be looking for talent to sign as ambassadors, performing artists, and record deals. Professional photography and videography will be a provided resource to the selected artists for their personal use.

Additionally, three national acts, to be announced at a later date, will perform on June 1, June 14 and June 30.

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 199 venues in 63 countries, including 153 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, Rio de Janeiro and Marrakech. 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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 CONTACT:
Nikki Yourison, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, (813) 523-5673, nikki.yourison@seminolehardrock.com