Hard Rock Live, Entertainment & Nightlife
November 15, 2023

Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Nominated for Two Prestigious Pollstar Awards

—South Florida’s premier entertainment venue earned nominations for Best Theatre of the Year and Best Casino/Resort Venue of the Year—

Pollstar recently unveiled its 2024 nominations for the annual Pollstar Awards honoring the top venues, live music executives, agencies, tours, production companies and more. Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is the only venue that earned nominations for both the Best Theatre of the Year and Best Casino/Resort Venue of the Year. Additionally, Victor Sanchez, Director of Entertainment for Hard Rock and Seminole Gaming earned a nomination for the Rising Star Award.

Voting is open to Pollstar subscribers now through Friday, Dec. 8. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, in Los Angeles at the 35th Annual Pollstar Awards.

This dual acknowledgment reaffirms Hard Rock Live's standing as a dynamic and multifaceted entertainment destination. Hard Rock Live has procured some of the major tours mentioned in Pollstar’s nomination announcement including Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band; Eagles and Steely Dan; Ed Sheeran; Metallica; Paramore; Wu-Tang Clan & Nas; Janet Jackson; John Mayer; Jonas Brothers; MANÁ; Bert Kreischer; Dave Chappelle; Matt Rife and Billy Joel.

“In addition to Victor’s well-deserved recognition as one of the industry’s brightest future stars, we are truly honored to be the only venue nominated in both the Theatre of the Year and the Casino/Resort Venue of the Year categories,” said Keith Sheldon, President of Entertainment for Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming. “These nominations underscore our commitment to consistently delivering world-class live performances across all genres of music while providing best-in-class experiences for our guests.”

The Pollstar Awards celebrate excellence in the global live entertainment business. Hard Rock Live's dual nominations reflect its outstanding contributions to the world of live entertainment and its ability to provide a unique and unparalleled experience for performers and audiences alike.

Launched in 2019 as an integral component of the $1.5 billion expansion of Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood, the state-of-the-art Hard Rock Live boasts a 7,000-person capacity. With cutting-edge technical capabilities, this venue is equipped to host A-list celebrity performances, award shows, sporting events, and nationally televised programs.

For more information about Hard Rock Live and its upcoming events, visit www.myHRL.com.


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About Hard Rock Live
Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is South Florida’s premier entertainment venue. An investment of more than $125 million, the 7,000-person capacity indoor venue features clamshell-style seating, offering guests an intimate experience. In 2023, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood won an Academy of Country Music Award in the Casino of the Year – Theater Category.  Hard Rock Live ranked No. 5 worldwide in 2022 gross revenue for both Pollstar Magazine and Billboard in its respective categories. Designed by Scéno Plus, the 225,000-square-foot facility is equipped with state-of-the-art, in-house sound and lighting, large HD viewing screens and mobile-stage technology. With its advanced capabilities, Hard Rock Live can support some of the entertainment industry’s biggest performers, as well as nationally and internationally televised awards shows, sporting events and more. A-list entertainers to perform at Hard Rock Live include The Rolling Stones, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, Billy Joel, and Dave Chappelle, among others.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is the flagship-integrated resort of Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination unveiled a $1.5 billion expansion in 2019, highlighting the debut of the world’s first and only Guitar Hotel. Between three hotel towers, the resort boasts 1,271 luxury guestrooms. Amenities include a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa® & Salon; an 18-acre recreational water experience; private “Bora Bora” style cabanas; more than 20 food and beverage outlets; an expansive gaming floor with more than 2,700 slots, more than 200 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space; and a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. Hard Rock Live, ranked No. 5 worldwide in 2022 gross revenue for both Pollstar Magazine and Billboard in its respective categories, highlights A-list entertainers and performers, sporting events and live broadcast productions in an intimate 7,000-person capacity setting. Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood Seminole Reservation along State Road 7 (U.S. Highway 441). For more information, visit us online at casino.hardrock.com/hollywood call (800) 937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly.