HARD SUMMER Music Festival Announces Line-Up – Watch Dillon Francis Get Spooned In Festival Trailer!


For those who are purely about the best in future music,HARD SUMMERreturns for its eighth year this August with its most impressive line-up to date.HARD Events–the promoters behind such major electronic music events asHARD Day of the Dead, HOLY SHIP!and the five-dategoHARDfestival tour–have today (April 22) announced the line-up for theHARD SUMMERmusic festival, set forSaturday,August 1 & Sunday, August 2inSouthern California atFairplexin the Los Angeles area. Headlining onSaturday, August 1isThe Weeknd, The Chemical Brothers, Dillon Francis,Porter Robinson (Live), Schoolboy Q, Odesza, The Glitch Mob, Tchami, Young ThugandGorgon City (Live).OnSunday, August 2the headliners areJack U, Ratatat, Chromeo, Die Antwoord, RL Grime, Zeds Dead, Boys Noize, DJ Mustard & Friends, Caribou, Robin Schulz, Maya Jane Coles, Jamie XXandHudson Mohawke.

HARD SUMMERwill feature more than90 acts over five stages. The uniquely curated line-up ranges from the hottest names on the festival circuit such asODESZA, GrizandJamie XXto emerging acts making their first HARD festival debut likeRae Sremmurd,Bakermat,JauzandLido. Expect live acts likeDie Antwoord, Caribou, Gorgon City,Years and YearsandTen Wallsand DJ sets from a variety of genres encompassing deep house withHot Since 82andMK, hip-hop withSchoolboy Q,DJ Mustard & Friends,Young Thug,Fetty Wap,ILoveMakonnenandLeikeli47, g-house withDESTRUCTO, Shiba San, Sharam JeyandVanilla Ace, and future house with sets fromValentino Kahn, Anna LunoeandHunter Siegel. The only special branded area this year celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Boys Noize Records with theBNR10YR stageon Sunday, August 2 featuringBoys Noize,Tiga,Mr. Oizo,Jimmy Edgar,Spank Rock,Djedjotronic b2b Scntstand more special guests TBA. The full line-up follows below.

Along with the line-up announcement comes this yearsHARD SUMMERtrailer which pokes fun of all the drama that tends to surround electronic musicians and DJs.Written and directed byAgata Alexander, the story followsDillon Franciswho wants to become a real musician sinceHARD SUMMERis a music festival.not a rave.His instrument of choice is the spoons, and after splitting upChromeo*and going solo, his career blows up in a matter of days–along with his ego. The trailer is star-packed with artistsDillon Francis, Porter Robinson, Skrillex, Chromeo, DestructoandMija,and also includes a very special and intimate spooning session betweenDillonandPorter Robinson.

*Our sources tell us Dillon was never inChromeoto begin with and the band is still together.

Check out the trailer forHARD SUMMER+ full lineup list below.


Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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