Carrie Underwood, PitBull to Appear During Hard Rock's Grand Opening Weekend

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced Wednesday, May 9th, the weekend entertainment that will surround the property’s grand opening on Thursday, June 28. 
Grand opening weekend performances will include seven-time Grammy Award-winning country superstar Carrie Underwood and Grammy Award-winning global superstar and entrepreneur Pitbull who "will set the tone for the new go-to destination for world-class entertainment," according to a statement from the Hard Rock. 
Carrie Underwood will light up the stage on Friday, June 29th, as the first performer in the all new Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena.
On Saturday, June 30th, the new property will welcome Pitbull who will bring his style and music to the Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena to continue the grand opening weekend celebration.
Tickets for Carrie Underwood and Pitbull performances go on sale Friday, May 11th, at 10 a.m.
For ticket sales, visit 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has already announced their star-studded entertainment schedule, including, Maroon 5, Rascal Flatts, Frankie Valli, Blake Shelton, Steely Dan, Toby Keith, Kid Rock and artists that are leading the music scene across the nation.
The 2018 Entertainment Lineup: 
6/29 – Carrie Underwood
6/30 – Pitbull
7/1 - 9/16 – Motor City Live: A Motown Tribute 
7/5 – Third Eye Blind 
7/6 – Country Fridays featuring Kellie Pickler 
7/12 – Ted Nugent 
7/13 & 7/14 – Florida Georgia Line 
7/15 – Maroon 5
7/21 – Gin Blossoms
7/21 – Chris Young 
7/26 – Rascal Flatts
7/26 – Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo and Rick Springfield
7/27 – Country Fridays featuring A Thousand Horses 
7/27 & 7/28 – Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons 
8/1 – Stone Temple Pilots, The Cult & Bush
8/4 – Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes 
8/9 – George Thorogood and The Destroyers
8/11 – Million Dollar Quartet 
8/18 – Blake Shelton 
8/23 – Counting Crows with Special Guest LIVE 
8/26 – Toby Keith and Trace Adkins 
9/1 – Amy Schumer and Friends 
9/8 – Fab Faux 
9/22 – Cole Swindell 
10/13 – Steely Dan 
10/19 & 10/20 – Kid Rock 
10/30 - 11/4 – Rock of Ages 


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