Hard Summer Tour Tickets Information
Hard Summer Tour is one of the brands of Hard , a concert brand, music cruise and a national music festival. It was founded in 2007 by Gary Richards . Some of the other brands of Hard, along with Hard Summer Tour are, Holy Ship, Turkey Soup, Hard 13, Hard Haunted Mansion and Hard Summer Music Festival. The brand invites upcoming talented musicians playing in various and diverse music genres like house, dubstep, alternative rock, dance punk, electronic dance music, alternative dance, techno, and electronic rock.
Hard , the brand, which is becoming more of a phenomenon now, debuted on December 31, 2007 in Los Angeles . Peaches and 2 Live Crew along with a French band, Justice , performed on that evening. Ever since then Richards worked his magic and scores of bands have been invited to Hard events, all across the United States and Canada. In the past, bands and artists like Destructo, Harvard Bass, Congorock, DJ Falcon, Brodinski, Mr. Oizo, Yelawolf, Flying Lotus, Tiga, A-Trak, Nero, Burns, AC Slater, Booka Shade, Jack Beats, Erol Alkan, Calvin Harris, Boys Noize, Underworld and many others have graced the occasion with their thrilling performances.
Hard Summer Tour, which debuted in August 2010, was another of Richards bright ideas, wherein he wanted to take the talent of upcoming artists, all over the US and Canada. Twelve dates and venues were finalized including Baltimore, New York, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Austin, Denver, Oakland, Montreal and Toronto . New and emerging bands and artists like Destructo, Sinden, Rusko, Crystal Castles, The Twelves and Proxy were invited to perform. All the artists and bands were highly appreciated and won accolades both from the fans and critics, while making Hard Summer Tour a must musical experience to have. It is only pertinent to mention a few of the bands in brief, which have performed at the event before.
It is hard to classify the multitalented Crystal Castles since they play wide genres of music like chiptune, indietronica, noise, experimental and electronic music. The band which hails from Toronto, Canada, has earned a reputation for putting on chaotic live performances and lo-fi home productions. It consists of only two members, Alice Glass (vocalist and lyricist) and Ethan Kath (producer). The band has released two albums so far; Crystal Castles (2010) and Crystal Castles (2008). In addition, they have also released several limited EP’s. Some of their more memorable singles have been, “Not in Love”, “Baptism”, “Celestica”, “Courtship Dating”, “Air War”, “Crimewave”, and “Alice Practice”.
Digitalism is a unique band which hails from Hamburg, Germany. The band, also a duo, plays dance punk and electro house music. It consists of Ismail “Isi” Tufekci and Jens “Jence” Moelle. To date, the band has released two albums, I Love You Dude (2011), and Idealism (2007). Some of their most memorable remixes, EP’s, and singles are: “2 Hearts”, “Blitz EP”, “Kitsune Tabloid: Mixed by Digitalism”, “Moshi Moshi EP”, “Terrorlight”, “Jupiter Room”, “Zdarlight”, and “Idealistic”. They are said to be influenced by film soundtracks and Daft Punk. Their music has been played by Boys Noize and Justice, Soulwax, and DJ Erol Alkan. Digitalism has in turn remixed music for big name bands like, Cut Copy, Depeche Mode, Monk, White Stripes, Klaxons, Tiga, Daft Punk, The Futureheads, Tom Vek, and The Presets.
Rusko is England born DJ and record producer, who has released two albums, O.M.G.! and Caspa & Rusko . He has also released countless singles and EP’s including chartbusting songs like, “Everyday”, “Hold On (feat Amber Coffman)”, “Woo Boost”, “Cockney Thug”, “Hammertime”, “Mr. Chips”, “2 N A Q” “Gone 2 Far”, “Acton Dread Remix”, “Get Your Cock Out”, “Dubstep Warz”, “Roma”, “William H Tonkers”, “BetaMax”, “Babylon: Volume 1”, “Cockney Flute”, “Acton Dread”, and “SNES Dub”.
This year’s Hard Summer Tour will be coming to 15 US and Canadian cities, with an ever impressive list of bands and artists like Designer Drugs, Switch, Caspa, Digitalism, Dillon Francis, Jack Beats , amongst others. This is a great opportunity both for music lovers and talent hunters to see, hear and enjoy performances of upcoming and talented musicians from all over the world. So do not miss out on this once a year opportunity and buy your Hard Summer Tour Tickets now!
The Hard Summer Tour tickets are sure hard to find so make sure to seal your deal in time from us. In the past the show has showcased talented upcoming bands like, Destructo, Rusko, Sinden and Crystal Castles. Hard Summer Tour is always a treat for music lovers as it has something everyone. Genres like, electronic, chiptune, and experimental can all be enjoyed out there at the event so what are you all waiting for? Just rush for your deals now as these shows are absolute delights for all age groups, be it a teenager or a grown up.