Powerhouse Duo Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo’s 35th Anniversary Tour Includes Date At Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (April 2, 2014) – Four-time Grammy winner Pat Benatar and guitarist-songwriter Neil Giraldo will be thrilling fans across North America with their just announced 35th Anniversary Tour which will include a date at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, August 1, 2014.

It was in 1979 when the two collaborated on her debut album, In the Heat of the Night which reached #12 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Since that time, they have sold more than 25 million albums and charted nineteen Top 40 singles including “Heartbreaker”, “We Live For Love”, “Hit Me With Your Best Shot”, “Promises In The Dark”, “Love Is A Battlefield” and “We Belong”.

Giraldo is also well-known as a prolific producer having produced all of Benatar’s albums along with other artists including Kenny Loggins and Rick Springfield. Benatar often refers to her husband as “The Big Kahuna” and the name fits as he is the major reason that her music sounds the way it does … both in the recording studio and on tour. “We’re excited to be celebrating this personal and musical milestone,” Benatar said. “The summer tour should be an incredible shared experience with the audience.”

Tickets go on sale on Friday, April 4 at 10 am and are $54.50, $59.50 & $69.50 (plus service charges). For more information and to purchase tickets, go to HardRockCasinoVancouver.com.

About Hard Rock Casino Vancouver:
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will be situated in the thriving City of Coquitlam, British Columbia in Metro Vancouver and home to unparalleled entertainment, dining and gaming offerings. With an 80,000 square foot casino floor, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will offer 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 will boast the best in music, comedy, performance arts, and as well as local artists
making their mark in the entertainment world. To complement the gaming and entertainment experience, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver will serve a variety of culinary options and will be home to chefs that will
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.

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