Hard (music festival)

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HARD
Location(s) United States
Years active 2007 - Present
Genre Electronic, Techno, Alternative dance, Electronic dance music, Dance Punk, Dubstep, House music
Website hardfest.com

HARD is a national music festival, music cruise and concert brand founded by Gary Richards in 2007. The event line-ups consist of alternative and electronic acts and emerging talents. The first HARD Music Festival was held on December 31, 2007 in Downtown Los Angeles and featured Justice, Peaches and 2 Live Crew. HARD is best known for the HARD Summer Music Festival and HARD Haunted Mansion. HARD is sometimes called "HARDfest" by fans, based on the event's website (hardfest.com) and social media shortcuts. Additional HARD brands include the HARD Summer Tour, HARD 13, Turkey Soup, and the Holy Ship! electronic music cruise. Live Nation Entertainment acquired HARD in 2012.[1]

HARD 2014[edit]

HARD Summer 2014
Date City Venue Line-Up
August 2 South El Monte, CA Whittier Narrows Recreation Area TBA
August 3 South El Monte, CA Whittier Narrows Recreation Area TBA
HARD Red Rocks
Date City, State Venue Line-Up
July 31 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre TBA
HARD Hollywood Bowl
Date City, State Venue Line-Up
May 10 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl Chic (feat. Nile Rodgers), Giorgio Moroder, Destructo, Tensnake, Oliver
HARD Straylia
Date City Venue Line-Up
April 24 Melbourne, Australia The Hi-Fi Clockwork, Destructo, Oliver, Motez
April 25 Sydney, Australia The Ivy Clockwork, Destructo, Oliver, Motez
April 26 Adelaide, Australia Thebarton Theatre Clockwork, Destructo, Oliver, Motez
April 27 Fremantle, Australia Port Beach Sand Tracks RL Grime, Destructo, Oliver, Motez
HARD Miami
Date City, State Venue Event Name Line-Up
March 26 Miami, FL Grand Central Hard Miami: The Rump Shaker Boys Noize, Zeds Dead, RL Grime, Cashmere Cat, What So Not, Tchami, Branchez, Shift K3y, Amtrac, Yogi
March 27 Miami, FL Grand Central Hard Miami Night Two Basement Jaxx (DJ Set), Brodinski, Julio Bashmore, Dusky, Destructo b2b Wax Motif, Breach, MK, Amine Edge & Dance, Claptone, T. Williams, Tourist
HARD SXSW
Date City, State Venue Line-Up
March 14 Austin, TX Mophie Hangar Flosstradamus, Destructo, Gorgon City, Wax Motif
Holy Ship!!!
Date City, State Venue Line-Up
January 8 Miami, FL STORY Miami Holy Ship!!! Miami Pre-Party with Zedd, Destructo, Oliver
January 9-12 Miami, FL + 2 private islands MSC Divina[2] Skrillex, Duck Sauce, Diplo, Boys Noize, Zedd, Laidback Luke, A-Trak, Zeds Dead, Dillon Francis, Baauer, Chromeo (DJ), Disclosure (DJ), Armand Van Helden, Mark Ronson, Flosstradamus, Claude VonStroke, Maceo Plex, Flume, RL Grime, Brodinski, Crookers, Alvin Risk, Destructo, Justin Martin, Shlohmo (DJ), Clockwork, GTA, Alex Metric, Oliver, Breach, Just Blaze, Griz, Gramatik, Ryan Hemsworth, Cyril Hahn, DJEDJOTRONIC, Strip Steve, TJR, Riton, Kill Frenzy, BCK2BCK, Amine Edge & Dance, French Fries, Gorgon City, Light Year, T. Williams, Jerome LOL, Samo Sound Boy, Kaytranada, and Liquid Todd, plus a special guest appearance by Pharrell Williams. Surprise guest: Tiesto[3]

HARD 2013[edit]

