By Scott T. Sterling
The new trailer for the upcoming HARD Summer 2014 EDM festival is nothing short of epic, featuring Diplo, Skrillex, DJ A-Trak, Dillon Francis and Destructo (AKA HARD promoter Gary Richards) showing off their comedic chops. The clip also reveals the massive lineup for this year’s event, starring a host of music superstars including Tiesto, Disclosure, Pusha T as well as Skrillex and Diplo making their West Coast debut as the freshly minted duo Jack U.
The two-day festival, set for the weekend of Aug. 2-3, has historically been held in downtown Los Angeles, but this year will set up shop at the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area located in the city of South El Monte, Calif.
The complete lineup for HARD Summer 2014:
Aug. 2: Jack U, A$AP MOB, Axwell, Flosstradamus, Baauer, Tommy Trash, DJ Snake, Carnage, Jack Beats, Seth Troxler, Kill The Noise, Justin Martin, Pusha T, Tiga Vs. Audion, The Martinez Brothers, Josh Wink, Griz, What So Not, Tchami, Oliver, Dusky, Rustie, Bro Safari, Alex Metric, Lunice, The M Machine, Cyril Hahn, Henry Fong, Goldroom (DJ Set), J. Phlip, Aeroplane, Juan Maclean (DJ Set), Justin Jay, Shift K3y, TWRK, Valentino Khan, David Heartbreak, Louisahhh!!!, Sharooz, Worthy, Eprom, Harvey McKay, Alesia, Etnik. Cut Snake, Alix Perez + more.
Aug. 3: Tiesto, Disclosure, Nero, Dillon Francis, 2manydjs, Martin Garrix, A-Trak, Chase & Status, Maya Jane Coles, Rudimental (Live), Sub Focus, Brodinski, Clockwork, Destructo, Julio Bashmore, DJ Mustard, The Chainsmokers, Gorgon City, Cashmere Cat, Mercer, Hucci, Breach, Jesse Rose, Claptone, Danny Daze, Wave Racer. Jacques Greene, Kastle, Jimmy Edgar, Sharam Jey, 100s, DJ Sliink, Trippy Turtle, Branchez, Milo & Otis, Etc! Etc!, Kill Frenzy, Shiba San, Hannah Wants, Blood Diamonds, Mr. Carmack, Vanilla Ace, Djemba Djemba, Wax Motif, Vindata, Kry Wolf, Cory Enemy, Bones + More.