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Tampa’s Hard Rock postpones Hulk Hogan, Mike Tyson, more due to coronavirus

Local artists will still perform throughout the casino and resort.
In this March 7, 2019 file photo, Hulk Hogan takes the stage during the announcement that Wrestle Mania 36 will be held in Tampa in 2020.
In this March 7, 2019 file photo, Hulk Hogan takes the stage during the announcement that Wrestle Mania 36 will be held in Tampa in 2020. [ Times (2019) ]
Published Mar. 13, 2020|Updated Mar. 14, 2020

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First came Howie Mandel and DJ Snake. Now the coronavirus is going after Hulk Hogan and Mike Tyson

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa is suspending its headlining entertainment at its new event center and pool deck through mid-April. Some shows have been rescheduled. The affected events are as follows:

March 15: Duke Dumont

March 19: Gary Allan (rescheduled for Aug. 27)

March 21: Howie Mandel (rescheduled for Nov. 20)

March 22: DJ Snake (rescheduled for Aug. 2)

March 29: Smoke by the Water party

April 2: Rodney Carrington

April 3: Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth Round 2

April 6: Hogan’s Beach Party with Hulk Hogan and Lil Jon

Unless specified above, rescheduled dates have not yet been set. Tickets purchased for any event will be good on the new dates. Refunds are also available at point of purchase.

The Hard Rock’s next scheduled large show is now Saturday Night Live’s Colin Jost on April 15. However, local musicians are still booked to play around the casino and resort in the weeks to come.

For more on the Hard Rock’s event programming, click here.

For all the latest coronavirus event cancellations and postpoments in Tampa Bay, click here.

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