Today, HARD Events announced the lineup for the highly anticipated return of HARD Summer Music Festival, which will take place at the NOS Event Center in San Bernardino from July 29-31. The 2022 edition of HARD Summer will span three days for the first time, giving attendees an extra day to take advantage of the multi-genre curation the festival has become known for.
HARD Summer 2022 will see the veteran festival push its singular blend of cutting-edge electronic music and cutting-edge hip-hop further and further, while devoting more programming to emerging artists from diverse backgrounds, spotlighting new sounds as they gain traction on the internet and beyond.
HARD Summer will once again spotlight some of the biggest names in electronic music, including sets from live performance icon Porter Robinson, multi-talented French musician Madeon, beloved Australian producer Alison Wonderland, Detroit funk master GRiZ and other scene leaders such as Tchami, TOKiMONSTA, Moore Kismet, Jai Wolf, Masego and Craze performing drum and bass ensemble.
True to HARD fashion, the festival will continue to emphasize the worlds of hip-hop and rap with a healing ear for both emerging sounds and household names. Houston rapper Megan Thee Stallion will reign as one of the event’s must-see acts following her triumph at Coachella. Meg will be joined by eccentric Philadelphia artist Lil Uzi Vert, the smooth vocal styles of Gunna and Southern rap legends Three 6 Mafia, as well as energetic artists like Denzel Curry, Ski Mask the Slump God and Aminé.
Other live artists in the HARD Summer lineup with unique sounds and performance styles include Marc Rebillet, Joji, Koffee, 100 gecs, EVAN GIIA, Bladee, Glaive, DUCKWRTH, ericdoa, DRAMA, and more.
On the bass music side, attendees will be able to attend a B2B performance of Zeds Dead with Subtronics, featuring Sub Focus and a special guest. Heavier frequencies continue with sets from NGHTMRE, Svdden Death b2b Marauda, Sullivan King, TroyBoi, LSDream, Kai Wachi, Deathpact and Blunts & Blondes.
House and techno heads will once again find their place at HARD Summer, with the lineup featuring veteran underground stars like In The Mood icon Nicole Moudaber, Life and Death founder DJ Tennis, Detroit DJ Minx, l rising star Chloé Caillet, boss of Turbo Records Tiga, and frontman of Abracadabra BLOND:ISH. Modern home flavors will also take center stage with Chris Lake, Vintage Culture, Justin Martin, Wax Motif and HoneyLuv among a range of others. 4/4 trends continue with Femme House’s LP Giobbi, Eli Brown, rave revivalists Prospa, Will Clarke and more.
HARD Summer attendees will also have the chance to catch sets from some of HARD Records’ biggest names, which will feature rising talent K?D, genre artist Joyryde and hardstyle-leaning newcomer Softest. Hard.
Passes for HARD Summer go on sale Friday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m. PT and can be purchased at that time on the official HARD Summer website. Fans can get any type of layaway ticket for a $9.95 deposit. The lowest option for layaway deposits will only be available for three days and will end on May 8 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Even with the extra day added this year, HARD Summer is focused on providing an affordable experience while delivering the next-level festival lineup it’s known for.
Following its successful debut at their new and expanded NOS Event Center in 2021, HARD Summer will return this year to transform the venue’s fairgrounds and racetrack into its own personal playground. This includes five outdoor stages, free water stations, shade structures, a one-acre lagoon, cooling misting systems throughout the venue, and more, with a focus on attendee comfort. . The 2022 edition will also see the return of the VIP pool which looks directly to the HARD scene and has become a fan favorite.
A hundred drums
Arnold & Lane
Blunts & Blondes
Craze drum and bass set
Lil Uzi Vert
Megan you stallion
Pangea Sound (Falcons, Supernova, Joaqu.n, Sleepy Joe)
The Sag God Ski Goggle
The softest hard
Under Focus b2b???
Svdden Death b2b Marauda
You Mike B
Three 6 Mafia
Tom the Postman
Tsuruda b2b Chee
Culture of the vintage
Zeds Dead b2b Subtronics