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HARD Events has officially announced it’s return to its SoCal home this August 1st & 2nd at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. While a lineup for this year has yet to surface, the HARD Events/Insomniac Events collab has a stand-out track record for bringing top talent to the stage. Previous headliners include Major Lazer, …

Last weekend at a gig in NYC, the former head of Hard Events and now board member at LiveStyle announced during his dj set that he will be launching a new cruise ship party to be named ‘Friend Ship’ No other information was provide such as if the sailing would be in 2018 or 2019 …

The internet was abuzz yesterday with rumors that HARD founder, Gary Richards, was going to end his 5-year relationship with Live Nation, and Richards confirmed the rumors last night in a Facebook post. By leaving Live Nation, Richards will no longer curate or attend HARD events, including the Holy Ship!, after this weekend’s 10th Anniversary …

While we admire the intent of the video (shown below) recognizing the need for more diversity and female djs on festival lineups, the trailer itself in our view was a bit in poor taste and unfortunately not that funny.  Gary Richards the founder of Hard Events issued this statement to the LA Times: “Here at …