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Unfortunately sad news to report with the word that a Hard Summer attendee, Andrew Cole Click from of Tracy, California was transported Sunday night to a local hospital where he later passed. The cause of death was not available however an autopsy will be performed. In addition, 23 other individuals required medical transports. The festival which …

Just now Hard Presents dropped the big news that the event will no longer be held at the Ontario Motor Speedway rather will be relocated to the Glen Helen Amphitheater and Regional Park! Reasons for the move were not provided. All tickets for the original location will be honored of course and the lineup is …

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 …

We suppose they do get brownie points for attempting to discuss the issue of few female djs being booked at major festivals and taking action going from just 4 at least year’s Hard Summer to over 20 for the 2017 installment. While making a video with all male DJs such as DJ Snake and Claude …

Hard Summer Music Festival 2017 announced today the lineup for their 10-year anniversary celebration at The Speedway in Fontana! The eclectic lineup includes hip-hop and electronic music artists with headliners that include Justice [DJ set] and DJ Snake on Saturday, August 5th as well as Dog Blood, Bassnectar, and Snoop Dogg performing his classic album …

News dropped today per the Fontana Herald News that the 3 young people that passed at this summer’s Hard Summer festival in Fontana each died from “acute MDMA toxicity”, along with contributing factors of the high temperatures. Total attendance at the event headlined by Ice Cube and Major Lazer totalled 146,000 people. It is unknown …

EDM Life reported last month that Michael and Pamela Dix, parents of daughter Katie who died due to “multiple drug intoxication” while attending HARD Summer at the Pomona Fairgrounds in August of last year, are suing Live Nation, which is the owner of HARD events. Well on the heels of three more deaths at this …

This is becoming a broken record but again very sad news – 3 dead after Hard Summer this weekend in Fontana. According to the LA Times: “One of the people who died was found unresponsive, and emergency crews attempted CPR. Another experienced a seizure, and the third is believed to have been suffering from chest …

HARD Summer festival is back once again! The talented line up is superb and a unique mix! The creators behind HARD Events webpage locked itself behind a log-in screen, prompting the curious to try and unlock it.  A 1-800 number was listed and when called, offered this message, “Can you imagine the world without the …

Per the LA Times, “We are not looking to host [electronic dance music] concerts or related events in 2016,” Fair Assn. spokeswoman Renee Hernandez. This comes on the heels of the news that one of the young women that passed away at the Hard Summer event was due to ectasy usage. At the same time, …