HARD Summer Music Festival 2023 Announces Epic Lineup for Its 15th Anniversary

Get ready to be blown away as the City of Angels welcomes back the highly-anticipated return of HARD Summer Music Festival. The milestone fifteenth edition of this iconic festival promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Taking place from August 5-6, 2023, in Downtown Los Angeles, this year’s HARD Summer Music Festival is set to take the stage at a brand new venue combination, spread out across the campuses of the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park, and BMO Stadium.

With a legacy that spans over a decade, HARD Summer has become a true multi-genre experience that shines a spotlight on the emerging scenes that continue to make it one of the most exciting festivals in the country. Fans can expect to witness a celebration of HARD Summer’s roots, along with the biggest names in hip-hop, global underground, and rising stars.

The festival has come full circle by welcoming back some of the biggest names that have defined HARD’s cutting-edge curation. Skrillex, who has become a household name in the dance music scene, returns to the fold with a special b2b set with production genius Four Tet, following their sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden. Additionally, Kaskade has teamed up with John Summit for a multi-generational tag team that is sure to be the highlight of the festival. And, Diplo will explore more esoteric strains of house, set forth by his Higher Ground imprint, alongside the iconic ABRACADABRA icon BLOND:ISH.

HARD alumni will unite in full force, with the likes of Boys Noize, Dillon Francis, and Gorgon City set to make an appearance. And, hip-hop and rap lovers will not be disappointed with performances by Ludacris, Fat Joe, Kid Cudi, and the return of 21 Savage, following his triumphant 2022 HARD debut. The festival will also feature live performances by Oliver Tree and Two Feet, who are sure to leave the crowd wanting more.

To get a taste of what’s in store, check out the official trailer and full lineup below! Get your tickets now, and get ready to be transported to another world of music, dance, and pure unadulterated fun at HARD Summer Music Festival 2023. Don’t miss this chance to witness the 15th anniversary of one of the most exciting festivals in the country!

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