If you’re West Coast bound this summer, this is something you may want to add to your travel roster. HARD has just announced their full line-up for the 2013 edition of HARD Summer. Now in it’s 6th annual edition as a two-day festival Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 at the Los Angeles State Historic Park in downtown Los Angeles, HARD Summer will feature performances from leading artists in the electronic and hip-hop worlds, including Knife Party, Justice (DJ Set), Duck Sauce, Dog Blood, Bassnectar, Empire of the Sun, 2 Chainz, Zedd, Crystal Castles, Baauer, Dillon Francis, Azealia Banks and many more (full line-up below). Take a look at the complete line up for HARD Summer below.
SATURDAY AUGUST 3
KNIFE PARTY | DUCK SAUCE | DOG BLOOD
FLUX PAVILION | FLYING LOTUS | 2 CHAINZ
SBTRKT (DJ SET) | DISCLOSURE | TNGHT | TOMMY TRASH | KILL THE NOISE
RL GRIME | ALVIN RISK | JUST BLAZE | OLIVER
DESTRUCTO | JULIO BASHMORE | DUKE DUMONT | TJR | ALEX METRIC
RYAN HEMSWORTH | BONDAX | KEYS N’ KRATES | XXYYXX
GREEN LANTERN | DANIEL AVERY | PHIL KIERAN | JEROME LOL
SAMO SOUND BOY | DVBBS
SUNDAY AUGUST 4
JUSTICE (DJ SET) | BASSNECTAR | EMPIRE OF THE SUN
ZEDD | CRYSTAL CASTLES | BAAUER | DILLON FRANCIS | AZEALIA BANKS
GESAFFELSTEIN | MR. OIZO | BUSY P | FLOSSTRADAMUS
BREAKBOT | CLAUDE VONSTROKE | BRODINSKI
RUDIMENTAL (LIVE) | JUSTIN MARTIN | EATS EVERYTHING | CLOCKWORK
PAPER DIAMOND | J. PHLIP | FRENCH FRIES | FEADZ
SO ME | GORGON CITY | JUSTIN JAY | GLADIATOR
ABOUT HARD SUMMER:
HARD SUMMER will also serve as the only U.S. stop of the Ed Banger 10-Year Anniversary Tour with the Ed Banger 10th Anniversary Stage featuring Justice (DJ set), Breakbot Live, BUSY.P Ed Banger Megamix, Feadz, Mr. Oizo, So Me and special guest Brodinski. HARD SUMMER will also host the Dirtybird Players Stage featuring Claude VonStroke and members of his Dirtybird Records crew.
This year, HARD SUMMER will expand the festival running times for each day by adding four extra hours per day, starting from noon and ending at midnight Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4. The festival will host four stages featuring the world’s best electronic music today.
Since launching in 2008, HARD SUMMER has become the largest ticketed music festival in the city of Los Angeles, expanding as a two-day event last year for the first time in the festival’s 6-year history. In 2012, the festival drew over 50,000 party goers to downtown Los Angeles for high-octane performances from the likes of Skrillex, Bloc Party, Miike Snow (Live), Boys Noize, Bloody Beetroots (DJ set), NERO (Live), Magnetic Man, Squarepusher, James Murphy, Little Dragon and many more.