Entertainment & Nightlife
March 23, 2018

Kool & The Gang and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly to Perform at Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Wednesday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m.


Tickets on Sale Friday, March 30, at 10 a.m.


Hollywood, Fla. (March 23, 2018) – Legendary R&B groups Kool & The Gang and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will perform at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. at the resort’s new Hard Rock Event Center on Wednesday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 30, at 10 a.m. American Express cardholders can purchase tickets beginning Wednesday, March 28, at 10 a.m. Fans can access presale tickets beginning Thursday, March 29, at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Kool & The Gang has influenced music for three generations and performed continuously for the past 43 years, which is longer than any R&B group in history. Their bulletproof funk and jazzy arrangements has earned the band multiple awards and recognitions throughout their career. The band received two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, and 31 gold and platinum albums for hits including, “Celebration,” “Cherish,” “Jungle Boogie,” “Summer Madness” and “Open Sesame.” Additionally, these songs have made it to the 25 Top Ten R&B hits and nine Top Ten Pop hits.

In 2016, Kool & The Gang released the single, “Sexy (Where’d You Get Yours),” which rose to No. 15 on the Billboard Adult R&B chart. The song signifies a modernization of Kool & The Gang’s unmistakable sound, tailored bass grooves and perfectly timed horns. “Sexy (Where’d You Get Yours)” marked the band’s first airplay chart hit in a decade.

For nearly three decades, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly has created music that is original, innovative and instantly recognizable. After opening on tour for the late Marvin Gaye, the group began an incredible journey that has encompassed gold albums including “Golden Time Of Day,” “Inspiration,” “Joy and Pain,” “Live In New Orleans,” “We Are One,” “Can’t Stop The Love” and “Live In Los Angeles.” Hits from the groundbreaking albums allotted the group 24 R&B Top 40 singles including “While I’m Alone,” “Golden Time Of Day,” “Southern Girl,” “Runnin’ Away,” “Before I Let Go,” “Back In Stride,” “Too Many Games,” “Can’t Get Over You” and “Silky Soul.”

Maze featuring Frankie Beverly has continuously toured for over 25 years. The band’s current lineup includes Calvin Napper (drums), Larry Kimpel (bass), Jubu (guitar), Carl Wheeler (keyboards), Vance Taylor (keyboards), and one of the original members Roame (congas and background vocals).

Tickets cost $130, $105, $80 and $50. All seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one hour prior to show start time. Additional fees may apply.

About Hard Rock Event Center

Hard Rock Event Center is the newly constructed 3,500-seat venue located in the northwest corner of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. As part of the $1.5 billion property expansion, the former Hard Rock Live arena will be razed and replaced with a state-of-the-art 6,500-plus-seat venue in a theater-style configuration, slated to open in 2019. In the interim, a full schedule of concerts, comedy shows and other events will take place in the Hard Rock Event Center. Seminole Hard Rock has hosted some of the hottest musical acts such as John Legend, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Chris Rock, George Lopez and the late Robin Williams; as well as major sporting events and events of major sports stars, from UFC matches to charity galas for Jason Taylor, Alonzo Mourning, Dwyane Wade and more. For additional information, please visit www.myhrl.com.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination located minutes from Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous beach. The AAA Four Diamond-rated resort features 469 luxury guest rooms and suites, award-winning restaurants, a lagoon-style pool and Beach Club Bar & Grill, a Hard Rock-inspired spa, premium meeting and convention space and a 5,500-seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. The casino offers 120 table games, 2,000 of the newest and most popular slots and a 37-table poker room. Fine dining options include Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, the resort’s signature steakhouse, and Kuro, a luxe and socially vibrant restaurant offering new-style Japanese cuisine. In the heart of the hotel is L Bar, a sophisticated, contemporary lounge showcasing handcrafted classic cocktails with a twist. Contemporary and casual eateries, include Blue Plate, the hotel’s 24-hour diner-inspired restaurant; Constant Grind, a gourmet coffee and pastry shop; and the ever-famous Hard Rock Cafe – Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 180 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants.

For more information, call 800-937-0010, visit us online at casino.hardrock.com/hollywood, or follow us on Facebook: @SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly