April 28, 2016

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, 98ROCK Partner to Launch Inaugural Tampa Bay June Acoustic Music Showcase

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, 98ROCK Partner to Launch Inaugural Tampa Bay June Acoustic Music Showcase

TAMPA, Fla. (April 28, 2016) – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has partnered with iHeart Radio’s 98ROCK to present the inaugural Tampa Bay June Acoustic Music Showcase (JAMS).

The showcase will spotlight the best acoustic talent in Tampa Bay each weekend throughout June (Thursdays through Sundays). Those interested in performing are required to submit a video entry via between May 1 and May 12. You must be 15 years of age or older and a Florida resident located in the Tampa Bay area to participate.

Those selected to perform will receive a photo shoot at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, a Dean guitar, a case of Hard Rock Energy and a swag bag.

The closing concert will be in the Hard Rock Cafe on Friday, June 29 and feature a national headliner.

Dean Guitars and Hard Rock Energy will be event sponsors providing swag items and 20 guitars to their choice of selected ambassadors.

Local radio personality from 98ROCK “Deuce” will be one of the event judges.

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 FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest.

About Hard Rock International

With venues in 68 countries, including 163 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


Nikki Yourison, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, (813) 627-7623, [email protected]
Chris Dirato, Bitner Goodman, (954) 703-7938, [email protected]