Loaded with some of the biggest and most exciting names in EDM, rock and hip hop, Hard Summer Music Festival is a wild two-day spectacle that takes place August 1 and 2 at the Fairplex in Pomona.

HARD Summer Music Festival 2015

Aug 01 2015

Showcasing the hottest festival acts that have been touring the nation all year long, HARD Summer Music Fest is the can't miss party of the season. This year's lineup features a heavy dose of EDM acts and dance-friendly performers, along with indie rockers, hip hop wunderkinds and experimental electronic producers. Expect the Fairplex at Pomona to shake at the seams from headliners The Weeknd and Jack Ü (Skrillex and Diplo).

EDM fans rejoice. HARD Summer Music Festival has always been a dance lover's dream, but the lineup for 2015 is fully loaded with electronic music producers and performers. Taking place this year on Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2, the massive festie is well known for its diverse roster of talent. You can go wild to thrilling sets from the biggest stars in the industry, discover an up-and-coming artist that is just about to make it big, and then catch a performance from your favorite local DJ. With 90 different acts and five stages to choose from, you can spend the entire festival listening to unique new sounds with the crowd. Saturday's headliner is The Weeknd, a festival favorite who is fresh from a blazing performance at Coachella this year. On Sunday, trap act Jack Ü reigns supreme – that's the duo of Mad Decent founder Diplo and Skrillex, in case you didn't know. Several artists are making their HARD debut, including The Chemical Brothers, Bakermat, Rae Sremmurd, Jauz and Lido. You'll also encounter some of the hottest darlings of the 2015 festival circuit, including Jamie xx, Odesza and Griz. Don't you dare miss the performance by French experimental producer-turned LA native Mr. Oizo – and other local acts to catch include Mr. Carmack, Salva, and The Glitch Mob. Young Giraffage brings an innovative style to the stage – and you can also count on Hudson Mohawke, Lunice and Djemba Djemba to delight the crowd. Big names like Dillon Francis, RATATAT, Chromeo, Schoolboy Q and Die Antwoord complete the two-day descent into madness.

HARD has a new home this year – the Fairplex at Pomona, located about 35 miles east of downtown LA. Formerly known as the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds, this 543-acre site hosts numerous events throughout the year, including car shows, dog competitions and food festivals.

HARD always releases heaps of promo materials to hype up the fans before the party starts. Get ready to rage at the festival by listening to the HARD Summer Rump Shakers Mix on Spotify, an 18-track playlist that features some of the top artists on the festival lineup.

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    Ana Sidel Junto a Mi
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    Hunter and The Dirty Jacks Jubilee
  4. 04
    Taylor Locke & the roughs Start Me Over
  5. 05
    Hunter and The Dirty Jacks Break Me Down