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Femme It Forward coming to Hard Rock Live, featuring Ashanti and Mya

GARY, Ind. (February 18, 2022) – Femme It Forward, featuring Grammy Award-winning R&B artists Ashanti and Mya, is coming to Hard Rock Live at Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana on April 15, 2022. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Ashanti, a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, actor, and author, burst onto the music scene with her smash hit debut album “Ashanti” that landed the #1 spot on both the Billboard Top 200 and R&B album chart. She made Billboard history by having her first three chart entries land in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time. She is the first female to accomplish this feat, previously only attained by the Beatles.

Mya, a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, musician, choreographer, and actress, celebrated 20 years in the music industry. She released her debut double platinum album in 1998 and her second double platinum album in 2000. In 2001, Mya collaborated with Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Pink and Missy Elliot on a remake of LaBelle’s ”Lady Marmalade”, which is featured in Baz Luhrman’s “Moulin Rouge.”

Jeff Clayton, Director of Entertainment for Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana, said, “We are pleased to join forces with Femme It Forward, a female-led music and entertainment company that centers its mission around celebrating, educating, and empowering women and the industry’s most creative and accomplished female visionaries.”

The new Hard Rock Live performance venue is outfitted with state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems. The sound equipment features an L-Acoustics K2 line array system with KS28 subwoofers and KIVA-II front fill. The space can seat up to 1,894 with an overall capacity of 2,207 including standing room only.

Tickets for Femme It Forward featuring Ashanti and Mya are on sale now. Tickets range from $67.50 to $112.50. This show is all reserved seating. Ages 21 and up. Visit Ticketmaster at

Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is located at 5400 West 29th Ave. in Gary, IN, directly adjacent to the I-80/94 Burr Street Interchange. For more information, call 219-228-2383 or visit

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Hard Rock Casino provides information about the variety of entertainment scheduled on their three stages. The Hard Rock Live venue seats 2,700 and hosts performances from big names in the industry. Free live performances are booked at the Hard Rock Cafe and Council Oak Bar stages on Friday and Saturday nights. Located in Gary, Indiana, Hard Rock Casino is about a six-minute drive from Lansing, Illinois.