John Hiatt & The Combo and Taj Mahal Trio To Lay Down The Blues At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (April 8, 2014) – Music legends John Hiatt and Taj Mahal will be bringing their unique blend of blues-rock to the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on August 9, 2014.

Forty years after the release of his debut album, John Hiatt remains one of the most respected and influential singer-songwriters of our time. He earned a Grammy nomination for his album, Crossing Muddy Waters and shared a Grammy with B.B. King and Eric Clapton for their album, Riding With The King whose title track was composed by John. In 2008, he was presented with the American Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award and was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Though his career began more than four decades ago with American blues, Grammy winning singer- songwriter Taj Mahal has broadened his artistic scope over the years to include music representing virtually every corner of the world including West Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, the Hawaiian Islands and India. His passion and curiosity have resulted in a global perspective that is reflected in his music. Taj continues to perform to sold-out audiences worldwide.

Tickets go on sale on Thursday, April 10 at 10 am and are $39.50, $44.50 & $54.50 (plus service charges). For more information and to purchase tickets, go to HardRockCasinoVancouver.com.

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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 will have 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