A homeless violinist and how he sparked a change on Skid Row

If you’ve  ever seen “The Soloist,” starring Jamie Foxx, you are already familiar with Nathaniel Ayers’s story. The 2009 film was based on the life of Ayers, a Julliard-educated musician who has struggled with schizophrenia and homelessness throughout his life.  After a chance meeting with Los Angeles Times columnist, Steve Lopez, Ayers was introduced to…

Echosmith Set to Launch Pinktober at Hard Rock Cafe New York!

PINKTOBER Ambassador Echosmith is kicking off this year’s PINKTOBER with a free performance and meet and greet at Hard Rock Cafe New York! They will be performing an acoustic set, meeting fans, and signing copies of their album TALKING DREAMS. Times Square will be rocked with the indie rock and ’80s dance-rock-influenced goodness of Echosmith…

YOKO ONO LENNON JOINS HARD ROCK AND WHYHUNGER TO “IMAGINE” A WORLD WITHOUT HUNGER

Orlando, Fla., November 5, 2014 – In his iconic song “IMAGINE,” John Lennon asked us all to picture a world free from hunger. In support of that mission, Yoko Ono Lennon joins Hard Rock International and WhyHunger for the seventh year of the IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER campaign, which aims to turn John Lennon’s dream…

Yoko Ono Presents Hamish Dodds with Spirit of Excellence Award for Hard Rock International at T.J. Martell Foundation New York Honors Gala

New York, New York – (October 21, 2014) – The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research has announced legendary music icon Yoko Ono Lennon as the presenter for the Spirit of Excellence Award which will be awarded to Hard Rock International.  The award will be accepted by Hamish Dodds, CEO of Hard…

IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER PHILANTHROPIC PARTNER VIST: HARD ROCK & WHY HUNGER VISIT THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

With one goal in mind, three Hard Rockers, who previously had not met, joined each other on a trip of a lifetime to the Dominican Republic.  Jonathan from Hard Rock Hotel Orlando, Kimberly from Hard Rock Cafe Lake Tahoe and Candy from Hard Rock Cafe Lima, travelled to Santo Domingo from their respective cities as…

Hard Rock Cafe Partners with the National Park Foundation to Launch Pin Series

ORLANDO, Fla., May 15, 2014 – Historic landmarks, cultural treasures and 84 million acres of spectacular scenery are making their way to Hard Rock locations across the United States! This May, Hard Rock International is honored to partner with the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America’s national parks, to launch the brand’s limited-edition…

Hard Rock Honolulu Supports AccesSurf

The Hard Rock Cafe in Honolulu continued their series with AccesSurf, an organization that empowers people with disabilities by providing adaptive surfing instruction and therapeutic educational programs on water recreation and enriches lives by assisting families to access the beach and ocean in a barrier free environment.  ALL IS ONE.

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