Ron Thomas coming to the Hard Rock Live

Hollywood, Fla.  – Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Rob Thomas will bring his North American tour to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 7, at 10 a.m. Fans will have access to presale tickets beginning Thursday, Aug. 6, at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook andTwitter pages.

Rob Thomas is one of the most distinctive artists of this or any other era – a gifted vocalist, spellbinding performer and accomplished songwriter known worldwide as lead singer and primary composer with Matchbox Twenty, as well as for his multi-platinum certified solo work and chart-topping collaborations with other artists. Among his countless hits are solo classics like “Lonely No More,” “This Is How A Heart Breaks” and “Streetcorner Symphony,” Matchbox Twenty favorites including “Push,” “3AM,” “If You’re Gone” and “Bent,” and, of course  “Smooth,” his 3x RIAA platinum certified worldwide hit collaboration with Santana. Thomas earned three Grammy Awards for his role as co-writer and vocalist on “Smooth,” which topped Billboard’s “Hot 100” for an astounding 12 consecutive weeks and spent 58 total weeks on the chart, the No. 1 song in Billboard’s Top Hot 100 Rock Songs chart history and No. 2 Hot 100 song of all time. The No.1, multi-platinum “… Something to Be,” made history as the first album by a male artist from a rock or pop group to debut at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 since the chart was launched.

Thomas’ highly-anticipated new album “The Great Unknown” – his first new solo album in more than six years – arrives everywhere on Friday, Aug. 21. Produced by a remarkable roster of studio all-stars including longtime collaborator Matt Serletic, Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé), Ricky Reed (Jessie J, Jason Derulo, Twenty One Pilots), and Shep Goodman & Aaron Accetta (American Authors), “The Great Unknown” is available for pre-order now. All pre-orders receive an instant grat download of the album’s acclaimed first single, “Trust You,” which has already shot into the Top 15 at Hot AC radio.

Tickets cost $79, $69 & $59*; all seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at, or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one hour prior to show start time. *Additional fees may apply.

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