Who said that a spring or summer break has to break the bank? Explore the art, architecture, food and culture that makes Chicago a world-class city. Whether a plane, train, or automobile ride away from the Magnificent Mile, Hard Rock Hotel Chicago has the escape you deserve this season.
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This year's Hard Rock Calling, taking place on June 26th-28th, just keeps getting better and better, with the announcement that The Killers will be headlining the first day of the three-day festival. Opening for The Killers will be Brighton's The Kooks!
This year's Hard Rock Calling is gonna be off the chain, with the announcements that Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Neil Young, Fleet Foxes, Dave Matthews Band, Ben Harper & Relentless7, The Pretenders, Seasick Steve, and The Gaslight Anthem are all playing the festival, too. With more band announcements coming soon, Hard Rock Calling is the place to be this summer. Check back at www.hardrock.com for future band announcements. You can also purchase tickets to Hard Rock Calling by going to www.hardrockcalling.co.uk. The best part is you can see it in person as part of our Ambassadors Of Rock Sweepstakes, where you can win trips around the world. Not only can you win a trip to London, but the you can win three(!) more trips to the Ambassadors Of Rock tour stops of your choice. Last year's grand prize winner hit up shows in Buenos Aires, Singapore, and Tokyo. Not bad for just entering your name in a sweepstakes. Click here to enter the sweepstakes right now.
Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando's 2009 "Velvet Sessions" series continues in April with alternative rock band Gin Blossoms performing hits "Learning The Hard Way," "Long Time Gone," "Til I Hear It From You," "Follow You Down" and more.
Velvet Sessions is Hard Rock Hotel’s special rock 'n' roll cocktail party and lobby concert held the last Thursday of the month.
Visit VelvetSessions.com and get on the list to reserve your ticket and receive monthly updates on who’s playing.
A $25 ticket includes: free specialty drinks, finger foods and warm-up tunes from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Cash bars and live band from 8:30 p.m. onward. Parking is complimentary for those attending Velvet Sessions.
Velvet Sessions is a 21 and older event.
WHEN:Thursday, April 30, 20096:30 p.m.
WHERE:Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando5800 Universal BoulevardOrlando, Florida 32819-7834
TICKETS:Log onto VelvetSessions.com or call 407-503-2402
Crain's Chicago Business — the nation's pre-eminent regional business newspaper — recently conducted an online poll of business travelers. The goal was to name the best places around Chicago to put up out-of-town colleagues, entertain clients or hold a business meeting. The results showed that Hard Rock Hotel Chicago is among the tops in those categories and one of the best places in the Windy City to get down to business.
With a 24-hour business center, complimentary WiFi, and its central location between the Magnificent Mile and the Chicago Loop, Hard Rock Hotel Chicago is the perfect fit for your business needs.
Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya launches a new online package dedicated to all travelers after a Kings Club Getaway.
Enjoy exclusive access to our Kings Club Lounge where you can dream of stardom while surrounded by Memorabilia of BB King and The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, for private check-in/check-out, buffet breakfast (single/twin booking), and daily evening cocktails.Your hip room or suite will come furnished with a one-time stock of FREE beverages and FREE internet access throughout your stay, late check out until 03:00 pm, 10% discount on food and drink purchases (except mini-bar and room service), and 15% off on relaxing treatments at the Hard Rock Spa to make your rock retreat really Rockin’!
