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Founded in 2007 by the American music executive, and concert promoter, Gary Richard AKA Destructo, Hard Summer is a two-day electronic dance music (EDM) festival that takes place annually in Southern California.

Hard Summer has become one of the largest and most popular EDM festivals in the United States, attracting tens of thousands of attendees each year. The festival has featured a wide range of electronic music genres, including house, techno, dubstep, trap, and more, and has featured performances by some of the biggest names in EDM, such as Skrillex, Calvin Harris, and Major Lazer.

Famous For:
Hard Summer has been praised for its commitment to sustainability and environmentally-friendly practices, including recycling programs and efforts to reduce waste. The festival has also faced criticism in the past for safety concerns and incidents of drug use, leading to increased security measures and safety protocols in recent years.

Creation Purpose:
Gary Richards created Hard Summer with the purpose of providing a platform for showcasing innovative and cutting-edge EDM to a large audience in Southern California.

Fun Facts:
In addition to its music lineup, Hard Summer also features art installations, food and drink vendors, and interactive experiences for attendees.

Impact on the Music Industry:
Hard Summer has helped to launch the careers of many rising EDM artists, providing them with a platform to showcase their talents to a large audience. This exposure has helped many artists to gain fans and build their following in the industry.

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Hard Summer 2024 at a glance

When will Hard Summer 2024 take place?

Festival is scheduled from 03 Aug to 04 Aug 2024 (1 day(s)), the countdown is running!

Where is Hard Summer 2024 held?

Hard Summer takes place in San Bernardino, United States. Here is the full address of the festival: 689 S E St, San Bernardino, CA, 92408, United States of America

Who is headlining Hard Summer 2024?

deadmau5, Chase & Status, Sofi Tukker, Major Lazer, Subtronics, Elderbrook, Sub Focus, Zeds Dead, Fisher, Rezz.

What are the main genres at Hard Summer 2024?

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