Hard Rock Seattle gets interactive audio tour, rocking patio


If you’re looking to geek out at the Hard Rock Cafe, the Las Vegas outpost is still your best bet.

Seattle’s Hard Rock — opening Wednesday in the gentrified former smut zone near Pike Place Market — has a Microsoft Surface computer in the lobby and a 52-inch touchscreen “Rock Wall” display for exploring the chain’s rock memorabilia collection.

While the Vegas store has seven Surface computers and an 18-foot-long Rock Wall, Seattle’s does have Hard Rock’s first interactive audio tour, a phone-based system the company is trying out here.

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