HARD Day of the Dead

Date City Venue Line-Up
November 2 Downtown Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles State Historic Park Skrillex, Nero, Boys Noize, Zeds Dead, Bloody Beetroots (Live), Masters At Work, Cirez D, Maya Jane Coles, Jack Beats, Benoit & Sergio, Kavinsky (Live), Justin Martin, Gaslamp Killer, Soul Clap, The Magician, Oliver, Lunice, Nadastrom, Wolf + Lamb, Salva, Dusky, Claptone, Brenmar, Kastle, Doorly, Sanfluentes[4]
November 3 Downtown Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles State Historic Park deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Pretty Lights, Eric Prydz, Cut Copy, Giorgio Moroder feat. Chris Cox, Baauer b2b RL Grime, Jamie Jones, Skream, Duke Dumont, Destructo, GTA, Tensnake, Kill Frenzy, Amine Edge & Dance, Paper Diamond, Tokimonsta, David Heartbreak, Jackmaster, Green Lantern, J. Paul Getto, Maribou State, Tourist, Blood Diamonds, Carbon Airways[4]


HARD Summer 2013

Date City Venue Line-Up
August 3 Downtown Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles State Historic Park Knife Party, Duck Sauce, Dog Blood, Flux Pavilion, Flying Lotus, 2 Chainz, SBTRKT (DJ Set), Disclosure, TNGHT, Tommy Trash, Kill the Noise, RL Grime, Just Blaze, Alvin Risk, Julio Bashmore, Destructo, Oliver, Duke Dumont, xxyyxx, TJR, Alex Metric, Ryan Hemsworth, Bondax, Keys N' Krates, Green Lantern, Daniel Avery, Phil Kieran, Jerome LOL, Samo Sound Boy, & DVBBS
August 4 Downtown Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles State Historic Park Justice (DJ Set), Bassnectar, Empire of the Sun, Zedd, Crystal Castles, Baauer, Dillon Francis, Azealia Banks, Flosstradamus, Gesaffelstein, Mr. Oizo, Busy P, Claude VonStroke, Breakbot, Brodinski, Clockwork, Rudimental (Live), Justin Martin, Eats Everything, Paper Diamond, Breach, J. Phlip, French Fries, Cashmere Cat, Feadz, So Me, Gorgon City, Cory Enemy, Justin Jay, & gLAdiator

HARD Red Rocks

Date City Venue Line-Up
August 1 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre Knife Party, Diplo, Disclosure, Flosstradamus, Destructo

HARD NYC

Date City Venue Line-Up
July 6 New York, NY Terminal 5 Hot Natured (Live), Jamie Jones, Lee Foss, Infinity Ink (Event canceled due to visa complications)

HARD Miami

Date City, State Venue Event Name Line-Up
March 20 Miami, FL Grand Central Hard Miami - The Rump Shaker A-Trak, Borgore, RL Grime, Nadastrom, UZ, Birdy Nam Nam, Flume, Green Lantern, French Fries
March 21 Miami, FL Grand Central Hard Miami Day 2 Claude VonStroke, Gesaffelstein, Brodinski, Justin Martin, Destructo, Oliver, Amtrac, and Special Guests Boys Noize & Skream
March 22 Miami, FL The Raleigh Hotel Hard Miami Beach Party Felix Da Housecat, Baauer, Skream, Clockwork, Just Blaze, Alex Metric, Destructo, Surkin, Oliver, Para One, Kill Frenzy, Jesse Rose, Light Year, Gina Turner, Samo Soundboy

Holy Ship!!

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
January 3 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution Holy Ship!! Pre-Party with A-Trak, Jack Beats, 12th Planet, Alvin Risk, and The Knocks
January 4-7 Ft. Lauderdale, FL + Nassau, Bahamas + Private Island MSC Poesia Justice (DJ Set), Boys Noize, Knife Party, Major Lazer, Diplo, A-Trak, Skream & Benga, Busy P, Jack Beats, Zedd, Crookers, 12th Planet, Dillon Francis, Tommy Trash, Digitalism (DJ Set), Breakbot, Gesaffelstein, Brodinski, Kill the Noise, Alvin Risk, Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Big Gigantic, Destructo, Oliver, Eats Everything, L-VIS 1990, Bok Bok, Gina Turner, Rory Phillips, The Knocks, and Special Guests Skrillex, Baauer, & RL Grime

