PRESS | Press Release
Posted on 05/19/2014
Progressive Rock Giants Deep Purple Come to Hard Rock Live on Sunday, August 31
Tickets on Sale Friday May 23, at 10 a.m.;
Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Exclusive Social Media Presale Begins May 22 at 10 a.m.
Hollywood, Fla. (May 19, 2014) – Progressive rock giants Deep Purple come to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 23 at 10 a.m. Fans will have access to presale tickets beginning May 22 at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood's Facebook, Twitter and Google+ pages.
Once credited in the 1975 Guinness Book of World Records as "the globe's loudest band" for a 1972 concert at London's Rainbow Theatre, Deep Purple has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and continues to garner an ever-increasing fan base with its 27 compilation albums, 15 videos and at least 34 live albums.
In 1968, the band released their debut album Shades of Deep Purple, spawning the international chart topping single "Hush." Their holy grail of Deep Purple in Rock (1970), Machine Head (1972) and Made In Japan (1972) catapulted Deep Purple to the top in concert grosses and album sales around the world. The band's catalogue of hits includes "Strange Kind of Woman," "Woman from Tokyo," "River Deep - Mountain High," "Black Night," "Might Just Take Your Life" and "Knocking at Your Back Door." Gibson.com credits Smoke on the Water with one of the most recognizable guitar riffs in the world, describing it as "…quite simply, the holy chords of rock."
Current band members include singer Ian Gillan, original drummer Ian Paice, bassist Roger Glover, keyboardist Don Airey and guitarist Steve Morse.
Deep Purple has released four studio albums since 1996 including their most recent album, Now What?!, their 19th studio album, released in 2013.
Tickets cost $74, $64 & $54;* 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 Live
Hard Rock Live, a spectacular state-of-the-art facility, further expands the ultimate entertainment experience at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This 5,500-seat indoor arena has attracted more than 1.5 million people since its opening in 2005, and has regularly hosted South Florida's greatest variety of musical acts such as Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Chris Rock, Robin Williams, Kathy Griffin and George Lopez; 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.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com or www.myhrl.com, facebook.com/MyHRL and twitter.com/hard_rock_live.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to play, stay, dine, and shop at South Florida's premier destination for fun and entertainment, Where Rock Royalty Lives. 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, over 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 Hard Rock 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 138 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, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, Rock Spa, award-winning restaurants, high-energy nightclubs, lounges and bars, boutique retail shops, the 350-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, facebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywood, twitter.com/SHRHollywood, instagram.com/semhardrockhollywood and youtube.com/semhardrockhollywood.