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Orlando, Fla., March 23, 2009 – Hard Rock International is giving local bands throughout the U.S. the opportunity to make their rock dreams become reality with Hard Rock's Ambassadors of Rock Battle of the Bands! Local bands will be given the chance to win a spot on the stage at Hard Rock Calling 2009 – one of the U.K.'s most-anticipated concert events and the kick-off to Hard Rock's 2009 Ambassadors of Rock Tour. Rock legends Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will headline Hard Rock Calling in June – the first concert of Hard Rock's Ambassadors of Rock Tour, a global concert series featuring top artists and bands to benefit charities worldwide. Other featured artists at Hard Rock Calling include Dave Matthews Band, Ben Harper & Relentless 7, Pretenders, Fleet Foxes and more. Are You Ready to Rock?! Legendary Judges Chosen Beginning April 2, select Hard Rock Cafe locations across the country will host a series of competitions where local bands can compete for the chance to perform onstage at Hard Rock Calling 2009 in London's Hyde Park. After battling it out at select Hard Rock Cafe locations, one winner from each participating city will be evaluated by a panel of artists and music industry professionals, who will choose the finalists. Leading the distinguished panel will be Head Judge Little Steven Van Zandt of the legendary E Street Band. The panel will also include Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Darryl "DMC" McDaniels. The final stage of the competition will then be turned over to the fans, who will be able to vote for a favorite on www.HardRock.com between May 25 and June 6. One lucky band's dream will come true when they win the ultimate rock prize and play on the bill at Hard Rock Calling! "I'm thrilled to be part of Hard Rock's Ambassadors of Rock Battle of the Bands" said Little Steven Van Zandt. "I can't wait to take a listen to the winners from each city – I know there’s gonna be some great Rock & Roll in there, baby!" Visit www.HardRock.com for details on event dates and times, and go to Hard Rock Cafe in your city to watch your favorite local bands battle for the opportunity of a lifetime! Participating Hard Rock Cafe Locations: Atlanta - Honolulu - Nashville - San Antonio - Biloxi - Houston - Niagara Falls - San Diego - Chicago - Indianapolis - Orlando - St. Louis - Denver - Louisville - Pittsburgh - Toronto - Detroit - Memphis - Sacramento - Hollywood, CA - Hollywood, FL - Myrtle Beach Hard Rock Calling 2009 Hard Rock Calling, the three-day musical celebration being held on from Friday, June 26th through Sunday, June 28th, with more than a dozen top bands performing on two stages, has established itself as one of the most important London events on the UK musical calendar over the last three years. Past acts have included Aerosmith, Eric Clapton, Roger Waters, The Police and The Who. Additional artists for the 2009 line-up will be announced leading up to the event and tickets for the festival are available at www.HardRockCalling.com. In addition to renowned bands and an on-site Hard Rock Cafe, the festival will include a market area, performance art, a healing area and a "chill out" zone. Though the Sunday night performance sold out in less than one hour, fans still have the opportunity to win their way in, with a V.I.P. weekend in London for Hard Rock Calling, by entering on www.HardRock.com. Ambassadors of Rock 2009 As Hard Rock Calling acts as the global launch for Ambassadors of Rock 2009, consumers can also register to win trips to other exciting Ambassador of Rock stops around the world, by entering the global sweepstakes on www.HardRock.com. Overall, Ambassadors of Rock 2009 will include shows featuring top artists in New York; Biloxi; Las Vegas, Dubai; Orlando and Hollywood, Florida; Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo. And as with all Hard Rock International ventures, philanthropy will be an important part of Hard Rock’s global tour, with each Ambassador of Rock event benefiting a local charity. For further information, please visit www.HardRock.com. About Hard Rock International With 123 high-energy Hard Rock Cafes and nine Hotels/Casinos in 49 countries, Hard Rock International is one of the world's most globally recognized brands. 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. In addition to the two flagship Seminole Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Hotels/Casinos are located in Las Vegas, Biloxi, Orlando, Chicago, San Diego, Pattaya and Bali. Additional hotel and casino projects have been announced in Macau and Penang, both scheduled to open in 2009; Palm Springs, Atlanta and Panama, scheduled to open in 2010; Dubai, scheduled to open in 2011; and Abu Dhabi, scheduled to open in 2012. Hard Rock International, Inc. is owned by Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment, Inc. For further details on Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos, visit www.HardRockHotels.com. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.HardRock.com.
But wait, it gets better. Joining Neil on Saturday, June 27th, in Hyde Park, will be the ethereal harmonies of Fleet Foxes, the fiery awesomeness of Ben Harper and his brand new band, Relentless7, the blues-stomp of Seasick Steve, and the always groovy swagger of The Pretenders. With more band announcements coming soon, Hard Rock Calling is the place to be this summer. Check back at www.hardrock.com for future band announcements. You can also purchase tickets to Hard Rock Calling by going to www.hardrockcalling.co.uk.