Gladys Knight is Coming to Hard Rock Event Center Tuesday, February 21 – 8 p.m.
Tickets Available Starting Friday, October 28, at 10 a.m.
Seven-time Grammy winner Gladys Knight is coming to the Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa on Tuesday, February 21, at 8 p.m.
Fans can access venue presale tickets beginning Wednesday, October 26, at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Tampa’s Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook pages.
One of the greatest singers of the last 50 years, Knight has enjoyed No. 1 hits in pop, gospel, R&B and adult contemporary, and has triumphed in film, television and live performance. Knight has recorded more than 38 albums over the years, including “Good Woman,” “Just for You,” the inspirational “Many Different Roads” and “At Last.” Her most recent effort and eighth solo album “Where My Heart Belongs” won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Album.
Knight returned to the small screen in the Lifetime original movie “Seasons of Love” and guest starred on Lee Daniels and FOX TV’s series “Empire” opposite Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. Also on the small screen, Knight shared her musical expertise on the second season of Centric’s original series “Apollo Live.”
The album “Another Journey” enjoyed success from the hit “I Who Have Nothing” as well as the up-tempo track “Settle,” produced by Randy Jackson, with whom she previously collaborated with on her Grammy-winning album “At Last.” Knight also enjoyed the success of her song “You and I Ain’t Nothin’ No More,” which appeared over the end credits of the critically-acclaimed Lee Daniels film “The Butler.”
Her involvement in other creative undertakings, business ventures and humanitarian activities has been extensive, and has brought her honors from the industry and community alike A humanitarian and philanthropist, Knight has devoted to various worthy causes including the American Diabetes Association – for which she is a national spokesperson, he American Cancer Society, the Minority AIDS Project, amFAR and Crisis Intervention, and The Boys and Girls Club. She has been honored by numerous organizations as well, including the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), B’Nai Brith, and is a recent recipient of BET’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Knight and husband William, along with various other members of the family, oversee her busy career from the Las Vegas headquarters of Shakeji, Inc., her personal entertainment corporation.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is one of the largest and most successful casinos in the world offering award-winning gaming, hospitality, and entertainment. The casino offers nearly 5,000 of the hottest slot machines, 179 table games, a state-of-the-art Poker Room featuring 46 tables and a smoke-free Mezzanine Level Casino. The 800-room hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and proudly offers 12 restaurants, including upscale dining venues Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, The Rez Grill, and Cipresso. Amenities include the 1,500-seat Hard Rock Event Center, which hosts some of the nation’s hottest entertainers and must-see concerts; a 60,000-square-foot pool deck area with three pools and 19 cabanas; as well as the luxurious Rock Spa® & Salon. The resort is located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Hard Rock®:
Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies with venues in over 70 countries spanning 265 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Rock Shops®, Live Performance Venues and Cafes. HRI also launched a joint venture named Hard Rock Digital in 2020, an online sportsbook, retail sportsbook and internet gaming platform. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s largest and most valuable collection of authentic music memorabilia at more than 86,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2022, Hard Rock Hotels was honored as the number one brand in Outstanding Guest Satisfaction for the second year in a row among Upper Upscale Hotels in J.D. Power’s North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study. This designation is the fourth consecutive year the iconic brand has been among top brands in this category.
HRI is the first privately-owned gaming company designated U.S. Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal for the second year. Hard Rock was also honored as one of Forbes’ Best Employers for Women, Diversity and New Grads and a Top Large Employer in the Travel & Leisure, Gaming, and Entertainment Industry. In 2021, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos received first place ranking in the Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey conducted by Bristol Associates Inc. and Spectrum Gaming Group for six of the last seven years. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com or shop.hardrock.com.