Inaugural ‘Rock The Mic’ Competition To Be Held This Summer At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (May 16, 2014) – Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is putting an official call out to all rock stars as auditions for the first-ever Rock The Mic competition begin next month. Rock The Mic is a summer-long battle of the bands which will aim to crown “the best of the best” live on the stage of the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver.

All events are free and open to the public 19+ starting with auditions on June 14 & 15 in the Theatre. Preliminaries take place in Asylum every Thursday from June 19 to August 21. Semi-Finals take place on August 28 and September 4 while the Finals will be held on September 11.

The 13-week competition will begin with sixty artists – solo, duo and group – with the field being narrowed down each week to five finalists. The Top Five will then meet in the final battle to crown the King of the Stage.

Prizes include over $7000 in cash and a confirmed one-year contract to play at the Hard Rock Casino
Vancouver.

For more information and to register, go to HardRockCasinoVancouver.com/rock-the-mic.

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About Hard Rock Casino Vancouver:
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is situated in the thriving City of Coquitlam, British Columbia in Metro Vancouver and is home to unparalleled entertainment, dining and gaming offerings. With an 80,000 square foot casino floor, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver offers more than 950 interactive slot machines and popular table games such as blackjack, roulette, baccarat, poker, pai gow, craps, VIP high limit salons and others. With multiple performance spaces including a state-of-the-art 1,100 seat theatre, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver boasts the best in music, comedy, performance arts as well as local artists making their mark in the entertainment world. To complement the gaming and entertainment experience, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver serves a variety of culinary options and is home to chefs that dish up unique and flavourful fare in a modern atmosphere. Whether looking to indulge in breakfast, small bites before a concert or enjoy the bar scene with a drink in hand, the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has something for everyone. For the latest news and events, follow Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Facebook facebook.com/HardRockCasinoVancouver and Twitter twitter.comHardRockCasinoV.

The Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is owned and operated by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation under license from HRHH IP, LLC (“HRHH”), an affiliate of Brookfield Property Partners. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is the flagship property owned by an affiliate of HRHH.

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Donnie Gordon
Manager, Entertainment Publicity
Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
604.247.4127 dgordon@gcgaming.com