(PRESS RELEASE)_ Ladies and gentlemen...the Eagle has landed.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is pleased to announce it will host An Evening With Don Felder in The Pavilion on Friday, August 2, at 8 p.m.
Felder, formerly of the Eagles, is considered a true American rock and roll guitar hero. To that end, he finds himself most decidedly back in the driver’s seat with the recent release of his first solo album in seven years, American Rock ‘N’ Roll.
The new album features musical greats like Sammy Hagar, Slash, Richie Sambora, Orianthi, Peter Frampton, Joe Satriani, Mike Fleetwood, Chad Smith, Bob Weir, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, and Alex Lifeson.
A Gainesville, Florida native, Felder is a proud, longstanding member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, having been inducted with the Eagles back in 1998. He is also a member of the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville and the Florida Artists Hall of Fame.
He spent 27 years with the Eagles, who have sold over 150 million albums worldwide to date and own the distinction of recording the top-selling album of all time – Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975).
Felder left the band in 2001 and has since forged an impressive career as a top-tier solo artist. Recently, he added “best-selling author” to his impressive résumé in 2008 with his memoir, Heaven and Hell: My Life in the Eagles (1974-2001), which became an instant New York Times smash.
Nicknamed “Fingers” for his playing prowess, Felder once taught guitar to a young, sandy-haired fellow Gainesville rocker – the late Tom Petty.
In addition to his musical proficiency, Felder is most proud of his ongoing charity work with such organizations as the Starkey Hearing Foundation, the Ruck ‘N’ Roll Charity Ball in Hong Kong and Autism Speaks.
Tickets priced at $25-$45 per person are on sale now via Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling (800) 653-8000. The Pavilion box office will also open at 1 p.m. on the day of the show for on-site ticket purchases and will-call pickup.
For more information, call (954) 977-6700 or visit CasinoCoco.com. Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at 5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek.
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