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HARD Summer Deaths Confirmed as Ecstasy Overdoses

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The three deaths that tragically happened at HARD Summer Music Festival this year have just been confirmed to have been caused by ecstasy overdoses. The coroner in the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s division said Derek Lee (22), Alyssa Dominguez (21) and Roxanne Ngo (22) all passed away due to “acute MDMA toxicity.” All three of them were transported to different ...

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Live Nation Sued by ANOTHER Family for Death of Daughter

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UPDATE: Just last month, Live Nation was sued by a family whose daughter, Katie Dix, died at HARD Summer Music Festival in 2015. Now another family of a deceased festival-goer is also pressing charges. Emily Michelle Tran (19) died after attending the same festival in 2014. A coroner determined that ecstasy complications caused Tran’s death. Similar to Katie Dix’s family’s suit, Tran’s ...

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3 Killed at HARD Summer Music Festival Days After Live Nation Sued

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Just a short while after the family of a girl who died at last year’s HARD Summer Music Festival filed suit against the event, three more people were killed at the 2016 festival. Over the past weekend, the 9th annual HARD Summer Music Festival took place in Pomona, California. In addition to the 325 people that were arrested, three additional ...

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Family Sues After Daughter Katie Dix Dies of Overdose at Hard Summer Music Festival

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The dark side of EDM has reared it’s ugly head, and though it’s a tiny part of the culture we know and love, it’s a scary and dangerous part. 19-year-old Katie Dix was killed at Hard Summer Music Festival at the Los Angeles County fairgrounds last year, and now her parents are suing. Dix had been attending Hard Fest on August ...

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Wonderland Festivals Threatened By Potential Ban In Southern California

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Southern California EDM fans may have to increase their travel time to get to festivals in the near future. Though San Bernardino has been home to Insomniac’s Alice in Wonderland festivals over the past years, a proposed ban on rave events in the area may put an end to that. The festivals were previously held at the San Manuel Amphitheater ...

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Live Nation Signs EDM Sponsorship Deal With Smirnoff

Nearly two years after acquiring a 50% stake in promoter Insomniac Events, Live Nation continues to expand its electronic dance-music business on both the touring and festival circuits worldwide. Adding to the boom this year will be the company’s largest EDM branding deal to date, a partnership with Diageo’s Smirnoff vodka to become the official vodka sponsor of 26 festivals, ...

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