HARD Summer Drops Insane Lineup for 2021 Edition

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HARD Summer is returning in a big way in 2021 with a lineup featuring RL Grime b2b Baauer, SKREAM!, Dillon Francis, Kaytranada, and more.


The hottest summer festival in Southern California looks to make its return after a year of no festivals and is packing a massive lineup to help celebrate in style. That’s right, HARD Summer Music Festival is back and better than ever with two days of fun in the sun on July 31 and August 1, and today they’ve unveiled the jaw-dropping list of artists in the realm of house, techno, bass, and hip-hop set who are set to take the stage at the NOS Events Center.

Aside from the warmer than usual temperatures, the other thing that has defined HARD Summer Music Festival over the years is the highly curated lineups they bring with each edition, and 2021 definitely delivers. Artists who stick out immediately on Saturday include the likes of Future, Rezz, Kaytranada, RL Grime b2b Baauer, Don Toliver, and JAUZ, along with Ekali, Lil Durk, Maya Jane Coles, G Jones b2b Eprom, A-Trak, and Wax Motif. Digging deeper into that day will surface other stunners including Soul Clap, k?d, Yultron, Ardalan, and Schade to name a few.

And if you thought Saturday was stacked then Sunday is here to blow your mind for the second time. DJ Snake b2b Malaa, Dillon Francis, 2 Chainz, Kayzo, Iann Dior, Hulk Gang (Valentino Khan + 4B), Slushii, JOYRYDE, Solardo, and SAYMYNAME all found their way to the top of the bill. But it’s that SKREAM! (Old Skool Dubstep Set) that is sure to be a huge draw for those looking to take a trip back in time with other sets you won’t want to miss coming from Dombresky, JSTJR, 1788-L, LICK, Dack Janiels, and more.

The debut of HARD Summer at the NOS Events Center will see the festival boast of five stages across the expanded venue with plenty of shade, free water, and misting stations to keep cool. Additionally, those who opt for VIP will be treated to the HARD Splash Pool with floaties, and plenty more including signature food and cocktails, special dance areas, and an expedited entrance.

Tickets for HSMF 2021 go on sale Friday, April 2 at 10am PT via their website. GA begins at $159+fees while VIP+ will run $329+fees, all passes will also be available for a $9.95 deposit on a payment plan as well. Watch the HARD Summer Music Festival 2021 Trailer on YouTube, check out the full lineup for HARD Summer Music Festival below and let us know who you’re most excited for in the comments!


HARD Summer Music Festival 2021 Lineup:

HARD Summer Music Festival 2021 Lineup

HARD Summer Music Festival 2021 – Lineup By Artist:

  • 2 Chainz
  • 2 DEEP
  • 1788-L
  • $NOT
  • A-Track
  • Anabel Englund
  • Ardalan
  • Arius
  • Austin Millz
  • Bad Boys Club (CRAY + GG Magree)
  • Benda
  • Biicla
  • BIJOU
  • Bleep Bloop
  • Blunts & Blondes
  • Born Dirty
  • Cam Girl
  • Capozzi
  • Cassian
  • CharlestheFirst
  • Craze
  • Dack Janiels
  • DIALS
  • Dillon Francis
  • DJ Scheme
  • DJ Snake b2b MALAA
  • Dombresky
  • Don Toliver
  • Drezo
  • Ekali
  • Elohim
  • Future
  • G Jones b2b EPROM
  • Godlands
  • Hekler
  • Hex Cougar
  • HOLLY
  • Hulk Gang {Valentino Khan + 4B}
  • Iann Dior
  • JAUZ
  • JOYRYDE
  • JSTJR
  • k?d
  • Kaytranada
  • Kayzo
  • Lee Foss
  • Lick
  • Lil Durk
  • Lisbona Sisters
  • Lucati
  • Manila Killa
  • Mario Judah
  • Maya Jane Coles
  • MONOKY
  • MR CARMACK
  • Nina Las Vegas
  • Nitepunk
  • Nitti Gritti b2b Wuki
  • Noizu
  • Nostalgix
  • Partiboi69
  • Phantoms
  • Prospa
  • Ranger Trucco
  • Ravell
  • REZZ
  • Riot Ten
  • RL Grime b2b Baauer
  • Rubi Rose
  • Sage Armstrong
  • SAYMYNAME
  • Schade
  • SIPPY
  • SKREAM! (Old Skool Dubstep Set)
  • Slushii
  • Softest Hard
  • Solardo
  • Soul Clap
  • Thee Mike B
  • TYNAN
  • Virtual Riot
  • VNSSA
  • Walker & Royce
  • Wax Motif
  • WHIPPED CREAM
  • Yultron
  • ZíA

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