TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - Jan 11, 2013) - Set to entertain with finger-style guitar wizardry, Shaun Hopper will be featured at an exclusive performance from 6:00 to 9:00p.m., Thursday, January 24, 2013 at a premier Tampa, Florida hotel.
Bringing his remarkable talents to the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel as part of the Renaissance's RLife LIVE entertainment schedule, Hopper is best known for his acoustic finger-style guitar presentations that merge complex melodies, harmonies and base lines with a one-of-a-kind mix of percussive elements to create his entrancing signature sound. Bringing original compositions and arrangements of pop tunes infused with cutting-edge techniques and flavorings to this Tampa Westshore hotel Hopper typically presents a crossover range of musical genres that include alternative folk, classical, Celtic, pop, rock, jazz, blues country and New Age.
Expected to take his audience at this Renaissance Tampa luxury hotel on an evening tour of Celtic imagery, classical medleys, jazzy improvisations and soulful ballads, Hopper is praised for his talent and unmatched stage performance which often includes humorous tales from his upbringing in the backwoods of Georgia. Combined with $5 drinks and appetizers for a relaxed evening within the hotel's stylish Tampa accommodations, Hopper's presentation is reflective of the RLife LIVE Music Spotlight experience and is part of the Renaissance Hotels' global entertainment platform dedicated to providing hotel guests and patrons with an intimate and up close look into music, culinary, arts, film and more. RLife LIVE has showcased an eclectic ensemble of emerging artists at Renaissance Hotels throughout the world since launching the program in 2010. Artists who have appeared through the program include Robin Thicke, Thievery Corporation, Bruno Mars, Robyn, Neon Trees and others.
While a native of Adel, Georgia where he began playing the guitar at the age of 12, Hopper is also a part-time Tampa Bay resident and has opened for world-renowned artists such as B.B. King, The Gipsy Kings and Switchfoot and has toured with Tim Reynolds and TR3 from the Dave Matthews Band.
About the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
The Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel is located in the heart of Tampa's vibrant Westshore business district and welcomes travelers with lavish accommodations that surround guests with the look and feel of a Mediterranean Villa just four miles from Tampa International Airport. The hotel's classic Mediterranean décor is accompanied by attentive service and gracious amenities throughout its expansive offering of guest rooms and executive suites. On-site dining at the Pelagia Trattoria allows guests the opportunity to experience modern Italian cuisine created by an award-winning chef and Gabriella's lobby bar is ideal for morning tea and coffee, light fare and afternoon or evening cocktails. Smart and stylish, the Renaissance is sure to provide a remarkable Tampa hotel experience.