Velvet Sessions at the Hard Rock Hotel
On the last Thursday of every month (except November and December), the lobby of the Hard Rock Hotel in Orlando is transformed into an intimate, high-energy entertainment venue for "Velvet Sessions". The event features a different band each month and includes complimentary cocktails (limited selection), butler-served hors d'oeuvres and warm-up music starting at 6:30 pm. At 8:30 pm, the featured band starts and a cash bar is available. Complimentary valet parking is available.
Prices: $29 online, $35 at the door, VIP $50 available online only
*Buy your tickets online and receive early entry at 6 pm, along with free specialty drinks.
** VIP tickets include the benefits of a standard ticket, plus a special viewing area with a private bar serving specialty drinks.
(cover charges subject to change depending on which band is performing. Be sure to check www.velvetsessions.com for details).
Halloween Velvet Sessions and Costume Party!
Featured Artist: Gin Blossoms
Prices for the Gin Blossoms are:
$50 regular admission, $75 VIP admission
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- Bret Michaels
- The Lemonheads
- Rick Springfield
- Spin Doctors
- Blue Oyster Cult
- The Psychedelic Furs
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- The Smithereens
- Taylor Dayne
- Sugar Ray
- Little River Band
- Eddie Money
- Better Than Ezra
- Soul Asylum
- The Fixx
- ASIA featuring John Payne
- A Flock of Seagulls
- Twisted Sister
- The Bangles
- Molly Hatchet
- Little River Band
- Naked Eyes
- Gin Blossoms
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