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Angelo Rivera Sr., of Woodbury, age 55

Memorial Day Weekend Recap at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

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Atlantic City, N.J. (May 27, 2019)--( – Memorial Day Weekend was amplified at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. Friday morning, blasted off in style with EntertainmentWCBS-FM’s Scott Shannon In The Morningwelcoming guests to performances by John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band and local artists, Work In Progress featuring Gaten Matazzaro from the Netflix series Stranger Things.

Friday afternoon, the beach bar was open for business to kick off the summer, while on the Boardwalk, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City partnered with Steel Pier and Resorts to take part in the launch of the Hero Campaign in Atlantic City this summer with a press conference launching the Herotini Challenge, where each property prepared their own Mocktail. The Hero Campaign focuses on securing safe rides to guests from bar to bar.

Saturday night, Collective Soul and Gin Blossoms rocked Sound Waves on the first night of their World Tour, while Freestyle Free For All had Hard Rock Live dancing all night to music from TKA, Judy Torres, Brenda K. Starr, Coro, Lisette Melendez and many more. Closing the evening at DAER Nightclub was the award-winning producer, Alesso.


The beautiful weekend was concluded at DAER Nightclub on Sunday night with a performance by Grammy Award-winning DJ Zedd, who will be back at Hard Rock later this summer.


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

Set on 17 acres, with the legendary Atlantic City Boardwalk as its backdrop, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has become Atlantic City’s go-to entertainment destination, boasting 2,200 slots, 120 table games, more than 20 first-class restaurants, and lounges, and world-class entertainment, including Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena, the beachside Sound Waves and Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club. The hotel and casino also feature the iconic Hard Rock Cafe, overlooking the Atlantic City Boardwalk, showcasing a brand-new elevated menu and state-of-the-art stage, allowing for an amplified level of service and entertainment. Along with an endless array of upscale amenities, including world-class shopping and the brand’s signature full-service Rock Spa and Salon, featuring 31 treatment rooms, the new, music-inspired property offers lavish guest rooms and suites, with stunning views of the city and the Atlantic Ocean. From family vacations and business trips to weddings, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City offers an unparalleled experience. Each of the hotel’s guest rooms and suites radiates a contemporary style, including Hard Rock’s signature The Sound of Your Stay® music amenity program, which allows guests to set the mood with complimentary vinyl records or jam out on a Fender guitar in the privacy of their own room. Hotel guests can enjoy high speed, property-wide Wi-Fi, 24-Hour In-Room Dining, towel and chair service at Hard Rock Beach or at the indoor pool, and 24-Hour Access to Body Rock® Fitness Center. For more information and to book your stay, please visit


Hard Rock International

With venues in 73 countries including 184 cafes, 237 Rock Shops®, 28 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s most valuable collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise available in Rock Shops and online at

HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands including Hard Rock Live® performance venues. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney, and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, FL., both owned and operated by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida.

Other exciting Hotel & Casino locations include Atlantic City and Punta Cana. Hard Rock Hotels are located in vibrant city and resort destinations such as Bali, Cancun, Daytona Beach, Desaru Coast, Ibiza, London, Orlando, and Shenzhen. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include Piccadilly Circus in the United Kingdom, Kathmandu, Nepal, Kyoto, Japan, Asuncion, Paraguay and Chandigarh, India. New Hard Rock Hotel, Casino or Hotel & Casino projects include Amsterdam, Berlin, Budapest, Dublin, Los Cabos, Madrid, Maldives, New York City, Ottawa, Sacramento, Dalian and Haikou in China.

In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. In 2019, Hard Rock International was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s America’s Best Large Employers. For more information on Hard Rock International visit


published | May 27, 2019