HARD 5 Year Anniversary Party

Date City Venue Line-Up
January 1 Detroit, MI Pistons VIP Club inside the Palace of Auburn Hills Dog Blood, Destructo, Housemeister

HARD 2012[edit]

HARD presents Boys Noize Live

Date City, State Venue Lineup
November 23 Fort Lauderdale, FL Revolution Boys Noize, Djedjotronic
November 24 Orlando, FL House of Blues Boys Noize (Canceled)
November 28 Washington, D.C. Fillmore Boys Noize (Canceled)
November 30 New York, NY Roseland Ballroom Boys Noize, Spank Rock, Djedjotronic, UZ
December 1 Philadelphia, PA TLA Boys Noize, Djedjotronic, Love City DJS, Sammy Slice
December 2 Boston, MA House of Blues Boys Noize, Djedjotronic
December 6 Montreal, QC Telus Theatre Boys Noize, Djedjotronic, Jordan Dare, Mayday
December 7 Toronto, ON Sound Academy Boys Noize, DJedjotronic, Mark Hinnen, Rynecologist
December 8 Chicago, IL House of Blues Boys Noize, Djedjotronic, Le1f
December 10 St. Louis, MO Pageant Boys Noize, Strip Steve
December 14 Oakland, CA Fox Theatre Boys Noize, Strip Steve, Le1f
December 15 Los Angeles, CA The Hollywood Palladium Boys Noize, UZ, Destructo, Strip Steve, Le1f
December 16 San Diego, CA House of Blues Boys Noize, Strip Steve, Destructo
December 18 Denver, CO Fillmore Boys Noize, Strip Steve
December 20 Dallas, TX House of Blues Boys Noize (Canceled)
December 21 Houston, TX House of Blues Boys Noize

HARD LA

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
November 10 Los Angeles, CA The Hollywood Palladium Wolfgang Gartner, Proxy, L-VIS 1990, Popeska

HARD NYC

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
November 9 New York, NY Terminal 5 Wolfgang Gartner, Proxy, L-VIS 1990, Popeska

HARD Haunted Mansion Presents Day of the Dead

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
November 3 Downtown Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles State Historic Park Justice (live), Knife Party, Major Lazer, Zeds Dead, Diplo, Tommy Trash, Jack Beats, Kill the Noise, Dillon Francis, Crookers, Maya Jane Coles, Gesaffelstein, Araabmuzik, Zane Lowe, Destructo, Nadastrom, Soul Clap, Para One, Foreign Beggars, Bro Safari, Clockwork, Baauer, UZ, Heidi, Tittsworth, GTA, J. Phlip, Sabo

HARD Summer Music Festival

Date City Venue Line-Up
August 3 Downtown Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles State Historic Park Bloc Party, Boys Noize, Miike Snow (Live), Chromeo (DJ Set), Little Dragon, Magnetic Man, Erol Alkan, Bootsy Collins & The Funk Unity Band, Fake Blood, Gesaffelstein (Live), Breakbot, Buraka Som Sistema, AraabMuzik
August 4 Downtown Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles State Historic Park Skrillex, Nero (Live), Bloody Beetroots (DJ Set), Squarepusher, A-Trak, James Murphy (DJ Set), Datsik, 12th Planet, Zedd, Dillon Francis, Brodinski, Claude VonStroke, Birdy Nam Nam
August 4 Toronto, Canada Fort York: Garrison Common Justice, M83, Austra, Buraka Som Sistema

HARD LA

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
March 31 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern A-Trak, Jack Beats (debut live performance), Destructo, Oliver, JWLS

HARD NYC

Date City Venue Line-Up
March 24 New York, NY Terminal 5 Knife Party, Jack Beats (live debut performance), Kill The Noise, 16bit, JWLS

