Hard Rock Heals Foundation Teams Up with Jordin Sparks and Women Who Rock to “Rock Women’s Health” All March Long
- This March, Hard Rock Cafe is celebrating International Woman’s Day all month with a limited-time cocktail menu and an all-female line-up of live music acts as part of Hard Rock’s global “Rock Women’s Health” campaign.
- The London Hard Rock Cafes will present a series of all-female performances by iconic and up-and-coming artists until March 31, starting with performances by Sophie Kilburn and Kiara Chettri.
- Bookings: Hard Rock Cafe London and Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus.
Hard Rock Heals Foundation is committing to “Rock Women’s Health” this March in partnership with multi-platinum recording artist and actress, Jordin Sparks, and fellow champion of women, Women Who Rock (WWR). While International Women’s Day is March 8 and March is Women’s History Month, Hard Rock’s celebration – dubbed ‘International Women’s Month’ – aims to empower women and raise awareness for women’s health all month long. To start the global celebrations, Hard Rock hosted Jordin Sparks at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood for a special performance at the Hard Rock Cafe on February 28.
In partnership with WWR, an organisation focused on educating, supporting, and funding women-centric health research, Hard Rock will advocate for the future of women through the power of music. Hard Rock Cafes around the world will mark the month-long occasion with a series of iconic performances, and limited-edition merchandise and cocktails benefitting the nation’s largest research institute dedicated to women’s health, Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation.
The ‘Rock Women’s Health’ cocktails include:
- The Cause-Mo: A deliciously fruity take on the classic Cosmopolitan. Featuring Tito’s Vodka, Cointreau, lime and cranberry juices, shaken and served chilled. £10.55.
- Rock ‘n’ Rosé: A bright and refreshing spritz! St‐Germain Elderflower liqueur, Da Luca Prosecco DOC Rosé, soda water and mint leaves. £12.35.
- Strawberry Basil Lemonade: A fresh and fizzy lemonade mixed with strawberries and basil. £7.60.
Now through to March 31, the London Hard Rock Cafes will present a series of all-female performances by iconic and up-and-coming artists. Performances include:
- March 2, Hard Rock Cafe London: Back Room Bar, Sophie Kilburn.
- March 2, Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus, Kiara Chettri.
- March 15, Hard Rock Cafe London, Talia Ould.
- March 16, Hard Rock Cafe London: Back Room Bar, Rebekah Fitch.
- March 16, Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus, Talia Ould – St Patrick’s Day special.
- March 22, Hard Rock Cafe London, Sorrel Nation.
- March 23, Hard Rock Cafe London: Back Room Bar, Logan J Parker.
- March 23, Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus, Sorrel Nation.
- Plus, there are more to come!
"Women Who Rock is thrilled to bring the future of women’s health to the global stage through this incredibly powerful partnership with Hard Rock Heals Foundation,” said Melinda Colaizzi, Founder, Women Who Rock. “WWR is dedicated to using the power of music to impact and empower the lives of women around the world and we will ignite the power and strength of women worldwide, one Hard Rock stage at a time.”
“The ‘Rock Women’s Health’ initiative brings to life Hard Rock’s ‘All is One’ Motto that we strive toward each and every day,” said Tracy Bradford, President of Seminole Hard Rock Support Services and Co-founder of Seminole & Hard Rock Women in Leadership internal mentoring program. “We’re fortunate to partner with amazing organisations like Women Who Rock to continue to amplify the important messages of women’s rights and health awareness in ways that are integral to our company values.”
Hard Rock International continues to provide career mentorship between junior and senior executives and provide tools and resources through its Women in Leadership® program. Since the program’s inception in 2016, over 1,000 female team members have participated in the mentorship program and/or a brand-hosted educational conference. Hard Rock now exceeds the industry standard of 22 percent for women’s representation in leadership roles and planning to expand the Women in Leadership® program to Europe.
For the full Hard Rock International Women’s Month performance schedule, please see here. Information on Hard Rock International can be found by visiting www.hardrock.com.
To help Hard Rock Cafe in raising awareness for women’s health this month, make a reservation via the websites below:
- Hard Rock Cafe London, 150 Old Park Ln, Mayfair, London W1K 1QZ www.hardrockcafe.com/location/london/
- Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus, 225 - 229 Criterion, Building, Piccadilly, London W1J 9HR www.hardrockcafe.com/location/piccadilly-circus
Notes to editors
About Hard Rock Heals Foundation®:
The Hard Rock Heals Foundation® is a 501c(3) founded in 2016 in order to unite all philanthropic efforts, including global initiatives and local events, under one charity platform to benefit one common goal: making the world a better place by serving people and our planet.
The foundation’s motto, Love.Amplifed., seeks to inspire us all to turn up the volume and deliver the message that lives can be improved by the healing power of music. The Hard Rock Heals Foundation® provides grants and assistance to health and wellness, disaster relief, humanitarian causes and more around the world. All funds raised through Hard Rock’s various philanthropic efforts at cafes, hotels, casinos and other venues will be used to support global and local efforts that align with Hard Rock’s core values of philanthropy and giving.
The Hard Rock Heals Foundation initiatives include an exclusive merchandise collection, philanthropy- driven Hard Rock Hotel suites which benefit the cause, casino programs, live music donations and much more.
About Hard Rock®:
Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognised companies with venues in over 70 countries spanning 265 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Rock Shops®, Live Performance Venues and Cafes. HRI also launched a joint venture named Hard Rock Digital in 2020, an online sportsbook, retail sportsbook and internet gaming platform. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s largest and most valuable collection of authentic music memorabilia at more than 86,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2022, Hard Rock Hotels was honored as the number one brand in Outstanding Guest Satisfaction for the second year in a row among Upper Upscale Hotels in J.D. Power’s North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study. This designation is the fourth consecutive year the iconic brand has been among top brands in this category. HRI is the first privately-owned gaming company designated U.S. Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal for the second year. Hard Rock was also honored as one of Forbes’ Best Employers for Women, Diversity and New Grads and a Top Large Employer in the Travel & Leisure, Gaming, and Entertainment Industries. In 2021, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos received first place ranking in the Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey conducted by Bristol Associates Inc. and Spectrum Gaming Group for six of the last seven years. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com or shop.hardrock.com.
About Women Who Rock:
Women Who Rock™ connects through the power of music and helps educate, support and fund women-centric health research. As a female-founded brand, WWR benefit concerts feature some of the brightest stars in music with a 100% female-fronted line-up with all proceeds benefiting life-saving women's health research at Magee-Womens Research Institute 501(c)(3) (MWRI). In addition to benefit concerts, Women Who Rock offers a full apparel and accessory line and hosts global campaigns, fundraisers, and pop-up events.
About Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI):
MWRI, a 501(c)(3), is based in Pittsburgh and the nation’s largest research institute dedicated solely to women’s health research and reproductive biology. MWRI’s current research includes 319 active studies spanning 292 different conditions with 162,000 clinical trial participants all over the world. MWRI’s areas of research cover breast and gynecologic cancers, reproductive biology, infectious diseases, the development of COVID-19 therapeutics and women-controlled HIV prevention, obstetric care for women with substance use disorder, postpartum depression, and more.