Hard Rock Cafe Bali has provided entertainment for decades and has celebrated its 25th Anniversary on Friday, Oct. 5. To commemorate 25 years, legendary rock band Andra & the Backbone performed alongside Diskophorosis’ DJ set of classic Indonesian disco amongst other surprises. To support relief efforts for the recent tragedy in Palu and Donggala, Hard Rock Cafe Bali has also been raising funds for earthquake and tsunami victims. As part of the event, the cafe held an auction featuring a song from Andra and the Backbone and raised 6 Million Rupiah. Additionally, the location will donate 15% of sales for it’s Classic T-shirt during the month of October to the cause. Hard Rock International has also donated 75 Million Rupiah to Kopernik NGO to help with the most urgent needs based on the ongoing assessments of their partners in Central Sulawesi.
Since it’s opening on Oct. 8, 1993, the venue opened its doors at Legian Street and moved to Kuta Beach, where Hard Rock Cafe Bali has been a trendsetter for live music and party movement on the island. The cafe has hosted many local and international acts such as Temper Trap, Kool & the Gang, Michael Learns to Rock, Bring Me the Horizon, Scissor Sisters, Angels and Airwaves, Parkway Drive, Hoobastank, Tommy Lee, Sepultura and sponsored Metallica’s local performance.