Hard Rock Casino Rockford is ready to make some glorious noise! labor Day weekend in Rockford, Illinois will become a big musical celebration from Friday, August 30th to Sunday, September 1. Here's the star-studded line-up.

Hard Rock Casino Rockford Grand Opening

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"Entertainment is at the heart of Hard Rock Casino Rockford"

Those are the words of Geno Iafrate, President of Hard Rock Casino Rockford.

I've waited, we've waited a long time for live music to return to the Rockford area on this particular weekend since the end of the On The Waterfront festival.

Here are some more words from Geno:

"We're all about creating memorable experiences, and we’re ready to showcase industry-leading musical acts to provide our guests with an unforgettable opening weekend and give them a taste of what’s to come."

We've also been waiting patiently for the Hard Rock Casino construction to be completed at 7801 E. State Street in Rockford. I'm most excited about the entertainment venue and food options this brand will provide us.

Here are my favorite words Geno shared in today's press release.

Get ready to rock with us!”

Yessir! Take a look at WEEKEND #1 at the Hard Rock Casino Rockford.

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Hard Rock Casino Rockford Grand Opening Celebration

Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1, get ready for a star-studded musical celebration.

  • Friday, August 30: Artist to be Announced Soon
  • Saturday, August 31: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
  • Sunday, September 1: Brad Paisley

Tickets for Joan Jett and The Blackhearts go on sale at noon on Monday, June 17, and tickets for Brad Paisley go on sale at noon on Friday, June 21. Tickets can be purchased at Casino.HardRock.com/Rockford/ Entertainment and at TicketMaster.com.

The Hard Rock Live entertainment venue, is 23,000 square feet and accommodates up to 2,000 of us ffor concerts and performances.

Cool Facts About Hard Rock Casino Rockford

  • More than 175,000 square feet of gaming, entertainment and hospitality space
  • Nearly 1,300 slots
  • 50 live table games
  • A poker room
  • A sportsbook
  • 7 unique restaurants
  • Rock Shop offering authentic Hard Rock merchandise

Hard Rock Casino Rockford Job Opportunities

According too the press release, Hard Rock is hiring more than 400 additional team members to staff the new facility, including the concert venue. If you are interested in joining the band? Visit GoToWorkHappy.com.

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