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Iconic Legends Unite as The Rock Pack “Hit After Hit After Hit” to perform at
Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Friday, June 30, at 8 p.m.
The Rock Pack Features Vocalists Past and Present from Bands Foreigner, Journey, Asia and Toto
The Rock Pack, featuring John Payne, former lead singer of ASIA and founder of The Rock Pack; Lou Gramm, original lead singer of Foreigner; Steve Augeri, former lead vocalist of Journey; and Bobby Kimball, original lead singer of Toto performs at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. on Friday, June 30, 2017, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 10 a.m. Fans will have access to presale tickets beginning Friday, May 5, 2017, at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
The 90-minute star-studded concert at Hard Rock Live will contain huge screens that adorn the stage and the set will have an area where each singer can briefly talk about their career before launching into some of their most revered songs. Classics such as “I Wanna Know What Love Is,” “Faithfully,” “Separate Ways,” “Only Time Will Tell,” “Hold The Line,” “Don’t Stop Believing,” “Heat of the Moment,” “Cold as Ice,” “Africa,” “Hot Blooded,” “Don’t Cry,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Rosanna” and many more will be performed.
“I decided to create a unique concert concept that was start to finish full of monster hits by iconic vocalists,” explains John Payne, The Rock Pack creator. Payne continues, “I wanted the Classic Rock fans of Hollywood, Florida, to enjoy the hit songs of some of our most iconic bands and if you like Foreigner, Journey, Toto and Asia then Hard Rock Live is the place to be!”
As the front-man and lead vocalist for ASIA for 15 years, John Payne recorded eight studio albums and led many successful world tours, and formed ASIA Featuring John Payne in 2006 to cement his legacy. Their setlist includes the classics “Heat of The Moment,” “Sole Survivor,” “Only Time Will Tell,” “Don’t Cry,” “Time Again” and many more.
Lou Gramm was Foreigner’s lead vocalist and recorded hits such as “Feels Like the First Time,” “Cold as Ice,” “Long, Long Way from Home,” “Hot Blooded,” “Double Vision,” “Blue Morning, Blue Day,” “Head Games,” “Dirty White Boy,” “Urgent,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Break It Up” and “Say You Will.” Gramm also co-wrote numerous other hits including the ballads “Waiting for a Girl Like You,” which spent ten weeks at No. 2 on the American Hot 100, and “I Want to Know What Love Is,” which hit No. 1 in the US and United Kingdom in 1985. Foreigner’s first eight singles cracked the Billboard Top 20, making them the first group since the Beatles to achieve this feat.
Steve Augeri has sold nearly 90 million albums worldwide as the lead vocalist of one of America’s most beloved and accomplished bands, Journey. Known for his soaring vocals, gritty tenor and powerful stage presence, Augeri can be heard on Journey’s hits including “Don’t Stop Believing, “Faithfully,” Anyway You Want It,” “Wheel in the Sky,” “Open Arms,” “Stone In Love,” “Ask The Lonley,” “Who’s Crying Now,” “Remember Me,” “Lights,” “Loving, Touching, Squeezing,” “Be Good To Yourself,” “Send Her My Love,” “When You Love A Woman” and “Separate Ways.”
Bobby Kimball was an original member and lead singer for the iconic band Toto, performing on the band’s first four studio albums. Kimball rejoined the group in 1998, and in late 1999 the band released the live album “Livefields.” Kimball also released his second solo album “All I Ever Needed” in 1999, featuring the single “Kristine.” In 2002, Toto released a covers album “Through the Looking Glass.” In February 2006, Toto released “Falling In Between,” their first new studio album since 1999. After the band split in 2008, Kimball began to devote his time to offering vocal advice to aspiring Singers.
Tickets cost $80, $60 and $40.* 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 3 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.
About Seminole Hard Rock
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, a Hard Rock-inspired spa, premium meeting and convention space and a 5,500-seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. The casino offers more than 100 table games, 2,000 of the most popular slots and a stand-alone 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 173 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants.
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