HARD Miami

Date City, State Venue Event Name Line-Up
March 21 Miami, FL Grand Central Hard / Mad Decent Moombahton Massive Diplo, Dillon Francis, Nadastrom, Buraka Som Sistema, Craze, Tittsworth, Toddla T, Sabo, JWLS, Codes, Bro Safari, Long Jawns, Billy the Gent, Heartbreak, Pickster One, Sazon Booya, Thee Mike B, Jen Lasher
March 22 Miami, FL Grand Central Hard Miami Boys Noize, Brodinski, Gesaffelstein, Destructo, Oliver

HARD Presents Dub Police Tour

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
March 3 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern Caspa, Trolley Snatcha, Subscape, D1

Bromance Tour

Date City, State Venue Line-up
January 13 San Francisco, CA Mezzanine Brodinski, Gesaffelstein, Destructo
January 14 Los Angeles, CA Key Club Brodinski, Gesaffelstein, Destructo

Holy Ship!

Three event producers, HARD Events, the Bowery Presents and Cloud 9 Adventures, announced Holy Ship!, a three-night, electronica-infused, around-the-clock party on an MSC Cruises vessel. The first-of-its-kind event commenced in Fort Lauderdale on January 6, 2012 on the 2,550-passenger MSC Poesia, and was restricted to adults ages 21 and above. During the voyage the ship will made a stop at a private island in the Bahamas for a beach party with Fatboy Slim, Diplo, and Dillon Francis.[5]

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
January 5 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution Holy Ship! Mad Decent Pre-Party with Diplo, DJ Craze, Dillon Francis, Dave Nada, Destructo, Doorly, Alvin Risk + guests
January 6–9 Ft. Lauderdale, FL + Port Lucaya, Bahamas + Private Island MSC Poesia Fatboy Slim, Boys Noize, Steve Aoki, Diplo, A-Trak, Rusko, Laidback Luke, Skrillex, Buraka Som Sistema, Destructo, Brodinski, Tommy Lee & DJ Aero, Doorly, Contra, Gina Turner, Dillon Francis, Jason Bentley, Mike Deuce, Rory Phillips, Dance Right, Oliver, Posso, Arthur Baker, Justin Martin, DJ Craze, Zedd, Jonathan Davis, Paris Social Club, Club Cheval, Nick Catchdubs, Danny Brown, and Fool's Gold Rap Party

HARD 2011[edit]

HARD x Mouth Taped Shut

Trent Reznor helped organise the event, seeking out the help of out Gary Richards from HARD to do so, stating: "I’ve always respected what [Richards] does with HARD, and I thought that was exactly what we needed."[6]

Date City (Country) Venue Line-Up
December 3 Stockholm, Sweden Sturecompagniet Miike Snow Sound System, Chase & Status (DJ Set), Noisia, Alex Metric
December 9 Chicago, IL Congress Sebastian Ingrosso, James Murphy, Proxy, DJ Eye
December 10 New York, NY Terminal 5 Bloody Beetroots (DJ Set), James Murphy, Proxy, DJ Eye
December 16 London, England Coronet Groove Armada, Labyrinth, Zane Lowe, Beardyman, Madeon
December 16 San Francisco, CA Warfield Major Lazer, James Murphy, Proxy, DJ Eye
December 17 Los Angeles, CA Palladium deadmau5, James Murphy, Proxy, DJ Eye

HARD Haunted Mansion

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
Friday, October 28 Downtown Los Angeles, CA Shrine Expo Hall Fatboy Slim, Rusko, 2 Many DJs, Laidback Luke, Tiga, Switch, Sbtrkt, L-Vis 1990, Annie Mac, Housemeister, Pearson Sound/Ramadanman, Kingdom, Beataucue, The Knocks
Saturday, October 29 Downtown Los Angeles, CA Shrine Expo Hall Soulwax, Skrillex, Major Lazer, Skream + Benga, Caspa, Fake Blood, 12th Planet, Goose, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (T.E.E.D.), Destructo, Paul Chambers, The Magician, Jackmaster, Oliver, Clockwork

HARD Haunted Mansion Pre-Party NYC

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
Saturday, October 22 New York, NY Terminal 5 Skream + Benga, Joker, Gesaffelstein, Dillon Francis, Destructo

HARD Summer Tour 2011

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
August 3 Seattle, WA Showbox Sodo Digitalism (live), Jack Beats, Destructo
August 4 Portland, OR Roseland Digitalism (live), Jack Beats, Destructo
August 5 Oakland, CA Fox Theater Digitalism (live), Jack Beats, Destructo
August 6 Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles State Historic Park Hard Summer Music Festival
August 8 El Paso, TX Club 101 Digitalism (live), Jack Beats, Destructo
August 9 Dallas, TX Granada Digitalism (live), Jack Beats, Destructo
August 10 Austin, TX Stubb's Digitalism (live), Jack Beats, Destructo
August 12 Chicago, IL Congress Digitalism (live), Jack Beats, Destructo
August 13 Toronto, ON WEMF @ Madawaska Park Digitalism (live), Jack Beats, Destructo
August 14 Montreal, PQ Metropolis Digitalism (live), Destructo
August 16 Boston, MA House of Blues Digitalism (live), Switch, Designer Drugs, Destructo
August 17 Baltimore, MD Bourbon Street Digitalism (live), Destructo, Dillon Francis
August 18 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory Digitalism (live), Switch, Designer Drugs, Destructo
August 19 Washington DC 9:30 Club Digitalism (live), Switch, Destructo, Dillon Francis
August 20 New York, NY Terminal 5 Digitalism (live), Switch, Designer Drugs, Destructo

HARD Summer Music Festival[7]

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
August 6 Downtown Los Angeles, CA LA State Historic Park Duck Sauce, Boys Noize, Chromeo (live), Ratatat (live), Skrillex, Odd Future/OFWGKTA (live), DFA Tent with James Murphy & Pat Mahoney Special Disco Version, Digitalism (live), Jack Beats, Nero, Carte Blanche (live) featuring DJ Mehdi & Riton, Busy Pictionary featuring Busy P & So Me, Holy Ghost! (live), Siriusmo, Karlsson & Winnberg of Miike Snow, Noisia, Emalkay, Gesaffelstein, Gaslamp Killer, Nadastrom, Destructo, Juan Maclean, Shit Robot, Still Going, Dillon Francis, Acid Jacks

HARD Presents OFWGKTA[8]

Date City, State Venue
June 18 Los Angeles, CA House of Blues

HARD Presents Rusko

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
April 14 Oakland, CA Fox Theater Rusko, Doorly, Destructo
May 14 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern Rusko, Doorly, Destructo

HARD Presents Joy Orbison

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
April 19 Los Angeles, CA The Roxy Joy Orbison, Pearson Sound / Ramadanaman, Annie Mac, Flinch

HARD Miami[9]

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
March 24 Miami, FL Grand Central Tiga, Diplo (dj), Sebastian, Busy P, DJ Mehdi, Brodinski, Destructo

With a line stretched around the block, the event was sold out and HARD Miami was a success.[10]

HARD Weekend 2011

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
March 11 Oakland, CA Fox Theater Simian Mobile Disco (live), Fake Blood, Destructo, Mumbai Science, Egyptrixx (live), Blondes
March 12 Los Angeles, CA Club Nokia Simian Mobile Disco (live), Fake Blood, Destructo, The Juan MacLean (dj set), Mumbai Science, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Egyptrixx (live), Blondes
March 18 New York, NY Terminal 5 Crystal Castles, Destructo
March 19 New York, NY Terminal 5 Simian Mobile Disco (live), Skream & Benga, Fake Blood, Destructo, Blondes

HARD 2010[edit]

Hard NYE 2010

Date City Venue Line-Up
December 31 Hollywood, CA The Music Box at Henry Fonda Theater Mr. Oizo, Brodinski, DJ Falcon, Congorock, Harvard Bass, Destructo

HARD Turkey Soup

Date City, State Venue Line-up
November 27 New York, NY Terminal 5 A-Trak, Tiga, Flying Lotus, Miike Snow (dj set), Yelawolf

HARD Haunted Mansion

Date City Venue Line-Up
October 30 Downtown Los Angeles Shrine Expo Center The Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77 (live), Crookers, Rusko, Diplo (DJ), Fake Blood, SebastiAn, Busy P, Brodinski, Destructo, L-VIS 1990, Tommy Lee and DJ Aero, SBTRKT
October 31 Downtown Los Angeles Shrine Expo Center Underworld, Boys Noize, Calvin Harris (DJ SET), A-Trak, Erol Alkan, Jack Beats, Booka Shade, AC Slater, Destructo, Burns, Nero

HARD Summer Tour featuring Crystal Castles, Rusko, Sinden & Destructo

August 2010 marked the launch of the HARD Summer Tour, as promoter Gary Richards decided to take the party on the road; 12 dates scattered across the United States and Canada; Incorporating hip-hop into the fold.[11]

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
August 6 Oakland, CA Fox Theater Crystal Castles, Rusko, Sinden, Proxy
August 9 Denver, CO Ogden Theater Crystal Castles, Rusko, Sinden, Proxy, Destructo
August 11 Austin, TX Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater Crystal Castles, Rusko, Sinden, Proxy, Destructo
August 13 Chicago, IL Congress Theater Crystal Castles, Rusko, Sinden, The Twelves, Destructo
August 14 Toronto, ONT, CAN Koolhaus Crystal Castles, Rusko, Sinden, Destructo
August 15 Montreal, PQ, CAN Metropolis Crystal Castles, Rusko, Sinden, Destructo
August 17 Boston, MA House of Blues Crystal Castles, Rusko, Sinden, Destructo
August 18 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory Crystal Castles, Rusko, Sinden, Destructo
August 20 Washington, D.C. 9:30 Club Crystal Castles, Rusko, Sinden, Destructo
August 21 New York, NY Terminal 5 Crystal Castles, Sinden, Destructo
August 22 Baltimore, MD Sonar Crystal Castles, Rusko, Sinden, Destructo

HARD Summer Music Festival

Date City Venue Line-Up
August 7 Downtown Los Angeles LA State Historic Park Soulwax, Crystal Castles, Major Lazer, Erol Alkan, Diplo, Digitalism, Tiga, Flying Lotus, Green Velvet, Proxy, Skream + Benga + Caspa, Switch, Sinden, Theophilus London, Destructo, The Twelves, Breakbot, Rory Phillips, The Gaslamp Killer, Sticky K

Held in the LA State Historic Park in downtown Los Angeles, two dozen acts occurred over the course of 12 hours.[12]

Nearly 10,000 people passed through the festival gates in the park beneath Chinatown. The main stage was pointing northeast, which meant that the crowd on the hill had no choice but to look towards Los Angeles.[13]

HARD NYC / M.I.A.

Date City Venue Line-Up
July 24 New York City South Island Field @ Governor's Island M.I.A., Die Antwoord, Skream + Benga, Rye Rye, Sleigh Bells, Theophilus London, Borgore, Destructo, 12th Planet, Nguzunguzu, Ninjasonik

HARD LA / M.I.A.

Date City Venue Line-Up
July 17 Downtown Los Angeles Los Angeles State Historic Park M.I.A., N*E*R*D, Die Antwoord, Flying Lotus, Rye Rye, Switch, Joker, Sleigh Bells, Theophilus London, 12th Planet, Borgore, Jason Bentley, Destructo, Nguzunguzu, The Gaslamp Killer, Ninjasonik

HARD LA / M.I.A. which was to be held on July 17, 2010 was canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. There has been much speculation as to the reason for the cancellation of HARD LA / M.I.A. Having not gone into specifics about the cancellation, instead the producer stated "it would be better to roll as many acts from that date into one massive party [on August 7, 2010]." [14]

HARD rebounded with HARD Presents: Die Antwoord, Borgore and Destructo at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles on July 17, 2010. The sold-out show marked the South African group's Los Angeles debut performance.[15]

HARD Presents The Bloody Beetroots

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
April 24 Hollywood, CA The Palladium The Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77 (live), Steve Aoki and the debut of Rifoki Live, Sidney Samson, Destructo
April 25 Hollywood, CA The Palladium The Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77 (live), Sinden, Designer Drugs, Jokers of the Scene, Destructo

HARD San Francisco

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
April 16 San Francisco, CA The Mezzanine Major Lazer, Rusko, Miike Snow (DJ Set), Destructo

HARD NYC

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
April 3 New York, NY Terminal 5 Major Lazer, Boys Noize, Buraka Som Sistema, Proxy, Destructo

HARD Miami

Date City, State Venue Line-Up
March 25 Miami Beach, FL Blade @ the Fountainbleau Hotel Jack Beats, Erol Alkan, Boys Noize, Aeroplane, Fake Blood, Busy P, DJ Mehdi, Rory Phillips, Brodinski, Annie Mac, Boy 8-Bit

HARD 13

Date City Venue Line-Up
March 13 Downtown Los Angeles Club Nokia Fake Blood, Jack Beats, Boy 8 Bit, Destructo, Deadmau5 + Tommy Lee + Steve Duda, 12th Planet, The Gaslamp Killer, Camo UFOs, more

HARD 2009[edit]

HARD NYE

Date City Venue Line-Up
December 31 Hollywood, CA The Palladium Boys Noize, A-Trak, DJ Mehdi, Destructo

HARD Haunted Mansion

Date City Venue Line-Up
October 30–31 Downtown Los Angeles Shrine Expo Center Justice, Basement Jaxx, Deadmau5, The Bloody Beetroots, Major Lazer, Modeselektor, A-Trak, Crookers, Classixx, Harvard Bass, Danger, Steve Aoki + Kid Sister, more

HARD Summer

Date City Venue Line-Up
August 8 Inglewood, CA Inglewood Forum Underworld, Chromeo, Crystal Castles, Crookers, The Bloody Beetroots, Busy P, Jack Beats, DJ AM, SebastiAn, Steve Aoki, 12th Planet, Amanda Blank, more (Shut down by riot police)

HARD Presents Deadmau5 - Live

Date City Venue Line-Up
May 22 Hollywood, CA The Palladium Deadmau5 - Live, Modeslelektor + Apparat = Moderat, Tiefschwarz, Destructo

HARD 13

Date City Venue Line-Up
March 13 Downtown Los Angeles Shrine Expo Center Boys Noize, Diplo & Lil Jon, Erol Alkan, LA Riots, Shadow Dancer, Boy 8-Bit, Destructo, 12th Planet, Breakdown, Dan Oh, more

HARD 2008[edit]

HARD Haunted Mansion

Date City Venue Line-Up
October 31 Downtown Los Angeles Shrine Expo Center Justice, Soulwax, Simian Mobile Disco, Boys Noize, Crystal Castles, Deadmau5, Crookers, DJ AM, Jason Bentley, Destructo, Daedelus, Busy P, So Me, LuckyIAm, more

HARD Summer Music Festival

Date City Venue Line-Up
July 19 Downtown Los Angeles Shrine Expo Center N*E*R*D, MSTRKRFT + N.O.R.E, Spank Rock, Kid Sister, Kill The Noise, A-Trak, The Bloody Beetroots, LA Riots, Jason Bentley, Miles Dyson, Steve Aoki, Danny Masterson, LMFAO, more

HARD 2007[edit]

HARD NYE (HARD New Year's Eve Music Festival)

Date City Venue Line-Up
December 31 Downtown Los Angeles VIP Warehouse Justice, Peaches, 2 Live Crew, Steve Aoki, Busy P, DJ A-Trak, Whitey, Uberzone, Jason Bentley, Wired All Wrong, Young Americans, Softlightes, Trouble Andrew, Pink Enemy, Afrobots, Royal Rumble, From Elsewhere DJs (No MSG, Roamzilla & Urthworm), 87 Stick Up Kids, Dan Oh, Chris Holmes, Black Palms, DJ Pubes (Obey Giant), Mid City West, DJ Skeet Skeet, Gina Turner Vs. Louisann, Aaron Castle, Goddollars, Kool Aid, Destructo, DJ Jacques, On Blast

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