John Legend to Play Hard Rock Live October 17th

Nine-time Grammy Award-winner John Legend will perform at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on October 17, 2012 at 8 p.m. Legend will be joined by opening act and breakout performer Stacy Barthe. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 17 at 1 p.m.


This summer, Legend released one of the hottest singles of his career, the chart-topping hit “Tonight (Best You’ve Ever Had)” featuring Ludacris, which has been #1 for six weeks at Urban AC radio. The song is heavily featured in Steve Harvey’s film, Think Like a Man.  Legend was most recently a judge on ABC’s hit music show Duets.


Legend’s debut album, Get Lifted, received eight Grammy Award nominations; it won Best New Artist, Best R&B album and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for “Ordinary People” while selling more than three million copies worldwide. His follow-up album, Once Again, achieved RIAA platinum sales certification and a Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for “Heaven.” In 2008, John released Evolver, his third Top 10 album, which included the hit single “Green Light” featuring Andre 3000.  Recently, Legend teamed up with The Roots to release the socially conscious album, Wake Up!  The album was nominated for five Grammy Awards and won Best R&B Album, Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B song (for “Shine” – an original composition also featured in Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim’s documentary film Waiting for Superman) along with two NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Album and Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration.


John Legend is teaming up with Tickets-for-Charity® to offer fans some of the best seats in the house. For every ticket sold, one dollar will go to benefit The Show Me Campaign, an organization Legend founded to help break the cycle of poverty through education. These tickets will be available exclusively at


Stacy Barthe, a recent HomeSchool Records signing, is a fresh new artist who embodies the essence of young soul. She landed her first songwriting placement on Britney Spears’ 2008 album, Circus. Two years later, Barthe released her first EP, Sincerely Yours, Stacy. Previously, she has worked with artists including Akon, Melanie Fiona, Estelle, Brandy, and Diddy.


Tickets are $105, $85, $65 and $45*; 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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