HARD Summer Is Goin’ HARD In LA

HARD Events is bringing the heat back to Los Angeles! It has been 10 years since the festival has taken place in LA. The festival takes place this year from August 5th-6th. It will happen at a BRAND NEW venue with various stages throughout the campuses of the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park, and BMO Stadium.

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Since its debut edition in 2008, HARD Summer has been rocking their way through the SoCal festival scene and we’re excited to announce its return to LA. As part of their anniversary celebration, the 2023 edition will add a brand new take on the HARD Summer experience. 

“We are thrilled to host HARD Summer’s return to Los Angeles as part of our centennial anniversary celebration,” said Joe Furin, General Manager of the LA Coliseum. “As home to the most iconic events in the world, this festival is an exciting addition to our 100-year history.” 

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HSMF’s new home will bring the best of the best with their immersive style and their multiple genres. Of course, you can enjoy the EDM with some of dance music’s biggest music acts at the Green Lot on the south side of the BMO Stadium. Followers of house and techno will get their feel at the Pink Stage. And then you’ll check out the multi-genre curation at the HARDER STage on the South Lawn. Ready for the heat???

HARD Summer continues to invest in creating a comfortable experience for attendees, with this never-before-used venue complex providing the perfect canvas to expand this mission. Fans can hop on the LA Metro for an easy journey to and from the event, or taste some of the city’s most celebrated food vendors at the foot of the Coliseum Torch. Ready for the fun???

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HARD Summer will also be hosting a series of official afterparties at premiere venues around Los Angeles, offering a true city-side takeover. More afterparty details will be announced closer to the festival.

Two-day festival passes will be available for purchase on February 3rd at 10am PT through the official website for HARD Summer. To celebrate the festival’s return to the 213 area code, fans can also secure passes with a $2.13 deposit on February 3rd for one day only.

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More information will be announced regarding the lineup for the 2023 edition of HARD Summer, along with additional festival details in the forthcoming months. Stay tuned for more info.