PRESS | Press Release
Posted on 03/11/2013
Battle of the Bonos Rocks South Florida's Largest St. Patrick's Day Block Party Celebration Weekend Presented by Murphy's Law Irish Pub March 15 - 17 at Seminole Paradise
2U and UV Vie for U2 Fans, the Drake School of Irish Dance, Bagpipers, Swinging Richards Plus Authentic Food, Drinks and More Set to Entertain
It's a Battle of the Bonos this St. Patrick's Day Weekend, March 15 – 17, at Seminole Paradise at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino! South Florida's largest St. Patrick's Day Block Party Celebration presented by Murphy's Law Irish Pub returns grander and greener than ever with concerts by 2U and UV, South Florida's premier U2 tribute bands, Almost Journey, authentic Celtic dancers, strolling bagpipes, Irish DJs, traditional food and fare, drink specials and more.
The Emerald Isle revelry kicks-off Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. with 2U, A Tribute to U2 featuring music from Boy, October, War, The Unforgettable Fire, The Joshua Tree, Rattle and Hum, Achtung Baby, Zooropa, Pop, All That You Can't Leave Behind, How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb and No Line On The Horizon duplicated live as only U2 impersonators can. At 9:30 p.m., enjoy Almost Journey, A Tribute to Journey. Green beer, Guinness, Irish Car Bombs and additional Celtic specials will be on tap as the Swinging Richards play from 11:30 p.m. – 3:30 a.m. Featured in the New Times and named "Best Party Band," the Swinging Richards will keep party-goers rolling in clover-themed fun until sunrise.
On Saturday, March 16 at 10 p.m., Passion Nightclub will host "Shamrocks & Shenanigans" featuring DJ Laz (Main Room), Tony Tone (Terrace VIP) and DJ Ishy (Latin Room). It's all good and green, but look out for leprechauns! Call 954-235-6164 or visit www.passionnightclub.com for more information.
Murphy's Law will also preview its Sunday festivities Saturday night with "St. Practice Day" featuring The Swinging Richards with DJ Gary Malone, direct from Limerick, Ireland, on indoor and outdoor stages beginning at 9 p.m.
On Sunday, March 17, grab your pot 'o' gold and stop by Shoooz to receive a Lucky Strike Charm Bracelet absolutely free with a single same-day Brighton purchase of charms, beads or spacers (*no additional discounts may be applied.). Then, kick-up your heels for a day-long St. Paddy's Day celebration complete with live entertainment, spirited drinks, corned beef and cabbage and more back at Murphy's Law. From noon to 4 p.m. Irish DJs Gary Malone and Ed Whitty will spin classic and popular favorites accompanied by the internationally acclaimed dancers from the Drake School of Irish Dance and guest bagpipers.
The Swamp Bar will have Guinness
galore plus a body painter who'll have guests rolling in the green and glittery
from 1 p.m. to close, while Tequila
Ranch will be offering buy one, get one free Green Envy Margaritas from
noon to 4 p.m. and $8 specials from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Bluepoint Ocean Grill aims to get Irish eyes smiling with
drink and food specials including $5 Irish Car Bombs, $5 Guinness, $5 Corned Beef
Sliders starting at noon.
Headlining the bash at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. is South Florida's own UV - The U2 Tribute. UV was originally formed as Ultraviolet in 2004 by Eddie Steklasa. In that year, UV was chosen many times by U2's own travel and tour operator, ETS, to provide pre and post U2 concert entertainment on U2's Vertigo Tour. Since then, they have toured internationally, playing to tens of thousands of fans at packed music halls, festivals and events across the USA and in Canada, Mexico and South America. UV's members are all avid U2 fans, and thus, take pride in recreating the best of U2's live performances over the past 30 years to other fans. In between shows, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., enjoy the Blue Audio Band. Then, from 11 p.m. – 3 a.m., The Swinging Richards with DJ Malone return to ride the rainbow into the late night.
Entertainment events in Seminole Paradise are free during the day with a $10 cover charge at Murphy's Law Irish Pub after 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and after 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Ample free parking is available throughout the property at the adjoining Lucky Street parking garage, at Winner's Way parking garage and in various surface lots.
For more information about the St. Patrick's Day Block Party Celebration in Seminole Paradise, please call (954) 585-5112 or visit www.seminoleparadise.com.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to PLAYHARD! Play, stay, dine, and shop at South Florida's ultimate entertainment destination. Over 90 tables offer Blackjack, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold 'em Bonus Poker, Casino War and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Additionally, 2,500 slots include the Native-American Casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room, are available for guests to enjoy. Loyal Player's Club members also have access to the exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and VIP Chef's Table show kitchen. The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise hosts various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold 'em, 7-Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe -Hollywood, part of Hard Rock's 136 globally recognized rock 'n' roll restaurants. The Green Lodging Certified by the State of Florida, AAA Four Diamond-rated resort showcases 500 luxurious guest rooms, 18 restaurants and lounges, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, the Body Rock Spa, 23 boutique shops, 13 nightclubs, the 400-seat Paradise Live theater and the 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. Located on State Road 7 (U.S. 441) in Hollywood, Florida. Take I-95, exit Stirling Rd. and travel west to 1 Seminole Way. For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1 800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com or www.facebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywood .