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HARD announces annual Red Rocks takeover with DJ Snake, Virtual Self, and more

As the festival circuit and the weather start to warm up, west coast festival goers know it’s getting close to HARD season. The LA-based electronic events giant has announced the official lineup for their sixth annual Red Rocks event slated this year for August 2 featuring a headlining performances by DJ Snake, Virtual Self, Mija, […]

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Gary Richards’ FRIENDSHIP cruise is already sold out, because of course

When electronic music maven Gary Richards announced his newest event, FRIENDSHIP, would be setting sail from Miami all the way to Coco Bay in the Bahamas, the wave of excitement in the dance community was high. As Dancing Astronaut first reported, the man also-known-as Destructo’s new venture would be backed by his own, and newly minted, AMFAMFAMF […]

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HARD Summer moves forward despite Gary Richards departure

When Gary Richards (aka Destructo), father of HARD Events, announced his plans to leave parent company Live Nation after 2017’s HARD Summer, ambiguity surfaced over the future of the festival, which was then celebrating its 10th anniversary. To make matters worse, HARD had been receiving hefty backlash over the controversial 2017 installment of its HARD Summer trailer, which for years has been a staple […]

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Gary Richards to serve as the President of LiveStyle’s U.S. operations

No “HARD” feelings, but Gary Richards has moved on.New beginnings pic.twitter.com/nE7DuhuYFT— Destructo (@DestructoHARD) September 2, 2017The news that Richards and Live Nation had called it quits surfaced about a month ago, when Richards and the promotional entity formally ended their operating agreement. Despite Richards’ accreditation as the founder of the HARD Events brand, HARD remains a […]

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HOLY SHIP! announces back-to-back weekends for 2018

As 2017 reaches its halfway point, HOLY SHIP! has released the dates for its seventh annual sailings, to take place in January of 2018. Maintaining a reputation for surprise back-to-back sets on the ship deck, themed party nights that encourage the most outrageous of costumes, and leaving the weekend with a brand-new family, HARD Events pride themselves for throwing extraordinary parties at sea that […]

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HOLY SHIP! announces back-to-back weekends for 2018

As 2017 reaches its halfway point, HOLY SHIP! has released the dates for its seventh annual sailings, to take place in January of 2018. Maintaining a reputation for surprise back-to-back sets on the ship deck, themed party nights that encourage the most outrageous of costumes, and leaving the weekend with a brand-new family, HARD Events pride themselves for throwing extraordinary parties at sea that […]

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