Multi-platinum Recording Artist Brian McKnight Comes to Hard Rock Live on Friday, November 8
Tickets on Sale Now
Hollywood, Fla. – Multi-platinum recording artist Brian McKnight will perform at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. McKnight will be supported by Musiq Soulchild and Avant. Tickets are on sale, now.
As an artist who needs no introduction, Brian McKnight has earned himself a spot in contemporary music history. To date, he has released 15 albums, several going two and three times platinum, selling over 20 million albums, worldwide.
Born in Buffalo, New York, McKnight’s musical career began early when he became a member of his church’s choir and a bandleader for his high school. By the age of 19, he signed his first recording deal with Mercury Records. In 1992, his self-titled album, Brian McKnight, was released followed by I Remember You (1995) and Anytime (1997). Anytime sold over two million copies and was nominated for a Grammy. In 1999 McKnight released Back at One on Motown Records which sold over three million copies. During the course of his career, McKnight has worked with Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, Diddy, Christina Aguilera, Rascal Flatts, Nelly, Vanessa Williams, Willie Nelson and Kenny G.
In addition to being a singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight is also a talented and charismatic personality who has hosted Soul Session Countdown with Brian McKnight on BET. In 2009, McKnight hosted his own radio show, The Brian McKnight Show which ran in over 60 markets and was syndicated by ABC Radio. He also hosted his own nationally syndicated TV program, The Brian McKnight Show, which was syndicated in over 200 markets. The Brian McKnight Morning Show on KTWV the Wave Smooth Jazz radio station was a Top five-rated show two years running.
Journalists who have interviewed McKnight over the years are usually caught off-guard by his humor as well as his deep understanding of the entertainment industry as both a professional and a fan. He’s parlayed his vast industry knowledge into his red carpet hosting duties for Extra!, and stepped into Broadway with a successful run as Billy Flynn in Chicago and the national tour of the play Cheaper to Keep Her with Vivica A. Fox. He was also a contestant on the Donald Trump hit show, Celebrity Apprentice.
Along with 16 Grammy nominations, Brian McKnight has been the recipient of American Music Awards, Soul Train Awards, an NAACP Image and Blockbuster Award and a Billboard Songwriter of The Year honor.
He has successfully navigated the boundaries of every entertainment medium in an industry that is known for its revolving door of artists.
Tickets cost $79, $69 and $59*; 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 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, 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.