Hard Rock International hosted a private event with Halsey to celebrate the start of Pride Month at Hard Rock Cafe London Old Park Lane, where the brand was founded. This VIP event featured an intimate performance by the GRAMMY®-nominated, multi-platinum, genre-bending artist, known for advocating for the LGBTQIA+ community as a queer artist themselves, alongside notable speakers and representation from LGBTQIA+ nonprofit partners. To commemorate the occasion, Hard Rock Heals Foundation®, the charitable arm of Hard Rock®, presented a $250,000 donation to the Human Rights Campaign and Outright International in support of their service to LGBTQIA+ communities.
Additionally, live during the event, Halsey donated several pieces of memorabilia to Hard Rock’s celebrated collection of more than 87,000 pieces. Halsey’s contribution now adds:
- Custom white and orange pullover with two-piece bodysuit worn every night during Halsey’s 2017-18 “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom” World Tour, with stops in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.
- Gibson J-45 Tobacco Burst acoustic guitar played by Halsey while performing “Finally // Beautiful Stranger” during January 26, 2020 appearance on Saturday Night Live. At the VIP event on June 3, 2023, Halsey personally inscribed a thank you message to Hard Rock along with a drawing on the guitar.