We want to thank our promoting sponsor Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa and Track 5 live music dance hall for coming alongside us this year for our first Red Dirt Craft Beer Music Festival-this Saturday June 15th!
If you are from the area or from another state, the Hard Rock is such a great destination for a night out or a weekend away! The casino is amazing providing hours of fun, the rooms are modern and upscale, staff is wonderful….and now they have a fun live music dance hall for even more awesome entertainment!!! Visit their website to book your stay today and check out all of their promotions and giveaways they have going on this summer including Its A Hard Rock Life, Payday Thursdays, Double Vision Tuesdays, and Forever Young!
Here is a little more about Track 5:
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa opening new live music dance hall
Track 5. pays tribute to Oklahoma’s rich honky-tonk roots
TULSA, Okla. – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is celebrating the highly anticipated opening of Track 5., Tulsa’s newest live music dance hall.
“The design of Track 5. pays tribute to Oklahoma’s rich honky-tonk roots,” said Martin Madewell, senior director of marketing for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. “Our guests love music, and many are loyal country fans. We are confident Track 5. will become the new local favorite. The national artist lineup and the production caliber of the venue will put Track 5. on the map regionally.”
The new venue is home to a stage designed for live entertainment that accommodates an array of national, regional and local artists. Guests can enjoy a little two-stepping on the 1,200-square-foot, wooden dance floor or pull up to the full-service bar, which features three dozen taps and a vast selection of bourbon. The venue includes a second-floor VIP mezzanine, great for taking in the sounds of country legends or today’s up-and-comers performing on stage.
“As Hard Rock, it was essential that we designed a venue to deliver an authentic experience that’s all about the music,” said Madewell. “The idea started as an ode to ‘Tulsa Time,’ the fifth track on legend Don Williams’ album ‘Expressions.’ Through this phase, we stumbled upon the bizarre coincidence of an Oklahoma tie embedded on the fifth track on the albums of four other iconic artists. With that discovery, there was no doubt we had the name, Track 5.”
Along with Williams’ “Expressions” album, the four other artists to release albums with a fifth track about Oklahoma or Tulsa include Waylon Jennings’ “The Ramblin’ Man,” Leon Russell’s “Leon Russell and the Shelter People,” George Strait’s “Honkytonkville” and Kenny Rogers’ “Kenny.”
Eric Clapton also recorded “Tulsa Time” for his 1978 album, “Backless.” The following year, Clapton donated one of his guitars to the Hard Rock Cafe in London to hang above his favorite seat at the cafe. That gift launched Hard Rock’s legendary memorabilia collection, which has propelled the brand to worldwide fame.
Track 5. is part of a 65,000-square-foot expansion that started in April 2018. The new, two-level casino features 450 new electronic and table games, Tulsa’s newest poker room and a 7,000-square-foot multipurpose event center. The casino and poker room opened alongside Track 5. on Feb. 1.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is located off Interstate 44 at exit 240. From signature restaurants and gaming to world-class music venues, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa offers award-winning entertainment amenities in Oklahoma. For more information about Track 5. or to see the upcoming music lineup, visit https://www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com/