February 11, 2016

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa to Take Over VIP Sections at Gasparilla Music Festival

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa to Take Over VIP Sections at Gasparilla Music Festival

TAMPA, Fla.  (February 11, 2016) – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will be taking over the VIP sections at next month’s Gasparilla Music Festival.

Those purchasing VIP tickets will have access to Hard Rock’s three VIP Sections during the festival scheduled for March 12-13 at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

All festival ticket information can be found at TicketFly. Tickets range from $20 to $150.

During the two-day festival, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will have a Rock Spa VIP Section with massages (near the Kiley Garden Stage), Hard Rock Energy VIP Section (near the new Cove Stage) and a Classic Hard Rock VIP Section (near the Curtis Hixon Stage).

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa recently announced an ongoing partnership supporting the Gasparilla Music Foundation, which stages the Gasparilla Music Festival.

During the month of February, the property will be selling customized limited edition earbuds in its retail shops for $10 with 100 percent of the proceeds generated going to the charity. Gasparilla Music Foundation memorabilia will also be on sale generating additional funds for the organization.

Hard Rock Cafe will also be the site for a special Kickoff Party on Friday, March 11, for the festival which will feature musical acts from a wide variety of genres and cuisine from the region’s top restaurants.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida and the place where celebrities love to stay and play. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, this electrifying casino destination is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world and is located in Tampa, Florida off of I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. Featuring high stakes table games along with thousands of the hottest slot machines, the rock star amenities at this AAA Four Diamond rated hotel and casino range from seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, a newly renovated Rock Spa® and VIP services galore. The casino offers a valet service or free, self-parking. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

About Hard Rock International
With venues in 68 countries, including 162 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 Gran Canaria, Spain. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Atlanta, Berlin, Daytona Beach, Dubai, Los Cabos, Tenerife, Abu Dhabi, and Shenzhen 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]