“Gone Too Soon” and “Music Gives Back” Collections on Display at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

treasuresMonday, June 3, 2013 through Monday, June 10, 2013

Get an up-close look at pieces of legendary music history from the never-before-seen “Treasures of the Hard Rock” traveling memorabilia exhibit that runs from June 3 – 10 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The exhibit features iconic items from two one-of-a-kind collections pulled from Hard Rock’s vault, “Gone Too Soon” and “Music Gives Back – Rock ‘N’ Roll Philanthropy.”


“Gone Too Soon” pays tribute to music icons whose lives and careers were tragically cut short. It features items from contemporary talent such as an outfit worn by Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes during TLC’s CrazySexyCool tour and an 8th grade yearbook from Kurt Cobain to artifacts from legends of the past like Elvis Presley’s custom-made karate gi uniform and the unique Guild 12-string acoustic guitar Bob Marley used to record “Is This Love.”

Hard Rock’s “Love All, Serve All” mantra was the inspiration for “Music Gives Back – Rock ‘N’ Roll Philanthropy.” This collection focuses on artists who have worked with the brand on various charitable campaigns throughout its more than 40 years. The exhibit features items including Elton John’s sequined “Uncle Sam” outfit, a purple silk shirt worn onstage by Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon’s iconic round glasses.


*Jeff Nolan, Hard Rock International’s in-house rock historian, music and resident memorabilia expert, will be available for phone interviews upon request.


WHEN:            Monday, June 3, 2013 through Monday, June 10, 2013

WHERE:         Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Situated in front of the Hard Rock Cafe

1 Seminole Way

Hollywood, FL 33314

WHO:              Presented by Hard Rock International, the world’s original curator of music memorabilia with the most far-reaching collection. The 77,000+ piece collection, which celebrates new and legendary music icons, is the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia. In 2013 Hard Rock developed “Treasures of the Hard Rock,” three traveling memorabilia exhibits each featuring a unique theme. The “Gone Too Soon,” “Music Gives Back” and “50 Years of Rock & Pop Fashion” collections will tour Hard Rock locations in the U.S., Europe, and points in between throughout the year, giving fans an up-close look at pieces of history from music superstars and legends.

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